Pontiac Community Calendar
(Mike McGuinness, Dec. 8, 2016)
– Goldner Walsh Garden & Home Wreaths Workshop (Saturday, December 10th) – If you’re looking to create a stylish item for the holiday season, come pay them a visit on Orchard Lake Road. For information, contact them at (248) 332-6430.
– Pontiac Creative Arts Center Panda Express Fundraiser, with Proceeds from Panda Express on Rochester Road Purchases going to benefit the Center (Saturday, December 10th) – Starting at 11:00 a.m. Call or text Ronnie Karpinski at (248) 558-0930 to learn more.
– Bloomfield-Woodward Estates Neighborhood Association (District One) Holiday Gathering (Saturday, December 10th) – 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Kappa House, 200 Earlmoor, Pontiac.
– Pontiac Arts Commission Meeting (Monday, December 12th) – 5:30 p.m. Shrine Room, Pontiac City Hall.
– Taco Tuesday at Exferimentation Brewing Company (Tuesday, December 13th) – One of the newest spots in downtown Pontiac is at 7 N. Saginaw Street. They are open from 4:00 to 10:00 p.m. On Tuesdays, they have a popular taco menu. Head down there and check it out! For questions, their number is (248) 706-6935.
– GM Modern Housing Neighborhood Association Meeting (Tuesday, December 13th) – 5:00 p.m. Center for Success, 245 E. Rundell, Pontiac.
– Pontiac Democratic Club Meeting (Tuesday, December 13th) – 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. Nick’s Corner, Auburn Avenue and Paddock Road, Pontiac.
– Pontiac Historic District Commission Meeting (Tuesday, December 13th) – 6:00 p.m. Lion’s Den, Pontiac City Hall.
– District Seven Holiday Party (Tuesday, December 13th) – 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Council Conference Room, Second Floor, Pontiac City Hall.
– Former State Representative Hubert Price, a Pontiac legend, has passed away. Representative Price’s Funeral Services will be next Thursday, December 15, 2016. His viewing will be at 10:30 a.m. and his services will be at 11:00 a.m. His services will be held at Welcome Missionary Baptist Church, 143 Oneida Street, Pontiac, Michigan 48341. He is at Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home located at 268 N Perry St, Pontiac, MI 48342.
– Flagstar Strand Theatre for the Performing Arts “Sneak Preview” Benefit (Thursday, December 15th) – A spectacular evening filled with world renowned jazz, classical, rock and blues. Holiday chic attire. To purchase tickets and for additional information, visit: www.FlagstarStrandTheatrePontiac.com
FYI: The Economic Justice Alliance of Michigan is accepting applications for their 2017 Fellowship. This is a free fellowship that offers a stipend. The deadline for application is December 21, 2016. Visit www.mieconomicjustice.org to apply or learn more, or call Tameka Ramsey at (248) 648-0551 with questions.
FYI: The Center For Success Aiming to Raise $10,000 – Located in Pontiac, the Center for Success is aiming to raise $10,000, but they also have items that they are seeking. To support the Center or to learn more, visit: www.center4success.org
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Read to a Child has a Lunchtime Reading Program at Herrington Elementary in Pontiac. A volunteer would be partnered with a child to read with them for thirty minutes each week (or every other week, if you have a partner who would want to take the other weeks with you). It is set to begin on January 16th and they still need ten additional mentors. Please call Kyesha (Ky) Lindberg at (248) 508-2770 if you or someone you know can help out.
Stay warm, Pontiac!
– Mike McGuinness
Pontiac Arts Commission Chair
Incoming Pontiac School Board Trustee
Pontiac Community Calendar