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Submitted 05-19-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
This article is part of a series of pieces which chronicle the development of Auburn Hills, one of our city's first racially integrated spaces.
Submitted 05-12-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
The Midtown Neighborhood Association's 12th plant and seed exchange provides a way for residents to get to know their neighbors and learn about gardening from other community members.
Submitted 05-05-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
The Rapidian's Community Celebration tips a glass to the "We" that makes our citizen-powered news source possible. Join us on May 14 to get advance access to all of our donor thank-you gifts.
Submitted 04-30-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Fountain Street Church is hosting an Alice in Wonderland themed prom for LGBT teens this weekend.
Submitted 04-28-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Author, herbalist and forager Lisa Rose teaches community members about the importance of foraging and knowing your environment through her plant walks, workshops and published books.
Submitted 04-21-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
The event at Wealthy Theatre will feature a performance directed by Arts in Motion Studio, which will include over a hundred Disabled performers, ACTion Drummers, paper mache birds, dancers and a choir.
Amway is sponsoring free admission to five museums on Sunday, April 26.
Submitted 04-20-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
Local professor Amorak Huey discusses his recent publications, including his upcoming full-length poetry collection and other influences on his writing.
Robert Andy Coombs aimed to spark conversation about the importance of having functional clothing for people with disabilities.
Submitted 04-17-2015 under LOCAL LIFE
This Sunday, families- including those with children who have sensory integration sensitivities- are invited to join in the Family Fest at Celebration Cinema North, with arts activities and a movie showing where children are encouraged to get up and move around.
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