GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOTV) Gather the kids and let them learn, explore, and have fun at different events across West Michigan. Check out 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.
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Night, Berlin Raceway, Marne
Join Maranda for a special Kids Night supporting RacingAwareness.com, presented by Craig’s Cruisers! First 500 kids receive a free Coke product, hot dog, and activity at Craig’s Cruisers courtesy of Coca Cola. Adults: $12. Kids 11 and under are free!
Kids at the Market, Downtown Market Grand Rapids
June 27, 10 a.m. – noon
Free family activities every Saturday through September 19. Each week has a different theme!
Veen Observatory Public Night, Lowell
June 27, 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.
St. Patrick Summerfest, Portland
June 27 – 28
Kids’ games, inflatables, 3-on-3 basketball, 5K/Kids’ 1 mile race, volleyball tournament, youth baseball tournament, food, and entertainment including Shelby Ann Marie Miller from American Idol. 25% of all proceeds will be donated to PAMA, which will benefit the four Portland churches damaged in the tornado.
10 Year Anniversary Party, Forever Curious Children’s Museum, Fennville
June 28, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Celebrate with a museum tour, bounce house, hands-on activities, and food.
Paws on Parade, South Pier, South Haven
Pet parade starts at Stanley Johnston Park and ends back at the park for a fun-filled afternoon. Informational booths and vendors, food, music, games, crafts, demonstrations, and raffles. Benefits Al-Van Humane Society.
>>> For fun activities around West Michigan all summer long, check out Maranda’s Guide to Summer Fun!