Celebrate DAD this Father’s Day

From Father’s Day events, to crafts and activities, to FREE outings for dad – we have it covered for family fun.

Whether dad is a sports fanatic, an art lover, a car guy, an adventure-seeker or simply an amazing dad, there are so many fun things to do in and around Kalamazoo to celebrate and create memories

We wish all the dads out there a very Happy Father’s Day! 

Sunday June 10, 2018

Kids Workshop: DIY Stepping Stone for Dad

Date: Sun 06/10/2018
Location:Wenke Greenhouses – 5071 Market Street KalamazooJoin us at Wenke Greenhouse for a fun and interactive morning where kids will get an opportunity to create and personalize a stepping stone. With Father's Day just around the corner, this activity makes for a great gift for Dad or Grandpa. In this workshop we will use non-toxic Plaster [...] Time:10:30 am - 11:30 am

Father’s Day Tike Hike: Pilgrim Haven Rocks!

Date: Sun 06/10/2018
Location:Pilgrim Haven Natural Area – 77th Street and 18th Avenue South HavenThe beach at Pilgrim Haven is a wonderful place to forge sweet family memories of rock-hunting with Dad . . . and the perfect spot to search for wave-smoothed stones, pretty pebbles, and elusive ‘lightning stones’! Please join Julie Collard of the Kalamazoo area chapter of Little Adventurers’ Club and TJ Wilkinson [...] Time:3:30 pm

Thursday June 14, 2018

Father’s Day Gift Making at KPL Oshtemo Branch

Date: Thu 06/14/2018
Location:Kalamazoo Public Library- Oshtemo Branch – 7265 W. Main Street KalamazooMake a special gift for that special person. All materials provided. Best for grades K-5. Time:4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Saturday June 16, 2018

Creation Station – Father’s Day! at Antwerp Sunshine Library

Date: Sat 06/16/2018
Location:VBDL Antwerp Sunshine Branch – 24823 Front Avenue MattawanKids are invited to stop in and make a special gift for Dad! All supplies are provided. Time:10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Father's Day Storytime Featuring With My Daddy: A Book of Love and Family at Barnes & Noble- Battle Creek

Date: Sat 06/16/2018
Location:Barnes & Noble- Battle Creek – 5701 Beckley Rd., Lakeview Sq, Battle CreekJoin us for a special Father's Day Storytime with a book celebrating all that is great about dads. Activities to follow. Time:11:00 am

Father's Day Storytime Featuring With My Daddy: A Book of Love and Family at Barnes & Noble- Portage

Date: Sat 06/16/2018
Location:Barnes & Noble- Portage – 6134 South Westnedge Ave PortageJoin us for a special Father's Day Storytime with a book celebrating all that is great about dads. Activities to follow. Time:11:00 am

Fathers Do Read at KPL Central

Date: Sat 06/16/2018
Location:Kalamazoo Public Library- Central Library – 315 S Rose St KalamazooCelebrate fathers who read to their children with special guest readers. Kids can make a special Father’s Day card at the craft station. Families welcomed. Time:2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Sunday June 17, 2018

37th Annual Father's Day Show at Historic Charlton Park

Date: Sun 06/17/2018
Location:Historic Charlton Park – 2545 S. Charlton Park Rd Hastings37th Annual Fathers Day Car Show is June 17, 2018 from 8am - 4pm rain or shine. This event is sponsored by the Southern Michigan Street Rod Association. All cars must be 1993 or older & must be driven in under their own power, no trailered vehicles are allowed. Admission [...] Time:8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Father's Day at Little River Railroad (Fathers Ride FREE)

Date: Sun 06/17/2018
Location:Little River Railroad – 29 W. Park Ave. ColdwaterTreat Dad to a relaxing train ride. Dads ride free with purchase of regular ticket. Choose which car you want to ride in when buying your tickets. Pre-Purchased tickets are highly recommended. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. Adults (ages 12 & up)……………………………………….$20.00 Children (ages 3-11)…………………………………………$13.00 Children (ages 2 & under)…………………………………..FREE   Time:11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Father’s Day: Dads get in FREE!

Date: Sun 06/17/2018
Location:W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary – 12685 East C Avenue AugustaW.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary-12685 East C Avenue - Augusta Celebrate Father’s Day with a walk at the Sanctuary! Dad’s get in free with their families! Time:11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Father's Day at Little River Railroad (Fathers Ride FREE)

Date: Sun 06/17/2018
Location:Little River Railroad – 29 W. Park Ave. ColdwaterTreat Dad to a relaxing train ride. Dads ride free with purchase of regular ticket. Choose which car you want to ride in when buying your tickets. Pre-Purchased tickets are highly recommended. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure. Adults (ages 12 & up)……………………………………….$20.00 Children (ages 3-11)…………………………………………$13.00 Children (ages 2 & under)…………………………………..FREE   Time:2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Father Daughter Dance & Dinner at The Henderson Castle

Date: Sun 06/17/2018
Location:Henderson Castle – 100 Monroe Street KalamazooHenderson Castle is holding a Father Daughter Dance & Dinner Event this Father's Day! June 17th, 5:00PM - 7:00PM Menu: Classic Caesar Salad Grilled Chicken Breast and Spinach Fettucine Pasta Shareable New York Style Cheesecake Topped with Strawberry Drizzle. $40.00/Person (Includes Tax & Service Charge) Cost includes roses with vase [...] Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Father's Day Dinner at Pierce Cedar Creek Institute

Date: Sun 06/17/2018
Location:Pierce Cedar Creek Institute – 701 W. Cloverdale Road HastingsMichigan is home to 26 species of frogs, toads, and salamanders. Join Earl Werner, Professor Emeritus of the University of Michigan, as he discusses his long-term amphibian research, the factors that affect these populations, and how these factors have or have not changed over the past two decades. Member Adults: [...] Time:5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Robin is a native Michigander and mother of two. She has a keen eye for discovering deals and an honest desire to share local activities and family fun. In addition to enjoying early mornings with strong coffee, she likes hanging outside with her kids, biking and reading.

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