Ferndale Recreation Director Jill Manchik was egg-static with the turnout, stating “We had just over 100 kids show up, which is egg-cellent!”
The bands performed several songs for the Seniors and the others who came to watch. Check out our other Blues Festival story and videos at http://oaklandcounty115.com/2013/01/27/the-ferndale-blues-festival-has-begun-videos/.
Listen as they recall Ferndale history, including a large fire that took out several businesses at the corner of 9 and Woodward, the birth of the Kulick Community Center, and a write-in campaign that changed the face of politics in the city.
In addition to the history, the Hoeppners shared humorous moments, like when Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson unwittingly boosted the strip club business, how Dennis cornered Marty for their first kiss, and their adventure to the drag show in Las Vegas.
The Ferndale Seniors really know how to cook, and on Monday, Oct. 29 they showed off their talent at a Senior Taste Fest held at the Ferndale Public Library. The Taste Fest was to help promote their cookbook and the most recent addendum.
For more information about the Ferndale Farmers Market, check them out at http://ferndalefarmersmarket.com. Or stop by the Kulick Community Center from 9am to 3pm on Saturdays through Oct. 15.
How Our Gardens Grow: Ferndale’s Perennial Exchange (Crystal A. Proxmire, Ferndale 115 News, 9/24/2011) There aren’t many places where Mother Nature has a good return policy, but here in Ferndale the annual Perennial Exchange gives residents a chance to dig up the plants they don’t want and trade them with other gardeners for some they…
Please join us for the following Ferndale Recreation events, and visit www.ferndalerecreation.com for more information!
Drama Camp runs Monday-Friday from 9am-2pm, with Friday being a special performance for the children’s families. Youth aged 8-13 are welcome to participate…
The City of Fendale has declared the Kulick Community Center at 1201 Livernois as a “Cooling Center.”
When a “Heat Advisory” or “Action Ozone Day” has been declared, Ferndale residents may come to the Community Center to cool off.
The Cooling Center hours will be Monday through Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Participants will have access to specific rooms at the Center. Tables and chairs, board games and TV will be available for use. Lunch is served from 11:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. for $3 for individuals 55 years and older. All others are $6.
Ferndale Recreation hosted this year’s Sweetheart Date Night on Friday, February 11 at the Gerry Kulick Community Center. The recreation department paired up with the Emory to offer guests a special, Sweetheart Date Night menu for a delicious dinner prior the dance. Many couples took advantage of the special and enjoyed a wonderful dinner beforehand.
A section of Ferndale has been selected to be the first in the State to receive Federal Funding for the Better Buildings for Michigan Program. The program gives homeowners access to incentives, affordable loans and improvements at a reduced cost to help bring down energy consumption community-wide.
A new six week class starts Nov. 4, and meets every Thursday at 6:00pm at the Kulick Community Center at 1201 Livernois. Although online registration is closed, those interested in taking the class can sign up in person or by phone at (248) 544-6767. More information about Ferndale Recreation Activities can be found at www.ferndalerecreation.org.
Ferndale Mayor Craig Covey continued his annual tradition of joining The Ferndale Seniors for a Town Hall Meeting and luncheon on Oct. 27, 2010.
…The Ferndale Environmental Sustainability Commission’s Green Tuesday Seminar Series is aimed at providing local residents with the information they need to become better stewards of the environment. The seminars are held the second Tuesday of the month at the Kulick Community Center in Ferndale (1201 Livernois) from 6:30pm-8:00pm. The seminars are FREE and open to public (you need not be a Ferndale resident to attend)….(read more)
…Maybe there are a lot of former teachers in this group. A balanced ‘f’ is a rare thing,” said handwriting expert Gina Glassgold at the Sept. 22, 2010 Ferndale Seniors meeting….(read more)