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July 26, 2012
Grosse Pointe Rotary

William "Bill" Rapai, president of the Grosse Pointe Audubon Society, is Rotary of Grosse Pointe's, noon, Monday, July 30, speaker, at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Guests can attend.

Rapai is author of "The Kirtland's Warbler: The Story of a Bird's Fight Against Extinction and the People Who Saved It."

Lunch costs $15 and the public is invited.

For more information about Rotary of Grosse Pointe visit gprotary.org.

Sunrise Rotary

Grosse Pointe Sunrise Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, at The Hill Seafood & Chop House, 123 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms.

A Detroit Institute of Arts representative is the speaker.

Farmers market

Wayne State University hosts a farmers market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 5201 Cass Avenue.

Jazz concert

The Detroit Jazz All Stars, featuring Jim Wyse & Johnny Trudell, perform at a free 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2, concert on The Village Festival Plaza, Kercheval and St. Clair, City of Grosse Pointe.

War Memorial

A Mom-to-Mom sale is from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. Admission is $2. Guests should bring small bills to pay admission.

No strollers are allowed.


Saturday, Aug. 4, is the final day to drop off books for the Grosse Pointe Branch of the American Association of University Women's 49th annual used book sale, Oct. 3 to 6 at First English Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Deposit used books, CDs, DVDs, videos and audiotapes in barrels at Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center, 20025 Mack Plaza, Kroger on Marter at Jefferson, St. Clair Shores and Ace Hardware in the City of Grosse Pointe.


Low impact dance aerobics, incorporating kick box, yoga, free weights, zumba, toning, flexibility and stretching is offered in a four week session, beginning July 30, at First English Evangelical Lutheran Church, 800 Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods.

Classes are offered from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Wednes-days and 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

The cost is $63 and students can attend as many sessions as they wish.

Discounts are offered for new students from First English Evangelical Lutheran Church.

For more information, call Judy Sheehy at (313) 886-7534 or visit vitafitjudy@comcast.net.

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