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Fencing Lesson at Saline Celtic Festival

5 Tips for Visiting the 2024 Saline Celtic Festival

The Saline Celtic Festival is an annual tradition that returns for 2024 with a celebration of traditional Irish and Celtic culture. In 2023 they moved from Saline’s Mill Pond Park to the Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds and return to the fairgrounds this year. Have you ever been to the Saline Celtic Festival? We have visited

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Ann Arbor Easter Brunches & More Easter Meals in Ann Arbor - photo of table set with bowl of Easter Eggs, flowers, pastries, and bunny garland over window

8+ Amazing Ann Arbor Easter Brunches for Your Family

There are so many options for Ann Arbor Easter Brunches or Dinners. If you want to go out, I strongly recommend making a reservation well in advance. Just as a reminder, this year Easter is Sunday, March 31, 2024. In addition to reservations, we are also including family meals, take-out packages, and dessert kits. What

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Free Comic Book Day 2024 Near Ann Arbor - Selection of comics from a past Free Comic Book Day

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day 2024 Near Ann Arbor

On Free Comic Book Day (FCBD) participating stores give away a selection of comic books. This year’s Free Comic Book Day is extra special since it falls on May the 4th – aka Star Wars Day (as in May the Fourth Be With You). I’ll be on the lookout for Star Wars Day activities as

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Ann Arbor Young 5s & Kindergarten School Guide for 2024-2025

It’s time for Kindergarten & Young/5s Enrollment. We’ve got a list of Ann Arbor Kindergarten and Young 5 Programs plus Roundup Dates. Check out the information below on Ann Arbor area Elementary Schools. Kindergarten vs Young 5s Kindergarten has changed since I was in school. There are more academic expectations and it is now a

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Ann Arbor Hanukkah Events - Boy & Girl with lit menorah

Family Feasts & Hanukkah Events Near Ann Arbor

Christmas is dominating our calendar and content lately. However, there are several Hanukkah Events in Ann Arbor for families on our calendar as well. These Ann Arbor Hanukkah Events are open to the general public. Additionally, we have found a number of options for local restaurants and markets that are offering Hanukkah specific holiday meals

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Ice Skating Rinks Near Ann Arbor - a child learns to skate while holding hands of two parents.

Skate Your Heart Out: Unmissable Ice Skating Near Ann Arbor

There are several Ice Skating Rinks Near Ann Arbor. These both indoor ice rinks available year round, seasonally, and outdoor skating rinks open in winter.  As a child my favorite part of winter was ice skating. When I lived in Illinois, our neighborhood park offered outdoor ice skating. My school bus took me by the park on

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Allmendinger Park playground - new rocks to climb and log tunnel to crawl through

Allmendinger Park

This profile of Allmendinger Park is part of our Summer Series: Tuesday Playground Profiles Today we’re kicking off our Tuesday Summer Series: Playground Profiles. Each week we will explore a different playground in the Ann Arbor area. Playgrounds will be selected from Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Some weeks we will feature a single “destination” playground that is

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