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  • Members of the Taylor Garden Club are planning their ninth annual Public Garden Walk, scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2009. Large and small yards in residential areas, condos or businesses will be considered. Participants receive an engraved brass garden stake commemorating their participation in the 2009 Garden Walk. If you have a beautiful...

  • The Downriver Community Conference will host the Downriver Mortgage, Housing and Foreclosure Forum on May 10. Admission is free.

    The forum is scheduled to begin with 8:30 a.m. registration and will continue until about 1 p.m.

    Experts in a wide variety of fields will be on hand. U.S. Rep. John Dingell will make the opening comments...

  • The communities of Taylor, Canton, Dearborn and Trenton have adopted proclamations honoring Oakwood Healthcare System’s nurses in recognition of National Nurses Week, May 6-12, and National Nurses Day, May 6.

    “Oakwood’s nurses epitomize the everyday hero, dedicated to providing care, healing and health to each and every one of our...

  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with a Mexican buffet at Taylor Meadows' Greenside Grille and Lakes of Taylor's Lake House Grille. Buffet times are noon to 2 p.m. and 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 5. The cost of the buffet, which has all of your Mexican favorites, is $10.95 per person. Margaritas and Coronas are $3 each. For reservations, call the...

  • The City of Taylor will provide a heroes welcome from Iraq for members of the National Guard 177th Military Police Brigade at 6 a.m. Friday, May 2, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    The troops will arrive Friday morning by Signature Air in Romulus and travel by bus to the Sportsplex. The bus will receive an escort by...

  • Christian Bros. Scoops and Grill of Taylor invites the public to attend a special grand opening on Saturday, May 3, from 10 a.m. to midnight. The shop, located at 22322 Goddard Road, features a brand new menu and atmosphere.

    Visitors are invited to take advantage of generous discounts and get a car wash by the members of the brass...

  • Heritage Park in Taylor is the site of the annual Downriver Kidney Walk on Saturday, May 3.

    Honorary chairmen are Taylor Mayor Cameron G. Priebe and Harry Lester, former director of the United Steelworkers District 2.

    The festivities begin with registration at 9 a.m., followed by the walk at 10 a.m. Food, music and children's...

  • For the 10th straight year, Taylor clergy and others come together to pray on a nationally recognized day of prayer. The hour-long observance starts at noon Thursday, May 1, in Cameron G. Priebe Plaza, just east of City Hall.

    The Day of Prayer will be the first event among the city's 40th anniversary celebration. The Rev. Philip...

  • The Taylor Community Library will host a series of Passport Fairs sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service. The fairs will be conducted from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, May 31, June 14, July 19, August 9, September 13 and October 18. The library is located at 12303 Pardee Road. Participants can obtain a passport. Fees are $100 for individuals 16...

  • The Wayne County Airport Authority is accepting comments from people interested in the proposed master plan and possible expansion of Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

    Taylor residents and business people interested in the plan can visit the authority's web site,...

  • Baskin-Robbins and the National Fallen Firefighters Fund are teaming up for 31 Cent Scoop Night. To honor America’s firefighters, Baskin-Robbins will lower the price of ice cream to 31 cents from 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday, April 30, at the Baskin-Robbins/Dunkin Donuts at 11111 Telegraph Road. The Taylor Fire Department will have a fire engine...

  • The City of Taylor’s annual Household Hazardous Waste Day is set for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 3, at the Department of Public Works, 25605 Northline Road.

    It is important to dispose of hazardous waste in a safe and environmentally friendly manner. If such waste is thrown into the regular trash, some products can be a threat to the...

  • Bowling's top two active married couples will face each other in a doubles 10-frame spare shooting contest starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29, at Skore Lanes, 22255 Ecorse Road, Taylor. The event -- Lovers Lane: Barnes vs. Ballards Spare Off -- is a new event added to the Queens Tournament at Skore. Fran Wood, event planner for Community...

  • Heritage Park Petting Farm guests will take a walk on the wild side this weekend. The Whispering Pines Animal Kingdom will bring exotic animals to the farm from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 3, and Sunday, May 4.

    This event is one of the most popular weekends of the Spring. Sharon...

  • The Taylor Cultural Arts Commission has entered a lease agreement with the City of Taylor for use of the Sheridan Community Center. The lease includes the auditorium and lobby areas.

    The Taylor Cultural Arts Commission and Friends of the Arts have identified a need for a central hub for the arts and a home base for their groups to...

  • Father Charles Morris, founder, renowned environmentalist and conservationist will make a presentation at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 1, at St. Constance Church, 21555 Kinyon, Taylor.

    Father Morris will talk about ways to conserve energy and help reduce utility bills. He will provide various handouts and answer questions.

    Everyone is...

  • A series of events starting in May will commemorate Taylor’s 40th anniversary as a city.

    The City of Taylor turns 40 on May 13, 2008. A committee has been meeting for months planning a gala celebration and other activities. Details of many of the events are listed here and up...

  • A variety of artistic opportunities are available at the Downriver Council for the Arts, 20904 Northline Road, Taylor.

    Advance registration is required. Participants are encouraged to register for classes early as each class has a minimum number of participants. Register by calling the DCA at (734) 287-6103 or visit the web site...

  • A golf outing to raise funds for the football program at John F. Kennedy High School is set for Saturday, June 7, at Taylor Meadows Golf Course.

    The fifth annual Eagle Golf Outing starts with registration and a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The 18-hold, four-person scramble with use of a cart...

  • The annual Celebrate Spring event at the Heritage Park Petting Farm was a huge success this year. Hundreds of people came to watch the sheep receive their spring shearing. The Tri-County Two Cylinder Tractor club provided tractor rides to children and adults alike. The great weather made it the perfect day to be outside to enjoy the farm and...