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See Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Elsa, Anna, Raya, Buzz, Woody, Lighting McQueen and more as they perform in this ice skating show. Event cost: $25-plus Event times: 7 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, Feb. 15-18, 2024
Grades K-12 can attend an Oakland University volleyball game for free (with paying adult). Kids can participate in post-game serves. Event cost: $10/ticket, free/grades K-12 Event time: 4-6 p.m. Sept. 23, 2023
Celebrate Oakland Men's Soccer Kid's Day at Oakland University Soccer Field. Kids can participate in post-game kicks. Event cost: $10/ticket, free/ages 12 and under with a paying adult Event time: 3-5 p.m. Sept.
See Mirabel, Moana, Maui, Anna, Elsa and more as they perform in this ice skating show, hosted by Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Event cost: $25-plus Event times: 7 p.m. Thursday; 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday; 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept....
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The Forever Home Run began in 2015 as a partnership between Legacy Adoption Service and Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church to raise awareness and funding to support foster children waiting for their forever families. This in-person event offers two races: a 5k and a 1k Dress-Up Dash. You are welcome...
Good Moves, Good Grooves Sports Showcase & Fun Run at William G. Milliken State Park & Harbor in Detroitmhowlett -
Families can enjoy this sports sampling event featuring a one mile fun run, street hockey, lacrosse and more in partnership with Project Play:Southeast Michigan. Event cost: Free Event time: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 13, 2023
Enjoy the fishing tournament, meet contenders, live music, food trucks, weigh-ins and a cornhole tournament at this annual Bass Brews & Barbecue event. Event cost: Free; fees for food and activities Event times: Noon-midnight Friday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday, July 28-30, 2023
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All races will start and finish at Carl's Family YMCA downtown Milford. The 5K adventure race will feature six stations along the race course where participants will need to complete additional fitness challenges. Registration required. Event cost: $35/5K/5K Adventure Run, $10/One-Mile Run Event time: 6:45 a.m. Aug. 13, 2023
Steps Against Suicide will be hosting a 5K along with mental health activities and resources, music, food and drinks and raffles. Children and dogs are welcome. All dogs must be on a leash. Registration required. Event cost: $35-$45 Event time: 8:45 a.m.-noon Aug. 12, 2023
Celebrate the 60s at the 2023 Dearborn Decades 5K at Ford Field Park. Choose an in-person or virtual option. Participants will receive a finisher medal. There will also be post-race food and drinks. Registration required. Event cost: $30-$47 Event time: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 6, 2023
Join Youngblood Vineyard for their 2nd Annual Detroit Wine Country 5K and 1 Mile Stumble. Awards will be given to top three males and females. Along with top male/female in each age group. Entry receives a souvenir wine glass, one glass of wine and a t-shirt. Bring the kids,...
Choose from a 5K run or walk or a 1K fun run for the kiddos at this 5th annual event to honor the fallen Marine PFC, Michael Giannattasio. There will also be music, cornhole, Marine challenge, face painting, raffles and more. Registration required. Event cost: $30-$35/5K run/walk, $10/kids fun run Event...