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  • 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...

  • The Taylor Post Office will host a Passport Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road. Participants can get their passports now for summer vacations. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call (734) 946-4863.

  • To learn more about a people-helping-people program and how you can help, attend a free Plant A Row kickoff meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 8, at the Heritage Park Petting Farm.

    The Taylor Conservatory Foundation is addressing the growing need for food by expanding its Plant A Row for the Hungry campaign. Plant A...

  • Project Healthy Living returns to Taylor from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Taylor Activity Building, 12115 Pardee Road.

    The day includes health screenings, tests and counseling services designed to detect health problems early. Most tests and services are free of charge, but participants must be 18 or older to participate...

  • The whole family is invited to the Taylor Community Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, for an Earth Day celebration.

    Registration is required. Participants will hear a story, decorate a flower pot, plant a plant, enjoy some dirt cake and participate in a bean bag toss.

    The library is located at 12303 Pardee Road. For more...

  • The City of Taylor’s management association will again present annual scholarships to two deserving high school graduates from the City of Taylor.

    Applications are now available at the following locations: Truman and Kennedy high school’s counseling offices and the City of Taylor Building Department in City Hall, 23555 Goddard Road, and...

  • Leaders throughout Wayne County, including representatives of health systems, labor business, and government, are ready to launch Cover the Uninsured Week 2008.

    The kick-off event, Health Expo for the Uninsured, is set for 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, April 28, at Cobo Hall in Downtown Detroit. The health expo is open to the public at no...

  • More than 2,000 players, coaches and family members from all four Taylor Little Leagues will participate in the third annual Little League Day Parade, set for 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19.

    The parade starts on Superior Parkway at Pardee Road and travels west to the Taylor Sportsplex, 13333 Telegraph Road.

    Residents and business...

  • "A Taste of Italy," a fund-raiser for the Taylor-based Penrickton Center for Blind Children, is set for 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 7, at the Downriver Italian-American Club, 646 Biddle Avenue, Wyandotte.

    The night will feature a sampling of Italian cuisine from Dolce Vita restaurant, Fratelllo's restaurant, Jack's Baker...

  • Beginning May 5, the Taylor Police Department Records Bureau will be closed to the public on Mondays. The bureau will remain open to the public from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday.

    Jac Desrosiers, director of police services, said persons visiting the Police Department when the bureau is closed can fill out a form to indicate...

  • The Goodwill Garden at Heritage Park begins its seventh year of operation this spring.

    The goal of garden organizers is to provide fresh, organically grown food to those in need, provide a common place for gardeners to share ideas, enable people to garden in an environmentally and socially responsible way and to educate children and...

  • Taylor residents and business people interested in the proposed master plan and possible expansion of Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport can review the document and express concerns during six open houses.

    The sessions, hosted by the Wayne County Airport Authority, are scheduled for 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. April 23, 9 a.m. to...

  • Children ages 7 to 12 can participate in a free youth fishing expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 17, at Coan Lake in Heritage Park.

    The fourth annual expo is a partnership between the City of Taylor and the Downriver Campus of Wayne County Community College District in Taylor.

    The day brings practical and hands-on...