#MIWeekend – March 24-27: Basketball and Student Art

8-march 23-hoopfestReady for the weekend? If you’re looking for something to do — and there’s a youngster in your life who likes basketball — Michigan State University is hosting March Magic Hoopfest at the Jenison Field  House on Friday and Saturday. It includes basketball skill venues, games and educational activities. This weekend is also your last chance to catch the juried art exhibition of Central Michigan University students, held at the University Art Gallery in Mount Pleasant.

Set some time aside to talk about what’s going on at the state Capitol, too. Many of our state representatives are holding community events this week, including:

Friday, March 24

  • Coffee Hour with Rep. Jim Ellison from 7:30-9 a.m. at Sero’s Restaurant, 375 W. 12 Mile Road in Madison Heights
  • Coffee Hour with Rep. Jon Hoadley from 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Brite Eyes Brewing Company, 1156 S. Burdick St. A in Kalamazoo
  • Coffee Hour with Rep. Tim Sneller from 11 a.m.-noon at the Grand Blanc Senior Center, 12632 Pagels Drive in Grand Blanc

Saturday, March 25

  • Constituent Hour with Rep. Yousef Rabhi at 10 a.m. at RoosRoast Coffee, 1155 Rosewood St. in Ann Arbor
  • Coffee Hour with Rep. Kristy Pagan at 10 a.m. at Belleville City Hall Council Chambers, 6 Main St. in Belleville

Monday, March 27

  • Henry Yanez Listening Tour from 6-8 p.m. at the Sterling Heights Senior Center, 40200 Utica Road in Sterling Heights
  • Coffee and Conversation with Rep. Abdullah Hammoud from 11-1 p.m. at the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 15801 Michigan Ave. in Dearborn
  • March 6 O’Clock Series with Rep. Leslie Love. This week’s topic: Pathways to skilled trades and technology jobs. From 6-7:30 p.m. at First Baptist World Changers, 22575 W. Eight Mile Road in Detroit
  • Coffee and Conversation with Rep. John Chirkun from 10 to 11 a.m. at Little Joe’s Coney Island, 13564 E. 9 Mile (corner of Schoenherr) in Warren
  • Coffee Hour with Rep. Kristy Pagan at 7 p.m. at Panera Bread, 41950 Ford Road in Canton
  • Patrick Green Constituent Hours from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at The Dovetail, 29200 Hoover Road in Warren
  • Coffee and Conversation with Rep. William Sowerby from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Clinton Macomb Public Library – South, 35679 S. Gratiot Ave. in Clinton Township

Wednesday, March 29

  • Coffee Hour with Rep. Donna Lasinski from 6-7 p.m.at the Village of Manchester Offices, Village Room, 912 City Road in Manchester

Thursday, March 30

  • Quarterly Community Conversation with Rep. Winnie Brinks from 5:30-7 p.m. at Brewery Vivant, 925 Cherry St SE, Grand Rapids
  • Coffee and Visit with Rep. Andy Schor from 6-7 p.m. at Faith Fellowship Baptist Church, 1001 Dakin St. in Lansing

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