- The Village Commission
The Village Commission meets the first Thursday of the month at the Old Village Hall at Beebe and Flynn St. at 7 p.m. The commission is looking for members. If you are interested, call the Mayor's office for a form at (586) 574-4520.
- Southeast Michigan Chapter of Wild Ones
The S.E. Michigan chapter of 'Wild Ones' meets the third Wednesday of each month in conference room 'B' room, 504 upstairs at the Community Center at 7 p.m. We are advocates of native plants, habitat restoration and green ecology. Help make a difference and see our website. General public welcome.
- Warren Kiwanis Aktion Club
Come and join us on the second and last Wednesday of the month; 6- 7 p.m., in Conference Room B (upstairs) in the Warren Community Center (5460 Arden). Aktion Club is a group of mentally or physically impaired young adults (18 years and older) and their caregivers who would like to give back to their community through helping others. Call Cardell Taylor at (586) 514-4186. Click here to view a list of events the Aktion Club has participated in over the last six years.
- Warren Toastmasters Club #2260
Public speaking skills equals life success. They meet the first and third Tuesday of every month from 6:30- 7:30 p.m. at Warren City Hall. Contact Bob DeWinter for more info at (586) 943-2866.
- Lincoln Neighborhood Association of South Warren Meetings
The Lincoln Neighborhood Association of South Warren meets every first Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at Lincoln Elementary School's Media Center.
- The Warren Police Department now has a Permanent Disposal Site for Prescription Drugs at 29900 Civic Center Drive, Warren, 48093; (586) 574-4700. Please note that prescription drugs should be put in a sealable plastic bag and liquids & sharps (needles & syringes) are NOT accepted.
- Tree Mulching and Watering Guidelines
- FREE Community Supper the First Wednesday of Every Month
FREE supper is open to everyone and will include main entree, salad dessert and beverage. If you need to stretch your budget, want an evening of fellowship or simply don't feel like cooking, come join us the first Wednesday of every month. The dinners go from 4:30- 6:30 p.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 31654 Mound Rd., Warren, MI.
- Warren Senior Housing is Accepting Applications for both Stilwell Manor and Joseph Coach Manors
Applicants for Stilwell Manor must be a Warren resident, a minimum of 60 years old and make under $20,000 a year. A one bedroom apartment is $393 a month and that includes your gas, electric and water. All applicants for Joseph Coach Manor must be 55 years of age or older. Each apartment includes a washer and dryer, stove, regrigerator, dishwasher, garbage disposal, and storage unit. These lovely apartments also include a balcony or patio for only $510 a month plus utilities. Both buildings have on-site security cameras, 24 hours emergency maintenance, and optional activities. All applicants must be able to live independently. Please call our office if you would like an application or have any questions at (586) 758-1310.
- Great Lakes Caring: Compassionate Volunteers Needed!
Volunteer opportunities with Great Lakes Caring Hospice include: providing companionship to hospice patients; offering pet hterapy (pet training required); assisting with clerical work in our office; sharing your talents (such as music, art, and crafts); providing bereavement or vigil support for patients' families; attending and helping with our Tea to Remember events; interviewing and recording patients with our Life Stories program; and more! We offer: placement in your area; local training; flexible scheduling; opportunities to anyone 17 years of age or older. For more information about Great Lakes Caring Hospice volunteer program, please contact your local vounteer coordinator, Megan Carolin, at (586) 468-8580.
- Looking For Ladies Interested in Playing Pinochle
If any ladies are interested in playing pinochle on Mondays from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., please contact Doris Moy at church of the Master, 30200 Schoenherr, warren 48088, at (586) 771-6720. We are located between 13 Mile Road and Common Road, corner Castle and Schoenherr. This will begin January 2014 and held every Monday at the church. Come out and have fun playing pinochle with us.
- Check Out New Volunteer Opportunities on the "Frontline"
The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program invites seniors age 55 and older to "just do it"- make the call that can get you connected and change your life. If you have just a few hours a month, you can make life better right where you live. Change young lives by tutoring ormentoring students; help local nonprofit agencies; work in a community garden; get onboard as a hospital volunteer; or help a neighbor to continue to live independently with handyman skills. Help is also needed working with the homeless and in food pantries. Call RSVP of Macomb at 756-1430 for more info. Weekend volunteer assignments are available.
- May 27-December 22-
Free Adult Education Classes
Leaps and Bounds Family Services is now offering FREE GED preparation classes at its location within Mt. Calvary Church. Adults 18 years and over can call for details. Small group instruction, self directed computer learning and individualized learning plans are provided. The class starts at 8 a.m. and goes until 4 p.m. Call (586) 404-7004 for more info.
- September 9-December 12-
Grief Share support group will be starting at Christ Lutheran Church on Tuesday mornings from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. This free 13-week series is a casual and friendly group where you will receive comfort and help through one of life's most difficult experiences. You don't have to go through the grieving process alone. To register or for more information, call (586) 293-0700 or visit the website here. Grief Share support group is open to the public.
- August 26-December 1-
Van Dyke Adult Education Registration
Need a high school diploma? Go back to school at Van Dyke Adult Education located on the main campus of Lincoln High School on 9 Mile between Van Dyke and Hoover. Call (586) 758-8363 for an appointment. Must be 19 years of age or older. Bring ID, birth certificate, and transcript to appointment. Cost: free. Classes go from August 26-December 1 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
- Click here for info on the Warren Fine Arts Center 2014 Schedule
- Crafters Wanted
Warren Woods Tower Booster Club 32nd Annual Crafty Buyer's Shoppe at Warren Woods Tower High School on November 22 and 23. For more information, please call (586) 439-4402 or (586) 759-2936.
- U.S. Census Bureau Needs Interviewers
The Census Bureau's Chicago Regional Office is currently seeking Field Representatives in Macomb County to interview respondents. Pay ranges from $13.55-$14.84 per hour, depending on location. Call for Test scheduling at 1-800-865-6384 extension 15. Click here for more info.
- Upcoming Clinton River Watershed Council Events in October
- Warren Concert Band Fall Concert, Holiday Concert, Winter Concert, Spring Concert Dates
- Register now until November 2 for Warren Parks and Recreation Youth Basketball Program. For boys and girls in grades 4-8. Please call (586) 268-8400 for more info.
- October 7-December 4-
Seeking Bell Ringers for the Salvation Army
The Red Kettle season is almost here. Bell Ringer Applications are now being accepted. Apply in person at The Salvation Army, 24140 Mound Road in WArren (between 9 & 10 Miles on East side of Mound), Monday-Thursday from 1-4 p.m. Apply now to work the full season (contingent on background check).
- Clinton River Watershed Council Informative Lecture Series - November 20, December 4 & 18
- Attention: Warren/Sterling Heights Goodfellows Needs Your Help
This holiday season is in a crisis! The families of Warren, Centerline, and Sterling Heights need your help! As you know, the unemployment rate has gone up and so has the need for our help. So, now Goodfellows is asking for your help. Here is a brief list of things needed: winter coats, boots, and hats, blankets, new clothing, books, non-perishable foods, and much more. Please help us help others. Please call to see how you can help today. Call Dorene Speece at (586) 651-5716 or Patricia Cobb at (586) 935-7694.
- Food Pantries and Assistance; Thanksgiving and Christmas Dinners/Baskets for 2014
Events by Date:
- October 23-25
Giant Rummage Sale
St. Faustina Church from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call (586) 772-2720 for more info.
- October 24-
Fall Fish Dinner
All you can eat family style. Adults are $10, children ages 5-10 are $4 and children under 5 are free. The dinner will be at St. Paul United Church of Christ, 31654 Mound, from 4:30-7 p.m.
- October 25-
DuMouchelles Appraisers at Civic Center Library
Could that painting or sculpture or piece of furniture you acquired be worth a lot of money? Wouldn't you like to find out? Appraisers from the renowned DuMouchelles Art Gallery of Detroit will be at the Civic Center to answer that question! We will only be able to accomodate 50 people at this event so you must purchase a ticket ahead of time the week of October 6. If you have any questions, please call library administration at (586) 574-4564. For more info on how to purchase a ticket, click the link above.
- October 25-
Halloween Road Rally
The British Commonwealth Club of Warren will be hosting a Halloween Road Rally on Saturday, October 25. Use the provided clue to find specified mystery locations, where you will take photos and collect items for bonus points. Bonus points will be awarded for best costumes. Prizes awarded for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Pizza and salad after the Rally. The cost is $15 per person and registration is at 5:30 p.m., rally departs 6:30 sharp! The address is 30088 Dequindre, Warren (1 block north of Common).
- October 26-
Macomb County Warming Center Presents: 6th Annual October Irishfest
Featuring Charlie Taylor and Larry Larson, Irish, American and Ethnic music extraordinaire! Finger foods, including fried chicken, salads, appetizers, variety of chips and dips, etc.; soda pop; bottled water; buffet served at 2:30 p.m.; nominal fee for beer; 50/50s; basket raffles. Free will offerings please, all proceeds go toward this winter's warming center shelters. The fest will be on Sunday, October 26 from 2-5 p.m.
- October 26-
Blood Drive at City Hall
There will be a blood drive at the City Square Farmers' Market on Sunday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. When you donate you will be entered to win a $200 Visa gift card, courtesy of Suburban Propane. Click here to schedule your appointment. Enter 'warrencity' in the event code area when you sign up.
- October 30-
Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle
(Rescheduled from July) To mark the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, the National Endowment for the Humanities has developed a special project as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative: Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle. Third and final event is presented by the Warren Public Library on Thursday, October 30 at 6 p.m. in the conference room of the Warren Civic Center. Call (586) 574-4564 to register. Refreshments will be served. Click the link above for more info.
- November 1-
Hiring Our Heroes - Veterans Event
This hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, the Department of Labor Veterans' Employment and Training Service (DOL VETS), the MI Committee of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), the United States Army Reserve (USAR), the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, The American Legion, Goodwill Industries International, Macomb Veterans Action Collaborative (MVAC), Michigan Works!, Macomb County, NBC News, and other local partners. Hiring fair goes from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; employment workshop 9:30 a.m. A workshop for veterans and other military job seekers that focuses on resume writing, tips for successfully navigtaing hiring fairs, military skill translation, and interviewing will start at 9:30 a.m. To register for this event, click here. For other info click the link above.
- November 1-
The Women of St. Malachy 25th Holiday Craft Show
The craft show will be on Saturday, November 1 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Malachy Church. Free admission; food service; bake sale; raffles; pierogi sale' wreath and memorial blanket sale. For more info, call Jan at (586) 293-2450.
- November 1-
St. Martin de Porres Craft Show
The craft show will be at Hoover and 13 1/2 Mile on Saturday, November 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be crafts, baked goods, food and raffles.
- November 1-15
Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program is Back at Bright Side Dental
Bright Side Dental is hosting their 5th Annual Halloween Candy Buy-Back Program to benefit Operation Gratitude, a non-profit organization that annually sends 150,000+ care packages to New Recruits, Veterans, First Responders, Wounded Warriors, Care Givers and to individually named U.S. Service Members deployed overseas. Children are encouraged to go out and safely enjoy the annual "Fright Night" and then stop into any office after November 1 with a parent or guardian to donate excess unopened pounds of goodies to the troops for a chance to win several prizes. Click the link above for more info.
- November 7-
Interfaith Volunteer Caregivers 21st Annual All-You-Can-Eat Pasta Dinner Fundraiser
The dinner will be on Friday, November 7 at the Warren Community Center from 4-8 p.m. Adults are $8, children ages 4-12 $4, children under 4 free, and tables of 8 for $60. Price includes pasta, sauce, bread, salad, and beverage. Carryouts and meatless/sauceless options are also available. For table reservations and information, call (586) 757-5551.
- November 8-
FREE SEMINAR: Veterans Benefits & Entitlements
Presented by: Laura A. Rios, Master Sergeant USAF (ref), Accredited Service Officer, Veterans Service Department. The seminar will include a lecture and question/answer session, a facility tour and light snacks. RSVP to (586) 574-3444 by November 5. The seminar will be held at Autumn Woods Health Care Facility.
- November 11-
Veterans Day Bus Trip
Attention Veterans, Wounded Warriors and general public! Bus trip to Great Lakes National Cemetery will be on Tuesday, November 11. It is a FREE trip, we will be meeting at the Warren Sterling Heights Elks Lodge, 25950 Schoenherr in Warren, at 9 a.m. on Veterans Day, bus will arrive at 9:30 a.m. and depart between 9:45 and 10 a.m. After the ceremony we will return to our Lodge in Warren for a luncheon. Please contact Lodge at (586) 771-8550, or you may contact Jim Bickel directly at (586) 339-5434 to reserve a spot. Seating is limited so register early.
- November 12-
Grief and Loss Seminar
Presented by the Warren Public Library and Hospice of Michigan. Author and speaker Ron Gries will offer his account of the grief experience in this special seminar. Please join us Wednesday, November 12 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Warren CivicCenter Library Conference Room. Please call Nancy Hennigns of Hospice of Michigan to register at (586) 263-8514.
- November 13-
Come and try the newest fitness experience. Mindfulness + excellent physical workout + Indian dance styles like Bhangra and Bollywood! Learn the choreography to a song- remember that final scene in Slumdog Millionaire? Wear comfortable clothes that you can move in. You will be encouraged to dance barefoot. Athletic shoes are OK. This event will be held on Thursday, November 13 at 6 p.m. in the conference room next to the Warren Civic Center Library. Please call (586) 574-4564 to register.
- November 15-
Grief Support "Hope for the Holidays"
Dealing with the death of a loved one and learning how to go on can be difficult and overwhelming. Because Christ Lutheran Church believes in the value of grief support, we will be sponsoring a workshop entitled "Hope for the Holidays". This FREE workshop is being presented by "New Hope Center for Support" which is a Christian-based bereavement outreach center. For more information or to register, please call (586) 293-0700. The workshop will go from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 32300 Schoenherr Road.
- November 22-23-
32nd Annual Juried Crafty Buyer's Shoppe
The shoppe will be at Warren Woods Tower High school, 27900 Bunert, on Saturday, November 22 and Sunday, November 23. Saturday will go from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $2, kids under 12 are free. There will be crafts, refreshments, food, bake sale, a shuttle from Macomb Community College, and babysitting available. Please, no strollers.
- December 10-
Senior Health Seminar
Speaker is Stephanie Patalon RN, coordinator of older adult services, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals. Title is: "Beating the Holiday Blues". The December seminar is always our Holiday Party. Entertainment will be by the Madison Chorale.