New Center Park presents a mid-week break from the grind with our Wednesday Lunch Series running from June 15 to August 31. Some of Detroit’s best known bands, along with some special musical projects, are booked and ready to get us over the hump all summer long. They include rock, jazz, R&B and some surprises along the way.
All shows are free and start at 11:30 am.
June 29th – The Reefermen
July 6th – After 5 Jazz Ensemble
July 13th – Gino Fanelli and The Red Hot Sugar Daddies
July 20th – Planet D Nonet
July 27th – The Reefermen
Aug 3rd – The Brothers Groove
Aug 10th – The Absolute Tonalist Society
Aug 17th – Planet D Nonet
Aug 24th – Gino Fanelli and The Red Hot Sugar Daddies
Aug 31st – Scavenger Quartet
OAKLAND AVENUE FARMER’S MARKET OFFERING FRESH PRODUCE, SUNRISE SMOOTHIES AND PURE RELIGION BAKED GOODS
9354 Oakland Ave
Detroit, MI 48211
Open every Saturday 11:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
On June 25, 2011
SENIOR WORK OUT DAY
12PM TO 2:00 PM
We will have a fitness trainer on site to teach chair aerobics. Please come out and take advantage of this FREE valuable service to our community.
Oakland Ave Farmers Market: Funded by Self Development of People
Click Here to view flier: Senior Work Out Day
United Way 2-1-1: is a multi-lingual, comprehensive information and referral service available 24/7/365. Their database contains more than 20,000 programs and services such as after school programs, senior care services, and medical and prescription assistance. If you need help with anything, call United Way of Southeastern Michigan and they’ll likely be able to help you with resources.
660 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
Dial 2-1-1 or 800-552-1183
Do you know people who have outstanding parking tickets?
50% off amnesty until July 1 if you pay ALL your tickets.
How to take part
The City of Detroit All or Nothing Amnesty program will run from Tuesday through July 1. Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, and 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Fridays at 1001 Tenth St. and 4700 W. Fort St. For information, call 313-963-9630, anytime.
For more information click here:
A CROWDED HOUSE – HOSTED BY BLAIR
This is a fundraiser and info session for the Allied Media Conference Poetry and Music as Transformative Media Track. There will be 35 poets, singer/songwriters, rappers, harpists, cellists, violinists, beat-boxers, comedians and more.
$5 Suggested Donation
For more information on the Poetry and Music as Transformative Media Track, visit: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=172791472780834
If you aren’t able to attend this fundraiser, you can donate online at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/425974170/poetry-and-music-as-transformative-media-amc-2011
FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY:
Invincible – Hip -Hop
Jamaal “Versiz” May – Poetry / Hip-Hop
Audra Kubat – Singer / Songwriter
Bill Harris – 2011 Kresge Emminent Artists Award / Playwright / Poet
Airea Dee Matthews – Poet / Actor
Dr. Terry Blackhawk – Poetry
Tommy Simon – Comedian
Diana Nucera w/ Stevie Soul – Cello / Beat Boxing
Alison Lewis – Singer / Songwriter
francine j. harris – Poetry
Phenom and Mic Write (Cold Men Young) – Hip-Hop / Spoken Word
Leah Woods (Eleanora) – Singer / Songwriter
Afeni Ngozi Hill – A Capella Vocalist
ML Liebler w/ Faruq Z Bey – Poetry / Jazz
Aricka Foreman – Poetry
Tom Budday – Poetry
Alise Alousi – Poetry
Will Copeland – Poetry / Rap
Kevin Rashid – Poetry
Mike Anton (Manton) – Singer / Songwriter
Ami Mattison – Poetry / Spoken Word
Julie Beutel – Singer / Songwriter
Clara Hardie and Students – Violin
Jhon Clark – Poetry
Isaac Miller – Spoken Word / Poetry
AnaLyraSis – Spoken Word / Poetry / Hip Hop
Shandria Vaughn – Rap / Hip-Hop
Joe Simpson – Folk Blues / Singer / Songwriter
Mr. Henry & The Spirit of Crazy George – Foolishness
Scott Kurashige – Comedy / Music
Emily Lawsin – Poetry / Spoken Word
Cassie Poe – Poetry / Spoken Word
Erica Watson – Harp Music
Ben Alfaro – Poetry / Spoken Word