by Jessica English, Organizer
Kzoo Baby & Family Expo
Resources, connections and family fun – that’s what you’ll find Sunday, February 8, at the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo! And admission is FREE, it doesn’t get much better than that. Visit the expo’s Facebook page or website for details and get on their e-mail list today.
The Expo features more than 50 exhibitors plus a chance to let your kids explore and play. Head on over to the Radisson Plaza Hotel from 11 am to 4 pm for an afternoon filled with learning and adventure for pregnant moms and families with kids up to age 10. The expo is sponsored by Kalamazoo Country Day School, Birth Kalamazoo and KZOOkids.com.
Kids can bounce in the awesome castle from Jungle Joe’s Family Fun Center! Gymnastics and dance are available too, with the interactive circuit from Branch Gymnastics & Kids Sports USA. The Kalamazoo Growlers will be on hand with their mascot, and the Family Center for the Arts will be running some fun art projects for all ages.
Watch for the expo’s performance schedule to be announced soon, but you can look forward to the magic of Alan Kazam, a princess visit from Once Upon a Princess, rocking fun with BenJammin & Analisa, a visit from the Fresh Food Fairy, and a special “CryBaby” performance from Fontana Chamber Arts. All performances and activities at the expo are free!
Organizers will also give away dozens of door prizes, including a special giveaway from Little Sprout Children’s Boutique and the Grand Prize from Bookbug: a $100 gift card! There are pre-expo giveaways leading up to the event as well, so get on the e-mail list to receive entry details.
Go check out the expo, it’s a great way to shake off your cabin fever and get connected to some wonderful Southwest Michigan resources. Stay connected now through their Facebook page or join the e-mail list for updates. 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 at the expo for you!
About the contributor:
Jessica English is the longtime organizer of the Kzoo Baby & Family Expo. When she’s not rounding up fun stuff for the expo, her day — and night — job is as a childbirth educator, birth doula, birth doula trainer and owner of her nine-doula agency, Birth Kalamazoo.