What’s Happening Wyandotte … SEPTEMBER 2019

Wadkins Hamburger Night

Get a taste of the past and a former Wyandotte institution at an upcoming event. Watkin’s Night returns from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 27 at Knights of Columbus 1802, 3530 Biddle Ave., Wyandotte. 

Guests can bite into sliders with the same taste as the ones featured at the popular Watkin’s Hamburgers that once stood on Biddle Avenue. 

Carryouts will be available at lounge only. Phone orders will not be taken. Entertainment provided by Jerry Somers, a one man band, who performs an assorted style of music beginning at 7 p.m. For more information, call 734-285-1530.

Fall Party

First Congregational Church Of Wyandotte, 98 Superior Blvd., Wyandotte, is hosting its annual free fall party, featuring petting farm, bingo, children’s crafts, light snacks, and face painting on Sept. 22. 

Pony rides and some concessions will be available for an additional cost. Christian comedian during the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. 

The free family events will take place from 2-4 p.m., while the craft show operates from noon to 5 p.m. Message Sarah E. Medley Pettigrew by text 734-258-0325 with additional questions.

“Yes Ma’am Program

Mammograms help save lives, and the “Yes, Ma’am” program is back to ensure all women have access to the lifesaving procedure. Free mammograms are available from 7:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 28 for women who qualify through Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital’s Center for Women’s and Children’s Health. Women between the ages of 40 and 64 without health insurance, those whose insurance does not cover screening mammography, or those who meet state low-income guidelines are eligible for the program. 

Mammogram test results will be mailed to the participant the week following the event. To verify eligibility and schedule an appointment, call 734-246-9601. Appointments are required, and times are limited.

Bacon True Crime Book Club

At the Bacon Memorial District Library, 45 Vinewood, Wyandotte, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m. Join us for our coffee, treats and true crime. This month we are reading Breaking Free by Rachel Jeffs. Call 734-246-8357.

Modern Masters

Art History Inspired Lessons for Kids ages 6-12 years. Tuesdays or Saturdays in September. Each day, we will create a drawing, painting, sculpture, or other mixed media artwork inspired by the artist of the day. Four-week sessions on Tuesdays or Saturdays from 1:30-3 p.m. Downriver Council for the Arts, 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte. 734-720-0671 or visit downriverarts.org

Ballroom dance lessons

Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. and 8-9 p.m. Each month is a different type of dance lesson. All skill levels welcome. Don’t have a partner? No worries, many people attend without a partner and find great support in learning to dance. Classes are held at the Downriver Council for the Arts, 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte. 

Call 734-720-0671 or visit www.downriverarts.org.

Sewing Club

Sew at your own pace in the company of like-minded people every from 5-7 p.m. on every third Thursday of the month. Fashion designer Cheryl Zemke will answer questions or guide if needed. 

Bring your sewing machine, supplies, and projects. Open to teens and adults. All skill levels welcome. For more information call (734) 720-0671 or visit www.downriverarts.org.

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