5 Things to Know This Week in West Bloomfield

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Five local stories to keep an eye on Jan. 6-12:

1. The chili cook-off and euchre tournament takes place at the Sylvan Lake Community Center (2456 Pontiac Dr.) on Friday, between 6-9 p.m.

2.  The First United Methodist Church of Birmingham tackles the issue of homosexuality and the church Wednesday in a special two-part seminar, "Methodists Believe What? A Conversation About the United Methodist Church and Homosexuality," taking place at the church at 7:30 p.m.

3. Those interested in local government have a wide array of options this week:

  • West Bloomfield Township Board of Trustees Meeting Monday at 6:45 p.m.
  • West Bloomfield Township Planning Commission Meeting Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Sylvan Lake City Council Meeting Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wetland Review Board Meeting Wednesday at 7 p.m.

4. Effective on Thursday in Sylvan Lake, garbage collection will change to Thursdays. Look for a letter from Rizzo Services (the contracted garbage service provider) to be mailed to you. Garbage should go out on Wednesday night after 5 p.m., starting Jan. 9th.

5. The West Bloomfield weather forecast calls for sun and temperatures well above freezing. The Monday morning forecast calls for mostly sunny skies and a high temperature of 33 degrees, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The sun continues throughout the week, with a high temperature of 40 degrees forecasted for Wednesday.

This week in West Bloomfield

Check out the Patch Events calendar full for the full list of area events or add your own.

  • Jan. 7West Bloomfield Adult FREE English as a Second Language Classes
  • Jan. 7: Drop-In Open Gaming for Teens
  • Jan. 8Brown Center Family Caregiver Support Group Meeting
  • Jan. 8Counting the Days ’til Kindergarten Storytime
  • Jan. 8: Film Discussion
  • Jan. 9Hillel Day School Early Childhood Center Open House
  • Jan. 9Friends of WB Library Review "Canada"
  • Jan. 10Our Own Pacific Northwest – Oregon & Washington State | $20
  • Jan. 11: GWB Chamber Installation of Officers
  • Jan. 12: West Bloomfield Bands Comedy Club Fundraiser
  • Jan. 12: Covenant Baptist Church hosts Musician Jonny Diaz


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