City of Troy Calendar of Events.

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There's a lot going on in Troy. And we want to keep you informed on all of it. The events and announcements in this calendar are provided to you monthly from City Departments and community organizations throughout our city.

Please note that dates and times of these events are subject to change without notice, so use the contact number to obtain more information about a particular event listed. If you have any questions, please call the Community Affairs Department at 248.524.1147.

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Week of March 26, 2017
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3/26/2017 2:00 PM Troy-area Interfaith Group Meeting
Sunday, March 26, 2-3:30 pm, Swords into Plowshares Peace Center & Gallery, 33 East Adams, Detroit. Visions of Peace: artwork exhibit from children in grades K-12 on the topic of United Nations Human Rights of Children.
Director Clara Lawrence will guide us though the gallery and talk with us about the mission and activities of the Center. Pre-registration requested to Ruth at troy.interfaith@gmail.com by March 23; also please indicate if you would like to carpool from Troy to Detroit for this program. All are welcome!
 

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3/27/2017 7:00 PM Preschool Story Time
March 6, 13, 20, 27: Preschool Story Time, Library, 7-7:45pm. Stories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers as independent listeners. Ages 3-5. FREE.
 
 

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3/28/2017 10:15 AM Lapsit Story Time
March 7, 14, 21, 28: Lapsit Story Time, Library, 10:15am. Stories, rhymes and songs for young children to reinforce language development and print awareness for ages 12-23 months and their parents and/or caregivers. FREE.
 
 

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3/28/2017 11:15 AM Lapsit Story Time
March 7, 14, 21, 28, and April 4: Lapsit Story Time, Library, 11:15am. Stories, rhymes and songs for young children to reinforce language development and print awareness for ages 12-23 months and their parents and/or caregivers. FREE.
 
 

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3/28/2017 7:00 PM Pajama Family Story Time
March 7, 14, 21, 28, and April 4: Pajama Family Story Time, Library, 7-7:30pm. Ages 2+ and their parents, caregivers and/or family. FREE.
 
 

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3/28/2017 7:00 PM Live Your Best Life: Rick Bloom How to Avoid Financial Scams
March 28: Live Your Best Life: Rick Bloom How to Avoid Financial Scams, Library, 7-8:30pm. Discuss the burgeoning types of financial scams to be aware of and what you can do to avoid becoming another scam statistic. FREE. Registration required: troypl.org/calendar or call 248.524.3534.
 
 

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3/28/2017 7:00 PM Planning Commission Regular Meeting
 
 

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3/29/2017 10:15 AM Toddler Story Time
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5:  Toddler Story Time, Library, 10:15am. Stories, rhymes and songs for young children ages 24-35 months and their parents and/or caregivers. FREE.
 
 

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3/29/2017 11:15 AM Toddler Story Time
March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, and April 5:  Toddler Story Time, Library, 11:15am. Stories, rhymes and songs for young children ages 24-35 months and their parents and/or caregivers. FREE.
 
 

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3/29/2017 3:00 PM Paws to Read
March 1, 15, 29: Paws to Read, Library, 3-4pm. Practice your reading with Massimo, a 3-year-old Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. Massimo will never interupt you or correct you-he just listens. He is a certified Canine Good Citizen by the American Kennel Club. Massimo is hypoallergenic and is a great listener! Ages 3+ FREE.
 
 
 

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3/29/2017 7:00 PM Travel Tips with Ellen Creager
March 29: Travel Tips with Ellen Creager, Library, 7-8pm. Travel writer from the Detroit Free Press Ellen Creager covered the travel beat for 14 years, reporting from 47 countries and nearly every state. She’s a specialist in destinations and consumer travel issues. FREE. Registration required: troypl.org/calendar or call 248.524.3534.
 
 

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3/30/2017 10:30 AM Preschool Story Time
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30: Preschool Story Time, Library, 10:30-11:30am. Stories, songs and rhymes for preschoolers as independent listeners. Ages 3-5. FREE.
 
 

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3/30/2017 2:00 PM Thursday Teas at Two: Into No Man’s Land
March 30: Thursday Teas at Two: Into No Man’s Land, Old Troy Church, Historic Village, 2-3 pm. Holocaust survivor Irene miller shares her journey from her time in Uzbekistan. Register in advance. THS Member: $7 (Season Pass: $24), Non-member: $8 (Season Pass: $28). No refunds or exchanges.
 
 

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3/30/2017 6:30 PM Call to Conversation - Suicide Awareness & Prevention Meeting
Troy City Councilman Dave Henderson and Mayor Dane Slater team up for a call to conversation - suicide awareness and prevention meeting at the Troy Community Center. Public is encouraged to attend. The event will be hosted at the Troy Community Center, Room 305 on March 30, 2017 at 6:30 PM. Guest speakers will include: Dennis Liegghio of Know Resolve, Bethany Baker (Councilman Ethan Bakers wife and licensed Marriage & Family Therapist), Ann O’Neill (Boulan Park Middle School Counselor), and more. Listen to Dennis as he walks us through his experience in song, followed by audience participation and discussion with our well-rounded panel. Light refreshments will be provided.
 
 
Please rsvp to: davehenderson@wideopenwest.com, or by phone at 248-321-0151.
 
 
 

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3/30/2017 7:00 PM TPL 24/7 - Downloading Books, Movies, and Music
March 6, 30: Come learn about some of TPL’s great online services that can be accessed 24/7 live OverDrive eBooks, Zinio Magazines, and Freegal Music. Registration required: troypl.org/calendar or 248.524.3538. FREE.
 
 

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3/30/2017 7:00 PM Bouncing Babies Story Time
March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, and April 6: Bouncing Babies Story Time, Library, 7-7:30pm.  Action rhymes, bounces, songs, chants and book sharing for 0-12 month olds and their caregivers. Play time for all afterwards. FREE.
 
 

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3/31/2017 10:00 AM AARP Tax Aide
AARP Tax Aide
 
AARP Tax-Aide volunteers, trained in cooperation with the IRS, will help low to moderate income taxpayers, especially those 60 and older, to prepare IRS and Michigan taxes in the Troy Community Center each Friday thru April 15, 2016.  Appointments must be made at the Friends of Troy Seniors (FOTS) desk or by calling the FOTS office at 248.526.2608.  Hours:  10 am - 1 pm, Monday through Friday.  When you make your appointment, please let us know if you need special assistance.
 
Each taxpayer must bring the following (We may not be able to do your taxes if these are missing):
•  A Social Security card for all persons on the tax return (including deceased spouse pensioners)
•  Picture ID (driver’s license, passport etc.) for taxpayer and spouse
•  A copy of all prepared tax returns filed for 2014.
•  All forms you have received for the 2015 tax year.  Examples are:  W-2, SSA-1099 Social Security Benefit, 1099-INT Bank Interest, 1099-DIV Dividends, 1099-B Sale of Securities (with original purchase price of sold assets), 1099-R Income from Retirement Plans, IRA Distributions, Pensions, etc., 1099-OID and any 1095-B or 1095-C Affordable Care Act Marketplace forms.
•  All other income statements: 1099-MISC, 1099-G, W-2G, etc.
•  Any letters from the IRS or State of Michigan Treasury that you received in 2015
•  Your bill for 2015 property taxes or total rent receipts and heating bills for your residence
•  Receipts for hospitalization insurance you paid including Medicare D (You do not need receipts for medicines or lists of medicines purchased unless you itemized previously or will itemize this year.)
Telephone assistance is NOT available.  If you are homebound have someone bring your files in.  In all cases, you and your spouse must be available to sign the forms.
 

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