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The King Tut Exhibit

The Charles H Wright Museum 315 East Warren Avenue, Detroit

KING TUTANKHAMUN: "Wonderful Things" from the Pharaoh’s Tomb January 17 - August 22, 2022 2022 marks the 100th anniversary of the discovery of the tomb of the boy Pharaoh (King), Tutankhamun. Described as an innocent puppet-ruler, Pharaoh Tut was caught in the middle of a political, spiritual, and artistic revolution, initiated by his father, Pharaoh Akhenaten. Made possible by Rocket Community Fund, KING TUTANKHAMUN: "Wonderful Things" from the Pharaoh’s Tomb, vividly brings to life Egypt’s 18th Dynasty. We invite you to bring your friends, family, students and others, to learn about one of the most important archeological finds of all time! Exhibition link: https://www.thewright.org/exhibitions/king-tutankhamun-wonderful-things-pharaohs-tomb Ticket link: https://thewright.ticketing.veevartapp.com/tickets/view/list Price: $0-25

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Teens Work Out for Free at Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit

Orangetheory Fitness Detroit 2911 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit

Orangetheory Fitness-Detroit is launching its “More Life for Detroit Youth” summer program to help Detroit teens live a healthier lifestyle. From June 1-August 31, local students ages 14-18 are invited to take advantage of Orangetheory’s popular science-based workout, centered on heart-rate based interval training and led by highly trained and certified coaches, free of charge. The workouts incorporate endurance, strength, and power to generate the ‘Orange Effect’ – which keeps calories burning for up to 24 hours after a 60-minute workout. Certified fitness coaches will be on-hand to guide local high school students through an Orangetheory workout and offer options for all levels from beginner to year-round athlete. To register for the “More Life for Detroit Youth” program, teens can call the Orangetheory-Detroit location directly at 313-499-0040 or complete this application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfZW-mjfwC8ICVeTGSVBTO893B3JmPemX5uK3JJBsp7i_ShYQ/viewform . Students can also sign up by scanning a QR code, which can be found on Orangetheory-Detroit’s social media channels including Facebook (Orangetheory Fitness Detroit) and Instagram (@OtfDetroit). Information flyers also will be posted at area schools.

Free
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Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury at Detroit Repertory Theatre

Detroit Repertory Theatre 13103 Woodrow Wilson St, Detroit

Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize. A hilarious and searing examination of deep-seated paradigms of race in America. At the Frasier household, preparations for Grandma’s birthday party are underway. Beverly is holding on to her sanity by a thread to make sure this party is perfect, but her sister is drinking, her husband can’t seem to listen, her brother is MIA, her daughter is a teenager and maybe nothing is what it seems in the first place... Performances are weekly from June 3 to July 31. Fridays at 8:30 pm Saturdays at 3:00 pm and 8:30 pm Sundays at 2:00 pm

$25
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Downtown Street Eats

Cadillac Square Park 662 Woodward Ave, Detroit

Michigan’s largest and most popular weekly food truck rally. Celebrating its 10th season in Downtown Detroit, this year’s Downtown Street Eats lineup features more than 80 food trucks and carts rotating at Cadillac Square and the Woodward Esplanade weekdays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and during special events.

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Family Day at Cranbrook Art Museum

Cranbrook Art Museum 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills

Family Day takes place on the third Saturday of the month from 11am–3pm at CAM! Family Day activities are free and invite visitors of all to explore and experience art and design with hands-on, minds-on activities. Themes change monthly and serve as inspiration for artmaking, sculpture scavenger hunts, kid-friendly tours, and conversation. Explore the galleries through guided activities and get your hands messy with educators in the Art Lab. Imagine, build, and create at a variety of hands-on art making stations.

Free
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Summer Exhibitions at Cranbrook Art Museum

Cranbrook Art Museum 39221 Woodward Ave, Bloomfield Hills

In June, Cranbrook Art Museum will open three exciting new summer exhibitions, including the debut of the first film by Flint-based musician Tunde Olaniran; an exhibition of works from the acclaimed Mott-Warsh Collection of contemporary art; and the first solo museum exhibition by artist Tyrrell Winston. “This suite of summer exhibitions supports our mission of shining a light on the outsized talent of Michigan-based artists and organizations who are placing Detroit and Flint center stage. With Tunde’s project, we find ourselves working in new ways to build a new kind of artistic experience; with Tyrrell’s residency we understand the inventiveness and importance of place; and with Mott-Warsh we see it all through a global lens,” said Andrew Blauvelt, Director of Cranbrook Art Museum. “All of this work underscores the importance that culture plays in enhancing our communities through artistic practice.” All exhibitions will be open to the public on June 18.

Easterseals Michigan’s Miracle League Ribbon Cutting

Friendship Friendship Park, Lake Orion

Tripleheader of baseball games - game one begins at 11 a.m. Ceremony will begin after the conclusion of game one (approximately 12 noon) Free food - donation day (donations appreciated for whatever is ordered) Family activities - balloon artists, face painting, 50/50 raffles, online auction, and more. Local celebrities/special guests

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Jazzin’ at the Vanity

14300 E. Jefferson Avenue 14300 E. Jefferson Avenue, Detroit

At this year’s Jazzin’ at the Vanity music festival on Saturday, June 18 from 12 to 9 p.m. and Sunday June 19, from 1 to 7 p.m., festivalgoers can expect two fun-filled days of live jazz and blues performances by some of the biggest names in the city. Jazzin’ at the Vanity will provide a variety of food and dessert trucks for all to enjoy, while also incorporating the East Jefferson Marketplace featuring an abundance of retail vendors and pop-up shops. Festivalgoers can enjoy Juneteenth-inspired live art installations featuring the work of the city’s most-hailed muralists. Jazzin’ at the Vanity will also feature Kids Village, where children can enjoy face painting, arts and crafts, carnival games, circus performers and Box City urban planning youth engagement activities designed to teach kids about city planning, architecture structure and styles.

Free