11 Don’t-Miss Family Events at the 2014 Kent County Youth Fair

It’s County Fair Time! I grew up in the Thumb and for most of us kids, the county fair was a big deal. Either you were in 4-H and were showing animals or exhibits, or you were just excited for a chance to get all hopped up on cotton candy and elephant ears and run around the carnival games and rides with your friends till the sun went down. Sure, we had the demolition derby, tractor pulls and a rodeo. But as far as entertainment, it didn’t go much beyond that, the animal judging (my favorite) and the carnival rides. The Kent County Youth Fair Is Loaded With Activities and Entertainment This fair could blow my childhood fair fun out of the water. If you don’t believe me, check out my friend Stephanie’s testament to the quality of this fair. Did you know
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Snorkel at this Michigan Shipwreck, a 2.5 Hr Drive from Grand Rapids

A Shipwreck Family Adventure Not far From Grand Rapids Over 100 years ago the cargo ship City of Boston went down off the shores of Lake Michigan. A terrible November
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A Mitten Adventure: We Wanna Be Yoopers!

Say Ya To Da U.P., Eh! My husband and I really want our kids to have an appreciation for the beautiful state we call home. Although we were not exactly
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31 Days of AUGUST Summer Fun for Kids in Grand Rapids

SUMMER IN GRAND RAPIDS WITH KIDS – 2014 Wondering what to do when the summer heat hits? Follow our summer list of activities in greater Grand Rapids for kids and
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Step Into the Cold With the Civic Theatre’s The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Aslan Comes to Life In This Student-Led Production Last night the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts presented The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe as part
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