'Quilts: Where Our Legacy Lives' set for October

The Great Lakes African American Quilters’ Network (GLAAQN) presents “Quilts: where Our Legacy Lives” Oct. 6 and 7 at the Livonia Civic Park Senior Center.

Highlights include more than 100 quilts, Griot storytelling, special exhibits, new quilters, vintage quilts, Hall of Fame Quilts, Special Projects Quilts, Walking Fashion Show, Make and Takes, door prizes, vendors and food.

The building is handicap accessible, admission is $5 and parking is free.

Hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sunday.

The Livonia Civic Park Senior Center is at 15218 Farmington and Five Mile Roads in Livonia. For more information, call (248) 349-7322 or email:

(“GLAAQN was formed in 2003 to promote and preserve the art of quilting and related fiber arts in the Great Lakes African American community. Through our charitable quilt donations, workshops, and displays, we share our love of quilting as well as the history and traditions.”)