Great ideas for fun this weekend

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) From monster trucks to musicals to an indoor campout and St. Patrick’s Day festivities, check out what Maranda has in this week’s Star 105.7 Five Star Family Fun Update!

Indoor Campout, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Friday, March 14, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Kids will enjoy a professional storyteller around a pretend campfire, create a constellation flashlight, make binoculars, have a scavenger hunt, s’mores, hot dogs, and explore the new “Just Fort Fun” exhibit! $8 for members, $10 for non-members. Children under one are free. Call (616) 235-4726 for reservations.


“Pinkalicious” the Musical, Farmers Alley Theatre, Kalamazoo
Friday, March 14 – Sunday, March 23
Based on the children’s book series. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for kids 15 and younger. See website for show times.


Grand Rapids Monster Jam, Van Andel Arena
Friday, March 14 – Sunday, March 16
The world’s premier monster truck series features many popular Monster Jam trucks, including Grave Digger, Rap Attack, Aftershock, and Bad News. Come early to the Saturday afternoon show for Party in the Pits, to see the trucks up close and meet the drivers! Tickets start at $10 for kids and $15 for adults. Available through Ticketmaster or at the Van Andel Arena box office.


Dr. Seuss’ The Cat in the Hat, The Civic Auditorium, Kalamazoo
Friday, March 14 – Friday, March 21
The classic Dr. Seuss story comes to life on the stage! Tickets $7.


St. Patrick’s Day Parades
Downtown Muskegon: Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m.
Downtown Grand Rapids: Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m.
Downtown Kalamazoo: Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m.
Downtown Holland: Saturday, March 15, noon
Downtown Saugatuck: Saturday, March 15, 2 p.m.


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