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Kalamazoo, MI

Kalamazoo is a city in the southwest region of the U.S. state of Michigan. It is the county seat of Kalamazoo County. As of the 2010 census, Kalamazoo had a total population of 74,262. Kalamazoo is the major city of the Kalamazoo-Portage Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 335,340 as of 2015. Kalamazoo is equidistant from the major American cities of Chicago and Detroit, each less than 150 miles away. One of Kalamazoo's most notable features is the Kalamazoo Mall, an outdoor pedestrian shopping mall. The city created the mall in 1959 by closing part of Burdick Street to auto traffic, although two of the mall's four blocks have been reopened to auto traffic since 1999. Kalamazoo is home to Western Michigan University, a large public university, Kalamazoo College, a private liberal arts college, and Kalamazoo Valley Community College, a two-year community college.

Sunday, April 22nd 2018

2:00pm
The Good Doctor

Take one part 19th century Russian playwright, add in one part 20th century American playwright equals a full-length play that exposes the ridiculous, tender, outlandish, ludicrous, innocent and weird frailties…

Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
424 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
2:00pm
Lost Boy Found in Whole Foods

In the country of Sudan in the 1990’s, after civil war destroyed their villages, an exodus of boys walked 800 miles across Africa until making it to refugee camps in…

Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
424 S. Park St., Kalamazoo, MI 49007
2:00pm
Mama's Girls by Marilynn Barner Anselmi

Mama's Girls by Marilynn Barner Anselmi is the first production in QTK's new space, and the next our season line-up. Produced by Laura Kay Henderson and Directed by Jen Hebben,…

Queer Theatre Kalamazoo
315 W., Kalamazoo, MI 49007, QTK Theatre
Event Series

Monday, April 23rd 2018

9:30am
Baby & Toddler Storytime

Join us with your little one and have fun with early literacy as we sing, read, rhyme and play. A developmentally appropriate playtime will follow. Registration is not required.

Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002, Austin and Sugarloaf Lake Rooms
10:15am
Toddler Talk

Toddlers 1-3 Years Toddlers play while adults share joys and challenges of parenting 1-3 year olds. Carolyn Call, RN, parent educator/facilitator.No registration required!

Kalamazoo Public Library
7265 West Main, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
10:30am
Baby & Toddler Storytime

Join us with your little one and have fun with early literacy as we sing, read, rhyme and play. A developmentally appropriate playtime will follow. Registration is not required.

Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002, Austin and Sugarloaf Lake Rooms
10:30am
Musical Toddlers

Toddlers and caregivers engage in a variety of musical activities including singing, dancing, storytelling, and playing with instruments.

Kalamazoo Public Library
315 South Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
11:30am
Hard Core + Stretch

A 30 minute class designed to tone and tighten your abdominals, lower back, obliques and hips as well as improve balance and flexibility. Every single class will be different to…

Kalamazoo Athletic Club
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, Lower Level
Event Series
12:10pm
Group Cycle

For beginners and avid cyclists alike, Group Cycle is a great calorie-burning workout. The indoor cycling program emphasizes the basic foundations of cycling movements and breathing awareness while emulating fast…

Kalamazoo Athletic Club
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, Lower Level
Event Series
2:30pm
Baby Talk

Babies up to One Year Talk about the care of babies up to one year of age with other parents. Carolyn Call, RN, facilitator. No registration required!

Kalamazoo Public Library
7265 West Main, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
3:30pm
Play and Learn

Come to the Story Place and engage in play for early learning. For children ages 1 to 5 with caregiver, siblings welcomed.

Kalamazoo Public Library
1112 Gayle Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
6:00pm
Black Panther Community Discussion

Join Black Arts & Cultural Center for an engaging community dialogue about the themes and impact of Black Panther! This event is free for the community and refreshments will be…

Black Arts and Cultural Center
1000 W. Patterson St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
6:00pm
Ask a Lawyer--Portage Community Center

Free legal clinic for Kalamazoo County residents of low-to-moderate income with Bar Association lawyers.� Get help with most areas of civil law, including landlord-tenant problems, divorce, and family law.� Appointments…

Kalamazoo Public Library
300 Library Lane, Kalamazoo, MI 49002
6:30pm
Group Cycle

For beginners and avid cyclists alike, Group Cycle is a great calorie-burning workout. The indoor cycling program emphasizes the basic foundations of cycling movements and breathing awareness while emulating fast…

Kalamazoo Athletic Club
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, Lower Level
Event Series
6:30pm
A Novel Idea Book Club

Join us as we discuss and debate books of all types and genres. In March, we will discuss The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood. In April, we will discuss Orphan…

Kalamazoo Public Library
7265 West Main, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
7:00pm
Trivia Night (Wings West)

Put a stop to those Monday blues, test your knowledge in a diverse range of categories, and win prizes at Team Trivia Night! Grab a friend or group and join…

Old Burdick's
5076 Sports Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Event Series

Tuesday, April 24th 2018

10:00am
Family Storytime

Children will build language skills while listening to stories, learning rhymes, moving to music, and learning the mystery letter of the week! These activities help build early literacy skills and…

Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002, Austin and Sugarloaf Lake Rooms
10:30am
Toddler Storytime

Toddlers and caregivers share reading, writing, singing, playing and talking. Best for ages 2-3.

Kalamazoo Public Library
315 South Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
11:00am
Family Storytime

Children will build language skills while listening to stories, learning rhymes, moving to music, and learning the mystery letter of the week! These activities help build early literacy skills and…

Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002, Austin and Sugarloaf Lake Rooms
11:00am
Power Hour

This is a 12-week body sculpting class that features personal training in a small group setting. The class per week is $100.00 and includes 12 classes & 1 make-up class.…

Kalamazoo Athletic Club
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, Lower Level
Event Series
12:00pm
ARTbreak Talk: America's Favorite Artist, Norman Rockwell

KIA docent Pat Norris reviews the life and work of America's best known 20th century artist, Norman Rockwell (1896 - 1978), whose vision reflected and reinforced our national self-image.

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
314 South Park Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
12:10pm
Total Body Toning

This class includes all components of fitness. Focusing on cardio, strength training, core and flexibility work. 45 minutes and you're on your way to improved fitness.

Kalamazoo Athletic Club
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, Lower Level
Event Series
3:30pm
Open Studio

Welcome to The Studio!Explore our brand new collaborative space for teens! Join us after school with weekly activities like gaming, VR, crafting, trivia, maker projects, and more! Individuals in grades…

Kalamazoo Public Library
315 South Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
4:00pm
The Great Piggy Bank Exhibit

Get ready to celebrate Money Smart Week by creating the most outrageous savings bank you can imagine. Show off your creation on KPL's virtual Great Piggy Bank Exhibit. Best for…

Kalamazoo Public Library
315 South Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
6:00pm
Power Yoga

Power yoga is a class for all levels. It offers an emphasis and focus on core strength and stability. This class will incorporate twists, balance work, and basic flows that…

Kalamazoo Athletic Club
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007, Lower Level
Event Series
6:30pm
Teen Murder Mystery Party

Enjoy food, examine the evidence, and crack the case as you work side by side with other teens to solve a murder. Open to everyone in middle school and high…

Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002, Austin, Sugarloaf, West, Gourdneck, Long Lake Rms
6:30pm
Crepes

Learn to cook Crepes

PFC Natural Grocery & Deli
507 Harrison St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
7:00pm
Music Bingo (Downtown)

Who doesn't love to listen to some throwbacks, win prizes, and enjoy great food, drinks, and company!? Join us and compete against your friends and other guests for gift card prizes!…

Old Burdick's
100 W Michigan Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Event Series

Wednesday, April 25th 2018

9:00am
Ask a Lawyer--Family Law Clinic

Free legal clinic for Kalamazoo County residents of low-to-moderate income with Bar Association lawyers.� This clinic specializes in family law issues such as divorce, child custody, and child support.� Appointments…

Kalamazoo Public Library
315 South Rose Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
10:00am
Family Storytime

Children will build language skills while listening to stories, learning rhymes, moving to music, and learning the mystery letter of the week! These activities help build early literacy skills and…

Portage District Library
300 Library Lane, Portage, MI 49002, Austin and Sugarloaf Lake Rooms