Family Fun

'Nerf War' to Blast Out Arthritis in Clarkston

This second annual fundraiser by Andy Moy, 13, of Waterford has sites set on juvenile arthritis - and offering kids a day of fun on March 10, 2012.

Whimseybox Craft Fun Surprises for Families

This subscription based craft supply monthly mailing is winning over DIY kids and parents alike. Metro Parent does a Q&A with founder Alicia DiRago!

Harold and the Purple Crayon at the Detroit Opera House

The classic children's book comes to life with Hubbard Street Dance 2 in two special shows for kids on Saturday, March 3, 2012.

Dreamtigers at PuppetART Detroit Puppet Theater

Handcrafted puppets create a thrilling stage show for kids in this adventure through Latin American folklore.

Mosaic Singers Singsation at the Detroit Film Theater

The talented youth of this amazing singing troupe bring its eclectic mix of music to the Detroit Institute of Arts March 2-4, 2012.

Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows at Cobo Center

The two-day celebration returns to Detroit March 3-4, 2012 to educate and entertain parents, kids and dog loving families.

Papier Mache Pot of Gold Craft Project

It's a lucky day for families with DIY fun! This how-to combines newspaper, paste and a small balloon for a classic craft kids and parents will love.

Discovery Center at Cranbrook Institute of Science

Designed for children ages 3-8, this room at the Bloomfield Hills museum lets kids make hands-on discoveries and think inside the boxes.

Duct Tape Lunch Bag and Name Tag Crafts

Give your kids' school gear a DIY boost with these cute and colorful projects that'll make 'em queen or king of the cafeteria.

Leap-o-Meter Greeting Card for Leap Year

Feb. 29 is on its way! Welcome this blue moon holiday with a crafty little project the kids will love, featuring some hoppy fun frog stickers. Learn how to make it.

Elmo's Super Heroes at the Fox Theatre

Five fabulous heroes help bring the - super�� back to Super Grover in this stage show, happening in Detroit Jan. 26-Feb. 20, 2012.

Take a Family Trip to Dayton or Cleveland, Ohio

Whether you're looking for the big city or small town charm, these cities boast awesome museums that are great trips for southeast Michigan families.