Newsletters and Events – Week of February 10, 2019

By | February 9, 2019
Happy Valentine's Day friends

As 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.


  • AARP Foundation offers free tax service
    • The AARP Foundation volunteer tax aides will offer free tax preparation services to seniors at the Northville Community Center on Thursdays, Feb. 7 – April 12. Tax preparation is by appointment only, between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. and typically takes 1 to 1-½ hours. all 248-305-2851 during business hours to schedule an appointment.
  • Northville Parks and Recreation Winter brochure 
  • Northville Garden Club
    • They are meeting at noon on Monday, Feb 11th at the Cady Inn at 215 Griswold Street. There will be a light lunch followed by a club meeting and program “In the Garden: Stories of Money/Giverney” by a Northville Resident of the DIA. Guests are always welcome.
  • Smocking
    • The Smocking Arts Guild of America will be displaying smocked items at the Lace Museum at 133 W. Main Street in Northville during the month of February. There will be a smocking demonstration from 10 am to 3 pm on Monday, February 18th. For more information call 734-414-8297

The January/February issue of the Northville Times, published by the Downtown Development Authority is not available for your ready pleasure. Just click on the name above or here.

Learn to Play Pickleball – Beginner – $15
Mondays Feb 11th or March 11th – 3:30 to 5:30 pm
Recreation Center at Hillside

215 Griswold, Northville/(248)348-1845

Lecture Series: Henry Ford: Relationships with Early and Vital Employees​​. – February 27th – 7 – 9 pm

215 West Cady Street/(248) 344-0497

Emerging Artist Wall – Through Feb. 23rd 

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Rough yet refined. The pieces are a build-up of multiple layers through a process of construction and deconstruction. Painted on both canvas and wood, the pieces explore and inspire storytelling through color and technique, Read more

NATURAL FORMS: Figurative and Landscape Works – Through Feb. 23rd

This exhibition features drawings and paintings inspired by human dynamics, animal forms, and natural scenery.

2019 Winter Art Class and Workshops
Registration is Now Open! To view all of the classes and workshops click on
Winter Brochure 2019

212 West Cady Street/248-349-3020

  • Tech Take Apart! Thursday, February 21st – 7 pm (Registration begins on February 1st) Register.
    • One of the best ways to learn how things work is to take it apart. We’ll guide you through how multiple types of equipment comes apart, and demonstrate what NOT to do. Feel free to break our stuff! In fact, feel free to craft with the parts if you choose and make something to take home, or simply explore the inner workings of some common pieces of technology. We’ll recycle everything after we finish. Types of technology on hand are not guaranteed. 
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Community Center/303 W Main St/248-349-4144

By clicking on the name above you will be taken to the January – February, 2019 issues of the Newsletter.

  • What You Need To Know About Long-term Care and Medicaid Tuesday – February 19th – 10:30 am to Noon
    • This seminar will cover three important aspects of your long term care planning. Options of care, critical care issues and options to pay for care. Registration deadline: Feb 15th
  • Food for Thought – Lemons – Web Feb 20th – 11:30 to 12:30 – $2.00
    • Lemons Join us for our new series as we dive in and learn about super foods, their benefits, and walk away with a homemade item using the super food! Registration Deadline: February 15th
  • Brain Health Series – Fridays Mar 1st to April 12th – 10:30 am to Noon – $30
    • Join Kathy Housey, Brain and Balance Certified Instructor, as she presents a 6 session series of the latest findings on the aging brain which dispel past theories about genetic predisposition to genitive decline and Alzheimer’s. Kathy will refresh your memory from her last series but also introduce new and cutting edge research and practices in this amazing series. Registration is for the whole series. Registration deadline: February 22nd
  • Out to Lunch Bunch
    • Let’s do lunch! A local restaurant will be chosen and reserved for the group. Meet the group at 11:30 a.m. at the designated restaurant. Transportation and payment for your meal is on your own. Please register at the Northville Community Center desk in order to be included in the group reservation
      • Wednesday – February 20th: Granite City
      • Tuesday – March 12th: BJ’s Brewhouse
  • Friday Flicks – 1 pm
    • February 15th: Little Women – 2018
      • Yet growing up sometimes means growing apart. When tragedy brings the March sisters back home, sticking together takes on a new meaning. Little Women brings the same sisters to a new generation to celebrate dreams, family and unconditional love.
    • February 22: Dog Days – 2018
      • In this ensemble comedy, dogs are not only man’s best friend, they’re his best matchmaker as a disparate group including a mom, an athlete turned TV host and a barista – connects through their canine companions.

20145 Beck Road/248-349-8390

  • President’s Day Hike – February 18th – 10 to 11 am
    • Get outside and go for a guided hike on the President’s Day holiday. Weather permitting, bring your skis or snowshoes and head out in the park’s trails. Dress appropriately for moderate activity. Light refreshments available after the hike. Meet at the Horse Staging Area off of the Beck Road entrance to the Park.

361 East Cady Street/248-347-0003

  • The Last Five Years – January 24th to March 3rd
    • Relationships are never simple – Jamie, an emerging novelist, and Cathy, an aspiring actress, share their perspectives on the highs and lows of their love story. Starting at opposite ends of the relationship, this stirring musical weaves together an intimate look at their time together. Get tickets here.
  • Jazz at the Point
    • Tipping Point Theatre is proud to present Jazz @ The Point –  one-night-only concerts featuring the finest musicians in the area. Tickets are $27 per show and can be purchased here!  You can purchase individual tickets or discounted tickets for the entire series
      • March 16, 2019 – Imbroglio
      • May 18, 2019 – Paul Keller At Sundown
      • July 19, 2019 – Brian Delaney Quartet
  • Season Ticket are on Sale Now!  They can be purchased here.  


223 South Main/Plymouth/734-453-0750

  • Rhapsody: Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra String Quartet – Sunday, Feb 10th – 3 to 4 pm
  • Laughing Makes it Better – Saturday, February 23rd – 10 to 11:30 am
    • Join us for fun & laughter, leave the burdens of life at the door. Release those endorphins! Breathe.  Laugh.  Clap.  Move.  Energize! Guest Speaker:  Soo Porter, Your Cluttered Space LLC.
      This is an interactive workshop; please dress in comfortable clothes. Register here.

50400 Cherry Hill, Canton/734-394-5300

  • Popovich Comedy Pet Theater – Friday, March 22nd – 7 to 8:30 pm
    • If your looking for something to do with the grandchildren, this might just fit the bill. There are more than 30 pets in the show, each one has been rescued from animal shelters and given a new leash on life! They love to perform their skills and stunts on stage. Following the performance there will be a pet meet and greet in the lobby! Buy tickets here.
  • H.M.S. Pinafore – Gilbert & Sullivan’s Comic Masterpiece – Main Street Opera Theatre – Friday Mar 15th and Sat, Mar 16th – 7:30 pm
    • The plot revolves around thwarted love between members of different social classes. In true Gilbert & Sullivan fashion, true love reigns. The show includes such familiar songs as ‘I’m Called Little Buttercup,’ ‘When I Was a Lad,’ ‘I am the Captain of the Pinafore. Approx run time 2 hrs. Buy tickets here.

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