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2017 Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunts

2017 Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunts

Easter is fast approaching. There are a number of 2017 Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunts both in Ann Arbor and in surrounding communities. Our Ann Arbor Easter Egg Hunt Experiences When my daughter was young, we loved the Ann Arbor Jaycees Easter Egg Hunt. In recent years, they have combined efforts with Pittsfield Township to offer a combined egg scramble.  2017 Ann Arbor Easter […]

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Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Trailer

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE

Is your child a fan of the Captain Underpants books? If so, they’ll be thrilled to hear that a Captain Underpants movie is being released this summer.  About Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie will be released on June 2, 2017. Dreamworks Animation provided the following synopsis:  Based on the worldwide sensation and bestselling […]

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Summer17 Helps Local Youth Set The Stage For Life-long Careers

DoMoreSummer17 - Teen Mentorship Program

Do you have a teen? Or are you a business owner? Check out the Summer17 program from University of Michigan, Michigan Works! Southeast, and Washtenaw County for details on this summer program. SUMMER17 HELPS WASHTENAW COUNTY YOUTH SET THE STAGE FOR LIFE-LONG CAREERS Youth employment & mentorship program pairs area youth & businesses for nine-week, on-the-job training June 26-Aug. 25 […]

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AAHOM’s My Turn Program Returns for a Second Year

My Turn Community - Quiet Room Setup at AAHOM

Last year the Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum introduced the My Turn program. My Turn is a program designed for families with children who have Autism Spectrum Disorder. Once a month, it gives these families a chance to visit local venues such as museums, performances, and nature. During My Turn events, the venues are less crowded and quiet rooms are available with sensory friendly […]

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UM Museum of Natural History Closure Plans

UM Natural History Museum - Ruthven Building & Beginning of Construction

Yesterday afternoon the University of Michigan Museum of Natural History announced their plans for closing in the Ruthven building and re-opening in the Biological Sciences Building. We love visiting the museum. We will definitely miss it while it is closed during the transition. UM Museum of Natural History Closing Events The UM Museum of Natural History will officially close in the Ruthven building on […]

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Dairy Queen Free Cone Day 2017

Dairy Queen Free Cone Day

Have you heard about Dairy Queen Free Cone Day? It is Monday, March 20. Dairy Queen will give every customer one free small vanilla cone. They will accept donations for Children’s Miracle Network HospitalsĀ®. Participating Free Cone Day Locations In 2015, several local Dairy Queen ran Free Cone Day on another day. However, I have called all of the below locations today (Wednesday, March 15) and […]

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