Playdates provide opportunities for kids to make friends and learn socialization skills, while parents connect and enjoy a little grown-up time. It’s common, and often practical, to schedule a playdate at one of the parties’ houses, but off-site playdates can be exciting and educational, especially at these, the best spots for summer playdates in the Detroit area.
Michigan’s military families will be getting a major financial boost when the Michigan chapter of the National Defense Industrial Association holds its major fundraiser for USA Cares at Kensington Metropark on Saturday.
The kids are out of school and the city is at its best — it’s summer in Detroit. Whether your family consists of nature lovers, sports enthusiasts or history buffs, these Detroit area attractions promise the perfect summer day for the whole family. Pack up the kids and hit the road — or the sidewalk — for fun family options everyone will love.
Not the typical beach town, Detroit doesn’t feature many palm trees, surfers or shell-necklace vendors, but you’re never more than six miles from a body of water, 11,000 of which are lakes. The metro Detroit area is no exception. These pleasant public beaches offer more than just sand and water, providing a variety of recreational activities, so keeping the entire family entertained really is a day at the beach.
Huron-Clinton Metroparks are calling for volunteers to help remove an invasive plant species at nine Metroparks this spring.
While there is no shortage of running paths in the Detroit area, not all of them offer the same scenic value. Nothing helps motivate runners more than beautiful scenery. Find that extra motivation and enjoy these Detroit paths year round.
Almost all of the Metropark’s golf courses are open for the season, offering Spring rates for those who are ready to hit the links.
Are you one of those people who just can’t say no to syrup’s natural sweetness? If so, the Metroparks have you covered!
Living in the hustle and bustle of Metro Detroit can get hectic and we might forget about all the natural beauty that surrounds the area. An inexpensive way to enjoy the outdoors and get some exercise is by taking a bike ride.
Fall is harvest season on the farm and there will be a bounty of activities at the “Fall Farm Festival” on Saturday and Sunday, October 8 and 9, at Kensington Metropark Farm Center.