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Memorial for Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Leach Unveiled

April 29th 2013

Family, friends and supporters of Army Staff Sgt. Matthew Leach gathered in Berkley on April 27 to honor his service by unveiling a memorial for him and a bench named for his son Jack. The memorials are at Berkley Legion at 2079 W. 12 Mile Road.

Women Walking Woodward For Peace May 12

April 28th 2013

Women Walking Woodward for Peace is a walk from Detroit to Ferndale in honor of pacifism. Even organizers said “This is not an Anti-War march, we have signs and banners with a pro-peace message. Acoustic instruments are welcome.

Metro Times Blowout Comes to FPL May 2-4

April 28th 2013

The Ferndale Public Library has joined forces with Metro Times for this year’s revamped Metro Times Blowout. The library, which hosts a monthly rock concert series, will serve as one of ten Ferndale venues featuring music by local artists May 2-4. The Friends of the Ferndale Library will be selling beverages, including beer, as a fund-raiser for the library’s programs, materials and special events. Attendees will need to purchase wristbands in order to enter the library for the event.

Transgender Day of Empowerment at Affirmations April 27

April 27th 2013

The event takes place on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale. The Gender Identity Network Alliance (GINA) organizes the event. Various panel discussions, speakers, and a room full of tables with resources for transgender people, gender variant people, parents, doctors, teachers, activists, allies and people who simply want to learn more will be available. There will even be cupcakes from Cupcake Station and other food from Buffalo Wild Wings and Como’s.

Youth in Government Day (video)

April 26th 2013

Four Ferndale students were among those who visited the County Complex on April 22 to learn about County Government through many activities including a demonstration from County Sheriff Mike Bouchard and words of advice from elected officials like Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. Youth in Government Day is a 33 year tradition.

Groundbreaking for West 9 Mile Project May 1st

April 26th 2013

How the West was One,” a major reconstruction project of West Nine Mile in Downtown Ferndale, will officially begin with a Community Round Up and Groundbreaking from 6-8 pm, Wednesday, May 1 at 918 W. Nine Mile Road. Attendees will “Dig In” to break ground at 6:15 pm, followed by…

Happy(ish) author to host book reading event May 4

April 25th 2013

Happy(ish) follows Jane Pearson who is single, thirty-five and reluctantly dressed as a squirrel. When she’s not covered in fake fur, Jane sleeps with the wrong men, avoids laundry, sets her vibrator on fire, and dodges her mother’s demanding phone calls.

FernCare Free Clinic 5th Annual Dinner May 2

April 25th 2013

FernCare is holding its 5th Annual Dinner, May 2, Thursday from 6 – 9:30 pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 26601 Ryan Road, Warren.

Ferndale Family Fundale April 27 and more

April 25th 2013

Family Fundale will take place 1:00 to 4:00 on Saturday afternoon, April 27, 2013. The event was created to introduce people to family-friendly business in Downtown Ferndale.

Rotary Annual Pasta Dinner April 25

April 25th 2013


April 25th


503 East Nine Mile

Ferndale, MI 48220

Serving from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m