by Jill P

We love the month of July. It feels like the perfect summer month. We’re excited about this weekend and the great opportunities for family fun.

WEEKEND PICKS

For this weekend, consider:

(photo courtesy of Tara Fletcher Photography) 

  • There are two fun games happening with the Kalamazoo Growlers this weekend. On Saturday at 6:05 pm, you can attend Mascot Olympics Night with an appearance by two time Olympic soccer gold medalist Lindsay Tarpley,
    Inflatamaniacs Entertainment Act, and a Secret Envelope Giveaway presented by Old Burdicks Bar & Grill. On Sunday at 3:05 pm, you can attend Celebration Cinema’s Star Wars game with Storm Trooper jerseys and a post-game silent auction. Plus, you’ll want to check out the Hungry Howie’s Friends and Family Day deal for this game.

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  • The Pokemon Go craze has hit the streets. This Saturday you can attend a Poke-Party in the Park at the Vicksburg Historic Village in Vicksburg.

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  • Have a history buff in your family? You’ll love the Civil War Muster at Historic Charlton Park  on Saturday and Sunday. See history come alive with hundreds of re-enactors depicting Confederate and Union Infantry, Cavalry, and Artillery units.You can also shop on Sutler Row, play parlor games, and see military demonstrations. Admission is Adults – $6.00, Kids – $4.00 ages 5 – 12 years, 4 and under are FREE. Click here for full schedule.
  • Love family musicals? Plan to see the Addams Family the Musical at the Comstock Auditorium presented by Center Stage Theatre this weekend. See link for show times and ticket info.
  • Saturday is Unity Weekend at La Crone Park in Kalamazoo. You’ll find vendors, food, games, history tent, drum & dance tent, live entertainment and more! FREE.

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EVENT CALENDAR FOR THIS WEEKEND

See our full Event Calendar for great family activities and fun!

Friday July 15, 2016

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMAddams Family the Musical
12:00 AMBrain Buster Fridays
12:00 AMBrain Buster Fridays
12:00 AMJesus Christ Superstar
12:00 AMKids Camp at Alamo Drafthouse
12:00 AMLEGO® Travel Adventure
8:00 AMPlainwell Farmers' Market
8:00 AMTECHMAZOO - Hackathon
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
10:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
10:00 AMSummer Dollar Movies at the Kalamazoo 10
10:00 AMToddler Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:30 AMFamily Storytime
10:30 AMKIDSWALK
11:00 AMMichigan Mammals
11:30 AMLunchtime Live!
2:00 PMScience Fridays with Miss Abby
2:30 PMVicksburg Farmers’ Market
3:00 PMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
4:00 PMMike Yore Memorial Car Show
5:00 PMHook, Line & Sinker Kids Fishing
5:00 PMOpen Swim
6:00 PMMovie in the Park: Star Wars
7:00 PMMovies in the Park-Inside Out
8:00 PMJumpapalooza

Saturday July 16, 2016

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMAddams Family the Musical
12:00 AMJesus Christ Superstar
12:00 AMKids Camp at Alamo Drafthouse
12:00 AMLEGO® Travel Adventure
7:00 AMKalamazoo Farmers' Market
8:00 AMOtsego City Farmers’ Market
8:00 AMSouth Haven Farmers Market
8:00 AMTexas Township Farmers’ Market
9:00 AMBattle Creek Farmers’ Market
9:00 AMFitness in the Parks
9:00 AMHook, Line & Sinker Kids Fishing
9:00 AMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
9:00 AMRichland Art Fair
9:00 AMSaugatuck Farmers’ Market
9:00 AMWings West Vendor and Craft Show
10:00 AMBlackRock Medieval Fest 2016
10:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
10:00 AMFancy Pants Theater (Ages 3-6)
10:00 AMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
10:00 AMSaturday Chore Time
10:30 AMLEGO at the Library
11:00 AMCreature Feature: Snake
11:00 AMFancy Pants Theater (Ages 6-11)
11:00 AMPets in the Garden
11:00 AMUnity Weekend
11:30 AMCivil War Muster
12:00 PMOpen Swim
12:00 PMPoke-Party in the Park
2:00 PMBenJammin and Analisa in Concert
2:00 PMRefit (Zumba)

Sunday July 17, 2016

Date/Time Event
12:00 AMAddams Family the Musical
12:00 AMJesus Christ Superstar
12:00 AMKids Camp at Alamo Drafthouse
12:00 AMLEGO® Travel Adventure
10:00 AMBlackRock Medieval Fest 2016
11:00 AMBounceland Open Jump
11:30 AMCivil War Muster
12:00 PMOpen Bounce at Jungle Joe's
12:00 PMOpen Jump Time at Sky Zone Kalamazoo
12:00 PMPortage Farmers' Market
1:00 PMHenderson Princess Tea Party
1:00 PMOpen Swim
2:00 PMTree ID Hike
4:00 PMConcerts in the Parks
5:30 PMMusic in the Park
6:30 PMKindleberger Summer Concert Series

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

 

 

 

 

 

By | 2016-07-15T05:56:46+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Weekend Picks|Tags: |Comments Off on Weekend Picks for the Kalamazoo Parent -July 15-17

About the Author:

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.