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Daily Picks for Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor Families At Home: Aug. 10-14

Looking for something fun to do from home this week? We've got a list of daily picks for your family to try while under the Stay Home, Stay Safe order.
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Livingston County Reading Path Provides Outlet for Physical Activity and Reading

Flex your muscles and your reading chops on the Livingston County Reading Path, which launched this month at Settlers Park.
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Over-The-Top Desserts to Try Before Summer Ends

Looking to treat the kids before the hectic school season begins? Try these crazy delicious over-the-top desserts in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.
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Family Fun Things to Do This Weekend in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for some family fun virtual things to do while at home or as things open up? Check out our list of events and other things to do this weekend.
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Picture Perfect Flower Fields to Visit in Michigan

Flower fields make for the perfect socially-distant spot to snap an Insta-worthy family pic. Check out these local spots including sunflowers, lavender and more.
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Detroit Zoo Chimpanzee Adopts Baby

A baby chimpanzee at the Detroit Zoo was left motherless when his mom lost interest but another Detroit Zoo chimpanzee stepped up to care for him.
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Where to Find a Baseball Game in Southeast Michigan

Want to take the kids out to a ballgame this summer? Here are some prime spots to score some peanuts, cracker jacks and a baseball game in southeast Michigan.
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10 Children’s Books for Young Hamilton Fans

Is your child excited that 'Hamilton' is on streaming services? Follow up a viewing of the musical with some of these books for young 'Hamilton' fans.
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Simple Summer Switch-Ups: How to Loosen Your Rules for the Sake of Fun

Local parents are loosening up on traditional house rules in the name of fun and memory-making. Here's how they're doing it.
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Let’s Go! Free August Guide to Family Fun in Southeast Michigan

Enjoy the dog days of summer with our free Let's Go August guide, showcasing family attractions and venues for metro Detroit and Ann Arbor families to safely explore.

Best Family Movies and Shows Streaming This August

Have you binged your way through your favorite flicks and shows? Have no fear, we have you covered with this list of new movies and shows streaming this August.
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Watch This, Do That: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Got a Potterhead on your hands? Enjoy some of the fun activities based on the third movie in the series with our Watch This, Do That: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban edition.