Category Archives: elementary

The Nutcracker Ann Arbor Area Performance Guide

Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances

For many families seeing The Nutcracker is an annual holiday tradition. We are lucky to have a number of Ann Arbor Nutcracker performances to choose from. Featured Nutcracker Performances: Disclosure: The following events have paid for increased exposure. Randazzo Dance Company’s The Nutcracker – December 8 & 9 Ann Arbor Nutcracker Performances: If you know of any Nutcracker Ann Arbor performances […]

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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 indulging in your Thanksgiving feast […]

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Virtual Reality at Zap Zone – Activity Review

ZapZone Virtual Reality - Fruit Ninja

Disclosure: Zap Zone hosted my daughter and I to check out their new Virtual Reality offerings. All opinions are our own. This summer Zap Zone Ann Arbor replaced their Cannon Blaster room with a new Virtual Reality room. My daughter was thrilled with Zap Zone hosted us to try out the new activities. Zap Zone Virtual Reality Zap Zone has […]

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Guide to Ann Arbor Kids Classes

Ann Arbor Kids Classes

There are many options for kids classes in and around Ann Arbor. Our Guide to Ann Arbor Kids Classes is a comprehensive guide that lists class options for kids in Ann Arbor. Specialized Guides to Kids Classes We wil be adding specialized guides to help you find your classes. Specialized Guides will include Classes for Preschoolers, Afterschool Classes. We will […]

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5 Tips for the Saline Celtic Festival

Saline Celtic Festival - 5 Tips

Have you ever been to the Saline Celtic Festival? We went for the first time in 2014 and returned last year for the 2015 festival. Based on our experience, I’ve put together some information about the Saline Celtic Festival and 5 Tips for Visiting. About the Saline Celtic Festival The Saline Celtic Festival developed from Saline’s sister city relationship with Brecon Wales. […]

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Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade Tips

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade - Handing out Candy

We love the Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade. I have had the experience of enjoying the parade both as a participant and as a spectator. General Parade Information Fourth of July Parade Route The Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade route is almost 1 mile and composes 3.5 sides of a rectangle. It starts heading north on […]

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UM Computer & Video Game Archive – Wednesday Activity Review

Ann Arbor UM Computer & Video Game Archive - Playing Yoshi

This review of the University of Michigan Computer & Video Game Archive is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews.  Our Visit to UM Computer & Video Game Archive Last week my daughter and I attended a Japan Week event at the UM computer and Video Game Archive which is a division of the University of Michigan library. I […]

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Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs

Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs & Recommendations

Summer Reading Programs with rewards for kids have been going on for as long as I can remember. Fortunately there are some great Ann Arbor Summer Reading Programs. I’m also sharing links to the Summer Reading Recommendations that we did in 2016. Over the years my daughter has participated in a number of different summer reading programs. When she was younger and […]

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