Seasonal Features

Published December 14, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — The holidays aren’t an excuse to take a vacation from common-sense safety precautions, according to Sterling Heights police and fire officials.

Read More

Published December 14, 2018

WARREN — This Christmas, De La Salle Collegiate High School student Damian Anonick is sharing the stories of migrant families separated at the U.S./Mexico border through his artwork, and it has earned him national acclaim.

Read More

Published December 14, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Grinch may not be the real Santa — he’s far too lean and green to pass for the genuine article — but ever since his redemption at the end of Dr. Seuss’ classic tale, he’s been bringing Christmas cheer all the same.

Read More

Published December 13, 2018

CLINTON TOWNSHIP/HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Shop with a Hero was launched by the Harrison Township Fire Department seven years ago as a way of giving back to the community it serves, specifically those less fortunate.

Read More

Published December 12, 2018

METRO  DETROIT — During Christmastime, Birmingham resident Rita Dunker, 63, doesn’t have to look far to find what takes her back to her childhood growing up in post-war Germany in the small country town of Weseke. Dunker frequents the annual Birmingham Winter Markt, described as a European-themed wonderland in Shain Park in Birmingham.

Read More

Published December 12, 2018

METRO DETROIT — According to the Christmas classic, there’s no place like “Home for the Holidays.” 

Read More

Published December 12, 2018

ROCHESTER — The Rochester Community Carolers will help spread Christmas cheer by singing loud for all to hear during Caroling in the City this Sunday. Local singer and vocal coach Jennifer Kincer is organizing the new 149-member choir, comprising carolers of all ages from across the greater Rochester community.

Read More

Published December 12, 2018

ROCHESTER HILLS — With the flip of a switch, Harold and Bianka Hendren’s basement twinkles with all the magic and splendor of downtown Rochester’s Big, Bright Light Show, but on a much smaller scale.

Read More

Published December 11, 2018

TROY — This is the second year that Troy Union Elementary School students Makaela, 10; Alexander, 9; and Kylee Batistoni, 7, have shopped with a cop for Christmas presents at the Walmart store on Maple Road in Troy.

Read More

Published December 11, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Any day is a good day for a mitzvah. On Dec. 25, nearly 1,000 volunteers of all ages will roll up their sleeves and make the community a little bit better with some mitzvahs of their own — that means good deed, in Hebrew — during the 22nd annual Mitzvah Day.

Read More

Published December 11, 2018

EASTPOINTE — For those looking for some old-time Christmas cheer, the Simply Dickens carolers may be the answer.

Read More

Published December 11, 2018

DETROIT — The Detroit Winter Blast festival is returning with more weekends, free admission and a slightly new name.

Read More

Published December 10, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Christmas is near and everything’s a cheer. Why not keep the holiday spirit here with a holiday run? Shelby Township will host its annual Jingle Bell Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Dec. 16 at the Shelby Township Community Center.

Read More

Published December 7, 2018

WARREN — It was like visiting Santa’s workshop at the North Pole. Shelves were stocked with Barbies, Lego sets, model cars, Nerf footballs, L.O.L. Surprise dolls and more as excited children selected their favorite toys for Christmas.

 

Read More

Published December 7, 2018

WARREN — It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at Lincoln Elementary School. That’s because the fifth-grade special education students are spreading holiday cheer.

Read More

Published December 7, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Gabriel’s Christmas Trees, 28300 Harper Ave., has been a holiday tradition in St. Clair Shores for more than a quarter-century.

Read More

Published December 7, 2018

STERLING HEIGHTS — Activism and academics go together for Duncan Elementary School sixth-grader Soren Wierbicki. As her school’s student council president and a member of a student community group called DC Squared, 11-year-old Wierbicki said she likes to use her leadership skills to make a difference. And now she’ll have plenty of opportunities, thanks to the holiday season.

Read More

Published December 7, 2018

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Harrison Township Fire Department’s 14th annual Donuts with Santa and Giving Tree kick-off event on Dec. 1 was one of the most successful to date, but still more help is needed to ensure a happy Christmas for families in need.

Read More

Published December 6, 2018

MADISON HEIGHTS — This year, there are some holiday decorations notably absent from their usual posts in front of the Madison Heights Public Library, near the intersection of 13 Mile and John R roads.

Read More

Published December 5, 2018

METRO DETROIT — Whether you’re into dazzling displays in a rainbow of colors, officially licensed products featuring beloved characters, well-worn vintage nostalgia or holiday kitsch, there’s no shortage of options for adorning your home for the holiday season.

Read More

Upcoming Events

Clawson
Yoga for all ages
6:30 p.m.
Blair Memorial Library

MORE LISTINGS

ADD AN EVENT

FULL CALENDAR

Newsroom tweets

Tweets by C & G Newspapers journalists
Reporters' opinions are their own and retweets do not equal endorsements.