Category Archives: tweens

Quality 16’s Free Morning Movies Return for Fall 2019

Quality 16 Free Morning Movies - Fall 2019

Each spring and fall, Quality 16 offers Ann Arbor Free Movies with their Morning Movie Series. The Fall 2019 Morning Movie series starts on Friday, September 6. Movies show on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 10a through October 27. Ann Arbor Free Movies: Lineup The lineup for the Ann Arbor Free Movies at Quality 16 this fall is great! With an older child, I […]

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Rolling Hills Water Park – Wednesday Activity Review

Rolling Hills Water Park - Splash Pad - Taking Aim at Mom

This review of Rolling Hills Water Park is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Rolling Hills hosted us in August 2019 to update this review Yesterday we visited Rolling Hills Water Park for the first time in the 2019 season. We tried to visit early in the season before my daughter’s swim meets and softball practices on the weekend, […]

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Ann Arbor Back to School Events

Ann Arbor Back to School Events - Curriculum Nights, Registration & Welcome Events

Note: This currently lists events for the 2019-2020 school year. We will update for 2020 over the summer. However, these dates can help plan your summer of 2020. There are several Ann Arbor Back to School events. Ann Arbor Public Schools typically releases a list of curriculum nights in the Back to School Guide. However, some schools have already added […]

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Putterz Batting Cages – Wednesday Activity Review

Putterz Batting Cages - Waiting for the Pitch

This review of Putterz Batting Cages is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. About Putterz Putterz offers batting cages, 3 miniature golf courses (18 holes each), and an arcade. Over the years we have played mini golf several times, but this year was the first time I brought my daughter to the batting cages. Previously, we have reviewed Miniature […]

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2019-2020 Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar

2019-2020 Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar

The 2019-2020 Ann Arbor Public Schools calendar is now on the district’s website. Are you looking for the 2020-2021 Ann Arbor Public School Calendar? It has not been fully released, but we have details on what has been announced and predictions for the rest. Public School Calendar Highlights Start & End Dates Back to School Events Major Breaks Individual Days […]

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Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fourth of July Celebrations? Don’t wait for the fourth (maybe not even for July), there are plenty of celebrations the week before the Fourth. Ann Arbor Fourth of July Fireworks Local fireworks displays are mostly this week (or have already happened). Last year Saline offered Fireworks on the Fourth of July. They are returning […]

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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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2019 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival Review

2019 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival

The 2019 Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival opened on Wednesday, June 19 and continues through Sunday, June 23 at Pioneer High School. The Ann Arbor Jaycees hosted us at the Carnival so we could check it out and report back to you. Check out our thoughts and tips for visiting the carnival. Have you been to the Ann Arbor Jaycees Carnival this year? Add your […]

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2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide

Ann Arbor 2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide

Our 2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide has information on all of the great family-friendly activities happening as part of the 2019 Ann Arbor Summer Festival. The Ann Arbor Summer Festival runs from June 14 through July 7. 2019 Top of the Park Kids Guide Top of the Park is the free outdoor component of the Ann Arbor Summer […]

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Where to Find Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays?

Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays

Are you looking for Ann Arbor Fireworks Displays? When I moved to Ann Arbor I was disappointed to learn that Ann Arbor doesn’t have a Fireworks display and that many local displays are spread throughout the week before Fourth of July instead of that night. Growing up Fourth of July Fireworks were an annual tradition. Local Ann Arbor Fireworks Display […]

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