Register to VoteAre you ready to have a say in the next election? Monday, Oct. 7 is the final day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 general election. Seats on the Birmingham City Commission Library Board will be decided. To be eligible to vote, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years old by election day on Nov. 5, a resident of Michigan and a resident of the city. See what you need to know about registration.
Groves HomecomingThe Groves High School Falcons football team in rolling, and will be looking for a home-field advantage to continue an undefeated season at the annual homecoming game Friday at 7 p.m. Coming off a shutout victory over Royal Oak last Friday (36-0) the Falcons (6-0) seek a seventh straight win against Berkley (3-3) to stay atop the OAA Blue with cross-district rival Seaholm. The Homecoming dance begins at 8 p.m. Saturday. Visit the school's website for more information, including details about spirit week.
Birmingham Planning Board
Members of the Birmingham Planning Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at the City Commission Room in City Hall. The agenda includes public hearings on zoning transition overlay district to regulate development on transitional zoning parcels. The board will also hear updates on the Woodward Avenue Complete Streets Project, and discuss tobacconist use in the Triangle District, and application requirements for food and drink establishments with on premises liquor consumption.
Home Energy Audit
at the The Birmingham Area Seniors Coordinating Council (BASCC) will host a special event for residents to learn about improving the comfort of their homes while spending less on utilities from 1-3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11. Representatives from Ecotelligent Homes will highlight the steps in a comprehensive home energy audit, and DTE Energy and Consumers Energy employees will be available to discuss rebate programs. Pre-register today. The event is free for BASCC members, $5 for non-members.