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5 ways to enjoy your week in Detroit

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There's a little something for everyone coming up on the events calendar this week. From a historical walking tour of local breweries to a documentary screening, here's a roundup of options to help you get up off the couch and out into the world.

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United Nations International Day of the Girl 

From the event description:

Please join us for our 2019 United Nations International Day of the Girl event. This year, we will be discussing the advancements made in girls' human rights since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action in 1995. Join us to learn more about this significant international policy and how you can be involved. We will have speakers, global music and light refreshments.

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: Wayne County Community College District - Downtown Campus, 1001 W. Fort St.
Admission: Free
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Eastern Market Walking Brewery History Tour

From the event description:

The Eastern Market Walking Brewery History Tour will take you on a walk around the Eastern Market area of Detroit to visit old brewery sites. You will learn about the pre- and post-prohibition breweries that once thrived in Eastern Market. All tour guests will enjoy an included pint of beer at Eastern Market Brewing at the end of the tour.

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 12:30-2:30 p.m.
Where: Eastern Market Brewing Co., 2515 Riopelle St.
Admission: $30
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An Abbreviated and Inebriated Reading: The Scarlet Letter 

From the event description:

Join us at the Library Bar inside The Detroit Club as we continue our inebriated reading series with 'The Scarlet Letter,' written by Nathaniel Hawthorne and edited by Sam White. Hear an abbreviated reading of the play with one complimentary, custom cocktail — fantastically called The Scarlet City — and you'll be automatically entered to win Shakespeare in Detroit or The Detroit Club swag when you do.

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 2-3:30 p.m.
Where: The Detroit Club, 712 Cass Ave.
Admission: $45
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The Comfort Zone Comedy Show

From the event description:

The Comfort Zone presents the best in always-real and true comedy. Come join us as we kick back with another round of true material and stories, backed live by the one and only Joe Aasim.

When: Saturday, Oct. 12, 8-11 p.m.
Where: Tangent Gallery and Hastings Street Ballroom, 715 E. Milwaukee Ave.
Admission: $4 (Advance Ticket)
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'Michoacán to Michigan' Documentary Screening

 

From the event description:

"Michoacán to Michigan" is a compelling documentary that tells the story of Valeriano and Martina Fraga's journey from Mexico (Morelia, Michoacán) to Michigan in 1919. Audio recordings in both Spanish and English tell the story of Martina and Valeriano, interspersed with interviews with their children and narration by their granddaughter, Annemarie Valdez.

When: Sunday, Oct. 13, 2-4 p.m.
Where: Detroit Film Theatre at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 5200 John R St.
Admission: Free
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