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Take a one-mile walk to support the Friendship Circle’s mission to help special needs people then check out the carnival

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Every year the Walk4Friendship every year raises much needed funds and awareness for the Friendship Circle, which gives support to 3,000 special-needs people in Michigan.

This one-mile walk will be held September 3 and raise money for the cause. After a one-mile walk there will be a carnival for all participants to enjoy, and there is quite a celebration planned.

To register for the walk please click here.

Here’s the schedule:

  • 10:30am – Registration opens & T-shirt pickup begins
  •  1:30am – Opening ceremony at West Bloomfield Town Hall
  • 11:45am – Walk begins
  • 12:00-3:00pm – Walkers arrive at the Farber Center for fun, food and entertainment.

The Skyriders

These trampolineinsts will do death defying stunts to entertain and thrill observers of any age. The routines include Ken Kovach, the three-time national trampoline champion, and Guinness World Record holder.

The Real McCoy Show

For all-ages, this audience participation heavy event combines circus stunts and wit.

Zip Line

A 28 ft. drop as you fly along a line.



Detroit Popcorn

Platinum sponsor Detroit Popcorn is back again. Nothing says carnival like fresh, hot popcorn, cotton candy, and ice cold sno-cones.

Micro Reality Racing

Here’s your chance to be in a stock car race, with all the thrills, spills, chills, and crashes … only smaller. Take a drive on a portable, customized-banked oval speedway.

Micro racing

Micro racing

Segway Challenge

You can try your hand at an obstacle course designed to challenge Segways.

Rowing Challenge

Get your game on with the Fuse 45 Ski & Rowing Challenge. Take your shot at the best record and win a prize.

Monster RC Trucks

Take the wheel behind your own mini monster truck, climb cars and dodge obstacles in the monster rally challenge course.

Monster trucks

Monster trucks

Sports Arena

The sports arena inflatable features eight different game choices. Check out the basketball, football, and soccer, dodgeball, volleyball and more.

Home Depot Crafts

Corporate sponsor Home Depot will once again provide a special craft workshop. Join the Home Depot experts for a fun hands-on activity.

Great Food

Sponsor Epic Kosher will offer a delicious lunch of build-your-own hotdogs, coleslaw, vegetarian chili and watermelon.

You can show you support for the walk by donating or fundraising at

Most people could stand to walk a mile, simply for health reasons. Why not help some people who could use it and enjoy a carnival at the same time? Or at least support someone who does?

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