Newsletters and Events – Week of September 16, 2018

By | September 16, 2018

Image result for FallAs always, 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.

NORTHVILLE CITY NEWS

  • Northville Heritage Festival – Sunday, September 16th – 11 am to 4 pm
    • Today is the last day of the Festival celebrating both the Victorian Era and this years special focus “the 80’s”.  Click here for the complete schedule of events.
  • Household Hazardous Waste Collection – Saturday, September 22nd – 8 am to 2 pm
    • Click here for additional information
  • On-Site Document Shredding – Saturday, September 22nd – 9 am to 11 am
    • Northville Township Hall -$6 per car – Six paper bag limit

MILL RACE HISTORICAL VILLAGE

NORTHVILLE ART HOUSE
215 West Cady Street/(248) 344-0497
  • Northville Art House Classes.
    The Northville Art House has a brochure online detailing art classes for both students as well as adults.  Please click here to be taken directly to it.
INSPIRE – NORTHVILLE SENIOR CITIZENS NEWSLETTER
Community Center/303 W Main St/248-349-4140
  • Concert in the Park with TJ Craven – Westland Friendship Center – Friday, Sept 21st – 11 am to 2:30 pm
    TJ is well known for his Frank Sinatra style singing. Bring your own chair to sit back and listen to this young talent who has an old soul. Transportation, hot dog, chips and drink included with concert ticket. Registration deadline: September 19 – $12 and bring your own folding chair
  • Pickle Ball Clinic – Recreation Center at Hillside – North Gym ($30)
    • Beginner Clinic: covers the basics of the game such as rules, scoring, serving and volleying.
      • Beginner Mon Sep 17th – Oct 22nd – 3:30 – 4:30pm
    • Intermediate Clinic: will help in developing different kinds of shots, strategies of the game, and how to incorporate these into your game.
      Intermediate Mon Sep 17th – Oct 22nd – 4:30 – 5:30pm
  • The A’s, B’s, C’s, & D’s of Medicare Series – Tuesday, Oct 2nd – 10:30 am to Noon
    Medicare is no longer a simple health insurance plan. This informative presentation will provide a basic understanding of what Medicare does and does not cover. Registration deadline: September 28.  Free
  • Flu Shot Clinic – Monday, Oct 8th – 1 pm to 3 pm
    The clinic will be held at the Northville Community Center, 303 W. Main Street. The Michigan Community Visiting Nurses Assocaion will be offering the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine. This vaccine targets a fourth strain, which is a second type B strain, in addition to the other three strains from the Trivalent Flu Vaccine. Please bring insurance information. $0 with insurance/$33- without insurance
  • AARP Driver Safety Class – Oct 8th and 9th – 10 am to 2 pm
    Looking for an insurance discount? You may qualify after you take this safety class. Consult your insurance agent for discount details. Pre-registration is required. You must attend both classes. Lunch is on your own. Registration deadline: September 28th. $20 AARP Member, $25 Non Member
  • Arsenic & Old Lace – Meadowbrook Theater – Wednesday, October 24th – 10:45 am to 5:30 pm
    This classic comedy involves two spinster sisters who have taken to murdering lonely old men by poisoning them with elderberry wine laced with arsenic. When their nephew Mortimer discovers their latest dead body in the window seat, he fears he may have to break off his engagement to protect his fiancée from his crazy family. Lunch is included at Loccino before the show. Registration deadline: September 24. $67
  • Cirque de la Symphonie – DSO – Friday November 2nd – 9:30 am to 3:15 pm
    Orchestra Hall will once again be the setting for aerial acrobats, gravity-defying feats, contortionists, strong men, jugglers and more, choreographed to live music performed by the DSO. Lunch at a restaurant TBD following the show. Registration deadline: September 24 $65
  • Friday Flicks – Fridays at 1 pm
    • September 21st – Book Club
      • Friends and members of the 60-plus set, Diane, Jane, Sharon and Carol have seen it all when it comes to relationships. But after reading “Fifty Shades of Gray,” they’re inspired to make bold choices in the romance department, with hilarious results.
  • Northville Out to Lunch Bunch
    • This social group meets once a month at 11:30 a.m. Please Register at the Senior Desk. You will receive a confirmation phone call before the event. Meet at the designated restaurant on the day and time of the lunch. Transportation and payment for your meal is on your own.
      • Sept 19th – Border Cantina
      • Oct 17th – Omelette and Waffle Cafe

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

  • Blood on the Mitten:  Infamous Michigan Crimes – Monday, September 17th – 7 pm
    • Author Tom Carr tells fascinating stories of historical and unusual crimes throughout Michigan’s history from the 1700s to present. We’ll hear tales of crooked sheriffs, ruthless gangsters, bandits, and killers…including an unsolved case from Northville.  Register here
  • How Michigan Became a State – Tuesday, September 18th – 7 pm
    • Did we really fight a war with Ohio for Toledo? Presented by educator/archivist/historian Joe Oldenburg.  Register here.  

MAYBURY PARK/FARM
20145 Beck Road/248-349-8390

  • Corn Maze – Sept 14th through October 28th
    • The Maybury Farm corn maze begins Sept. 14 with nine acres of thick, lush corn that features a new design and theme: Farmers feed families.  There are games to play while you are winding your way through, and it typically takes about one hour to complete the maze. It’s a fun outing for kids and adults alike. Those who complete the challenge may enter their names to win some fantastic prizes at the end of the season.
    • This year, Maybury Farm has a new Kiddie Maze that is approximately one acre, takes about 20 minutes to wander through, and includes a children’s “Finger Find” game.
    • For those who want to try something more challenging and scary, the Maybury Farm corn maze is open until 10 p.m. on Fridays (opens at 5 p.m.) and Saturdays (opens at noon) so you may attempt to find your way through the maze in the dark with just the moon and a flashlight to guide your way. The corn maze is open Sunday from noon to 7 p.m.
    • After finishing the maze, head back to the Maybury Farm General Store to enjoy delicious Parmenter’s cider and donuts, along with other tasty treats. You can also visit Maybury Farm’s u-pick pumpkin patch.
    • The last wagon leaves for the maze one hour prior to close.  The corn maze runs through Oct. 28. Admission is $9 per person for the maze, and includes farm admission and a tractor-drawn wagon ride to and from the maze. Children ages 2 and under attend for free.

TIPPING POINT THEATRE
361 East Cady Street/248-347-0003

  • Season Tickets are on Sale Now!  They can be purchased here.  
  • The Miss Firecracker Contest – Sept 13th through October 14th
    • Every Fourth of July in the small town of Brookhaven, Mississippi someone is crowned Miss Firecracker and Carnelle Scott is determined to win. Known throughout town as ‘Miss Hot Tamale,’ she’s out to change everyone’s perception of her so she can leave town in a blaze of glory. Together with her quirky friend Popeye and erratic duo of cousins, Elain and Delmount, she braves the odds to prove the world wrong. The Miss Firecracker Contest is an American classic filled with heart and hilarity that will have you rooting for the underdog.  Tickets can be purchased here.

PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE

  • Downtown Plymouth Annual Restaurant Crawl- Tuesday, Sept 25th – 5 to 8 pm
    • Participating Restaurants :
      Alpine Chocolat Haus, E.G. Nicks, Fiamma Grille, Greek Islands, Ironwood Grill, Jimmy John’s, Kilwins, Little Bangkok, Plymouth Coffee Bean, Post Local Bistro, Simply Fresh, Westborn Market
    • Tickets: $20
      Tickets are pre-sale only and can be purchased at the Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce located at 850 W. Ann Arbor Trail or online at:
  • Bottles and Blooms – Fall Porch Planter – Thursday, Sept 27th, 6:30 pm
    Westborn Market/960 Penniman, Plymouth/734-233-3000
    • Led by one of Westborn Market’s master designers, you’ll make a beautiful arrangement with hors ‘d’ eouvres and a glass of wine.  Get your tickets at www.westbornmarkets.com/events    $75.
  • Plymouth Historical Museum Special Exhibit – “Nifty Fifties” – Aug 1st through Dec 30th
    • The Plymouth Historical Museum’s current special exhibit is “Nifty Fifties.” Come celebrate the 1950s and all the decade had to offer.
  • Plymouth Community Farmer’s Market – Every Saturday – 8 am to 1 pm
    The Market is located Downtown in the Gathering and on the street in front of the Penn Theater. Market vendors will be selling flowers, plants, produce, cheese, sauces, honey, jams & jellies, baked goods, bath products, candles, jewelry, crafts, and much more

PLYMOUTH DISTRICT LIBRARY
223 South Main/Plymouth/734-453-0750

 

CHERRY HILL THEATER
50400 Cherry Hill, Canton/734-394-5300

  • Oklahoma! By Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers – Friday Sept 21th through Sunday, Sept 23rd
    • Set in Western Indian Territory just after the turn of the 20th Century, the spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys provides the backdrop for the love story between Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a beautiful farm girl. The road to true love is anything but smooth, but there is no doubt that these two romantics will succeed in making a life together. As the road to romance and the road to statehood converge, Curly and Laurey are poised to spend their new life together in a brand new state: O-K-L-A-H-M-O-M-A – OKLAHOMA! Rated: G. Approximate run time: 2½ hrs. All must have a ticket including children being held.

CULTURE SOURCE
Culture Source is the website for the Arts and Culture Alliance. A full calendar of events can be found by clicking here.