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Dawn Patrol Breakfast and Fly-In/Drive-In

Dawn Patrol Breakfast and Fly-In/Drive-In

The Grand Haven Aviation Association invite the community to a family favorite this Saturday!

The community can experience a tantalizing breakfast of pancakes, eggs, sausage & juice/coffee or a hotdog, chips & pop lunch, along with flight demonstrations, music, children’s activities and more. Airplane, Biplane or helicopter rides will be available.

Admission is free, rain or shine to drive in or fly in for this great time at the Grand Haven Memorial Airpark located at 16446 Comstock Street on Saturday, August 13 from 7:00am – 1:00pm.

Call: (616)842-4430 or go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com & click on events for more information.

Sand Sculpture Contest

Sand Sculpture Contest

The Grand Haven, Spring Lake & Ferrysburg Chamber of Commerce invite residents & visitors to take part in this sand art building activity this Saturday.

After 2 hours of sand creating, individuals, teams & families will be judged and awarded prizes on their unique presentation.

Get your sand sculpture plans & tools in order.The Grand Haven City Beach is the place to be from 8:00am to 1:00pm on Saturday, August 13.

Go on-line to www.visitgrandhaven.com for more information.

Kalamazoo’s Ultimate Outdoor Garage Sale

Kalamazoo’s Ultimate Outdoor Garage Sale

Love Garage Sales & second hand treasures, this one’s for you!

This large garage sale will be like hitting 200 garage sales but in one destination. Guests will find everything under the sun, like baby & kid’s items, household items, furniture, antiques, electronics and so much more.

Bring the family to the Kalamazoo County Expo Center located at 2900 Lake Street in Kalamazoo on Saturday, July 23 from 9:00am-1:00pm. Admission: $2.00 for adults, free for kids.

Call: (269)903-5820 or visit www.kalcounty.com for more information.

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center Celebrates Summer with Mobile Science Lab

Rainbow Child Care Center (Rainbow), a provider of academic-focused, early-childhood education with more than 120 centers across 12 states, recently celebrated its annual Summer Social with local families and special guest, Clarity Newhouse, professional race car driver.

Families that attended the event at Rainbow’s center in Walker, enjoyed interacting with Newhouse and getting an up-close look at her race car.  Doubling as a Mobile Science Lab, Newhouse’s race car provided young students an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering and math during a fun, hands-on science lesson.

2016 Kalamazoo Irish Fest

2016 Kalamazoo Irish Fest

For the 16th year, the Irish American Club of Kalamazoo invites the community to an Irish music extravaganza.

The Old Dog Tavern located at 402 E. Kalamazoo Avenue comes alive inside and outside with a variety of Irish Music bands on Friday, June 17 from 5:00pm – 1:00am & Saturday, June 18 from noon until 1:00am.

Admission: $10.00 – adults, children 13 & under with an adult are free and welcome until 9:00pm. All students with ID are $5.00.

Call: (269)381-5677 or visit www.kalamazooirish.org for more details.

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

Great Lakes Kite Festival Returns

The State Park in Grand Haven comes to life with incredible kite performances this weekend. Don’t miss the fun!

For the 28th year, the world’s best kite flyers - individuals, pairs & teams will be performing continuously on Saturday, May 21 from 10am – 5pm & Sunday, May 22 from 11am – 5pm.

Kite enthusiast and their families are invited to experience different size kites with amazing capabilities controlled by professional kite handlers. There will also be an Open Flying Field to fly your own kite.

Grand Haven State Park is located at 1001 Harbor Avenue in Grand Haven, Michigan 49417.

Call: 1-866-428-2335 or visit www.mackite.com for more information.

Kalamazoo Spring Carnival 2016

Kalamazoo Spring Carnival 2016

The community is in for a real treat this week during the largest family owned & operated Carnival in Michigan.

Families are invited to experience the entertaining Skerbeck Carnival with 50 super spectacular rides including children’s rides on May 19-22. The venue for this exciting family opportunity is the Wings Event Center located at 3600 Vanrick Dr. in Kalamazoo.

Carnival Schedule is: Thursday, May 19 from 4-9pm. Friday, May 20 from 4-11pm, Saturday from 12noon-11pm, and Sunday from 12noon-9pm.

Admission for a Single Day Armband is $17.

Visit www.wingseventcenter.com or call (269)345-1125.