48 Hours: Best things to do in Metro Detroit
a.m. Treat the kids to an Easter Egg Hunt at the Booker Dozier Recreation Complex where there’ll be plenty of family fun, including prizes, selfies with the Easter Bunny, face painting, arts & crafts, games and more. Light refreshments will be provided. 2025 Middlebelt, Inkster. Register at facebook.com/inksterpolice or eventbrite.com and search “Inkster Easter Egg Hunt.”
a.m. Peak Building Material, a large building material auction source, will hold an auction at Suburban Collection Showplace in Hall C. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. The auction begins at 9 a.m. Complimentary admission. Parking $5. 46100 Grand River, Novi. Call Chuck at (800) 245-9690 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
a.m. Learn belly dancing with Tene at Source Booksellers. 10 a.m. Sat., free, but a “love offering” is encouraged; Then at 4 p.m. a Volunteering in the Volunteer State Commemoration: A presentation and discussion on the 50th anniversary of “I Am A Man” March and the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. will be held. Included is a art reveal, a make-and-take project and a Poor Peoples Campaign update. 4240 Cass, Ste. 105, Midtown Detroit. Call (313) 832-1155.
p.m. Stand-up comedian Derek Richards performs on stage at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle. 7 p.m. Sat. $18. Guests must be at least 18 years of age. 310 South Troy, Royal Oak. Call (248) 542-9900.
p.m. The Detroit Film Theatre will feature the film “Legend of the Mountain.” 7 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. $9.50, $7.50 DIA members, seniors and students with I.D. The Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 Woodward, Detroit. Call (313) 833-7887.
p.m. Chicago’s “The Second City” is on stage at Village Theater at Cherry Hill. 7:30 p.m. Sat.., $35, $32 seniors. 50400 Cherry Hill, Canton. Call (734) 394-5300.
p.m. Catch “Dancing on Tarab — An Evening of Belly Dance” at O’Mara’s Irish Pub. 8 p.m Sat. $10 cover added to dinner bill. Reservations recommended, not required. 2555 12 Mile, Berkley. Call (248) 399-6750.
a.m. The ongoing exhibit “Play Ball! Baseball at the DIA” runs through Sept. 16 at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Free for tri-county residents. 5200 Woodward, Detroit. Call (313) 833-7900.
p.m. See the world premiere of “Harmony Park,” written by Daniel Damiano and directed by Barbara Busby, at Detroit Repertory Theatre. 3 and 8:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sun. $17 advance, $20 at door. Free attended parking. 13103 Woodrow Wilson, Detroit. Call (313) 868-1347. detroitreptheatre.com.