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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. We are currently updating this list for 2019. Featured Nutcracker Performances: Disclosure: The following events have paid for increased exposure. Randazzo Dance Company’s The Nutcracker – December 21 & 22 Celebrate the holiday season with […]

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Temporary Pittsfield Library Closure

The Pittsfield Library closure begins Monday, September 23. The Ann Arbor District Library is closing the Pittsfield Branch for 6-8 weeks for renovations. Pittsfield Library Closure The Pittsfield library will be closed beginning Monday, September 23. The closure is scheduled to last 6-8 weeks. We will update when a re-opening date is announced. The library will probably still be closed […]

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Baby Playgroup at Ann Arbor District Library

Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

We were regular attendees at the Ann Arbor District Library’s Baby Playgroup from the time my daughter was 5 months until she was 18 months. She loved the stories, seeing kids her age, and of course the play time. Play time is held once a day at various branch libraries including one evening session. We started attending Baby Playgroup at AADL when […]

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5 Ways to Visit Ann Arbor Museums for Free

Free Ann Arbor Museums

Are you looking for Free Ann Arbor Museums? We found 5 ways to visit Ann Arbor Museums for Free. Check out always free museums, special free days, and other ways to get free tickets. We also have suggestions for visiting museums for free beyond the Ann Arbor area. 1 – Free Ann Arbor Museums Here in Ann Arbor we have […]

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Quality 16’s Free Morning Movies Return for Fall 2019

Quality 16 Free Morning Movies - Fall 2019

Each spring and fall, Quality 16 offers Ann Arbor Free Movies with their Morning Movie Series. The Fall 2019 Morning Movie series starts on Friday, September 6. Movies show on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 10a through October 27. Ann Arbor Free Movies: Lineup The lineup for the Ann Arbor Free Movies at Quality 16 this fall is great! With an older child, I […]

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Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime

Baby Playgroup at AADL (Ann Arbor District Library)

Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytimes are offered multiple times each week. The story times are held at various branch libraries with both morning and evening sessions. About Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime Each Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime is 30 minutes long and includes several stories and songs. Ann Arbor District Library Preschool Storytime is for kids […]

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Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds at The Henry Ford – Wednesday Activity Review

Star Trek Exploring New Worlds

Over Memorial Day weekend, the Henry Ford Museum hosted us to visit their new temporary exhibit: Star Trek Exploring New Worlds which runs into September. Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds Exhibit I first learned about Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds earlier this year when my friends at Indy with Kids shared photos from the exhibit when it was at the […]

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Wild Swan Theater’s 2019-2020 Schedule

Wild Swan Theater has announced their 2019-2020 season. This season includes some classic shows that are part of their regular rotation for many years. It also includes a new show and others added in recent years. Wild Swan Theater Classic Series The Classic Series is for younger children – typically PreK-2nd Grade. Shows in the Classic Series are: Strega Nona – October 24-26 Frog […]

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Escape the Big Kids – 7 Big Kid Free Activities

7 Big Kid Free Activities - Ann Arbor Activities for Babies, Toddlers, & Preschoolers

This is part of our Wednesday Activity Review series. Today’s Activity Review changes things up and focuses on activities just for preschoolers and toddlers where they can have a break from the big kids who are home for the summer. As a toddler, my daughter was very intimidated by the crowds of big kids and the noise and activity level that they brought to her […]

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Visiting the New UM Museum of Natural History – Activity Review

University of Michigan Museum of Natural History - Pumas Guards the Entrance

The University of Michigan Museum of Natural History re-opened in their new building on April 14, 2019. Most of the museum is open now. The rest of the museum opened on November 10, 2019. We have not yet visited the new exhibits, but will update this article when we do. Check out this video of our first visit to the […]

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