cottage vendors, holiday shoppers together for festive evening
Friday, December 10
from 7pm – midnight
Whitdel Arts Center
1250 Hubbard (entrance on Porter at garden level)
The first-ever Detroit Holiday Food Bazaar presents an opportunity for Detroit’s food lovers to indulge their love for hand-crafted, local gourmet edibles while supporting the entrepreneurial efforts that have come about as a result of the new cottage food laws.
- Beau Bien Fine Foods- sweet and savory preserves, baked goods, candies
- Porktown Sausage- small-batch handmade sausages
- Simply Suzanne- handcrafted granola and sweet & savory snack bars
- Pete’s Chocolates- variety of chocolate truffles, hot chocolate
- McClure’s Pickles- dill pickles, bloody mary mix
- Corridor Sausage Co.- artisan sausages and charcuterie
- Detroit Zymology Guild- jams, naturally fermented pickles
- Neighborhood Noodle- frozen specialty wontons, dipping sauces
- Detroit Spice Company- spice blends, hot sauce
- Gang of Pour- wine vinegar, apple cider vinegar and mother of vinegar
- Sarah Burger- empanadas and chimichurri
- Suddenly Sauer- naturally fermented pickled vegetables
- Detroit Evolution Laboratory- salad dressings and other vegan treats
- Great Lakes Roasting Company- small-batch freshly roasted coffee
- Shelby’s Kitchen Therapy- truffles, brownies, candied nuts and other treats
- Sara Steenbergh- dairy-free candy and baked goods
- El Azteco- cheese dip, fresh salsa
Music by Michael Geiger
Photography prints by Marvin Shaouni
Free Clothing and Shoes!!!!
Inviting the community and all those in need!!!!!!!
Sponsored by the Deacons of St. Philips Evangelical Lutheran Church.
Address: 2884 E. Grand Blvd. – between Beaubien and Oakland Ave.
Dates: Saturdays - December 4, 2010, December 11, 2010, December 18, 2010
Time: 12 Noon until 3:00 P.M.
If you’re unable to attend we wish you a blessed and safe holiday!!!!!!
The 38th annual Noel Night will take place on Saturday, December 4th from 5:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. in Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center Area.
Over 60 Midtown venues, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, the Detroit Science Center, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, the Detroit Historical Museum, and the Detroit Public Library, amongst many others, open their doors to the public free of charge during this Cultural Center-wide holiday “open house.”
Activities include horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday shopping, family craft activities and performances by over 120 area music, theatre, and dance groups.
The evening’s festivities culminate with a community sing-along on Woodward Avenue led by the Salvation Army Band — a long-standing Noel Night tradition.
Noel Night activities take place in and around Midtown Detroit’s Cultural Center institutions, primarily between Cass and John R and Kirby and Willis.
Free shuttle service is offered between participating venues.
Convenient parking is available in area lots. Noel Night is produced by the University Cultural Center Association (UCCA), a nonprofit community development organization that supports economic growth in Detroit’s Midtown district.
For more information, contact the UCCA at 313.577.5088.
UCCA 4735 Cass Detroit, Mi 48201 (313) 577-5088
New Detroit The Coalition Presents “Enriching Our Community”
This presentation is designed to share resources and information that will strengthen neighborhoods.
Today, Wednesday, December 1, 2010
North End Community Presentation
-Identifying Resources in your Community
St. Matthew’s & St. Joseph’s Church
8850 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
5:30 p.m. – Reception
6:00 p.m. – Presentation
In the Holiday Spirit of Gratitude and Thankfulness the 4C Staff at the Family Place request your assistance in building the Library for Santa’s Reading Room.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
The Family Place
8726 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI 48202
Fun ~ Music ~ Activities
Tax Deductible Book Donations Needed
New, age appropriate, books are needed for Forster and Head Start Children
Toddlers – 17 years
Please DROP OFF books no later than Monday, December 13, 2010
Call Denise Wellons-Glover or Carol Johnson at (313)664-0700, ext. 245 or 243
At this event, you can apply for the State Emergency Relief
(SER) and weatherization assistance, learn about other
assistance programs and obtain energy efficiency
information and other important services.
When: Monday, December 13
Time: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Where: Cobo Hall, Detroit
• Apply for State Energy Relief Assistance
• Meet with human service agencies
• Receive energy efficiency information
• Apply for home weatherization
Who should attend: This free event is open to the public.
Space is limited and registration is required.
Space is Limited. Registration is required by December 1.
Call 877.245.7084 today!
(Call between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday)
Shopping & Giving Made Easy:
Have a new, gently used coat you aren’t getting enough use out of? Donate it this season for homeless men in Detroit. OR new gear for kids.
Drop it off at the Gifte-D: A Boutique at Compuware pop-up shop on Monroe Street this Friday and every Friday through December 24th (11am-9pm, except early 3pm closing Christmas Eve)
100 Coats in 10 Days
Help us get just 10 coats a day for 10 days. Viola! 100 Coats! Mostly for the areas houseless men.
While you’re a it…throw in some gloves, hats, scarves and socks! We’ll take anything someone else could still use. If they’re for kids, let’s get some crispy new gear!
The coats will be going to the guests of the Spirit of Hope Church’s Saturday Soup Kitchen. They also have an amazing urban farm on the property!
CITY OF DETROIT DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES SENIOR/CONSUMER ADVOCACY DIVISION TO HOST HOLIDAY GALA DECEMBER 3
The City of Detroit Department of Human Services Senior/Consumer Advocacy Division will host its annual Holiday Gala 2010 for seniors 60 years of age and older on Friday, December 3, from 6 – 10 p.m. in the Cobo Hall Ballroom.
The Holiday Gala features free food, raffles, and entertainment, featuring Fast Freddy. There is no free parking. For reservations, RSVP by November 29 to (313) 224-5444.
(from November City Briefs)