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Peggy Jo Studio Newsletter
"A Newsletter to Embrace Life and to Encourage both singles and couples Spiritually, Physically, and Mentally to be Active which brings Good Health"
Volume: 4 Issue: 32 May 12, 2008

" Remove sorrow from your heart, and put away pain from your flesh, because youth and the prime of life are fleeting."
Ecclesiastes 11:10

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Thoughts About Motherhood

(from an email I received)

Mother's Day no 1


Should I Retract my Prediction???

Before the baseball season started, I predicted that the Tigers would "go all the way" this year. Do you think this jinxed the team? What would happen if I reversed the prediction? Would retracting the prediction lift the jinx?


Over 450 Attended Inforum Health Care Meeting.

Addressing the topic of the "Future of the U.S. Health Care System," a panel of nationally and internationally recognized experts kept the rapt attention of more than 450 business professionals who attended Friday's 46th Annual Meeting of Inforum, held at the Troy Marriott. Inforum is one of the country's largest and most prestigious business organizations for women.

Distinguished panelists included Dr. Nicholas Barr, professor of Public Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science; Kate Kohn-Parrott, group director of Integrated Health Care and Disability for Chrysler Corporation; Nancy Schlichting, president and CEO of Henry Ford Health System; and Cathy Tripp, national leader of Consumerism for Watson Wyatt Worldwide.

Panelists discussed health care issues specific to their areas of expertise and then took questions from the audience.

Dr. Barr pointed to three primary problems facing health finance in the United States including the reliance on actuarial insurance, a mechanism that works well for automotive and property insurance, but with regard to health care, leads to gaps in coverage, unequal access and exploding costs. Though Dr. Barr was clear not to promote the British model of health care as the solution to the U.S. health care system, he noted that other advanced countries offer a range of less imperfect systems that include a combination of public and/or private finance along with public or private health care delivery.

Dr. Barr concluded that the economics of health care were not the greatest challenge for the U.S., rather the politics. "It's an election year-I wish you well," he said.

Representing the views of a major health care provider, Nancy Schlichting addressed the importance of universal access to health care, issues about gaps in quality and how health care dollars are being spent. She shared a particular area of concern regarding the need for more primary care physicians, who include an increasing number of women, and whose numbers may be reduced if they are not adequately rewarded. On behalf of Henry Ford Health System, Schlichting highlighted its many partnerships in education and research that are being undertaken to improve health care locally.

Cathy Tripp reported on recent research findings and surveys conducted with employers and employees with regard to health care plans and benefits. She pointed out that companies that have been able to engage employees in consumer directed health plans and participate in a variety of wellness programs have seen health care costs trending down. Employee concerns relate more to what health care costs are covered under various insurance plans, which plan to choose and how to cover out of pocket expenses. Tripp emphasized the need for employers to simplify the language and better communicate with employees and their spouses, who many times make the health care decisions.

Citing that most Americans receive health care coverage through their employers, Kate Kohn-Parrott presented a business perspective and cited specific initiatives of Chrysler Corporation to address the rising costs of health care. She pointed out some of the primary causes that lead to increased health care costs in the United States, and the company's legacy costs for retirees' health care.

Chrysler has initiated an aggressive strategy to attack rising health care costs and adopted the slogan "Healthy People Drive Our Future!" Her final comments encouraged the audience to know what we're paying for, select a system based on value and take personal responsibility.

Karla Hall, chair of the Inforum Board of Directors and vice president of DTE Energy Foundation, concluded the meeting by thanking the event sponsors, Lee Hecht Harrison and Michigan Business Review. She also gave each presenter a tile with the Inforum logo made by Detroit's historic Pubic Pottery.

Inforum is one of the largest and most prestigious business forums for women in the nation, with more than 2,000 members from a broad cross-section of Michigan's business community. The mission of the organization is to strengthen the business environment by creating opportunities for women to lead and succeed. Programs include events featuring nationally recognized speakers, leadership development workshops, and social networking groups. Founded as the Women's Economic Club in 1962 in Detroit, Inforum now has affiliates in Grand Rapids and Lansing, Michigan.

For Inforum membership information, visit www.inforummichigan.org or call 877.633.3500.




E-Mails from our Readers 

Hi Peggy Jo

I would like to recomend for inclusion into your event list:   Debbie G. & Me dancing and easy listening duo who perfrom every Friday and Saturday night at  G. Subu's  Leather Bottle  on Farmington Road near Six Mile Rd.    Many singles and couples are already gathering there and it is very lo-key and fun and the singing  and piano playing is absolutely fabulous. 

Colleen Malone 

" If the clouds are full, they will pour out rain on the earth; whether a tree falls to the south or the north, the place where the tree falls, there it will lie."
Ecclesiastes 11:3

 

Mon. May. 12 Events

If you are an IT Professional and are interested in organizing a UML study group call 248-514-1937

Ann Arbor Ski Club Volleyball In The Park

MON 2008-05-12
This is social volleyball, and everyone is welcome. Instruction is available on request if you would like to learn more about the game. Come and enjoy the sunny weather. Questions? Call Jeff and Linda Schroeder (734-973-2136)
Starts at ..Location: Burns Park. Ann Arbor, MI .
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Metropolitan Single Professionals

MON 2008-05-12
Social euchre. No smoking on Mondays. Come anytime from 6:30 pm till 9:30 pm. $6 non members, $5 members .
Starts at 6:30 PM..Location: Drakeshire Lanes Lounge . 35000 Grand River, Farmington Hills, MI. 48335 .

Business and Profesional Event

MON 2008-05-12
Morning Motivation & More $15 Admission and Continental Breakfast .
Starts at 7:00 AM..Location: Caribou Coffee. 31901 Woodward, Royal Oak, MI. at Normandy.

Monday Night Dancers

MON 2008-05-12
Singles & Couples Dance Lessons: Beginners 5:30, Intermediate 6:30, Dance Party 7:30-10:30. No dance partner needed. Lessons $5, Dance Party $6. Snacks included. Big Band, Latin, Swing, Fox trot, Waltz, Polka. Contact 313-295-1134
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Father Patrick O'Kelley K of C. 23663 Park St., Dearborn, MI.


" For if a man should live many years, let him rejoice in them all"
Ecclesiastes 11:8

Tue. May. 13 Events

Success Institute

An evening of powerful revelation and transformation, as we share God's word for your success
Teaching by the well known motivational speakers Doug Firebaugh and his wife Jodi.
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Troy Community Center 3179 Livernois Troy, MI 248-524-3181
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Metropolitan Single Professionals Volleyball In The Park

TUE 2008-05-13
Nets will be designated Social, Intermediate and Competitive. Everyone is welcome to come and play or just socialize. Meet Anytime after 6:30 PM. No alcohol or pets allowed in the park.
Starts at 6:30 PM. Price is $2.Location: Heritage Park. Farmington Hills, MI Between 10 & 11 Mile.
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Adoption Associates, Inc.

TUE 2008-05-13
Adoption Associates, Inc., a statewide non-profit agency, is hosting a domestic infant and international (China, Russia, Ethiopia, Nepal, Kazakhstan, Haiti and Ukraine) adoption information meeting. Come and learn about the adoption process in depth and the child that is waiting for you! Call Beth Barnes at 248.474.0990 for more information and to RSVP.
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Adoption Associates, Inc. 26105 Orchard Lake Road, Farmington Hills, MI. 48334 Email address is akleinhenz@adoptionassociates.net. .

Century Dancers

TUE 2008-05-13
Live Band Ballroom Dancing. (This is not the Polish American Cultural Center which is nearby)
Starts at 7:00 PM. Price is $8.00.Location: American-Polish Century Club. Just north of Fourteen Mile on the east side of Maple Lane, across from Maple Lane Golf Course. Maple Lane Road becomes an extension of Hoover at Fourteen Mile Road. Polish-American Century Club, just north of Fourteen Mile.

Latin & Argentine Tango Club of Detroit

TUE 2008-05-13
Milonga de los Motor City Milongueros Argentine tango lesson at 7:00pm, beginners welcome, no partner required. After the lesson, dance tango, milonga, and vals to the best recorded music of Buenos Aires.
Starts at 7:00 PM. Member Price is $10 and guest price is $15.Location: O'Kelly Banquet Hall. 23663 Park, Dearborn, MI.

Bethany South Oakland County Divorce Recovery

TUE 2008-05-13
Divorce Recovery Tuesday Night Drop-in Contact Carol 248-390-7771
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: St Columban's Church. 1775 Melton, Birmingham, MI 48009 .

Somerset Ski & Golf Club

TUE 2008-05-13
General Meeting. Dancing to a DJ after the Meeting. Come early for Spaghetti or Dinner in the Elk's Club Dining Room.
Starts at 7:30 PM. Member Price is $4 and guest price is $6.Location: Troy Elks Club. 1451 East Big Beaver, Troy, MI, between Rochester Road and John R. on the north side of the street.

Wed. May. 14 Events

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Classical and Jazz Music Event

WED 2008-05-14
Spencer Barefield & Friends with Don Mayberry (bass) and Djallo Djakate (drums)Great jazz and soul food. Special guests each week. .
Starts at 8:00 PM..Location: Baker's Keyboard Lounge. 20510 Livernois Detroit, Detroit, MI. 48221 Web site is bakerskeyboardlounge.com. .
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The Scarab Club

WED 2008-05-14
BROWN BAG LUNCH Join us for an informal, bring-your-own luncheon of conversation and fun in the second floor lounge.
Starts at 12:00 PM..Location: The Scarab Club. 217 Farnsworth, Detroit, MI. 313-831-1250

Royal Oak Computer Club

WED 2008-05-14
Weekly Meeting
Starts at 12:30 PM. Price is $1.Location: Leo Mahany/Harold Meininger Senior Community Center. 3500 Marais , Royal Oak, MI. (248)246-3900 . North of 13 Mile Rd, just south of Lexington Blvd, east of Crooks Rd


" Do not curse the king even in your thoughts"
Ecclesiastes 10:20

Thu. May. 15 Events

Make a difference this year--- Send an unexpected greeting card by U.S. Mail every day! Send Out Cards (click here)

American Singles Golf Association-SE Michigan

THU 2008-05-15
The American Singles' Golf Association will be holding its monthly meeting on Thursday, February 21, at the Maples of Novi located at 31260 Wakefield Road, in Novi Michigan (off of 14 Mile Road between M5 and Novi Road.) Cocktails and mingling at 6:00 p.m. with announcements at 7:00p.m. Dinner is optional and is off the menu. To preview our upcoming events, visit our website at www.southeastmichigan.singlesgolf.com. This is a great way to meet single golfers in our area and golf some of Michigan's nicest courses both locally and statewide. Since we are a national club, you also have the option of golfing with other ASGA (American Singles' Golf Association) groups around the country. For more information about the club, contact Mike at (248) 348-0672.
Starts at 6:00 PM..Location: Maples of Novi. 31260 Wakefield Road, Novi, MI. 48377 Off of 14 Mile Road between M5 and Novi Road..
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Single Point Ministries

THU 2008-05-15
Volleyball in Knox Hall on the first and third Thursdays of the month through May. All Singles are welcome.
From 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM..Location: Ward Presbyterian. 40000 West Six Mile, Northville, MI

Metropolitan Single Professionals Volleyball In The Park

THU 2008-05-15
Nets will be designated Social, Intermediate and Competitive. Everyone is welcome to come and play or just socialize. Meet Anytime after 6:30 PM. Nets in the back of the park. No alcohol allowed in the park.
Starts at 6:30 PM. Price is $2.Location: Harding Park. Ferndale, MI Take Hilton (South)from I-696 to Mapledale - turn Right (West).

Skiwi Ski Club

THU 2008-05-15
Meetings. Don't miss out on the great pizza, 50/50 raffle, and more information on upcoming activities and trips.
Starts at 7:00 PM. Member Price is $3 and guest price is $4.Location: Finny McCools Sports Bar & Grill (formerly Santa Maria Bistro Bar & Restaurant). 350 E. Fourteen Mile Road ,Madison Heights, MI. (248) 589-9900

Single Place

THU 2008-05-15
Thursday Night Programs offer a variety of speakers, panels and entertainment. Social time is 7:30pm to 7:45 pm. Opening is 7:45pm to 8:00pm and program is 8:00PM to 9:00PM.
Starts at 7:30 PM. Price is $5.Location: First Presbyterian Church. 200 East Main Street, Northville, MI. 248-349-0911.

Selective Singles Social Club

THU 2008-05-15
Begin your day with good friends and good food . Non-members welcome. Bring a friend. Rosemary at 313.881.3934 .
Starts at 9:00 AM. Order off menu .Location: Cracker Barrel. 30750 Little Mack Ave, Roseville, Mi. 48066

Somerset Ski & Golf Club

THU 2008-05-15
Call Carole for reservation 8pm Wed for Sun golf and 3 days prior to weekday golf.Leave info. You will be called if problem. CAll ASAP to cancel. Arrive 30 min. prior to tee time. Foursomes will be selected by a draw. . Contact : Carole 586-412-3430.
Starts at 10:00 AM. Member Price is $30w/cart and guest price is $30 w/cart.Location: Cherry Creek. 52000 Cherry Creek Dr., MI. South side of 24 Mile Rd. between Van Dyke and M-53 Expressway. Challenging course. .

Third Thursday Roundtable

THU 2008-05-15
The Original Third Thursday Roundtable. Presentation begins at 12:20 PM. Includes buffet lunch. Schedule of speakers
Starts at 11:45 PM. Member Price is $20 and guest price is .Location: Club Venetian Banquet Center. 20310 John R, Madison Heights, MI. 48071. 1/8 mile north of 12. One mile east of I-75.

PWP- Rochester

THU 2008-05-15
Weekly Dance. Our very own TJ the DJ plays TOP 40 and Your requests.
Starts at 7:00 PM. Member Price is $4 and guest price is $8.Location: Rivercrest,Avon Rd. between Rochester & Livernois.

Fri. May. 16 Events

Introduction to Computers Class Global Information Technology call 248-557-2480

Thunderbirds Ski Club Friday Night Golf

FRI 2008-05-16
Friday Evening Golf Schedule contact Richard Gatza 313-271-0842.
Starts at 5:00 PM..Location: Whispering Willows Golf Course. 20500 Newburgh Road., Livonia, MI .
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Bethany East

FRI 2008-05-16
CARDS & GAMES NIGHT Board games or bring along a game you might want to share. Card games are pinochle and euchre. Pizza, dessert, snacks, and soft drinks will be provided. Cost: $5.00..
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: St. Martin DePorres Social Hall. 31515 Hoover Road, Warren, MI. North of 13 Mile Road.

Bethany Rochester Friday Night Vollyball

FRI 2008-05-16
Volleyball Dinner at 9:10 PM or immediately following Volleyball-For those of you who do not play Volleyball, we will have dinner at CK Diggs 2010 W. Auburn Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Starts at 7:00 PM. Member Price is Order from Menu and guest price is Order from menu.Location: St Andrews Catholic Church. 1400 Inglewood Ave, Rochester, MI 48307 248-651-7486

Detroit Institute of Arts

FRI 2008-05-16
Jazz Fridays (Third Friday): The best in classic and contemporary jazz, drawing in the galleries for all ages, museum tours and drop-in workshops.
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Detroit Institute of Arts 5200 Woodward Avenue Detroit, MI 313.833.7900
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Classical and Jazz Music Event

FRI 2008-05-16
Season Finale by the Royal Oak symphony Orchestra Call 248-988-6991 for ticket information.Winter Concert by the Royal Oak symphony Orchestra Call 248-988-6991 for ticket information

John Robertson, guest Conductor
Overture to L'italiana in Algeri- Gioachino Rossinni
English Folk Song Suite- Ralph Vaugn Williams
Prelude and Libestod from Tristan and Isolde-Richard Wagner
Symphony No. 4- Robert Schumann
Starts at 8:00 PM. Member Price is $10 and guest price is .Location: Royal Oak Middle School Auditorium. 700 N. Washington, Royal Oak, MI. Web site is www.RoyalOakOrchestra.org. 1/4 Mile North of 11 Mile Road. (The old Dondero High School).

Folk Music & Dancing

FRI 2008-05-16
International Folk Dancing may be for you!
Admission is $7.00 per person; Singles and couples are welcome. No age limit.

> Light refreshments (non alcoholic) are available at no additional cost. Casual clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended. (Ladies, NO STILLETTO HEELS, Please!)
Starts at 8:30 PM. Price is $7.Location: St James Catholic Church. 200 Hazelhurst, Ferndale, MI. 48202. Woodward And Hazelhurst.

American Singles Golf Association-SE Michigan

FRI 2008-05-16
Friday Nite Golf League Contact: Denny O'Neill, 248-375-2440, dakotaopen@comcast.net .
Starts at 5:30 PM. Member Price is $19 and guest price is .Location: Farmington Hills Golf Course. 37777 11 Mile, Farmington Hills, MI. Web site is http://www.ci.farmington-hills.mi.us/community/.

Metropolitan Single Professionals

FRI 2008-05-16
Single Mingle Top 40 DJ, Cash Bar, Hors d'oeuvres (8:00-9:00)Dressy Casual (No jeans or Tennis Shoes) Non-Smoking
From 8:00 pm to 1:00 am. Member Price is $5.00 and guest price is .Location: Raddison, Livonia (Formerly Holiday Inn) 17123 Laurel Park Dr. N 6 Mile Road at I-275 734-464-1300


" An enemy takes up more space in our heads than a friend in our hearts."

Sat. May. 17 Events

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Armed Force's Day


Royal Oak Woman's Club Bake Sale

SAT 2008-05-17
Bake Sale and Rada Cutlery Sale.

The Royal Oak Woman's Club is a non-profit service organization which actively supports many local charities. Membership in the club is open to all women regardless of their residency. To visit a meeting or for any information, please call Geri at 248-288-1441, or visit on line at
From 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM..Location: Royal Oak Farmer's Market. 316 East Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067 248-246-3276 .
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St. Michaels's Social Committee

SAT 2008-05-17
Euchre Tournament. Sign up 7:00 PM Start 7:30 PM Cost $15 includes Prize money. Snacks, soft drinks: Pizza & dessert (during intermission) Walk ins welcome Contact Kim 586-212-2626 or Virginia 586-3234. Limit 100.
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: St. Michael Catholic Church. 40501 Hayes Road, Sterling Heights, MI Between 17 & 18 Mile Rd.

Saturday Ballroom Dance

SAT 2008-05-17
Public Welcome Robotka. All Bands offer Ballroom (Fox Trots, Waltz’s, Latin’s and Line Dances). Contact Gerald Miller (734) 429-2680 1626 Judd Rd. Saline, MI 48176
Starts at 7:30 PM. Price is $7.50.Location: Tri=County Sportsmans Lodge. 8640 Moon Rd, Saline, MI 734-429-9561 .

Bethany South

SAT 2008-05-17
Singles Dance . Contact : 734-934-9426 .
Starts at 8:00 PM..Location: Our Lady of the Angels formerly St. Cyril . 6442 Pelham Rd, Taylor, MI. 48192 .

Livingston County Singles

SAT 2008-05-17
Singles Dance--Come to mingle with new and old friends. Cash Bar--Dance to "DJ JOE" 50/50 drawing-- Casual Attire Neat/Clean Jeans are ok--please no tennis shoes Our next dance will be on Saturday May 31st.
From 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM. Price is $10.Location: Tyrone Hills Golf Club. 8449 old US 23, Fenton, MI 4830 810-623-0248 On Center Road just west of US 23.

Phil's Fun Single Dances, LLC

SAT 2008-05-17
Join Your Friends For Dancing & Socializing Cash Bar/Snacks/Smoke Free/Veggie Tray @ 8:30pm/Dressy casual. .
Starts at 8:00 PM. Price is $10.Location: Troy/Clawson Elks Club. 1451 East Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI. 48083 North side of Big Beaver between Rochester Road and John R.

Classical and Jazz Music Event SaxAppeal at Peabody's

SAT 2008-05-17
Dave and Maria Kujat have become the favorite music makers of many of the clubs in the Southeastern Michigan area because they play music to fill the dance floor. They watch the people in attendance and try to play music that they enjoy. Their versatility and professional delivery make any occasion fun.
Starts at 8:00 PM..Location: Peabody's. 34965 Woodward, Birmingham, MI 48089 248-444-5222 web http://www.peabodyrestarant.com .

Moon-Dusters

SAT 2008-05-17
Ballroom Dancing to a live band singles, couples, All Welcom Dress Code: Ladies- Date Style clothes, Gentlemen- Jackets and ties. Mike Wolverton. .
Starts at 8:30 PM. Member Price is $5.00 and guest price is $6.00.Location: Livonia Civic Center. 15218 Farmington Rd., Livonia, MI. South of File Mile Road. contact Joe 248-968-5197.

Bethany Suburban West

SAT 2008-05-17
Monthly Breakfast Meeting All separated, divorced and singles welcome; for details please feel free to contact, Kathy M. (734) 513 9479.
Starts at 9:00 AM. Order off menu .Location: Leons Family Dining 30149 Ford Road Garden City, MI south side (next to Tim Hortons)

American Singles Golf Association-SE Michigan Golf Outing

SAT 2008-05-17
Tee Times Start 1:00pm Arrive By 12:15pm Forward your payment to: John Raymond 1550 Park Lane, Plymouth, MI 48170 (734) 420-1809 johnwraymond@comcast.net
Starts at 12:15 PM. Member Price is $42 and guest price is $47.Location: Cattails Golf Club. 57737 9 Mile Rd, South Lyon, MI 48178 248-486-6877 .

Chamber Music Society of Detroit

Sat 2008-05-17
Jupiter String Quartet  Mendelssohn: Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80
Britten: Quartet No. 3, Op. 94
Beethoven: Quartet No. 16 in F major, Op. 135

Starts at 8:00 PM. Price is $75.Location: Seligman Performing Arts Center. Detroit Country Day School. 22305 W. 13 Mile Road (at Lahsher) , Beverly Hills, MI 48025.


" You feel happiness through what you experience not because of what you are."

Sun. May. 18 Events

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Amber House

Sun 2008-05-18
Super Dance Sundays
Your Best Deal For The Money. Half An Hour Review Class of The Previous Sundays Lesson at 3:30 One Hour Lesson of Scheduled Dances at 4:00 (See flyer)
Starts at 3:30 PM. Price is $8.Location: Amber House 7012 E 9 Mile Rd Warren, MI 586-754-3434 2 blocks west of Van Dyke
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Detroit Concert Choir

SUN 2008-05-18
A Universal Song A tribute to male, female and mixed voice choral music featuring a variety of classical, folk and spiritual selections which celebrate music as the universal language. .
Starts at 4:00 PM..Location: First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak. 529 Hendrie Blvd., Royal Oak, MI. ( 1 block east of Woodward at Sixth St.).

Classical and Jazz Music Event

SUN 2008-05-18
Get the information here
Starts at 6:00 PM..Location: First Baptist Church 300 Willis Birmingham, MI one block north of Maple Road (15 Mile Road), between Old Woodward Avenue and Southfield Road in downtown Birmingham, at the corner of Willits and Bates Streets.

Hot Blues and Dancing

SUN 2008-05-18
Detroit's hottest BLUES JAM Session. Music starts at 7 pm and goes till 10 pm. The dance floor is open and the music is FANTASTIC .
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Pier 500. 507 Biddle, Wyandotte, MI. 48192

"Racing 4 Your Memories"

SUN 2008-05-18
The 3rd annual "Racing 4 Your Memories" event is a 5K Walk and 5K/10K Run to benefit the Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter. It will take place at Kensington Metropark in Milford, at Martindale Beach on Sunday, May 18. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Sign up online at www.racing4yourmemories.kintera.org or contact the Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter office in Southfield.
Starts at 8:00 AM..Location: Kensington Metropark in Milford, at Martindale Beach. .

Somerset Ski & Golf Club

SUN 2008-05-18
Call Carole for reservation 8pm Wed for Sun golf and 3 days prior to weekday golf.Leave info. You will be called if problem. CAll ASAP to cancel. Arrive 30 min. prior to tee time. Foursomes will be selected by a draw. . Contact : Carole 586-412-3430.
Starts at 9:30 AM. Member Price is $38w/cart and guest price is $38 w/cart.Location: Bruce Hills Golf Course. MI. Van Dyke N to 34 Mile Rd. Turn left to Campground, turn left to Taft, turn right. Friendly course. .

GM Ski Club

SUN 2008-05-18
Meet at Anton's Island Grille for breakfast. Anton's is where life is about the THRILL O' THE GRILL. For a great breakfast and fun with friends, c'mon out and join us and be sure and bring a friend.
Starts at 10:00 AM..Location: Antons Island Grille , Northwest corner of Big Beaver (16 Mile Rd) and Dequindre

Bethany Rochester Lets Go To The Movies/Lunch following

SUN 2008-05-18
Time: approximately 11:00am. Exact time will be determined based on movie choice. Bring: $5.00 for movie; $ for lunch and movie snacks
Starts at 11:00 AM. Price is see above.Location: AMC Theater Forum 30. 33001 Mound Road (and M-59), Sterling Heights, MI 48310 (586) 254-1678

Ann Arbor Ski Club

SUN 2008-05-18
Everyone welcome to come out for a day on the links Reserve your spot by May 11th by calling Kirk Haverkamp at 734-474-1032 or by emailing him at kirkhaverkamp@gmail.com
Starts at 12:00 PM..Location: Rolling Meadows Golf Course. 6484 Sutton Road, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 .

Michigan Swing Dance Association

SUN 2008-05-18
The MSDA dances are attended by couples and singles alike. For the most part, our members are single and we are always happy to see new members join.
Starts at 2:00 PM. Member Price is $7.00 and guest price is $9.00.Location: Rhythm and Shoes Dance Studio 2172 Franklin Road, Bloomfield Hills, Mi 48302



Future Events

Birmingham Power Squadron How to use GPS

WED 2008-05-21
USPS University Seminar Series "How to use GPS "For information and to register call 248-224-7235
Starts at 7:00 PM..Location: Franco Comunications Center, St Joseph's Mercy Hospital. 44405 Woodward Ave, Pontiac, MI 48341 .
Please let them know that you saw the notice in the Peggy Jo Studio Newsletter


Detroit Institute of Arts Marble Lounge

THU 2008-05-22
Experimental. Thought provoking. Edgy. Loungy. the new late-night experience the Marble Lounge. Boxers from Detroit's famed Kronk gym duke it out and Mexican masked wrestlers, Revolucha, hit the mat in a ring taking center stage in Prentis Court. Ann Arbor's The Bang! provides the backdrop with a dance party adventure mixing everything from rock-n-roll to '60s soul, from BritPop to HipHop.

This is a first for the museum, and the night's entertainment is in conjunction with the special exhibitions Life's Pleasures: The Ashcan Artists Brush with Leisure, 1895=1925 and Give it a Rest: People at Play in American Prints and Drawings, 1890-1945 (the latter will be open for viewing), each of which features classic images of the ring.

18 & Over Tickets are $10 at the door. Enter off of John R Street. Cocktails and food are available.
From 10:00 PM to 2: AM. Price is $10.Location: Detroit Institute of Art. 5200 Woodward, Detroit, MI 48202 313.833.7900 Enter from John R. to the Prentis Hall.

Sailing Singles Memorial Day Rendezvous

Week end of 2008-05-24
Memorial Day Rendezvous Skippers call Dennis Young 588-725-0457 sign up by may 19. Drive ups call Pat Setter 313-886-1834
From 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM. Member Price is cash Bar and guest price is Cash Bar.Location: Algonac Harbor Marina. Algonac, MI

Sophisticated Singles

SAT 2008-05-24
Memorial Celebration Dance - 35 and up - Free swing lesson by Terry Bee - DJ Randy - Host Wayne - Free snacks - For tickets phone Randy 734-425-8761 or Wayne 313-460-3270 or e-mail Wayne wworo@yahoo.com
Starts at 7:00 PM. Price is $10 adv $12 Door.Location: Burton Manor & Conference Center. 27777 Schoolcraft, Livonia, MI 734-427-9110

Bethany Rochester Memorial Day BBQ Chicken at Stoney Creek

SUN 2008-05-25
Bring: $10.00, BYOB, beach gear/chairs and Appetizer or Dessert BBQ Chicken provided
Starts at 11:00 AM. Price is see above.Location: Stoney Creek, Metro Park. 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township, MI 48316 (586) 254-1678 http://www.metroparks.com/global/stony_creek_map.php.

American Singles Golf Association-SE Michigan

THU 2008-05-29
ASGA Meet & Greet for a nite of fun, mingling, food, & drink with fellow ASGA members & guests.
Starts at 6:00 PM. Price is Cash Bar.Location: Portofino's on the Water. 3455 Biddle, Wyandotee, MI 48192 734-281-6700

Sailing Singles June St Clair Rendezvous

Week end of 2008-06-20
June Rendezvous call Captain Dennis Young, Sailing Singles Fleet Captain 586-725-0457
Starts at ..Location: St Clair Marina. St Clair, MI



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