Family Activities

Girls in Boy Scouts of America

In a historic decision, the Boy Scouts of America will be welcoming girls to the group starting in fall 2018.

Best Corn Mazes in Southeast Michigan

For a fall-themed family fun experience, visit one of these corn mazes in southeast Michigan in 2017. Get the details here.

Evening Lantern Tours at Oakwoods Metropark in New Boston

Have a bit of scare-free Halloween fun along a pumpkin-lit trail during Oakwoods Metropark's Evening Lantern Tours, Oct. 20-21 and 27-28, 2017.

How to Make Your Own Checkerboard

Jumpstart your family game night with this nifty DIY set that parents and the kids can customize and create together, too – right down to the pieces.

Top Cool Ways to Carve or Decorate a Pumpkin

Carved or decorated, fresh from the patch or fake, jack-'o-lanterns are family fun. These crafty creations are sure to get you geared up!

Concerts for Kids in Southeast Michigan

Concerts in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Rochester and more! Take the kids to one of these shows from the fall to the spring season in 2017-2018.

Corn Mazes in Metro Detroit and Beyond

Stroll through stalks of corn at a local spot in Belleville, or head to Traverse City or just outside of Chicago for more corn maze family fun.

Escape Rooms in Southeast Michigan and Beyond

Unleash your video gaming prowess on a wild game of wits in one of these live-action escape rooms in Michigan.

Picturing Kindness: How One Photographer is Using Social Media to Promote...

Local photographer instills kindness in kids through their love of social media. Find out what she's up to, what benefits it offers and how to get your kids involved.

Best Spots for an Autumn Southeast Michigan Color Tour

Among fall activities in Michigan, looking at trees' leaves turn colors is sure family fun. In October and November 2017, try these trails and drives.

Tips for Tailgating with Kids

Bring kids along for the football season fun! Here is some advice for tailgating with kids.

5 Tips for Seeing ‘Disney on Ice’ in Detroit This Fall

A brand new venue, local stars and more make this year's production unique. Here's what southeast Michigan parents should know.