December 5, 2013
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Where: Barnes & Noble, 2800 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester HillsWhen: 7:00 PM - 7:30 PMWho: all agesHow: show upCost: FREEFor more info: Call Barnes & Noble 248-853-9855, or visit their webpage HERE.
Where: Pump It Up, 1720 Opdyke Court, Auburn HillsWhen: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PMWho: best for children ages 4 and up, but Pump It Up does not have an age requirement.How: Show upCost: $7 per childFor more info: Call Pump It Up at 248-375-1100
Where: Downtown RochesterWhen: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM (Saturday Noon-10PM)Who: All agesHow: Show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: Call the Rochester DDA at 248-656-0060
Where: Starts at Rochester Hills Public LibraryWhen: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PMWho: All ages; MUST be a resident of Rochester, Rochester Hills, or Oakland Township.How: Register for event by clicking on the calendar HERE-registration opens on November 22ndCost: FREEFor more info: Call the library @ 248-650-7142
Friday, December 6 through Sunday, December 8 - Cinderella Musical Audition Call from Project Daydream
December 6th -The Congregational Church of Birmingham 7PM December 7th - R. Grant Graham School 12:30PM December 8th - The Townsend Hotel 3PM
Where: December 6th at The Congretional Church of Birmingham, December 7th at R. Grant Graham School, and December 8th at The Townsend Hotel.When: 7:00 PM (time varies for each show)Who: all agesHow: purchase tickets at www.projectdaydream.orgCost: tickets are $13 each-buy tickets HERE.
Where: Van Hoosen Farm, 1005 Van Hoosen Road Rochester HillsWhen: 9:00 AM - 4:00 AMWho: all agesHow: Tickets only needed for kids visiting Santa. A limited number of tickets sold for each one-hour increment and must be purchased in advance, online HERE. Tickets can be picked up Fridays and Saturdays between 1pm and 4pm or on the day of the event. 10-11am time slot is SOLD OUT.Cost: $4.00 - Museum Members, $7.00 - Non-MembersFor more info: Call the museum at 248-656-4663, or visit their webpage HERE.
Where: All Home Depot Locations; Local Locations include Auburn Hills 4150 Joslyn Road, Orion Township 2600 S Lapeer Road, or Rochester Hills 225 Avon Road.When: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: ages 5-12How: Show upCost: FREEFor more info: Visit Home Depot website here, or call Auburn Hills @248-393-1004, Orion Township@ 248-393-9990, or Rochester Hills @ 248-601-2643
Where: Orion Township Public Library Children's Dept, meeting room A & BWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AMWho: grades K-5How: Drop In, limit 25 participantsCost: FreeFor more info: visit library website here, or call Debra Refior @ 248-693-3002
Where: Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Ct., Lake OrionWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Show up!Cost: $5 admission, ages 5 and under FREEFor more info: Call Canterbury Village at 248-391-1900
Where: The Orion CenterWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Register online HERE, or in person at the Orion Township Office, 2525 Joslyn Rd. Orion Township.Cost: $15 per child-limited space availableFor more info: Call Orion Township Parks & Rec, 248-391-0304 ext. 305
Where: FlipSpot Gymnastics & Cheer, 233 Kay Industrial Dr., Orion TownshipWhen: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PMWho: ages 4-18How: Show up! Must have a signed waiver on file.Cost: $10 per child. Print out the side bar ad on the Mac Kid website for $5 off admission!For more info: Call FlipSpot at 248-340-0910, or visit their webpage HERE.
Where: Rochester Play!, 210 W. University, Downtown Rochester (in the "old library" building)When: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PMWho: ages 2 1/2 and upHow: Pre-registration and Pre-payment are required, call 248-650-PLAY or stop by to register.Cost: Pricing is just $35 for the first child, $15 for the second child. Pre-payment and reservations are required; space is limited.For more info: Visit Rochester Play!'s webpage HERE, or call them at 248-650-PLAY
Where: Downtown Lake OrionWhen: 6:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Show upCost: FREEFor more info: Visit the parade's website HERE.
Where: Old World Canterbury Village, King's Court Castle Restaurant. 2369 Joslyn, Lake Orion, 48360When: 9:00 AMWho: all agesHow: Call for reservations, (248)391-1900. $25 deposit required to reserve a spot.Cost: $14.95 11+, $10.95 ages 5-11. Children 4 and under FREE.For more info: Call 248-391-1900
Where: Downtown RochesterWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: All AgesHow: Show Up (early, if you want a good spot!)Cost: Free!For more info: Call the Rochester Chamber of Commerce at 248.651.6700.
Sunday, December 8 - Family Movie Night with Original Christmas Classics and/or DreamWorks Holiday Collection
Where: Your living room!When: 7:00 PMWho: The whole Family!How: Watch Rudolph, Frosty, Shrek and Alex as they get into the Christmas spirit. Both DVD gift sets available for purchase at http://www.walmart.com/ip/29156659Cost: Family fun: priceless (DVD gift sets start at $19.94)
Promote social development and physical fitness while bouncing, sliding, climbing and jumping at Pump It Up!
Enjoy meeting other parents and making new friends in a safe, clean, climate controlled environment!
Time change FREQUENTLY-please check the Pump it Up website HERE or call before going.
Where: Pump It Up, 1720 Opdyke Ct., Auburn HillsWhen: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: ages 2 and upHow: show upCost: $7 per childFor more info: Call Pump It Up at 248-375-1100
Where: Barnes & Noble, 2800 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester HillsWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AMWho: ages 2 to 5How: show upCost: FREEFor more info: Call 248-853-9855, or visit their webpage HERE.
Where: Goldfish Swim School-Rochester, 550 South Street, RochesterWhen: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PMWho: all agesHow: Show up-no need to call ahead!Cost: Free for kids enrolled in classes; just $5 per child for those not enrolled.For more info: Call Goldfish at 248-596-1914, or visit their webpage HERE.
Where: Orion Township Public Library Children's Dept, craft roomWhen: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: grades K-5Cost: FreeFor more info: visit library website here, or call Kristen Remenar @ 248-693-3002
Share quality time and promote physical fitness while bouncing, sliding, climbing and jumping at Pump It Up.
Enjoy spending time with your family, meeting other families and making new friends in a safe, clean, climate controlled environment.
Open jump times change FREQUENTLY-please visit the website HERE or call before going.
Where: Pump It Up, 1720 Opdyke Ct., Auburn HillsWhen: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PMWho: ages 2 and up; please note that during "Family Jump Time", smaller children are not seperated from bigger kids, so some younger children may feel uncomfortable or overwhelmed. Visit during a "pre-k" time for a little-kids only experience!How: Show upCost: $7 per child.For more info: Call Pump It Up at 248-375-1100
Where: Bass Pro Shop, Great Lakes CrossingWhen: 10:00 AM (store hours vary each day)Who: all agesHow: show up!Cost: FREEFor more info: Visit their website HERE.
Where: Orion Township Public Library, craft roomWhen: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PMWho: K-grade 2How: Register by clicking on event on the calendar here.Cost: FreeFor more info: Call Linda Pannuto @248.693.3002
Where: Youth Room, Rochester Hills Public LibraryWhen: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMWho: Reading childrenHow: Call (248)650-7140 to make an appointment, Contact Cindy LivingstonCost: Free!
Where: Flip Spot Gym, 233 Kay Industrial Dr., Orion TownshipWhen: 7:45 PM - 9:30 PMWho: 13 years and older. MUST have signed waiver on file.How: Show up!Cost: $15 per person (includes pizza and drink)For more info: Call FlipSpot @ 248-340-0910
Where: FlipSpot Gymnastics & Cheer, 233 Kay Industrial Dr., Orion TownshipWhen: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM (another session is also held Wednesday and Thursday from 8-9:30)Who: Ages 12+How: Show up!Cost: $15 per person. Be sure to print out a $5 off coupon from the Macaroni Kid site!For more info: Visit the FlipSpot website HERE.
Where: Rochester Hills Public Library, second floor conference roomWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:45 PMWho: teensHow: Register online by clicking on event on calendar here.Cost: FreeFor more info: Contact Kricket @248-650-5683
Where: Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow, RochesterWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: all ages-limited to 150 participants.How: Call for tickets, 248-651-0622Cost: $4 for kids under 12 and $7 for adultsFor more info: Call the Rochester Community House at 248-651-0622
Where: Lozier Music Studio, 2118 W. Auburn Rd., Rochester HillsWhen: 7:15 PM - 8:00 PMWho: You and/or your school-age childHow: Call the studio to reserve a spot: 248-844-1024Cost: Free!
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great local places where you can feed (and entertain) your kids for free (or really cheap!)
Applebees, 305 S. Broadway, Lake Orion. 248-693-9278. AND 750 Brown Rd., Auburn Hills. 248-393-1496, AND 2105 N. Squirrell Rd., Auburn Hills. 248-375-4659. Kids eat free TUESDAYS, 5pm-9pm. Up to TWO free kids meals with each adult purchase.
Bob Evans, 4363 Highland Rd., Waterford. 248-682-8011. (closest location-all Bob Evans locations participate!). Kids eat FREE TUESDAYS, one free meal with each adult meal purchased, 4pm-close, dine in only.
Bar Louie-4390 Baldwin Rd (inside Great Lakes Crossing Mall, next to AMC theater). 248-409-0087. Kids eat free SUNDAYS.
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