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May
24
Fri
SUMPTER COUNTRY FEST
May 24 – May 27 all-day
SUMPTER COUNTRY FEST @ Belleville | Michigan | United States

Fri, May 24 – Mon, May 27
23501 Sumpter Rd, Belleville, MI
Each year, Sumpter Parks and Recreation proudly puts on a Memorial Day weekend festival for the family. Join for free children’s entertainment tent, Visitdetroit.com

May
26
Sun
Detroit: Gran Prix 5000 on Belle Isle @ Belle Isle
May 26 @ 8:00 am
Detroit: Gran Prix 5000 on Belle Isle @ Belle Isle | Detroit | Michigan | United States

Event Date:

May 26, 2019

RACE INFORMATION

Come join us for the once-a-year opportunity to experience the Chevrolet Detroit Grand Prix by Lear course just like the race car drivers do. Runners & walkers will start from the Official Detroit Grand Prix starting line and experience all 13 turns and a run down BCBSM Pit Lane before crossing under the checkered flag in the shadow of the Cars.com Grandstand 1.

Memorial Day Ceremony
May 26 @ 12:00 pm

Memorial Day Ceremony
May 26
12pm
Champaign Park Memorial

May
27
Mon
Grosse Ile: Memorial Day Run @ Grosse Ile High School
May 27 @ 9:00 am
Grosse Ile: Memorial Day Run @ Grosse Ile High School | Grosse Ile Township | Michigan | United States

Event Date

May 27

EVENT FEE(S)

8K & 5K Run/Walk: Pre-registration by mail or in person at Total Runner anytime through May 25. $30 through Saturday, May 18; $35 May 20-25 at Total Runner; $40 Race day registration at Grosse Ile High School. Little Stars 1 Mile is FREE and every child that finishes will receive a finishers medal!

 

RACE INFORMATION

A Grosse Ile tradition for over 30 years. Hosted by the Island Road Runners. One of the most scenic courses in S.E. Michigan. Courses: Both 8K & 5K are Certified, Flat and Fast, including picturesque East River Road, and beautiful neighborhoods. QUALITY LONG SLEEVE T-SHIRTS . Raffle Prizes and a great goodie table. Bib Chip scoring by Race Timing Services. Age Group Medals for 8K Run and 5K Run/Walk: Overall, Masters. Medals to top 3 in each age group, Male and Female. Male and Female Age Groups: 14 and Under; 15-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80 and Up. Packet pick up and late registration available at Total Runner May 20-25. NO PACKET PICK UP AT TOTAL RUNNER, IF YOU REGISTER ONLINE AFTER MAY 19th.

8K adn 5K Run/Walk: Pre-registration by mail or in person at Total Runner anytime through May 25th. $30 through Saturday, May 19th. $35 May 20-25 at Total Runner; $40 Race day registration at Grosse Ile High School. Little Stars 1 Mile is FREE and every child that finishes will receive a finishers medal!

Dearborn 2019 Memorial Day Parade @ Henry Ford Centennial Library
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Dearborn’s 95th Annual Memorial Day Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Monday, May 27, 2019. This is a free event.

Groups or organization interested in participating in the parade, should apply online by April 19 at www.cityofdearborn.org/parade.

The parade moves along Michigan Avenue starting at Maple Street and heads west to the Henry Ford Centennial Library, 16301 Michigan Avenue.

Spectators can bring lawn chairs and set up along the parade route. One of the best places to view is in front of the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Avenue, where you can enter off Greenfield Road and enjoy free parking.

At noon, after completion of the parade, a Solemn Remembrance Ceremony will be held at Veterans Park and War Memorial directly in front of the the Henry Ford Centennial Library. All are welcome to attend.

May
30
Thu
HOMESCHOOL THURSDAY; Spring Frogs @ Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center, Flat Rock
May 30 @ 1:00 pm

HOMESCHOOL THURSDAY; Spring Frogs

Thursday, May 30th at 1 p.m.

Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center, Flat Rock

In this month’s homeschool program, we will learn about spring frogs. We will hit the trails to look for some

of our awesome amphibian residents. Dress for the weather!

Cost: $4

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

May
31
Fri
CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX @ Belle Isle
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
CHEVROLET DETROIT BELLE ISLE GRAND PRIX @ Belle Isle | Detroit | Michigan | United States

Event Dates:

May 31- June 2, 2019

The Chevrolet Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix is a three–day racing festival held at Belle Isle Park in Detroit.  The event features the cars of the Verizon IndyCar Series in two full-points races, called the Chevrolet Dual in Detroit presented by Quicken Loans.  Also on the track are the sports cars of the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship in the Chevrolet Sports Car Classic presented by the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers and the trucks of the SPEED Energy Stadium SUPER Trucks presented by Traxxas running three races throughout the weekend.  Off the track, the event is full of fun for fans of all ages in the Meijer Fan Zone, featuring interactive displays by Detroit sports teams, music on the MotorCity Casino Hotel Entertainment stage, the Leinenkugel’s Biergarten & Food Court and much more.  For tickets and more information visit www.DetroitGP.com

Islandfest
May 31 – Jun 2 all-day
Islandfest @ Grosse Ile Township | Michigan | United States

2019 IslandFest

  
Jun
1
Sat
Coffee Club @ Lake Erie Metropark Marshlands Museum
Jun 1 @ 7:00 am

Donuts, coffee and a nature walk.  What a great way to start your weekend! Join us! Please preregister, (734) 379-5020.

Time: 7 a.m.

Cost: Donation

Location: Lake Erie Metropark Marshlands Museum

32481 W. Jefferson
Brownstown, MI 48173

Contact:

A Metroparks vehicle entry permit is required to enter any Metropark and is only $35 annually for regular admission, $24 annually for seniors or $10 daily.

Early Bird Hike @ Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center
Jun 1 @ 8:00 am
Early Bird Hike @ Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center | Flat Rock | Michigan | United States

Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center, Flat Rock

Let’s hit the trails in search of some of our early spring migrants.  Bring your binoculars and your bird guide.

Cost: $3 child; $5 adult

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

www.metroparks.com

Gibraltar: Captain Jim’s 5K Run & 2.8K Kayak @ Captain Jim's
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am
Gibraltar: Captain Jim's 5K Run & 2.8K Kayak @ Captain Jim's | Gibraltar | Michigan | United States

Event Date:

June 1, 2019

Event Fees:

Sign-up on or before May 4, 2018:
5K Run: $20 increases to $30
2.8 Kayak: $20 increases to $30
5K & Kayak: $30 increases to $40

Description:

Come on down to show some real athletic diversity!  We start off in the water with a 2.8k kayak (roughly 20 minutes) circling the main island of Gibraltar, followed by a 5k run touring the Gibraltar’s Lake Erie waterfront and canal-front residential areas.  Please note that prices increase after May 4, 2018.  Registration available until the morning of the race.

Speeches begin at 9:00am followed by the start of the Kayak portion of the race.

Kayak and Life Jacket rental available.

Explorer’s Club: Searching for Snakes @ Oakwoods Nature Center
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am
Explorer's Club: Searching for Snakes @ Oakwoods Nature Center | Flat Rock | Michigan | United States

Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center, Flat Rock

Join us each month to explore a new topic!  This month we will cover snakes.  After learning a little about snakes inside,

we will head outside in search of these elusive critters.

Ages 6 and up.  Cost: $4 per child.

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

www.metroparks.com

Tadpoles: Waiting for Wings! @ Oakwoods Nature Center
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am
Tadpoles: Waiting for Wings! @ Oakwoods Nature Center | Flat Rock | Michigan | United States

Oakwoods Metropark Nature Center, Flat Rock

This monthly nature series  for young children, is themed from books by author Lois Ehlert.

This month’s theme is based off the “Waiting for Wings” book.  Where do butterflies come from?  How are they born?

What do they eat?  We will learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly and how it emerges to dazzle the world with its vibrant beauty.

Ages 2-5.   Cost:  $4 per child.

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

www.metroparks.com

Kiwanis Club: Kids Day 2019 @ Kiwanis Club Harold Duda Park
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kiwanis Club: Kids Day 2019 @ Kiwanis Club Harold Duda Park

Kiwanis Club of Allen Park

Invites All Allen Park K-5 Students to

Kids Day 2019

Saturday, June 2019

11:00am – 2:00pm

Kiwanis Club Harold Duda Park (Park Ave., between Markese St. & Thomas St.)

Arts & Crafts; Face Painting; Hot Dogs, Chips, Beverages

Attn: Allen Park Business Owner and Individuals

Every year, the Kiwanis Club of Allen Park hosts a Kids Day in the Park at the Kiwanis Tot Lot at Thomas and Park Avenue. This is a fun day of crafts, art and face-painting at the handicapped-accessible playground and shelter. Young children from all of the schools are invited. Last year, we had over 100 kids and their families attend.

We are inviting you and other Allen Park businesses and individuals to participate as sponsors. This will help the defray the costs of the day.

In return for a $100 donation, we will post a sponsor sign at the park for the dat with your name proudly displayed and include your name in any promotions an publicity for the event.

This is a great opportunity for you to show your support for the children of Allen Park and the Kiwanis Club. I hope you can find room in your budget to help support this fun day for the kids in Allen Park. We will accepts donations until May 24. Feel free to call with any questions or to reserve your spot.

-David B. Goodwin, CPCU

Sponsorship Chairman

Kiwanis Club of Allen Park

 

Petals & Pets: Flower Sale and Pet Event @ Downtown Allen Park
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Petals & Pets: Flower Sale and Pet Event @ Downtown Allen Park

Location:
Park Ave. between Harrison and McLain, Downtown Allen Park

Event Description
A fun day for dogs and their owners, gardeners & friends
• Pet adoptions
• Pet products and services
• K-9 demonstration
• Pet Photobooth
• Spring flowers
• Bedding plants, flats, & planters
• Food
• Entertainment

The Moth Mainstage @ Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
Jun 1 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

The Moth Mainstage
June 1, 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are on sale for a performance of “The Moth Mainstage” at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center. The Moth Mainstage is a curated event featuring a host and five hand-picked storytellers from across the country who develop and shape their stories with The Moth’s directors and then share them with audiences.

The Moth is an acclaimed not-for-profit organization dedicated to the art and craft of storytelling. Audiences can take a step back to a time when stories weren’t shown on television, movie or computer screens, but instead were shared by word of mouth.

Tickets are available at the theater box office, open Thursday through Saturday from 12-7 p.m. For more information, call (313) 943-2354. To buy tickets online, visit http://www.dearborntheater.com/whats-on/1-whats-on/10004175-the-moth-mainstage

Islandfest Fireworks @ Grosse Ile Municipal Airport
Jun 1 @ 10:00 pm
Islandfest Fireworks @ Grosse Ile Municipal Airport | Grosse Ile Township | Michigan | United States

Event Date:

June 1, 2019

Jun
2
Sun
Woodhaven: Paws Around the Park 5K Run and Walk @ Woodhaven Community Center
Jun 2 @ 10:00 am
Woodhaven: Paws Around the Park 5K Run and Walk @ Woodhaven Community Center | Woodhaven | Michigan | United States

Event Date

June 2, 2019

DESCRIPTION

PAWS AROUND THE PARK WOODHAVEN RUN OR WALK

Where: Start and Ends at Woodhaven Community Center, 23101 Hall Road, Woodhaven MI 48183

The Friends of the Woodhaven/Trenton Animal Shelter will partner with the City of Woodhaven/Trenton Animal Shelter to host the 2nd annual “Paws around the Park Woodhaven” 5k. Dogs Welcome!

All proceeds will benefit the Woodhaven/Trenton Animal Shelter.

Packet pick up Race Day at 8am June 2, 2019 at the Woodhaven Community Center 23101 Hall Road, Woodhaven, MI 48183 o

Fees: $30.00 with or without Dog

T-Shirts: Available to participants registered by May, 24th, 2019

Awards: 5k Top 1st Male & Female, in each age group. Trophies M/F Overall & Masters, Age Groups are as follows 19 & Under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Up.

 

ALL participants will receive finisher’s medal

Lincoln Park Farmer’s Market
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Lincoln Park Farmer's Market @ Lincoln Park | Michigan | United States

Event Date:

Running June through October, Sundays from 11-3

SW corner of Fort Street & Southfield Road
Lincoln Park, MI

Reptiles & Amphibians @ Lake Erie Marshlands Museum
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm
Reptiles & Amphibians @ Lake Erie Marshlands Museum | Brownstown Charter Township | Michigan | United States

Lake Erie Marshlands Museum, Brownstown

Get an up-close look at some of our local frogs, toads, snakes and turtles.  Learn what makes them

so unique and where these critters might be hiding in the marsh!

Cost: $3 per child; $5 adult

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

www.metroparks.com

Jun
3
Mon
33rd Annual Golf Classic 2019 @ Wyandotte Golf Course
Jun 3 @ 7:30 am – 12:30 pm
Belleville Farmers Market
Jun 3 @ 10:21 pm – 11:21 pm
Belleville Farmers Market @ Belleville | Michigan | United States

Event Dates:

Mondays June through September

Belleville Farmers Market

4th Street Square
Belleville, MI 48111 Wayne CountyMarket Manager: Shane Convery
Phone Number: 734-558-5368
Season: Jun – Sep
Hours: 4PM – 7:30PM

Days Open: MON
SNAP/Bridge Cards
Jun
4
Tue
International Wildlife Refuge Alliance’s 14th Annual Benefit Dinner @ The Bentley Banquet and Conference Center
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Jun
5
Wed
Melvindale Farmers Market @ Cardinal Park
Jun 5 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Melvindale Farmers Market @ Cardinal Park | Melvindale | Michigan | United States

Event Dates:

Wednesdays June through October

Melvindale Farmers Market
Cardinal Park
corner of Oakwood & Prospect
Wednesday’s 3 pm – 7 pm beginning
June – October
weather permitting

Jun
6
Thu
Nursery School Olympics @ Elizabeth Park
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Nursery School Olympics will take place on Thursday, June 6 from 10:30 AM – Noon at Elizabeth
Park in Trenton in partnership with Trenton Parks and Recreation.

Preschoolers will have the opportunity to participate in Olympic-style events like Marshmallow Shot Put, Paper Plate Discus, Low Low Hurdles and Big Wheel Grand Prix (children must bring their own Big Wheel or bicycle). You do not want to miss the Diaper Derby and Relay Races before the Parade of Champions takes place!

The address for Elizabeth Park is 4651 Elizabeth Drive in Trenton. This free event takes place near the playground, across from the Chateau on the River.

For more information, please call (734) 261-1990.

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.