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Jan
19
Sat
2019 North American International Auto Show @ Cobo Center
Jan 19 – Jan 27 all-day
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Experience an automotive event unlike any other. At NAIAS you have the opportunity to see up-close the vehicles and technologies that will shape the future automotive landscape. From muscle and electric cars, to high-performance supercars and full-size trucks, NAIAS has something for everyone to enjoy.

Jan
22
Tue
Alive@5 hosted by Modern Craft Wine @ Modern Craft - A different kind of wine (Wyandotte, MI)
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Experience an after hours networking event like no other: ALIVE @ 5! Connect with regional business and community leaders, and build great relationships!

Jan
24
Thu
Toddler Time Thursdays @ Rev'd Up Fun
Jan 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Toddler Time Thursdays @ Rev'd Up Fun | Woodhaven | Michigan | United States

Enjoy time with Moms and other toddlers in a safe and secure FUN environment!  No appointment necessary, just come by!

QM.Stacy HELPS Southgate Winter Guard-LSM Performing Arts @ Sophia's Banquet Center
Jan 24 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

DATE: January 24th, 2018
LOCATION: Sophia’s/Brass Monkey
1519 Oak st. Wyandotte Mi
TIME: check in 6-7 pm. Start time 7-9 pm.

HELPING Southgate Winter Guard & LSM Performing Arts program

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COORDINATOR: Stacy Edwards
Join us to Shop, book parties, ask questions with our amazing vendors. 10-15 of your favorite companies.
Bid on quality vendor item/s & WIN
1-2 quarters, for retail items valued $10 – $100.
Grab ALL your friends & check it out.
Great fun like no other. Bingo/Auction
Go to our Face Book page, Instagram, Twitter under QuarterMania.Stacy
for updates & details. If you like info with help for a fundraiser contact Stacy Edwards.
Amazing raffle baskets, 50/50, vendor raffles & more.. .
Entry fee: $10 includes 2 paddles. Additional paddles $3. each, unlimited.
2 rolls normally to be expected.
Bring quarters or we sell rolls for $10.

Proceeds from this fundraiser are being split between the Southgate Winter Guard programs and LSM Performing Arts inc. Funds raised for each program will go towards necessary expenses to have a successful 2019 competitive season. Such expenses include(but are not limited to): flags, props, floor tarps, educational staff, clinicians, travel expenses, and costuming.

Jan
25
Fri
Mending the Safety Net 2019 – A FREE Professional Resource Sharing Event @ Wayne County Community College District-Downriver Campus
Jan 25 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Event Name:
Mending the Safety Net 2019 – A FREE Professional Resource Sharing Event

Location:
Wayne County Community College District-Downriver Campus

Event Description
Family Service Workers, Nurses, Case Management, Educators, Social Workers, Education or Early Childhood Professionals join us for Mending the Safety Net 2019, Friday, January 25, 2019, at Wayne County Community College District-Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Road, Taylor from 8:30 am – 11:30 am. This event is for professionals only. Stop in for this fun, FREE, exclusive event! This is a great opportunity to meet industry professionals, learn about new and upcoming programs and services available to your clients. Enjoy refreshments courtesy of DTE Energy. Non-profit service providers who serve Downriver residents may register for a FREE exhibit table. Contact Dina Vannice at dinav@theinfocenter.org

Event Dates
Friday, January 25, 2019

Event Link
www.theinfocenter.org

Seussical Jr. @ Lincoln Park High School (Michigan)
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – Jan 26 @ 8:30 pm

Tickets $10.00 at the door

Full Synopsis
A strange and fantastic red-and-white-striped top hat appears on an empty stage, full of possibilities. A Boy enters and is drawn toward the magical hat. The Cat in the Hat suddenly materializes! “You’ve got quite a mind for your age,” quips the Cat as he/she begins singing about the power of imagination (“Oh the Thinks You Can Think”). Throughout the song, famous characters are introduced who will figure in the musical: Horton the Elephant, Gertrude McFuzz (the bird with the one feather tail), the Whos of Whoville (including the Mayor and his Wife), Mayzie La Bird, the Sour Kangaroo and the Citizens of the Jungle of Nool. The Boy and the Cat use their imaginations to transport everyone to the Jungle of Nool as the adventures begin.

Horton is splashing in a pool when he hears a distant cry for help. (“Horton Hears a Who”). He follows the sound to a tiny speck of dust floating through the air and realizes that there are people living here, so small they can’t be seen – the tiny citizens of Whoville. Horton vows to help them and places Whoville safely onto a soft clover just as Sour Kangaroo and her baby arrive. The Sour Kangaroo thinks Horton is crazy for talking to a speck of dust and she and the rest of the Jungle Citizens mock him for his delusions. (“Biggest Blame Fool”). The rascally Wickersham Brothers – a cool group of bad-boy monkeys – join in the fun of teasing Horton. The Cat in the Hat weaves through the number, taking on the persona of a talk show host who interviews everyone in the jungle, including Mayzie La Bird and her backup group of Bird Girls. The one person who stands up for Horton is his neighbor, Gertrude McFuzz, who is not noticed by anyone, least of all Horton.

As Horton is left alone with his inhabited clover, the Cat, who is always around, throws the Boy into the story – he becomes Jojo, son to the Mr. Mayor and Mrs. Mayor of Whoville. Horton discovers much more about the Whos and their tiny town of Whoville (“Here on Who”). Mr. and Mrs. Mayor are both very unhappy with Jojo because his “Thinks” have gotten him into trouble at school. (“How to Raise a Child”) They tell him to take his bath and go to bed, but the Cat has another idea, (“Oh, the Thinks You Can Think – Reprise”) and Jojo’s imagination gets the better of him. His bathtub becomes McEligott’s Pool, full of fantastical fish (“It’s Possible”)! The fun is interrupted when Mr. and Mrs. Mayor rush in because Jojo has flooded the house with bathwater.

Horton sits alone, guarding the clover (“Alone in the Universe”). Horton and Jojo hear each other and become friends when they realize their imaginations are so much alike – “one true friend in the universe who believes in me.”

In another part of the jungle, Gertrude has just written her 427th love song about Horton (“The One Feather Tail of Miss Gertrude McFuzz”). She believes Horton doesn’t notice her because of her small and uninteresting tail. Mayzie appears with her Bird Girls, and offers advice (“Amayzing Mayzie”), which leads Gertrude to Doctor Dake (played by the Cat in the Hat) and his pills for “amayzing” feathers. After taking too many pills, Gertrude is very happy as her tail begins to grow (“Amayzing Gertrude”).

The Wickersham Brothers are up to no good (“Monkey Around”). They decide to steal the clover with Whoville on it. They ambush Horton, grab the clover, and “Chasing the Whos” begins as the monkeys tease Horton and he huffs and puffs after them all over the Jungle of Nool. The Cat in the Hat plays a helicopter newscaster tracking the chase. The Wickershams eventually hand off the clover to “a black-bottomed eagle named Vlad Vladikoff,” who flies off with the clover and drops it directly onto an enormous field of clover.

Horton begins looking for the Whos, clover by clover by clover. Gertrude has followed the chase and arrives with her new, incredibly long and unwieldy tail, determined to tell Horton how she truly feels (“Notice Me, Horton”). But Horton is oblivious, looking for the Whos. Gertrude leaves, rejected and sad.

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Mayzie La Bird calls to Horton from her nest in a tree. She’s bored to death, (“How Lucky You Are – Reprise”) and convinces Horton to sit on the nest for her while she takes a brief vacation (“Horton Sits on the Egg”).

Seasons pass, and Horton is still stuck, sitting on the egg. The Whos are still lost in the clover, and Gertrude still cannot get Horton to notice her and her new long tail. Hunters suddenly arrive, capture Horton and the egg and take him away. (“Egg, Nest and Tree”). After a long, arduous trip, Horton arrives in New York, where he is auctioned off to the circus. The “Seusseby’s auctioneer” is played by the Cat, and allows the audience to bid on Horton.

The traveling circus lands in Palm Beach, where we find Mayzie under a palm tree, bemoaning the monotony of vacationing (“Mayzie in Palm Beach”). She decides that she needs a change of scenery and heads to the circus, where she runs into Horton. He begs her to take back her egg., but Mayzie decides Horton would be a better parent for her egg than she could ever be (“Amayzing Horton”), so she gives him the egg for good and leaves before he can say no. Horton accepts the responsibility of caring for the egg (“Alone in the Universe – Reprise”), even though he worries about Jojo and the Whos. He sings the egg a lullaby (“Solla Sollew”) that is echoed by Jojo and Mr. and Mrs. Mayor.

Gertrude finds Horton asleep in his cage. She has managed to get rid of her unwieldy tail and has journeyed great distances and through much peril (“All for You”) to find and rescue him. At the end of her number, she mentions one more thing – she also has found the Whos’ clover! Horton finally notices that Gertrude is amazing.

But, just as Horton finds the Whos again, the Sour Kangaroo and the Wickersham Brothers show up and make a citizen’s arrest. They take Horton back to the Jungle of Nool, where he is put on trial “for talking to a speck and sitting on an egg.” The trial begins (“The People versus Horton the Elephant”) and Judge Yertle the Turtle sentences Horton to the Nool Asylum for the Criminally Insane. The speck of dust is ordered to be boiled in oil. Horton trumpets his protest and tells the Whos they must yell to be heard. They have to prove they exist, and there’s no time to lose!

The Whos scream and make as much noise as they can, but still only Horton can hear them. Suddenly, Jojo comes up with a Think: a new word to shout that will be heard by everyone–YOPP! At the last minute, all the animals of Nool hear Jojo’s cry and Whoville is saved. Just then, the egg begins to crack – all gather around as the new baby emerges – and they are astonished to see that it’s… an Elephant Bird! Horton looks to Gertrude for help, realizing that she is his “one true friend in the universe,” and she agrees: “You teach him earth and I will teach him sky.”

As the show ends and all are united, the Cat hints that many more adventures are likely to occur “if you open your mind, oh, the thinks you will find” (“Oh, the Thinks You Can Think – Reprise”). All the characters vanish, leaving The Boy alone onstage with the red-and-white-striped hat, the embodiment of his imagination. As he puts it on, it falls over his eyes, putting the stage into BLACKOUT!

-Music Theatre International

Wonder of the World @ Open Book Theatre Company
Jan 25 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wonder of the World
a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Sarah Hawkins

Nothing will prepare you for the dirty little secret Cass discovers in her husband’s sweater drawer. It is so shocking that our heroine has no choice but to flee to the honeymoon capital of the world in a frantic search for the life she thinks she missed out on. It’s a wild ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel of laughs as Cass embarks on a journey of self-discovery that has her crossing paths with a blithely suicidal alcoholic, a lonely tour-boat captain, a pair of bickering private detectives and a strange caper involving a gargantuan jar of peanut butter, all of which pushes her perilously close to the water’s edge.

ADULT LANGUAGE AND SITUATIONS

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“Hefty laughter. David Lindsay-Abaire’s WONDER OF THE WORLD is exceedingly whimsical and playfully wicked.” —NY Times. “Full frontal lunacy is on display. A most assuredly fresh and hilarious tragicomedy of marital discord run amok. Lindsay-Abaire’s flair for the absurd combines nicely with an ability to pull laughs out of any situation. Absolutely hysterical.” —Variety.

Featuring Krista Schafer Ewbank, Linda Rabin Hammell, Richard PaytonPatrick LoosConnie CowperDan Morrison, and Mandy Logsdon

Lighting Design by Harley Miah, Scenic Design by Eric Niece, Props and Costumes by Reyna DeSilva. Stage Managed by Jillian Joie Dahl.

Tickets $25 general admission, $20 seniors, $15 students. Opening night $30

Jan
26
Sat
Detroit Eastern Market @ Eastern Market
Jan 26 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Detroit Eastern Market @ Eastern Market | Detroit | Michigan | United States

Eastern Market (Detroit) is the destination in the heart of the city with fresh food, restaurants, businesses, art and culture and over 150 years of rich history.

Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show @ Taylor Town Trade Center
Jan 26 @ 9:00 am – Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm

Event Name:
Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show

Location:
Taylor Town Trade Center

Event Description
CFA All Breed & Household Pet Cat Show. This show features the exhibition and judging of cats/kittens throughout the weekend.

Adults $6, Seniors $5, kids $4, under age 6 – free

9am – 4 pm

Event Dates
01/26-01/27/2019

Event Link
http://www.cfa.org

Eagle’s On Ice @ Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Jan 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Eagle’s On Ice

Sunday, January 6th &  Saturday, January 26th  10 a.m. &  2 p.m.

Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown

The icy waters of the Detroit River attract a rich variety of waterfowl.

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Where one finds ducks in winter, one will find eagles too. Dozens of them in fact!

Bundle up and join us as we search the area.  $3 per child; $5 adult

Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

www.metroparks.com

Snowman Nightlight Workshop at The Brownstown Animal Shelter @ Brownstown Animal Shelter
Jan 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Snowman Nightlight Workshop. Come enjoy a fun afternoon with us and learn how to make your own snowman nightlight with local glass fusing artist, Laurie Freeman. This step-by-step instruction is easy peasy and appropriate for age 10+ (children must be accompanied/supervised by an adult) and will be approx. 1 – 1.5 hrs. $23 per nightlight made. (You can pay with cash or check) I will bring a few different colored backgrounds so you can chose when you arrive.

This is a fundraiser and the Brownstown Animal Shelter will receive a donation from each one of your purchases. Thank you for your support!!

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Your project will need to be kiln fired and set with the nightlight hardware and will be delivered back to you within 10 days.

We will have light refreshments.

Location:
Brownstown Animal Shelter
21313 Telegraph Rd
Brownstown Twp., MI 48183
Saturday, Jan 26th 1:00 – 2:30 pm
You may message us here or email Laurie with any questions …. Sales@kissmyglassart.com

Crafty Critters Workshop: “Cones and Corns in Nature” @ Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm

Crafty Critters Workshop: “Cones and Corns in Nature”

Saturday, January 26th at 2 p.m.

Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock

Like the squirrels in the woods, we have been busy hoarding too….crafting supplies that is.

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Come out and relax at our pinecone and acorn themed craft workshop.  Get inspired by nature

and join us to get crafty.   $5

Please pre-register at 734-379-5020 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

www.metroparks.com

Tooth, Fang & Claw:  A Predator’s Life @ Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Jan 26 @ 2:00 pm

Tooth, Fang & Claw:  A Predator’s Life

Saturday, January 26th at 2 p.m.

Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock

Join us to learn the incredible features that predators must have to survive.

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From the powerful jaws of the canines, to the piercing talons of the owls, discover the everyday

Challenges predators face.  $3 child, $5 adult

Please pre-register at 734-782-3956 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

www.metroparks.com

Blizzard BBQ @ PRCUA-Wyandotte
Jan 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Shake the “Winter Blues” with a summer-themed party and relax to the classic rock sounds of Fairgrieve! $20 per person (or $25 at door) includes beer and wine!

Featuring FAIRGRIEVE, a young, talented group playing classic rock favorites with a few covers of their own!

“Backyard Grill/BBQ” style food available for purchase along with a limited cash bar.

Tickets available in the PRCU Lounge, during business hours: 
6:00pm – 12:00am Tuesday – Thursday
6:00pm – 2:00am Friday and Saturday

Wonder of the World @ Open Book Theatre Company
Jan 26 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wonder of the World
a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Sarah Hawkins

Nothing will prepare you for the dirty little secret Cass discovers in her husband’s sweater drawer. It is so shocking that our heroine has no choice but to flee to the honeymoon capital of the world in a frantic search for the life she thinks she missed out on. It’s a wild ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel of laughs as Cass embarks on a journey of self-discovery that has her crossing paths with a blithely suicidal alcoholic, a lonely tour-boat captain, a pair of bickering private detectives and a strange caper involving a gargantuan jar of peanut butter, all of which pushes her perilously close to the water’s edge.

ADULT LANGUAGE AND SITUATIONS

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“Hefty laughter. David Lindsay-Abaire’s WONDER OF THE WORLD is exceedingly whimsical and playfully wicked.” —NY Times. “Full frontal lunacy is on display. A most assuredly fresh and hilarious tragicomedy of marital discord run amok. Lindsay-Abaire’s flair for the absurd combines nicely with an ability to pull laughs out of any situation. Absolutely hysterical.” —Variety.

Featuring Krista Schafer Ewbank, Linda Rabin Hammell, Richard PaytonPatrick LoosConnie CowperDan Morrison, and Mandy Logsdon

Lighting Design by Harley Miah, Scenic Design by Eric Niece, Props and Costumes by Reyna DeSilva. Stage Managed by Jillian Joie Dahl.

Tickets $25 general admission, $20 seniors, $15 students. Opening night $30

Jan
27
Sun
Soup Battle @ Allen Park Chamber of Commerce
Jan 27 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Best Soup Cash Prize $20 entry fee $10.00 Admission

LENS CAP @ Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown
Jan 27 @ 2:00 pm

LENS CAP

Sunday, January 27th  2 p.m.

Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown

Join us for a photo exploration of the Metroparks and beyond through images that have been submitted

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by photographers just like you.  You submit them and we’ll make sense of them! For details on how

to participate, contact the Marshlands Museum.  Everybody is welcome, even if you didn’t submit anything!

Please pre-register at 734-379-5020  Email:  paul.cypher@metroparks.com

Donation greatly appreciated

www.metroparks.com

Wonder of the World @ Open Book Theatre Company
Jan 27 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wonder of the World
a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Sarah Hawkins

Nothing will prepare you for the dirty little secret Cass discovers in her husband’s sweater drawer. It is so shocking that our heroine has no choice but to flee to the honeymoon capital of the world in a frantic search for the life she thinks she missed out on. It’s a wild ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel of laughs as Cass embarks on a journey of self-discovery that has her crossing paths with a blithely suicidal alcoholic, a lonely tour-boat captain, a pair of bickering private detectives and a strange caper involving a gargantuan jar of peanut butter, all of which pushes her perilously close to the water’s edge.

ADULT LANGUAGE AND SITUATIONS

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“Hefty laughter. David Lindsay-Abaire’s WONDER OF THE WORLD is exceedingly whimsical and playfully wicked.” —NY Times. “Full frontal lunacy is on display. A most assuredly fresh and hilarious tragicomedy of marital discord run amok. Lindsay-Abaire’s flair for the absurd combines nicely with an ability to pull laughs out of any situation. Absolutely hysterical.” —Variety.

Featuring Krista Schafer Ewbank, Linda Rabin Hammell, Richard PaytonPatrick LoosConnie CowperDan Morrison, and Mandy Logsdon

Lighting Design by Harley Miah, Scenic Design by Eric Niece, Props and Costumes by Reyna DeSilva. Stage Managed by Jillian Joie Dahl.

Tickets $25 general admission, $20 seniors, $15 students. Opening night $30

Jan
28
Mon
Congresswoman Debbie Dingell Kicks Off the 2019 Forum Series @ Crystal Gardens
Jan 28 @ 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Jan
30
Wed
Italian Dinner @ Knights of Columbus #3734
Jan 30 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Jan
31
Thu
Toddler Time Thursdays @ Rev'd Up Fun
Jan 31 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Toddler Time Thursdays @ Rev'd Up Fun | Woodhaven | Michigan | United States

Enjoy time with Moms and other toddlers in a safe and secure FUN environment!  No appointment necessary, just come by!

Homeschool Thursday @ Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock
Jan 31 @ 1:00 pm

Homeschool Thursday

Thursday, January 31st at 1 p.m.

Oakwoods Nature Center, Flat Rock

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In this month’s homeschool program, we will learn about animals and their homes. 

Join us to search for animal-made homes and structures.
Dress for the weather!   $4

Please pre-register at 734-782-3956 or email kevin.arnold@metroparks.com

www.metroparks.com

Feb
1
Fri
The Morning Spark hosted by Motif Jewelers @ Motif Jewelers
Feb 1 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Start your day and month with great networking and a fabulous breakfast at Motif Jewelers in Taylor! There is no charge to attend, and everyone is welcome.

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Register now: https://www.swcrc.com/event/motif-jewelers/

Wonder of the World @ Open Book Theatre Company
Feb 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Wonder of the World
a comedy by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Sarah Hawkins

Nothing will prepare you for the dirty little secret Cass discovers in her husband’s sweater drawer. It is so shocking that our heroine has no choice but to flee to the honeymoon capital of the world in a frantic search for the life she thinks she missed out on. It’s a wild ride over Niagara Falls in a barrel of laughs as Cass embarks on a journey of self-discovery that has her crossing paths with a blithely suicidal alcoholic, a lonely tour-boat captain, a pair of bickering private detectives and a strange caper involving a gargantuan jar of peanut butter, all of which pushes her perilously close to the water’s edge.

ADULT LANGUAGE AND SITUATIONS

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“Hefty laughter. David Lindsay-Abaire’s WONDER OF THE WORLD is exceedingly whimsical and playfully wicked.” —NY Times. “Full frontal lunacy is on display. A most assuredly fresh and hilarious tragicomedy of marital discord run amok. Lindsay-Abaire’s flair for the absurd combines nicely with an ability to pull laughs out of any situation. Absolutely hysterical.” —Variety.

Featuring Krista Schafer Ewbank, Linda Rabin Hammell, Richard PaytonPatrick LoosConnie CowperDan Morrison, and Mandy Logsdon

Lighting Design by Harley Miah, Scenic Design by Eric Niece, Props and Costumes by Reyna DeSilva. Stage Managed by Jillian Joie Dahl.

Tickets $25 general admission, $20 seniors, $15 students. Opening night $30

Feb
2
Sat
Detroit Eastern Market @ Eastern Market
Feb 2 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Detroit Eastern Market @ Eastern Market | Detroit | Michigan | United States

Eastern Market (Detroit) is the destination in the heart of the city with fresh food, restaurants, businesses, art and culture and over 150 years of rich history.

Do you have a community event coming up?  If you want your event added to our calendar, submit your request here*.

* Events must be pre-approved and meet criteria to post.  Events pertaining to businesses and for-profit business events are allowed for sponsors only.