The Friday 5 — May 13-15

Metro | Published May 11, 2022


1. Motor City Comic Con
May 13-15 • Suburban Collection Showplace, Novi
William Shatner, Alicia Silverstone, Freddie Prinze Jr., Christopher Eccleston and Brenton Thwaites are some of the guests scheduled to appear at Motor City Comic Con from 12 to 7 p.m. May 13, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 14 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 15 at Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave. in Novi. Ticket prices vary by age and day; weekend passes are also available. For more information, visit

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2. Berkley Days
May 12-15 • Berkley Community Center
Berkley Days, which began in 1926, will take place May 12-15 at the Berkley Community Center, 2400 Robina. Activities will include games and rides on the midway; dodgeball karaoke; dueling pianos and other live entertainment; pony rides and a petting farm; trivia night; puppy yoga; a dunk tank; and more. There will also be fair food, food trucks and a beer tent. Additionally, 5K and 10K runs will begin at 8 a.m. May 14 at Hurly Field, behind Anderson Middle School, 3205 Catalpa Drive. Register online or in person starting at 7 a.m. on race day. For a complete schedule of events and times, plus pricing, visit

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3. Friends of Foster Kids 5K run
May 14 • Sterling Heights High School
The Philip S. Killoran National Honor Society Chapter at Sterling Heights High School, 12901 15 Mile Road, will host a competitive 5K run May 14 to raise money for the nonprofit organization Friends of Foster Kids. Check-in will be at 8:30 a.m. and the open-road race will start at 10 a.m. Registration is $30 and includes a T-shirt, bib number, timing chip and a door prize drawing ticket. If walking is more your speed, a family fun run — in which participants go 1 mile at their own pace — will take place at 9:30 a.m. on the track. The entry fee is $20. For information about age groups and awards, visit For more information on Friends of Foster Kids, visit

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4. Vintage 'base ball' games
May 14 • Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm
The Rochester Grangers — a vintage “base ball” team which uses equipment, uniforms and rules circa the late 1800s — will kick off its season vs. the Detroit Base Ball Club at 1 p.m. May 14 at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm, 1005 Van Hoosen Road. Admission is free, but fans should bring their own drinks and snacks, and chairs or blankets. Future games will be at 1 p.m. June 4, June 11, July 16 and Sept. 17, as well as 6:30 p.m. June 21. For more information, visit the events page at or call (248) 656-4663.

5. Treasure Hunters Market
May 14 • Dodge Park, Sterling Heights
The city of Sterling Heights will hold its Treasure Hunters Market from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14 at the Dodge Park Farmers Market Pavilion, 40620 Utica Road. The event will feature bargains and more from 70-plus vendors, as well as concessions for sale. For more information, visit or call (586) 446-2700.

May 12-14 — Second-hand jewelry sale, Older Persons’ Commission, Rochester

May 13 — Ladies Night Out vendor show and donation event, F45 Training, Shelby Township

May 13-15 — Rosedale Community Players presents One Act FestPeace Lutheran Church, Southfield

May 14 — Civil War event, Troy Historic Village

May 14 — Matthew’s MIGHTY Mission golf fundraiser, Sycamore Hills Golf Club, Macomb Township

May 14 — Violinist Midori performance, Seligman Performing Arts Center, Beverly Hills

May 14 — Relay For Life fundraiser, Chippewa Valley High School's Ninth Grade Center, Clinton Township

May 15 — Hanami Spring Picnic, MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center, Novi

May 15 — Suicide Prevention Walk and Mental Health Fair, Grosse Pointe North High School, Grosse Pointe Woods

May 15 — Michigan Kidney WalkDetroit Zoo, Royal Oak

May 15 — Record/CD collectors show, Clawson Knights of Columbus

May 15 — Celebrate Birmingham Hometown Paradestarts near Booth Park and ends at Shain Park

May 15-22 — Bookstock, Laurel Park Place, Livonia

For more events, check out our Community Calendar. To submit an event, email or call (586) 498-1037. To advertise an event online or in our print publications, call (586) 924-9139.