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11 things to do in Detroit this weekend, Feb. 16 – Feb. 18


Are you a fan of the works of legendary Japanese animator Hayao Miyazaki? Join Kung Food Market/Studio for their dinner series based on the films Ponyo and Porco Russo. The Miyazaki Dinners: Ponyo Loves Ham will have dishes containing shellfish, seafood, and pork. 

Calling all lesbians and queer women! Briggs Detroit is having their Herizon: For Girls Who Like Girls event Friday evening. 


Michigan Tea + Coffee Week features local independent favorites through Sunday

Calling all coffee, kombucha, and tea lovers: Monday, Feb. 12 – Sunday Feb. 18 is Michigan Tea + Coffee Week

This is the third iteration of a week of a collective of independent tea and coffee shops putting on a restaurant week celebrating locally roasted coffee and loose-leaf tea, with a showing of tastings, kombucha cocktails, and more. Founder Elias Majid said that although the event as a whole is based across the Metro Detroit Area, there are events happening in the city.


Two Detroit career fairs this week seek home contractors, other job paths

There are two opportunities this week to either gain new employment or gain new clientele at career fairs in Detroit.

On Tuesday, Feb. 6, Detroit At Work will be holding an Education and Training Fair at Northwest Activities Center on the westside from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Available career pathways include construction and skilled trades, cosmetology, green infrastructure and landscaping, health care, information technology, retail and hospitality and transportation and logistics.


Nearly 300 jobs created at Motor City Match-winning businesses so far

A new round of Motor City Match winners will be announced today, marking the tenth cycle of small businesses in Detroit awarded grants to build out their spaces, hire employees or fund other needs.

Motor City Match is a City of Detroit grantmaking program enabled by a partnership with the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and local finance institutions, foundations and corporations.

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