Celebrate Mom with family fun

Family picnic

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) There’s a lot going on for Mother’s Day weekend in West Michigan. So gather the family and head out for some quality time. Here are Maranda’s top picks in this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update. To have a complete list emailed to you each week, click here.

Fifth Third River Bank Run, downtown Grand Rapids
Saturday, May 9, 8:30 a.m.
Come cheer on the runners or you can still register at the Sports & Fitness Expo at DeVos Place on Friday, May 8 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Tulip Time Festival, Holland
Saturday May 9
Final weekend of annual festival! Celebrate Dutch culture with parades, dancing , a carnival, performances, an arts and crafts fair, and more. Muziek Parade Saturday at 2 p.m.

Koetsier’s Kids Klub, Koetsier’s Greenhouse, Grand Rapids
Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m. – noon
Kids can create handmade Mother’s Day cards. Free!

Touch-A-Truck, Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds
Saturday, May 9
Family-friendly event where kids can touch and learn about unique vehicles. Bounceland, kids activities, music, and food trucks. $10 per family or $4 per adult and $2 per child. Children 2 and under are free. Gates open at 10 a.m. for siren-free zone. General admission noon to 2 p.m.

Free admission for moms, Binder Park Zoo, Battle Creek
Sunday, May 10, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
All moms are admitted free when accompanied by their paid children or grandchildren.

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