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Dress in your 90s and early 2000s threads and enjoy a night concert by The Persuasion Band. Bring your own chair or blanket. There will also be food trucks, a live astronomy presentation and telescope viewing opportunities. Event cost: Free/concert, $10/parking pass Event time: 8 p.m.-midnight Aug. 26, 2023
UN/EARTH explores science and art from a mile underground and features work by Gina Gibson. Event cost: Free Event time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 17, 2023-Jan. 2, 2024
Ages 21 and up can explore the Cranbrook Institute of Science after hours for a night of science and fun, aimed at exploring Michigan's waterways and environment. Visitors can enjoy alcoholic beverages with interactive demonstrations, activities and more. Event cost: $30/members (includes admission and 2 drink vouchers), $35/non-members (includes admission...
Emma and the Queen of Featherstone Book Launch Event With Author at 27th Letter Books in Detroitlindsayfrycauthor -
Join Author Lindsay Fryc at 27th Letter Books as she launches her debut middle grade novel, Emma and the Queen of Featherstone. There will be a Q&A session after the reading, along with her autographing books and a STEM activity. Event cost: Free Event time: 6-7 p.m. March 10, 2023
Join Cranbrook Institute of Science for their Women in Science Speaker Series featuring Dr. Jingmai O’Connor, the Associate Curator of Fossil Reptiles at the Field Museum, otherwise known as the “punk rock paleontologist!” This presentation will discuss the work of a paleontologist, how they understand extinct animals in surprising...
SC4 STEM Fest at St. Clair County Community College Experience Center and Fieldhouse in Port Huronkrcopenhaver -
Enjoy the SC4 STEM Fest, which features more than 100 hands-on, interactive science, technology, engineering and mathematics exhibits and activities. It also will feature Challenger Learning Center at SC4 mini-missions, virtual reality experiences, live sturgeon and other wildlife exhibits, rocket launches, robotics technology and more. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event time:...
Love is Lit: Valentine’s Day Circuits (Teen) at Royal Oak Public Library in Royal OakKari Zaffarano -
Teens can come out to the Royal Oak Public Library to use circuits to electrify conversation hearts. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event time: 6-7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 2023
Love is Lit: Valentine’s Day Circuits (Tween) at Royal Oak Public Library in Royal OakKari Zaffarano -
Tweens can come out to the Royal Oak Public Library to use circuits to electrify conversation hearts. Registration required. Event cost: Free Event time: 4:30-5:30 p.m. Feb. 8, 2023
Ages 5 and up can enjoy a family-friendly bubble show at Orion Recreation Center. BubBalloonaChicks will transport you into the magical world of mega bubbles, billions of bubbles, amoeba shaped bubbles and other bubble tricks! Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Event cost: $12/resident, $14/non-resident Event time: 6-7...
Make your own bubble wand and giant bubble mix to take home with you at this make and take workshop. For ages 5-plus. Event cost: $60/resident, $62/non-resident Event time: 5-8 p.m. Feb. 9, 2023
Use some cool tools to make bubbles and make bubble toys to take home at this make and take workshop. For ages 5-plus. Event cost: $40/resident, $45/non-resident Event time: 5-7 p.m. Jan. 19, 2023
Nature Makerspace – FOR KIDS! at Farmington Hills Nature Center in Farmington HillsBrooke Samelko -
Ages 5-12 can design, create and make using nature as the inspiration to solve real-world challenges at this event! March's theme is Legos. Makerspace learning fosters STEM skills and is driven by children's natural curiosity and desire to make things. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No registration...