Michigan Daybook

Associated Press Michigan Daybook for Friday, Apr. 10.

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Friday, Apr. 10 9:00 AM CANCELED: Wayne County Parks annual Marshmallow Drop – CANCELED: Wayne County Parks annual Marshmallow Drop. Over 20,000 marshmallows are dropped from a helicopter for children to collect and trade in for a prize * Canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic

Location: Elizabeth Park, 4250 Elizabeth Dr, Trenton, MI

Weblinks: http://www.waynecounty.com/

Contacts: Kaye Byrd, Dept of Public Services, kbyrd@waynecounty.com, 1 313 600 0043


Friday, Apr. 10 10:00 AM CANCELED: CSAS 10th annual UM-Pakistan Conference – CANCELED: University of Michigan Center For South Asian Studies holds 10th annual UM-Pakistan Conference, which ‘seeks to engage academics, activists, and artists in a discussion of the global and mobile realities of Pakistan’

Location: Weiser Hall, 500 Church St, Ann Arbor, MI

Weblinks: http://www.umich.edu/, https://twitter.com/umich

Contacts: Mandira Banerjee, University of Michigan press, mandirab@umich.edu, 1 734 764 4251


Friday, Apr. 10 10:30 AM Dem Rep. Andy Levin discusses legislation to stabilization local communities – Democratic Rep. Andy Levin hosts a press call to discuss legislation to provide $250 billion in stabilization funds for local communities, cities and towns across the United States that are struggling amidst the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, with Mt. Clemens, MI, Mayor Laura Kropp, Clawson, MI, Mayor Reese Scripture, and Madison Heights, MI, City Manager Melissa Marsh. The local officials also discuss the ‘need’ for stabilization funding for smaller localities as they undertake crucial services on behalf of their residents during this crisis

Weblinks: https://andylevin.house.gov/, https://twitter.com/repandylevin

Contacts: Jenny Byer, Jenny.Byer@mail.house.gov, 1 313 354 4000

Media interested in attending MUST contact Jenny Byer at Jenny.Byer@mail.house.gov or 313-354-4000 to receive call-in details


Friday, Apr. 10 Good Friday – Good Friday (aka Holy Friday), religious holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ



Sunday, Apr. 12 Easter Sunday – Easter Sunday, celebrated worldwide by Catholics and Protestant Christians