Weekend Planner: Student Theater, Black History and ABBA
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It's the end of the week. You're bored. You want something to do. Dearborn, you've come to the right place.
Where/When: Henry Ford Museum; daily through Feb. 26
Why Go: The Minds on Freedom discussions run several times daily, while Feb. 11 and 12 will feature a musical performance by the Rev. Robert Jones and a dramatic presentation of “Elijah: The Real McCoy.” Plus, take an African-American Innovator tour–free with admission
Pricing: Museum admission is $17 adults, $15 seniors (62 and up) and $12.50 youth (5-12)
Where/When: Dearborn High School; 7:30 p.m. Friday
Why Go: Dearborn Area High School Theatre Troupes will come together to present a Great Evening of Comedy and Drama Scenes to raise funds for the Dearborn Area Theatre Association's Student Scholarship Fund.
Where/When: Ford Community and Performing Arts Center, 8 p.m. Saturday
Why Go: See a performance by the only group licensed to perform ABBA songs. The concert is followed by an Ultimate Dance Party benefitting the Dearborn Community Fund.
4. BLOOD DRIVE
Where/When: Sacred Heart Parish; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday
Why Go: Donate blood to the American Red Cross. Appointments or walk-ins both welcome.
Where/When: Arab American National Museum; 7:30 p.m. Thursday
Why Go: Enjoy a staged reading of this hit play by Arab American playwright and journalist Wajahat Ali.