A Detroit Moms Guide to January

January 2018, we are in a New Year and it’s starting off with a bang! Here at DMB we are ready to rock 2018 and we hope you’re ready for an awesome ride, we are going to be bringing you all kinds of fun. Our local communities are off to a great start too! If you’re looking for a fun activity for the family, take a look at the events listed below and pick one or a dozen to check out. Did we miss something? Comment below so we can add it for all to enjoy!

January 3, 2018

Pajama Skate Party

Location: Lincoln Park Skating Center, Lincoln Park Skating Center,1419 Southfield Rd, Lincoln Park, Michigan 48146

Time: 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Cost: Admission/$3, Skate Rental/$3, Rollerblade Rental/$5

January 4, 2018

Mommy and Me Hikes 

Location: West Bloomfield Parks, 4640 Walnut Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, 48323 

Time: 10:30-11:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free, but must preregister

January 5, 2018

Bat Zone Tours

Location: Organization for Bat Conservation, 75 W. Huron St., Pontiac, Michigan 48342

Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m. 

Cost: $7.00, under 2 free 

Polar Swim Party 

Location: Livonia Parks and Recreation, 15100 Hubbard St., Livonia, 48154

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. 

Admission: Free/members, nonmembers/must purchase day pass 

January 6, 2018 

Bat Zone Tours

Location: Organization for Bat Conservation, 75 W. Huron St., Pontiac, Michigan 48342

Time: 10:00-5:00 p.m. 

Cost: $7.00, under 2 free 

Listen, Look and Learn: Story time at Cranbrook Art Museum 

Location: Cranbrook Art Museum, 39221 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills, 48304

Time: 12:00-1:00 p.m. 

Cost: 12 and younger/free, 12 and older/$10  (preregister at [email protected]

EMU Basketball- Star Wars Day 

Location: EMU Convocation Center/Pease Auditorium, 799 N. Hewitt Rd, Ypsilanti, 48297

Time: Doors open at 11:00 a.m., Men’s Basketball game at 12:00 p.m., Women’s Basketball game at 2:30 p.m. 

Cost: free parking, ticket prices vary 

January 7, 2018 

Bat Zone Tours

Location: Organization for Bat Conservation, 75 W. Huron St., Pontiac, Michigan 48342

Time: 12:00-4:00 p.m. 

Cost: $7.00, under 2 free 

January 8, 2018

.50 Cent Roller Skating

Location:Lincoln Park Skating Center,1419 Southfield Rd, Lincoln Park, Michigan 48146

Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

Cost: .50 Cent Admission, additional cost for skate rental

January 9, 2018

Mommy and Me Playdate at Stage Nature Center

Location: Stage Nature Center, 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, Michigan 48098

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

January 10, 2018 

Cirque du Soleil Crystal 

Location: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48201

Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

Cost: Prices vary 

January 11, 2018

Cirque du Soleil Crystal 

Location: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48201

Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

Cost: Prices vary 

January 12, 2018

Bat Zone Tours

Location: Organization for Bat Conservation, 75 W. Huron St., Pontiac, Michigan 48342

Time: 5:00-9:00 p.m. 

Cost: $7.00, under 2 free 

Cirque du Soleil Crystal 

Location: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48201

Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m. 

Cost: Prices vary 

Plymouth International Ice Festival 

Location: Downtown Plymouth

Time: 5:00-10:00 p.m. 

Cost: Free

January 13, 2018 

Bat Zone Tours

Location: Organization for Bat Conservation, 75 W. Huron St., Pontiac, Michigan 48342

Time: 10:00-5:00 p.m. 

Cost: $7.00, under 2 free 

Cirque du Soleil Crystal 

Location: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48201

Time: 3:30-5:30 p.m. and 7:30-9:30 p.m.  

Cost: Prices vary 

Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live 

Location: Macomb Center for the Performing Arts, 44575 Garfield Rd, Clinton Township, 48038

Time: 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Cost: $20 and up 

Kids Comic Con 

Location: Orchard Mall, 6445 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield Township, Michigan 48322

Time: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Cost: Free

Special Saturday Used Book Sale

Location: Dearborn Public Library, 16301 Michigan Ave- Henry Ford Centennial Library

Time: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Cost: Free admission

Winter Artisan Market 

Location: Plymouth Parc, 650 Church St, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

Time: 12:00-5:00 p.m. 

Cost: Free 

Totally Thomas Party

Location: Baldwin Public Library, 300 W. Merrill St. Birmingham, Michigan 48009 

Time: 11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m. 

Cost: Free

Preschool Ride and Play 

Location: Ward Church, 40000 6 Mile Rd, Northville, Michigan 48168

Time: 9:00-11:00 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

Kids Cooking Class-Taco Fest 

Location: The Kitchen Crew,  Brightmoor Artisans Collective

Time: 12:00-2:00 p.m. 

Cost: $50.00

Plymouth International Ice Festival 

Location: Downtown Plymouth

Time: 10:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. 

Cost: Free

 

January 14, 2018

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Location: Various Ann Arbor Restaurants

Time: Varies by restaurant

Cost: $15 lunch, $28 dinner

Bat Zone Tours

Location: Organization for Bat Conservation, 75 W. Huron St., Pontiac, Michigan 48342

Time: 12:00-4:00 p.m. 

Cost: $7.00, under 2 free 

Cirque du Soleil Crystal 

Location: Little Caesars Arena, 2645 Woodward Ave., Detroit, 48201

Time: 1:00-3:00 p.m. and 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Cost: Prices vary 

Winter Artisan Market 

Location: Plymouth Parc, 650 Church St, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

Time: 12:00-5:00 p.m. 

Cost: Free 

Plymouth International Ice Festival 

Location: Downtown Plymouth

Time: 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 

Cost: Free

Frozen Royal Tea Party 

Location: Tea Party Castle Macomb, 52261 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, 48316

Time: 12:30-2:00 p.m. 

Cost: $52/one adult and child, $32 additional child, $20 additional adult 

 

January 15, 2018

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Location: Various Ann Arbor Restaurants

Time: Varies by restaurant

Cost: $15 lunch, $28 dinner

MLK Day at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Location: Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History 315 E. Warren Avenue, Detroit

Time: 9:00am-6:00pm

Cost: Free with museum admission: $8/ages 13-61, $5/ages 3-12, free/under 3

Location: Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: Free

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

 

January 16, 2018

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Location: Various Ann Arbor Restaurants

Time: Varies by restaurant

Cost: $15 lunch, $28 dinner

Mommy and Me Playdate at Stage Nature Center

Location: Stage Nature Center, 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, Michigan 48098

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

Young Scientists at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills

Location: Cranbrook Institute of Science, 39221 Woodward Ave.

Time: 10:00am-10:45am

Cost: $50-$75/all four days, registration required

 
 

 
 January 17, 2018

 

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Location: Various Ann Arbor Restaurants

Time: Varies by restaurant

Cost: $15 lunch, $28 dinner

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

January  18, 2018
 

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Location: Various Ann Arbor Restaurants

Time: Varies by restaurant

Cost: $15 lunch, $28 dinner

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

Owls Prowl at the Sterling Heights Nature Center

Location: Sterling Heights Nature Center  42700 Utica Road

 Time: 7:30pm-9:30pm
 
Cost: $2/person

January 19, 2018

 

Ann Arbor Restaurant Week

Location: Various Ann Arbor Restaurants

Time: Varies by restaurant

Cost: $15 lunch, $28 dinner

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

Oakland County Fire and Ice Festival in Rochester

Location: Downtown Rochester area, 308 S Main St.

Time: 5:00pm-9:00pm

Cost: Free

January 20, 2018

Oakland County Fire and Ice Festival in Rochester

Location: Downtown Rochester area, 308 S Main St.

Time: 10:00am-9:00pm

Cost: Free

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

Sleeping Beauty at the Northville Marquis Theater

Location: Northville Marquis Theatre, 135 E Main St.

Time: 2:30pm

Cost: $9/person

 
 

January 21, 2018

Oakland County Fire and Ice Festival in Rochester

Location: Downtown Rochester area, 308 S Main St.

Time: 10:00am-9:00pm

Cost: Free

Sleeping Beauty at the Northville Marquis Theater

Location: Northville Marquis Theatre, 135 E Main St.

Time: 2:30pm

Cost: $9/person

 

January 22, 2018

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

Dads and Donuts Storytime at the Rochester Hills Public Library

Location: Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne Road

Time: 6:30pm-7:15pm

Cost: Free 

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

 

January 23, 2018

Mommy and Me Playdate at Stage Nature Center

Location: Stage Nature Center, 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, Michigan 48098

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

Baby Story Time

Location: Waterford Township Public Library, 5168 Civic Center Dr, Waterford, 48329

Time: 10:00-10:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

2 Year Old Story Time

Location: Waterford Township Public Library, 5168 Civic Center Dr, Waterford, 48329

Time: 11:00-11:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free

 

January 24, 2018

Kuungana Drum and Dance at the Chelsea District Library 

Location: Chelsea District Library, 221 S. Main St.

Time: 6:30pm-8:00pm

Cost: Free, registration required

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

 

January 25, 2018

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

 

January 26, 2018

Ann Arbor Folk Festival at Hill Auditorium

Location: Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University Ave.

Time: All Day

Cost: $42.50-plus

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

Meridian Winter Blast at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

Location: Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave.

Time: 4:00pm-11:00pm

Cost: Free

 

January 27, 2018

Sleeping Beauty at the Northville Marquis Theater

Location: Northville Marquis Theatre, 135 E Main St.

Time: 2:30pm

Cost: $9/person

Meridian Winter Blast at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

Location: Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave.

Time: 11:00am-11:00pm

Cost: Free

AMC Sensory Friendly Films

Location: Various AMC movie theater locations

Time: Varies by location

Cost: Contact for more information

Ann Arbor Folk Festival at Hill Auditorium

Location: Hill Auditorium, 825 N. University Ave.

Time: All Day

Cost: $42.50-plus 

 

January 28, 2018

Sleeping Beauty at the Northville Marquis Theater

Location: Northville Marquis Theatre, 135 E Main St.

Time: 2:30pm

Cost: $9/person

Meridian Winter Blast at Campus Martius Park in Detroit

Location: Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave.

Time: 11:00am-8:00pm

Cost: Free

The Science Behind Pixar at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $27/adults, $21.25/ages 3-11, $6/parking

Engines Exposed at the Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn

Location: The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation, 20900 Oakwood Blvd., Dearborn

Time: 9:30am-5:00pm

Cost: $16.50-$22/entry, $6/parking

January 29, 2018

Petite Pets

Location: Baldwin Public Library, 300 W. Merrill St., Birmingham, 48009

Time: 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free

Livonia Public Library Family Night 

Location: Alfred Noble Library, 32901 Plymouth Rd., Livonia, 48150

Time: 6:00-7:45 p.m. 

Cost: Free 

January 30, 2018 

Mommy and Me Playdate at Stage Nature Center

Location: Stage Nature Center, 6685 Coolidge Hwy, Troy, Michigan 48098

Time: 10:00-11:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

Baby Story Time

Location: Waterford Township Public Library, 5168 Civic Center Dr, Waterford, 48329

Time: 10:00-10:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

2 Year Old Story Time

Location: Waterford Township Public Library, 5168 Civic Center Dr, Waterford, 48329

Time: 11:00-11:30 a.m. 

Cost: Free 

January 31, 2018 

Teen Writers Group 

Location: Baldwin Public Library, 300 W. Merrill St., Birmingham, 48009

Time: 4:00-5:00 p.m.

Cost: Free 

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