Category Archives: charity

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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#GivingTuesday – Local Non-Profits Who Provide Family Activities

Giving Tuesday - Local Non-Profits who Provide Family Activities

A number of local charitable organizations offer great events year round that regularly appear on our Ann Arbor with Kids Event Calendar. Since today is Giving Tuesday, I thought I would highlight our local organizations that provide so many family fun activities throughout the year.  I have broken them into several categories below. Art Ann Arbor Art Center Fly Children’s Art Center […]

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Ann Arbor Blaze Pizza Opens Monday, Free Pizza on Tuesday

Blaze Pizza & Food Gatherers

You’ve probably noticed that my family likes to eat out. Needless to say we keep our eye on the restaurant scene around Ann Arbor. Last weekend when we were at Sherwin-Williams buying paint for this weekend, we saw the Coming Soon signs for the Ann Arbor Blaze Pizza.  Ann Arbor Blaze Pizza Blaze Fast-Fire’d Pizza will be opening on Monday, August 22. Ann […]

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Dining Options This Week

Food Options This Week

Not a fan of cooking? You’re in luck. When I looked at the events calendar for Sunday, I saw several food related events scheduled – Airport Pancake Breakfast, Grillin’, Greek Festival, Restaurant Week, and Top of the Park. I decided to summarize them all in one place. Restaurant Week and Top of the Park continue past Sunday, so you don’t have to try to […]

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Big News – AAHOM & LSNC Joining Operations

LSNC & AAHOM Joining Forces

There was some big news this afternoon. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum and Leslie Science & Nature Center are exploring join operations. A memorandum of understanding has been approved as the first step to combining operations. Both organizations will retain their name and programming focus, but with a combined organizational structure. Here at Ann Arbor with Kids we love both organizations & the […]

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