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Berkley Art Bash to showcase record number of artists

Berkley Art Bash to showcase record number of artistsBERKLEY — The Berkley Art Bash isn’t just about the more than 100 artists who set up shop hoping to lure in some potential new customers.Event organizer April McCrumb, who owns two businesses in Berkley, said ...Read More

Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills.

Kickin’ back at summer camp

Kickin’ back at summer campBIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD HILLS — If summer camp is on your kid’s out-of-school agenda, local cities are overflowing with options.For children interested in dabbling in the arts, the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center ...Read More

  • Kids get crafty at first ParkArt event - 06/25/14
  • Curtain rises on free summer movies at Booth Park - 06/18/14
  • Bloomfield Hills.

    Local actors, playwrights take to the stage in annual festival

    BLOOMFIELD HILLS — There’s no doubt that metro Detroit is brimming with talent. And perhaps there’s no better proof of that than during the Village Players’ annual One-Act Play Festival.The fifth ...Read More

    Clinton Township.

    Michigan Transit Museum launches another summer on the rails

    Michigan Transit Museum launches another summer on the rails CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Volunteers with the nonprofit Michigan Transit Museum have officially kicked off their 41st summer, and local passengers are all on board.Located inside Joy Park on Joy Boulevard in Clinton ...Read More

    Detroit, Grosse Pointe Farms.

    DSO to sound the trumpet

    DETROIT/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Telemann’s Trumpet Concerto is a significant work for Detroit Symphony Orchestra Principal Trumpet Hunter Eberly — his wife, Kim, walked down the aisle to its first movement during their wedding in June 2011 as one of Eberly’s former teachers played it. ...Read More


    Recreation authority putting together Sizzlin’ Summer event

    EASTPOINTE — Grilling enthusiasts and those who love getting outside in the summer take note: The Recreation Authority of Roseville & Eastpointe is hoping to start a new tradition with its “Sizzlin’ ...Read More


    Founders Festival does it big at 50

    Founders Festival does it big at 50FARMINGTON — The full-circle moment came for Laura Myers during the city’s 50th annual Founders Festival, July 18-20, as she marched in the parade as a Warnerettes Parasol Drill Team member.Dressed to the ...Read More

  • Founders Festival turns big 5-0 - 07/09/14
  • Concerts to feature diverse music - 06/25/14
  • Celebrate in the sun during summer solstice - 06/18/14
  • Farmington Hills.

    Kids Fishing Day to inspire a love of the outdoors

    FARMINGTON HILLS — Boys and girls, get your worms out and your inner fisherman ready; the sixth annual Optimist Kids Fishing Day is almost here.The Kids Fishing Day event, sponsored by the Farmington/Farmington Hills ...Read More


    Fraser carnival returns July 17-20

    FRASER — It’s that time of year again for the Fraser Carnival, which is sponsored by the Fraser Lions Club and takes place annually at Steffens Park. This year’s carnival is taking place from Thursday, July ...Read More

  • Fraser Activity Center gearing up for summer fun - 06/04/14
  • Grosse Pointe Farms.

    Summer concerts, movies light up the lakefront

    Summer concerts, movies light up the lakefrontGROSSE POINTE FARMS — Rock bands and beach chairs and movies, oh my!The Grosse Pointe War Memorial is adding a new spin to its summer entertainment series this year: Monday Movie Night, a series of outdoor ...Read More

    Grosse Pointe Shores.

    New feature at Osius Park expected to make a splash

    New feature at Osius Park expected to make a splashGROSSE POINTE SHORES — Osius Park is about to get a lot splashier.A splash pad located near the pool’s diving area in what had been an unused grassy spot will be dedicated during a public ceremony at 6:30 p.m. ...Read More

    Grosse Pointes.

    Visiting German choral students to perform free community concert Friday

    GROSSE POINTES — Although they’ll be far from their families, dozens of local residents will be making German choir students feel at home when they visit the Pointes this week.As part of the Blue Lake ...Read More

    Harper Woods.

    Harper Woods Public Library offers summer programs, activities

    HARPER WOODS — The lazy days of summer can be filled with exciting stories, and fun and educational programs, by simply spending some time enjoying summer at the library.The Harper Woods Library is offering programs ...Read More

    Harrison Township.

    Water concert making a comeback

    Water concert making a comebackHARRISON TOWNSHIP — You can only get to this concert by boat.That’s the mantra for Aquapalooza, the water concert that attracts both local and national musical acts to Lake St. Clair.Organizers and supporters ...Read More

  • Event set to make another splash in Macomb County - 06/04/14
  • Hazel Park, Madison Heights.

    Libraries offer deals on zoo, parks, cultural institutions

    The following venues are arts and cultural organizations that were participating in the Michigan Activity Pass at press time: • Anton Art Center, Mount Clemens • Arab ...Read More

  • Jazz concert kicks off summer lineup at HP library - 06/25/14
  • Macomb Township.

    Waldenburg Park reopens to the public

    Waldenburg Park reopens to the publicMACOMB TOWNSHIP — It took a little longer than expected, but the new and improved Waldenburg Park is welcoming visitors inside its gates once again.The 17-acre park — located along the north side of 21 Mile ...Read More

  • A dozen charities to benefit from local 5k race - 06/11/14
  • Madison Heights.

    Madison Heights library unveils lineup of summer reading events

    Madison Heights Public Library Events • Horse Power — 1 p.m. Friday, June 20: A tiny horse will be present on the library lawn for photo opportunities with the kids. Parents bring ...Read More

    Mount Clemens.

    ‘Uptown’ concert series returns to Mount Clemens

    ‘Uptown’ concert series returns to Mount ClemensMOUNT CLEMENS — Pat Lamere heeded the Mount Clemens Downtown Development Authority’s recommendation to bring a lawn chair to the first Uptown Friday Night Concert of the season on July 11.But the high-energy ...Read More

    Oakland Township.

    Concert series brings music to the meadows

    OAKLAND TOWNSHIP —  Bluegrass, jazz, classical woodwinds  and barn quilts will enhance township parks this summer during the Music in the Meadows concert series.  “It is our best season ...Read More


    Free outdoor film series kicks off July 12

    Free outdoor film series kicks off July 12ROCHESTER — Now in it’s 13th year, Movies in the Moonlight, downtown Rochester’s ever-popular outdoor film series, has become a summer tradition for families.The event typically draws anywhere from ...Read More

  • Rochester Explorers Club invites kids on an adventure - 07/02/14
  • Roseville.

    Roseville sees big turnout for summer school programs

    ROSEVILLE — About 800 kids are signed up for several summertime educational programs that the Roseville Community School District is offering, with signups still coming in for an additional program.Assistant ...Read More

    Royal Oak.

    Arts, Beats & Eats 2014 to highlight downtown as ‘Hair City’

    Arts, Beats & Eats 2014 to highlight downtown as ‘Hair City’To better involve businesses that otherwise have not benefited from the downtown hosting Arts, Beats & Eats, organizers of the Labor Day weekend festival announced June 11 that a new event would feature several of the city’s hair salons. ...Read More


    Southfield summer library programs heat up

    SOUTHFIELD — The road outside the Southfield Public Library might be bumpy and under construction soon, but that doesn’t mean the library is closed.In fact, the 2014 Summer Library Reading Program has just begun ...Read More

    St. Clair Shores.

    Venetian Festival set for July 18-20

    ST. CLAIR SHORES — It’s coming back, bigger and better than before.The St. Clair Shores Venetian Festival on the Nautical Mile will kick off July 18 with a beer and wine pub crawl and an open barbecue with tiki ...Read More

  • Concerts, fireworks to set off summer with a bang! - 06/10/14
  • Sterling Heights.

    Clinton River, parks offer aquatic activities

    Clinton River, parks offer aquatic activities The Clinton River and local parks offer refreshing recreation for residents trying to beat the summer heat, city officials say.Sterling Heights Parks and Recreation Department Manager Kyle Langlois said Sterling ...Read More

  • SterlingFAST 5k Run Walk returns to Dodge Park - 07/09/14
  • Sterling festival to roll out Polish fun - 06/20/14
  • Teen Fest to make Dodge Park a youth hangout spot - 06/17/14
  • Troy.

    Have a brush with color and carving at the historic village

     Have a brush with color and carving at the historic village Want to try your hand at watercolor painting, carve wood, or swing an anvil in a blacksmith shop in a relaxed, natural setting?The Troy Historic Village will offer classes for children and adults in the arts of watercolor, ...Read More

  • Open-air summer concerts return to Troy - 07/09/14
  • Celebrate gardens on the 40th annual walk - 07/02/14
  • Summer library programs for grownups run the gamut - 06/18/14
  • Opa! Fest serves up fun, food and fellowship - 06/10/14
  • Making a splash for less - 06/04/14
  • West Bloomfield.

    Spend a night under the stars

    WEST BLOOMFIELD — Outdoor summer activities don’t have to take place during the day.West Bloomfield Parks and Recreation Commission naturalist Lauren Azoury said nighttime activities can add an element of ...Read More

  • Parks and Rec hosts outdoor pool events - 07/15/14
  • Local artist prepares for annual Orchard Lake Fine Art Show - 07/11/14
  • Golden Jubilee makes a splash - 07/08/14
  • Marshbank Park sizzles with concert series - 06/10/14