Friday, November 19, 2004

Grand Opening of Campus Martius Park Tonight

Four years following the vision for Campus Martius Park, downtown Detroit's newest gathering spot, the much-anticipated park will celebrate its Grand Opening tonight. Following is a list of scheduled events:

5:00 pm: Activities, ice skating demonstrations and entertainment
5:15 pm: Cass Tech High School Marching Band
5:15 - 5:30 pm: Onyx Skating Academy Demonstration
5:30 - 6:00 pm: Arts Academy in the Woods Brass Choir
6:00 pm: Ribbon-cutting ceremony of Campus Martius Park
6:15 - 6:45 pm: Salvation Army Band
6:45 - 7:00 pm: 2nd Ebenezer Baptist Church Mass Choir
7:00 pm: Detroit Hockey Mini-Mite Game
7:15 - 7:20 pm: Marcus Belgrave and Steve Carryer
7:25 - 7:55 pm: Michelle Griffin and Voice of Faith Choir
7:30 pm: Special television presentation of the Park's opening, brought to viewers by WXYZ Channel 7
7:55 - 8:40 pm: Opening Night Skating Extravaganza
8:40 - 9:00 pm: Paul King and the Rhythem Society Orchastra
8:40 pm: Tree-lighting ceremony by DTE Energy
9:00 pm: Conclusion of special events

Along with Channel 7's special broadcast, WDIV-Channel 4 will also be on hand covering the events during part of its nightly 5 pm and 6 pm broadcasts.