Celebrating Bèl Bagay Lakay, Haitian Art and Craft Festival

sponsor2Haitian Art and Craft Festival /
Foire Artisanale   
presented by
The Haitian Network Group of Detroit
a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization.

DATES:  July 11, 2015
(6:00pm -11:00pm)
&  July 12, 2015 (10:00am – 11:00pm)

LOCATION:   Farmington Riley Park and Sundquist Pavilion,
33314 Grand River, Farmington, MI 48336

Join us for Bèl Bagay Lakay (Beautiful Things from Home in Haitian Creole), our Haitian Art and Craft Festival scheduled to take place on July 11 & 12, 2015 in the Sundquist Pavilion and Riley Park in Downtown Farmington. This 2-day outdoor event will give the Metro Detroit residents an opportunity to sample and experience the uniqueness of the Haitian culture. The event will feature several well-known Haitian artists and artisans in the US and Haiti.

Click here to view brochure / program for the event.

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Looking for volunteers to help us make this event a success.

Click here to Sign up to volunteer. 

Chrysler employees need to go the following address:  https://chrysler.smartsimple.us/s_Login.jsp 

Bèl Bagay Lakay has been approved by the Chrysler Group LLC. Motor Citizens Volunteer Program and the event is now posted on the Volunteer Center website. As a rule, salaried Chrysler employees are allowed 18 hours of paid time off to make a difference in the world through volunteerism. This is a chance for HNGD to recruit any Chrysler employees who want to give back to their community. The activity number for Bèl Bagay Lakay is ID: 258081 and ID: 258080.
To sign-up, Chrysler employees need to go the following address:  https://chrysler.smartsimple.us/s_Login.jsp 
Questions and inquiries about this opportunity can be forwarded to motorcitizens@chrysler.com

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Join Us for the viewing of “Lakay, You Can Always Go Home” A Feature Documentary about the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti

Documentary by Tirf Alexius, Produced by Tirf Alexius, Remoh Romeo, Hugh Grady & Macdanne Edmond.
Sunday, March 15, 2015 ,
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Farmington Main Library
32737 West 12 Mile Road, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

Free Event Open to the Public 

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Haitian Festival Concept approved at Farmington City Council



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“Hats, Bow Ties & Brunch: Sunday November 23, 2014”

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Another spectacular Haitian Network Group of Detroit event

Guys and gals get your festive bow ties and hats ready…

Join us for a delicious brunch and an afternoon of unparalleled fun.

Best hat and bowtie contest, Karaoke, raffle and much more…

Date: Sunday November 23, 2014
Time: 1pm-3pm
Location: 500 Town Center Southfield, MI 48075
(Tall building at the corner of Evergreen Rd and Civic Center Drive)
Ticket Price: $25 in advance, $30 at the door



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Lecture: Mental health issues affecting Haitian American children in the U.S. – June 1, 2014

The Haitian Network Group presents

Mental health issues affecting Haitian American children in the U.S

The first presentation of the 2014
Community Behavioral Health Lecture Series
(click here for presentation)

Sunday June 1, 2014
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Denk Chapman Hall
Madame Cadillac Building
Marygrove College
8425 W. McNichols
Detroit 48221
Free parking available on campus

The Haitian community in Detroit like other immigrant communities in the United States confronts a number of difficulties in adjusting to their host country. Among those problems are mental health issues and their manifestations in everyday life. In this presentation, risk factors likely to affect the mental health and academic performance of school age children and selected childhood disorders will be presented and discussed.
Sponsored by Marygrove College
Department Co-Sponsors:
Mission Integration, Campus Ministry, and Service Learning,
Religious Studies, Philosophy, Humanities, and Social Justice Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Jean-Claude Dutès, Ph.D./LP/NCC Clinical Associate Professor Dept. Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Michigan Sate University
Jean Alcé, MD Board Certified Psychiatrist

Click here for flyer

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Fathers Day Celebration – June 29, 2014

An Nou Fete Papa Yo!

Bonne Fête Papa!

A celebration honoring the fathers in the Haitian community

Join us for an afternoon of fun, laughter and fellowship as we attempt to recreate a traditional Father’s day tribute

Sunday June 29, 2014

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

International Institute

11 E Kirby St., Detroit, MI 48202

Free Admission Refreshments for sale

Click here for flyer

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