FREE Education Expo @ Cranbrook Institute of Science on 09/25/16

Metro Parent Camp Expo

On Sunday, 09/25/16, Metro Parents is hosting their 21st Annual Education Expo at the Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills. It’s a fun event for kids where they and their parents can learn about schools and activities in southeast Michigan while exploring the museum for FREE.

Register in advance online to receive:

  • A chance at winning prizes from Discovery Toys, like a telescope that lets kids see space-science wonders like the moon’s craters and Saturn’s rings – along with other fun learning goodies
  • Speedier entry on the day of the event (singing up onsite takes a little extra time … time you could be exploring!)
  • Direct access to outstanding local K-12 options, from traditional public and private to boarding, online and charter schools – plus financial planners, children’s health and safety experts and advocacy groups
  • Find fun on the “Education Expedition,” where kids gather clues to solve a riddle, engage in learning activities and enter to win even more prizes
  • A chance to discover heaps of enrichment, tutoring and extracurricular activities, from athletics, opera and farm fun to robots, philosophy and STEM learning
  • FREE access to the CIS’s 14 amazing galleries, including a full-size T. rex skeleton cast, massive mastodon model, really cool rocks and loads more

Washtenaw County: FREE Smart & Thrifty Energy Expo {Today!}

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Washtenaw County is hosting a FREE Smart & Thrifty Energy Expo today from 4-7 pm at the Washtenaw County Learning Resource Center (LRC)!

The event will provide information on ways to decrease energy consumption and energy costs.  Topics and presentations will include:

  • Simple, common sense methods for conserving energy
  • Home preparation, modification and weatherization
  • New energy-saving products and appliances
  • Alternative energy options

The Learning Resource Center is located at the County Service Center on Washtenaw Avenue at Hogback Road. Local energy service providers and home improvement retailers will be represented at this event with displays and interactive exhibits. Energy conservation specialists will offer practical advice for keeping energy use and energy costs under control throughout the winter months and beyond.