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Monday, March 19, at St. Lucy Catholic Church, 23401 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores. For more information, call Nancy Pilorget at (313) 824-4710, ext. 225.

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The Rotary Club of Grosse Pointe meets at noon Monday, March 19, at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial. Lunch costs $15 and the public can attend. Sheila O’Hara discusses the Moross Greenway Project, a planned effort to redesign and reforest Moross Road median from Mack to I-94.

Guest month

Sunrise Rotary

The Grosse Pointe Woman’s Club luncheon is noon Wednesday, March 21, in the Crystal Ballroom of the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. The program is provided by Grosse Pointe Theatre members. The cost is $5 for guests who must call Sue Plath at (313) 884-5081 by Saturday, March 17, for reservations. During the club’s February meeting, past presidents were honored, in-

one of a kind... Pottery coasters by M. A. Hadley ~ $18.00 each • Exclusively designed for the League Shop • Advance orders now being taken • Hand painted and made in the U.S.A. The League Shop 72 Kercheval on-the-Hill, Grosse Pointe Farms • 313-882-6880

teeth whitening Sapphire Teeth Whitening System ~ $361 • In-office treatment for you & your St. Patty’s Day sweetie • BOGO offer / coupon on website / by appointment • Faircourt Dental Smile Enhancement Studio 20040 Mack Ave., Grosse Pointe Woods • 313-882-2000

cluding, from left, Marilyn Richardson, Pam Zimmer, Janet McConkey, Jean Buhler, Joyce Cook and Mary Ann Schwartz. Not pictured are Fran Ahee, Ann Gerow and Pat Willson.

Spirit of Women An educational series for mothers and daughters, is held from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday, March 18, in the Connelly Auditorium, Beaumont Hospital, Grosse Pointe, 468 Cadieux, City of Grosse Pointe. The event focuses on leadership principles and cultural conceptions of women, is led by women’s health nurse practitioner and designed for girls ages 12 to 15. The cost is $15 per person. To register, or for more information, visit, or call 800-6337377. ◆ The movie “Calendar Girls,” is shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 21, at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial, 32 Lakeshore, Grosse Pointe Farms. The evening begins at 6 p.m. with wine and hors d’oeuvres in the ballroom.

The cost is $12. Reservations can be made by calling (313) 881-7511.

Family Center Rojo Mexican Bistro, 24026 Jefferson, St. Clair Shores, donates a portion of its Monday, March 19, and Monday, March 26, proceeds to The Family Center of Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods. ◆ The Family Center in partnership with instructor Jill Wrubel offers a three- week free stressbusting class beginning at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 27, April 3 and 10, at St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, 20475 Sunningdale Park, Grosse Pointe Woods. Attendees should bring an exercise mat and journal. To register, call (313)

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you’re a “special person” gift Keepsake Candle ~ $28.00 • Assorted styles, colors, and fragrances • Candle in a decorative container • Container can be used for a plant or floral arrangement Denyse & Company 20419 Mack Avenue, Grosse Pointe Woods • 313-886-8974

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884-4820. ◆ Registration is open for The Family Center Circle of Friends’ Artist Challenge, Friday, April 13, at Barnes Early Childhood Center, 20090 Morningside, Grosse Pointe Farms. Preconstructed, original LEGO creations are displayed from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Barnes. There are five categories ranging from kindergarten through adults. To download registration forms, visit family Entry forms must be postmarked by Friday, April 13. Entry fee is $15. And awards ceremony is 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, April 21. For more information, visit or call (313) 432-3832.

Vision support group The Friends of Vision Support Group for the Visually Impaired meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, March 19, and Wednesday, March 21, at Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology, 15415 E. Jefferson, Grosse Pointe Park. The group also meets from 1 to 2:15 p.m.

The Grosse Pointe Sunrise Rotary club meets at 7 a.m. Tuesday, March 20, at the Hill Seafood & Chop House, 123 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms. The speaker is Michigan State Trooper Sarah Krebs, sketch artist for missing persons cases.

Ask the Experts The March 21 Ask the Experts presentation is “Bluer Than Blue - Is it the Baby Blues or Something More?” from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Barnes Early Childhood Center, 20090 Morningside, Grosse Pointe Woods. Admission is free to any of the presentations sponsored by the Family Center of Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods. For reservations, call (313) 432-3832 or visit

Mayors for Meals Services for Older Citizens hosts a coffee hour with the Grosse Pointe and Harper Woods mayors at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 21, at SOC, 159 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms. The mayors are bringing awareness to the national campaign, March for Meal, and in particular SOC’s Meals on Wheels. The six men will deliver meals to residents to show the need for volunteers.

The Lake House See ACTIVITIES, page 8B

The Grosse Pointe Historical Society invites you to the Bicknell Lecture Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 7:30 pm at Grosse Pointe War Memorial A Hidden History: the Story of Springwells in Southwest Detroit Jim Conway, Grosse Pointer and Site Manager of Detroit’s Historic Fort Wayne presents a program relating to the section of the City of Detroit formerly known as Springwells Twp, site of historic Fort Wayne, and its connections with Native Americans for more than 1,000 years.

Questions? 313-884-7010 • We’ll see you there!

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