Detroit, MI

Detroit is the most populous city in Michigan and the largest city on the United States-Canada border. It is the only city in the U.S. where people can look South to see Canada. Detroit the second largest city in the Midwest with a city population of 673,104 and a metropolitan population of over 4.3 million. Detroit is known for being the center of the U.S. automobile industry and is headquarters for General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler. It is also home to the first concrete highway and the first four-way three-color traffic light. Some of Detroit’s nicknames include: “Motor City”, “Motown”, “The D”, “Rock City”, and “The 313”. Detroit is the birthplace of Motown Records and Ginger Ale. Some points of interest are Belle Isle Park, the Renaissance Center, Detroit Institute of Arts, Campus Martius Park, and Greektown Detroit. Some popular events include North American International Auto Show, MOVEMENT: Detroit’s Electronic Music Festival, Detroit Jazz Fest, and the Turkey Trot & Mash Potato Mile.

Wednesday, December 12th 2018

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
6:00pm
Teen Advisory Group (Grades 7-12)

Hang out, voice your opinion, help out on projects, and earn volunteer hours.

Dearborn Public Library
16301 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126
6:30pm
Upper Elementary School Book Club (Grades 3-5)

Pick up your copy of this month's book at the library circulation desk today! Recommended for kids in grades 3-5. Snack provided. This month's book is "Winterhouse" by Ben Guterson.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Detroit Gesu Catholic Church and School History

Author and journalist Patricia Montemurri will be here to talk about and sign copies of her book detailing the story of one of Detroit's landmark Catholic parishes. The event is…

Dearborn Public Library
16301 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126, Auditorium
7:00pm
Science Fiction Book Club Presents a Screening of

Free popcorn, candy and beverages. All are welcome; not just the book club.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Thursday, December 13th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Library Board Meeting

The library's monthly board meeting, which the public is encouraged to attend. Note that this is the second Thursday of the month, rather than the usual third, due to the…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Friday, December 14th 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
8:00pm
Home for the Holidaze 16: Songwriter Showcase & Charity Drive

The holiday season is upon us and it is time once again for "Home for the Holidaze 16 Songwriter Showcase & Charity Drive." The event brings together local performers for…

Static Network & Records
1254 Michigan Avenue, Detroit, MI 48226

Saturday, December 15th 2018

2:00pm
Saturday Crafternoon

Monthly meet-up for crafters of all sorts.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Saplings Craft Time (Recommended Ages 4-6. Families Welcome)

Crafts related to the previous/next Monday's Saplings Storytimes.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
2:00pm
Books to Film: Big Little Lies

For the second meeting of our newest book club, we'll be discussing Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty. We'll watch episode 1 of season 1 of the HBO series. Feel…

Dearborn Public Library
16301 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48126, Auditorium

Monday, December 17th 2018

6:00pm
Teen Ugly Sweater Contest (Ages 12+)

The Teen Ugly Sweater Contest is a chance for teens ages 12 and up to decorate the "ugliest" sweater. Participants are encouraged to bring old sweaters from home to decorate…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Saplings Storytime (Recommended Ages 4-6. Families Welcome)

Stories for ages 4-6; families welcome. Related crafts for storytimes on the following or previous Saturdays.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Tuesday, December 18th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Tree Buds

Story and playtime for our youngest patrons, 10-18m with a caregiver.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
6:30pm
Middle School Book Club (Grades 6-8)

This month's book is "Ghost" by Jason Reynolds You can pick up a copy of the book from the library's circulation desk. No registration required.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Wednesday, December 19th 2018

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series

Thursday, December 20th 2018

12:30pm
Thursday Afternoon Book Club

Reading: "A Separate Peace" by John Knowles

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Friday, December 21st 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series

Wednesday, December 26th 2018

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
2:00pm
Break Week: Drive-in Movie

Kids of all ages can decorate their own cardboard "car", enjoy fresh theater style popcorn, and watch a movie! No registration required.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Thursday, December 27th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Break Week: Frostology with Michigan Science Center

The talented folks at the Michigan Science Center will be at FADL teaching us all about the science of ice and cold weather. Prepare to be wowed by a bunch…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Friday, December 28th 2018

10:00am
Break Week: Harry Potter Escape Room (Registration Required)

FADL invites people ages 10+ are to try our in-house Harry Potter Escape Room. Eight participants will have half an hour to solve a few different puzzles in order to…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series

Saturday, December 29th 2018

12:00pm
Break Week: Harry Potter Escape Room (Registration Required)

FADL invites people ages 10+ are to try our in-house Harry Potter Escape Room. Eight participants will have half an hour to solve a few different puzzles in order to…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series

Sunday, December 30th 2018

12:00pm
Break Week: Harry Potter Escape Room (Registration Required)

FADL invites people ages 10+ are to try our in-house Harry Potter Escape Room. Eight participants will have half an hour to solve a few different puzzles in order to…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series

Saturday, June 1st 2019

8:00am
Rainbow Run 2019

The Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce proudly presents the 7th annual Rainbow Run 5K. All participants will receive a pair of Michigan made rainbow socks featuring the rainbow colors, and…

Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce
100 E Nine Mile Rd, FERNDALE, MI 48220