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Kalamazoo Scrabble® Fest

Fancy yourself a Scrabble® Master? Well, prove it or have fun trying at the Kalamazoo Scrabble® Fest, set for noon–3:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, 100 W. Michigan Ave.

This annual event is a fundraising benefit for the Kalamazoo Literacy Council and is open to players 16 and older. Attendees can register to play in “competitive” or “just for fun” categories or sign up as a four-player corporate team. There is also an online option to participate in the just-for-fun category.

The cost to compete is $25 per person or $200 per corporate team and includes hors d'oeuvres and gaming materials.

To register or for more information, call 382-0490 ext. 211 or visit