On Saturday, April 9, Panera Bread and United Way for Southeastern Michigan will host a free family fun day from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The event is open to all ages.


United Way will share information with parents about the free resources available through its Early Learning Communities – a program that helps ensure children start school prepared and ready to learn.


Children will have the opportunity to participate in educational crafts, cookie decorating and reading activities. Local authors will also be on-site reading their books to the kids.


Participating Panera locations:

Lathrup Village – 27651 Southfield Road

Sterling Heights – 16 Mile & Van Dyke

Southgate – 13665 Eureka Road

Troy – 15 Mile & Coolidge


To learn more about United Way for Southeastern Michigan, visit www.liveunitedsem.org.

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