Our little corner of Michigan is dishing up a veritable smorgasbord of entertainment this weekend, with everything from wild animal encounters, snowshoeing and ice sculptures to theatrical performances including ballet, Stomp and Daniel Tiger. And did we mention that t...

Snow shoe or ice skate. Roller skate or swim. Create an airplane or Olympic-inspired art. There are so many things to get up to this weekend. What are your plans?

SATURDAY

  • Hike the wintery trails of the ODC Nature Preserve in search of winter wildlife using Ojibwa-st...

The holidays are over and now it's time to make the most out of winter break. Lazy days are fabulous, but there is definitely a delicate balance if you want to maintain your sanity. So make some time to get out and play, even if it's just bundling up and taking a walk...

Was it just us, or did the last 12 months flip by at hummingbird-wing speed? It's crazy to be staring 2018 in the face, but here we are. How do you celebrate the New Year? Does your family have any traditions?


There are lots of early celebrations around to enjoy if you...

Are you feeling merry yet? It's not too late to head out for a last-minute dose of Christmas cheer. Festive readings of The Grinch and musical retellings of A Christmas Carol, train rides real and on the silver screen, chances to hang out with Santa and his elves, twin...

We are in the midst of Hanukkah and Christmas is just around the snow-clobbered corner. This weekend is bursting with holiday festivities, but it's also the perfect time to try snow-shoeing at one of the local nature centers or lace up some ice skates for a trip around...

Listen carefully and you can hear children all over the Southwest Michigan region rejoicing over the first snowfall of the season, leaving trails of wet mittens and scarves behind them. 

Whether you plan on spending the weekend frolicking in the new-fallen sno...

Christmas is almost here! Jingle your way through dozens of festivities this warm, sunny weekend. Read on for more:

FRIDAY

  • Help trim the tree and hang wreaths to holiday music, learn to make paper snowflakes, and design an ornament to hang in the Holland Museum lobby

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Do you ever catch yourself complaining about time flying or the weather and then realize you are now one thousand years old and that "crotchety" is quickly becoming an apt descriptor? Me neither.


But (*tiptoes in anyway*) doesn't it feel like was just Halloween and al...

Have I mentioned how much we love Halloween in our house? Of course I have. Five days out from Halloween, the kids have already eaten their respective weights in candy and worn no fewer than half a dozen different costumes.

However, the best is truly saved for las...

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