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FIRST Robotics Build Season is On!

28 Feb , 2017  

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FIRST Robotics build season is in full swing at DHDC’s Robotics Engineering Center of Detroit (RECD). 10 teams representing schools and communities across Detroit are hard at work getting their robots ready for competition.

On February 21st, mentors and guests gathered at the RECD center for the FIRST Robotics Competition Kickoff event. More…

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COMMUNITY

31 Jan , 2017  

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On Saturday, January 28, 2017 Cadillac Urban Gardens on Merritt, Keep Growing Detroit, Southwest Detroit Environmental Vision, and BuildOn Detroit hosted a community event for Detroit residents. Volunteers helped package cilantro and spinach seeds. More…

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Coming Soon! Holy Redeemer STEM Classrooms

30 Dec , 2016  

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Holy Redeemer Grade School is excited to announce its newly renovated STEM Classrooms! Aiming to cultivate a deeper interest in STEM subjects for young students, the grand opening will take place on January 4, 2017 at 10:00 am. Inside both classrooms you will find 16 training tables, 4 Lego tables, new furniture, KNEX games and other educational game pieces. More…

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IN THE COMMUNITY

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Congratulations to the Holy Redeemer Robotics Teams on placing 11th out of 30 teams at competition during the weekend of November 19, 2016 for their first competition. More…

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3RD ANNUAL GREEN HALLOWEEN CELEBRATION AT SCARCYNY PARK

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Scarcyny Park & Garden celebrated its 3rd Annual Green Halloween on Saturday, October 29. Linda Rhodes, Quicken Loans, and many others arrived early in the morning along with volunteers to set up an exciting day for the neighborhood children. This year Scarcyny featured a haunted house. The Haunted House included stations such as, the Mad Scientist Room, the Skeleton Room, the Witch Room, the Ghost Room, and a Haunted Ballroom. Once the children made it to the to the end of the haunted house, they each received a pumpkin to paint and take home. Over 60 children came to this years Green Halloween!! Thank you!  More…

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General Motors Partners with Southwest Detroit for Annual teamGM Cares Week

30 Sep , 2016  

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General Motors volunteers participated in teamGM Cares Week, an annual week-long event that took place the week of September 12th through September 16th. Uniting GM employees with community residents, the event granted GM employees the opportunity to make a difference in Southwest Detroit. Focusing on community sustainability, environment, and STEM activities, teamGM Cares Week focused on creating productive community spaces with the Junction Street Clean Neighborhood Project. More…

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Fiesta del Rio Detroit

31 Aug , 2016  

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The Detroit Riverfront Conservancy partnered with The Ideal Group to host the inaugural Fiesta del Rio Detroit on Saturday, August 27. The  one-day event at West Riverfront Park showcased the culture and vitality of Southwest Detroit through live music, dance, food, artisans, vendors and a low-rider car show.
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MAD HATTER TEA PARTY

29 Jul , 2016  

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On Saturday, July 23, 2016, Scarcyny Park & Garden hosted their very first Mad Hatter Tea Party. The day started with many fun activities. As children entered the tea party, they sat with Alice, Anna, Elsa, Cinderella, Pocahontas, and many other princesses, all played by Ideal employees and community members. More…

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OPENING DAY AT THE GARDENS

31 May , 2016  

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Spring has officially begun! On Saturday, May 21st, Cadillac Urban Gardens and Scarcyny Park celebrated their Grand Opening Day. Guests learned about the summer series hosted at the gardens including: Get Up and Get Moving, Volunteer Days, Art in the Park, and Music in the Park. Throughout the festivities, guests also enjoyed tacos, arts and crafts, games, and music provided DJ Joe G.  This was CUGM & Scarcyny Park’s fourth opening day and had the highest attendance! More…

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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities!

29 Apr , 2016  

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Spring has officially begun! Linda Rhodes, Sarah Clark, Yesi Ramos, Sylvia Gucken, and our Garden Madrinas have come together to bring you a calendar full of events for the summer.  Cadillac Urban Gardens on Merritt Street and Scarcyny Park offer a wide range of fun and rewarding events.

Join us now, and help build and reveal the pride and resilience of Southwest Detroit!