*This is a sponsored article brought to you by the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo

It’s been a long winter, and it’s time to get out for some family fun. Activities, learning, and connection will be available for you this Sunday, February 18, at the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo.

The free annual event runs 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Radisson Plaza Hotel in Downtown Kalamazoo. Now in its 10th year, the expo features more than 50 exhibitors, plus a chance to let your kids explore and play. Head downtown for a day filled with learning and adventure for pregnant moms and families with kids up to age 8 – everyone is welcome, of course, older kids too. The expo is sponsored by Arbor Financial Credit Union, The Montessori School, AppleTree & Gilden Woods Early Care and Preschool, and Birth Kalamazoo.

STAY UP-TO DATE!

Check out the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo Facebook event page for up-to-the-minute updates, and for details on how to register for some great prize giveaways that are already under way.

FUN ACTIVITIES AND CHARACTERS TO MEET

In addition to more than 50 great exhibits from local business and community organizations, there are so many fun things to do at the expo:

– Bounce House from Vertical Edge Entertainment
– Carnival Games
– Princess Story Time
– Face painting
– Creative movement obstacle course from Wellspring Dance Academy
– Visit with officers from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety and their safety mascot, Sparky
– A visit from Darth Vader
– Connect with Superheroes like Super Girl, Spiderman Batgirl and Thor

 

FREE PERFORMANCES

Families can also enjoy these incredible free performances:

10:30 a.m. Princess Story Time with Once Upon a Princess (featuring Tiana and Belle)
11:30 p.m. The Magic of Alan Kazam
12:30 p.m. Rootead African Theater presents Anansi and the Pot of Beans
1:30 p.m. Musical Education with BenJammin
2:15 p.m. Paul Bauer of Small Sounds

And prizes… There are so many prizes! Event organizers have a fantastic lineup of giveaways leading up to the expo, along with dozens of great door prizes on the day of the event.

 

 

 

Come check out the expo, it’s a great way to shake off your cabin fever and get connected to some wonderful Southwest Michigan resources. Whether you’re just now pregnant with your first baby or whether you have little ones who need to bounce out some energy, there’s something wonderful waiting to be discovered at the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By | 2018-02-12T12:40:19+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Parent resources|Comments Off on FREE Family Fun at the Baby & Family Expo This Sunday

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