Kids Activities in the Ann Arbor Michigan Area | Kids Out and About Ann Arbor / Detroit

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Nailed it! Virtual event- with Royal Oak Public Library

ROPL’s virtual take on the critically acclaimed Netflix series Nailed It! offers up a special Owl Cupcake challenge. Succeed or fail, all will have a hooting good time! We supply the cake mixes, cupcake papers, frosting, cookies, and candy to make this fun family project! Add additional items from your pantry for a unique Nailed It! creation. ROPL staff will post their Owl Cupcakes on our social media pages. Please share yours (or email to us to share) to #roplowlcupcakechallenge! Limit 30. Program registration is required to receive the supplies and the link to the Zoom meeting. Contact Amy at amy@ropl.org to schedule your baking supplies pickup starting on Tuesday, February 16.
Dates: 
02/23/2021
7:00PM-7:45PM
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Astronomy Days 2021 - North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Join the Museum and the Raleigh Astronomy Club to help you see the big picture — of the Universe! From virtual crafts and activities to moon zooms, lectures to LEGOs, space enthusiasts of all ages will find something to do at Astronomy Days. This year Astronomy Days is VIRTUAL! Join us for 7 days of astronomical programming!
Dates: 
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
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ComedySportz Goes Digital! (8 pm Eastern)

Small screen, big laughs! Amid social distancing, ComedySportz Buffalo is back in action! Watch players compete for virtual (family-friendly) comedy glory, all from the comfort of your own home! Registration is free and required through Zoom (limited to the first 100 guests). Running Time Approx 40 minutes.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/30/2021
8 pm Eastern
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Your Silhouette Portrait cut freehand LIVE on Zoom by Master Scissor Artist Karl Johnson

Please join Renowned Silhouette Artist Karl Johnson at a LIVE virtual event where he will be creating hand cut silhouette portraits. Each one takes just minutes and all ages are welcome even the squirmy ones. Original Silhouettes are $30. Payment is made when you register for the event. Please reserve one time slot per person. Duplicate silhouettes and frames will also be available for purchase. Your completed silhouettes will be mailed to you after the event with free shipping!
Dates: 
01/22/2021
01/27/2021
01/29/2021
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January Virtual Star Party Online Event- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

Grab your star map and enjoy telescope observing from wherever you are. Our astronomy staff will guide you through the night sky as our telescope, with its new camera features, will live capture deep space objects and stream them to you virtually. Eventbrite registration link coming soon! Don’t forget to download your own Minnesota Skies Guide! https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/
Dates: 
01/22/2021
9:00PM-10:00PM EST, 8:00PM-9:00PM CST, 7:00PM-8:00PM MST, 6:00PM-7:00PM PST
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CultureFest! Lunar New Year Online Event - At Penn Museum

Kickstart 2021 as CultureFest! takes over January with virtual events leading up to Lunar New Year, a festive holiday celebrated in many Asian cultures. In partnership with Send Chinatown Love.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
01/27/2021
01/28/2021
4:00PM-5:00PM EST, 3:00PM CST, 2:00PM MST, 1:00PM PST, & 12:00PM AKST
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Mozart & Tchaikovsky with the BPO (7 pm Eastern)

A trinity of elegant melodies cross two centuries uniting George Li’s mesmerizing performance of Mozart’s radiant Piano Concerto No. 23 with the expressive Serenade for Strings by Tchaikovsky, and contemporary composer Alan Jay Kernis’ other-worldly Musica Celestis.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
7 pm
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Illuminating Autism: Building Resilience at University of Washington Autism Center

Imagine being able to help children and parents navigate through the challenges of autism. Or realize that your efforts helped advance groundbreaking research to improve interventions and create new programs. Or know that your gift helped a child enjoy the simple pleasures of summer camp. The UW Autism Center’s 5th annual benefit event, Illuminating Autism, provides the opportunity to achieve all of these dreams and more. Come join our growing community of supporters to celebrate and enjoy presentations highlighting the Center’s impact while having fun and participating in live and silent auctions.
Dates: 
01/30/2021
9:30 PM EST – 11 PM EST
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January Storytime: Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book - Tennessee State Museum

Tennessee Storytime: "Dragon Dance, A Chinese New Year Book." The Chinese New Year starts on February 12 this year. Come read with us as we learn more about this special holiday!
Dates: 
01/29/2021
3:30 pm - 4 pm
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VIRTUAL EVENT: Science Tales with Audubon Society of Portland

Online: Storytime comes to life in this exciting early childhood environmental education exploration program! Kids will hear stories of the earth, animals, how to be a kid exploring the natural world around them, and much more! Students will then engage in at-home activities that connect to the themes of the book read during the session.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
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Eastern Market Saturday Market

Attending our Saturday Market is an experience that is undeniably Detroit. Over 225 market vendors share their produce and stories with up to 40,000 visitors in one day during our busy season. The tradition of this market has been a cornerstone of the city for 125 years and is crucial to our mission of nourishing a healthier, wealthier, and happier city.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
01/30/2021
02/06/2021
6am - 4pm
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Location:

2934 Russell Street
Detroit, MI, 48207
United States

Phone:

313.833.9300

Summer Intensive Auditions - The Washington Ballet

With cutting edge technology, best-in-class ballet masters and instructors, and a curriculum 75 years perfected, The Washington School of Ballet sets a new standard in ballet education. Our 2021 Summer Intensive provides students in the Upper Level (ages 12+) with the option to either train fully in-studio or in a virtual format. The Washington School of Ballet Summer Intensive gives students from around the world the opportunity to study for five weeks with our acclaimed faculty including Artistic Director Julie Kent and Professional Division Head Xiomara Reyes. Men’s division classes are led by Rinat Imaev and Damien Johnson.
Dates: 
01/23/2021
02/06/2021
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Trout Birthday Celebration – Day 1 (Virtual) - Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium - New York

Join us on Zoom to follow the lives of our fish from baby to adult, get a sneak-peek into our Hatch House, and watch a feeding frenzy in an outdoor pond!
Dates: 
01/30/2021
11 am - 12 pm
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Once Upon A Time: An Interactive Digital Musical

Second Generation Theatre and Theatre of Youth have collaborated to create an interactive theatre experience for theatre patrons ages 5-12. ONCE UPON A TIME is a 40-minute musical presented via ZOOM. It follows traditional fairy tale characters as they learn about inner strength and becoming the heroes of their own stories. An upbeat, high energy musical with captivating melodies, ONCE UPON A TIME empowers children to proudly be themselves. **ONCE UPON A TIME requires parental participation! Parents/guardians will receive an email with information on setting up some magical items before the show for your child to discover during the performance.**
Dates: 
02/13/2021
02/14/2021
02/16/2021
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Virtual Program: Planting for Pollinators at Reinstein Woods

It’s never too early to think about your summer garden! Discover how choosing the right plants can benefit wildlife while also beautifying your yard. Pre-registration required.
Dates: 
01/26/2021
10 am
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Kids’ Book Club Special at Royal Oak Public Library

The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris When street magician Carter runs away, he never expects to find friends and magic in a sleepy New England town. But like any good trick, things change instantly as greedy B.B. Bosso and his crew of crooked carnies arrive to steal anything and everything they can get their sticky fingers on. Carter and five other illusionists together must use teamwork and magic to save the town of Mineral Wells from Bosso’s villainous clutches. Limit 15. Registration is required to receive the Zoom link and a free copy of the book. Please contact emilycrosby@ropl.org to schedule your book pick up. Scheduling of book and craft pick up starts on Monday, January 11. Book Club Zoom meeting is on Monday, February 8 at 4:30 p.m.
Dates: 
02/08/2021
4:30PM-5:30PM
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Latin Heat with the RPO

oin Principal Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik for a musical journey from the Spanish heartland to the streets of Havana and Argentina! Featuring Bizet’s Carmen Suite, de Falla’s Ritual of Fire Dances, Lecuona’s Andalucia, Tyzik’s Three Latin Dances, and more!
Dates: 
01/22/2021
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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The Matzo Ball Diaries: Stories of Food and Family

FEATURING ORIGINAL L.A. CAST! - Laugh, cry, and discover the power of food to nourish, heal, or move us to action. From learning the secret to Grandma’s brisket, to personal stories of eating disorders, to the fascinating history of how the International House of Pancakes was started, true stories of food, culture, and community are blended together with a healthy dollop of humor for a truly delicious storytelling event...for anyone who loves to eat!
Dates: 
01/22/2021
01/23/2021
01/24/2021
12 am - 11:59 pm
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Minnesota Night Skies in February Facebook Live- with the Bell Museum of Natural History

It’s time to head outside and explore the starry skies! Join our planetarium educators on Facebook Live as they take you on a journey of what’s currently visible in the evening skies. Together, we’ll explore the sky above Minnesota, including seasonal constellations, the Moon, and visible planets. There’s something in the sky for everyone! Don’t forget to bring your questions, as we’ll save time for Q & A. Be sure to download your own current Minnesota Skies Guide. https://www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/star-map/ All ages
Dates: 
01/25/2021
5:00PM-5:30PM EST, 4:00PM-4:30PM CST, 3:00PM-3:30PM MST, 2:00PM-2:30PM PST
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Daily Docent Led Tour - Gilmore Car Museum

Learn something new as you're led on an hour long tour through the museum. The daily docent will navigate guests through the 7 indoor galleries of the main building as well as Ford Model A and Cadillac.
Dates: 
01/22/2021
01/25/2021
01/26/2021
10:30 - 11:30 am
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Organization:

Gilmore Car Museum

Location:

6865 Hickory Road
Hickory Corners, MI, 49060
United States

Phone:

269-671-5089