This giveaway brought to you by The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre

329 S. Park Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan

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This giveaway is closed. Congrats to the winner, Michelle!

Supporting Our Youth

Each season, since the early 1940s, thousands of youth from the greater Kalamazoo area have been entertained and educated through attendance of or participation in the Civic Youth Theatre program.

Youth involved in a production learn very quickly that it takes a lot of hard work to put on a show. As they memorize lines, paint scenery and collect props, they are also building friendships and develop self-confidence that will last a lifetime.

Harriet the Spy

What is Harriet up to?

Eleven year old Harriet is a writer. She is also a spy! Every afternoon Harriet practices writing by following a spy route, observing her friends and neighbors, and writing about them in her trusty notebook. She writes down everything she sees, thinks, and feels about everyone…everything!

When Harriet loses her notebook, it is found and read by her classmates, and her snooping is exposed. Harriet learns that her honest opinions have hurt her friendships and the feelings of her friends and neighbors.

A heartfelt story about being true to yourself – Harriet the Spy is a sneaky family favorite with an important lesson.

Harriet the Spy

Ticket Information

Make plans now to join the fun with Harriet the Spy. Performances run May 18,19,20 and May 23, 24, 25, and 26. Get your tickets soon, as some shows are already sold out!

Ticket prices are only $10 and can be ordered ONLINE or through the Civic Box Office at 269-343-1313.

Harriet the Spy

Enter to WIN

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre is giving away a family-pack of FIVE tickets to the opening night of ‘Harriet the Spy‘ in the Parish Theatre on Friday, May 18th at 7:30 PM to a lucky reader.

The two ways to get entries in for a chance to WIN are by commenting on THIS article. Facebook comments do not count as entries.

1: For a first entry, leave a comment below telling us what you think your child would like most about Harriet.

2. Get a second entry by “liking” Kalamazoo Civic Theatre on Facebook and leave a separate comment telling us you did so. (Note: Only comments on this article will be counted for this giveaway.)


This giveaway will close on May 14, 2018 at midnight and the winners will be notified via email. The winner will have 24 hours to respond by email accepting the prize. No purchase necessary to enter the contest. Leaving a comment on this blog post is not a requirement of entry. This promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. You are providing your information to and not to Facebook. The information you provide will only be used to enter the contest and notify winners. Entrants will release Facebook from all liability. Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and reside in Michigan. Only one entry per household or IP address. Entrants may also enter the contest by sending an email to win at grkids dot com containing their name, address, phone number and email address along with the words: Harriet the Spy Giveaway in the subject line. Grand Rapids Kids’ liability is limited to the value of the prize.

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By | 2018-05-16T13:02:31+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Newly Published, Win!|27 Comments

About the Author:

Robin is a native Michigander and mother of two. She has a keen eye for discovering deals and an honest desire to share local activities and family fun. In addition to enjoying early mornings with strong coffee, she likes hanging outside with her kids, biking and reading.


  1. Amanda May 2, 2018 at 11:55 am

    My kids loved Harriet the Spy as kids! Now that they have their own kids, I would love to take them to see this!

  2. Amanda May 2, 2018 at 11:56 am

    I liked the Civic’s FB page. 🙂

  3. Megan May 2, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    I think they would like solving the mystery!

  4. Tanya prather May 2, 2018 at 3:40 pm

    I think my kids would love the most at how nosey and intreging harriet was but not being her true self got her caught.

  5. Tanya prather May 2, 2018 at 3:41 pm

    I liked civics Facebook

  6. Trish Brisbane May 2, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    My 9 year old granddaughter IS “Harriett the Spy”! Lol she loves solving mysteries using clues and curiosity. I’d love to be able to take her and some friends to see the show!

  7. Megan May 2, 2018 at 5:11 pm

    She’s read the book so the most exciting part would be seeing it live action.

  8. Gretchen May 2, 2018 at 5:53 pm

    My girls would love the strong, smart female lead.

  9. Gretchen May 2, 2018 at 5:55 pm

    Liked the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre page too!

  10. Judy May 2, 2018 at 7:15 pm

    My nieces would enjoy this show!

  11. Shannon miller May 2, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    We are starting the book and seeing the play would be great!

  12. Michelle Johnson May 3, 2018 at 5:19 am

    I think that this sounds very cute! I’ve never heard of Harriet the Spy but I know my kids have their spy gear and love to do this from time to time! In fact, my 9 year old daughter and her friend were convinced that my deceased neighbor’s cat was a zombie cat trying to haunt them! It was hilarious! I think they could totally relate to this and would get a kick out of it. Lmis, what prentice doesn’t love a good life lesson stuck into a story?!?

  13. Michelle Johnson May 3, 2018 at 5:20 am

    Kalamazoo civic theatre is officially liked! I look forward to seeing what else they have come along.

  14. Johnna Vorce May 3, 2018 at 5:39 am

    My granddaughter’s would love Everything!!!

  15. Adriana May 3, 2018 at 3:25 pm

    My daughter writes everyday in her notebook. Granted it’s not about neighbors or classmates! She writes and acts out plays. I’m thinking she’d love that Harriet is a writer.

  16. Janet May 4, 2018 at 4:19 pm

    I think my son would love seeing what Harriet notices about her friends and seeing if he notices the same things or other things

  17. Janet May 4, 2018 at 4:20 pm

    Kalamazoo Civic Facebook page likes!

  18. Angela Wells May 6, 2018 at 12:18 am

    This is one of my daughter’s favorite books. She would love to see it on stage.

  19. Brenda Doral May 6, 2018 at 12:57 pm

    My granddaughter is so much like Harriet. Inquisitive, spunky and a great writer, she’d love to be in the audience on opening night!

  20. Brenda Doral May 6, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Liked the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre page too!

  21. Tina Dove May 6, 2018 at 3:54 pm

    Love the shows here!

  22. Abby May 6, 2018 at 9:35 pm

    Going on the adventure of solving the mystery.

  23. Sarah May 7, 2018 at 10:05 am

    I would love to watch this with my 8 year old daughter. She loves mysteries and i think she would love to see harriet solve some 🙂

  24. Rona May 10, 2018 at 6:35 pm

    My son and his cousins would love to see this! They love solving mysteries! Especially it is showing on his birthday- May 18th!

  25. Rona May 10, 2018 at 6:37 pm

    We like civic theatre in Facebook! Here is our 2nd entry for the free tickets!

  26. Tori Pillars May 10, 2018 at 11:26 pm

    My kids love the books and movie.

  27. Tori Pillars May 10, 2018 at 11:30 pm

    I liked the Kalamazoo civic page on fb!

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