by Jill P

Happy Valentine’s Weekend! We’ve got a lot of ideas for fun this weekend.

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Valentine Events For Kids

Do your kids love Valentine’s activities and event? I know my son does. Click here to see the round-up of Valentine’s events for kids happening. There are plenty of family friendly events still happening this weekend.

30 Date Ideas-Valentine's

Valentine Date Night Ideas

Need some alone time with your special someone? We have 30 ideas for a Valentine date night. Book your babysitter now and grab some alone time.

 

For this weekend, consider…

See individual listings for times, pricing, and venue information. 

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(photo courtesy of Mark Bugnaski, MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette)

Museum Explorers Event | February 12 from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm with dance performance at 6:00 pm | Kalamazoo Valley Museum in downtown Kalamazoo

  • The Kalamazoo Valley Museum welcomes America’s Got Talent (AGT) Semifinalist Benjamin Yonattan to the Museum Explorers program on February 12, 2016. The Museum will be open from 5-8 pm for visitors to explore the new exhibit, Goose Bumps! The Science of Fear, receive an exclusive gift, and enjoy a variety of related hands-on activities.
  • Benjamin will dance at 6 pm and then share about his experience with AGT and how he is facing life and his dream of becoming a professional dancer and choreographer while losing his sight. Visitors may become Museum Explorers members online at www.kalamazoomuseum.org.

 

February is Open Cockpit Month at the Air Zoo. It’s a great opportunity to check out one of their amazing aircraft. The Air Zoo’s open cockpit experience is FREE with paid general admission and offers great photo opportunities.

 

Star Wars Character Breakfast | February 13 from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm | Burdick’s For Breakfast at the downtown Radisson, 2nd floor

  • Join the Star Wars characters for a fun breakfast at the Radisson in downtown Kalamazoo. Dress up as your favorite Star Wars characters and join for a morning of fun! May the force be with you. Reservations required, call 269-226-3155 for more info, reservations, and pricing.

 

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Valentine’s Snowshoe Nature Hike | February 14 at 2:00 pm | Schrier Park in Portage

  • Take your Valentine on a trail adventure! Join a Kalamazoo Nature Center Naturalist and snowshoe the trails of Schrier Park. Identify trees, animal activity and learn a bit of snow science along the way.

 

Worth The Trip!

Missed one of the fun ice festivals last weekend in our area? No problem, head to Grand Rapids to check out Valent-ICE in downtown Grand Rapids all weekend.

 

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(photo courtesy of Disney on Ice)

Disney’s One Ice: Let’s Celebrate | February 11-14 various showtimes | VanAndel Arena in Grand Rapids

  • It’s one colossal party on ice, with all your favorite Disney friends at Disny On Ice presents Let’s Celebrate! Presented by Yo Kids Organic Yogurt. Join Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald and Goofy as they celebrate a Very Merry Unbirthday Party.

 

More winter fun can be found on our Event Calendar. There’s a TON of fun stuff happening this weekend.

 

EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

Friday February 12, 2016

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMDisney's One Ice: Let's Celebrate
12:00 AMGuys and Dolls by the Portage Central Performing Arts
12:00 AMIce Skating at Wings West
12:00 AMThe Ice Rink at Millennium Park
12:00 AMValent-ICE
8:00 AMCereal City Gymnastics Competition
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
10:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
10:00 AMPreschool Play and Learn
10:00 AMToddler Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:15 AMPreschool Story Time!
10:30 AMFamily Storytime
10:30 AMFamily Storytime
3:00 PMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
5:00 PMMuseum Explorers: Kalamazoo's Talent
6:00 PMTeen Night at the KIA
8:00 PMJumpapalooza

Saturday February 13, 2016

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMDisney's One Ice: Let's Celebrate
12:00 AMGuys and Dolls by the Portage Central Performing Arts
12:00 AMIce Skating at Wings West
12:00 AMMaster Ballet Classes with Soli Deo Gloria
12:00 AMThe Ice Rink at Millennium Park
12:00 AMValent-ICE
12:00 AMWeekend Open Skate
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
9:00 AMStar Wars Character Breakfast
10:00 AMBenjamin and Analisa at Old Dog Tavern
10:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
10:00 AMFancy Pants Theater - Ages 3-6
10:00 AMLowe's Build and Grow
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMSmall Wonders: Groundhogs
10:00 AMWinter Bird Walk & Great Backyard Bird Count
10:00 AMYouth Ice Fishing 101
10:30 AMSaturday Storytimes
10:30 AMSensory Showtimes at Celebration Cinema
11:00 AMArt Detectives
11:00 AMCrybaby Concert
11:00 AMFancy Pants Theater - Ages 6-11
11:00 AMLivia the Library Dog
11:00 AMValentine's Day Storytime
12:00 PMHatchery Tour
2:00 PMGold Company: Anything You Can Sing, We Can Swing Better!
2:00 PMIce Skating at Lawson Ice Arena
5:00 PMWine Not? A Winter Wine Festival
6:30 PMFather Daughter Dance
8:00 PMGold Company: Anything You Can Sing, We Can Swing Better!

Sunday February 14, 2016

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMDisney's One Ice: Let's Celebrate
12:00 AMGuys and Dolls by the Portage Central Performing Arts
12:00 AMIce Skating at Wings West
12:00 AMThe Ice Rink at Millennium Park
12:00 AMValent-ICE
12:00 AMWeekend Open Skate
10:30 AMTike Hike at Chipman Preserve
11:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
12:00 PMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
12:00 PMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
2:00 PMDiscover the Trout Run Trail
2:00 PMIce Skating at Lawson Ice Arena
2:00 PMValentine's Snowshoe Nature Hike
4:00 PMPink Ice/Hallmark Night presented by Charter
4:30 PMValentine's Skate Date

 

 

 

Always remember to check our Events Calendar at KZOOkids.com. What fun things will you be doing this weekend?

 

 

 

 

By | 2016-02-12T05:35:56+00:00 February 12th, 2016|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Weekend Picks|Tags: |Comments Off on Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent – Adventures With Kids! – February 12

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Jill is a mom of a busy 9 year old son. When not working the KZOOkids.com website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.