Family Activities

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Top Outdoor Winter Fun Spots in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Looking for a hot outdoor space for your family to chill out at this winter? We've rounded up our favorite outdoor winter fun spots for you to enjoy.
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Family Destinations for Skiing and Snowboarding in Michigan

For your next family winter getaway, spend day or two skiing and snowboarding in Michigan at some of these snowy fun locations open for the 2020-21 season.

Celebrating Super Bowl LV at Home

The Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers face off in Super Bowl LV. Celebrate the big game at home with these activity ideas and kid-friendly recipes.

Heart-Warming Books to Read for Valentine’s Day

These 12 books for Valentine's Day can help you teach your kids about love with colorful illustrations and fun storylines.
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The YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit is Helping Families During COVID-19 and Beyond

The YMCA is adopting and offering a variety of family resources and events in southeast Michigan. Find out what your local YMCA offers in early 2021.

Get Cozy: Practicing Hygge With Your Family at Home

Winter's grip got you good? Embrace the cold and hunker down with your kids and family by practicing hygge — the Danish art of getting cozy.

Fun Ways to Celebrate Groundhog Day At Home

On Feb. 2, 2021, Punxsutawney Phil will come out and let us know if spring is coming early. Enjoy the tradition with these fun ways to celebrate Groundhog Day.

How to Visit Your Favorite Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor Spots Virtually

Missing your favorite museum or attraction while in lockdown? Enjoy all they have to offer from the comfort of your computer with these virtual offerings.
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Drive-In Movies Near Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Missing date night at your favorite theater? Get a retro movie-going experience at one of these drive-in movies in southeast Michigan and beyond.

At-Home Activities for Families

Stuck in the house with nothing to do? Check out these fun at-home options including recipes, crafts, virtual ideas and backyard activities.

Ways to Keep Kids Active Indoors

Kids bored while stuck in the house? Kick the fun up a notch with these 15 ways to keep kids entertained indoors.
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Virtual Races to Add To Your Running Routine

Is one of your New Year's resolutions or plans for 2021 to run a 5K, a marathon or just get out of the house? A virtual run can help you accomplish any movement goal...