Category Archives: charity

Giving Tuesday – Support Our Local Non-Profits That Support Kids

Ann Arbor Giving Tuesday

Since today is Giving Tuesday, I thought I would highlight our local Ann Arbor organizations that provide so many family fun activities throughout the year. I’ve also highlighted a few non-profits that support kids and families. Ad: Leslie Science & Nature Center Join Leslie Science & Nature Center on Giving Tuesday as we “pop up” at Bookbound with animals and […]

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Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo

Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo

The Ann Arbor Area North Girl Scout troops are hosting a Mom 2 Mom Plus Expo. In addition to a traditional Mom2Mom Sale, there will be fun activities for the kids – Touch a Truck, Animals from Creature Conservancy, and much more. You can also talk with local family-friendly businesses, shop local vendors, and buy food in the diner. There will be a supervised play area for kids so you can shop and talk to businesses without your kids.

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Bookstock 2017 – Metro Detroit’s Largest Used Book Sale

Bookstock 2017

Bookstock is Metro Detroit’s largest non-profit used book and media sale. It is held at Livonia’s Laurel Park Place which is a convenient drive from Ann Arbor. Proceeds from the sale benefit charitable literacy and education projects in metro Detroit. See the press release below for more details. METRO DETROIT’S BIGGEST AND BEST USED BOOK AND MEDIA SALE WHERE BARGAINS ABOUND! SUNDAY, […]

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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 Hospitals®. 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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Brick Bash 2017 Review

Brick Bash 2017

This afternoon we attended Brick Bash at Skyline High School. Brick Bash is a fun LEGO themed event that benefits the Skyline High School Band. Activities at Brick Bash Brick BAsh includes exhibits to look at, hands-on activities, and of course vendors. Exhibits to Look At Local LEGO groups and individual enthusiasts have amazing creations on display. Most of these […]

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