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Posted on Fri, May 11, 2012 : 9:38 a.m.

Nichols Arboretum peony festival celebrates 90th year; Golf outing May 19 benefits Relay for Life

By Staff


From the 90th anniversary of the Nichols Arboretum Peony Festival to a benefit golf outing raising funds to fight cancer, here's a roundup of some of the stories posted on’s Community Wall this week:

By: Matthaei-Nichols: Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden Celebrates Bloom Season, 90 Years

Celebrating 90 years in 2012, the University of Michigan Nichols Arboretum Peony Garden blooms over several weeks. The garden contains more than 270 historic varieties from the nineteenth and early twentieth century representing the best American, Canadian, and European peonies of the era.

  By: Julie Lubeck-Hofer: Fight Cancer during Local Swing Fore a Cure Golf Tournament

Mark your calendar for May 19 at Hickory Creek Golf Club. All proceeds directly benefit the American Cancer Society Relay for Life to fight cancer.

By: Char Luttrell: Girl Scouts Honor Country with Avenue of Flags Dedication

By: Susan Garavaglia: Safe Kids Huron Valley Reminds Caregivers: Never Leave a Child Alone in a Vehicle

By: shawn personke: Silver Maples to Hold Community Rummage Sale

By: Food Gatherers: Busch's Food Drive Helps Food Gatherers Feed Local Families

By: A Googler: Ann Arbor Restaurant Gets Mobile Savvy, Enlists Google to Make Mobile Website

By: WMU Alumnus: We Need to Protect Michigan From Fracking

By: encreative: Glee Cake & Pastry Offering Wedding Cake Tasting

By: Dawn Bussey, Birth Doula: Extra, Extra--May is International Doula Month--Got your doula? Dawn Bussey, birth doula Ann Arbor

By: Victoria Sun: Eastern Michigan Boys Basketball Camps June 18-21 and June 25-28

By: Doulas Care: 2012 DONA Doulas Care Training in Ypsilanti! June 1-3

By: Dale R. Leslie: "Smilin' Rick" Left Detroit Media Peers Frowning

By: Friends of the Dexter District Library: Used Book Sale

By: Ultimate Linings, LTD: Ultimate Linings Achieves ISO 9001:2008 Certification's Community Wall is a spot for local people to post local stories, news and announcements. To post a story, sign in to, then go to 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, and we'll insert it into your story.