1. Mid-winter break
Ferndale Public Schools are on Mid-Winter Break this week. Classes resume on Monday, Feb. 25. Know of an activity going on this week for kids? Post it in the comments or add it to the community calendar.
2. Knitting group
The Knitty Gritty knitting group will meet at The Emory in Ferndale from 6-9 p.m. Monday, Feb. 18. Read more about the Knitty Gritty here or check out the group's Facebook page for how to get involved.
3. Transition Ferndale meeting
A meeting of Transition Ferndale will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Ferndale Public Library. The meeting will include a presentation from Virginia Shannon with Environment Michigan. Find more information here.
4. Wine tasting at Winezilla
An "I Love Downtown Ferndale" Wine Tasting is being held at new wine shop Winezilla from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21. Tickets for the Ferndale DDA's "friend raiser and fund raiser" are available to purchase at $15. The event will feature wines from around the world and food from Ferndale restaurants. To reserve tickets, call 248-546-1632.
5. Ides of March tickets available
Tickets are available now for the Ferndale Education Foundation's Ides of March event on Friday, March 15 from 6-10 p.m. at Club Venetian Banquet Center in Madison Heights. Dinner tickets are $40 and raffle tickets are $20. Last year's event raised $12,000 for Ferndale students. To RSVP or purchase tickets, contact Barb Landry at 248.390.4457 or firstname.lastname@example.org.