Ann Arbor Spring Forward Weekend Picks - March 6-8

Arbor Annie’s Spring Forward Weekend Roundup – March 6-8

Last weekend we had an “extra” day with Leap Year, but this weekend we’re missing an hour as we spring forward on Sunday morning.

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Arbor Annie’s Weekend Picks

Each year March brings Maple Sugar events and workshops to get ready for FestiFools. Both are on the calendar this weekend.

It’s a big weekend for kid-friendly performances:

Ann Arbor Theater for Families

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March is Youth Art Month in Downtown Ann Arbor with some fun events. If you are downtown be sure to look for art.

Girl Scout Cookie Booths continue this week. Be on the lookout and support our local girls.

Ann Arbor Girl Scout Cookie Booths

Top Weekend Event Picks

Friday Picks

  • 9:00am-2:00pm EMUiNVENT at McKenny Hall Ballroom at EMU
  • 10:00am Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions at Morris Lawrence Building
  • 12:30pm Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions at Morris Lawrence Building
  • 6:00pm-7:30pm Baby Shark Live! at EMU Convocation Center
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm An Evening with The Creature Conservancy for Teens & Adults at Pittsfield Branch Library

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    Saturday Picks

  • 8:30am-12:00pm Mom2Mom Sale at Saline Rec Center
  • 9:00am-1:00pm CANCELED - Journey to the Sugarbush at Hudson Mills Metropark
  • 10:00am-5:00pm AADL Equipment Sale at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • 10:00am-10:45am Japanese Storytime at Malletts Creek Branch Library
  • 10:00am-11:00am Sensory-Friendly Storytime at Westgate Branch of AADL
  • 10:30am-11:30am Chinese Storytime at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • 11:00am-12:00pm Beeswax Modeling at Gutman Gallery
  • 11:00am-2:30pm CANCELED - Maple's Sweet Story at Kensington Metropark Farm Center
  • 11:00am-1:00pm Family Art Studio: Community Creations at University of Michigan Museum of Art
  • 11:00am-12:30pm FestiFool Make & Take Workshop at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
  • 11:00am-12:00pm LOL & Mini Brand Trading at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor
  • 11:00am-11:30am Peter and the Wolf with the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • 12:00pm-12:30pm Peter and the Wolf with the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet at Downtown Branch of AADL
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm Family Friendly Drag Queen Story Time & Show at Tap Room
  • 2:00pm Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions at Morris Lawrence Building
  • 2:00pm-5:00pm Drop-In Crafting at the Scrap Box
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm Family Art Studio: One and Many at University of Michigan Museum of Art
  • 2:00pm-3:00pm LEGO Minifigure Trading at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor
  • 2:00pm Queer Family Meetup at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse
  • 3:00pm-4:00pm Pokemon Trading at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor
  • 3:00pm Randazzo Dance Company's Collected Works 2020 at Power Center
  • 5:15pm-6:30pm Leprechaun Trap Workshop at Ruby’s Makery
  • 6:00pm-8:00pm Skate with a Hero at Veterans Ice Arena
  • 7:00pm Randazzo Dance Company's Collected Works 2020 at Power Center
  • 7:30pm-9:30pm Family Mewvie Night at Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center
  • Sunday Picks

    Don’t forget to adjust your clocks – at least the ones that don’t adjust automatically.

  • #EVENTTIMES #EVENTLINK at Hudson Mills Metropark
  • #EVENTTIMES #EVENTLINK at Workantile
  • #EVENTTIMES #EVENTLINK at Carol Roeda Studio
  • #EVENTTIMES #EVENTLINK at Michaels
  • #EVENTTIMES #EVENTLINK at Power Center

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    Movies

    New in theaters this weekend is Onward. I would love to see it, but my daughter is camping with her Girl Scout troop this weekend. Maybe we will make it on Tuesday’s day off.

    Family friendly films in the theater include:

    • Call of the Wild
    • Sonic the Hedgehog
    • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker  (PG-13) – Check out our review & parental guidance.
    • Ford v. Ferrari (PG-13)

    Upcoming Family Friendly movies in 2020 are:

    • March 6 – Onward
    • March 27 – Mulan
    • March 27 – The Queen’s Corgi
    • April 3 – The New Mutants
    • April 3 – Peter Rabbit 2
    • April 17 – Trolls World Tour
    • May 1 – Black Widow
    • May 15 – Scoob
    • May 22 – The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run
    • May 29 – Artemis Fowl
    • June 5 – Wonder Woman 1984
    • June 19 – Soul
    • July 3 – Minions: The Rise of Gru
    • July 10 – Ghostbusters: Afterlife
    • July 24 – Jungle Cruise
    • August 14 – The One and Only Ivan
    • August 21 – Bill & Ted Face the Music
    • September 4 – Monster Hunter
    • October 2 – Venom 2
    • October 9 – The Witches
    • November 6 – Eternals
    • November 13 – Clifford the Big Red Dog
    • November 20 – Godzilla vs. Kong
    • November 25 – Raya and the Last Dragon
    • December 18 – Dune
    • December 18 – West Side Story
    • December 25 – The Croods 2
    • December 25 – Tom and Jerry

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    Looking Forward to Next Week

    Next week has a few “big days”. Tuesday is a day off for the Presidential Primary. Our Spring Break Camp Guide includes a section of camps for Tuesday.

    Ann Arbor Spring Break Camp

    Saturday is March 14 – Pi Day. Don’t miss our roundup for Pi Day Deals. Be sure to look closer to Saturday as more deals are announced.

    Ann Arbor Pi Day Deals
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    All Weekend Events

    Friday, March 6, 2020

    Date/Time Event
    03/06/2020
    All Day
    Everyday Indoor Activities
    Virtual Event - Enjoy at Home
    💙🆓
    03/06/2020
    9:00am-2:00pm
    EMUiNVENT
    at McKenny Hall Ballroom at EMU, Ypsilanti Michigan
    💙🎟
    03/06/2020
    10:00am
    Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions
    at Morris Lawrence Building, Ann Arbor MI
    💙🎟
    03/06/2020
    12:30pm
    Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions
    at Morris Lawrence Building, Ann Arbor MI
    💙
    03/06/2020
    6:00pm-7:30pm
    Baby Shark Live!
    at EMU Convocation Center, Ypsilanti Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/06/2020
    7:00pm-8:00pm
    An Evening with The Creature Conservancy for Teens & Adults
    at Pittsfield Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan
    03/06/2020
    7:15pm-8:45pm
    Funky Frosty Fridays - 80s Night - Public Skate
    at Buhr Park Outside Ice Arena, Ann Arbor Michigan

    Saturday, March 7, 2020

    Date/Time Event
    03/07/2020
    All Day
    Everyday Indoor Activities
    Virtual Event - Enjoy at Home
    💙
    03/07/2020
    8:30am-12:00pm
    Mom2Mom Sale
    at Saline Rec Center, Saline MI
    💙
    03/07/2020
    9:00am-1:00pm
    CANCELED - Journey to the Sugarbush
    at Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter Michigan
    🆓
    03/07/2020
    9:30am-11:00am
    MomShare Group
    at Women’s Center of Southeast Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙
    03/07/2020
    10:00am-5:00pm
    AADL Equipment Sale
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    10:00am-10:45am
    Japanese Storytime
    at Malletts Creek Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    10:00am-11:00am
    Sensory-Friendly Storytime
    at Westgate Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    03/07/2020
    10:30am

    CANCELED - The Little Scientists Club


    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    CANCELED - This has been canceled due to coronavirus quarantine The Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum offers The Little Scientists Club for toddlers and preschoolers. Each week has a different theme. The Little Scientists Club is held in the Green Room on the Lower Level. The Little Scientists Club is currently...Read More
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    10:30am-11:30am
    Chinese Storytime
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    11:00am-12:00pm
    Beeswax Modeling
    at Gutman Gallery, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙
    03/07/2020
    11:00am-2:30pm
    CANCELED - Maple's Sweet Story
    at Kensington Metropark Farm Center, Milford MI
    💙🆓🎟
    03/07/2020
    11:00am-1:00pm
    Family Art Studio: Community Creations
    at University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    03/07/2020
    11:00am-12:30pm
    FestiFool Make & Take Workshop
    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    💙🆓🎟
    03/07/2020
    11:00am-12:00pm
    LOL & Mini Brand Trading
    at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor MI
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    11:00am-11:30am
    Peter and the Wolf with the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    12:00pm-12:30pm
    Peter and the Wolf with the Academy of Russian Classical Ballet
    at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    03/07/2020
    1:00pm-2:30pm
    Family Friendly Drag Queen Story Time & Show
    at Tap Room, Ypsilanti Michigan
    💙🎟
    03/07/2020
    2:00pm
    Coding to the Moon: Margaret Hamilton and the Apollo Missions
    at Morris Lawrence Building, Ann Arbor MI
    💙
    03/07/2020
    2:00pm-5:00pm
    Drop-In Crafting
    at the Scrap Box, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓🎟
    03/07/2020
    2:00pm-4:00pm
    Family Art Studio: One and Many
    at University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🆓🎟
    03/07/2020
    2:00pm-3:00pm
    LEGO Minifigure Trading
    at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor MI
    💙
    03/07/2020
    2:00pm
    Queer Family Meetup
    at Cultivate Coffee & TapHouse, Ypsilanti Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    3:00pm-4:00pm
    Pokemon Trading
    at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor MI
    💙🎟
    03/07/2020
    3:00pm
    Randazzo Dance Company's Collected Works 2020
    at Power Center, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    03/07/2020
    5:15pm-6:30pm
    Leprechaun Trap Workshop
    at Ruby’s Makery, Dexter Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/07/2020
    6:00pm-8:00pm
    Skate with a Hero
    at Veterans Ice Arena, Ann Arbor MI
    💙🎟
    03/07/2020
    7:00pm
    Randazzo Dance Company's Collected Works 2020
    at Power Center, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙
    03/07/2020
    7:30pm-9:30pm
    Family Mewvie Night
    at Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center, Ann Arbor Michigan

    Sunday, March 8, 2020

    Date/Time Event
    03/08/2020
    All Day
    Everyday Indoor Activities
    Virtual Event - Enjoy at Home
    💙
    03/08/2020
    9:00am-1:00pm
    CANCELED - Journey to the Sugarbush
    at Hudson Mills Metropark, Dexter Michigan
    💙
    03/08/2020
    10:00am-5:00pm
    Luminary Workshop
    at Workantile, Ann Arbor Michigan
    03/08/2020
    10:30am-4:00pm
    CANCELED - Open Play
    at Kidopolis, Ann Arbor Michigan
    🆓
    03/08/2020
    12:00pm-5:00pm
    Free General Admission at the Michigan Science Center
    at Michigan Science Center, Detroit Michigan
    💙🆓
    03/08/2020
    12:00pm-5:00pm
    Sit & Color Sundays at Roeda Studio
    at Carol Roeda Studio, Ann Arbor Michigan
    03/08/2020
    1:00pm-4:00pm

    Professor Ray: Mind Over Matter


    at Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum, Ann Arbor MI
    Join Professor Ray for Mind Over Matter and learn about the phsyics of the univers through a series of fun demonstrations and activities Interactive demos at 1 & 3p Free with museum admission or membership.
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    03/08/2020
    2:00pm-4:00pm
    Michaels Crafts for Kids - Craft Stick Bee
    at Michaels, Ann Arbor Michigan
    💙🎟
    03/08/2020
    3:00pm
    Randazzo Dance Company's Collected Works 2020
    at Power Center, Ann Arbor Michigan

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