Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday in Southfield just by telling us about your first concert.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform Thursday, April 4, at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, and Patch is giving you the chance to win free tickets. The DSO will perform Mozart’s “Jupiter” as part of its Neighborhood Concert Series. Bach’s Ricercare No. 2 and Britten’s Violin Concerto No. 1 also will be performed. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is located at 27375 Bell Rd. in Southfield. How can you win two tickets to see the show? Simply leave a comment on this story telling us the first concert you attended. You must comment by 1 p.m. Monday, April 1, to be entered into a random drawing to receive two tickets to the show. Each ticket is worth $25. And the tickets will be available for you at…
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
If you've got a creative streak and a passion for PEEPs, enter Patch's Easter PEEPs contest for a chance to win a prize package.
Wednesday, March 20
Editor's note: This contest is now closed. PEEPS, those famously delicious and delightful marshmallow candies, aren't just for eating anymore. These days, crafty PEEPs creations are all the rage. You can find them on display on Pinterest. And transformed into everything from the White House front lawn, to re-creations of children’s books, historical settings and other unusual situations. Think you can invent something fun with PEEPS? Now's the time to show us! Enter Patch's Easter PEEPs photo contest. Here's how: Read the complete contest rules here.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Win tickets to see the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on Thursday in Southfield just by telling us about your favorite composer.
The Detroit Symphony Orchestra will perform Thursday at the Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield, and Patch is giving you the chance to win free tickets. The DSO will perform selections by Beethoven and Mozart as part of its Neighborhood Concert Series. Brahms’ Symphony 2 also will be performed. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is located at 27375 Bell Rd. in Southfield. How can you win two tickets to see the show? Simply leave a comment on this story telling us who your favorite composer is and why. You must comment by 4 p.m. Wednesday to be entered into a random drawing to receive two tickets to the show. Each ticket is worth $25. And the tickets will be available for you at the venue before the concert. The…
Friday, March 1, 2013
Tell us about the best arts organizations, galleries, exhibits and performances in your community and you could win tickets to the March 10 concert.
The Motor City Brass Band's Festival of Bands is about bringing together musicians from all over Michigan. In celebration of this harmonious event, Patch readers can win tickets to the March 10 show by sharing their love of local arts. Whether it's your city's high school theater program, an eclectic downtown gallery, or the guy who plays guitar at your farmers market—we want to hear about the local performers, arts organizations and galleries in your community. The Festival of Bands will take place at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 10, at the Michael Guido Theater in the Ford Community and Performing Arts Center in Dearborn. The concert will include performances by MCBB, as well as the Birmingham Concert Band, Farmington Community Band, Oakland …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Entrants are encouraged to share their story for a chance to become a national spokesperson for the campaign that fights cardiovascular disease.
Tuesday, January 15
Celebrate 10 years of fighting cardiovascular disease by joining the American Heart Association and Beaumont Health System during the Go Red For Women Casting Call on Friday, Feb. 1 from 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Local women are encouraged to share their personal story on-camera for a chance to become a national spokesperson and make ending their number one killer a reality. This free event is hosted by Beaumont Hospital’s Ministrelli Women’s Heart Center, located at 3601 W. 13 Mile Road in Royal Oak. Anqunette Jamison of FOX 2 News and Tracey McCaskill of MIX 92.3 will kick off the search for the next Go Red For Women spokesperson who will represent the campaign in marketing materials, at events, and on the official web site. Other highlights …
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
We've got not one, but four contests: Best Classic Carol, Best Rock Carol, Best Religious Carol and Most Annoying Carol. Are your favorites on the list?
It's not a Winter Wonderland out there yet, but you can still Deck the Halls, right? You've still got almost Twelve Days ('til) Christmas, but remember that Santa Claus is Coming To Town. Good old Santa (baby!) will be bringing some Joy to the World. So—Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas. Why not? And if you're thinking, "I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas," then Let It Snow, and you just might be able to go on a Sleigh Ride with Jingle Bells on a Frosty night. We could go on. But—tell you what. Let's save the rest of the Christmas Carol (and at least one Hanukkah song) fun for the contest. Actually, it's four contests. Click on the links below, and vote for your favorites. We've included some links to songs for your foot-tapping, …
Monday, November 26, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for the Royal Oak school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the corner, so now’s the time to get your …
Monday, October 29, 2012
The parade, presented by Star Lanes Restaurant & Sports Bar at Emagine Royal Oak, is offering up the Assistant Marshall position to a kid 13 or under!
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Monday, October 29, 2012
Downtown Royal Oak is holding a contest for one lucky kid to be the Assistant Marshall of the 11th Annual Holiday Magic Parade presented by Star Lanes Restaurant & Sports Bar at Emagine Royal Oak on Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. Jay Towers, Anchor of Fox 2 News Weekend and Morning Host on Fresh 100.3, will lead the 2012 parade as the Grand Marshall and is looking for an assistant to ride in the parade with him. To enter to win, kids 13 and under should draw a picture of what the holidays mean to them on an 8 ½ x 11 piece of paper and submit it to Emagine Royal Oak located at 200 N. Main Street in Royal Oak, MI. Please include your name, age, parent’s name and contact information on the back of the drawing. Submissions must be brought to …
Friday, September 28, 2012
Tell us why you won't text and drive and you could win some cool prizes, including smart phone with accessories that promote safe use! Patch has partnered with AT&T to raise awareness about distracted driving.
You've no doubt glanced over at a driver next to you and see him texting. AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign discourages the dangerous behavior. Distracted driving contributed to 5,474 traffic deaths in 2009 nationwide, and 3,986 accidents in Michigan last year. "Our goal is to save lives," AT&T Chairman & CEO Randall Stephenson said in a release. Patch.com in Michigan is partnering with AT&T to raise awareness about distracted driving. We are launching a series of stories and, in partnership with AT&T, are also rewarding readers who commit to not text and drive. We want to know what stops you from texting and driving. In the comments below, finish this sentence, "I won't text and drive because ..." Maybe it's for family, a friend, a pet, or …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
We want to see your photos and read your stories of mom, grandma, foster mother or other significant mother figure in your life. You might win her a nice prize!
Your mom was been there to kiss your tears away as a child, and to help you wrestle with life’s tough questions as you grew older. She’s special – and you want her to know it. We invite you to share her story on Patch. Just upload a photo of your mom or other mother figure in your life – grandma, foster mother, mother-in-law – and tell us in the caption of the photo why the mom in your life rocks. Be sure to tell us what community you and your mom live in, too. You just might win dinner at The Root Restaurant & Bar in White Lake – the Detroit Free Press' Restaurant of the Year – or a $50 gift card at Metals in Time in Royal Oak that we're giving away to moms who touch the lives of readers in our 29 Michigan Patch communities. You have …