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Animal Shelter Holiday Discounts

For the month of December, the Royal Oak Animal Shelter is offering 'Discounted' adoption fees to help increase the chances of its cats and dogs finding a home just in time for the holidays! For information about adopting, visit the Royal Oak Animal Shelter at 1515 Edgeworth or phone the shelter at 248-246-3364. Read more »

City Pilots Mobile Payment Solution in Downtown

Mobile Payment Options

Residents, businesses and visitors can now conduct their parking transactions by mobile phone in the off-street parking lot located at Fifth and Center Streets (Lot P3), thanks to Parkmobile.

Parkmobile is the leading provider for on-demand and prepaid mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. Their services are used in more than 600 locations in the U.S. by millions of registered users.

The FREE Parkmobile App is available for any mobile device. Royal Oak customers can pay for parking using the app, the Internet, or a toll free number. After setting up the account, customers can immediately start using the system with their registered mobile phone. They can also select the option to receive alerts and reminders 15 minutes prior to expiration of their parking session.
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City Highlights

» Disposing of Yard Waste During the Winter Months
» Information Related to Recent Flood, FEMA Registration, Etc.
» Oakland County Election Center - Election Results
» Up To $500 Fine for Violating Royal Oak’s Fireworks Ordinance
» City Commission Discusses Deteriorating Roads
» Service Line Warranties of America FAQs
» Royal Oak Introduces Pothole Repair Tracking Map
» National League of Cities’ Water and Sewer Utility Warranty program
» Oakland County Road Commission - 2013 Strategic Planning Report
» Citizen Survey Reports Presented at the 2014 Strategic Planning Session
» Open Positions on Boards and Committees - Apply Now!
» Public Art Pops Up In Downtown RO!
» Mayor Delivers State of the City Address!
» City Completes Pavement Management Analysis
» Woodward Ave Complete Streets Project
» Home Improvement Program Grants Announced
» Online Registration for Recreation Programs is Now Open!
» Updated Cooperation, Collaboration and Consolidation Plan
» Do Not Knock Registry Information and how to sign up
» Public Hearing Notices

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Upcoming Events

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 »

Nature Society Birding Presentation

Event - Date & Time: 
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 »

Stagecrafters Presents Jekyll & Hyde the Musical

Event - Date & Time: 
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 8:00pm - Sunday, February 1, 2015 - 2:00pm

ROYAL OAK, Mich., December 19, 2014  –  Murder and chaos are pitted against love and virtue in the musical gothic masterpiece, Jekyll & Hyde the Musical, onstage January 9 through February 1, 2015, at the historic Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette in downtown Royal Oak.  Read more »

Starr Showcase Coffeehouse Benefit Concert

Event - Date & Time: 
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 »

Holistic Health and Wellness Expo

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, March 7, 2015 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Sponsored by the Royal Oak Community Coalition, Holistic/Natural/Alternative Health and Wellness Exposition is being held Saturday, March 7th at Royal Oak High School from 10:00 - 3:00. The expo features health and wellness exhibits, a number of short seminars and/or speakers, and introductory exercise demonstrations that all promote a healthy lifestyle. All to help people become familiar with alternative modalities to reduce pain and discomfort with less reliance on addictive prescription drugs and to incorporate lifestyle choices that promote healthy mind, body and spirit.Read more »

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