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Here's what to do in Detroit this week

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From a historical walking tour to a cocktail tasting, there's plenty to enjoy in Detroit this week. Read on for a rundown of ideas for how to fill your calendar.

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We Are Our Own Heroes: Abolitionist Movement Walking Tour

From the event description:

This walking tour, spanning 2.5 miles, covers the leaders of the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad in Detroit. Please dress comfortably.  

When: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6-8:30 p.m.
Where: Campus Martius Park, 800 Woodward Ave.
Admission: $20
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American Institute of Architects Detroit Chapter Meet-Up

From the event description:

At the emerging professionals October meet-up, we will be joined by Ashley Davidson, co-owner and designer of Kiesling, a 2019 Commerce Design: Detroit award winner. This event is sponsored by the American Institute of Architects Detroit Chapter. 

When: Tuesday, Oct. 8, 6-7:30 p.m.
Where: Kiesling, 449 E. Milwaukee Ave.
Admission: Free
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Crash Course in Microsoft Office Word

From the event description:

This course covers several key elements of Microsoft Word in a short amount of time. Topics include entering and editing text; cutting, copying and pasting text; formatting, saving and printing documents. At the conclusion of the course, students should be able to insert graphs, pictures, tables and charts. Participants should have a general knowledge of the keyboard and mouse. This is a two-part class and students are expected to attend each class.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 9 and Wednesday, Oct. 16, 12-2 p.m.
Where: Douglass Branch Library for Specialized Services, Detroit Public Library, 3666 Grand River Ave.
Admission: Free
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Girl Grow Chats

From the event description:

Our emotions play a big role in the way we navigate life. When your emotions are taking over your thoughts, it's time to take a step back. Join this gathering of supportive women as they discuss overall happiness and well-being. 

When: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Detroit Shipping Company, 474 Peterboro St.
Admission: Free
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Cocktail Workshop & Tasting

From the event description:

The best selling "Death & Co.: Modern Classic Cocktails, Cocktail Codex" is an in-depth, beautifully designed guide to the modern cocktail universe. Join authors Alex Day and David Kaplan for a one-night only event that brings to life the cocktails and ideas within the book. Ticket price includes a signed copy of the book and all specialty cocktails. Ages 21 and over only.

When: Wednesday, Oct. 9, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Willis Show Bar, 4156 Third Ave.
Admission: $50
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