All Stories

June 30:  Ferndale Library Hosting Virtual Author Talk with Robert Feiseler

June 21st 2020

The book tells the story of the 1973 arson fire at the Up Stairs Lounge in New Orleans–the largest mass murder of queer people in American history prior to the 2016 Pulse nightclub shooting.

June 30 – DIA’s Motown Sound Free Online Presentation for Seniors

June 21st 2020

Percussionist and songwriter Drew Schultz will lead an educational presentation that features hits by familiar artists including Stevie Wonder; Diana Ross and The Supremes, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles; The Temptations; The Four Tops; Martha Reeves and The Vandellas; Junior Walker and The All Stars; and more.

June 29 – Virtual Training to Stop Drug Overdoses with Naloxone, Free Kits

June 21st 2020

The Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities (Alliance) offers virtual free Naloxone trainings throughout Oakland County.

June 27 – Peaceful Protest and Parade on 8 Mile

June 21st 2020

The route takes marchers to Ferndale High School then along 8 Mile Road (which will be blocked off) and ends at the church next to the recreation center. 

June 25 –  Online Panel Featuring Green Stormwater Infrastructure Projects

June 21st 2020

These projects include: The Sacred Heart Church parking renovation and The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History’s Sankofa Permeable Pavers Project.

June 25 – …”Manitou Mysteries” Virtual History of Michigan Shipwrecks

June 21st 2020

The Ferndale Library’s 2020 Summer Reading events are entirely virtual this year, kicking off with a ZOOM video presentation of “Manitou Mysteries”

June 24 – JVS Human Services Launches Book Club on Zoom for Seniors

June 21st 2020

Local seniors who like to read now have the opportunity to take part in a virtual Book Club on Zoom!

Ferndale School Board and City Council Make Anti-Racism Proclamations, and Plans

June 20th 2020

Based on the feedback, they took a typical proclamation and beefed it up with more context and a plan of action.

Madison Heights Arts Board Unveils 2nd Mural

June 19th 2020

We chose it because it features animals that visitors could actually come across while walking the trails at the park. Rabbits, squirrels, deer, and foxes are among the animals on display both on the mural and in the park.

“They Are Our Brothers and Sisters”: Holly Residents March for Racial Justice

June 19th 2020

“I’m proud of the turn out here. I think it demonstrates that there’s hope for continued diversity and peace in this community.”