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Ongoing Events

August 5 to August 27 | 12:00am to 11:45pm | Robert C. Valade Park | Sports Activities

Propel Your JoWo at Valade Park

Throw on your comfiest activewear, pack some sunblock, and bring a friend. Propel is starting your day with fitness classes at Robert C. Valade park all month long. Who else is coming? Fellow movers from all over Detroit, including local fitness groups, your neighbors, and more. With good...

August 10 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Milliken State Park Wetlands

Tai Chi on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace Studio for Tai Chi on the Riverfront on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. in Milliken State Park. Classes take place every Wednesday from June 1 - August 24.  Classes are free and provided by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. Pre-registration is requried and opens the...

August 10 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm | Dequindre Cut | Concerts

Live Music Summer Series with D. Cipher

The Dequindre Cut will be filled with the sounds of some of Metro Detroit’s most talented entertainers this summer as the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy brings back its FREE Campbell Terrace Performance Series with weekly performances every Wednesday from June 29 to September 7. Detroit...

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August

August 10 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Milliken State Park Wetlands

Tai Chi on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace Studio for Tai Chi on the Riverfront on Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m. in Milliken State Park. Classes take place every Wednesday from June 1 - August 24.  Classes are free and provided by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy. Pre-registration is requried and opens the...

August 10 | 6:00pm to 9:00pm | Dequindre Cut | Concerts

Live Music Summer Series with D. Cipher

The Dequindre Cut will be filled with the sounds of some of Metro Detroit’s most talented entertainers this summer as the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy brings back its FREE Campbell Terrace Performance Series with weekly performances every Wednesday from June 29 to September 7. Detroit...

August 11 | 8:00am | Cullen Plaza

Detroit Riverwalkers

Detroit Riverwalkers is a walking program presented by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and sponsored by AARP. Older Adults, 50+, are invited to participate in this FREE program that encourages wellness through walking on the Detroit Riverwalk and fitness classes. The program begins...

August 11 | 10:00am to 12:30pm | Gabriel Richard Park | Family/Kids

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront (R3) is the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s unique, interactive early literacy program. With support from General Motors, R3 stretches six weeks throughout the summer and features readings by local celebrities, as well as business and community...

August 11 | 6:00pm to 10:00pm | Robert C. Valade Park | Sports Activities

Volleyball at Valade with Come Play Detroit

Come Play Detroit's Volleyball Leagues play on the sand court at Valade Park every Monday and Thursday from 6-10 PM. Advance registration is required to participate in the league's season.  Register through Come Play Detroit Please note the volleyball net at Valade will not be available...

August 11 | 6:00pm to 7:00pm | Milliken State Park Wetlands

Yoga on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace Studio for Yoga on the Riverfront. Classes are held Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday morning at 10 a.m. in Milliken State Park. Pre-registration is required for these free classes and opens the Monday before each class.  Register Here Participants are encouraged to...

August 11 | 6:30pm to 8:00pm | Robert C. Valade Park

We Run 313 5k/10k Thursday

Join We Run 313 for their weekly 5k/10k meet ups at Robert C. Valade Park! This is an intermediate run with two options of what distance you desire. It will be broken into 2 groups but finishing together as one. After the run, stay for food and drinks from Bob's Barge, Smokey G's BBQ, and...

August 12 | 10:00am to 11:00am | Milliken State Park Wetlands

Yoga on the Riverfront

Join Urban Solace Studio for Yoga on the Riverfront. Classes are held Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. and Friday morning at 10 a.m. in Milliken State Park. Pre-registration is required for these free classes and opens the Monday before each class.  Register Here Participants are encouraged to...

August 12 | 10:00am to 12:30pm | Gabriel Richard Park | Family/Kids

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront

Reading & Rhythm on the Riverfront (R3) is the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy’s unique, interactive early literacy program. With support from General Motors, R3 stretches six weeks throughout the summer and features readings by local celebrities, as well as business and community...

August 13 | 9:00am to 12:00pm | Robert C. Valade Park | Sports Activities

Black Health Movement Second Saturday Fit Fest

The mission of Black Health Movement is to deal with the poor state of health in black and brown communities by creating a culture shift toward Social Fitness and Proper Nutrition that will reverse racial health disparities in diabetes, hypertension and obesity. Join the movement on at...

August 14 | 9:00am to 10:30am | Cullen Plaza | Family/Kids

Family Friendly Intro to Birding with Detroit Audubon

Join the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy & Detroit Audubon for a family friendly intro to birding walk at Cullen Plaza and Milliken State Park. We will review the basics of how to use binoculars and some common bird species while enjoying a walk around the park as we search for birds....

August 15 | 6:00pm to 10:00pm | Robert C. Valade Park | Sports Activities

Volleyball at Valade with Come Play Detroit

Come Play Detroit's Volleyball Leagues play on the sand court at Valade Park every Monday and Thursday from 6-10 PM. Advance registration is required to participate in the league's season.  Register through Come Play Detroit Please note the volleyball net at Valade will not be available...

August 15 | 7:00pm to 8:00pm | Robert C. Valade Park

Mindful Mondays

Join us every other Monday at Valade Park for a series of evening classes that will explore how to be mindful with the world around you while being in tune with your body and breath. This program will take in the the sights and sounds of Robert C. Valade Park and is recommended for teens...

August 16 | 8:00am | Cullen Plaza

Detroit Riverwalkers

Detroit Riverwalkers is a walking program presented by the Detroit Riverfront Conservancy and sponsored by AARP. Older Adults, 50+, are invited to participate in this FREE program that encourages wellness through walking on the Detroit Riverwalk and fitness classes. The program begins...

August 17 | 9:00am to 5:00pm | Robert C. Valade Park

Work from the Park

Spend your work day on the Detroit Riverfront during Work from the Park! Stop by Robert C. Valade Park between 9am and 5pm on the third Wednesday of every month this summer for free WiFi, outdoor seating, and plenty of fresh air and great views. Featuring free coffee from 9-11am, lunch...

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