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10 Things to Do with Kids in Metro Detroit this Weekend

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The days may all be a blur but the weekends are a time to refresh. Save time scrolling and check out this list of fun family activities you can do this weekend. 

 

The temps are up and there’s lots of fun to find across metro Detroit. From playgrounds to nature trails and animals hangouts – here’s your quick reference to warm weather fun.

 

It’s the first weekend for the Dino & Dragon Stroll at Canterbury Village AND the Water Circus is in town too.

 

Don’t miss this week’s giveaway – enter to win FREE admission for your family to the Toledo Zoo and a behind the scene tour of an exhibit of your choice. We did a behind the scenes tour with the elephants and it’s so much fun!

 

All aboard! Thomas rolls into Greenfield Village for one more weekend – it’s lots of fun. If you want FREE train fun take a trip to Kiwanis Park in Southgate for one of the best train playgrounds and free mini train rides.

 

We love FREE! Stop by the Carls Family YMCA Saturday for a Celebration Block Party or the Macomb Family YMCA on Sunday for FREE Family Yoga.

 

Do you have a LEGO lover at home? Sign up for the Mini-Master Model Builder Competition at LEGOLAND Discovery Center – it include FREE admission for the builder and two accompaning family members.

 

Meet Mirabel and Spider-Man at the Clarkston Food Truck Rally at Fairytale Fun Place on Friday night or have breakfast with Ariel at Rev’d Up Fun in Woodhaven.

 

For Endangered Species Day the Detroit Zoo will host a full day of education to help guests learn what we can do to help save our favorite animals, from cleaning the environment to building sustainable habitats.

 

Hey moms, if you’re thinking about continuing your education – stop by the Michigan State University Troy Campus Saturday morning and learn about the Broad Executive MBA at Michigan State University.

 

This week’s #MomLife feature is local mom Heather. Founder of Motor City Minis she’s got all the great vintage finds for kiddos and you can shop good finds for the whole family at Value World Thrift Superstores – there are 10 metro Detroit locations.

 

If you’re looking for something new to do, head to Novi for awesome playgrounds, free petting farms and other fun outdoor activities. Stop by on Friday night and enjoy the FREE Spring Palooza at Novi Civic Center.

 

Did you miss these exciting announcements?

 

It’s not too late to plan for camp with LittleGuide Detroit’s CAMP Magazine! Find direct links, prices and schedules for over 100 camps across southeast Michigan. The YMCA offers Day Camp AND Overnight Camp at multiple locations across metro Detroit – check it out


Here are more ideas for the weekend!

CHECK OUT A NEW LIBRARY

 

VISIT THE PLAYGROUND

 

SAY HI TO ANIMALS

 

INDOOR PLAY

 

Find more family events on our Event Calendar!

 

Photo: Kiwanis Park, Southgate

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Carrie Budzinski is the Vice President of LittleGuide Detroit. She grew up in Livonia and Detroit and continues to live life in both cities. Carrie loves exploring the city and finding hidden gems in the suburbs..

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