GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) There is a lot of unique family fun happening across West Michigan this weekend. From a dance marathon to monster trucks and a free movie to a butterfly ballet – check it out in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To have a complete list emailed to you each week, click here.
Hope Dance Marathon, Holland
Friday, March 6 at 6 p.m. – Saturday, March 7 at 5 p.m.
Visitors are welcome at this annual dance marathon to benefit Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Takes place at The Dow Center at Hope College.
Monster Jam, Van Andel Arena
Friday, March 6 – Sunday, March 8
Monster truck drivers race and perform daredevil stunts. Tickets $16.50-$41.50. See website for show times and ticket availability.
Flick’s Family Film Festival, Celebration! Cinema
Friday, March 6 – Thursday, March 12
See “Annie.” Free for kids 12 and under and $5 for adults.
“Who Am I? A Butterfly Ballet,” Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids
Saturday, March 7, 10 a.m. & 12:30 p.m.
GR Ballet’s Junior Company presents the story of a newly emerged butterfly. $8 for non members, $5 for members, children 2 and under are free.
Maple Sugar Tours, Kalamazoo Nature Center
Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, March 8, 1 & 3 p.m.
Take a hike through the woods to the sugar shack and taste real Michigan maple syrup. Tours start indoors followed by a 45 minute guided hike. Free for members. Non-members: $7 for adults, $6 for seniors, children (4-17) $4, children (3 & under): free.