ANN ARBOR, Mich — The Ann Arbor Summer Festival has announced its free outdoor KidZone event series at Top of the Park for the 2018 season. From recycled puppet-making to explorations of light, live insect and animal meet-and-greets to instrument petting zoos, there are a variety of activities for every child and their family this year at Top of the Park.
The Ann Arbor Summer Festival runs from June 8 through July 1 at Top of the Park, six nights each week starting at 5 p.m. The festival features an eclectic mix of almost 200 events showcasing some of the best in music, dance, comedy, film, spoken word, contemporary circus, street arts and family entertainment. The KidZone tent features a variety of events hosted by different organizations every night between 5 and 8 p.m.
For the most up-to-date information, please visit the festival’s website at: a2sf.org.
A detailed schedule of the nightly KidZone events is below:
June 8 – First Friday
Flipside Art Studio – Felted Snakes
June 9 – Saturday
Michigan Light Project – Explorations of Light
June 10 – Sunday
Ann Arbor Learning Community – Paint and Printmaking
June 12 – Tuesday
UM Early Childhood Centers – Exploring Loose Parts
June 13 – Wednesday
Apple Playschools – Recycled Musical Instruments
June 14 – Thursday
Children’s Center for Growth and Development – Garden Play Center
June 15 – Friday
Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra – Instrument Petting Zoo
June 16 – Saturday
Summers-Knoll School – Connect with Nature
June 17 – Sunday
Spectrum Therapy Center – Bubbles, Boats, and Buried Treasure!
June 19 – Tuesday
Formosa Association of Student Cultural Ambassadors – Showcase of Taiwanese Culture
June 20 – Wednesday
Vault of Midnight – Vault KidZone
June 21 – Thursday
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum – Summer Science Fest
June 22 – Friday
International Institute and Center for Japanese Studies – Games from Around the World
June 23 – Saturday
Stone School Cooperative Preschool – Make Some Music!
June 24 – Sunday
C.S Mott Children’s Hospital
June 26 – Tuesday
University Center for Language and Literacy – Interactive Reading Experience
June 27 – Wednesday
Keith Hafner’s Karate – Intro to Tae Kwon Do
June 28 – Thursday
UM Museum of Natural History – Insects on Parade!
June 29 – Friday
Leslie Science and Nature Center – Animal Diversity
June 30 – Saturday
Michigan Creativity Association – Destination Imagination
July 1 – Sunday
Stories on the Move LLC – Upcycled Storytelling Puppets