All posts by Ann Arbor Family Staff

2019 After School Guide

SPONSORED CONTENT After school hours can be a great time for kids to participate in enrichment activities. Ballet, sports, exploring the outdoors, scouting, gymnastics and more are among the many cool activities available in the Washtenaw County area. This guide shares some great activities to make the most of after school time. Wild Swan Theater

Volunteer Program For Local Youth

The Ann Arbor YMCA’s youth-driven volunteer program for ages 11-17, Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC), allows participants to do something great for the community while also meeting new people and having fun! Through service learning projects with nonprofit agencies in Washtenaw County, over 1,800 youth have collaborated with over 100 nonprofits to provide over 100,000 hours

Ink & Dye Salon Opens In Milan

In mid-August a new tattoo, piercing and hair salon opened in Milan. The Ink & Dye salon, run by Thaddeus St. Clair, originally from Pinkney who has been tattooing for 11 years, and Ashley Kerkes, originally from Milan who has been doing hair for seven years. The couple has been together for 10 years with

Music Therapy For All

Miriam Sherk, a music therapist, mom and founder of Ann Arbor Music Therapy, offers her skills and knowledge within a therapeutic relationship tailored to individual needs. The therapy, both instrumental and vocal, also provides communication for those who have difficulty expressing their feelings with words, as well as those with autism, developmental disabilities, mental health

Blow Dry Bar Coming To Ann Arbor

This month, mother and daughter team Karin and Jillian Brooks are opening Ann Arbor’s first dedicated blow dry bar. If you’re looking for a quick, easy wash and style, Go Blow is the salon for you. A relaxing hair wash and style will be $35, but does not offer cuts or coloring. The blow dry

Kelsey Museum Of Archaeology Saturday Sampler Tour

The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology is offering a free kid-friendly event. Their Saturday Sampler Tour consists of an educational book-reading and tour of the museum that is great for kids ages 4-8. They will read “G for Gladiator,” then children will be able to explore the galleries to find artifacts pictured in the book, such