Here are some family events happening this weekend you might want to check out.
Flick’s Family Film Festival Friday, March 8 through Thursday, March 14 Various Celebration Cinema locations www.celebrationcinema.com This week’s movie is “Diary of a Wimpy Kids: Dog Days.” Kids 12 and under get in free and adults are only $4!
Community Purple Griffins Game Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Van Andel Arena – Grand Rapids www.vai.org or www.ticketmaster.com The Griffins will be donning purple jerseys and the first 10,000 fans will receive a purple t-shirts. Proceeds from the game go to support the Van Andel Institute.
Pure Passion for Fashion Friday, March 8 at 7 p.m. Kentwood Community Church www.purepassionforfashion.org This nationally known peer-to-peer education program combines a rocking fashion show with messages of positive decision making, healthy relationships, modesty and more. Tickets are only $5!
The Toymaker’s Son Friday, March 8 through Sunday, March 10 DeVos Center for Arts and Worship – Grand Rapids www.heartsinstepdance.org This children’s ensemble presents a heartfelt ballet that illustrates the story of Easter through classical and contemporary dance.
Sugarbush Festival March 9 from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Blandford Nature Center - Grand Rapids www.blandfordnaturecenter.org Learn how maple syrup is made, taste the harvest and enjoy the Nature Center.
Family Roller Skating Sessions Saturday, March 9 Tarry Hall Roller Rink - Grandville www.tarryhall.com Bring the family out and skate to the best of the ‘80s music. One parent admission free with one child's paid admission.
Secret Agent 23 Skidoo Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 The B.O.B. – Grand Rapids www.laughfestgr.org Secret Agent 23 Skidoo is a hip hop band with funky beats for all ages. Cost is $7 for general admission.
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