June 2022 News Briefs
Summer reading program begins June 11th
The Wayne Public Library Summer Reading Program will kick off on Saturday, June 11. This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibilities.” The program is for children, teens and adults. For more information, you can visit the library’s website at www.wayne.lib.mi.us/summer-reading.
Regularly scheduled event June 11-July 29
Wednesday evenings: Outdoor Storytime 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the Veteran’s Plaza. Bring lawn chairs or a blanket to sit on.
Events for children, teens or adults (see website for details on times and ages event is for)
June 14: Message in a Bottle
June 16: Oceans of Fun Magic Show
June 21: Boat Engineering Challenge
June 23: Cruising to Hawaii
June 23: Lighthouses of Michigan
June 28: Candy Sushi
June 30: Nautical Knots
June 30: Air Plant Jellyfish
July 5: 3D Puzzle Time
July 6: Adult Book Club: Treasure Island
July 7: Sea Monster Craft
July 12: Tie Dye Beach Bag
July 13: Seashell Soap Making
July 14: Paleo Joe
July 19: Octopus Games
July 21: Treasure Island Pirate Party
July 26: Make Your Own Porthole Button
July 26: Watercolor Ocean Polaroids
July 28: Whale of a Time
July 30: Summer Reading Finale Party
First Congregational Church of Wayne Free Concert June 18th
The third in a spring series of concerts is being held at the First Congregational Church of Wayne on Saturday, June 18, at 7:00 p.m. Kerry Price, a beloved vocalist in the Detroit
area, will perform at the Wayne church for the congregation and greater Wayne area community. Her list of impressive accomplishments is long and helped her earn her way to the top of local vocalists. She writes and performs one-woman programs and is talented in many different genres of music including jazz. Plan to attend this outstanding concert at the church in downtown Wayne. Complimentary admission for all!
Upcoming events with the Wayne Historical Society
• Return to Carpenters Lake, Thursday June 9, 7:00 p.m. Meet at the site of old Carpenter Lake, 3521 Hannan Rd in Wayne for an on-site history tour and hear about this old site of Wayne recreational history. Bring a lawn chair or blanket.
• Lighthouses of Michigan, Thursday, June 23, 6:30 p.m. In partnership with the Friends of the Library, this program will be held at the Wayne Public Library. Join historian Andrew Kercher to find out more about these sentries of the lake.
• US 12 Car Cruise, Saturday, July 9, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. The Wayne Historical Museum will host fun kids’ games and activities during the annual Michigan Avenue cruise.
• Women Artists in the DIA Collections, Thursday July 14, 7:00 p.m. This special presentation from the DIA (Detroit Institute of Art) will be about women artists and artworks in the DIA’s extensive collection. This event will be at the Wayne Historical Museum.
Upcoming events with the Knights of Columbus
The Knights of Columbus, Notre Dame Hall, located at 3144 S. Wayne Rd, has several regular events.
Wednesdays are Comfort Food Wednesdays. Come have dinner at the Hall. Call the Hall for more details.
Thursdays are Euchre Nights.
Fridays are Karaoke Nights.
The last Sunday of the month there is a $10 Breakfast Buffet. If you wish to have unlimited Bloody Mary’s or Mimosas, the cost is $15.
For any of the events, please call the Hall for more information.
City Council candidate list for November election
The official candidate list for the November 8, 2022 General Election for the 2-year seats on the Wayne City Council has been released.
There is one candidate for the Ward 4 term ending Nov. 11, 2024 – Deborah R. Wass.
Candidates for Ward 5 term ending November 11, 2024 are Eric Cleereman and Rabih Darwiche.
Candidates for Ward 6 term ending November 11, 2024 are Mathew P. Mulholland and Phillip A. Wagner.
Free credit report available
Members of Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union can now receive a free credit report on the last Friday of every month. Visit with member representatives in the lobby for all the details.
Become a member of the Wayne Historical Society
Want or need to broaden your knowledge of Wayne’s amazing history? Join the Wayne Historical Society to help keep Wayne’s history alive for future generations. Dues are $15 yearly or you can obtain a lifetime membership for $150.
Safe exchange zone
The Wayne Police Department is proud to announce and display its new “Safe Exchange Zone” in the front parking lot. The Safe Exchange Zone is designated parking for exchanging items that you purchase or sell online. The Safe Exchange Zone can also be used for child custody exchanges. This area is under 24/7 video surveillance and was created to offer a peace of mind to the parties involved.
Wayne Police Officers may not participate or act as an official witness in the transactions, nor are they available for legal advice or to settle civil or pricing disputes between parties involved in the transactions at this location.