Maranda’s picks for weekend family fun

A boy enjoys the Special Families Fun Fest
Photo courtesy Family Hope Foundation

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Halloween is over, but there is still more family fun to be had this weekend. Check out Maranda’s picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update!

West Michigan Harvest Cluster AKC Dog Show, Kalamazoo Co. Expo Center
Thursday, November 6 – Sunday, November 9, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
midogshows.com
AKC all breed dog show. Conformation, obedience trials and rally trials all four days. $5 per vehicle per day or $15 for a four day pass.

Gillette Nature Association’s Turkey Trail Run, P.J. Hoffmaster State Park
Saturday, November 8, 9 a.m. – noon
gillettenature.org
A 5K race through the back dunes of Lake Michigan. Little Turkey one mile trot starts at 10:30 a.m. Registration for 5K is $30. Little Turkey Trot is free.

Special Families Fun Fest, DeltaPlex, Walker
Saturday, November 8, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
specialfamiliesfunfest.blogspot.com
An event dedicated to individuals with special needs and their families. Carnival games, crafts, face painting, sensory room, petting zoo, music, vendors, prizes, and more! Tickets are $5 and include ten game tickets. Additional game tickets can be purchased.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Holland Museum
Through January 3, 2015
hollandmuseum.org
Walk through a pop-up book of the classic story with hands-on activities and interactive exhibits. Free for museum members. Non-members: $7 for adults, $4 for students, children under 6 are free.

Real Pirates: The Untold Story of the Whydah from Slave Ship to Pirate Ship, Grand Rapids Public Museum
Through April 19
grpm.org
Learn the real story of a sunken pirate ship. See real pirate treasure, walk through a replica pirate ship, learn all about the lives of real pirates. Members: $10-$12. Non-members: $12-$17. Includes general admission.

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