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Beline Obeid

August 09, 2012
First English

First English Lutheran Church sponsors "Bring Your Wheels" from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, in the church's parking lot, 800 Vernier, Grosse Pointe Woods.

Residents can decorate and display any vehicle with wheels such as vintage automobiles, special autos, tractors, golf carts, trailers, pedal cars, bicycles, tricycles and wagons.

Admission is free. Food is available for purchase. Donations are accepted to benefit Lutheran Foster Care.


nursery school

Assumption Nursery School and Toddler Center is accepting enrollment for the 2012-13 school year. Half day and full day programs, with the opportunity for extended hours for child care, is available Monday through Friday.

The curriculum is aligned with the State of Michigan Early Child-hood Standards of Quality.

Located at 22150 Marter Road, the school calendar follows Grosse Pointe Public Schools.

For more information, visit assumptionnursery.org. Contact school for openings available at (586) 772-4477.


The annual Assumption GreekFest is Aug. 16 through 19 at 21800 Marter, St. Clair Shores.

The event is open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday and Friday with opening ceremonies at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 16. It is open 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 18, and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19, with the raffle drawing at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Prizes are a two-year prepaid lease on a 2012 Cadillac CTS and second prize is two airline tickets to anywhere in the continental United States, plus cash prizes.

Admission is free for families from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17. Cass Community Social Services' choir, the Ambassadors, sing at 2 p.m. Friday. Rubber mats made from tires collected from empty lots and created by the social services' clients are available. Funds benefit the organization.

The event offers Greek food and pastries, gift shops, live entertainment by the Hellenic Society for the Performing Arts and bands, the Levendes and Oniero, children's rides, games, pony rides, a petting zoo, a cultural exhibit and taverna.

Free parking and shuttle service is available.

For more information, either call (568) 779-6111 or visit assumption


Admission is $2.

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