Category Archives: date night

2017 Top of the Park Kids Guide

Top of the Park 2017 Kids Guide - Ann Arbor Summer Festival

Our 2017 Top of the Park Kids Guide has information on all of the great family-friendly activities happening as part of the 2017 Ann Arbor Summer Festival. The Ann Arbor Summer Festival runs from June 6 through July 4. 2017 Top of the Park Kids Guide Top of the Park is the free outdoor component of the Ann Arbor Summer […]

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Ann Arbor Restaurant Week – Summer 2016

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Summer 2016

The summer 2016 Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Begins on Sunday, June 12 and runs through Friday, June 17. Over the years, Ann Arbor Restaurant Week has grown in popularity. Restaurant Week has expanded from it’s original Main Street Area focus and now encompasses restaurants throughout Ann Arbor and is held twice a year.  My family loves Restaurant Week and we enjoy deciding which restaurants […]

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3&Up Board Game Lounge Review

3&Up Board Game Lounge Collage

Disclaimer: 3&Up provided my daughter and I with a complimentary visit including snacks to facilitate this review. Ann Arbor with Kids is compensated for sales through Groupon links. Thank you for your support by shopping through these links. What is 3&Up Board Game Lounge? 3&Up Board Game Lounge is a place to gather with your family or friends to play board games. […]

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Into the Woods Review

When my daughter was in kindergarten we took her to see Skyline High School’s production of Into the Woods. She loved the production and it has always been one of my husband’s favorite plays. For several months, they would listen to the soundtrack in the car on their way to school. My daughter was thrilled to hear a couple of months later […]

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The Great Escape Room – A Fun Mystery Night Out

We Escaped! The Great Escape Room

What is The Great Escape Room The Great Escape Room is a room escape game based on computer and mobile phone escape games, but you get to experience it in the real world! The room combines a scavenger hunt and puzzles to find your escape. At The Great Escape Room, you are locked into a room with up to 11 others and […]

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Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concerts & Gifts

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Sing Along with Santa

Disclaimer: This post is part of Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra’s sponsorship of the Ann Arbor with Kids Holiday Events Guide Presented by Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation. Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concerts Each holiday season, the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra hosts two holiday concerts. Sing Along with Santa is part of their Family Series. The Holiday Pops Concert is for all ages and is […]

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Performance Network Theatre to Perform “Driving Miss Daisy”

Performance Network Theatre is returning to Ann Arbor with “Driving Miss Daisy”. I remember enjoying the movie, Driving with Miss Daisy when it was released (I was 15 at the time). I do recommend the play for older children (tweens and teens). At 9, I probably won’t take my daughter yet. However, it would make a good date night activity […]

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Kids Night In at the Museum

Last night my daughter attended Kids Night In! Mini Camp at the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History. One of her friends had attended in the spring and had a great time, so when we saw the event we signed up (as did her friend). My daughter loved Kids Night Out and wants to attend again in the future. […]

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Ann Arbor Civic Theatre to Perform Les Mis in September

Ann Arbor Civic Theatre will be performing Les Miserables at UM’s Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre from September 5-8. I remember seeing the play on Broadway as a high school student, and recommend the play for older tweens, teens, and adults. Update 1: Since the press release below, they have added an additional 2p show on Saturday, September 7 Update 2 (8/28): […]

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People Like Us Review

This week, I had the opportunity to have a girls night out with my sister. We attended a screening of the new DreamWorks film People Like Us. From DreamWorks Pictures comes “People Like Us,” a drama/comedy about family, inspired by true events, starring Chris Pine (“Star Trek”) as Sam, a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman, whose latest deal collapses on the day he […]

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