Coalition for Kids - Grants Pass, Oregon

Spotlight on the Family

Coalition for Kids sponsors an ad in the Grants Pass Daily Courier on the last Saturday of each month highlighting kid- and family-friendly activities and events. If you know of an activity or event that we could include in the next Spotlight, contact Gina Marie at 479-1929.

April 2017

Easter Egg Hunts
Hop on over to Riverside Park on April 15 for holiday family fun and a little egg hunting. Please arrive by 9:45 a.m., as the Easter Egg Hunt starts at 10:00 a.m. sharp. The Illinois Valley Lions Club is sponsoring an Easter Egg Hunt on April 16 at Jubilee Park in Cave Junction. The Egg Hunt will start at 12pm sharp. Please arrive early to ensure participation.

Rogue Valley Rough Stock Rodeo
Josephine County Fairgrounds will be hosting the McCaslin Rodeo on April 21 & 22. Gate opens at 5:30pm and the show starts at 7:00pm. Tickets are $10 Friday Night Only and children 3yrs and under are FREE. For more information, please call Garrett at 541-944-7408.

Cooking with Kids - Easy Easter Dinner
Kids will learn how to make several different Easter dinner side dishes that will impress everyone. Children must be at least 5 years old and accompanied by an adult.  This FREE class is held in the Demonstration Kitchen at the Asante Center for Outpatient Health (537 SW Union Ave.), on April 15 from 10:30am-12:30pm. All cooking classes are hands on and include recipe packets as well as samples of each dish. Space is limited, please call and reserve your seat at 471-4208.

Healthy Kids Day
The Grants Pass YMCA is hosting a free community event with health screenings, games, snack making, crafts, and information booths. The event is from 11am to 2pm on April 29. Call 541-474-0001 for more information.

Elk Mountain Highland Games Festival
Bring the whole family to welcome the return of spring and fuse the eclectic elements of southern Oregon with historic and modern skills. Two days of athletic games, children's activities, skills demonstrations, live music, and dancing. The 4th annual festival is hosted at the Evans Valley Education and Community Center in Rogue River (8205 E Evans Creek Rd) on April 29 & 30 from 9am to 5pm. For more information, visit the website at


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