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Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival and Science Comics Rockets

Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival – Meet Local Authors of Science Comics: Rockets

Disclosure: I was provided a free copy of Science Comics Rockets by Ann Arbor authors Anne & Jerzy Drozd. The authors are founders of Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival and will be featured at the 2018 event. All opinions are our own. This weekend is the 10th annual Ann Arbor Comic Arts Festival (A2CAF). It …

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Tuck's Treetop Adventures - In the Trees

Tuck’s Treetop Adventures

Disclosure: Tuck’s Treetop Adventures hosted my daughter for a climb in exchange for this review. All opinions are our own. Tuck’s Treetop Adventures offers fun tree-climbing events for kids and adults. They offer public climbs at local parks through various parks departments. They can also hold birthday parties and group climbs at your home (provided …

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Ann Arbor Buhr Park Pool

Buhr Park Pool – Wednesday Activity Review

This review of Buhr 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 Buhr Park Pool Summer is off to a hot start this year with temperatures in the 90s on Memorial Day weekend. …

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Wild Swan Theater’s 2018-2019 Schedule

Wild Swan Theater has announced their 2018-2019 season. This season includes some classic shows that are part of their regular rotation for many years. It also includse some shows that were added in more recent years. Wild Swan Theater Classic Series The Classic Series is for younger children – typically PreK-2nd Grade. Shows in the Classic Series are: A …

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2018=2019 AAPS School Calendar

2018-2019 Ann Arbor Public Schools Calendar

The 2018-2019 Ann Arbor Public Schools calendar has been released! As with last year, it was posted to their website without an announcement. However, it is more than 4 months earlier than it was released last year (March vs July). Beyond 2018-2019, Winter and Spring Breaks have been announced through the 2021-2022 school year. Ann …

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Free Morning Movies at Quality 16

Quality 16’s Free Matinees Return for Spring Weekends

Each spring and fall, Quality 16 offers Ann Arbor Free Movies with their Morning Movie Series. The Spring 2018 Morning Movie series starts on Friday, March 2. Movies show on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays at 10a through April 22. I wish they had the Friday shows when my daughter was in preschool. We probably would have attended more movies …

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Colemans Corn Maze - Maze Entrance

Review of Coleman’s Corn Maze

As a family we did our first corn maze about 5 years ago. Since then, we try to do a maze every year. We have always gone to Talladay Farms (Milan) in the past. Last night we visited Coleman’s Corn Maze (Saline) for the first time.  About Coleman’s Corn Mazes Coleman’s Corn Mazes features 3 …

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Staycation at Hyatt Place Ann Arbor - Exterior

5 Reasons for an Ann Arbor Staycation

Last weekend the new Hyatt Place Ann Arbor hosted our family for a Staycation. All opinions are our own. There are plenty of reasons to take an Ann Arbor Staycation. Plus, staying in a hotel is always a treat for the kids. 5 Reasons to take an Ann Arbor Staycation 1 – Get a Break …

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Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

Ann Arbor Parks for Splashing

While there are plenty of great pool options in and around Ann Arbor, warm temperatures can happen before they open for the summer or after they close. Fortunately, there are several parks and playgrounds that have creeks, rivers, or lakes that can be visited year round. This list includes only locations without a vehicle admission …

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