by Jill P


Earth Day events abound this weekend and there’s tons of spring fun to be had. It’s starting to look and feel like Spring! Enjoy the weekend with your family.

See our full Weekend Event Calendar to help you make the most of your weekend fun.

*As always, please see individual listings for information on pricing, venue location, and additional information on the event. 




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Sherman Lake Health Fair

Summer Camp Extravaganza & Health Fair on April 23 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at Sherman Lake YMCA. Over 50 vendors and community groups will help Take Health to the Next Level at the Interactive Health Fair. The family-friendly event also includes a special appearance by former WMU quarterback, Tim Hiller. Open swim, bounce house, arts & crafts, healthy snacks and more. Take a tour, try out some fun camp activities, meet the Camp Directors. FREE.

Cheer on the Kalamazoo Wings on April 23 at 3:00 pm for Game 6 in the race to the Kelly Cup Playoffs against the Toledo Walleyes. Playoff tickets are on sale for $10 for every seat in the arena except for On The Glass at $20. Visit for tickets.




May will be a great month to get out and explore our area museums. Five Area Attractions Offer Free Admission in May to Members: Southwest Michigan Cultural Membership Exchange.

Spring is a great time to get active with your family.  Visit our Spring & Summer Upcoming Fun Runs Around Kalamazoo & More 2017 for great fun runs in our area.

It’s time to start planning for summer! Visit our 2017 Summer Camp Guide to plan great summer camp adventures for your kids. Our listing of great area camps continues to grow.


Just Between Friends – shop, sell, save, smart! is coming to Kalamazoo on May 4th-May 6th.

Did you hear? There is a new Dog Park Coming to Portage

Yippie! Dinosaurs are Coming to the Kalamazoo Valley Museum This Summer! 




Pure Michigan Road Trips With Kids

We love to travel in the Spring. We give you tips and the inside scoop on visiting 10 different cities in Michigan.Great Michigan Road Trips With Kids: We’ve Been There! 


chicago ferris wheel

Lots of nice Spring weather which makes Chicago a perfect getaway. See our 10 Kid-Friendly Activities To Do With Kids In Chicago.


Air Zoo-overhead

Now is a great time to get a new family membership to one of our great museums. We make it easy for your to decide which one or even a few family memberships that are right for you. See our Family Memberships to Area Museums – What’s Included.




Friday April 21, 2017

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMA Little Princess Production
12:00 AMLion King Jr. Musical
9:00 AMKCD Annual Tree Sales and Earth Day Event
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
9:30 AMInfant Massage Class
10:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMToddler Time at SkyZone
10:00 AMWeekend Morning Movies
10:15 AMPreschool Storytime!
10:30 AMFamily Storytime
10:30 AMFriday: Fun Day!
10:30 AMPlay and Learn
1:00 PMPinball at the Zoo
4:00 PMLEGO® Club

Saturday April 22, 2017

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMA Little Princess Production
12:00 AMBoy Scout: Space Exploration Merit Badge Day
8:00 AMWinchell Mom 2 Mom Sale
9:00 AMEarth Day - Free Admission
9:00 AMEarth Day Service Project: Garlic Mustard Pull
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
9:00 AMPinball at the Zoo
10:00 AMEarth Day Celebration – FREE Admission Day!
10:00 AMEarth Day Event
10:00 AMKCD Annual Tree Sales and Earth Day Event
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMSafe Kids Day / Car Seat Checkup
10:00 AMThe Color Run 5k Kalamazoo
10:00 AMToddler Time at SkyZone
10:00 AMWeekend Morning Movies
11:00 AMErth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live!
11:00 AMWe Are the Dinosaurs Storytime
1:00 PMSchoolcraft Preschool Spring Carnival & Silent Auction
1:30 PMFamily Expedition: Spring Concert of Dance Event
2:00 PMErth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live!
2:00 PMLEGO One Scoop Challenge
2:00 PMWeekend Skate
3:00 PMKalamazoo Earth Day 2017 - Bronson Park
3:00 PMYoung Vocalists Concert
5:00 PMOpen Swim
7:30 PMKalamazoo Concert Band: Off the Shelf

Sunday April 23, 2017

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMA Little Princess Production
9:00 AMPancakes & Pins
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMWeekend Morning Movies
11:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
12:00 PMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
12:00 PMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
1:00 PMSummer Camp Extravaganza & Health Fair
2:00 PMDiscover the Beech Maple Trail
2:00 PMWeekend Skate
3:00 PMOpen Swim
3:00 PMSpring Stories

Need more ideas for family fun? Remember to check our Events Calendar at What fun things will you be doing this weekend?






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About the Author:

Jill is a mom of a busy 8 year old son. was started in 2013 to showcase all of the great things to do in and around Kalamazoo. When not working the website, Jill likes to hike, cook, and read in her free time.