All posts by Emma Barron

Here’s the Scoop!

Where to get the best ice cream in Washtenaw County Summer is here! With the kids out of school and warm sunny days just around the corner, you’re going to need somewhere to go to kill time and escape the heat. We did research to find some of the best places to get ice cream

Brick and Mortar Offers “Rent a Kite” Program

If you’re looking for a fun summer activity for the family, stop by Brick and Mortar in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town! This summer they are offering their “Rent a Kite” program, which lets you borrow a kite and take it to Riverside/Frog Island Parks. It’s $10 to rent for two hours, and upon return you will

Get otter here! Toledo Zoo opens Natural History Museum

Following renovations that began in June 2017, the ProMedica Museum of Natural History at the Toledo Zoo opened in May. The museum, comprised of two levels, contains links showing how animals and conservation are connected throughout time. One exhibit includes an interactive nature walk through ecosystems surrounding the Great Lakes. The Mazza Gallery contains art

Tea is for the tub, too

Being a mother is a stressful job, but using these Bathtub Teas can give every mom a few moments of relaxation. Steep one of the tea bags in the bath water for a few minutes and enjoy a calming aromatherapy experience. Available scents include heal, relax, clarity, and refresh. Each tea bag includes all-natural herbs

Combining Art With STEM

This summer Makers ‘N Shakers is offering youth classes at the Plymouth Artist Collective. Makerspace is a movement that involves combining DIY art projects with education. Session one is from July 9-July 30, and session two is from August 6-August 27. Some projects featured will include stick weaving looms, floral color wheel and paper forest.

Light Up the Park

The best event of the summer to enjoy skating, eating, and music. In celebration of its 5th anniversary, the Ann Arbor Skatepark is hosting a free event, Light Up the Park, on Sunday, June 23 from 11am-4pm. The event kicks off a fundraiser to purchase lighting for the park, needed especially for the shorter days