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A Last Appeal: Onwards Towards Denver!

March 17th 2013

The National Conference for Media Reform is less than three weeks away! Thanks to advertising purchases by readers and local businesses I’ve raised almost enough money to be able to make it.

Agora Aerial Arts & Music Studio to Open April 8

March 17th 2013

Agora Arts, the newest addition to Ferndale’s creative community, will open its doors April 8 with a range of aerial and music classes for students of all ages and experience levels.

The studio will feature classes in aerial silks, trapeze and lyra, as well as Kuratomi Shindo stretching, tae kwon do, yoga, hooping and private & ensemble music instruction

Cowgirl Pubcrawl for Camp Casey March 23

March 17th 2013

Cowboy Camp Outs provide overnight mini-vacations at dude ranches in Michigan; Horsey House Calls bring a horse to the doorstep of kids too ill to attend an overnight retreat; Outlaw Outings provide family-oriented activities, like attending professional sports games, without the expense or hassle of planning.

Exposures Photography Exhibit at Lawrence Street Gallery

March 17th 2013

Lawrence Street Gallery presents their seventeenth annual photography exhibit, a juried show expected to draw submissions from approximately 100 area photographers.

Chamber Supporting the Schools: Breakfast & Scholarship Info

March 16th 2013

Another way the Chamber connects is through their annual Community Connection Breakfast at Ferndale High School. This event is a chance for local business owners to meet Ferndale Schools students and learn about their educational experiences. The event is particularly geared towards real estate professionals who may want to tout the benefits of Ferndale Schools

Transition Ferndale Talks about Detroit Future City March 20

March 16th 2013

At 7:00 pm Wednesday, March 20, Transition Ferndale will host a presentation of the “Detroit Future City” plan. We have all been hearing about Detroit’s financial crisis, population crisis, economic crisis and governance crisis. Possibly there is another crisis or two not yet named.

Sound of Music Opens this Weekend

March 16th 2013

“All the leads are fabulous vocally. The costumes are outstanding,” says producer Judy Donlin. “With two casts, people can come more than once and see a different perspective.” Nearly 100 students are taking part in the production (46 cast, 25 pit, 25 crew).

Winter Warm Up Raises Money for Charity

March 15th 2013

Ferndale Rotary teamed up with Capuchin Soup Kitchen this year for their annual Winter Warm Up Soup Contest, held at Shriner’s Silver Garden in Southfield. The grand event featured soups from several local businesses as well as gourmet desserts and a large silent auction.

FHS Mourns Loss of Standout Student

March 15th 2013

“A Ferndale High School student died on March 14 after collapsing at school following a training practice with the track team. Mario Campbell, age 16, was a junior.

‘Grief counselors were at the high school on Friday morning to support students and staff. The district’s counseling and social work staff were also asked to start their day at FHS.

Woodward Ave. Taco Bell Closed for Rebuild

March 14th 2013

The Taco Bell at 21900 Woodward is closed so that owners can tear the building down and put a new one up. The project is expected to take approximately three months, according to site plans that were approved by City Council in November.