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Valentine's Day Family Events in Southeast Michigan

Spread the love in February 2014 with loads of dances, activities and more fun for parents and kids in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties

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A Story of Valentine's Day at Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve in Rochester

Feb. 9, 2014

  • Address: 333 N. Hill Circle, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-656-0999
  • Times: 10:30 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: $5/child, free/adult (adult must accompany child)

TriceraTots Puppet Theatre presents this story of Valentine's Day with Relish the Raccoon. After the performance, kids get to make their own holiday card and put together some popcorn bags. Spaces are limited; call to register for a spot ASAP in advance.

Parent and Child Workshop: Be My Valentine at Ann Arbor Cooks!

Feb. 9, 2014

  • Address: 5060 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-645-1030
  • Times: 1-3:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $65/parent and one child, $85/parent and two children

Here's a little something different to get pumped for the holiday: a Valentine-themed cooking class for parents and their kids ages 6-plus. The workshop is all about pink and chocolate! And the best part? You get to take the leftovers home.

Make a Valentine's Heart Craft at the Arab American National Museum

Feb. 9, 2014

  • Address: 13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-582-2266
  • Times: 2-4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Celebrate love a bit early with this crafting activity for kids ages 6-12. Kids will create 3D paper hearts and assemble a decorative mobile. Reserve your spot for this event.

St. Clair Shores Dance at Blossom Heath Inn

Feb. 9, 2014

  • Address: 24800 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-445-5350
  • Times: 2-5 p.m.
  • Cost: $50/couple, $20/additional daughter

Dads and daughters can spend the late afternoon at this V-Day shebang complete with music, lunch and a keepsake photo. Register ASAP, as this event sells out.

Macy's 2nd Monday at the Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn

Feb. 10, 2014

  • Address: 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-982-6001
  • Times: 10 a.m.-noon
  • Cost: $17/adults, $12.50/ages 5-12, free/4 and under

This Dearborn landmark welcomes families to a day of fun including storytelling, entertainment and hands-on activities, including a piece of take-home artwork for the holiday of love.

Mother Son Sweetheart Dance at Crystal Gardens in Howell

Feb. 12, 2014

  • Address: 5768 E. Grand River Ave., Howell
  • Phone: 517-546-0693
  • Times: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $20/couple, $6/additional

Moms and their princes can hit up this Howell venue for dancing, sweet treats, punch and a special keepsake to take home. There are photo ops, too, for an additional charge. Purchase your tickets in advance. Deadline to register is Feb. 9.

Daddy Daughter Dance at the Wayne Community Center

Feb. 13, 2014

  • Address: 4635 Howe Road, Wayne
  • Phone: 734-721-7400
  • Times: 6-8:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Residents: $12/couple, $16/dad and two daughters; nonresidents: $13/couple, $18/dad and two daughters

Dads can spend time with their sweethearts at this annual shindig, which features music, snacks and a photo op.

Teen Valentine Chocolate at the Royal Oak Public Library

Feb. 13, 2014

  • Address: 222 E. 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-246-3725
  • Times: 6:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Middle and high school students can make valentine chocolates at this local library. You'll melt chocolate and choose your favorite molds to make candy. Materials are provided. Registration is limited to 20 people.

Jan 29, 2014 12:52 pm
 Posted by  TomChandler

These look like fun events! As parents we have to remember that children not only love Valentine's day gifts but they also love Valentine's Day activities with the family, which give them memories to cherish forever!

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