Fri, 03/02/2018 - 3:22pm by Beth Manuel
The Dawn Farms Education Series, "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" will resume in January, 2018. This is a free, two-part series that will be presented from 7:30-9:00 pm Tuesday, January 2nd (part one, "What to Know"), and Tuesday, January 9th, (part two, "What to Do"). The programs will be held in the "Exhibition Room" on the first floor of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center at 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti. The sessions are presented by the Dawn Farm Youth & Family Services team. This program is targeted primarily to parents/caretakers of teens & young adults but is inclusive of other family members, teens, professionals, students, people who sponsor or support teens, and others interested. Please contact 734-485-8725 or firstname.lastname@example.org or see the link to Dawn Farm for further information.
Fri, 12/08/2017 - 4:47pm by Sunny29
Washtenaw Literacy will again be hosting free drop-in computer and literacy services this winter! From January 15-April 20, individuals over the age of 16 may access a number of free services: reading, writing, math, computers, English as a second language, GED, work skills and more. Drop in times are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10a-2p. View this flyer for more details.
The lab is located inside the Powell Activity Center of Grace Church at 1301 S. Harris, Ypsilanti. For more information, call 734-337-3338.
Wed, 11/15/2017 - 8:53am by lucroe
Today, the Federal Aviation Administration is releasing and making available for public review and comment a Draft Environmental Assessment (Draft EA) for the Cleveland-Detroit Metroplex. The CLE-DTW Project would improve the efficiency of airspace in the Cleveland-Detroit Metroplex by optimizing aircraft arrival and departure procedures to and from the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) and Detroit Metro Airport (DTW) as well as outlying satellite airports. The Project may involve changes in aircraft flight paths and altitudes in certain areas, but would not result in any ground disturbance or increase the number of aircraft operations within the Cleveland-Detroit area.
To evaluate the potential environmental impacts of the CLE-DTW Metroplex project, the FAA has established a General Study Area, consisting of areas around CLE-DTW and outlying satellite airports. The General Study Area will be used to evaluate the potential environmental impacts resulting from changes in aircraft routing proposed to occur below 10,000 feet above ground level (AGL).
Documents and additional information related to this assessment can be viewed here.
Tue, 11/14/2017 - 11:12am by Beth Manuel
St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor will serve its daily hot breakfast on Thanksgiving from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. as it does every day of the year. The Original Cottage Inn will offer its annual Thanksgiving meal for the needy and homeless, a tradition that dates back more than 30 years. The dinner is served on Thanksgiving between 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Vineyard Church is also providing a Thanksgiving Meal, November 23rd from 11:15 AM-5:00 PM. 2275 Platt Road, Ann Arbor. They are also in need of volunteers; email: email@example.com.
Brown Chapel AME Church,1043 W. Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti, is serving a Thanksgiving Meal on Wednesday, November 22nd from 12-2 PM, and they also need volunteers: 734-482-7050. Dexter Senior Center will be serving a festive holiday meal on Friday, November 24th from 11:30-2:00 PM, 7720 Ann Arbor Street, Dexter, 48130. They, too, need volunteers, if you're looking for a way to help out this season!
Fri, 11/03/2017 - 11:07am by Sunny29
November is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month. In honor of that, on Friday, November 17th from 7-8 pm, the Washtenaw Housing Alliance is sponsoring a storytelling event at The Common Cup in Ann Arbor. Come listen to first-hand experiences of those that have faced homelessness in your community. The event is free, you may email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Be sure to check out other WHA sponsored events this month.
Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:55am by Sunny29
Both the ACT and SAT take place the beginning of December, so now is a great time to get to studying! Brainfuse Helpnow is a database patrons may access from any AADL branch, or from your home computer when logged into your AADL account.
All practice tests are located in SkillSurfer. Simply click SkillSurfer from the homepage then choose College Entrance Test Prep to find the preparation guides and practice tests. Patrons can enhance their practice test experience by connecting to live tutors from 3 - 11 p.m., 7 days a week! Tutors are able to see the test feedback and can help with understanding specific test questions and building skills in various topics.
Fri, 11/03/2017 - 10:44am by Sunny29
The Ecumenical Center and International Residence is hosting a community conversation based on international news. The ECIR is an intentional international intercultural interreligious living learning community for students, scholars and their families.
People of all cultures and backgrounds are welcome to come to ECIR, located at 921 Church St., on Wednesday, December 6th at 7 p.m., to talk about international politics. You may bring in specific articles or topics you'd like to discuss. As an aside, many residents of ECIR come from countries where talking about politics or questioning the government is not permitted, so coming to the States and being able to do so is very exciting and empowering! Homemade boba tea will be served.
Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:15pm by Beth Manuel
The Dawn Farms Education Series, "Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" meets again. This is a free, two-part series that will be presented from 7:30-9:00 pm Tuesday, November 7th (part one, "What to Know"), and Tuesday, November 14th, (part two, "What to Do"). The programs will be held in the "Exhibition Room" on the first floor of St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center at 5305 Elliott Drive, Ypsilanti. The sessions are presented by the Dawn Farm Youth & Family Services team. This program is targeted primarily to parents/caretakers of teens & young adults but is inclusive of other family members, teens, professionals, students, people who sponsor or support teens, and others interested. Please contact 734-485-8725 or email@example.com or see the link to Dawn Farm for further information.
Wed, 10/11/2017 - 2:48pm by iralax
On Monday, October 16, Michigan Libraries for Life! will be onsite at the Downtown AADL 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Since 2010, libraries across Michigan have participated in this simple and effective campaign to educate patrons about organ, tissue, and eye donation and to encourage them to join the Michigan Organ Donor Registry. This effort was originally spearheaded by the University of Michigan’s Taubman Health Sciences Library but has expanded to include public, academic, special, and hospital libraries across the state. This collaborative effort has inspired nearly 3,500 people to sign up as donors!
More than 95% of Americans support organ, tissue and eye donation. In Michigan, only 59% of adults have joined the state’s donor registry. That discrepancy is largely due to state residents not knowing how to join the donor registry, or having unanswered questions about donation. Michigan Libraries for Life helps to address that informational need.
We are excited to bring this life-saving event back in 2017! If you have questions, please contact us at MichLib4Life@umich.edu to receive more information. You can also find Michigan Libraries for Life on Facebook! www.facebook.com/ML4Life
Fri, 10/06/2017 - 2:19pm by Sunny29
In honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Teen Voice volunteers from the SafeHouse Center will discussing domestic violence tactics/warning signs displayed in Disney films. Food and beverages will be provided and the event is free to attend!
Wednesday, Oct 18th
SafeHouse Center, 4100 Clark Rd, Ann Arbor