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Detroit Street Names @ the Southfield Public Library
Wednesday, November 5 at 6:30 p.m
Detroit Street Names @ the Southfield Public Library   Joel Stone, senior curator for the Detroit Historical Society, will present “Detroit: Unique Street Names” at the Southfield Public Library.   Many towns have an Elm Street, Washington Boulevard or Second Avenue. Setting Detroit apart are the recognizable names of streets like Woodward, ...

Gary Grimshaw Art at the Detroit Historical Museum
Thursday, October 30, 6 - 9 p.m.
Join us for a night of psychedelic art and music as we showcase the iconic rock n' roll posters of the late Detroit artist, Gary Grimshaw (1946-2014). The night will also include a screening of the award-winning documentary, "Louder than Love: The Grande Ballroom Story."Detroit Historical Museum5401 Woodward ...

Tuesday, October 28
VegMichigan is sponsoring the showing of this groundbreaking feature-length environmental documentary at two separate locations on Tuesday, October 28. Discover truths that the world’s leading environmental organizations are too afraid to talk about.This shocking and humorous documentary follows an intrepid filmmaker as he uncovers the most destructive industry facing the ...

Strauss' Elektra at the Detroit Opera House
October 18-26
  Michigan Opera Theatre's 44th fall opera season, sponsored by Ford Motor Company, opens with the company premiere of Richard Strauss' horror-filled opera, Elektra, for four performances from Oct. 18-26. Opera superstar and Grammy-award winning soprano Christine Goerke will sing all four performances in the title role. This ...

Managing Diabetes
Diabetes is hard to handle alone. It is common to feel overwhelmed, sad, or angry, but your friends and family may not know how to support you. Involve your loved ones in your diabetes management. Have your family help you make lifestyle changes by planning group activities and meals and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 for more information.

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 ...

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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