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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.


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,

Westminster Art Festival: A Certain Slant of Light

Westminster Presbyterian Church 1515 Helen Ave., Portage

Westminster Art Festival: A Certain Slant of Light — Annual exhibition combining visual arts and poetry, April 30–June 15, Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1515 Helen Ave., Portage,

Kalamazoo Bicycle Club Camp

Portage Senior Center 320 Library Ln., Portage

Kalamazoo Bicycle Club Camp — A training program for beginners and those desiring to get back into the sport, for ages 12 and up, May 5–21, Portage Senior Center, 320 Library Lane; register at

Buck a Bag Book Sale

Comstock Township Library 6130 King Highway, Comstock

Buck a Bag Book Sale — Bring a bag or use one of the library’s and fill it with books for $1, May 9–21.

West Michigan Area Show

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

Since the 1960s, the annual juried exhibition celebrates the talented community of visual artists in the region. Drawing works from 14 counties, an experienced juror chooses artists from more than 300 submitted entries, ranging from paintings, prints, and photos to mosaics, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, and mixed-media works. Honor the expertise of the mitten state during an opening reception on May 20, 2022.

Guided Bird Hike

Kellogg Bird Sanctuary 2685 East C Avenue, Augusta

Guided Bird Hike — Staff will lead a morning hike looking for nesting birds and late spring migrants, 9–10:30 a.m. May 21.

All-GM Super Show

Gilmore Car Museum 6865 Hickory Road, Hickory Corners

All-GM Super Show — A showcase for all things General Motors, with vehicles from all years welcome, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. May 21; tickets available online. A showcase for all things General Motors, from Chevrolet, to Camaro, Buick, Cadillac, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, GMC & more. All years welcome!


Carnival of the Animals

Tye Chua Dance 315 West Michigan Ave, 4th Floor, Kalamazoo

Tye Chua Dance presents this ballet set to the music of Camille Saint-Saens, 2:30 and 5 p.m. May 21, KNAC Building, 315 W. Michigan Ave.,

Adults and children alike will delight in this lively ballet set to the well loved music of Camille Saint-Saëns. Kicking kangaroos, clucking chickens, flipping fish and more are sure to leave audiences giggling. This ballet is under 60 minutes and is perfect for even the youngest children. A perfect introduction to the performing arts!

Stulberg International String Competition Finals

Stetson Chapel, Kalamazoo College 1200 Academy St, Kalamazoo

This is the final event for the 47th Stulberg International String Competition! The six finalists will perform for a panel of judges who will determine who this years three medalists will be. An exciting event that features incredible young string musicians under the age of 20.

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