May 7th 2013
The main event takes place June 8-9 2013, 10am-10am at Ferndale High School. Several teams walk through the day and night to raise money and awareness for the American Cancer Society. Cancer victims, survivors and caretakers are honored.
Leading up to the big day are several small fundraisers.
May 7th 2013
Upcoming Events for Bicyclists
(Tom Regan, May 7, 2013)
Three events in the next two months for persons interested in improving cycling and walking in Southeast Oakland:
May 7th 2013
Ferndale High School has a new program to acknowledge students and staff who are caught doing an act of kindness.
April 30th 2013
The run starts at Affirmations Community Center on May 11 at 10:30 A.M. and has a $25 registration fee, which includes a t shirt and backpack. The run is approximately 5 miles long and people can run or walk to the finish line.
April 28th 2013
Women Walking Woodward for Peace is a walk from Detroit to Ferndale in honor of pacifism. Even organizers said “This is not an Anti-War march, we have signs and banners with a pro-peace message. Acoustic instruments are welcome.
April 27th 2013
The event takes place on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Affirmations Community Center in Ferndale. The Gender Identity Network Alliance (GINA) organizes the event. Various panel discussions, speakers, and a room full of tables with resources for transgender people, gender variant people, parents, doctors, teachers, activists, allies and people who simply want to learn more will be available. There will even be cupcakes from Cupcake Station and other food from Buffalo Wild Wings and Como’s.
April 25th 2013
FernCare is holding its 5th Annual Dinner, May 2, Thursday from 6 – 9:30 pm at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, 26601 Ryan Road, Warren.
April 21st 2013
Thousands of babies around the country all got changed at 11am as part of the attempt. The stunt not only gives the families something fun to be part of, it helps raise awareness about the benefits of cloth diapers.
April 2nd 2013
Project Healthy Living is coming to Ferndale on April 13. Affirmations Gay and Lesbian Community Center and El-Shaddai Missionary Baptist Church are slated to host Project Healthy Living at their facilities.
March 17th 2013
Agora Arts, the newest addition to Ferndale’s creative community, will open its doors April 8 with a range of aerial and music classes for students of all ages and experience levels.
The studio will feature classes in aerial silks, trapeze and lyra, as well as Kuratomi Shindo stretching, tae kwon do, yoga, hooping and private & ensemble music instruction
March 17th 2013
Cowboy Camp Outs provide overnight mini-vacations at dude ranches in Michigan; Horsey House Calls bring a horse to the doorstep of kids too ill to attend an overnight retreat; Outlaw Outings provide family-oriented activities, like attending professional sports games, without the expense or hassle of planning.
March 14th 2013
Learn how to become a volunteer, be honored as a cancer survivor or caregiver, bring your teammates and register your team. Refreshments will be served, prizes throughout the evening. Learn why we love Relay and what it is. Hear amazing speakers and discover why you should be involved!
March 11th 2013
From tales of how swampland got filled in to be the city’s east side, to the origins of street names, to bizarre historical finds, Andrew’s presentation took residents down memory lane and taught them new things about the city.
March 5th 2013
The discussion took place in West Bloomfield Township, a community that passed a moratorium on fracking last year after Township Supervisor Michele Economou Ureste sat in on a land auction where rights to Michigan’s resources were bid out to oil and gas companies.
With some of the land being in Oakland County, municipal and county officials like Economou Ureste had concerns about the potential for fracking so close to home. Northern Oakland County has several lakes…
March 1st 2013
Here’s what’s happening at Ferndale Recreation – soccer registration extended, Eggstravaganza, Zumba, softball, Parent Night Out and more!
February 20th 2013
“Expanding free HIV and STD testing services with our strategic Health and Wellness partners is key to our desire to commit the state’s largest LGBT community center to efforts to ending the spread of HIV/AIDS among the most vulnerable in our community”, said Johnny Jenkins, Affirmations’ Director of Programs.
HIV and Syphilis testing will be held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6pm-9pm and will be conducted by Michigan AIDS Coalition. They will also offer …
February 19th 2013
The Ferndale Baseball Boosters Facebook page is a great way to keep up with the latest fundraisers and team pictures. Plus it’s got some historical pictures of former proud Eagles, such as former Michigan Governor James Blanchard donning a tu tu for a talent show. Check that out at…
February 10th 2013
Among many duties he handled as director of grants and special projects for the Michigan AIDS Coalition, Ryan was also the AmeriCorps City Supervisor. He was instrumental in bringing two exclusive national fundraising events held annually in Detroit: Dining Out for Life (April), and DIFFA’s (Design Industry Foundation Fighting AIDS) Dining by Design (September).
January 27th 2013
Here are some of the events and services offered through Ferndale Recreation, including the Sweetheart Date Night, Princess Party and Spring Soccer registration. Learn more at http://www.ferndalerecreation.org/.
January 25th 2013
“We continue to emphasize the importance of the hunter orange law, knowing your target and safe firearm handling, and how they all are key factors in having a safe season,” said DNR Law Enforcement Division Chief Gary Hagler. “We also continue to encourage mentors to work closely with youth hunters to teach them safe firearm handling skills. One incident this year involved a hunter under the age of 10.”