December 2018 News Briefs
The First United Methodist Church of Wayne is hosting an all-ages family Christmas event. The Star of Christmas Party will be held Sunday, December 9, at 1:00 p.m. in Fellowship Hall. There will be crafts, refreshments and a movie. No fee for admission, but a suggested donation of hats, mittens, gloves or scarves is requested. Parents must stay with their children. The building is handicapped accessible. The church address is 3 Towne Square in Wayne (across from the Wayne Post Office). You must r.s.v.p. to attend. Call the church office at (734)721-4801 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Provide your name, number attending, and contact information.
Lessons in carols
Come join St. Mary Catholic Church on Sunday, December 9, 7:00-8:00 p.m. for a celebration of the Advent season with readings and music from the adult choir. A perfect way to prepare for the Christmas season at 34530 W. Michigan Ave.
Mexican band, dance and food
St. Mary Catholic Church, 34530 W Michigan Ave, will be hosting Our Lady of Guadalupe Mass on Wednesday, December 12 from 6:00-10:00 p.m. This bilingual celebration is in Honor of Our Lady of Guadalupe. The celebration will be enhanced by a Mariachi band and traditional Mexican dance. The evening will be completed with delicious Mexican food and drink following Mass in the Activity Center. All are welcome.
New medication disposal box at police department
The Wayne Police Department now has a medication disposal box in the lobby. Residents are encouraged to bring their unwanted/unused medications to the police department to properly dispose of them. Items accepted are pills, tablets, capsules, patches and pet medications. Items not accepted include liquids, EpiPens, creams or gels, needles, thermometers, sprays, vials and inhalers.
The Wayne Police Department would like to thank the Rite Aid Foundation and KidCents for donating the disposal box.
Help provide Christmas Dinner at Wayne Towers
Community activist Lenny Powell was able to call on the support of many in the community to arrange a bountiful Thanksgiving dinner for the residents of Wayne Tower Senior Living Apartments last month. About 80 people attended the festive dinner.
Lenny is back at work calling on the community to come together and support a Christmas dinner for the senior residents on December 15 at 4:00 p.m. Lenny is looking for donations of green beans or green bean casserole, corn, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls, pies or cakes, pops and waters, flatware, plates, trash bags, and small candies to hand out. He is expecting this dinner will have about 100 attendees. He is requesting that all donations be at Wayne Tower by 3:30 p.m. for set up. Food needs to be cooked and ready to serve. If you have any questions or would like to donate, you can contact Lenny Powell through his Facebook page www.facebook.-com/lenny.powell
Photo preservation lecture
Westland Historic Village Park will be hosting a Photo Preservation lecture on Tuesday, January 8, 2019, from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at their location at 857 N. Wayne Rd.
Do you have photo albums or shoe boxes full of negatives? Have you ever wondered how you can preserve them? Kenneth Hafeli, a local Historian, will explain how you can preserve your photographs.
Come to the Notre Dame Lounge, 3144 S. Wayne Rd, on Friday, December 14, 6:00-11:00 p.m. and listen to Steve Thomas and his saxophone serenade you with the Sounds of Christmas. A cash bar is available. Food is available: 3 tacos for $1, taco salad for $3, and nachos for $3.