Family Activities

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Bucket List for Children

Many adults have one, but what about a bucket list for children? Here are some experiences every local child should have before growing up.
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Michigan Treasure Hunts Offer Adventure to Oakland and Washtenaw County Families

The two men behind Michigan Treasure Hunts encourage families to get out and explore their communities with two September hunts that end in a cash prize.
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Best Family Movies and Shows That Just Hit Streaming Services in September

Looking for something that the whole family can watch together? Check out these 12 movies and shows that just hit streaming services.
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Apple Recipes and Activities to Try this Fall

Make the most of your apple-picking weekend with these apple recipes and activities, which are perfect for ringing in the 2020 fall season.
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Three Puzzles Moms Will Love

Take a little time for yourself with these three colorful and challenging puzzles from the mom-run company, eeBoo.
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2020 Fall Fun Ideas for Southeast Michigan Families

Fall is going to be just as crazy as the rest of 2020 but you can harness that uncertainty and channel it with these 2020 fall fun ideas for families.

Let’s Go! Free September Guide to Family Fun in Southeast Michigan

Enjoy some early fall fun with our free Let's Go September guide, showcasing family attractions and venues for metro Detroit and Ann Arbor families to safely explore.

Daily Picks for Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor Families At Home: Aug. 31-Sept. 4

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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The Ultimate At-Home Labor Day

Families looking to celebrate Labor Day from the comfort of their own backyards find food, activities, décor and more tips to throw a great at-home party.
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Cool Detroit Attractions, Activities and Other Fun Things

Looking for things to do in Detroit – or places to visit? Veer from Motown's most popular spots to these family-pleasing cool Detroit attractions.
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Great Jokes for Kids From Southeast Michigan Kids

Looking to make your family laugh? Try out these great jokes for kids, by kids.
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10 Barrier-Free Playgrounds in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

These barrier-free playgrounds in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor offer kids with disabilities a fun and safe outdoor activity.