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Sea Life Michigan Aquarium - In the Walkthrough Tunnel

SEA LIFE Michigan – Activity Review

SEA LIFE Michigan is a small aquarium located at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets with over 250 species of sea creatures. Visiting SEA LIFE Michigan, LEGOLAND Discovery Center, and shopping at Great Lakes Crossing is a fun day trip from Ann Arbor.

Top 5 Places to Avoid the “Big Kid Invasion” During Spring Break

When my daughter was a toddler or preschooler, I dreaded the weeks when the “big kids” were home from school and invading our peaceful playgrounds, libraries, and play areas. My daughter would be intimidated by their size, noise volume, and the number of them running around “her places”. I was always on the lookout for places that we could …

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Art Inspired Monday Summer Reading Recommendations

6 Art Inspired Summer Reading Recommendations

Since this week is the Ann Arbor Art Fair, I decided to focus today’s Monday Summer Reading Recommendations on Art Themed books. I would like to thank my two readers who responded to my Facebook request for art themed books. I have arranged the books by reading/interest level starting with a board book. Disclosure: Support Ann …

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Montibeller Park - Balance Beam

Montibeller Park – Playground Profile

This profile of Montibeller Park is part of our Summer Series: Tuesday Playground Profiles Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area. Playgrounds will be selected from Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are profiling Pittsfield Township’s Montibeller Park. Montibeller Park Montibeller Park is located on Ellsworth Rd just east of …

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Lillie Park Playground - Main Structure

Lillie Park

This profile of Lillie Park is part of our Summer Series: Tuesday Playground Profiles Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area. Playgrounds will be selected from Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are profiling Pittsfield Township’s Lillie Park. Lillie Park Lillie Park is split into Lillie Park North and Lillie …

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Bookstock 2016 - May 15-22 - Laurel Park Place, Livonia

Bookstock 2016 – Metro Detroit’s Largest Used Book Sale

Last month I was invited to lunch at WDIV (Channel 4) to learn more about Bookstock 2016 which is happening this weekend. About Bookstock 2016 Bookstock is Metro Detroit’s largest non-profit used book and media sale. It is held at Livonia’s Laurel Park Place which is a convenient drive from Ann Arbor. Proceeds from the sale …

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Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

AADL Programming for Kids 5 and Under

The Ann Arbor District Library (AADL) offers many great programs for babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. While the classes are offered year round, they offer a fun indoor activity during the winter months. They offer a baby playgroup session each weekday, preschool story time from Tuesday through Friday. There are several music and art programs that recur throughout the …

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Saline Celtic Festival Golf

Saline Celtic Festival Review & Deal for 2015

Last year my daughter and I attended the Saline Celtic Festival with my parents for the first time. I created the following video from our visit. Event Highlights We had a great time at the Saline Celtic Festival. We started by watching the jousting tournament. Then we moved on to the Wee Folks Island where my daughter …

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