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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 12, 2017
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3/12/2017 2:00 PM Constitution Café: Treaties
March 12: Constitution Cafés: Treaties, Historic Village, 2 pm. Engage in a civil discussion to “create” a new Constitution, focusing on Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 and the process of treaties. Sponsored by the Oakland County Bar Foundation. FREE. Advance registration required.
 
 

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3/12/2017 3:00 PM Troy Theater Ensemble Spring Musical - "Guys and Dolls"
Featuring a cast, crew & orchestra of more than 125, this engaging musical set in the 1950’s follows small time gamblers and pious missionaries, as they fight for the hearts and souls of gangster era New York City.  Guys and Dolls features such memorable numbers as “Luck be a Lady,” “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat,” “Bushel and a Peck,” and “I’ve Never Been in Love Before.”  Performance dates have already been set for March 3 – 5 and 10 -12.  Box office and ticket information will be published at a later date.
 
For further information, visit our website, www.ttensemble.weebly.com
 
 

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3/13/2017 10:30 AM Mouth Organ Grinders Concert
March 13: Mouth Organ Grinders Concert, Community Center Lobby, 10:30am. Enjoy a “Celtic Review” with this 50+ harmonica group. FREE.
 
 

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3/13/2017 11:00 AM Google: Beyond the Basics
March 13: The information you find online depends on how you search. Come learn better ways to get exactly what you’re looking for. Must have basic computer skills to attend. Registration required: troypl.org/calendar or 248.524.3538. FREE.
 

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3/13/2017 7:00 PM LIQUOR COMMITEE

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3/13/2017 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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3/13/2017 7:00 PM Best New UFO Sightings
March 13: Best New UFO Sightings, Library, 7-8:30pm. The Review Board of Mutual UFO Network searches through thousands of reports each year, and names a handful of them as the best. Hear some of the strongest evidence reported to the world’s largest civilian UFO research organization. FREE. Registration required: troypl.org/calendar or call 248.524.3534.
 
 

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3/14/2017 10:15 AM Mystery Reader's Book Club
March 14: Mystery Reader's Book Club, Adult Book Discussion Group, Library, 10:15am. Reading Desert Heat by Judith A. Jance. (Meets the second Tuesday of every month at 10:15am). FREE.
 
 

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3/14/2017 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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3/14/2017 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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3/14/2017 7:00 PM Dan Ewald's Book Group
March 14: Dan Ewald’s Book Group, Adult Book Discussion Group, Library, 7pm. Reading Alt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys. (Meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7pm).  FREE.
 
 

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3/14/2017 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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3/14/2017 7:00 PM Planning Commission Regular Meeting
 
 

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3/15/2017 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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3/15/2017 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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3/15/2017 1:30 PM St. Patrick's Day Game Celebration
March 15: St. Patrick’s Day Game Celebration, Library, 1:30pm. Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with fun games like Hot Potato, finding gold that the Leprechaun left behind, and more.
 
 

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3/15/2017 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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3/15/2017 5:00 PM Troy Police Honor Guard Charity Spaghetti Dinner
Police Honor Guard Fundraiser
 
The Troy Police Honor Guard 501c3 Charity Spaghetti Dinner will be held on March 15 from 5 - 9 pm at the San Marino Club, 1685 E. Big Beaver, Troy. 
 
The cost is $10 per person and includes salad, pasta, dinner rolls, coffee and pop. 
 
Proceeds will benefit the Police Honor Guard charity and help fund a permanent police memorial monument for the Troy community.
 
 

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3/15/2017 6:00 PM Books & Brews - Adult Book Discussion Group
March 15: Books & Brews, Adult Book Discussion Group, Joe Kool’s (1835 E. Big Beaver Rd.), 6 pm. Reading The Last One: A Novel by Alexandra Olivia. (Meets every third Wednesday of the month at Joe Kool’s at 6 pm). FREE.
 
 

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3/15/2017 7:00 PM As a Matter of Fact… Non-Fiction: Adult Book Discussion Group
March 15: As a Matter of Fact… Non-Fiction: The Age of Austerity by Thomas Byrne Edsall, Library, 7-8:30pm. Join our non-fiction book group as we seek to establish communities of conversation surrounding our book selections. We wish to explore works that explain our culture; that illuminate, inspire, provoke, and entertain. (Meets the third Wednesday of every month at 7pm). FREE.
 
 

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3/15/2017 7:30 PM TRAFFIC COMMITTEE

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3/16/2017 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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3/16/2017 1:00 PM Friends of Troy Seniors
The Friends of Troy Seniors will meet on the third Thursday of every month at 1pm in the Troy Community Center.
 
 

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3/16/2017 5:00 PM Teen Advisory Board
March 2, 16: Teen Advisory Board (TAB), Library, 5-6  pm. Teens, come join the Teen Advisory Board.  Board members will have an exclusive opportunity to plan events and programs, suggest improvements to the Teen Department, and promote the Library throughout the community. Snacks are provided.
 
 

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3/16/2017 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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3/16/2017 7:00 PM Stephen King “Goremet” Book Club
March 16: Stephen King “Goremet” Book Club, Adult Book Discussion Group, Library, 7pm. Reading Duma Key by Stephen King. (Meets third Thursday of every month at 7pm). FREE.
 
 

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3/17/2017 12:00 AM St. Patrick's Day Special
March 17: St. Patrick’s Day Special, Community Center, all day. It’s your lucky day! Enjoy the golden price of $5 for a daily rate pass to the Troy Community Center.
 
 

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3/17/2017 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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3/18/2017 9:00 AM Maple Syrup Time: Past & Present
March 4, 11, 18: Maple Syrup Time: Past & Present, Historic Village and Nature Center, 9am-3pm. Take family-friendly tours through the sugar bush of the Nature Center. Sample treats and make a craft. Shop Michigan-made syrup, cream, candy and more. Tours are 1.5 hours and start every half hour. Register in advance at stagenaturecenter.org. Walk-ins welcome if space is available. Adults 13+: $9, Children: 4-12: $6; Children under 4: Free. TNS & THS Members Adults: $6
 
 

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3/18/2017 10:15 AM Talk Time: English as a Second Language Group
March 4, 11, 18, 25: If English is your second language, come to Talk Time to practice your speaking and listening skills and improve your English vocabulary in a casual, relaxed atmosphere. Registration required, call 248.524.3538.
 

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