Upcoming Events 2019-09-20T00:17:16+00:00

Upcoming Events

Mother & Son Dance 

May 11, 2019

Radisson Plaza Hotel

The annual Mother & Son Dance event is a special date night for mothers and sons including dinner, dancing, special performances. This event is intentionally created to encourage a space for mothers and mother-figures( aunts, grandmothers, godmothers, sisters, mentors etc. ) to spend time with their sons. Join us May 11, 2019 from 6 PM- 9 PM. Purchase tickets HERE 

Memorial Day Parade

 May 27, 2019 |  10:00 AM
Location: Downtown Kalamazoo
Annual community Memorial Day Parade hosted by Charlie’s P.L.A.C.E. and Kalamazoo Sunrise Rotary Club. If you are interested in being a participant/unit in the Memorial Day Parade. Please email judocp@hotmail.com 
Cost: FREE

YBL Mini Camp

June 2019

YBL mini camp is FREE and open for boys and girls entering 2nd-9th grade. Camp includes conditioning, skills training, teamwork, shooting and dribbling. Also get the opportunity to meet the coaches and staff for the upcoming summer YBL season. You must register to participate in mini camp, space is limited! Click on the link below to register today!!!

Mini Camp Registration Link  

Mini Camp Fee: FREE
Open Registration for Summer YBL will take place during camp 

Annual Fundraiser

Bow Ties and Ballroom

 June 14, 2019
Come dance the night away and help us reach our fundraising goal to invest in the youth of Kalamazoo community through Charlie’s PLACE programs and events. Purchase tickets here.

YBL Season

June-July 2019

Linden Grove Middle School 

The 2019 YBL program will kickoff on June 24, 2019, and go until July 31, 2019. Games will be played weekly, Monday-Friday starting at 5:30 PM at Linden Grove Middle School! 4241 Arboretum Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49006. 
YBL Game Schedule 2019! 

Trunk of Treats

October 31, 2019
Location: 1900 Block of Krom Street
The Trunk of Treat safe Halloween neighborhood event draws over 1,000 community members to the 1900 block of Krom St. located on the Northside of Kalamazoo. This year’s theme is Nightmare on Krom St.  If you would like to participate by bringing a vehicle to hand out “treats” we ask that you complete the Trunk of Treat vehicle registration form. If you would like to volunteer or if you have questions, please contact our volunteer coordinate by email at volunteer@kzoocharliesplace.com.
 Trunk of Treat Contest Rules 2019

Martial Arts

Charlie’s PLACE will be providing a 45 minute beginners judo classes teaching techniques of balance, leverage and movement.