Newsletters and Events – Week of April 7, 2019

By | April 6, 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

  • 2019 STATE OF THE COMMUNITY LUNCHEON
    Wednesday – April 17th – 11:45 am to 1:30 pm
    Schoolcraft College – $40 per ticket
    • Come hear all about what’s happening with Northville Township, the Northville School District and the City of Northville.

NORTHVILLE TIMES

North Center Brewing Company
410 North Center Street
(248) 444-7967

  • North Center Brewing turns 4! Sat, Apr 13th – 10:30 am – Midnight
    • Outdoor tent with specialty brews and food specials all day

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

  • Lecture Series
    • History of the Detroit Thanksgiving Day Parade – Wed. Apr 24th – 7 PM
  • Antique Appraisal Day – Sat. Apr 27th – 10 am to 3:30 pm
    • For tickets call Kate: 248-470-7489

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

  • 2019 Winter Art Class and Workshops
    • The Winter Brochure with the listing of classes can be found by clicking Here
  • NHS Students’ Art Exhibition – March 25th – April 17
    • This exhibition is the culmination of the International Baccalaureate Art experience for students at Northville High School. The students present a selection of their best work in the form of a curated final show, and defend and articulate their purpose and intention in a written rationale.
  • Northville’s Finalists and Award Winners – April 23 – April 26th
    • Each year, the National PTA offers local, regional, state, and national opportunities for young artists in preschool through grade 12 to be recognized for their creativity. Visit the gallery for the 50th Anniversary of the National PTA program as the Art House presents Northville’s best in the areas of dance choreography, film production, literature, music composition, photography and the visual arts. The 2018-19 theme “Heroes Around Me” sparks imagination and creativity at school and at home.

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

  • Caring for Wayne County Kids – Community Ctr – April 15th – 7 PM
    • Historian Joe Oldenburg will present on the role youth assistance agencies played in the history and development of the Northville area. He’ll discuss how Hawthorn Center, Wayne County Training School, and the Plymouth State Home and Training Center have helped families in our area. Register here
  • Take Better Photos with your Smart Phone – Sat,Apr 20th – 1 to 4 pm
    • Photographer Jeff Smith will help you acquire some strategies for improving your photos, have time to practice, get feedback from a pro, and learn how to make simple edits and enhancements using the Instagram app. Please bring your own phone. Register here.

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

  • 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 – April 9th: Moe’s on 10
  • 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. Fee: $1 drop-in
  • Friday Flicks – 1 pm
    • April 12th – Won’t You be My Neighbor
      • This documentary follows the life of Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer, who was beamed daily into homes across America. Find out what the magic was all about.
    • April 19th – First Man
      • This is the riveting story behind the fist manned mission to the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the decade leading to the historical Apollo 11 fight. Told from Neil Armstrong’s, his family and colleagues perspective
  • Poker Run and Dinner – Tuesday, May 14th – 4:30 to 8 pm
    • Gather your team of 4 to enjoy a fun filled evening. We start at the Community Center for rules and your first clue. You will need one car & driver on your team to take you to 5 different spots where your team will pick up a playing card at each destination. Puzzles, riddles and clues will direct you to your next stop. When you’ve completed your hand, head on over to Genitti’s for dinner and find out if your team is a winner! The top 3 teams will win prizes! 4 – $35 gift cards for 1st place, 4 – $25 gift cards for 2nd place and 4 – $15 gift cards for 3rd place winners!
    • Genitti’s Menu Italian Wedding Soup, Garlic Bread, Antipasto Salad, Baked Chicken, Mostaccioli, Vegetable, Oven Roasted Potatoes & Homemade Double Chocolate brownies for dessert. Includes all non alcoholic beverages, cash bar available.
    • Fee is $34 per person

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

  • Popcorn Falls – March 28th – May 5th
    • The citizens of Popcorn Falls, better known as kernels, are in danger of having their town turned into a waste management site and theatre is the only way to save it! With only a week to work with, the Mayor of Popcorn Falls must bring the city together to put on the performance of a lifetime. 15 characters. 2 actors. 1 town. Popcorn Falls is the high stakes roller coaster of a performance you’ve never seen before.  Buy tickets here.
  • Jazz at 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, May 18, 2019 – Paul Keller At Sundown
        Friday, July 19, 2019 – Brian Delaney Quartet

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

  • Maybury Farm Opens For the Season – Tuesday April 16th.
    • Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm through October 27, 2019. Weather permitting.
    • Admission is $3.00 per person, kids under 2 enter free.
  • Maybury Park Spring Cleanup Day – Sat Apr 27th – 9 am-Noon
    • Meet at the Maintenance Building

PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE

  • Showcase and Taste of Plymouth – Monday April 15th – 5 to 7:30 pm
    • The 30th Annual Showcase and Taste of Plymouth hosted by the Plymouth Community Chamber of Commerce is coming to The Inn at St. John’s. Experience the taste of 20 local restaurants and visit the 75 business exhibitors, many who are offering raffle prize drawings. Along with community volunteer service awards, this event is a great celebration of all that is good about the Plymouth Community. Tickets are $12 each and can be purchased at the door, in advance at the Chamber office or by visiting:  2019 Showcase and Taste of Plymouth Tickets

Greenmead Historical Park
20501 Newburgh Rd.
Livonia, MI 48152
Phone: (248) 477-7375

  • Previously Enjoyed Jewelry Sale
    • Greenmead’s annual jewelry sale has a wide variety of rings, bracelets, necklaces and more for you to add to your collection! Come shop our large selection on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Alexander Blue House, 20501 Newburgh Road. Please be prepared to pay with cash or check. All proceeds benefit the restoration and preservation of Greenmead.
    • Do you have previously enjoyed jewelry you wish to donate? Donations can be made at Greenmead, 20501 Newburgh, and the Civic Park Senior Center, 15218 Farmington Road, Monday-Friday 9 – 4:30 p.m.
    • For additional information, please call Mary at (248) 427-0226 or Barb at (734) 464-0450.