Email event information to [email protected] Provide time, date, location, cost and contact details. Submit announcements at least two weeks before the event. For a full list visit www.thenewsherald.com/things-to-do
Annual Thanksgiving Dinner for Veterans: For veterans and their families from 3-6 p.m. Saturday, November 19 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 19109 Craig St. New Boston. For more information, call 734-753-9048 or [email protected]
Salvation Army Activities: Breaking Bread, Community Meals, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12-1 p.m. Breaking Bread, Thanksgiving Meal, November 22, 12-2 p.m. Gift of Warmth Coat Drive, collection until 30 november. coats at one of Downriver Martinizing or the Salvation Army Downriver Corps. Downriver Gift of Warmth Coat Giveaway, December 3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Red Kettle campaign kicks off November 11. If you are interested in volunteering to ring the bell, please visit www.registertoring.com. The Salvation Army Downstream Corps Community Center is located at 1258 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte. For more information, call 734-282-0930.
Mentally Ill Support Group: For relatives and friends of the mentally ill in the Downriver area, meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Dearborn First Presbyterian Church, 600 N. Brady, Mitchell Hall. Another support group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at the Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Rehabilitation Building. 2nd Floor, Room 232. Wear a mask and enter the hospital through the main entrance for a COVID-19 check. Then you will follow the letter A on the wall signs and take the Allen elevators to the 2nd floor. From the elevator exit, turn left and immediately right to follow the hallway to room 232. For information, call 313-292-3324.
Salvation Army Weekly Events: Golden Agers Bingo, Mondays, 10 a.m. to noon, $1. Downriver Music, Tuesdays, 4:30-5:30 p.m., kindergarten and up. Downriver Youth, Tuesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Kindergarten and up. Downstream Bible Study, Wednesdays, 5-6 p.m., ages 16 and up. The Salvation Army Downstream Corps Community Center is located at 1258 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte. For more information, call 734-282-0930.
Community Meals at Southpoint Church: Free hot meals for those in need on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Southpoint Church 5699 Fort Street, Trenton.
Sunday School: St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church Youth, 2803 1st Street, Wyandotte, holds Sunday School for children in kindergarten through fifth grade every Sunday at 10 a.m. The youth group meets once a month for a community service project and Bible lesson for classes. sixth to 12th. Face masks are mandatory until further notice in the St. Stephen’s building. For more information, call 734-284-8777 or email [email protected]
Rockwood Pantry: Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street Rockwood, hosts a toilet pantry, which provides personal hygiene items, cleaning supplies, lightly used clothing, and some food items. All items are free. The pantry will be open from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on the last Monday of each month. If this Monday is a public holiday, the pantry will be open the previous Monday. For more information, call 734-379-3711 or fccrockwood.org
Downriver Women’s Social Group: Join women at Rockwood First Congregational Church, 22600 Mather Street, Thursdays, 10 a.m. to approximately 1 p.m., for conversation and friendship. Some ring crafts for working or board games/playing cards. Some arrive late or leave early, others bring a lunch bag and eat together. No contribution; No religious affiliation required. We wear masks and enter through the side door. For more information, call Emily Dye at 248-478-3412.
Holy Hours with Rosary Display, Divine Mercy Rosary, and Blessing: Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus the second Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. before the 7 p.m. Mass at Our Lady of the Scapular at Our Lady of the Mount Carmel, Tenth Street and Superior Blvd., Wyandotte. Everyone is invited, not just the Knights.
Food Pantry: Every Thursday, DownRiver Church hosts an Emergency Food Pantry for a day-long food supplement for individuals and families living in DownRiver communities. The pantry is open every Thursday between 10 a.m. and noon. Participants must bring their driver’s license or state-issued ID to participate. DownRiver Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly, Taylor. For more information, call the church office at 734-442-6100.
DownRiver Church Worship Service: Sundays at 10:30 a.m. Strict social distancing guidelines are in effect. A mask covering the mouth and nose is required to enter the building. If you don’t feel well, don’t come to worship; stay home and stay safe. Let us know if you feel unwell so we can pray for you www.drumc.org/prayerroom. Online worship is also available via Facebook Live every Sunday at 10:30 a.m. https://www.facebook.com/DownRiverUMC. DownRiver Church is located at 14400 Beech Daly (between Northline and Eureka) in Taylor. For questions, email: [email protected] or call 734-442-6100.
Our Lady of the Scapular Parish: Masses are held Saturdays at 5 p.m. (streamed live on Facebook and available on YouTube), Sundays at 9 a.m. (Polish/English) and 11 a.m. (English). Masses on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday take place at 7 p.m. Friday mass is at 12 p.m. except the first Friday when it is at 7 p.m. The church is located at 976 Pope John Paul II Avenue, Wyandotte. For more information, visit OurLadyoftheScapular.org or call 734-284-9135.
Celebrate Recovery: Celebrate Recovery is a biblically balanced 12-step recovery program that helps people overcome hurts, blockages, and habits; it is a Christ-centered program that uses the teachings of Jesus to help individuals break free from painful life issues and addictive behaviors in a safe, anonymous, and confidential environment; the program is offered at 6 p.m. every Tuesday at Kirby Church, 2773 Will Carleton Road, Flat Rock; for more information, call 734-789-1260.
Christian Business Men’s Connection: Luncheon meeting the third Monday of each month from noon to 1 p.m. at Ramsey’s, in Trenton, 2747 Jefferson, just north of West Road. Lunch, guest speakers, open discussions, non-denominational. Lunch is free for new participants. For more information, call John at 734-692-1421 or Milton at 734-675-8999.
Recharge: First United Methodist Church of Flat Rock, 28400 Evergreen, hosts Recharge at 6:30 p.m. on the first, second, and fourth Wednesdays and includes songs and a short uplifting message and time for prayer; the evening is meant to help kick-start the rest of the week. For more information, 734-782-2565.
Hours of Service: Spirit of Truth Family Church holds Sunday service at 11:30 a.m. at 3744 Carleton-Rockwood Road, South Rockwood, and at 6:30 p.m. Sundays and Wednesdays at 22144 North Huron River Drive, Rockwood.