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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Tuesday, April 3, 2012
If you've got a garage sale coming up, put it in our calendar for free.
It's garage sale season! And if you're having a sale, tell Shelby-Utica Patch readers all about it. Here's how: And there you go. Your neighborhood's sale will show up on the Events calendar for all of Shelby-Utica Patch to see.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Peach festival, fall fun, white parties and more.
PEACHY FUN Where/When: Downtown Romeo, Sept. 1-5. Why Go: It's time for the annual Michigan Peach Festival of Romeo, with everything you could ever want from a festival. Enjoy foods (plenty of them peachy good) golf, carnival rides, arts and crafts shows (yes, that's right, shows), live music and dancing, pet and baby photo contests, pasta and chicken dinners, the Peach Queen reception on Friday night, Kidsfest on Saturday morning, daily Vegas games, the Festival of Cars Parade on Sunday, plus bake, book and other sales. And it all caps off with Monday's children's and VFW Peach Festival Floral Parade. Visit Shelby-Utica Patch's events calendar for daily highlights. Pricing: No cost to attend the festival, but just try to resist buying …
Get the latest news from Shelby and Utica before the holiday officially begins.
An anticipated spike in ozone concentrations Friday has the National Weather Service issuing an air quality alert and the Michigan Dept. of Environmental Quality declaring an Ozone Action Day. Utica Community Schools has last-minute tips for parents before school starts on how to stay up-to-date with your children's progress before the busy school year kicks off. Ciccarelli's Sports Bar and Theater will celebrate its grand opening next week, but in the meantime, the bar is open and ready for business. If you feel like dancing tonight, head on over there. Don't forget to check out what's happening around town this weekend. Oh yeah, and just in case your forgot, this weekend is the Peach Festival in Romeo, and Patch has all you need to …
Thursday, July 28, 2011
Sterling Fest begins today. Patch has the full festival lineup.
Buon giorno! Instead of getting your daily dose of news on the Internet, stop by Thursday and see me. 1. As part of my Patch Tour, I'll be giving out Patch swag for those who stop by and see me at Hepburn's Crepe and Coffee from 9 a.m. to noon. As an added bonus, I'll buy you a cup of coffee! 2. Check out Patch's Q and A with State Rep. Jeff Farrington (R-Utica). 3. Sterlingfest Kicks Off Today! The three-day festival will be held at Dodge Park and Utica roads in Sterling Heights. There will be live music to enjoy plus magic acts, juggling and clowning fun for the kids, dance acts, plenty of eats at Restaurant Row and at the vendors and exhibitors will be selling their wares, including fabric/clothing, glass, jewelry, art, garden/…
Monday, July 25, 2011
Get a quick dose of the morning news in Shelby and Utica while you sip on your coffee.
Good Monday morning to you, Shelby and Utica. This week is a special week for Patch, because editor Marina Cracchiolo is going on tour! 1. I'll be taking a trip around the cities and bringing my highlights live on Facebook and Twitter. To stay connected, click here. 2. Cool classic cars rolled into town Sunday. Check out the photos. 3. If you didn't get enough classic cars Sunday or missed the event, check out the classic car cruise every Monday at Art and Jakes. 4. The local 11U Little League softball team has brought home Shelby Township's first-ever girls championship title. 5. Weather update: The weather this week will continue to be warm, but not the sweltering temperatures we saw last week. There are some thunderstorms rolling in …
Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Before you head out on this scorcher of a day, check the weather and get a quick dose of the daily news.
Get a quick dose of need-to-know news before you head out on this extremly hot day. 1. Macomb County is under a heat advisory and an air quality alert Tuesday and Wednesday as the heat index will make it feel like 100 to 110 degrees outside. 2. The Utica police are looking for a stolen Honda Civic that was taken Wednesday from a Utica Apartment complex. 3. Shelby Township's Board of Trustees meets in the Township Municipal Building at 7 p.m. in the upper level board room. Before the meeting a public hearing will be held to discuss the establishment of an industrial facilities certificate that would allow Kuka Robotics to move its North American headquarters to Shelby Township. 4. The Heritage Research Institute will be holding a seminar …
Thursday, July 14, 2011
Make the most of your summer weekend.
From a night of nature to square dancing, here's a list of things to do around Shelby Township and Utica this weekend. NATURE NIGHT Where/When: Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, 6:45 p.m. July 15. Why Go: Take part in some outdoor fun at Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center, as it celebrates Nature Night, which promises fun for the whole family. This evening it's "All About Butterflies,"where everyone will take a walk and use nets to try and catch some of Michigan's butterflies. Pricing: Cost is $2 for ages 12-adult, and $1 for ages 4-11. Walk-ins welcome. LAVENDER FEST Where/When: Blake's Orchard & Cider Mill, 17985 Armada Center Road, Armada; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 15 and 16. Why Go: Enjoy the wonders of summer at the 9th annual Michigan Lavender …
Thursday, June 16, 2011
Get out and do something fun this weekend.
JUMPIN' JIVE DINNER DANCE Where/When: Shelby Senior Center, 51670 Van Dyke Ave., 5:3o p.m. June 17. Why Go: The Shelby Senior Center is holding a Jumpin' June Jive dinner-dance beginning 5:30 p.m. June 17. Tri-City Plus will provide the music, and dinner will be served. Pricing: $16. FUNDRAISER YARD SALE Where/When: Shelby Bible Church; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 16-18. Why Go: A group of teens and parents from Shelby Bible Church is heading to New Orleans in July to spend a week ministering to people in the area. To raise funds the teens are hosting a big garage sale on church grounds. Items sold will go toward the mission trip. Pricing: No entry fee. OPEN MIC NIGHT Where/When: Sherwood Brewing Company; 9 p.m. June 16. Why Go: Open mic host Rob …