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13 things to do in Detroit this weekend, April 6 – April 8

A live podcast recording, rugby, Planter Day, and more for your weekend


Check out The Three Stooges Festival hosted by Redford Theatre.  

If you’re a spoken word enthusiast, join the Motown Museum for Motown Mic: The Spoken Word 2018.  

Mix Bricktown is hosting their newest free monthly mixer. #TheLinkUpDetroit is Detroit’s newest networking event, held the first Friday of every month.

Enjoy a pop-up “house party” experience at Hidden Gate Gallery’s PULL UP.  


Have quality family time with your family enjoying puppet-making, musical performance, and snacks at MOCAD’s Family Day.

Throw on your vintage 90’s apparel and get ready to dance at Saved By The 90’s, hosted by Saint Andrew’s Hall.

Get ready to get some fresh air and exercise with the Eliza Howell Park Walking Club as they walk along the trail loop for one hour.

Are you a rugby fan? The Detroit Rugby Football Club hosts the University of Michigan Rugby team at Farwell Field for DRFC vs. U of M.

Spring into spring with Planter Day! Purchase planters for all of your plants for the season.

Celebrate black lesbian filmmaking with a free screening of SHAKEDOWN, a film by Leilah Weinraub.


Learn about the aquatic salamander that inhabits the Detroit River at Mudpuppypalooza, hosted by the Detroit Zoo.

Ready to learn a new skill? Try the Introduction to Weaving – Framed Wall Hanging Workshop.

Join Detroit is Different and Detroit Sip for a free, live recording of the My Natural Hair Podcast.


Image: Flickr/Motown Museum