There is just a TON of stuff to do this weekend. I hope it’s nice outside! It’s only Wednesday – but you might need a few days to develop a plan to fit all of this goodness in.
John Ball Park Zoo is having it’s Party For the Planetevent Saturday from 10-3. This is fun, and there are lots of different organizations and activites that come out for this. It’s $3.50 for adults, and $3.00 for children.
Don’t forget that Dairy Discovery is having a Family Fun weekend this Saturday. It’s $5.00 per person, or $20.00 max per family.
The following events are all free:
The Grand Rapids Public Library is having a ton of stuff for Earth Week that kicks off this weekend:
- An indoor farmers’ and artisans’ market.
- Re-shirt (take an old shirt, and make something new from it)
- Slow food presentation
- Movies: Who Killed the Electric Car? and Wall-e
- Bio-diesel workshop
- Clothes exchange
- Rain Garden tour
- Green Cleaning
The East Grand Rapids Kent District Library is having a Green Fair on Saturday at 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM with some very cool activities planned.
Michaels is having “The Knack” crafting event Saturday rom 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. You can make these ‘spring critters’.
This requires a drive, but admission is free on Saturday to the Kalamazoo Nature Center in honor of Earth Day. It’s not easy to get free admission here, I think Earth Day is the only free event. You won’t be disappointed!
This last one is so unique, and I am so excited about it. Rob Bliss, who brought the Zombie Walk and Giant Pillow Fight to Grand Rapids,
Bliss plans to hand out 30,000 pieces of sidewalk chalk at Rosa Parks Circle…to see what collective creative energy will bring to the core city. He hopes the Sidewalk Chalk Flood will bring the most age diverse crowd to downtown Grand Rapids of all his prior social experiments that received…national television coverage on CBS News last fall.
Coming soon on Big Binder: summer camp info!