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Saturday, February 28th, 2015

  • Bil Dwyer | 8:00pm - 9:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, comedy
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Bil Dwyer - Bil Dwyer is an accomplished stand-up comic with a long resume of credits on stage as well as in front of the camera. He's appeared on major sitcoms over the years, including recent hits like 'iCarly,' 'Parks & Rec,' 'Suburgatory,' 'House of Lies' and 'Hot in Cleveland.' His stage act takes a fresh, sardonic look at marriage, family and kids and has been featured on shows like 'The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn' and in his own 'Comedy Central Presents...' special. We are thrilled to welcome him back to our stage--don't miss your chance to see him!!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Bil Dwyer | 10:30pm - 11:55pm | Arts and Entertainment, comedy
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Bil Dwyer - Bil Dwyer is an accomplished stand-up comic with a long resume of credits on stage as well as in front of the camera. He's appeared on major sitcoms over the years, including recent hits like 'iCarly,' 'Parks & Rec,' 'Suburgatory,' 'House of Lies' and 'Hot in Cleveland.' His stage act takes a fresh, sardonic look at marriage, family and kids and has been featured on shows like 'The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn' and in his own 'Comedy Central Presents...' special. We are thrilled to welcome him back to our stage--don't miss your chance to see him!!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

  • Sip the World Part 2 - Tour de France | Afternoon | Special Interest, wine tasting, wine education, wine class
    Posted by 50 Sips Wine LLC

    Sip the World Part 2 - Tour de France - No cycle required! Experience the great appellations throughout France from the stunning food-friendly wines of Alsace, to the marvelous wine crafted in Loire Valley, to the elegant Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in Burgundy. This tasting will take you on an unforgettable tour of France's best wine growing areas. Which area will be your favorite?

    This is the second class in our Sip the World series. Classes are $20 per person and class size is limited to 15 guests. This class must be paid in advance to reserve your spot due to the limited size. You can purchase a ticket using our website or in person.

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Nicole Grenon. Phone: 810.208.0253. 50sipswine@gmail.com

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do - "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.

    The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists.

    All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

    The series is held in the Exhibition Room (ground floor) at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

    For information, please see http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs or contact Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient, Community Corrections and Adolescent Services Coordinator and “Teens Using Drugs” coordinator at info@dawnfarm.org, or 734-485-8725.


    Learn more at our website

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

  • Comedy Jamm | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, open mic, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Comedy Jamm - Every Wednesday night it’s cut-loose comedy as we present the comedy of 12 of the current rising stars in the Detroit Metro area and beyond. You will see a variety of comedians from beginners trying their hand at comedy (sometimes they are the funniest) to established comics unveiling new material to the occasional comedian auditioning to perform at the Comedy Showcase. Anything can happen as we present this uncensored cacophony of comedy. …and a good time will be had by all!!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

  • Dwayne Kennedy | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, dwayne kennedy, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Dwayne Kennedy - Hailing from the rich comedy grounds of Chicago's legendary 'Zanies Comedy Club,' Dwayne Kennedy has a diverse background in stand-up, TV and writing. Recently he wrote for and appeared in the Chris Rock-produced 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell' on FX including the featured segments 'Citizen Dwayne' and 'A Cranky Moment with Dwayne Kennedy.' He's unusually good at connecting with audiences and his act offers hilarious perspectives on social and world views. Some additional credits include 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Jimmy Kimmel & Conan, his own half-hour specials on Showtime & Comedy Central, and appearances on hot 90s sitcoms like 'Seinfeld' and 'Martin.' He's also a former winner of the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Don't miss a true renaissance man of comedy this week at the Comedy Showcase!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Friday, March 6th, 2015

  • Taste Like A Pro! | Evening | Local Events, wine, tasting, wine tasting, blind tasting
    Posted by 50 Sips Wine LLC

    Taste Like A Pro! - You have seen the masters do it and it seems incredible. They stick their nose in a glass of wine. They give it a couple of sniffs, a couple of swirls and a couple of sips. Then without so much as a glance at the label they tell you what it is. Sometimes they even tell you what vintage it was from or perhaps even the producer. You like wine. You drink a lot of wine and are pretty comfortable describing it. You even like to think that you know a thing or two about a thing or two. But nothing like this. How do they do it? Out of the oceans of wine out there, both good and bad, how could they possibly know what this one particular wine is?

    Believe it or not there is an art to tasting a wine blind and then deciphering what it is. Like any query there is a set way to solving the problem. Think of a glass of wine as a jigsaw puzzle with the label of the wine the finished product. The sight, smell and taste of the wine are pieces of the puzzle. Each will give you clues as to the answer of your question: What is this wine?

    But first things first: Why taste blind? Tasting a wine blind is one of the best ways to formulate an unbiased opinion about the wine. Any knowledge that you have about a wine can cloud your judgement or influence your assessment. Perhaps you don’t like Merlot? Any Merlot you taste will already have one strike against it before it even hits your lips. Maybe the wine was ultra-expensive. You may be willing to give that wine a better report card simply because it cost you an arm and a leg. These factors and many more can sway your opinion, subconsciously or otherwise. The best way to make an honest assessment is to know nothing at all.

    There is another reason to taste blind. Tasting a wine blind forces the taster to concentrate on every tiny aspect of the wine. Since he or she may be struggling to pinpoint the style or origin of the wine they will try even harder to identify aromas, flavors or styles. Most wine professionals taste in either a single-blind (where you may know a piece of information such as the country of origin or grape varietal) or double-blind fashion. Double-blind means that the taster knows absolutely nothing about the wine before it is poured. This is a very good tool to use in honing your tasting skills.

    We will taste five different varietals (grapes) and each varietal will have four different wines for a total of 20 tastes!

    $15 pp includes: a score card, all wine samples. Cheese plates and light snacks available. Please RSVP seating is limited!

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Nicole Grenon. Phone: 810.208.0253. 50sipswine@gmail.com

  • Dwayne Kennedy | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, dwayne kennedy, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Dwayne Kennedy - Hailing from the rich comedy grounds of Chicago's legendary 'Zanies Comedy Club,' Dwayne Kennedy has a diverse background in stand-up, TV and writing. Recently he wrote for and appeared in the Chris Rock-produced 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell' on FX including the featured segments 'Citizen Dwayne' and 'A Cranky Moment with Dwayne Kennedy.' He's unusually good at connecting with audiences and his act offers hilarious perspectives on social and world views. Some additional credits include 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Jimmy Kimmel & Conan, his own half-hour specials on Showtime & Comedy Central, and appearances on hot 90s sitcoms like 'Seinfeld' and 'Martin.' He's also a former winner of the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Don't miss a true renaissance man of comedy this week at the Comedy Showcase!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Dwayne Kennedy | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, dwayne kennedy, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Dwayne Kennedy - Hailing from the rich comedy grounds of Chicago's legendary 'Zanies Comedy Club,' Dwayne Kennedy has a diverse background in stand-up, TV and writing. Recently he wrote for and appeared in the Chris Rock-produced 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell' on FX including the featured segments 'Citizen Dwayne' and 'A Cranky Moment with Dwayne Kennedy.' He's unusually good at connecting with audiences and his act offers hilarious perspectives on social and world views. Some additional credits include 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Jimmy Kimmel & Conan, his own half-hour specials on Showtime & Comedy Central, and appearances on hot 90s sitcoms like 'Seinfeld' and 'Martin.' He's also a former winner of the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Don't miss a true renaissance man of comedy this week at the Comedy Showcase!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

  • Dwayne Kennedy | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, dwayne kennedy, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Dwayne Kennedy - Hailing from the rich comedy grounds of Chicago's legendary 'Zanies Comedy Club,' Dwayne Kennedy has a diverse background in stand-up, TV and writing. Recently he wrote for and appeared in the Chris Rock-produced 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell' on FX including the featured segments 'Citizen Dwayne' and 'A Cranky Moment with Dwayne Kennedy.' He's unusually good at connecting with audiences and his act offers hilarious perspectives on social and world views. Some additional credits include 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Jimmy Kimmel & Conan, his own half-hour specials on Showtime & Comedy Central, and appearances on hot 90s sitcoms like 'Seinfeld' and 'Martin.' He's also a former winner of the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Don't miss a true renaissance man of comedy this week at the Comedy Showcase!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Dwayne Kennedy | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, dwayne kennedy, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Dwayne Kennedy - Hailing from the rich comedy grounds of Chicago's legendary 'Zanies Comedy Club,' Dwayne Kennedy has a diverse background in stand-up, TV and writing. Recently he wrote for and appeared in the Chris Rock-produced 'Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell' on FX including the featured segments 'Citizen Dwayne' and 'A Cranky Moment with Dwayne Kennedy.' He's unusually good at connecting with audiences and his act offers hilarious perspectives on social and world views. Some additional credits include 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Jimmy Kimmel & Conan, his own half-hour specials on Showtime & Comedy Central, and appearances on hot 90s sitcoms like 'Seinfeld' and 'Martin.' He's also a former winner of the US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen. Don't miss a true renaissance man of comedy this week at the Comedy Showcase!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

  • New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Shopping, Children's, baby, resale, consignment, baby gear, clothing, Toys, Maternity
    Posted by Everyday Baby Resale

    New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale - Everyday Baby is a new Resale shop for all your baby and children needs from the time you conceive. We carry Maternity, Baby Gear, New and Used Children's Clothing up to size 6X, Shoes up to toddler size 13, Toys, Nursery Bedding Sets, Blankets, Towels, Breast Pumps, Winter Gear, Pack & Plays, High Chairs, Swings, Bouncers, Bassinets, Juperoos, exersaucer, And Everything in between (Please note* we do not carry car seats, cribs, or formula) We opened our doors Oct 16, 2014 and have been blessed to meet so many wonderful people and their adorable children. We look forward to meeting you also :)

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Debbie. Phone: 810.208.7682. everydaybaby.resale@yahoo.com

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do - "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.

    The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists.

    All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

    The series is held in the Exhibition Room (ground floor) at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

    For information, please see http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs or contact Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient, Community Corrections and Adolescent Services Coordinator and “Teens Using Drugs” coordinator at info@dawnfarm.org, or 734-485-8725.


    Learn more at our website

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

  • Comedy Jamm | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, open mic, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Comedy Jamm - Every Wednesday night it’s cut-loose comedy as we present the comedy of 12 of the current rising stars in the Detroit Metro area and beyond. You will see a variety of comedians from beginners trying their hand at comedy (sometimes they are the funniest) to established comics unveiling new material to the occasional comedian auditioning to perform at the Comedy Showcase. Anything can happen as we present this uncensored cacophony of comedy. …and a good time will be had by all!!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

  • Allyn Ball | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, allyn ball, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Allyn Ball - A longtime club favorite, Allyn Ball's original humor focuses on not fitting in...ever. At 6'5", 230lbs and with an often neon-colored goatee it seems to be something he has some experience with! He describes himself as a 'rebel who never really grew up' and a 'freak with good credit,' and audiences have been laughing in agreement for decades. Some of his credits include A&E, Showtime, MTV and Comedy Central. Trust us when we say this guy is clever, hilarious and not to be missed!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Friday, March 13th, 2015

  • Allyn Ball | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, allyn ball, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Allyn Ball - A longtime club favorite, Allyn Ball's original humor focuses on not fitting in...ever. At 6'5", 230lbs and with an often neon-colored goatee it seems to be something he has some experience with! He describes himself as a 'rebel who never really grew up' and a 'freak with good credit,' and audiences have been laughing in agreement for decades. Some of his credits include A&E, Showtime, MTV and Comedy Central. Trust us when we say this guy is clever, hilarious and not to be missed!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Allyn Ball | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, allyn ball, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Allyn Ball - A longtime club favorite, Allyn Ball's original humor focuses on not fitting in...ever. At 6'5", 230lbs and with an often neon-colored goatee it seems to be something he has some experience with! He describes himself as a 'rebel who never really grew up' and a 'freak with good credit,' and audiences have been laughing in agreement for decades. Some of his credits include A&E, Showtime, MTV and Comedy Central. Trust us when we say this guy is clever, hilarious and not to be missed!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

  • Allyn Ball | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, allyn ball, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Allyn Ball - A longtime club favorite, Allyn Ball's original humor focuses on not fitting in...ever. At 6'5", 230lbs and with an often neon-colored goatee it seems to be something he has some experience with! He describes himself as a 'rebel who never really grew up' and a 'freak with good credit,' and audiences have been laughing in agreement for decades. Some of his credits include A&E, Showtime, MTV and Comedy Central. Trust us when we say this guy is clever, hilarious and not to be missed!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Allyn Ball | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, allyn ball, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Allyn Ball - A longtime club favorite, Allyn Ball's original humor focuses on not fitting in...ever. At 6'5", 230lbs and with an often neon-colored goatee it seems to be something he has some experience with! He describes himself as a 'rebel who never really grew up' and a 'freak with good credit,' and audiences have been laughing in agreement for decades. Some of his credits include A&E, Showtime, MTV and Comedy Central. Trust us when we say this guy is clever, hilarious and not to be missed!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

  • Sip the World Part 4 - Spain | Afternoon | Special Interest, wine tasting, wine education, wine class
    Posted by 50 Sips Wine LLC

    Sip the World Part 4 - Spain - This is the 4th class in our Sip the World series! The newest and hottest trends in wine consumption are the marvelous whites and reds produced in Spain! Whether you are already a fan or would like to learn more about the sexy wines crafted in this country. Rich in wine history and culture, this tasting and class offers up vibrant Spanish whites in addition to amazing reds crafted in areas such as Rioja and others. Classes are $20 per person each and are limited to 15 guests. Payment is required in advance to reserve your spot. Please make payment using our website or in person.

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Nicole Grenon. Phone: 810.208.0253. 50sipswine@gmail.com

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

  • Al-Anon: A Panel Discussion | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Al-Anon: A Panel Discussion - “Al-Anon: A Panel Discussion” will be presented on Tuesday March 17, 2015 ; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. This program will present a lively moderated panel discussion with a unique individual perspective regarding Al-Anon Family Groups, a recovery program for family members and friends of people with alcoholism. The panel members will provide an overview of the Al-Anon program, an opportunity to experience Al-Anon members sharing their stories, and information on how to become involved with Al-Anon. (Please note: Dawn Farm is not affiliated with Al-Anon or any twelve Step organization.) This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. The Education Series is designed to help people with alcoholism or other drug addictions to achieve, maintain and strengthen their recovery; assist family members and friends to understand and support recovery in people they care about as well as maintain their own health and well-being; aid professionals and students in various disciplines to work effectively with people with addictions and their families and support their recovery process; and contribute to a community culture supportive of recovery. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Mark Albulov LLMSW, Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

    Learn more at our website

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

  • Comedy Jamm | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, open mic, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Comedy Jamm - Every Wednesday night it’s cut-loose comedy as we present the comedy of 12 of the current rising stars in the Detroit Metro area and beyond. You will see a variety of comedians from beginners trying their hand at comedy (sometimes they are the funniest) to established comics unveiling new material to the occasional comedian auditioning to perform at the Comedy Showcase. Anything can happen as we present this uncensored cacophony of comedy. …and a good time will be had by all!!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

  • Gary Gulman | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, gary gulman, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Gary Gulman - One of our dearest friends, Gary Gulman is the dashingly-handsome stand-up comic from Boston who you've undoubtedly seen on any of the million or so TV shows on which he's appeared. We are honored that he has paid us an annual visit for much of the past decade. He's appeared on every late night talk show (Letterman, Leno, Conan, Ferguson, Kimmel, Conan, Fallon, you name it!), in specials on Comedy Central, HBO & Showtime and recorded three albums. He's one of the most successful stand-up comedians who is not yet a household name. Truly one of our favorites--we feel bad for you if you miss him!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Friday, March 20th, 2015

  • Gary Gulman | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, gary gulman, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Gary Gulman - One of our dearest friends, Gary Gulman is the dashingly-handsome stand-up comic from Boston who you've undoubtedly seen on any of the million or so TV shows on which he's appeared. We are honored that he has paid us an annual visit for much of the past decade. He's appeared on every late night talk show (Letterman, Leno, Conan, Ferguson, Kimmel, Conan, Fallon, you name it!), in specials on Comedy Central, HBO & Showtime and recorded three albums. He's one of the most successful stand-up comedians who is not yet a household name. Truly one of our favorites--we feel bad for you if you miss him!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Gary Gulman | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, gary gulman, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Gary Gulman - One of our dearest friends, Gary Gulman is the dashingly-handsome stand-up comic from Boston who you've undoubtedly seen on any of the million or so TV shows on which he's appeared. We are honored that he has paid us an annual visit for much of the past decade. He's appeared on every late night talk show (Letterman, Leno, Conan, Ferguson, Kimmel, Conan, Fallon, you name it!), in specials on Comedy Central, HBO & Showtime and recorded three albums. He's one of the most successful stand-up comedians who is not yet a household name. Truly one of our favorites--we feel bad for you if you miss him!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

  • Gary Gulman | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, gary gulman, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Gary Gulman - One of our dearest friends, Gary Gulman is the dashingly-handsome stand-up comic from Boston who you've undoubtedly seen on any of the million or so TV shows on which he's appeared. We are honored that he has paid us an annual visit for much of the past decade. He's appeared on every late night talk show (Letterman, Leno, Conan, Ferguson, Kimmel, Conan, Fallon, you name it!), in specials on Comedy Central, HBO & Showtime and recorded three albums. He's one of the most successful stand-up comedians who is not yet a household name. Truly one of our favorites--we feel bad for you if you miss him!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Gary Gulman | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, gary gulman, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Gary Gulman - One of our dearest friends, Gary Gulman is the dashingly-handsome stand-up comic from Boston who you've undoubtedly seen on any of the million or so TV shows on which he's appeared. We are honored that he has paid us an annual visit for much of the past decade. He's appeared on every late night talk show (Letterman, Leno, Conan, Ferguson, Kimmel, Conan, Fallon, you name it!), in specials on Comedy Central, HBO & Showtime and recorded three albums. He's one of the most successful stand-up comedians who is not yet a household name. Truly one of our favorites--we feel bad for you if you miss him!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

  • New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Shopping, Children's, baby, resale, consignment, baby gear, clothing, Toys, Maternity
    Posted by Everyday Baby Resale

    New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale - Everyday Baby is a new Resale shop for all your baby and children needs from the time you conceive. We carry Maternity, Baby Gear, New and Used Children's Clothing up to size 6X, Shoes up to toddler size 13, Toys, Nursery Bedding Sets, Blankets, Towels, Breast Pumps, Winter Gear, Pack & Plays, High Chairs, Swings, Bouncers, Bassinets, Juperoos, exersaucer, And Everything in between (Please note* we do not carry car seats, cribs, or formula) We opened our doors Oct 16, 2014 and have been blessed to meet so many wonderful people and their adorable children. We look forward to meeting you also :)

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Debbie. Phone: 810.208.7682. everydaybaby.resale@yahoo.com

  • Recovery and Spiritual Change | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Recovery and Spiritual Change - “Recovery and Spiritual Change” will be presented on Tuesday March 24, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Elizabeth A.R. Robinson, Ph.D., MSW. Many people believe that changes in one’s spirituality/religiousness support recovery. This presentation will look at the results of research with 364 alcoholics over three years, including changes in alcohol use (sobriety), Alcoholics Anonymous involvement, several dimensions of spirituality and religiousness (including beliefs, prayer and meditation, purpose in life, and forgiveness,) and how they relate to each other. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. The Education Series is designed to help people with alcoholism or other drug addictions to achieve, maintain and strengthen their recovery; assist family members and friends to understand and support recovery in people they care about as well as maintain their own health and well-being; aid professionals and students in various disciplines to work effectively with people with addictions and their families and support their recovery process; and contribute to a community culture supportive of recovery. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Mark Albulov LLMSW, Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

    Learn more at our website

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

  • Comedy Jamm | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, open mic, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Comedy Jamm - Every Wednesday night it’s cut-loose comedy as we present the comedy of 12 of the current rising stars in the Detroit Metro area and beyond. You will see a variety of comedians from beginners trying their hand at comedy (sometimes they are the funniest) to established comics unveiling new material to the occasional comedian auditioning to perform at the Comedy Showcase. Anything can happen as we present this uncensored cacophony of comedy. …and a good time will be had by all!!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

  • Mark Sweeney | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mark sweeney, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Mark Sweeney - Mark Sweeney is a silly and sarcastic stand-up comedian and actor with impressive TV credits on his resume but what audiences like best are the stories he has from living what seems like a thousand lives...as a construction worker, a real estate agent, a copier repairman and even a Marine. You might recognize him from appearances on HBO & Comedy Central or from popular shows like '3rd Rock from the Sun,' 'Boston Public,' 'Days of Our Lives' and 'The Visitor' on FOX. He's the funniest guy you've never heard of--don't miss your chance to see him live on our stage!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Friday, March 27th, 2015

  • Mark Sweeney | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mark sweeney, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Mark Sweeney - Mark Sweeney is a silly and sarcastic stand-up comedian and actor with impressive TV credits on his resume but what audiences like best are the stories he has from living what seems like a thousand lives...as a construction worker, a real estate agent, a copier repairman and even a Marine. You might recognize him from appearances on HBO & Comedy Central or from popular shows like '3rd Rock from the Sun,' 'Boston Public,' 'Days of Our Lives' and 'The Visitor' on FOX. He's the funniest guy you've never heard of--don't miss your chance to see him live on our stage!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Mark Sweeney | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mark sweeney, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Mark Sweeney - Mark Sweeney is a silly and sarcastic stand-up comedian and actor with impressive TV credits on his resume but what audiences like best are the stories he has from living what seems like a thousand lives...as a construction worker, a real estate agent, a copier repairman and even a Marine. You might recognize him from appearances on HBO & Comedy Central or from popular shows like '3rd Rock from the Sun,' 'Boston Public,' 'Days of Our Lives' and 'The Visitor' on FOX. He's the funniest guy you've never heard of--don't miss your chance to see him live on our stage!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Saturday, March 28th, 2015

  • Vintage Murder Wine Dinner (Encore) | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, dinner, murder mystery, wine, food
    Posted by 50 Sips Wine LLC

    Vintage Murder Wine Dinner (Encore) - http://www.50sipswine.com/events/Vintage-Murder-Wine-Dinner-Mar.-27_ET141.html?SortBox=201503

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Nicole Grenon. Phone: 810.208.0253. 50sipswine@gmail.com

  • Mark Sweeney | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mark sweeney, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Mark Sweeney - Mark Sweeney is a silly and sarcastic stand-up comedian and actor with impressive TV credits on his resume but what audiences like best are the stories he has from living what seems like a thousand lives...as a construction worker, a real estate agent, a copier repairman and even a Marine. You might recognize him from appearances on HBO & Comedy Central or from popular shows like '3rd Rock from the Sun,' 'Boston Public,' 'Days of Our Lives' and 'The Visitor' on FOX. He's the funniest guy you've never heard of--don't miss your chance to see him live on our stage!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

  • Mark Sweeney | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mark sweeney, nightlife
    Posted by Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase

    Mark Sweeney - Mark Sweeney is a silly and sarcastic stand-up comedian and actor with impressive TV credits on his resume but what audiences like best are the stories he has from living what seems like a thousand lives...as a construction worker, a real estate agent, a copier repairman and even a Marine. You might recognize him from appearances on HBO & Comedy Central or from popular shows like '3rd Rock from the Sun,' 'Boston Public,' 'Days of Our Lives' and 'The Visitor' on FOX. He's the funniest guy you've never heard of--don't miss your chance to see him live on our stage!

    Contact: Ryan Burgeson. Phone: 734.996.9080. ryan@aacomedy.com

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

  • Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction - “Trauma and Chemical Use and Addiction” will be presented on Tuesday March 31, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Tana Bridge, Ph.D., LMSW; MSW Program Director, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University. Current research highlights the relationship between chemical use, addition and trauma. This presentation by an award-winning trauma expert will review events involved with trauma exposure, trauma specific symptomology, the impact trauma has on the brain and on coping and subsequent substance use, and how to aid individuals struggling with trauma and addiction. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. The Education Series is designed to help people with alcoholism or other drug addictions to achieve, maintain and strengthen their recovery; assist family members and friends to understand and support recovery in people they care about as well as maintain their own health and well-being; aid professionals and students in various disciplines to work effectively with people with addictions and their families and support their recovery process; and contribute to a community culture supportive of recovery. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Mark Albulov LLMSW, Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

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Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do - "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.

    The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists.

    All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

    The series is held in the Exhibition Room (ground floor) at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

    For information, please see http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs or contact Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient, Community Corrections and Adolescent Services Coordinator and “Teens Using Drugs” coordinator at info@dawnfarm.org, or 734-485-8725.


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Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

  • New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Shopping, Children's, baby, resale, consignment, baby gear, clothing, Toys, Maternity
    Posted by Everyday Baby Resale

    New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale - Everyday Baby is a new Resale shop for all your baby and children needs from the time you conceive. We carry Maternity, Baby Gear, New and Used Children's Clothing up to size 6X, Shoes up to toddler size 13, Toys, Nursery Bedding Sets, Blankets, Towels, Breast Pumps, Winter Gear, Pack & Plays, High Chairs, Swings, Bouncers, Bassinets, Juperoos, exersaucer, And Everything in between (Please note* we do not carry car seats, cribs, or formula) We opened our doors Oct 16, 2014 and have been blessed to meet so many wonderful people and their adorable children. We look forward to meeting you also :)

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Debbie. Phone: 810.208.7682. everydaybaby.resale@yahoo.com

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do - "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.

    The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists.

    All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

    The series is held in the Exhibition Room (ground floor) at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

    For information, please see http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs or contact Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient, Community Corrections and Adolescent Services Coordinator and “Teens Using Drugs” coordinator at info@dawnfarm.org, or 734-485-8725.


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Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

  • Intervention | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Intervention - “Intervention” will be presented on Tuesday April 21, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Jeff Jay and Debra Jay; Intervention specialists, chemical dependency therapists and trainers, and best-selling authors of “Love First: A Family’s Guide to Intervention” and other books. Intervention can be a highly effective technique for initiating the recovery process in individuals suffering from chemical dependency. Through the intervention process, people who care can learn how to use love and honesty to break through the denial that keeps a person with addiction locked in the downward spiral of his/her disease and create a moment of clarity that allows a person with addiction to accept help. This program will describe how the “Love First” process of Intervention can help chemically dependent people find recovery. Key elements of the “Love First” intervention model developed by Jeff and Debra Jay will be discussed. This program by dynamic, highly experienced speakers will bring PRACTICAL INFORMATION, HELP and HOPE to anyone who cares about a chemically dependent person, and to anyone who wants to learn more about the intervention process. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. The Education Series is designed to help people with alcoholism or other drug addictions to achieve, maintain and strengthen their recovery; assist family members and friends to understand and support recovery in people they care about as well as maintain their own health and well-being; aid professionals and students in various disciplines to work effectively with people with addictions and their families and support their recovery process; and contribute to a community culture supportive of recovery. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Mark Albulov LLMSW, Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

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Sunday, April 26th, 2015

  • Dawn Farm Ride for Recovery | 7:00am - 2:00pm | Sports and Recreation
    Dawn Farm Ride for Recovery - The Ride for Recovery is a family fun and fitness event and a fundraiser for Dawn Farm. There will be bike rides, runs and walks with opportunities to participate at various fitness levels, including rides from 10K to 100K, and 5 and 10 K runs/walks. Routes are along scenic, country roads and through a local Metro park. There will be five rest stops positioned along the routes, with restroom facilities, drinks, snacks and first aid. SAG support will offer participants assistance on all routes. All rides, jogs, and walks start and end at Dawn Farm in Ypsilanti. The event is supported by Team MANA, a cycling team of nurse anesthetists in Michigan who fundraise though biking. This event has been officially endorsed by the Michigan Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness, Health and Sports.

    Registration prior to the early deadline includes a Ride for Recovery T-shirt. There will be light breakfast snacks from 7:00 to 9:30, and a "Recovery Celebration" lunch with hot food from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm. Families of participants and others who do not participate in a ride/run/walk event can have a tour of the 63 acre working farm, visit the farm animals and have lunch and snacks for a $5.00 fee.

    In addition to a fun fitness event that the entire family can enjoy, the Ride for Recovery provides an opportunity to support a critical community service. Founded in 1973, Dawn Farm provides effective, compassionate and hope-filled professional care to members of our community who struggle with alcohol/other drug problems. Dawn Farm's continuum of services includes residential treatment, detoxification services, outpatient treatment, transitional housing, and community outreach programs that meet people with addictions where they are, whether in the mainstream of society, on the streets or in jail. Dawn Farm is committed to helping people find recovery, regardless of their ability to pay. Community support for events like the Ride for Recovery helps to keep these vital services available for those who need them most!

    SCHEDULE:
    Bike Rides: (Helmets are mandatory for all riders)
    Metric Century "Serenity" ride (100k) - starts 8:00 am.
    40 mile "Honesty" ride - starts 8:00 am.
    25 mile "Openness" ride - starts 9:00 am.
    10k "Willingness" ride – starts 10:00 am.
    Runs/Jogs/Walks:
    * 5k/10k "Stony Creek Shuffle" starts 10:30 am.
    * The road will be closed to traffic during the 5k/10k events.
    Breakfast snacks: 7:00 to 9:30
    Recovery Celebration Lunch (with hot food) from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm.

    DATE and TIME:
    Sunday, April 26, 2015, 7:00 am to 2:00 pm; on-site registration will open at 7:00 am.

    LOCATION:
    All events begin and end at Dawn Farm, 6633 Stony Creek Road, Ypsilanti, Michigan, 48197 (easily accessible from major highways.) Location map: http://www.dawnfarm.org/about/location.

    COST/REGISTRATION:
    The registration fee is $25.00 until April 1, 2015 and $35.00 after April 1. Registration will also be available on site starting at 7:00 on the day of the event. Fundraising is appreciated but optional; people are welcome to walk/run/ride/participate without fundraising. Registration includes participation in a ride/run/walk, a ride T-shirt (guaranteed for early registration, can not be guaranteed for registration on the event date) and lunch for participants The registration fee for guests that will not be participating in a bike ride or run/walk, but will be participating in activities and Recovery Celebration lunch, is $5.00 per guest.

    FOR MORE INFORMATION: Contact Dawn Farm
    Address: 6633 Stony Creek Road, Ypsilanti Michigan 48197.
    Contact person: Megan Rodgers, Dawn Farm Development Director.
    Phone: 734-485-8725.
    Email: RideForRecovery@dawnfarm.org.
    Web site: http://www.dawnfarm.org/event/6th-annual-ride-recovery.

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Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

  • Livingston Fine Art Association Meeting | Evening | Arts and Entertainment, livingston fine art
    Livingston Fine Art Association Meeting - Monthly meeting of the Livingstion Fine Art Association. All interested in the arts are invited. More information at: http://www.livingstonfineartassociation.com

    Contact: Sharon Fisher. Phone: 517.294.7562. fisherslfisher@aol.com

  • New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Shopping, Children's, baby, resale, consignment, baby gear, clothing, Toys, Maternity
    Posted by Everyday Baby Resale

    New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale - Everyday Baby is a new Resale shop for all your baby and children needs from the time you conceive. We carry Maternity, Baby Gear, New and Used Children's Clothing up to size 6X, Shoes up to toddler size 13, Toys, Nursery Bedding Sets, Blankets, Towels, Breast Pumps, Winter Gear, Pack & Plays, High Chairs, Swings, Bouncers, Bassinets, Juperoos, exersaucer, And Everything in between (Please note* we do not carry car seats, cribs, or formula) We opened our doors Oct 16, 2014 and have been blessed to meet so many wonderful people and their adorable children. We look forward to meeting you also :)

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Debbie. Phone: 810.208.7682. everydaybaby.resale@yahoo.com

  • Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery - “Tobacco Cessation and Addiction Recovery” will be presented on Tuesday April 28, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Anna Byberg, LLMSW, CAADC; Program Coordinator, Dawn Farm Spera Recovery Center; and Aaron Suganuma, BSW. Despite downward trends in the prevalence of tobacco use in the general population, tobacco use remains a significant problem among people with alcohol/other drug addiction. Research has demonstrated that tobacco cessation has positive effects on recovery and relapse rates, and a smoke-free policy does not adversely affect treatment retention. This program will describe the prevalence of tobacco addiction among people with alcohol and other drug addictions, the relationship between tobacco use and recovery, and information on tobacco cessation techniques targeted to people with alcohol/other drug addiction. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. The Education Series is designed to help people with alcoholism or other drug addictions to achieve, maintain and strengthen their recovery; assist family members and friends to understand and support recovery in people they care about as well as maintain their own health and well-being; aid professionals and students in various disciplines to work effectively with people with addictions and their families and support their recovery process; and contribute to a community culture supportive of recovery. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Mark Albulov LLMSW, Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

    Learn more at our website

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do - "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.

    The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists.

    All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

    The series is held in the Exhibition Room (ground floor) at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

    For information, please see http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs or contact Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient, Community Corrections and Adolescent Services Coordinator and “Teens Using Drugs” coordinator at info@dawnfarm.org, or 734-485-8725.


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Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

  • New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Shopping, Children's, baby, resale, consignment, baby gear, clothing, Toys, Maternity
    Posted by Everyday Baby Resale

    New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale - Everyday Baby is a new Resale shop for all your baby and children needs from the time you conceive. We carry Maternity, Baby Gear, New and Used Children's Clothing up to size 6X, Shoes up to toddler size 13, Toys, Nursery Bedding Sets, Blankets, Towels, Breast Pumps, Winter Gear, Pack & Plays, High Chairs, Swings, Bouncers, Bassinets, Juperoos, exersaucer, And Everything in between (Please note* we do not carry car seats, cribs, or formula) We opened our doors Oct 16, 2014 and have been blessed to meet so many wonderful people and their adorable children. We look forward to meeting you also :)

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Debbie. Phone: 810.208.7682. everydaybaby.resale@yahoo.com

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do - "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.

    The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of October and November and from January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. The series is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists.

    All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, other family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.

    The series is held in the Exhibition Room (ground floor) at the St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197.

    For information, please see http://dawnfarm.org/programs/teens-using-drugs or contact Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient, Community Corrections and Adolescent Services Coordinator and “Teens Using Drugs” coordinator at info@dawnfarm.org, or 734-485-8725.


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Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

  • The Physiology of Addiction | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest
    The Physiology of Addiction - “The Physiology of Addiction” will be presented on Tuesday May 19, 2015; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by Dr. Carl Christensen, MD, PhD, FACOG, FASAM; and Dr. Emily Brunner, MD. Addiction is a chronic brain disease involving complex physiologic processes. Inherent physiologic characteristics influence how individuals response to substances and individual vulnerability to addiction. The physiology of the brain and body is altered by use of alcohol and other drugs and also changes when a person enters into recovery. This program will explore the differences in neurochemistry between the addicted brain and the normal brain, the progression of physiological changes that occur in chemically dependent individuals, the mechanisms of physiologic tolerance and withdrawal, medical complications of alcohol/other drug addiction and the effects of treatment on the addicted brain. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. The Education Series is designed to help people with alcoholism or other drug addictions to achieve, maintain and strengthen their recovery; assist family members and friends to understand and support recovery in people they care about as well as maintain their own health and well-being; aid professionals and students in various disciplines to work effectively with people with addictions and their families and support their recovery process; and contribute to a community culture supportive of recovery. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Mark Albulov LLMSW, Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

    Learn more at our website

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

  • New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale | 10:00am - 6:00pm | Shopping, Children's, baby, resale, consignment, baby gear, clothing, Toys, Maternity
    Posted by Everyday Baby Resale

    New Children's Resale Shop Opened on N. Leroy, Fenton. Everyday Baby Resale - Everyday Baby is a new Resale shop for all your baby and children needs from the time you conceive. We carry Maternity, Baby Gear, New and Used Children's Clothing up to size 6X, Shoes up to toddler size 13, Toys, Nursery Bedding Sets, Blankets, Towels, Breast Pumps, Winter Gear, Pack & Plays, High Chairs, Swings, Bouncers, Bassinets, Juperoos, exersaucer, And Everything in between (Please note* we do not carry car seats, cribs, or formula) We opened our doors Oct 16, 2014 and have been blessed to meet so many wonderful people and their adorable children. We look forward to meeting you also :)

    Learn more at our website

    Contact: Debbie. Phone: 810.208.7682. everydaybaby.resale@yahoo.com

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