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News & Community Events Summer-Fall 2015 CITY. ,C,' s • � t Summer/Fall 2015 News &Community Events w RIP "i Events Sc erdule Mayors Report n . 2015 MU* sic y from the He&t" , • Concert -5chedL4 A . " r or r N Arbor Foundation The City of Livonia has been recognized by the Arbor Day Foundation as a 2014 Tree City USA,in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management. Livonia also received a Tree City USA Growth Award for demonstrating environmental improve- ment and higher level of tree care. According to Arbor Day Foundation officials, Livonia achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the pro- gram's four requirements: a tree board or depart- ment, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least$2 per capita and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation. Mayor Jack Kirksey attended an Arbor Day celebration at Garfield Elementary School, along with Livonia City Council Members Brian Meakin and Susan Stier e►is atoil led c If a I Uarpela'Elementarv School oo Planted Nash, to stress the importance of trees. tree.N as part of the Arbor Dai•Celebration April 24. The City qn of Livonia was recenth�recognized as a Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation. `. G M m6 e I III iil� Ler1� err Frank Kalinski(left)and Garfield Elementary School Principal William Green show off Livonia"s Tree Lrtio s Students parade aroaa►ad the school City LISA flag. to Garfield Elementary School to look at the three trees planted as students about the importance of part of the Arbor Dav celebration. trees as Garfield Principal William Green looks on. Kirksey said, "Trees are not only an important part of our city's ambience, they are a critical element of the environment. Cleaner air,improved storm water management, energy savings and increased property values and commercial activity are among the benefits. Livonia is dedicated to protecting its trees,and we are proud to receive this recognition." The Tree City USA program is sponsored by the Arbor Day Foundation, in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters.. More information on the program is available at arborday.org/TreeCityUSA. Information is available at www.ci.livonia.mi.us and on the city's Facebook page. Recognizes State of the City delayed until September In an effort to make the report as comprehensive as possible, Mayor Jack Kirksey decided, working in conjunction with the Livonia Chamber of Commerce, which sponsors the event, to delay the speech until Wednesday, Sept. 16. "A lot of exciting things are happening in Livonia," Kirksey said. This is my 16th j' and final year as mayor, and 1 felt moving the State of the City to a later date will al- low us to report on as much positive and up-to-date news as possible." Final details for the event, to be held at Laurel Manor on Schoolcraft Road, are I,r%on cruor0It c f roti c1 err rift 2014 State of the Cite crddreSN. still in the planning stages. "The State of the City luncheon is one of the chamber's most-popular events, with 570 people attending last year." said Livonia Chamber of Commerce President Dan West. "Regardless of the date, many of our members will want to be a part of the mayor's final report to our business community." Stage set for historic Livonia election The field is set for an election year that could see as many as six seats on the seven-member Livonia City Council change. Here's how it shapes u p Mayor -- City Council Vice President Brian Meakin, Treasurer Dennis Wright, longtimetime Livonia resident Leo Weber and current council member John Pastor, who is term-limited. If Meakin loses, he retains his seat on the council. Clerk -- Council member Susan Nash, Eileen. McDonnell, Brian Duggan and Steven Johnson. Dash keeps her seat on the council if she loses the race for clerk. Treasurer -- Council member Lynda Scheel, Dale Owings and Gerald Perez. Because her term is expiring, Scheel will be off the council if she loses. City Council (4 seats) —Current council member Brandon Kritzman, Livonia Planning Commissioners Scott Bahr and Kathleen McIntyre, Stacey Dogonski, Christopher Martin, Tim Klisz, Jeremy Curtis, Seth McRobb, Luke McGrail, Craig Pastor, Jim Jolly, Ken Crider, former city attorney Cathy White, Brett Gierak, Steve King and Tom Berry. Primary elections will be held Aug. 4 in all races, and will narrow the council race to the top eight and the mayor, clerk and treasurer races to the top two for the November general election. More information is available in the clerk's office, 734-466-2230. initiatives include: 1 Greenleaf Commission members met with Michael Csapo/Michigan Recycling Council 1 Greenleaf Commission member met with Michael Slater and Brian Wilson/City of Livonia 1 Obtaining Livonia citizen feedback on the current Livonia Recycling Program via neighborhood website surveys C Nextdoor—Private Neighborhood Social Networks A goal of the Greenleaf Commission on Sustainability is to"Sustain Livonia s Place in Metropolitan Detroit as a City of Great Neighborhoods" Nextdoor is a private neighborhood social network.Currently, over 54,000 neighborhoods in the U.S.use The Greenleaf Commission on Nextdoor. Nextdoor is a network of Sustainability is moving forward on a communities,all based on local neighbor- number of sustainability areas for the hood boundaries.Nextdoor restricts City of Livonia in 2015.Updates on key communication to only those people who Greenleaf Commission initiatives are live close to one another,or by neigh- listed below. borhoods. The goal of this network is to connect neighbors in their neighborhoods. City of Livonia Greenleaf Award There are several Nextdoor networks active The City of Livonia Greenleaf Award was in Livonia today. The Greenleaf Greenleaf Commission on created to recognize Livonia businesses Commission will be working with Sustainability and organizations for their innovation Nextdoor to raise awareness of this and commitment to economic and neighborhood network site in 2015. New Livonia environmental sustainability. These practices ensure that Livonia remains a Silver Village Community livable,attractive community. This award Meeting Sustainabilelty was presented at the Livonia Chamber of The Greenleaf Commission on for Commerce 2015 Leadership and Awards Sustainability will be meeting with Silver Initiatives Celebration. Village residents in April 2015. We look Kohl's was recognized as the first City of forward to discussing the City of Livonia Livonia Greenleaf Award recipient.The Greenleaf initiative and sharing ideas on 2015 Kohl's store at Seven Mile and Middlebelt is how to make Livonia a more sustainable only the second Leadership in Energy and community. If your group is interested in Environmental Design(LEED)certified similar discussions with the Greenleaf building in Livonia. LEED certified Commission on Sustainability,please email buildings are recognized for maximizing Jim Baringhaus Qbaringhaus@gmaiLcom) Greenleaf Mission: energy efficiency,and make the most of to arrange a meeting. renewable,sustainable resources. LEED is "Greenleaf encourages energy a nationally recognized benchmark for Greenleaf Commission on efficiency, conservation and high-performing green buildings.In Sustainability environmentally friendly addition,Kohl's corporate philosophy The Greenleaf Commission is a citizen promotes the use of Energy Star Certified advisory group that works with the City of practices in the City of Livonia" buildings,solarower,recyclable shopping P cY PP g Livonia and makes recommendations to bags,providing recycling centers for the city on sustainability areas. Sponsored customers,and giving Kohl's employees by Councilmember Brandon Kritzman,the reusable water cups. commission currently consists of Jim Baringhaus(Chairperson),Betsy Calhoun, Livonia Recycling Program Larry Davis,Patrick Droze,John Grzebik The Greenleaf Commission on and Mike Shesterkin. For questions or Sustainability began reviewing recycling comments on the Greenleaf Commission practices in October 2014 and sharing its on Sustainability,please email Jim findings with the City of Livonia.Key Baringhaus Obaringhaus@gmail.com). 4 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS The following elections are scheduled this year: 1 City Primary 1 City General August 4,2015 November 3,2015 Registration Deadline: Registration Deadline: OS July 6,2015 October 5,2015 AUGUST SCHOOL CLOSINGS— TEMPORARY PRECINCT LOCATION CHANGES Livonia Public Schools will be remodeling several schools again this summer.Voters that CityClerk's normally vote at Riley,Kennedy,Roosevelt and Emerson will vote at a different location for the August 4th election ONLY.Please see the chart below for your temporary voting corner location. City Clerk's Office PRECINCT PERMANENT LOCATION AUGUST 4TH LOCATION Livonia City Hall - 10A,13A,14A,24B RILEY SCHOOL STEVENSON HIGH SCHOOL 1 st Floor 33500 SIX MILE ROAD 33000 Civic Center Drive 22A,22B KENNEDY SCHOOL FROST SCHOOL www.ci.livonia.mims 14041 STARK ROAD 23A,23B,24A ROOSEVELT SCHOOL STEVENSON HIGH SCHOOL 33500 SIX MILE ROAD 25A5 35A5 36A EMERSON SCHOOL CLEVELAND SCHOOL 28030 CATHEDRAL AVE. PLAN AHEAD FOR YOUR 2015 BUCK PARTY! Requests to hold a neighborhood Block Party and/or the Barricading of City Streets, must be turned into the City Clerk's office for consideration by the Livonia City Council at least eight(8)weeks prior to the planned event. You can obtain a form on the City of Livonia website(www ci.livonia.mi.us)(City Council page)or they may be picked up at the City Clerk's Office on the first floor of City Hall. Services 1 Business Licensing(734)466-2228 1 Birth and Death Records(734)466-2229 1 Council Studies&Public.Hearings(734)466-2225 1 Council Meetings(734)466-2226 1 Pet Licenses(Cat and Dog) (734)466-2228 1 Elections(734)466-2235 IN Livonia Youth Commission Backpack Program The Livonia Youth Commission is looking for donated new items (backpacks,school supplies,etc.)for their yearly Backpack Program by August 14th. The Youth Commission provides M backpacks and school supplies to needy families throughout the i city each year,prior to the school year starting. Your help is greatly T f needed and appreciated! For more information please contact Dan at(734)788-6962 or Livonia Community Resources at(734)466-2540. LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS ] People come first in Livonia! Assistance Programs conations For Resident Assistance Programs Need Help With A Utility Shut-Off Notice? "People come first in Livonia Emergency Assistance Program (EAP) has long been the motto of the City. You now have the chance The City of Livonia Housing Commission provides eligible low/moderate income Cpersonally help ensure this residents with utility(gas,electric or fuel heating)shut-off assistance when a to is true. "SHUT-OFF"notice has been received from the utility company. By making a donation to 1 Up to$500.00 may be available to those who meet eligibility requirements the City of Livonia,Resident 1 Funds are given on a ONE-TIME ONLY basis Assistance Program,you help 1 Applicant must be occupant at the address of the shut-off/disconnect notice to keep a family warm in with utility service in his/her name the winter,have light in the 1 Income limitations and other restrictions apply dark,feed hungry children CALL(734)421-6450 EXT. 105 for specific information about guidelines. and meet many more essential EMAIL utilityassistance@ci.livonia.mi.us daily needs. All donations are tax deductible. The Emergency1/ Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) Make your check payable to: g City of Livonia-Resident The City of Livonia,Department of Community Resources,distributes U.S.D.A. Assistance Program and mail surplus food to pre-qualified low-income residents. Distribution is on the 3rd your check to:Community Tuesday of the month,noon to 2 p.m.in the old District Court Building, 15140 Resources,33000 Civic Center Farmington Rd.,next to the Civic Park Senior Center. Recipients also receive items Drive,Livonia,MI.48154. from Forgotten Harvest. To see if you qualify,please call(734)466-2673. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Senior housing residents should contact their housing office to inquire about eligibility. City Assessors Note The City Assessing Department has an ongoing review program of residential properties in the City. The purpose of this program is to ensure the accuracy of our records. The people doing the review will visit every home in the City and,if possible,speak with the owner of the property. If the owner is not available,the reviewer will compare the property record card to the exterior of the house. He/she may also look in the back yard. If you have any questions regarding this program,please call the Assessing Office at (734)466-2220. i J 6 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS L Job Opportunities The City of Livonia Civil Service Department is accepting applications for seasonal and temporary jobs in the following areas: - PARKS AND RECREATION 1 Community Recreation Center w, r Parks r Pools Riding to Safety 1 Athletics Helpful information from your Livonia Firefighters 1 Ice Skating 1 Sports Official 0 When out biking during the nicer months ahead,make sure you take a few moments out to check out your bicycles. Before riding each time,give 1 Instruction your bikes the quick ABC check,which includes checking the air in the tires,the brakes and that the chain is correctly lined up on the sprockets. PUBLIC SERVICE 1 Adjust your seat height for yourself and family members each season,and 1 Seasonal Laborer Positions adjust your bike helmets as well. (March-November) 1 When possible,try to avoid busy streets and take rides through the LIBRARY subdivisions with sidewalks instead. You should have reflectors on your bikes,and if you must ride after dark,take special precaution with a light. 1 Substitute Librarian 1 This is also a great time to practice a home fire escape drill. If you don t 1 Library Page have a plan,make one,then practice it. 1 Student Page POLICE 1 School Crossing The City of Livonia Youth Guard Employment Resource Center offers information about job opportunities. 1 Police Reserve This service is available for youth Officer ages 15-20 who reside and/or attend a school in Livonia. Jobs TEMPORARY for 15 year olds are extremely CLERICAL limited. The office is located in 1 As needed ', the Livonia City Hall Annex, arm - 33000 Civic Center Drive. The north door of City Hall located in For information on the qualifications, Youth E m p I oy m e n t the Annex is the most convenient job duties and how to apply for these Resource 'Center entrance. Business Hours: Tuesday, jobs,please contact the Civil Service Wednesday,Thursday from 1-5 p.m. Department,Third Floor City Hall at (734)466-2018. (734)466-2530,or visit the City's job Opportunities are now available website www.ci.tivonia.mi.us. ern-line at www.cityoflivonia.net under the Community"heading LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 7 r r r r wn Holiday Trash Collection w Services 1 Independence Day- w Saturday,July 4,2015 ; w > Trash collection services on the normal schedule. Grass & Weed C1 Labor Day- Monday,September 7,2015 Keeps L i vo n i a B ea u ti fu I! Trash collection services will be one day delayed LIVONIA ORDINANCE REQUIRES: Labor Day week. 1 Property must be mowed as often as necessary to keep grass or weeds below nine inches(9"). 1 Noxious weeds must be cut prior to seed bearing stage or nine inches(9") whichever comes first. 1 May 1 st is the beginning date for enforcement. 1 Any property in violation(including the right of way adjacent to the When is property): Trash Collection -Subject to cutting without further notice(Notice was published twice in Delayed? March 2015). Y -All charges and administrative fees will be billed to the owner. The following legal holidays are -Administrative fee: 1st and 2nd time cut$75.00 each;3rd and any the only holidays that affect trash additional cuts$125.00 each(plus Service Charge). collection:. Complaints regarding high grass or weeds can be made: 1 New Year's Day 1 Call Inspection at(734)466-2588. 1 Email:ordinance@ci.livonia.mi.us. 1 Memorial Day NOTE TO PROPERTY OWNERS: 1 Independence Day 1 Residents using a lawn service should ask them to use mulching mowers. 1 Labor Day 1 Grass clippings must be put in paper compost bags or marked trash cans. 1 A maximum of eight(8)bags per week is allowed. 1 Thanksgiving Day 1 No grass clippings may be blown onto the street or adjoining property. M Christmas Day 1 Yard waste may not be left at the curb prior to 6 p.m.the day before pick up. 1 Clippings and yard waste in plastic bags will not he picked up. If holiday occurs on a weekday, 1 If your lawn is fertilized by a professional company: collection will be one day late. -A sign must be posted a minimum of twelve(12)hours after treated. If holiday occurs on a weekend, -All Lawn,Landscaping,and Spraying companies must be licensed thru the City Clerk. collection will remain on regular schedule. Loads are light on holiday weeks- L I V l y 0 I A t e L e v is io n trucks run early. L�JJ h"'► For questions regarding curbside bright '' } refuse collection services,contact house a`'&t Sanitation at(734)466-2588. Channel 818.1 - Chancre!99 1W—FR AND .n. Visit us at www.livoniatv.us 8 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS Saturday,June 20,2015-Dearborn Household Hazardous Waste& Mental Health Electronic Waste Drop-off Day Counseling Program Hours:8 a.m.-2 p.m. Location:Henry Ford College,S101 Evergreen,Dearborn (Just south of Ford Road). The City of Livonia Housing Event restricted to Wayne County residents only. Commission provides financial assistance to income eligible Livonia Saturday,August 15,2015-Westland Household residents to obtain professional Hazardous Waste&Electronic Waste Drop-off Day mental health counseling services. Hours:8 a.m.-2 p.m. The financial assistance provided is Location:Westland Shopping Center-Wayne&Warren.(Enter off Nankin Blvd. as follows: from Central City Pkwy.-Behind JC Penney Store). 1 $400.00 in assistance per year, Event restricted to Wayne County residents only. per eligible familylhousehold. 1 $80.00 per counseling session. 1 A minimal Co-Pay,based on Abk income,will be required per visit. E • The City of Livonia has contracted d«' ��r';� '' �� ro na with three(3)local service providers to make available needed counseling Events services. Residents may contact the following providers for assistance: - Hegira Programs,Inc. �. (734)744-0170 - Eastwood Clinics Saturday,September 12,2015-Northville Household Hazardous (734)425-4070 Waste&Electronic Waste Drop-off Day - John Farrar,Ed.D.,LPC Hours:8 a.m.-2 p.m. (248)210-3556 Location:Northville DPW Yard(Seven Mile west to Northville Rd.(Right on For more information call(734)421-6450 Northville Rd.to Doheny Dr.) ext.103. Event restricted to Livonia&Northville residents only. ALL INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM RESIDENTS Saturday,September 19,2015-Livonia Tire Recycling&Document PARTICIPATING IN THE MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELING PROGRAM SHALL BE CONFIDENTIAL. Shredding Day Hours:8 a.m.-12 noon Location:Livonia DPWYard 12973 Farmington Rd.(West side of Farmington Rd. Are you planning on south of Schoolcraft Rd.) Up to ten(10)tires may be disposed of per vehicle. Up to five(5)orange recycle moving this summer? bin size containers may be brought for shredding). Keep in mind that there is a limit on NO HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE OR ELECTRONIC how much trash can be disposed of WASTE COLLECTED ATTHIS EVENT. weekly. The rubbish contractor may provide a special pick-up of excess trash for a fee. Livonia residents may also use the City's refuse disposal site Livonia Refuse Disposal Facility Hours for a small fee. Summer(Fridays&Saturdays) Contact Sanitation at(734)466-2588 April 3-December 19,2015 for more information. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Winter(Saturdays only) A maximum of eight(8)bags of 2015-2016 regular household waste is allowed 10 a.m.-6 p.m. per week. For information on fees contact Sanitation at(734)455-2588 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 9 � 1 Vacant and/or Abandoned Building Ordinance 1 Ordinance 2844(VAABO)effective October 29,2004 1 Notifications published in the <, Observer Impacts all owners or managers of said Property. Information at city website: wwwcUivonia.mi.us Click on: 1 Department home 1 Inspection(Building and Rats and 1 e r m I n Enforcement) A Continuing Issue 1 Vacant/Abandoned Building Ordinance The presence of rats,mice,squirrels,skunks and other vermin are nothing new. Other Links: They share our space and have always been around-sometimes more 1 Application Forms widespread,sometimes less.To thrive,these rodents need two things available to 1 Registration Forms and Fees them: 1. Faced source(and water). VAABO pertains to"nn vacant and/or 2. Shelter. abandoned properties: 1 Residential Food source-Rats and vermin feed on the following: 1 Non Residential 1. Pet food left outside,or made accessible in a garage or shed. 2. Pet waste-yes,pet waste,not cleaned up is a food source for rats. Law Requires: 3. Bird feeders,squirrel food,bread,peanuts,popcorn etc. Much of that food 1 Registration put out for the"friends"you enjoy,winds up feeding rats and vermin. 1 Monthly Fees 4. Home vegetable gardens. 1 Inspection Fees 5. Household trash put out overnight in bags(instead of solid trash cans). 6. Check your plastic garbage cans to see if there is a small entry hole on the 1 Repairs made bottom for vermin. Rats are unable to enter metal cans with secured lids. 1 Inspection approvals obtained Shelter-Rats and vermin will make a home in: 1 All fees and past due monies must be 1. Debris,wood on the ground,trash,tires,building materials. paid 2. Accessory buildings or garages or slabs without rat wall protection-they After the above qualifications are met,or can burrow under the slab and create a rat or vermin"hotel" arrangements are made for a temporary 3. Skirted decks and decks low to the ground-while they may be attractive, Certificate of Occupancy,the building can these decks can also provide living space for critters. be reoccupied. 4. Holes in your foundation,home,garage or shed that lets them"bunk' City will board up and secure VAABO with you. properties as needed. Take away the food and shelter and the rats and vermin will not come around. To report a VAABO or to get more If there is an infestation,professional exterminators must be utilized—you do information,please call:(734)466-2580. not want the vermin to go elsewhere. Homeowners are responsible for this clean up. Call Ordinance Enforcement for further information or if you wish to report a problem at(734)466-2588. 10 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS MW I M 91 4 0 Two Programs to Make Home Maintenance Affordable! Sponsored By The Livonia Housing Commission 1. The Major Home Rehabilitation Loan Program is a low-interest loan program for income qualified homeowners for major home improvements as defined by inspections 10%and 3%Interest Rates with only one payment required;typically paid when home is sold. 1 The focus of the program concentrates on maintenance of the existing structure as it relates to health and safety issues and correction of local code violations based primarily on inspections by the City Building Department. 1 The program does not permit remodeling or updating for cosmetic purposes,additions,new construction projects or specific item requests. Possible repair. Removal of old fuses with 1 Typical eligible repairs may include roof,windows,doors,insulation,heating,electrical and electrical upgrade to 100 amp service plumbing repairs and some emergency repairs. 1 Once the loan is obtained,a lien is placed on the property and remains until the title transfers 1 The maximum loan amount is$15,000-$25,000. 1 Licensed and insured contractors complete all work 2. The Minor Home Repair Grant Program provides financial assistance to income qualified homeowners for general permanent home repairs 1 Maximum allowable grant award is$1,500 per home/per fiscal year 1 Minimal fee for service collected upon determination of the homeowners'program eligibility 1 Typical eligible repairs may include: . Insulation. . Installation of handrails/grab bars. . Minor plumbinglelectrical repair. Possible repair. Removal and replacement of . Hot water tank replacement. epsdng furnace with new high efficiency . Sewer cleanout. model . AND many other minor repairs needed to ensure the homeowners'health and safety. For More Information On Either Program Call:(734)421-6450,ext. 105 for an appointment and to request an application. E-mail:CDBG@ci.livonia.mi.us for major loan or minorhomerepair@d.livonia.mi.us. Visit.The City of Livonia Website www.ci.livonia.mi.us click on"Departments"->"Housing"->"Community Development Block Grant program." Contractor? If you are a licensed,insured,lead-based paint certified contractor interested in bidding on home improvement projects,please call(734)421-6450 ext.104.We always welcome minority or women-owned business enterprise contractors. ' Qualifications? Install Insulation Both programs include the following guidelines(call for complete details): 1 You must be a homeowner/occupant for at least one year. 1 No land contracts. j 1 The home must be covered by current homeowners insurance. 1 The property taxes and water bills MUST be paid to date. 1 Assets(not including principle residence and automobile)must be less than$50,000. 1 Total gross annual household income must not exceed current limitations and are subject to change. Household Size Max Gross Income 1 $37,950 2 $43,350 3 $48,750 Install Grab Bars 4 $54,150 S $58,500 6 $62,850 The Livonia Housing Commission offers the above 7 $67,150 � home improvement 8 $71,500 mpro programs to assist qualified „..... residents Equal Housing Opportunity lender. LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 11 11Z% LIVON IA " S Spree is a non pmfit, vnfunfeer stt� , orgnrrizatwn mated to cof?"=Mty betterment. r ► r r 1 1 1 I wor x"Iffma iiI P14 fill 11 MW qrTu%.,,jday, June 23 thru Sunday, June 28 10WRto AT FORD FIELD a-50+ Fun Filled Rides a' Community Food Aisle M W Daily Shuttle a-Rocking & Rolling Thrills in a Family Atmosphere! � � Family Entertainment Hours: W-Admission to Grounds Tues. 4-11 m. Wed,/Th/Fri. 2-11 m. Sat./Sun. Noon-11 m. 0- Limited Parking P ) P ) d ) All Rides and the Midway will be open to conform with the above dates and times During Spree Hours, take advantage of the Free Parking & run-filled WHY eventsi. �u Shuttle Pick-up at City Hall �-Magic Acts, Clowns, Costumed Characters, Puppets, Pig Racing and moreff15l PILIS:Killer Flamingos(Pop/Rock)■Parallel Fifth(Cover Band) Major Woody(Funk/Pop/Rock)■Fifty Amp Fuse(Cover Band) Pee Pricing ■Rare Earth(Top 40 Hits Motown Band)and many more!* p NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR GRILLS MAY BE BROUGHT ONTO SPREE GROUNDS a-4 tickets for $5 or $1.25 each BY CITY ORDINANCE-ONLY SERVICE ANIMALS ALLOWED ON SPREE GROUNDS-NO PETS) a-25 tickets for$25 Spree'65' is presented to you by the Livonia Anniversary Committee, Inc. 64 Wristbands $25 (734) 427-8190 /www.livoniaspree.com LIM(TED TIMF AN1 Y! Again This Year! Livonia's Taste of Spree&Ed McNamara Pancake Breakfast ALL DAY RIDE WRISTBAND UNDAY ONLY WR(STBANDS! Available for urchase on site onl on Sund onl Pre-sale for ($25 Value) p y� aYy)• Not valid onn Sunday $25.00 Wristband-good all day Sunday(not good any other day). Available at the following through Friday,June 19:Community Choice Credit Union,Livonia Parks&Recreation Office &Livonia Treasurer's Office asolme Mzig"_ Through Saturday,June 20 at: WADE SHOWS,INC. WADE SHOWS, INC. Independent Bank,Livonia YMCA, Catholic Parishes Credit Union& 1 .00 Off Coupon $3*$ 00 Off Coupon Livonia Chamber D Commerce NO REFUNDS ON RIDE WRISTBANDS Friday and Saturday Tuesday,Wednesday and Thursday WADE SHOWS and the LIVONIA SPREE piesem WADE SHOWS and the LIVONIA SPREE present $1 OFF ALL DAY WRISTBAND $3 OFF ALL DAY WRISTBAND FREE RIDES FOR DISABLED (Regular prian$25,00) (Regular price$25,00) CHV DREN AND ADULTS NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON NO REFUNDS FOR ANY REASON WEDNESDAY,.JUNE 24TH No cash value-One coupon per person No cash value-One coupon per person ONLY 2-5 P.m. No Reproductions-Not valid with any other discounts No Reproductions-Not valid with any other discounts Height restrictions on some rides Height restrictions on some rides Required check in at Wade Shows FRIDAY:2-11 p.m. TUESDAY:4-11 p.m. Information Booth to sign Waiver of Liability SATURDAY:Noon-1 1 p.m. WEDNESDAY&THURSDAY:2-11 p.m. before allowed to go on any ride.Must Bonds sold until 9 p.m. Bands sold until 9 p.m, provide own assistance on and off ride. Assistance will not be provided by Present this coupon at arty Present this coupon at any Wade or SPREE personnel. WADE SHOWS TICKET BOOTH WADE SHOWS TICKET BOOTH 12 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS LIVON IA ' S r� 0 :05 i 91prillf 0 DAILY ATTRACTIONS 7- 11 p.m. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Spree and Comival Opens at 4 p.m. Big Roy&The Motor City Kings Maze Family Fun Show (Main Stage North) (Bright House Kids Tent) Petting Farm open until 9 p.m. 7-11 p.m. 9-11 p.m. 5 p,m.,"V�p m.,8 pp�m. 50 Amp Fuse Rare Earth Not Dog Pig RocmglWocky Rubber Duck Races {Main Stage South] (Main Stage South) 6-11 p.m. Jotown(Wine Tasting) FRIDAY, JUNE 26 SUNDAY, JUNE 28 (Main Stage South) 6:30-8:30 p.m. Spree and Carnival Opens of 2 p.m. Spree and Carnival Opens of 12 p.m. Strolling Comedy Magic of Ken Dumm Petting Farm open until 9 p.m. Petting Form open until 9 p.m. (Grounds) 2:30 p.m.,3:30 p.m.,5:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.,9 p.m. Rotary 5K Run/Wolk and Hot Dog Pig Racing/Wacky Rubber Duck Races 1 hhile Family Run/Walk 3-7 p.m. Registration at 7:45 a.m. Spree and Carnival Opens at 2 m. Checker the Clown Start&Finish:Livonia Family YMCA p p p' (Grounds) Register online:https://nmsi nup.com/ Petting Farm open until 9 p.m. 3-8p m Race/MI/Livonia/Livo6*reeRun 3 p.m.,4:30 p.m.,�6��pp.m.,7:30 p.m.,9 p.m. Sunshine the Clown 8:30-11 a.m. Hat Dog Pig -/Wacky Rubber Duck Races (Grounds) Eddie Edgor Arena 3:30-7:30pm. 4p.m. Ed McNamara Pancake Breakfast Sunshine the Gown Comedy Magic Show-Ken and Austin Dumm Awarding of Spree Memorial Scholarships {Grounds) (Bright House Kids Tent) ALL THE PANCAKES YOU CAN EAT-also 5:30-7:30 p m.n 5-7 avoidable sausage,juice,fruit,milk,&coffee Checker the Clowp.m. $4 per person.Clowns 9-11 a.m. Earth Angels Worship Services {Grounds) (Bright House Kids Tent) Catholic 8:30 a.m./Protestant 11 a.m. Eddie EdgorArena Fomily Pam Night Amazing Clark Puppets (Main Stage Area) $3 per person/Clowns -7:30 p.m. (Bright House Kids Tent) 9-11 a.m FREE Slot Car Racing(Cars provided) Sunshine the Clown 6 m.until finished 7 9p.m. 9 a.m.-3 p• Costumed Characters(Doc hAcStuffins&Minion} Sm. Classic Cor how 6-11 p.m. {Grounds) {Spree Grounds) Costumed Characters{Dora&Diego} (Grounds) 7-11 p.m. Registration required-contact Allen Turner Denny or Bev Burroughs(734)591-7692 6:30 p.m. (Main Stage North) Bright House Tent Pie Eating Contest 1 p.m.,3 p.m.,5 p.m.,7:30 p m.,9 .m. for Ages 7 to 12 years old Parallel F fth m. Hot Dog Pig Racing/Wm., Rubber Duck Races Registration starts at 5 p.m. {Main Stage South) 1 -7 p.m. Sponsored by Livonia Observer&Eccentric Checker the Clown 6:45 p.m.(After Pie Eating contest) 8:30-9:30 p.m. {Grounds) Mme Family Fun Show Comedy Magic Show-Ken and Austin Dumm 2 p.m.&4 p.m. (Bright House Kids Tent) {Bright House Kids Tent) Comedy Magic Show-Ken and Austin Dumm 7-11 p.m. (Bright House Kids Tent) Power Ploy 5-9 p.m. (Main Stage South) Spree and Carnival Opens at 12 p.m. Costumed Characters(Minnie&Mickey Mouse) 7-11pp.m. Petting Form open until 9 p.m. {Grounds) Major Woody Family Fun Day 5:30-6:30 p.m. (Main Stage South) Races,Contests,&Games Starts at 1 p.m. Ieemo Parade line up starts 12:15 p.m.at 7-8 p.m. South end of food aisle Amazing Clark Puppets Spree and Carnival Opens at 2 p.m. {Grounds) {Bright House Kids 1`ent) Petting Farm open until 9 p.m. 1:30 p.m.,3:30 p.m.,5:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.,9 p.m. 7-9 p.m. Hot Dog Pig Racing/Wacky Rubber Duck Races Costumed Characters(Spiderman&Sponge Bob) 2:30 p.m.,3:30 p.m.,5:30 p.m.,7:30 p.m.,9 p.m. 2 p.m.&4 p.m. (Grounds) Hot Dog Pig Racing/Wacky Rubber Duck Races Comedy Magic Show-Ken and Austin Dumm 7-11 p.m. 3-7 p.m. (B6ght House Kids Tent) Remedy Sunshine the Clown 3-7 p.m. (Main Stage North) (Grounds) Checker the Clown 7-11 p.m. 3-7 p.m. (Grounds) Killer Flamingos Checker the Clown 3-8 p m (Main Stage South) {Grounds) Sunshine the Clown 7-11 M. 6 p.m. {Grounds) Steve King and the Diff iIies Comedy Magic Show-Ken and Austin Dumm {Ba II Diamond#1) (Bright House Kids Tent) 5:30-6:30 p.m. 6-8 p.m. teems 8:30-9:30 p.m. Eddie Edgar Arena Livonia`s Taste of Spree 7-9 p.m. Maze Family Fun Show Advance Ticket Required- Costumed Characters{Elsa&010 (Bright House Kids Tent) $10 limited number available at: (Grounds) 10:20 p m. Livonia City Treasurer's Office, 7-8 p.m. The Grande Finale Livonia Parks&Recreation and Amazing Clark Puppets Livonia Spree Fireworks Community Choice Credit Union (Bright House Kids Tent) Amazing 30 minute display! 7-9 p.m. 7-9 p.m. Presented by the livpnia Anniversary Commitee Costumed Characters(Elmo&Coolie Monster) Porallel Fifth (Grounds) (Main Stage South) LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 13 Baffling Bill's Absolutely Baffling Magic Show. Are you ready to be baffled by Bill's super magic tricks and illusions? All ages welcome. Tuesday,June 23rd-Sandburg 2:30 p.m. Monday,July 20th-Noble 2 p.m. Monday,July 20th-Civic Center 6 p.m. The Music Lady. Join us for a super event filled with songs, dancing,and laughter! All ages welcome. Monday,July 13th-Civic Center 11 am. Monday,July 13th-Noble 2 p.m. Tuesday,July 14th-Sandburg 6 p.m. Rock`n Roll Heroes. Learn about the legends and the heroes of rock and roll,in this fun,interactive,and energizing concert. Recommended for ages 6 and up,but all ages welcome. ti?ti Monday,July 27th-Noble 11 am. Monday,July 27th-Civic Center 2 p.m. Tuesday,July 28th-Sandburg 2 p.m. CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY Thursday Theater-June 18 through July 30. Escape the heat ri4 F and join us for a super cinema selection in our auditorium every Thursday at 2:30 p.m. Call(734)466-2493 for film titles and length of playing times. No food or drink allowed. Family Fun Drop-In Storytime-Recommended for ages 2-6,but all ages welcome! Wednesdays,June 3 through August 5 at 10 am.&6 p.m. A mix of stories,rhymes,songs and more!June 3-Safe Splash Swim School. Registration not Join us for the Livonia Public Library "Every Hero required. Has A Story!" Summer Reading Program BINGO!-Recommended for ages 7 and up. Monday,June 29 at 10 a.m.,1 p.m.&6 p.m. Play Bingo! Win prizes! Registration not required. LIVONIA PUBLIC LIBRARY SUMMER READING: Picture BINGO!-Recommended for ages 3-6. Tuesday, EVERY HERO HAS A STORY!Birth-Age 12. Saturday,May 30 June 30 at 10 am.,l p.m.,&6 p.m. Play Picture Bingo!Win -Saturday,August 8. What's your superpower? Join us for our prizes! This will be a simpler version appropriate for a younger annual Summer Reading Program which features some exciting audience. Registration not required. changes and has been extended from 7 weeks to 10 weeks! This Super Crafts-All ages. Monday,July 6 from 10 a m.-2 p.m. summer,discover your story while creating a habit of reading. Early � gr Tuesday,July 7 from 4-8 p.m. Are you a super crafter? Join bird registration s Saturday,May 30 and official registration begins Monday,June 1. y y us for some Do-It-Yourself fun! Registration not required. i NOBLE LIBRARY CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING 2015: Toddler Picnic&Playdate-Ages 2 to 6,siblings welcome. Every Hero Has a Story! Wednesdays,June 17 through July 29 at 10:30 am. Have lunch Generous funding provided by the Friends of the Livonia Library. outdoors while listening to stories,then play on the lawn.Dress Come celebrate the joy of reading with us! ; for the water table.In case of rainy weather,well picnic inside Superhero Stunt Show. Forty-five minutes of fun with zany magic, ; the library. Registration not required. crazy challenges,super stunts and lots and lots of laughs. SA N D B U RG LIBRARY Recommended for ages 5 and up,but all ages welcome. Monday,June 15th-Civic Center 11 a.m. 8th Annual Watermelon Drop-All ages. Thursday,July 30 Monday,June 15th-Noble 2 p.m. at 11 am. Watermelon meets gravity using the tallest truck Tuesday,June 16th-Sandburg 2 p.m. ; Livonia owns! Registration not required. Joel Tacey's Super Caper Magical Comedy Show. Comedy, ; Smash,Crash,Boom!Storytime-All ages. Thursdays, magic,music and lots of audience participation highlight this August 6&13 at 11 am. Stories on the lawn and then science! exciting,wholesome youth program that will have kids and grown- Try the largest Slip&Slide you've ever seen and help launch ups laughing out loud and crazy about reading. Recommended for water balloons. Registration not required. ages 6 and up,but all ages welcome. Bedtime Math/Crazy 8s-Ages 5-8. Thursdays,June 18- Monday,June 22nd-Civic Center 11 a.m. July 23 from 10:30--11:10 am. No paper or pencils-we will be Monday,June 22nd-Noble 2 p.m. ; using toilet paper and marshmallows to play math games!No registration but space is limited. 14 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS TEEN SUMMER READING 2015: CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY Unmask Your Inner Superhero! Gmail Demonstration-July 18 at 12 p.m. Need an e-mail June 15th through August 1 st account? Came learn how to sign up and use Google's free electronic mail service: GMAIL. Call(734)466-2490 to register. The Teen Summer Reading Program is open to teens in Outlook Demonstration- grades 7- 12. Registration begins at the Civic.Center and Noble ; August 15 at 12 p m Need an e-mail Libraries on Monday,June 15,and at the Sandburg Library on account? Came learn how to sign up and use Microsoft's free Tuesday,June 16. Online registration will also be available at electronic mail service: OUTLC}OK Call(734)466-2490 to http://Iivonia.lib.mLus/teen. Read all summer to earn prizes register. and cool field trips. ; Movie Theater Event-Saturday,June 27 at 10 am.at Phoenix FALL 2015 Theater Livonia Laurel Park Mall. Read to receive a pass for a STORYTIME REGISTRATION FREE viewing of Jurassic World. Surviving the Summer Final Party-Wednesday,August 5 at CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY 6 p.m.at Zap Zone in Farmington Hills. Read 35 hours to receive For more information on programs or to register, an invitation to join us at Zap Zone for laser tag fun and free pizza. call(734)466-2493 Invitation required for entry. Storytime programs are open to preschool Livonia children. Other Teen Summer Reading Programs include: Children younger than three years of age must be accompanied by • Play Muggle Quidditch at Civic Center on June 19 at an adult(ane child per adult). Registration begins Tuesday, 6:30 p.m;Sandburg on July 7 at 6:30 p.m.and Noble on September 8th. Space is limited so register earl July 20 at 6:30 p.m. Baby Storytime:Session I-Ages 12-23 months.Babies are . Attend an all-ages comedy show on June 22 at 11 am. invited to bring a loving caregiver along for songs,simple stories, rhymes,and toy time.Mondays,September 14-October 19. . Attend Christmas in July movie showings of Dr.Who Session one- 12 to 17 months: 9:30 to 9:50 am. Christmas episodes every Wednesday in July at Civic Session two-18 to 23 months: 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. Center at 6:30 p.m. Baby Storytime: Session I-Ages 12-23 months. Wednesdays, • Play Super Heroes version Dart Tag at Civic.Center on September 16-October 21,10 to 10:30 am. Babies are invited to July 14 at 6 p.m. bring a loving caregiver along for songs,simple stories and other . Earn a Babysitting Certificate by completing a Babysitting activities that introduce our youngest patrons to the pleasures of Workshop on July 18 from 9:30 am.-3 p.m.at Civic the library. One adult for each child,no unregistered children Center. please. • Attend our after-hours lack-in event on July 31 from Fall Toddler Storytime: Session I-Ages 24-36 months. 7- 10 p.m and enjoy monster makeup,Live-Action Role Thursdays,September 17-October 22,10:15 to 10.45 a.m. Play,music,and food at Civic Center. Stories,marches to musical instruments,fingerplays and large movement activities. Emphasis is on the introduction of some . Complete our Heroes Book Bingo and/or photo scavenger fundamental childreris materials,learning to listen in a group and hunt for a prize. taking turns. CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY Fall Preschool Storytime. Session I-Ages 3-5. Tuesdays, X-Men Movie Marathon Double-Feature-Wednesday,August September 15-October 20,10-10:30 a.m. Stories,action songs, , puppets,games and a small craft. 19&26 at 5:30 p.m. Drop-In Storytime. Session I-Ages 0-5. Thursdays, SA N D B U RG LIBRARY September 17-October 22,9:15-9:45 am. Enjoy stories, Sandbar Summer Art Cam Tuesday,August 4-Fine Arts; fingerplays and large movement activities. Have a playdate with g p_ y ; toys and new friends! Parents and siblings welcome to join in! Thursday,August 6-Graphic Design. Registration required, please call(248)8934010. Come when you can,registration not required Family Storytime: Session I-Ages 3-6,however parents and siblings are welcome. Thursdays,September 17-October 22 from ADULT SUMMER READING 2015 - 6-6:30 p.m. Stories,action songs,puppets,games and a small Escape the Ordinary! craft.. Registration not required. CIVIC CENTER, NOBLE&SANDBURG � Saturday Cinema-For all ages;young children must be Adult Summer Reading-May 30 through August 8. Think accompanied by an adult. Saturday,August 22 at 2 p.m. Registration not required. Join us for a free G or PG-rated film in Summer Reading is just for the kids? Not so!Escape the Ordinary the library auditorium(sorry,no food or drink allowed). Contact and join the fun! Earn one prize entry for every three books read the Library at(734)466-2493 to confirm titles. Pick up your prize drawing entry forms at any branch. LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 15 Make Your Own Balloon Animals?-For 7-12 year olds. Dr.Who Appreciation Society Gathering-All ages. Tuesday, Saturday,September 26 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Learn to make several September 22 at 5:30 p.m. types of animals or create your own in various colors,shapes and Sandburg Library Teen Boovie Club-Book+Movie= sizes to take home. Balloons and instructional handouts to take ; home will be provided. Registration required beginning September 5 p.m. -Tuesday,September 24 at 14 by phone(734)466-2493 or in person. 5 p.m. Check online or call(248)843-4010 for titles. NOBLE LIBRARY ADULT PROGRAMS Toddler Storytime—Ages 2—3. Wednesdays,September 16— Search for us on social media under Livonia Public Library and... October 21 at 10:15 a.m. Join us for songs,stories&toy time! Like us on Facebook Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Registration not required. Pin us on Pinterest Preschool Storytime—Ages 3—6. Wednesdays,September 16— Watch us on You Tube Picture us on Flickr October 21 at 11 a.m. Join us for stories,songs,and some amazing science demos! Drop-ins and siblings welcome. Registration not Follow us on Twitter @livonia_library required_ Subscribe to our monthly e-newsletter at Livonia.lib.mi.us SANDBURG LIBRARY CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY Livonia Civic Center Library Presents the Film Movement Toddler Storytime-Ages 2-3. Thursdays,September 17- Series-Mondays:June 15,August 17, September 21 and October 22 at 10:15 a.m. Join us for stories,songs,and toytime! ; Tuesday,July 21 at 6:30 p.m.-Auditorium.Join us for an award- Drop-ins&siblings welcome. Registration not required. winning feature film every month. These critically acclaimed Preschool Storytime-Ages 3-6. Thursdays,September 17- independent and foreign films are carefully selected by Film October 22 at 11 a.m. Be there for stories,songs and some amazing ; Movement(wwwfdramovement.com),and are made available to science demos! Drop-ins&siblings welcome. Registration not the library soon after they are shown in theaters.Each film is required. added to the library's permanent collection fallowing the presentation date. Due to their sometimes mature themes and content,these films are recommended for adult audiences. TEEN PROGRAMS Information about the film titles is available at(734)466-2441, Like Livonia Public Libra ryTeen Services @ http://Iivonia.fib.mi.us/movementseries and the library's monthly http://www.facebook.com/LivoniaPublicLibraryTeenServices e-newsletter.Please note:no food or beverages are permitted in Fallow us on Twitter @ http://twitter.com/LPLTeenServices. the auditorium. Please visit aur event cyberca I en d ar @ Wednesday Afternoon at the Movies—June 10,July S, httpJ/livonia.lib.mi.us/everrts_calendar. August 12 and September 9 at 2 p.m.—Auditorium. Enjoy a CIVIC CENTER LIBRARY classic.Hollywood picture each month.Films include dramas, comedies and thrillers dating from the 1930s through the 1980s. Babysitting Workshop-Ages 11 and up. Saturday,September 26 Information about the film titles is available at(734)466-2441 from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Attendees will learn about caring for and the library's monthly e-newsletter.Please note:no food or infants,entertaining kids,basic first aid,and the qualities of a good beverages are permitted in the auditorium. babysitter. Certificates will be issued at the end of class. Please ; bring a bag lunch. Registration required Call(734)466-2490 for ; Genealogy Saturdays-September through November. more information or to register. Whether you are a novice just starting out researching your family Harry Potter Club: Fourth Term-Teens in grades 7-12. tree or an avid genealogist,there is always something to learn at Thursdays beginning September 17 at 5 p.m. Welcome to the 4th these sessions. Attendees are always more than happy to assist one year of the Harry Potter Club! Come back from summer break andwi er their genealogy"roadbumps°Topics will be listed on the see all your Harry Potter Club friends that you missed over the library website.Programs start at 4:15 am.and last until 11 am. summer,or come to make new friends who share your love for Registration not required Harry Potter! Registration not required History Lives at the Library-September through December. This popular series,generously supported by the Friends of the NOBLE LIBRARY ; Library,seeks out historical programs on a wide variety of topics. College Planning and Strategies Seminar-For all prospective Subjects can range from local and state interest to national and world stage.All programs begin at 7 p.m. Please check the college students and families. Monday,September 14 at 6 p.m website for dates and programs. Registration not required Noble Library Pokemon Club-Ages 7-17. Monday, Co-sponsored by Friends of the Library. September 21 at 5:30 p.m.Card RPG,online and DS gaming and Anume. Learn to use your Nook, Kindle,or Tablet to check out Library a-books SANDBURG LIBRARY y College Planning and Strategies Seminar—For all prospective Individual instruction is offered on a regular basis. college students and families. Tuesday,September 15 at 6 p.m. Call(734)466-2490 to register. 16 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 32777 Five Mile-(734)466-2491 32901 Plymouth-(734)421-6600 30100 W.Seven Mile-(248)893-4010 Civic Park Senior Center Mon.-Thur.9 am.-9 p.m Mon.12-8 pm. Tue.12-8 pm. 15218 Farmington-(734)466-2559 Fri.&Sat.9 a.m.-5 pm,Sun.-1-5 pm. Wed.10 a.m.-6 pm. Sat.9 a.m.-5 p.m Mon.-Fri.9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Basic Computer Skills and Microsoft Office 2013-Beginning September 8. Sign up for one of our weekly rotating sessions on basic computer skills and the various Microsoft Office products (Word,Excel,and Powerpoint). Call(734)466-2490 to register. The Noontime Concert Series will return on Thursday, September 17. Upcoming concerts in the series will take place every third Thursday through May 2016. Concerts begin at 12:15 p.m and end at 1 p.m. Check the library's website at http://livonia.lib.mLus for further information. Co-sponsored by the Livonia Arts Commission. GenreCon 2.0-Saturday,September 19 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This year's program will feature authors of inspirational books, local history/true crime,and psychic phenomena. All ages welcome to this free event. Kids,dont miss MiniCon 2.5 with programs geared just for you! GIFT CELEBRATION Library Memorial and Commemorative Program-Need a unique and lasting way to remember a special person? Want to help your community? You can do both of these at once with the Memorial and Commemorative program which allows you to donate money in honor or memory of a loved one. A gift plate on the book shows the name of the person being honored as well as that of the donor. A brochure describing the program in more detail is available at all library locations or online at The Noontime Concert Series will return on Thursday, www.livonia.lib.mi.us/donations. September 17 at the Livonia Civic Center Library. Check the library's website for further information City Fine Arts Gallery Livonia Civic Center Library&City Hall Lobby Atrium Presented by the Livonia Arts Commission New artists are on exhibit every month in both the Fine Arts Gallery,located on the second floor of the Civic Center Library, and the Lobby of the City Hall. Guests will enjoy a wide variety of styles and media. Artists interested in exhibiting should contact Community Resources at(734)466-2540 or go on to our city website www.ci.livonia.us under the Arts Commission Gallery and print off an application. Enjoy a look at the"Livonia Gallery Artist':Livonia Television will show"Artist"each Wednesday at 7 p.m.on Livonia Television's channel 8. You may also view this on line by visiting our city website www.ci.fivonia.mi.us and clicking on Video Communications Center. For the Month of June: Sarah Koch will display mixed media in the City Hall Lobby Visual Arts Association of Livonia(VAAL)will display mixed media in the Fine Arts Gallery. For the Month of July: Jerry Valentine will display mixed media in the City Hall Lobby. Livonia Artist Club will display mixed media in the Fine Arts Gallery. For the Month of August: Dorothy Amberger will display mixed media in the City Hall Lobby. Michael Coppa will display Acrylic in the Fine Arts Gallery. For the Month of September: Beverly Johnson will display in the City Hall Lobby. Michigan Arts Center will display ceramics,sculptures and paintings in the Fine Arts Gallery LIVONIA SUMMEIR/FALL NEWS 17 The monthly senior bulletin is currently available at ELEVENTH ANNUAL SENIOR OLYMPICS-August 10-14, www ci.livonia.mi.us:click a-news signup,enter your email 2015.Come out and have some fun and sunshine at the Summer address,click the senior center,and click submit. The bulletin lists Senior Olympics. Any Wayne county resident 50+is eligible to daily activities such as card,board,bingo games,weekly movies, participate. Events include opening ceremonies,Fun Walk, continuing education classes,book and current events discussion softball throw,Frisbee toss,ballroom dancing,football throw, groups,assistance programs,and the congregate lunch menu. soccer kick.,euchre,basketball shoot,baking,biking,photo and The bulletin is also available at the Civic Park Senior Center. art competition,bocce ball,horseshoes,shuffleboard,creative writing and volleyball.There is also pickle ball,golf,billiards, SATU RDAY TRI PS TO THE EASTERN MARKET DETROIT marksmanship,scrabble,bridge and pinochle.Come and cheer &ROYAL OAK FARMER'S MARKET-Save time,gas,and , for your friends! Registration forms may be picked up at the avoid the chaos of looking for a parking space by going with us to Senior Center. Registration fee includes a Tee shirt!Medals for the market.Buy produce,vegetables,and many other unique items. 1st,2nd,and 3rd place winners in each age category. We even We depart at 8 am.and return at 11:30 am.Reserve your spot at have a torch lighting and banquet! the Information desk in the Center in advance.Cast is$7 Livonia Residents and$9 Non-Residents,Roundtrip!Pick one or all of the MEDICAL LOAN CLOSET following Saturdays:Detroit Eastern Market.June 27th,July 25th, The Civic Park Senior Center has a medical equipment loan closet August 29th,&September 26th.Royal Oak Farmer's Market. available for Livonia residents.Equipment available includes August 8th&September 12th. ; wheel chairs,transfer benches,canes,walkers,commodes,and crutches. A cash deposit must be made at the time the equipment LIVONIA SENIOR SHREDDING DAY at the Rotary is picked up and is refunded when the equipment is returned Park-June 19th from 9:30-10:30 am.Bring your old papers, Equipment is on loan for six months at a time. checks,and documents with personal information on them. ; Residents will not even need to get out of your cars with our DETROIT SYMPHONY POPS SERIES:Tickets go on sale process. Location will be at Rotary Park(6 Mile and Hubbard). Monday,August 3rd at the Senior Center,Residents 9 am.and This is for Livonia Seniors only and limited to 5 grocery bags! Nan-Residents 11 am. Cost:$52 Residents,$58 Non-Residents. Do not arrive before 9:30 am.Donations will be accepted. ; SUMMER ICE CREAM SOCIALS-June 12th,July 10th, � SUMMER SPORTS August 21st and Sept.11th 12:30-1:30 p.m.Pay$1 at the door. Take a break and came enjoy your favorite Sundae at the Senior ; Center. SENIOR CITIZENS GOLF TOURNAMENT!' LIVONIA SENIOR SUMMER FESTIVAL-Wednesday,June HOLE SC otgun�LE Friday,August 7th,Shhotgun start at 8 a.m. 24th.Come join us from 9:30 am.-2 p.m.at the Senior Center as $gp per Foursome(Men's,Women's or Go-Ed). we once again have a great time at the Senior Summer Festival The Livonia Senior Citizens Golf Scramble(residents Our theme is"Roaring Twenties!"Gangsters,Flappers and � only)will be held at Idyl Wyld Golf Course,35780 Bootleggers! There will be a box lunch,games,a cake walk,prizes, Five Mile Road,Livonia The fee Livonia includes:Tee entertainment,and of course,Bingo. Based on last year's response packs,greens fee,prizes,refreshments,and lunch. we expect tickets will sell fast NO TICKETS SOLD AT THE Registration Forms are available at the Civic Park. DOOR. Cast for Livonia residents,$5 with I.D.and non-residents, Senior Center $7.Tickets are available in ADVANCE ONLY at the Volunteer Desk beginning Monday,May 11th DETROIT TIGERS"SENIOR DAYS" BASEBALL GAMES CELEBRATE FATHER'S DAY with us. Friday June 19th, June 25th,July 23rd,August 27th&September 11:30 a.m.We will enjoy Root Beer Floats and a Special Version 23rd.Bus departs Ford Field 11 a.m. of our Horse Racing after Lunch. Everyone is invited to take part. $55 Residents,$59 Non-Resident Sections 112&113. Please make your advanced lunch reservation by calling Round Trip Transportation via Deluxe Motor Coach, (734)466-2555 if you plan on having lunch. Right Field Box Seating,Meal Plan=Hotdog&Pop, Drop o$&Pick up,and Volunteer Escort All games start at 1:08 p.m.*Please be advised that walking may CIVIC PARK SENIOR CENTER CLOSED July 3rd. be involved with this trip* 18 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 15218 Farmington Roa 66-2555 Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. SENIOR NUTRITION PROGRAM Wayne County Office of Nutrition Services SENIOR CENTER TRANSPORTATION BUS make available a well-balanced meal to The Senior Center Transportation Buses(S.C.A.N)provide curb-to-curb rides within the Livonia residents age 60 years and older. City limit on a donation basis. Rides are available to local shopping districts,grocery stores, There are three basic nutrition programs. medical appointments,and to the Senior Center. Service hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 24 HOUR ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY Liquid Nutrition: for those seniors CALLING(734)466-2555. who have difficulty swallowing solid food due to a debilitating disease or condition. SENIOR CENTER MEDICAL BUS A physician must complete the Wayne 1. Monday-Friday! County Office of Nutrition Services 2. 9:30 am.-2:30 p.m. medical form indicating the person's need 3. Monday-Friday the Civic Park Senior Center offers a shuttle to Doctors'Offices for liquid meals. The eligible client or within the City of Livonia and up to one mile outside the City Limits.Please representative will be responsible for contact(734)466-2555 to make your advance reservation.There is no charge for picking up the liquid nutrition once a this service(Donations Gratefully Accepted).This service fills up quickly so please month at a designated site. For call as soon as you know the date and time of your appointment.All Vehicles Are additional information,please call Wheelchair Equipped.Age 60 and over.Reservations accepted up to 90 days in 1-800-851-1454. advance. Maximum of two(2)rides per week. You must make your appointment Home-Delivered: for those seniors so that you are able to get home before/no later than 2:30 pan.When making your who are homebound,unable to prepare reservation,you must have the time of your appointment,the name,address, their own meals or unable to feed telephone number of your doctor themselves. Hot meals are delivered on 4. You will be asked your name,address,telephone number. weekdays,frozen meals are available to 5. On the day of your scheduled appointment you must be ready for pick-up from clients who are cannot prepare food on your home 1 hour ahead of your appointment time. When you are ready to return the weekends. A physician,visiting home,the doctor's office must call the center for your ride to go back home. nurse,family,friend or the senior 6. Wheelchair riders must be accompanied and their wheelchair must have footrests resident can make the referral for Meals- and brakes in working order. on Wheels at 1-800-851-1454. 7. Medical bus only transports on Monday,Tuesday,and Wednesday. Hot Lunch Program: for those seniors NON-MEDICAL BUS who are able to attend one of two sites located in Livonia: 1. Reservations accepted 7 days in advance. 2. When making your reservation,you will be asked your name,address,telephone CIVIC PARK SENIOR CENTER number and your destination. 15218 Farmington Road (734)466-2691 3. On the day ofyour scheduled ride,you must be ready for pick-up from your home V2 hour in advance. BRASHEAR TOWERS 17841 North Laurel Park Drive 4. The Senior Center buses depart from the Center at 1 p.m.(everyday)or 3 pan. (734)591-6622 (Monday,Tuesdays only). LIVONIA COMMUNITY TRANSIT— CALL(734)466-2700 Livonia Community Transit is a transportation service for residents 60 years old or older and those who are disabled Livonia Transit will pick up passengers from their home and transport them anywhere within the city limits of Livonia. The cost is$2 each way. Exact fare or ticket required;drivers do not make change. Hours of service are: Monday McNamara Towers Senior through Friday 7 am.to 6.30 pan.,Saturday& Citizen Housing Community is Sunday 8 am.to 2:30 pan. Reservations are currently accepting applications necessary and are accepted on a first-come, for its waiting list.To obtain more first-serve basis. Call(734)466-2700 for information, please contact more information. (248)477-7086. LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 19 Located at 20501 Newburgh Road(South of Eight Mile). Call(248)477-7375 for information. Sunday Tours at Greenmead Livonia Garden Walk Visit the Livonia of yesteryear!Greenmead will open for Tours Saturday,June 27,10 am.-4 pm. on Sundays starting in June from 1 p.m.to 4 pm.(except holiday Cast$9 in advance,$10 day of event weekends). Tickets are$3 for adults and$2 for students. Five beautiful Livonia Gardens featured. Tickets are available at Greenmead,all Greenmead Gift Shop +rri City Libraries,and the Community The Greenmead Gift Shap is located in the Hinbern Resources Department on the 5th Floor of Livonia City HaIL For House. The Shop features a variety of unique items more information call(248)477-7375. and interesting gift ideas. Business hours are Wednesday-Friday from 12 to 4:30 pm.and on Tour NEW—Victorian Dinner at Hill House Sundays from 1-4 p.m. Please,cash or check only. Wednesday,July 15,starting at 6 p.m.Enjoy a tranquil evening at the 1841 SimmonslHill House.Dine in the Victorian style.Victorian l Alexander Blue garb is encouraged,but not required.Tickets are$45 and must House is available for rental. be purchased in advance,space is limited For reservations,call Built in the mid-nineteenth century, (248)477-7375. this vintage house has been carefully ; adapted to provide meeting space for a ; One Day Trunk Sale (2nd Annual) variety of business and social events. Saturday,July 25 starting at 10 am.until 3 p.m. If you like our ` The Blue House offers Victorian charm Flea Markets,check out this activity.Located in the Special Events and a comfortable setting for small Parking Lot Registered vendor spaces are available.Parking is free, meetings,conferences,workshops,private parties and receptions. no admission charged(but donations are gladly accepted).Corrie Daytime weekday rentals offer a great and affordable setting for classes out to shop for"treasures of all kinds" Refreshments on site. and seminars. The facility provides marry modern amenities,including a catering kitchen and audio visual equipment suitable for power point St.And rev's Highland Games and video presentations. For more information,call Greenmead Saturday,August 1, 9 am.-6 p.m. Pipes,drums,dancers,athletics, (248)477-7375. NOW with free guest Wi-FL scotch tasting,refreshments and so much more. Cost:$15 presale, $20 at the gate,children under 12 free.On the day of the Games a The Historic Newburg Scotch Tasting will be held This requires an additional ticket Ceilidh Church can be rented. on Friday evening(limited space,advance tickets only).Games and Begin your wedding memories at Ceilidh tickets available at Greenmead. the Newburg Church.Built in 1848 i and authentically restored to its 1920s AMC Car Show appearance,curved pews,vaulted Sunday,August 16, 9 am.-4 pm. Great Lake Classics AMC Car ceilings and stained-glass windows Club presents the AMO Mid-West Regional Meet"Celebrating the make the Church a beautiful site for Pacer. Cost$3 per person--children under 12 free. your wedding ceremony. Fall Flea Market Friends' Meeting House ; Sunday,September 13,10 am.-4 pm.Admission$2(children 12 For a casual event,the intimate setting and under free).Village Tours from 12-3 p.m.Refreshments of the Friends'Meeting House is great available. For more information,call(248)477-7375. All proceeds for small meetings,parties,dinners will benefit Greenmead Historical Park. Over 180 vendor spaces. � and showers.Makes a great on-site We encourage you to bring a wagon/cart. No dogs permitted at location for a Rehearsal Night this event. Dinner or Engagement Party. Livonia Cemetery Walk at Livonia Center Cemetery Flea Market Sunday,September 20,3-6 p.m.Groups will start every 15 minutes. Hosted by the Livonia This year's Walk will be at the Livonia Center Cemetery(Farmington Historical Commission. and 5 Mile Roads).Re-enactors will be portraying notable Livonia June 7th,10 am.-4 am - residents at this Cemetery.Complimentary refreshments.Advance Cost$2 per person-- tickets$10($15 at the gate). Advanced tickets are available at children under 12 free. Greenmead(248)477-7375. Village tours starting at ; 12 pm. Refreshments The CivilWar:A Livonia History Event on site. The Flea Market Saturday,September 26,10-6 p.m.&Sunday,September 27, is a rain or shine event; 10-4 p.m. The public is invited to join members of the 17th plenty of free parking. Michigan Civil War Re-enactors during"Guns and Gowns Weekend': All proceeds will benefit Greenmead Historical Park. Over 180 vendor The 17th will be camping on the grounds. There will be a Field spaces. We encourage you to bring a wagon/cart. No dogs permitted Surgeon demonstration,cannons&rifles on display,period crafts,a at this event Civilian Village recreation,and so much more. Admission is FREE,- donations REE;donations are accepted Limited refreshments on site. 20 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 0 A, r A, 29350 West Chicago at Middlebelt(south of Plymouth Road).Crall (734) 427-4311 or visit www.wilsonbam.com or wilsonbarn.us@gmail.com for more information. Friends of the Barn ; Pumpkin Fest The Friends of the Barn preserve ; September 26-October 30 Livonia's Historical Dairy Farm with a from 10 am.to 7:30 p.m. variety of fundraising events held No admission charged,however throughout the year.You're invited to ; fees for some activities apply.Visit visit the Barn,participate in the events or ; us at www.wilsonbarn.com join the many volunteers who contribute ; or call(734)558-5506. to the preservation of one of Livonias DAILY ACTIVITIES treasured sites. ; •Pumpkins,gourds& Barn Rentals ; cornstalk sales The Wilson Barn is a unique site to host a birthday,graduation,family •Pony rides 12 noon to 7 p.m. or business gathering.Rental includes use of the main barn area and ; (Weather permitting) grounds,inside restrooms,fans,electricity,limited kitchen amenities ; .Hayrides 12 noon to 7 p.m. (sink,refrigerator,microwave).For reservation and fee information, ; (Weather permitting) call(734)427-4311.ALL EVENTS SMOKE FREE. *Weekdays by reservation. Emerson Middle School Instrumental Music Concert SPECIAL WEEKEND FEATURES Tuesday,June 2 at 7 pm.Directed by Mr.Phil Quackenbush.Bring ; .Oct.3,4,10,11,17,18,24&25 your lawn chairs and enjoy our young talent.In cooperation with ; ,. 11 am.to 7 p.m. Clements Circle Civic Association and Livonia Parks&Recreation. .Cider,Donuts,Refreshments,etc. Antique Car & •Arts&Craft Show Hot Rod Show (Crafters wanted(248)888-8028) Sunday,June 14, ; 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Plus,Arts&Crafts. * ; Fun for all ages. ; Hundreds of beautifully ; restored or modified cars will be on display.Swap Meet,Awards,Food, ; Refreshments and 50's&60's music provided by Men in Black. ; --Car Registration: (734)464-1331 ; f -Swap Info:(313)534-5974 -Craft Show:(734)261-3602 ; � Farmers Market ; Saturdays,June 20-October 10, Sam.-2p.m **FREE ACTIVITIES** ; Petting Zoo ; June 20,11 am.- 1 p.m. Kick off the summer with the Livonia Symphony Orchestra Kids'Corner-- Celebrate Livonia's anniversary with a FREE Kick-Off Concert Special craft projects by the Livonia Symphony Orchestra at the Livonia Recreation June 27,July 18,August 22 Center on Thursday,June 18 at 7 p.m.for a Patriotic Pops &September 26 Concert. This year's concert is sponsored by the Livonia Arts 11 am.-2 p.m. Commission. • Pony Rides Lawn chairs are recommended to assure seating at this popular August 8,11 am.-1 p.m. ; summer favorite. Local vendors offer a variety of produce,plants,crafts,etc.Some vendors honor the WIC Program.Check website for more activities. Calling All Golfers Hotline(734)261-3602. Save the Date on Friday,June 12 for the annual Livonia Symphony."Chip in for the Arts"Golf Outing&Luncheon Longaberger Collectible Show at Fox Creek Golf Course. Saturday,September 12 from 9:30 am.-1:30 pm. An assortment ; For golf outing information orjust lunch on the golf course of baskets and accessories are available for sale. For more info,can ; visit the LSO website at www.livoniasymphony.org or call the (734)259-5010. ; LSO 24-hour Music Line at(734)421-1111. LIVONIA SUMMERIFALL NEWS 21 May 16 2 p.m. July 21 12 p.m. 30 Summer Reading Superhero Stunt Show 1 6:30 p.m. TEFAP Distribution* Program Registration Sandburg Library Christmas in July-Dr. Old Court House Civic Center Library 16 Teen Summer Reading Who Wednesdays 23 7 p.m. 30 Adult Summer Program Registration Civic Center Library Music From the Reading Program Begins 3 4th of JulyObserved- Heart-The Begins Sandburg Library City Offices Closed Millionaires 16 12 p.m. 6 10 a.m.-2 p.m. City Hall TEFAP Distribution* S 25 10 a.m. June Old Court House Super Crafts One Day Trunk Sale 2 7 p.m. Civic Center Library Greenmead Historical Emerson Middle 17 10:30 a.m. 7 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Park School Instrumental Toddler Picnic& Super Crafts Music Concert Playdate Begins Civic Center Library 27 11 a.m. Wilson Barn Noble Library Rock'n Rall Heroes 7 6:30 p.m. Noble Library 2 8 a.m. 18 2:30 p.m. Muggle Quidditch Saturday Farmers Thursday Theater Sandburg Library 27 2 p.m. Market Begins Begins Rock'n Rall Heroes Wilson Barn Civic Center Library 8 2 p.m. Civic Center Library 18 10:3D a.m. Wednesday Afternoon 28 2 3 10 a.m. at the Movies pm Family Fun Drop-In Bedtime Math/Crazy Civic Center Library Rock'n Rall Heroes Storytime Begins 8s Begins* Sandburg Library Civic Center Library Sandburg Library 9 7 p.m. Music From the 30 11 a.m. 3 6 m. 18 7 p.m. 8th Annual p• Heart-Dean Martin Family Fun Drop-In Music From the and Friends Watermelon Drop Storytime Begins Heart-LSO City Hall Sandburg Library Civic Center Library Livonia Recreation Center 14 6 p.m. 30 7 p.m. 7 10 a.m. The Music Lady Music From the Flea Market 19 6:30 p.m. Sandburg Library Heart-Steve King and Greenmead Historical Muggle Quidditch the Ditti lies Park Civic Center Library 14 6 p.m. City Hall Dart Tag 10 2 p.m. 22 11 a.m. Civic Center Library 31 7-10 p.m. Wednesday Afternoon Joel Tacey's Super After Hours Lock-In at the Movies Caper Magical 15 6 p.m. Civic Center Library Civic Center Library Comedy Show Victorian Dinner at Hill Civic Center Library House* 13 11 a.m. Greenmead Historical August The Music Lady 22 2 p.m. Park 1 9 a.m. Civic Center Library Joel Tacey's Super St.Andrew's Highland Caper Magical 16 7 p.m. Games 13 2 Comedy Show Music From the Thee M Music Lady Noble Library Heart-Dan Raffety Greenmead Historical Noble Library Band Park 23 2:30 p.m. City Hall 4 Summer Art Camp- 13 12 p.m. Baffling Bill's Relay for Life Livonia Absolutely Baffling 18 9:30-3:30 p.m. Fine Arts Bentley Field Magic Show Babysitting Sandburg Library 14 9 a.m. Sandburg Library Workshop* 4 City Primary Election Antique Car and Hot Civic Center Library q 23 Livonia Spree Begins 6 11 a.m. Rod Show 18 12 p.m. Smash,Crash,Boom! Wilson Barn 27 10 a.m. Gmail Demonstration* Storytime 15 11 a.m. Livonia Garden Walk* Civic Center Library Sandburg Library Superhero Stunt Show 29 10 a.m.,1 p.m.,6 p.m. 20 2 p.m. 6 Summer Art Camp- Civic Center Library BINGO! Baffling Bill's Graphic Design* 15 2 p.m. Civic Center Library Absolutely Baffling Sandburg Library Superhero Stunt Show 29 1 P.M. Magic Show 6 7 m Noble Library MakeYourOwn Noble Library P Music From the Minicomics Workshop 20 6 p.m. Heart-Motor City 15 Teen Summer Reading Noble Library Baffling Bill's Soul Program Registration .,l p.m.,6 p.m. Absolutely Baffling City Hall Begins 30 10 a.m Civic Center Library Picture BINGO! Magic Show Civic Center Library Civic Center Library 12 2 p.m. 15 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Afternoon Film Movement Series 20 6:30 p.m. at the Movies Begins(seepage 16 Muggle Quidditch Civic Center Library for additional dates) Noble Library Civic Center Library 22 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 13 11 a.m. 12 9:30 a.m. 17 5 p.m. 26 1:30 p.m. Smash,Crash,Boom! Longaberger Harry Potter Club: Make Your Own Storytime Collectible Show Fourth Term Balloon Animals!* 5andburg Library Wilson Barn Civic Center Library Civic Center Library 13 7 p.m. 13 10 a.m. 17 12:15 p.m. 26 9:30 a.m. Music From the Fall Flea Market Noontime Concert Babysitting Workshop* Heart-Billy Mack and Greenmead Historical Series Begins Civic Center Library the Juke Joint Johnnies Park Civic Center Library City Hall 26 10 a.m. 14 9:30 a.m. 19 10 a.m. The Civil War:A Livonia 15 12 p.m. Baby Storytime GenreCon 2.0 History Event Outlook Session I Begins* Civic Center Library Greenmead Historical Demonstration* Civic Center Library Park Civic Center Library 19 8 a.m.-12 p.m. 14 10:30 a.m. Livonia Tire Recycling 29 5 p.m. 16 9 a.m. Baby Storytime and Document Sandburg Library AMC Car Show Session I Begins* Shredding Day Boovie Club Greenmead Historical Civic Center Library Livonia DPW Yard 5andburg Library Park 14 6 p.m. 20 3 p.m. 18 12 p.m. College Planning and Livonia Cemetery Walk TEFAP Distribution* Strategies Seminar Livonia Center *Indicates pre-registration Old Court House Noble Library Cemetery required. Please see related 19 5:30 p.m. 15 10 a.m. 21 5:30 p.m. articles. X-Men Movie Fall Preschool Noble Library In accordance with the Marathon Double Storytime Session I Pokemon Club American with Disabilities Act, Feature Begins* Noble Library Civic Center Library Civic Center Library 22 5:30 p.m, adequate the qua a Livonia,upon te notice,will make 20 7 p.m. 15 6 p.m. Dr.Who Appreciation reasonable accommodations Music From the College Planning and Society Gathering for persons with special needs. Heart-Comic Groove Strategies Seminar 5andburg Library Band 5andburg Library City Hall 15 12 p.m. 22 2 p.m. TEFAP Distribution* Saturday Cinema Old Court House Civic Center Library 710 16 10 a.m. 26 5:30 P.M. Baby Storytime W X-Men Movie Session I Begins* 4df:&: 0 Aft Marathon Double Civic Center Library Aquatics * Athletics * Community Center Feature � Civic Center Library 16 10:15 a.m. Golf * Fails * Special Events Toddler Storytime 27 7 p.m. Noble Library Music From the Heart-TJ Thomas and 16 11 a.m. Kentucky Strait Preschool Storytime City Hall Noble Library 17 10:15 a.m. LIVONIA Fall Toddler Storytime September Session I Begins* COMMUNITY RECREATION CENTIER 5 9:15 a.m. Civic Center Library Genealogy Saturdays Begins 17 9:15 a.m. IC'S W1nEvC L%Vpv1%A GOwtES tQe`1�2r r"v... Civic Center Library Drop-In Storytime FOM �ly, �u� � ��� 7 Labor Day- Session I Begins Civic Center Library City Offices Closed eSS1 17 6:30 p.m. 8 Fall Storytime Family Storytime Registration Begins Session I Begins _,rwr_I Civic Center Library Civic Center Library 4e. 8 Basic Computer Skills 17 10:15 a.m. t and Microsoft Office Toddler Storytime 2013 Classes Begin* 5andburg library '•,. o te - ' Civic Center Library 17 11 a.m. 9 2 p.m. Preschool Storytime Wednesday Afternoon 5andburg Library at the Movies Civic Center Library " 9" " $4 LIVONIA SUMMER/FALL NEWS 23 PRSRT STD U.S. POSTAGE PAID PERMIT#54 Livonia, Michigan ECRWSS Postal Customer 33000 CIVIC CENTER DRIVE LIVONIA, MICHIGAN 48154 Hours of Operation: Mon.-Fri.8:30 a.m.—5 p.m. Tel: (734)466-2200 This issue is printed on recycled Website:www.ci.livonia.mi.us paper with Black Soybean ink Jack E. Kirksey, Mayor CITY COUNCIL Susan M. Brandon M. John R. Maureen Miller Brian Laura M. Lynda L. Nash Kritzman Pastor Brosnan Meakin Toy Scheel President Vice President Susan A.Hoff,City Clerk Dennis Wright,Treasurer JUDGES, 16TH DISTRICT COURT: Sean P.Kavanagh Kathleen J.McCann Published by the Department of Community Resources 2415 Music From the Heart Concert Schedule Enjoy FREE outdoor concerts sponsored by the Livonia Arts Commission and the Parks and Recreation Department. Concerts are held on Thursday evenings 7-9 p.m.,during July and August on the grounds of City Hall. Date Artist Genre tiIIN June 18 Livonia Symphony Orchestra Classical at the Recreation Center r July 9 Dean Martin and Friends Mixed July 16 Dan Raffety Band Top 40's/Motown July 23 The Millionaires Big Band July 30 Steve King and the Dittilies Oldies August 6 Motor City Soul Classic Rock August 13 Billy Mack and the 50's Oldies Juke Joint Johnnies August 20 Comic Groove Band Variety Dance Music 4" August 27 TJ Thomas and Kentucky Strait Country