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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

8 Things to Do with Kids in Metro Detroit This April

Published March 30, 2019 by

Kerry Doman, founder of LittleGuide Detroit, shares fun things to do with kids in Metro Detroit this April.

By Kerry Doman 

Photos courtesy LittleGuide Detroit

It’s finally spring! Longer and warmer days are just what we needed — now there’s no excuse to not get out the house. Here are some of our favorite events happening in April. Follow along with LittleGuide Detroit and discover more events, activities and classes near you.

Free First Friday at Cranbrook Institute of Science

Cranbrook Institute of Science

April 5

Cranbrook Institute of Science

Admission to the Cranbrook Institute of Science is free after 5 p.m. Learn about astronomy, geology, physics, anthropology and more — the museum is perfect for all ages. You won’t want to miss the Doom of the Dinosaurs exhibition that’s at the museum until Sept. 1.

Kids Opening Day at Comerica Park

Kids opening day at Comerica Park

April 7

Comerica Park

Baseball is back, and Sunday is Family Day at Comerica Park! Kids 14 and under can ride the carousel and ferris wheel for free! And, after the game, kids can get in on the action and run the bases.

Find Eggs and the Easter Bunny! 

Easter events in Metro Detroit

From an Eggstravaganza at Franklin Athletic Club to Bunnyville at the Detroit Zoo and a bonnet contest in Auburn Hills — there are lots of Easter events around town!

“Sound of Music”

Sound of Music at The Fox theatre

April 13-14

Fox Theatre

Bring your littles to see the von Trapp family live on stage at the Fox Theatre!

The Great Marshmallow Drop

The Great Marshmallow Drop

April 19

Worden Park, Royal Oak

On your mark, get set, go! 15,000 marshmallows will be dropped from a helicopter to be exchanged for prizes!

Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth day in Metro Detroit

April 22

Earth Day is  April 22, and there’s plenty of events that will help us get our kids outside and involved with fun activities that give thanks to Mother Earth and all that she has to offer.

Thomas The Train

Thomas the Train at Greenfield Village

April 27-May 12

Greenfield Village, Dearborn

Thomas and Sir Topham Hatt are rolling into the station at Greenfield Village for their annual spring visit, and you don’t want to miss out on the fun.

Shop Till You Drop at Mom 2 Moms Sales

Metro Detroit Mom 2 Mom Sales

A new season means new wardrobe needs, find some savings at Mom 2 Mom Sales around town.

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