Geared for tourists who’d like to be more aware of international security issues. This program will highlight safest places in airports, hotels, etc., whom to contact if you’re in trouble, keeping your mind alert and aware of which sites you should approach with caution, country-specific issues, and resources travelers can use to educate themselves prior to travel. FREE
Social skill deficits accompany many diagnoses, including: anxiety, ADHD, ASD, and speech-language impairments. The understanding and use of pragmatic language skills are essential for success across all contexts. We will explore ways to provide support and learning opportunities for children, tweens, teens and young adults who find social interaction challenging. FREE
Please join us for wine and light hors d’oeurves as Ken Meisel, Psychotherapist, LMSW, Poet, and 2012 Kresge Arts Literary Fellow, discusses his sixth book of poetry, Mortal Lullabies.
When someone is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, friends and family have many questions. What does the diagnosis mean? What kinds of plans need to be made? What resources are available to help? As the disease progresses, new questions reflect growing needs for skills, programs and services. Hear from those directly affected and learn what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do at each point along the way. FREE
Learn what is an e-cigarette, what are the potential dangers and how can we talk to our youth about it. This is a rising trend among middle and high schoolers and having an understanding about this risky behavior can help you plan for the necessary conversations. FREE
Choose from multiple classes: Know How to Go including Using Online College Resources.
A 6-week series includes communication and discipline skills as well as new emphasis on the hot topics of School Success, teen bullying, and Alcohol, Tobacco and other drugs. Class closed after 2nd night. Book provided Active Parenting Teens. Those parents who receive a Certificate of Completion at the last session will also receive a $10 Target gift card.
You are invited to a free movie night Friday, October 12th at 7pm sponsored by the Faircourt Dental Smile Studio in The War Memorial’s Patriot Theater.
Many of us put so much into the raising of our children that once they are launched it can leave an awful hole in our lives. But this transition is also a beautiful thing that allows our children to spread their wings in the way we’ve prepared them to do. It also gives us a new freedom we haven’t had for many years – but now with the wisdom of our maturity to enjoy it more richly. Join us for a presentation that will explore the complexity of this transition.
An exhibition and lecture series organized by the Grosse Pointe Artist Association.
This will be the Junior League of Detroit’s 22nd Designers’ Show House. This biennial event is our largest fundraiser and an extremely popular public event. Funds raised support the JLD’s many community programs, including grants, college scholarships, and our recent initiatives: Project EAT that connects Education, Access and Tools to promote healthy eating, as well as partnerships with Cass Community Social Services, Forgotten Harvest and the Empowerment Plan.