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MICHIGAN MONTHLY

 

March, 2013 

DETROIT RED WINGS – JOE LOUIS ARENA

Ticketmaster:  248-645-6666

 

March 3         vs. Chicago Blackhawks; 12:30 pm

March 5         vs. Colorado Avalanche; 7:30 pm

March 7         vs. Edmonton Oilers; 7:30 pm

March 9         at Columbus Blue Jackets; 2 pm

March 10        vs. Columbus Blue Jackets; 5 pm

March 13        at Calgary Flames; 9:30 pm

March 15        at Edmonton Oilers; 9:30 pm

March 16        at Vancouver Canucks; 10 pm

March 20        vs. Minnesota Wild; 7:30 pm

March 22        at Anaheim Ducks; 10 pm

March 24        at Anaheim Ducks; 8 pm

March 25        at Phoenix Coyotes; 10 pm

March 28        at San Jose Sharks; 10:30 pm

March 31        vs. Chicago Blackhawks; 12:30 pm

April 1            vs. Colorado Avalanche; 7:30 pm

 

DETROIT PISTONS– Ticketmaster

 

March 1         at New Orleans Hornets; 8 pm

March 3         at San Antonio Spurs; 7 pm

March 6         vs. New York Knicks; 7:30 pm

March 8         vs. Dallas Mavericks; 7:30 pm

March 10        at L.A. Clippers; 9:30 pm

March 11        at Utah Jazz; 9 pm

March 13        at Golden State Warriors; 10:30 pm

March 16        at Portland Trail Blazers; 10 pm

March 18        vs. Brooklyn Nets; 7:30 pm

March 22        at Miami Heat; 7:30 pm

March 23        at Charlotte Bobcats; 7 pm

March 26        vs. Minnesota Timberwolves; 7:30 pm

March 29        vs. Toronto Raptors; 7:30 pm

March 31        at Chicago Bulls; 7 pm

April 1            at Toronto Raptors; 7 pm

 

 

MOTOR CITY CASINO HOTEL – 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, www.motorcitycasino.com; 313-237-7711; Ticketmaster, 800-745-3000

 

March 17        Sunday Brunch & Jams:  Celtic Rock featuring The Lash

March 21        Colbie Cailliat

March 24        Jewel Greatest Hits Tour

 

 

DETROIT OPERA HOUSE

313-237-7464; www.michiganopera.org

 

thru Mach 10  The Lion King

March 21-24   Alvin Alley American Dance Theater

March 29        The Dramatics, Temptations Review


 

CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOWS

 

March 2-3       Motorcycle Swap Meet & Expo; Gibraltar Trade Center, Taylor; 734-287-2000

 

March 8-10     Autorama; Cobo Center; 248-373-1700, www.CoboCenter.com

 

March 23-24   Custom Motorcycle Show & Expo; Gibraltar Trade Center, Mt. Clemens; 586-465-6440

 

March 29-30   Shriner’s Car Show; Gibraltar Trade Center, Taylor; 734-287-2000

 

 

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

Orchestra Hall, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit; www.dso.org or 313-576-5111

 

2/28 – 3/3       Mozart and Haydn

March 2-3       ABBA

March 7         Neighborhood Concert in Southfield: Beethoven and Mozart

March 8         Song Forgotton

March 8-9       Classical Roots

March 10        Civic Family Experience

March 14-16   Rite of Spring Centennial

March 15        Bartok Concerto for Orchestra

March 17        St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

March 20        Patron Appreciation Concert

March 22        Promusica:  Richard Kogan

March 22-24   Monica Mancini at the Movie

March 25        WSU Monday at the Max

March 25        Civic Orchestra with Emanuel Ax

March 28        Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

March 28        Civic Jazz Live!

 

 

THE PALACE OF AUBURN HILLS – Ticketmaster

 

March 1-2       MHSAA Individual Wrestling Finals

March 5         Pink:  The Truth About Love Tour

March 14-17   Disney on Ice:  Dare to Dream

March 21-23   NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Championship

April 11          Bob Seger

 

 

FOX THEATRE – Ticketmaster

 

March 2-3       Hair

March 7         Sarah Brightman – Dreamchaser

March 9         Chris Tucker

March 30        Easter Jazz Spectacular with Stanley Clarke, etc.


HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN:

Ticketmaster: 800-745-3000 or  www.ticketmaster.com

Joe Louis Arena:  313-983-6606

Fox Theatre:  313-471-6611               olympiaentertainment.com

Cobo Arena:  313-983-6616

The Palace:  248-377-0100; www.palacenet.com

Masonic Temple:  313-832-2232; www.masonicdetroit.com

 

March 1         Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band; Huntington Center; Toledo, Ohio; T.M.

 

March 2         Arts & Idols Scholarship Gala Auditions; Utica Community Schools Instructional Resource Center, 14201 Canal, Sterling Heights; Gala to be held on May 30 at the Palazzo Grande Banquet Center, 54660 Van Dyke, Shelby Twp; for info:  586-491-7131, www.artsandidols.com

 

March 2         MUSE with special guest Dead Sara; Joe Louis Arena; T.M.

 

March 2         Mom to Mom Sale; 9-1; $1; St. John Lutheran School, 16339 14 Mile, Fraser; 586-415-5995

 

March 2         Mom2Mom Sale; 8:30-12:30; $2 early bird from 8-8:30; $1, strollers welcome; Sequoyah Elementary School, 18500 24 Mile, Macomb Twp; 586-484-0154

 

March 2         Mom-to-Mom Sale; 8 am – 1 pm; Carpathia Club, 38000 Utica, Sterling Heights

 

March 2         Polish Folk Dance Festival; 4 pm; $1; American Polish Cultural Center, 2975 E. Maple, Troy; AmericanPolishCenter.com; 248-689-3636

 

March 2         Parenting conference:  Creating a Culture of Accountability; 8:30-3:30; $35; continental breakfast & lunch included; Macomb Intermediate School District Conference Center, 44001 Garfield, Clinton Twp; to register:  586-541-CARE, www.careofsem.com

 

March 3         Warren Concert Band Winter Concert; 3 pm; $10/adults, $5 grades 9-12th; students 8th grade & under free with adult; Warren Woods Fine Arts Auditorium, 13400 12 Mile, Warren; www.warrenconcertband.com

 

March 4 &      Monks’ Meals; 6:30-7:45 pm; free will

March 18        donations gratefully accepted; St. Jane Frances de Chantal Catholic Community, 38750 Ryan, Sterling Heights; to register: 586-977-8080

 

March 5         Startups or early stage growth-based businesses looking for funding event; 9:30-11 am; free; Macomb-OU INCubater at Velocity Collaboration Center, 6633 18 Mile, Sterling Heights; register: Joan, 586-884-9324, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


March 7         Business Women’s Exchange Expo; 10-2; Best Western Plus Sterling Inn, 34911 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights; $25 for lunch; WWJ 950 anchor Roberta Jasina to speak; 586-731-5400 ext. 11

 

March 8         Travis Tritt; Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, Warren; T.M.

 

March 9         Royal Comedy Tour with Tony Rock, Gary Owen, Mark Curry, etc; Masonic Temple; www.royalcomedytour.com; T.M.

 

March 9         Done! When Love is Not Enough; 8 pm; Masonic Temple; 313-757-0819; T.M.

 

March 9         Pat Cooper with Sal Richards; Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, Warren; T.M.

 

March 9         Mushroomhead; Harpo’s; T.M.

 

March 9         Euchre Tournament; doors open at 6 pm; $5 for a light meal; $12 includes cash prizes, snacks, pop and beer; St. Peter Catholic Church, Fr. Welch Parish Hall, 95 Market Street, Mt. Clemens; RSV:P:  Debbie Golf 586-463-8644

 

March 9         Mom2Mom Sale; 8:30-1; $2; St. Tecla, 20762 Nunnelery, Clinton Twp

 

March 13        Dinner & Fashion Show hosted by Christian Brothers Auxiliary of De La Salle Collegiate; cocktails 6 pm; dinner 7 pm; $60; Penna’s of Sterling, 38400 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights; reservations req’d: 586-242,6390, www.delasallehs.com

 

March 16        Discover Macomb Community College South Campus, 12 Mile & Hayes, Warren; register: macomb.edu/DiscoverMacomb

 

March 21        Ralphie May; McMorran Place Sports Center, Port Huron; T.M.

 

March 21        Rihanna Diamonds World Tour; Joe Louis Arena; T.M.

 

March 22        Rick Springfield; Andiamo Celebrity Showroom, Warren; T.M.

 

March 22        The Bob & Tom Comedy Show; Dow Event Center, Saginaw; T.M.

 

March 23        Blues Festival with Bobby “Blue” Bland, etc; Masonic Temple; T.M.

 

March 23        Detroit Derby Girls; Masonic Temple; 313-832-7100, www.themasonic.com

 

March 23-24   CCHA Championship Games; Joe Louis Arena; OlympiaEntertainment.com, 313-396-7575


MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS- Macomb Community College, 44575 Garfield, Clinton Twp; 586-286-2222, www.MacombCenter.com

 

March 1         Cornell Gunter’s Coasters, Bobby Hendricks’ Drifters & The Platters

March 2         The Male Intellect:  An Oxymoron?

March 3         Macomb Symphony Orchestra presents Making Warm Family Memories

March 8         A Chorus Line

March 10        Detroit Concert Choir presents Celtic Colors:  Songs of the Emerald Isle

March 16        Hooray for Hollywood

March 17        Cherish the Ladies (Celtic music)

April 5            Eisenhower Dance Ensemble

 

 

Albert L. Lorenzo Cultural Center at Macomb Community College– www.LorenzoCulturalCenter.com,586-445-7348

 

The Gilded Age to the Great War:  America at the Turn of the Century

March 1         Mentioning Unmentionables:  The History of Undergarments

March 1         Bath City, USA

March 7         Katharine Dexter McCormick:  A Champion for Women’s Rights

March 8         The Orphan Train in Michigan

March 8         When Mark Twain Came to Michigan

March 9         Let There Be Light:  Carnegie Libraries

March 13        Origins of the Spanish-American War

March 14        Women Who Changed America:  Susan B. Anthony and Juliette Gordon Low

March 15        The Origins of Modern American Food

March 16        Tashmoo:  The Park and the Steamer

March 17        The Original Freer Gallery of Art

March 20        Mary Stratton & Pewabic Pottery

March 21        The Railway Freight Car Industry

March 21        The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

March 22        From Middling City to Automobile Metropolis

March 23        Madama C.J. Walker:  The First American Self-Made Woman Millionaire

 

 

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE– 46100 Grand River, Novi; 248-348-5600 or www.suburbancollectionshowplace.com

 

March 1-3          Michigan Golf Show

March 5-6          MGIA Lanscaping

March 9-10        Michigan Gun & Knife Show

March 14-17      Spring Boating Show

March 21-23      Mary Kay, Inc.

March 22-24      Novi Backyard, Pool & Spa Show

March 29-30      Michigan Gun & Knife Show


THEATRE CALENDAR:

Ticketmaster:  ticketmaster.com

Fisher Theatre:  313-872-1000; www.broadwayindetroit.com

Gem & Century Theatre:  313-963-9800, www.gemdetroit.com

Meadow Brook:  248-377-3300; www.mbtheatre.com

Hillberry Theatre:  313-577-2972, www.hilberry.com

Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre:  248-541-6430, www.stagecrafters.org

 

thru March 10 Next to Normal (comtemporary musical)

                     Meadow Brook Theatre; 248-377-3300, www.mbtheatre.com

 

thru March 10 A Catered Affair; Stagecrafters The

                     Baldwin Theatre, 2nd Stage; Royal Oak; 248-541-6430

 

thru April 5     Detroit; Hilberry Theatre, 4743 Cass Ave;

                     Detroit, 313-577-2972, Hilberry.com

 

thru April 6     Marriage; Hilberry Theatre, 4743 Cass

                     Ave, Detroit, 313-577-2972, Hilberry.com

 

March 6-17     Potted Potter; City Theatre; T.M.

 

March 10-23   The Heiress:  A Story of Revenge; Grosse Pointe Ware Memorial, 32 Lake Shore; 313-881-4004, www.gpt.org

 

March 20 -      The Constant Wife (comedy); Meadow

April 14          Brook Theatre; www.mbtheatre.com, 248-377-3300

 

CANTON VILLAGE THEATER – 50400 Cherry Hill Road, Canton; www.cantonvillagetheater.com, 734-394-5300

 

March 2         Old Time Rock-n-Roll featuring Steve King and The Dittilies

March 7         Field Elementary School Talent Show

March 13-17   One Foot in the Gravy

March 14-17   The Sound of Music

 

REFORD THEATRE – tickets $4; 17360 Lahser Road, Detroit; 313-537-2560; http://redfordtheatre.com

 

March 8-9       Willy Wonka & The Chocolate Factory with Gene Wilder

March 15-17   Vaudeville Memories at The Baldwin Theatre in Royal Oak

March 22-23   Easter Parade staring Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Ann Miller

April 5-6         Three Stooges Festvial

 

COBO CENTER:  www.cobocenter.com

 

March 2         American’s Best Detroit Championship; 877-BEST-118

March 2-3       Detroit Kennel Club Show; 248-644-7717

March 3         Full & Fabulous Fashion & Hair Show; 313-443-4854

March 8-10     Autorama; 248-373-1700

March 15-17   Showdown in Motown; 901-387-8022

March 16        Detroit Bike City Expo; 313-399-2898

March 23        The Cheerleading Masters; 502-653-4919


MARK RIDLEY’S COMEDY CASTLE -

269 E. Fourth, Royal Oak, 248-542-9900, www.comedycastle.com

 

2/28 – 3/2       Bobby Collins

March 7-9       Kivi Rogers

March 10        Tri-Community Coalition presents Laughter is My Drug with Mike Green

March 14-16   Rob Little

March 21-23   Nick Griffin

March 26        Salvation Army Bed & Bread

March 28        DRFC Comedy Fundraiser

March 29-30   Marc Cordes

 

DOOLEY’S CARMEN’S SHOWROOM – 235 N. Groesbeck Hwy, Mt. Clemens; tickets $15; showtime 8 pm & 10 pm; 586-954-1800

 

March 9         Bryan McCree

March 23        Dean Mink

April 13          Ken Evans

April 27          Norm Stulz

 

GIBRALTAR TRADE CENTER:  gibraltartrade.com

For concealed pistol license training class, register in the market office or call Aim Straight at 586-565-1403

 

Mt. Clemens:  586-465-6440

March 1-3       Spring Home Improvement Show; Sports Cards, Antiques & Collectibles Show

March 9-10     Volleyball Tournament

March 15-17   Gun & Knife Show / Antique Show

March 16        Roller Girls / Friends Derby

March 16-17   RC Model Aircraft Show

March 23-24   Custom Motorcycle Show & Expo

March 30-31   Garage Sale Extravaganza

 

Taylor:  734-287-2000

March 2-3          Motorcycle Swap Meet & Expo

March 9-10        Spring Arts & Crafts Show / Mom to Mom Sale

March 15-17      Sports Cards & Collectibles

March 16-17      Guitar & Music Equipment Swap

March 22-24      Gun & Knife Show

March 23           Cage Fight

March 29-30      Shriner’s Car Show

 

 

SOARING EAGLE CASINO & RESORT– Mt. Pleasant; 800-585-3737, www.soaringeaglecasino.com

 

March 3      Foreigner

March 9      Little Big Town with David Nail

March 29     Murder Mystery Dinner:  Death at the Doo-Wop

April 5         Blues Festival with B.B. King

 

MICHIGAN PHILHARMONIC – 734-451-2112,

www.michiganphil.org

 

March 9         A Beatles Blast; Village Theater at Cherry Hill, Canton; 7:30 pm


DOWNTOWN MOUNT CLEMENS– 586-469-4168 or www.downtownmountclemens.com

 

March 3      Once Upon a Button Tea

March 9      Yvonne Leslie Pottery Luncheon

March 10     Macomb County Annual Secondary Student Show

March 15     The Fantastiks

 

DETROIT ZOO – www.detroitzoo.org; 248-541-5717

 

Animals After Dark (weekends in March, Friday-Sunday)

 

March 9-10     Wild Winter Safari Social

March 30        Bunnyville; 10-4; egg hunts, Easter Bunny, treats, games, crafts, live entertainment, etc; donation of a canned good or other non-perishable food item to be donated to Gleaner’s Food Bank

 

 

STERLING COFFEEHOUSE MUSICAL VARIETY SERIES – Sundays, 7 pm, Sterling Heights Recreation Center; 586-446-2700; advance tickets advised

 

March 3         Joel Mabus

March 10        Blackthorn

March 17        Kitty Donohoe & The Eireloom Band

March 24        Mustards Retreat

 

HEALTH EVENTS:

 

March 2            Parenting Conference:  Creating A Culture of Accountability; 8:30-3:30; $35 includes breakfast & lunch; 24 workshops; Macomb Intermediate School District, 44001 Garfield, Clinton Twp; tickets:  586-541-0033

 

March 4            Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder workshop; 8-session workshop open to parents & professionals; Mondays thru April 29 from 6:30-8:30 pm; free but materials cost $25; CARE of S.E. Michigan, 31900 Utica, Fraser; 586-541-2273

 

March 13           Understanding Dementia Care; 7:30-11 am or 5-8 pm; free; Shelby Nursing Center, 46100 Schoenherr, Shelby Twp; to register,  www.seniorhelpersmi.com, 248-865-1000

 

 

HAPPENINGS AROUND THE STATE. . . www.michiganfun.com

 

March 2        East Lansing:  Quiet Water Symposium;

                    517-202-0812

March 8-10   Flushing:  Walleye Festival; 810-659-4141

March 15-16  Grand Ledge:  St. Patrick’s Day Parade &

                    Celebration; 517-420-3375


 

ROYAL OAK MUSIC THEATRE – 318 W. Fourth; www.royaloakmusichtheatre.com; 248-399-2980

 

March 1         Major Lazer

March 2         Ben Harper

March 3         Bruce Campbell

March 10        Bill Burr (2 shows)

March 12        Circa Survive, Minus the Bear

March 15        Animal Collective

March 30        A Day to Remember

April 2            Demetri Martin (18+ only with ID)

 

MAGIC BAG – 22920 Woodward, Ferndale; 248-544-3030, www.themagicbag.com

 

March 1      Live the Who

March 2      Flashclash with Phantasmagoria

March 6      Gaelic Storm

March 15     The Smiths United with Rapid Eye Movement

March 16     Kate Nash

March 21     Aaron Carter

March 22     Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band

March 28     Bobby Long

 

THE TOKEN LOUNGE– Westland; Ticketmaster

 

March 14        Nile

March 23        Soilwork with Jeff Loomis

 

SHELTER– Ticketmaster

 

March 1      Terry Lee Goffee:  Tribute to Johnny Cash

March 25     Wax

March 28     Pac Div with After The Smoke

March 31     Chunk! No, Captain Chunk! -- Canceled

 

FILLMORE – 2115 Woodward; Detroit; 313-961-5450, T.M., www.livenation.com

 

March 1         Imagine Dragons – Night Visions Tour

March 2         Kevin Hart’s Plastic Cup Boyz

March 3         The Gaslight Anthem

March 6         Jammin For Joseph wsg Jana Kramer

March 10        Detroit Jazz Festival presents Duke Ellington’s Black Brown & Beige

March 30        Excision

 

SAINT ANDREWS HALL – www.livenation.com

 

March 1      Ab Soul

March 6      French Montana

March 7      Tame Impala

March 8      Finch with Lower Than Atlantis

March 9      Flyleaf and Drowning Pool

March 10     Slightly Stoopid with Tribal Seeds

March 14     Team Eastside wsg Green Guys

March 15     Amberlin Vital Tour with Paper Route

March 21     Ryan Leslie

March 22     Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas

March 23     Cradle of Filth Tour – Canceled

March 30     Frightened Rabbit with Wintersleep


 

MUSIC HALL– Detroit; Ticketmaster

 

March 2         The Legends of Jazz with Will Downing

March 9         Brit Floyd

March 15-16   Tribute to Lionel Hampton with Diane Schuur; Jazz Cafe

 

THE MAGIC STICK– 4120 Woodward, Detroit; 313-833-9700, www.majesticdetroit.com

 

March 1      Doop and The Inside Outlaws

March 2      Bob Mould with Jason Narducy

March 3      Every Time I Die with Acacia Strain

March 3      Indians with Night Beds; Majestic Café

March 5      Rah Rah with Two Hours Traffic

March 6      The Crystal Ark

March 7      Teenage Bottlerocket with the Queers

March 8      Doldrums with Deastro

March 9      Super Crunch Tribute To The Music of Jerry Garcia

March 9      Mardi Gras with Danny Daze; Majestic

March 10     Vintage Trouble with Leogun

March 11     Deathfix with Dubpixel

March 19     Mount Moriah with Blessed Fathers

March 19     They Might Be Giants; Majestic Theatre

March 22     Mister Lies with Light Asylum

March 22     Stars with Milo Greene; Majestic Theatre

March 23     Ryan Bingham

March 24     Southside Johnny and The Asbury Jukes

March 26     South Out Out Out Out

March 27     The View

March 30     Garbage; Majestic Theatre

March 30     Chelsea Light Moving with Cave

March 31     Benoit Pioulard with Foxes in Friction

 

PIKE ROOM @ THE CROFOOT– 1 South Saginaw, Pontiac; 248-858-9333; Ticketmaster or with link to partner site Ticket Web

 

March 1        Sugar Baron / The Most Powerful Weapon

March 2        Sparks the Rescue; Vernors Room

March 3        Port to Port with A Lot Like Villains

March 4        American Opera; Vernors Room

March 6        Hidden Hospitals with The Venetia Fair

March 8        Late in the Playoffs; Vernors Room

March 8        Citizens!

March 9        The Summer Set; Crofoot Ballroom

March 9        Dryvel

March 10      Last Summer with Electric Graffiti

March 14      Paper Route – Canceled

March 15      Search the City with Rival Summers

March 16      The Directive (CD Release)

March 22      Driicky Graham; Crofoot Ballroom

March 22      Marcus Foster with Sean Rowe

March 24      Aim Your Arrows

March 28      Jonny Craig with Kurt Travis

March 29      The Oil & The Sun with Kelien & Me

March 30      The Ghost Inside with Stick to Your Guns

 


FUNDRAISERS

 

March 3         American Lung Association Fight for Air Climb; 70 floors, 1035 stairs; Renaissance Center; American Lung Association, 1475 E. 12 Mile, Madison Heights; www.lung.org; 248-784-2018, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

March 3        Relay for Life of Shelby Township’s Team Think Pink; 4-8 pm; all-you-can-eat pizza & salad; $10/adults, $5 ages 12 & under; silent auction, 50/50 raffle; proceeds to American Cancer Society; Muldoon’s Tavern, 7636 Auburn Road; for tickets:  Margie, 586-731-1354

 

March 6        Tigerlily Cat Rescue fundraiser; 5-9 pm; silent auction; Ruby Tuesday, 35500 Van Dyke, Sterling Heights; www.tigerlilyrescue.petfinder.com or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

March 6        Wigs 4 Kids fashion show event; 6-9 pm; $30 or $40 for VIP seating; dinner, cash bar, entertainment, raffles; Barrister Gardens, 24225 Harper, St. Clair Shores; 586-772-6656

 

March 8         Boogie Bowl – Striking Out Homelessness; 7-11 pm; pizza, pop, bowling; 6-player teams; $35/person or $15/non-bowler; Thunderbird Lanes, Troy; 248-334-2187 ext. 1131 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

March 9         80’s Party to benefit Great Lakes Burn Camp for Kids & families of service men and women; dinner 6:30; $25 before Feb. 27, $35 after; cash bar; New York New York, 33151 23 Mile, Chesterfield; www.80sparty4apurpose.org

 

March 10        Charity Bowling for Life to benefit The American Cancer Society; $25 includes 3 games, of 9-pin no-tap, two mystery games, pizza, pop, etc; check-in at 1 pm; Shelby Lanes, 50721 Van Dyke, Shelby Twp; George, 810-523-4389 or Bud, 586-634-9539

 

March 14        Community Cares Dinner & Auction to benefit Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers; 5:30-9:30 pm; $60 includes dinner, cash bar, entertainment, silent & live auctions; Andiamo Italia, 7096 14 Mile, Warren; 586-757-5551

 

March 16        Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner to benefit the Mentally Impaired Fund for Children and Knights of Columbus; 6 pm; $12; St. Rene Church Hall, Sterling Heights; Richard, 586-979-3311

 

March 16        The Crystal Ball Miami Nights benefitting McLaren Macomb ER & Trauma Services; 6 pm; $250/general admission, $500/VIP ticket; black-tie, gourmet dinner, dancing, etc; Villa Penna, Sterling Heights; Louise, 586-741-4330; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

March 17        Zonta Charity Bowling Event; 3-5 pm; $20 includes 2 games, shoes, 2 slices of pizza and a pop; Thunderbird Lanes, 400 West Maple, Troy; Alice 586-216-0087, Grace 248-924-0376

 

March 19        Bicycle event fundraiser BikePATH:  Pedaling Ahead Toward Health; noon-4 pm; 2-mile family-friendly ride, 10-mile athletic ride, a bicycle parade, children’s activities, refreshments; $30 for riders 13 & older; riders must wear helmets; Lake St. Clair Metropark; 586-541-0033 ext. 214

 

 

DETROIT INSTUTITE OF ARTS – www.dia.org

 

Drop-In Workshops:

March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29:    Printmaking:  Crayon Rubbings; 6-9 pm

March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30:    Paper Marbling; noon-4 pm

March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31:  Milagros; noon-4 pm

 

Sunday Music Bar:                                                          Family Sundays:

March 3      Japanese Girl’s Day; 1-4 pm                           March 10     Puppet Performance:  The Fisherman & His Wife

March 10     The Northwoods Improvisers; 1 & 3 pm    March 24     Family Yoga; 2-3 pm

March 17     Kazimierz Brozozowski; 1 & 3 pm

March 31     Sebastian Baverstam; 1 & 3 pm

 

Special Event:

March 1-3       Mosaic Singsation!