Author Archives: Ann Arbor with Kids

Arbor Annie’s Spring Forward Weekend Picks March 9-11

Arbor Annie's Spring Forward Weekend Picks - March 9-11

The first thing to note about this weekend is that Daylight Savings time starts and the clocks jump forward an hour. Be sure to factor that into planning your Sunday – although with our connected society, it’s a lot harder to miss the time change than when we were growing up. But, even if my devices automatically update the time, […]

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Rotary Club Launches Fight Summer Hunger Fund and Food Drive

Rotary Fights Summer Hunger Fund & Food Drive

During the school year, many children receive food through free and discounted school breakfast and lunch programs. However, over the summer there is less of a safety net for these families. The Rotary Club of Ann Arbor’s Fight Summer Hunger Food and Fund Drive runs March 5-16. Their goal is to provide 80000 meals throughout the summer through donations of […]

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Hello Dolly! by Burns Park Players This Weekend at Tappan Middle School

The Burns Park Players have partnered with students from Burns Park Elementary school to present Hello Dolly! this weekend and next weekend. The production helps to support performing arts education in the Ann Arbor Public Schools. Read their press release below for more details: Burns Park Players Presents Hello Dolly! Burns Park Players makes the perfect match this season with […]

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No More Coming Home to a Dark House – My Favorite Christmas Present

How many times have you been out later than expected and come home to a dark house? Have you ever worried that you left the iron on? I am always forgetting to leave the lights on, especially in winter when it gets dark early especially now that my daughter is involved in more after-school activities. My mom was the one […]

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Cold Days, Snow Days (or the Lack Thereof) and My Thoughts

Disclaimer: I am the parent of a 2nd grader in Ann Arbor Public Schools. All opinions are mine and my takeaway from comments I have seen from fellow AAPS parents on Facebook and in person. Over the weekend after losing yet another day to sub -20F wind chills, I expressed concern that since we had already hit 4 school closures and […]

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Preschool Guide: Dexter Cooperative Preschool

Disclaimer: Dexter Cooperative Preschool has paid for a featured listing in the Ann Arbor with Kids Preschool Guide. All opinions are mine. Dexter Cooperative Preschool offers classes for both 3 and 4 year olds. The 3 year old class meets on Monday and Thursday with the option of either a morning or afternoon session. The 4 year old classes meet […]

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Preschool Expo This Weekend

Are you looking for a Preschool for this coming fall? Many preschools will be having their open houses in the coming weeks. The Preschool Expo is a great way to gather some initial material and narrow down the preschools you are interested in. Sunday, is the Fifth Annual Preschool Expo at Palmer Commons on the University of Michigan campus. The […]

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This Weekend at Ann Arbor Parks…Swimming & Ice Skating

This weekend Ann Arbor Parks is giving you the choice…Embrace the winter with Buhr Blitz at the Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena, or Escape the Winter with Splash Days at Mack Pool. Buhr Blitz is from 2:30-4:30p on Saturday, January 25 at the Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena. In addition to ice skating there will be games, contests, and prizes. […]

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