Families are invited to join Corewell Health at the Holland Farmers Market Kids Activities  this Wednesday, July 10 to learn important summer safety tips for children! The Kids Activities are held at  the Market every Wednesday from 9:30 am – 11:30 am through August 14. The Activities are free to  attend and begin with Market Story Time hosted by the Herrick District Library, followed by a fun,  educational, and hands-on activity led by a local community partner. The Kids Activities are proudly  sponsored by Corewell Health. 

This Wednesday, July 10, Corewell Health’s injury prevention team will be here to promote swimming and  bike safety this summer. Both kids and parents will have the opportunity to learn how to correctly fit their  child’s bike helmet to safely enjoy summer bike riding. There will also be information and activities to learn  about swimming safety, whether at the beach or at the pool. There will be hands-on games for kids to try  and each child will get to take home a cool pair of sunglasses! 

Corewell Health proud to be the exclusive sponsor of the 2024 Kids Activities at the Holland Farmers  Market. Corewell Health focuses on providing advanced care so families in the community can enjoy a  lifetime of good health. Their goal as the Kids Activity sponsor is to provide kids with the information to  build healthy and safe habits to not only last the summer, but the rest of their life! 

The weekly Kids Activities at the Holland Farmers begin with an interactive Market Story Time hosted by  the Herrick District Library starting at 9:30 am, followed by a drop-in activity led by a local non-profit  organization or business from 10:00 am until 11:30 am. All activities planned are educational, hands-on,  and fun and are geared for ages 3-10. The full schedule of activities can be found below and on the  Market Kids Activities Facebook event page. Activities are free to attend, but a parent or guardian must  remain onsite the entire time to supervise their children. Activities take place in the northwest parking lot  outside of the Holland Civic Center Place (150 West 8th Street).  

Upcoming Kids Activities 

July 17 


Fiesta Time 

Celebrate Fiesta Week with Latin Americans United for Progress (LAUP)! Join the Herrick District Library  for a bilingual interactive story time, then celebrate Latino culture together with a “frutas y vegetales”  activity! Be sure to stay for a chance to get active with the Salserines, who will be here to teach everyone  some fun salsa-dancing moves! 

July 24 

Holland Museum

Michigan Fruit Harvest 

Did you know Michigan harvests over 1 billion apples every year? From Granny Smith to Honey Crisp,  Michigan apples just can’t be beat! Join the team from the Holland Museum to design and create a  harvesting device to harvest apples from their trees! Children will also have the opportunity to color a map  of Michigan and learn about the different fruits grown in each region of our great state! 

July 31 

Holland Parks & Recreation 

Get Out and Get Active! 

Our friends from Holland Recreation will be joining us to help kids get out and get active this summer,  with a variety of different yard games and activities to get kids moving! Activities will include corn hole,  ladder ball, giant Jenga, and so much more. Learn all about Holland Recreation’s upcoming fall and  winter programs and classes too! 

August 7 

Community Action House 

Healthy Eating Habits 

The team from Community Action House will be here to help children learn about how to make healthy  eating choices and why it’s important to fuel our bodies with the right nutrients! Children can join in on a  fun, interactive activity and get a free temporary fruit or vegetable tattoo to help them remember to eat a  rainbow of foods every day! 

August 14 

Corewell Health 

Smoothie Bike 

Corewell Health’s popular Smoothie Bike is back! Children can pedal a stationary bike to blend their own  smoothies to sample…both with and without spinach! Will your child taste the “sneaky spinach”  difference? Children will have the opportunity to learn about healthy eating and bring home their own  smoothie recipes to try, courtesy of the Corewell’s CATCH (Coordinated Approach To Child Health) team,  who travel the area teaching healthy eating habits to local schools.