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Ann Arbor Girl Scout Cookie Booths

Girl Scout Cookies are Back – but Leaving Early!

Disclosure: Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is a sponsor of Ann Arbor with Kids. I am also a Girl Scout volunteer. UPDATE: GSHOM is ending cookie booths after March 15 due to COVID-19 Coronavirus. If you see troops this weekend be sure to stock up. There are typically bonus booths in April. They do not …

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Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

2019 Ann Arbor Halloween Candy Buy Back Programs

Do you end up with too much Halloween candy in your house? Some years my daughter has collected too much candy. Other years it’s been rainy and we had less trick or treaters than expected. The good news is that if you have too much candy, there are several Ann Arbor Halloween candy buy back programs around …

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Ann Arbor Turkey Trots

Ann Arbor Turkey Trots

For many families a Turkey Trot is an annual Thanksgiving Tradition. There are a couple of Ann Arbor Turkey Trots both on Thanksgiving and the weeks before. Ann Arbor Turkey Trots There are two Turkey Trots in the Ann Arbor area in November. Turkey trots are a great way to work off some calories before …

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Ready to Explore Ann Arbor in a Prius Prime - #MyTownMyPrius

Exploring Ann Arbor in a Prius Prime

Disclosure: Toyota USA provided me with a Prius Prime for the week and compensation for activities over the weekend. They are also making a donation on my behalf to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Donation As a thank you for participating in the MyTownMyPrius promotion, Toyota USA is making a donation to C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. …

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Stamp out Hunger - Saturday, May 12

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

The annual Stamp Out Hunger with the National Association of Letter Carriers is on Saturday, May 12. Locally, donations will benefit Food Gatherers.  It is super easy to participate. Simply fill the bag that your mail carrier leaves you and set it out by your mailbox on May 12th. If you need food assistance, the …

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Rotary Fights Summer Hunger Fund & Food Drive

Rotary Club Launches Fight Summer Hunger Fund and 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 …

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Ann Arbor Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday – Support Our Local Non-Profits That Support Kids

Since today is Giving Tuesday, I thought I would highlight our local Ann Arbor organizations that provide so many family fun activities throughout the year. I’ve also highlighted a few non-profits that support kids and families. Ad: Leslie Science & Nature Center Join Leslie Science & Nature Center on Giving Tuesday as we “pop up” …

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Brick Bash 2017

Brick Bash 2017 Review

This afternoon we attended Brick Bash at Skyline High School. Brick Bash is a fun LEGO themed event that benefits the Skyline High School Band. Activities at Brick Bash Brick BAsh includes exhibits to look at, hands-on activities, and of course vendors. Brick Bash Exhibits to Look At Local LEGO groups and individual enthusiasts have …

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