Weekend 10 June 14-June 16

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Weekend 10 June 14-June 16

The weekend is here! Need something to do? Here’s a list of things to get into this weekend in and around Detroit.

Friday, 6/14/13

Collective Peace (Live Band)
La Casa De La Habana
10 p.m.
Free

Jazzin’ on Jefferson
Along E. Jefferson Ave.
4 p.m.
Jazzin’ on Jefferson first shut down the streets in 2004 to bring jazz, blues, food, arts and crafts, and other activities to Detroit’s lower Eastside. Since that time it has grown to a two-day long event that draws over 18,000 people. This event brings the community together to celebrate the rich history of the neighborhood and highlight the work that is being done to create its future. Jazzin’ on Jefferson features a number of local and national artists. Past headliners include Marcus Belgrave, Eddie Bo & the Motor City All-Stars featuring Johnnie Basset, Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprise, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Lonnie Brooks Blues Band.

Sunset at the Zoo Fundraiser
Detroit Zoo
7 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
Enjoy more ooohs and new aaahs at the “wildest” evening of the summer! From 7-11:30 p.m. on Friday, June 14, the Detroit Zoological Society hosts its spectacular annual 21-and-older fundraising gala “Sunset at the Zoo: Boardwalk Bash,” presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions. Featuring the new Cotton Family Wetlands and Jane and Frank Warchol Beaver Habitat, the event will offer a sensational boardwalk-themed evening complete with tantalizing tastes, delectable drinks, magnificent music by The Jerry Ross Band, astonishing acts by Detroit Flyhouse, thrilling games and phenomenal “zoonique” auction prizes. With more than 40 of metro Detroit’s best restaurants and exclusive access to the Detroit Zoo’s award-winning habitats, Sunset at the Zoo is sure to be a fun-filled night. For tickets, event details or sponsorship opportunities visit http://www.detroitzoo.org/sunset.

‘The Run For the Ribbon’ Gala
Andiamo in Warren
7 p.m.
Michigan Institute of Urology Men’s Health Foundation hosts its Fifth Annual “Run for the Ribbon” in support of the awareness, education, treatment, and research of prostate cancer and men’s health related issues in southeast Michigan. The Run for the Ribbon Gala — themed for an “Evening of Wonder” — will be filled with more than 350 friends, fine wine and food, live entertainment, and a charity raffle auction. The Gala begins at 7 p.m., Friday, June 14 at Andiamo in Warren. The Run for the Ribbon 5k Walk/Run, attracting morethan 1,600 participants each year, will be held at The Detroit Zoo, at 8 a.m. Sunday, June 16. Race participants will enjoy a T-shirt, ribbon and free entry to the Detroit Zoo following the race. For a small donation, registrants also can honor a loved one by placing his/her name on signage along the course. For additional information or to register, visit MIURunForTheRibbon.org, email info@miumenshealthfoundation.

Saturday, 6/15/13

Saturday Night LIVE Poetry& Open Mic Series
Whole Foods Market DETROIT
6 p.m.-8 p.m.
Whole Food Detroit just opened it’s door June 5 and NOW….
WFMD’s first poetry & open mic series titled, Saturday Night LIVE. We welcome poets and even comedian who are family-friendly focused with clean spoken words…and a touch of singing is welcome too.

Dad’s Club Inc. of Detroit 5th Annual Father Daughter Dance
PI Banquet Hall
6 p.m.-10 p.m.
This event will celebrate and highlight the important role of fathers in the lives of their children regardless of marital or living situation.
For ticket information, call (877) 834-2696 or visit http://www.dadsclubinc.net

Jazzin’ on Jefferson
Along E. Jefferson Ave.
12 p.m.
Jazzin’ on Jefferson first shut down the streets in 2004 to bring jazz, blues, food, arts and crafts, and other activities to Detroit’s lower Eastside. Since that time it has grown to a two-day long event that draws over 18,000 people. This event brings the community together to celebrate the rich history of the neighborhood and highlight the work that is being done to create its future. Jazzin’ on Jefferson features a number of local and national artists. Past headliners include Marcus Belgrave, Eddie Bo & the Motor City All-Stars featuring Johnnie Basset, Robert Bradley’s Blackwater Surprise, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and Lonnie Brooks Blues Band.

The Detroit Historical Museum Presents: The Historic Detroit Tour
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Travel around the city of Detroit and view key historic sites that have shaped Detroit’s history. For more information, call (313) 833-0158

Sunday 6/16/13

HAPPY FATHER’S DAY

Bliss Sunday Brunch
Finn & Porter Restaurant
11 a.m.
Bliss Sunday Brunch @ Finn & Porter Restaurant is the ultimate breakfast destination. In addition to its beautiful ambiance, Bliss Sunday Brunch has improved its already appetizing buffet, by adding Fresh Seafood, a Chocolate Fountain, MORE Soul food, and so much more! Make your reservation by calling 313-499-0100 or by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

26th Annual EyesOn Design Car Show
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, Grosse Pointe Shores
10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Tickets are $20 with free admission for children 12 and under and for Active Duty Military with ID. Parking is free.
This Father’s Day, give Dad a gift the whole family will enjoy. Join us from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16 at the 26th annual EyesOn Design car show at the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House, 1100 Lakeshore, in Grosse Pointe Shores. This year’s theme is Revolution over Evolution. View more than 200 vehicles including concepts, classics, tuners, and cars from the Baby Boomers 1946-1964. A Wooden Pleasure Boats category will feature vintage Chris Craft boats. Special attractions include: Cars of 1963 celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 Corvette. Honorary Chairman is Kevin Hunter, president of Design and Studio Operations, Calty Design Research, Toyota Motor Corp., North America. Lifetime Design Achievement Award Recipient is Wayne Cherry, vice president of Design (Retired) General Motors Co. For information, visit http://www.eyesondesigncarshow.com or call 313-824-4710 or visit EyesOn Design on Facebook. All proceeds benefit Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology’s programs in research and support for the visually impaired. Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology is a division of the Henry Ford Health System Department of Ophthalmology.
 

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