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Mother's Day Events in Southeast Michigan

Enjoy brunch, stroll through woodlands or even bowl with mom on – and before! – May 12, 2013. Take your pick from Metro Parent's inventory of Mother's Day activities.

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Mother's Day is celebrated all over the world, but probably not quite like we do it here in southeast Michigan. From dancing and bowling to crafting and pampering, there's something for every mom or special lady in your life leading up to – and on – May 12, 2013. So, whether you start the day by making her breakfast in bed or set reservations for brunch, you'll want to make the most of every minute with these mom-oriented, family-friendly events. See Metro Parent's roundup of Mother's Day fun!

Mother's Day Artist & Garden Market at Trio Gallery

May 3-4, 2013

  • Address: 242 S. Main St., Clawson
  • Phone: 248-761-1519
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Cost: free

Dress for the weather in this outdoor event that supports local artists and farmers. All coffee stand profits go to the Teaching Art Studio's kids programs.

Tea with Mom and Me at the Warren Civic Center

May 4, 2013

  • Address: One City Square, Warren
  • Phone: 586-751-0770
  • Schedule: 11 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: free

Celebrate Mother's Day with a fancy "mom and me" tea, complete with tea or juice and sweet treats. Make a craft afterwards for even more one-on-one time with mom. Register for this event; for ages 3-9.

Mother/Daughter Afternoon Out at the Warren Public Library

May 4, 2013

  • Address: One City Square, Warren
  • Phone: 586-751-0770
  • Schedule: 2:30-4 p.m.
  • Cost: free

Girls deserve pampering and some one-on-one girl time with the one they love and they can get it at the Warren Public Library. Girls ages 12-17 and one mother, grandmother, aunt or special lady are welcome to stop by for some extra special quality time. Register for this event.

Mudpies for Mom at Indian Springs Metropark

May 4, 2013

  • Address: 5200 Indian Trail, White Lake
  • Phone: 248-625-6640
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.
  • Cost: $5/person

There's no better way to make use of the mud from all those April showers than by making mudpies for Mother's Day gifts! Kids will love getting their hands dirty and making something for mom. Dress for a mess, and don't forget to register for this event.

Mother's Day Gift and Craft Show at Gethsemane Lutheran Church

May 4, 2013

  • Address: 1892 E. Auburn Road, Rochester Hills
  • Phone: 248-852-5510
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: free admission

Whether you're buying a gift for mom or one for yourself, this craft show has tons of gift items – including jewelry, food, baked goods, flower baskets, quilts and more.

 Hearts for Mom at Wolcott Mill Metropark

May 5, 2013

  • Address: 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Phone: 586-749-5997
  • Schedule: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $.50 per heart/branch set per person

Moms always appreciate a handmade gift for Mother's Day. Show off your creative side by weaving a heart out of colored paper and securing it to a painted branch to give to mom. Pre-register for this event.

Mother's Day Magic at the Alfred Noble Library

May 8-9, 2013

  • Address: 32901 Plymouth Road, Livonia
  • Phone: 734-421-6600
  • Schedule: 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  • Cost: free

Mom will light up, inside and out, when her child gives her a special handmade illuminating Mother's Day card! He or she can tell her it's magic, but really it's science at work. Learn how at the library. Younger kids may need assistance. Don't forget to register for this free event.

Mother/Son Dance at Summit on the Park

May 10, 2013

  • Address: 46000 Summit Parkway, Canton
  • Phone: 734-394-6360
  • Schedule: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $9/residents, $10/non-residents

Mother's Day activities aren't just for girls. Celebrate with that special little guy in your life at the Summit on the Park mother/son dance. Light refreshments and a balloon drop guarantee a good time. Souvenir photos available for an additional cost. Buy tickets in advance.

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