Activities in Hazel Park

Visit for Two or Four People, or Household Membership with Special Events to Cranbrook Art Museum (Up to 51% Off)

Cranbrook Art Museum

Bloomfield Hills

$16 $8

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Current exhibits include display of Warhol's record covers; five new exhibitions to open by March 15, including jewelry by Harry Bertoia

Two Hours of Bowling and Shoe Rental for Two, Four, or Six at AMF Bowling Co. (Up to 56% Off)

AMF Bowling Centers

Multiple Locations

$32 $17

Bowling at over 250 locations across the country hosts groups of two, four, or six for two hours of bowling

Membership for One, Two, or a Family of Four to the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (Up to 51% Off)

Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

University

$50 $30

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With their membership perks, art lovers savor striking contemporary art, along with lectures, films, and educational children's activities

Three Games of Glow-in-the-Dark Mini Golf for Two, Four, or Six at Glowgolf (Up to 55% Off)

Glowgolf

Sterling Heights

$16 $8

Luminescent golf balls, lit-up putters, neon obstacles, and incandescent walls illuminate players negotiating tricky glow-themed landscapes

$32 for a One-Year Ambassador Level Membership to Detroit Historical Museum ($65 Value)

Detroit Historical Museum

Midtown

$65 $32

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History-museum membership includes access to online artifact database, discounted gift-shop purchases, and free museum parking

Haunted-History Walking Tour for Two or Four with Ghost-Hunting Equipment from Spirit Expeditions (50% Off)

Spirit Expeditions

Downtown

$50 $25

A two-hour walking tour covers most haunted areas and allows guests to conduct their own paranormal investigation

$14 for a Two-Hour Trampoline Session at AirTime Trampoline & Game Park (Up to 30% Off)

Airtime Trampoline & Game Park

Sterling Heights

$20 $14

31,000 sq. ft. facility with interconnected trampolines on the floors and walls that make for an invigorating workout or play session

5 or 10 Yoga Classes or 1 Month of Unlimited Yoga Classes at Little Lotus Wellness Studio (Up to 54% Off)

Little Lotus Wellness Studio

Ferndale

$70 $35

Instructors lead yoga classes featuring styles ranging from hatha and vinyasa to yin and restorative

Dance Lessons for One or a Parent and Child at Arthur Murray Dance Studio (Up to 84% Off). 3 Options Available.

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Royal Oak

$180 $29

Highly trained dance instructors guide students through fancy footwork in private lessons; students can hone their skills at dance parties

$14 for Two-Hour Trampoline Session for One at Airtime Trampoline & Game Park (Up to 30% Off)

Airtime Trampoline & Game Park

Downtown Troy

$20 $14

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31,000 sq. ft. facility with interconnected trampolines on the floors and walls make for an invigorating workout or play session

Laser Tag Packages with Arcade Tokens and Pizza for Two or Four at Galaxy Zone (50% Off)

Galaxy Zone

Dearborn

$56 $28

Laser-tag bouts unfold in a glowing, space-themed arena with multiple levels to play on—all overseen by staffers who ensure safety

5, 10, or 20 Yoga or Personal-Training Classes at Greenleaf Bodywork-Wellness Education Center (Up to 54% Off)

Greenleaf Bodywork

Ferndale

$70 $35

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Students synchronize breathing with limbering poses in yoga classes, or learn about various fitness disciplines in personal-training classes

18 Holes of Golf for Two or Four with Carts, Hot Dogs, and Sodas at Harbour Club Golf Course (Up to 53% Off)

Harbour Club Golf Course

Van Buren

$52.50 $26

Twosomes and foursomes take two trips through a nine-hole, par 36 course near Belleville Lake and refuel on hot dogs and sodas

$9 for $27 Worth of Dance Lessons — The Fitness Academy

Fitness Academy, Llc.

Sterling Heights

$27 $9

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Shooting-Range Package for Two or Four at Action Impact (Up to 51% Off)

Action Impact

Southfield

$93.99 $47

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After a safety class, participants wear protective gear & take aim in one of 14 computerized lanes in a range run by trained range officers

Adult Starter Package with One Day of Climbing or One-Month Membership to Planet Rock (Up to 59% Off)

Planet Rock

Multiple Locations

$95 $39

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Two indoor climbing facilities offer top-roping, lead, and bouldering challenges, along with treadmill climbing wall with adjustable speeds

Eight TRX Strength-Training or Boot-Camp Classes or One Month of Unlimited Classes at TV Fitness (50% Off)

TV Fitness

Downtown Ferndale

$160 $80

Using kickboxing, TRX suspension-training equipment, and free weights, trainers lead students through intense training classes

Nine-Hole Round of Footgolf for Two or Four at Palmer Park Golf Course (50% Off)

Palmer Park Golf Course

Palmer Park

$18 $9

Players kick soccer balls down the fairways on the front nine during all-ages rounds of footgolf

$20 for 30-Class Yoga and Fitness Pass from Yoga & Fitness Passport ($300 Value)

Yoga & Fitness Passport

Multiple Locations

$300 $20

Students can use this 30-class pass at multiple locations to take everything from yoga to Zumba, signing up on an easy online platform

Dinner Show for One or Two from The Murder Mystery Company (52% Off)

The Murder Mystery Company

New Baltimore

$60 $29

Professional improv actors invite diners to participate in an interactive whodunit as they enjoy a three-course meal

Concealed-Pistol-License Course for One or Two at Tactical Weapons Training Center (Up to 48% Off)

Tactical Weapons Training Center

Southfield

$125 $65

Certified instructors use hands-on training to teach techniques that prepare students to apply for a concealed-handgun permit

Dance Lessons for an Individual or a Couple at Arthur Murray Dance Studio (Up to 78% Off). Two Options Available.

Arthur Murray Dance Studio

Multiple Locations

$130 $29

Highly trained and certified dance instructors guide students through fancy footwork in private and group lessons

Skate Rental and Admission at The Great Skate (50% Off). Two Options Available.

The Great Skate

Roseville

$12 $6

Skaters lace up rental skates and cruise around a family-friendly rink that's been a community staple for more than two decades

$20 for 30 Classes from MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass ($350 Value)

MetaBody Yoga & Fitness Pass

Multiple Locations

$350 $20

Instructors encourage full-body results in a variety of fitness classes supplemented by a success guide and nutritional coaching

$44 for a Four-Week Boot-Camp Package at Michigan’s Adventure Boot Camp for Women ($179 Value)

Michigan's Adventure Boot Camp for Women

Multiple Locations

$179 $44

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Certified instructors lead women through fat-burning exercises including obstacle courses and cardio drills in a four-week program

Sister Hazel at St. Andrew's Hall on December 11 at 7 p.m. (Up to 66% Off)

Sister Hazel

Saint Andrew's Hall

$29 $10

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Florida alt rockers behind the '90s smash "All for You" treat fans to decades of upbeat melodies and sugary harmonies

Five Boot Camp Classes from Vow2bFit Fitness Studio (64% Off)

Vow2bfit

Oak Park

$50 $18

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10 or 15 Body Blast or Kickboxing Classes or 10 Youth Sports Training Classes at STS Active (Up to 64% Off)

STS Active

Highland

$140 $60

Fitness sessions built lean physiques with blend of high and low intensity workouts; sports training help kids with speed and agility

Halal Cooking Class for One or Two at East Essence Chef (Up to 50% Off)

East Essence Chef

Southfield

$60 $32

Chef focuses on teaching others to create practical, nutritious, halal dishes; food costs included

10 or 20 Yoga, Pliates, or Boot-Camp Classes at Fitness Rx (Up to 66% Off)

Fitness Rx

Multiple Locations

$100 $39

Classes engage students in challenging workouts that strengthen the body and rejuvenate the mind

One-Hour Face Painting Class at Face and Hair Painting Studio LLC (Half Off)

Face and Hair Painting Studio LLC

Southfield

$40 $20

Face-painting artists teach students how to create otherworldly visages of animals, superheroes, and supernatural beasts on the human face

One or Two Months of Boot-Camp Classes, or 5 or 10 Personal-Training Sessions at Mad Fitness (Up to 74% Off)

MADFitness

Oak Park

$129 $55

Intensive 60-minute boot camps held three times per week or personal training in a gym equipped with massage therapists and a juice bar

Two 30-Minute Private Music Lessons or Four 60-Minute Group Music Lessons at Axis Music Academy (Up to 86% Off)

Axis Music Academy

Multiple Locations

$80 $11

Private lessons and group jam sessions can teach students everything from guitar chords to drum beats to recording with Final Cut Pro

Video Analysis or Golf Simulator with Rounds of Golf for Two or Four at SwingTEK Golf Academy (50% Off)

SwingTEK Golf Academy

Troy

$90 $45

High-tech video analysis tracks golfers' swings and pinpoints weaknesses; simulator recreates famous 18-hole courses

Admission for Two or Four to Twilight Zone 4D on Saturday, October 25 (Up to 51% Off)

Twilight Zone 4D

The Garden Theater

$80 $40

Twilight Zone–inspired venue features fully interactive 4D displays that spook and surprise as DJs provide even more entertainment

Discovery Flight for One or Two at A&R Aviation (Up to 55% Off)

A&R Aviation

The Transit Center

$284 $139

Discovery flights let anyone experience the majesty of flight, starting with an on-ground lesson before taking off to view aerial landscapes

One Month of Unlimited On-Ramp CrossFit Classes for One or Two at Iron Warrior CrossFit (Up to 87% Off)

Iron Warrior Crossfit

The Smart Zone

$150 $25

One-hour CrossFit sessions include a mix of gymnastic and functional movements as well as weightlifting to achieve full-body workouts

$25 for Entry to Detroit Challenge: The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race on Sunday, September 28 ($55 Value)

The Ultimate Urban Scavenger Race

Hard Rock Cafe

$55 $25

Teams race to solve clues and strategize to win cash prizes and awards during urban race; music and drink specials at post-race party

One or Two Months of Voice or Instrument Lessons at Jerry Luck School Of Music (51% Off)

Jerry Luck School Of Music

Eastpointe

$80 $39

Experienced musicians teach students of all skill levels the fundamentals of singing or playing instruments like guitar and clarinet

5, 10, or 20 Zumba Fitness Classes at StayFit Studio Inc. (Up to 78% Off)

StayFit Studio Inc.

StayFit Studio

$50 $19

Zumba instructors weave Latin dance steps with upbeat tunes to create workouts that tone muscles and burn calories

Interactive Kids' Art Exhibit for Two or Four with Optional Art Kits at Arts & Scraps (50% Off)

Arts & Scraps

East English Village

$10 $5

Non-profit organization teaches kids how to create art from recycled materials with exhibits such as the Junk Xylophone

Month of Gymnastics Class for One or Two at Motor City Dance Ensemble (Up to 51% Off)

Motor City Dance Ensemble

Sterling Heights

$36 $18

Kids ages 4 to over 13 learn dance moves and graceful gymnastic techniques

10 or 20 Cardio Kickboxing Classes at Garage Muscle Athletic Group (Up to 88% Off)

Garage Muscle Athletic Group

Downtown Madison Heights

$275 $39

Students soak up kickboxing strikes and blocks while burning fat and toning muscle

Month of Unlimited Classes, 20 Classes, or 10 Run-Club Sessions at Al Irish's Shut Up and Box (Up to 77% Off)

Al Irish's Shut Up And Box

Royal Oak

$80 $39

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Trainers get clients in shape with a slew of high-intensity boxing and fitness classes; Iron Clad sessions help runners train races

Three- or Six-Week Boot Camp with Two Weekly Sessions at Body by Jenn & Body Beautiful Boot Camps (Up to 54% Off)

Body By Jenn & Body Beautiful Boot Camps

Multiple Locations

$120 $55

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Instructors lead goal-oriented programs that blend cardio kickboxing and core-strengthening Pilates with personalized nutrition plans

$17 for $30 Worth of Music Lessons — Music Achievers Conservatory

Music Achievers Conservatory

Sterling Heights

$30 $17

From the merchant: One 30-minute private piano or vocal lesson with a certified instructor at our Sterling Heights or Lake Orion location.

$25 for Four Weeks of Ice-Skating Lessons at Hazel Park Learn to Ice Skate ($50 Value)

Hazel Park Learn to Ice Skate

Hazel Park

$50 $25

Weekly classes instruct students in skills required to perform graceful figure-skating maneuvers or execute fast-paced hockey techniques

One or Two Months of Unlimited Classes at Martial Arts Unlimited (Up to 60% Off)

Martial Arts Unlimited

Madison Heights

$135 $55

Instructors aid students of levels in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Taw Kwon Do techniques to improve coordination, strength, and confidence

$29 for 30 Cardio Kickboxing, Boxing, and Fitness Classes for Kids at Bad Boy Boxing Gym ($450 Value)

Bad Boy Boxing Gym

Royal Oak

$450 $29

Group classes and a bumping sound system motivate both muscles and metabolisms for boys and girls

$39 for Four Group Classes at Village Pilates Studio ($100 Value)

Village Pilates Studio

Franklin

$100 $39

Build strong mind-body connections with cardio- and strength-bolstering exercises on Pilates equipment

Drive-In Movie Double Feature for Two or Family of Four at Ford Drive In (Up to 52% Off)

Ford Drive In

Dearborn

$18 $9

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‘50s-era drive-in screens double features of first-run movies across five screens, with outdoor car heaters

Four Hours of Private Dance Lessons or Five Salsa or Tango Classes for One or Two at Mistalocks (Up to 55% Off)

Mistalocks

Ferndale

$50 $25

Certified dance teacher helps beginners learn the art of salsa dancing or tango

$50 for $119 Worth of Martial Arts — TDS Family Martial Arts

Tds Family Martial Arts & Fitness Center

Madison Heights

$119 $50

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15 Private Music Lessons from Joyful Noise House of Drums (41% Off)

Joyful Noise House Of Drums

Detroit

$120 $71

Includes six drum lessons

$165 for $300 Groupon — Elite Warrior Fitness

Elite Warrior Fitness

Downtown Madison Heights

$300 $165

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One or Three-Month Membership or Five Women's Self-Defense Classes at Detroit Kung Fu Academy (Up to 70% Off)

Detroit Kung Fu Academy

Multiple Locations

$125 $45

Kung fu classes impart martial-arts movements that bolster body awareness; self-defense classes teach women to defend themselves

One or Three Synergy Therapy Sessions at Synergy Therapy Center (Up to 63% Off)

Synergy Therapy Center

Madison Heights

$90 $45

Therapists help clients attain physical and emotional well-being with holistic coaching and one-on-one therapy

Turn Up at the Temple featuring Rich Homie Quan and Migos at Masonic Temple on October 26 (Up to 29% Off)

Turn up at the Temple

Masonic Temple

$52.10 $37

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Three Atlanta-based rappers unleash the stylings that made "Versace," "Type of Way," and "Picacho" inescapable hits

10 or 20 One-Hour Personal Training Sessions at T3 Personal Training (Up to 72% Off)

T3 Personal Training

Roseville

$300 $90

Personal trainer incorporates diet and nutrition counseling into personalized bundles designed to tackle clients' goals

General or VIP Admission with Drink Tickets for Two at Royal Oak Oktoberfest on Saturday, October 11 (33% Off)

Royal Oak Oktoberfest

Royal Oak Farmers Market

$103.70 $69

Craft beers get the spotlight at this fall fest, which features 61 breweries offering over 100 beers, live bands, games, and food vendors

$99 for Eight-Week Race Training Boot Camp from Ben Pulver- Personal Training ($250 Value)

Ben Pulver - Personal Chef

On Location

$250 $99

Boot camp leads clients through eight 90-minute personal training sessions, recipes, training guides, cooking demos, and a group meal

One or Two Months of Martial Arts Classes at Phan's Academy Taekwon-Do (Up to 69% Off)

Phan's Academy Taekwon-Do

Fraser

$109 $49

Students learn discipline, respect, confidence & self-defense as they master the art of tae kwon do under 5th degree black belt Master Phan

$45 for $80 Toward One Private Lesson — Felice Tennis Academy

Felice Tennis Academy

Redeem from Home

$80 $45

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One Hour of Table Tennis for Four or Membership for One or Two at Drive Table Tennis Social Club (Up to 65% Off)

Drive Table Tennis Social Club

Downtown Detroit

$20 $10

Large social club for ping pong with a snack shop, bar, and sound system

Cavani String Quartet with Mwatabu Okantah at Max M. Fisher Music Center on Friday, September 26 (Up to 45% Off)

Cavani String Quartet with Mwatabu Okantah

The Max M. Fisher Music Center

$33 $18

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Lauded string quartet joins forces with poet Mwatabu Okantah for a performance that fuses spoken word with music

2, 4, 8, or 15 Personal-Training Sessions at Zumba4Women (Up to 71% Off)

Zumba4Women

Dearborn

$240 $69

Female trainers know how to tailor workouts to their female clients' fitness needs and goals

Corn Maze Admission for Two or Four at DeBuck's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch (Up to 55% Off)

DeBuck's Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

Van Buren

$22 $11

Guests wind their way through a 13-acre corn maze with Farm Scene Investigation mystery game; access to rides also included

Five or Ten Barre-Fitness Classes at Detroit Barre (Up to 65% Off)

Detroit Barre

Detroit

$90 $39

Fitness classes make use of the ballet barre to help students tone muscles and increase flexibility

$185 for a Birthday Party for Up to 20 with Food and Decor at Boys & Girls Club of Troy ($375 Value)

Boys & Girls Club of Troy

Troy

$375 $185

Kids take over the Boys & Girls Club to compete in tournaments and games before eating pizza or hot dogs and opening presents

$50 for $100 Groupon — Anshinkan Dojo, LLC

Anshinkan Dojo, Llc

Madison Heights

$100 $50

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Two or Four Skateboarding, In-Line Skating, or Scooter Lessons for One or Two at Modern Skate and Surf (50% Off)

Modern Skate and Surf

Royal Oak

$50 $25

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Choose from lessons in skateboarding, in-line skating, and scootering during walk-in Saturday and Sunday classes

Sunday-Night "Drag Queen Addictions" Show for Two with Drinks at Inuendo Nightclub (Up to $32 Value)

"Drag Queen Addiction"

Inuendo Nightclub

$32 $19

LaBelle and Aretha Franklin impersonator April Summers brings her big personality to the stage as she introduces a lineup of drag stars

1 or 3 Months of Unlimited Kids' Martial Arts Classes at Master Flack's Martial Arts Academy (65% Off)

Master Flack's Martial Arts Academy

Center Line

$85 $39

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10 Group or 2 Private Dance Lessons at City Style Tango (Up to 69% Off)

City Style Tango

Clawson

$120 $39

Teacher of the Argentine tango imparts his skills to students of all experience levels during group or private dance lessons

10 or 20 Martial Arts-Based Self-Defense Classes at Southfield Martial Arts Institute (Up to 73% Off)

Southfield Martial Arts Institute

Southfield

$160 $49

Instructors lead classes designed to help beginners learn to defend themselves using martial arts maneuvers

Jujutsu Classes at Martial Science Center (Up to 73% Off). Two Options Available.

Martial Science Center

Southfield

$129 $39

Experienced black belt trainer leads fun classes that teach effective methods of close combat for defeating armed and armored opponents

One Month of Bridal Boot Camp for Up to Four or Eight at LifeStyle Fitness Gold (Up to 54% Off)

LifeStyle Fitness Gold

Eastpointe

$500 $250

Boot camps that meet three times per week get brides in shape before their big day with progressive classes that burn calories

Five Prenatal or Spirit Baby Yoga Classes, or Five Traditional Yoga Classes at Karma Yoga (72% Off)

Karma Yoga

Bloomfield Hills

$90 $25

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Instructors focused on proper alignment and safety lead students of all levels through Kundalini, Iyengar, and prenatal yoga classes

$65 for 1 Month of Unlimited Boot Camp with Nutritional Consultation from Michigan Women Boot Camp ($274 Value)

Michigan Women's Boot Camp

Multiple Locations

$274 $65

Blend of running, core exercise, and resistance training six days a week; nutritional consult with food journal provides dietary support

Select Local Merchants

Detroit's most fabulous theatre company, The Ringwald, is located in the "Times Square of Ferndale." Resident theatre company, Who Wants Cake?, is thrilled to have a home to produce work that will blur the lines between race, income, race, income, religion, and sexuality.

22742 Woodward Avenue
Ferndale,
MI
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Housed in an open, peaceful space, Serendipity Yoga offers a variety of classes for yoga enthusiasts or for those hoping to increase flexibility without the negative back talk of a medieval stretcher. Vinyasa classes focus on the inhalation of oxygen with each movement, creating a coordinated dance between breathing and posing. Traditional ashtanga yoga enhances concentration and calm with a series of linked postures, whereas hot vinyasa yoga places students in a heated room to release toxins, increase flexibility, and keep ice-cream trucks in business all winter long. Because there are no prerequisites for any of Serendipity's classes, the expert instructors will tailor each movement to the individual student's level. Check out the schedule for class times.

207 E 9 Mile Rd
Ferndale,
MI
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Pole Addiction was the first Pole Dancing studio in Michigan. We have helped hundreds of women start their own businesses including the other Michigan studio's. We have helped thousands of women find their inner strength and beauty! We are always about self confidence and empowerment!

3023 Hilton Rd
Ferndale,
MI
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At an improv show, not even clairvoyant mystics or current fashion experts know what's coming next. Enjoy a predictably sporadic evening of collaborative comedy with today's deal. For $15, you get two tickets ($15 each) to your choice of a Friday- or Saturday-night show at Go! Comedy Improv Theater, a $30 total value. In 2010, Real Detroit Weekly dubbed this Ferndale-based theater Best Comedy Company, and Metro Times readers named it Best Comedy Club in 2009.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once stated that flowers are the earth laughing at a tastefully improvised flatulence joke, though Go! Comedy prefers higher-brow forms, converting bodily functions to complex metaphors for life and love. Stop by Saturday at 8 p.m. for the Date Night, where the audience chooses which two actors should become star-crossed romantics amidst the fabricated social dynamics of onstage dramedy. Live out a theatrical fantasy on Friday night at 8 p.m. when you shout out a suggestive title at the on-the-fly musical, Rock-O-Matic. Any suggestion will do; scream for a performance of Whittler on the Roof, Guys and Barbie Dolls, or Homeschool Musical (no "Freebird"). Stop in Friday or Saturday night at 10 p.m. for the All-Star Showdown, an interactive game show that takes audience suggestions as actors move through a series of improv games and challenges.

With four weekend showtimes to choose from, impromptu improv outings can easily nestle inside the Russian doll that is a busy schedule. Gather up a crowd of formerly taunted teens and laugh with them, not at them, or bring a date for a chance to shamelessly yell taboo words in public without the awkward accosting. All shows feature a full bar to loosen up the spasmodic laughter reflexes.

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Detroit loves Go Comedy! Improv Theater, which won Best Comedy Club in 2009 from Metro Times readers and Best Comedy Company in 2010 from Real Detroit Weekly. Yelpers give it 4.5 stars.

  • Laughs are one commodity this battered Rust Belt community is always in need of, and Go! Comedy is all too willing to tickle what's left of your weary funny bone. A formerly grimly utilitarian Secretary of State office in Ferndale has morphed into a jubilant home base for Detroit's scattered improv comedy tribes, with all the off-the-cuff humor one could ever dream of. – Metro Times
  • Those characters at GO! Comedy in Ferndale are really good, or maybe some of you just need to get out more. For the second year in a row, the funny fashionistas on 9 Mile have been selected by a discerning readership as the best troupe in town when it comes to Thalia’s temper tantrums. – Real Detroit Weekly
261 E 9 Mile Rd
Ferndale,
MI
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At Mistalocks, students learn dances with such upbeat names as boppin' and steppin', just two of the studio's unconventional lineup of partner dance styles. In group classes, master instructor Buford Collins starts at the beginning, showing students how to count out rhythms, feel the music, and follow steps with a partner. His specialty is Chicago Style Steppin', which has similar characteristics to West Coast Swing, but he also leads students through the steps of Detroit ballroom, Graystone, tango, and salsa. For him, these dance styles are more than just a way to move to music. He considers them a fundamental part of humanity's heritage, much like reality television.

624 Livernois St
Ferndale,
MI
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Nobody should have to suffer through a workout, say the fitness pros who helm Studio Thrive. So, to make exercise as enjoyable as possible, they design group classes that are fun, social, and suitable for all skill levels. Most instructors bring an extensive dance background to the classroom, filling classes such as Zumba and TRX. Personal-training sessions often center on functional-training tools such as TRX suspension straps and kettlebells, both of which foster flexibility and core strength. In addition to designing highly customized workouts, certified personal trainers perform body-composition analyses and fitness assessments to track their clients' progress.

When they're not leading classes or personal-training sessions, Studio Thrive's staffers host private Zumba parties in the spacious studio, lined with oversize mirrors, a polished wooden floor, and a cobalt-blue ceiling. Upon request, they can also bring Zumba sessions to offices, apartment buildings, or painfully quiet libraries.

2 Ajax Dr
Madison Heights,
MI
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