25 things to do in Detroit for FREE this week


Instead of tending to life's responsibilities and doing that laundry you've been neglecting for a few weeks now, you should invest your time in visiting some of these cool things this week for free. That's right, for free. 


Thursday June 16:
Race Identity Series Part II: Narrative and Oppression
Arab American National Museum, 13624 Michigan Ave., Dearborn 
6:30 p.m. 

Assemble U - Licensing and Publishing
Assemble Sound, 2300 17th St, Detroit
6:30 p.m. 

Old school hip hop night with Doug, Ross, and Kevin
The Grasshopper Underground, 22757 Woodward Ave, Ferndale
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9 p.m. - 2 a.m. 

Street Side Cinema: Pulp Fiction
Public House, 241 W 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale
9 p.m. - 12 a.m. 

Friday June 17:
Tec-Troit Electronic Music Festival
Roosevelt Park, 2200 Michigan Ave, Detroit 
June 17 @ 3 p.m. - June 19 @ 12 a.m.

Art & Architecture walking tour
Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave, Detroit 
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. 

The Urban Man: Willie Tolbert
Jo's Gallery, 19376 Livernois Ave, Detroit
June 17 @ 2 p.m. - June 18 @ 6:30 a.m. 

The Lucas Rhodes Band
Cadieux Cafe, 4300 Cadieux Rd, Detroit
9 p.m. - 1 a.m. 

Saturday June 18:
Royal Oak Vintage & Artisan Market~The Salvation Army Women's Ministry Fundraiser
Royal Oak Vintage & Artisan Market, 3015 N Main St, Royal Oak
9 a.m. 

Pure Detroit Downtown Skyscraper Tour
Guardian Building, 500 Griswold St, Detroit
1 p.m. 

Industrial is not dead: FREE before 10 p.m. for 21+, $5 for 18+
Small's, 10339 Conant St, Hamtramck
9 p.m. 

Ron Zakrin
Inner State Gallery, 1410 Gratiot Ave, Detroit 
2 p.mp - 4 p.m. 

Sunday June 19:

Pack Walk with Canine to Five
Rivard Plaza, 1340 Atwater St, Detroit 
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Pure Detroit Fisher Building Tour
Fisher Building, 3011 W Grand Blvd, Detroit 
12 p.m. 

Parlor Games
The Whiskey Parlor, 608 Woodward Ave, Detroit
5 p.m. 

Monday June 20:
After Hours Party
Katoi, 2520 Michigan Ave, Detroit
8 p.m. - 1 a.m. 

Saucony Summer Solstice Group Run and BBQ
Hanson's Running Shop, 3407 Rochester Rd, Royal Oak
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

P1V Stage Reading of "Colored Museum"
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, 315 E Warren Ave, Detroit
7 p.m. 

Tuesday June 21:
Make Music Detroit
Detroit Institute of Arts and other various locations in Detroit
12 p.m. - 12 a.m. 

Go Skateboarding Day

Modern Skate & Surf Royal Oak, 1500 N Stephenson Hwy, Royal Oak
12 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

Swing Detroit at Como's: FREE
Como's, 22812 Woodward Ave, Ferndale
7 p.m.

Wednesday June 22:
Ratboys, Mover Shaker, Mountain Club, Lawnmower
The Rockery, 1175 Eureka Rd, Wyandotte
9 p.m. 

L.A. Express Comedy Challenge
Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle, 310 S Troy St, Royal Oak
8 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Taboo: A Night of Magic and Illusion
Mon Jin Lau Restaurant, 1515 E Maple Rd, Troy
6:30 p.m. - 2 a.m. 

Wow, that's a lot of stuff to do and to reward you for making it through that list, here's something FREE to do next week.  

Saturday June 25 
Star Wars: The Force Awakens Screening
Palace of Auburn Hills 
3 p.m.  

Wait, a Star Wars screening? In the Palace? For free? 
Fuck yeah, here's the link to reserve you seat.  

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