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EVENTS

Cranbrook House Docent Training

When: Tue March 7 2017 - Tue April 25 2017
Where: Bloomfield Hills
The Cranbrook House & Gardens presents “Cranbrook House Docent Training.” Join our docent training class of 2017 to help connect visitors from all around the world with Cranbrook House. Share the story of the Booth family, their vision for Cranbrook, and their passion for the Arts & Crafts movement, as you guide guests though the first floor of the English Tudor estate. The time for this event is 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, and it takes place at Cranbrook House: 380 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304. There is no cost for docent training but participants must become members of Cranbrook House & Gardens Auxiliary prior to being certified as a docent. For more information, call 248.645.3149 or visit/email https://housegardens.cranbrook.edu/events/2017-03/cranbrook-house-docent-training.

40th Annual Genealogical Seminar

When: Sat March 18 2017
Where: Monroe
The Genealogical Society of Monroe County presents "40th Annual Genealogical Seminar." Professional genealogist and freelance author Diane VanSkiver Gagel will speak on the following subjects: "The Went West: Researching Colonial and Territorial Records," "Sweet Land of Liberty: Finding, Reading and Using Land Records," "Hidden or Rarely Used Genealogical Sources," and "Reading Between the Lines: Expanding a Military Record." Registration is $25. A box lunch will be provided for additional $10 for registering by March 10. The event is located at Monroe County Community College in the Audrey M. Warrick Administration & Student Services Building, 1555 South Raisinville Road. For more information, e-mail gsmcmi@gsmcmi.org.

Willow Run: A presentation & book signing by Randy Hotton and Michael W.R. Davis

When: Sun March 26 2017
Where: Eastpointe
Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society is proud to present Willow Run: a presentation & book signing by Randy Hotton and Michael W.R. Davis. The event will be held on Sunday, March 26th, at 2pm. Admission by donation is requested. The presentation will be at the Michigan Military Technical & Historical Society located on 16600 Stephens Rd., Eastpointe, MI. For more information, call 586-872-2581 or visit www.mimths.org. Sunday March 26, 2017 at 2:00pm Admission by donation

Turning Through Time

When: Fri April 21 2017
Where: Plymouth
Benefit Event for the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps: Turning Through Time – an 18th century dinner, dance and silent auction to benefit the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps – will take place April 21, 2017, at The Mayflower Meeting House in historic Downtown Plymouth. Scheduled during the evening are Glen Morningstar Jr., and the Ruffwater Stringband who will guide guests through historical dances. Also, the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps will perform their 2017 concert. Tickets for Turning Through Time are $75 (tax deductible), and are available at WWW.PFDC.US. If you would like more information regarding this event, please contact our Event Coordinator, Audra Pieknik, at 248-259-3225, or e-mail audra@pfdc.us. The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps consist of students, ranging in age from 12 to 18. Their members are from Plymouth, MI and its surrounding communities. The Corps prepares year round for their annual performance seasons. The Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to preserving the ancient arts of color guard, fifing, and drumming through live performances at parades, historical and patriotic celebrations, concerts, cultural affairs, and other civic events. If you would like more information about the Plymouth Fife and Drum Corps, please visit our website: www.pfdc.us

EXHIBITS

Anne Frank: A History for Today

When: Fri January 20 2017 - Sun June 4 2017
Where: Farmington Hills
The Holocaust Memorial Center presents "Anne Frank: A History for Today." Develped by the Anne Frank House and sponsored in North America by the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, this exhibit tells the story of Anne Frank and her family before, during, and after the rise of the Nazis. Visitors will learn how people were persecuted by various political decisions and the actions of individuals. Special docent-led exhibit tours will be held February 26, April 9, and May 7. For more information, call (248) 553-2400 or visit holocaustcenter.org.

Out of the Ordinary: Gems and Oddities in the Clements Library

When: Fri January 20 2017 - Fri April 28 2017
Where: Ann Arbor
The William L. Clements Library presents "Out of the Ordinary: Gems and Oddities in the Clements Library." The four Clements Library curators have each contributed a selection of interesting, remarkable, or peculiar items to this exhibit. The result is an eclectic mix of paper and realia. As a celebration of the return of the Clements collection to 909 South University Avenue, visitors are invited to examine a few of the oddball items that have turned up the library. Exhibits are open on Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (734) 764-2347 or visit clements.umich.edu.
 

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