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5 Ways to Make Your Week Matter

Have fun with the kids, give blood, learn CPR and more this week in Farmington and Farmington Hills.

Visit the splash pad at Heritage Park in Farmington Hills during Monday's Splash Bash. Photo credit: Patch file photo
Visit the splash pad at Heritage Park in Farmington Hills during Monday's Splash Bash. Photo credit: Patch file photo
This week is filled with opportunities to learn, to give and to have some fun in Farmington and Farmington Hills, starting with Monday's 7:30 p.m. Farmington school board special meeting on a November bond proposal. 

Here are five other ways to make your week matter: 

1. Splash bash in Heritage Park

Enjoy the Heritage Park splash pad, bouncer, games, nature hikes, and a whole lot more during this free event on Monday. Food and drinks will be available for purchase, and the movie “The Lorax” starts at 8:30 p.m. 

2. CPR and AED course

An American Red Cross CPR and AED (Automated External Defibrillator) class will be held Tuesday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Fire Station #4 located at 28711 Drake Road. Register by writing to DOConnell@fhgov.com or calling 248-871-2802.

3. Affordable Care Act enrollment

Oakland County Commissioner Marcia Gershenson will host an informational meeting on the Affordable Health Care Act and teach residents how to navigate the health care system at 7 p.m., Wednesday, in the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Road, in Farmington Hills

4. Nature Center educator open house

At this event on Thursday, 6:30 p.m., school teachers and home school parents can sample school programs, pick up an education program guide, reserve a day to visit the Nature Center in Heritage Park or to have a naturalist visit students. Call 248-477-1135 or email asmith@fhgov.com for more information. 

5. Botsford Hospital blood drive

Blood donations will be accepted between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Friday in Botsford Hospital's Community Room in the Administration and Education Center, 28050 Grand River Ave. Donors are urged to visit redcrossblood.org/make-donation and enter "Botsford" as the sponsor code to register or call Amy Bowes at 248-888-2610. 

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