Category Archives: tweens

11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools, Water Parks, and Sprayscapes

11 Places to Get Wet: Ann Arbor Swimming Pools

One of my daughter’s favorite parts of summer is the water – whether it’s swimming, water slides, splash parks, or just getting wet. Fortunately, there are a number of Ann Arbor Swimming Pools and more for kids to get wet and cool off this summer. The 11 places to get wet below may include an admission charge, but do not […]

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Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade Tips

Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade - Handing out Candy

We love the Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade. I have had the experience of enjoying the parade both as a participant and as a spectator. General Parade Information Fourth of July Parade Route The Ann Arbor Jaycees Fourth of July Parade has a new route in 2019 due to construction on William St. The parade moves a block […]

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2019 Sonic Lunch Lineup Announced

Ann Arbor Sonic Lunch 2019

Each summer the Sonic Lunch series of lunchtime concerts are held on Thursdays. The 2019 Sonic Lunch Concerts start on June 6th and runs through August 29. The concerts are designed to bring together all of Ann Arbor from people on their lunch break to tourists, from senior citizens to children. Sonic Lunch is sponsored by Bank of Ann Arbor. Martin […]

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Ann Arbor Free Comic Book Day 2019

Free Comic Book Day

Free Comic Book Day is held annually on the first Saturday in May – May 4, 2019 this year. Comic publishers provide participating shops with copies of special Free Comic Book Day issues to distribute to store patrons. There are several activities planned for Ann Arbor Free Comic Book Day 2019. The last few years we have finished our Free Comic Book […]

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Spring Break Camp Guide

Ann Arbor Spring Break Camp

Are you looking for an Ann Arbor Spring Break Camp? Spring Break for Ann Arbor Public Schools is March 25-29. As always if you know of camps that I left off the list, please let me know. Presidential Primary Election Camps (March 10) Ann Arbor Public Schools is also closed on Tuesday,March 10 for the Presidential Primary. Here are the camp […]

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Ann Arbor K-12 School Guide for 2020-2021

Ann Arbor School Guide

Whether you have a child starting Kindergarten, Middle School, High School, are new to the area or just looking for a change, our  2020-2021 Ann Arbor K-12 School Guide will help you find the right fit. Thank you to the Schools who purchased upgraded listings. Elementary School Information Sessions Attending an Open House is one of the best ways to […]

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Pinball Pete’s – Activity Review

Ann Arbor Pinball Pete's - Entrance

This review of the Ann Arbor’s Pinball Pete’s is part of our Summer Series: Wednesday Activity Reviews. Pinball Pete’s Review My husband and I grew up in the 80s and loved taking our daughter to Pinball Pete’s and introducing her to some of our favorite classic games. My daughter has grown up with video games, but was fascinated with the […]

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Virtual Reality at Zap Zone – Activity Review

ZapZone Virtual Reality - Fruit Ninja

Disclosure: Zap Zone hosted my daughter and I to check out their new Virtual Reality offerings. All opinions are our own. This summer Zap Zone Ann Arbor replaced their Cannon Blaster room with a new Virtual Reality room. My daughter was thrilled with Zap Zone hosted us to try out the new activities. Zap Zone Virtual Reality Zap Zone has […]

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