Monster Jam, John Ball Zoo & family movie fun!

Monster Jam at Van Andel Arena

Monster Jam at Van Andel Arena

Friday, March 10 7pm
Saturday, March 11 1pm & 7pm
Sunday, March 12 1pm & 6:30pm
Monster Jam returns to the Van Andel Arena with new trucks, new drivers and more!  Tickets start at just $15 and kids’ discount tickets are available.


Glow Lab – Grand Rapids Public Museum
In Glow Lab participants will explore and interact with organisms and objects that use a variety of strategies to produce intriguing lights and colors. The Curiosity Lab takes place Saturday, March 11 at 11am and 1pm. Tickets are $4 per child (includes general admission to the Museum) Limited tickets are available – recommended for children age 8 years and older.


Amazing Dinosaurs! at the Grand Rapid Children’s Museum
Through June 25th. Dig up fossils, examine dinosaur habits, and come face to face with your favorite dinos from AMAZING DINOSAURS.


Flick’s Family Film Festival
Through-April 20
Flick’s Family Film Festival features a lineup  of free movies for kids and just $5 for adults.
Current Movie:Trolls


Opening Day at John Ball Zoo
Saturday, March 11
Open 10am-4pm


Saladin Shrine Circus at The DeltaPlex
Thursday, March 9 at 7pm
Friday,  March 10 at 10:30am, 4pm & 7:30pm
Saturday, March 11 at 11am, 3pm & 7:30pm
Sunday, March 12 at 2pm & 6pm

Doors open 1 hour prior to show
All seats are reserved.
Ages 3 and under are free if sitting on lap.
Spectacular Admission: $21
Ringmaster Seats (First 7 rows) $28
Ringside suites (4-6 people) $40 per person

Parent and Child workshop at GRAM: Tattoo t-shirts
Saturday , March 11
Children: $20 per child, members receive 20% off registration
Adults: $13 per adult, members receive 20% off registration
Bring your own T-shirt
Wear your art on your tee with designs inspired by the graphic tattoos of Leo Zulueta. Learn about tribal patterns, then use stencils and fabric paint to create wearable art. Bring your own T-shirt to decorate; additional supplies will be provided. Open to all ages. For more information, please contact Crystal Chesnik at 616.831.2927 or Registration is required. Space is limited so reserve your spot today at


Charlotte’s Web – The Musical
Frauenthal Theatre – March 10 at 7pm , March 11 at 2pm & 7pm
Tickets: $10
Come experience the fun and exciting adventures of Wilbur the pig and his barnyard friends as they discover lessons in love, friendship and self-sacrifice. This is a family fun show with fun characters, music and dancing.
General Admission
March 10, 2017 at 7pm
March 11, 2017 at 2pm and 7pm
Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra Presents Disney-Pixar’s Ratatouille in Concert
Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 3pm.
Tickets $10
Miller Auditorium
 The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the second concert in their three-year exclusive partnership with Disney – Disney-Pixar’s Ratatouille in concert. Families are invited to join the KSO as they present this Academy Award Winning film in high-definition on the big screen while the beloved score, by composer Michael Giacchino, is performed live by symphony musicians under the direction of Maestro Raymond Harvey.

Kids’ programs springing up at Muskegon Museum of Art 

Saturday, March 11, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Balloon Super Saturday 
Free Family Fun Day
This Super Saturday will take you up, up and away! We will explore and create with the wonders of blow up art. Save up your hot air; you will need it for this floating adventure.
10:00 am & 1:00 pm Film Up!  (96 mins.) Join the unlikely pair of Carl, an elderly homebody, and 8-year old Russell, a wilderness explorer, as they trek on a worldly adventure marked with a villain, a rare bird, and LOTS of balloons.

11:00 am – 1:00 pm Guided Tours
Enjoy a guided trek through Blow Up: Inflatable Contemporary Art with a Museum docent.

11:00 am – 2:00 pm Make & Take
Learn how to make balloon animals with “the balloon guy” Jim Perry.







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