Events

January 2020

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How Can Communities Support Recovery?

January 28 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute, Ypsilanti MI

“How Can Communities Support Recovery?” will be presented on Tuesday January 28, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Anna Byberg, LMSW, CAADC, Dawn Farm Clinical Director. Personal recovery from substance use disorders happens within a community. Intrinsic and extrinsic factors influence the initiation and maintenance of recovery. Traditional treatment and recovery efforts have mainly focused on the intrinsic, but communities can help to support recovery efforts, too. Learn about the “Healing Forest” model, and identify strategies that we can all take to support recovery in our communities. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed... Find out more »
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FREE FILM AND DISCUSSION

January 31 - April 24 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Jewel Heart, Ann Arbor MI

Bring your friends and enjoy a free film and group discussion. Concessions available. Jan. 31. –  SAMADHI (2017) – Maya, the Illusion of the Self, It’s not what you think. – Documentary - Samadhi is an ancient Sanskrit word that points to the transcendent union that is at the root of all spirituality and self-inquiry. Feb. 28. – The Healer, (2017) -The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself. March 27.  Old Fashioned, (2014) – A beautiful, moving, old-fashioned love story, in the true glory... Find out more »

February 2020

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Storm Large

February 3 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit MI

Back by popular demand, Storm Large delivers American songbook classics, Broadway tear-jerkers and rock goddess anthems. She may appear to be a six foot tattooed Vargas pin up girl, but with a voice that goes from a velvety purr to a mighty Valkyrie in a single phrase, Ms. Large is a vocalist whose iconoclastic talent defies the laws of nature. Please be advised that this performance may contain adult content and explicit language (with humor). TICKETS: $60 - VIP Experience - Includes admission, a reserved cabaret seat, and 1 FREE Drink $30 - General Admission https://www.dso.org/ShowEventsView.aspx?id=6326&prod=6325 https://www.dso.org/TicketsReserve.aspx?performanceNumber=6326 Find out more »
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Storm Large

February 3 @ 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit MI

Back by popular demand, Storm Large delivers American songbook classics, Broadway tear-jerkers and rock goddess anthems. She may appear to be a six foot tattooed Vargas pin up girl, but with a voice that goes from a velvety purr to a mighty Valkyrie in a single phrase, Ms. Large is a vocalist whose iconoclastic talent defies the laws of nature. Please be advised that this performance may contain adult content and explicit language (with humor). TICKETS: $60 - VIP Experience - Includes admission, a reserved cabaret seat, and 1 FREE Drink $30 - General Admission https://www.dso.org/events-and-tickets/events/storm-large/ https://tickets.dso.org/booking/production/bestavailable/6326 Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

February 4 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

February 11 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Psychic Fun Day

February 16 @ 1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Ann Arbor, confirmation letter

With Robert & Pamela Taylor 1:30 pm at Classic Cup Café 4389 Jackson Rd, Ann Arbor MI, 48103 $15 for NCGR members/$20 non-members Enjoy an afternoon of Psychic Entertainment with Robert & Pamela Taylor as you learn about various predictive techniques: Brighu Yantra (ancient Indian Oracle), the Mo (ancient Tibetan Oracle), Astro Dice, Tarot, Palmistry, Astrology, and Psychic Mediumship. Each participant will receive a mini reading of their choice. Rev. Pamela Taylor is an ordained Spiritualist minister, psychic medium and astrologer with 40 years experience in psychic studies and practice. Robert Taylor has almost 50 years of practice and study... Find out more »
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Addiction and Older Adults

February 18 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute, Ypsilanti MI

“Addiction and Older Adults” will be presented on Tuesday February 18, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Charles E. Coleman LLMSW, Primary Therapist, Dawn Farm Downtown; and Matthew Cremin, LLMSW; Foreclosure Prevention Coordinator, Housing Bureau for Seniors. Older adults are the fastest growing population in the US. Substance addiction affects this population in a unique way. It’s important to consider the intersection of older adults, their medical care providers, and how value systems can play into addiction. The unique nature of how addiction affects older adults, myths and facts, and available local resources will be discussed. This program is part of the Dawn... Find out more »
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Addiction 101

February 25 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Michigan Heart and Vascular Institute, Ypsilanti MI

“Addiction 101” will be presented on Tuesday February 25, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by James Balmer, Dawn Farm President. Substance use disorders are poorly understood by the general population as well as by many professionals. “Why don’t you just stop” is a common refrain from family member and friends, and people with addiction often wonder why they return again and again to substance use and associated self-destructive behaviors, even when they’re highly motivated to stop using. We know substance addiction is “a primary, chronic disease” but we often treat people with addiction with short-term treatment interventions rather than the type of extended... Find out more »
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CYRILLE AIMÉE: A SONDHEIM ADVENTURE

February 28 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit MI

Acclaimed vocalist Cyrille Aimée returns to The Cube to perform music from the Sondheim songbook and more!    TICKETS:  $49 – VIP Experience - Includes reserved cabaret style seating and 1 FREE Drink $15 – General Admission Seating (in advance) $25 – General Admission Seating (at the door)  http://dso.org/events-and-tickets/events/cyrille-aimee-a-sondheim-adventure    https://tickets.dso.org/booking/production/bestavailable/6833  Find out more »

March 2020

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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

March 3 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

March 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Behavioral Addictions:  Don’t Worry, It’s Not a Problem for Me

March 17 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Behavioral Addictions:  Don’t Worry, It’s Not a Problem for Me” will be presented on Tuesday March 17, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Dr Carl Christensen, MD, PhD, D-FASAM. When people think about “addiction” they usually think of substances such as alcohol, nicotine and other drugs. Rewarding behaviors such as gambling, Internet use, gaming, eating, sex, exercise, shopping and other activities also have the potential in susceptible people to become a “process addiction” when the behavior is compulsively continued despite negative consequences.   Research shows there are similarities between substance addiction and process addiction, including how the disorder develops, symptoms, genetic and environmental influences,... Find out more »
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A Night of Duos: Charles Lloyd & Gerald Clayton | Alfredo Rodríguez & Pedrito Martinez

March 20 @ 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit MI

Saxophone legend and NEA Jazz Master Charles Lloyd was one of the first jazz artists to sell a million copies of a recording: 1967’s Forest Flower. Pianist Gerald Clayton's dynamic and award-winning sound has been praised by Jazz Times and the Los Angeles Times. Lloyd makes his Paradise Jazz Series debut with Clayton for a rare duo performance.   World-renowned percussion master Pedrito Martinez joins forces with Grammy-nominated pianist and Quincy Jones protégé Alfredo Rodríguez to perform Cuban classics, original compositions, and surprising covers.     Tickets  $19 – Upper Balcony  $30 – Mid Balcony  $40 – Main Floor B  $52 – Main Floor A  $60 – Dress Circle ... Find out more »
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What about Weed? The Cannabis Controversy: Past, Present, and Future

March 24 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“What about Weed? The Cannabis Controversy: Past, Present, and Future” will be presented on Tuesday March 24, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Dr. Stephen Strobbe, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, CARN-AP, FIAAN, FAAN; Clinical Professor, University of Michigan School of Nursing and the Department of Psychiatry.  Cannabis has a long and complex history in the United States. In this program, we will examine this fascinating phenomenon and its implications, past, present, and future. This program is part of the Dawn Farm Education Series, a FREE, annual education series developed to provide accurate, helpful, hopeful, practical, current information about substance use disorders, recovery, family and... Find out more »
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Salsa Dance Party

March 28 @ 8:00 PM - 11:30 PM

Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit MI

Arrive early for a dance lesson with Award-winning Latin dancer/instructor Mambo Marci and stay for the open dance floor and live music.     Salsa Dance Lesson - 8 PM Live DJ + Live Music - 9 PM - 12:00 AM  TICKETS:  $15 - General Admission Advance  $25 - General Admission Door  $40 - VIP Experience Advance - includes admission, reserved cabaret seat and 1 FREE Drink  $50 - VIP Experience Door    https://www.dso.org/events-and-tickets/events/salsa-dance-party    https://tickets.dso.org/booking/production/bestavailable/6831  Find out more »
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Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery

March 31 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

“Facing Grief and Loss in Addiction and Recovery” will be presented on Tuesday March 31, 2020; 7:30pm-9:00pm, by Jerry Fouchey, BS, MA, SpA, CADC; Dawn Farm Lifestyle Medicine Therapist and Didactic Group Facilitator. Unresolved grief and loss frequently accompany people throughout the process of moving from the culture of addiction to the culture of recovery. Families of people with addiction experience grief and loss as well. This program will explain various theories of grief and grief recovery, describe losses that people with substance use disorders and their families experience throughout the addiction and recovery processes, and discuss how recovery program... Find out more »

April 2020

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BRUBECK CENTENNIAL with the Brubeck Brothers

April 2 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, Detroit MI

2020 marks the centennial year of jazz giant Dave Brubeck. To celebrate Dave’s life and legacy, his sons Chris and Dan Brubeck—who performed and recorded with their father beginning in the 1970s—curate a multimedia show with their own Brubeck Brothers Quartet. Through stories told by Chris and Dan and music performed by the quartet, the show invites audiences to travel along the timeline of Dave’s extraordinary life and career.    TICKETS:  $25 – General Admission   $60 – VIP Experience - includes admission, reserved cabaret seat, and 1 FREE Drink    https://www.dso.org/events-and-tickets/events/brubeck-centennial/  https://tickets.dso.org/booking/production/bestavailable/6058  Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

April 7 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do

April 14 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

St. Joseph Mercy Hospital Education Center, Ypsilanti Michigan

"Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do" is a FREE, ongoing, two-part series.  Part one is presented on the first Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and provides information about teen substance use, including signs and patterns of a substance use problem. Part Two is presented on the second Tuesdays of October, November, and January through June and has break-out sessions for adults to learn strategies to effectively help when adolescent alcohol/other drug use is suspected or identified, and for teens to explore the personal effects of substance use. Part Two ends with adults and... Find out more »
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