Arbor Annie’s Weekday Roundup – August 1-5

This week I am breathing a huge sigh of relaxation. After a summer full of my daughter’s swim team and softball, she finished both last week. Now we can truly begin to enjoy our summer. Hopefully that means we’ll be able to attend more fun events. 

Arbor Annie's Weekday Picks - August 1-5For many kid’s the highlight this week is the Ann Arbor District Library’s LEGO Contest on Thursday. It’s one of my daughter’s favorite events of the year. She was thrilled to take home a medal last year. Even if your child isn’t submitting an entry, it is fun to see everyone’s creation during the open viewing.

AADL LEGO Contest - 2015 Medal Winner
Also this week, the Quality 16 Dollar Movie is Diary of a Wimpy Kid. My daughter loves those books, so I’m sure she would love to see the movie this week.

This continues to be a very warm summer. This week is no exception with highs in the upper 80s to 90. With the continued hot temperatures, be sure to check out both our 10 Places to Get Wet and our 5 Free Air conditioned activities to Beat the Heat.

Ann Arbor Places to Get Wet Beat the Heat: 5 Free Air Conditioned Activities

Arbor Annie’s Weekly Picks

Don’t miss our complete events list on the Events Calendar on the website for all the events this week.


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All Events This Week

Monday, August 1, 2016

Date/Time Event
08/01/2016
10:00am
Dollar Movie - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
🆓
08/01/2016
10:00am
Summer 2016 Children's Garden Pop-Up
at Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/01/2016
10:30am-11:00am
Preschool Art Start
at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/01/2016
10:30am-11:00am
Preschool Art Start
at Pittsfield Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/01/2016
3:30pm-4:30pm
Seed2Plate
at Ypsilanti District Library – Downtown, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/01/2016
5:00pm-6:00pm
Fun & Games with YMCA
at Ypsilanti District Library – Superior, Ypsilanti Michigan

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Date/Time Event
08/02/2016
10:00am
Dollar Movie - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
🆓
08/02/2016
10:00am
Story Time with Ieva Bates
at Nicola’s Books, Ann Arbor MI
08/02/2016
10:00am
Summer Movie Clubhouse - Shaun the Sheep Movie
at Rave Motion Pictures, Ypsilanti Michigan
08/02/2016
10:30am-11:15am
Cat Tales Storytime
at Tiny Lions Lounge & Adoption Center, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/02/2016
2:00pm-3:00pm
Make a Fairy Doll!
at Traverwood Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/02/2016
6:00pm-8:00pm
National Night Out
at Lillie Park South, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/02/2016
7:00pm-8:00pm
Celebrate National Ice Cream Sandwich Day!
at Malletts Creek Branch Library, Ann Arbor Michigan

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Date/Time Event
08/03/2016
10:00am
Dollar Movie - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
08/03/2016
10:45am-12:00pm
Mom & Tot Yoga
at Elsie Earl Studios, Ann Arbor Michigan
08/03/2016
11:00am-11:30am
Slideshow Storytime
at Elsie Earl Studios, Ann Arbor MI
08/03/2016
11:30am-12:30pm
3-D Painting
at Elsie Earl Studios, Ann Arbor MI
08/03/2016
2:00pm
Flashback Cinema: Grease
at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
🆓
08/03/2016
2:00pm-3:25pm
STEAM Dreams - Gumdrop Build
at Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/03/2016
3:30pm-4:30pm
Rhyme Zone
at Ypsilanti District Library – Downtown, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/03/2016
5:00pm-6:00pm
Great Gardeners
at Ypsilanti District Library – Downtown, Ypsilanti Michigan
08/03/2016
7:00pm
Flashback Cinema: Grease
at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Date/Time Event
🆓
08/04/2016
9:00am-3:00pm
AADL's 11th Annual LEGO Contest - Entry Drop-Off
at Kensington Hotel, Ann Arbor Michigan
08/04/2016
10:00am
Dollar Movie - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
08/04/2016
10:30am-11:30am
Little Paws Storytime
at Humane Society of Huron Valley, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
10:30am-12:00pm
Red Wings Street Hockey Summer Tour
at Meijer, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
11:00am
Aaron's Thinking Putty "Mixed By Me"
at Learning Express Toys of Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor MI
08/04/2016
12:00pm-2:00pm
Animal Magic
at Twelve Oaks Mall, Novi Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
12:00pm
Sonic Lunch - Joshua Davis
at Liberty Plaza, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
1:00pm-2:30pm
Red Wings Street Hockey Summer Tour
at Meijer, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
2:00pm-3:00pm
Art
at Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
5:30pm-6:30pm
Jump Into Foods & Fitness
at Ypsilanti District Library – Superior, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
5:30pm
Pass the Mic
at Ypsilanti District Library – Downtown, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
6:00pm-8:30pm
AADL's 11th Annual LEGO Contest - Open Viewing
at Kensington Hotel, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
6:30pm-7:30pm
Library Lab: Who Dirtied the Water
at Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/04/2016
6:30pm-8:30pm
Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights
at Downtown Chelsea, Chelsea MI
🆓
08/04/2016
7:00pm-8:30pm
Nature Walk
at Kuebler Langford Nature Area, Ann Arbor Michigan

Friday, August 5, 2016

Date/Time Event
08/05/2016
10:00am
Dollar Movie - Diary of a Wimpy Kid
at Quality 16, Ann Arbor MI
🆓
08/05/2016
11:00am-11:59pm
First Fridays Ypsilanti August
at Downtown Ypsilanti, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/05/2016
2:00pm-3:00pm
Friday Food Fun
at Ypsilanti District Library – Whittaker Rd, Ypsilanti Michigan
🆓
08/05/2016
2:00pm-3:00pm
Summer Olympics Celebration!
at Downtown Branch of AADL, Ann Arbor Michigan
🆓
08/05/2016
3:30pm-4:30pm
Pokemon Gatherings
at Ypsilanti District Library – Downtown, Ypsilanti Michigan
08/05/2016
6:00pm-8:00pm
Parents Night Out - Kids Night at Flipside
at Flipside Art Studio, Ann Arbor MI
🆓
08/05/2016
6:30pm
Dexter Summer Concert Series
at Monument Park, Dexter Michigan
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Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.

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