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11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools

Places to Get Wet Near Ann Arbor This Summer

There are a lot less places to get with in Ann Arbor this summer with most pools, water parks, and spraygrounds closed. We still have a few options for Ann Arbor swimming in the summer of 2020. My daughter is a swimmer, so pool closures this summer will be especially hard on her. We will …

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Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series - Canceled for 2020

Ann Arbor Summer Concert Series Canceled for 2020

Are you looking for free, outdoor concerts this summer? Typically, there are lots of great outdoor concerts in the Ann Arbor area. However, with social distancing in 2020, many of the series are being canceled. Hopefully by the end of summer, we may see smaller outdoor concerts or ones meant to be listened to from …

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Ann Arbor Area Farmers Markets

Farmers Market Guide

As we enter the growing season, there are usually tons of Ann Arbor Farmers Markets popping up. This year, the Farmers Markets are opening more slowly and with additional restrictions. The article will include both the Farmers Markets currently open and those that are not open. In 2021, we will re-evaluate whether to remove farmers …

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Arb Peony Garden

Peony Garden – Please Don’t Visit in 2020

Visiting the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum has been on my to-do list for several years. I finally visited with a friend in 2019 and was looking forward to a return trip in 2020. 2020 Update With COVID-19 still a concern, the Arboretum is discouraging visitors this year. When we visited last year the peony …

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Free Ann Arbor Museums

5 Ways to Visit Ann Arbor Museums for Free

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 …

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

Visiting the UM Museum of Natural History – Activity Review

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 made an initial visit on a day off in April 2019. Check out this video from that visit. In February …

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Quality 16 Free Morning Movies - Canceled for Spring 2020

Quality 16’s Free Morning Movies Not Returning for Spring 2020

For many years, Quality 16 has provided Ann Arbor Free Movies with their Morning Movie Series every fall and spring. The series is not returning for Spring 2020. End of Free Matinees On February 25 I reached out and asked about the 2020 schedule since it has traditionally started the first weekend of March. They …

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Ann Arbor Girl Scout Cookie Booths

Girl Scout Cookies are Back – but Leaving Early!

Disclosure: Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan is a sponsor of Ann Arbor with Kids. I am also a Girl Scout volunteer. UPDATE: GSHOM is ending cookie booths after March 15 due to COVID-19 Coronavirus. If you see troops this weekend be sure to stock up. There are typically bonus booths in April. They do not …

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Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Winter 2020

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Winter 2020

My family loves Ann Arbor Restaurant Week. We take the opportunity to try new restaurants and return to some of our favorites. The Ann Arbor Restaurant Week Winter 2020 begins on Sunday, January 12 and runs through Friday, January 17. Over the years, Restaurant Week has grown in popularity in Ann Arbor. Ann Arbor Restaurant Week started with restaurants …

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