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BLAC Events Calendar

Reflections in Black Dolls exhibit at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit

Feb 25, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

This exhibit, subtitled Reflections in Black Dolls, explores an array of black dolls from the late 19th century to present. 

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Maple Sugaring at Cass Benton Park Area in Northville

Feb 25, 2017

March is maple-sugaring month in Michigan! Bundle up and join our Naturalists at Cass Benton Park in Northville, where a historic "Sugarbush" still exists. Learn the history of maple sugaring and take a short hike into the woods for a tree-tapping demonstration. Enjoy pancakes with the "real thing" afterwards! All ages are welcome, but the wooded area is not stroller...

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African American History Family Day at the Detroit Historical Museum

Feb 25, 2017

Celebrate African American History at our family friendly event filled with educational and entertaining performances, historical organizations, fun activities and crafts. During the event: Madelyn Porter will invite everyone to participate in a Story Living presentation about the Underground Railroad Renowned storyteller Ivory D. Williams will entertain with unforgettable...

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Divorce with Dignity Support Group with Andrea Corp at The SheHive in Ferndale

Feb 25, 2017 - Jun 24, 2017

This event occurs monthly, on the last Saturday of February, March, April, May and June.

Divorce can be one of the most difficult and painful experiences in a woman's life. Oftentimes, it is the death of a dream, provoking much fear, anxiety, and isolation. Learn how to honor yourself and find empowerment in the safe space of a monthly support group designed to provide guidance as you navigate through the challenges of divorce. Join Andrea Corp, Co-Founder of the SheHive,...

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Mardi Gras Bar Crawl

Feb 25, 2017

Detroit’s largest New Orleans-style party! Grab your beads and join the debauchery as Downtown Royal Oak is transformed from Main Street to a Bourbon Street bash!

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First Pioneer families of Nankin Township in the 1820s at Nankin Mills Interpretive Center in Westland

Feb 25, 2017

The first two Pioneer families to brave the wilds of Nankin Township, the Swifts and Osbands, came along the Erie Canal when it first opened in 1825. They were very involved in the formation of Nankin Township’s first schools, churches, anti-slavery societies and much more. Learn about the struggles and hardships faced by these early Pioneers! Ages 12 -Adult.

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NRPCA Open House at the North Rosedale Park Community House Community House

Feb 25, 2017

Meet the North Rosedale Park Neighbors, Enjoy Free Refreshments, Kids Crafts, join sports teams and register for block club. *Activities, Classes and Groups do not require North Rosedale Park residency.

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Mac N' Brews at the Royal Oak Farmers Market

Feb 25, 2017

Sample Metro Detroit’s best mac n’ cheese, craft brews & comfort food this February! A Line-Up of 20+ Local Restaurants & 20+ Breweries to serve up the best “feel good” homestyle favorites and a few “cold ones” to top it off. The best food coma ever!!

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Intentions at Matrix Theatre Company in Detroit

Feb 25, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Friday and Saturday.

Tillerman House isn’t just a community, it’s intentional. If something’s not sustainable, local, shade-grown, fair-trade and cruelty-free, Nell is sure to right it--until Leif comes along. Can the collective’s fragile ecosystem sustain an ex-frat bro who doesn’t know a ‘zine from a Zen garden? Intentions is a satirical comedy about the lengths to which we go,...

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"The Holler Sessions" at Detroit Public Theatre

Feb 25, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The Holler Sessions, staged as a live radio show, centers around one man’s burning obsession for American jazz. Ray, a jazz DJ, broadcasts his love of this uniquely American art form from his shoddy studio with an infectious passion. Ray’s maniacal rants, razor-sharp insights, and mildly scatological humor are interspersed with truly spectacular music and Ray gives his audience true...

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