Community Events

Starr Showcase Coffeehouse Benefit Concert

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Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

The Starr Showcase Coffeehouse will be held on Saturday, January 17, 2015.  It is a benefit concert to raise funds to support the warming shelter at Starr Presbyterian Church.  The warming shelter is an organization of local churches that take turns providing overnight accommodations for the homeless during the winter months.  The coffeehouse is from 7pm to 10pm. (Doors open at 6:30pm)  It is located in the fellowship hall of Starr Presbyterian church on the southwest corner of 13 Mile and Crooks Rd.Read more »

Christmas Sing-A-Long

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Friday, December 19, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak invites the community to join in a sing-a-long as the church unveils its new million dollar pipe organ this Friday, December 19 at 7 p.m. The sing-a-long will be followed by a Laurel and Hardy movie, with the organ playing the music! Check out the attached flyer for details.

Nature Society Birding Presentation

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Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 7:30pm - 8:58pm

"The Highs And Lows Of Birding Peru” speaker program is being held on Wednesday, January 7th, 2015 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N Washington).  In Peru, birding can take you from the Amazon River basin at 750 feet all the way to mountains above 14,000 feet.  With habitats ranging from hot and humid to dry and cold, the variety of birds is simply tremendous.  Don Burlett, Oakland Audubon Society President, will discuss his recent trip to Peru and the fantastic sights and animals seen there. This event is free and open to the public.Read more »

Audubon Christmas Bird Count

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Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 7:30am - 7:00pm

Oakland County Parks & Recreation invites area Birders to the Oakland Audubon Society's Christmas Bird Count Tally. Help with the 115th Annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count and join birders across the country search for birds. The Tally is all day Saturday, Dec. 20 from 7:30am - 4:00 pm or earlier if Owling. Meet from 4 - 7 p.m. at Wint Nature Center, 9501 Sashabaw Road in Clarkston for a Tally Rally after the Christmas Bird Count. Visit oaklandaudubon.org for information or contact Ed Lewandowski at ocbirdguy@gmail.com. Park entry fees apply.Read more »

Winter Golf

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Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 10:00am - Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 4:30pm

The Royal Oak golf course on 3417 Don Soper Drive will be open this weekend Saturday December 13th and Sunday December 14th from 10:00am – Dark. The cost of golf is $8.00 to walk and $15.00 to ride. Questions call 248-554-0019.

Almost New Year's Program

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Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

The Oakland County Parks and Recreation Adaptive Recreation program is hosting an Almost New Year's celebration. Individuals 18 and over with developmental disabilities and their families and friends are welcome to celebrate New Year’s Eve early! There will be pizza, music, dancing and New Year's Eve festivities! Pre-registration is required for one of two dates: Dec. 29 or 30. Cost is $8/person by Dec. 19, $10/person beginning Dec. 20. Chaperones pay the same price. The events is partially sponsored by Wright Filippis and the Filippis Foundation.Read more »

Historic Holiday Special Open House

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Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Historic Orson Starr House will be holding a special Christmas Carols open house on Sunday, December 14 from 1pm to 4pm. Hear seasonal music played on our antique 1890 pump organ by Melissa Ambrose Eidson between 2-3pm. The Orson Starr House Museum is located at 3123 N Main Street (one block South of 13 Mile Road). Additional free parking one block South at the Salvation Army Citadel. For additional information contact Issabelle (248) 548-6638. 

Holiday Brass Performance

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Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

The Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings will present Holiday Brass in Royal Oak. The performance will be on Sunday, December 7, 7:30 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak. This holiday favorite brings tidings of the season with traditional sounds and new favorites. DCWS invites you to get in the spirit at the Concert Preview and Holiday Sing-Along before the performance. Read more »

Mammals of Tenhave

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Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Mammals of Tenhave Woods nature walk is being held at on Sunday, December 7, 2014 beginning at 2:00 pm. Park at the Lexington & Marais lot and meet at the Lexington entrance. Come and learn about the mammals that live in Tenhave Woods. We will look for signs of these mammals and have skulls and skins with us to help describe them and how they live. The event is open and free to the public. Visit the Nature Society online for additional information.

Kids Eat Free

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Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

During the holidays on Sundays, November 23 through December 28, Kids 10 and under eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal. Participating restaurants are listed below, see specific restaurants for hours and restrictions. Read more »

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