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Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs

2019 Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs (with Rides)

My daughter loves rides, so carnivals and fairs that bring rides to town are a big hit with her. Arbor Annie has compiled a list of Ann Arbor Carnivals (including those in nearby communities). Ann Arbor Carnivals Our list includes carnivals in communities surrounding Ann Arbor that have rides. Unfortunately this leaves out some great …

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Quality 16 Free Movies - Summer 2017

Free Movies at Quality 16 this Summer

This summer Quality 16 is offering FREE* movies on weekday mornings. Movies are shown from June 10 through August 2. *Movies are FREE for members of their Frequent Moviegoers Rewards program (it is free to join). Each movie is $1 for non-members. Morning Movies The Weekday Morning Movies schedule starts on June 10 and runs …

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Emagine Summer Kids Movie Series

Emagine Summer Kids Movie Series

This summer don’t miss Emagine Summer Kids Movie Series. Movies are shown on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Emagine Summer Kids Movies The Kids Summer Movie Series schedule starts on June 12 and runs through August 15 with no shows on July 3rd & 4th due to the holiday. Ann Arbor schools are still in session for the …

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Avengers Endgame

Avengers Endgame Review & Parental Guidance

Avengers Endgame is the culmination of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with the end of Phase 3. Not to worry, it will continue in Phase 4, but this may be the last appearance of some of the original Avengers. Check out our spoiler free Avengers Endgame review and parental guidance. Avengers Endgame Review Place in the Marvel Cinematic …

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Maple-Soyaki Salmon - Cooked on the Grill

Maple Soyaki Cedar Plank Salmon

My husband was introduced to cedar plank grilling by a colleague several years ago.  We started “easy” with chicken pieces. Last summer we ventured into salmon which is more delicate and harder to cook properly. Our first foray into salmon was using his colleagues recipe for a rum, brown sugar, salt cure. Last year we also …

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Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking - Ready to Go

Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Ann Arbor River Trip Kayaking is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. The Kayaking River Trip from Argo to Gallup is one of my daughter’s favorite summer activities. Knowing she had an annual class kayaking trip approaching, we made sure to take the trip first as a family (in summer …

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Ant-Man and the Wasp - Large Pez Dispenser

Ant-Man and The Wasp Review & Parental Guidance

Ant-Man and The Wasp opened on Friday, July 6. We saw it on Thursday evening in IMAX 3-D. Ant-Man and The Wasp Review When my daughter was a preschooler, she and my husband enjoyed the animated series The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes (2010-2012). Her favorite character was Wasp. When Ant-Man (2015) was released, she was …

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Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom - Poster

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review & Parental Guidance

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is the follow-up to 2015’s Jurassic World. It includes the long awaited return of Jeff Goldblum as Dr. Ian Malcolm to the Jurassic Park franchise. My family saw the movie this afternoon and are sharing our Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Review. We also have Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom parental guidance recommendations. …

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Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

Fuller Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Fuller Park Pool is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Our visit was part of the #MyPriusMyTown Campaign sponsored by Toyota USA. All opinions are ours. Our Visit to Fuller Park Pool Summer was off to a hot start this year with temperatures in the 90s on Memorial Day weekend. …

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