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Weekend of June 28th


Here are a few events you might want to check out:

Seussical the Musical
June 27-29
Ottawa Hills High School is hosting Seussical the Musical with a cast of 50 kids from 17 different schools. Matinee and evening performances, starting at $5 student tickets. Buy presale tickets or they are available at the door 45 minutes prior to showtime

Michigan Challenge Balloon Fest
June 28-30
Family friendly event for all ages, hot air balloon pilots competing against each other, fireworks,and more

West Michigan Whitecaps Home Game
June 28-30
The West Michigan Whitecaps have home games Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Fireworks are on Saturday and Sunday the first 1,000 kids get a free lunch supplied by Helen DeVos Children's Hospital

Summer reading challenge for kids
June 29
The Grand Rapids Public Library challenges all kids in the city under the age of 18 to read. The more levels you complete, the more prizes you win. Victory is yours for the taking. This is a free event!

Oshtemo fireworks
June 29
The city of Oshtemo in Kalamazoo County is hosting their annual fireworks. Family activities start at 6:00 p.m., there will be magic shows, games, and prizes. Free admission, bring the whole family!

Muddy Patriot
June 29
3 mile muddy military style obstacle run for anyone 13 years and up that happens twice a year at Timber Ridge Ski Area in Kalamazoo. This family friendly event also includes delicious food, a free Lil' Muddy Patriot course (12 years and under), ski lift rides for spectators, and live music

"Rock the Block" Block Party and bicycle safety education event
June 29
The Salvation Army will "Rock the Block" when they partner with Ada Bike Shop and Girl Scout Troop 3381 to give away 450 free bicycle helmets as well as celebrate the Fulton Heights Corps Community Center's annual block party. The "Rock the Block" event, from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Fulton Heights Corps Community Center will feature a free helmet give away, a prize drawing of four kids' bicycles, a bicycle safety course and a free bicycle safety inspection. Free food and refreshments along with a bounce house, music, games and crafts.

Traverse City Cherry Festival
June 29-July 6
Each day Festival goers find cherry delights along with parades, family and kid events and entertainment. There are more than 150 events along the shores of Lake Michigan's Grand Traverse Bay.

Don’t forget to watch “Maranda Where You Live,” now on weeknights at 7pm on WOTV 4 Women.

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