Weekly on Wednesdays
At the Gaffield Children’s Garden, children engage in lightly guided play in the nature art area. Kids will have fun exploring nature with hands-on activities, and parents will have easy ideas for encouraging creative nature play at home.
Wednesday Nov. 1
All Hallows Illumination of Frog Island Park
Bring your jack o’lanterns to the Frog Island amphitheater to light it up with the community! The more jacks, the more magical it is.
Saturday, Nov. 4
The Great Pumpkin Roll
You’re invited to bring your old Jack-O-Lantern to Mill Pond Park in Saline for some fall fun. The 20th annual event welcomes participants of all ages. The goal is to roll your pumpkin down the hill as fast as possible. Pre-registration is required.
Family Nature Adventures: Foxes, Wolves, Coyotes
Learn all about the similarities and differences between these remarkable creatures while examining skulls and skins followed by a hike to look for tracks and signs, then make your own canid track to take home. Registration is required.
Read & Look
The Kelsey Museum of Archaeology hosts this monthly historical storytime.
Frostology with the Michigan Science Center Sponsored by Toyota
Investigate how temperature relates to the movement of atoms and molecules in this exciting presentation at the Superior branch of the Ypsilanti District Library. Utilizing liquid nitrogen (LN2) you will see some ‘cool’ effects on solids, liquids, and gases!
Sunday, Nov. 5
Join the Ann Arbor District Library and Momo Kajiwara at the downtown branch for music and movement with your little one.
Tuesday, Nov. 7
This fun, active, and engaging acting workshop series is free and open to youth grades 3 and up. Participants will learn acting techniques through a series of interactive games and activities. Registration is required.
Thursday, Nov. 9
Homeschoolers aged 6-9 are invited to participate in themed activities inspired by a nonfiction or picture book. Integrating creative movement and social-emotional learning (SEL), students develop life skills for the future. Also on Thursday, Nov. 30.
Saturday, Nov. 11
Neurodivergent Kids Move!
Fun and games at this program specifically designed for kids on the autism spectrum and beyond. All are welcome.
Sunday, Nov. 12
Winter Toy & Game Swap
Swap out your old children’s toys and games for something new to you! You do not need to bring a toy or game to pick one up.
Join museum staff and University of Michigan researchers to discover how sugar and the senses affect our brains through a variety of hands-on experiments and activities.
Saturday, Nov. 18
Thanksgiving Turkey Photo Holder
Lowe’s Kids DIY-U will feature a Turkey Photo Holder kit. Registration is required.
Rainbow Sensory Bottle
Make a rainbow sensory bottle with water beads at the Traverwood branch library.
Sunday, Nov. 19
All Ages Mario Kart Tournament
It’s a Mario Kart 8 Tourney for kids, teens, and adults at the Downtown branch library!
Friday, Nov. 24
Santa makes his return at this parade on Main St. in downtown Plymouth.
Sunday, Nov. 26
Light Up the Park
Putnam Township Square in Pincknew will inspire holiday wonder with lots of lights.