Ever wondered what kind of toxins are in children’s toys, pet toys or other household items? The Ecology Center will help Monday, March 12, with its free Our Toxic Stuff workshop at the Ypsilanti District Library from 6:30-8pm. With its XRF device, the Center can immediately detect toxic chemicals like lead, arsenic and cadmium. The session will also include a discussion and tips and tricks on how to protect your family from the toxic chemicals lurking in household products. For more info email Lauren LaRocca at email@example.com. 229 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti. 734-482-4110. www.ecologycenter.org.
Love is bliss. Love is pain. Love is catharsis and it’s messy and it’s marvelous. Love is the greatest and worst thing, ever. Love has inspired more songs than anything else in the history of humans making music to express their feelings. Whether you have it in abundance or if its just freshly fallen apart,
Singer/songwriter Seth Bernard is as well known for his music as he is for his community advocacy. The Earthwork Music founder recently released his third album in almost as many years, Eggtones for Fun, a break of brief levity spiced with a blend of sweet folk songs, strummy waltzes and some headier/heavier rock dirges,