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Our Summer Kids Series is back at all locations! Join us for a different movie each week starting June 4-August 5, 2021. Tickets are $3 for all ages. Date and showtimes are subject to change. Limited availability each week.  …

$3
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FRIDAY FUN DAY

Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center 2960 Washtenaw Avenue, Ann Arbor

Kids ages 7-11 years can come to the Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center for a morning of fun!  The time will consist of crafts, fitness classes, swim lessons and nature hikes.   Pre-registration is required as space is limited.  …

$45
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Littles Nature Academy

BURGESS-SHADBUSH NATURE CENTER 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township

Preschoolers ages 3-5 years will explore nature through walks, live animals, hands-on experiences, magnifiers, games, stories, and more. Nature themes are designed to support science concepts and are built around having fun and using your imagination.   Please pre-register as…

$33 – $40
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Junior Explorers Academy

BURGESS-SHADBUSH NATURE CENTER 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township

Campers entering grades K-3 will explore nature and natural science through walks, games, and nature-inspired crafts and projects. Each day we will take walks to learn about some of our native plants and animals, and to gather natural materials for…

$59 – $66
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Superhero Summer Program 2021

H3 Wellness Detroit Campus 1300 Broadway Street #400, Detroit

This summer, let your little heroes aged 4-12 who are looking for a fun, safe, and intensive alternative to traditional treatment, participate in one of our programs where superheroes unite in a summer camp setting. We offer a la carte…

$720 – $1800
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FAMILY EXPERIENCES At Leslie Science & Nature Center

LESLIE SCIENCE & NATURE CENTER 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor

Now you can book you own private family time to enjoy some of our wonderful science programs.  Choose one of our activities to be led by one of our educators for an outdoor hands-on engaging time. Up to 6 people…

$30
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Outdoor Storytime

Livonia Civic Center Library 32777 Five Mile Road, Livonia

Join us outside (weather permitting) for a mix of stories, rhymes, songs, and more! Stories and activities will be geared towards kids ages 2-6 (older and younger siblings welcome!). Please bring a blanket or chairs and maintain social distancing. No…

FREE
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Outdoor Art Exploration

Nature's Playhouse 703 Livernois St., Ferndale

Picasso once said, "Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up". This class is designed to encourage your child to explore art techniques through a variety of mark making tools and…

$15
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Nature Tots

BELLE ISLE NATURE CENTER 176 Lakeside Drive, Detroit

What shapes can you find in the clouds? What’s the recipe for the perfect mud pie? Can you paint without a paintbrush? Important questions like these and more will be answered in Nature Tots, a sensory-rich exploration of the natural…

FREE
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Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront

GABRIEL RICHARD PARK 7130 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront (R3) is the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s unique, interactive early literacy program that provides children from southeast Michigan an opportunity to see live children’s entertainment, hear a story read by a local community leader and…

FREE
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Beyond Van Gogh

TCF Center 1 Washington Blvd., Detroit

Opening at the TCF Center in Detroit this summer! Go Beyond the surface and immerse yourself in Van Gogh's artwork like you've never seen it before.   Using his dreams, his thoughts, and his words to drive the experience as…

$28.99 – $93.99
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Beastly Adventures Summer Storytime

Northville District Library 212 West Cady St., Northville

Join us outside in the park behind the Library every Friday for an all ages Storytime. Registration required.   Please note: The Storytime on Friday, July 23 will be held at Mill Race Village, 215 Griswold Street.  Normal location resumes…

FREE
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Family Fun Outdoor Storytime

Salem-south Lyon library 9800 Pontiac Trail, South Lyon

In this multi-age outdoor storytime, you and your family will enjoy books and songs.   Registration required. For birth-5 years old (and a caregiver), please register each child individually.   Photo Credit: Facebook

FREE
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Family Open Swim @ Aqua-Tots (multiple locations)

AQUA TOTS - CANTON 43335 Joy Rd., Canton

Make splash, practice your skills or simply have fun with pool toys at Aqua-Tots. Open Family Swim is offered Monday thru Friday from 11am to 3pm for only $10 per family. Schedule a playdate or enjoy quality time with your…

$10
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KIDS SERIES: RESTAURANT WEEK

Sur La Table- Ann Arbor 3050 Washtenaw Ave #109, Ann Arbor

In this fun, five-day workshop, young chefs will practice essential kitchen skills and master cooking fundamentals. Kids will learn techniques for everything from grilling and sautéing to making pizza and pasta from scratch. We’ll get hands-on and cover all the…

$249
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Exploring Nature Academy

BURGESS-SHADBUSH NATURE CENTER 4101 River Bends Drive, Shelby Township

This academy is specifically designed for kids entering grades 4-8 who have a strong interest in nature and science and would like an opportunity to explore the wonders of the natural world and learn more about it.   Pre-registration is…

$59 – $66
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Teen Art Studio Workshop

EDSEL & ELEANOR FORD HOUSE 1100 Lake Shore Rd, Grosse Pointe Shores

Unleash your creativity in this six-week art studio workshop for teens aged 12-15. Learn and create unique artworks and experiment with different media throughout the summer. All supplies will be provided.   Photo Credit: Facebook

$200 – $250
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Diamond Jack River Tours

DIAMOND JACK'S RIVER TOURS 1340 Atwater St, Detroit

Hello everyone in the Diamond Jack family! Welcome to Spring/Summer 2021 and to a new sailing season! Temperatures are up, days are getting longer and an end to the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight. What could be better? Another season…

$5 – $18
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Open Archery

Independence Oaks County Park 9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston

Give archery a shot at Independence Oaks County Park! Archery is a great way to build strength and improve concentration. It boosts hand-eye coordination, enhances upper body strength and increases confidence. Swing by for open archery on Wednesdays, Thursdays and…

$5 – $10
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Fraser Lions Club Carnival

Steffens Park 33000 Garfield Road, Fraser

The Fraser Lions Club Carnival is the largest annual fundraising event for the Fraser Lions Club of Michigan (501c3). It is a family friendly event with carnival rides, beer and food tent, vendors, live entertainment, a fireworks display, and more!…

Free – $25

8th Annual Sidewalk Festival

The Artist Village 17336 Lahser Rd, Detroit

The 8th Annual Sidewalk Festival has arrived! Sidewalk Festival doesn’t use traditional stages—artists are challenged to create site-specific performance and installation art for the alleys, gardens, storefronts, courtyards, parking lots and streets of Detroit.  This year the festival will be…

FREE
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THEATER ON THE TRAIL-WITH THE ACTOR’S PLAYHOUSE!

For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum 2142 Genesee Road, Burton

Your experience begins with a guided hike through the forests of For-Mar where you will be led to various performance spots along our trails. This seasons Theater on the Trail performance will feature acts from many of your favorite classic…

$3
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Summer Sounds

The Mall at Partridge Creek 17420 Hall Rd., Clinton Twp

Enjoy the music you know & love all summer long at The Mall at Partridge Creek annual Summer Sounds presented by First State Bank. Join us on Friday & Saturday nights from 5 pm to 8 pm and Sundays from…

FREE

NATURE AT NIGHT

Buell Lake County Park 14098 Genesee Rd, Clio

We will explore the park for signs of interesting wildlife, especially nocturnal animals! Join a For-Mar naturalist to investigate tracks and scat to determine which species are active when the park is dark.   For ages 6 and older.  Pre-registration…

$5
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Concerts in the Park

Ralph C. Richardson Community Park 1485 E. Oakley Park Rd., Commerce Twp.

Enjoy live music with fun activities for the family.  There will be face painting, various kids' activites, and a different food truck each week.  Don't forget to bring your chairs or blankets to watch the show.   Photo Credit: Facebook

FREE
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United Shore Professional League Baseball Game

Jimmy John's Field 7171 Auburn Rd., Utica

Summer is in full swing and so are the United Shore Baseball players!  Come down to Jimmy John's field with the family and enjoy a day of fun.  We have the Fireworks Spectacular most Friday's, Music concerts on Saturdays and…

$6 – $20
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Teen Skate Night

Skate World of Troy 2825 E. Maple Rd., Troy

Teen Night is every Friday and Saturday! Bring all your friends.  Tickets sold at door, first come first serve. Masks are required for entry.  Limited capacity.   Skate rental available for an additional $3.   Photo Credit: Facebook

$10
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New Center Park Outdoor Movies

New Center Park 2998 W Grand Blvd, Detroit

2021 brings the return of summer films to New Center Park. We are excited to resume free movie screenings and provide guidance on how visitors can enjoy outdoor entertainment safely. We look forward to welcoming all of you for this…

FREE

Full Moon Hike – Apollo Moon Missions

Robert Williams Nature & Historical Learning Center 10069 E Atherton Rd, Davison

Join our Naturalist Tom Esper, as we learn about different topics related to the moon. Then travel the trails for a night hike under the full moon.  All ages welcome.  Must pre-register.   Photo Credit: Facebook

$5 – $7
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Summer Movie Series

Van Maur 104 N Adams Rd, Rochester Hills

Thanks to our sponsor Cornerstone Community Financial, this summer we are bringing back our summer movie series. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and join us in the Von Maur parking lot for a free outdoor movie once a month.…

FREE
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Full Moon Fridays

Heritage Park Farmington 24915 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills

After the sun goes down, Heritage Park comes alive! Join us on a night hike to listen for nocturnal animals, observe the night sky and heighten your senses along the way! Masks & health screening required. All activities will be…

$5
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Glenlore Trails Expedition

Glenlore Trails 3860 Newton Road, Commerce

This summer Glenlore Trails returns in a much bigger way. Take a trip through more than one mile of illuminated trails filled with light, sound, and wonder. Dozens of installations, immersive storylines, and perhaps you’ll stumble upon some live performances…

$15 – $25