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Area activities


June 26, 2014

Business Network International meets at 7 a.m. Friday, June 27, at Assumption Cultural Center to exchange information about potential clients.

For more information, call Olga Tecos at (313) 432-0087.


Grosse Pointe Public Library offers Animals and the Environment program for children 5 years and older at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 30, at the Ewald branch. To register, call Kathleen Gallagher at (313) 821-8830, ext. 204.

Friends Day at the library offers free rentals of DVDs, Blu-ray and video games to Friends members at all branches.

Assumption Cultural Center

"Let's Talk Nutrition" is the topic Jevgenija Stepanova discusses from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, during the first of five Parents Empowered Workshops at the Assumption Cultural Center, 21800 Marter, St. Clair Shores.

She is a registered dietician from Henry Ford Hospital and reviews making healthy food choices.

To register, call (313) 882-1026 or e-mail Kristyschena@kidsonthegocamp.com.


Assumption Grotto holds a reunion for all grades at noon Saturday, Aug. 16, at Dodge Park in Sterling Heights, rain or shine. Attendees need to bring their own food and a dish to pass.

For more information, call Ron at (586) 939-4584 or Cindy at (586) 247-2754 after 5 p.m.

War Memorial

Celebrate Indepen-dence Day with a patriotic program starring the U.S. Army Field Band and Chorus at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Children from the summer musical theater camp put on a show and trips to two Michigan spots are scheduled. For reservations, call (313) 881-7511.

The U.S. Army Field Band and Chorus featuring the Motor City Brass Band — 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 1. The free concert is filled with American music and songs. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. In case of rain, the performances will be held in the auditorium.

Fame Jr. — 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 2. Students in a high school for the performing arts put on two shows exploring issues confronting many young people today. Adult tickets cost $9 and student and senior citizen tickets cost $6.

A Boy's World of Friendship — 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 7 through 11. Boys, ages 7 to 9, learn what it takes to make friends and be a friend. The program includes developing life skills through role playing, games, crafts and fitness. Advance registration is required by July 3. The cost is $153.

American Girl Camp & Creativity — 1 to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, July 7 through 11. Girls, ages 7 through 9, learn about creativity and thinking outside the box through crafts, role playing, dancing, yoga and play time with their dolls. Advance registration is required by July 3. The cost is $153.

Heavenly Scent and Hell Bound — 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, July 10. Visit Heavenly Scent Herb Farm and tour gardens filled with fragrances. Lunch follows at Zukey Lake Tavern, stop in the town of Hell for a tour led by a community resident. The cost is $59.

Other programs starting in the days ahead include: adult fencing, 8:15 to 9 p.m. Mondays, July 7 through Aug. 18; CardioMax, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays, July 7 to Aug. 18 and July 10 through Aug. 21; fencing for all ages, 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. Mondays, July 7 through Aug. 18; MAT5 Boot Camp, intermediate and advanced levels 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, July 7 through Aug. 18, and 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Thursdays July 10 through Aug. 21; Zumba fitness 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays July 8 through Aug. 19, 6:15 to 7:15 p.m Wednesdays July 9 through Aug. 20 and 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Fridays, July 11 through Aug. 29.

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