Top 5 Local Things to Do this Week! August 17-23

By Krista Nesbit, Publisher, Macaroni KID Lake Orion - Rochester Hills - Oxford August 15, 2023

We will be soaking up as much summer fun as possible before school starts next week. You should too! 

These are Macaroni KID Lake Orion - Rochester Hills - Oxford's picks for the five things to do with kids this week. Click on the links for all the details:

1. Stream Science
Thursday at 10am or 1pm, come to Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and cool off in Stoney Creek with hands on activity kits! While you splash around, you can use nets, magnifying glasses, bug boxes, and more to learn about the critters that call the creek home. Staff will be on site near the creek with available supplies. Limited kits available on a first come, first serve basis.

2. Downtown Oxford Concerts in the Park -Detroit Social Club
Thursday evening head Downtown Oxford. At Centennial Park, Detroit Social Club will be playing some great tunes! Grab your friends, family, blankets, chairs and snacks and head to this fun FREE event! 

3. Donut Be Afraid of Bugs! Live Bug Feeding
Tuesday at 11am and/or 6pm, head to Festival Park at the Village and help Nadia give fresh food to her millipedes, roaches, and beetles, and live crickets and mealworms to my tarantulas, scorpions, giant centipedes, and praying mantids! Learn more about their roles in the ecosystem and why they are all so important!

4. Music & Me at the Village
Mommies and Daddies, Grandmas and Grandpas, Uncles and Aunts are invited to bring their little ones Wednesday morning to The Village to partake in a free Music & Me program. Children will be able to sing, dance, and interact with each other during these fun morning performances. Bring a blanket and be prepared to be inspired by the musical talents of your children. This class is geared towards children birth to five years told. The program recognizes early childhood music for infants to kindergarteners with adult involvement.

5. FREE Family Movie Night - Super Mario Bros at Wildwood Amphitheater
Wednesday at 7pm, head out to Wildwood Amphitheater for a FREE Family Movie Night! Bring your chairs, blankets, or whatever you need to get comfy on the hill to watch Super Mario Bros! There will be food and drinks for sale on site. 

You can see this week's other local events here! 

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