List: family fun for your weekend

Girls with Popsicles

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Summer is gearing up and there’s a lot going on around West Michigan. Check out Maranda’s super-sized edition of this week’s Five Star Family Fun Update! To have a complete list emailed to you each week, click here.

Save for Education Day, John Ball Zoo, Grand Rapids
Friday, May 29, 1 – 6 p.m.
Admission to the zoo is just $5.29 per person, thanks to the support of Edward Jones. Coupon required! Print one online. Activities and scavenger hunt for kids.

Movies in the Park, South Westnedge Park, Kalamazoo
Friday, May 29, 7:30 p.m.
See “Jurassic Park” for free! Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Pre-movie activities start at 7 p.m.

Spring Lake Wooden Boat Show, Mill Point Park
Saturday, May 30, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Annual event free and open to the public! Boater registration starts at 7 a.m. Awards ceremony at 3 p.m.

Lids for Kids, Garfield Park, Grand Rapids
Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. – noon
Bike helmet giveaway and bike safety event. Grand Rapids area children ages 4-12 accompanied by an adult can be fitted with a free bike helmet, get minor bike repairs, meet Grand Rapids firefighters, see a fire engine, register for a free bike license, and participate in family-friendly activities. Prize drawings!

Koetsier’s Kids Klub, Koetsier’s Greenhouse, Grand Rapids
Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. – noon
Free kids’ activities every Saturday! This week’s theme: bubble bonanza!

Not All Heroes Wear Capes: Celebrate Community Heroes! Grand Rapids Public Library
Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Meet real-life heroes in the Grand Rapids Police and Fire Departments, American Red Cross, Humane Society, United States Army, Dean Transportation, and athletes. Hands-on activities for the whole family. Free!

Kids Day, Coopersville Farm Museum
Saturday, May 30, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Activities, crafts, and critters! Activities designed for children 10 and under, but all ages are welcome! $3 per person. Children 3 and under and museum members are free.

Camp Henry Open House, Newaygo
Saturday, May 30, 1 – 4 p.m.
See Camp Henry, ask questions, take a tour, and register for camp! Games, activities, drinks, and snacks. Free!

Veen Observatory Public Night, Lowell
Saturday, May 30, 9:30 p.m. – midnight
See the moon, Jupiter, Saturn, an deep sky objects through telescopes. $3 for adults, $2 for children. Call (616) 897-7065 or visit website for sky conditions.

Circus Pages, Kalamazoo County Expo Center
Sunday, May 31, 1 & 4 p.m.
See the splendor and glamour of international circus stars, exotic animals, and heart pounding daredevil action. Adults: $15, children 14 and under are free.

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