August 11, 2012 – So Much To Do Today!
Are you waking up and not sure what you want to do with your weekend? Here are a few of the many things going on in the city today.
In 2008, the Detroit community lost a great advocate, Colin Hubbell, after a heroic battle with cancer. In an effort to remember Colin’s spirit and passion for Detroit, Colin’s friends and family established the Colin Hubbell Fund. The Fund continues the work Colin did every day to support and promote the renewal of Detroit.
On Saturday August 11, 2012 we will come together and celebrate a lover of all things Detroit. Come out and ride with us as the Hubbell Fund continues to seed growth and opportunity in Detroit.Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.Ride begins at 9:30 a.m.
$25 per person
$20 per child (Age 12 and Under)
Tickets available at Eventbrite
The ride begins and ends at the Traffic Jam & Snug Restaurant
511 Canfield Ave. (Corner of Second)
Registration includes lunch, music and a guided tour.
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Heidelberg Street is heating up this August, as the Young Adults of Heidelberg bring some of Detroit’s rising talents to the street!Local Musicians, Visual Artists, Culinary Artists, and Stage Performers will showcase their skills for the city to see! Did we mention Detroit Art-Industry greats will be on hand to provide feedback and insights? It’s all about connecting the Dots!
Live music, from rock to soul, will entertain family and friends, along side Visual Arts and live cooking expos. Detroit’s GotTalent will also feature local, fine dining food trucks (think El Guapo, Treat Dreams, Frank’s Anatra, The Green Zebra and Ned’s Travel Burger!) serving it up curb-side all day long. The kids will love the Children’s Corner, open from noon – 5 pm! Story telling by Ivory Williams, arts and crafts activities with face painting, and exciting presentations by DAKA (Detroit Academy of Kinesthetic Arts) are sure to please!We hope you’ll join us in celebration of the talent that’s right here in our backyard! Food, Art, & Friends like you- is it August, yet?
The 2012 Ribs R&B Jazz Festival will welcome tens of thousands of enthusiastic festival goers to this years event. Its back and it’s BIGGER and BETTER than ever!
The Ribs R&B Jazz Festival, will bring three days of outstanding mouth watering barbecue, live entertainment and consumer exposition to the Philip A. Hart Plaza in Downtown Detroit.
This highly anticipated event has hosted more than 2.3 million attendees in its 16-year history and it continues to attract tens of thousands annually. Attendees eat, drink, shop and revel in a festive atmosphere while enjoying the sounds of musical greats.
A major highlight of the event is the Ribbers, creating the best barbecue ribs, chicken, and other delectable dishes to satisfy the appetites of attendees. The Ribbers will again compete in the “Rib Cookoff” competition to determine the Ribs ‘n’ Soul’s “Best Ribs and Best Sauce”. This year the Ribs R&B Jazz Festival supports the Matrix Human Services a 501c3 organization that is changing lives in this community.
Free to the public!The “Celebrating a Healthier Detroit” Expo will consist of informational seminars, special invited speakers, and exhibitors targeting health, wellness and faith issues relevant to our community, to include: H1N1 Flu virus, hyper-tension, diabetes, obesity, asthma, heart disease, HIV/AIDS, depression, health literacy, preventative care and wellness workshops for the entire family, nutrition and fitness.
This event will feature healthy cooking demonstrations and tasting events, free give-a-ways, prizes, music, song, dance and more!
We are looking for volunteers and sponsors! email@example.com