News & Notes - 7/26/23 Eastsider

Roseville-Eastpointe Eastsider | Published July 28, 2023


DDA orchestrates summer concert series
EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe Downtown Development Authority will kick off its summer concert series July 27 with a performance by the ShamRock Jazz Orchestra.

The free outdoor concert will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. and will be held behind Eastpointe City Hall, located at 23200 Gratiot Ave. Concessions will be sold. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair.

The SJO is a group of East Detroit High School graduates who banded together to make music and support the music program at Eastpointe High School, formerly known as EDHS. The band members, from various graduating classes, took their name from the school’s mascot, the shamrock.

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Teen volunteers wanted
ROSEVILLE — High school students in need of service hours are invited to make cat and dog blankets and toys from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave.

The items will be donated to the Macomb County Animal Shelter. Participants will receive credit for volunteering.

This event is for teens ages 14 to 18. Registration is required. To register, visit or call (586) 445-5407.


Popular movie comes to library
EASTPOINTE — The movie “Where The Crawdads Sing” will be shown at 4 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Eastpointe Memorial Library, located at 15875 Oak Ave.

After viewing the movie, a discussion based on the book “Where the Crawdads Sing,” by author Delia Owens, will begin at 6 p.m. Register at the library or call (586) 445-5096.


Live Rite to hold ‘Yogathon’
ROSEVILLE — Live Rite Structured Recovery Corp will hold its sixth annual Yogathon Aug. 12. There will be five different 30-minute yoga sessions from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Yogathon raises funds and awareness for substance use disorder and mental illness.

Attendees can participate in as many sessions as they would like. Those who choose not to participate in the physical activity can still support Live Rite through a donation. Sponsorships are available too.

Live Rite is located at Recovery Resource Center, 27700 Gratiot Ave. To register or for more information, visit or call (586) 217-5899.


National Night Out Aug. 1
ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Neighborhood Watch Group-Michigan will holds its annual National Night Out Against Crime from 4 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 1 at Veterans Memorial Park, 16314 Chestnut St. in Roseville.

The family event will include hot dogs, face painting, bike and backpack raffles for kids, and police and fire vehicles. Tips on keeping your neighborhood safe will be shared, and child identification kits will be available.

The event is free and will be held rain or shine. For more information, visit The Roseville Neighborhood Watch Group Facebook page.