The weather looks great for Maranda’s last Park Party of 2015 at Northwestern Middle School in Battle Creek. The Battle Creek Public Schools is providing transportation to the Park Party. Free lunch will be served to anyone 18 and under starting at 11:30 a.m. (while supplies last). Every Maranda Park Party also includes free activities, games, entertainment and, of course, fantastic prizes! You can try the Pump Rocket Target Game from the (Kalamazoo) Air Zoo, a Rescue Squad bounce house from E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety, and free healthy snacks from Meijer. Party goers can keep all their free goodies in complimentary Priority Health backpacks. I’ve talked about the “Maranda Effect” and the dry weather we seem to always have for Park Parties. For the five days of Park Parties this year, we’ll have only 0.06″ of rain over the 24-hour periods of those five Thursdays, with only a trace of rain during the period from set-up to tear-down. We didn’t have any super hot and humid days this year (84 last week and we’ll be up around that again today) and low 70s the coolest start to a Park Party.
There’s so many other activities going on now, including the Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival (I’m headed to Grand Haven today), the Ottawa County Fair and the Grand Rapids Symphony Picnic Pops. It’ll be a little breezy from late morning to late afternoon, but lots of sun and much lower humidity than yesterday morning/midday. Enjoy the day!