‘Images of Resilience’ to be theme of WCCCD exhibit

Going PlacesCEntries are being sought by The Guidance Clinic for a photography exhibit titled “Images of Resilience,” designed to focus on resilience as a way to navigate through life’s challenges.

The exhibit is scheduled for May 1 to June 2 in conjunction with the observance of May as Mental Health Month. The display will be in the Brown and Juanita C. Ford Art Gallery of Wayne County Community College District Downriver Campus, 21000 Northline Road in Taylor.

Participation is limited to artists 18 and older. The photographs must be original works and available for sale. Entries will be accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. April 28 at the college.

For entry forms and additional information, call The Guidance Center at 734-785-7700.

The exhibit will open with a reception from 6 to 7:30 p.m. May 1 with no charge.

In addition, a storytelling event with Shannon Cason as mistress of ceremonies will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. May 23 in the Heinz C. Prechter Educational and Performing Arts Center of the college. The storytellers will relate personal experiences focusing on resilience. There is no charge for the program.

Poetry event is scheduled

The Downriver Poets & Playwrights organization will celebrate National Poetry Month by hosting a poetry reading at 6:30 p.m. April 20 at the James R. DeSana Center for Arts & Culture, 81 Chestnut, Wyandotte.

Poetry by Michigan authors will be featured, among them those whose poems appear in “Water Music, the Great Lakes State Poetry Anthology.” Light refreshments will be served. There is no charge for admission.

Spring bake sale planned

Henry Ford College culinary students will accept pre-orders for breads and desserts to be available at the college’s Holiday Spring Bake Sale on April 13 and 14 in an area next to the Fifty-One O One restaurant at the college.

Pre-order hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 to 7:45 p.m. April 13, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 14. Baked goods also will be sold at the location on both days.

The price range is $3.49 for braided challah or soft dinner rolls to $15.99 for a four-layer carrot torte.

For orders or more information, call the Hospitality Studies Department at 313-845-6390. The college is at 5101 Evergreen Road in Dearborn.

Save the date . . .

April 18-30 — “Motown the Musical,” the story of Motown founder Berry Gordy’s journey from a boxer to a music mogul who launched the careers of Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder, Smokey Robinson and other stars who became legends; featuring more than 50 classic hits; at the Fisher Theatre; tickets starting at $39, including parking, are available by phone at 800-982-2787 or online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com.

April 19 — Reservation deadline for Child’s Hope fundraiser “Be the Voice for Child’s Hope,” to be held at Andiamo Ristorante, 20400 Michigan Ave., Dearborn; for tickets, $150 and $100, go to www.ChildsHope.org.

April 22 — Lincoln Park Historical Society flea market, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Band Shell building at Kennedy Memorial Center, 3240 Ferris; tables will be available for $30 until April 19; to register, or for more information, call the museum at 313-386-3137 or e-mail lpmuseum@gmail.com.