MARCH 2019

Saturday, March 2

Surviving the Social Jungle: Kids Empowered is hosting their third annual Surviving the Social Jungle Conference for parents, students (grades 3 through 8), and professionals on Saturday, March 2 at 9:00 a.m. Hosted at the Academy of the Heart in Bloomfield Hills, this conference will address the management of unfriendly peers and prevent bullying. Shortly after the Surviving the Social Jungle Conference, Kid Empowered will be hosting the Teens Empowered Conference at 1:00 p.m. Open to parents, teens (grades 8 through high school), and professionals, the Teens Empowered Conference will be about new strategies for addressing the challenges that teens are facing today. Tickets can be purchased for $16 in advance or $20 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at the following links: Surviving the social jungle: https://survivingthesocialjungle.com Teens Empowered: http://teens-empowered.org/

Saturday, March 2

Music: The Berman will be hosting Nashville Hurricane, a one-man guitar epic for two nights only. Catch the one-man show on Saturday, March 2 at 8:00 p.m. or on Sunday, march 3 at 4:00 p.m. A manager, a mentor, a mother, and a guitar prodigy tell their versions of what happened to the legendary fretboard phenomenon known as the “Nashville Hurricane.” Filled with furious finger picking and unforgettable characters, the Nashville Hurricane will blow you away. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (248) 661-1900 or visit www.theberman.org

Saturday, March 2

Masked Ball: The Medallion, Macomb’s Gala event will be hosted at Penna’s of Sterling in Sterling Heights on Saturday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. All proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit the Trauma and Surgical Services at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital. Medallion Award honorees will be recognized at this black-tie event. In addition, the evening will feature dining, dancing, mock gaming, and package raffles. Tickets are priced at $250. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (586) 263-2968.

Friday, March 8

Empty Bowls Detroit: Empty Bowls Detroit is returning to Eastern market on Friday, March 8 from 5:00 to 10:30 p.m. The evening of celebration with live entertainment, wine/beer, and soups from Detroit-area restaurants to benefit the Cass Community Social Services food program. Guests will take home a ceramic bowl as a reminder that someone’s bowl is always empty. Local celebrities will be serving soup at the event. The Empty Bowls Detroit auction of custom-painted bowls by celebrities will be on display. Tickets are priced at $50 and include soup, bread, beer/wine, cheese, and dessert. Attendees must be 21 years or older. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit emptybowlsdetroit.com

Saturday, March 9

Night in the City: The McLaren Macomb Foundation will be celebrating The Crystal Ball: “Night in the City” on Saturday, March 9, at the MGM Grand Detroit at 6:00 p.m. The 34th annual black-tie gala will feature a cocktail reception and gourmet dinner, followed by a raffle and live auction. Guests can enjoy music by Nouveauté. The expected crowd of more than 600 will honor the long-term members of the McLaren Macomb medical staff and recognize the exemplary work of 2019’s four Daisy Award-winning nurses. All proceeds from the evening will benefit the new McLaren Macomb In-Patient Rehabilitation Center. Tickets are priced at $275. For more information or to purchase tickets, call (586) 741-4330.

Saturday, March 9

Monte Carlo Night: Join the Belle Isle Boat House on Saturday, March 9 at 7:00 p.m. for their third annual Monte Carlo Night to experience its monumental history. Upon arrival to the red carpet, guests will be transported to an evening of vintage glamour in the form of live entertainment, casino gaming, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, private drink service, and culinary stations — all set against a historic architectural back- drop. All event proceeds will benefit further renovations to the boat house. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit belleisleboathouse.com

Friday, March 15

Grief Support: Join Allnette as they host a grief support and recovery night on Friday, March 15 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Southfield Pavillion. This night is specifically tailored for individuals who lost a parent or have suffered any type of loss. It offers a safe place to seek advice and support amongst other families. Some of the most comforting words in the universe are “me too”. This group will offer the opportunity for individuals to honor the life of their loved one by expressing feelings of personal loss and grief, learn from others who have experienced a similar loss, get support, care and help in a non-judgmental and confidential environment. For more information, call (248) 491-8116.

Monday, March 18

State of the City: Hosted at the newly renovated Regency Manor, the mayors of Southfield and Lathrup Village will be giving a joint State of the City address on March 18 at 10:00 a.m. The Regency Manor recently underwent major renovations just in time to host the State of the City. The venue offers a, newly renovated luxury hall with classic, sophisticated and elegant décor providing a brilliant ambiance for any special occasion or event. Designed with high ceilings, magnificent crystal chandeliers, two full bars and more than 7,000 Sq. ft of distinctive elegance, our superbly equipped facility has been designed to accommodate social and corporate events alike. Tickets to this event can be purchased online https://www.southfieldchamber.com/state-of-the-city-address/