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5 Things To Know This Week: Transportation Event, Youth-Led Dialogue Day

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

  1. City Commission to meet Monday: The Birmingham City Commission will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday at . On the agenda are several purchase agreements as well as a report on alcohol at city golf courses. For the complete agenda, visit .
  2. School board meets Tuesday: The Birmingham Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the on West Merrill Street. The board will hear an update on the 2012-13 budget Tuesday night, as well as the latest enrollment figures. For the complete agenda, visit .
  3. : Kicking off the Michigan Transportation Odyssey project, in which participants attempt to travel from Detroit to Traverse City using only public transportation, the Michigan Environmental Council and Metromode will host a panel of speakers Wednesday at . A panel of experts, including Birmingham Mayor Mark Nickita, will discuss the future of a Regional Transit Authority and Michigan's prospects for economic growth and prosperity. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. while the panel discussion begins at 6:45 p.m. An afterglow party will be held at the afterwards.
  4. : The Birmingham Youth Action Board (YAB) will host a special presentation for parents at 8:30 a.m. Thursday at the . YAB teens have chosen to feature a live court session with Judge Diane D'Agostini from 48th District Court and an area young person to share his story — both will demonstrate the real-life consequences that come with impulsive decisions teens make to use alcohol and drugs.
  5. : Registration for spring classes at the (BBAC) begin Monday. View the class schedule by visiting the BBAC website. To register, call 248-644-0866 or visit www.BBArtCenter.org.
Alan Stamm March 19, 2012 at 12:45 PM
"The Hunger Games" film debut: 12:01 a.m. Friday, Palladium 12. Also showing later March 23 and beyond in three Palladium theaters: 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30, 2:45, 3:34, 4:45, 6, 8, 9:15, 10:15, 11:15. And may the odds be ever in your favor!
Alan Stamm March 19, 2012 at 01:07 PM
Advance tickets on sale: http://bit.ly/z6vUJf

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