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Fun Things to do with your Family in Metro Detroit: January

If you are looking to answer the question: “Where can I find fun things to do with kids near me in January?”, then check out our list below.

Are you looking for a space adventure? | Come explore Galileo! | NEW exhibit

The Cranbrook Institute of Science introduced their newest changing exhibit this month: Galileo: Scientist, Astronomer, Visionary. Guests can experiment and explore the many activities that focus on Physics, Geometry, Mathematics, Astronomy as well as Natural Sciences. The exhibits will cover 5 themes – astronomy, simple machines, gravity,motion and time , military, also experimental science. It will be on display until June 2, 2024.
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2024 Winter at Valade

Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s will host family-friendly winter activities “Winter at Valade” celebration every weekend through February 26th at Robert C. Valade Park . Guests and families can enjoy sledding, toasty fires as well as great programming for all ages. Families can warm up at the giant outdoor fireplaces. Or indulge in roasted marshmallows, hot chocolate or enjoy a meal at one of the two on-site restaurants. 
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Take a Walk, Explore Outdoors, Go Sledding

Winter can be blue and long in Michigan. We keep the blues away by taking a walk and enjoying the outdoor activities. You can explore our list below for some ideas to keep active in the winter months.
Ice Skating in Oakland County
Top 5 Sledding Hills in Metro Detroit
Snow Tubing
Visit a Nature Center

New Disney on Ice: Magic in the Stars! Coming to Little Caesars Arena

Chart a course through the night sky to Disney On Ice presents Magic In The Stars where every story begins with a wish. This all-new production brings the brightest Disney stars to life through cutting-edge figure skating, high-flying acrobatics, unexpected stunts, innovative lighting, thrilling special effects, eye-catching costumes, and stunning set designs. Experience the dynamic moments that take place on the ice and in the air when Disney On Ice visits Little Caesars Arena from Thursday, February 15 through Sunday, February 18, 2024. Get tickets now at! 

See a Family Concert at Detroit Symphony Orchestra

February 1-2, 2024: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in Concert
March 16, 2024: Kris Johnson Group (a Tiny Tots concert) and Peter and the Wolf (part of our Young People’s Family Concert Series)
April 13, 2024: Gemini (a Tiny Tots concert) and When Instruments Roamed the Earth (part of our Young People’s Family Concert Series)
June 21-23, 2024: Disney & Broadway Favorites: The Music of Alan Menken
June 26-27, 2024: The Goonies in Concert

Fun Things to Do in Troy

Super Sparkle Unicorn Glow Nights
Address: Troy Community Center
Date and Time: Saturday January 20th, 2024. 6 pm until 8 pm.
Cost: $10 for residents, $15 for non-residents
Description: Join us for an evening full of magic, rainbows, and UNICORNS! Splash around in the magical watering hole
(indoor pool), which will be decorated for the occasion. The gym will have a variety of sparkly activities to choose from!
Includes goodie bag. Parents must stay with children for duration of the event. Geared towards children ages 3–12. No
refunds. No registration at the door.
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Amber Louchart
Author: Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud mother to four beautiful children, Damian (27), Rosaleigh (14), Carlyn (11), and Naomi (8). Her family also includes four cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy. In addition to Metro Detroit Mommy, Amber has a passion for hosting karaoke with Malibu Entertainment.  She enjoys the metro Detroit nightlife especially, singing, dancing and meeting new people.