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Blogs & Sites
Location: Russell Street, Detroit, MI
Detroit's historic Eastern Market is more than just a place to get fresh produce and plants. It has become a community icon, a gritty gathering place that draws city folk, suburbanites, ...
Location: 316 East 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI
Farmers sell fresh fruits and vegetables, eggs, baked goods, herbs, and soaps in an enclosed building. There is at least one vendor who sells certified organic produce and dried beans. In the w...
Location: 410 Leigh Street, Detroit, MI
The Delray Neighborhood House offers afterschool recreation programs such as basketball and volleyball, weight training, and free play in its play yard. There is a game room with foosba...
Location: 14255 Stark Road, Livonia, MI
The Livonia Family YMCA offers a variety of services to members of the community. There is a fitness center, gymnasium, and swimming pool. Classes are offered in such areas as aerobics, aikido,...
Location: 39221 Woodward Avenue, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Part of an internationally renowned center for art, education, and science, the Cranbrook Institute of Science is a natural history and science museum designed for families.
Location: 20900 Oakwood Boulevard, Dearborn, MI
Step back in time and explore the historic charm of Greenfield Village, part of The Henry Ford institution.
Have morning tea at the Cotswold Cottage, ride in an authentic Model T past ...
Location: 31300 Metropolitan Parkway, Mount Clemens, MI
Sitting on a mile stretch of Lake St. Clair, Metro Beach is hugely popular with watercrafters. In fact, there aren't many better places in metro Detroit to kick back and watch the boats ...
Location: 63841 Wolcott Road, Ray, MI
Wolcott Mill is an historic, rural park. Its main feature is a Farm Learning Center (open daily 9am-5pm) with a working farm, horses, cows, chickens, and ducks.
An 1847 grist mi...
Location: 2240 W. Buno Road, Milford, MI
Kensington is most popular for its eight-mile paved path that circles Kent Lake. The pavement is smooth and the hills are just challenging enough to work up a good sweat - and it's a ter...
Location: 17845 Savage Road, Belleville, MI
Lower Huron Metropark, located along the Huron River, is a great getaway for residents of the southern regions of metro Detroit. The park features a par-3 golf course (great for teachin...
Location: 15000 Metropolitan Parkway, Sterling Heights, MI
Location: James D. Reader, Jr. Urban Environmental Education, 1610 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor, MI
The Nichols Arboretum of the University of Michigan is home to hundreds of species of plants native to Michigan, among others.
But while your budding ecologist might like to learn some...
Location: 1201 Livernois, Ferndale, MI
Ferndale's Kulick Community Center offers a wide variety of family and kids programs, including summer camps for preschoolers through age 12, and leagues in soccer, baseball, basketball, curlin...
Location: 30300 Hales, Madison Heights, MI
A surprising find in the middle of suburbia is the Nature Center at Friendship Woods, which is nestled among nearly 40 acres of the George W. Suarez Friendship Woods.
Trails are open...