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Best Kids’ Valentine’s Day Activities In Metro Detroit

There are plenty of places around the Detroit area to spend time with your young ones in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Refer to this list for some great ideas.

02/14/2014

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 28:  The Jimmy Neutron balloon waits to be deflated during the 76th annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade November 28, 2002 in New York City. There were a total of 13 giant character balloons in the parade.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Best Activities For Kids In Detroit Over Thanksgiving Weekend

There is plenty to do around Detroit this Thanksgiving weekend so get the family together and head out for some fun.

11/22/2013

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Best Places In Detroit To Take Family Photos

If you are looking for some locations to take family photos, don’t settle for Uncle Bob’s backyard when you can head to locations around Detroit that will set the photos apart.

09/13/2013

Hi, I'm Gon Kirin. You might not want to stand too close when I sneeze. (WWJ photo by Matt Roush.)

Maker Faire Detroit: DIY, Tech, Nerd Heaven

More than 400 makers are gathered in the parking lots of the Henry Ford Museum this weekend for the fourth annual Maker Faire Detroit, a spinout of Make Magazine that celebrates the tinkerer, the do-it-yourselfer, the science geek, and the artist.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/28/2013

Angelica Nagara, 4, of Commerce Township is greeted by a Star Wars Gonk Droid, (Zach Miller, 9, of Monroe) at Maker Faire Detroit at The Henry Ford in Dearborn, Saturday, July 28, 2012. (Photo by Gary Malerba for The Henry Ford)

Maker Faire Detroit Returning To The Henry Ford July 27-28

On July 27 and 28, more than 400 tinkers, hackers and inventors will make their way to The Henry Ford for the fourth annual Maker Faire Detroit.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/15/2013

An example of the kind of things tinkerers make for the Maker Faire. Photo,  makerfaire.com.

Compuware Sponsors First Maker Faire Detroit Hackathon

With events around the globe, Maker Faire encourages “makers” to create and showcase works of technology, art, science and engineering.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2013

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Best Mother’s Day Events In Detroit

Whether it’s a traditional breakfast or brunch, an afternoon in the garden or a challenge to a race, these Metro Detroit-area events can be a great opportunity to convey the words we so often forget to say out loud – “Thanks, Mom!”

05/10/2013

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Springtime! Greenfield Village Now Open

It may not feel like spring — but here’s a sign better things are coming: On Monday, April 15, Greenfield Village opened for the 2013 season.

CBS Detroit–04/12/2013

An example of the kind of things tinkerers make for the Maker Faire. Photo,  makerfaire.com.

Call For Makers Now Open For Maker Faire Detroit 2013 At The Henry Ford

Attention all tinkerers, inventors, hackers and do-it-yourselfers — in short, “Makers.” The call for entries is now open for this summer’s Maker Faire Detroit 2013 at The Henry Ford in Dearborn.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/01/2013

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MI Schools Win $70K For Field Trips

A recent survey released by Michigan Youth Arts entitled Arts Education in Michigan discovered that 108,000 students go to school each day without some sort of exposure to music, visual art, theater or dance.

CBS Detroit–02/22/2013

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