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December 1, 2016, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library
Trouble using a mouse? Not even sure how to turn the computer on? If so, sign up for a 30-minute session of one-on-one instruction with a patient teacher. This class is open-ended, so you can learn whatever you like at your own pace!
December 1, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library
December 1, 2016, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library
December 1, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library
Share your written work with other authors and participate in meetings filled with constructive, friendly critiques. All skill levels and genres are welcome.
Participants are limited to 1000 – 1200 words of prose or 3 pages of poetry. We suggest bringing 12 copies of your work for critique.
November 28, 2016 - December 2, 2016
December 1, 2016, All Day
December 1, 2016, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
December 2, 2016, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Polar Pizza Party presented by Henry Ford II Instrumental Music Boosters. Friday Dec 2, 2016. 5-8 pm. Henry Ford II High School, 11911 Clinton River Road. $5 per person. Fun, games, picture with Santa. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Macomb County Food Bank. More info cLpolarpizza@outlook.com
December 3, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library
Climb into your cardboard box car and enjoy the show for an awesome drive-in movie at the library! The library will supply the “vehicle” and the popcorn. This event is for ages 5 and up.
Drive-in participants will be seeing Finding Dory (PG, 97 minutes, 2016).
Registration is not required, but cardboard box cars will only be available for the first 20 kids.
December 3, 2016, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sterling Heights High School Leadership and Serenity Animal Hospital have partnered to host a Pet Adoption Day from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday, Dec 3rd. Come meet and fall in love with your new family friend. Donations of pet supplies also warmly accepted.
Free Admission - Pet Adoption Fees if applicable
December 3, 2016, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM
40th Annual "A Sterling Christmas". A variety of family fun activities including: Tree Lighting, Holiday Music & Caroling, Visit with Santa, Horse-drawn Wagon Rides, and much, much more!
Canned & boxed food will be collected for the needy.
December 3, 2016, 5:45 PM - 8:30 PM @ Dodge Park
Everyone is invited to ring in the holiday season with a variety of family fun activities including tree lighting, music, visits with Santa, horse-drawn wagon rides, petting farm, pony rides, carousel, train rides, refreshments, campfires and more!
December 5, 2016, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM @ Library
Are you a teen that loves to read? Join our Teen Librarian and your fellow book-lovers for our brand new Teen Book Club: Pizza & Pages! Come hang out, talk about books, and eat pizza with your friends!
No registration required.
December 5, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library
Join us for some wild crafts! Meet us in the library’s programming center and put your mind to use on some fantastic projects.
This program is designed for kids ages 3 to 8.
December 5, 2016, 6:00 PM
December 6, 2016, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Library
What better way to celebrate Saint Nicholas Day than a personal visit from St. Nick himself! Santa Claus is coming to celebrate the season with an all ages open house in the library’s programming center. Children can make crafts and let Santa know what they’re hoping for this Christmas while parents and caregivers can capture the memories on their phones or cameras! Don’t miss out on this grand event!
December 6, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library
Join us for several open-ended study and hangout sessions. Enjoy a relaxing and hassle-free environment where games, snacks, and a place to study will be provided.
December 6, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Storytime Room
Children and pets have a special bond because animals do not judge or interrupt a reader. Practice your reading individually with a trained therapy dog and her trainer in the library’s storytime room!
December 6, 2016, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library
No matter who wins the upcoming election, we are guaranteed to have a brand-new president in office come 2017. Ken Bloom, an attorney, financial advisor, and a partner in Bloom Asset Management in Farmington Hills, will talk about how the new administration may impact your investments and estate planning and what you can do to prepare for it.
December 6, 2016, 6:00 PM
Conference Room 202
December 6, 2016, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
December 6, 2016, 6:30 PM
The Sterling Heights Computer Club will hold its December 2016 monthly meeting on Tuesday, December 6, 2016, starting at 6:30 PM.
The meeting location is the Macomb Community College South Campus, in the John Lewis Community Center (Building K) at 14500 East 12 Mile Road in Warren.
You can get more information about the club at its web page at:
Persons interested in meeting other computer enthusiasts, in sharing information and in keeping abreast of the latest developments in personal computing, are invited to attend. Annual membership dues are $25.
For further information, contact the Sterling Heights Computer Club by calling 586-268-6586 (ask for Phil), write to P.O. Box 385, Sterling Heights, MI 48311, or send an e-mail to the club at
December 6, 2016, 7:30 PM
December 7, 2016, 10:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Library
Take a trip to the library for morning movies that are absolutely free! All moviegoers will receive a selection of free refreshments too! Feel free to bring your own camping bag chair if you find it more comfortable than the provided seating. Also, the room can get chilly, so a sweater may be advisable.
TODAY'S MOVIE - Miracles from Heaven (PG, 109 minutes, 2016) A young girl suffering from a rare digestive disorder finds herself miraculously cured after surviving a terrible accident.
December 7, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library
Spend time as a family with stories, rhymes, activities, and crafts. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas, but it’s not required. This program is designed for ages 1-7.
December 8, 2016, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Library
Do you have a phone, tablet, or computer that you have trouble using? If so, the library can get you on the right track! Sign up for 30-minute sessions of one-on-one help with whatever device you own. This class is user-driven, so you bring the questions and we’ll supply the answers!
Please bring your device to the program and know ahead of time any passwords associated with your device.
December 8, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library
December 8, 2016, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library
December 8, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library
Learn the art and science of web searching at the library! During this program, our instructor will illustrate basic search strategies and the built-in features of Google that might come in handy for your day-to-day life. Some of the things you can do with Google search will surprise you!
December 8, 2016, 6:00 PM
Director's Conference Room 202
December 8, 2016, 7:00 PM
City Council Chambers
December 9, 2016, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ Recreation Center
Special Recreation participants 16 years old and over may enjoy a festive night celebrating this Christmas season. Delicious treats, a visit from Santa, gifts, cookies, great music to dance to and friends to join you. Please register early to help us plan for food https://registration.sterling-heights.net Course #5003.064
December 10, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Library
Join us for a small group storytime designed for children ages 3 to 10 who have special needs. The rhythm, movement, and sensory-friendly activities at this program are especially suited for children with autism or other sensitivities. All children must be accompanied by a caregiver.
December 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library
Pokémon fans: Bring your cards, games, and other Pokémon items to the library’s programming center! Meet other fans, play Pokémon, make a craft, or watch some Pokémon. Cards will be available for sale and a free snack will be provided.
No registration required.
December 10, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Sterling Heights Nature Center
Free Nature Center movie that's great for families or scout groups. The first 25 participants to register will be able to make a bird feeder, courtesy of The Home Depot. Call (586) 446-2710 to register. This is a free program.
December 12, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library
Join Ms. Tish for rollicking good times! Children will enjoy dancing to music, action-filled movement activities, rhymes, and fingerplays. This half-hour program is for children of all ages. Get ready to move and groove.
No registration required.
December 12, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library
Children and caregivers or family members are welcome to join us for evening storytime programs with seasonal themes which will feature stories, crafts, fingerplays, movement activities, and other fun!
No registration required.
December 12, 2016, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ City Hall
Board of Review
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
1:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
December 12, 2016, 7:00 PM
December 13, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Storytime Room
Stop in for a traditional children’s activity in our storytime room. This program features stories, fingerplays, and crafts on popular themes and is designed for independent listeners ages 3½-5.
No registration required.
December 13, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library
This high energy program has something for everyone: singing, dancing, and—of course—stories! Ages 0-3 with a caregiver are welcome to join us in the library’s programming center. No registration required.
December 13, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library
December 13, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Storytime Room
December 13, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library
Harness the therapeutic powers of coloring with a relaxing evening at the library. We will provide coloring books, pencils, and refreshments for your enjoyment. Unwind with soothing music and let your troubles melt away! No registration required.
December 13, 2016, 7:30 AM
December 13, 2016, 6:00 PM @ Schoenherr Towers Community Room
December 14, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library
Bond with your baby in our programming center! This gentle program is designed for babies 0-16 months who are not walking. Learn fun, interactive lap rhymes and meet other parents! No registration required.
December 14, 2016, 4:15 PM - 5:15 PM @ Library
Stop in for an hour of afterschool fun! Each program will feature a new craft, game, or activity for elementary school students to enjoy.
Walk-ins are welcome, but registration helps us plan better.
December 14, 2016, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Library
December 14, 2016, All Day
December 15, 2016, 1:30 PM
The meeting will be held in room #202.
December 15, 2016, 3:30 PM
The meeting will be held in the Fire Department Conference Room
December 16, 2016, All Day
December 16, 2016, All Day @ Recreation Center
City offices closed for employee in-service training.
December 17, 2016, 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM @ Library
Get your game on! The Metro Detroit Gamers will host monthly gaming sessions in the library’s programming center. Come and learn a new game or bring your own to share!
Everyone ages 12 and up is welcome to participate. Snacks will be provided as well.
December 17, 2016, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Sterling Heights Nature Center
Come enjoy this great movie, "First Snow in the Woods" followed by making some winter crafts to help the animals prepare for winter. Cost is $8 per person. Pre-registration is required. Course #7003.002
December 19, 2016, 6:30 PM - 7:00 PM @ Library
December 20, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Storytime Room
December 20, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library
December 20, 2016, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ Library
December 20, 2016, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Storytime Room
December 20, 2016, All Day
December 20, 2016, 7:30 PM
City Council Chambers
December 21, 2016, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Library
December 22, 2016, 7:00 PM
December 23, 2016 - December 26, 2016
City Hall, Library, Parks & Recreation, Senior Center, Nature Center, Court Closed
December 23, 2016, All Day @ Recreation Center
December 24, 2016, All Day @ Recreation Center
December 25, 2016, All Day @ Recreation Center
December 26, 2016, All Day @ Recreation Center
December 30, 2016 - January 2, 2017
December 30, 2016, All Day @ Recreation Center
December 31, 2016, All Day @ Recreation Center