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Womens Self Defense Class – Temple Beth El

Womens Self Defense Class – Temple Beth El

May 1 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

SELF DEFENSE CLASS DESIGNED FOR WOMEN OF ALL AGES. Join the Sisterhood of Temple Beth El for a two-hour seminar on women’s self-defense taught by Sergeant Jen Miles of the Oakland County Sheriff Department. This seminar will explain and demonstrate the protective tactics and measures any woman can use in the face of a dangerous …Continue reading

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Latin Dance Adventure

Latin Dance Adventure

May 3 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016 LATIN DANCE ADVENTURE May 3-June 14 (no class May 17). Progressive beginner level course with award-winning Mambo Marci meets Tuesdays 7-8 PM for six weeks. Classes held at Berman Center for Jewish Education (at Congregation Shaarey Zedek) in Southfield. $92 non-members/$80 CSZ members. Questions: marcimambo@yahoo.com or 248.497.9463. Register at Mambo Marci …Continue reading

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Lois Linden Nelson Womans World

Lois Linden Nelson Womans World

May 4 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Join us for the ultimate girl's day out! Lois Linden Nelson Woman's World sponsored by Sisterhood of Congregation Shaarey Zedek features all day POP UP SHOPS/Boutiques, a fabulous luncheon honoring Henrietta Weisberg, Woman of Valor, and special guest Grammy and Emmy winning Paula Abdul! Speaker only tickets are $36, luncheon begins at $54. POP UPS …Continue reading

Young Explorers: Growing Season

Young Explorers: Growing Season

May 4 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us for an enriching and unique play date in Kids Town every first Wednesday of the month at 10 and 11 a.m.! We’ll provide story time, a special science-themed activity and socialization time geared for children ages 2-5 and their caregiver. May 4: Growing Season To welcome spring, we’ll read Jody’s Beans by Malachy …Continue reading

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David Syme in concert

David Syme in concert

May 5 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Grosse Pointe War Memorial is delighted to host a concert by renowned pianist David Syme at 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, in the War Memorial’s lovely lakefront ballroom, 32 Lake Shore Dr., Grosse Pointe Farms. An Afterglow will follow in the historic Alger House. The evening is presented by Patrick and Valerie Moran. …Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather

Birds of a Feather

May 6 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

A few years ago a group of artists - Suzanne Allen, Glenn Corey, Gwen Joy, Sabrina Nelson, and Gary van Gorp - got together to put on an exhibit at the Majestic Cafe in Detroit. They decided that the unifying theme of the show would be "Birds," and hence the title of the show, "Birds …Continue reading

20th Century Michigan Art Exhibition & Sale

20th Century Michigan Art Exhibition & Sale

May 6 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Schmidt’s Antiques is pleased to present an exhibition and sale of Michigan art of the 20th century. The show will run from May 6, 2016 through May 15, 2016 and will showcase a collection of over twenty-five artists who have been active in the great state of Michigan. Featured artists include, Myron Barlow, Robert Hopkin, …Continue reading

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Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show

Cat Fanciers Association Cat Show

May 7 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Anthony Wayne Cat Fanciers invites you to attend their 41st annual CFA Allbreed Cat Show. This show includes the exhibition and judging of pedigreed cats & kittens throughout the day. Meet the breeds. Fun for cat lovers of all ages! Location: University of Michigan Campus Sports Coliseum Hill at 721 S. Fifth Ave. Ann Arbor, …Continue reading

epiphany glass studio Spring Show + Sale

epiphany glass studio Spring Show + Sale

May 7 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Everything's coming up roses – and lilies – for Mother’s Day at epiphany glass studio! Join glass artist April Wagner for the annual epiphany glass Spring Show and Sale, featuring glassblowing demonstrations, specially priced epiphany glass and StudioE items, and new gift certificates for glassblowing sessions that make the perfect gift for Mother’s Day. Reserve …Continue reading

Cabaret 313 Presents Maxine Linehan at MOCAD

Cabaret 313 Presents Maxine Linehan at MOCAD

May 7 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join Cabaret 313 for a heartwarming evening of beautiful stories and songs with chanteuse Maxine Linehan. Featuring songs from a wide range of styles, from folk to pop, to Broadway and beyond, audiences are treated to a rare hour or so of beauty that comes from irresistible melodies, and incisive elegant lyrics. The New York …Continue reading

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Art Birmingham

Art Birmingham

May 8 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Shain Park Birmingham, MI 48009 www.artbirmingham.org Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm Sunday, 10 am - 5 pm Art Birmingham, originally known as the Birmingham Fine Art Festival, celebrates its 35th annual return to Shain Park, downtown Birmingham’s newly and extensively redesigned city park. The park is conveniently located in the center of this favorite …Continue reading

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Temple Shir Shalom Trivia Night

Temple Shir Shalom Trivia Night

May 10 @ 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Trivia contest, appetizers and dessert, cash bar and prizes! Tickets are $36 per person, including one drink ticket. Open to the community. People can sponsor their own table of 8 for $500, which includes two drink tickets/person, and a bottle of red and white wine for the table. To RSVP-call the temple office at 248-229-7948, …Continue reading

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2016 Metro Detroit Heart Walk

2016 Metro Detroit Heart Walk

May 14 @ 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Ready, set, lace up your sneakers” is what the American Heart Association is encouraging southeast Michigan residents to do at the Detroit Heart Walk on May 14 at West Riverfront Park Downtown Detroit. Leading the campaign is Heart Walk Co-Chairs Don Davis, Vice President, Business Development, Central Region, Barton Malow Company and Chad Downing, Regional …Continue reading

Learn Magic @ Your Library

Learn Magic @ Your Library

May 14 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Please register by calling the library at 248.851.2254. An instructor from the Wunderground Magic Shop will be here to teach you how to amaze your friends and family performing magic tricks. You will learn to perform feats of amazing magic with ordinary objects such as ropes, rubber bands and coins. This program is best for …Continue reading

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Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo

Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo

May 15 @ 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM

For the 20th consecutive year, the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan is asking the community to join more than 8,000 walkers and supporters at their annual Kidney Walk at the Detroit Zoo to fight kidney disease on Sunday, May 15. This year the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan’s goals are high as they look to …Continue reading

Building a Bridge Over Dinner

Building a Bridge Over Dinner

May 15 @ 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

As we look to start our fourth season of working, learning, and laughing together in Eden Gardens, we're excited to hold our first Building a Bridge Over Dinner event. Join the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue and Eden Garden Block Club as we enjoy food inspired by our growing seasons of the past, talk over our …Continue reading

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Techies for Non-Techies (Beth Elders)

Techies for Non-Techies (Beth Elders)

May 17 @ 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Mobile Technology Fundamentals Are you looking for technology guidance? Join us to learn a variety of mobile device applications. Learn about the amazing features, common apps and settings available on smart phones and tablets including Apple iPhones, iPads and Android devices. Workshop will include overview of the hardware components,basic interaction tips and voice activated features. …Continue reading

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Sky Foundation’s 3rd Annual Women’s Event for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

Sky Foundation’s 3rd Annual Women’s Event for Pancreatic Cancer Awareness

May 18 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Wednesday, May 18 at 5:30pm at The Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. Come enjoy great conversation, a buffet dinner and wine, and a panel discussion with experts in pancreatic cancer.

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In Conversation With Rachel Laser

In Conversation With Rachel Laser

May 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join Rabbi Mark Miller as he interviews Rachel Laser, former Deputy Director of the Religious Action Center, the hub of Jewish social justice and legislative activity in Washington DC. Rachel Laser will speak about white privilege and reflect on how it has affected her. Her hope is to inspire journeys of self-discovery which lead toward …Continue reading

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2016 Walk to Cure Arthritis Detroit

2016 Walk to Cure Arthritis Detroit

May 21 @ 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Walk to Cure Arthritis is the Arthritis Foundation’s nationwide signature event supporting our mission to conquer arthritis by spreading awareness and raising money for research aimed at finding a cure. Whether you are close to the disease or simply looking for an inspiring charity event, Walk to Cure Arthritis is a great way to experience …Continue reading

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A most read – The book: Kings’ Dirty Operation

A most read – The book: Kings’ Dirty Operation

May 31 @ 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Kings' Dirty Operation, including forewords of the US President and Bill Gates is coming in the last day of the May, 2016.

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Summer Kick-off Barbeque & Music Shabbat Service

Summer Kick-off Barbeque & Music Shabbat Service

June 3 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for a fun & inspiring evening out on the patio at Temple Beth E, as we kick-off summer with a BBQ dinner, games and the ever so popular ice cream cart for a cool summer treat! Following the BBQ, we continue our evening for a beautiful outdoor Music Shabbat in the Helen Vera …Continue reading

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Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee Benefitting Gleaners

Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee Benefitting Gleaners

June 4 @ 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Car enthusiasts are invited to start each summer weekend enjoying auto “show and tell” at Lingenfelter Cars & Coffee. The event will be held rain or shine. There is no fee to participate but guests are asked to donate to Gleaners Community Food Bank. Nonperishable food items and monetary donations will be accepted on-site. Attendees …Continue reading

Fuel Up For Cardio Selling!

Fuel Up For Cardio Selling!

June 4 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

WE BUY LULU will be giving cash for unwanted Lululemon at Naked Fuel Juice Bar and Franklin Athletic Club to benefit local charities. On June 4th, We Buy Lulu will hold a buyback at Naked Fuel Juice Bar from 10am-1pm to help raise money in support of Peace of Pizza, a Detroit based charity that …Continue reading

Tot Shabbat in the D

Tot Shabbat in the D

June 4 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Who says there’s nothing for Jewish kids to do in Detroit? Join kids, parents, grandparents, and honorary parents for a very special Tot Shabbat complete with songs, food, and garden activities designed for kids ages 6 and under (all are welcome). Grape juice, challah and snacks provided! Please RSVP so we know how many to …Continue reading

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