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  • Presale carnival wristband vouchers for the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival are on sale now at five Downriver Meijer stores.

    The voucher is available through Wednesday, July 9, for $14 at Meijer stores in Taylor, Allen Park, Lincoln Park, Southgate and Woodhaven. The ticket price for a wristband at the gate is $18.

    The Meijer Taylor...

  • The annual Rollie Hopgood Midtown Taylor 5K Run is scheduled for Saturday, July 12, during the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival.

    The 5K run and walk start at 9 a.m. For the third year, the morning also will include a free Kids’ Tad Pole Run around Coan Lake in scenic Heritage Park beginning at 8:15 a.m. A free one-mile fun run will begin at...

  • The Taylor Soccer League will hold on-line registration for the Fall 2008 season beginning June 15.

    The programs for boys and girls include In-House (Under-5 through Under-12) and Travel (U9 through U17).

    To register or receive more information, visit the web site www.taylorsoccerleague...

  • The City of Taylor will participate in Michigan Log Cabin Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 29. The Taylor Historical Society will sponsor an open house of the Strong Family Log Cabin, which was built around 1850 and is considered the oldest residence in Taylor. The log cabin is located in Heritage Park, 12111 Pardee Road. The day will...

  • Organizers of the Junior League World Series are trying to raise more than $100,000 to install new lights on the Taylor baseball diamond that serves as a field of dreams for players from around the globe.

    The Detroit Tigers Foundation thought “Light Up the Series” was such a bright idea that the nonprofit organization pledged $20,000 to...

  • Organizers of the 2008 Relay for Life said thank you to everyone that participated in the 24-hour event May 31 and June 1 at Heritage Park in Taylor

    A total of 47 teams raised more than $112,000 for the American Cancer Society, according to Team Development Chairwoman Sue Shufeldt. And that amount was expected to grow.

    “Every team...

  • Taylor churches Southminster Presbyterian and Transfiguration Lutheran are teaming up to present the "Rainforest Adventure" vacation Bible school program.

    The school is open to children who are at least 3 years old to those who have completed the fifth grade.

    Sessions will be held from 6 to 8:30 p.m. June 22-27 at...

  • Oakwood Heritage Hospital (OHH) in Taylor and Oakwood Southshore Medical Center (OSMC) in Trenton have been awarded the 2008 VHA Inc. Leadership Award for Clinical Excellence.

    VHA is a national health care alliance that annually honors hospitals for meeting or exceeding national performance standards for clinical care in specific areas....

  • An art showing by Taylor resident Marshall Adams will raise money for the building fund at Word of Grace Church.

    Adams, a “lifetime artist,” will present his paintings and prints from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at the Church of the Nazarene, 24356 Eureka Road. Word of Grace and Church of the Nazarene share the same facility.

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  • Registration is under way for the Taylor Northwest Little League Labor Day Baseball and Softball Tournament, set for August 30 and 31 and September 1 at Papp Park, located at Wick and Westlake roads in Taylor.

    Each division will have a maximum of six teams and each team is guaranteed two games for the $300 registration fee. Trophies will...

  • The annual parish summer festival at Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church is set for June 13, 14 and 15 at the St. Cyril Fairgrounds, 6442 Pelham Road, just south of I-94.

    Our Lady of the Angels is the merged parish of the former St. Cyril of Jerusalem and St. Paschal Baylon churches. This is the first festival since the merger.

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  • The Family Fun Festival at St. John's Lutheran Church and School is scheduled for May 29-June 1 at 13115 Telegraph Road at Northline Road. Hours are 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, noon to 11 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

    The festival features rides, scheduled events, refreshments and sandwiches. All-day ride...

  • Two days of country music performed by big-name stars will highlight the Downriver area’s largest summer festival.

    Promoters of the Meijer Taylor Summer Festival announced that the legendary Charlie Daniels Band, Terri Clark and “American Idol’s” Josh Gracin will perform during the festival, scheduled for July 10-13 at Heritage Park....

  • The Telegraph Tomorrow Classic Car Cruise is scheduled for 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26. The cruise route will stretch along Telegraph Road (U.S. 24) from the City of Taylor north to Redford Township.

    This is the fourth year in a row for a Telegraph cruise in Taylor. Periodic updates on the cruise will be provided on the City of...

  • The second annual classic car show at the Democratic Club of Taylor will be held from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 31. The club is located at 23400 Wick Road. The day will include music, food and fun. Registration of classic cars starts at 11 a.m. The registration fee is only $10. The first 30 cars that register receive dashboard plaques....

  • The Downriver Council for the Arts (DCA) will host “South of the Border,” an outdoor fundraising event, from 6 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, June 19. The evening, a celebration of DCA’s 30th anniversary, will include delicious food prepared by Angelina’s Mexican Restaurant, music, a raffle and a special anniversary cake dessert.

    “South of the...

  • Wayne County Sheriff Warren C. Evans invites the public to his 2008 Report to the Community from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, June 16 at the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District. The campus is located at 21000 Northline Road in Taylor.

    Topics will include Internet fraud and identification theft, child and senior safety,...

  • For the sixth straight year, 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 May 31 and June 1 at Heritage Park.

    Relay for Life is the Cancer Society’s signature event that raises funds and awareness of...

  • The 40th annual golf outing hosted by the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber is set for June 9 at Grosse Ile Golf and Country Club. Registration is set for 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. A buffet lunch will be served on the patio from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The shotgun start will take place at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments will be available on the course...

  • The mother of the only female Michigan solider killed in the war in Iraq will hold a bake sale to raise money for a memorial honoring four other soldiers.

    Taylor resident Paula Zasadny, the mother of the late Army Spc. Holly McGeogh, will hold a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Taylor Auto Glass, 20511 Ecorse Road.

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