Family Events Mother’s Day Events in Southeast Michigan Make mom feel special this Mother's Day by spending the whole day with her at one of these special brunches, nature walks, plant sales or other Mother's Day events in 2017. « Previous Next » Christina Clark • April 14, 2017 Add Comment Total: 32 26 0 1 0 3 2 You only get one mom, so make her feel as special as she is by spending Mother’s Day 2017 with her. Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties are full of Mother’s Day events that are sure to fit any mom’s taste. Here, you’ll find a list of brunches, teas, nature walks, stage shows, flower fests and more – all in celebration of mom, and what she does for the family. Some of the events fall on Mother’s Day, May 14, 2017, others happen before the big day, some fall after, and some require registration, so be sure to check in advance. Hats off to you, mom. Enjoy your day! Mother’s Day Cards at the Warren Civic Center Library May 11, 2017 Address: One City Square, Warren Phone: 586-751-0770 Schedule: 4-7:30 p.m. Cost: free Drop in to create the perfect card for your mom, grandma or other mom figure. All the supplies are provided. Flower & Art Fair in Downtown Lake Orion May 12-13, 2017 Address: Downtown Lake Orion area Phone: 248-693-9742 Schedule: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday Cost: free/admission, fees vary/plants This annual sale features 60-70 vendors offering tons of flowers, garden art and home improvement items for sale. Mother’s Day Brunch and Fashion Show at the 377 Center May 13, 2017 Address: 377 Telegraph Road, Pontiac Phone: 855-285-0320 (ask for Katherine) Schedule: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost: $25 Find creative and unique threads on the runway, enjoy a meal and get in on some sweet giveaways and prizes at this first-time event. A Gift for Mommy at Girlz Just Wanna Have Fun May 13, 2017 Address: 817 Livernois St., Ferndale Phone: 248-291-7313 Schedule: 1-3 p.m. Cost: $10/child Registration: required by May 6 Kids ages 5 and up craft a one-of-a-kind gift for their mom. Make a Mother’s Day Card at Ann Arbor District Library May 13, 2017 Address: Westgate Branch, 2503 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor Phone: 734-327-4200 Schedule: 2-5 p.m. Cost: Free Kids in preschool through fifth grade get to make a beautiful card to present to their moms on Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day Weekend Spring Plant Sale at University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens May 13-14, 2017 Address: 1800 N. Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-647-7600 Schedule: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday Cost: free admission, fees/plants There are hanging baskets and container plants for sale, all grown and designed at Matthaei-Nichols. Royal Oak in Bloom at Royal Oak City Hall May 14, 2017 Address: Williams Street Parking Lot, Royal Oak Phone: 248-547-4000 Schedule: 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Cost: free entry, costs/plants This 24-year-old open air market attracts some 70 vendors selling perennials, annuals, decorative sprinklers, trees, wind chimes, vegetables to plant and more. Mother’s Day Breakfast at the Detroit Zoo May 14, 2017 Address: 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak Phone: 248-541-5717 Schedule: 8:30-10 a.m. Cost: $45/adults, $40/ages 14 and under Registration: ASAP; sells out fast Take mom out for breakfast, make her a gift and take her on a walk through the butterfly garden. Women Walking Woodward for Peace at First Unitarian-Universalist Church May 14, 2017 Address: Forest and Cass to UU Detroit, Detroit Contact: Anita at email@example.com Schedule: 9-10:30 a.m. Cost: free Bring all your favorite ladies to the intersection of Forest and Cass for poems, songs, prayer and dance followed by a walk to, and a service at, U.U. Detroit. Mom Bowls Free at Classic Lanes Bowling Alley May 14, 2017 Address: 2145 Avon Industrial Drive, Rochester Hills Phone: 248-852-9100 Schedule: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Cost: free/moms, $3.95/game for kids and dads Challenge mom to a game of bowling! Buy your game and mom’s game is free. Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk and Brunch at Hudson Mills Metropark May 14, 2017 Address: 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter Phone: 734-426-8211 Schedule: 9 and 11 a.m./walks, 10 a.m./brunch Cost: walk: $5/adult, $3/child, free/moms; brunch: $8/adults, $5/kids; $10/vehicle entry Registration: in advance, limited spaces. Take a walk to enjoy the spring wildflowers, and enjoy a pancake brunch after the walk. Walk-a-Mom at Stony Creek Metropark May 14, 2017 Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township Phone: 586-781-9113 Schedule: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost: free/general, $10/vehicle entry Take mom or grandma on a hike through the trails. When the walk is finished, moms and grandmas get a plant to take home. Moms Jump Free at AirTime Trampoline Park May 14, 2017 Address: Novi: 44255 12 Mile Road (248-671-1700); Sterling Heights: 44855 Hayes Road (586-247-8887); Troy: 662 E. Big Beaver Road (248-918-0909); Westland: 36901 Warren Road (734-215-2400) Schedule: 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Cost: Free/moms, $15/general What a better way to spend mom’s special day than jumping and playing at this massive trampoline park? Mother’s Day Brunch at The Community House May 14, 2017 Address: 380 S. Bates St., Birmingham Phone: 248-644-5832 Schedule: seating at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Cost: $39/adult, $15/ages 4-12, free/kids 3 and under Registration: reservations required Treat mom to a brunch with the family in celebration of her on this special day. Mother’s Day Brunch at King’s Court Castle May 14, 2017 Address: Olde World Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion Phone: 248-391-1900 Schedule: seating at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Cost: $25.99/adults, $12/ages 3-12, free/2 and under Register: reservations are encouraged There are free mimosas for mom and a brunch for the whole family to enjoy. Mother’s Day Tea in the Garden at Wolcott Mill Metropark May 14, 2017 Address: Farm Center, 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township Phone: 586-752-5932 Schedule: seating at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m. Cost: $8/person, $10/park vehicle entry fee Registration: Must make advance reservations; call in advance There’s a tea party in celebration of mom, and light snacks, too. Happy “Mummy’s” Day May 14, 2017 Address: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills Phone: 248-645-3200 Schedule: noon-4 p.m. Cost: Free/moms, $23/ages 13-plus, $19.50/2-12, free/under 2 (includes general entry) In honor of Mother’s Day, bring your mommy out to see the king of all “mummy’s” at Cranbrook’s King Tut exhibit. Mother’s Day Brunch and Baseball at Jimmy John’s Field May 14, 2017 Address: 7171 Auburn Road, Utica Phone: 248-601-2400 Schedule: 12:30 p.m./brunch, 1:35 p.m./game Cost: $20 Enjoy a menu full of good ol’ American eats including bacon, western-style potatoes and eggs. After, take your seat to watch a game of baseball. Mother’s Day Fairy Tea at Crazy Wisdom Tea Room May 14, 2017 Address: 114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor Phone: 734-665-2757 Schedule: 1 p.m. Cost: $11/person, free/18 months and younger Registration: in advance; no tickets available on event day Don your favorite fairy costume and have tea and cookies with real-life fairies, and enjoy a story, too. Mother’s Day Wildflower Hike at Leslie Science & Nature Center May 14, 2017 Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor Phone: 734-997-1553 Schedule: 1-2:30 p.m. Cost: free/moms, $5/others Registration: required by May 10; call in advance Take mom to enjoy a hike through Black Pond Woods to enjoy the flowers popping up this spring, learn all about the flowers, and how to identify different plants, too. Mother’s Day Sounds of the Forest Hike and Chimes at Indian Springs Metropark May 14, 2017 Address: 5200 Indian Trail, White Lake Phone: 248-625-7280 Schedule: 1-3 p.m. Cost: $12/families, $10/vehicle entry fee Registration: required; call in advance Kids and moms take a hike through the woods to listen to the beautiful sounds of nature, and then make a wind chime to take home and enjoy. Good for ages 6-plus. Mill Stroll with Mom at Wolcott Mill Metropark May 14, 2017 Address: 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township Phone: 586-752-5932 Schedule: 1-3 p.m. Cost: $2/person, free/mom, $10/vehicle entry fee Registration: in advance by phone Take a stroll around the grounds with your mom, snap a photo with her at the Gazebo and learn about Mrs. Wolcott and her huge family. Mother-Child Date Night at Ford Lanes May 15, 2017 Address: 23100 Van Born Road, Dearborn Heights Phone: 313-292-1700 Schedule: 6:30 p.m./doors, 7 p.m./bowling starts Cost: $15/mom and child pair, $5/additional child Registration: Opens April 3 and is required; register at the Richard A. Young Recreation Center or the Canfield Community Center Kids bring their moms, aunts, grandmas, big sisters, or other mom figures for two bowling games, punch, cookies and a gift for mom. Mother and Son Cookout at Sterling Heights Nature Center May 15, 2017 Address: 42700 Utica Road, Sterling Heights Phone: 586-446-2710 Schedule: 6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost: $9/resident, $12/non-resident Registration: by May 9, 2017; limited spaces Sons bring their mom for a date night, where they will enjoy a nature hike, sportsman games, s’mores and more. Good for boys 6-12. Birds ‘n’ Brunch at Lake St. Clair Metropark May 20, 2017 Address: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Harrison Township Phone: 586-463-4332 Schedule: 9 a.m. Cost: $5/person, $10/vehicle entry fee Registration: in advance by phone Looking for something to do after the fact? Mom will love having breakfast with you after you search the trails for birds in the area.