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Intro to Forest Bathing

West Lake Nature Preserve 9001 S. Westnedge Ave., Portage

Introduction to Shinrin-yoku, the Japanese practice of forest bathing, 10 a.m.–noon July 13, West Lake Nature Preserve, 9001 S. Westnedge Ave.,; registration required.

KPL Tech Days

CEN/Second Floor Rotunda 315 S Rose St., Kalamazoo, MI, United States

KPL Tech days are for patrons looking for more in-depth assistance. Patrons can bring their own device or can utilize a public internet station for their session. Sessions last for no more than one hour and are available on a first come, first served basis. Technology sessions can cover the following: Computer basics Smartphone basics […]

KIA Centennial Community Day

Kalamazoo Institute of Arts 314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

Free general admission to galleries in celebration of the KIA’s 100th anniversary, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. July 13; activities begin at 10:30 a.m. (see First Things brief).

Black Arts Festival

Bronson Park 200 W South St., Kalamazoo, MI, United States

A celebration of Black culture & arts in our community, with music, food vendors & more, 11 a.m.–8 p.m. July 13, Bronson Park,

Washington Avenue Arts & Culture Crawl

Community-focused, family-friendly art & culture event, 2–6 p.m. July 13, at various venues, Edison neighborhood,

Event Series 17 Again

17 Again

Kindleberger Park 122 N Riverview Dr, Parchment, MI, United States

A 35-year-old is magically transformed into his 17-year-old self, 7 p.m. July 10–12, 5 p.m. July 13 & 14, Kindleberger Park Stage, Parchment,

Event Series Oliver!


Center Stage Theatre Inside Comstock Community Auditorium 2107 N 26th St, Kalamazoo, MI, United States

The tale of orphan Oliver Twist, based on Charles Dickens’ novel, 7 p.m. July 12–13 & 19–20, 2 p.m. July 14 & 20–21, Center Stage Theatre, Comstock Community Auditorium, 2107 N. 26th St.,

Event Series Mystic Pizza

Mystic Pizza

Barn Theatre 13351 West M-96, Augusta, MI, United States

Three working women navigate life & love in a small-town pizza joint to the backdrop of '80s & '90s music, 8 p.m. July 9–13 & 16–20, 5 p.m. July 14 & 21, Barn Theatre, 731-4121,

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