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Family Friendly Film Series at the Michigan Theater

September 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

On Sunday, September 25, hundreds of Ann Arborites showed up at the Michigan Theater for theĀ Family Friendly Film Series kick-off event. Gretchen’s House sponsored this screening of James and the Giant Peach! The series is sponsored by the Bernard L. Maas Foundation and Toyota. Screenings are selected Sundays at 1:30 p.m.; children 12 and under are admitted free of charge.

The upcoming films in this monthly series include:

  • Sunday, November 6 at 1:30: WILLY WONKA AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY (1971)
  • Sunday, January 8 at 1:30: HE MUPPET MOVIE (1979)
  • Sunday, February 5 at 1:30: CURIOUS GEORGE (2006)
  • Sunday, March 4 at 1:30: RANGO (2011)
  • Sunday, April 22 at 1:30: CHARLOTTE’S WEB (2006)
  • Sunday, May 20 at 1:30: HOOK (1991)

    Family Friendly Film Series Continues

    January 7, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

    On Sunday, January 11 at 1:30 p.m., the Michigan Theater will be showing Babe 2: Pig In the City. Admission is free for kids 12 and under!

    Cabin Fever?

    December 28, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

    This might be a good cure:

    It was a community project done by Australia’s Polyglot Puppet Theatre.

    Michigan Theater Family Events

    November 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

    This Saturday, November 22, Ann Arbor gem the Michigan Theater is showing the beautifully restored Wizard of Oz at 1:30 p.m.

    Next weekend, November 28th, they’re showing the classic version of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, also at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free for kids twelve and under! What’s more, for every $5 you spend at neighboring shop and movie sponsor Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, you will receive one free adult ticket to Willy Wonka!

    The Michigan Theater is a beautiful local landmark that offers a genuine, old-time movies experience. For more family-friendly events, please click here.
    — Admin

    Happy 4th of July!

    July 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

    All Gretchen’s House Centers will be closed Friday, July 4th 2008
    in observance of Independence Day.

    Last year, we marched in the Ann Arbor Jaycee’s Parade
    to celebrate 25 years of providing
    quality child development programs.

    We’re not marching this year, but the parade is a great family event.
    This year’s parade starts at 10 a.m. at the corner of State and William,
    then travels north on State, west on Liberty,
    south on Main, and east on William.

    (Complete slideshow of last year’s parade photos is here.)