Friday, September 7, 2012

Eco Friendly, Nature and Green Things to do in September with Kids

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There are so many incredible things going on in the Detroit area, so I focused on the greener options that are family friendly.  

toddler and pony
Baby Bear at the Walk for Friendship

Ongoing Activities

Check out your local Farmer's Market for some weekly healthy local foods

Life on earth at Cranbrook Institute of Science
Educational Exhibit on evolution $9.50-$12.50

Be Kind to our World  at Shalom Street 
Learn about the earth through the elements: earth, wind, fire, water. FREE

Park it For Fun at various locations
kids activities, concerts at the park, and outdoor movie 

Evolution & Health at U of M Museum of Natural History
learn about how evolution enabled us to survive and was affected by health

Activities by Date

{September 6}
Treasure hunt at the Plymouth Historical Museum Antiques Sale, Plymouth
9-4 pm

{September 7-8}
Art & Apples Fest, Rochester Municipal Park
See a show of kids art with family fun activities.
4-7pm Friday / 9am-7pm Saturday FREE

{September 7}
Friday Night Fun at U of M Museum of Natural History
Dinosaurs, Planetarium and stories with the museum open early
FREE 6-9pm 

{September 9}
Upcycled Mom 2 Mom fun at Clawson Mom 2 Mom Sale, Guardian Angels School
Browse 100 tables for gently used children's items.
8:30 am $2 Early Bird, $1 after 9-12:30

{September 8}
Fun with Our Feathered Friends, Independence Oaks Nature Center
Play games, hike and learn about our native birds that live in our backyard.  
10am-12pm $4

{September 9}
Kerrytown Book Fest, Ann Arbor Farmer's Market
Visit the children's area for storytelling and creative kids activities.
11am-5pm FREE

{September 14-16} 
Fall Family Fun Camping at the Haunted Hollows at Groveland Oaks

{September 15}
Run to Raise Money for the Zoo at The Detroit Zoo
Get some exercise and help the animals at the zoo with 5K & 10K runs and a 1 mile fun run
8am $25-$35 register 

{September 21}
Stargaze at the Kensington Metropark
The Great Lakes Astronomy Association Astronomy Club brings their knowledge and telescopes for an evening of fun and learning.
6pm-12am $5 vehicle/FREE

{September 21-23}
Fall Family Fun Camping at the Haunted Hollows at Groveland Oaks

toddler with home depot apron

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