by Jill P


Kalamazoo parents and caregivers, we have a number of fun family activities and events going on in the area this weekend. Consider…


Movie and Snacks – Frozen

Friday, April 11 from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Kalamazoo Public Library, Powell Branch.

  • Enjoy Disney’s Frozen with friends and treats! All ages. Frozen is Disney’s newest fairytale about overcoming obstacles and the power of true love, featuring princess sisters Anna and Elsa and a cast of animated, hilarious friends.

Marble Run Mania

Saturday, April 12 from 10:30 am – 11:30 am at Kalamazoo Public Library, Central Branch. 

  • Marbles on a Roll! Put your STEAM skills to the test by creating a marble run. Watch as the marbles ricochet, deflect, rock and roll! Registration Required. Ages 6-11.

Crybaby Concerts

Saturday, April 12 from 11:00 am – 11:45 am at the Eric Theatre in Downtown Kalamazoo.

    • Songs & Smiles with a cappella group Notified. Crybaby Concerts are FREE 45-minute mini-concerts that give children under the age of five and their parents, grandparents and siblings a performance of beautiful music in an open and flexible environment – even if your little ones feel like crying!
    • There is room to move and plenty of space for stroller parking. Nutritious, kid-friendly snacks are provided after each performance.

Birds of Prey LIVE!

Sunday, April 13 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm at the Kellogg Bird Sanctuary in Augusta.

  • Meet the Sanctuary’s glove-trained birds of prey and learn about the amazing world of raptors. Family program. Cost is $7/adult, $6/senior or student. Member discount.


Young Vocalists Concert – A Kalamazoo Bach Festival Eve

Saturday, April 12 from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Kalamazoo College Fine Art Center in Kalamazoo.

  • Winners of the Bach Festival’s annual Young Vocalist Competition perform in this special award recital. This concert features the most promising young vocalists from the four-state region in both high school and college divisions. Meet the vocalists at a light reception following the concert.

These events and more can be found on our Events Calendar at KZOOkids. What fun things will you be doing this weekend?


By | 2014-04-10T06:24:01+00:00 April 10th, 2014|Categories: Around Kalamazoo, Newly Published, Weekend Picks|Comments Off on Weekend Picks For The Kalamazoo Parent – April 11, 2014

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