Calendar of Events

8/3/18 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash.

8/6/18 (Monday) to 8/10/18 (Friday) — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Detroit Waldorf School summer camp for early childhood (fully toilet-trained children age 3 by June 1, 2018 to age 6) and rising 1st to 8th graders (ages 6 to 14). This week is gardening and cooking camp, where children maintain the DWS garden, learn new ways to germinate and create recipes from fresh produce.

8/6/18 (Monday) — 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. — Villages security meeting at Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church, covering Indian Village, West Village, Berry Sub and other Villages neighborhoods.

8/6/18 (Monday) — 7 p.m. — IVA block captains’ meeting at the Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church.

8/6/18 (Monday) — 7 p.m. — IVA board meeting at the Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church.

8/8/18 (Wednesday) — 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. — West Villagers and other interested residents are invited to hear The Roxbury Development’s James Van Dyke conduct an open house style question and answer session regarding the company’s proposed development at Kercheval and Van Dyke. The event will be in Shipherd Greens Community Garden, 7901 Agnes St. at Shipherd and food and drink will be provided.

8/10/18 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash, bulk waste, yard waste and recyclables.

8/11/18 (Saturday) — 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 4 p.m. — The Indian Village Men’s Garden Club invites its members, neighbors and friends to tour several Detroit urban farms.

8/12/18 (Sunday) — 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. — Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church invites children of all ages to join church members for a bike and trike cruise around the neighborhood. Children are invited to the church’s Sunday school from 10 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and then join the cruise at 12 noon or come at 12 noon for the cruise.

8/17/18 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash.

8/24/18 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash, bulk waste, yard waste and recyclables.

8/25/18 (Saturday) — Deadline for Smoke Signals articles.

8/25/18 (Saturday) — 10 a.m. to 12 noon — Iroquois Avenue Christ Lutheran Church invites children to the church’s annual Backpacks and Back to School Supplies event at the church. An adult must accompany all children and backpacks will be given on a first come-first served basis.

8/31/18 (Friday) — GFL Environmental will pick up trash.

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