July 2017

Sunday, July 23 1pm-2:30pm

Ninth Annual Auntie’s Day Celebration: Detroit Edition!


Auntie’s Day is a time to thank, honor and celebrate the role of aunts in children’s lives. On The 9th Annual Auntie’s Day, aunts bring your nieces and celebrate with special bonding crafts. Parents, bring your kids to make a special gift for their favorite aunt!

The bond between an aunt and her niece is special. The first episode of the IvyLocs book series is dedicated to this special relationship. Join IvyLocs in celebrating the Ninth Annual Auntie’s Day. One special aunt will win an autographed copy of “Savvy Auntie” by Melanie Notkin, founder of and Auntie’s Day.

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March 2017

Saturday, March 4th 12pm-1:30pm

IvyLocs Book Club Presents: Cupcakes and Books

Enjoy cupcakes and storytelling from author Danielle Carin Dunn, as she shares excerpts from IvyLocs, Episode 1: Tee-Tee’s Wedding. Participants will receive their own autographed copy of IvyLocs, make a craft that will make reading at home much more cozy and take home a coloring activity book featuring IvyLocs! This event will focus on the importance of problem-solving and a positive attitude. Recommended for grades 2nd-5th, but all ages welcome! For tickets visit:

February 2017

Join IvyLocs Sunday, February 26, 2017 for the African-American Family Book Expo

Detroit Book City’s African American Family Book Expo 2017 is Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 11am-6pm at the Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit 48235!!
IvyLocs and author Danielle Carin Dunn, join a GREAT line-up of Black Authors of adult & children books. If you plan to attend, please be sure to REGISTER YOU & THE KIDS ON EVENTBRITE at:

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IvyLocs Book Club Event, Saturday, February 4

We would love for you to join us! IvyLocs will host an amazing Book Club event on Saturday, February 4, 2017. This FREE event has limited seating, so you must RSVP:

Bring your Professional Problem Solver for book discussion, storytelling and crafts! We will discuss IvyLocs, Episode 1: Tee-Tee’s Wedding.
*Be prepared to discuss the book during Book Club. Recommended for grades 2nd-5th, but all ages welcome! Books available now for purchase at: Good Cakes and Bakes, LLC, 19363 Livernois AvenueDetroit, MI 48221 or online at: