Upcoming Events

Check out some upcoming events and programs from our community partners.

Community | Education | Programs | Scholarships


 

COMMUNITY

Free Medical, Vision, and Dental Clinic

Bought to you by: Motor City Medical Mission

Description: Free clinic for non-emergency medical, dental, and optical services such as physicals, diabetic eye screening, dental cleaning, hair styling, financial counselling, and nutrition & lifestyle coaching.

When: August 9-11, 2017, 6 a.m. until maximum capacity is reached.

Where: Cobo Hall

Contact: For more information visit Motor City Medical Mission‘s website

Patient Flyer  Volunteer Flyer


 

Youth Quake

Brought to you by: Enjoy Detroit

Description: 100 youth, ages 14-18, will participate in activities and events designed to help their self-development, culminating in a celebration at Cedar Point amusement park in Ohio.

When: August 7-11, 2017.

Where: 1938 Franklin Street

Detroit, MI 48207.

Contact: Phone: (313) 831-8336 or Eventbrite

YouthQuake Flyer


 

Best First Day Ever

Brought to you by: Nike and Game Seven Marketing

Description: The young athletes will join our Nike Master Trainer on a run from the Nike Detroit Community Store to Campus Martius Park for an interactive fun training workout. Each participating youth will have an action packed day and receive some amazing free branded gear to take home. After the workout, the young athletes will return to the store for a post celebration moment at the Nike Detroit Community Store with some special surprises too! For ages 6-12 and only available for the first 75 registrants!

When: Saturday August 12, 2017, 8:45 a.m. check-in, event starts at 9 a.m.

Location: Nike Detroit Community Store

1261 Woodward Ave.

Detroit, MI 48226

For More Info: Click here


 

Back to School Bazaar

Brought to you by The Children’s Center

Description: The Back to School Bazaar will prepare children for a successful school year. The center will equip children with everything they need to go back to school. The event is free to The Children’s Center clients.

When: August 22, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Location: The Children’s Center

79 W. Alexandrine

Detroit, MI 48201

Contact: For more information call 313-262-0943.

Back to School Bazaar Community Partner Commitment Form


2017 Movie in the Park

Brought to you by Detroit Police Bridging the Gap Initiative

Description: The fifth annual event will feature movies with a family theme for citizens to enjoy while bridging the gap between law enforcement and the community. Dates for the events are subject to change due to the weather.

When: August 21 at 5 p.m.

Location: Stoepel Park

Evergreen and West Outer Drive

Detroit, MI 48223 

Contact: For more information email rawlst919@detroitmi.gov.


Health Fair and Back To School – Delray

Description: Back to school fair in Delray. Stop by to enjoy healthy fun, fitness, and food!

When: Friday, August 25, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Location: Delray Neighborhood House

420 S. Leigh Street

Detroit, MI 49209

Health Fair and Back to School – Delray 2017


EDUCATION

 

ABE, GED-Prep, ESL Classes

Brought to you by Dominican Literacy Center

Description: Specializing in Adult Basic Education, General Educational Development and English as a Second Language classes and one on one tutoring. Student orientation is held twice a month.

When: Monday – Thursday from 8 a. to 8 p.m. and Friday – Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location: Samaritan Center

5555 Conner, Suite 1414

Detroit, MI 48213

Contact: To register or for more information call 313-267-1000.

ABE, GED-Prep, ESL Classes Flyer


Career Online High School

Brought to you by Matrix Human Services

Description: COHS focuses on the real-world skills needed to succeed in the workplace today. In addition to a high school diploma, participants earn a Career Certificate in your chosen career area.

Contact: To enroll go to ed2go.com/matrixcohs or call 313-526-4000 Ext. 1319.


Free Adult Education Classes

Brought to you by Detroit Public Schools Community District

Description: The mission of DPS Adult Education is to strengthen the community by eliminating adult illiteracy and improving client skills for successful long-term employment. Detroit Public Schools’ Adult Education programs offer High School Completion (HSC), General Educational Development (GED), Adult Basic Education/Pre-GED (ABE), and English as a Second Language (ESL) at several community sites and schools, including two main Adult Education campuses, throughout Detroit.

Locations: 

West Campus

16164 Asbury Park
Detroit, MI 48235
(313) 852-1089
Programs: ABE/GED/HSC

East Campus

13840 Lappin Street
Detroit, MI 48205
(313) 579-7109
Programs: ABE/GED/HSC

Academy of the Americas

5680 Konkel Street
Detroit, MI 48210
Programs: ESL

Bennett Elementary School

2111 Mullane Street
Detroit, MI 48209
Programs: ESL

Earhart Elementary-Middle

1000 Scotten
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3945
Programs: ESL

Golightly Career and Technical Center

900 Dickerson Ave
Detroit, MI 48215
(313) 822-8820

Programs: ABE/GED

International Institute

111 E. Kirby
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 872-0863

Programs: ABE/GED/ESL

Neinas Elementary

6021 McMillan
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-3701

Programs: ABE/GED/ESL

Priest Elementary-Middle

7840 Wagner
Detroit, MI 48210
(313) 849-3705

Programs: ESL

Western International

1500 Scotten
Detroit, MI 48209
(313) 849-4758

Programs: ABE/GED/ESL

Contact: To register or for more information go to detroit.k12.mi.us.


Free Adult GED Program

Brought to you by St. Vincent and Sarah Fisher Center

Description: The Adult GED Program at St. Vincent & Sarah Fisher Center is a free, personalized tutoring program that focuses upon helping Detroit area adults (age 18 or older) to becoming more self-sufficient and contributing members to the community and economy, through education.

Locations & Times: 

Main Campus (West Side)

20900 Grand River Ave., Detroit, MI 48219
Tuesday: 10:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.

East Side (Neighborhood Service Org.)
9641 Harper, Detroit, MI 48213
Monday: 9:00 a.m.

Downtown Campus (Wayne Metro Agency)
7310 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48202
Monday: 1:30 p.m.

Central Campus (Focus: HOPE)
1200 Oakman Blvd., Detroit, MI 48238
Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Contact: To register or for more information call 313-535-9200.


Let’s Learn Spanish! Classes

Brought to you by Time Bank

Description: Practice your Spanish conversational skills or learn more. Free Spanish classes provided to the public weekly.

When: Saturdays from 10:10 to 11:50 a.m.

Location: Campbell Library

8733 W. Vernor Hwy

Detroit, MI 48209

Contact: For more information call 313-481-1555 or email edgar_quinto@live.com.mx.

Let’s Learn Spanish! Classes Flyer


SAT Test Preparation

Brought to you by Detroit Public Library

Description: A free resource provided by the library for the SAT called Learning Express Library. Instructions: Go to the Detroit Public Library website, select “databases” then choose “test preparation” and click go, select Learning Express Library followed by “college prep center” and then “prepare for your SAT” to access the preparation resource.

Contact: For more information go to detroitpubliclibrary.org or call 313-481-1741.


PROGRAMS

 

Brought to you by: AmeriCorps

Description: The Youth Development Commission will recruit, train and support AmeriCorps members to provide direct services addressing chronic absenteeism among students enrolled in one of 13 Detroit Public Schools.

Successful candidates will be passionate about creating equitable opportunities and addressing barriers to school success.  AmeriCorps Members will also coordinate mentoring services for students and assist with tying service strategies directly to student data.   Members will commit to a minimum of 1700 hours (approximately 35-40 hours per week) over twelve months of service.

Apply at https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/publicRequestSearch.do

When: September 2017-August 2018

Contact: Will Paris, Program Coordinator at (313) 963-8916 or by email at wparis@ydcdetroit.org

Success Mentoring Info Sheet


 

Accelerate4KIDSTech Summer Camp

Brought to you by Accelerate4KIDS

Description: A free summer camp for Detroit Public Schools middle schoolers (ages 11-14) to learn about computer programming and 3D printing using SCRATCH visual programming, Bitsbox JavaScript and AutoDesk. Registration deadline is August 4th and only 25 kids will be selected by August 7th.

When: August 19 to 25 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Location: Ford Resource & Engagement Center

STEAM Lab

2826 Bagley Street

Detroit, MI 48216

Contact: Go to tinyurl.com/a4kidsfrec2017 to register. For more information email thanh@accelerate4kids.org.


MiBYTES Computer Science Summer Camps

Brought to you by University of Michigan Computer Science & Engineering

Description: The five-day commuter program is ideal for students who are curious about exploring the basics of computer science. Through engaging lectures and hands-on activities, students will be introduced to fundamental principals of computer science. They will be able to build their own working mobile app with MITApp Inventor. The program is for 9th to 12th graders and costs $25 to attend both camps.

When: Tinkering with Mobile Apps I on July 10-14, 2017.

Tinkering with Mobile Apps II on July 17-21, 2017.

Location: Michigan Engineering Zone (The MEZ)

663 Woodward Avenue

Detroit, MI 48201

Contact: For more information or to register go to mibytes-mez.umich.edu.

MiBYTES Computer Science Summer Camps Flyer


Summer Programs at Lincoln Street Art Park

Brought to you by Green Living Science

Description: Green Living Science is offering free summer programs for Detroit residents, high schoolers and families.

When: Friday Family Fundays

July 21st  and August 11th 

10:30 a.m. -2:30 .p.m.

Join us for a day of environmental science activities for the whole family! Detroit residents can sign up to receive a FREE recycling cart for their home.

All ages welcome.

Stencil Program 

July 25th, 26th and 27th

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Learn how to create your own hand cut, multi-colored stencil. Your spray paint art will be displayed around Detroit. 

High School participants only.

Enviro-Art Program

August 1st, 2nd and 3rd

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Discover the environment through art. Using different mediums participants will create temporary and permanent art pieces.

High School participants only.

Earth Camp

August 8th, 9th and 10th

10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Discover how to take care of our planet through games, crafts and hands-on activities! 

Ages 8-13. 

Location: Lincoln Street Art Park

5926 Lincoln Street

Detroit, MI 48208

Contact: For more information email mary.claire@greenlivingscience.org.


The Salvation Army Harbor Light-Evangeline Program

Brought to you by The Salvation Army Harbor Light

Description: The Salvation Army Harbor Light-Evangeline Program has provided substance abuse treatment to women for over 20 years. The Evangeline Programs services pregnant women, women with children or women that have had a child within their lifetime that have a substance use disorder. We have recently partnered with an agency that provides a higher level of child care services for our participants.

Services offered include alcohol and drug treatment, community recreation and education programs, emergency shelter, worship services, day care and more.

Location: Harbor Light

3737 Lawton Street

Detroit, MI 48208

Contact: For more information call Kyra Fisher at 313-361-6136.

The Salvation Army Harbor Light-Evangeline Program Flyer


SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Metro Youth Day & Youth Day Scholarship

Brought to you by Northeast Guidance Center

Description: The annual Metro Detroit Youth Day will bring thousands participants to Belle Isle to lend a helping hand by supervising sports clinics, games, contests, luncheon and other additional activists during the event. Students can apply for the 2017 Metro Detroit Youth Day Scholarship by May 19.

When: July 12, 2017.

Location: Belle Isle

Detroit, MI

Contact: For more information go to metrodetroityouthday.org.

 

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