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At this family-friendly event, kids can hold and pet ducks, chickens, sheep, goats and rabbits as well as meet costumed superheroes, fairy tale characters and storybook friends. There will also be face painting, balloon twisters, treats and more. Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. March 25, 2023
The Oakland County Business Association Inc Michigan will host this business fair inside Lakeside Mall. It will have 100 exhibitors, crafters and vendors. Event cost: Free admission Event times: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, April 1-2, 2023
Ages 7 and up can enjoy lots of crafts and projects to celebrate Earth Day at this camp. Bring your own lunch and wear clothes you don’t mind getting messy. Pre-registration is required by 4 p.m. April 19. Event cost: $40/child Event time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 22, 2023
Celebrate the end of this year's Family Read with a virtual visit by award-winning author Lisa Yee and a conversation led by their tween book group. There will be snacks and an art project after the reading. Event cost: Free Event time: 3-4:30 p.m. April 15, 2023
At this event, you'll make a family photo and stories album, bottle cap magnet or coaster. Bring your own photos or digital file for us to print for you. Write positive fortunes and eat snacks from the book. Event cost: Free Event time: 3-4 p.m. March 11, 2023
Make a family story album with the help of our friends at YpsiWrites and Detroit Free Press, visit our Polaroid booth, make clay fortune cookies and more. Event cost: Free Event time: 2-3:30 p.m. March 11, 2023
Wear green and head to Kerrytown Market and Shops to make a Leprechaun Mask. Materials will be provided for the craft. Parade to follow. Event cost: Free Event time: noon-2:30 p.m. March 12, 2023
Children ages 0-5 can join Miss Alex to hear a few St. Patrick’s themed stories and make a rainbow chair craft afterwards. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-noon March 11, 2023
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Children can enjoy a St. Patrick's Day party which includes a story time, crafts and snacks. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event time: 2-3 p.m. March 18, 2023
Come to Tiny Lions on Wednesday mornings for a story time designed for toddlers ages 2-5 with stories, crafts, finger plays and animal interactions. Due to space limitations, pre-registration is required and adults are limited to two per child. Event cost: $7/child, free/adults and children under 1 Event time: 10:30-11:30 a.m....
Bring your little ones aged 2-5 to the Humane Society of Huron Valley to for a story time, which features stories, crafts, finger plays and animal interactions. Pre-registration is required. Event cost: $5/child, free/adults and children under 1 Event times: 10:30-11:30 a.m. Aug. 31; Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28, 2023