GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) If you’re sick of being cooped up inside during this long winter, there are plenty of things to get you and your family moving, laughing, and having fun together this weekend. Check our the top picks for March 7 through 9 in this week’s Maranda and Star 105.7 Five Star Family Fun Update!
Maple Sugar Tours, Kalamazoo Nature Center
Saturday, March 8 & Sunday, March 9 – 1 p.m. & 3 p.m.
Discover what makes a good sap run on this hike through the woods to the sugar shack. Then sample some real Michigan maple syrup! Tour start indoors, followed by a 45 minute guided hike. Free for members. Adults: $7, children & students (4-17): $4, children 3 & under: free.
Family Day at the West Michigan Home & Garden Show, DeVos Place
Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Enjoy special features and activities for kids, parents, and grandparents. Charity all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast for $5 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Free children’s admission until noon on Saturday. Adults $10, kids $4 after noon.
LaughFest Super Saturday Kids Zone, GRCC Ford Fieldhouse
Saturday, March 8, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Themed kids carnival for all ages featuring surprise guests, inflatable games, giveaways, snacks, and more! Parents must accompany a child. $7.
“No Dogs Allowed”, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
Saturday, March 8, 2 p.m.
Free performance by the Grand Rapids Civic Theatre and School of Theatre Arts Traveling Troupe. Recommended for ages four and older. General seating, no ticket required. Free.
People & Pets – LaughFest, GRCC Ford Fieldhouse
Sunday, March 9, noon – 3 p.m.
Bring your furry friend for contests including pet look-alike, best trick, and a costume contest. There will be a photo booth, Yesterdog hot dogs, giveaways, entertainment, treats, and more! Pets must be up to date on vaccines and must remain on a leash. Free.
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