Author/Illustrator Fair at Orion Twp. Library Dec. 5

Author/Illustrator Fair at Orion Twp. Library Dec. 5 (EVENT page) The Giving Season: Annual Author/Illustrator Fair Saturday, December 5 Orion Twp. Library 825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, Michigan 48362 Drop in anytime between 1:00p and 4:00p to meet authors and illustrators (including our own Ms. Kristen!) Books for readers of all ages will be available…

Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Dec. 15

Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Dec. 15 (EVENT page) Berkley Rotary Holiday Concert Tuesday, December 15, 2015 – 7:00 pm Berkley High School Auditorium 2265 Catalpa, just east of Coolidge Featuring the choirs of Berkley Schools All are welcome! For more event listings go to http://oaklandcounty115.com/events/ Want to be on our email list? Go to http://eepurl.com/bv-2vr.

Madison Schools Festive Music Celebration Dec. 10

Madison Schools Festive Music Celebration Dec. 10 (EVENT page)   Thursday Dec. 10, 2015, 7pm at the Madison High School Auditorium. Event features Wilkinson Choir, Wilkinson Concert Band, Wilkinson Symphonic Band, Madison High School Symphony Band and a special combined performance. There will be a pre-concert raffle, carnations and candy canes for sale. Keep up…

Men’s Chorus Presents Wreck the Halls, Songs & Aerial Acrobatics Dec. 12

Men’s Chorus Presents Wreck the Halls, Songs & Aerial Acrobatics Dec. 12 (EVENT page) “Wreck The Halls!”, Detroit Together Men’s Chorus Holiday Concert Detroit Together Men’s Chorus (DTMC) led by Artistic Director Brian Londrow will be presenting their holiday concert, “Wreck The Halls!”. This festive collection of choral arrangement and acapella singing will be performed…

Affirmations names new Executive Director: Susan Erspamer

Affirmations names new Executive Director: Susan Erspamer (Affirmations Press Release, Nov. 20, 2015) Affirmations’ Board of Directors has announced that Susan Erspamer will join the organization as its next Executive Director. Erspamer is a Michigan native with 21 years of executive experience in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors.  Before joining Affirmations, she was the vice…

Victorian Homes or Mixed Use? Preservation Farmington Meets Nov. 24

Victorian Homes or Mixed Use? Preservation Farmington Meets Nov. 24 (EVENT page) Public Meeting to Discuss Redevelopment, Heritage Homes Farmington’s historic downtown is key to the city’s identity. It’s part of what makes Farmington, Farmington. But new redevelopment plans stand to threaten a prominent row of hundred-year-old Queen Anne buildings on Grand River, permanently and…

A Celebration of the Passion, Power and Excitement of Opera Dec. 12

A Celebration of the Passion, Power and Excitement of Opera Dec. 12 (EVENT page)   The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit’s Russian Jewish Life, together with the Verdi Opera Theatre of Michigan, will present “A Celebration of the Passion, Power and Excitement of Opera” at 7 p.m. Saturday, December 12, at The Berman Center…

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees

County Executive Patterson Demands Pontiac Not Accept Syrian Refugees (C. Proxmire, Nov. 18, 2015)   Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson wants to put an end to a development project in Pontiac specifically for Syrian refugees. According to The Oakland Press, developers have purchased 120 lots on 10 Pontiac city blocks west of Woodward near…