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The YMCA Tackles Childcare Challenges in Ypsilanti

In Ypsilanti, there are an overwhelming number of students and workers struggling to balance school and employment with their parenting responsibilities. The need for...

8 Ways to Turn a Bad Morning Around

I thought it was an ordinary Tuesday. A day full of hope and promise for fun and learning. A typical day — until I...

The Future Innovators Academy: Connecting Kids to STEM

Kids are naturally inquisitive, creative, and curious: especially about STEM topics. However all too often, activities that are labeled as STEM don’t give kids...

Discover Mathematics in the Natural World

Opening a math textbook or sitting in a classroom are not the only ways to learn about mathematics. Mathematics can be discovered all around...

Washtenaw County Library Storytime Round Up

Looking for a fun way to entertain the kiddos during summer break? Visit your local libraries!  Regular storytime hours are offered weekly, with plenty of...

Chelsea TreeHouse: Continued Family Fun Under New Ownership

For 17 years, The Chelsea TreeHouse has been a staple for Ann Arbor families. At 9,000 square feet, the indoor play zone and cafe...

St. Andrew Catholic School Prepares to open in Saline

Families ready to enroll their child in school this year will have a new option in Washtenaw County. St. Andrew Catholic School in Saline...

Saline Areas Schools Makes Greater Commitment to STEAM Education

Last month, Saline Area School District purchased just over seven acres for a new operations center at Saline Industrial Park at the cost of...

Ypsilanti Children’s Healing Center Will Offer a Safe Place for Kids with Weakened Immune Systems

Playtime is an important and natural part of development for children. But for many children with compromised immune systems, play time can be dangerous...

Starting January 1, all public A2 Restrooms Must Provide Free Feminine Products

By Mishal Charania On Nov. 15, 2021,  Ann Arbor’s city council approved adding chapter 74 to title VI of the city code, making it...

“Launch,” New Trampoline Park NOW OPEN in Ann Arbor

By Amelia Roberts Ann Arbor's newest trampoline park, Launch, is NOW OPEN!   Launch is an interactive, recreational trampoline park with many more exciting attractions included.  Aside...

The Unseen World of Microorganisms

By Taylor Viers Through the artistry of Jim Cogswell, a professor at U-M’s Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, microorganisms will be on...