Community Events

Community Coalition Family Day

Event - Date & Time: 
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 1:54pm

Join the Royal Oak Community Coalition in partnership with local merchants to celebrate Monday, September 22, 2014 as Family Day, "A day to eat dinner with your children". Print the flyer and present it to any of the participating merchants to enjoy the discount provided. This printable flyer is a list of participating locations and associated discounts.

Senior Heath and Wellness Fair and Raffle

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center (3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073) is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair and Raffle.  The event will start at 12:00 noon on September 30, 2014. Activities include Flu immunizations, blood pressure and glucose screening, balance screening, chiropractic screening, and information on nutrition, natural healing methods, human services, foot care, reading materials for low vision and vision impaired, and more. Contact or call 248-246-3900, by September 25, 2014 to register for this event.

Singing Insects of Michigan

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

"Singing Insects of Michigan” speaker program is being held on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N. Washington).  Not all the sounds of nature come from birds and frogs. The singing insects are one of the most dominant sounds of our summer days and nights.  Susanne Greenlee; Oakland County Parks- planning department (Tech.Read more »

Citizen Scientist

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Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

"Citizen Scientist” is is a new program that will help us with research within Tenhave Woods.  With your help, we will be searching for and counting Giant Swallowtail butterfly larva on Prickly ash in order to get information on their population.  We may also continue our search for Shumard Oak which we believe is in Tenhave but we haven’t located yet.  If found, this would be the furthest north any have been found in the state.  If you are interested in participating in this program, please join us on Sunday, September 7, 2014Read more »

Burgers and Brass Outdoor Concert

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Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Say goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall with a free concert featuring the Motor City Brass Band. The doors open at 4:00 pm and the concert begins at 4:30 pm at the Leo Mahany / Harold Meininger Senior Community Center, 3500 Marais Ave - East of Crooks/North of 13 Mile Rd. The Concert is to be held outside, so bring a chair or lawn blanket. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Community Center. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

This performance is made possible by generous donations from the following local businesses:
American House Royal OakRead more »

Park It Family Fun Nights

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - 6:00pm - 11:00pm

Join us for the 'Park It 4 Fun' event on Aug. 26 at Memorial Park. The FREE Family Fun Night includes live music, kid activities, giveaways, a movie under the stars and more! For more information and a complete schedule, visit
Location: Royal Oak Memorial Park - 31050 Woodward
Date: Tuesday, August 26
Event Starts: 6:00 pm
Music Starts: 6:30 pm George Brothers BandRead more »

Summer Concert Series Performance

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Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Summer Concert Series of Art Explored "Live" will take place on Center Street between Third and Fourth Streets starting at 6:00pm. Shows will open with student performances at 6 p.m. and at 7 p.m. the main acts will take the stage. Local retailers will host fashion shows during intermission.Read more »

Royal Oak Computer and Electronics Recycling Event

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

There will be a free Computer and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 4th at the Royal Oak Department of Public Service located at 1200 N Campbell Rd, Royal Oak MI 48073. This event is open to the public. During the event, they will be accepting TVs, computers, consumer electronics, home office equipment, and large kitchen appliances at no charge! (Excluding items containing Freon (ie. fridges), biohazards, hazardous waste, liquids of any type; fluorescent bulbs or smoke detectors).

The time of this event is yet to be determined.Read more »

State of the City

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Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Mayor Ellison will be delivering his annual State of the City address at the Red Run Golf Course on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at noon. Tickets for the event and luncheon are $15 and are available to anyone. The speech immediately follows the luncheon.Read more »

Ice Arena Customer Appreciation Day

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:00am - 5:00pm

Royal Oak Ice Arena will be doing a Customer Appreciation Day Saturday, July 26th between 12:00pm and 3:00pm.  All events during this time will be free of charge and the doors are open to the public! There will be an Open Skate event, a New Edge Figure Skating Club event, and two sessions of Sticks & Pucks for the hockey players (13 & under and 14 & over age groups).  Also, we will have all of our clubs and programs represented as well in our lobby.  All youth hockey players will be able to register for the Royal Oak Hockey Club on this day!Read more »

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