November 2023 – What’s Happening

Holidays and Fun Local Events

Welcome to November 2023! Are you ready? Winter is nearly upon us, but in Michigan there is always something to do. Be curious and explore some outdoor activities and nurture your comfort with warm indoor fun. DAWN is here to support you in taking time for you each month and enjoying all that our area has to offer.

Holiday events, activities and fun has returned to Michigan. November features events like Motor City Comic Con, Winter Wonderland Lights, Day of the Dead at the DIA, Towers of Tomorrow, Royal Oak Market Art Fair and a Turkey Trot in Ann Arbor – not to mention fun stuff for the kids. Don’t forget to check out all the local job fairs to participate in! These fun, exciting November 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 shift into winter with style and fun and make November 2023 a month to remember.

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

Winter Wonderland Lights

Michigan’s most dazzling outdoor event and holiday light show is perfect for the young, the old and everyone in between. It’s where you can explore a world of lights and magic.

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.


Ofrendas: Celebrating el Día de Muertos 2023 at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Photo credit: Detroit Institute of Arts

The DIA, in collaboration with Detroit’s Mexican Consulate, displays ofrenda altars, or offerings, created by community members in celebration of the holiday Día de Muertos. 


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Royal Oak Market Art Fair

Check out artwork displayed by 60 artists along with live music, food, adult beverages and more at this annual event.

A2 Turkey Trot

Join us at Hudson Mills Metropark for this annual autumn tradition and enjoy a late-season run that is fun for the whole family!

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.

Tips for Moms Going Back to Work

Tips For Moms Going Back To Work

Going back to work after any kind of a break can be a difficult thing, regardless of the reason for the time away. There may be feelings of guilt floating around. To help keep those under control, suggests that you:

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.

Celebrating Holidays – Divorce Style

Celebrating Holidays - Divorce Style

Holidays can be brutal for the children of divorced parents. Kids often feel incomplete. If the children spend most of the time with you and your partner, they will no doubt feel torn about not being with poor Mom or Dad. Try to respect the fact the kids are thinking of their other biological parent and their nostalgia for the past is not a direct shot at you.

Towers of Tomorrow

Photo courtesy of the Michigan Science Center

This exhibit features 20 Lego skyscrapers from around the world – including the Empire State Building, Burj Khalifa, Willis Tower, Q1 and more. Families can view the already-built skyscrapers and create their own to display in the middle of the exhibit.

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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