From Friday, May 30 through Monday, June 30, the East Jefferson corridor downtown to Alter Road will be bustling with more activity than usual. The 10th Annual June on Jefferson kicked off a few days ago and runs through the end of June. The goal is to spotlight all East Jefferson neighborhoods, including Lafayette Park, Rivertown, The Villages, Marina District and Jefferson-Chalmers.
Events will be held in each neighborhood and include the following activities:
Thursday, June 5 through Sunday, June 8
Annual Garden Party at Pewabic Pottery (The Villages), 10125 Jefferson Ave., Detroit
Friday, June 6
Grand Opening of Redesign & Restoration and Coffee and (_______) (Jefferson Chalmers), 14409 E. Jefferson, Detroit
Saturday, June 7
The 41st Historic Indian Village Home & Garden Tour (The Villages)
Outdoor mural paintings and more (Jefferson-Chalmers)
Saturday, June 14
Outdoor activities including Detroit City Futbol League tournament, canal kayak tours, live outdoor concert and more
Friday, June 20 through Sunday, June 22
Detroit River Days (Rivertown)
Thursday, June 26
Jefferson East Detroit SOUP (Jefferson-Chalmers)
June on Jefferson is presented by Jefferson East, Inc., an organization that aims to highlight the economic, cultural, historical and industrial offerings that the east Jefferson corridor possesses. By sharing all that the area has to offer, as well as keeping the neighborhoods clean and safe, Jefferson East., Inc. is focused on developing and redefining the area.
June on Jefferson is supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, the Hudson-Webber Foundation, Stroh Companies, Bank of America, DTE Energy Foundation, the Kresge Foundation and several others.
For more information about June on Jefferson and Jefferson East, Inc., visit the official website.