Grandparents Day

September 8 2019 | 1:00pm to September 9 2019 | 4:55pm

Admission is free!

Visit the Detroit Historical Museum for our first annual Grandparents Day in partnership with AARP of Michigan. Museum admission is free and activities will be located throughout the museum galleries, including a live band, Motown-themed fun, crafts for adults and children, storytellers and more!

12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Visit the AARP welcome table and photo booth and take a guided stroll through the galleries (first level)

12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Local storytellers rotating every 30 minutes (lower level, auditorium)

  • Cheryl Olden, “What’s in a Name” and “There is a Time and Place”
  • Janice Burnett, “The Treasure” and other fun stories
  • Gwendolyn Lewis, “Climb Every Mountain”, “The Swing” and other fun stories
  • Judy Sima, “The Old-Fashioned Bed”, “Pizza Hut” and other fun stories

1:00, 2:00 & 3:00 p.m. Michigan Oral History Association workshops (lower level)

12:30 - 5:00 p.m. Steve Somers Band with Valerie Barrymore playing outdoors on Legends Plaza