Get Your Kicks: 3 Things to Do in F2H this Week (February 9, 2015): A Vintage Vinyl Valentine, a Miracle, and Frozen

KickstART farmington is committed to kicking the community in the arts and so we recommend these three cultural arts events taking place in Farmington/Farmington Hills this week:

Thursday, February 12th, 8:00 PM: Swing Farmington’s Vintage Vinyl Valentines, at St. John Lutheran Church, 23225 Gill in Farmington Hills.

frozenFriday, February 13th, 8:00 PM: Opening night of Miracle on South Division St. by the Farmington Players at the Barn Theater, 32332 W. 12 Mile Rd.

Saturday, February 14th, 2:00 PM: Frozen sing-along with Anna and Elsa at the Farmington Community Library, Farmington branch.

 

Get Your Kicks: 3 Things to Do in F2H this Week (January 26, 2015): See a film, get on your dancing shoes, and listen to some music

KickstART farmington is committed to kicking the community in the arts and so we recommend these three cultural arts events taking place in Farmington/Farmington Hills this week:

Tuesday, January 27th, 7:00 PM: In commemoration of International HolocaustWatchers Remembrance Day the Holocaust Memorial Center presents Watchers of the Sky. The Sundance Festival award-winning film examines the life and legacy of Polish-Jewish lawyer and linguist Raphael Lemkin, who coined the term “genocide.” At the Center on 28123 Orchard Lake Rd in Farmington Hills.

Thursday, January 29th, 8:00 PM: Swing Farmington at St John Lutheran Church, 23225 Gill Rd. The January Lesson Series with Garret Urban is followed by open dance starting at 8:30 pm.

Friday, January 30th, 9:00 PM: The band Twisted Root Revival performs at the Basement Burger Bar in downtown Farmington.

(And don’t forget that on Wednesday, January 28th, the schedule for the 2015 Greater Farmington Film Festival will be released!)

Get Your Kicks: 3 Things to Do in F2H this Week (January 19, 2015): Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

KickstART farmington is committed to kicking the community in the arts and so we recommend these three cultural arts events taking place in Farmington/Farmington Hills this week:

Monday, January 19th, 9:00 AM through 4:00 PM: Martin Luther King, Jr. MLKDay events at the Farmington Community Library, including keynote presentation with LaNesha DeBardelaben from Charles H. Wright
 Museum of African American History, poet Ber-Henda Williams, and storytelling with Miz Rosie.

Tuesday, January 20th, 7:00 PM: Farmington Hills Writers’ Group, for writers of all levels and writing styles looking to improve and discuss their craft, at the Farmington Community Library on 12 Mile.

Thursday, January 22nd, 8:00 PM: Swing Farmington at St John Lutheran Church, 23225 Gill Rd. The January Lesson Series with Garret Urban is followed by open dance starting at 8:30 pm.

What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills this Week (10/6/14): Five Lakes Silver Band, Arsenic, and Art

Check out some of the great arts & cultural Riley Park in Farmingtonevents to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week:

Wednesday, October 8th, at 7:00 pm: Benny Edwards performs at Off the Beaten Path Books at 33314 Grand River Ave in downtown Farmington.

Thursday, October 9th, at 8:30 pm: Swing Farmington takes over the Pavilion in downtown Farmington.

Five Lakes Silver BandFriday, October 10th, at 8:00 pm: “Of Men and Mountains”, a performance by Five Lakes Silver Band, at St. John Lutheran Church, 23225 Gill Rd. in Farmington Hills.

Friday, October 10th, at 8:00 pm; Saturday, October 11th, at 8:00 pm; and Sunday, October 12th, at 2:00 pm: The Farmington Players‘ presentation of the dark comedy Arsenic and Old Lace continues at the Barn Theater, 32332 West Twelve Mile Road.

Saturday, October 11th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm: Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market, at the Walter E. Sundquist Pavilion in George F. Riley Park.

Sunday, October 12th, at 3:00 pm: Dedication and Presentation of the Hersh Family Genocide Exhibit, at the Holocaust Memorial Center, 28123 Orchard Lake Rd..

Now through October 10th: Artpack Makes Art! Exhibition of work by Artpack Services Inc employees at the City Gallery in the Costick Center at 28600 W. Eleven Mile Rd.

Now through October 17th: From Our Perspective: A National Women’s Art Exhibition at the Wallace Smith Theatre Gallery, Oakland Community College, 27055 Orchard Lake Road.

Now through December 22nd: Light is my Voice: Images, Legends, and Abstractions, an exhibit of photography by Todd Weinstein. At the Holocaust Memorial Center, 28123 Orchard Lake Rd.

 

What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills this Week (9/15/14): Anne Frank, Women’s Art Exhibition, and Harvest Moon Celebration

Check out some of the great arts & cultural Riley Park in Farmingtonevents to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week:

Monday, September 15th, at 6:30 pm: Anne Frank Education Program in cooperation with the Holocaust Memorial Center. Hear an inspiring story from a Holocaust survivor and learn more about teenager Anne Frank, who kept a diary of her experiences in hiding during World War II. 6th- through 10th-graders will create a related art project; families of all ages are invited to hear the survivor presentation. Registration required. At the Farmington Community Library on 12 Mile Rd in Farmington Hills.

Monday, September 15th, and Tuesday, September 16th, from 5:30 to 9:30 pm: Open audition  for Oakland Community College Theatre Program‘s production of the musical Godspell. Auditions will be held in the Smith Theatre on the Orchard Ridge Campus.

Wednesday, September 17th, at 7:00 pm: Benny Edwards performs at Off the Beaten Path Books at 33314 Grand River Ave in downtown Farmington.

Thursday, September 18th, at 7:00 pm: Opening Reception for From Our Perspective: A National Women’s Art Exhibition at the Wallace Smith Theatre Gallery, Oakland Community College, 27055 Orchard Lake Road. The exhibit runs through October 17th.

Thursday, September 18th, at 8:30 pm: Swing Farmington at St. John Lutheran Church, 23225 Gill Rd. in Farmington Hills.

Harv Moon Fest  Mich Beer Guide AdThursday, September 18th, and Friday, September 19th, at 6:00 pm: Annual Harvest Moon Celebration with food, wine & beer, and live music, in downtown Farmington.

Saturday, September 20th, from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm: Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market, at the Walter E. Sundquist Pavilion in George F. Riley Park.

 

 

What to do in Farmington/Farmington Hills This Week (6/9/14): Jazz and Country Music, Biking, and Fundraisers

Check out some of the great arts & cultural Riley Park in Farmingtonevents to look forward to in the Farmington/Farmington Hills community this week:

Tuesday, June 10th, at 5:00 pm: A fundraiser for the Graham E. Smith Memorial Fund for Suicide Prevention and Farmington S.A.F.E. at Grand Tavern (35450 Grand River at Drake).

Thursday, June 12th, at 6:30 pm: Detroit Cargo and Farmington Bike Coalition Bike Ride. Riders meet up in the parking lot at 32580 Grand River Ave. There will be light refreshments & prize drawings preceding a bike ride around Farmington.

Thursday, June 12th, at 7:00 pm: Jazz Porch Party with Jerry McKenzie and JUST JAZZ, plus ice cream sundaes on the porch and funBernadette Marcos outdoor games for all ages at Governor Warner Mansion (33805 Grand River Ave.)

Thursday, June 12th, at 7:30 pm: Swing Farmington takes over the Pavilion in downtown Farmington.

Friday, June 13th, at 5:30 pm: Opening reception for sculptor Bernadette Marcos at the City Gallery in the Costick Center at 28600 W. Eleven Mile Rd. The exhibition will be on display through July 19th.

allie shermetaroFriday, June 13th, at 7:30 pm: Rhythmz in Riley Park summer outdoor concert series kicks off with Allie Shermetaro & the Incredibles.

Thursday, June 12th, through Saturday, June 14th, at 7:30 pm: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, choral performance with orchestra. At Trinity Episcopal Church, 26880 La Muera Street, in Farmington Hills.

Saturday, June 14th, at 4:30 pm: A wine tasting and silent auction to benefit the charity Our Special Needs, at St. John Lutheran Church (23225 Gill).