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Detroit Moms Guide to November

Halloween is over and while your thoughts may already be drifting to the crazy busy month of December, we want to encourage you to savor the month of November. This month we are reminded to take the time for gratitude. Remember also to take the time to spend making memories with your families, if you are looking for something fun to do together, we have pulled together many ideas for you! If we missed something on the list, comment below so we can add it in!

 

November 3, 2017

MASCO Free First Friday

Location :: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
Time :: 5:00 – 10:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

Hay Ride Central

Location :: Heritage Park, Farmington Hills
Time :: 5:30 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person

American Girl Slumber Party

Location :: Novi Civic Center, 45175 W 10 Mile Rd., Novi
Time :: 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $14.00 per resident, $17.00 per non-resident

Addicted to Movies Not Drugs Movie Night

Location :: Emagine Theater, 44425 Twelve Mile Rd., Novi
Time :: 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $10.00 per student

Public Planetary Show 

Location :: Wayne State University Planetarium, 4841 Cass Ave., Detroit
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

November 4, 2017

Bat Zone Tours

Location :: Bat Zone, 75 W Huron St., Pontiac
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $7.00 per person, under 2 free

Rochester High School Holiday Bazaar

Location :: Rochester High School, 180 S. Livernois, Rochester Hills
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 entry fee

The Great Pumpkin Roll

Location :: Mill Pond Park, 565 W. Bennett St., Saline
Time :: 9:00 a.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Live Reptiles and Amphibians with Nature Discovery

Location :: The DNR Outdoor Adventure Center, 1801 Atwater St., Detroit
Time :: 11:30 AND 2:00
Cost :: Included with DNR Outdoor Activity Center admission

Classic Disney Princess Stories

Location :: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Rd., Clinton Township
Time :: 2:00 and 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $12.00 per person, tickets are required

Mother and Son Dance: Ages 3 and up

Location :: Clarkston High School, 6093 Flemings Lake Rd., Clarkston
Time :: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $35.00 per couple and $10.00 for each additional child

Mother Son Bash! Ages 5 – 14

Location :: Northville Community Center Gym, 303 W. Main St., Northville
Time :: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $40.00 per couple

 

November 5, 2017

Harness and Hitch

Location :: Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Rd., Ray Twp.
Time :: 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person

Tot Time Play Date!

Location :: Sky Zone Shelby Township, 50810 Sabrina Drive, Shelby Township 
Time :: 10:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $8.00 per child (ages 4 and under only please!)

Christmas Vendor and Craft Show

Location :: Premier Events Center, 20400 S. Nunneley Rd., Clinton Township
Time :: 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 entry fee which includes 1 drink ticket and appetizers

Running with Heroes Veterans Memorial Run

Location :: Charter Township of Shelby Municipal Grounds
Time :: 8:00 a.m.
Cost :: $20.00 per participant

Detroit Hot Cider Hustle

Location :: Lake St. Clair Metropark, 31300 Metropolitan Pkwy., Harrison Twp.
Time :: 9:00 a.m. start time
Cost :: $39.00 – $59.00

All Things Detroit and Food Truck Rally

Location :: Eastern Market, Detroit
Time :: VIP @9:30 General Admission @ 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $15.00 for VIP and $5.00 General Admission

November 7, 2017

Indoor Play Time!

Location :: Roseville Eastpointe Recreation Authority, 18185 Sycamore St., Roseville
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 per child

Storytime Adventures – Turkey Trouble

Location :: The Painted Pot, 421 Walnut Blvd., Rochester
Time :: 10:30 a.m. 
Cost :: $15 – $20.00 per project

Reading with Rover

Location :: Hazel Park Memorial District Library, 123 W. 9 Mile Rd., Hazel Park
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

November 8, 2017

Wacky Wednesday Play Time 

Location :: Fitzgerald Recreation Center, 4355 E 9 Mile Rd., Warren
Time :: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $1.00 per child up to age 5

November Nights Free Admission at the Science Center

Location :: The Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R St., Detroit
Time :: 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free admission

 

November 9, 2017

Indoor Play Time!

Location :: Roseville Eastpointe Recreation Authority, 18185 Sycamore St., Roseville
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 per child

Celebrate National Young Readers Week!

Location :: DNR Outdoor Activity Center, 1801 Atwater St., Detroit
Time :: 11:00 a.m.
Cost :: Included with admission to DNR Outdoor Activity Center

Designing Dishes – Thankful Home

Location :: The Painted Pot, 421 Walnut Blvd., Rochester
Time :: 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $14.00 per painted plus pottery

Adult Belly Dancing Class

Location :: Nature’s Playhouse, 703 Livernois, Ferndale
Time :: 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details on class costs

Fall Storytime : Teddy Bears!

Location :: Birmingham Museum, 556 W. Maple Rd., Birmingham
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free but registration is required

Family Karaoke Night 

Location :: Pontiac Public Library, 60 E. Pike Street, Pontiac
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

November 10, 2017

Acting Out Kids Community Theater

Location :: Trinity Lutheran Church, 749 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $10.00 per person plus concessions

Kids Night Out 

Location :: Clayin’ Around Pottery, 6551 Allen Rd., Allen Park
Time :: 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $45.00 per participant, dinner included

Public Planetary Show 

Location :: Wayne State University Planetarium, 4841 Cass Ave., Detroit
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

 

 

 

November 11, 2017

Family Night Out

Location :: Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy
Time :: 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 for residents and $4.00 for non-residents

Bat Zone Tours

Location :: Bat Zone, 75 W Huron St., Pontiac
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $7.00 per person, under 2 free

Family Movie: The Emoji Movie

Location :: Berkley Public Library, 3155 Coolidge Hwy., Berkley
Time :: 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Veterans Visit for Free @ The DNR Outdoor Activity Center

Location :: The DNR Outdoor Adventure Center, 1801 Atwater St., Detroit
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost :: Veterans are free – visit website for admission details

Dive In Movie: Moana

Location :: Livonia Parks and Rec., 15100 Hubbard, Livonia 
Time :: 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per swimmer, $4.00 per non-swimmer

South Lyon Swap Craft and Vendor Show

Location :: South Lyon VFW Hall, 125 McHattie St., South Lyon
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $2.00 per person admission

November 12, 2017

Harness and Hitch

Location :: Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Rd., Ray Twp.
Time :: 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person

7th Annual Fall Craft Show

Location :: The Italian American Cultural Society and Banquet Center, 43843 Romeo Plank Rd., Clinton Township
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $2.00 per person admission

Storytime Adventures – Turkey Trouble

Location :: The Painted Pot, 421 Walnut Blvd., Rochester
Time :: 10:30 a.m. 
Cost :: $15 – $20.00 per project

Be a Hero at the Big House Blood Drive

Location :: Jack Roth Stadium Club @ University of Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor
Time :: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free!  Appointment necessary

PJ Masks LIVE!

Location :: Fox Theater, Detroit
Time :: 3:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for ticket details

November 14, 2017

Indoor Play Time!

Location :: Roseville Eastpointe Recreation Authority, 18185 Sycamore St., Roseville
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 per child

Family Fun Night

Location :: Hazel Park Memorial Public Library, 123 E. 9 Mile Rd., Hazel Park
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

November 15, 2017

Wacky Wednesday Play Time 

Location :: Fitzgerald Recreation Center, 4355 E 9 Mile Rd., Warren
Time :: 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $1.00 per child up to age 5

Make Kind Cards for the Elderly and those in need of cheer

Location :: Warren Public Library – Civic Center Branch, 1 Civic Center Drive., Warren
Time :: 5:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free

November Nights Free Admission at the Science Center

Location :: The Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R St., Detroit
Time :: 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free admission

November 16, 2017

Indoor Play Time!

Location :: Roseville Eastpointe Recreation Authority, 18185 Sycamore St., Roseville
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 per child

Milford’s Big Reveal!

Location :: Downtown Milford
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Adult Belly Dancing Class

Location :: Nature’s Playhouse, 703 Livernois, Ferndale
Time :: 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details on class costs

November 17, 2017

39th Annual Holiday Arts and Crafts “Sip and Shop” Show

Location :: De La Salle Collegiate High School, 14600 Common Rd., Warren
Time :: 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: 21 and over only – $20.00 per person in advance or $30.00 per person at the door

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (The Musical) Touring

Location :: The Fox Theater, Downtown Detroit
Time :: 7:30 p.m.
Cost :: See website for ticket price details

Light the Village

Location :: Downtown Village of Rochester Hills
Time :: 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Public Planetary Show 

Location :: Wayne State University Planetarium, 4841 Cass Ave., Detroit
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Holiday Lighted Parade

Location :: Downtown Northville
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

 

 

 

November 18, 2017

Super Heroes of the Woods

Location :: Wint Nature Center, 9501 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston
Time :: 10:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person

Deck the Library

Location :: Pontiac Public Library, 60 East Pike Street, Pontiac
Time :: 1:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Daddy Daughter Mermaid Swim

Location :: Troy Community Center , 3179 Livernois, Troy
Time :: 7:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $8.00 per resident couple, $10.00 per non-resident couple – $4.00 for each additional daughter

Reading with Rover

Location :: Hazel Park Memorial District Library, 123 W. 9 Mile Rd., Hazel Park
Time :: 1:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Bat Zone Tours

Location :: Bat Zone, 75 W Huron St., Pontiac
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $7.00 per person, under 2 free

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (The Musical) Touring

Location :: The Fox Theater, Downtown Detroit
Time :: 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for ticket price details

Wild Lights at the Zoo

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $11.00 – $15.00 per person – children under 2 are free

DNR Outdoor Activity Center – Indoor Games!

Location :: The DNR Outdoor Activity Center, 1801 Atwater St., Detroit
Time :: 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Cost :: Included with admission to the DNR Outdoor Activity Center

Kids Night Out

Location :: Franklin Athletic Club, 29350 Northwestern Hwy., Southfield
Time :: 5:30 p.m. 
Cost :: $20.00 per participant

November 19, 2017

Harness and Hitch

Location :: Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Rd., Ray Twp.
Time :: 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person

Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas (The Musical) Touring

Location :: The Fox Theater, Downtown Detroit
Time :: 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Cost :: See website for ticket price details

Wild Lights at the Zoo

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $11.00 – $15.00 per person – children under 2 are free

Princess Lunch with Anna and Elsa

Location :: Kings Court Castle Restaurant and Banquet Center, 2325 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion
Time :: 11:30 a.m. 
Cost :: $22.00 per person (2 and under free)

November 20, 2017

Turkey Shoot

Location :: Costick Activities Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Rd., Farmington Hills
Time :: 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $10.00 for non residents and $5.00 for residents

November 21, 2017

Holiday Markets

Location :: Eastern Market, Detroit
Time :: 9:00 a.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Gobble Gobble Crafts

Location :: Warren Public Library – Civic Center Branch, 1 Civic Center Drive., Warren
Time :: 5:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Self Defense for Children

Location :: Berkley Community Center, 2400 Robina Ave., Berkley
Time :: 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $15.00 residents, $20.00 non-residents

Self Defense for Women

Location :: Berkley Community Center, 2400 Robina Ave., Berkley
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: $35.00 per resident, $40.00 per non-resident

November 22, 2017

Sweet Thanks

Location :: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Event is free with admission to the science center

November Nights Free Admission at the Science Center

Location :: The Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R St., Detroit
Time :: 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free admission

November 23, 2017

Adult Belly Dancing Class

Location :: Nature’s Playhouse, 703 Livernois, Ferndale
Time :: 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details on class costs

November 24, 2017

Sweet Thanks

Location :: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Event is free with admission to the science center

Wild Lights at the Zoo

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $11.00 – $15.00 per person – children under 2 are free

 

 

 

 

 

November 25, 2017

Family Night Out

Location :: Troy Community Center, 3179 Livernois, Troy
Time :: 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 for residents and $4.00 for non-residents

Bat Zone Tours

Location :: Bat Zone, 75 W Huron St., Pontiac
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $7.00 per person, under 2 free

Sweet Thanks

Location :: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
Time :: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Event is free with admission to the science center

St. Nick’s Warehouse Arts and Crafts Show

Location :: Henry Ford II High School, 11911 Clinton River Rd., Sterling Heights 
Time :: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 per person admission

Make a Gingerbread Barn

Location :: Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Rd., Ray Township
Time :: 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $6.00 per barn

Detroit Hungry Turkey 5K

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 8:30 a.m.
Cost :: See website for details

Made in the Mitten Holiday Market

Location :: Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E. 11 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 5:00 – 11:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $2.00 admission, Kids 10 and under FREE

Wild Lights at the Zoo

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $11.00 – $15.00 per person – children under 2 are free

The Wizard of Oz (Touring)

Location :: The Fox Theater, Detroit
Time :: 7:30 p.m.
Cost :: See ticketmaster for details

November 26, 2017

Harness and Hitch

Location :: Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Rd., Ray Twp.
Time :: 12:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $5.00 per person

St. Nick’s Warehouse Arts and Crafts Show

Location :: Henry Ford II High School, 11911 Clinton River Rd., Sterling Heights 
Time :: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $3.00 per person admission

Elsa and Anna Tea – Open to the public

Location :: The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend Street, Birmingham
Time :: 11:00 – 1:30 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details – reservations are required

Make a Gingerbread Barn

Location :: Wolcott Mill Metropark, 65775 Wolcott Rd., Ray Township
Time :: 11:00 a.m. 
Cost :: $6.00 per barn

Wild Lights at the Zoo

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 5:30 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $11.00 – $15.00 per person – children under 2 are free

The Wizard of Oz (Touring)

Location :: The Fox Theater, Detroit
Time :: 7:30 p.m.
Cost :: See ticketmaster for details

November 28, 2017

Family Fun Night

Location :: Hazel Park Memorial Public Library, 123 E. 9 Mile Rd., Hazel Park
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

Waterford Tree Lighting

Location :: Waterford Township Hall, 5200 Civic Center Drive., Waterford
Time :: 6:00 p.m.
Cost :: Free to attend

November 29, 2017

Hooray for LEGO Day

Location :: Northville Public Library, 212 West Cady St., Northville
Time :: 4:30 p.m.
Cost :: Free 

Christmas Tree Lighting in Clawson

Location :: Memorial Park at the Memorial Library, Clawson
Time :: 6:30 p.m. 
Cost :: Free to attend

November Nights Free Admission at the Science Center

Location :: The Michigan Science Center, 5020 John R St., Detroit
Time :: 3:00 – 8:00 p.m. 
Cost :: Free admission

 

November 30, 2017

Adult Belly Dancing Class

Location :: Nature’s Playhouse, 703 Livernois, Ferndale
Time :: 6:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See website for details on class costs

Romeo Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Location :: Downtown Romeo
Time ::

Polar BEERS

Location :: The Detroit Zoo, 8450 W. 10 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 
Cost :: $45.00/$50.00/$85.00 (See website for details)

Holiday Magic Market Place

Location :: Royal Oak Farmers Market, 316 E. 11 Mile Rd., Royal Oak
Time :: 4:00 – 9:00 p.m. 
Cost :: See Royal Oak Farmers Market for details

 

 

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