Our Lady of Angels slates annual summer festival

Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church of Taylor has scheduled its Seventh Annual Summer Festival for Friday through Sunday at the parish hall, 6442 Pelham Road.

Among the attractions will be a drawing for a $12,000 grand prize, and 50/50 drawings on the hour. Also planned are a carnival, bingo and other games, and food booths offering American, Polish and Italian specialties.

Wristbands for carnival rides, beginning with a preview on Friday, are available for $45, online only, at www.wadeshows.com.

Live music will be provided by Fifty Amp Fuse from 7 to 11 p.m. Friday; DJ Rick Cantu, 2 to 5 p.m. and Annabelle Road, 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday; and the Misty Blues, 1 to 4 p.m. and Trilogy Band, 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday.

A polka mass will be held in the main tent at noon Sunday. Additional information about the festival is available at 313-381-3000.

Program set for caregivers
“Navigating the Caregiver’s Experience” will be presented by The Information Center of Taylor from 10 a.m. to noon June 10 at Wayne County Community College District, Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline, Taylor.

Registration is scheduled for 9:30 to 10 a.m. In addition, registrations are being accepted at 734-287-7883 or laurar@theinfocenter.info.

Katy Graham of the Elder Law & Advocacy Center will speak on caregivers’ legal issues, and Betti Hughes of The Senior Alliance on Medicare and Medicaid benefits.

“Laughter Can be Part of the Caregiver’s Journey” will be the topic of Carol Waarala of the Gentiva Hospice.

College plans third luncheon
The cuisines of the Americas and Caribbean will be in the spotlight Thursday when the Henry Ford College Culinary Arts Department presents “Old World European Flavors,” the third in a series of international buffets, at the college’s student-run Fifty-One O restaurant.

Menu items will include Chicken Pozole (a peasant-style vegetable soup), beef empanadas, black beans, vegetarian paella and braised chicken with mole sauce. Among the desserts will be pineapple rum torte, pina colada pie and horchata (iced rice milk with cinnamon).

The buffet, $14 per person, will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Reservations are being accepted at 313-206-5101. The college is located at 5101 Evergreen Road in Dearborn.

Boviz is named to Hall of Fame
Congratulations are in order for Rob Bovitz, a licensed certified public accountant and president of Bovitz CPA of Trenton, who was elected to the Canton Community Hall of Fame.

A resident of Canton Township and former longtime resident of Trenton, Bovitz was among those honored last month for their dedication and service to the Canton community.

He also has been honored as the Outstanding Young Man of the Year by the Trenton Jaycees.

Bovitz is a past chairman of the Southern Wayne County Regional Chamber and a director of the Downriver Council for the Arts and the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

In addition, he is actively involved with The Information Center and the Trillium Performing Arts Academy, both of Taylor.

Bovitz and his wife, Katie, are the parents of two daughters.

Coming up . . .
Through Aug. 17 — “Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power,” an exhibit created by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, with more than 250 artifacts; at the Henry Ford; for tickets, $17, adults; $15, seniors; and $12.50, youths (free for children 4 and under), call 313-982-6001 or visit HYPERLINK “http://www.thehenryford.org” www.thehenryford.org.

June 14, 15 — Motor Muster at Greenfield Village, featuring more than 500 autos from the classics of the 1930s to the muscle cars of the 1970s; June 14 attractions will include a nighttime cruise, car show and dancing in the streets; a dance show will feature rock ’n’ roll dance hits of the late 1950s and early 1970s, including the twist, mambo, mashed potato and watusi; free with village admission of $24, adults; $22, seniors; and $17.50, youths (children 4 and younger are free).

June 27, 28, 29 — Thirty-ninth Annual Trenton Summer Festival; at West Road and Jefferson; a preview party on June 26 will offer live entertainment and wine and craft-beer tastings.