Here are some fun family events to add to your calendar this weekend.
Anne of Green Gables Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 Grand Rapids Civic Theatre www.grct.org Follow the misadventures of a wildly independent orphan with fiery red hair and a temper to match. Evening performances take place at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday will also feature at matinee at 2 p.m.
4th Annual Fire Rescue Expo Saturday, May 4 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. LaGrave Fire Station – Grand Rapids The Grand Rapids Fire Department will be showcasing their trucks and talking to families about fire safety this Saturday. Kids can try on gear, spray a hose and extinguisher, meet the station’s mascot and more.
9th Annual Festival of Health Exploration Saturday, May 4 from Noon – 4 p.m. Kalamazoo Valley Museum www.kalamazoomuseum.org This family focused expo will be featuring fun and interactive vendors aimed at keeping your family in good health. Booths will promote sports, martial arts, gardening, nutrition, safety and more.
Family Archery Lessons Saturday, May 4 from 12:30 – 2 p.m. Blandford Nature Center – Grand Rapids www.blandfordnaturecenter.org Participants of all ages will get a lesson and learn about range safety and the fundamentals for good shooting.
Tulip Time Festival! Saturday, May 4 through Saturday, May 11 Downtown Holland www.tuliptime.com This annual celebration of Dutch heritage kicks off this weekend with a carnival, children’s activities, arts and crafts fair, Dutch dancing, and fireworks on Saturday night.
Fifth Third Junior Wednesday, May 8 Rogers High School – Wyoming www.53riverbankrun.com Kids can choose to participate in a 1/2 mile or 1 mile fun run at 5:30 p.m. or a 5K run at 6:30 p.m. Registration begins at 4:30 p.m.
All month long, Maranda is giving viewers the chance to win amazing prizing including passes to Cedar Point, the John Ball Zoo and more! Tune in to “Maranda: Where You Live” weeknights at 7 p.m. or visit www.wotv4women.com for more details.