Around Town January 7-13

Get everyone out and about this week with any of these fun events!

January 11 – 13

The Plymouth Ice Festival returns for another year and as always, it promises to be a fun day out for the entire family. Enjoy seeing the ice carving competitions, watch or join the tubing run, sit on the ice throne, play around at the playground and petting zoo, and much more.

January 12-13
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Get your little prince or princess ready for the Fairytale Ball at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. Geared towards children 3-7, this is a fun opportunity to dress up and take pictures with their favorite storybook princess. There will also be games, crafts, songs, and more. Visit to purchase tickets.
The Ford Community and Preforming Arts Center is located at 15801 Michigan Ave, Dearborn.

January 12-13
2:00 p.m.

The DFT Animation Club will be screening Liyana at the DIA. “A tribute to creativity, the strength of the human spirit, and the healing power of storytelling, Liyana follows five orphaned children from Swaziland as they collaborate to craft a collective fairytale drawn from their darkest memories and brightest dreams. Their fictional character, Liyana, is brought to life in innovative animated artwork as she embarks on a perilous quest to rescue her young twin brothers. As the children’s real and imagined worlds begin to converge, they must choose what kind of story they will tell – in fiction and in their own lives. An inspiring tale of perseverance, Liyana is critically acclaimed and has won more than 25 jury and audience awards at film festivals around the world. Liyana is recommended for families with children 10 and older.”

January 12
2:20 p.m.

Learn how to plant a mini garden at English Gardens with their Super Sprouts Kid’s Club. For $20, your child will be provided with the materials they need to make and take this little garden.


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