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Make Sure Your Child
Is A "Happy Camper"
At KnclerCare's Summer Champs Program/TN your child will enjoy a whole new
and different learning experience and participate in many new activities. From music,
art and nature hikes to sports, games and water activities. Al designed to bring out
new creatMty and the hidden talent in your child.
The Summer Champs Program, only at KinderCare. Register for some or all of our
weekly camps. Preschool to 12 years. Space is limited. Call for a complete camp activ-
6615 Middlebelt Road 25345 Evergreen Road 5135 Coolidge Highway
June 15 and
a special gift
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and returns at approximately
4:30 p.m. Book by calling the
Community House in Birming-
ham at (810) 644-5832.
Destination: Windsor Casino
Date: July 12
Twenty-nine dollars covers
transportation, guaranteed ad-
mission and refreshments dur-
ing a trip to the casino. Departure
time is slated for 11 a.m. and re-
turn for 6 p.m. Reservations can
be made through the Communi-
ty House. (810) 644-5832.
Dates: June 15 or Aug. 9
West Bloomfield Parks and
Recreation has scheduled a day
and evening trip to the casino.
The June trip departs at 6 p.m.
and returns at midnight and the
August expedition leaves at noon
and returns at 6 p.m. $10 for res-
idents and $12 for non-residents.
Call (810) 334-5660.
Destination: Shipshewana, In-
Date: June 7
You've never heard of Ship-
shewana? It's an Amish area with
a flea market that contains 900
vendors. The cost, $56, includes
transportation, breakfast en
route, and dinner at an Amish
restaurant. Departs at 8 a.m. and
returns at 10 p.m. To book, call
the Community House at (810)
Dates: June 28 and Aug. 2
West Bloomfield Parks and
Recreation sponsors this trip for
S44 or $46 for non-residents. Bus
departs for Shipshewana at 8 a.m
and returns at 10:30 p.m. Call
(810) 334-5660 to register.
Destination: Ladbroke DRC
Date: July 14
Spend a day at the race track
with West Bloomfield Parks and
Recreation. Buses leave at 11
a.m. and return at 6 p.m. $23 or
$25 for non-residents includes
lunch, and clubhouse admission.
Call (810) 334-5660 to register.
Destination: Ann Arbor Art
Date: July 19
Avoid the parking hassle at
this popular summer art fair and
travel with West Bloomfield
Parks and Recreation. $12 or $14
for non-residents. Call (810) 334-
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Believe it or not, Michigan has
exciting things to do and see.
Whether it's a museum, a his-
toric site or leading a tour of your
own, it's just a matter of know-
ing what's out there. Listed be-
low is a sampling of attractions
in nearby cities. Most of the ac-
tivities make for a great family
Ann Arbor area
*Ann Arbor Antiques Market
is held once a month during the
summer on June 18, July 16 and
August 20 at 5055 Ann Arbor
Over 300 antique dealers ex-
hibit furniture, toys, jewelry,
clothing and glassware at the
Saline fairgrounds. (313) 429-
*Ann Arbor Hands-On Muse-
um. Lots of hands-on activities
for children and adults. (313) 995-
*Cobblestone Farm. A live an-
imal faint museum that tells the
story of a 19th-century Michigan
farm. (313) 994-2928.
*Jiffy Baking Mixes tour. Take
a guided walking tour through
the plant and warehouse. Call
*Children's Museum of Flint.
Provides opportunities for chil-
dren to role-play certain profes-
sions and a chance to play in a
Cinderella coach. (313) 238-6900.
berry Railroad. Ride a steam
train, walk old village streets and
see working mills. 1-800-648-
*Buick City tour. See where
these cars are made. (313) 263-
*Impressions 5 Museum.
Hands-on activities for children
and adults. (517) 485-8116.
*Michigan Historical Museum.
Get a flavor of Michigan's past
from prehistoric times to the 19th
*RE. Olds Transportation Mu-
seum. See a collection of antique
cars, pictures and advertise-
ments. (517) 372-0422.
*Abrams Planetarium. A 360-
degree domed sky theater. (517)
*Potter Park Zoo. The zoo
boasts hundreds of animals and
lots of activity. (517) 483-4221.
*Adventures Aloft (hot-air bal-
loon rides). Spend over two hours
in a hot-air balloon. (517) 676-
*Tour the state Capitol, visit-
ing the House and Senate view-
ing galleries and committee
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