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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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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
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Early Bird Walk

BELLE ISLE NATURE CENTER 176 Lakeside Drive, Detroit

Join us for an early morning walk focused on Belle Isle’s bountiful bird life as it changes throughout the summer. Designed for all experience levels, we encourage new birders to participate as we look, listen, and enjoy this time of…

FREE
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PeeWee Picasso

TROY COMMUNITY CENTER 3179 Livernois Rd, Troy

Your little ones will participate in a variety of art activities, encouraging curiosity, discovery, and self-expression.  Led by our resident artist, Jan Lindell-Meinhard, this session is perfect for kids looking to explore new ways to expand their creative side.  Each…

$27 – $32

LittleGuide Detroit’s Stroller Roll presented by Delta Dental

NANKIN MILLS RECREATION AREA 33175 Ann Arbor Trail, Westland

If you missed our first Stroller Roll, we have good news - we're doing it again!   This time we'll be at the Nankin Mills Recreation Area in Westland. Call up your girlfriends and catch up while you walk, stroll…

FREE
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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

Healthy Oakland Partnership Family Market Day

Oakland county farmers market 2350 Pontiac Lake Rd, Waterford Township

Enjoy fitness demonstrations, inflatable bouncers (socks required), crafts and other activities. Eligible participants receive a $5 coupon for the purchase of locally-grown produce.    

FREE
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Saturday in the Park

Hines Drive 7651 Merriman Road, Westland

Enjoy six miles of Hines Drive without vehicle traffic to run, walk or bike safely each Saturday from May through September.

FREE
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Preschool Dance

Boll Family YMCA 1401 Broadway, Suite 3A, Detroit

WSU Dance Student, AnnaMarie Bethune, will build children's confidence and coordination through a mix of hip hop, jazz, and ballet. The Y is a starting point for many kids to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits…

$40 – $50
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Take a Hike Nature Walks

Hewen's Creek 6515 Bemis Rd, Ypsilanti

Join us for monthly socially distanced guided walks at our North Bay and Hewen's Creek Parks. Walks in North Bay Park will be accompanied by an experienced birder to help you enjoy the waterfowl. You may observe flocks of migrating…

$5 – $7
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Digger’s Summer Story Time

TROY HISTORIC VILLAGE 60 W Wattles, Troy

Meet Cheddar’s friend, Digger the Groundhog, listen to read-alouds of storybooks, enjoy a snack, and play “I-Spy” to find artifacts in our historic buildings. Great for children who have “graduated” from Cheddar’s Preschool Story Time.   You are welcome to…

$3 – $7
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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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Dragon Crawl: Biweekly Bicycle Rides

Civic Center Park- Lake Orion 2525 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion

Join this great family activity, Explore safety paths/trails with a guide.  All ages welcomed.  Trailers and tag-a-longs welcome. Slow roll bicycle ride, with no drop.  Safety Paths & Trails only. Length and speed will be based on group.  Meets every…

FREE

Teddy Bear Picnic

McFadden-Ross House 915 S. Brady St., Dearborn

The Dearborn Historical Museum presents their annual Teddy Bear Picnic! This will be a Dearborn family event, with fun games, and teddy bears! Bring your favorite teddy bear or other furry friend.   You will find, games, crafts, parade, and…

$3

Rosie The Riveter Craft Show

North Bay Park 1001 Huron St., Ypsilanti

There’s something for everyone at the Rosie Show.  This event includes a play area for kids, yummy food trucks galore, a DJ who will have you moving to great music, and most importantly - we have a few of the…

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WESTVIEW’S SUNFLOWER DAYS

WESTVIEW ORCHARDS & ADVENTURE FARM 65075 Van Dyke, Washington Twp

Summertime is finally here! Have some "Fun in the Sun" with your friends at Westview Orchards & Winery's 3rd Annual Sunflower Days! ​ This year we're "growing" the sunflower-picking experience. We have expanded our Sunflower fields from 2 fields to…

$12

HUCKLEBERRY RAILROADS ENCHANTED VILLAGE

CROSSROADS VILLAGE & HUCKLEBERRY RAILROAD 6140 Bray Road, Flint

Crossroads Village travels back even further in time for an enchanted weekend full of fairytales and fun! Dress in your royal garb and bring the whole family to meet the Royals!  This all new event is fun for the entire…

$9 – $20
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Michigan Medieval Stroll 2021

Canterbury Village 2359 Joslyn Court, Orion Charter Township

Watch the Knights of the New Order joust and fight so that one can be crowned champion of the realm. See Medieval Reenactors demonstrate armed combat and watch Blacksmiths forge unique pieces of hardware out of iron. Stroll through the…

$9.99
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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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Youth Dance Age 6-8

Boll Family YMCA 1401 Broadway, Suite 3A, Detroit

WSU Dance Student, AnnaMarie Bethune, will build children's confidence and coordination through a mix of hip hop, jazz, and ballet. The Y is a starting point for many kids to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits…

$50 – $63
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Walk with a Naturalist

STAGE NATURE CENTER 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy

Check out summer happenings as you take a relaxing walk through the various natural communities at the Stage Nature Center. Exploring our 100 acre preserve with a naturalist will give you an opportunity to discover things that you may not…

FREE

Twinkle Tots Dance Class

Eclipse Dance Collective 32564 Warren Rd., Westland

Come move and groove with your toddler 18 months to 3 years! This is a chance for toddlers to bond with their parents/guardians while helping to enrich their rhythm, spatial relations, and motor skills. We will play games, do movement…

$5
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Summer Family Film Series

Milford Independent Cinema 945 E Summit Street, Milford

Milford Independent Cinema and Music Time of Milford are teaming up to offer the Summer Family Film Series, a multi-week screening of films that are suitable for movie fans of all ages. Concessions for these screenings will include donut holes,…

$4
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Saturday Storytime

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

Saturday Storytime is our Summer version of Nature Tales. Join us for a variety of nature stories followed by a craft or outing, and a snack.   Please pre-register as space is limited.  For ages 3-5 years with caregiver.  …

$2

Enchanted Princess Programs

TROY COMMUNITY CENTER 3179 Livernois Rd, Troy

Come learn how to cook with the Bayou Princess. There will also be time for a story and to hang out with her.   This camp will be messy so dress accordingly.  Bows and arrows are plastic.  There must be…

$75 – $85
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Fort Wayne Weekend Guided Tours

HISTORIC FORT WAYNE 6325 West Jefferson, Detroit

Get a wonderful guided tour of Historic Fort Wayne!  Let our historians guide you on a 2 hour walking tour through the fort and some of its buildings.  You must wear a mask while on the Fort.  Be sure to…

$5

Vintage Baseball Day

HISTORIC FORT WAYNE 6325 West Jefferson, Detroit

A full day of vintage base ball at its best! Our own Early Riser BBC hosts multiple games featuring Detroit Base Ball Club, Flat Rock, Wahoos, Moscow Monarchs,  Richmond, Stockbridge, Highlanders, Ghostriders, Swamp Frogs, Wyandotte, Portland Blue Sox and Dexter…

FREE
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Youth Dance Age 9-12

Boll Family YMCA 1401 Broadway, Suite 3A, Detroit

WSU Dance Student, AnnaMarie Bethune, will build children's confidence and coordination through a mix of hip hop, jazz, and ballet. The Y is a starting point for many kids to learn about becoming and staying active, and developing healthy habits…

$50 – $63

Cranberry Lake Park Adventure

Cranberry Lake Park 384 W. Predmore Rd., Oakland

Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve will be taking over the Cranberry Lake Park for an afternoon of exciting adventure as we explore the beautiful rolling meadows, lakeside and historical farmstead of this diverse park. We will be lending out maps and…

$5 – $7
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FAMILY DAY

CRANBROOK ART MUSEUM 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills

Join educators from 12-2pm for free artmaking activities inspired by With Eyes Opened: Cranbrook Academy of Art Since 1932. We’ll highlight featured artists as a starting point for creation and conversation. Learn with us onsite or take-and-make with activity pages for…

Free – $10
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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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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
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Detroit Riverfront: Past, Present & Future Socially Distant Walking Tour

Cullen Plaza 1340 Atwater Street, Detroit

Detroit’s award-winning RiverWalk features multiple parks and green spaces connected by a scenic promenade along the Detroit River. On this walking tour you’ll get to take a stroll along the RiverWalk and Dequindre Cut as you learn about the riverfront’s…

FREE-with donation
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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

Detroit’s Birthday Celebration

DETROIT HISTORICAL MUSEUM 5401 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Join us for a doubleheader that could only happen at the Detroit Historical Museum! Celebrate Detroit's 320th birthday with '68 Tigers legend Mickey Lolich, as his hand prints are unveiled on the museum's Legends Plaza. Meet the baseball great, join…

FREE
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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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Owl Encounters

STAGE NATURE CENTER 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy

Join us on one of these encounters to visit the rehabilitated owls that call the Stage Nature Center home. This tour gives you a chance to learn more about the different owl species, reasons why they each live in captivity,…

$4
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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

United Shore Baseball and Irish-American Heritage Night

Jimmy John's Field 7171 Auburn Rd., Utica

Tonight we celebrate Irish-American heritage!  There will be two 6 inning games.  Watch the Eastside Diamond Hoppers take on the Westside Woolly Mammoths.  Gates open at 4:30pm, first game begins at 5:30pm.   Concessions will be open, with a special…

$6 – $20

Summer Concert Series – Packin Heat

Marion Township Hall 2877 W Coon Lake Rd., Howell

Driven by smokin' hot rhythm and horns Packin Heat delivers start to finish first class live entertainment from Motown to the latest dance charts- Packin Heat keeps the party vibe hot! Bring your dinner and enjoy a night out at…

$20

Movies In The Moonlight

Downtown Rochester Rochester

It wouldn’t be summer in Downtown Rochester without the ever popular Movies in the Moonlight series! Movies in the Moonlight takes place in the parking lot at E. Third & Water St, one block east of Main. Featured movies begin…

FREE
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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

FULL MOON HIKE-NATIONAL MOTH WEEK

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

  During this month’s full moon hike we will be celebrating National Moth Week.  Come learn about Michigan’s nocturnal pollinators and why they are so important. Then join us on a hike to look for moths under the full moon…

$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