Kids Stuff Galore

  1. Updates

Playworks Detroit hosted Saturday recess at New Center Park (West Grand Blvd and 2nd Ave) on Saturday, October 9, 2010. The festivities were part of Kids Stuff Galore! It was a great opportunity to meet the new Playworks Detroit coaches and play some of your favorite recess games. 

The New Center Park also sponsored giant over-sized games; a cornhole, hula hoops and a special appearance by a Michael Jackson impersonator with a dance-off and sing-off.  This FREE kid’s day was held between 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Click here for more information.

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