Take part in a unique experience this weekend

Hope College Dance Marathon

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.
helendevoschildrens.org
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
monsterjam.com
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
celebrationcinema.com
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.
meijergardens.org
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.
naturecenter.org
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.

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