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AADL Lego Events, Camps, and Activities

Ann Arbor Area LEGO Activities, Events, & More

We are big LEGO fans in our house. My daughter’s first birthday present was a LEGO/Duplo table that is still in our family room 15 years later. Our family room built-ins are decorated with various sets she has built over the years including the Saturn V, Space Shuttle, and various motorized Technic sets. And as …

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U-PIck Farms Near Ann Arbor - Two girls picking fruit in a field

U-Pick Farms in the Ann Arbor Area

There are a number of Ann Arbor U-Pick Farms. Picking your own fruits and vegetables is a great family activity in the summer and fall. Not only will kids enjoy the time on the farm, but they will get to enjoy eating what they have picked or helping you cook with the produce. Pick Your …

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Ann Arbor Art Fair with Kids

Ann Arbor Art Fair with Kids – 2022 Edition

We look forward to the Ann Arbor Art Fair returning in 2022. The 2022 Art Fair is scheduled for July 21-23 following the shortened schedule from 2021. Are you attending the Ann Arbor Art Fair with Kids? Check out our Ann Arbor Art Fair with Kids Guide. Don’t miss our Printable Art Fair Scavenger Hunt. …

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Ann Arbor 4th of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? We’ve got a list of all the fireworks (mostly leading up to the 4th), parades, and more fun events. Ann Arbor Fourth of July Fireworks Locally fireworks displays typically happen leading up to July 4th and not on July 4th itself – so make sure …

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Ann Arbor Jaycees 4th of July Parade Returns for 2022

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade Back for 2022…with Changes

After months of speculation, the Jaycees have finally announced that the Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade will return for 2022, We love the Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade. It is a must for our family every year. My daughter has been in the parade every year since she was 3 except …

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How to Play AADL Summer Game

Confused about the AADL Summer Game? Here’s How to Play It

Have you heard of the Ann Arbor District Library Summer Game and wondered what it is and how to play? Fear not, we have answers for you from several years of playing the game ourselves. The AADL has taken the classic Summer Reading Challenge to a whole new level with the AADL Summer Game. While …

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Arb Peony Garden

Visiting the UM Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden

This year the Peony Garden at UM’s Nichols Arboretum celebrates its 100th anniversary. Visiting the Peony Garden at Nichols Arboretum was on my to-do list for several years. I finally visited with a friend in 2019. We made several visits in 2021 and look forward to returning this year. Peak Bloom Season As of June …

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Ann Arbor Strawberry Picking

Family Fun at these Great Ann Arbor U-Pick Strawberry Farms

We have updated our list for the 2022 Ann Arbor U-Pick Strawberry Season and continue to update as we see updates from farms on current conditions. Be sure to check with each farm before heading out as conditions can change throughout the season. Sometimes they need to take a day or two off to let …

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Ann Arbor Water Parks

Splash the Day Away at an Ann Arbor Water Park

Your water-loving, adventure seeking kids will have a blast at these Ann Arbor Water Parks. Outdoor Water Parks Outdoor water parks operate seasonally – typically Memorial Day to Labor Day. These are a great way to spend a summer day. Rolling Hills Blue Heron Bay Jump Island Splash ‘n’ Blast Turtle Cove Family Aquatic Center …

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Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs

2022 Ann Arbor Carnivals and Fairs (with Rides)

Most Ann Arbor area Carnivals & Fairs are returning for 2022. 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). Note we are in the process of a large overhaul …

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