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Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak

May 9th 2014

Macaroni Kid Free Newsletter for Families Comes to Royal Oak (Press Release, May 9, 2014) After her first child was born, local mom Karen Evans felt the way most new moms do: she wanted to do the best things for her new little boy. She started looking for local events and soon realized that, although […]

Affirmations Hosts LGBT Health and Wellness Fair May 17

May 9th 2014

Affirmations Hosts LGBT Health and Wellness Fair May 17 (press release, May 9, 2014) Saturday, May 17th 1-5 PM Affirmations Community Center Featuring Project Healthy Living This one-day event offers educational workshops and free and low-cost services, including screenings for height, weight, vision, dental, blood pressure, glucose, cholesterol and more: ~Free and low cost health […]

Elderly Mobility Conference Comes to Detroit May 11-14

May 9th 2014

Elderly Mobility Conference Comes to Detroit May 11-14 (MDOT Press Release, May 9, 2014) Senior mobility, safety and transportation professionals from three countries and 26 states will gather in downtown Detroit this month for the North American Conference on Elderly Mobility. The conference is focused on preserving mobility options for an aging population and is […]

Forum on Teen Drug Addiction in Troy May 14

May 9th 2014

Forum on Teen Drug Addiction in Troy May 14 (press release, May 9, 2014) Troy & Clawson Community Coalitions with 52/4 District Court Judge Kirsten Hartig, will host a forum on Wednesday, May 14 at 7 pm in the Troy Council Chambers (500 W. Big Beaver). The Forum will explain how prescription drugs may lead […]

Bloomfield Boosters Golf Outing May 18

May 9th 2014

Bloomfield Boosters  Golf Outing May 18 (Press Release, May 9, 2014) The Golf Outing is on Sunday, May 18, 2014 at the Shenandoah Country Club. The event includes 18 holes of golf with cart, course beverages, afterglow, awards & prizes. Registration begins at noon with a 1 pm shotgun start. Afterglow and awards begin at […]

Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10

May 8th 2014

Over 60 Homes in Pleasant Ridge City-Wide Garage Sale May 10 (Press Release, May 8, 2014)   The City of Pleasant Ridge will sponsor a City-Wide Garage Sale on Saturday, May 10. 60+ houses will be participating in the daylong event. Individual houses will be selling their goods & treasures starting at 9:00 a.m. Maps […]

Habitat for Humanity Annual Plant Sale Benefits Women Build Program May 9

May 7th 2014

Habitat for Humanity Annual Plant Sale Benefits Women Build Program May 9 (Press Release, May 7, 2014)   Fourth Annual Flower and Plant Sale When: Fri, May 9, 3pm – 8pm Where: 150 Osmun Street, Pontiac, MI, United States (map) Description: Join us for our Annual Mother’s Day Weekend Flower and Plant Sale! Choose from […]

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #4 – Week Six=Freedom! (video)

May 6th 2014

The Life of Ferndale Chickens #4 – Week Six=Freedom! (video) (Jillian Bogater, orig. Chicken Scratch Fever,  May 6, 2014) BACKGROUND: Jillian Bogater and Matt Greenberg are cooped up in Ferndale, which in 2012 legalized backyard chickens. This is their first time urban farming with hens. Jillian, a professional journalist, and Matt, a brownfield redevelopment consultant, […]

Local Author Spotlight: Josh Malerman

May 6th 2014

Local Author Spotlight: Josh Malerman (Jeff Milo, Orig. Posted on April 30, 2014, fplobserver, May 6, 2014) Ferndale-based author Josh Malerman’s debut novel Bird Box comes out May 13th on Harper Collins’ Ecco Imprint. (Yes, the Ferndale Library will be adding it to our collection). The singer/songwriter of Detroit’s rousing rock outfit The High Strung has always had […]

Bloomfield Hills BowlOn for BuildOn Raises $1,5000 for Haiti Trip

May 6th 2014

Bloomfield Hills BowlOn for BuildOn Raises $1,5000 for Haiti Trip (Bloomfield Hills Schools Press Release, May 6, 2014) After an entire year of hard work and dedication, the BuildOn club successfully coordinated the first annual BowlOn for BuildOn fundraiser. BHHS buildOn was able to raise a grand total of $1,554! According to club presidents Courtney […]