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Published May 10, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Even though an “unofficial” parade took to Harper Avenue in an effort to lift spirits in 2020, organizers are celebrating the return of the official St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade for 2021.

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Published May 10, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — City officials kicked off the month of May with a pledge to continue restoring the town’s tree canopy, and they announced a native plant sale for the end of the month.

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Published May 7, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Several Roseville High School students teamed up with Department of Public Works employees to commemorate Arbor Day and Earth Day by planting trees in the community April 30.

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Published May 7, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — While normalcy after COVID-19 might not be here quite yet, drive-in movies are returning to Freedom Hill County Park starting this May.

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Published May 6, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — After more than a year of uncertainty, fear and loss, the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce hopes to host an event this summer that will bring back smiles and fun, as well as a needed boost to local businesses and artists.

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Published May 5, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — Last fall, the Birmingham Museum made sure visitors didn’t miss the chance to celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage because of the COVID-19 pandemic. They moved the milestone exhibit outside for guests to safely explore.

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Published May 5, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Local festivals usually include entertainment, rides, a beer tent and more, but sometimes the best part of a local event is the food.

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Published May 4, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — Driving through Grosse Pointe City, motorists might notice well-kept older homes, yards and mature trees. Even with losses from devastating tree killers like the emerald ash borer and Dutch elm disease, the City has maintained an impressive canopy.

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Published May 4, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointe Farms officials honored victims of COVID-19 while also marking Arbor Day this year.

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Published April 30, 2021

ROYAL OAK — While officials made the call to cancel the public Arbor Day ceremony the morning of April 29 due to the weather forecast, a handful of residents still trekked out to witness the planting of a tulip tree on the grounds of the senior community center.

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Published April 30, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — A local group will be hosting an event to raise money for its hygiene pantry in Shelby Township.

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Published April 30, 2021

GROSSE POINTE WOODS — Next week, local residents will plant themselves on the front lawn of the Robert E. Novitke Municipal Center for the Grosse Pointe Woods Beautification Advisory Commission’s 46th annual flower sale.

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Published April 28, 2021

METRO DETROIT — As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, one trend that seems to be here to stay is gardening.

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Published April 28, 2021

EASTPOINTE — The Eastpointe tradition of Cruisin’ Gratiot will hit the road this year despite questions of whether the date would be moved or if the event would happen at all in 2021.

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Published April 27, 2021

ROCHESTER — After over a year of COVID-19, the importance of eating healthy and supporting local farmers by buying locally has never been more important.

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Published April 27, 2021

BIRMINGHAM — A lot of Birmingham’s spring traditions have been canceled for a second year amid the continuing COVID-19 pandemic.

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Published April 21, 2021

EASTPOINTE — Eastpointe will once again be offering residents the chance to turn one person’s trash into another person’s treasure with a community yard sale during a weekend in August.

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Published April 21, 2021

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Plans are underway to jump start the three-day Center Line Independence Festival and the Cruisin’ 53 car cruise along Van Dyke Avenue in Warren and Center Line in June.

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Published April 20, 2021

FERNDALE — A popular Ferndale event is set to return shortly after the start of the summer in late June.

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Published April 19, 2021

STERLING HEIGHTS — Sterling Heights is optimistic that some newly scheduled events can give people a break from being cooped up in their homes, should the threat of COVID-19 recede from the community.

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Upcoming Events

Detroit
Hellenic art exhibition
1-5 p.m.
Hellenic Museum of Michigan
St. Clair Shores
St. Clair Shores Farmers Market
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Blossom Heath Park
Franklin
Franklin Community Association Farmers Market
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Franklin Village Green
Statewide digital animal scavenger hunt
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
MiLibraryQuest
Coding tutorials
2 p.m.
Clinton-Macomb Public Library

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