Wyandotte Street Art Fair

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Dates:  Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, July 10-13, 2019

Hours: 10 AM to 9 PM daily.

In the city described as “The Heart of Downriver”, our annual Art Fair draws artists, entertainers, and thousands of patrons to create an event that people of all ages can enjoy.  The fair traces its history back to 1961, in the city along the shore of the Detroit River, among it’s historic and charming downtown area. The 58th Street Art Fair will bring you days of fun, food, entertainment, and art and crafts created from across the state, region and nation, including pottery, wood, fiber, metal, drawings, furniture, basketry, jewelry, cartoons, sculptures, toys, clothing, painting, and so many other types of crafts to look at, or to buy. 

As one of the largest fine art fairs in the State of Michigan, the event also offers a variety of music, food, and activities for all ages, and has brought us over 200,000 visitors, 200 artists, 25 restaurants, and a multitude of local merchants, carnival type games for the children, and live entertainment for all to enjoy.  All ages can have fun in a festive environment enjoying the cultural enrichment of Wyandotte.  To see a list of “Entertainment” each day, please scroll down.

Needless to say the Upper Downriver Right to Life will have its table set up close to Elm and 2nd Street, with various pamphlets to read, and a few articles to sell.  We are looking for volunteers for at least two or four hour shifts, but at the very least just stop by and say “hi” to us.

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To participate in the Beautiful Baby Contest which will be held this year, please click “Here” for more information in how to participate.

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ENTERTAINMENT

Wednesday, July 10th
2-3:30 pm – Gary Niemenski
4-6 pm – Meltdowners
6:30-8:30 pm – Crazy Babies – Ozzy Rebourne
9-11 pm – Larry Lee and Back in the Day

Thursday, July 11th
3:30-5:30 pm – Wisteria
6:15 – 8:15 pm – Category 5
9-11 pm – Class of 98

Friday, July 12th
3-4:30 pm – Fake News
5-6 pm – Fairgrieve
6:15-8:15 pm – Category 5
9-11 pm – Boogie Dynomite

Saturday, July 13th
1-2 pm – Olivia Schotthoefer and Friends
2:30-4 pm – SQ3
4:30-6 pm – Rummler
6:30 – 8 pm – Eva Under Fire
9 – 11 pm – Mega 80’s

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“Chalk It Up For Life” Art Contest for Pro-life Youth.

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“Chalk It Up For Life” is a prolife sidewalk chalkart contest for youth in Kindergarten to 12th grade. Right to Life of Michigan is hosting the event in collaboration with St. Alfred Catholic Church in Taylor on Saturday, September 23, 2017.

 

The youth chalk drawings will involve the theme “God loves babies.” This life-affirming theme reminds us that every human life, born and unborn, baby or adult, is created in the image and likeness of God. Life is precious at every stage!

 

The contest will be held from noon to 2 p.m. at the northeast parking lot of St. Alfred Catholic Church at 24175 Baske St. in Taylor.

 

All youth artists must pre-register and have parental permission to participate. For registrations forms and information please contact Tina at outreach@rtl.org or (313) 212-1326. The deadline for all registration and permission forms is September 15, 2017. Space is limited – register early.

 

Youth artists will be sorted into three age divisions: Kindergarten to 4th grade, 5th to 8th grade, and 9th to 12th grade. Judges will select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place for each division. All participating youth artists will receive a special Right to Life of Michigan participation keepsake.

 

Contest information in a condensed format is available below.

 

Right to Life of Michigan is a nonpartisan, nonsectarian, nonprofit organization of diverse and caring people united to protect the precious gift of human life from fertilization to natural death.

 

CHALK IT UP FOR LIFE YOUTH ART CONTEST

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017

Time: 12 noon – 2 p.m.

Location: St. Alfred Catholic Church

Northeast Parking Lot (outdoors)

24175 Baske St.

Taylor, MI 48180

 

Registration: All contestants MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED and have parental permission to participate. To obtain a registration form please contact Tina at outreach@rtl.org or call (313) 212-1326. The deadline to receive all registration and parental permission forms is September 15, 2017. Register early—space is limited.

 

Theme: “God Loves Babies”

Age divisions: Kindergarten – 4th Grade

5th – 8th Grade

9th – 12th Grade

 

Awards: Judges will select 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners in each youth artist group. All youth artists will receive a special Right to Life of Michigan participation keepsake.

 

Information: E-mail Tina at outreach@rtl.org or call (313) 212-1326

 

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Elected Official Leads Class on Christian View of Politics beginning July

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Can a sincere Christian, or any person of integrity, participate in politics? And why do politics seem to turn up even in the office, the church, or the family? These and other questions of immediate concern will be discussed in an evening study of First and Second Samuel at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Taylor beginning Wednesday, July 19, from 7:00 p.m. To 8:30 p.m., and continuing for 12 weeks.

The class is unique and timely as it will be led by a statewide elected official, Dr. Richard Zeile (“Dr. Z”), who serves on the State Board of Education, currently as Co-President. The Old Testament books of Samuel chronicle Israel’s shift from a federation of tribes led by judges to a monarchy under Saul and David. David is the traditional exemplar of God’s man in the fields of war and government, and his conduct offers many suggestions as to how the Believer, the sincere adherent of the Christian faith, ought to approach the complexities of war and politics.

Beginning with a basic analysis of politics as any process dealing with conflicting agendas, Dr. Zeile will explore with the class the differing perspectives that give rise to conflicting agendas, the role of loyalties an individual may owe, the ethics of truth-telling and truth-concealing, the creative power of our words in determining relationships, what we praise and blame, integrity, the relation of the divine and the political, of church and state, ethics of war, violence and force, changing social conditions, institutions, and values. These will be illustrated by examples from ancient and American political history. Participant questions and comments are an important part of this class. Various perspectives will be noted and dealt with respectfully, but the class perspective is that of traditional Christianity which regards David as God’s approved exemplar of a political leader.

Attendance at all sessions will be valuable but not mandatory. Participants may register by calling 313.802.1146, but drop-ins are welcome. No one will be called upon to read or speak without volunteering beforehand. This class will meet at the St. John’s Lutheran Church School building, 13115 Telegraph (corner of Northline Road), Taylor. Enter the Northline-facing double doors. Parking is free and cost of the class is provided by St. John’s Lutheran Church, Taylor, a congregation of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod.

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Dr. Richard Zeile studied political theory at Valparaiso University, Indiana, earned a master’s degree from the Rackham School of the University of Michigan in education, and a master’s degree in church history from the Harvard Divinity School, before completing studies for Lutheran ordination at Concordia Theological Seminary, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. He earned certification as a Specialist in Educational Administration from Wayne State University, and a doctorate in ministry from Detroit’s Ecumenical Theological Seminary. He is the author of several articles in educational and religious journals, Sunday school curricula for Concordia Publishing House, and a study on Detroit school closings in the 1990’s entitled, When Lutheran Schools Close (Lambert Academic Publishing 2014). Dr. Zeile has served as Headmaster at several Lutheran schools, notably at St. John’s, Taylor (2001-214), and Pastor at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Taylor. He was elected in 2010 to Michigan’s State Board of Education where he was elected by his colleagues as Co-President for the 2017-18 biennium. He has served on the Board of Directors for the National Association of State Boards of Education, and chaired their Study Group on Rural Education (2014). Dr. Zeile has taught adjunct courses at Concordia University Ann Arbor in education and theology.

Youth Billboard Contest

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AGES 13 – 24

TWO $500.00 WINNERS

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Original and Upbeat!

Must contain 1-800-57-WOMAN

7 words or less

Finished image will be 10’5″h x 22’8″w

Displayed Downriver July 2017

(can be patriotic)

TWO FIRST PLACE WINNERS

$500.00 cash prize each

Downriver residents ages 13-24

DEADLINE MAY  31, 2017

Entries may be sent to:

Upper Downriver Right to Life

2010 Eureka Road

Wyandotte, MI 48192

More details available by email request @

wyandotterlm@gmail.com

734-288-8798

Entries must include name, age, and contact information.

11th annual Archdiocesan Pro-life Youth Conference

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The 11th annual Archdiocesan Pro-life Youth Conference “Justice for All-Be Their Voice” will be held April 29th at Bishop Foley High School, 32000 Campbell Rd., Madison Heights, MI 48071, beginning at 12noon.

The conference will feature Emmy award- winning Keynote speaker Ryan Bomberger from the Radiance Foundation who will speak on The Beauty of Possibility and the Social Injustice of Abortion, as well as his break-out session Adopted and Loved.

Additional break-out sessions affirming student’s personal worth and their unique purpose include:

  • Women’s Health, the Medical Effects of Abortion & practicing Prolife Medicine
  • Adopted and Loved
  • Understanding Prolife Legislation and Conscience Rights-Finding your Voice
  • Trafficking and Human Dignity
  • Prolife Apologetics
  • Sexual Integrity-the Call to Greatness and Love

Vendor Resource Tables Representatives will be on hand to share valuable resources with students.  Auxiliary Bishop Donald Hanchon will cap off the conference with the celebration of Sunday Vigil Mass following Praise and Worship at 4:45. Opportunity for Confession, Adoration, Praise & Worship as well! Following Mass students are welcome to stay for dinner, and a closing DJ dance, ending at 9:30 pm.

Register today …don’t miss out!!  www.prolifeyouth.com

Cost: $18 for groups advance/ $20 at the door – includes original conference T-shirt, take away resources, dinner and DJ dancing! $10 Dance Only.

All 8th Grade through college students are welcome to attend!  Bring a friend, make some friends, have a great time, and hope to see you there!

Lynn Mills, Director of Pro-Life Detroit, to be Speaker on 3/30/17 at Annual Meeting of Southern Downriver Right to Life

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ALL ARE WELCOME TO ATTEND

We hope to see you this Thursday, March 30 at 7:00 PM at the Annual Meeting of Southern Downriver Right to Life (SDRTL), a local affiliate of Right to Life of Michigan at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2550 Edsel Dr., Trenton, MI. 48183.

We are very excited and honored to have Lynn Mills,  Director of Pro-Life Detroit, as our featured Guest Speaker.  Ms. Mills is  long time pro-life activist and investigator in the Detroit area with amazing courage, and a leader at  protests at abortion clinics and Planned Parenthood facilities. 

We will also be electing a new Board and Officers for  SDRTL, and we will outline our activities and plans for the balance of 2017.

We also hope that you will  take the time to contact Michigan’s two (2) U.S. Senators, expressing your support of the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch  to the Supreme Court. This is a very easy task and should take only five (5) minutes.  It’s just a matter of leaving a short message with the receptionist.  Don’t worry; they won’t argue, they work for you !  Just express your wishes to the senator.

Message: “I’m calling to ask the Senator to please allow an up-or-down vote on Judge Neil Gorsuch for the U.S. Supreme Court.  Judge Gorsuch is a well-qualified candidate and deserves a fair hearing.”  Please be courteous and respectful.

Sen. Debbie Stabenow: 202-224-4822 (Washington D.C.) 313-961-4330 (Detroit),   Sen. Gary Peters: 202-224-6221 (Washington D.C.) 313-226-6020 (Detroit).

You can also go to their WEB sites and send them an e-mail, or write to them at the addresses below:

Senator Debbie Stabenow                  Senator Gary Peters

731 Hart Senate Office Building       724 Hart Senate Office Building

Washington, D.C. 20510-2204            Washington, D.C. 20510-220      

Joe Connors – joec@monroeplumbing.com 

Southern Downriver Right to Life   

 (734)-241-4277 Office

(734)-241-3602 Fax

(734)-735-8001 Cell

Questions?  Contact:  Suzanne Petre (734) 675-3302 or smpetre@comcast.net

 

Black History Month 2017 – a Prolife Panel Discussion.

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Right to Life of Michigan invites you to attend the Black History Month 2017 a Pro-life Panel Discussion.  This is an event you won’t want to miss so, copy the attached flyer (can be found on the link), invite your friends and family members, share with others!

Mark your calendars and plan on attending, this event will be held one week from today on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Evangel Baptist Church, 16994 Telegraph Rd. Taylor, Mi 48180. 7-9 p.m.

Please click on the following link for additional information.

https://rtl.org/events/blackhistorymonth/