Happy Mother's Day!
Redford Branch News
CCS (College for Creative Studies)
Art for Middle School Students
Saturdays, May 4, 11, 18, 10:30 am -1 pm
For Middle school students with a serious interest in art
and strong family support. This workshop helps students
prepare their personal art portfolio and encourages them to
apply to Detroit’s quality high school art programs.
Middle school students
Redford Book Club
Saturday, May 18, 11:30 am -1:00 pm
This month’s book: A Woman Like Me, by Bettye LaVette
Preschool Story Time
Preschool Story Time
Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 10:30 – 11:00 am
Wednesdays, May 1, 8, and 15. 22 & 29, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Saturdays, May 4, 11, 18, & 25, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
Teens & Young Adults
Knit & Crochet club
Mondays, May 6, 13, 20, 5:30 - 7:30
Bring your own projects, join in the fun.
Saturday, May 4, 2:00 - 4:00
Adults & Teens
Saturday, May 4, 12:00 - 5:00
Bring your scrapbook projects and
meet other scrapbook enthusiasts Teens
Wednesday, May 1, 15 6:30 - 8:00
Toastmasters fosters confidence and the
ability to communicate, persuade and lead
Study of ancient African culture and history
Saturday, May 4, 1:00 – 5:00
Adults & families
Detroit Family History Research
Group researching family histories
Saturday, May 18, 11:00 – 1:30
Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 5:30 - 7:00
Algebra, Geometry, Trig, & Precalc
Teens - Adults
Motor City 4H Robotics
Saturdays, May 11, 18 3:00 - 5:00
Club for children, ages 6-12, interested in
learning about and building robots
Ages 6 - 12
Wednesdays, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, 4:00 - 7:00
Children and youth empowerment group.
Teacher's Choice "Weekdays by Appointment"
Teach your students how to use the library for homework help by bringing them on a field trip.
We offer several types of programs including "Library Lessons and Stories", "Research Basics",
and training on select Detroit Public Library databases. For grades 1-8.
Calling All Book Clubs
We would like to support your book club. Please talk with us if you are looking
for a comfortable meeting location, book swaps, or special events.
Become a Literacy Tutor
Share the joy of reading with someone by becoming a volunteer tutor.
For more information, go to www.Detroit-Reads.org or call (313)481-1362.
Introduction to Microsoft Word
Saturday, May 11, 11:00 - 1:00
Redford Friends are looking to develop and host, "Music Under the Stars." This will be an opportunity for budding artists/vocalists to share their talent and inspiration with our community one night a week during the summer months. Interested???? Call Fran Harris 313-537-0739.
All types of family friendly entertainment welcome, individuals or groups.
School Lunch Program
Redford Branch Library will host a school lunch program this summer. We are looking for a few good people to help us with lunch distribution. Lunches will be served Monday through Friday days a week from noon to 1:30 pm.
We need folks who can serve one day a week or more. Whatever time you can donate we can use the help. Contact Fran Harris 313-537-0739. More details to follow.
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
315 East Warren Avenue
Detroit, Michigan 48201
Doorway to Freedom: Detroit and the Underground Railroad at the Detroit Historical Museum
Feb 1, 2013 to May 31, 2013
What You Won't Do for Love, stage play in Detroit
May 25, 2013
Full of humor, good music, and life lessons, this production is a great outing for the entire family, featuring recording artist Paul Johnson, Jr., film actor Greg Alford, and introducing Ms. Keisha Shelton.
Making It To The Finish Line
501c3 Non-profit Organization
Annual Prom Dress Give Away
(Dresses are brand new with price tags on them)
9 years providing this service for
Young ladies who are graduating seniors
in the Metropolitan Detroit Area
Must bring proof they are a graduating senior
and school ID
Are invited to come to
Our Special Moments Clothes Closet
Saturday, May 4, 2013
10 am - 12:30 pm
EARS Financial Showplace
2140 Holbrook, Hamtramck, MI 48212
(formerly UAW Local 235)
1-1/2 blocks east of I-75
On a first come basis
Visit our website for
more information on our organization
2013 GOLIGHlLY AGRISCIENCE
Saturday, May 18: 9 AM-3 PM
Sunday, May 19: 12 PM-3 PM
@THE BELLE ISLE GREENHOUSES
PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT THE GOLIGHTLY CAREER AND
TECHNICAL CENTER. AGRISCIENCE PROGRAM
Plant Sale Volunteers receive discounts on purchases. Call today to learn more!
Sponsored By: The Golightly Agriscience Advisory Board, a 501 c3 organization
47th Annual Flower Day
Sunday, May 19th - 7 AM to 5 PM
Attended by more than 150,000 people annually, Flower Day at the Eastern Market is one of the largest flower shows in the country. Members of the Metro Detroit Flower Growers Association (MDFGA), and hundreds of flower growers from Michigan, Canada and neighboring states fill the market with their colorful array offerings. Over 15-acres of the highest quality annuals, perennials, foliage, shrubbery, trees, exotics, tropical plants, flats, hanging baskets and more will be available for purchase.