2011 27/06

14 Weeks of Summer: Weekly Events

If you’re a family that thrives on a schedule, then you’re probably starting to panic a little with the looming un-scheduled Summer ahead of you. Well, panic no more! There are a ton of weekly activities happening throughout the Summer and most are FREE!

Here’s a list of some weekly Summer activities happening right here in the greater Holland area:


Morning Storytime at Barnes & NobleStories and crafts each morning (10am) for preschoolers!


Arts & Crafts at Deanna’s PlayhouseWe love Deanna’s Playhouse! Each Tuesday at 11am you can take your kids to do a fun and unique craft (cost is included in your admission for that day).


Holland Farmer’s MarketAside from picking up some delicious fruits, vegetables and donuts (mmm…donuts), you might also want to check out the fun kids activities going on at the Farmer’s Market.


Thursday Storytime at Barnes & NobleIf Mondays weren’t enough for you, come back to Barnes & Noble on Thursdays for more stories and crafts at 10am!

Street PerformersFun and amazing people showing off their talents each week from 6:30 – 8:30pm on the streets of Downtown Holland. Each week from 10am – 12pm, kids can come to the 8th Street Farmer’s Market to learn about food, animals, and more! All while having a ton of fun!!!


Kids Tunes at NoonKids need to dance off some energy? Then head to Kollen Park and rock out to some fun kids music.  12pm-1pm. Every other Friday (check their schedule online). FREE!!!

Huntington Bank Friday Night Concert SeriesGrab a blanket and head down to Kollen Park each Friday night (6:30-8:30pm) for FREE concerts ranging from Jazz to Country to Tejano!


Yoga Summer SaturdaysMommy needs a break! Right? Ok then, you’re break just needs to happen at 7:45am. Yeah, I know! But if that sounds good to you then check out the FREE Yoga classes at Kollen Park. Bring your own mat.

Holland Farmer’s MarketOk, the kids had the fun on Wednesday, not it’s mom & dad’s turn! Saturday mornings (10am) you can check out the Chef Series where area chefs demonstrate how to use some of the fresh fruits and veggies you’re purchasing at the market.

But that’s not it! There are even more weekly activities taking place at Deanna’s Playhouse and the Herrick District Library.

Oh, and there are also some fabulous weekly activities organized by Moms In Tow. Wait…you are a member of Moms In Tow, right? Phew! Because they have stuff going on from exercise to music to just plain ol’ fun!

If you’re in the Grand Rapids area, you should check out Big Binder’s Summer Events Calendar and Grand Rapids Kids Summer Calendar.

Ideas for you…

If you’re interested in weekly events in your area, do a little online surfing. Check out your local bookstores, libraries, arts councils, and more!

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