Category Archives: outdoor

Outdoor Fun on a Warm Winter Day

Mess Free Playgrounds - County Farm Park - Perennial Garden

The calendar may be the middle of February, but the weather this week is definitely spring like. Yesterday I was reviewing my activity reviews from the summer looking for outdoor ideas. Unfortunately, many outdoor activities are closed for the season. However, I do have a number of great outdoor suggestions for the next few days. Matthaei Botanical Gardens Matthaei Botanical Gardens is open year […]

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Southeast Area Park – Tuesday Playground Profile

Southeast Area Park - Smaller Structure

This profile of Southeast Area Park is part of our Summer Series: Tuesday Playground Profiles Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area including Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are profiling Southeast Area park located at the intersection of Platt and Ellsworth. Southeast Area Park Southeast Area Park‘s address is 2901 E. Ellsworth Rd. It is in the northwest […]

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Hickory Woods Park – Tuesday Playground Profile

Hickory Woods Park - Rock Arch

This profile of Hickory Woods Park is part of our Summer Series: Tuesday Playground Profiles Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area. Playgrounds will be selected from Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. Today we are exploring Pittsfield Township’s Hickory Woods Park. Hickory Woods Park Hickory Woods Park is located off of […]

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Scheffler Park – Tuesday Playground Profile

Scheffler Park - Spinner

This profile of Scheffler Park is part of our Summer Series: Tuesday Playground Profiles Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area. Playgrounds will be selected from Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. This summer my daughter has played a few softball games at Scheffler Park, including one last night. We spent some time after her game exploring the […]

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Virginia Park – Tuesday Playground Profiles

Virginia Park Playground

This profile of Virginia Park is part of our Summer Series: Tuesday Playground Profiles Each week Ann Arbor with Kids is profiling a different playground in the Ann Arbor area. Playgrounds will be selected from Ann Arbor, Saline, Ypsilanti, Dexter, etc. This summer my daughter has softball practice at Virginia Park. We arrived to practice a few minutes early this week, so we took some time to explore the […]

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7 Tips for Visiting Ann Arbor Art Fair with Kids

The Ann Arbor Art Fair is an Ann Arbor tradition, but attending with kids can be challenging. We are sharing 7 Tips for Visiting Ann Arbor Art Fair with Kids. Flipside Art Studio has sponsored these 7 Tips for Attending Ann Arbor Art Fair with Kids. Be sure to check out their Let’s Get Creative sessions during Art Fair. All ages are welcome at the session, so you […]

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7 Kid-Friendly Activities at Chelsea’s Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights

Sounds & Sights Chalk Art

These 7 Kid-Friendly Activities at Chelsea’s Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights were submitted as a Guest Post by Chelsea’s Sounds & Sights. Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, presented by Golling Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Chelsea, presents its free summer concert series every Thursday through August 18th from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Professional artists perform at eleven staged areas […]

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