Why should kids have all the fun? Registration closes March 19 for this event.
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Saturday, November 24, 2012
The Home Energy Audit Seminar will be held Nov. 28 at Longacre House in Farmington Hills.
Spaces are still open for a free Home Energy Audit Seminar, held Nov. 28 from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Longacre House, 24705 Farmington Rd. in Farmington Hills. A home energy audit is a great tool to assess your home’s energy efficiency and figure out which improvements will save you the most energy and money. Participants will also learn about money that is available through utility rebate programs from Consumers Energy and DTE. Home energy audits can: Tests can determine the source of drafts and leaks, check the efficiency of your heating equipment, ensure good indoor air quality levels, and detect flaws in your wall and attic insulation. The results of a home energy audit will help you save money and improve the comfort, health, and safety …
Friday, November 2, 2012
Learn how a home energy audit can help you decide which home improvements will save the most energy and money.
The Farmington Hills Commission for Energy and Environmental Sustainability, in partnership with Ecotelligent Homes, DTE Energy, and the City of Farmington, will host a free Home Energy Audit Seminar on Wednesday, Nov. 28 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Longacre House located at 24705 Farmington Road. A home energy audit is a great tool to assess your home’s energy efficiency and figure out which improvements will save you the most energy and money. Participants will also learn about money that is available through utility rebate programs from Consumers Energy and DTE. Home energy audits can: Pinpoint where your house is losing energy Determine the efficiency of your heating and cooling systems Show you ways to use less energy Identify …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Downtown Farmington merchants will host their annual trick-or-treat event on Oct. 27.
Looking for Halloween fun in Farmington and Farmington Hills? We've compiled a list of local events happening over the next few weeks: Halloween Late Skate BonaVenture Skating Center, Oct. 19, 7 p.m.-1 a.m. Admission includes pizza, pop, games and prizes. There will be a costume contest. For more information and ticket prices, visit bonaventureskate.com. Halloween Story Time, Main Library, Oct. 24, 7 p.m. Dress in costume if you like for this evening of songs, rhymes and activities. Registration is required at farmlib.org or call 248-848-4315 for more information. "TRUNK or TREAT" Fundraiser for John Paul Secondary School in Uganda, St. Fabian Catholic Church, Oct. 26, 6 p.m. Decorate your vehicle and come dressed up (no scary costumes, …
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
A chat with addiction specialists begins at noon today right here on Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch.
Today, Patch.com will host a live chat with experts who can answer your questions about a class of drugs tied to several recent tragedies, including two in our own community. Here's what else you should know today: There's a 30 percent chance we'll get rain before 7 a.m., but otherwise today should be mostly sunny with a high near 80. The National Weather Service predicts wind gusts as high as 30 miles per hour today, and low tonight around 50, under clear skies. Addiction specialists from Brighton Center for Recovery Hospital will answer your questions about K2, Spice and other synthetic drugs today in a live chat on our site. From noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dr. David Yanga, addictionoligist and family practitioner, along with John Furey, …
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Celebrate Michigan beer and wine, and help adults with developmental disabilities and local youth programs, this evening at Longacre House in Farmington Hills.
Today's weather may be a little cooler, but you can attend an event tonight that looks like a real heart-warmer. Here's what else you should know today: Temperatures are expected to drop into the 60s today, under mostly sunny skies. The National Weather Service predicts a low tonight around 43. This special tasting at the Longacre House is hosted by the Xemplar Club, Community Living Centers and Farmington Hills Youth and Family Services After-School Program. The fun starts at 5 p.m. today, with appetizers, entertainment, Michigan beers and wines, door prizes and more. Proceeds will provide support for youth programs and people with developmental disabilities. Cost is $25 per person; call 248-473-1841 to make a reservation. This group of …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Walk with a Doc today in Farmington Hills and learn about skin cancer signs and treatments.
It should be a glorious day for walkers who will be learning more today about skin cancer signs, prevention and treatments in Heritage Park. Here's what else you should know: The National Weather Service predicts another glorious spring day, with a high around 69 and a low tonight around 49. What more can we say? Enjoy! Botsford oncologist Savitha Balaraman, MD, will talk about the prevention and treatment of skin cancer today at noon. The walk through Heritage Park begins at the City of Farmington Hills Nature Discovery Center. For information or to register, call 877-477-Doc1 (3621), select option 1. And remember to bring sunscreen. The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Farmington's newest business, Painting With a …
Saturday, October 8, 2011
The smell of cigar smoke in the historic home's library may be an indicator of spirit activity in the historic house, the ghost hunters said.
Tom Lundy and Robin Lemkie have seen and heard their fair share of spooky stuff. Representing GHOSM (Ghost Hunters of Southern Michigan), which Lemkie founded 18 years ago, the two shared stories of their contacts with ghosts Friday night at Longacre House in Farmington Hills. The closed organization has six or seven active members, most from Downriver communities, who travel to cemeteries, buildings and even homes where paranormal activity is suspected. "When we first get to a home, people are scared already," said Lemkie, who is a "sensitive," someone who can feel and communicate with spirits. She said the group purposely asks people not to tell them anything about the suspected ghostly activity, so that their readings are not suspect. …
Monday, October 3, 2011
Join in the hunt for spirits living in the historic house on Friday at 7 p.m.
Have you heard about the ghost who haunts the Longacre House in Farmington Hills? It was seen gazing forlornly down from the window of the bride’s room in an eerie, unexplainable picture taken a few years ago. Stories always circulate about historic old houses like the Longacre House, a Georgian mansion acquired by the City of Farmington Hills a few years back. On Friday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m., the Ghost Hunters of Southern Michigan (GHOSM) will present a fascinating history on their ghostly findings from locations around the state and then take guests on a tour of the Longacre House to search for possible evidence of paranormal activity. GHOSM is an organization of people with a shared interest in searching out spirits and abnormal occurrences…
Saturday, September 17, 2011
The event closed out the Porch Party season at the city-owned historic home.
Guests enjoyed the last porch party of the season at Longacre House in Farmington Hills last night. The New England clam bake included a menu of lobster, shrimp and clams, along with all the trimmings, and the a capella musical group Full Throttle performed. Did you attend the event? Feel free to share your photos with us. Upload them here, or send them to firstname.lastname@example.org