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  • The Spring Ballet Performance of Taylor-based Ballet Americana is scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the Flat Rock Community Auditorium, 28100 Aspen Drive.

    Ballet Americana – a Mid-States Regional Dance America Company – will present “Swan Lake Selections,” “Salute” and “Sunset Gathering.”

    Tickets, which are $12, can be...

  • The John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1987 will hold a 20-year reunion on July 20. For more information, call Rene at hartott@comcast.net or Marie at mak1415@comcast.net.

  • The fifth annual Taylor School District Family Enrichment Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 31 at John F. Kennedy High School, just south of Northline Road and east of Telegraph Road. To learn more about the fair and some of the exciting things that will be happening, visit the Family Enrichment Fair web site:...

  • An indoor soccer game between Taylor police officers and firefighters will raise money for the new Fish & Loaves food pantry in the city.

    The soccer game is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 29, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. The game will take place in the National City Arena.

    Tickets are $5, with all...

  • When you fertilize, you’re not just fertilizing your lawn. Storm drains found in our streets and yards empty into our lakes and streams. So, when we fertilize our lawn we could also be fertilizing our lakes and streams! While fertilizer is good for our lawn, it’s bad for our water. Fertilizer that enters our lakes and streams can cause algae to...

  • Oakwood Healthcare System will present a wide array of helpful and practical health-related activities and a variety of screenings to adults from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12 and 13 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12115 Pardee Road. Many of the health-screening tests and services will be free. There will be a nominal cost for some...

  • The Taylor Wild are the Tier 1 Mite champions of the Little Caesar's Amateur Hockey League. The Mite B Wild, who are based at the Taylor Sportsplex, defeated the Canton Red Wings, 5-2, March 18 at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. The championship game finished an undefeated season of 20 wins and four ties. The Wild went 12-0-2 in league play...

  • The Master Gardeners of Western Wayne County will benefit from meals served from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 21 at Applebee's, 21350 Ecorse Road. Diners who print this notice and take it to the restaurant will have 10 percent of their bill donated to the organization. To donate to the group directly, send a check or money order to Bruce Forrest...

  • The Key Club of John F. Kennedy High School is sponsoring a teachers-vs.-students basketball game starting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 28.

    The game will be played at the school, located at 13505 Kennedy Drive, just south of Northline Road.

    Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. All proceeds will be donated by the Key Club...

  • Calling all cancer survivors! The American Cancer Society is inviting all area residents who have been affected by cancer to participate in a community-wide celebration of life at the Relay for Life of Taylor, which will be held June 2-3 at...

  • The Rotary Club of Taylor's 27th annual $5,000 Dinner Raffle will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight Friday, March 30, at Crystal Gardens in Southgate.

    Attendees will enjoy a gourmet dinner, cocktails and a chance to win the $5,000 grand prize. Numerous door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening and a silent auction also will...

  • The 2007 American Powerlifting Federation Michigan State Championships are scheduled for 10 a.m. March 24 at the Heritage Park Activity Building, 12111 Pardee Road.

    The event will feature 50 to 70 lifters – “the strongest men...

  • ECW wrestling champion Bobby Lashley and other professional wrestlers will participate in a bowling fund-raiser from 1 to 3:30 p.m. March 31 at Skore Lanes, 22255 Ecorse Road, Taylor.

    The Bowl with Bobby Lashley WrestleMania 23 Make-A-Wish Foundation Charity Bowling event is part of a partnership between WrestleMania, the Make-A-Wish...

  • The Enhanced Skin Care Center at 24825 Eureka Road is celebrating its one-year anniversary in Taylor with a week full of events and special savings.

    An anniversary celebration will offer complimentary makeovers with Jane Iredale, makeup consultant from 4 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, and Thursday, March 8. Complimentary skin...

  • Have your photo taken with live animals and the Easter Bunny at the Heritage Park Petting Farm from noon to 4 p.m. March 17 and 18. To schedule an appointment, call Rosecrans Picture Perfect Photography at (734) 282-5163. The Petting Farm is located at Northline and Pardee Roads in Taylor....

  • Taylor has been designated a Tree City USA community by The National Arbor Day Foundation to honor its commitment to community forestry. It is the 17th year Taylor has received the national recognition.

    The Tree City USA program is sponsored by The National Arbor Day Foundation in cooperation with the National Association of State...

  • There will be a 40th reunion for alumni of Kennedy High School from the classes of 1966, 1967, 1968 and 1969. The celebration will take place from 6 p.m. to midnight August 4 at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, 16703 Fort Street, Southgate. A buffet dinner will be served at 7 p.m. The event features an open bar, a live band or disc jockey,...

  • The Taylor Police Department will sponsor an American Red Cross blood drive from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 8, at the Police Station, 23515 Goddard Road.

    Appointments can be made by calling Marge Maladecki at (734) 374-1445 or sending e-mail to mmaladec@ci.taylor.mi....

  • In an effort to help reduce health-care costs for residents and businesses in the Metropolitan Detroit area, Greater Grace Temple-Taylor and Project Healthy Living are offering free health screenings at the temple from 10 a.m. to 2 pm. Sunday, April 1.

    Greater Grace Temple is located at 24111 Koths in Taylor.

    Sponsored by WXYZ-TV...

  • A Texas Hold’em tournament will raise funds for the John F. Kennedy High School band in Taylor.

    The tournament is set for 6 p.m. to midnight March 24 at St. Cyril of Jerusalem Catholic Church on Pelham Road near I-94. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m.

    Admission is $50, which covers the cost of the game, beer and pizza. Prizes will...