Sing Out 4 Kids Celebrity Karaoke Fundraiser Benefiting FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation

This is a highly anticipated event in Metro-Detroit and has grown in popularity every year. Fox 2 Detroit's Roop Raj will be the night's emcee and many local celebrities will be participating in the karaoke musical selections. The raised funds from this event provide financial assistance to the organization that in turn provides valuable services to the special needs community in Southeast Michigan. We would highly appreciate media coverage. Please go to for more details.

February 18, 2016

FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation’s Annual Sing Out 4 Kids’ Celebrity

Karaoke Fundraiser is slated for March 11th at the Emagine Theatre (Royal Oak)

This year’s event includes Fox 2 Detroit’s Roop Raj as our guest emcee plus many new and returning local celebrities

WHAT:   FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation will host a unique evening of music, food, friends and fun. Join us for what will surely be a memorable evening as local celebrities sing their favorite karaoke songs followed by Detroit’s own Steve Acho on the piano with a sing-a-long for all guests. Proceeds will support FAR which provides creative arts and recreational therapy to develop the potential of people with special needs as individuals, as teammates, as family members and as members of the larger community. Popular Fox 2 Detroit Anchor and Journalist Roop Raj is the emcee.  There also will be live and silent auctions featuring such eye opening items as 2 tickets to the American Idol finale in Los Angeles!

WHEN:           Friday, March 11 at 6:30 pm

WHERE:         Emagine Theatre; 200 North Main Street, Royal Oak, MI (private event area – upstairs)

TICKETS:       $95 per ticket – includes 2 drink tickets and valet parking

                        $125 per patron ticket – includes 2 drink tickets, valet parking  and preferred seating

                        $1,000 per patron table – table for 8

Celebrities expected to participate include: WDVD Morning Show Host and Personality Blaine Fowler, Long-Time Musician and Lead Singer Greg Stryker of the Greg Stryker Band, Motor City Lyric Opera Founder Mary Callahan Lynch, Local Recording Artist Steve Acho, and many more.

FAR would like to give special thanks to Presenting Sponsor Kroger Co. of Michigan and Entertainment Sponsor Star Trax. Returning Co-Chairs are former-restauranteur Karla Sherry and retired Kroger Advertising and Public Relations Manager Dale Hollandsworth.

Patrons will join FAR as they give their special needs’ clients the support that has continued for more than six decades.  Tickets sell quickly for this event!  For further information, please contact Pamela Ayres at 248-646-3347.  Or, visit FAR’s website at:  Media inquiries can email Chris Phillips at

FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation is a 501(c)(3) organization, serving over 1,200 children and adults with special needs in southeastern Michigan by providing art, music, dance, and recreation therapy.  These therapies foster self-awareness and personal growth by increasing self-esteem, building positive social skills and enhancing motor coordination.  One third of these clients could not receive therapy without scholarship assistance from civic-minded businesses and organizations.


FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation

1669 W Maple Road, Birmingham, MI 48009



Categories: Non Profit, Special Needs and Disabilities, Arts and Entertainment

Tags: Art Therapy, Music Therapy, Non-Profit, Recreation Therapy, Southeast Michigan, Special Needs

About FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation

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FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation promotes understanding & provides education for children & adults w/ special needs through therapeutic opportunities in the arts, recreation & leisure that enrich its clients, their families & the greater community

FAR Therapeutic Arts and Recreation
1669 W Maple Road
Birmingham, MI 48009
United States