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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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Mom and Son Bowling at Fraser Lanes

May 11, 2013

  • Address: 33042 Garfield Road, Fraser
  • Phone: 586-296-8483
  • Schedule: noon-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $13/Fraser resident, $16/non-resident

Mothers and their sons are welcome for a fun-filled few hours. Ticket price includes two games of bowling, shoes, pizza, pop and a special Mother's Day gift for mom.

Mother & Daughter Tea at The Community House

May 11, 2013

  • Address: 380 S. Bates St., Birmingham
  • Phone: 248-644-5832
  • Schedule: 10-11:30 a.m.
  • Cost: $16/adult, $12/child ages 1-12

The Community House Ballet Ensemble performs at this annual event, which also includes storytellers. Girls, don't forget your dolls! Tea sandwiches, sweets, tea and punch will be served.

Ann Arbor Cooks! Mother's Day: Mom and Me Tea

May 11, 2013

  • Address: 5060 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-645-1030
  • Schedule: 1-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $65/parent and one child, $85/parent and two children

Feeling fancy? This hands-on cooking lesson lets you learn how to make a Mother's Day high tea with your child. The menu includes mini blueberry lemon scones, quiche, cucumber sandwiches and apricot-glazed fresh fruit tartlets, as well as some kid-friendly fare. For ages 8-plus.

Mother's Day Weekend Plant Sale & Fundraiser at University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens

May 11-12, 2013

  • Address: 1800 N. Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-647-7600
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Cost: free admission

All proceeds from this sale benefit U-M Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum. Purchase hanging baskets for mom, along with other Mother's Day-themed items in the garden store. Also, rhododendron sale sponsored by the American Rhododendron Society, Ann Arbor Chapter.

 Mother's Day Wildflower Walk at Indian Springs Metropark

May 12, 2013

  • Address: 5200 Indian Trail, White Lake
  • Phone: 248-625-6640
  • Schedule: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/person, free/moms

Enjoy fresh air and beautiful spring flowers in this guided hike of the Indian Springs woodlands. Make sure you register for this event.

Mother's Day Wildflower Walk at Oakwoods Metropark

May 12, 2013

  • Address: 17845 Savage Road, Belleville
  • Phone: 734-782-3956
  • Schedule: 2 p.m.
  • Cost: $3/person, free/moms

After you serve her breakfast in bed, get mom out of the house for an inspiring wildflower walk. Then head back home to plant those Mother's Day flowers you bought her. Register for this event.

Mother's Day Wildflower Walk at Hudson Mills Metropark

May 12, 2013

  • Address: 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter
  • Phone: 734-426-8211
  • Schedule: 2 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/adult, $3/child, free/moms

Work off that Mother's Day brunch by heading over to the Hudson Mills Metropark and joining an interpreter for a guided hike to discover the sweet blooms of springtime. Don't forget to register for this event.

Mother's Day Brunch at Farmington Hills Longacre House

May 12, 2013

  • Address: 24705 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-477-8404
  • Schedule: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $30/brunch buffet, $20/under age 12, free/ages 3 and under

Dine with mom at this Oakland County spot. Reserve your space by May 3, and enjoy an elegant brunch to celebrate Mother's Day.

Mother's Day Walk-A-Mom at Stony Creek Metropark

May 12, 2013

  • Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-781-9113
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: free, $5/vehicle entry permit

Mom gets a flower and kids get a certificate when they complete this walk on the trail of their choice. Be sure to register for this event.

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