Kalamaoo County

Kalamazoo County Parks and Trail

Calendar of Events

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Date Event TimeLocation
09/12 - 10/31 KRVT Bicycle Club
If you are looking for a group to bike with at a casual pace, we have the solution. Join us Monday mornings for an easy ride along the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail. Meeting points will rotate every two weeks, giving you an opportunity to experience all of the beauty of the KRV Trail. For questions call 269-383-8778. Fee: Free
Meeting Locations:
12 & 19 - Meet at Commerce Lane in Parchment, across from the Post Office at Mosel Ave.
26 - Meet at KRV Trail parking lot in Verburg Park, just west of Riverview Drive on Paterson St.
3 - Meet at KRV Trail parking lot in Verburg Park, just west of Riverview Drive on Paterson St.
10 & 17 - Meet at Mayors' Riverfront Park, 251 Mills St. Park in the parking lot near playground, next to the baseball stadium.
24 - Meet at Merrill Park in Comstock, located at the intersection of Comstock Ave and River St
31 - Group's Choice! Happy Halloween!
Mondays 9:00am KRV Trail - various meeting points
09/13 - 10/25 KRVT Walking Club
Walking in a group increases your commitment to sticking to your routine, and it is a great chance to socialize and make new friends! Did you know that walking can reduce stress, help prevent heart disease, improve sleep and help you maintain or lose weight? All levels and abilities are welcome and walking distances vary throughout the group. For questions, call 269-383-8778. Fee: Free
Tuesdays 9:00am Meet on the KRV Trail, beginning at the 10th Street parking lot near the Caboose (two miles south of West Main)
10/01 - 10/02 Olde Tyme Harvest Festival
Presented by the Scotts Olde Tyme Power & Equipment Association. Activities Include: Hayrides to the Pumpkin Patch, Corn Shocks for Sale, Pumpkins for the Kids, Husker Shredder, Antique Tractors, Blacksmithing, Flea Market & Crafts, Flour Mill Demonstrations, Food Concessions, Hit & Miss Engines, Kiddie Train, Planer, Rope Making, Sawmills, Shingle Mill, Oil Pull & Steam Engines, and Old Engines. Free vendor space available. Admission: $5; children 12 and under are free. For more information call 269-746-4628 or visit www.sotpea.org
Saturday & Sunday Scotts Mill County Park
10/09 Fall Color Cruise
Bring your bike and cruise along the KRVT, enjoying the fall colors and family friendly activities along the way. This out-and-back route travels on the KRVT from Markin Glen County Park, turning around at the Riverview Launch where there will be fall refreshments to enjoy. You can begin the ride anytime between noon and 2:30pm. Fees: $12 per person or $35 per family (up to four). For registration and complete details call 269-383-8778 or visit www.krvtrail.com
Sunday 12:00pm-3:30pm Markin Glen County Park & the KRV Trail
10/22 Hotcake Hustle 5K Run and Pancake Breakfast
3rd Annual fun run sponsored by Sunrise Kiwanis with proceeds benefitting youth programs at the local schools. 5K Run/Walk Pre-Registration is $25 and includes breakfast. $5 minimum donation for breakfast only. For more information call Nathan Smeltzer at 269-389-9535 or 269-964-7710 or email nathan.smeltzer@pnc.com Register at: runsignup.com/hotcakehustle Event Information at: www.facebook.com/pages/Kalamazoo-Sunrise-Kiwanis/121267488469
Saturday 7:30am-11:00am Run will take place on the KRV Trail
Start Location: Comstock Community Center, 6330 King Hwy

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