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Bright Stars Discovery Time at the Early Childhood and Family Resource Center in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday.

Children age 0-5 will be challenged by new concepts and discover how things work. Children will be presented with experiments and will also work closely with parents through small-scale experiments. Examples of concepts include weather, sound, motion, magnets, color, technology, nature, electricity and more.

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Intro to Drawing at The Art Experience in Pontiac

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Monday and Wednesday.

Students will be introduced to drawing basics including shape, line, composition and value by working on landscapes, still lifes and floral drawings. A great skill builder for the beginning artist. Taught by Ester Mauricio, MS, LBSW, Art Therapist. For ages 7-11. Call to register by April 7.

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Jazz and Blues Performance at the Southfield Public Library

Apr 16, 2014

Detroiter Joe Serrapere, John Devine and friends recreate old songs from the Mississippi Delta in the style of Mississippi John Hurt, Bessie Smith and Tom Waits.

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Southfield Planetarium Shows at the Vollbrecht Planetarium

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 30, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday.

Mike Best gives a glimpse of the stars in "Telescopes-Binoculars" April 2, "10 Ways to Destroy the Earth" April 16, "Are We Alone in the Universe?" April 23 and "Mercury Venus Earth Mars Asteroids and Star Travel" April 30. Note: There is no show on Wednesday, April 9.

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Easter Bunny Visit at Westland Shopping Center

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

The Easter Bunny visits the mall in Westland to hear kids' wishes in a giant festive Easter basket. Visiting hours are as follows: Monday-Saturday: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Sunday: noon-5 p.m.

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Easter Bunny Visits The Somerset Collection in Troy

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

The Somerset Collection's Easter Bunny display is complete with a Lego garden and special performance of Princess Blossom and the Very Stubborn Dr. Winter (at these times only: 6:30 p.m. April 10-11 and 17-19, 2 and 6:30 p.m. April 12 and 19, and 2 p.m. April 13). Visiting hours are as follows: Monday-Saturday: 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Sunday: noon-6 p.m.

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STEM Week at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014 - Apr 19, 2014

The Michigan Science center offers seven themed days of activities, including: April 13: Magnetism April 14: Simple machines April 15: Math April 16: Chemistry April 17:  Anatomy April 18: Planting fun April 19: Social Media Day Times are as follows: Sunday: noon-6 p.m. Monday-Friday: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m.-6...

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Dinosaurs The Lost World at Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills (Sept. 8, 2013-June 29, 2014)

Apr 16, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014

Families can explore giant, extinct creatures in Dinosaurs: The Lost World, a special exhibit at Cranbrook Institute of Science that goes from July 12, 2013 through June 29, 2013. Learn about 50 prehistoric species from the late Cretaceous period, see 60 complete skeletal mounts and check out a 36-foot-long molded track featuring some impressive dino footprints. There's also an...

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Wish Upon a Butterfly Exhibit at the Michigan Science Center in Detroit

Apr 16, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

In this exhibit, gentle winged insects fly by; feed them with a special nectar solution. Catch an IMAX movie on monarchs, too. Times are as follows: Wednesday-Friday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday: noon-6 p.m.

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Samurai: Beyond the Sword Exhibit at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Apr 16, 2014 - Jun 1, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This new Detroit Institute of Arts exhibit highlights the Japanese soldiers' impact on the cultural, spiritual and art worlds of their time. Times are as follows: Tuesday-Thursday: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Saturday-Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Note: Cost is in addition to general admission; free/tri-county, others: $8/adults, $4/kids.

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