This Weeks' Events

11:00 AM, Tue to 12:00 PM, Tue

Webinar. 11 am – 12 pm. Share strategies and best practices to get the most out of your social media activities. You’ll also get tips on how to tell if your social media activity is working. Free. Register at:

6:00 PM, Wed to 7:30 PM, Wed

The Beacon Club, 5830 Portage Road, Kalamazoo.  6:30 – 7:30 pm. Appetizers and beverages at 6 p.m. Nonsurgical treatment options to manage your back pain. Register at or call 269-341-6550.

11:10 AM, Thu to 11:10 AM, Sat

Western Michigan University. Over a thousand of Michigan’s best young artists will be showcasing their talents in visual arts, vocal music, film, theatre, creative writing, spoken word, dance and instrumental music.  Free. 248-545-9200.


1:30 PM, Thu to 2:00 PM, Thu

Lawrence Conference Center. 1:30 - 3 pm. An event to honor people who go above and beyond in their work with Alzheimer's/Dementia patients. Event includes a keynote speaker from the Alzheimer's Association, special guests, and a dessert reception. Free. 269-370-5294.

3:00 PM, Thu to 7:00 PM, Thu

Kalamazoo County Expo Center, Main Expo. 4 – 7 pm. This event celebrates children's mental health and helps to reduce the stigma of receiving mental health services for youth and families in a free, fun, and interactive atmosphere. Free. 269-553-7122.

4:30 PM, Thu to 7:30 PM, Thu

Beacon Club @ 5:30 - 7:30.  Cost $20 & Dinner will be provided.  Speaker will be local artist, Caron Merrow. Nonmembers welcome.  For more information & reservations call

11:11 AM, Fri to 11:11 AM, Fri

Fritz 3960 N 26th Street, Corner of Crestwood & 26th off Gull Road. Kalamazoo Garden Club is hosting their annual plant sale. Come and have some FUN!! “Like” us on Facebook to follow us! Free. 269-388-4233. 

11:11 AM, Fri to 11:11 AM, Fri

Michigan Flywheelers Museum. There will be about 30 activities for kids to do. Besides the hands-on activities, visitors will be able to stroll through the Old Towne to look at displays. 269-637-5077.

11:12 AM, Fri to 11:12 AM, Sat

Walnut Room at the Kalamazoo County Building. Fri. 9 am – 6 pm, Sat. 9 am – 3 pm. Master Gardeners are holding a fundraiser and will help shoppers with plant selection, plant care information, and provide carry out. Free and open to the public. 269-383-8815.

9:00 AM, Sat to 12:00 PM, Sat

Haworth College of Business WMU. 9 am – 12 noon. This introductory session helps aspiring entrepreneurs assess their abilities to lead and manage a company, as well as evaluate market and sales potential for their products/services. The workshop will discuss each section of the business plan and how to start developing a startup cash flow. $35. Register at:


9:00 AM, Sat to 1:00 PM, Sat

Kalamazoo County Expo Center. 9 am – 1 pm. Southwest Michigan's largest garage sale where moms sell clothes, toys, books, maternity wear and other baby items to other moms! Admission: Adults $3,  Children 5 and under are free. 269-344-0111.

10:00 AM, Sat to 2:00 PM, Sat

Kalamazoo County Expo Center, East lawn. 10 am – 2 pm. Fun opportunity for kids of ALL AGES to see and touch a large variety of unique vehicles and learn about them from those that build, protect, and serve our community. Admission: $10 per Family or Adults $4, Children $2. 269-815-0034.

11:15 AM, Sun to 11:15 AM, Sun

W.K. Kellogg Manor House. 11 am & 1 pm. Thank someone special in your life with a decadent brunch at the historic W.K. Kellogg Manor House, the cereal king’s former summer home on beautiful Gull Lake. Reservations required. $27 adults, $16 ages 5 – 12. 269-671-2400.


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