COMMUNITY EVENTS

 

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CONFRONTING THE ATOMIC BOMB
Wednesday, August 6 - Royal Oak Library @ 222 E. Eleven Mile
3:00 pm - Rebecca Phoenix, Ferndale High School student reporting on her delivery                           of 1,000 origami paper cranes to the Hiroshima Peace park"How Peace Activists Saved the World from Nuclear War"-Lawrence Wittner, prominent Peace Action Board ...
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Meadow Brook Theatre 6th Annual Feet for Seats 5k Fun Run/Walk
Sunday, August 17
 Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) is excited to announce its 6th annual "Feet for Seats," a 5K fun run/walk on the campus of Oakland University. The event will take place on Sunday, August 17, 2014. Check-in begins at 8:00 am at MBT with the 5K run/walk to start at 9:00 am. “Feet for ...
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Harper Charity Cruise
Wednesday August 27, 5 to 9 PM
  History of the Cruise:  Now in its 20th year, The Harper Charity Cruise has always been a Kiwanis event.  This event is modeled after other commercial cruises, but with an eye toward charity and giving back to the community.  In 2005, Shorewood Kiwanis was approached to "take over"  ...
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Jaguar Affiliates Group of Michigan's Concours d'Eleganc
Saturday, August 16
Come to the place where the cars 'growl.'  Visit and/or be a part of the Jaguar Affiliates Group of Michigan's 47th annual, JCNA sanctioned, Concours d'Elegance during the Woodward Dream Cruise.  It is the definitive Jaguar event in southeast Michigan with dozens of Jags to see, from the classics right ...
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Hospice of Michigan Loss of Spouse Grief Support Programs
Aug. 7, from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m
Hospice of Michigan will host Loss of Spouse grief support programs in Southeast Michigan in August  at the Plymouth Cultural Center, 525 Farmer, and again on Aug. 20, from 1-2:30 p.m. at HOM’s Southfield office, 26957 Northwestern Hwy. Suite 140. Sessions will feature a presentation from Ron Gries, ...
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2014 Downriver Walk to Cure Arthritis
Saturday, August 23
Help find a cure for arthritis by participating in the 2014 Downriver Walk to Cure Arthritis on Saturday, August 23, 10 AM, at the Rivergate Health Care Center & Rivergate Terrace in Riverview, MI. Presented by Rivergate Health Care Center & Rivergate Terrace, Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis ...
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Michigan Transit Museum Diesel Train Rides
How about treating your whole family to a train ride this weekend! Michigan Transit Museum offers rides on their vintage passenger cars pulled behind a real diesel locomotive. Rides depart Joy Park in Clinton Township for a 40 minute ride every Sunday at 1, 2, 3 and 4 P-M. 7 ...
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MICHIGAN LUPUS FOUNDATION GOES WILD FOR A CURE
Sunday, August 10
The Michigan Lupus Foundation will host its inaugural Go Wild for a Cure! - Detroit Zoo Walk to Cure Lupus on Sunday, August 10. This event is aimed toward raising lupus awareness while funding research for this devastating disease. The Walk will take place on a detailed route through the ...
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Reach Your ABC Goals
If you have diabetes, you are at risk for kidney disease and other health complications. But you can fight back. Ask your health care provider what your A1c, blood pressure, and cholesterol numbers are and ask what they should be. Then, talk about steps to reach your ABC goals. Control ...
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Shakespeare Royal Oak
July 28 - August 10
Water Works Theatre Company has announced the schedule and casts for its 14th annual outdoor summer theatre festival, Shakespeare Royal Oak - formerly known as Shakespeare In The Park. The festival begins July 28 in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park and continues through Sunday, August 10. Tickets ($10-$20) are on ...
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End Homelessness Now 5k/10k
August 3
South Oakland Shelter invites you to participate in the End Homelessness Now 5k/10k, St. David’s run/walk to benefit SOS! This event is a race to support our mission to end homelessness by mobilizing interfaith and community resources. Together, we will raise awareness of the plight of displaced people in our ...
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Don't Serve Teens
The minimum drinking age has prevented an estimated 22,000 alcohol-related driving deaths — about 900 lives a year. Don’t serve alcohol to teens. It’s unsafe. It’s illegal. It’s irresponsible. This message is from the Federal Trade Commission, and 94.7 WCSX. Visit DontServeTeens.gov for more information.
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JVS Women to Work Program
If you need to find employment because you have lost your source of income due to divorce, separation, widowhood, or other circumstances, JVS can help. During this difficult time, the JVS Women to Work Program will offer emotional support and help you back on your feet. You’ll receive job search ...
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Fight Global Warming
The earth has a natural balance of life, but global warming is disrupting that balance. You and your family can help fight global warming with small steps like replacing three frequently used light bulbs with compact fluorescent bulbs. It is like taking 3.5 million cars off the road if we ...
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