Summertime fun with the family

Photo courtesy GR Kroc Center

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Summer is in full swing and this is a great time to get the family together for some fun events! Check out Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update!


Lowell Riverwalk Festival, downtown Lowell & Lowell Fairgrounds
Thursday, July 10 – Saturday, July 12
Concerts, parade, duck race, arts and crafts, cruise-in, kayak and canoe races, fireworks.

Kids FUNfari, Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek
Saturday, July 12, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
A day of fun activities focused on healthy and active lifestyles for kids. Includes the Lemur Lap Kids Fun Run at for kids ages 2 to 10 at 8:15 a.m. Pre-registration available online. Kids FUNfari included in general admission.

Zendoodle Super Saturday, Muskegon Museum of Art
Saturday, July 12, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Crafts, films, tours, and other activities. Free!

Slip & Slide Saturdays, Salvation Army Kroc Center, Grand Rapids
Saturday, July 12, 1 – 4 p.m.
Cool down on a giant slip & slide! Bring your swimsuit and towel. Tubes provided. Free and all ages are welcome!  Concessions will be available for purchase.

S.S. Milwaukee Clipper Tours, Muskegon
Saturday, July 12 – Sunday, July 13, 1 – 5 p.m.
Tour the historic Milwaukee Clipper! The former cross-lake ferry and national landmark is being restored to its former glory. $7 for adults, $5 for students. Kids under 6 are free.


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For more fun ideas every day during the summer, check out Maranda’s 105 Days of Summer by clicking here!

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