community wall links: Museum on Main's new exhibit is 'RIP: The Washtenaw Way of Death'; Nonprofit seeks volunteers to mentor foster care youth
photo courtesy of the Washtenaw County Historical Society
From an exhibit about death and funerals at the Museum on Main to a nonprofit seeking mentors to help youth who are aging out of the foster care system, here’s a roundup of some of the stories posted on AnnArbor.com’s Community Wall this week:
By: Annie Arbor: "Rest in Peace" is now open at the Museum on Main Street
Come see what it was like to have a funeral with the coffin in the parlor of the family home in the 19th century and learn about the elaborate mourning customs of that era.
By: Christine Colaner: Join Our House: Help Change a Life
Our House is always looking for caring mentors and peer mentors who can commit a few hours a month to offer support and serve as a sounding-board in the often chaotic world of a foster care youth.
By: AAite: Huron vs Pioneer: The Other Story
By: Richard Douglass: Teach-in on the Affordable Care Act October 25, 2012
By: Ypsilanti Youth Theatre: See "Wild" Bill Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" in Ypsilanti November 16 - 18 at the Riverside Arts Center
By: Friends of the Dexter District Library: Used Book Sale and Fall Raffle
By: Southern Michigan Railroad Society: All Aboard Fall Color Tours at Southern Michigan Railroad!
By: Emily Allor: Michigan Web Design Firm Ingenex Launches New Website for Aysling
By: Pete Nowakowski: Oct. 26 - Auctions and Dinner to Benefit The Salvation Army Staples Family Center
By: Amit Kshrirsagar: Paula Cole wowed the Ann Arbor audience at the Ark as she sang her hits.
By: A2CT: The Bard Says "Go Blue!"
By: Dawn Farm Education Series: Recovery from alcohol/other drug problems in a college environment -
By: Gaile Peterson: Summer 2012 Brought A New Cabin to Grass Lake Sanctuary
By: Michael Armitage: Greater Milan Area Community Foundation Gala Announced; to be held in Ann Arbor
Arbor.com’s Community Wall is a spot for local people to post local stories, news and announcements. To post a story, sign in to AnnArbor.com, then go to www.annarbor.com/community and use the Got News? Tell Us function at the top to submit your news. If you have a photo to add, e-mail it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we’ll insert it into your story.