Cold weather fun this weekend

Holland ice sculpting competition

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Whether cold weather makes you want to stay inside or hit the slopes, there is always a lot to do in West Michigan during the winter. Maranda has her top picks for family fun in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To have the complete list emailed to you each week, click here.

Holland Ice Sculpting Competition
Friday, January 9 – Saturday, January 10
downtownhollandice.wordpress.com
Downtown Holland and the National Ice Carving Association host a collegiate competition in the downtown streets.

Kalamazoo Valley Museum
Friday, January 9 – Sunday, January 11
kalamazoomuseum.org
Indoor fun for all ages! Planetarium shows, hands-on crafts, lectures, and musical performances. Check website for current exhibits. Free general admission!

Adventures in Balance, Grand Rapids Children’s Museum
Friday, January 9 – Sunday, January 11
grcm.org
Put your balancing skills to the test with a journey through the “Adventure Jungle.” Included with general admission. 

Indoor Kids Bike Event, The Anchor, Holland
Saturday, January 10, 9 – 11 a.m.
momsintow.com
Let your kids ride their bikes indoors. Bring your own bike or borrow one on location (limited quantity available). Mini tune-up lessons, helmet fittings, and more. Free!

Snowshoe Hike, Hoffmaster Park, Norton Shores
Saturday, January 10, 10:30 a.m.
gillettenature.org
Snowshoe hike begins at the visitor center on Lake Harbor Rd. Snowshoes may be reserved from Gillette Nature Association for $5 per pair. Must be reserved and paid for in advance by calling (231) 798-3573. Hike is free.

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