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Top things to do with KIDS this weekend: May 24-26

Cute little girl with her mother having fun at fun fair, driving a bumper car, amusement park

It’s a long weekend and we’re ready to enjoy every minute of it!

 

ALL WEEKEND

LOS TROMPOS

May 5 – June 9

@ Beacon Park, Detroit

Direct from Mexico City, Los Trompos encourages play and enables communities to celebrate its many cultures together. Take a spin on one of eight colorful and vibrant large-scale spinning tops created by award winning artists and designers Héctor Esrawe and Ignacio Cadena.

 

LIVONIA AM ROTARY CARNIVAL

May 16 -27

@ Livonia

 

PONTIAC SPRING CARNIVAL

May 23-26

@ Downtown Pontiac

 

SUMPTER TOWNSHIP COUNTRY FEST

MAY 24-27

@ Sumpter Fairgrounds, Belleville

Free children’s entertainment, bingo/beer tent, casino, pony rides, petting zoo, silent auction, crafts, car show, princess pageant, live music, car racing, carnival rides and more!

 

ST. MARY’S POLISH FAIR

May 24-27

@ St. Mary’s Campus, Orchard Lake

 

CIVIL WAR REMEMBRANCE

May 25 – 27

@ Greenfield Village, Dearborn

Join us in honoring the sacrifices and achievements of all those who bravely fought and continue to fight in defense of the American spirit.  Get ready for the Saturday night concert featuring Tin Cremona and Friends. Join John and Elaine Masciale, Tim Twiss, Al Smitely,and Timmy Person to enjoy the period sound, innovative style, and experimentation that was mid-19th century American Banjo music.

 

WAYNE COUNTY AQUATIC CENTER OPENING DAY

 May 25 – 27

@ Wayne County Aquatic Center, Detroit

Wayne County’s largest family waterpark sits on over 22,000 square feet of beautifully landscaped grounds. Enjoy a number of features for the entire family.

 

ANNUAL KENSINGTON METROPARK ART FAIR

 May 25 – 27

@ Kensington Metropark, Milford

Join DIA at the 3rd Annual Kensington Metropark Art Fair and make a mosaic. Make a simple mosaic using a variety of art-making materials.

 

DOOM OF THE DINOSAURS EXHIBIT

March 15 – September 1

@ Cranbrook Institute of Science, Bloomfield Hills

The temporary Doom of the Dinosaurs exhibition allows visitors to view the impressive fossil casts of the last known dinosaurs to roam Earth, including the Tyrannosaurus Rex and Edmontosaurus. The dinosaur scene includes a dozen dinosaur casts that will leave your littles in awe, while offering hands-on activities to help them learn too.

 

 

FRIDAY

MINI PLAYDATE

Friday, May 24 / 10:00am- 11:30am

@ Goldfish Swimschool, Ann Arbor

Mini Play Date is a free 1.5 hour long guided play event for swimmers 2 to 8 months old. It is a no pressure opportunity for you and your little fish to get acclimated to swimming and meet other children!

 

TROY FAMILY AQUATIC CENTER OPENING DAY

Friday, May 24 / 11:00am- 7:00pm

@ Troy Family Aquatic Center

Get your swim gear ready, TFAC is opening soon! We’re celebrating our first official day of summer with a daily rate of $5 per person.

 

NATURE MAKERSPACE

Friday, May 24 / 1:30pm- 2:30pm

@ Farmington Nature Center

Design, create, and make using nature as an inspiration to solve real-world challenges. Makerspace learning is driven by children’s natural curiosity and desire to make things. The Nature Center is becoming a unique hub for young scientists and engineers to dream, plan, invent, and test.

 

UNITED SHORE HOME GAME

Friday, May 24 / 7:00pm -10:00pm

@ Jimmy John’s Field, Utica

Watch Birmingham Bloomfield take on Utica and stick around after the game for Friday Fireworks Spectacular.

 

DETROIT CITY FOOTBALL CLUB HOME GAME

Friday, May 24 / 7:30pm -10:00pm

@ Keyworth Stadium, Hamtramck

Our boys play soccer for DCFC and we can’t wait for them to see the grown-ups play at the Keyworth Stadium this spring! Catching a game in the open air stadium is a great family-friendly sporting event.

SATURDAY

SATURDAY MARKET

Saturday, May 25 / 6:00am- 4:00pm

@ Eastern Market, Detroit

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

 

SATURDAY IN THE PARK

Saturday, May 25 / 9:00am – 3:30pm

@ Nankin Mills Park, Westland

Six miles of Hines Drive (from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail) will be closed to traffic every Saturday for the public of all ages to run, walk, skate, or cycle safely. Parking is available at the Helms Haven and Nankin Mills picnic areas.

 

INSIDE THE HIVE

Saturday, May 25 / 10:00am – 11:30am

@Dinosaur Nature Preserve, Rochester Hills

We’ll discover the incredible world of honey bees as we peek into Dinosaur Hill’s own hive, try on real bee-keeping gear and see how honey is extracted from hives.  We’ll find out about different types of honey and get some tasty treats too.

 

ENGLISH-ARABIC STORYTIME

Saturday, May 25 / 10:30am – 11:30am

@ Arab American National Museum, Dearborn

Children ages 2-6 and their parents are invited to attend storytime in the Library at AANM. A storyteller will read picture books in both English and Arabic, teaching a few Arabic words and phrases. Following the story, there will be time for free play, crafts or games in the Library

 

PRE-SCHOOL IMAGINATION SPECTACULAR

Saturday, May 25 / 10:00am – 4:00pm

@ Ann Arbor Hands On Museum

Early learners and their grown-ups will love this special weekend at the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum! Imagine your future by dressing up at a photo station or doing activities together at PNC Bank’s “Grow Up Great” Mobile Learning Adventure. Play, splash, and build in our special gallery for Preschoolers only

 

CANOE TOURS

Saturday, May 25 / 10:00am – 3:00pm

@ Oakwoods Metropark, New Boston

Join us for our opening weekend of canoe tours!  Aboard our 34-foot replica of a historic Voyageur canoe we will explore the Huron River.

 

FAMILY CAMPING 101

Saturday, May 25 / 1:00pm – 2:30pm

@ Indian Springs Metropark, White Lake

In this program, we’ll cover some different styles of camping and what basics you’ll need for a successful trip for each one.

 

SENSORY FRIENDLY SATURDAY WITH THE ANN ARBOR SYMPHONY

Saturday, May 25 / 1:30pm – 3:00pm

@ Frederic H. Pease Auditorium, Ypsilanti

Sensory Friendly Saturday” offers accessible programming opportunities to patrons and their families needing special accommodations. The event features a hands-on experience with brass instruments through our Instrument Petting Zoo program. Following the zoo there will be a 30 minute performance by our Brass Quintet!

 

THE MIGHTY DUCKS – MOVIE IN THE COURTYARD

Saturday, May 25 / 8:00pm – 10:00pm

@ Trumbull & Porter Hotel, Detroit

Enjoy happy hour specials at Red Dunn Kitchen before the films. And during the movie, the Pump Room outdoor bar will serve popcorn and cocktails. The 15,000-square-foot courtyard has a bonfire, plus chairs, picnic table seating and ground seating (bring a blanket).

 

SUNDAY

SPRING INTO SUMMER

Sunday, May 26 / 9:00am – 2:00pm

@ New Baltimore’s Farmers Market

Join in the fun with a FREE family planting activity (while supplies last), Face Painting & Henna Tattoos, FREE Activities & Giveaways with MacDonald Public Library. Over 12 farmers & growers, locally-produced honey, fresh eggs, crafts, local foods, artists, and more!

 

WOLCOTT GRIST MILL TOUR

Sunday, May 26 / 10:00am – 2:00pm

@ Wolcott Mill Metropark, Ray

Take a behind the scenes tour of the Historic Wolcott grist mill and explore this nearly 200-year-old building. You’ll hear the fascinating history of this iconic mill and the Wolcott family who lived here and maybe, even a ghost story or two!

 

MEMORIAL DAY PARADE

Sunday, May 26 / 1:00pm – 4:00pm

@ St. Clair Shores

The 67th annual SCS Memorial Day Parade will step off at 1:00 PM on Sunday, May 26 from the corner of 9 Mile & Jefferson and will travel north to the finish at 11 Mile Rd. The parade is an annual S.C.S. event bringing viewers from the entire tri-county area.

 

OPENING DAY TRAIN CELEBRATION

Sunday, May 26 / 1:00pm – 4:45pm

@ Joy Blvd. Park, Clinton Township

In celebration of Memorial Day and our NEW opening weekend, join us for a train ride and complimentary hot dog and refreshment after your ride.

 

For MORE EVENTS happening this weekend, please check out our full EVENT CALENDAR!

 

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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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