Calendar of Events
December 13, 2012
Founded in 1903, Pewabic Pottery has an 110-year legacy through its nationally renowned vessels, tiles and architectural ornamentation. This exhibit tells the story of Mary Chase Perry Stratton, Pewabic Pottery’s founder, her unique vision and her role in the history of Detroit. It also explores the growth of the Arts & Crafts movement in America and the development of ceramic art. This exhibit is organized by Pewabic Pottery and is made possible through a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council.
Sign up, read ten books, and win prizes! A great way for grown-ups to beat the winter blues.
Children ages preschool and up can come hear holiday stories, help decorate holiday cookies, sing and enjoy hands-on fun. There will also be a visit from the woman behind the Man in Red, Mrs. Claus! Even thought it is the busy season, she’d willing to tell secrets about Santa, the reindeer and the elves. She will also show her specials treasures from the North Pole. She loves to answer questions and hear what you would like to tell Santa.
Heritage Quest is an online research site for genealogists. Searchable databases include census, various books, PERSI, Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty-Land Warrant Application Files, and the Freedman’s Bank files. This class will focus on searching census records. Basic computer skills are required for this course.