Newsletters and Events – Week of October 29, 2017

By | October 28, 2017

For your reading enjoyment this week, just click on the name of the newsletter or venue  to be taken directly to it.  Some of the events planned are highlighted below but be sure to follow the links to insure that you are not missing out on any events that may be of special interest to you.

Open House Regarding Bond Proposal – Sunday, November 5th – 1 to 3 pm
Northville High School, 45700 Six Mile

An Open House will be held at Northville High School to provide information and discussion about the Northville Schools bond proposal.  According to the Northville School Board, the $104.85 million bond proposal on the Nov. 7 ballot will upgrade school facilities and sites, enhance existing building security, and provide modern learning environments throughout the district. The Board also estimates that the school district will be able to maintain the existing school debt levy (3.64 mills) and issue the bonds with no increase to the current debt millage rate.

Northville Art House announces the Small Works Juried All-Media Exhibition – November 3 through Dec, 16th

Northville Art House/215 W. Cady Street/248-344-0497/visit the Northville Art House website

The Northville Art House announces the biennial Small Works Exhibition featuring more than 150 works by 55 artists from Michigan and around the country. The exhibition includes photography, paintings, ceramics, fibers, jewelry and more – all measure 12 inches or less in all dimensions. All works are for sale and most can be purchased for less than $300, making them perfect holiday gifts. Purchased art is available to take home starting on Dec. 1 at the First Friday Reception.  You can visit Tuesday through Friday from 12-5 p.m. and Saturdays from 12-4 p.m.  This is a great way to find a unique holiday gift for the person that has everything!

Northville Holiday Home tour tickets now on sale – Nov. 17th – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Nov. 18th – 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Guests of the Holiday Home Tour will tour five beautiful, privately owned Northville homes that have been decorated to the max for the holidays. Tickets for the 2017 Holiday Home Tour are $25 if purchased in advance by clicking here or by phone: 248-374-0200. Tickets are limited and the tour does sell out nearly every year. 
Car Safety Seat Inspection
Are your children/grandchildren riding safely? Estimates show that over 70% of child safety seats are installed incorrectly. The Northville Township Fire Department has specially trained personnel that can help to make sure that you and your family are safe. Let our child passenger safety technicians assist you in making sure that your child safety seats are installed correctly. Inspections are conducted by appointment only and are available to Northville residents. You can schedule an appointment by contacting (248) 348-5807. For more information on how to transport your precious cargo safely, please visit www.usa.safekids.org.
303 W Main St/248- 349-4140
This a brand new issue for the months of November and December so be sure to click on the title above to read the entire newsletter for services offered to seniors, exercise classes, cards and special events.
Christmas Wonderland Spectacular—Fisher Theater – December 14th 11:30 am to 4:30 pm
Start Christmas in style, as Santa and his merry helpers take you on an unforgettable nostalgic journey. Holiday favorite songs include: “White Christmas,” “Winter Wonderland,” “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas,” “Chestnuts Roasting,” “Jingle Bells,” “Away in a Manger,” “O Come All Ye Faithful,” “Let it Snow,” “Silent Night,” “Hark the Herald Angels Sing,” “Deck The Halls,” “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree,” “O Holy Night,” and many more! “Christmas Wonderland” is pure holiday magic, with enough fun and festive cheer to power all the Christmas lights in town! Registration deadline: November 3rd.  $59 no refunds

Medicare Enrollment  – Questions and Enrollment in MMAP – Mondays, November 6th, 13th and 20th – 10 am to noon
Medicare Annual enrollment period runs from October 15 through December 7.  On the below dates, MMAP will be available to:
1. Answer all your Medicare questions
2. Enroll you in Part D or Medicare Advantage Plan
3. Apply for Medicare Savings and Extra Help Program for Medicare Part D
Bring your Medicare card and list of your prescriptions. Please call 248-305-2851 to pre-register.

Friday Flicks at the Community Center – Friday, November 3rd – 1 pm – Jackie
Still reeling from her husband’s shocking assassination in Dallas, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy battles through exhaustion, overwhelming heartache and
anger to preserve his legacy — and to define her own. Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig
MotorCity Casino—Detroit – Tuesday, Dec 5th – 10 am to 4 pm
Try your luck at the MotorCity Casino in Detroit. You will have approximately 5 hours to play games, eat and explore the casino. The bus will depart at 10am from the parking lot across from the post office. Register today because there is limited space! $15 No refunds
TIPPING POINT THEATRE
361 East Cady Street/248-347-0003

Jazz at the Pointe – Saturday, November 4th – 7 to 10 pm – Planet D Nonet
A down-and-dirty little swing band from Detroit, founded by drummer RJ Spangler and trumpeter James O’Donnell. The Planet D Nonet is about swing, blues, space-age jazz and classic American songs all served with plenty of good humor with an eye toward turning people onto this kind of music. Check out live videos of the band HERE.  You can purchase tickets online by clicking here

NORTHVILLE DISTRICT LIBRARY
212 West Cady Street/248-349-3020

Rosie the Riveter – Tuesday, November 14th –  7 to 8:30 pm
This program will be a tribute to the women who put together the planes that carried the war to the enemy in World War II.  You will see and hear about the challenges and experiences of women working in the Willow Run Plant. There will be Tribute Rosie re-enactors as well as some of the Original Rosies at the program.

 A Culinary Demonstration by Mary Spencer “New Tastes for Thanksgiving” – Wednesday, November 8th – 6:45 p.m.
Old World Olive Company/467 Forest Ave, Plymouth/734-667-2755
  • Roasted Beets and Endive Salad with Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette
  • Mushroom and Farro Soup
  • Turkey Stuffing with Fig and Gremolata
  • Buttered Balsamic Mushrooms
  • Honey Crisp Apple Balsamic Caramel Bread Pudding
    $25/person (Advanced ticket sales only)

Holly Jolly Shopping Night – Thursday, November 9th – 5 to 9 pm
Downtown Plymouth

Main Street Tree Lighting and Salvation Army Red Kettle Kick Off – Friday, November 10th – 6:30 pm
Kellogg Park

Free hot chocolate, cookies, music by 104.3 WOMC, entertainment by the Salvation Army Brass Band.  Bring a non-perishable food item or toy to be entered for a chance to win a gift certificate from one of the many fine Plymouth businesses.

CRANBROOK INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE
39221 Woodward Avenue/Bloomfield Hills/248- 645-3200

Chocolate: The Exhibition – Through January 7, 2018 
Every woman’s dream an exhibition about our favorite food – Chocolate !  You’ll explore the plant, the products, the history, and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of botany and ecology, anthropology and economics, conservation and popular culture.