Grosse Pointe Theatre has been a community theater group serving the Grosse Pointes and greater Detroit community for over 70 years. Grosse Pointe Theatre offers five Main Stage productions each season, plus two Youth on Stage programs and one contemporary Purdon Studio Theatre show. Volunteer members work to put on the productions, building sets, designing and sewing costumes, handling props and much more. The mission of Grosse Pointe Theatre is to engage, enrich, educate and impact our community by continuing a tradition of exceptional theatrical experiences. A proud recipient of the Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce Pointer of Distinction Award for Excellence in Nonprofit Activity, the organization always welcomes new volunteers or patrons who enjoy live theatre, and looks for outreach opportunities in the community. For more information on Grosse Pointe Theatre, visit www.gpt.org.
Grosse Pointe is one of those rare places that draws generation upon generation back to raise their own children in a community with schools that have kept up with the times. Here children grow up within walking distance of great schools. Part of what anchors this community is the school system. GPPSS takes great pride in offering an educational experience that meets the needs of every student, every day. Visit us at http://www.gpschools.org.
The mission of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is to expand learning, inspire creativity and connect our community.
Visit the library web site at www.grossepointelibrary.org
The Helm, formerly Services for Older Citizens, is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, non-residential senior community center dedicated to making the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods areas a great place to grow older. The organization, open to all citizens over age 60 and their caregivers in the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods, offers programs and services including Meals on Wheels, transportation (through the PAATS program), exercise classes, fellowship and social gatherings, minor home repair services, Meals on Wheels, tax preparation, transportation -- everything to keep older adults informed and engaged. For more information, contact 313-882-9600 or visit www.helmlife.org.
Pointe Area Assisted Transportation Services (PAATS)
If you are resident of Harper Woods or Grosse Pointes and are 60+ and/or disabled you can ride the Pointe Area Assisted Transportation Services (PAATS). To reserve a ride, a reservation is required at least 2 days in advance. All passengers riding on PAATS and returning after 3:00 pm must make a return appointment. All appointments must be made by 1:00 pm. PAATS will go to many medical facilities such as Henry Ford Hospital and St. John Macomb. Call 343.2580 for more details.
The city of Grosse Pointe Park gives free SMART bus tickets to seniors and individuals with disabilities living in Grosse Pointe Park. Eligible individuals can receive 40 tickets every two weeks. Tickets are given out at the Grosse Pointe Park City Hall, 15115 East Jefferson Avenue, Grosse Pointe Park. You must show ID verifying your residence. The funding for these tickets are generously provided through SMART. For more information contact City Hall at 313-822-6200.
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The Grosse Pointe Artists Association is one of the oldest non-profit art organizations in the area. We promote and stimulate artistic talent and engage in community services. We are an inclusive organization that encourages diverse membership and participation. Grosse Pointe Art Center - modern and contemporary art, supporting visual, literary and performing artists thru exhibitions, workshops, demos, lectures, readings and performance. Visit us at http://www.grossepointeartcenter.org/.
The Grosse Pointe Historical Society was organized in 1945 to promote the preservation of our local heritage and to share that knowledge with the community. The Society works to make the history of our exceptional community vital, relevant, and accessible. Through our programs, facilities, and events, we bring history to life and protect historic artifacts so that we can all experience the past first hand. Visit www.gphistorical.org for further information.
Established in 1914, The Junior League of Detroit focuses on elevating the lives of children. The Junior League of Detroit is a non-profit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. For more information, contact the Junior League of Detroit office 313-881-0040 or visit the website www.jldetroit.org.
Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce
Boy Scouts of America Troop 86 - Trombly School