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Monday, January 23rd, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - First observed in 1975 as a day to set aside and celebrate pie! Annually Jan. 23rd.
     
           

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education
    - “How To Support Recovery and Not Support Addiction” will be presented on Tuesday January 24, 2017, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, by Dr. Charles F. Gehrke, MD, FACP, FASAM. The course of an individual’s substance use may be strongly influenced by family members, friends, employers and others. The disease of addiction is often poorly understood, and the behaviors of a person with addiction are often bewildering to family and friends. Well-intentioned but poorly-informed individuals may inadvertently enable addiction to progress by shielding the person with addiction from consequences that could potentially initiate change. This program will address these common questions: When all else has failed, what does work when confronted with a loved one’s addiction? What does not work? What can others do to help? What does not help? What role does an individual play in supporting another person’s recovery process? The presentation will outline simple but effective actions for family, friends and others to avoid enabling another person’s addiction, support the person’s recovery, and maintain their own health and well-being. 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. 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 provided. 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 Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypsilanti MI
    Mark Albulov 734.485.8725 info@dawnfarm.org

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 7:15pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, family
    - Farm Family Matters is a free, six-session education, skill-building and support group for family members, loved ones and friends of people with alcohol and other drug addiction (including family/friends of people struggling with addiction, in treatment, or in recovery from addiction, and people who are concerned about another person’s substance use.) Topics repeat every six weeks and include, “Addiction 101,” “Treatment and Twelve Steps,” “Relapse and Recovery,” “Communication,” “Family dynamics,” and “Boundaries.” People can join the group at any phase in the cycle. The group provides an opportunity to learn about addiction and family dynamics, and share your experiences with others who understand. You are not alone!

    Dates and times: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Does not meet on the day of or day before Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s.

    Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor Michigan 48103. Second floor, in “Creation Station” room.

    Contact: Katie Gordon, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services

    Phone: 734-821-0216

    Email: info@dawnfarm.org

    Web site: click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197
  • - January 24, 1924. The first Winter Olympic Games opened at Chamonix, France, with athletes representing 16 nations. The ski jump, previously unknown, thrilled spectators. The Olympics offered a boost to skiing, which became enormously popular in the next decade.
     
           

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

  • | 8:00pm - 9:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mike e. winfield
    - Mike E. Winfield is a charismatic Baltimore native best known for his regular role on NBC's 'The Office.' Now based out of Sacramento, his honest tell-it-like-it-is style has also appeared on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing,' 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Comedy Central's 'Live at Gotham,' Showtime's 'Comedy Without Borders,' and as the co-host of 'The Straight Out Report' on Logo. Don't miss his eagerly awaited return to our stage this week!
    Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
    212 South 4th Ave Ann Arbor MI 48104
    Ryan Burgeson 734.996.9080 ryan@aacomedy.com
  • - Under President Woodrow Wilson, the area covering more than 1,000 square miles in Colorado became a national park.
     
           

Friday, January 27th, 2017

  • | 8:00pm - 9:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mike e. winfield
    - Mike E. Winfield is a charismatic Baltimore native best known for his regular role on NBC's 'The Office.' Now based out of Sacramento, his honest tell-it-like-it-is style has also appeared on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing,' 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Comedy Central's 'Live at Gotham,' Showtime's 'Comedy Without Borders,' and as the co-host of 'The Straight Out Report' on Logo. Don't miss his eagerly awaited return to our stage this week!
    Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
    212 South 4th Ave Ann Arbor MI 48104
    Ryan Burgeson 734.996.9080 ryan@aacomedy.com
  • | 10:30pm - 12:00am | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mike e. winfield
    - Mike E. Winfield is a charismatic Baltimore native best known for his regular role on NBC's 'The Office.' Now based out of Sacramento, his honest tell-it-like-it-is style has also appeared on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing,' 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Comedy Central's 'Live at Gotham,' Showtime's 'Comedy Without Borders,' and as the co-host of 'The Straight Out Report' on Logo. Don't miss his eagerly awaited return to our stage this week!
    Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
    212 South 4th Ave Ann Arbor MI 48104
    Ryan Burgeson 734.996.9080 ryan@aacomedy.com
  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - Moon enters New Moon phase at 7:07pm EST.
     
           

Saturday, January 28th, 2017

  • | 8:00pm - 9:30pm | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mike e. winfield
    - Mike E. Winfield is a charismatic Baltimore native best known for his regular role on NBC's 'The Office.' Now based out of Sacramento, his honest tell-it-like-it-is style has also appeared on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing,' 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Comedy Central's 'Live at Gotham,' Showtime's 'Comedy Without Borders,' and as the co-host of 'The Straight Out Report' on Logo. Don't miss his eagerly awaited return to our stage this week!
    Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
    212 South 4th Ave Ann Arbor MI 48104
    Ryan Burgeson 734.996.9080 ryan@aacomedy.com
  • | 10:30pm - 12:00am | Arts and Entertainment, comedy, mike e. winfield
    - Mike E. Winfield is a charismatic Baltimore native best known for his regular role on NBC's 'The Office.' Now based out of Sacramento, his honest tell-it-like-it-is style has also appeared on NBC's 'Last Comic Standing,' 'The Late Show with David Letterman,' Comedy Central's 'Live at Gotham,' Showtime's 'Comedy Without Borders,' and as the co-host of 'The Straight Out Report' on Logo. Don't miss his eagerly awaited return to our stage this week!
    Ann Arbor Comedy Showcase
    212 South 4th Ave Ann Arbor MI 48104
    Ryan Burgeson 734.996.9080 ryan@aacomedy.com

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Camping World Stadium, Orlando , FL. The best football players from the AFC and NFC battle it out. Annually, the Sunday before the Super Bowl.
     
           

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education
    - “Suicide Prevention and Addiction” will be presented on Tuesday January 31, 2017, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm, by Raymond Dalton, MA, CAADC; Coordinator, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services. The prevalence of suicide attempts and suicide completion among people with alcohol/other drug addiction is significantly higher than in the general population, and the period of early recovery from addiction is especially high risk. Family, friends and professionals are often strategically positioned to recognize potential suicidal thinking and intervene to help. Learning about the signs of suicidal thinking and how to intervene when a person may be contemplating suicide can reduce the barriers to suicidal individuals obtaining help and potentially prevent suicide deaths. This program will raise awareness of the prevalence of suicide among people with addiction, describe signs of suicidal thinking, and discuss effective ways to offer support and help to people who may be contemplating suicide. 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. 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 provided. 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 Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center Auditorium
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypsilanti MI
    Mark Albulov 734.485.8725 info@dawnfarm.org

Wednesday, February 1st, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 7:15pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, family
    - Farm Family Matters is a free, six-session education, skill-building and support group for family members, loved ones and friends of people with alcohol and other drug addiction (including family/friends of people struggling with addiction, in treatment, or in recovery from addiction, and people who are concerned about another person’s substance use.) Topics repeat every six weeks and include, “Addiction 101,” “Treatment and Twelve Steps,” “Relapse and Recovery,” “Communication,” “Family dynamics,” and “Boundaries.” People can join the group at any phase in the cycle. The group provides an opportunity to learn about addiction and family dynamics, and share your experiences with others who understand. You are not alone!

    Dates and times: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Does not meet on the day of or day before Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s.

    Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor Michigan 48103. Second floor, in “Creation Station” room.

    Contact: Katie Gordon, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services

    Phone: 734-821-0216

    Email: info@dawnfarm.org

    Web site: click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197
  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Feb 1-28. During this month, the American Heart Association will focus on women with "Go Red for Women," an educational movement about women and cardiovascular disease.
     
           

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017

  • | NATL - Seasonal
    - Old belief that if the sun shines on Candlemas Day, or if the groundhog sees his shadow when he emerges on this day, six weeks of winter will ensue.
     
           

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

  • - On February 4, 2004, Mark Zuckerberg and fellow Harvard student Dustin Moskovitz, Chris Hughes, and Eduardo Saverin launched "TheFacebook" as a social networking site. Facebook, later dropping the "The", quickly became an Internet sensation, reaching 901 million users by March 2012. The site currently has more than 936 million daily users (83% of whom live outside North America) and is offered in 70 million languages. On May 18, 2012, Facebook went public, with a volume of 567 million shares trading that day.
     
           

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - NRG Stadium, Houston, TX. Football's legendary battle between NFC and AFC champions.
     
           

Monday, February 6th, 2017

  • | NATL - Public Interest
    - Feb 1-28. During this month, the American Heart Association will focus on women with "Go Red for Women," an educational movement about women and cardiovascular disease.
     
           

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

  • | 7:30pm - 9:00pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, teens, adolescents, parents
    - “Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a free, ongoing, two-part education series. Part one is presented on the first Tuesday of October, November, and January through June and provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance use problems. Part two Part is presented on the second Tuesday of October, November, and January through June and provides information on what does and does not help when a teen substance use problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery. The series is presented by Dawn Farm Youth and Family Services therapists, and is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Network, Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center and the Ann Arbor Public Schools. The series is free and open to all. The presentations are inclusive of parents and caretakers of teens and young adults, teens, family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. Parents/teens are welcome to attend together. Registration is not required. A certificate to document attendance can be provided on request.
    CONTACTS/WEB SITE: For information, please contact Dawn Farm at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197
    Ray Dalton, MA, CAADC; Dawn Farm Outpatient Services Coordin 734.485.8725 info@dawnfarm.org

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

  • | 6:00pm - 7:15pm | Special Interest, addiction, recovery, free, education, substance use, family
    - Farm Family Matters is a free, six-session education, skill-building and support group for family members, loved ones and friends of people with alcohol and other drug addiction (including family/friends of people struggling with addiction, in treatment, or in recovery from addiction, and people who are concerned about another person’s substance use.) Topics repeat every six weeks and include, “Addiction 101,” “Treatment and Twelve Steps,” “Relapse and Recovery,” “Communication,” “Family dynamics,” and “Boundaries.” People can join the group at any phase in the cycle. The group provides an opportunity to learn about addiction and family dynamics, and share your experiences with others who understand. You are not alone!

    Dates and times: Wednesdays, 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm. Does not meet on the day of or day before Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s.

    Location: Zion Lutheran Church, 1501 West Liberty Street, Ann Arbor Michigan 48103. Second floor, in “Creation Station” room.

    Contact: Katie Gordon, Dawn Farm Outpatient Services

    Phone: 734-821-0216

    Email: info@dawnfarm.org

    Web site: click for details
    St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center
    5305 Elliott Drive Ypilanti MI 48197

Friday, February 10th, 2017

  • | NATL - Moon Phases
    - So called by Native American tribes of New England and the Great Lakes because this time of year sees heavy snowfalls. Also called the Hunger Moon, because of the meager hunting at this time of winter. The February full moon.
     
           

Saturday, February 11th, 2017

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

  • | NATL - Sports and Entertainment
    - Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA. 59th annual. Celebrating the best in recording arts and sciences, the Grammys cover more than 100 categories, from classical to jazz to pop and rock. Awarded by and to artists and technical professionals. National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences.
     
           
  • | NATL - Historical
    - Happy Birthday!
     
           

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