Week of 8.14.17

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Meadow Brook Concert & Cuisine

More than 350 ($85 - $125 tickets) convened at Oakland University for the annual summer fundraiser for MBT - “Michigan’s answer to Broadway.” Before the food stations opened, folks lollygagged outside sipping beer and wine from the Rochester Tap Room and bid $9,000 for the silent auction items Colleen Brnabic and Maryann Foxlee had set up in the hallway. Generous local restaurants (see photo gallery) served savory fare for dining on the stroll before the theatre doors opened. Artistic director Travis Walter conducted a live auction with his trademark good humor. He got $500 from two bidders for two Dickens packages that included a walk-on role in MBT’s “A Christmas Carol”  and $900 for a Fender Squire Guitar signed by The Grass Roots Band.
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oakland confidential

August 2017

HORSE RACES: Democratic aspirations of taking a majority hold on Congress after the 2018 General Election will hinge on the party’s ability to take two dozen congressional seats, which may include upsets in Michigan’s 8th and 11th Districts, according to recent rankings of 82 districts by The New York Times. The piece split the districts into eight groups to watch, based on competitiveness ...more»
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Jingle Bell Run Benefiting the Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run is a fun ...
Ongoing Annually each August 16.
Campus Martius

Rainbow Connection Dream Makers' Ball

Co-chairs L. Brooks Patterson, Jeffrey Taub M.D. and ...
Ongoing Daily.
Townsend Hotel

Yoga Moves MS: Party with a Purpose!

7th Annual Leadership Recognition Dinner to benefit ...
Ongoing Daily.
6:00 p.m. Pre-glow with Matthew Sanford; 7:00 p.m General admission
Andiamo Banquet Center 7096 E. 14 Mile Road, Warren MI 48092
RSVP through Blacktie.com at https://goo.gl/3Ab3Fj. Contact inf

An Evening of Art for the Animals

Art event to feature paintings by local artist Weatherly ...
Ongoing Each Tuesday Beginning Tuesday, August 22, 2017.
Studio D, 661 S. Eton St. Birmingham, MI 48009
2482831000 ext. 117

24th Annual Benefit on the Bay

Support the Capuchin Soup Kitchen by attending the ...
Date: Friday, August 25, 2017
MacRay Harbor on Lake St. Clair, 30675 North River Road, Harrison Township, MI 48045

Joe Kocur Foundation Celebrity Softball Series

The Joe Socur Foundation for Children is proud to ...
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
12 noon-5PM
Duck Lake Pines Park Highland, MI

Positive Choices, Powerful Lives: Celebrating 30 Years of Support for Alternatives For Girls

Join Alternatives For Girls (AFG) as we support homeless ...
Date: Thursday, September 14, 2017
5:30 P.M. - 7:00 P.M.
Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

2nd Annual Pistons & Plates

Reggie Jackson’s DETermined to Assist Foundation will ...
Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
6:30 pm
The Westin Book Cadillac Hotel
(313) 442-1600
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