- 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 60 years of age or older and have a yearly income of $14,500 or more. 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.
- Warren Concert Band Fall Concert, Holiday Concert, Winter Concert, Spring Concert Dates
- Clinton River Watershed Council Informative Lecture Series - December 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
- Surviving the Holidays
Help for those dealing with grief during the holidays. Click the link above for more info.
- Enrollment in the Van Dyke Adult Education Program
December 9-February 27
- 2014-2015 Macomb County Warming Center Locations
Warren locations: Warren Woods Baptist Church, 14251 Twelve Mile, 12/14-12/20; St. Faustina Church, 14025 Twelve Mile, 2/8-2/14; St. Martin De Porres Catholic Comm., 31515 Hoover, 2/15-2/21; St. Paul United Church of Christ, 31654 Mound, 2/22-2/28; Renaissance Unity, 11200 Eleven Mile, 3/8-3/14; First Presbyterian Church - Warren, 3000 Twelve Mile, 3/15-3/21; Church of the Master, 30200 Schoenherr, 4/5-4/11; Celtic Cross Presbyterian, 11451 East Ten Mile, 4/19-4/25. For the full listing of warming center locations, click the link above.
Events by Date:
- January 2-
Friends of the Warren Public Library New Year's Re-Opening
The opening will be on January 2 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. The bookstore is located at 5961 Beebe Street. There will be lots of great bargains! For more info, call (586) 264-4387.
- January 5 & February 23-
2nd Annual Hot Reads for Cold Nights
Take time for some fun winter reading! Join us at the Civic Center Library on Monday, January 4 at 6 p.m. and receive a bookmark with a list of 15 book titles. Spend the next 7 weeks reading any of the books that appeal to you. Join us again at the Civic Center Library on Monday, February 23 at 6 p.m. to discuss them and share a snack. We can only accept 15 to this group. Please call to register at (586) 574-4564.
- January 8-
Affordable Care Act Presentation
Learn more about the Health Insurance Marketplace and Healthy Michigan Plan (expanded Medicaid). The presentation will be on Thursday, January 8 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Warren Civic Center Library. Space is limited, so call (586) 574-4564 to RSVP.
- February 28-
Walk for Warmth 5K Walk/Fun Run
Help keep Macomb County residents warm! Proceeds benefit MCCSA's utility assistance and Home Preservation/Energy programs. Money raised is used to prevent utility shutoff and repair and replace furnaces for low income Macomb County residents. There is a $20 minimum pledge; custom finisher medal, custom scarf for all participants. Teams are welcome and it will be held snow, rian or shine. Click link above for more info.