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Evening With President Abraham Lincoln

When: Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. What: President Abraham Lincoln (Fred Priebe) and his wife Mary Todd Lincoln (Bonnie Priebe) presents Who Would Jack Vote For? The 1864 election campaign with its twists and turns would make even today’s politicians blush. There will be a Q & A with President and Mrs. Lincoln and raffle prizes. Where: Henry Ford Centennial Library Auditorium 16301 Michigan Avenue Dearborn, MI 48126 http://thedhm.com/lincoln/
—Guest Dearborn Historic Museum

Seaway Chorale's Spring Concert

The Seaway Chorale is a community choir with members aging from 18 to mid 80's, who will sing songs that all have to do with love and marriage, the bad and the good. Some selections will include "higher and higher", "Build me up Buttercup", "Selections from Showboat", "Porter in love", "And so it Goes", and many more! Come join us, at Flat Rock High School, for a night of family friendly fun!! Concert will be held on May 9 & 10, 2014 at Flat Rock High School. Tickets can be purchased ahead of time on www.showtix4u.com, from a chorale member, on our website (www.seawaychorale.org) or at the door. Adults $17 Seniors $13 Child (6-17) $6 under 5 free
—Guest Colleen Herman

Covenant House Youth Compete in Covenant

Talented youth from Covenant House Michigan, a shelter serving homeless and at-risk youth, and students from Covenant House Academy, alternative charter high schools for dropouts and at-risk students, are taking the stage at Hard Rock Café Detroit for Covenant Idol. Hosted by Mojo of Channel 955, features include celebrity judges (Hush, Thornetta Davis and Rick Sperling) and special guest performances. Admission is $5 donation. Portions of food and drink purchases will go to Covenant House. For more information on Covenant House Michigan, call (313) 463-2000 or visit www.covenanthousemi.org.
—Guest kmullpcpr

Michigan Fun Fest

With summer quickly approaching, prepare to soak up some stellar entertainment at the fifth-annual Michigan Fun Fest presented by St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in Livonia. The event will take place at Bryant Park (18000 Merriman Road, Livonia), May 30-June 2, 2013. The cultural celebration is free to the public and will include many types of entertainment for all ages. The four-day festival includes live music across several genres, face painting, tunes spun by 98.7 AMP Radio, thrilling carnival rides from Playworld Amusements, video game tent for the kids, an outdoor casino, and multicultural food booths. http://michiganfunfest.com/
—Guest Kplatto

Up in the Aether

Up in the Aether is a Steampunk Convention, a subgenre of scifi, where victorian england meets the industrial revolution. We have 150+ hours of programming planned with bands, DJ's, a rave, workshops on building metal roses, computer games, costuming workshops, and so much more. This is a family friendly event with each programming event running 90 minutes you can show up any time! - www.upintheaether.com 5/24-5/26
—Guest Up in the Aether

Colored Pencil Workshop

This will be an all day workshop on May 18, 2013 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. The price is $85 and will include lunch and all the materials you will need. This is a beginners workshop stressing the importance of colored pencil techniques. No experience is necessary. We will experiment with several different exercises and try different papers. These experiments will prepare you to finish a small drawing. This workshop will be held at Gail's Lighthouse Cards in Clawson, Michigan. To register please contact Gail at gail@gailslighthousecards.com

A Perfect Armenian Book Signing

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013 Hagopian World of Rugs 850 S. Old Woodward Avenue (north of East Lincoln street) Birmingham, MI, 48009 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm RSVP: Call 248.851.4645
—Guest A Perfect Armenian Book Signing

Lemonade Day Detroit

June 8 all day Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties Children pre-K to grade 12 Contact: Emily Paraskevin 586.219.4014 detroit.lemonadeday.org Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches children from preschool to 18 years old how to start, own and operate their own business – a lemonade stand. Presented by Huntington Bank, Lemonade Day Detroit is in its third year of teaching local children how to start, own and operate a business through the act of running a lemonade stand in Metro Detroit. Register online at detroit.lemonadeday.org, or register and pick up backpacks at our Lemonade Day Detroit Strategic Partners’ locations and at Art Van stores.
—Guest LemonadeDay

Lemonade Day Detroit Workshop

May 4, 1-4 p.m. Second Ebenezer Church 14601 Dequindre Road (I-75 at East McNichols) Detroit, Mich. 48212 Contact: Emily Paraskevin 586.219.4014 http://detroit.lemonadeday.org/events/ This free event is to help young entrepreneurs and their caring adults prepare for Lemonade Day Detroit, presented by Huntington Bank June 8. Lemonade Day is a free, fun, experiential learning program that teaches children from preschool to 18 years old how to start, own and operate their own business – a lemonade stand. It doesn’t matter if children participated last year, are first-timers, or have not registered. Stop by anytime between 1-4 p.m. to receive tips and learn what Lemonade Day Detroit is all about!

Tails & Trails Dog Walk

Come to the third annual Tails & Trails Dog Walk Fundraiser on May 4th, 2013! All proceeds go to the animals at Paws-N-Claws Rescue. Hosted by Groves High School. For more information and to register, visit http://grovesaiar.blogspot.com/p/dog-walk-registration-participant.html
—Guest Lucy M

Dance Meditation by Imagine Do

You know that dancer you saw once who blew your mind? Guess what, that dance is in you… only better – the dance inside of you is Yours. It’s time to find it and have fun! Dance Meditation is an evening of dancing, food, painting and live music! This is not your average dance party though. This event is a chance for you to go for it and do your own thing - no one is watching and the music is irresistible! Visit the website for more details http://imaginedotv.com/portfolio/dance-meditation-2/

The Dertoit Derby Girls Present:

The Dertoit Derby Girls Present: 2012 Season Grudge Match, May 19 The Masonic Temple Detroit, MI See one of the final games of the Detroit Derby Girls' 2012 Season! The Grudge Match pits the current third and fourth place teams against each other for what promises to be an exciting bout! Doors open at 6 p.m., bout starts at 7. Up to two children under 12 admitted free with each adult admission. Kid Friendly: Yes! Dog Friendly: No Non-Smoking: Yes! Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

The Detroit Derby Girls present:

The Detroit Derby Girls present: The Detroit Pistoffs v. The Grand Prix Madonnas The Masonic Temple Detroit, MI See the Detroit Derby Girls in action as The Detroit Pistoffs take on the Grand Prix Madonnas on Saturday, May 5 at the Detroit Masonic Temple. All tickets $15, up to two children under 12 admitted free with each adult admission. Doors open at 6 p.m., bout starts at 7. Kid Friendly: Yes! Dog Friendly: No Non-Smoking: Yes! Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

epiphany glass SPRING open studio

epiphany glass studio in Pontiac will host its annual Spring open studio on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday May 6 from 12pm to 6pm. The family friendly event will feature live glassblowing demonstrations by glass artist and owner April Wagner, as well as the introduction of pieces from the new StudioE line of affordable and functional gift items. Looking for a Mother's Day Gift - make a glass flower for Mom with the artist (cost $50). Also available will be handblown glass ornaments, colorful paperweights, contemporary decanters and more prices from $36 and up. The studio is located 1/4 mile east of the intersection of Telegraph/Old Telegraph and Orchard Lake Rd. The building is situated on the corner of Orchard Lake and Sylvan.

Dreams by Desgin Gala and Auction

Title: Dreams by Desgin Gala and Auction Charity event supporting veterans and people with disabilites. Friday, May 20, 6pm, Sheraton Ann Arbor. There will be some wonderful auction items, a University of Michigan Stadium Luxury Suite for the first game of the season (against Western Michigan University), a Kayaking Adventure down the River Raisin, and always fun MAP's themed baskets are yours for the bidding. Event website: http://tinyurl.com/MAP-LUAU Michigan Ability Partners (MAP) is a private non profit 501(c)3 agency that has created opportunities for persons with disabilities and veterans in Southeastern Michigan for 26 years. All services at MAP are aimed at assisting people with disabilities to maximize their ability to live a fulfilling live in the community.
—Guest ConniePopp

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