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  • Maplegrove Day Camp Downriver provides fun and important life lessons for children, ages 5 to 13, who are growing up in homes with alcohol or other drug abuse or family stresses. The camp is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. August 6-10 at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic Church in Taylor. The camp is free with an optional parent program included. For...

  • The next chance for residents to meet one on one with Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, August 8, at Taylor City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road.

    “Meet with the Mayor Night” is typically scheduled the Wednesday after the first City Council meeting of each month. Council meetings are held the first and third...

  • As players, coaches and spectators celebrated the second straight state softball championship by St. Frances Cabrini High School, Bill Kostich of Taylor stood by smiling June 16, 2007, in Battle Creek.

    Kostich was proud of the team – and equally proud of his daughter, freshman first baseman Kayla Kostich, who came through all season long...

  • The entire community is invited to a Party in the Park to raise awareness and funds for juvenile diabetes research. U.S. Steel's "Strong as Steel" Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation walk team, is hosting the party from 3 to 9 p.m. Thursday, June 28, at Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road, Taylor. Enjoy moonwalks, games, food and...

  • Shawn Mathis, a 9-year-old Wayne County boy, will have his wish come true Saturday morning, July 16, when the limousine comes to his house and drives him to the Taylor Walmart store for a super shopping spree.

    Shawn was diagnosed with aplastic anemia, a life-threatening illness, in August 2006. His treatment is completed for now and he...

  • Enjoy lunch and make a donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 15 at the Taylor Texas Roadhouse restaurant at 14660 Pardee Road.

    The event is called Luau of a Lifetime. For a minimum donation of $10 to the foundation, visitors will be provided a picnic lunch, silent auction and great...

  • "After Business, Ours," a monthly social gathering hosted by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber of Commerce, is coming to Taylor. The next event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 21 at Wade Trim Associates, 25251 Northline Road.

    The night includes hors d'oeuvres, refreshments, door prizes, networking and a mini-expo....

  • The annual Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run is scheduled for Saturday, July 14, during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival.

    The 5K starts at 9 a.m. For the second year, the morning also will include a free Kids’ Tad Pole Run around Coan Lake in scenic Heritage Park in Taylor, beginning at 8:15 a.m. A free one-mile fun run has been...

  • Longtime Oakwood employee Ellen Grieve recently commemorated her retirement from Oakwood Heritage Hospital in Taylor, where she began working nearly 30 years ago. Retiring, however, wasn't her only milestone this year.

    On the very day Grieve ended her time with Oakwood Heritage, she celebrated her 90th birthday. Co-workers organized...

  • Two graduating high school seniors are the first recipients of $500 scholarships presented by the Taylor Cultural Arts Commission.

    The honorees are Paul Smith of John F. Kennedy High School and Chris Boonenberg of Harry S Truman High School.

    The scholarships were open to graduating high school seniors from Taylor who are planning...

  • Two special events are scheduled for Father's Day in the City of Taylor.

    Father's Day Brunch is served from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 17 at Lakes of Taylor, located on Northline Road...

  • The 27th annual Summer Festival at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic Church is set for June 15-17.

    The festival features a carnival, a game tent, Vegas-style games, Bingo, a $12,000 grand raffle, 50/50 drawings, barbecue chicken and rib dinners and a large variety of other food and beverages all weekend long.

    Other daily highlights...

  • The Taylor Dance Program is offering a dance camp, workshop and classes during June and July.

    The dance company – and its regional affiliate Ballet Americana – operates out of the Taylor Recreation Center, 22805 Goddard Road, and provides dance lessons for hundreds of students from 32 communities in Southeastern Michigan. The program has...

  • One hundred and sixty-three homeless animals were adopted from “Adoption Alley” during radio station WCSX's third Annual Pet-A-Palooza on Saturday, June 2, at Heritage Park in Taylor. The event was presented by VCA Animal Hospitals and Petco.

    Pet-A-Palooza also featured Vladae The Dog Wizard, the Rock and Roll K9’s and Milt Wilcox’s...

  • The annual Taylor Rotary Fishing Derby is set for 8 to 11 a.m. Sunday, July 15, at Coan Lake in Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road.

    The entry fee is only $2, but space is limited to 100 children ages 5 to 12. All children must be registered in advance at the Department of Golf, Parks and Recreation Office, 22805 Goddard Road.

    Each...

  • The City of Taylor’s management association has presented its fifth annual scholarships to two deserving high school graduates from the City of Taylor.

    The Taylor Governmental Management and Administrative Employees Association (TGM & AEA) presented the $500 scholarships to Joshua Plona of Divine Child High School and Adam Bailey of...

  • Taylor Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #123 is proud to announce the winners of the fourth annual Holly McGeogh Memorial Scholarship.

    The winner selected from Harry S Truman High School was 17-year-old Danielle Miller, who was chosen for her academic excellence as well and involvement in community service. Miller is a member of the...

  • St. John's Lutheran School will host an open house from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 24. The school is located at 13115 Telegraph Road at Northline Road. Ice cream will be served at the open house. The school provides a competitive scholarship for new students as well as the Pearl J. Moore Scholarship, which is awarded by lottery. For more...

  • Season passes are on sale for the city pools at the City of Taylor Department of Golf, Parks and Recreation office, 22805 Goddard Road.

    Passes are good for the pools at the Sheridan Community Center and at Northwest Park.

    Family passes are $65 for residents and $85 for non-residents. Family passes include two adults and two...

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    The City of Taylor Beautification Committee is seeking nominees for beautification awards for residences and businesses.

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