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Midnight Golf for High Schoolers, Plus Kids Golf in Detroit

Midnight Golf for High Schoolers, Plus Kids Golf in Detroit

A special program allows older teens to learn leadership and the game. A couple courses in the city let kids get take a swing at this classic pastime, too!

March 2014
Joe Dumars' Fieldhouse Pickup Basketball in Detroit

Joe Dumars' Fieldhouse Pickup Basketball in Detroit

These old-school courts are a community staple offering kids of various ages the chance to blow off steam, shoot some hoops, meet new role models and more.

March 2014
Winter Sports: Tips to Get Kids Started in Ice Skating, Curling

Winter Sports: Tips to Get Kids Started in Ice Skating, Curling

These sports are featured in the 2014 Winter Olympics and can be fun for all ages! Here's what to watch for during games and how to get children involved.

February 2014
Snow Day Fun for Families

Snow Day Fun for Families

A big blizzard has arrived! Check out our 11 ideas for family fun for the snowbound.

January 2014
Best Skiing and Snowboarding in, around Southeast Michigan

Best Skiing and Snowboarding in, around Southeast Michigan

For your next family winter getaway, spend a day (or more) conquering the snow-covered mountains at great ski resorts in metro Detroit and beyond in 2013-14.

December 2013
Indoor & Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Southeast Michigan

Indoor & Outdoor Ice Skating Rinks in Southeast Michigan

Try a day of skating with the family at one of these rinks in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties. Find hours and costs for 2013-14 in this guide.

December 2013
Kids Books That Defy Gender Stereotypes

Kids Books That Defy Gender Stereotypes

A recent study found many children's books promote gender stereotypes. But these five books kick the roles moms, dads – and even boys and girls – are usually cast in.

October 2013
Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids, Tweens

Not-Too-Scary Halloween Movies for Kids, Tweens

Looking for a movie to celebrate the spooky season that won’t give the kids nightmares? Check out this list of flicks that are suitable for the whole family.

October 2013
Best Places to Go Hiking in Southeast Michigan

Best Places to Go Hiking in Southeast Michigan

Spend some time in the great outdoors and take a hike at one of these local trails in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties!

September 2013
Best Playgrounds in Southeast Michigan

Best Playgrounds in Southeast Michigan

Family fun in the sun is a breeze in metro Detroit, the Ann Arbor area and beyond with these cool amped-up outdoor play spots. Get the 2013-14 details here!

August 2013
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