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Dates Set for Budget Discussions

March 15th 2012

Creating a balanced budget for the year is an essential responsibility of City Council. Each year they meet in a series of special sessions to go over the specifics of the budget, which includes revenues and expenditures from each department. The meetings are public, but they are not recorded or broadcast.

It’s a Woman’s World:

March 15th 2012

It is only a few 100 years ago that women were permitted to perform onstage. We follow in the tradition of women in male roles: Sarah Bernhardt as Hamlet (1900’s) and more recently Pat Carroll portrayed Falstaff to critical acclaim (1990’s). So too, our production breaks with theatre’s long standing history: women are cast in the roles depicted by men, Hollywood producers.”

226 Patients Served: FernCare’s 2011 Successes

March 15th 2012

FernCare, the community-created free health clinic, has finalized it’s numbers for 2011, and the results show that people are benefiting from this massive grassroots project. They saw 226 patients, 94% of whom thought the clinic was helpful.

Songs from the Moon – Playing April 6 with 3773

March 15th 2012

Songs from the Moon and 3773 will play a set each on Fri. Apr. 6. Songs from the Moon will also be releasing a 7” at the show entitled Protest Strategies in two formats: CD and 7” with CD at The Ferndale Public Library (222 E. 9 Mile) beginning with doors open at 6:30 pm.

Live Sod, Red Balloons, Fashion and Art

March 15th 2012

Live Sod, Red Balloons, Fashion and Art (Alvita Lozano-Frankie, orig. Freestyle in Detroit, Ferndale 115 News, March 15, 2012 ed) Photo by Britta Brookes: “Sod Walk” installed in the gallery @ Salon Rehe Space, also included a 3D Assemblage piece by Artist Toni Nunn “Bird Cage Muse” in the forefront. The red balloon hovered happily […]

Six Month Community Collage Project Begun at Affirmations

March 15th 2012

So far about a dozen people have participated, and the project is growing quickly. The workshop is free to attend, and organizers are hoping for people to donate items.

Relay for Life Informational Event

March 15th 2012

Organizing has begun for this year’s Relay for Life. The annual 24-hour event has teams from all over Ferndale and beyond taking pledges and all night to remind people that cancer never sleeps.

Survival and Laughter go hand in hand at Go Comedy!

March 15th 2012

For the third year in a row, Go Comedy! is joining the Ferndale Library to celebrate Ferndale Reads with an original improvised production based on the library’s selected book, “The Local News” by Miriam Gershow.

Ferndale Musical Theatre Boosters Presents Grease!

March 8th 2012

The Ferndale High School Musical Boosters presents its annual musical, Grease, this month. The show opens Saturday, March 17 at 7:30 pm at the Ferndale High School Auditorium, 881 Pinecrest, Ferndale MI. All ages are welcome.

FEF’s Annual Dinner/Auction Party! March 15

March 8th 2012

FEF’s Annual Dinner/Auction Party! March 15, 2012 from 6-10 pm @ Boogie Fever in Ferndale (2290 Woodward). Here’s the link to the invitation pictured to the left. You could win $5000 in our annual raffle – tickets are $10!