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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 opens in November 2019. Check out this video of our visit: UM Museum of Natural History Current Exhibits Mastodons As you enter the museum the mastodons greet you. This museum is […]

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2019 Ann Arbor Easter Brunch Options

Ann Arbor Easter Brunches

While I enjoy Brunch any time of year, Easter is something special. I definitely recommend making reservations as soon as possible to save your family’s table. Hours and pricing information is included when available. The listing only includes locations that hold a special Easter brunch. I definitely recommend making reservations because many places will reach capacity. I called Gandy Dancer […]

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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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