48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit
a.m. Have “Breakfast with the Bunny” and your little ones at Warren Woods Baptist Church, presented by Treehouse Ministries of WWBC. Highlights include crafts, face painting, pictures with the Easter bunny and Easter egg hunt with lots of prizes. 10 a.m. Sat. Free. 14251 E. 12 Mile, Warren. Call (586) 772-4171.
a.m. Experience a gentle form of yoga practiced while sitting in a chair or using a chair for support at Source Book Sellers. 10 a.m. Sat. Free, however, “a love offering” is encouraged for the volunteer instructor. 4240 Cass, Ste., 105, Midtown Detroit. Call (313) 832-1155 or visit sourcebooksellers.com.
p.m. Don’t miss the “Soul 70’s Super Jam” at the Fox Theatre, starring the Stylistics with special guests Stephanie Mills, the Manhattans, featuring Gerald Alston, Harold Melvin’s Blue Notes and Ray, Goodman and Brown. 7 p.m. Sat. $59.50-$89.50. 2211 Woodward, downtown Detroit. Call (800) 745-3000 or visit olympiaentertainment.com.
p.m. If you know a student who’s really into science and technology, then why not take him or her to the Meet Scientists Saturday at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History? David Head and Dr. Terrance Dillard will be the featured guests. Don’t miss the hands-on exhibit, “Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology.” 2 p.m. Sat. Free. 315 E. Warren, Detroit. Visit thewright.org.
p.m. “Welcome to the Space Show” (Japan/2010), which depicts alien life forms, will be the featured film presentation at the Detroit Film Theatre. This film is 136 minutes. 3 p.m. Sat. $9.50, $7.50 DIA members, seniors, and students with I.D. Located inside the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward, Detroit. Call (313) 833-4005 or visit dia.org.
p.m. Be sure to check out stand-up comedian Chris Porter performing on stage at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle. Doors open at 7 p.m. Saturday. $10. You must be at least 18 years of age to attend. 310 South Troy, Royal Oak. Call (248) 542-9900 or visit comedycastle.com.
a.m. The Community House will host Easter Sunday Brunch with complete breakfast and lunch stations. On the menu will be bananas foster French toast, bacon, sausage, potatoes O’Brien, seared Atlantic salmon, chicken piccata, muffins, fresh fruit and more. 380 S. Bates, Birmingham. Seating will take place between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Sun. $35 adults, $12 children younger than 12, free for children younger than 3. For reservations, call (248) 644-5832.
p.m. The Janice Charach Gallery, along with Pewabic Pottery, is hosting an exhibition of ceramic artists in a show titled “Abiogenesis: From Clay to Community.” Each of the 25 featured artists learned or perfected their craft at Pewabic Pottery. Noon-4 p.m. Sun. (The exhibit runs now through April 21.) Free. The gallery is inside the Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple, West Bloomfield. Call (248) 432-5579 or visit charachgallery.org.
p.m. Grammy nominated artist Tyrese performs live on stage at the Fox Theatre as part of the “Easter Fashion Affair” with R&B singer Monica. 7 p.m. Sun. $59.50-$125. 2211 Woodward, downtown Detroit. Call (800) 745-3000 or (313) 471-6611, or visit olympiaentertainment.com.