Get your green thumb on June 11 8am-3pm
Next-Detroit announces a Community Planting Day for the East Grand Boulevard Transformation. Join your neighbors in planting the medians along East Grand Blvd from Woodward to Oakland.
To volunteer or for more information contact Jeff Jones at 313-394-1035.
National Trust Diversity Scholarship Program Applications Now Being Accepted
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Diversity Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the 2011 National Preservation Conference, to be held in Buffalo, New York, October 19-22, 2011.
Applications must be submitted electronically by Wednesday, June 1, 2011.
The Program provides financial assistance to community leaders from diverse social, economic, racial, ethnic and cultural backgrounds to attend the National Preservation Conference. Through interactive sessions, presentations, informal gatherings, and tours of the host city and surrounding areas, participants will learn the necessary tools to strengthen their commitment and effectiveness in preserving historic places and revitalizing communities.
The National Trust seeks culturally diverse applicants whose attendance at the Conference will benefit their communities and whose commitment to historic preservation will be reinforced by their participation. Recipients will have an opportunity to express their perspectives during the Conference and to take advantage of National Trust programs after the Conference.
For program and application information, please visit
or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Access Centers Announces Its
Community Education Workshop Series
How to Plan Community Events and Activities
Learn more about how to receive community beautification grants from the Community Access Centers, sponsorship from area businesses and the block party application process.
6 – 7:30 pm
6 – 7:30 pm
Light refreshments will be served.
For more information, call Community Access Centers at (313) 224-3450.
Anyone still experiencing difficulties paying their delinquent taxes is encouraged to contact the Taxpayer Assistance Department by email to email@example.com or calling 313-224-6105.
Detroit City Council Member JoAnn Watson and the 2011 African Liberation Day (ALD) Committee requests your presence at the opening activities at Cobo Center on Friday, May 27, 2011 for Detroit’s African Liberation Weekend. Opening Activities begin at 6:00 (doors opens at 5:00).
This year’s theme: “S.O.S. Emergency at Home (The Motherland & Abroad” honoring the Life & Spirit of Queen Mother (Nana Ama Manan II) E. Malkia Brantuo. Special guests, Pan Africans, and supporters from across the nation have been invited to this year’s African Liberation Weekend activities.
Friday’s program includes Keynote addresses from Dr. Maulana Karenga, Dr. Claud Anderson, and Professor Herb Boyd. Special presentations include African drummers and dancers.
Friday’s ALD General Admission is $10. Advance tickets currently are available.
The St. Patrick Senior Center would like to invite you to the 34th Annual St. Patrick Irish Festival that will be held on Sunday, June 12th from 1:00 to 9:00 PM, at 58 Parsons Street (behind the DSO). This year, UAW President Bob King is serving as the Honorary Chair for the Center’s major fundraiser that is also Metro Detroit’s Largest Celebration of Irish Heritage.
Like every festival before, the event promises fun and excitement for the entire family. There’s nothing like the St. Pat’s festival, which draws our friends from the city of Detroit and its suburbs.
It happens indoors and outside at St. Pat’s and features:
· Over 200 entertainers: singers, musicians, and dancers
· Amazingly-priced authentic food and drink
· Kids Carnival with games and inflatable’s
Admission is only $3.00 – and all $3 tickets purchased will be entered into a drawing to win $1,000, $300 or $200.
The center also is selling $100 Dollar Tickets with a 1st Prize award of $10,000, a 2nd Prize award of $3,000, a 3rd Prize award of $2,000 and 10 Prizes of $500. For tickets or information, call St. Pat’s at (313) 833-7080.
Director of Development
St. Patrick Senior Center
St. Patrick Senior Center has been improving the quality of life for seniors in Detroit for over 30 years. We are dedicated to enabling seniors to live rich and independent lives by providing a wide range of services, activities, and classes, as well as the support of a caring community. Our commitment to excellence and service has made the senior center quite popular; we are fortunate enough to currently serve over 2,000 area residents. For more information visit us on the web at:
AMP Open House! / Dance Party!
All-ages fundraiser for the Allied Media Conference.
Check out our new space. Meet our staff.
View student work from the Detroit Future Media Workshops.
Enjoy our cash bar w/drink specials!
@ The Furniture Factory
4126 3rd St, Detroit, MI
Featuring performances by….
DJ Dre (Datswotsup / Gin & Tronic)
DJ Bouget (Cupcake Collective)
DJ Mike Medow (Cupcake Collective)
Adriel Fantastique (Fierce Hot Mess/Wink)
Sterling Toles & El-Iqaa (Dulab)
*Donations accepted at the door*
Follow this link, http://www2.kelloggs.com/AARP/rewards/ , fill out a form, and mail it in with 10 UPCs of Kellogg’s cereals, and Kellogg’s will send you a $10 prepaid gas debit card. Forms must be mailed in by December 31, 2011, and there’s a limit of five cards per household.