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7 Things to Do With your Family This Week in Metro Detroit

Although many businesses are closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are still plenty of fun things to do with your family in Metro Detroit. Check out our list of things to do this week in Metro Detroit.

Looking for more fun things to do? Then check out our calendar of events.

Things to do this week in Metro Detroit

Check out Troy Gymnastics

If you have a child that loves to run, jump, climb and move, then you are going to LOVE Troy Gymnastics. They host plenty of drop in events, such as open gym, Munchkin Ropes Course as well as open swimming sessions.

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Explore Cranbrook Gardens for Free

Stroll through the Sunken Garden, discover The Mountain and more tree-covered trails, and take a moment to unwind by the Japanese Garden. Enjoy all 40 acres of Cranbrook Gardens – featuring extensive plantings, fountains, statuary, lakes and streams – as they evolve from spring through fall! 
https://housegardens.cranbrook.edu/explore/gardens

Spend a Day at the Park

Michigan has so many amazing resources. With state, county, and city parks all about us, it’s hard to pick a favorite. Enjoy the playgrounds, hiking or even one of the storybook trails. An amazing playground adventure awaits at Scarlet’s Playground at Dodge Park in Commerce Township. Or you may enjoy one of the 10 Metro Detroit Playgrounds We LOVE! Perhaps you love nature trails. If so, check out brand new Boardwalk Trails & Gardens at Innovation Hills Park.

Enjoy a Meal at One of the 50+ Metro Detroit Outdoor Dining Locations

Check out our list of over 50 restaurants that offer outdoor dining in metro Detroit. Includes igloo dining, unheated & heated patio dining. Enjoy a Meal at One of the 50+ Metro Detroit Outdoor Dining Locations.

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Visit a Summer Drive-In

The drive in season has started at some of the metro Detroit drive in theaters. The Ford Drive-In and Summer Drive-In start this weekend.

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Check out the Butterflies at Frederik Meijer Gardens

March 1 – April 30, 2021 Included with admission, see Hours & Rates

The annual Fred & Dorothy Fichter Butterflies Are Blooming exhibition at Meijer Gardens is the largest temporary tropical butterfly exhibition in the nation. Tropical butterflies from around the world fly freely in the Lena Meijer Tropical Conservatory every March and April.

Throughout the exhibition, there is special educational programming and the Lena Meijer Children’s Garden offers butterfly-themed activities.

Celebrate National Unicorn Month

Ride a Unicorn and visit all the farm animals at Carousel Acres. This event is $7 per person, you must pre register.