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Brick and Mortar Offers “Rent a Kite” Program

If you’re looking for a fun summer activity for the family, stop by Brick and Mortar in Ypsilanti’s Depot Town! This summer they are offering their “Rent a Kite” program, which lets you borrow a kite and take it to Riverside/Frog Island Parks. It’s $10 to rent for two hours, and upon return you will

Get otter here! Toledo Zoo opens Natural History Museum

Following renovations that began in June 2017, the ProMedica Museum of Natural History at the Toledo Zoo opened in May. The museum, comprised of two levels, contains links showing how animals and conservation are connected throughout time. One exhibit includes an interactive nature walk through ecosystems surrounding the Great Lakes. The Mazza Gallery contains art

Students trade Spanish for STEM in Saline School District

The elementary Spanish program in the Saline School District will be replaced by a new special called “Innovation Lab,” as students weren’t demonstrating desired levels of fluency in Spanish. Administrators made the swap, hoping to maximise student time in the classroom and encourage more self-directed engagement. This change, part of Saline Schools recent push toward

Kids movies that won’t break the bank this summer

The AMC Summer Movie Camp provides budget friendly entertainment nationwide at AMC theaters, including the AMC Classic Plaza 8 in Jackson, MI. Movies will be screened on Wednesday mornings at 11 a.m. throughout the summer. Kids can get a movie ticket, popcorn, drink, and a pack of AMC Frooti Tootis candy for $4. Even better?

Barnes and Noble Rewards Summer Reading

Stop in the Huron Village Barnes & Noble to pick up a Summer Reading Journal for your child! The journals are located throughout the store for your child to find. This is a great way for them to keep track of the books they read this summer, practice their comprehension skills, and earn a free