What's Happening: Spring Break

7:52 AM, Apr 2, 2013   |    comments
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(WZZM)- For many families in West Michigan, the kids are out of school for Spring Break this week. Here are just a few activities that will get them out of the house and into the fun!

The DeltaPlex Arena is offering a week of kid-friendly activities at the Kidz Fest 2013.

There will be more than 50 activities at the event. Those activities include laser tag and rock climbing, an exotic animal petting zoo, and a variety of stage shows offering live music and other entertainment.

Children can play all day for $12. Adults get in for $5. Kids under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Kidz Fest opens Tuesday, April 2 and runs through April 7. Event hours are as follows: Tuesday-Thursday: noon-8 p.m. Friday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday 12-6 p.m.


The Salvation Army Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center is offering extended hours and some extra activities this week to accomodate spring breakers.

This week, kids can take part in basketball tournaments, dodgeball games, and art projects.

Adults can also get involved in the fun through family fitness classes and movie nights.

Camp Kroc will also run this week for kids ages 5-12. You can enroll your child for a day or for the whole week. Non-members can enroll for $150 for the week. Members can enroll for $100. The camp runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.


The Grand Rapids Ballet's Junior Company is inviting families to its performance of Carnival of the Animals.

Children can take part in ballet classes and other physical activities before the show. These will take place 30 minutes prior to the show.

Carnival of the Animals runs April 2-4. Showtimes are at 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day.

Tickets are just $5 per person.

You can catch a performance of Carnival of the Animals at the Peter Martin Wege Theatre, located at 341 Ellsworth SW in Grand Rapids.

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