These events have been handpicked especially for Deals in the Mitten by grkids.com contributor Betsy B.
1. Flick’s Family Film Fest: See Rise of the Guardians March 29-Apil 4, Ice Age: Continental Drift April 5-11, Here Comes the Boom April 12-18, Parental Guidance April 19-25, and a mystery film April 26-May 2. Cost: Kids 12 & under FREE, adults $4.00.
2. Free For All at Kentwood Fun Spot: Thursdays 4:00 PM-6:00 PM. Free admission skate rental extra $3.
3. Family Night at the Children’s Museum: Thursdays 5:00 PM-6:00 PM. $1.50 admission for everyone over the age of 1!
4. From Out Backdune to your Backyard: Saturday April 20 10:30 AM. An interactive hike exploring unique characteristics of backdune trees and compares them to those you find in your backyard. This one mile hike through the dune forest is suitable for children and their families. Starts at the P.J. Hoffmaster State Park Visitor Center. FREE.
5. Family Nights at the Kroc Center: Friday April 26 6:00 PM-9:00 PM. Join us for evenings of family fun and games at the Kroc Center. Family nights give parents and guardians an opportunity to spend some fun, quality time with the kids. Each night includes themed games, activities, $1 concessions and a family-friendly movie. Family activities begin at 6 pm, movie starts at approximately 7 pm. FREE.
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