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Geo Mystery Tour – See it to BeLeaf it!

This is Geocaching with a twist! Hunt for adventure in the Portage Parks System. A different mystery is revealed every other month and it’s up to you to uncover the answers. Join the story at any time, but all adventures must be completed by the last day of the month. To register, visit mypark.portagemi.gov and click on the purple "Recreation Activities & Facility Rentals" button.

2022 Gilmore International Piano Festival

2022 Gilmore International Piano Festival — A festival celebrating diversity of the piano repertoire and featuring world-class musicians, April 8–May 15, various area locations, 342-1166; see thegilmore.org for full schedule.

Young Artists of Kalamazoo County & High School Area Show

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S. Park St., Kalamazoo

Young Artists of Kalamazoo County & High School Area Show — Works by youth from Kalamazoo County schools and works by high school students from Southwest Michigan, April 9–May 22.

Memoir

Kalamazoo Book Arts Center 326 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Ste 103A, Kalamazoo

Memoir — Exhibition of two book-art projects by Mary Proenza: Truth Comes Slowly and her memoir in progress, through May 27, Kalamazoo Book Arts Center, 326 W. Kalamazoo Ave., Suite 103A, 373-4938, kalbookarts.org.

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Kalamazoo Rock & Gem Show

Kalamazoo County Expo Center 2900 Lake St., Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo Rock & Gem Show — Rocks, gems, jewelry, fossils, beads and more, presentations, Petoskey polishing, gold panning and demonstrations, 4–8 p.m. April 29, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. April 30, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. May 1, Main and South rooms, Kalamazoo County Expo Center, 665-4300.

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Disney’s Descendants: The Musical

The Kalamazoo Civic Theatre 329 S Park St, Kalamazoo

It is present-day, and in the kingdom of Auradon, all of Disney's beloved heroes and royalty are living happily ever after, safe from the terrifying villains and troublesome sidekicks that have been banished to the magic-free Isle of the Lost. That is until Ben, the benevolent teenage son of Belle and King Adam (The Beast), offers a chance of redemption for the troublemaking offspring of the evilest villains.

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Farmers Alley Theatre 221 Farmers Alley, Kalamazoo

Farmers Alley Theatre is honored to once again partner with the Gilmore Piano Festival for a moving production about the last days of Billie Holiday – LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR & GRILL, running concurrently with the festival April 29th thru May 15th. The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death.

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Bound for the Promised Land

The New Vic Theatre 134 E Vine St., Kalamazoo

Conceived by Managing Director and resident actor Jennifer Furney, Bound for the Promised Land: Women on the Westward Journey explores the trials, tribulations, expectations and joys experienced by women on the Oregon and California trails.

Over eight hundred diaries and journals written by the men and women on the trails west have been published.  Meet six of the women who kept a written account of their time in this play with music.

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