- Planning Board to meet Wednesday: The Birmingham Planning Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at City Hall. On the agenda are several bistro license requests, including two for established restaurants and one for the Crush Wine Bar & Bistro, which looks to move into 555. S. Old Woodward.
- Menorah lighting Wednesday: The Birmingham-Bloomfield Chai Center will host its annual menorah lighting in Shain Park Wednesday, beginning at 6:30 p.m. The event is free and the following After Glow party at The Community House will feature the band, Shlomo and the Chutzpanyaks.
- Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber annual holiday mixer Wednesday: The Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber will hold it's annual holiday mixer at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township. Tickets are $45.
- Happy hour and coat drive Thursday: The Junior League of Birmingham will host "Happy Hour and Coat Drive" at Chen Chow Brasserie beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday. All coats will be donated to the Care House of Pontiac. Tickets are $25.
- Penny Bailer to speak Thursday: Penny Bailer, executive director of City Year Detroit, will speak at The Community House at 7:30 a.m. Thursday as part of its Distinguished Speaker Series. Bailer will speak on "Where It Is Written That We Can't Do This."