We know…kids are expensive, so here are a few FREE events happening this week.

Superhero Day @ The Mall at Partridge Creek – Wednesday, August 24th 

It’s superhero takeover at The Mall at Partridge Creek! Stop by Center Court to meet your favorite characters – Captain American, Ms. Marvel, Black Widow and Spider-Man – from 5pm to 7pm.

Back To School Bash @ Boll Family YMCA  – Friday, August 26th 

Head downtown for an end of camp/back to school celebration at the Boll Family YMCA! The playground will be open and there will be games, music, snacks and more! Activities will be 5:30pm to 7pm.

Family Pool Party @ Downriver Family YMCA– Friday, August 26th

Head to Southgate for an end of summer bash! The pool will be open from 5pm to 7pm for open swim at the indoor pool. There will be toys and pool noodles available (in addition to the waterslide), and feel free to bring your own. US Coast guard approved flotation devices and life jackets are welcome, but no inflatables allowed.

Welcome Weekend @ Blake Farms (South Lyon)

Check out the new Blake Farms South Lyon during Welcome Weekend on August 27th and 28th, there will be free cider and donuts, live music, family activities and more!

Touch-A-Truck (Livonia)

AM Rotary’s annual Touch-A-Truck event returns to Greenmead with cars and trucks of all kinds! The event is free but a $3 donation is requested for parking. Touch A Truck is from 8:30am to 2pm. Quiet hours are 8:30am to 10:30am.

More FREE fun – close out summer at a splash pad! Here’s a guide to the free splash pads in metro Detroit.

Photo credit: Downriver Family YMCA