Field Trip and After School Activities Guide

. August 29, 2013.

Michigan Theater – Not Just For Kids Live Theater
603 E. Liberty St.
734-668-8397 x27

The Michigan Theater is proud to present amazing live family-friendly shows! They join forces again with the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra in offering wholesome live performances perfect for the entire family. Bring your children and grandchildren to the Michigan Theater for the best in theater and music in the Not Just For Kids series and give them the gift of a lifetime of wonderful memories! For more information, visit or call 734-668-8397 x27.

Ann Arbor YMCA
400 W. Washington St.

The Y's School Age Child Care Program for children K-4 includes healthy snacks and homework help, plus supervised indoor and outdoor activities. Tuition choices include two to five days/week, which includes all-day care on days that AAPS is closed for in-service days. Additional care is available during vacation and snow days. We have daily bus service from Ann Arbor Open, Wines, Bach, Lakewood, Haisley and Eberwhite. For more information contact Brandi Daniels at 661-8058 or go to

Hand In Hand Music
Two convenient locations available

Now in its 15th year, Hand in Hand Music, LLC, offers music classes for children (ages 0-5 years). Children will move to the music, sing, and make music themselves. Watch your child grow physically, socially, and emotionally while enhancing motor skills and language, all due to musical activities. Daytime/evening classes are available M-F. For more information, call 734-429-3385 or visit:

Ann Arbor Hands On Museum
220 E. Ann St.

Unlock your child’s natural curiosity with over 250 interactive science, technology, health, and energy exhibits at the Ann Arbor Hands On Museum. For a list of HOM programs (preschool-aged children to 8th graders) including Workshops and Family Fun Nights, visit Admission is $10 for adults and children. Museum hours are: MWFS 10 am-5pm, Tues 9 am-5pm,
Th 10am-8pm, Sun 12 -5pm.

Humane Society of Huron Valley
3100 Cherry Hill Rd.

Popcorn, puppies, and pajamas spell fun for ages 6 and up at the Humane Society of Huron Valley. Children are invited to spend a Friday evening in their pajamas at HSHV for an animal-themed movie night. Kids will eat popcorn and enjoy a vegetarian dinner. The next movie night is Sept 27 from 5pm-9pm ($35 for first child, $15 for each additional). For more dates for Pets and Pajamas Movie Night and many other children’s programs visit or call 734-662-5585.

Ann Arbor Parks and Recreation
Larcom City Hall, first floor
301 E. Huron St. 734-794-6230

Registration has begun for Ann Arbor’s Parks and Recreation’s 2013-2014 Fall/Winter activities. Swim lessons, ice skating,
hockey lessons, and golf scrambles are just a taste of what is offered. Watch your mailbox the week of August 26 for a paper guide of all activities or visit and click on the Parks and Recreation section for a full list of activities.

Early Learning Center
3070 Redwood Dr. 734-973-7722.

The Early Learning Center believes in developing a strong sense of curiosity, self-esteem and independence
in their students. They do this by providing a safe and nurturing environment in which learning takes place through exploratory play. The ELC believes that the best learning and development takes place through both directed and non-directed activities. They’re continuously given the freedom to express themselves.

First Presbyterian Church
1432 Washtenaw Ave.

In addition to vocal and instrumental groups, First Presbyterian Church offers groups such as the Boy Scouts, that focus on fellowship. Many of these also include opportunities for service and learning as members desire. If you are interested in forming a small group focused on service, or fellowship, complete the “Application for small groups” and submit it to the Congregational Life Committee. Contact the church office for more information.