Community Events

Mental Health First Aid Training

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Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 8:30am - 4:30pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Day for adults who support our youth. This is a free training program proudly sponsored by the Royal Oak Community Coalition and includes a participant manual. A young person you know could be experiencing a mental health challenge or crisis. You can help them. Sometimes, first aid is You!

When: Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Includes lunch)
Where: Mahany-Meininger Senior Community Center, 3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak, 48073Read more »

A Seasonal Guide to Michigan Mushrooms

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Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

A Seasonal Guide to Michigan Mushrooms is being held on Wednesday, A Seasonal Guide to Michigan Mushrooms is being held on Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N Washington between 11 Mile Rd & Catalpa).  Phil Tedeschi is the President of the Michigan Mushroom Hunters Club.  His hobby for nearly 40 years has been mushroom hunting.  Come and learn from Phil's experiences in the hunt.  Find out what mushrooms we have here in Michigan, their identification and uses.Read more »

Tennis Fun

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Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 3:00pm - 5:30pm

Come join your local tennis fans, ROCTA members,  (Royal Oak Community Tennis Association) in an afternoon of tennis fun on the newly surfaced tennis courts in Meininger Park. In Gratitude to the City of Royal Oak, for caring for our city courts!
Where: Meininger Park, 600 Maxwell Ave, Royal Oak, MI 48067
When: Saturday, October 11
  3:00 - 4:00pm Family Fun activities for Everyone
  4:00 - 5:30pm Adult Tennis Mixer
All levels welcome!

Extra Life: Play Games | Heal Kids

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 8:00am

Extra Life is a gaming marathon that encourages participants to game for a cause. By pledging simply to game, you can help save and improve the lives of more than 100,000 local kids treated at Beaumont Children's Hospital each year. Sign up today by visiting:

Symphony Orchestra Holiday Classics

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Friday, December 12, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra will perform their Winter Concert at the Royal Oak Middle School located at 709 N Washington. The performance will be held in the Dondero Auditorium at 8:00pm on Friday, December 16th. John Robertson will be conducting. Music includes pieces from Mendelssohn, Chase, Strauss, Sibelius, Smith, Custer, and Tchaikovsky. Tickets are available at the door.Read more »

Choir Fundraiser

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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The Royal Oak High School choir program is hosting a fundraiser at Potbelly Sandwich Works (Woodward at Normandy) 5-8 p.m. Thursday, October 9. It's an easy one; you don't need to bring a flyer or let anyone know you are there for the fundraiser - Potbelly simply donates 25% of all sales from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, even online orders and carryout. So, treat yourself to dinner, a snack or dessert at Potbelly's on Thursday night and help support a good cause - our A Capella students who will travel to Spain! Read more »

Orson Starr House Museum Open House

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Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Orson Starr House Guild invites you to enjoy their Museum Open House on Sunday, Oct. 12th from 1 pm to 4pm. 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.  While donations are always welcome, this event is free and open to the public. For additional information contact Isabelle @ (248) 548-6638.

A Spectrum Concert

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:00pm

The choirs of Royal Oak High School will host "A Spectrum Concert" at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 16 in the auditorium of Royal Oak High School, 1500 Lexington Blvd., Royal Oak, MI. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students, and can be purchased in advance by contacting Mrs. Deborah Buffa, Royal Oak High School's Choir Director.

The collage-style concert is one of the most popular choral presentations of the year. Featured will be selections from all of the choirs, plus students performing solos, duets, ensembles and student instrumentalists as accompanists.Read more »

Antique Appraisal Clinic to Benefit Royal Oak Woman's Club

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Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Treasures in Your Attic? Come to the Antique Appraisal Clinic in Royal Oak. On Saturday, Oct. 11, professional appraisers from DuMouchelle’s Gallery in downtown Detroit will examine local “trash or treasure” and give verbal appraisals at the Royal Oak Woman’s Club. Appraisals begin at 10 a.m.  A 15-minute appointment is required for up to two items; appointments cost $15 each, and are available through 4 p.m. To book appointments or for more information, call Mary Ann Carmichael at 248-515-2917. The Royal Oak Woman’s Club is located at 404 S. Pleasant at Fourth Street, Royal Oak.Read more »

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

As part of the Global event, the Michigan March for Elephants and Rhinos will take place in Royal Oak on Saturday, October 4. The March will start at 11:00am at Gayle’s Chocolates (417 S Washington) and end at the “Star Dream” sculpture near the Barbara A Hallman Memorial Plaza behind Royal Oak City Hall on Williams Street. Following the march, special guest speaker, Scott Carter, chief life sciences officer for the Detroit Zoological Society, will discuss these endangered species.Read more »

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