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3 interactive community events in Detroit this week

3 interactive community events in Detroit this week
Photo: Photo Sensei/Yelp
By Hoodline - Published on June 19, 2018.

Looking to get out and into the community this week?

From a panel with enduring family-operated businesses to a hands-on digital photography lesson, there's plenty to do when it comes to community and cultural events coming up in Detroit this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Hamtramck walking tour with Detroit Experience Factory

Join Detroit Experience Factory for a tour of Hamtramck — one of the most diverse zip codes in the United States. Originally a Polish enclave, the 2.1-square-mile neighborhood is now home to people from more than 16 different countries. Expect many diverse stops throughout this two-hour tour.

When: Wednesday, June 20, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Where: Polish Art Center, 9539 Joseph Campau Ave.
Admission: Free

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Running the family business panel at Detroit Cab Co.

Explore the rich history of family businesses in Detroit at a panel within the headquarters of a real family businesses. The discussion will tackle important questions, including: How is a family business passed down? What happens if the next generation doesn't want to join the family business? And, what if there is dysfunction within the family?

The night's panel will include husband-and-wife duo Saleh and Bushra Mahmoud of Detroit Cab Co., father-daughter duo Ronald and Lauren Rivers of Rivers Realty Inc., siblings Tony and Sonia Lopez of Lopez Tire & Tequila Cabresto. And attendees will enjoy free pizza and beer.

When: Thursday, June 21, 6-8 p.m.
Where: Detroit Cab Co., 3245 Hubbard St.
Admission: Free

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Digital photography lesson and city tour with Photo Sensei

Practice your digital photography skills on some of the city's most iconic destinations through a City Muse tour with Photo Sensei. The session begins with a one-hour introduction to digital photography, followed by a tour of iconic locations and hidden pockets, where you can put your newly acquired skills to work.

When: Various times and dates available
Where: Downtown Detroit
Admission: $59 for one photographer; $114 for two; $230 for four

Click here for more details, and to get your tickets