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Families can learn about the top artifacts at each museum – Michigan Science Center & Grand Rapids Public Museum – while the presidents of both "battle" for best artifact in five categories. The Yorkshire Museum, located in England, launched a weekly #CuratorBattle competition on Twitter to challenge other museums to...
Families are invited to join Bailey Park NDC and Eastside Community Network for an afternoon of environmentally friendly fun. There will be games, activities and information about how to be a citizen of the planet. Masks and social distancing are required. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times:
Dress up in your Derby finest (big hats encouraged) to enjoy the Kentucky Derby from home while participating in online auctions with a Derby festival that will raise money for Ele's Place in Ann Arbor. Preregister for the event and get recommendations for food, drinks and pre-Derby events (including...
LGBTQ high school students interested in colleges and universities in the Great Lakes region and surrounding areas can learn about financial aid for LGBTQ students, gender-inclusive housing/restrooms/locker rooms, support services, pronouns and names on IDs, student groups for LGBTQ students and LGBTQ studies and coursework. The fair includes presentations from...
Join various Detroit nature coalitions to help clean up the Detroit River. Site locations include Belle Isle, the Detroit Outdoor Adventure Center, Ecorse Creek, Detroit Riverfront Conservancy Dequindre Cut, Rotary Park in Trenton, and Fort Street Bridge Park in Detroit. Registration is required at each location as are face...
Allied Media Projects' Spring 2021 Speaker Series Bloom is a collection of four virtual events including a short film premiere, and several artist discussions. Bloom invites participants to envision a world without borders, witness the power of youth, honor ancestral ceremonial practices, and celebrate artistic collaboration. Event Cost: Free, registration...
Community members and groups from Walled Lake, Novi and all surrounding areas are invited to make a blanket for kids facing extended stays in the hospital. The goal is to make 500 blankets. On April 17, families can pick up blanket kits at a drive-thru event at Suburban Collection...
The beloved Crow at Stony Creek Metropark is 20 years young. Families can celebrate by learning all about the crow. There will be a table set up near the bird pen, so stop on by to wish Crow well and learn how the Nature Center became his permanent home,...
Celebrate springtime and the beauty of the earth with stories, rhymes, songs, and crafts. We will talk about ways to reduce, reuse, and recycle to keep our planet clean! Event Cost: Free, registration required to schedule craft pickup Event Times: 7 p.m.
Kids in grades 5-12 can prepare to celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4 with a bag of crafts, stickers and more. Email a picture of one of the completed craft to the teen librarian by May 8 for a chance to win a Pop! Star Wars BB-8 Bobble....
Artist Keith McGuire will instruct artists in grades 4-12 to draw Pokemon characters step-by-step.  Bring favorite Pokemon cards and watch as Keith makes quick sketches at the end of the program. Time will be available to ask questions and to share your work. Materials Needed: Paper and pencil, thin black...
Meet animal ambassadors native to rainforest regions including a ring tailed lemur, crocodilian, boa constrictor, macaw, armadillo and a honey bear. Kids of all ages are invited to join this live, virtual, interactive event. Presenters will be able to respond to questions and comments. Event Cost: Free, registration required for...