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Vegetable GardenNow is the time to get a jump on your spring planning and planting. There are lots of veggies that can be successfully started in early May. Come learn about garden site selection, plot size, which vegetables to grow, and other gardening tips from Deanna White, 25 year Master Gardener Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Clear instructions, great handouts, and door prizes. Ages 8 years and up welcome. Registration is due Tuesday, April 29, 2017.

Deanna FlowersAlways wanted to garden, but are tired, busy and/or getting older and not real excited about pulling weeds?  Deanna White, a 25 year Master Gardener will teach you how to make a no-till, virtually weed free, abundant garden Saturday, April 22, 2017 from 1:00pm - 3:00pm. Come and learn with clear instruction given, informative handouts, and door prizes. Ages 8 years and up welcome. Registration is due Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

LifejacketThis 8-hour course Saturday, May 6, 2017 or Saturday, June 3, 2017 will provide you with the necessary information needed to safely operate a personal watercraft (PWC). Participants will learn about the specific laws and regulations that must be followed to legally operate a watercraft in the State of Michigan. You will learn navigation rules, boat/jet ski operation/maintenance and what to do in a boating emergency.

Calendar Tax Return Date Circled ImageThis program is offered in cooperation with the Tax Aid Program of Catholic Older Adult Social Services for seniors with a limited income. Free assistance will be provided in filling out Michigan’s tax credit forms (Homestead Property Tax and Home Heating) and simple state and federal tax returns.

Appointments are required (every Tuesday from February - April between 9:00am and 12:00pm) and can be made beginning in January 2017 by calling the center at (734) 544 - 3838.

Forms will be provided at the time of the appointment.


Charter Township of Ypsilanti Community Center •  2025 E. Clark Rd. Ypsilanti, Mi 48198  •  (734) 544 - 3800

Mon. - Fri., 8:00am - 8:00pm  •  Sat., 9:00am - 6:00pm • Sun., Closed