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In Bloomfield Hills Schools, we not only value the communities we serve, we also recognize the importance of maintaining relationships with our neighbors and friends. We are committed to nurturing these relationships through:

  • Community Partnership Committees
  • Participation in regular meetings and events for organizations such as Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber, Birmingham Bloomfield Community Coalition, and Bloomfield Youth Guidance
  • Realtor programs
  • Outreach sessions such as Superintendent Coffees, focus groups, and town hall meetings
  • School volunteer programs

…and much more! We encourage you to join us in one of our current partnerships or lend support for any of our new initiatives.

To learn more, please click around in the "Community" section of our website or contact:

Shira Good, Director of Communications & Community Relations

248.341.5422.

Community News

Chamber Music @ Bloomfield Township Public Library

Chamber Music @ Bloomfield Township Public Library is a popular program series at the library.  Please join us for an evening of music on Friday, January 25, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. (after Library hours). 

The evening program includes Sonata Romantica in B Flat Minor by Nikolai Medtner; Trois Movements de Petrouchka by Igor Stravinsky; To This We've Come the Consul by Gian Carlo Menoitti, and much more. 

The special talent for this concert includes:

Praised as a "rock solid pianist" by the Straits Times, Jingjing Wan has performed as soloist with orchestras such as the Tianjin Symphony Orchestra, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts Orchestra and Singapore Metropolitan Orchestra. She won second prize in the Singapore National Piano Competition, second prize in Ars nova International Piano Competition, third prize at the Yamaha Europe Scholarship Piano Competition, UK region, and second prize at the MTNA National Piano Competition, Michigan State.  Festival appearances include fellowship in Aspen Music Festival in US, invited and performed in Encuentro Music Festival in Spain. Jingjing holds a Bachelor and Master degree in Piano Performance from the Royal College of Music, London. She is a now a full scholarship student of the Master in Chamber Music at the University of Michigan, under the tutelage of Professor Christopher Harding. Jingjing has also worked with world-class pianists such as Michel Beroff, Boris Berman, Dmitry Alexeev, Veda Kaplinsky, Hung-Kuan Chen, and Arie Vardi.

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Youth Media Contest - National Council of Jewish Women

The National Council of Jewish Women, Michigan is hosting a Youth Media Contest open to all Oakland County high school females and identifying females. The topic is "What does gun violence prevention mean to you?" Submissions are due by 3/25/19. And awards ceremony will take place on 4/15/19. 1st place receives $1,000, 2nd place $750, and 3rd place $500. For more information, application, and release forms visit, www.ncjwmi.org.

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Bloomfield Township Public Library Events


Coming up in January:
 

  • ***January 10, Thursday at 10 am: Mother Goose Club.  Simple stories, nursery rhymes, finger plays, music and movement for babies and toddlers, ages 6-24 months, with a loving adult.  Registration is required.
  • ***January 10, Thursday from 1-3 pm: Digital Download Help.  Stop by for a little extra help with accessing Overdrive, RBDigital, Freegal or Hoopla on your tablet or smartphone.  For Bloomfield Township residents only.  No registration required.
  • ***January 11, Friday at 10 am: Movers and Shakers.  For older toddlers and early preschoolers, ages 2-3 years, ready for “interactive” story time fun, but not quite ready to be on their own yet…accompanied by their special grown-up.  Registration is required.
  • ***January 11, Friday at 12 Noon: English Language Conversation Hour.  Our new drop-in group is for anyone who is interested in improving their English by chatting with others for whom English is a second language.  No registration required.
  • ***January 12, Saturday from 9:30am–3:30pm: Friends of the Library Second Saturday Sale. (First hour for Friends’ members only).  Held in the Friends’ area in the Lower Level of the library.  Come find a treasured book or favorite movie!

 

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January Self-Defense Workshop

The Bloomfield Township Police Department will be hosting an Empowering Self-Defense Workshop for Women class on Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. in the lower level of the Dave Payne Public Works Building. The class is free of charge and open to women ages 14 years and up. If you are interested, please register by contacting Sgt. Bryan Pizzuti at BPizzuti@bloomfieldtwp.org or 248.568.6313.

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