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Family Events for the Week of November 11th, 2019

Katie Rork - November 12, 2019

Katie Rork - November 12, 2019

Katie Rork - November 12, 2019

We have some fun ideas for your fall fun this week.  Our top picks for Metro Detroit family events.  Looking for some great places to visit this November?  Check out our indoor play place suggestions in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties. Gearing up for Christmas?  Check out places to meet...

We have some fun ideas for your fall fun this week.  Our top picks for Metro Detroit family events.  Looking for some great places to visit this November?  Check out our indoor play place suggestions in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties. Gearing up for Christmas?  Check out places to meet...

We have some fun ideas for your fall fun this week.  Our top picks for Metro Detroit family events.  Looking for some great places to visit this November?  Check out our indoor play place suggestions in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties. Gearing up for Christmas?  Check out places to meet...

Disney Frozen 2 Furry Friends at Build-A-Bear Workshop®

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Build-A-Bear Workshop® has launched Disney Frozen 2 furry friends, outfits and accessories! Elsa, Anna, Sven, & Olaf make a perfect holiday gift.

Build-A-Bear Workshop® has launched Disney Frozen 2 furry friends, outfits and accessories! Elsa, Anna, Sven, & Olaf make a perfect holiday gift.

Build-A-Bear Workshop® has launched Disney Frozen 2 furry friends, outfits and accessories! Elsa, Anna, Sven, & Olaf make a perfect holiday gift.

The Lash Lounge Experience

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Instantly and dramatically enhance your eyes making them look brighter with new lashes from The Lash Lounge. Locations in West Bloomfield, Rochester Hills, and Ann Arbor.

Instantly and dramatically enhance your eyes making them look brighter with new lashes from The Lash Lounge. Locations in West Bloomfield, Rochester Hills, and Ann Arbor.

Instantly and dramatically enhance your eyes making them look brighter with new lashes from The Lash Lounge. Locations in West Bloomfield, Rochester Hills, and Ann Arbor.

Sesame Street Live “Let’s Party” at the Fox: January 22nd – February 2, 2020

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 12, 2019

We are so excited to announce that we have tickets to Sesame Street Live in Detroit to give away to one lucky fan. AND a special Sesame Street Live in Detroit Discount below. This is a super fun, interactive show for Sesame Street fans of all ages. Sesame Street Live...

We are so excited to announce that we have tickets to Sesame Street Live in Detroit to give away to one lucky fan. AND a special Sesame Street Live in Detroit Discount below. This is a super fun, interactive show for Sesame Street fans of all ages. Sesame Street Live...

We are so excited to announce that we have tickets to Sesame Street Live in Detroit to give away to one lucky fan. AND a special Sesame Street Live in Detroit Discount below. This is a super fun, interactive show for Sesame Street fans of all ages. Sesame Street Live...

Family Events for the Week of November 11th, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 11, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 11, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 11, 2019

We have some fun ideas for your fall fun this week.  Our top picks for Metro Detroit family events.  Looking for some great places to visit this November?  Check out our indoor play place suggestions in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties. Gearing up for Christmas?  Check out places to meet...

We have some fun ideas for your fall fun this week.  Our top picks for Metro Detroit family events.  Looking for some great places to visit this November?  Check out our indoor play place suggestions in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties. Gearing up for Christmas?  Check out places to meet...

We have some fun ideas for your fall fun this week.  Our top picks for Metro Detroit family events.  Looking for some great places to visit this November?  Check out our indoor play place suggestions in Oakland, Macomb, and Wayne counties. Gearing up for Christmas?  Check out places to meet...

Breakfast with Santa (Lunch and Dinner too) in Macomb County

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Breakfast with Santa in Macomb County. Enjoy a meal with Santa, meet his live reindeer, take your picture with Santa and more.

Breakfast with Santa in Macomb County. Enjoy a meal with Santa, meet his live reindeer, take your picture with Santa and more.

Breakfast with Santa in Macomb County. Enjoy a meal with Santa, meet his live reindeer, take your picture with Santa and more.

Kidcadia Play Cafe in Dearborn

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Indoor play structure,light gallery, magnetic block station, sensory board station, and Lite-Brite wall await you at the whimsical Kidcadia in Dearborn.

Indoor play structure,light gallery, magnetic block station, sensory board station, and Lite-Brite wall await you at the whimsical Kidcadia in Dearborn.

Indoor play structure,light gallery, magnetic block station, sensory board station, and Lite-Brite wall await you at the whimsical Kidcadia in Dearborn.

Roald Dahl’s Charlie & the Chocolate Factory is Coming to the Detroit Opera House

Amber Louchart - November 6, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 6, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 6, 2019

Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will appear February 18 – March 1, 2020 at the Detroit Opera House.

Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will appear February 18 – March 1, 2020 at the Detroit Opera House.

Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will appear February 18 – March 1, 2020 at the Detroit Opera House.

Kids Eat Free at IHOP – Bonus Elf on the Shelf Menu Items

Amber Louchart - November 5, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 5, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 5, 2019

The new IHOP Elf on a Shelf menu items include Jolly Cakes, Funnel Cakes, and a Holiday Ham & Sausage Omelette.  And if the holiday sugar overload isn't exciting enough, IHOP is also offering a special Kids Eat Free program through January 1, 2020.

The new IHOP Elf on a Shelf menu items include Jolly Cakes, Funnel Cakes, and a Holiday Ham & Sausage Omelette.  And if the holiday sugar overload isn't exciting enough, IHOP is also offering a special Kids Eat Free program through January 1, 2020.

The new IHOP Elf on a Shelf menu items include Jolly Cakes, Funnel Cakes, and a Holiday Ham & Sausage Omelette.  And if the holiday sugar overload isn't exciting enough, IHOP is also offering a special Kids Eat Free program through January 1, 2020.

Sound of Music Youth Audition Call in Birmingham

Amber Louchart - November 5, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 5, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 5, 2019

The Sound of Music Students ages 7-18 from all over the metro Detroit area are eligible to audition. Audition Dates: November 16, 26, 2019 & December 2, 2019 Callback: Scheduled for the first week of December Show Dates: January 31, 2020-February 1, 2020 Performance Location: Groves High School Auditorium in Birmingham.​...

The Sound of Music Students ages 7-18 from all over the metro Detroit area are eligible to audition. Audition Dates: November 16, 26, 2019 & December 2, 2019 Callback: Scheduled for the first week of December Show Dates: January 31, 2020-February 1, 2020 Performance Location: Groves High School Auditorium in Birmingham.​...

The Sound of Music Students ages 7-18 from all over the metro Detroit area are eligible to audition. Audition Dates: November 16, 26, 2019 & December 2, 2019 Callback: Scheduled for the first week of December Show Dates: January 31, 2020-February 1, 2020 Performance Location: Groves High School Auditorium in Birmingham.​...

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Kidcadia Play Cafe in Dearborn

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 8, 2019

Indoor play structure,light gallery, magnetic block station, sensory board station, and Lite-Brite wall await you at the whimsical Kidcadia in Dearborn.

Bowlero Lanes & Lounge -Inclusive Bowling in Royal Oak

Amber Louchart - November 3, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 3, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 3, 2019

Bowlero Lanes & lounge is a newly remodeled retro bowling alley on Coolidge in Royal Oak, Michigan.  Open bowling, leagues, live entertainment & more.

Urban Air Adventure Park in Sterling Heights

Amber Louchart - October 3, 2019

Amber Louchart - October 3, 2019

Amber Louchart - October 3, 2019

Urban Air Adventure Park in Sterling Heights is a 55,000-square-foot indoor entertainment center with trampolines, virtual reality, dodge ball, warrior course, rock walls, ropes course, party rooms, cafe and more.

SMASH: A Nuclear Adventure at Impression 5

Amber Louchart - September 30, 2019

Amber Louchart - September 30, 2019

Amber Louchart - September 30, 2019

SMASH: A Nuclear Adventure at Impression 5 in Lansing introduces guests to the wonders of nuclear science through hands-on activities.

Gametime in Auburn Hills – Michigan’s Largest Gaming Center

Tasneem Bhuiyan - September 23, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - September 23, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - September 23, 2019

Gametime in Auburn Hills is Michigan's largest gaming center. Gamers can experience 10,000 square feet of PC, console, VR and Esports gaming.

Cranbrook House & Gardens

Ayesha Malik - September 6, 2019

Ayesha Malik - September 6, 2019

Ayesha Malik - September 6, 2019

Visit the 1908 English Tudor and 40 acres of lush, fragrant and breathtaking gardens at Cranbrook House & Gardens in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.

TreeRunner Adventure Park at Oakland University

Danielle Andresen - September 3, 2019

Danielle Andresen - September 3, 2019

Danielle Andresen - September 3, 2019

The TreeRunner Adventure Park at Oakland University features more than 60 trails of various skill levels including high ropes, obstacles, zip lines & more.

Scout Park in Hazel Park Renovated

Amber Louchart - August 30, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 30, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 30, 2019

The newly renovated Scout Park features several climbing structures, zip line, merry go round, enclosed toddler area, baseball diamond, and more.

Red, White and Blue Playground in Levagood Park

Carissa Orr - August 29, 2019

Carissa Orr - August 29, 2019

Carissa Orr - August 29, 2019

The Red, White, and Blue Playground at Levagood Park features two play structures.  The larger structure has three slides, a rock wall, steps and also several climbing elements. 

River Woods Park in Auburn Hills

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 28, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 28, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 28, 2019

River Woods Park hosts scenic walking trails along the Clinton River, a playscape, modern pavilion (w/ restrooms), picnic areas, & basketball.

Port Huron KOA – the Perfect Michigan Staycation

Amber Louchart - August 27, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 27, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 27, 2019

Port Huron KOA resort is located at 5111 Lapeer Road in Kimball, Michigan, right off of I-94.  Our drive time was about 1 hour to this location, making it a perfect location for a Michigan staycation. Last week GoRVing and Port Huron KOA invited my family and me to enjoy a couple...

The Deluxe Cabins at KOA in Port Huron

Amber Louchart - August 21, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 21, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 21, 2019

Last week GoRVing and Port Huron KOA invited my family and me to enjoy a couple of days of family time and fun at the campgrounds free of charge so that we could share our experience with you.  We stayed in one of the beautiful Deluxe Cabins at the KOA...

Meet a Mermaid at SEA LIFE Michigan

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 20, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 20, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 20, 2019

Meet a Mermaid at SEA LIFE Michigan! Witness one of the most spectacular exhibits for the first time ever at the Sea Life Aquarium in Michigan… Meet a Mermaid!  Metro Detroit Mommy received free admission to a media preview event so we could share this information with you. From August...

Campus Martius Beach – An Urban Summer Destination

Amber Louchart - August 10, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 10, 2019

Amber Louchart - August 10, 2019

Does your family love beach sands and Downtown Detroit?  If so, you don’t want to miss a visit to the Campus Martius Beach this summer.  Colorful beach chairs and umbrella decorate the fun outdoor urban beach, along with 4000,000 pounds of sand.  Guests can enjoy building sandcastles, taking in the...

Lodge Playground at Marshbank Park

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 10, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 10, 2019

Tasneem Bhuiyan - August 10, 2019

The Lodge Playground at Marshbank Park is a wonderful place for children to play.  Marshbank Park is owned and maintained by West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation.  The play area is conveniently located near the front of the park, close to the parking lot adjacent to the Lodge and restrooms.  The...

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Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner with Santa in Oakland County 2019

Amber Louchart - November 2, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 2, 2019

Amber Louchart - November 2, 2019

Teaming up with a bunch of great ladies once again to bring you Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner & Snacks with Santa from all across Southeast Michigan.  Looking to sit down with Santa and have a meal?  We have you covered with these great Santa events in Oakland County. Enjoy dinner...

Oakland County Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Felicia Maiya - November 1, 2019

Felicia Maiya - November 1, 2019

Felicia Maiya - November 1, 2019

Teaming up once again with four great Michigan bloggers to bring you Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Christmas parades from all around Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan. Here are the Oakland County Tree Lighting Ceremonies.   Mrs Weber’s Neighborhood  Livingston County Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Christmas Parades Mom Among Chaos Macomb County Tree...

I Only Buy 4 Gifts for Christmas

Julie McKeeman - December 7, 2018

Julie McKeeman - December 7, 2018

Julie McKeeman - December 7, 2018

One of the best decisions I have made as a mom is to limit the amount of gifts I purchase for my children.  When my daughter was a baby, my wife and I decided to look up some holiday traditions to start for her first Christmas in 2011. We asked...

Christmas Light Displays in Metro Detroit 2018

Amber Louchart - December 4, 2018

Amber Louchart - December 4, 2018

Amber Louchart - December 4, 2018

Looking to enjoy the holidays checking out Chrismas Light Displays in Metro Detroit?  We have a few of our favorites listed below. Wayne County Lightfest  Merriman Hollow Park, Westland 7651 Merriman Road, Westland The Wayne County Lightfest is open nightly from November 15 – December 31 from 7:00 PM –...

Tips for Dealing With Those “Not So Merry” Christmas Feelings

Tara Michener - November 16, 2016

Tara Michener - November 16, 2016

Tara Michener - November 16, 2016

The speakers at the shopping mall remind you that this is the most wonderful time of the year. The retail ads echo the fact that in order to make your child happy and joyful it is necessary to purchase things that you may not be able to afford. You are...

Halloween Hangover: Six things to do with leftover candy

Korie Wilkins - November 4, 2016

Korie Wilkins - November 4, 2016

Korie Wilkins - November 4, 2016

Trick-or-Treat is over and if your kid is like my kid, you now have a massive pile of candy in your house. And if your kid is also like my kid, they will lose interest in said pile in a day or two. After the Halloween sugar hangover, you might...

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