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STEAM PARK at Ann Arbor Hands-on Museum Opens Today

Today the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum opens their new STEAM PARK gallery developed in collaboration with Toyota. Yesterday evening they invited me to visit, test out the exhibit, and speak with representatives from AAHOM and Toyota to get all the details to share with you. I spoke with Mel Drumm, president and CEO of the …

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2021-2022 Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar

2021-2022 Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar

The full 2021-2022 Ann Arbor Public Schools calendar is now available. The district made an initial announcement with a few items like testing dates still to be announced.. AAPS is planning for a full return to in person learning for the 2021-2022 school year. They also plan to continue to offer a fully virtual option …

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Free Comic Book Day

Ann Arbor Free Comic Book Day 2021

Free Comic Book Day is back for 2021. Instead of its typical Saturday in May, it has been moved to August for 2021. Hopefully it will return to spring for 2022. Ann Arbor Free Comic Book Day 2021 Locations Several local comic book shops are listed on the Free Comic Book Day as participating locations: Vault …

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Ann Arbor Water Parks

Splash the Day Away at an Ann Arbor Water Park

Your water-loving, adventure seeking kids will have a blast at these Ann Arbor Water Parks. Outdoor Water Parks Outdoor water parks operate seasonally – typically Memorial Day to Labor Day. These are a great way to spend a summer day. Rolling Hills Blue Heron Bay Jump Island Splash ‘n’ Blast Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center …

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Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course - On the Sky Bridge with our guide Lexi

Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course – Wednesday Activity Review

Today’s Wednesday Activity Review is the Toledo Zoo Aerial Adventure Course. The Aerial Adventure Course was added for the summer of 2016. The Toledo Zoo hosted our visit in 2017 to facilitate this review. All opinions are ours. Logistical details have been updated for 2021. The Expedition Africa! Aerial Adventure Course is located over the …

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Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? While restrictions have been easing over the last month, the need for advanced planning has affected or canceled a number of events for 2021. We ask all our readers to still keep precautions in mind – get vaccinated, wear masks and keep social distance when …

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Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays in 2021? Many firework displays are still cancelled for 2021. Despite being outdoors, fireworks typically draw large crowds. They also require advance planning to get prime dates. With local restrictions changing mid-June many communities didn’t have the chance to schedule a fireworks show around July 4. When …

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Putterz Ramp

Putterz – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Putterz is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Back in 2016, my daughter and I visited Putterz in Ypsilanti for an afternoon of Miniature Golf after school. They are open each year from spring through fall. They are open for 2021! As an outdoor activity which naturally includes spacing between parties, …

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