Saturday, March 9, 2013
This year's theme, “Color the World,” has been chosen to add a multicultural element to the annual event, organizers say.
The annual Festival of the Arts is seeking artists and performers to volunteer to help at the free family festival, to be held on April 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The Festival of the Arts 2013 theme, “Color the World,” has been chosen to add a multicultural element to the annual event. The planning committee invites anyone who would like to share their heritage to apply to either give a performance, demonstrate a visual or musical art form, or show children how to make a hands-on craft that will reflect their native origin. Performances will be 15 to 30 minutes in duration. The free family festival is part of the three-day Festival of the Arts, which is presented by the City of Farmington Hills …
Friday, March 8, 2013
Project Healthy Living offers screenings and tests to adults ages 18 and older.
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Friday, March 8
The Farmington Area Commission on Aging and Botsford Hospital are bringing free and low-cost health screenings to the Costick Center in Farmington Hills March 22, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Project Healthy Living provides an opportunity for adults 18 and older, from any community, to obtain free and low-cost tests and services that include: Blood tests and other screenings performed by Quest Diagnostics include a 26-profile blood test, Hepatitis B, H.Pylori, glycomark, PSA (men), CA-125 (women), C-reactive protein, five profile cereal allergy test and a six profile food allergy test. Descriptions of these tests and costs are available on the Project Healthy Living website and at the Costick Center. Pre-register and pre-pay at projecthealthyliving.org…
Sunday, March 3, 2013
Yvonne's Treasures accepts donations of books, DVDs, knick-knacks, scarves, purses and other items.
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Sunday, March 3
The City of Farmington Hills Senior Adult Division gift shop, Yvonne's Treasures, has a new look and is seeking donations to help stock its shelves. Located inside the Costick Activities Center on 11 Mile Road east of Middlebelt, the store sells a variety of gift items, collectibles and accessories, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to support programs for area seniors. Donations accepted include: The store does not accept toys, furniture or larger items, and is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call Teresa at 248-473-1826. Source: City of Farmington Hills press release
Friday, March 1, 2013
The events offered through the City of Farmington Hills are open to residents in Farmington Hills and Farmington.
The City of Farmington Hills Center for Active Adults offers a variety of events in March for Farmington and Farmington Hills residents ages 50 and older. They include: For a full list of March events, visit fhgov.com.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Enjoy a night of family-friendly adventure at the Princesses and Super Heroes Fantasy Fun Night.
Thursday, February 28
Music, dancing, face painting, crafts, a moonwalk bouncer and more will fill out a night of adventure at the March 8 Princesses and Super Heroes Fantasy Fun Night, held at the Costick Center. Details about tickets and registration are in the press release attached to this post.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
The annual awards will be announced during a March 19 breakfast.
If you want to nominate someone for a 2013 Rainbow Recognition award, time is growing short. Anyone can submit a nomination form, available at fhgov.com, to honor anyone of any age who has actively promoted racial/cultural understanding in Farmington and Farmington Hills. The nomination form should be submitted to the Farmington Hills City Manager’s Office no later than Feb. 28. Rainbow Recognition recipients will be honored at the annual Rainbow Recognition Breakfast scheduled for Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at the Costick Center. NAACP Detroit Branch executive director Donnell R. White will keynote the event. The Rainbow Awards breakfast is hosted by the Multicultural Multiracial Community Council of Farmington/Farmington Hills.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
The 4th annual event moves to the Costick Center in Farmington Hills to include more players.
Tuesday, February 26
A popular annual Xemplar Club fundraiser is moving to a larger space, to accommodate more euchre lovers. The 4th Annual Euchre Party to benefit at-risk children, families and seniors in Farmington and Farmington Hills will be held March 23 at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The admission of $35 per person includes dinner, drinks and prizes. A raffle, 50/50 drawing and silent auction complete the evening's fundraising activities. Space is limited to 120 players, who must be 18 years of age or older. Register online at xemplareuchre.com.
Friday, February 22, 2013
More than 1,200 DTE customers in Farmington Hills lost power Friday morning.
UPDATE: Power was restored in an area south of I-696 shortly before 10 a.m. Friday. DTE Energy crews worked in the I-696 and Middlebelt area of Farmington Hills following a Friday morning power outage that affected more than 1,200 local customers, as well as more than 570 in Southfield. The outage, which began shortly after 7 a.m., left Mercy High School and the City of Farmington Hills Costick Activities Center closed Friday morning. It stretches south of I-696 almost to 10 Mile Road, and from a few blocks west of Middlebelt to Inkster. "We know there's an open circuit breaker out there that's caused the power outage," DTE spokesperson Len Singer said, adding the cause of the open breaker was not immediately known. Singer didn't have a …
The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission hosts classes in March and April.
Farmington-area residents have opportunities to learn more about how respond in an emergency, and how to see one coming, in free classes offered in March and April. The Farmington Hills/Farmington Emergency Preparedness Commission (EPC) will present a free series of Emergency and Disaster Response Training sessions every Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., March 13 to April 17 at the Costick Center in Farmington Hills. The program is open to adults and children 14 and older, accompanied by an adult. Find out what you'll learn during the 6-session training, and what you'll receive when you finish it, at fhgov.com. Learn to become a weather spotter during a free SKYWARN training program, also offered by the EPC, on April 4 from 7 to 9 p.m…
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The event at the Costick Center is likely to sell out; reservations are due by March 1.
It's time to sign up for the annual Princesses and Super Heroes Fantasy Fun Night held at the Costick Center March 8 from 6 to 8 p.m. This event, which sells out every year, will feature music, dancing, face painting, crafts, a moonwalk bouncer, and much more! A kid-friendly buffet dinner sponsored by Busch’s Fresh Food Market will include hot dogs, macaroni and cheese, snacks, and drinks. Register by March 1 at the Costick Center, 28600 W. 11 Mile Road in Farmington Hills or online at https://recreg.fhgov.com. Here are more events for which you'll need to register or buy tickets, along with today's happenings: Check our calendar for more activities, classes and events happening today and throughout the week. If your event isn't listed, …