Y-Arts Detroit will be spotlighting the art of film starting this week through the end of the year. John Sauve, who serves on the board of Y-Arts, is curating the Man in The City Film Series at the Boll Family … Continue reading
The picturesque streets of downtown Plymouth were full of backpack-toting, green T-shirt-clad kid detectives on Friday. Day campers from the Plymouth Y made a circuit of the town to solve a mystery in a live-action Clue game. The activity was … Continue reading
Children and teens in Farmington and Farmington Hills will benefit from several grants awarded to the Farmington Family YMCA. Camp Riley and the Teen Camp/Counselor-in-Training programs can provide expanded programming and more scholarships thanks to several local foundations.
Several talented members of the Y-Arts staff raised funds for the program last week with a staged reading of “Call Me Cass,” a jukebox musical written by Y-Arts Director Margaret Edwartowksi.
Y members like Sally De Smet are sharing their Y stories in a special new display at the Macomb Family YMCA.
Participants in the I-Rise family financial empowerment program, called partners, put the program’s focus on growth into practice by helping Michigan Urban Farming Initiative prepare their fields for a successful growing season.
This week, the Y bid a fond farewell to nine young people who have spent the past five weeks sprucing up several of the YMCA branches throughout the Metro Detroit Association. They were here as part of the Americorps National Civilian Community Corps (NCCC) program.
When community-minded people work together, good things grow. That’s true at the South Oakland YMCA, where a partnership between the Y and the Junior League of Birmingham has created a garden on a formerly empty patch of land next to the Y’s parking lot.
If you’re seeing the Y-Arts newsletter in more places — or have just noticed a cool and unusual bike zipping around Downtown Detroit — it’s because of Y member Leslie Wacker, founder of micro-distribution company Bike-Ro Distro.
Lakeshore Y member Leah Caruso recently placed among the top 5 in the National Physique Committee (NPC) Ultimate Showdown figure competition. And she did most of her training right at the Y for the demanding event.