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Getting Started in Data Science

Tue., Dec. 11, 6:30-8 p.m.

What is a Data Scientist? What is Big Data? Wondering if you're qualified to start a career in this field? We'll cover the emergence of big data and what it means to be a data scientist. We'll walk you through how to get the skills to become a data scientist, and focus on the different jobs that will be open to you once you've mastered the skill set. Free
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Oh, You Fancy! Black Hair & Fashion

Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 16, 2019

THINK: Tribute to the Queen of Soul

Mondays-Sundays. Continues through Jan. 21, 2019

Build Your Own Website with HTML/CSS

Wed., Dec. 12, 6:30-8 p.m.

Curious about coding? Project-based, hands-on learning is the best way to learn. Join us as we teach you the fundamentals of HTML & CSS while building an interactive website. In this workshop you'll learn key HTML & CSS concepts as we review some sample code. Then you'll start building your own site with the help of our instructor and TAs. At the end of the night you'll have your own site live on the internet to share with your friends and family. No prior coding experience needed, this workshop is perfect for beginners. Be sure to bring a laptop. Free
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New ‘Holiday Belles’ House Tour at Ford House

Wed., Dec. 12, 12-7:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 13, 12-7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 14, 12-7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 15, 12-7:30 p.m., Sun., Dec. 16, 12-4 p.m., Wed., Dec. 19, 12-7:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 20, 12-7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 21, 12-7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 22, 12-7:30 p.m., Sun., Dec. 23, 12-4 p.m., Mon., Dec. 24, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wed., Dec. 26, 12-7:30 p.m., Thu., Dec. 27, 12-7:30 p.m., Fri., Dec. 28, 12-7:30 p.m., Sat., Dec. 29, 12-7:30 p.m., Sun., Dec. 30, 12-4 p.m., Mon., Dec. 31, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Wed., Jan. 2, 12-7:30 p.m., Thu., Jan. 3, 12-7:30 p.m., Fri., Jan. 4, 12-7:30 p.m., Sat., Jan. 5, 12-7:30 p.m. and Sun., Jan. 6, 12-4 p.m.
phone 313-884-4222
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Get a glimpse into the society scene of the 1960s as the Fords’ historic home is authentically decorated as it was during the glittering holiday receptions Mrs. Eleanor Ford hosted to honor her granddaughters in the ‘60s, each celebrating her debutante season. On a ‘Holiday Belles’ tour, hear stories of these grand receptions. Admire the fresh mix of traditional holiday décor and twists like spring colors, beautifully re-created from archival photos -- including Christmas trees suspended from the ceiling! Tours also recount Ford family holiday traditions. For tour times and ticket details, visit or call 313.884.4222. Adults $12, seniors $11, children 5+ $8, children 4 and under free. Ford House members free.
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Edsel & Eleanor Ford House (map)
1100 Lake Shore
Greater Detroit Area
phone (313) 884-4222
New ‘Holiday Belles’ House Tour at Ford House

Group Reiki Meditation

Mondays, 7 p.m. Continues through Dec. 17
phone 248-547-2987

Join us every Monday evening for group Reiki healing. free
Greater Ferndale Area
phone (248) 547-2987; (248) - (FAX)

Intro to Python: Fundamentals

Tue., Dec. 18, 6-8 p.m.

Curious what Python is all about? Are you data-driven and interested in finding out how Python can take you to the next level? Join us for this hands-on workshop while we explore variables, data structures, and functions, and go over basic data science concepts. This is a fun, interactive class for beginners, so no prior programming experience is needed. Though to get the most out of it, be sure to bring your laptop! Free
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Intro to JavaScript: Build a Guessing Game

Wed., Dec. 19, 6:30-8 p.m.

Looking for a fun way to start learning how to code? Join us as we teach you how to build a simple guessing game while learning the fundamentals of JavaScript, the most popular programming language. With each new programming concept you learn, you will add new features to the game, including keeping track of how many guesses you've had and starting a new game from scratch. See an example before you come: this guessing game was made by an attendee at one of the last events! To get the most out of it, be sure to bring your laptop. Free
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Meet The Scientist Saturday

Last Saturday of every month, 2 p.m.


IRS Form 940 and Unemployment

Thu., Jan. 10, 10-11 a.m.
phone 800-385-1627

@ Online Event, Online Event
This webinar will review the necessary updates on where our unemployment system is and how this will affect the way payroll professionals will do their jobs now and into the future. $145.00
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Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction

Tue., Jan. 22, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725

“Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction” will be presented by Carl Christensen, MD, Ph.D., D-FASAM; and Mark A. Weiner, MD, D-FASAM. People with pain deserve relief, and the good news is there are strategies for acute and chronic pain management that are safe and effective for people at risk of or in recovery from substance use disorders. This presentation will discuss various methods of pain management and their relative risks and benefits, and describe creative approaches to effective pain relief for people in recovery from substance use disorders. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. free
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Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction

Tue., Jan. 29, 7-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725

“Trauma, Chemical Use and Addiction” will be presented by Tana Bridge, PhD, ACSW, LMSW, ACTP; Professor, School of Social Work, Eastern Michigan University. This presentation by an award-winning trauma expert will review events involved with trauma exposure, trauma specific symptomology, the impact trauma has on the brain and on coping and subsequent substance use, and how to aid individuals struggling with trauma and substance addiction. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. free
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Authentic Italian Cannoli Cooking Class

Thu., Feb. 14, 10-11:30 a.m.
phone 248-473-1830

Learn how to make the decadent, much loved dessert treat to share with your loved ones on Valentine's Day! In this hands-on class you'll work on your own to prepare traditional cannoli dough, then shape and fry into shells. Next, you'll blend a sinfully sweet ricotta cheese-vanilla cream filling to stuff them! Making cannoli is fun and surprisingly easy - you'll never buy them again! You will need to bring your own supplies and ingredients. Supply list will be provided after you register. Ages 18+ - Pre-registration required Resident $35, Non-resident $40
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Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery

Tue., Feb. 19, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725

“Dispelling Myths about Smoking, Mental Health/Substance Use Disorders and Recovery” will be presented by Rosemary Bak Lowery, MS, CHES®, CNP, ACSM-CPT; Certified Health Education Specialist. While smoking has trended downward in recent years, it is still highly prevalent in adults with mental health and/or substance use disorder (MH/SUD). This program will shed light on the extent of this public health problem as well as the solution. People with MH/SUD can quit smoking, and when they do, they experience improved mental health and greater success in SUD recovery. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. free
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Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Addiction: Implications for Recovery

Tue., Feb. 26, 7:30-9 p.m.
phone 734-485-8725

"Co-Occurring Eating Disorders and Addiction: Implications for Recovery” will be presented by Tiffany Schultz, LLMSW; Dawn Farm Outpatient Therapist. This presentation will explore the ways in which substance use disorders and eating disorders intersect and how those intersections impact the course of treatment and recovery for the individual. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series. free
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