Kid-Friendly St Patrick’s Day Activities

Kid Friendly St Patrick's Day Activities

Do you celebrate St Patrick’s Day? The leprechauns visit our house spreading their mischief. They also leave a pot of “gold” at the end of a rainbow trail.  We always make sure to have a special meal.  When I was looking at the events in the next week, I was disappointed that there weren’t more Kid-Friendly St Patrick’s Day Activities Kid-Friendly St […]

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Make Your Plans for FoolMoon and FestiFools

Festifools 2017 - Library Group

It’s time to start planning for FoolMoon and FestiFools 2018. There are workshops throughout March to help you get involved. Personally, I am thrilled that there is not a conflict with Spring Break this year.  Since the first FestiFools in 2007, it has become an Ann Arbor tradition. FoolMoon was added for 2011. WonderFool Productions is the non-profit organization that […]

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Arbor Annie’s Weekend Picks March 2-4

Arbor Annie's Weekend Picks - March 2-4

The weather has certainly done a u-turn from 60s earlier this week back to several inches of snow and temperatures in the 30s. We’ve gone from sharing playground profiles to sharing sledding hills. Arbor Annie’s Weekend Event Picks Our top pick for the weekend is a sponsored event listing – Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s Music of Harry Potter. Music of […]

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2018-2019 Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar

2018=2019 AAPS School Calendar

The 2018-2019 Ann Arbor Public Schools calendar has been released! As with last year, it was posted to their website without an announcement. However, it is more than 4 months earlier than it was released last year (March vs July).  Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar Highlights The 2018-2019 Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar is almost identical to the 2017-2018 calendar. […]

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Ann Arbor Easter Fun

Ann Arbor Easter Fun

There are plenty of options for Ann Arbor Easter fun. Throughout March there are several craft events and opportunities to meet the Easter Bunny. Most egg hunts are the Saturday before Easter.  Southeast Michigan Easter Fun There is also plenty of Easter fun planned beyond Ann Arbor. I have partnered with several sites through Metro Detroit to bring you details on […]

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2018 Ann Arbor Easter Brunch Options

Ann Arbor Easter Brunches

While I enjoy Brunch any time of year, Easter is something special. I am currently updating the article for 2018 Easter Brunch options. Several of the larger buffet are already taking reservations. However, some restaurants have not yet announced their 2018 Easter Brunch offerings. Hours and pricing information is included when available. The listing only includes locations that hold a […]

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Visit the Easter Bunny at Briarwood Mall

The Briarwood Mall Easter Bunny arrives soon. Now that my daughter is 12, she doesn’t want to visit anymore. However, we visited yearly when she was younger.  Visit the Briarwood Mall Easter Bunny The Briarwood Mall Easter Bunny is at the mall from Friday, March 9 through Saturday, March 31. Make a reservation online at to avoid waiting in line. Advance reservations have a $10 non-refundable […]

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2018 Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunts

Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunts

Easter is fast approaching. There are a number of 2018 Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunts both in Ann Arbor and in surrounding communities. Our Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunt Experiences When my daughter was young, we loved the Ann Arbor Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt. In recent years, they have combined efforts with Pittsfield Township to offer a combined egg scramble.  2018 Ann Arbor Easter […]

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Lincoln Schools Closed Today – Get Activity Ideas

Lincoln Schools Closed - Get Activity Ideas

Lincoln Schools are closed today because of a lack of bus drivers. If your child attends Lincoln School District, we have a few activity ideas for today. Update – 3:20p – Lincoln Consolidated Schools announced that they have a plan to cover the routes for the rest of the week. Playgrounds It’s a gorgeous day outside. Explore a local playground. […]

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Arbor Annie’s Weekend Picks February 23-25

Arbor Annie's Weekend Picks - February 23-25

After a snowy weekend and mid-winter break, this weekend is more “normal”. There are several great events this weekend. Unfortunately, this weekend is kicking off a month of completely booked weekends for us.  Arbor Annie’s Weekend Event Picks February wraps up this weekend brining a close to Black History Month. For younger children, I recommend Wild Swan Theater’s Under the African […]

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