Here is a great way to add to your collection of perennials. It will be held inside at the Royal Oak Senior/Community Center, 3500 Marais Ave, so come rain or shine! This event is open to the public. Tables will be provided. No trees or woody shrubs.
The South Oakland Concert Band will present it’s Spring Fling Concert at 3:00pm on Sunday, May 6, 2012. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults, $8.00 for seniors and students, and children 12 and under are free. The South Oakland Concert Band performs at the Royal Oak High School at 1500 Lexington Ave (S. of 13 Mile, E. of Crooks Rd). For further information, please call 586-323-6094 or visit the SOCB website at: http://www.socbmi.org
On March 18th, 2012 the Royal Oak Arts Council will present the Baroque Festival Concert. Baroque music is a style of European classical music which was prevalent from the year 1600 to 1750 and is associated with composers such as Bach, Vivaldi, Handel and others. The Baroque Festival Concert will feature performances of Baroque era music by area musicians. The concert takes place at the 1st United Methodist Church in Royal Oak and starts at 4:00 pm. Admission is free but donations are greatly appreciated. For more information read the full press release.
Tools of the 19th Century and the Building of the Orson Starr House. Was your house built the same way as the Orson Starr House? This question will be answered at the Open House on September 8th when Bob Muller will talk about the construction and architectural details of Royal Oak’s oldest standing house, the Orson Starr House, and will demonstrate the tools which would have been used to build the Royal Oak Historic house in the year 1845. Docents will give visitors a tour of the house from 1-2 pm and the presentation will be from 2-3 pm.Read more »
Wednesday, March 7, 9:30a-4p; The South Oakland Business Expo (SOBE), presented by the Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce and brought to you by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Michigan. The seasons' first event kicks off in grand style and will again bring together the brightest business leaders from the most dynamic companies throughout South Oakland County. The event is open to the public and will be held at Club Venetian Banquet Center, 29310 John R. Road, Madison Heights, MI. Admission is FREE!Read more »
State Representative Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak) will hold a town hall meeting to inform people about the senior tax on pensions, 401(k)s, IRAs and other forms of retirement income. The tax, which Rep. Townsend voted against, took effect on Jan. 1 and people who receive retirement income have started to see money withheld for this new tax. Tax professionals, including Sheryl Lucas and Denise Dibbs from H&R Block and Jim Reinert of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants will be on-hand to answer questions.
You're invited to Comedy for a Cause! A night of entertainment and laughter that benefits the Salvation Army's Bed & Bread Club Radiothon. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle at 248.542.9900. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the show beginning at 7:30 p.m. Although the jokes will be kept squeaky clean for this comedy event, the show is open only to adults age 18 and up. Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle is located at 310 S. Troy St. in Royal Oak. Check the flyer for more information.
The Royal Oak Hockey Association is having a MOM2MOM sale at the Royal Oak High School on March 3 from 9am to 1pm at the Royal Oak High School. This is a fundraiser to support the Royal Oak Hockey Association and will help to provide much needed items such as scholarships and equipment.
The animals at the Royal Oak Animal Shelter say "Fur-Get Me Not" this Valentine's Day. Come see the wonderful adoptable cats and dogs at the shelter from 11am to 4pm on Saturday February 11th and meet your Valentine. There will be special pricing in effect for this adoption event. Visit the shelter online at www.roas.petfinder.com to see all of the animals available for adoption. The Royal Oak Animal Shelter is supported entirely by donations.Read more »
On Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 the Royal Oak Nature Society will host, "Fishes of Death Valley" beginning at 7:30pm in the Royal Oak Middle School auditorium. Come and learn from Bob Muller, Royal Oak Nature Society Naturalist, about some of America’s most endangered and unusual wildlife. This is a free event and the public is invited. Visit the nature society online for more information.