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Family Night Rates Available for Broadway Production of the Wizard of Oz

Broadway Right Here in Grand Rapids There’s No Place Like Home Why travel all the way to New York when you can have your very own Broadway experience here in
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The Indian Mounds Gem Show is a Cheap and Fun Way to Rock Your Spring Break

The 39th Annual Indian Mounds Rock & Mineral Club, Gem and Mineral Show is taking place this weekend at Rogers Plaza in Wyoming. We’ve attended the show the last two years
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Spring Break Day-by-Day Planner – 2014

Spring Break Day-by-Day Planner for Grand Rapids Parents After sifting through the many spring break activities available in West Michigan, we’ve put together a list of things to do every
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WIN! Tickets to Beauty and the Beast

Friday’s Preview Has Us Thrilled for the Show My girls and I had the opportunity to “Feast with the Beast” Friday night at Forest Hills Central High School. In addition
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RESERVE NOW! Get a Spot at GRCM’s Indoor Campout

If there ever was a winter for your kids to enjoy an indoor campout, this winter of 2014 is it! With a professional story teller, scavenger hunt, flameless s’mores and
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10 Local Valentine’s Dates to Do With Kids in Tow

10 Valentine Dates for Families in Grand Rapids Let’s face it, not everyone can afford to have both a babysitter AND a date. And even if you can afford both,
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Dads! Bring Your Little Valentine to Daddy Daughter Date Night at the Kroc Center

I never really understood Valentine’s Day before I had kids. Whenever February 14 rolled around I would feel bad for my single friends, especially for the ones that wished they
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Back to the Basics: Old Fashioned Skills for Kids

We are a fairly modern family. No, we’re not one of THE modern families from the show Modern Family (best show ever, by the way!), but we certainly enjoy many
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There Is $5 Childcare While You Do the Pajama Dash Down Division!

Do you ever hear yourself saying to your friends, “It’s been so hard to find time to run since having kids?” Now there’s NO excuse why you don’t run anymore.
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Does Your Child Need to Go to Preschool?

Preschool- It’s Different for Every Kid Let me be candid. I do not know if your child needs to go to preschool or not. What I do know is what
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Kids Eat Free (or Cheap) – Updated for 2014

We’ve researched restaurants in the Grand Rapids area that offer free or cheap kids meals. Terms and conditions apply and are subject to change. Please verify with the restaurant before
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West Michigan Winter Sports Guide – 2013

Now that winter has arrived in full force, who’s ready for some outdoor fun? Lace up those boots and grab your warmest gloves because we’ve got enough activities listed here
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16 Things Teens Will Love To Do in Grand Rapids

Do you have a teen or two at home? Or maybe you are a teen, and are looking for something fun to do with your friends that’s beyond hanging out
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“The Giver” is Sure to Give You Something to Talk About

I have to admit, I’m older than I’d like to believe. So much so, that Lois Lowry’s teen-audience book “The Giver” was not published until after I had left middle
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Freaky Fun in Grand Rapids! A Review of Kid-Friendly Halloween Events.

I may have over done Halloween last year. Last fall my young family attended five Halloween events in one weekend. We stopped in at Pumpkin Palooza at South Harbor Church
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