Visit Yankee Air Museum

Yankee Air Museum

This morning we visited the Yankee Air Museum for the first time since Memorial Day 2013.  About the Yankee Air Museum The Yankee Air Museum originally opened at Willow Run Airport in 1981. After a damaging fire in 2004, it reopened in it’s current building in 2010. The Museum is currently fundraising to Save the Bomber Plant. They have acquired […]

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Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Review & Parental Guidance

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

Since seeing a trailer for Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, my daughter was asking to see it. We saw it today and I wanted to share our Jumanji review and some parental guidance for this PG-13 movie.  Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Review Neither my daughter nor I have seen the original Jumanji (1995) or read the book by Michigan native Chris […]

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Arbor Annie’s Winter Break Week 2 Picks

Arbor Annie's Winter Break Week 1 Picks - December 26-29

The holidays are officially over, but school doesn’t resume until next week. Arbor Annie is here with suggestions for events & activities this week. Arbor Annie’s Winter Break Week 2 Picks I hope everyone had a great Christmas (if you celebrated) and New Years. While the holidays may be over, schools are still closed this week for winter break. Even with […]

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Black Rock Bar & Grill – Restaurant Review

Black Rock Review - Grilling Steak

Ann Arbor’s Black Rock Bar & Grill opened shortly before Christmas. We briefly considered it for a family gathering when extended family was visiting. My 12 year old expressed concerns with the safety of the restaurant for her young cousins – and for herself. We decided to pass on it with extended family, but the 3 of us ate at […]

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2017’s Top Content on Ann Arbor with Kids

2017 In Review - Top Content, About Readers, Top Events

As we’re celebrating New Years Eve, I decided to check out the most popular pages on Ann Arbor with Kids. Since I’m a numbers girl, I also decided to see how these posts compared to 2016’s top posts, check out the most popular events on our calendar, and looked at some information on our readers.  Overall Page Views Comparisons For 2017, […]

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Arbor Annie’s New Years Weekend Picks December 29-January 1

Arbor Annie's New Year's Weekend Picks - December 30-January 1

With New Year’s Eve on Sunday, this weekend is mostly about the holiday. There are holiday closures throughout the weekend, so be sure to factor that into your plans. Arbor Annie’s Weekend Event Picks This weekend is again dominated by a holiday – this time it’s New Years. Throughout the weekend, be sure to check for closures and special hours. […]

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Ann Arbor Ice Skating Guide

Ann Arbor Ice Skating Guide

There are several Ann Arbor Ice Skating Rinks available including both indoor and outdoor options. Last year Ann Arbor added 3 natural outdoor rinks. For the 2017-2018 winter, there are 3 natural outdoor rinks which opened in late December 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 […]

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Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal

Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal Options

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Christmas Tree Disposal options? Personally, we have an artificial tree, but I’ve found a few options for you. Note that this year Ann Arbor’s Drop-Off Station on East Ellsworth near Platt is NOT a site for Christmas Tree drop-off. Charitable Christmas Tree Collection Skyline High School’s Theatre and Band students are holding a Christmas […]

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What’s Open or Closed on New Year’s Eve & New Year’s Day

What's Open on New Years in Ann Arbor

Are you wondering what is open on New Years in Ann Arbor? I’ve scoured a number of places for family fun and their holiday hours. I found the following information on closures and special hours at the following kid-friendly locations: Closed on December 30 Ann Arbor District Library Ypsilanti District Library Open on New Year’s Eve Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum (10a-5p – CLARIFYING since […]

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