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Travel Information

Travel Info – Reservations, Recreation Centers, Base Lodging

For Ticketing options:  Shades of Green (407) 824-1403 or Battle Creek MWR (269) 961-5084

For Travel:  Visit American Forces Travel: www.americanforcestravel.com

The Leisure Travel Services Office at the Detroit Arsenal has closed.


 

SELF-SERVE LODGING & TRAVEL OPTIONS

Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation recommends searching the following:

American Forces Travel:  www.americanforcestravel.com 

Other self-serve discounted lodging options:

Armed Forces Recreation Centers

Army Lodging Programs

For other Travel and Ticketing options, please call:
Shades of Green (407) 824-1403 or Battle Creek MWR (269) 961-5084
For Travel: visit American Forces Travel: www.americanforcestravel.com
                                    

For Matting and Framing at The Detroit Arsenal general questions: 586-282-8800

DETAILS ON SPACE A TRAVEL

Space A Travel                 

      No Federal Endorsement Intended

Ticket Info

The Detroit Arsenal Leisure Travel Office has closed. 
For your ticketing needs, please call:
Shades of Green (407) 824-1403 or Battle Creek MWR (269) 961-5084
For Travel: visit American Forces Travel: www.americanforcestravel.com
                                    

For Matting and Framing at The Detroit Arsenal general questions:  586-282-7194

Matting and Framing Department, Detroit Arsenal, Building 230, Room 1710, 6501 East 11 Mile Rd., Warren, Michigan 48397  đź“ž:     586.282.7194  

Events Around Town

Bus Trips & Rental

Bus Rental

(pricing subject to change)

 

BUS RENTAL Info

Are you planning a group event or even going to a sports game and you do not want the hassles of finding parking? Large or small, transporting your group has never been easier. We have a bus for rent which holds approximately 30-35 people. Call 586-282-8800 for more information on renting the MWR bus.

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OCONUS Travel Briefing * Passport * TSA

OCONUS TRAVEL BRIEFING 

If you are traveling outside the continental US, please schedule your OCONUS Travel briefing by emailing: 

OCONUS Travel Briefing

Garrison employees, please schedule your OCONUS Travel briefing by emailing: 

OCONUS Travel Briefing - GARRISON 

 

PASSPORT INFORMATION & TSA

Allow 4-6 weeks to obtain passport. When planning your vacation please be aware of the leisure passport requirements. Visit travel.state.gov to find out what you need to know before you travel. To obtain a passport for the first time, you need to go in person to one of over 9,000 passport offices. You must bring passport photographs of yourself, proof of U.S. citizenship, and a valid form of photo identification such as a driver’s license. Please be sure to verify all requirements before visiting a passport office. You’ll also need to apply in person if your expired U.S. passport is not in your possession; if your previous U.S. passport has expired and was issued more than 15 years ago; if your previous U.S. passport was issued when you were under age 16; or if your currently valid U.S. passport has been lost or stolen.

All Family members traveling outside the U.S. must obtain a passport prior to travel. Active duty cannot travel leisurely on an official passport. Active duty Soldiers planning to travel to foreign countries for R & R should visit the DoD Foreign Clearance Guide for required documents for that particular country. 

311-TSA Travel Tips

Events and Happenings

MICHIGAN  MONTHLY
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May/June/July 2021                                                                                                                                                 

DETROIT TIGERS – Games likely broadcast on Bally Sports Detroit

May 1    at New York Yankees; 1pm;  
May 2    at New York Yankees; 1 pm
May 4-6    at Boston Red Sox; 7 pm, 7pm, 1pm
May 7-9    vs. Minnesota Twins; 7 pm, 4 pm, 1 pm
May 11-13    vs. Kansas City Royals; 7pm, 7pm, 1pm
May 14-16    vs. Chicago Cubs; 7pm, 4 pm, 1 pm
May 17-19    at Seattle Mariners; 10 pm
May 21-23    at Kansas City Royals; 8pm, 4 pm, 2pm
May 24-26    vs. Cleveland Indians; 7pm
May 27    vs. Cleveland Indians; 1pm
May 28-30    vs. New York Yankees; 7pm, 4pm, 1pm
May 31    at Milwaukee Brewers; 2 pm
June 1    at Milwaukee Brewers; 7:30 pm
June 3-6    at Chicago White Sox; 8pm, 8pm, 2pm, 2pm
June 8-10    vs. Seattle Mariners; 7pm, 7pm, 1pm
June 11-13    vs. Chicago White Sox; 7pm, 4pm, 1pm
June 14-16    at St. Louis Cardinals; 8pm, 8pm, 2pm

                         

DETROIT PISTONS – LITTLE CAESAR’S ARENA

On Bally Sports Detroit

May 1         at Charlotte Hornets; 7 pm

May 3         vs. Orlando Magic; 7 pm

May 4         vs. Charlotte Hornets; 7 pm

May 6         vs. Memphis Grizzlies; 8 pm

May 8         at Philadelphia 76ers; 7 pm

May 9         vs. Chicago Bulls; 8 pm

May 11       vs. Minnesota Timberwolves; 7 pm

May 14       vs. Denver Nuggets; 8 pm

May 16       vs. Miami Heat; TBD

 

DETROIT RED WINGS – LITTLE CAESARS ARENA – on Bally Sports Detroit 

May 1         vs. Tampa Bay Lightning; 3 pm

May 2         vs. Tampa Bay Lightning; 3 pm; NBC

May 7         at Columbus Blue Jackets; 7 pm

May 8         at Columbus Blue Jackets; 7 pm

 


CAR EVENTS – cruisnews.com

Year-round Car Cruise in:  Parking at Pasteiner’s, 33202 Woodward, Birmingham; 248-646-2886, pasteiners.com

May 3 -       Monday Cruise Nights at Lakeside Mall Food Court with Fun Time Cruzers; 586-260-3459, funtimecruzers.com

May 3         Monday Cruise Nights at Rams Horn, 432 Clair, Garden City; idkthree@yahoo.com

May 4         Tuesday Cruise Nights at Ukranian Cultural Center, Warren; 586-757-8130

May 8         Thursday Cruise Nights at Striker Lounge, 30971 Armada Ridge, Richmond; 586-727-9292

May 12       Wednesday Cruise Nights with W. Side Rod & Custom, 30950 Five Mile, Livonia; chefdave@mi.rr.com

May 15       Saturday Cruise Nights at Leons, 8787 Telegraph, Taylor, 313-670-5980

 


HAPPENINGS AROUND TOWN:

Ticketmaster:  800-745-3000 or ticketmaster.com

 Nothing this month

 

LITTLE CAESARS ARENA – 313presents.com

June 28      Justin Bieber

FOX THEATRE – 2211 Woodward, Detroit; 313-471-6611; 313presents.com

May 5            Monsta X

June 3-6        Blue Man Group

 

DTE ENERGY THEATRE – 7774 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston; 248-377-0100, www.313presents.com; T.M.

June 12      James Taylor & His All-Star Band


June 22      Dave Matthews Band

June 26      Steely Dan

 

MEADOW BROOK AMPHITHEATRE– 3554 Walton Blvd, Rochester Hills; 248-377-0100, T.M. 313presents.com

May 15       Cavalleria Rusticana in Concert by Michigan Opera Theatre

 

MICHIGAN LOTTERY AMPHITHEATRE AT FREEDOM HILL – 14900 Metro Parkway, Sterling Heights; 586-269-9700, www.313presents.com

June 3        Russ, Benny The Butcher

June 6        5 Seconds of Summer

June 26      Jamey Johnson, Whiskey Myers

                 

MOTOR CITY CASINO HOTEL – SoundBoard; 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit; www.motorcitycasino.com; 313-237-7711; 313Presents.com


May 2         Wyclef Jean

May 21       Night of Knockouts XVIII

May 28       Motor City Cage Night VIII

June 10      Lyfe Jennings and Chrisette Michele

 

THE MASONIC TEMPLE -- 500 Temple Avenue, Detroit; 313-832-7100; themasonic.com

May 7, 14      Classical:  Beethoven Mozart, more

May 20-21     Jazz:  A Tribute to Miles Davis Classic Quintet

May 27          Classical:  Film Scores & Hollywood Epics


MEADOW BROOK THEATRE -- 378 Meadow Brook, Rochester; 248-377-3344; mbtheatre.com

 5/19-6/13    Fancy – A New Country Musical

 

FISHER THEATRE – BroadwayInDetroit.com; 313-872-1000

DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA:  dso.org

 Digital Concerts

 

May 1         Chamber Winds

May 7         Jader:  Haydn’s London Symphony

May 8         Jader and Midori

May 13       The Music of Queen

May 15       Peter & The Wolf

May 20       Jader Conducts Mendelssohn

May 21       Beethoven & DBR

May 25-26  Wu-Tang Clan X:  Film & Concert Experience

 

MACOMB CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS - Macomb Community College, 44575 Garfield, Clinton Twp; 586-286-2222, www.MacombCenter.com

 Virtual Performances:

thru 5/15           Kattam & His Tam-Tams:  Rhythms of

                        West Africa

 

COMEDY CASTLE – ComedyCastle.com

4/29 – 5/1         Jodi White

 

TCF CENTER – (formerly Cobo Center) TCFCenterDetroit.com

May 8-9         Capitol Sports Center Volleyball Can-Am Classic

6/26 – 7/4      USA Weightlifting National Championships Week

 

MICHIGAN PHILHARMONIC – 734-451-2112 or www.michiganphil.org

 May 22       The Great American Song Book; 7:30 pm; VISTA Tech Center, Livonia Schoolcraft College

Online Events:

DETROIT INSTITUTE OF ARTS – 313-833-7963, www.dia.org

 thru June 27   Detroit Style:  Car Design in the Motor City 1950 – 2020
thru June 27   Russ Marshall:  Detroit Photographs 1958 - 2008

DIA at Home

 

GOLF EVENTS – Carlsgolfland.com

May 2         Michigan Women’s Golf Assoc. Annual Meeting; Lakes of Taylor; MWGolf.org

May 2         2 Woman Scramble; Lakes of Taylor; MWGolf.org

May 2         Michigan Men’s Publinx Championship Series Event #1; The Orchards GC; MIPublinx.com

May 17       GAM Net Chapman; Grosse Ile G&CC; GAM.org

May 22-23  Women’s Atlas Trophy Matches; Tecumseh GC; GAM.org

May 22-23  Michigan Men’s Publix Medal Play Championship; Pheasant Run GC; MIPublinx.com

May 23       Michigan Women’s Golf Assoc. 2-Person, 4-Ball; Metamora; MWGolf.org

 

SOARING EAGLE CASINO & RESORT – Mt. Pleasant; 800-585-3737, www.soaringeaglecasino.com

 May 29       Luke Bryan, Morgan Evans (outside)


July 10        Megadeth, Lamb of God (outside)

 

THE COLOSSEM @ CAESARS WINDSOR –

TheColosseumatCaesarsWindsor.ticketoffices.com

 

ANDIAMO CELEBRITY SHOWROOM – Warren; 586-268-3200, AndiamoShowroom.com; 800-745-3000

 June 5        The Guess Who

REDFORD THEATRE – RedfordTheatre.com

 

THE DETROIT ZOO – 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak; detroitzoo.org; 248-541-5717

 

SUBURBAN COLLECTION SHOWPLACE – 46100 Grand River, Novi; 248-348-5600 or www.suburbancollectionshowplace.com 

 April 30-May 2   Novi Home & Garden Show
 

FORD COMMUNITY & PERFORMING ARTS CENTER – 15801 Michigan Avenue, Dearborn; 313-943-2350; dearborntheater.com

 

THE TOKEN LOUNGE – 28949 Joy Road, Westland, TokenLounge.com

May 1            Magic Bus

May 14          Derek St. Holmes

May 15          Metallica Tribute, Iron Maiden Tribute

May 22          Ichtycoo Park

May 29          Tab Benoit

ROYAL OAK MUSIC THEATRE – 318 W. Fourth; www.royaloakmusichtheatre.com; 248-399-2980

 

THE FILLMORE – TheFillmoreDetroit.com

May 29       Tech N9ne

 

SAINT ANDREWS – SaintAndrewsDetroit.com

May 8         The Residents – Dog Stab!

June 26      Hot Mulligan

 

MUSIC HALL – 350 Madison, Detroit; 313-887-8500; MusicHall.org

 

May 21-22     Set It Off

 

STERLING HEIGHTS – sterling-heights.net; Parks & Recs: 586-446-2700; Music in the Park held at Dodge Park Amphitheater at 7 pm:  586-446-2692; Farmers Market, 40620 Utica Road, sterling-heights.net/dpfm

May 7            Mother & Sone Outdoor Adventure; $10/resident, $13/non-resident; ages 6-12; Sterling Heights Nature Center; advance tickets only: Ref.# 2001.305

May 26          Healthy Living Expo; Community Center

June 5           USC-Sterling Heights SOS 5K; $20/5K ($25 day of race), $12/1-mile ($15 day of race); Dodge Park, 40520 Utica Road; register by May 21: www.uticasos5k.com

 

Trivia Day – must have computer and smart phone to play; 8 pm; free for residents, $5/non-residents; must pre-register

May 13          All About Board Games Trivia

May 27          “The Office” Trivia

 

Bingo – must have computer and smart phone to play; 11 am; free; must pre-register

May 8            Sugar Rush

May 22          Famous Landmarks

 

Spring Cleaning Days – 9am-2pm; DPW Building, 7200 18 Mile; residents only

May 8, 15      Spring Clean-Up

 

 STAGECRAFTERS – Royal Oak; 248-541-6430; Stagecrafters.org

May 14          Goose-Napped!  A virtual play; Youth Theatre

 

CARPATHIA CLUB – 38000 Utica Road, Sterling Heights; 586-978-2292, carpathiaclub@comcast.net

We started doing pre-ordered, pre-paid, take out only, fish fry on Fridays; www.carpathiaclub.com for more details

MARSHALL M. FREDERICKS SCULPTURE MUSEUM – Saginaw Valley State University, 7400 Bay Road; 989-964-7125; MarshallFedericks.org

June 26      Legacy

 

CANTON EVENTS: -- canton-mi.org

May 1         Fishing Derby; 9am-4pm; Heritage Park

 

SENIOR HELPERS OF MICHIGAN – seniorhelpers.com/mi

Every 3rd Tuesday on Zoom:  A walk thru continuum of care with Heartland Rehab, Palliative & Hospice; RSVP at crm2602@seniorhelpers.com  

 

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