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Your Little Princess (And Prince) Will Love GR Civic’s A Little Princess

A Royal Treat For Your Little Royals The Civic Theatre has done it again, folks!  They are wrapping up another wonderful season, but not before giving us one more great children’s play
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Get Footloose With GR Civic’s Stunning Production

Mom’s Night Out Anyone?   I can still picture the front of my Footloose cassette tape.  I played the life out of that thing on my awesome little pink boom
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A Parent’s Guide to Deer Tracks Junction

**Deer Tracks Junction provided admission for review purposes. All opinions are my own. THE WILD WEST IN WEST MICHIGAN A REAL MOM AND POP STORY On over a hundred acres
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Three Ways to Jazz Up Your Next John Ball Zoo Visit

**We thank John Ball Zoo for their support and longtime sponsorship of grkids.com. SURPRISES FOR YOUR NEXT VISIT TO JOHN BALL ZOO We have three surprising ways you can jazz
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Insider Tips for Your Next Visit to the Children’s Garden at Meijer Gardens

HOW THE LOCALS DO MEIJER GARDENS WITH KIDS If you’ve been in Grand Rapids for long, or are thinking about visiting, you’ve probably heard about Frederik Meijer Gardens. If you
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Fully Immerse Your Kids (and Yourself) in the World of King Tut at the GRPM!

THANKS TO OUR SPONSOR The Discovery of King Tut exhibit is now open at the Grand Rapids Public Museum. Thank you, GRPM, for supporting GRKIDS! TIME TRAVEL IS REAL The Discovery
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South Pacific at the Civic Theatre is a Nice Break From the Cold

Treat Your Date to a Rogers and Hammerstein Gem We had a date night tonight- a real, grown up date night. I’m talking about dinner, drinks, and a live performance at
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Grand Rapids Ballet’s New Nutcracker is a Visual Masterpiece

Don’t Miss the World Premier of This Reimagined Performance You may have seen the Nutcracker before. You may have seen our own Grand Rapids Ballet perform this story. But you
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If “Smiling is Your Favorite,” You Have to See Elf the Musical This Weekend

Forget Christmas Shopping–You Need to See Elf This Weekend! The turkey’s been gobbled, and decorations are up. Ready or not, it’s officially the Christmas season. And we have the perfect
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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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