EVENTS

    • Saturday, June 30, 2018
    • 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • 2214 Longfellow St, Detroit, MI 48206
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    This event is open to Boston-Edison Residents only.

    This summer, experience a taste of the islands with your neighbors and friends! On Saturday, June 30, the Membership Committee will be hosting a Caribbean Night in the neighborhood.

    Treat your palate to delicious and diverse dishes including jerk chicken, cabbage, rice and peas, and succulent plantains! Dance to the captivating sounds of Caribbean music like Reggae and Calypso. Bask in the sunshine and company of fellow neighbors, and bring the kids out for a unique experience sure to leave the heart and stomach full.

    Tickets are available at $20 each (free for children under 10), and our dues-paying members receive a 10% discount. Our voyage begins at 4 PM and comes to an end at 8 PM.

    We are excited to bring a flavor of this rich and distinct culture to the neighborhood, and we look forward to sharing this experience with you.


    • Saturday, August 04, 2018
    • 7:30 PM

    This "Sounds of Music" Concert is a ticketed event; ticket sales are online only, through Eventbrite. More information is on our "Sounds of Music" Concert Series page.

    This second concert features pianist Mike Jellick, who was was born in New Delhi, India, and raised in Michigan. He is one of the most sought-after pianists in the Midwest. He draws from classical and jazz influences in his playing and writing. Jellick has performed with Rodney Whitaker, Marcus Belgrave, Christian McBride, Karriem Riggins, Wes Anderson, Victor Goines, Tia Fuller, Ron Blake, Vincent Chandler, Sean Dobbins, Ingrid Jensen, Terreon Gulley, Jesse Palter, Sean Jones, Carl Allen, and many more. Our very popular summer jazz party sells out quickly! This under-the-tent performance will be in the backyard of a beautiful Boston-Edison home and includes a summer-themed dinner and drinks.

    • Saturday, August 11, 2018
    • Sunday, August 12, 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Throughout Boston-Edison

    Join us for our annual Attic Sale! August 11 and 12, 2018.

    More information coming soon!

    • Saturday, September 15, 2018
    • Sunday, October 07, 2018
    • Charles T. Fisher Mansion, 670 West Boston Boulevard

    The Designers’ Show House is a biennial event, and the largest fundraiser for the Junior League of Detroit.

    This year, the event is at the Fisher Mansion, the largest home in Boston Edison. Architect George D. Mason built this 18,000 sq ft, three-story English Tudor-style mansion in 1922 for Charles and Sarah Fisher. It features the finest materials and best craftsmanship, including Flint faience tiles in the Solarium and bathrooms, black walnut hand-carved panels and hand-carved lions holding the original Cadillac shield.

    For more information, see the Junior League of Detroit's event page, or ASPIRE DESIGN AND HOME, the official national media sponsor for the event .

    • Wednesday, October 03, 2018
    • 7:30 PM

    This "Sounds of Music" Concert is a ticketed event; ticket sales are online only, through Eventbrite. More information is on our "Sounds of Music" Concert Series page.

    The third concert features Detroit-born and bred keyboardist Gerard Gibbs, known for his incredible energy and musicianship on the keyboard and organ. He currently performs internationally with James Carter, Ronnie Laws, Marion Meadows and Pieces of a Dream. He is the leader of several ensembles; his group RYZ (pronounced "Rise") will grace the stage at this special concert in the garden tent of the Junior League Designers' Showhouse.

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