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Start a Digital Diet and More This Week in Farmington and Farmington Hills

Other events this week include a support group for lung cancer patients and Halloween event for kids.

Start a Digital Diet and More This Week in Farmington and Farmington Hills
Whether you can't put down your iPhone or you compulsively check Facebook,  Farmington Hills native Mark Ostach will talk about the benefits of a "digital diet" during an event this week in Farmington.

Here's more information about his presentation and other events on the Patch calendar this week:

1. Digital Diet

Farmington Hills native Mark Ostach offers information about how to balance your digital life during this Monday, 7 p.m. event at  Farmington High School, 32000 Shiawassee. There's no charge to attend; learn more at  digitaldietguy.com.

2.  Thoracic surgeon leads new support group for lung cancer patients

David Sternberg, MD, a minimally invasive thoracic surgeon, will lead a new free and informal support group for lung cancer patients starting Monday, 7 p.m., at  Botsford Cancer Center's Suite 230. For more information, call 248-471-8120.

3.  Learn to skate open house

Stop by the  Farmington Hills Ice Arena on Wednesday at 5:45 p.m. for free skating with instructors, cider and donuts. To learn more, call 248-478-8800 or visit  fhice.com

4.  Halloween Trunk or Treat

This Wednesday, 6:30 p.m. event at First Presbyterian Church of Farmington on Farmington Road provides kids an opportunity to break out their costumes a little early. Call 248-474-6170 or visit  farmington-pres.org to learn more. 

5.  Robert and Pamela Taylor at The Old Town Hall

The Taylors have dedicated their lives to teaching and helping others in their spiritual pursuits. They will hold a book signing and greet guests starting at 6 p.m., with a gallery reading at 7 p.m., at the Masonic Hall (for township hall) in Farmington. Tickets are $30 at the door. For event and discounted pre-sale ticket information, write to growFarmington@ gmail.com. 

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