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This Week in Grosse Pointe: Oct. 1

Last day for residents to apply for GP Farms Council Opening, 1st Congressional District Candidate Debate, North-South Football Tailgate, Library Costume Sale, After Six on Kercheval.

Here are the highlights of what's happening this week in the Grosse Pointes:

1. Today is the deadline for GP Farms residents to submit letter of interest, resume and answers to city hall for consideration to the city council for the vacant seat.  http://www.ci.grosse-pointe-farms.mi.us/

2.  The Grosse Pointe Woods City Council will be meeting this evening at 7:30 p.m. in the Grosse Pointe Woods Community Center.  Among other things, the council will be discussing:

  • 2012 Fall Tree Planting
  • 2012 Water/Sewer Misc. Concrete Pavement Repair
  • Certification of Election Inspectors/Receiving Board –November 6, 2012 General Election (Committe of the Whole)

3.  The League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe will host a discussion and primer of the Ballot Proposals on the November 6th ballot on Tuesday, Oct. 2 in the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council Chambers at 7:15 p.m..

4.  The League of Women Voters of Grosse Pointe has invited 1st District State Representative candidates Dan Schulte and Brian Banks to participate in a debate.  The debate is scheduled for this coming Wednesday, October 3, 2012 at 7:15 p.m. in the Grosse Pointe Woods City Council Chambers (GP Woods City Hall) located at 20025 Mack Avenue.  The debate is open to the public.

5.  GP North vs South Football Game Tailgate Party - Oct. 5 at 5:00 p.m. at Grosse Pointe North High School.  The Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce invites you to tailgate before the North/South Varsity Football Game at Grosse Pointe North! Participating restaurants include: City Kitchen, SideStreet Diner, Detroit Yacht Club, Chocolate Bar Cafe, Subway, Fresh Farms Market, Papa Romano, Super Supper and Biggby Coffee. Proceeds are donated to the Foundation for Public Education

6. The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library will hold a Halloween Costume Sale on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Woods branch.  Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library will be admitted at 9:45 a.m..  Most costumes cost approximately $5.  The Friends of the Grosse Pointe Public Library also are collecting gently-used costumes at the Woods, Central and Ewald branches.

7.  After Six on Kercheval - Grosse Pointe Park - Saturday, Oct. 6 from 6:00 - 10:00 p.m.  Includes local eateries such as Park Grill, Antonio’s in the Park, Rustic Cabins Bar and Greengos, as well as a beverage tent serving up “craft” beer, wine, pop and water.  They will also have an assortment of food vendors eager to satisfy all your cravings.  Kercheval will be open to foot traffic only between Maryland and Beaconsfield. A D.J. will be playing all your favorite dance tunes and get you moving to the latest and greatest line dances. After some simple line dance instruction, the light show will start and the dancing will even be videotaped and played on the “big screen” for everyone to see and enjoy.

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