Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2018 – Events, activities, and fun things to do in Oakland County and Metro Detroit this weekend! Weekend of April 20, 21, and 22, 2018. Lots of Earth Day fun this weekend! There are plenty of fun things to do in and around Metro Detroit this weekend. This list will try to highlight some of the weekend events Metro Detroit – big and small – for kids and families. We’re going to be using this Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2018 article to post events and activities that are either FREE, or at least family affordable.
Weekend Events Metro Detroit 2018
Friday, April 20, through Sunday, April 22, 2018
Rochester Weekend Events – MI Earth Day Fest Rochester
MI Earth Day Fest will be an event designed to promote healthy living and an earth-friendly lifestyle. The 3-day MI Earth Day Festival in downtown Rochester offers a wide variety of fun, informative activities and exhibits. Admission and most programs are free. More Info…
Friday, April 20, 2018 / all day
Fort Clarkston Weekend Events – Friday Night Pizza Party
Fort Clarkston (7127 Dixie Highway, Clarkston MI, 248-297-5453, www.fortclarkston.com)
Every Friday night get a large pepperoni pizza, a pitcher of pop and a $10 game card for only $20 at Fort Clarkston indoor playplace! Yes, parents can order beer and wine :) Review – pics…
Friday, Saturday (10a-5p), and Sunday (noon-5p) through May 13
Flint Weekend Events – Be the Astronaut Sloan Museum Exhibit
Sloan Museum (1221 E Kearsley Street, Flint, MI)
Sloan’s Be The Astronaut exhibit is a mission adventure. Guests will blast off in their own space capsule and discover the future of space exploration. At Starship Sloan, you will explore interactive navigation and technology stations, and get ready to pilot your own mission. Videogame interfaces and hands-on command centers allow YOU to become the engineers and astronauts that make space flight possible. Review, Pics, and Info…
Friday, April 20, 2018 from 10a-5p
New Hudson Weekend Event – Kids Gotta Play Open Play
Kids Gotta Play Showroom (53535 Grand River, New Hudson MI 48165, 1-800-955-PLAY, www.kidsgottaplay.com)
Why take the kids to Chuck E Cheese? Kids can exercise and be active! 14000 square feet of top of line OUTDOOR play equipment INDOORS so kids can climb and play the day away no matter what the weather. Top of the line outdoor play structures, trampolines, and basketball hoops. Review – Pics.
Friday, April 20, 2018 from 3p-6p
West Bloomfield Weekend Events – Earth Day Celebration
Recreation Activities Center
4th Annual Earth Day Celebration! Recycled crafts, make your own trail mix station, FREE tree seedling for the first 50 children, FREE Goody Bag, and much more. This is a FREE event. Preregistration suggested. For more info, visit www.wbparks.org.
Friday, April 20, 2018 from 6p-9p (Fridays through 5/30)
Waterford Weekend Events – Drop In Sports at Elite Sportsplex
Elite Sportsplex (2220 Mall Drive East, Waterford, MI 48328)
Volleyball, Basketball, Futsal, Pickleball, Walking etc! Elementary, middle school, high school… even adults are welcome. Boys, girls, men & women of all ages. Cost is $5. For more info, call 248-791-7944. Elite Sportsplex Review / Pics.
Friday, April 20, 2018 from 7:30p-8:30p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Open Gym / Drop-In Gymnastics
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309)
Jump on the trampoline or flip around in foam pits. You do not have to be in a GTC class to participate, so invite your friends and neighbors to come along. (A waiver form must be filled out by a parent/guardian before anyone may attend.) www.gtcgymnastics.com for more info or call 248-304-7634.
Friday, April 20, 2018 from 7:45p-9:30p
Lake Orion / Orion Twp Weekend Event – Friday Night fLipOut
fLipSpot Gymnastics and Cheer (233 Kay Industrial Drive, Orion Township, MI 48359, 248-340-0910, www.flipspotgym.com)
This open gym activity is for ages 9 and up. It includes music, pizza, gatorade and gym fun. Call fLipSpot for cost info.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9a-1p
Royal Oak Weekend Events – Earth Day Celebration
Royal Oak Farmers Market (316 E 11 Mile Rd, Royal Oak, MI)
Learn more about native plants, rain barrels, family fun, raffles, vendors, and displays. For more info, call 248-246-3180.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 (various times)
Oakland County Weekend Events – Oakland County Mom2Mom Sales
It’s a big weekend for Mom2Mom sales! Save big on baby items this weekend at Mom to Mom sales in Oakland County. More info…
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9a-11a
Novi Earth Weekend Events – Earth Day Celebration
MSU Tollgate Farm (28115 Meadowbrook Road, Novi, Michigan)
In partnership with MSU Extension Tollgate. Event is working in the Harvest Garden. For more info, call 248-735-5628.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 9a-2p
Dexter Weekend Events – Disc Golf Day
Hudson Mills Metropark – (8801 N Territorial Rd, Dexter, MI 48130, 734-426-8211, metroparks.com)
Learn how to navigate the course, throwing techniques, scoring and more. Your day includes playing a few practice holes on our highly rated course and a disc starter set included. All ages welcome. Please preregister, 734-426-8211. Cost is $50.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 10a-noon
White Lake Weekend Events – Earth Day Clean-Up
Indian Springs Metropark – (5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640, metroparks.com)
Celebrate Earth Day by doing your part to help our planet. A clean-up effort throughout the park. Help keep the park litter-free for everyone to enjoy. All are welcome to volunteer. This is a FREE event. A Metro parks vehicle entry permit is required for these events. 2018 vehicle permits are on sale NOW. You can pick one up at metroparks.com OR visit your local Metropark today.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 11a-12:30p
Clarkston Weekend Events – Hearty River Hike
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348, 1-888-OCPARKS)
Meet at Camp Wilderness parking area. Bring the family for a hearthealthy hike and explore the glory of the spring season at the park. Exercise your body and celebrate Earth Day weekend as a naturalist enlightens you to nature discoveries. Trail snacks and water will be provided. Wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Rain or shine, tehre will be a hike. $4/person.. Pre-registration required. Call 248-625-6473.
Saturday, April 21 & Sunday, April 22, 2018 from noon-4p
Milford Weekend Events – Spring Festival
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Enjoy a fun-filled weekend of activities for the whole family. This two-day event centers on shearing the farm’s flock of sheep, touring the farm to see our spring babies, take a hayride (public rates apply) and be entertained by Rosco the Clown! The Living History Village will be open, showcasing early pioneer skills, as well as other family-friendly demonstrations and activities. FREE event.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 1:30p-3:30p
Madison Hts Weekend Events – Caring for Planet Earth
Red Oaks Nature Center (30300 Hales Road, Madison Heights, MI 48071, 1-888-OCPARKS)
Continue the legacy of Earth Day by learning how you can help the environment in your own backyard. Drop in for a compost demonstration and make “seed balls” for pollinators. Take a hike to learn about stewardship activities at Friendship Woods. Dirt Doctors will be on-site with a hands-on demonstration, and Water Resources Commissioner Jim Nash will display his electric car and renewable energy
technology. This is a FREE event. For more info, call 248-858-0916.
Friday, Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6p-8:30p
Metro Detroit Weekend Events – Parents Night Out
Robot Garage (637 S Eton Road, Birmingham, MI 48009, 248-723-9100, website)
Robot Garage (15201 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Park, MI 48230, 313-924-3310, website)
Robot Garage (172 N Adams Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48309, 248-213-9960, website)
Drop your kids off for a fun filled night of Lego and robots once a month at any Metro Detroit Robot Garage location. Pre registration required.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 6p-10p
Rochester Hills Weekend Events – Parents Night Out
GTC Gymnastics Training Center (1813 Northfield Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48309, 248-852-7950, website)
Drop your child off at GTC for a night of gymnastics and fun. For ages 4 -12. Includes open gym, Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course, foam pit, bounce house, pizza & juice, and a movie. For cost info and to register, visit gtcgymnastics.com.
Saturday, April 21, 2018 from 8:15p-10:05p (NO SK8 Jamz on 4/28)
Royal Oak Weekend Events – SK8 Jamz
Royal Oak Ice Arena (1403 Lexington Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48073, 248-246-3950)
Ice skating with your friends under the Night Lights, while jammin’ to the beats of a DJ. $10 includes skate rental.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 10a-11a
Flint Weekend Events – Starry Tea
Longway Planetarium (1310 E Kearsley Street, Flint, MI)
Enjoy small finger foods and an assortment of teas. Includes a short tour of the night sky over Michigan. Due to limited space, only 20 tickets are available. For more information, email rentals@SloanLongway.org or call 810-237-3427. $8 per child 11 & under, $10 per adult. For more info, firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 11a-8p (Sundays in April)
Novi Weekend Events – Family Fun Day at Paradise Park
Paradise Park Novi (45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI, 48375, 248-735-1050, www.paradiseparknovi.com)
4 Paradise Game Cards, 1 Large 1 Topping pizza, 1 pitcher of pop only $29.95 – feeds a family of 4.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from noon-2p
Farmington Hills Weekend Events – Farmington Hills Annual Earth Day Celebration
Heritage Park Nature Center (24915 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills, MI)
FREE live music, face painting, earth-friendly crafts, info booths, giveaways, food trucks (food for purchase), low-cost hayrides, and more!! This is a free event!
Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1p
Shelby Twp Weekend Events – Native Pollinators Make & Take Craft
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
Native insect pollinators are in deep trouble and many are faced with extinction. Bees are often overlooked and these small insects are critical to the ecosystem and Human survival. In recognition of Earth Day, drop by to roll nesting tubes for gentle Native bees and learn how to make your yard “bee friendly.” Please preregister, 586-781-9113. Cost is $5
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 1p-3p
Southfield Weekend Events – Franklin Athletic Club Summer Camp Open House
Franklin Athletic Club (29350 Northwestern Hwy, Southfield, MI 48034, (248-352–8000 ext 314, website)
Open gym, inflatables fun, fun with the summer camps staff & camp directors, tours of the facility and early bird discount on camps available! This is a FREE event.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from noon-2p
Waterford Weekend Events – Earth Day Clean-Up and Crafts
Drayton Plains Nature Center (2125 Denby Dr, Waterford Twp, MI 48329)
A donation of clean glass jars, clean rags, craft supplies, or other useful items gets you in the door. Take a walk around the grounds to pick up litter then make a recycled craft and plant some seeds. Children ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Limited entry so register early. This is a FREE event.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 from 2p-3p
West Bloomfield Twp Weekend Events – Spring Nature Walk
Orchard Lake Nature Sanctuary (4700 Pontiac Trail, West Bloomfield Twp, MI)
Join Naturalist Carol Fink for a guided tour. Walk through rolling terrain and explore the breathtaking spring flowers. FREE Event. For more info, call 248-220-0866.
Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 1p
Detroit Weekend Events – DIA Sunday Events
Detroit Institute of Arts (5200 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48202)
Detroit Film Theatre – “In Syria” 2 and 4:30p
See related posts below for more DIA events happening this month or visit the DIA website.
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