Thursday, July 15, 2010

Living for the (FREE) Weekend in Metro Detroit- July 16th - July 18th

Here is a highlight of the FREE activities you can do this weekend in the metro Detroit area and beyond:

Wayne State will have their weekly FREE Planetarium Show in the lower level of the Old Main Building on the corner of Cass and Warren. The show is called "Wonders of the Universe".

Go downtown on the beautiful Detroit River Walk for the first concert in the FREE Rockin' on the Riverfront Series with Rocker Dave Mason. The concert starts at 8pm and remember to bring your own chair. 
Do you know what only happens 3 times per year?  FREE Admission to the Henry Ford Museum.Thanks to the generosity of Target, admission to the Museum and parking are free during Target Family Days. Explore the greatest collection ever assembled documenting the American Experience.  So drive on over to Dearborn on Friday with the whole family for this great FREE event.

Also on Friday, the Detroit Institute of Art will have free admission after 3pm and a FREE concert at 4pm by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra.  FREE DIA and FREE DSO all in one night? How cool!

On Friday and Saturday nights will be the Ren Cen 4 "Over 21"Movie Night Night which includes Appetizers and a Movie for only $9 when You Click here while supplies last.

Speaking of movies, "Inception" opens in theaters on Friday.  Is it good?  Click here to read a review of "Inception" by guest blogger Liz Parker.

On Friday and Saturday is the  FREE CircusFit® event at Farmington Founders Festival.  Children of all ages will have the chance to learn the FUNdamentals of fitness alongside professional Ringling clowns, and will learn how to take an action-packed approach to healthy living. CircusFit® activities include juggling, jump rope, balance beam, hula hoop and more.

All weekend, you can help Claddagh Irish Pub in Livonia"Stock the Pantry" and get FREEBIES in return.  The Stock the Pantry Rally benefits local food banks. Donate nonperishable food items and receive coupons for FREE desserts or appetizers.  Yum!

All weekend, “Shop, Rock & Stroll” (and Grab Bargains) in Downtown Milford.

On Saturday, don't forget the FREE Concert at 12 Mile Crossing in Novi - Trio Organic will be entertaining for the crowd on jazz organ, guitar, and drums.  Remember to bring your own chair.

Also on Saturday, head to the Detroit Main Library for the FREE Author Talk at 4pm with ReShonda Tate Billingsley, RSVP requested.  Ms. Billingsley will talk about her new book, "Holy Rollers" with a book signing and refreshments to follow.

On Sunday, remember to go downtown to the  FREE DSO Concert of Colors at Orchestra Hall  The Concert of Colors is metro Detroit’s free diversity-themed music festival, with returning artists, conductor Tito Muñoz and virtuoso musician Simon Shaheen.  The music starts at 3:45pm.

Did you know there is FREE Admission to the Detroit Historical Museum on Sunday from 1-4pm?  It's a celebration of Detroit's 309th birthday so go on down to get some FREE cake and sing Happy Birthday Detroit!

Also on Sunday is the FREE Mural Arts Family Day at MOCAD from Noon-4pm.   You will be working with two experienced mural artists, Kathy Leisen and Taurus Burns who will facilitate the project, transforming the MOCAD fence into a community piece of art.  Remember to bring your camera to get photos of the masterpiece!

Have a wonderful and blessed weekend,

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