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Places to Go on Fathers Day

Here are some fun things to do on Fathers Day.

Historical Baseball Games

Every Saturday and Sunday, including June 18, you can see the Greenfield Village Lah-De-Dahs play by Henry Chadwick’s 1867 Base Ball Book of Reference rules. During these historical games, a full nine innings are played without gloves in a “gentlemanly” manner. First pitch is at 1:30 p.m. Adults are $27, seniors 62-plus are $24.50, children ages 5-12 are $20.50 and children 4 and younger are free. Check out thehenryford.org for more information.

Star Wars

If your dad is a fan of the Star Wars  franchise, take him to see the art of the series at the DIA.
The DIA is open Sunday from 9 AM – 5 PM.

Car show

Check out the fathers Day car show during the Belleville National Strawbery Festival.
The car show will take place at Shady Victory Park at 5 points on Sunday from 9:00am – 3:00pm.

Arts and crafts

Visit the following Detroit Library Branches to make a special Fathers Day gift for dad:

  • June 13th from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Campbell Public Library
    8733 W. Vernor Hwy
  • June 13th from 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
    Bowen Public Library
    3648 Vernor Hwy
  • June 15th from 11:00 AM- 4:00 PM
    Knapp Public Library
    13330 Conant
  • June 16th from 3:00 PM- 4:00 PM
    Chaney Public Library
    16101 Grand River

Story time

Visit Barnes and Noble Allen Park to hear With my Daddy: A Book of Love and Family by Jo Witek read aloud. Activates will follow.
Enjoy this story time on June 16 at 11:00 AM.

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