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Fishville Farms Fall Festival Food Drive Craft & Vendor Show at Chelsea Community Fairgrounds in Chelseafishvillefarmsevents -
Enjoy this family-friendly Fishville Farms Fall Festival Food Drive Craft & Vendor Show at Chelsea Community Fairgrounds. Shop from over 40 local vendors and enjoy food trucks and a gift basket giveaway. Event cost: Free admission Event times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11-12, 2023
Enjoy this family-friendly Fishville Farms Booth or Treat A Craft & Vendor Show at Chelsea Community Fairgrounds. Kids can trick or treat at all the vendors while you do your shopping. Event cost: Free admission Event times: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 2023
Shop from over 50 local vendors at this 2nd annual school supply drive for local foster students. There will be a food truck and coffee truck there to purchase from. Event cost: Free admission Event time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 9, 2023
Come out to the Packard Proving Grounds for a Mom2Mom Sale, happening during the Shelby Farmers Market. From clothes and toys to strollers and high chairs, you'll find everything you need for your little ones. Event cost: Free admission Event time: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 12, 2023
This annual backpack giveaway event includes live music, entertainment and food trucks. Open to all Michigan students grades K–5, first come first served. The first 1,000 students will also receive a limited-edition 10-year Project Backpack t-shirt. The Detroit Youth Choir will also be performing, among other entertainers and there...
If the River Could Sing: A Celebration of Writing and River with InsideOut at Robert C Valade Park in Detroitgfaro -
This event will feature creative activation points inspired by the beauty and history of the riverfront. Centering on themes of arts & culture, wellness, and conservation, it culminate with a sunset showcase of music and poetry. Event cost: Free Event time: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 14, 2023
Teens and their parents can see Shakespeare in Detroit's “Macbeth” at Campus Martius. This performance showcases its youth actors in a traditional version of Macbeth. Event cost: Free admission Event times: 2 p.m. Aug. 11-12, 2023
Shakespeare in Detroit’s “The Tempest: A Tribute to Detroit Techno” at Campus Martius Park in Detroitsydney@vvkagency.com -
Teens, tweens and their parents can enjoy Techno music-inspired version of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest in downtown Detroit. The production will be framed by a live DJ who will spin classic songs from the era to move the story from one scene to the next. And the intermission will...
Enjoy this end of the summer celebration which features fun children’s activities, resource tables, music, s’mores and more. For all ages. Event cost: Free Event time: 2-5 p.m. Aug. 17, 2023
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Parents can come to this informative session led by local eating disorder expert for nearly 25 years, Patrizia Jesue RD. They'll receive useful information on how to identify an eating disorder and what an eating disorder dietitian can do to help you establish a more peaceful relationship with food....
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Parents can enjoy an open Q&A session with nutrition expert and adolescent feeding specialist, Jessica Nelson RD. Parents and Caregivers are all welcome to come and learn about the differences between picky eating and something more problematic, such as Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder. Plus leave with tips on...
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Parents can enjoy an open Q & A session with nutrition expert and eating disorder specialist, Patrizia Jesue, RD. Parents and caregivers of teens are welcome to attend to learn how to handle the delicate conversations and issues around food and body image. Plus, leave with information on how...