Health & Wellness Series
The Community House

Health & Wellness SERIES

Health & Wellness Series presented by St. Joseph Mercy Oakland is an engaging and informative, 4-part series highlighting one of life’s most important gifts…good health. Medical professionals will provide key insight on identified topics, as well as, provide an opportunity to foster an open dialogue while answering important and/or personalized health related questions in a safe, intimate setting. The following topics will be featured in January and February 2020: Advancements in Prostate Screening, Opioid Stewardship, Spine Health in the 21st Century, as well as Heart and Stroke Health. FREE TO ATTEND!

Advancements in Prostate Screening

Monday, January 20, 2020, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Dr. Sanjeev Kaul will cover the topic of prostate cancer, including offering screening recommendations. This important presentation will feature an overview of PSA screenings and the advanced, new MRI/Ultrasound Fusion Biopsy of the prostate, which is now available at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland.

Opioid Stewardship

Monday, January 27, 2020, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Dr.  Diane Morris, MD

Heart & Stroke Health

WEDNESDAY, FebRUARY 19, 2020, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Dr. Kirit Patel – MD, Chairman of the Department of Medicine, Medical Director of Cardiology

Dr. Charles Schwartz – MD, Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Spine Health in the 21st Century

Monday, February 24, 2020, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Dr. Yoav Ritter – Neurological Surgeon

This series is free to attend but as seating is limited, please register to reserve your spot! Networking & light refreshments included.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

 

Presenting Sponsor

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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Join us for a series of intimate evenings with nationally recognized authors.

On Tuesday, December 10, Author RJ King will read excerpts and sign his book “Detroit: Engine of America”

On Wednesday, December 11, Author Linda Solomon will read excerpts and sign her book “The Queen Next Door: Aretha Franklin, An Intimate Portrait”

On Tuesday, December 17, Author Jack Krasula will read excerpts and sign his book “With God, Anything is Possible”

Event begins at 6:00 PM where guests may purchase a book and have it signed later
From 6:30 to 7:00 PM there will be a book reading, presentation, Q&A
From 7:00 to 7:30 PM will be the book sales signing
8:00 PM – End

All book and wine purchases are cash only
Limited number of books available for purchase – first come, first served
Wine will be available for purchase

To RSVP, contact jsmude@communityhousefoundation.org or call 248.554.6594.

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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Sara Smith Youth Theatre presents The Little Mermaid, Jr.

Saturday, November 9, 2019
10:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, November 10, 2019
2:00 p.m. & 5:00 p.m.

Journey “under the sea” with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID JR., adapted from Disney’s 2008 Broadway production. In a magical underwater kingdom, the beautiful young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home–and her fins–behind & live in the world above.

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY!
Kids Floor Seating $10; General Seating $20; Friends Reserved Seating $30

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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Join us for a night of Halloween fun and adventure at Monster Mash for kids ages 3 years old and up! There will be tricks and treats for everyone as little ones eat pizza, dance, play games and make spooky Halloween crafts. Children can wear their Halloween costume, dance attire or comfortable clothing they can move in. This event is for boys and girls and open to the public, so feel free to bring a friend!

Please notify us of any food allergies or dietary restrictions prior to the event. 

Click HERE to register.

$30 for the first child, $20 for each additional child.

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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The Community House invites you to dive into Sara Smith Youth Theatre’s Fall 2019 production of The Little Mermaid, Jr!

Auditions will be held on Saturday, September 21st with time slots available at 9:00 AM and 11:00 AM.  Actors ages 8 to 18 years old are welcome to participate. Registration is required.

Actors should prepare a one-minute monologue of their choosing (preferably memorized). Additionally, actors are asked to prepare a one-minute song cut of either Part of Your World or Under the Sea. It is not required to have song memorized for the audition process.

Parents/Caregivers should be prepared to wait on-site during the audition process.

Production rehearsals will be held Wednesdays from 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM and Saturdays 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. The first rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, September 25th. Upon casting, actors will receive a detailed rehearsal schedules outlining all additional information.

There is no fee to audition, however, should you be selected to participate, there is a $425 fee which covers production fees and includes a family ticket package.

To register please click HERE

For additional information, please contact program@communityhouse.com

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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Join us for a lecture series featuring the influential women shaping Michigan’s cultural and societal landscape.

Joumana Kayrouz, Founder & Principal Attorney, Law Offices of Joumana Kayrouz
Wednesday, October 2, 6:30 PM

Amy Good, Chief Executive Officer, Alternatives for Girls
Wednesday, October 16, 6:30 PM

Denise Dalrymple, Chief Executive Officer, Girl Scouts of Southeast Michigan
Wednesday, October 23, 6:30 PM

Mimi Brown, President, National Speakers Association of Michigan
Tuesday, November 5, 6:30 PM

Click HERE to register for one lecture or the whole series!

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Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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Join us for a lecture series featuring Michigan’s sharpest minds sharing unique insights.

Register for the entire series or register for an individual lecture. Be sure to sign up now as seating is extremely limited. All lectures begin at 6:30pm.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10
Michele Hodges
, President, Belle Isle Conservancy

WEDNESDAY, MAY 1
Rabbi Eli Mayerfeld
, Chief Executive Officer, Holocaust Memorial Center

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22
Andrew Blauvelt
, Director, Cranbrook Art Museum

WEDNESDAY, MAY 29
MaryAnn Wilkinson
, Executive Director, The Scarab Club

Click HERE to get your tickets today!

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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Join us for the 34th Annual Student Art Town Exhibition this Spring! This meaningful event celebrates and encourages the artistic talents of elementary, middle, and high school students in Southeastern Michigan.

Barbara Heller, the Director and Conservator for the Detroit Institute of Arts will determine the awards. Artists in each age group (K-5th grade, 6th-8th grade, and 9th-12th grade) will be honored with Gold, Silver, and Bronze Awards. The public viewing of student artwork takes place on Friday, April 12th, from 4 – 7 pm, followed by an Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 13th, for educators, distinguished artists, and their families. All featured student artists will receive a certificate of merit.

Educators are encouraged to submit student artists following the guidelines below.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Each school may submit up to two pieces per grade.
  • NEW this year: individual and group projects are eligible for submission.
    • Group projects will be recognized as a separate category and count as one art piece towards the maximum two pieces per grade.
  • Original art pieces must be delivered to The Community House from April 8-10 between 8 am and 6 pm.
    • No photocopies will be accepted.
  • Artwork must include a secure hanging mechanism (such as wire or hanging strips); avoid heavy or framed artwork.
    • 3-D Artwork and jewelry submissions are accepted, but please share dimensions, weight, and display needs.
  • Provide an email address for each student’s parent/guardian for event invitations.
  • Send a clear image of each art piece to lbrenz@communityhousefoundation.org before delivery to be included in the commemorative book.

 

Click here to complete the inventory form no later than Friday, March 15 to be included in the exhibition.

 

The Community House acknowledges The Deroy Testamentary Foundation for its extraordinary support of this event over the years. This cherished event would not be possible without your contribution!

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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Join us for a delightful Easter celebration at The Community House with our special event, “Breakfast with Bunny” on Easter Sunday!

 

 

  • Date: Sunday, March 31
  • Seating Times: 10:30 am and 1:00 pm
  • Ticket Prices:
    • Adults: $49 per person
    • Children (Ages 3-12): $25
    • Children under 3: Free

Our exquisite breakfast menu, specially crafted for this occasion, promises to delight your taste buds with a variety of delectable dishes. From mouth-watering entrees to delightful desserts, we’ve curated a menu that caters to everyone.

The Easter Bunny will make a special appearance, spreading cheer and joy throughout the event. Capture the moment with a photo opportunity, creating lasting memories for you and your loved ones.

For the adults, a cash bar will be available, offering a selection of refreshing beverages to complement the Easter festivities.

Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to celebrate Easter in a warm and inviting atmosphere at The Community House. Gather your family and friends for a morning of great food, joyous laughter, and the enchantment of Easter!

 

For reservations, please complete the form below or call 248.644.5832.

 

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Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

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The Community House invites you to join us for the 39th annual OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale!

This all-media and juried art show provides a forum for Michigan artists to display and sell their work. The Show includes paintings, pastels, sculptures, glassworks, fiber, photography, jewelry, and mixed media. Artists receive sixty-five percent of the proceeds from the sale of art, while thirty-five percent goes to the programs and services provided by The Community House, a non-profit organization serving people in the community for 100 years!

The OUR TOWN Opening Night Party will be Thursday, March 21st, 2024, from 6-9 p.m. Artists juried into the Show can attend for free. The Show will be open to the public free of charge on Friday, March 22nd, and Saturday, March 23rd, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. An online version of the Show will be available from Friday, March 22nd through Friday, March 29th.

Click here to make reservations for the Opening Night Party!

Artists will be notified of the jury results by email at the end of February/early March 2024.

 

The Community House acknowledges The Deroy Testamentary Foundation for its extraordinary support of this event over the years. This cherished event would not be possible without your contribution!

Parking

Free parking is available for the first two hours in the Chester Street Structure and all other Birmingham parking structures. There is also metered parking across from The Community House at $2.00 an hour (limit 4 hours). Parking is free on Sundays in all parking structures and meters. Revised Parking Map

Time To Get Involved

Start your philanthropic journey with The Community House and become a part of our extraordinary legacy. Whether it's a gift of money or your gift of time, we welcome your involvement with our organization as we strive to preserve the house people have been calling home for over a century. The time is now!

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