Category Archives: teens

Finally a New Trailer for Marvel’s Ant-Man

Marvel's Ant-Man One Sheet

While my husband and daughter are excited for Marvel’s Avengers: Age of Ultron being released on May 1, they have been expressing concern that they have not seen a lot of promotion for July’s Ant-Man. Today, Marvel released the following trailer for Ant-Man: I watched the trailer earlier today and knew which scene would be my daughter’s favorite. She had her […]

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FestiFools 2015 Review

FestiFools 2015

FestiFools has been an annual tradition in Ann Arbor since 2007. Since FestiFools typically falls during Ann Arbor’s spring break, we haven’t been able to attend in previous years. Since we we weren’t traveling this year, it was the perfect chance for us to attend. We arrived around 3:40p and parked in the garage at Fourth and William. Since FestiFools is held on Sunday, […]

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UMS hosts Lyon Opera Ballet: Cinderella

UMS Lyon Opera Ballet Cinderella Cendrillon 8

University Musical Society (UMS) will be hosting the Lyon Opera Ballet: Cinderella from April 24-26 with 3 performances. The Sunday performance will include a pre-show craft for kids (only available to the first 30 ticket holders to signup starting at 1p). The press release below from UMS contains more information on the Lyon Opera Ballet: Cinderella. LYON OPERA BALLET: CINDERELLA  Maguy […]

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Putterz Opens Tomorrow! Plus, Savings for Your Visit

Mini-Golf all by herself at Putterz Ypsilanti

I just checked the Putterz website and they are opening for the season tomorrow, Wednesday, April 1 (weather pending)! After school tomorrow might be a great afternoon to visit! Thursday’s temperatures look they would be great for mini-golf, but not the forecast – thunderstorms. My daughter always has fun playing mini-golf at Putterz. She was just 3.5 the first time we took her to Putterz. She […]

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YPT Presents Mary Poppins in May

Young People’s Theater (YPT) gives youth from Kindergarten through high school a chance to perform on stage. This spring YPT Presents Mary Poppins as their spring musical. My daughter and I have always been impressed with the Young People’s Theater shows that we have attended. I was really disappointed that our schedule was too busy last year to see their production of Wizard […]

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Girls on the Run – Last Call for Program Registration & New 5K Location

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a great program for girls in grades 3-8. It emphasizes building inner strength in each girl by talking through issues facing tweens and young teens to build their confidence and inner strength. In addition to the social lessons through the program, the girls train to run a 5K at the end of the session. The focus of the […]

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McDonald’s Black History Art Contest Deadline Extended

McDonald’s is sponsoring a Black History Art Contest for High School Students in Metro Detroit. Because of the bad weather that metro Detroit, they have extended the application deadline to March 7. See the press release below for more details. McDONALD’S BLACK HISTORY ART CONTEST EXTENDS ENTRY DEADLINE DUE TO SCHOOL CLOSINGS CAUSED BY SEVERE WEATHER Local high school students now have until Sat., […]

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Special Hours at Ann Arbor Parks for MidWinter Break

With mid-winter break this week, Ann Arbor Parks & Recreation has added additional public sessions at Mack Pool, Veterans Memorial Ice Arena, and Buhr Park Outdoor Ice Arena. With the cold temperatures this week, I think I’m leaning towards Mack Pool and escaping the cold for a few hours. Of course, my daughter refuses to skate, so that isn’t really an option for […]

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