May 2023 – What’s Happening

Holidays and Fun Local Events

Welcome to May 2023! Spring is here! Let’s get this May 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 May features events like the Motor City Comic Con, Fiesta Detroit, Yoga With Cats, Birmingham Art Fair, Greater Rochester Festival, and Trauma Education for Parents, 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 May 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 May 2023 a month to remember.

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

Motor City Comic Con

Cosplay your favorite comic characters, meet-and-greet with graphic novel big wigs, check out movie screenings, character Q&As and more.


Fiesta Detroit

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at this fest, which features food, vendors, Latin music, arts, live performances and more.


Greater Rochester Heritage Days Festival at Rochester Municipal Park

Enjoy this family-friendly event that features a car festival, a pioneer playground for the kids, art show with handmade artwork, plant sale and more.


Health, Shopping, Fitness – Time For You

Yoga with Cats at Tiny Lions

Ages 12 and up can join Tiny Lions lounge & Adoption Center to practice yoga with their furry feline yoga masters. You may bring your own yoga mat or borrow one of theirs. Pre-registration and advance payment required.

Art Birmingham in Downtown Birmingham

Peruse the works from juried artists at this 42nd-time show that takes place on the street surrounding Shain Park, in downtown Birmingham.

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.

Getting Back to Work After Divorce

August 2020 Getting Back to Work After A Divorce

Getting back to work after a divorce can be a challenge.  If your divorce has drastically changed your life and finances getting a job can not only help you get back on your feet financially, but it can also improve your mental health by giving you something less stressful to focus on.

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.

Parenting Through A Divorce

Parenting Through a Divorce

Whether an adult or child, adjusting through a divorce takes time. It’s hardest for everyone during the first year, when changes are new. Parenting through a divorce is the time to protect your children from whatever adverse conditions the divorce may impact.

Transforming Trauma & Navigating Overwhelm

Parents can hear from trauma exposure pioneer Laura van Dernoot Lipsky will draw on her three decades of experience and research to share inclusive and practical strategies for recognizing, navigating and easing the burden and impacts of trauma, secondary trauma and overwhelm in our daily lives.

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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