Ideas for family fun this weekend

Windmill Island Gardens in Holland, Mich.
Photo courtesy Windmill Island Gardens

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Pack up the family and head out for some fun this weekend in West Michigan! Check out Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Star 105.7 Five Star Family Fun Update.

Flick’s Family Film Festival, Celebration! Cinema
Friday, September 12 – Thursday, September 18
celebrationcinema.com
Free movie, “The LEGO Movie,” for kids under 12 years old. Adults are $5. Show times will be available on Tuesday evenings the week the movie starts.

Tulip City Gem & Mineral Show, Holland Civic Center
Friday, September 12 – Sunday, September 14
tulipcity.org
Displays, demos, Petoskey polish, silent auctions. $3 for adults, $8 for a family three-day pass. Students are free. 

Community Picnic, Grand Rapids Community College Ford Fieldhouse
Saturday, September 13, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
grcc.edu
Celebrate GRCC’s 100th birthday with free lunch, inflatables, photo booth, kids activities, and a living timeline. Everything is free, including parking!

Hope-Holland Community Day, Windmill Island Gardens
Saturday, September 13, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
hope.edu
Picnic with live music, kids games and activities, musical performances. Ticket includes picnic buffet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., admission to Windmill Island Gardens from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and the Hope football and men’s soccer games. $9 for adults and $4.50 for kids. Children under five are free. 

Fall Fest & Music in the Woods, Kalamazoo Nature Center
Saturday, September 13, 1 – 5 p.m.
naturecenter.org
Live music performances, natural play area, giant slip & slide, learning stations, zip line!

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