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Anna Mae

Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.

Arbor Annie's Highlights - September 23-25

Arbor Annie’s Weekend Highlights – September 23-25

Between the dropping temperatures Thursday and the autumnal equinox at 9:03p Thursday night, I decided to swap the weekend highlights graphic for fall. We were hoping to go apple picking this weekend, but Sunday is the better day for us and it looks like rain. Arbor Annie’s Weekend Highlights Our lists of Apple Picking & Cider …

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Ann Arbor Indoor Pool Guide

Swim Year Round at These Indoor Pools Near Ann Arbor

My daughter has always loved swimming – no wonder she is on her high school team. When she was younger, I found that swimming periodically would help her maintain her swimming skills. Now that her high school season is over, she is looking for where she can go to practice until next year. Fortunately there are …

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Ann Arbor Ice Skating Guide

Best Places to Ice Skate in Ann Arbor

There are several Ann Arbor Ice Skating Rinks available including both indoor and outdoor options in winter.  As a child my favorite part of winter was ice skating. When I lived in Illinois, our neighborhood park offered outdoor ice skating (basically it was a gully that was flooded each winter). My school bus took me by the …

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Arbor Annie's Weekend Highlights - September 9-11

Arbor Annie’s Weekend Roundup – September 16-18

It may be just about fall, but summer temperatures are make a return this weekend. Despite the warm temperatures, fall activities are in full swing. Arbor Annie’s Weekend Picks Head to Saline this weekend for their Oktoberfest. It kicks off on Friday night and continues Saturday which includes the Kinder Platz kids activities. Make it a …

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Ann Arbor Corn Maze Guide

Fall Fun At 6 Awesome Ann Arbor Corn Mazes

There are several Ann Arbor Corn Mazes. Be sure to check out the extras at the Corn Maze before selecting which Ann Arbor Corn Maze to visit.

A2SO Kinderconcert - Saxophone

A2SO KinderConcerts Return for a Full Schedule in 2022-2023

Each year the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra holds a series of KinderConcerts at local libraries. A2SO KinderConcerts are designed to introduce kids age 0-5 to the different instruments in the symphony with a combination of music and motion. 

Ann Arbor Fall Guide

Guide to Ann Arbor Fall Fun

Ann Arbor is a great place in fall. Fall is a great time for our local farms – Apple Orchards/Cider Mills, Corn Mazes, Hay Rides & more Fall Farm Fun. Fall also brings UM Football and Halloween.

Arbor Annie's Weekend Highlights - September 9-11

Arbor Annie’s Weekend Highlights – September 9-11

It is a busy weekend around Ann Arbor. There’s a night game on Saturday – but check out Michigan Marching band’s open practice at the stadium on Friday evening. This weekend is also Ann Arbor Pride with several LGBTQ+ activities all weekend. Arbor Annie’s Weekend Highlights Michigan Football has a night game is this weekend. …

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Arbor Annie's Labor Day Weekend Highlights - September 2-5

Arbor Annie’s Labor Day Weekend Highlights – September 2-5

It’s Labor Day Weekend with the transition between summer and fall. It is the last weekend for most pools and water parks and the first Michigan football game. Apple orchards and cider mills are starting to open. Even the weather is varying with highs in the mid-upper 80s on Friday and Saturday and a bit …

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6 Tips for Attending a Michigan Football Game with Kids

6+ Tips for Attending a Michigan Football Game with Kids

Michigan Football kicks off their 2021 season on September 4. Are you planning to attend a game with your kids? We are sharing 6 Tips for Attending a Michigan Football Game with Kids. 1 – Everyone needs a ticket Every person needs a ticket. It doesn’t matter whether your child is 2 weeks old and in your arms, they …

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