April 2023 – What’s Happening

Holidays and Fun Local Events

Welcome to April 2023! Spring is here! Let’s get this April 2023 started off right. We have found some indoor and outdoor activities suitable for everyone. DAWN is here to support you in taking time for you each month and enjoying all that our area has to offer.

Spring events, activities and fun has returned to Michigan! This April features events like the Comic & Anime Expo, Farm Tours at Maybury Farms, Southfield Marshmallow Drop, Our Town Art Show, and Easter Fun, not to mention fun stuff for the kids. Not to mention in these tough times there are still job fairs to participate in! These fun, exciting April 2023 events and activities for you or the kids will help keep you occupied, but we’ve also provided some helpful articles on parenting, divorce and finances.  Let’s kick this Spring off right and make April 2023 a month to remember.

Check out what’s going on in Southeast Michigan this April!

Comic & Anime Expo

Check out New Baltimore Trade Center’s first expo, which features vendors, cosplayers, creators, illustrators, artists and more.


Farm Tours at Maybury Farm

Families can enjoy a hands-on farm experience that connects them to the animals and agriculture at Maybury Farm. All tours include a dedicated Farm Educator and use of the playground and picnic area.


Southfield Great Marshmallow Drop

Southfield Great Marshmallow Drop – 15,000 marshmallows are dropped from a helicopter. Participants then need to collect only one marshmallow that can be exchanged for a prize. There are four drop zone groups: Children ages 4 years and younger; children ages 5-7; and children ages 8-12. The drop for individuals with disabilities will begin at 11:30a.


Health, Shopping, Fitness – Time For You

SPRING FLING – Crafters Market & Small Business FAIR at Lakeside Mall

The Oakland County Business Association Inc Michigan will host this business fair inside Lakeside Mall. It will have 100 exhibitors, crafters and vendors.

OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale at The Community House in Birmingham

Come out to The Community House for their 38th annual OUR TOWN Art Show & Sale and celebrate their 100th Anniversary. This is a juried art show for Michigan artists to display and sell their work.

Work, Career, and Money

Switching from two incomes to one is always a difficult adjustment and because we care we have some resources for you to check out.  This is because we can help you move in a direction of greater financial stability.  We’ve even added a few places because we want to help you search for a new job.

Financial Security After Divorce

Financial Security after Divorce; Tips Women Need to Know

Divorce is almost never an easy thing, regardless of who initiated it. Even in a “friendly” divorce there are still a lot of things to hash out, and one of the things that is easy to overlook is how a divorce will effect a women’s financial situation after retirement.

Career Events: Sales Jobs Connect

Search for virtual job fairs, local meetings, all handled in a safe and efficient manner. Now is the time to hunt for a new job. There are tons of job opportunities. Examine your skill sets and strengths and browse what local events and career path might suit you this August 2022!


There is no perfect parent and going through a divorce or suffering the after effects can be overwhelmingSo, here is an article with some proactive ways to adjust to the new life of single parenting and some tips to help you and your kids get through divorce.

Kids in the Middle

Kids in the Middle

You divorced as a result of not being able to communicate, compromise, get along, and now, a divorce decree forces you to do all of these for your children.

Ferndale Easter Egg-Stravaganza

Each hunt is FREE and will feature two separate areas for ages 1-4 and ages 5-12. At Martin Road Park, children and parents will have the opportunity to see the Easter Bunny and enjoy hot chocolate, s’mores, and a senior bake sale goods. This is a FREE and non-registration event.

Just For You

We know it’s hard to make life changing choices, but we are here to fight for you and your rights because we care.  Schedule a FREE consultation today and take to first step in moving forward in your new life.


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