C & G Photos of the Week
Detroit Zoo penguins receive special Valentine’s Day stones painted by guests during Heart Fest Feb. 9. When a male finds his forever female, he searches for a suitable stone to place at her feet. If the female accepts this “pebble proposal,” the rock will be one of many used to build their nest.
Seaholm High's Tate Oliver competes in a swim meet with Birmingham Groves Feb. 9.
David Markiewicz and his daughter, Alexandra, 4, of Shelby Township, take a selfie during the annual Shelby Township daddy-daughter dance at Cherry Creek Banquet Center Feb. 9.
Members of Michigan Senior Olympics first-place hockey team Bruno’s Dive Shop get their medals after they won the championship at the hockey tournament at the Troy Sports Center Feb. 10.
Tim Robins and his daughter, Erica, 5, of St. Clair Shores, take part in the city's annual daddy-daughter dance at Blossom Heath Feb. 12.
A polar bear swims with a heart-shaped frozen treat during Heart Fest at the Detroit Zoo Feb. 9.
Marika Blumerick, 75, of Shelby Township, competes in the Michigan Senior Olympics' Powerlifting event at CrossFit Deviate Feb. 13.
Graffiti Pete, portrayed by Macomb Dakota's Sam Danko, opens the musical "In the Heights" Feb. 9 by spray painting on the wall of the corner bodega.
Madison Heights Madison's Jalen Welch goes to the hoop against Center Line during a MAC Bronze contest Feb. 7.
Ferndale High and Madison Heights Lamphere — as well as Hazel Park High and Warren Fitzgerald — battle in a district wrestling tournament Feb. 8.
Eighth-grader Samantha Tremonti launches her bottle rocket during the 4th annual Great Lakes Invitational Science Olympiad Tournament, held at L’Anse Creuse High School-North in Macomb Township Feb. 11.
Don Witkowski, of Harrison Township, stands with his 1934 Ford, which he has owned since 1968. He plans to show it at the 65th annual Meguiar’s Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center Feb. 24-26.
Michigan Blood's Dave Dragich takes a shot as Red Wings alum Larry Murphy, 55, defends during a charity game at Liggett's McCann Arena Feb. 10.
Joanie Toole, chief of the Oakland County Animal Control and Pet Adoption Center, teaches daisies how to properly approach a dog by offering their hands to smell. Kyle LeMarbe holds Ruby, a 1-year-old Labrador.
A future hoopster emerges as the Center Line High girls basketball team huddles during a game at Chippewa Valley in Clinton Township Feb. 10.
Passersby can be seen through an ice sculpture of a fire truck at the Utica Ice Festival Feb. 11.
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