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wine-glassesFall Wine Tasting

Friday, November 4, 07:00 pm

Papa Joe’s Gourmet Market & Catering, 34244 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI, $35

Papa Joe’s Gourmet Market is hosting a Fall Wine Tasting tonight. You will have a chance to sample over 150 wines plus savory treats from the Market’s holiday catering menu. There will also be a 50/50 raffle and raffle items.

Proceeds from tonight’s wine tasting will benefit Angels of Hope – A Family Cancer Foundation.

Where Papa Joe’s Gourmet Market & Catering 34244 Woodward Ave, Birmingham, MI 48009

November 4, 2011

Time 7:00pm

Phone 248-609-5960

Email kristan@­lasala­banquet.­com

Price GA $35; Champagne Reception at 6:15 p.m. $50

Bye Bye Birdie

Friday, November 4, 07:30 pm

Groves High School, 20500 W 13 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI, FREE

The Groves Performing Arts Dept. will be putting on Bye Bye Birdie tonight.

Where Groves High School 20500 W 13 Mile Rd, Beverly Hills, MI 48025

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November 4, 2011

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Time 7:30pm

Website http://­www.­groves.­birmi­ngham.­k12.­mi.­us/­

Phone 248-203-3530

‘Grease’ | The Community House Youth Theatre

Saturday, November 5, 10:30 am

The Community House, 380 S Bates St, Birmingham, MI, $10

School version of the 1971 Broadway hit musical and 1978 film is staged by Sara Smith Productions Youth Theatre with a cast of area performers.

Three other show times in the Wallace Ballroom:

1:30 p.m. Nov. 5

2 p.m. Nov. 6

5 p.m. Nov. 6

Produced by Louise Hacker, directed by Mitch Masters, choreographed by Debbie Tedrick. Musical director is Dan Greig.

Tickets: $10 floor seating for kids; $15 general; $30 reserved.

Where The Community House 380 S Bates St, Birmingham, MI 48009

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November 5, 2011

Time 10:30am

Website http://­www.­commu­nityhouse.­com

Phone (248) 644-5832

Price $10, $15 or $30

Composer Festival with Bradley Ellingboe

Saturday, November 5, 07:30 pm

First United Methodist Church of Birmingham, 1589 W Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI, $5

Composer Festival directed by Bradley Ellingboe, Saturday, November 5, at 7:30 p.m., at Birmingham First United Methodist Church. Award winning composer of over 100 compositions, Bradley Ellingboe will lead the Festival choir of more than 100 voices performing his own works. An accomplished conductor, composer, soloist, and teacher, Prof. Ellingboe is the Director of Choral Activities at the University of New Mexico. His music is melodious, accessible and a joy to hear.

Tickets are $5 at the door. For more information, visit Call 248-646-1200 for advance ticket purchases of for more information. The church is located at 1589 W. Maple Road (between Southfield and Cranbrook) in Birmingham.

Where First United Methodist Church of Birmingham 1589 W Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009

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November 5, 2011

Time 7:30pm—9:30pm

Website http://­www.­fumcbi­rmingham.­org

Phone 248-646-1200

Email music@­fumcbi­rmingham.­org

Price $5.00

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Brooklands Elementary Ladies Night Out Vendor Shopping Night

Friday, November 4, 06:30 pm

Brooklands Elementary School, 490 E Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI, FREE

Join us at our Annual Brooklands PTA Ladies Night Out Shopping Vendor Night. There will be 30 vendors on hand displaying their items for your personal and holiday shopping. Chair massage and polish changes will also be available. Light refreshments are served and a raffle for fabulous items will be held as well.

Admission is FREE and the event is open to the public!

Where Brooklands Elementary School 490 E Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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November 4, 2011

Time 6:30pm—9:00pm

Price FREE

Silhouette Artist in Birmingham in November

Saturday, November 5, 09:00 am

244 E Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI, FREE

Joyce Redman Michigan native and third generation silhouette artists comes to Birmingham.

On Saturday, November 5th Joyce Redman will handcut silhouettes at The Purple Bear in downtown Birmingham. Joyce is a third generation silhouette artist following in the footsteps of her mother and grandmother. Each silhouette is intricately cut with fine scissors. She prides herself in creating original, one of a kind, accurate likenessess of her subjects. Silhouettes may be done onsite or from a photo. Charming keepsakes for sure.

call 2486450400 for further information

Where 244 E Maple Rd, Birmingham, MI 48009

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November 5, 2011

Time 9:00am—4:00pm

Website http://­www.­thepu­rplebear.­com

Phone 248 645 0400

Email mamabear@­thepu­rplebear.­com

Rochester Optimist Club’s 6th Annual Bloomer Boogie Run/Walk, Fall Back Five Mile Run/Walk and Boo Boo Boogie

Sunday, November 6, 09:00 am

Bloomer Park, 345 John R Rd, Rochester Hills, MI, $25

The Rochester Area Optimist Club hosts its sixth annual Bloomer Boogie 5K Run/Walk, Fall Back Five Mile Run/Walk, and the Boo Boo Boogie Kids’ Fun Run on Sunday, November 6, 2011, beginning at 9 am at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills.

Bloomer Park, located at 345 John R Road, boasts well marked, mostly flat trails, making it an ideal venue for the event. The 5K and Five Mile run and walk start at 9am and the 1K Boo Boo Boogie starts at 10 am.

Registration information:

The 5K and 5 Mile run/walk is $25 and includes a t-shirt and light refreshments.

The 1K kids’ Boo Boo Boogie is $10.

Registration can be completed online at, under the search category of Bloomer Boogie; or by mailing a check payable to the Rochester Area Optimist Club, 847 Croydon, Rochester, MI 48309; please indicate adult shirt size of M, L or XL; children’s sizes are S, M, and L; and age the day of the race.

Race packet pick-up and walk-up registration begin at 8am on race day.

More information is available at the event website:

Optimist International upholds the motto, “Friend of Youth.” The Rochester Club’s projects are selected and conducted by the Club’s members, who range from business owners and professional service providers to members of the school community and retirees, to accomplish the Optimist mission of Bringing out the Best in Kids. To learn more, or to partner with the Optimist Club for an event that supports area children, please visit or contact Bill Staperfenne at 248-207-6155 or

Where Bloomer Park 345 John R Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

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November 6, 2011

Time 9:00am

Website http://­www.­active.­com/­

Phone 248.421.0261

Email robin@­bloome­rboogie.­com

Price $25, $10 (Boo Boo Boogie)

Michigan Humane Society to Unveil Its New Sterling Heights Adoption Center

Sunday, November 6, 06:00 pm

13701 Lakeside Cir, Sterling Heights, MI, FREE

Who knows, you might be able to spot a tuxedo cat donning a tux to the Michigan Humane Society’s (MHS) gala opening of its newest adoption center. The new site is at the Sterling Heights Petco location, and the party kicks off at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6.

Those who attend will enjoy a red carpet scene populated by adoptable animals decked out in tuxes in tails as they arrive via limousine and are escorted by MHS volunteers and staffers into the new center.

“This is going to be an incredible way to celebrate the opening of MHS’ newest adoption center,” said Lori Elliott, Petco Adoption Center manager for MHS. “Bright lights, tuxes, and two-legged stars walking the red carpet! It’s going to be a great time, and it’s all to help more pets find the loving homes they deserve.”

Guests can nibble on hors d’oeuvres and sip light refreshments at the Petco party. Those looking for a new four-legged friend can check out the dogs, cats, puppies, kittens and rabbits up for adoption.

This is the first MHS off-site adoption partner site to feature both cats and dogs, and it’s the first to provide a full-service adoption center staffed by MHS employees during Petco store hours.

There is no charge to attend the opening gala celebration, but please RSVP by Monday, Oct. 31 by emailing Marie Skladd at Attire is dressy/black tie-optional.

Petco is located at 13701 Lakeside Circle in Sterling Heights. This event is made possible thanks to the generosity of Petco, Olive Garden, Randazzo’s Formal Wear and Limousines, and S+R Event Rental.

For more information on the MHS, please visit or call 1-866-MHUMANE.

Spot top-hatted tabbies and more as the Michigan Humane Society unveils its latest adoption center with a red carpet gala at the Sterling Heights Petco on Sunday, Nov. 6.

Spot posh pugs and more as the Michigan Humane Society unveils its latest adoption center with a red-carpet reception at the Sterling Heights Petco on Sunday, Nov. 6.

Where 13701 Lakeside Cir, Sterling Heights, MI 48313

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November 6, 2011

Time 6:00pm

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