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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
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  
Workin' Roots will host a free cyanotype constellation-making activity based on the artwork Finding Freedom by Sonya Clark at Cranbrook Art Museum. Each participant will create their own constellation fabric square to bring home using the sun and seeds.  Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 27, 2023
Join Nankin Mills for their Thursday evening program. Participants will be part of an insect symphony, participate in catching moths, make a bug craft and more. For ages 5-plus. Advanced registration required. Event cost: $5/person Event time: 7-9 p.m. Aug. 17, 2023
All ages can enjoy this bug celebration which features an insect safari, live bugs, bug crafts and games, inflatables, a presentation by Bees in the D and more. Event cost: Free Event time: 9 a.m.-noon July 22, 2023
Families can come out to The Village of Rochester Hills to see Bugs on Wheels throughout the summer. It will feature free visits with bug experts during two sessions. Attendees will be educated and entertained as they see, touch and hold bugs. Little Donut Factory will be on-site selling donuts. Event cost:...
The Scavenger Safari & Walk is the Blood Cancer Foundation of Michigan's (BCFM) family event. It brings together patients, families and community members for an adventurous scavenger hunt throughout the Detroit Zoo. Registration required. Event cost: $50/ages 14-plus, $35/ages 5-13, free/ages 4 and under and BCFM patients Event time: 8 a.m.-6...
Families can walk, run, skate or cycle safely on the six miles of Hines Drive at Nankin Mills Park Area. Hines Drive will be closed from Outer Drive to Ann Arbor Trail. Event cost: Free Event times: 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, May 4-Sept. 28, 2024
Join Eddy Discovery Center for an entertaining program with live animals from around the world brought to you by Joby Cuellar.  Learn about the habitats, lifestyles and traits. Advanced registration required. Event cost: $2/person, $5/family Event time: 2-3 p.m. June 11, 2023  
Join Eddy Discovery Center for an entertaining, hands-on program presented by Brendan Finerty from Jackson’s Wild World Zoo.  Advanced registration required. Event cost: $2/person, $5/family Event time: 2-3 p.m. May 19, 2024  
Blake’s announced new extended dates for summer 2024 for their Lavender Festival. Shop from over 200 artisans, sip on lavender lemonade, enjoy lavender-themed treats, a children’s tent with lots of activities, DIY workshops, free train ride to the lavender field and more. Event cost: $12/Friday ticket, $14/Saturday or Sunday ticket,...
Families can come see Lake Sturgeon up close during Sturgeon Day at Milliken State Park. There will be learning activities, games, live sturgeons, arts and crafts, food trucks and more. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 6, 2023