District Events

Upcoming Events

Starry Night at Drew Farm

2/24/2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Free Public Event with RSVP DPSCD Office of School Nutrition and Garden Collaborative offer a “Starry Night at Drew.” Event includes a cooking demo, healthy snacks, nature walk and bird feeder crafts at Drew Farms. RSVP required. Please call 313-651-3457 or email garden.program@detroitk12.org to reserve.

Concert and Activities: “Star Wars at the Max"

2/25/2017 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Limited free tickets for prospective DPSCD students Tots to middle school students experience a Star Wars performance by a small ensemble of DSO Musicians, plus art and music making activities. Star Wars costumes welcomed. Limited free public tickets for prospective DPSCD students. RSVP at https://www.culturesource.org/index.php?option=com_civicrm&task=civicrm/ixiti/advancedsearch&csid=16&force=1&type=dpscdsteamy

“Meet the Scientist Saturday”

2/25/2017 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Free Public Event Curious students, young Einsteins, or future tech wizards who are always thinking of the next big thing are invited to discover and explore science with activities led by scientists and technologists with the hands-on exhibit, Inspiring Minds: African Americans in Science and Technology! Visit the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History for “Meet the Scientist Saturday” featuring David Head & Dr. Terrance Dillard on Saturday, February 25, 2017 from 2-4

DPSCD Robotics on Ice

2/26/2017 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Free Public Viewing Event DPSCD showcases a “Robotics on Ice” competition with invited DPSCD students at 10 a.m. Public is invited to view. Families can engage in Chess in the Park activities, sample cherry slurpies by DPSCD nutrition staff.

Dr. Seuss’ Cat in the Hat

2/26/2017 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Public Event Experience all the wacky, zany joy that has made this one of the most treasured rhyming books of all time. Join with friends and family as the Dallas Children’s Theater presents this special theatrical event.

EAA Staff Meet and Greet

2/28/2017 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

DPSCD will hold an exclusive EAA “Welcome Session” for all EAA professional staff. The purpose is to share hiring information, offer a format to talk to representatives from a variety of departments, The Detroit Federation of Teachers and more.

“Get S.T.E.A.M.ed at the DIA”

3/4/2017 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Free Public Event Discover “Science Behind the Art,” a virtual field trip produced by DPTV, on the science of the DIA’s Conservation Lab; investigate technologies and innovations of ancient civilization; Career talk by Andrea Montiel De Shuman, Digital Experience Designer; Gallery games, drop-in workshops and more.

DIME for a Dime

3/5/2017 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Limited Free Public Tickets for prospective DPSCD students One-day event where students aged 12-19 can attend up to four 30-minute classes with the industry-professional faculty of DIME Detroit. Subject areas covered are guitar, bass, drums, vocals, songwriting and music business. Students rotate between designated classrooms. Very limited free tickets for prospective DPSCD students. Reserve at https://www.culturesource.org/index.php?option=com_civicrm&task=civicrm/ixiti/advancedsearch&csid=16&force=1&type=dpscdsteamy

Dino-Light

3/5/2017 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free Public Event Formerly known as Darwin the Dinosaur, Lightwire Theater brings DINO-Light to life on stage with this original storyline. A famous scientist with magic powers brings a friendly dinosaur to life – but the dinosaur wanders away. On his adventure, he discovers a world full of wonderful creatures that light up the darkness and help him find the true meaning of love.

DPSCD “All Schools” S.T.E.A.M. Showcase

4/2/2017 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Free Public Event Discover “Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math” S.TE.A.M. events with representatives of every DPSCD school. Give-aways! Science, tech and agricultural arts demonstrations. Learn about tuition-free Montessori, foreign language immersion and more.