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Calendar of Events › Ann Arbor

September 16, 2014

Addiction 101

“Addiction 101” will be presented on Tuesday September 16, 2014; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm; by James Balmer; President, Dawn Farm. This program will provide a general overview of alcohol/other drug addiction and recovery. The presenter will examine the dynamics of alcohol and other drug use, review addiction as a brain disease and provide an overview of the process of recovery. Learn how individuals experience initial and continuing alcohol and other drug use and gain an understanding of the basic process and diagnosis of addiction, how the brain functions in a person with alcohol/other drug addiction, and tools utilized to treat addiction. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about chemical dependency, recovery, family and related issues; and to dispel the myths, misinformation, secrecy, shame and stigma that prevent chemically dependent individuals and their families from getting help and getting well. The Education Series is designed to help people with alcoholism or other drug addictions to achieve, maintain and strengthen their recovery; assist family members and friends to understand and support recovery in people they care about as well as maintain their own health and well-being; aid professionals and students in various disciplines to work effectively with people with addictions and their families and support their recovery process; and contribute to a community culture supportive of recovery. All programs are free and open to anyone interested. Registration is not required. 1.5 hours of free C.E. approved by NAADAC (National Association for Addiction Professionals) and MCBAP (Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals) is offered for each program. A certificate to document attendance is provided on request. The Education Series is organized by Dawn Farm, a non-profit community of programs providing a continuum of chemical dependency services. For information, please contact Mark Albulov LLMSW, Dawn Farm Education Series Coordinator, at 734-485-8725 or info@dawnfarm.org, or see http://www.dawnfarm.org/programs/education-series.

Start: September 16, 2014 7:30 PM
End: September 16, 2014 9:00 PM
Cost: free

September 17, 2014

Interfaith Prayer Service

Interfaith prayer service in support of Christians throughout the world. Please help us support, by way of our joined prayers, all those Christians being persecuted throughout the world. Many faiths will be represented. All are welcome. Our Lady of Lebanon is located near the Corunna Rd. exit off of I-75, near the corner of Graham and Calkins Rd., east of Linden Rd.
You can call the church office for more information. (810) 733-1259

Start: September 17, 2014 6:00 PM
End: September 17, 2014 7:00 PM
Cost: Free

September 10, 2014

Catherine Lanni speaks on Jesus’ Divine Mercy @ St. Patrick

St. Patrick Catholic Church of Brighton, 711 Rickett Road invites all men & women to their Spiritual Speaker Series, featuring Catherine Lanni. Catherine is the founder of The Servants of Jesus of The Divine Mercy and will talk on Jesus’ Divine Mercy. Her book, A Call to Trust, will be on sale as well as other Divine Mercy items. Intercessory prayer will be available. All are invited on Wednesday, Sept. 10 @ 7pm for Mass in our church, followed by refreshments downstairs in McCann Hall and our presentation @ 8pm. There will be a free will offering. For more information call 810-986-0315 or visit www. sjdivinemercy.org.

Start: September 10, 2014 7:00 PM
End: September 10, 2014 9:00 PM
Cost: Free will event

August 28, 2014

August Theology on Tap with Sr. Ann Shields, S.G.L.: Hope in the Midst of Suffering

August Theology on Tap with Sr. Ann Shields, S.G.L.: Hope in the Midst of Suffering


Theology on Tap is a great time for young adults in their 20’s & 30’s to come together for fellowship, food and drinks, and hear a compelling talk from a dynamic speaker on the topics that impact us daily.


Anytime after 6:30PM. The talk begins at 7:30PM, and is followed by a live Q&A. ToT officially ends at 9PM, but you’re welcome to hang out afterwards with friends or to meet new people.


*Sr. Ann Shields, S.G.L., is an internationally noted conference and retreat speaker; the host of the popular daily radio program Food for the Journey, and author of numerous books on Catholic spirituality including Deeper Conversion, To Be Like Jesus and in 2013, More of the Holy Spirit.

She is a member of The Servants of God’s Love, a charismatic religious community established in the Diocese of Lansing, Michigan and is a member of the Diocesan Pastoral Council.

Sr. Ann was awarded the Benemerenti Medal by Pope Benedict XVI in September of 2012 for service to the Church and is a recipient of the Aggiornamento Award given by the Catholic Library Association in recognition of outstanding contribution for the renewal of parish and community life.

Start: August 28, 2014 8:00 AM
End: August 28, 2014 5:00 PM

September 12, 2014

Dearborn Area Right to Life “Focus on Life” Dinner

Guest speaker Jonathon van Maren from the Canadian Centre for Bio-Ethical Reform will present “Unconventional Ways of Changing Hearts and Minds.”

Start: September 12, 2014 12:00 AM
End: September 12, 2014 12:00 AM
Cost: $30/adult, $15/student, $5/children under 10, $200/table of 8

September 3, 2014

SE Michigan GK Chesterton Society Meeting

we are a local chapter of the American Chesterton Society. We meet at 7 pm on the first Wednesday of each month to discuss all things Chestertonian. We are currently reading Orthodoxy, Ch 9. Next month we will begin reading some Father Brown stories. All are welcome.

Start: September 3, 2014 7:00 PM
End: September 3, 2014 9:00 PM
Cost: Free

September 14, 2014

“Restless Heart: the Confessions of Augustine” the movie

The Monroe Vicariate Evangelization and Catechesis Committee is presenting this movie to the Monroe area because we see the need for good wholesome movies with strong Christian values to be shown. Tickets are available in advance at the box office or by contacting Kathy at 734-755-5129. The theaters phone number is 734-242-7722.
DVD’s of the movie will be available to purchase and we will be taking pre-paid orders.
Restless Heart uses a historic backdrop to tell the true story of St. Augustine of Hippo. The movie shows the encounters he has that bring about his conversion, including the constant prayers of his mother St. Monica.
The movie will be shown on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at 2:00pm.at The River Raisin Centre for the Arts. They are located at 114 S. Monroe St., Monroe, MI 48161.
Cost is $5.00/person, 5 and under are free. There is a $20.00 cap for large families.
To read more about the movie go to restlessheartfilm.com.

Start: September 14, 2014 2:00 PM
End: September 14, 2014 4:00 PM
Cost: $5.00/person, 5 and under free, cap of $20.00 per family

September 6, 2014

Recoveryfest (Day Two)

Recoveryfest Sept 5&6th returns to The Washtenaw Alano Club, activities include live music by Keri Lynn Roche, recovery speakers. a skateboard event at the skate park and concludes at The Mich Theater for a broadcast of the UofM game vs Notre Dame. Please see washtenawalanoclub.org for flier, times and further information.

Start: September 6, 2014 10:00 AM
End: September 6, 2014 11:30 PM
Cost: free

September 5, 2014

Recoveryfest (Day One)

Recoveryfest Sept 5&6th returns to The Washtenaw Alano Club, activities include live music by Keri Lynn Roche, recovery speakers (AA and Alanon). a skateboard event at the skate park and concludes at The Mich Theater for a broadcast of the UofM game vs Notre Dame. Please see washtenawalanoclub.org for times and further information.

Start: September 5, 2014 5:00 PM
End: September 5, 2014 8:30 AM
Cost: Free

August 30, 2014

The Spirit of Alexandria Foundation – Nature Bus & Birds of Prey

The Spirit of Alexandria’s Foundation mission is “Connecting Children to Nature” with the Howell Conference & Nature Center Bus Show! With general admission you get to see live birds of prey! The Nature Bus Program is 2 hours & includes a live birds of prey show, hands-on activities in the mobile classroom & educational games to reinforce raptor concepts. Four live birds of prey attend the program including hawks, owls & falcons. Come joins us for the fun!

Start: August 30, 2014 10:30 AM
End: August 30, 2014 12:30 PM
Cost: Adults & Children: $5.00; Senior Citizens: $4.50; Children under 2 yr: free
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