Community Events

National Take Back Initiative

Event - Date & Time: 
Friday, September 26, 2014 - 10:00am - Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 2:00pm

A National Prescription Drug Take-Back Two-Day initiative which will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 26 & 27, 2014. This is a great opportunity for those who missed previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications. Bring your old meds to:Read more »

Great Lakes National Cemetery Trip for Veterans

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Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

There are nearly 700,000 military veterans in Michigan, most of whom, along with their families, are eligible for burial at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly. On May 15 William Sullivan & Son Funeral Directors will offer those veterans a free bus trip to the cemetery to learn about their options.

Veterans and their guests will board the bus at the funeral home, 705 W. 11 Mile Road, beginning at 9 a.m. and will return at 2 p.m. The funeral home will provide a free lunch during the trip.  Reservations should be made at 248-541-7000.Read more »

Optimist Junior Golf Championship Qualifier

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Saturday, May 19, 2012 - 11:00am

The Royal Oak Qualifier for the Optimist Junior Golf Championship is Saturday May 19, 2012 Rain or Shine at Royal Oak Golf Club. Check in beginning at 11AM, Tee times start at noon and entry due May 14th, 2012. Get your application now for the Royal Oak Area/Michigan District for boys and girls age 10-18. Attached are the event flyer and application form.Read more »

Arbor Day Celebration

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Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 10:00am - 11:00am

The City will host the celebration of Arbor Day at Worden Park East at 10:30 am. Worden Park East is located 2-blocks north of Thirteen Mile next to the Mahany-Meininger Senior Community Center (3500 Marais).

2012 Summer Day Camp Registration

Event - Date & Time: 
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 8:30am

Open registration for new Day Camp participants begins Tuesday, March 27, 2012. The Royal Oak Day Camp will be held at Royal Oak High School, 1500 Lexington Blvd (corner of Crooks) for nine weeks in June, July, and August. Day Camp is a great chance to fill your summer with great fun like outdoor skills, games, crafts, sports, swimming and more. You can contact the recreation department at 248-246-3180 for more information (see attached camp registration form).Read more »

Woodward 5 Sustainability Partnership Open House

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Tuesday, March 27, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Residents and business owners of the Woodward 5 Communities are invited to attend this public forum facilitated by Oakland County Planning & Economic Development Services and hosted at the City of Pleasant Ridge Community Center. What ideas do you have about making your community more sustainable? What are your ideas about sustaining the local economy, educational resources, government services, transportation infrastructure, and health amenities in your community? Join us, your hometowns want to hear from you!Read more »

ROWC Home and Garden Tour

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Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

The 2012 Royal Oak Woman’s Club Home and Garden Tour scheduled for Saturday, June 23rd offers a wonderful selection of some of our finest homes in Royal Oak. Tours start at the Woman's Club location, 404 S Pleasant Street, promptly at 10am and 4pm. Check for tickets and additional information!Read more »

RO Symphony Orchestra Concert

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Friday, May 11, 2012 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra will hold a concert on Friday, May 11, 2012 at 8:00 pm in the Berkley HS Auditorium, 2325 Catalpa, (11 1/2 Mile Rd at Coolidge). This performance includes Idomeneo Overture - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, “Spring” from The Four Seasons - Antonio Vivaldi, Orpheus in the Underworld Overture - J.Read more »

Spring Plant Exchange

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 9:00am - 11:00am

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.

      When: Saturday, May 18, 9:00 - 11:00 amRead more »

Spring Fling Concert

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Sunday, May 6, 2012 - 2:05pm

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:

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