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5 Things To Know This Week: Discussion on Teenagers and Stress, Christopher Paul Curtis

Here's what you need to know about Birmingham this week.

  1. Special school board meeting Tuesday: The Birmingham Board of Education will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the district's administrative offices. During the meeting, the school board will interview search firms to aid in the district's search for a new superintendent this spring.
  2. Patch to hold office hours Thursday: Want to learn more about the Birmingham or Bloomfield Patch? Local Editors Laura Houser and Art Aisner, as well as Ad Manager Catherine Grace, will be at Brueggers Bagels at Woodward Avenue and Long Lake in Bloomfield Hills from 2-3:30 p.m. Thursday. Come with questions, come with ideas — come to say hi!
  3. : Have you ever worried about stress and your teenager? What's causing the stress? How can parents help? Don't miss this informative session with Groves/Seaholm intervention counselor Sherree Wilson, Groves social worker Susan Rogers, Shannon Rozel of the Henry Ford Behavioral Services Center and Jerome Price, co-director of the Michigan Family Institute. The session begins at 7 p.m. at .
  4. : The Birmingham Public Arts Board is looking for volunteers for a city-wide knitting project, an interactive public art project to raise awareness for public art programs in Birmingham. Those interested can attend an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at .
  5. : Newberry award-winning author Christopher Paul Curtis will be speaking at Groves High School at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The evening is presented in part by the BPS diversity committee, the and Oak Park's The Book Beat. Books will be available for purchase at the event. To reserve copies, call 248-968-1190 or go to thebookbeat.com.
Alan Stamm March 26, 2012 at 11:35 AM
6. The history of Detroit's Cass Corridor is the topic of a Baldwin Public Library presentation at 7 p.m. Tuesday by native Detroiter Elias Khalil, co-author of a 2012 book on the neighborhood that has mirrored Detroit's fortunes.

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