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Veterans Day, Wizarding Weekend, and more this weekend

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOTV) - Looking for family fun this weekend? Maranda has a list of her Top Picks!

 

Free Military weekend at GR Children’s Museum

Saturday, November 10

The GRCM wants to thank the military for their service. This event is for active duty or military veterans and their families. Simply bring your military ID card and you and your family can play at GRCM for free.

FREE for active duty or military veterans and their families

 

Kalamazoo Holiday Parade

Saturday, November 10

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Downtown Kalamazoo

Traditional Parade Route including Lovell at Bronson Healthcare Parking Lot, to Park Street, to Michigan, to Pitcher, to Lovell.

This years’ parade will include the traditional holiday themed floats and music everyone has grown to love over the years!

 

Wizarding Weekend at John Ball Zoo

November 10 - 11, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

November 17 - 18, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Calling all wizards and muggles alike: you are officially invited to Wizarding Weekends at John Ball Zoo! Join us for two enchanting weekends, and see the Zoo magically transformed for this family-friendly event. There will be interactive exhibits, activities, crafts, games, unique entertainment, and specialty foods. Put on your robes, grab your wand, and visit the fantastic creatures of the muggle world. Costumes encouraged!

Activities include:

- Owl flight demonstrations
- Quidditch training camp
- Wizarding Photobooth
- Magical treats including butter brew and pumpkin juice
- Potion making
- Secret Chamber scavenger hunt
- Letter writing with the Owl Post
- Spellcasting

Activities included with regular admission.

 

Grand Rapids Comic-Con

The DeVos Place

November 9-11

Grand Rapids Comic-Con is a comic book and popular arts  in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This show will feature a huge vending room selling comic books, anime/manga, movie memorabilia, action figures, toys, and other cool stuff as well as several appearances by Hollywood celebrities, West Michigan LEGOs train display, and lots of events for the little ones

 

Veterans Day Parade in Downtown GR

Friday, November 11

7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Join LZ Mixchigan, WGVU Public Media, and Lacks Enterprises, Inc. for the Grand Rapids Veterans Day Parade.

Parade begins at 7:00 PM at Lyon Street to Monroe Ave. to Monroe Center to Division to Fulton St. to Veterans Memorial Park. Please join us in saying Thank You to our Veterans. Ceremony to follow in Veterans Memorial Park.

 


About Maranda

Maranda is the WOTV 4 Women kids and family expert. She hosts a weekday half-hour program, “Where You Live”.

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