Newletters and Events – Week of February 8, 2020

By | February 8, 2020


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

  • The Northville Parks and Recreation Brochure
    • The Winter brochure which lists all of the activities and classes can be found by clicking here.
    • Resident registration begins December 10th.
  • Conversation with Northville Township Police Officer – Mon, Feb 10th – 10 am to noon
    • Cassel’s Family Restaurant
      43003 W. Seven Mile Road
    • Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members they serve together–over coffee–to discuss issues and learn more about each other. Stop by for a complimentary coffee and have a conversation with an officer from the Northville Township Police Department.
  • Become a Master Rain Gardener.  – Saturdays, February 15th through March 7 and March 17th – 9 am through Noon $119
    •  During class, you will:
      • Design your own rain garden step by step
      • Receive friendly encouragement each step of the way from course instructors, past graduates, and fellow students
      • Become your neighborhood’s expert on rain gardens!
    • Location: Jack E Kirksey Rec Center (15100 Hubbard – Livonia, MI 48154)
    • Participants must attend all five classes and plant or adopt a rain garden to earn their certificate, garden sign and t-shirt.
    • For more information visit therouge.org.
  • Winter Tax Bills
    • 2019 Winter Tax Payments are due without penalty by 4:30pm on February 14, 2020.

NORTHVILLE TIMES
The new issue of the Northville Times was just published, so click on the name above to read it in its entirety.
NORTHVILLE CITY NEWS

  • AARP income tax preparation assistance – Thursdays, Feb. 6 through April 9, 2020
    • AARP tax-aide provides free tax assistance to taxpayers with low and middle income, with special attention to those who are 60 and older as well as the disabled. Appointments are required.  To register, please call 248-305-2851 or visit the Senior Services desk at the Community Center, 303 W. Main Street.
  • Government is hiring Census Workers
    • If you are looking to earn a few dollars and get out and meet some new people, the U.S. Census Bureau is hiring for full-time and part-time Temporary Field Representative positions.  For more information, visit here. 
  • One-Day Pickleball Clinics
    • Recreation Center Hillside North Gym/700 W. Baseline
    • 3:45 to 4:45 p
    • Course 101 – Introduction to Pickleball
      • February 10th, March 9th and April 13th
    • Course 201 – Dinking Strategies
      • February 24th and April 27th
    • Course 202 – Serve, Return & Third Shot Options
      • March 23rd
    • $15 per course

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

  • Amazing Grace:  The Antislavery and Abolitionist Movements in Northville – 1850 to 1865 – Wednesday, February 27th – 7 to 8 pm
    • Learn about the locals who joined the abolitionist movement to end the practice of slavery in the U.S.

NORTHVILLE ART HOUSE
215 W. Cady Street/248-377-0497

  • Winter Art Classes
    • Click here to be taken to the full schedule of Winter Art Classes.  There even classes about plant care, print making and calligraphy if you don’t fancy yourself an artist.
    • There are a total of 54 classes being offered including:
      • Painting with Parkinson’s
      • Pastels – All levels
      • Drawing 101
      • Watercolor for Beginners
      • Beginning Acrylic Painting
      • Indoor Plant Care – Design and Propogation
  • Oil Paintings of Carol Welsch, Emerging Artist, Northville – Now through February 27th

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

  • Cloud Library – Thousands of E-Books at your Fingertips
    • Access popular eBooks and eAudiobooks directly from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Download the app on your iOS, Android, Kindle Fire or Nook. Select your Country, State and Northville District Library, accept the terms and conditions then enter your library card number and PIN. Within the app click on the search icon to view the collection. Titles check out for 21 days and will automatically expire.  Click here for Help & Support or contact the Library at 248.349.3020.   Get started today!

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

  • Walking – Monday through Friday – 8 to 9:30 am
    • Take a walk at the Community Center Gym every weekday morning. Join the group afterwards for a cup of coffee. Walking is free, coffee is 50 cents.
  • Senior Fit
    • Geared for adults age 55 and up, Senior Fit is aimed at improving stamina, lowering blood pressure and decreasing the risk of osteoporosis among senior adults through regular exercise. Please register at the Senior Center desk for class. No walk-ins will be accepted and space is limited.
    • Day Date Time Fee
      Tuesday – January 7th thru February 25th –  5:15 – 6:15 p.m. Free
      Friday  –  January 3rd thru February 28th –  10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Free
  • Special Events
    • St. Patrick’s Day Party – March 17th – 11:30 am to 1 pm – $12
      • Everyone is Irish at this party! A traditional meal of corn beef &
        cabbage, Irish potatoes and dessert will be served. Lively Irish entertainment by Ardan Academy will be provided to enjoy. Wear your best St. Patrick’s day outfit and be entered into our costume contest! Best female & male costume win prizes.
    • Paczki Day – Tuesday – Feb 25th – 8 am until gone – Free
      • Stop by and pick up a Paczki while they last! Paczkis’ are generously donated by
        Traveling Angels. They will be available starting at 8:00 a.m. in the Living Room of the Community Center. Please take one per person.
  • Field Trips and Tours
    • Senior Day at the DIA – Thursday, February 27th – Noon to 4 pm – Free
      • The DIA will provide FREE bus transportation and special programming including films, lectures, and tours, followed by a complimentary coffee and cookie reception for seniors 55 and older. The DIA bus will depart from the parking lot across from the Post Office at 12:00 p.m. Please arrive by 11:45 a.m. Registration Deadline: February 11th
  • Programs
    • Ascension Presentation: Healthy Heart – Tuesday, Feb 18th – 10:30 am to Noon – Free
      • Learn what you can do to improve your heart health and lower your risk for stroke bymaking some practical, healthy lifestyle changes. Registration Deadline: February 14
  • Crafts and Activities
    • Bingo – February 20th – 1 to pm – Free
      • Come play Bingo with us.  Oakmont of Northville hosts  this activity once per month. Registration is required at the Community Center desk prior to the event.
  • Friday Flicks – 1 pm – $1
    • Feb 15th – My Big Fat Greek Wedding
      • In this romantic comedy, a single Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek man, which is a problem for members of her strict family — particularly her traditional father, whose Greek pride knows no bounds.
    • Feb 21st – Judy
      • Set in 1968, this dramatized biopic recounts singer Judy Garland’s last concerts in London, where the fragile and weary star prepares for a run of sold-out shows while beginning a courtship with her soon-to-be-fifth spouse.
    • Feb 28th – The Goldfinch
      • When his mother dies in a bomb attack at New York City’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, young Theodore Decker’s life is profoundly altered — especially after he steals a priceless painting from the debris and ends up involved in the art underworld.

MAYBURY STATE PARK
20145 Beck Road/248-349-8390
MAYBURY FARM
50165 8 Mile Road/(248) 374-0200
Closed for the Season but watch for special events.
TIPPING POINT THEATRE
361 East Cady Street/248-347-0003

  • Seasons Tickets for the 13th Season are Available Now!
    • To view the 2019-2020 Season, click here.
  • The 39 Steps – January 30th through March 8th
    • Richard Hannay was looking for something to spice up his boring life. His routine night out in the West End soon leaves him in the unprecedented situation of being the only person capable of saving London. Murder, mystery, and mayhem consume his life as he works desperately to clear his name and solve the mystery of The 39 Steps.A parody of the 1915 novel by John Buchan and the 1935 film by Alfred Hitchcock of the same name, The 39 Steps mixes the thriller genre with the humor of Monty Python. This show is sure to have you on the edge of your seat with laughter and anticipation.
    • Information regarding show times and tickets can be found by clicking here.
  • Jazz at the Pointe 
    • A series of one-night-only concerts featuring the finest musicians in the area, a wine tasting and light finger foods from Browndog Barlor & Restaurant at the intermission. The doors will open at 6:45 p.m. for the wine tasting; music starts at
      • Heather Black Project – Saturday, March 21st
      • Los Gatos –  Saturday, May 16th
      • Opapada – Saturday, July 11th

DOWNTOWN PLYMOUTH WEEKLY UPDATE

  • DSO Chamber  Piano Quartet – Wed, Feb 12th  – 7 pm – $15
    • First Presbyterian Church of Plymouth – 701 Church Street
    • For tickets, click here.
  • Cooking Demo “Meatless Winter Supper” – Wed, Feb 19th – 6:30 to 8:45 pm – $30
    • These events always sell out so call (734) 667-2755 to reserve your spot.
  • Taste for a Cure – Friday – Feb 28th – 6 to 8 pm – $30
    • Delicious wine tasting &hors d’oeuvres at the Plymouth Historical Museum
    • For tickets call 734-453-1540

GREENMEAD HISTORICAL PARK
20501 Newburgh Road/LivoniaMI 48154/(248) 477-7375

  • First Native Tribes of Michigan – Mon, Mar 16th – 2 pm
    • Join the Livonia Historical Society for their meeting and a presentation by Joe Oldenburg “First Native Tribes of Michigan.” All are welcome to attend this free event. Membership information will be available at the meeting.