Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan on April 6, 2008 · 129
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Detroit Free Press from Detroit, Michigan · 129

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6 SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2008 3 DETROIT FREE PRESS WWW.FREEP.COM THE LOCAL LIST! ONSTAGE "One Toe in the Grave": Comedy performed by Wyandotte Community Theatre. 7:30 p.m. April 11. Woodrow Wilson School, 1275 15Th, Wyandotte. 313-842-8810. $11, $10 students and seniors, $8 ages 8 and younger. "Singing in the Rain": By the Downriver Youth Performing Arts Center. The April 11 performance is shadow-interpreted for deaf and hearing-impaired people. 7:30 p.m. April 4-5, 11-12, 2:30 p.m. April 6. Trenton Village Theatre, 2447 W. Jefferson, Trfnton. 734-362-8153. $12, $10 seniors and students. MUSIC Benny S the Jets: April 10-12, 17-19, 24-26. Starlite Lounge, 4200 Allen, Allen Park. 313-928-4688. Benny & the Jets: 9 p.m. April 10, 17 & 24. Thunderbowl Lanes, 4200 Allen, Allen Park. 313-928-4688. NIGHTSPOTS American Bar & Grill: David Gerard & Insurrection, 9:30 p.m. April 18. 21700 West, Trenton. 734-676-8000. B. Boomers Bar & Grille: 16006 Southfield, Allen Park. 313-928-8570. 1 7 Million Jigawatts: 9 p.m. April 11-12. I Triple Shot: 9 p.m. April 18. I Pipe Dream: 9 p.m. April 19. I David Gerald & Insurrection: 9 p.m. April 25-26. Modern Exchange: Z02, 8 p.m. April 9. 12219 Dix-Toledo,Southgate. 734-284-2547. DANCING Crystal Gardens: Italian Nite, featuring music from Eddie 0 Italian buffet and dessert. 4-9 p.m. April 8. 16703 Fort, Southgate. 734-285-2210. $13-$15. , ,, . Pier 500: Friday Night Meltdown, with DJ Atom. 9 p.m. April 11, 18 & 25. 507 Biddle, Wyandotte. 734-281-0530 or On Saturdays past 9 p.m., $5 cover. ART River's Edge Gallery: "Shades of Green: Art Rescued, Recovered, Reworked, Repurposed," a group show composed of artwork that has a green message. Through May 12. . 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. 3024 Biddle, Wyandotte. 734-246-9880. CRAFTS AND HOBBIES Craft Show: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 19. Yack Arena, 3131 Third, Wyandotte. 810-658-0440. Indoor Garage Sale and Crafts Show: Sponsored by Martha Circle. Hungarian pastries, Adopt a Pet Goldo is a four-month-old kitten waiting for his forever home to come along. Goldo is looking for a new home with his brother, Fitzy. They are the greatest of friends and enjoy spending their days romping about. Goldo is very friendly and social, making friends with all he meets.Once the day's play is complete, he cuddles right up for lots of snuggles. The adoption package includes sterilization surgery, age-appropriate vaccinations and the Michigan Humane Society 10-day health plan. 1 KU? it? ' ji fear. 1 ; ! U' -V. ) ;:; .r . -kri -")! : i'xr- ' - - - Wyandotte Community Theatre Among the cast of "One Toe in the Grave," from left, are Emily Flesch of Riverview, Harvey LaFromboise of Carleton, Cheryl Wojtylko and Ray Gosselin, both of Southgate, and Katie Mara of Riverview. See Onstage. food and refreshment available. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 12. American Hungarian Reformed Church, 9901 Allen, Allen Park. 313-382-1001. Free admission. OUT & ABOUT Bringing Solar Energy to Light in Wyandotte: By Melanie McCoy. Learn about solar energy and pick up tips on public speaking. 6:30 p.m. April 15. Copeland Center, 2306 Fourth, Wyandotte. John Roos: 313-231-5102. Free. Spaghetti Days: Menu features spaghetti or penne pasta, meatballs, salad, roll, dessert and beverage. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. & 4-7 p.m. April 16. Downriver Italian-American Hall, . 646 Biddle, Wyandotte. 734-285-4044. $7, $4 for children 10 and under. Golden Gloves & Computer Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 11, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. April 12, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 13. Gibraltar Trade Center, 15525 Racho Blvd., Taylor. 734-287-2000. Gun & Knife Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. April 18, - -' - - - - Michigan Humane Society Goldo and other pets are available at the Michigan Humane Society Detroit shelter. Call 313-872-3400. PET CALENDAR Tell pet-lover Mary Lendzion about your pet events. Call 313-222-2144; e-mail; fax 313-222-5985, or write Mary Lendzion, Detroit Free Press, 615 W. Lafayette, Detroit 48226. Visit www.freep.comcalendar to see even more pet events. Beagle Rescue, Education and Welfare Midwest Foster homes in all locations needed, Adoptions 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on the second Sat. of each month. Petco, 23155 Outer Drive, Allen Park. 313-565-4768. Helping Every Animal Downriver Society: 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, ll'a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays. Petsmart, 23271 Eureka, Taylor. 734-374-8106. Also 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays. Petsmart, 23470 Allen, Woodhaven. 734-362-8568. Foster homes are needed. 734-783-8785, or Metro Area Animal Adoption: 11 a.m. -4 p.m. on the first and third Saturday of each month. Petco, 23155 Outer Drive, Allen Park. 313-565-4768. Also 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month. Petsmart, 23271 Eureka, Taylor. 734-374-8106. Foster homes and volunteers needed. 313-571-2985, or, Southgate Animal Shelter 10-11 a.m. daily and 3-4 p.m. daily. 14719 Schaefer, South-gate. 734-246-1328. PICTURE-PERFECT PETS 1 . KARI OVERHOL5ER Chloe, right, a 6-year-old shepherd mix, relaxes up north in Rose City with her friend, Petals, an 8-year-old boxer mix. Kari Overholser of Wyandotte snapped their photo. Chloe is her pet and Petals is a friend's. IS YOUR PET A CHARMER? E-mail your JPEG pet photos to community (, and we will consider putting them in this section. If using standard mail, send to Detroit Free Press, co Marcia Abramson, 615 W. Lafayette, Detroit 48226. Photos cannot be returned. Please include the photographer's name, the name and age of the pet and when and where the photo was taken. Also include your name, address and phone number so we can contact you. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. April 19, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 20. Gibraltar Trade Center, 15525 Racho Blvd., Taylor. 734-287-2000. Sport Card & Antiques Show: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 6. Gibraltar Trade Center, 15525 Racho Blvd., Taylor. 734-287-2000. FUND-RAISERS . Comedy Benefit for WHFR: With celebrity improv troupe Project 2. 18 and over. 7:30 p.m. April 12. Ramada Inn Downriver, 20777 Eureka, Taylor. 734-283-2200. f J $12 IfliSjSjQ Kiwanis Spaghetti Dinner 5-8 p.mpril 27. Seitz Middle School, 17800 Kennebec, Riverview. 734-284-5034. $6; $5 senior, $4 children or $15 family. Polka Benefit Dance: 2nd Annual Memorial Gift of Life event in honor of Lisa Marie Biskup, with silent auction, door prizes and Polish food. Music by Lenny Gomulka & his Chicago Push. 6 p.m.-midnight April 26. PRCU Hall (Polish Roman Catholic Union), 1430 Oak, Wyandotte. 734-281-7036. $15, kids under 13 free. Cash bar. 6th Annual Auction: Featuring a family-friendly dinner, silent auction and live auction. For children, kindergarten through 5th grade, a Moonwalk and game rooms. 5 ' p.m. April 11. Light and Life Christian School, 8900 Pardee, Taylor. 313-292-1660. $2 dinner. VOLUNTEERS Affinity Hospice of Life: Seeking compassionate people to help patients by providing companionship, light housekeeping duties and clerical tasks. Training for volunteers will be provided, contact volunteer coordinator John Panci. Affinity Hospice of Life, 15450 Northline, Suite 102, Southgate. 734-284-4315. BOOKS & MORE Trenton Veterans Memorial Library: 2790 Westfield, Trenton. 734-676-9777. It's auction-plus for Light and Life Benefit to include dinner, games TAYLOR A family fun night will help , raise funds for Light and Life Christian Schools in Taylor. Officially, the event is the school's sixth annual auction, starting at 5 p.m. Friday. But the auction is just part of the action. A family-friendly dinner will be available for just $2 per person. And for kids in kindergarten through I Free family movie: 2 p.m. April 12. I Preschool storytime: Stories, songs and fingerplays for ages 3-6. 10:30 a.m. April 16, 23 & 30, 6:30 p.m. April 17 & 24. Registration required. I Used book sale: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. April 19, 1-4:30 p.m. April 20. SINGLES Bethany South (Downriver): A Catholic organization providing peer support to divorced and separated Christians. 248-988-0454 or www.bethanyofsoutheastern I General Meeting: Topic includes speed dating presented by Pattee from Southeast Michigan Singles. Please bring a non-perishable food item for donation. 7:30 p.m. April 11. St. Patrick's Church, 135 Superior, Wyandotte. Judy: 313-389-4730. I Dinner and Movie: 5:30 p.m. April 12. Panera Bread, 13665 Eureka, Southgate. Al: 734-284-7595 or Linda: 734-934-9426. Our Lady of the Woods Spring Dance: Dressy casual attire, DJ Ted Butkin, desserts, snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. 8 p.m. April 19. Our Lady of the Woods, 21892 Gudith, Woodhaven. Amy: 313-291-6733. $10. HEALTHWELLNESS Bipolar Support Alliance: In dining rooms H & J. For persons diagnosed with mood disorder and their family and friends. 2-4 p.m. April 13 S 27. Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, 2333 Biddle, Wyandotte. Mary Ann: fifth grade, there will be a Moonwalk to bounce in and games to play. Light and Life Christian Schools serves students from preschool through high school. The school is at 8900 Pardee, along with Taylor Free Methodist Church. By Free Press staff For more information, call 313-292-1660 or go online to www CASA Kleptomaniacs & Shoplifters Anonymous) p.m. April 10, 17 & 24. St Michael's Episcopal Church, 1325 Champaign, Lincoln Park. 248-358-8508. Family and Friends Bipolar Support Alliance: In dining rooms H & J. For family and friends of persons diagnosed with mood disorder. 6-8 p.m. April 10 & 24. Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, 2333 Biddle, Wyandotte. Mary Ann: 734-284-5563. GET LISTED! Listings in the Free Press are free and not connected to advertising. To have your event included in The Local List!, send the follow- i: Name of event. Date and time. Location and address. Price. Phone number the public can call, with the hours and days the phone is answered. Photographs are encouraged but will not be returned. We must receive your information at least two weeks before the event. Mail to: Mary Lendzion Detroit Free Press 615 W. Lafayette St., Detroit Ml, 48226 E-mail: mlendzion( Phone: 313-222-2144 Fax:313-222-5985 The Local List! Is compiled by Mary Lendzion. . .' Kim, 2004 f 5 LOST: 110 lbs FOUND: A New Life Join us for these FREE SEKflNARS and find out about our lifelianging bariatric procedure. WYANDOTTE Tuesday, April 22 at 6 p.m. Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital 2333 Biddle Ave. Wyandotte, Ml 48192 Multipurpose Room B Space is limited, please call today. WYANDOTTE Saturday, May 10 at 10 a.m. Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital 2333 Biddle Ave. Wyandotte, Ml 48192 Multipurpose Room B Space is limited, please call today. To schedule an appointment or register for one of these free seminars, call (734) 285-7420. O

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