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Eastern Market

EASTERN MARKET 2934 Russell St, Detroit

Bustling with as many as 45,000 visitors in a day, the Saturday Market is one of America’s most original destinations for fresh produce, meats, baked goods, flowers and local art. This market is at the core of our mission to…

FREE

spring bird hike

STAGE NATURE CENTER 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy

Spring migration is in its peak and brings with it a spectacular opportunity to see several amazing birds. Some of the birds will be summer residents; others will be just passing through on their trip north. Join us as we…

$4 – $6

Plymouth Market

Kellogg Park 777 W. Ann Arbor Tr., Plymouth

Opening day for the Plymouth Farmers' Market is here to start off another great season. You'll be able to find a variety of foods, produce, plants and crafting. Produce will depend on what is ready and ripe! The market will…

FREE

Mom2Mom Sale

Henry Ford II High School 11911 Clinton River Rd., Sterling Heights

Get great deals on a variety of baby and kid items.  Early bird entry with early buy is $5 and gets you in an hour early. All other regular admissions are $3 starting at 9am. The Henry Ford II Instrumental…

$3 – $5

Flower Fest

Green Oak Village Place 9608 Village Place Boulevard, Brighton

Celebrate spring with Green Oak! There will be something for everyone in the family. This year they're going to be joined by local Brighton greenhouse Grasshopper Gardens, whose team will be selling flowers during the event! Stop in for flowers,…

FREE
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Saturday in the Park

Hines Drive 7651 Merriman Road, Westland

Saturday in the Park is the perfect time to get out and ride a bike, run, walk or skate without traffic on the road. Enjoy six miles of Hines Drive without vehicle traffic to run, walk or bike safely each…

FREE
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Day Out With Thomas™

GREENFIELD VILLAGE 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn

Get ready for a full day of fun! Thomas the Tank Engine™ is pulling into The Henry Ford for two weekends of big dreams and even bigger smiles. Rumble down the track aboard Thomas, and meet Sir Topham Hatt™ on…

$15 – $45
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Junior Naturalists

Heritage Park Farmington 24915 Farmington Rd, Farmington Hills

Enrich your child's natural curiosity and encourage outdoor exploration through this hands-on nature discovery program. Children explore a different nature theme each month. They will touch, smell, hear, and see many aspects of the natural world! Pre-registration is required, as…

$8 – $13

Investigate Insects

Cranberry Lake Park 384 W. Predmore Rd., Oakland

Grab a net and get buggy! We’ll assemble insect hotels and talk about different types of insects. Meet a Madagascar Hissing Cockroach. After a quick tutorial on insect sweep netting techniques, we’ll hit the trails to find insects to identify…

$5 – $7

Beginner Birding

Lake St. Clair Nature Center 31300 Metro Parkway, Harrison Township

Have fun with your family as we celebrate World Migratory Bird Day! Register for a guided hike along the nature trails in search of birds found in the park. Staff will demonstrate how to use binoculars and share some basic…

$3 – $5
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Hayride Adventure

KENSINGTON METRO PARK FARM CENTER 4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford

Help farm staff get the draft horses ready for action. Grab a brush and get them groomed. Take part behind the scenes as the draft horses are harnessed and hitched to the wagon. Learn what the different elements of their…

$6 – $10

Painting & Planting

Greenmead Historic Village 20501 Newburgh, Livonia

Hop over to the Newburg School for a reading of the story "Miss Rumphias" (The Lupine Lady)., paint a picture, and plant a lupine to take home to plant in your garden.  This event requires pre-registration and is for ages…

$15 – $17
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Science Workshops

Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint

Let your kids explore science thru hands-on fun! STEM learning doesn’t end when your child leaves the classroom. Engage in STEM enrichment year-round with Longway Planetarium science workshops! Give your children a productive and fun way to spend their time…

$8
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Community Zip Lining

HOWELL NATURE CENTER 1005 Triangle Lake Rd, Howell

Soar through the sky on our thrilling zip line! Stretching 500ft across and 20ft high off the ground, our zipline passes over a glacially formed pond which attracts many wildlife.  Last walk-in accepted at 1:30pm. Participants can show up anytime…

$16 – $20

STURGEON DAY

Milliken State Park 1900 Atwater Street, Detroit

Come and see the amazing Lake Sturgeon up close and personal during Sturgeon Day at Milliken State Park! Join the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge and the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy as we partner together to celebrate all things sturgeon! Staff…

FREE

DPS Open House

Department of Public Service Birmingham 851 S/ Eton St., Birmingham

The Department of Public Services (DPS) will host its annual Open House  at the DPS Facility on South Eton Street. This annual event is a family favorite with DPS trucks and equipment on display, informational exhibits and complimentary grilled hot…

FREE

Civil War Saturday 

TROY HISTORIC VILLAGE 60 W Wattles, Troy

Experience soldier and civilian life during the American Civil War through costumed interpretation, demonstrations, music, and hands-on activities. This event is rain or shine. Please pre-register.    

$10 – $12
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Guided Trail Hikes

WINT NATURE CENTER 9501 Sashabaw Road, Village of Clarkston

Call to set up a free personal, naturalist-guided nature hike. Participants will learn about seasonal topics, get exercise and enjoy the outdoors. Up to five family groups will be admitted per time slot. No pets are allowed. Time slots are…

FREE
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Free Saturdays

Flint Institute Of Arts 1120 East Kearsley Street, Flint

Huntington celebrates the Flint Institute of Arts by providing everyone access free of charge every Saturday. Huntington’s “Welcome” philosophy is a perfect fit for Free Saturdays at the Flint Institute of Arts and an open invitation for all to come,…

FREE
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Hot Wheels: Race to win

Sloan Museum 1221 E Kearsley St, Flint

Speed, power, performance... Buckle up and race with the most famous toy vehicles on the planet—Hot Wheels! Be part of a dynamic race team working together to build and test the world’s fastest (and safest) speed machines, using Hot Wheels®…

$3 – $9
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Drop-In Workshops

Detroit Institute of Arts Artmaking Studio 5200 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Make art of your own in these drop-in workshops.  All supplies will be provided.  For ages 6 and older. Anyone under the ages of 12 must be accompanied by an adult.  Space is limited.

FREE- with Admission
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Berkley Days

BERKLEY COMMUNITY CENTER 2400 Robina Ave, Berkley

Berkley Days has been bringing the fun for local families since 1926! It's finally back after a two year hiatus. Berkley Days has something for everyone. The Midway offers thrills, fun and excitement with rides and games for all ages.…

$18 – $25

Cub Club: Marshes

DNR Outdoor Adventure Center 1801 Atwater, Detroit

The Cub Club offers a special opportunities for kids ages 3-6 years. They will enjoy storytime, craft time, and hands on nature experiences. This session will focus on wetlands and their benefits to humans and wildlife. Pre-registration required.   Photo…

FREE

Oak Pointe Church Outdoor Mom 2 Mom Sale

Oak Pointe Church Novi 50200 W. Ten Mile Rd., Novi

Shop and save at over 60 tables of gently used baby and kids clothes, toys, furniture, books, maternity clothes, and more! This year our sale will be OUTSIDE on Saturday, May 14th from 10:30am - 2:00pm with a rain date…

$2
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Sensory Planetarium Show

Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint

Stop in at Longway Planetarium every second Saturday of the month for a special sensory-friendly viewing of one of their shows. During sensory-friendly shows, the lights are turned up and the sound down to provide a safe, welcoming environment for…

$5 – $7
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Saturday Storytime

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

Start your preschoolers weekend with an outdoor adventure. We begin with a nature-themed story followed by an animal meet-and-greet before we head outside for a short hike. Designed for ages 3-5, participants must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required.…

$2 – $3
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Owl encounters

STAGE NATURE CENTER 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy

Visit the Stage Nature Center's rehabilitated owls, learn about the different owl species, why they each live in captivity, explore their different personalities, and get your owl questions answered. Children must be accompanied by a registered adult. Fees apply to…

$4

Down on the Farm

NORTHVILLE DISTRICT LIBRARY 212 West Cady St, Northville

Carousel Acres will bring their mobile petting farm to the park behind the Library.  You'll be able to see a miniature horse, miniature donkey, goats, sheep, an alpaca, a calf, bunnies, and ducks. No registration required.   Photo Credit: Facebook

FREE

2nd Annual Car Show

Brighton Ford 8240 W. Grand River, Brighton

It's the 2nd Annual Car Show! This is a free family event where they will have 120 vehicles to look at, music from WHMI, food trucks and more! This is a laid-back and fun community event. The only category for…

FREE
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NATURE ART

Hawk Woods Nature Center 3799 Bald Mountain Rd, Auburn Hills

Nature is the ultimate inspiration your child needs to get that instant spark of creativity. We will be using natural materials like acorns, bark, dirt, leaves, sticks and pinecones to make some amazing nature inspired art. The art your child…

Free – $3

Poppy Storytime

FLINT CHILDREN'S MUSEUM 1602 University Ave, Flint

Move & Groove Storytime is sure to get kids excited!  Meet a fun character, Poppy, as she reads book to your little one.  They get to take home a free copy of " Growing Vegetable Soup", a real plant to…

$6

Wacky Science Show

Maplewood Community Center 31735 Maplewood Street, Garden City

The Wacky Science Show takes the magic of theatre, attention-grabbing comedy, and scientific truths to kids in a fun-filled way! More that 12 kids will participate on stage, putting science in their hands! In this show with science as the…

$5

Petting Farm & Pet Adoption

Dutton Farm 2290 Dutton Road, Rochester Hills

Stop in at the farm for a special spring pet adoption and petting farm event at Dutton Farm! We'll have adorable dogs, cats and other animals up for adoption who are needing a 'furever' home! Pony rides ($5) for kids…

$5

Pi Tutoring Grand Opening

Wilson Barn 29350 W Chicago St, Livonia

The entire family is invited to the inaugural 'Totally pi' event, celebrating the grand opening a new math tutoring service. The event will feature games, food and prizes.   What is pi? Tink of pi as the Willy Wonka of…

FREE
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Outdoor Teen Adventure Club

HOWELL NATURE CENTER 1005 Triangle Lake Rd, Howell

 The Outdoor Teen Adventure Club is a low-cost, youth-led club for 6th-12th graders who want to spend some of their Saturdays in an enjoyable and meaningful way. The goals of Outdoor Teen Adventure Club were designed with the intention that teens can truly…

$5 – $10
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Preschool Open Gym

Troy Gymnastics TG2 1600 W. Maple Rd., Troy

Looking for a new way for your kids to burn off some of that energy?  Open gym is the perfect way to do just that! The 90 minute open gym features trampolines, a large ship to climb in, along with…

$10
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Family Open Swim

Troy Gymnastics TG4 1311 Maplelawn,, Troy

Enjoy 60 minutes of family swim time! Parents must accompany children within arm's reach that are ages 6 and younger. There must be one adult per every two children. A limited number of life jackets will be available to borrow.…

$10

Science Workshops

Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint

Let your kids explore science thru hands-on fun! STEM learning doesn’t end when your child leaves the classroom. Engage in STEM enrichment year-round with Longway Planetarium science workshops! Give your children a productive and fun way to spend their time…

$8
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Science workshop

Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint

Let your kids explore science thru hands-on fun! STEM learning doesn’t end when your child leaves the classroom. Engage in STEM enrichment year-round with Longway Planetarium science workshops! Give your children a productive and fun way to spend their time…

$8
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Mary Poppins

Hawk Community Center 29995 12 Mile Rd, Farmington Hills

The Farmington Hills Youth Theatre is thrilled to present Mary Poppins on stage! One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books…

$12 – $15

Family Discovery Event

Franklin Public Library 32455 Franklin Rd., Franklin

Families are invited to join us at the library at 2pm for a fun afternoon of crafts, calligraphy, story time, sweet treats and more! The theme to this event is " Islam & It's People"  All are welcome to attend!…

FREE
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Ropes Course

Troy Gym - TG4 1311 Maplelawn, Troy

The Munchkin Ropes Course (MRC) is located in our newest facility, TG4. This course stands 2.5 feet off of the ground and features Sky Tykes® products. This attraction includes a collection of interactive elements for ages 2-7 under 48" tall…

$15 – $18
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Chow Time

KENSINGTON METRO PARK FARM CENTER 4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford

Ever wanted to feed pigs? Help farm staff feed our resident animals, including pigs, goats, cows, and more. Learn what each animal eats and why. Sturdy shoes or boots are recommended. Fun for all ages! Children must be accompanied by…

$5
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Railroader’s Dinner

GREENFIELD VILLAGE 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn

End your magical visit to Day Out With Thomas™ with a hearty Railroader's Dinner at A Taste of History Restaurant in Greenfield Village, a reimagined approach to our traditional breakfast experience. Coal Cart Meatballs, Hobo Franks and Beans, chicken nuggets,…

$45 – $75
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Family Night Out

TROY COMMUNITY CENTER 3179 Livernois Rd, Troy

Enjoy a fun and inexpensive night out for families!  Spend an evening together playing basketball, swimming, and more at the Troy Community Center! No registration needed, pay at the door.   Photo Credit: Facebook

$6 – $8

Parents Evening Out

Carls Family YMCA 300 Family Drive, Milford

Parents can enjoy some much-deserved time to themselves with the peace of mind that their children are in a safe, fun environment. Kids, ages 3 years and older will enjoy an evening of pizza, swimming, and gym games! Please bring…

$10 – $15
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Kids Night Out

FRANKLIN ATHLETIC CLUB 29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield

All kids are invited for a fun night of games and swimming! You'll need to pack swimsuits, towels, goggles, life jackets and any other items your child may need while swimming. Pizza will be served as well.  This is a…

$40 – $50

Family Glow Dance

Milford High School 2380 S Milford Rd, Highland

This is a community wide event open to all families with kids 8th grade and under. Join us for a Family Event. Music, dancing, glowsticks, and snacks. Wear neon clothes and glow under the lights. We will have glow goodies…

$40
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Kid’s Night Out

Stars & Stripes Kids Activity Center 4630 White Lake Rd., Clarkston

This month's theme is Game Night!  Drop the kids off, ages 5-11 years, for a night of board game and active hands on games.  Pizza dinner included. Pre-registration required, limited to 17 kids.   Photo Credit: Facebook

$33
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DCFC Game

Keyworth Stadium 3201 Roosevelt Street, Hamtramck

Get tickets now for an exciting Detroit City Football Club soccer game.  Tickets start as low as $12! VIP tickets also available. Keep in mind all Grandstand VIP are general admission and no seats are assigned. Tickets can be purchased…

$12 – $69
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Glow Jump

SKY ZONE - CANTON 42550 Executive Dr, Canton

Sky Zone is lit up for glow nights every Friday and Saturday nights!  You will get 120 minutes of Glow jumping. SkySocks ($3.99) and SkyZone Glow Shirt ($6.99) are required for participation. Space is limited, reserving tickets online is highly…

$24.99 – $34