Rezoning, Star Party and more this week in Farmington

Here’s what’s happening this week in Farmington and Farmington Hills:

Farmington Hills City Council

Monday, Aug. 28, 6 p.m. study session, 7:30 p.m. regular meeting, 31555 W. 11 Mile Rd. A rezoning request to add a drive-through restaurant/coffee shop at Halsted and Grand River, and plans to repurpose a historic home are on the council’s regular meeting agenda. Read more at

Maria Taylor David Delind Johnna Balk Farmington City Council

Star Party

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 8:30 p.m., Heritage Park, 24725 Farmington Rd., Farmington Hills. The Farmington Community Stargazers will present a free night sky tour of planets and constellations through telescopes from atop the Sled Hill in Heritage Park. If it rains, meet at the Spicer House next to the Nature Center for an indoor presentation.

Stephen Mack Jones Book Talk & Signing

Wednesday, Aug. 30, 7 p.m., Farmington Community Library Farmington branch, 23500 Liberty St. Local award-winning author, Stephen Mack Jones, will discuss his first novel, August Snow. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Registration required, call 248- 553-0321, ext. 250. For more information on this and other library events, visit

Farmington Farmers & Artisans Market

Saturday, Sept. 2, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Walter E. Sundquist Farmington Pavilion & Riley Park, downtown Farmington. The Labor Day weekend market brings music with Sinjon Smith, starting at 10 a.m., along with vendors selling Michigan produce and products. Learn more at

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