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Lifestyle Things to do in Metro Detroit

7 Things to Do With Kids in Metro Detroit This May

Published May 15, 2018 by

Kerry Doman, founder of LittleGuide Detroit, shares fun things to do with kids in Metro Detroit this May.

By Kerry Doman 

Spring has finally sprung in time for May flowers! So start picking those flowers and get ready to shower moms with all of your love, because we all know, they certainly deserve it. Take your hats and jackets off, here are our top picks for what to do with your kids in  May.

Touch-a-Truck 

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Saturday, May 19

10 a.m. to noon

Bingham Farms Elementary School

Kids spend countless hours playing with their toy trucks, and at Touch-a-Truck, they get to experience the real thing! Explore large vehicles of all types, including those used by professionals in construction, public safety, transportation, landscaping and other industries.

Dinosauria

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May 25 – September 3

Detroit Zoo, Royal Oak

Get ready for some pre-historic fun because dinosaurs are coming to the Detroit Zoo! Forty life-like animatronic dinosaurs that snarl and move — and some that spit — are waiting for you on a 5-acre DinoTrail.

DCFC Soccer Match

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Friday, May 25

7:30-10 p.m.

Keyworth Stadium, Hamtramck

Let your little leaguer see the big kids play at Keyworth Stadium. Detroit City Football Club is fun for the whole family. Cheer for Le Rouge, get snacks from the food trucks and enjoy the long nights in Hamtramck. Get discounted tickets through LittleGuide Detroit (kids 5 and under are free!)

Motor City Comic Con

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May 18- 20

11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi

Let your superhero get dressed up to meet comic, movie and television artists and creators from across the country. Kids 12 and under are invited to chill out in the Kids Den for some arts and crafts, games, puzzles and more!

Roman Holiday

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Sunday, May 20

Noon to 4 p.m.

Cranbrook Science Center, Bloomfield Hills

Enjoy reduced admission to Cranbrook and a hands-on look at life during the era of the Roman Empire. With spring fever in full force, who doesn’t need a Roman Holiday?

Boho Mini

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Sundays starting May 20

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

71 Garfield, Detroit

Get creative with your little ones and enjoy a day in the city. Boho Mini opens this month and offers families access to arts and craft to freely create! To celebrate its opening, Bohomodern is giving away a $5,000 children’s bedroom makeover. Click here to enter to win.

Memorial Day Parade

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Monday, May 28

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Groves High School, Beverly Hills

Put on your red, white and blue best and honor the memory of American soldiers who sacrificed their lives for our freedom at a Memorial Day parade. After the Memorial Day parade in Beverly Hills, there will be rides, games and refreshments at Groves High School.

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