Wednesday, January 20, 2021

COVID-19 NEWS & UPDATES

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Colorful Winter Art Fun: The Perfect Winter Art Activities

The right winter activity can be hard to find, but there's plenty of fun to be had! Check out these awesome activities the kindergarten art class of Daycroft School is doing!

Theatre NOVA Presents the Play of the Month Series

Theatre NOVA will present a Play of the Month series, where a new play by local writers and actors will be presented via Zoom.

Stay at Home Family Fun: Scavenger Hunts

Looking for the right activity to do at home? Here are a few ways to run an fun at-home scavenger hunt with your little one!

Outdoor Education Adventures Propagate in Ann Arbor

Outdoor classes have shown to be successful during the COVID pandemic. Here are a few insights to why from educators and professionals.

Play Around With A Playground Roundup

Washtenaw County is filled with amazing playgrounds and parks for the whole family to enjoy! Here are some of the best parks to visit with the family.

September 2020 Giveaway – Explore the World with Books

With school just around the corner, give your child a jump start with some amazing books to explore the world with! This month, enter...

FEATURES

Pediatricians Urge Return to In-Person School for Elementary and Special Needs Students

Pediatricians are urging the return of in-person learning for, at least, Elementary students. A letter has been written with around 130 physicians across the county.

Creating Your Holly Jolly Quarantine Holiday

Keep the Christmas spirit alive this unusual holiday season with these 10 family activities that can be enjoyed in the comfort of your home (or your car!).

Toy Recommendations from Local Toy Stores

We spoke with four of Ann Arbor's local toy stores to see what kids are really interested in this season. Here are their recommendations for toys this holiday season!

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FOOD

Bake as a Family with Zingerman’s BAKE! Classes Online

Running out of things to do while staying home? Try a Zingerman's BAKE! virtual class! Learn to create a delicious dessert from the safety of your own home.

HOMES Brewery Has Something for Everyone

From bulgolgi fries and tiki wings to delicious brews, HOMES Brewery has something delicious for everyone!

Zingerman’s Cornman Farms Brings Fish & Chips to the Table

Zingerman’s Cornman Farms announces that starting on Wednesday, July 15, they will be hosting a fish & chips pop-up from 4pm until 8pm. This...

Food Fight: The Jagged Fork

414 S Main Street Ann Arbor, MI 48104 | 734-929-2402 Monday-Sunday 8am-3pm  thejaggedfork.com More Than Just Pancakes Making brunch the most important meal of the day at The Jagged...

COLUMNS

The Neutral Zone Offers Virtual Programs during the School Year

The Neutral Zone is currently offering nine virtual programs to high school students, with more programs on the way.

Parents Supporting Parents with Children with Special Needs

The Michigan Alliance for Families offers parent-to-parent support and resources to help children get the special education services they need.

Mask Skincare: A Conversation with Local Dermatologist, Dr. Laura Ganger

Frequent hand washing and wearing face masks are necessary to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Unfortunately, with the increase in these practices, many people...

Creative Ways to Stay in Touch During the Pandemic

Sheltering in place during the COVID-19 pandemic offers a challenge to many families. How can we keep our loved ones safe while still maintaining...

How to Throw a Baby Shower During a Pandemic

Celebrations look a little different during this time of COVID-19, and baby showers are no exception. While the guests and games might be virtual,...