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Hobbies
5:29 pm
Thu September 11, 2014

7 Reasons To Be A 'Typochondriac'

A typist on an Olivetti Valentine model that was popular in the 1970's

It’s easy to find someone interested in vinyl records or antique furniture. Now the new retro trend seems to be collecting typewriters. On Saturday at noon, typewriter enthusiasts of all ages will bring their machines to Bookbug in Kalamazoo for a Type-In. 

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Hobbies & Farming
6:48 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

Beekeepers Mourn But Remain Fascinated With Nature's Pollinators

Patricia Grupp inspecting her bee hive after the long, cold winter
Credit Nancy Camden

The honey bee in the United States is suffering stress from pesticides, mites and what is termed Colony Collapse Disorder. Adding to that stress was this year’s long, cold winter which was fatal to many local bee colonies.

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Hobbies
6:09 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Young and Old Collect Ancient, Unique Currency in Kalamazoo

Credit Nancy Camden

A Kalamazoo club meets at the 12th Street Baptist church in Kalamazoo to follow their passion of collecting old money.

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Arts & More
11:24 pm
Mon February 10, 2014

Chivalry Lives on Through Medieval Reenacters

Credit courtesy of The Society for Creative Anachronism

The St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Kalamazoo is a public event put on by the Society for Creative Anachronism—an international group that tries to recreate pre-17th century Europe as best they can.

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Hobbies & Sports
9:48 am
Tue January 21, 2014

Go dog sledding with the Husky Club

Credit courtesy of the Kalamazoo Husky Club

On Saturday, the Kalamazoo Husky Club will host sled dog rides to benefit local animal shelters. The event will be at Pets Supplies Plus on Gull Road in Kalamazoo.

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