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Lunch Skate and Sticks & Pucks are canceled for Thursday, January 23 due to a mechanical issue.

Winter 2020 Youth Basketball League
Youth Basketball Leagues for kids in grades 4 through 12 begin January 18.
Register today at the Beech Woods Recreation Center, (248) 796-4670.
Southfield Celebrates Black History Month Kick Off Event
Southfield Celebrates Black History Month Kick Off Event - Saturday, February 1
Call (248) 796-4620 for details.
Southfield Celebrates Black History Month Movie Night
Southfield Celebrates Black History Month Movie Night - Friday, February 7
Call (248) 796-4620 for details.

Southfield Celebrates Black History Month 2020

The Southfield Parks & Recreation Department invites you to join us in remembering the contributions of, and celebrating the history of, African-Americans throughout the years at our month long series of Southfield Celebrates Black History Month programs. Please call (248) 796-4620 for more information on any of the events listed below.

 

Kick Off Event    Saturday, February 1    4 - 9 pm   Southfield Pavilion  Free Admission

The Kick Off Event will feature the Black History 101 Mobile Museum with their Parallels in Time exhibit, a lecture by its founder Dr. Khalid el-Hakim, a Black-owned Business Marketplace and music by DJ DeezyD. 

 

Movie Night       Friday, February 7      7 - 9 pm     Southfield Pavilion   Free Admission

Featuring the 2016 documentary 13th, directed by Ava DuVernay. The film is an in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality. Water and popcorn will be served. This film is TV-MA (for disturbing violent images, profanity and brief nudity.)

 

Conversations & Cocktails    Saturday, February 15   7 - 10 pm   Southfield Pavilion  $10/person

An evening of music and spoken word featuring Alex Goss & Detroit Soul Rhythm Band performing R&B and Soul music from the 70’s 80’s & 90’s as well as spoken word with notable poets and drummers from metro Detroit, hosted by Ber-Henda Williams. There will also be a cash bar and food available for purchase. General Admission tickets are $10 per person and are available for purchase at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk located inside the Parks & Recreation Building at 26000 Evergreen Road. We would like to thank OHM Advisors for their support of this event

 

The Spirit of Harriet Tubman    Monday, February 17   6:30 pm   Room 115, Parks & Recreation Building   Free Admission

There are many plays about Harriet Tubman, but none share her entire life story like a visit with The Spirit of Harriet Tubman. Leslie McCurdy invokes the ‘spirit’ of Harriet Tubman as she portrays the life of the famous Underground Railroad conductor, recreating stories familiar and some rarely told. We would like to thank W3R Consulting, Sanders Law Firm, P.C., the Lathrup Village Community Foundation and the City of Lathrup Village for their support in presenting this performance

 

Between the Lines Coloring Cafe with Naturally ILLustrated    Saturday, February 22    1 - 4 pm   Beech Woods Recreation Center   Free Admission

Come color with us and Naturally ILLustrated’s Sherrie Savage at the Between the Lines Coloring Café! There is no charge to participate and coloring is open to all ages.

 

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers     Friday, February 28   Pre-Glow 6 - 6:45 pm   Performances 7 - 9 pm    Southfield Pavilion   $10/person

The Secret Society of Twisted Storytellers will be presenting the show Reparation hosted by Satori Shakoor and featuring performances by RicanStruction, Kerry Leon Jackson, Judge Wade McCree, Darrell Siggers, Kim Trent and Charles Martin. Be sure to browse the Storytellers Marketplace before the show or during intermission. There will also be a cash bar and food available for purchase. General Admission tickets are $10 per person and are available for purchase at the Parks & Recreation Information Desk located inside the Parks & Recreation Building at 26000 Evergreen Road.

General Skate at the Southfield Sports Arena

Lunch Skate and Sticks & Pucks are canceled for Thursday, January 23 due to a mechanical issue.

General Ice Skate hours have returned to the Southfield Sports Arena. There are numerous times throughout the week to take advantage of time on the ice and some great aerobic activity.

Lunch Skate        Mon.-Fri.             11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

General Skate    Sat.        5:00-6:30 p.m.

General Skate    Sun.       12-2:30 p.m.

General Skate    Sun.       5:30-7 p.m.

Sticks & Pucks (Drop-in Hockey)                Mon.-Wed. & Fri.             1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

                                                                    Sun.                                  4:00-5:00 p.m.

General Skate Admission fees are $4 per resident ($5 per non-resident). Admission for the Lunch Skate is $4 for both resident and non-resident and admission for Sticks & Pucks is $7.50 per person for resident or non-resident. Skate Rental is available on a first-come, first-served basis for $2.50. Please note that anyone participating in Sticks & Pucks MUST be 18 years of age or older and must bring and wear a helmet. They must also sign a Participation Waiver at the office before taking the ice.

Southfield residents ages 2 and up must show their Southfield Resident Leisure Card, Southfield driver’s license or a Business Leisure Card to receive the Resident Rate.

General Skate will run through May 2020. The schedule may vary from time to time due to tournaments and other special events so please call (248) 796-4640 to verify times.

Southfield Residents Can Purchase Discounted Detroit Zoo Tickets

We are excited to announce that Southfield Parks & Recreation has joined the Detroit Zoo's Tickets & More Online Discount Program! You may buy specially priced tickets for the Detroit Zoo over the Internet with the added convenience of printing your tickets and then presenting them at the Zoo entrance. Purchasing tickets has never been easier!

You may purchase tickets online immediately by visiting your exclusive Detroit Zoo Tickets & More Discount Online Program ticket store in either of the following ways:

1: Click on our special Detroit Zoo link https://tickets.detroitzoo.org/affiliate.asp?ID=0F8E5784-1B1F-4FDE-8B69-108A9B125D7E This link will take you directly to our special "store" site without the need to enter a password.

2: You can also reach the site by going to https://tickets.detroitzoo.org and enter our exclusive Ticket Store User Name: Southfield parks and recreation

 

Please note: If you wish to visit the Polk Penguin Conservation Center, you will need to get a free, timed-entry pass. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis at main admissions gate only. We hope you and your family enjoy the Detroit Zoo this season! If you have any questions concerning the Detroit Zoo ticket program please call us at (248) 796-4620.