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Quality 16’s Free Morning Movies Return for Spring

Free Morning Movies - Spring 2019 at Quality 16

Each spring and fall, Quality 16 offers Ann Arbor Free Movies with their Morning Movie Series. The Spring 2019 Morning Movie series starts on Friday, March 1. Movies show on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 10a through April 21. Ann Arbor Free Movies: Lineup The lineup for the Ann Arbor Free Movies at Quality 16 this spring is great! With an older child, I […]

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Ann Arbor Cold Weather Closures & Advice

Ann Arbor Cold Weather Closures

The temperatures from Tuesday afternoon through Thursday are supposed to be dangerously cold with strong winds making the wind chill even lower. Windchills below -40F (or -40C since they’re the same thing) are a possibility. At these temperatures, it is not safe to be outside. Expect school closures, activity closures, and even businesses with modified hours. Ann Arbor Cold Weather […]

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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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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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Meet Up & Eat Up Summer Food Program in Ann Arbor & Ypsilanti

Ann Arbor Summer Food Programs Meet Up & Eat Up

Summer Food Program Now that summer is here, many families who rely on school lunch and breakfast programs are faced with more meals to feed the kids. Food Gatherers runs Meet Up & Eat Up Summer Food Service Programs in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti. Food is provided at many locations in both Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti (note the CAN site […]

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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? Don’t wait for the fourth (maybe not even for July), there are plenty of celebrations the week before the Fourth.  Ann Arbor Fourth of July Fireworks Local fireworks displays are mostly this week (or have already happened). Ironically there are no firework displays actually on the fourth. However, on the […]

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Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays? When I moved to Ann Arbor I was disappointed to learn that Ann Arbor doesn’t have a Fireworks display and that many local displays are spread throughout the week before Fourth of July instead of that night. Growing up Fourth of July Fireworks were an annual tradition. Local Ann Arbor Fireworks Display […]

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