January 2024 – What’s Happening

Holidays and Fun Local Events

Happy New Year and welcome to January 2024! Are you ready for a new year? Set the pace for a great 2024 by getting out and doing new things. Be curious and explore some outdoor activities or 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.

Winter events, activities and fun has returned to Michigan. January features events like Wild Lights at the Detroit Zoo, Decked Out in Detroit, Big, Bright Lights in Rochester, Glow Sticks Nights, Detroit Yoga Lab, and Dinosaur World Live – 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 January 2024 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 January a month to remember.

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

Decked Out Detroit Winter Midway 2023

Experience winter fun at the Monroe Street Midway this holiday season. Activities include bumper cars, arctic slide, puck-putt, an arcade, winter art experiences and more.

Glow Stick Nights at the Dodge Park Ice Rink

Families can come out to Dodge Park Ice Rink to receive a free glow stick (while supplies last). Jan. 6 is 70s night, Jan. 13 is 80s night, Jan. 20 is 90s night and Jan. 27 is 00s night.


The Big, Bright Light Show in Downtown Rochester 

Photo credit: Big, Bright Lights Show

Downtown Rochester is decked in 1.5 million lights, brightening up buildings every evening.


Health, Shopping, Fitness – Time For You

Detroit Yoga Lab

Training begins January 6th, 2024 and runs through April 20th. We will be meeting every Saturday from 11:30am to 2:30pm. This training is both online & in-person and runs for 16 weeks.

Dance w/ Sheila – Bellydance Fitness Class

Bellydance Fitness class is a fun and exciting introduction to this dance form, no experience necessary to join! You’ll experience strength building exercises, deep stretches, cardio drills, and fun choreography customized for bellydancers and non-bellydancers alike.

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.

Financially Protect Yourself

Financially P-R-O-T-E-C-T Yourself

If you are contemplating or currently going through a separation or divorce, money is probably one of your greatest concerns. Even if you were not the spouse responsible for the finances in your marriage – money, assets, debts and liabilities are probably now at the top of your mind.

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.

To Do’s and Don’ts

The Do’s and Don’ts of Helping Our Kids Survive Divorce

Divorce is a stressful and sometimes traumatic event. A partnership that we entered, expecting it to be “for better or worse” and “in sickness and in health,” all of a sudden is ending and may leave us feeling lost and adrift. Our future may be uncertain, our finances may be a mess, and our self-esteem may be almost non-existent.

Dinosaur World Live

Dare to experience the dangers and delights of DINOSAUR WORLD LIVE in this roarsome interactive show for all the family. Grab your compass and join our intrepid explorer across uncharted territories to discover a pre-historic world of astonishing (and remarkably life-like) dinosaurs.

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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