Seasonal Features

Published November 10, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Thanksgiving has always been a big deal for Elyse Van Houzen, of Franklin, who has been hosting large turkey day celebrations for friends and family for over 25 years.

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Published November 10, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — With leaves falling and temperatures dropping, Mayor Kenson Siver is looking for volunteers to help rake leaves throughout the city.

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Published November 10, 2020

GROSSE POINTE CITY/FARMS — It won’t be like the parades of the past because of COVID-19, but the 45th annual Grosse Pointe Santa Claus Parade will still be putting smiles on the faces of local families as it ushers in the holiday season.

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Published November 6, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — The Holiday Tree Lighting is a cherished tradition in Madison Heights, and this year it will continue, but in a new format.

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Published October 27, 2020

ROYAL OAK — Next month, the Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo will return for its eighth year and longest run yet.

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Published October 26, 2020

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — AJ Vultaggio says that ever since he was a youngster, his parents say that all he talks about is Christmas and Halloween.

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Published October 26, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — The Shelby Township Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Department is hosting a jack-o’-lantern carving contest to see who can create the most interesting design and is inviting residents to enter their carvings.

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Published October 26, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — Shelby Township is in the process of holding a Halloween pet costume contest and is inviting the community to join in to decide which pet entered in the contest has the most interesting and adorable Halloween pet costume.

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Published October 26, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — The Shelby Township Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Department is hosting a Halloween house decoration contest to see whose home is decorated the best.

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Published October 26, 2020

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Do you think you can create the most interesting and greatest pumpkin in all of Shelby Township and Utica? Would you like to win a prize, too? Look no further.

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Published October 23, 2020

WARREN — Halloween is supposed to be a scary-fun time, but city officials are asking residents to be wary of real-life dangers.

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Published October 22, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS/HAZEL PARK — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, officials in Madison Heights and Hazel Park say that kids can still enjoy Halloween by taking simple precautions.

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Published October 22, 2020

MADISON HEIGHTS — Organizers with the Madison Heights Goodfellows say donations are desperately needed this year to help the group live up to its motto of “No child without a Christmas.”

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Published October 22, 2020

METRO DETROIT — Because police officers are often the first to see the impoverished situations some children live in, officers who worked with the late Collin Rose are trying to bring cheer, charity and kindness to less fortunate children this holiday season.

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Published October 22, 2020

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — As if 2020 wasn’t scary enough, a group of community homeowners are cranking up the fear factor.

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Published October 21, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — Those looking for some family Halloween fun will have the opportunity to grab some candy and meet some spooky characters with a pair of events put on by the Southfield Parks and Recreation Department.

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Published October 21, 2020

SOUTHFIELD — The temperatures are falling, the holiday season is nearing and the Southfield Goodfellows are still taking donations for their annual drive.

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Published October 20, 2020

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — As Halloween is a national holiday, local jurisdictions can neither legislate nor cancel Halloween.

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Published October 20, 2020

CLAWSON — Spooky season is here, and although COVID-19 public health risks have led to the cancellation of many in-person Halloween activities, the Clawson Police Department found a creative solution for families to get festive.

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Published October 20, 2020

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Celebrating Halloween will look a bit different for costumed kiddos this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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