Newsletters and Events – Week of February 24, 2019

By | February 23, 2019

Just click on the name of the newsletter or venue to be taken directly to it.  Some events planned are shown 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 TOWNSHIP TODAY

  • Northville Parks and Recreation Administration Offices are Moving Monday, March 11th
    • Due to construction at Hillside, the offices will be temporarily located at the Township Hall at 44405 Six Mile Road (Six and Sheldon). You will be able to stop in Monday – Friday from 8 am – 4:30 pm for registrations, rentals, dog park passes and general information. The office number 248.349.0203 and website northvilleparksandrec.org will be staying the same.
  • Pothole Reporting
    • The roads have really taken a beating this winter due to the extreme temperature fluctuations. If you are out and about and notice issues, please contact Wayne County at 888-ROAD-CREW so a service request can be made.
  • Haggerty between Five and Six Mile
    • Supervisor Nix, through his continued efforts, has gained commitment from Wayne County that work will begin on Haggerty between 5 and 6 Mile this April.
  • Garbage and Recycling Pick-Up
    • Last fall, GFL began looking at their route schedule and realized some shifting needed to be done to accommodate new homes and better distribute pick-up throughout the week. Based upon the interactive map on their web-site, we are happy to report that our pick – up schedule will remain exactly as currently exists – Wednesday a.m.
  • Pay 2018 Winter Property Taxes by Thursday, February 28, 2019.
    • After that date your taxes will be considered delinquent and subject to penalties and interest

NORTHVILLE CITY NEWS

  • 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 1½ hours. all 248-305-2851 during business hours to schedule an appointment.
  • Northville Parks and Recreation Winter brochure 

NORTHVILLE TIMES
The January/February issue of the Northville Times, published by the Downtown Development Authority is now available for your ready pleasure. Just click on the name above or here.

MILL RACE HISTORICAL VILLAGE
215 Griswold, Northville/(248)348-1845

The Mill Race Historical Village and the Northville Historical Society has launched a new website. It has a fresh new look and improved navigation. Please check it out by clicking on the link above. I think you will find it a big improvement over the old site.

  • Beginning Yoga – Wednesdays Beginning February 27th – 4:30 to 5:30 pm
    • Class will be held at the New School Church at Mill Race Village Fee $8 per session of NHS Members; $10 for non-Members
    • Mandy Stanford, long time resident of Northville, has been practicing Yoga for 15 years. Classes are offered on a “drop-in” basis. There is no obligation. The purpose is to create a warm, supportive, judgement free space to introduce you to the art of practicing yoga. Yoga brings together both physical and mental disciplines to achieve a peaceful body and mind; it’s calming effect helps to manage stress and anxiety and it also aides in increasing flexibility, muscle strength and overall body tone, so come give it a try! All you need is a mat, clothing you can move in comfortably and an open mind! P.S. and a sense of humor, after all its only YOGA! Mandy Stanford mandys2264@gmail.com
  • Lecture Series: Henry Ford: Relationships with Early and Vital Employees​​. – Wednesday, February 27th – 7 – 9 pm
    • Join us at the New School Church to hear Don Lacombe, Ford historian , relate stories about Henry Ford and some of the local people who made him famous.  The event is FREE, but registrations are encouraged so that we have enough chairs available! Just click “Join the Guestlist” to sign up.
  • Pi-Day – Thursday, March 14th – 3 to 6 pm
    • Celebrate Pi Day at Mill Race Village on March 14th and support the Northville Historical Society. Drop by the Cady Inn any time between 3 and 6 pm for a slice of homemade pie for $3.14 and a beverage for $1.00. Take home a whole pie for $13.45. Pre-order you whole pie on their website: www.millracenorthville.org after March 1st

NORTHVILLE ART HOUSE
215 West Cady Street/(248) 344-0497

  • THE 13TH ANNUAL MEMBERS’ EXHIBITION March 1st-23rd
    • Features a diverse collection of work by member artists.
  • 2019 Winter Art Class and Workshops
    • The 2nd Session begins the week of February 25. Classes and Workshops: Run daily from 9:00 am until 9:00 pm. The Art House prides itself in offering small class sizes for our 6 week classes and workshops, therefore they ask that all students pre-register. The Winter Brochure will the listing of classes can be found by clicking Here

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

  • An Uncommon Criminal – Thursday, March 7th – 7 pm
    • In digging through your family history have you ever come across a criminal and con artist?  This happened to Southfield Mayor and historian Ken Siver and he turned it into his latest book An Uncommon Criminal.  His great grandfather was an international con artist during his 70 year crime spree.  He pretended to be a doctor, war hero and more.  He’ll talk about his great grandfather and how he and his family uncovered the true story of Edwin Turner Osbaldeston in an engaging talk and presentation complete with lots of pictures from an era when photography was not the norm.

INSPIRE – NORTHVILLE SENIOR CITIZENS NEWSLETTER
Community Center/303 W Main St/248-349-4144

By clicking on the name above you will be taken to the March and April 2019 issues of the Newsletter. You may call the number listed above to register for any of the events detailed below

  • Paczki Day – Tuesday March 5th – 8 am
    • Stop by and pick up a Paczki while they last! They will be available starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Living Room of the Community Center. Please take one per person. Come walk the gym at 7:30 a.m. with our senior walking group then join them for a cup of coffee, paczki and conversation. Coffee is free this morning!
  • Windsor Casino + $15 voucher – Tuesday March 5th – 8 am to 6:30 pm. $31
  • Stick Fly – Meadow Brook Theatre – Wednesday, April 3rd – 10:45 am to 5:30 pm – Fee $73
    • The affluent, African-American LeVay family gather at their Martha’s Vineyard home for the weekend. The boys bring their respective ladies home to meet the parents. As the two newcomers butt heads over issues of race and privilege, longstanding tensions boil over when secrets are revealed. Price includes transportation, ticket and lunch at Mitchell’s Fish Market, before the show. Registration Deadline: February 27th
  • St. Patrick’s Day Lunch – Thursday, March 14th – 11:30 am to 1 pm
    • Everyone is Irish at this party! A traditional meal of corn beef & cabbage, Irish potatoes and dessert will be served. Entertainment by Siuzan O’Rourke and Zig Zeitler nominated 3 times by Irish Music Association as the Top Irish Duo in the US. Wear your best St Patrick’s day outfit and be entered into our costume contest! Registration deadline: March 8th $12
  • 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
      • Tuesday – March 12th: BJ’s Brewhouse
  • Tiger’s Opening Day Indoor Tailgate Party – Thursday, April 4th – 12:30 pm
    • Come watch the game on the big screen in the banquet hall with other Tiger fans! We will serve hot dogs, potato salad, chips and pop for lunch. And yes, there will be apple pie and ice cream!!! We’ll play pass the hat and give away prizes throughout the game. Registration deadline: March 29th $5.00
  • NEW Bunco Weekly Play – Fridays 12: 30 to 3:30 pm
    • Bunco is an easy dice game to play with friends. Come learn how to play and stay to play. Invite your friends for an introductory round with snacks and beverages provided.
      • Introductory class: April 5 12:30 – 3:30 p.m. z
      • Weekly play starts April 12 12:30 – 3:30 p.m.
      • Fee: $1 drop-in
  • Friday Flicks – 1 pm
    • March 1st – Jumanji – 2017
      • Four teenagers in detention discover an old video game console with a game they’ve never heard of. When they decide to play, they are immediately sucked into the jungle world of Jumanji in the bodies of their avatars. They’ll have to complete the adventure of their lives filled with fun, thrills and danger or be stuck in the game forever!
    • March 8th – The Leisure Seeker – 2017
      • This runaway couple goes on an unforgettable journey in their faithful old RV called The Leisure Seeker. Traveling from Boston to The Ernest Hemingway Home in Key West they recapture their passion for life and their love.

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

TIPPING POINT THEATRE
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
      • Saturday, March 16, 2019 – Imbroglio
      • Saturday, May 18, 2019 – Paul Keller At Sundown
      • Friday, July 19, 2019 – Brian Delaney Quartet
  • Season Ticket are on Sale Now!  They can be purchased here.  

PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE

  • Blood Drive – Thursday – March 28th – 10 am to 3:45 pm
    • ALERT! Right now, the American Red Cross is facing a blood emergency and has issued an urgent call for eligible individuals of all blood types to Give Now and help save patient lives!
    • Location: Plymouth City Hall, 2nd Floor 201 S. Main St., Plymouth, MI 48170
    • PLEASE VISIT www.redcrossblood.org to learn more and to schedule and appointment (ENTER SPONSOR CODE– PCH) or call 1-800-RED-CROSS (1-800-733-2767) For donor eligibility questions, call 866-236-3276.

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

  • DIA Behind the Seen: The Essentials – Thursday, March 7th – 7 to 8:30 pm
    • Explore select DIA artworks to gain an appreciation of the diversity, quality, and world-class status of the museum’s collection.  Register here.
  • Genealogy: Researching Immigrant Ancestors’ Arrival to US – Wednesday, March 13th, 7 to 8:30 pm
    • Looking at historic periods in immigration history, learn reasons for individuals leaving their place of birth and what may have enticed them to settle in a new country.  Dispel myths of name changes at Ellis Island and investigate differences between immigration and emigration records and where to find them online.  Presentation by Kathy Petlewski, Genealogy/Librarian.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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