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Meet Up and Eat UpSummer Lunch Program

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Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: August 15th Wed
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Teens
  • Event Category: Wellness

All Children ages 18 and under are welcome to enjoy a healthy lunch provided by Samaritan Homes and the United Way in partnership with the Michigan Department of Education.

Meet Up and Eat Up on Wednesday, August 15 at 12:30pm

Studio Sessions

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Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: August 15th Wed
  • Time: 3:00pm - 7:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for one hour recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Wednesday, August 15 at 3:00pm

Game Time Fun

Tomorrow at 12pm
Douglass

  • Location: Douglass
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Come and enjoy Summer Reading Program activities and fun games!

Game Time Fun on Thursday, August 16 at 12:00pm

Read to the Librarian

Tomorrow at 12pm
Edison

  • Location: Edison
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Storytime

Children and young adults will read a book of their choice to the librarian.

Read to the Librarian on Thursday, August 16 at 12:00pm

Meet Up and Eat Up!Summer Lunch Program

Tomorrow at 12:30pm
Wilder

  • Location: Wilder
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Wellness

Children up to 18 years of age enjoy a healthy lunch. Join us for a variety of fun activities after lunch.

Meet Up and Eat Up! on Thursday, August 16 at 12:30pm

Meet Up and Eat UpSummer Lunch Program

Tomorrow at 12:30pm
Hubbard

  • Location: Hubbard
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 12:30pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Teens
  • Event Category: Wellness

All Children ages 18 and under are welcome to enjoy a healthy lunch provided by Samaritan Homes and the United Way in partnership with the Michigan Department of Education.

Meet Up and Eat Up on Thursday, August 16 at 12:30pm

Meet Up and Eat UpSummer Lunch Program

Tomorrow at 1pm
Parkman

  • Location: Parkman
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Age Group: Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Summer Reading

Meet up at the library to keep cool, enjoy food and fun activities while making friends at the library.

Meet Up and Eat Up on Thursday, August 16 at 1:00pm

The Library Tour

Tomorrow at 1pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm
  • Age Group: All Ages
  • Event Category: Tours

This free, docent-led tour highlights the history, art and architecture of Detroit's acclaimed Main Library.

The Library Tour on Thursday, August 16 at 1:00pm

Meet Up and Eat Up!Summer Lunch Program

Tomorrow at 1:30pm
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
  • Age Group: Toddlers, Children, Tweens, Teens
  • Event Category: Wellness

Stop by for a nutritious lunch!

Meet Up and Eat Up! on Thursday, August 16 at 1:30pm

Studio Sessions791.4 HYPE Radio

Tomorrow at 3pm
Main Library

  • Location: Main Library
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Teens
  • Event Category: Recreation

Requests for 30-minute recording sessions are limited to two per day, and confirmed by email. A Detroit Public Library or HYPE card is required. Teens attending must be between the ages of 13-18.

Studio Sessions on Thursday, August 16 at 3:00pm

Cooking Matters

Tomorrow at 3pm
Knapp

  • Location: Knapp
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 3:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Wellness

Free cooking and nutrition classes presented by Gleaners Food Bank. Learn about healthy cooking on a budget, smart shopping ideas and more. Commitment to all classes is mandatory.

Cooking Matters on Thursday, August 16 at 3:00pm

Introduction to Computers

Tomorrow at 4pm
Chandler Park

  • Location: Chandler Park
  • Date: August 16th Thu
  • Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm
  • Age Group: Adults
  • Event Category: Computers

Covers the basic parts of a computer, flash drives, saving documents/pictures, printing, mouse usage, keyboarding, an introduction to Microsoft Word, Internet browsing. No computer skills needed.

Introduction to Computers on Thursday, August 16 at 4:00pm
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