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Here’s the Scoop on the NEW Fall Family Kroc Program Lineup

Drop In at the Kroc Any Day of the Week My family just spent a week at the Kroc Center checking out their drop-in activities and we loved it! Their brand new
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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Is a Walking Work of Art

Broadway GR’s “Joseph” Is the Perfect Show For Kids of All Ages Considering that I majored in vocal music, can you believe that I’ve never seen the musical theater classic, “Joseph and the
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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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Civic Theater Student Actors Rock It Out With Disney’s Latest Musical

My Kids Could Not Wait for Camp Rock: The Musical We have been counting down to this day for a while now…the opening night of Disney’s Camp Rock: The Musical
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Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival

The Battle Creek Field of Flight Air Show and Balloon Festival is back for it’s 34th year! It’s quickly become a tradition for our family to attend, and we still
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Cedar Point Is a Blast for Kids of Every Age

Make It a Point to Get the Most Out of This Summer Summer is here!  And these are the beautiful, sunny days we could only dream of during last winter’s
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Ages 2 And Up Ride at Karin’s Horses, Plus All About Gymnastics on Horseback!

HORSES FOR KIDS AS YOUNG AS TWO To put it mildly, Karin’s Horse Connection is an amazing place. Karin Schmidt has been loving horses her whole life and her story
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5 Things You May Not Know About Frederik Meijer Gardens

I was asked to compile a list of just five things that you may not know about Frederik Meijer Gardens. Who can do that? This is FMG we’re talking about
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Make a Run for the Border and Check out Indianapolis

Indy or Bust! Did you know that Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States? And did you know it houses the largest children’s museum in the world?
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Spring Has Sprung at the Tulip Time Festival in Holland

The Tulip Time Festival is here, and it’s celebrating its 85th year with a bang! In addition to the six million tulips that are planted each year, the Festival provides
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Your Kids Won’t Be Able to Stop Talking about Broadway Grand Rapids’ Wizard of Oz

Get Ready to Be Carried Away The iconic and well loved musical the Wizard of Oz traveled over the rainbow and onto the stage of the DeVos Performance Hall for
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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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Change Up Date Night and Come Hear the People Sing at the Civic Theater

Dis Your Usual Date Night If you are fortunate enough to have a date night coming up, hooray for you! If you are thinking about the usual dinner and a
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Still Time to See Silly Fairies and Adorable Dances Tomorrow!

Shakespeare and the Ballet, in Kid-Sized Quantities Merriment and mirth, anyone? CARE Ballet’s rendition of A Midsummer Night’s Dream is probably the only Shakespeare your three-year old will want to
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They Aren’t Allowed to Advertise the Warehouse Book Sale, So I Will Tell You About It.

The Scholastic Book Warehouse Sale Comes Twice a Year Does your school have a book fair? If you do, chances are it is put on by the Scholastic Book folks.
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