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Cranbrook Institute of Science 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills

Treasure is a word that stirs the imagination of everyone of every age. An educational and entertaining exhibit for museums and science centers, Treasure! explores the history of treasure and treasure hunting, the technology employed in hunting treasure, as well as…

Free – $5

Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival

Downtown New Baltimore 36535 Green Street, New Baltimore

The Bay-Rama Fishfly Festival is a fun-filled five-day event attended by over 50,000 people in downtown New Baltimore.  It features a large, clean midway, Festival Tent with live entertainment, Miss Bay-Rama Queen’s Pageant, Kid’s Day Fun with free kids games,…


Breakfast with Animals

MAYBURY FARM 50165 W 8 Mile Rd, Northville

Plan a very special educational event for your group, enjoy a delicious continental breakfast while you learn about one of your favorite animals at the farm! Throughout your visit, you'll learn the details of the animals daily lives from the…

$25 – $100

All ages Open Gym

Troy Gymnastics TG1 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…


Family Science Experiences

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…


Drop-In Play

Nature's Playhouse 703 Livernois St., Ferndale

Let your little one come and play with other kids while mom gets to chat with other moms! Nature's Playhouse offers a non-toxic yesteryear open playtime experience with an all-natural play environment. Enjoy spending time with other families at a…

$17 – $75

5-Day Cef School

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

Budding foodies will enjoy five fun days of hands-on experience—from shaping meatballs and baking mac and cheese to churning homemade ice cream. They’ll learn basic kitchen skills while studying up on their favorite food groups—like dessert and appetizers. On the…


Craft Camp

Friendship Factory - Rochester 210 W University Dr, Rochester

The hottest trend of the year is personalization, and kids love to create unique crafts especially for them. We are super excited to announce this year’s craft camp will include lots of fun craft favorites with a special personalized touch.…


Nature Discovery Camp

Bloomer Park 7581 Richardson Rd, West Bloomfield

Join Naturalists Lance and Lauren for an outdoor experience packed with adventure and exciting camp activities. We’ll spend time looking for creatures in the river, woodlands and ponds while learning how we’re all connected to the natural world. We’ll spend…



DETROIT ZOO 8450 W 10 Mile Rd, Royal Oak

Adventure awaits at the Detroit Zoo this summer with the return of Dinosauria, presented by Michigan First Credit Union. This immersive walk-through experience will take you back in time to a world of prehistoric wonder as you journey through a…

$6 – $13

Family Storytime

Waterford Township Public Library 5168 Civic Center Drive, Waterford

Join the Waterford Library for family storytime outdoors by the Storytime Tree.  Head over with your little one to the grassy area to the right of the library and find a nice spot near or under the big tree. Feel…



Carl Sandburg Library 30100 7 Mile Rd, Livonia

Bring a blanket to enjoy songs and stories on the lawn. There will be bubbles! For ages 2-6, but all are welcome. No registration required.   Photo Credit: Facebook


Sizzling Summer Series

Fuerst Park 45325 10 Mile Road, Novi

Sizzling Summer Series kicks off in June with the Wonderful Wednesdays and Terrific Tuesdays events. Wonderful Wednesdays are perfect for the little ones and sure to entertain. The performances take place at 10:30am starting June 15 at Fuerst Park with…


All Ages Storytime

Redford Township District Library 25320 Six Mile Rd., Redford

Sing songs, learn new things, hear amazing stories all while making new friends at this all ages storytime! Storytime will mostly be outdoors on the new patio, weather permitting in which case it will be moved indoors.    



School For The Arts Brighton 7526 Grand River Ave., Brighton

Learn a practical skill, create gifts, and let your creativity run loose all at the same time by taking up the art of soap making. DIY soap is loaded with natural and aromatic products that are better for your skin…


Story & Wagon Ride

MAYBURY FARM 50165 W 8 Mile Rd, Northville

Live Storytime is back at the farm! Children will have fun while learning about a unique topic each week through stories, songs, and sensory play. Storytime is free with general admission, and wagon rides begin right after storytime.  Wagon rides…

Free – $4

Magical Magic Show


Enjoy the comedy and magic of Michigan Magician, Jeff Wawrzaszek of A2 Magic.  Children in attendance will receive a free magic trick from A2 Magic. All programs require a free ticket available at the Information Desk, 15 minutes prior to…


Wednesday Pop-Up

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

Each Wednesday we are excited to bring you a different Nature themed Pop Up program for you and your kids to enjoy together.  For-Mar Pop-Up Program will include Garden Time, a fun Kids Fitness activity and a themed activity area.…


Family Swim (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…


Monroe Midway

Monroe Street Midway 32 Monroe St., Detroit

Monroe Street Midway is the place to go in Metro Detroit for non-stop summer fun. Enjoy outdoor roller-skating, bring your own pair or rent;  enjoy three basketball courts, two half and one full; a 9 hole putt-putt course new this…

Free – $13

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.…


Space Academy

Longway Planetarium 1310 E. Kearsley Street, Flint

Come and enjoy a live, family-friendly interactive space lecture and learn about Space in a series of 3 topics: Planets, Stars, and Time & Motion. Recommended for ages 8 and older.   Photo Credit: Facebook

$2.50 – $7

Livonia’s Spree

Ford Field - Livonia Farmington and Lyndon, Livonia

Livonia Spree has something for everyone in the family:  delicious food; great music ranging from Country to jazz; a fantastic family carnival; and of course, the Grand Finale Fireworks Extravaganza on Sunday night. Pre-Sale Ride Wristbands are available for a…

$18 – $25

Open Play

Play and Grow 143 S. Milford Rd., Milford

Let your child explore and talk with other moms while sipping free coffee.  Free WIFI also on site. Discounts on packages available.  Afternoon sessions are being added regularly so be sure to check the new schedules weekly! At times if…

$10 – $70

Teen Summer Cooking Class

Sur La Table - Troy 2801 W Big Beaver Rd Suite 264, Troy

Budding foodies will enjoy five days of hands-on experience—from stir-frying pad thai and rolling gnocchi to making perfect pie dough into a fruit galette. They’ll hone their knife skills and kitchen chops. On the final day, parents are invited to…


Butterflies, Moths, and Bees

Shiawassee Basin Preserve 12000 Davisburg Rd, Davisburg

Join a scientist from U.S. Fish & Wildlife to learn about rare pollinators that live right in our backyard.  Pre-registration is strongly encouraged but will be accepted the day of the event. For all ages.   Photo Credit: Facebook


Summer Drive-In

USA HOCKEY DRIVE-IN 14900 N Beck Rd, Plymouth

Summer Drive-In at USA Hockey Arena is open for the season.  Grab your tickets online in advance to ensure your spot. The Summer Drive-In at USA Hockey Arena is a family friendly place to enjoy newly released movies under the…

Free – $12

outdoor Movie

Troy Skate Park 3179 Livernois Rd, Troy

Grab your blankets, lawn chairs, snacks and drinks and get ready for a movie under the stars! Tonight's feature film is Sing 2 (Rated Pg). Movie will begin after sunset. Located in Jeanne M. Stine Community Park inside the Skate…