Fun Activities to do Around Ann Arbor Over Spring Break

March 25-28

Get Ready For the Eclipse at the County Museum

Learn how to make and use a pinhole shadow box viewer to safely observe the eclipse. This event is free.

Monroe County Museum System, 126 S Monroe St., Monroe

March 25-29

Camp Treetown: Out of School Time Camp

Everyone belongs at the Y while engaging in new experiences, enhancing character, learning new skills and making friends. Registration is required.

400 W Washington St., Ann Arbor

Spring STEAM – Little Monarchs

Drop in at noon each day over Spring Break for hands-on activities related to this year’s Family Read, “Little Monarchs.” This event is free.

YDL Whittaker Branch Library, 5577 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti 

March 25

Tessellations – Superior Spring Break

Learn what a tessellation is and use stencils to create your own mathematical work of art.

YDL-Superior, 8795 MacArthur Blvd., Ypsilanti

Make a Fairy House for Michigan Mammals

Learn about some small mammals that are native to Michigan and then make them a fairy house to display that they can pop into! This event is offered in partnership with Natural Area Preservation. This event is free. 

Westgate Branch Library, 2503 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor.

Full Moon Hike

Join Huron Clinton Metroparks as we learn a little about our closest, natural satellite; explore how and why there are so many unique names associated with each full moon. Registration is required. 

Oakwoods Metropark, Nature Center, 32911 Willow Rd., New Boston

Spring Break Monday Evening

Wear your pjs, bring a stuffie and your favorite blanket, and enjoy a movie. 

242 Community Center, 648 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor

Bunny Munch

The Bunny will be making a special stop in Canton for a night of treat-making at the Summit on the Park. Registration is required. 

Summit on the Park, 46000 Summit Pkwy, Canton

March 26

Nerf Wars & Toddler Time

Nerf Wars is back with a twist this year! Toddler time will also be from 10am-noon in the kid’s auditorium. Up to age 4, siblings are welcome.

242 Community Center, 648 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor

Pipe Cleaner Sculptures
Make all kinds of unique sculptures using pipe cleaners and your imagination!

Ann Arbor Pittsfield Branch Library, 2359 Oak Valley Dr., Ann Arbor

Reptile & Amphibian Encounter
An up-close live animal encounter. Meet Michigan frogs, turtles, snakes and salamanders, while learning about their adaptations. Registration is required.

Nankin Mills, 33275 Edward Hines Dr., Westland

March 26-28

Family Hike
Spring is the perfect time of year to search for signs of animals just waking up from a long winter’s nap and new flowers appearing on plants and trees. Registration is required and the cost is $3-$5.

Kensington Metropark, Nature Center4570 Huron River Pkwy, Milford

March 27

Exotic Animal Show

Enjoy a show at 10:30am or 12:15pm.

242 Community Center, 648 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor

Easter Bunnies
Meet a live bunny and try bunny games and crafts. Registration is required and the cost is $5.

Nankin Mills, 33275 Edward Hines Dr., Westland

Pint Size Polkas: Music & Magic Friendzy
Join Polka Hall of Famer Mike Schneider for Polka fun! The happiest music on Earth, together with magic and comedy, promises tons of fun.

Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 South Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

Play Dino Dig
Join an immersive play experience centered on imagination and paleontology.

YDL-Superior, 8795 MacArthur Blvd., Ypsilanti

Kids Dance Class
There are three separate classes for kids of different ages. Dance equipment and attire are not required, but are welcome if you already own them.

242 Community Center, 648 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor

Tiny Knitting – Ages 10-18
Drop in to learn knitting basics and make a small project of your choice: a ring, chapstick holder for a keychain, or mug cozy. All supplies provided.

YDL-Whittaker, 5577 Whittaker Rd., Ypsilanti

March 27-29

Family Swim
The perfect way to spend an afternoon bonding with your family or helping your children practice their water skills.
Goldfish Swim School – Ann Arbor, 2107 W Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor

March 27-30

Spring Into Science
As the seasons begin to change, learn about the wonders of our ecosystem with various local environmental organizations through engaging hands-on activities at Cranbrook.

Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills

March 28

Disney Day
Join 242 Community Center for a fun-themed Disney Day!

242 Community Center, 648 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor

Slime Time
It’s gooey, it’s squishy, it’s gushy, it’s slimy! The library provides the slime and the mix-ins; you get to create and play with it!

Malletts Creek Branch, 3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor

HEXBUG Adventures
Come play with the library’s HEXBUGs!

Ann Arbor District Library Downtown, 343 South Fifth Ave., Ann Arbor

Kids Learn Programming
Learn computer programming in fun and easy ways.

YDL-Superior, 8795 MacArthur Blvd., Ypsilanti

March 29

Nature of Sound & Music
Spend the day exploring music in nature in this one-day camp! Investigate how birds, frogs and insects make music and learn about how animals use sound to survive. Registration is required and the cost of camp is $75.

Leslie Science and Nature Center, 1831 Traver Rd., Ann Arbor

Field Games, Bracelet Makings, and Toddler Time
Get some energy out with lots of fun field games and create take and make bracelets. Toddler Time will be held in the Kids Park from 10am-noon.

242 Community Center, 648 S. Wagner Rd., Ann Arbor

Spring into fun at Bunnyville , presented by Meijer at the Detroit Zoo! At this annual, family-friendly “egg-stravanza,” you can ring in the season with fun activities sure to put a hop in your step.

Detroit Zoo, 8450 W 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak

Marshmallow Drop
Wayne County Parks is thrilled to bring back the Marshmallow Drop! Thousands of marshmallows will be dropped from a helicopter to be turned in for a prize.

Nankin Mills, 33275 Edward Hines Dr., Westland

Galaxy 2 Galaxy Painting
Dream and paint your very own galaxy. Registration is required.

YDL-Superior, 8795 MacArthur Blvd., Ypsilanti

Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
The trails at Hudson Mills will be illuminated with colorful lights as older kids enjoy the added challenge of an Easter egg scavenger hunt in the dark. Bring a basket or bag and a flashlight to help search for the eggs in hidden spots along the trail. Registration is required. $6.

Hudson Mills Metropark, 8801 North Territorial Rd.,Dexter. 

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