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Ten Destinations For Animal Encounters

It’s spring, and that means baby animals. Hoping to get an up-close experience with animals? You can do it without buying the farm! Here are some fun destinations where kids can touch and learn about animals. No chicken coops and stall mucking required! Carousel Acres 12749 Nine Mile Rd., South Lyon 248-437-7669 Open May 15-August

Win a Staycation for Mom!

Show mom the love with an overnight stay at the Hilton Garden Inn Ann Arbor (a $150 value). The winner can treat themselves and visit to the indoor heated pool and spa and dining at the hotel’s Garden Grille and Bar. Perfect for a girls night out destination or a weekend of much needed self

Summer Learning Loss is Real: Here are 9 Fun Ways to Prevent It

Education experts have known for some time that kids who don’t go to school year ’round experience summer learning loss. Still, most schools and districts have yet to extend the school year in light of this information. Statistics on summer learning loss vary depending on the study. But those studies most commonly cited have found

U-M Museum of Natural History Reopens and Impresses

Two years after closing its doors, the University of Michigan’s Museum of Natural History is now reopened in the new Biological Sciences Building. The new museum features plenty of old favorites (yes, the puma statues are on display!) and cool new exhibits including a massive mastodon couple discovered in Owosso, Michigan, and near Ft. Wayne,

Celebrate Earth Day with Free General Admission at Michigan Science Center

The Michigan Science Center (MiSci), located in Detroit, will introduce museumgoers to the emerging field of soundscape ecology with the debut of Global Soundscapes: Mission to Record the Earth, a new theater experience combining giant screen images, surround sound, and live presentation this Earth Day Saturday, April 20, 2019. Global Soundscapes takes guests on a