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Today is September 4, 2015 - Rochester, MI 48307  

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Monday, September 7th, 2015

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

  • | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Theater, Community,
    - Ages K - 12th grade.

    Sept 9 and Sept 10 at 6 pm for K thru 2nd grade and 7 pm for 3 thru 12th grade. You only need to attend one night.

    Audition with the choreographers from 6:05 until 6:20.
    Audition before the casting panel starting at 6:20. The candidates will be asked to sing something that the music director teaches and do cold read from script.

    The process will start again at 7 for the older kids.

    Parents, there will be paperwork for you to fill out at auditions so please plan on accompanying you children to this audition. No money is due until you accept a part in the show.


    E-mail us at: information@kidztheatrekompany.org for additional info.
    Fenton Village Playhouse
    14197 Torrey Rd. Fenton MI 48430
    Tammy Robison 586.350.3936 tammyrobison@kidztheatrekompany.org

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

  • | 6:00pm - 8:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, Theater, Community,
    - Ages K - 12th grade.

    Sept 9 and Sept 10 at 6 pm for K thru 2nd grade and 7 pm for 3 thru 12th grade. You only need to attend one night.

    Audition with the choreographers from 6:05 until 6:20.
    Audition before the casting panel starting at 6:20. The candidates will be asked to sing something that the music director teaches and do cold read from script.

    The process will start again at 7 for the older kids.

    Parents, there will be paperwork for you to fill out at auditions so please plan on accompanying you children to this audition. No money is due until you accept a part in the show.


    E-mail us at: information@kidztheatrekompany.org for additional info.
    Fenton Village Playhouse
    14197 Torrey Rd. Fenton MI 48430
    Tammy Robison 586.350.3936 tammyrobison@kidztheatrekompany.org
  • | 8:30pm - | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - 8:30 EST on NBC
     
           

Friday, September 11th, 2015

  • | All Day | NATL - National Holidays
    - Patriot Day falls on 11th September (also commonly known as ‘Nine-Eleven’) and is remembered globally as the anniversary of the catastrophic terrorist attacks on the USA of 11th September 2001.

    Embedded in the memories of everyone who lived through it, this was the day four jet planes were hijacked and crashed into the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, causing the deaths of 2,977 people. The fourth plane (United Airlines Flight 93) was directed at Washington DC, but its passengers bravely attempted to take back control and it crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

    The large majority of those lost after the attacks on the Twin Towers were working at or above the points of collision; thousands of people who had gone to work that morning like every other day, found themselves suddenly stranded at the top of a burning skyscraper. A number made the choice to jump from the flaming buildings rather than wait to be caught by the flames or for the building to collapse. No one could forget the terrifying and heartbreaking stories and images captured by the news footage of the day.

    In the wake of the World Trade Center collisions, many brave men and women from the emergency services risked their lives to try to help rescue victims of the attacks, and of them 411 lost their own lives attempting to fight fires and rescue people.

    Patriot Day is recognized by US law as the official day of remembrance for these tragic events, and has been observed every year since. Each year on this day, American flags are flown at half-staff to honour and commemorate those lives lost. The US President asks fellow Americans to observe a moment of silence at 8.46am (Eastern Daylight Time), the time of the first plane collision into the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

    While the events took place within the USA, the shock and grief experienced in response to the attacks was shared across the globe, and for this reason Patriot Day will be observed not only in America, but all over the world
     
           

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

  • | All Day | NATL - National Holidays
    - The impetus for a National Grandparents Day originated with Marian McQuade, a housewife in Fayette County, West Virginia. Her primary motivation was to champion the cause of lonely elderly in nursing homes. She also hoped to persuade grandchildren to tap the wisdom and heritage their grandparents could provide. President Jimmy Carter, in 1978, proclaimed that National Grandparents Day would be celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day.
     
           

Tuesday, September 15th, 2015

  • | All Day | NATL - National Holidays
    - Rosh Hashanah is the Jewish New Year. The Biblical name for this holiday is Yom Teruah or the Feast of Trumpets. It is the first of the High Holy Days or Yamim Nora'im ("Days of Awe") which usually occur in the early autumn of the Northern Hemisphere. Rosh Hashanah is a two-day celebration, which begins on the first day of Tishrei. Tishrei is the first month of the Jewish civil year, but the seventh month of the ecclesiastical year.

    The day is said to be the anniversary of the creation of Adam and Eve, the first man and woman, and their first actions toward the realization of humanity's role in God's world. Rosh Hashanah customs include sounding the shofar (a hollowed-out ram's horn) and eating symbolic foods such as apples dipped in honey to evoke a "sweet new year".

    This year, Rosh Hashanah begins at sunset on September 13th and ends on the evening of September 15th. During Rosh Hashanah services, and at the end of Yom Kippur, the shofar is blown like a trumpet. Hearing the shofar's call is a reminder for us to look inward and repent for the sins of the past year.
     
           

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

  • | NATL - Government
    - Presidential Proclamation always issued for September 17th at request.
     
           

Friday, September 18th, 2015

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - On September 20, 1973 Billie Jean King defeated Bobby Riggs in the nationally televised "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match in three straight sets.
     
           

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015

  • - Friends originally aired September 22, 1994. This hugely popular NBC comedy brought together six single friends and the issues in their personal lives, ranging from their jobs to their romances. The cast was Courtney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry, David Schwimmer and Matt Le Blanc. The show concluded its run in 2004, with a finale in which 51.1 million viewers tuned in, making that episode the fourth most watched TV program in history.
     
           

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - In the Northern Hemisphere, autumn begins today with the autumnal equinox, at 4:21 AM EDT. Note that in the Southern Hemisphere today is the beginning of spring. Everywhere on Earth (except near the poles) the sun rises due east and sets due west and daylight length is nearly identical - about 12 hours and 8 minutes.
     
           

Saturday, September 26th, 2015

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - The 19th annual national event promoting family health and fitness. Families across the country will be involved in locally organized health promotion activities at hundreds of locations all on the same day. Call the toll-free number for further info and how to participate. Always held the last Saturday in September. Phone number: (800)828-8225.
     
           

Sunday, September 27th, 2015

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Look for the Harvest Moon to shine on the night of September 27-28, 2015. And it’s not just any Harvest Moon. It’s also a supermoon that’s staging a Blood Moon eclipse.
     
           

Thursday, October 1st, 2015

  • | 6:30am - 7:30pm | Library Events
    - For ages 0-5. Put on your PJ's, bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more - right before bedtime! No registration required, drop-ins welcome!
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Established in 1985 to raise awareness of breast cancer and to encourage early detection practices. The third Friday in October (October 16, 2015) is National Mammography Day.
     
           

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - A day to celebrate and embrace who we are, despite our differences, no matter what race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, nationality or disability. A day to reflect on and learn about different cultures and ideologies. A day to vow to uphold acceptance and tolerance. A day to consciously address these areas at educational and religious institutions, as well as in the workplace and at home. Annually, the first Friday in October.
     
           

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

  • | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Library Events
    - Join us as we totally transform things to be something new! We will Tie-Dye and use other techniques to make things new. If you have something you want to transform please bring it along. We will have one item per a person available to transform. Program is for 8-11 years old without a caregiver. Registration Required. Hosted by Miss Shayla.
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - October 3-8 at Squire Creek Country Club, Choudrant, LA.
     
           

Monday, October 5th, 2015

  • | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Library Events
    - Jose Aliaga will present on the ancient Inca civilization.

    Sponsored by the Clarkston Community Historical Museum
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • - Traditionally, the Supreme Court's annual term begins on the first Monday in October and continues with seven two-week sessions of oral arguments. Between the sessions are six recesses during which the opinions are written by the justices. Ordinarily, all cases are decided by the following June or July.
     
           

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015

  • | 6:30pm - 8:00pm | Library Events
    - Learn how to make cheese with Johnny Blast from Hopman's

    Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Celebration of German heritage and the contributions German Americans have made to the building of the nation. A Presidential Proclamation has been issued each year since 1987.
     
           

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

  • | 5:00pm - 7:00pm | Library Events
    - Teens in grades 9-12 looking for volunteer hours, leadership opportunities, or are interested in helping out at library programs can join the Teen Leadership, Enrichment, and Development (LEAD) program. Meeting monthly, this group discusses ways to improve the library's teen department, mentor patrons of all ages, and gain skills to become community leaders. Become a leader and join LEAD! For more information contact Erin Holmes at holmese@indelib.org
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Library Events
    - Calling all 5th-8th graders! Meeting monthly, the Fellowship of the Read tweens will gain leadership skills by helping to develop library programs, offer collection suggestions, and by sharing their ideas to make the library truly the place to be. Go ahead, boss us around, we're listening! For more information contact Erin Holmes at holmese@indelib.org
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | 6:00pm - 7:00pm | Library Events
    - Calling all 5th-8th graders! Meeting monthly, the Fellowship of the Read tweens will gain leadership skills by helping to develop library programs, offer collection suggestions, and by sharing their ideas to make the library truly the place to be. Go ahead, boss us around, we're listening! For more information contact Erin Holmes at holmese@indelib.org
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | 6:30pm - 7:45pm | Library Events
    - More than 70% of business owners fail to reduce the tax burden of passing their business to heirs. Don’t be one of them. Kevin Cook from Merrill Lynch will give you tips on creating an exit strategy.
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

  • | 6:30am - 7:30pm | Library Events
    - For ages 0-5. Put on your PJ's, bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more - right before bedtime! No registration required, drop-ins welcome!
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | 6:30pm - 8:00pm | Library Events
    - This exciting monthly program is your opportunity for crafting fun as a family, or with friends, or individually. The Family Craft Club is open to all patrons, ages 8 and up; children must be accompanied by a parent or adult care-giver to participate. Please register as space is limited.
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - Historical
    - On October 8, 1871, the Great Fire of Chicago began, according to legend when Mrs. O'Leary's cow kicked over the lantern in her barn on DeKoven Street. The fire leveled 3 1/2 square miles, destroying 17,540 buildings and leaving 98,500 people homeless and about 250 people dead. Financially, the loss was $200 million. On the same day a fire destroyed the entire town of Peshigo, WI, killing more than 1,100.
     
           

Friday, October 9th, 2015

  • | 11:00am - 12:00pm | Library Events
    - A representative from Health Quest will discuss overall better health.

    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

  • - Free monthly vision screening for children ages 5 months and up. Photos are taken of the child's eyes to check for potential vision problems. Results are immediate and a report is provided at the screening. For a complete list of Clarkston Area Lions Club screenings, visit their website http://www.clarkstonlions.org/
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | 10:30am - 11:30am | Library Events
    - Instead of watching cartoons on Saturday morning, bring the whole family in to the library for Saturday Morning Live! There will be read-alouds, singing, dancing, crafting and activities all geared for preschool and elementary children. Join us with your big kids and start your weekend off the right way! Hosted by Miss Shayla.

    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org

Sunday, October 11th, 2015

  • | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Library Events
    - Join us for a big dance party! We will be exercising in the most fun way of all, DANCING! You will get your heart pumping as you enjoy time with your family and friends. This program is for preschool and school age children with their caregivers. Hosted by Miss Shayla.

    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Grant Park, Chicago, IL. Flat, fast 26.2 mile course attracts everyone from elite athletes to novice marathon runners from all 50 states and more than 120 foreign countries. Annually, the Sunday of Columbus Day weekend. Estimated attendance: 850,000.
     
           

Monday, October 12th, 2015

  • | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Library Events
    - Even monsters like to have tea! Bring your favorite monster (or a stuffed animal) to our first ever Monster Tea Party!

    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - National Holidays
    - Observed on second Monday in October each year.
     
           
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 8:06 PM EDT.
     
           

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

  • | 6:30pm - 8:30pm | Library Events
    - Southeast Michigan Ghost Hunters will present on their ghostly investigations.

    Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | 7:00pm - 8:00pm | Library Events
    - In partnership with the Clarkston Area Optimist Club, we are thrilled to introduce this new program for aspiring young writers!
    Are you a middle school student who loves to write and is looking for a place to share your ideas? Then join this exciting group of fellow writers to: Share your writing, get feedback, improve your skills, learn from a variety of writers , and most importantly, have fun! Walk-ins welcome, no registration required!

    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

  • | 6:00pm - 7:30pm | Library Events
    - Teens interested in manga, anime, and Japanese culture can meet to discuss and swap their favorite titles, watch anime films, and more! No registration required, drop-ins welcome! Ages 14 and up

    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Approximately 160,000 teens stay home from school every day because they fear for their safety. The self-esteem and empathy-building international nonprofit organization Hey U.G.L.Y. (Unique Gifted Lovable You) has designed the second Wednesday in October (and the entire month of October) as a day and month for schools across America to conduct Stop Bullying classroom activities and school assembly presentations on how to eradicate bullying from schools and neighborhoods.
     
           

Thursday, October 15th, 2015

  • | 6:30am - 7:30pm | Library Events
    - For ages 0-5. Put on your PJ's, bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more - right before bedtime! No registration required, drop-ins welcome!
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org

Friday, October 16th, 2015

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - For all employees to honor their bosses. Annually, the weekday closest to October 16th. Patricia Bays Haroski originated this event in 1958 in honor of her own boss, who also happened to be her father.
     
           

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

  • | 2:00pm - 3:00pm | Library Events
    - Anita Fishman of FirstMerit Bank will be sharing money management tips for teens. This hands-on learning event will teach teens how to save and spend their money responsibly. She will also discuss some best practices in giving money to charitable groups, and will answer any questions you might have about financial well-being in general.
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Around 1922, a candy company employee named Herbert Birch Kingston decided that it would be a wonderful thing to distribute candy to the sick, shut-ins and orphans of Cleveland, OH. Thus, Sweetest Day was born. Do something nice for someone today, something that will make him or her say, "Oh, that's so sweet!" Annually, the third Saturday in October.
     
           

Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

  • | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Library Events
    - Tweens (8- to 13-year olds) and their parents will delight in this Fall's monthly Parent/Tween Book Club. The group will come to discuss the book, and for a related craft/activity. Snacks will be provided. The number of participants in the Parent/Tween Book Club is limited to 15 children. Please register your child now, and pick the book up at the Circulation Desk! Hosted by Miss Wesleyann.

    OCTOBER'S BOOK: Courage for Beginners by Karen Harrington
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • - REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Come join us for beverages and food from around the world (provided by presenters and attendees) while watching a slide show of all presenters countries, since January 2010, talk about your travels with each other, and listening to music from different countries.
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org

Thursday, October 22nd, 2015

  • | 6:30am - 7:30pm | Library Events
    - For ages 0-5. Put on your PJ's, bring your favorite stuffed animal and join us for stories, songs, rhymes and more - right before bedtime! No registration required, drop-ins welcome!
    Clarkston Independence District Library
    6495 Clarkston Rd. Clarkston MI 48346
    Melissa Henry 248.625.2212 henrym@indelib.org
  • - On October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy, in a nationwide television address on this date, demanded the removal from Cuba of Soviet missiles, launched equipment and bombers and imposed a naval "quarantine" to prevent further weaponry from reaching Cuba. On October 28, the USSR announced it would remove the weapons in questions. In return, the US removed missiles from Turkey that were aimed at the USSR.
     
           

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