Looking for something sweet to do with the kids this weekend around Grand Rapids? Celebrate all of the love and hearts in your life with these Valentine’s Day-themed activities.
From cooking class, to library events to storytimes  and parent’s night out, there is a valentine’s day activity for your family!

Valentine’s Day Activities for Families

Saturday February 11, 2017

Location: Downtown Market Grand Rapids – 435 Ionia Avenue SW Grand Rapids
Cupid’s arrow will strike your entire family in this Valentine-themed family class. You’ll create a red and white parfait, grilled cheese and tomato soup, red velvet cheesecake brownies, heart-shaped sugar cookies, and festive dipped pretzels, all of which will spread enough love for the whole family. This is a Family class. Click here to [...]
Time: 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: KDL Rockford Krause Library – 140 E. Bridge St. Rockford
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:00 am
Location: KDL Tyrone Township Library – 43 S. Main St. Kent City
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:00 am
Location: Michaels- Grandville – 4830 Wilson Ave SW Ste 400 Grandville
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.  
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Michaels- Holland – 3571 West Shore Dr Holland
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.  
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Michaels- Kentwood – 3940 28th St SE Grand Rapids
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.  
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Michaels- Alpine Ave. – 3310 Alpine Ave NW #5 Walker
They craft, you shop! Kids 3 and up can enjoy a quick project and take home a finished masterpiece. Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. $2 per project, supplies included. Parent or guardian must remain on premises during the event.  
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Holland Area Arts Council – 150 E. 8th Street Holland
Make hand-made pop-up valentines! Cut and paste to show your love.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Sign up in store or online, or just drop in. Ages 3 and up. Parent or guardian must remain on premises. $2 per project, supplies included. At participating Michael's Stores.
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: Gary Byker Memorial Library – 3338 Van Buren St. Hudsonville
Saturday, February 11th 10:15a-Noon Kids! Come into the children’s program room to make Valentine’s crafts for your favorite Valentine. This is a free, walk-in program.
Time: 10:15 am - 12:00 pm
Location: KDL Alto Branch Library – 6071 Linfield Ave. Alto
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Location: KDL Gaines Township Branch Library – 421 68th St. SE Grand Rapids
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:30 am
Location: KDL Spencer Township Library – 14960 Meddler Ave. Gowen
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Location: Barnes & Noble Felch St. Plaza – 3050 Beeline Rd. Holland
Join us for Storytime and activities in celebration of Valentine's Day. Featured titles are The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story and Valentine's Day Is Cool. Don't miss out!
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Barnes & Noble Rivertown Crossings – 3700 Rivertown Parkway Ste. 2058 Grandville
Join us for Storytime and activities in celebration of Valentine's Day. Featured titles are The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story and Valentine's Day Is Cool. Don't miss out!
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Barnes & Noble Woodland Mall – 3195 28th Street SE Grand Rapids
Join us for Storytime and activities in celebration of Valentine's Day. Featured titles are The Secret Life of Squirrels: A Love Story and Valentine's Day Is Cool. Don't miss out!
Time: 11:00 am
Location: Millbrook Tack – 510 68th St SW Grand Rapids
Each weekend for the month of February, Millbrook will be bringing you opportunities to get your art groove on! We'll have everything from plate painting to sand art to painting by numbers kits - projects you can jump into and participate in! On Saturday, February 11th from 12pm-4pm, come in [...]
Time: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Make it from the heart! Say "eye love you" with cute, family-friendly card projects. Cost: Buy blank cards and the rest of the supplies are free. At participating Michaels locations.
Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: KDL Byron Center Branch Library – 8191 Byron Center Ave. SW Byron Center
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 2:00 pm
Location: Grand Rapids Gymnastics – 1601 Galbraith Ave, STE 301 Grand Rapids
Special Valentines Day Parents Night Out at Grand Rapids Gymnastics. Pizza served at 5:45pm. Your kids (4+ years) will have a BLAST at GRG! Jumping on trampolines, playing games and practicing their gymnastics skills. All under the supervision of our FANTASTIC GRG Coaching Staff! 5:30-9pm. EVERYONE WELCOME! No MEMBERSHIP Required. [...]
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Holland Area Arts Council – 150 E. 8th Street Holland
We'll be your babysitter for the night! Drop your child (ages 6 to 12) off in The Studio and have a night out with your valentine! We will provide engaging crafts, valentine making, popcorn and a movie to keep the kids creativley occupied while you enjoy your night out. Space [...]
Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Location: Blandford Nature Center – 1715 Hillburn Ave NW Grand Rapids
Take a romantic, candlelit hike through the snowy woods with your loved one. Listen to the crunch of snow, maybe the hoot of owls, and sweet whispers of wind in your ear while you experience the magic of winter in Michigan. This easy paced hike is for all experience levels. [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Sunday February 12, 2017

Location: Holland Area Arts Council – 150 E. 8th Street Holland
Make hand-made pop-up valentines! Cut and paste to show your love.
Time: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tuesday February 14, 2017

Location: Howard Christensen Nature Center – 16190 Red Pine Drive Northwest Kent City
Enjoy a guided excursion through our scenic woods on a one mile hike along candle lit trails.  Warm up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa for a cozy Valentine's Day.
Time: 6:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location: KDL Alpine Branch Library – 5255 Alpine Ave. NW Comstock Park
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:00 am
Location: KDL Cascade Branch Library – 2870 Jack Smith Ave. SE Grand Rapids
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:00 am
Location: KDL Kentwood Library Branch – 4950 Breton SE Grand Rapids
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:00 am
Location: KDL Sand Lake/Nelson Township Library – 88 Eighth St. Sand Lake
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:30 am
Location: Painting With A Twist – 6266 28th Street S.E. Grand Rapids
This is FUN Art, not Fine Art! You'll have a blast! By Reserving you agree: This Class for age 8+. All guests age 16+ check in with valid ID upon arrival! Under 18 must be with a reserved adult. PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED: Please pay online. If you cannot reserve online [...]
Time: 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Location: KDL Gaines Township Branch Library – 421 68th St. SE Grand Rapids
Play some Anti-Valentines games, snack on food and enjoy board games at the library.
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Blandford Nature Center – 1715 Hillburn Ave NW Grand Rapids
Take a romantic, candlelit hike through the snowy woods with your loved one. Listen to the crunch of snow, maybe the hoot of owls, and sweet whispers of wind in your ear while you experience the magic of winter in Michigan. This easy paced hike is for all experience levels. [...]
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: KDL Spencer Township Library – 14960 Meddler Ave. Gowen
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Grand Rapids Ballet – 341 Ellsworth Ave SW Grand Rapids
What are you up to this Valentine's Day? How about spending it with us and falling in love with a four-legged friend? Grand Rapids Ballet is proud to partner with Humane Society of West Michigan (HSWM) on “Pas & Paws”—a benefit command performance of “Black & White: Swan Lake” on Tuesday, February [...]
Time: 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Wednesday February 15, 2017

Location: KDL Caledonia Township Branch Library – 6260 92nd St. Caledonia
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:00 am
Location: KDL Cascade Branch Library – 2870 Jack Smith Ave. SE Grand Rapids
Roses are red, violets are blue, join our Valentine event, just for you! Celebrate Valentine's Day with snacks and crafts.
Time: 10:00 am