Community Events

Orson Starr House Guild

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Sunday, April 13, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Orson Starr House Guild invites you to enjoy their Museum Open House on Sunday, April 13th 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. For additional information contact Lois Lance (248) 546-0138.

Special Earth Day Event

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

Beaumont and the ROPD are collaborating on collecting for a special Earth Day Event. Drop off unused or expired medications, mercury thermometers, and sharps on Tuesday, April 22, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. We have to get these darn drugs out of the medicine cabinets and off the streets! Check this flyer for more information.

Adopt A Park For A Day

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Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 8:00am - Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 8:00am

The City's Department of Public Service is hosting the 2014 Adopt-A-Park Park Cleanup Weekend on April 26 and 27. The city is looking for volunteers and groups to adopt a park for a day and clean up any debris and leaves they can find. Call the DPS at 248-246-3300 between 7:30am and 4:00pm prior to April 25th to register! There are 50 parks in the City of Royal Oak! We would appreciate any help you can give! 

Severe Weather Awareness Week - Special Siren Test

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Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 1:00pm

Governor Rick Snyder and Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson
have declared the week of April 6-12 as Severe Weather Awareness Week. A special siren test and activation on the outdoor warning system is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. today to help promote severe weather safety preparedness. Check the Oakland County Homeland Security Division calendar for more activities and information:

ROHS Drama Club Presentation

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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 7:00pm - Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm

The Royal Oak High School Drama Club presents, "You Can't Take it With You."
Performances are:
7 p.m. Friday, March 21
7 p.m. Saturday, March 22
2 p.m. Sunday,March 23
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Visit for more information or to purchase tickets. (Tickets will also be available at the door.)

The Bullycide Project

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Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Royal Oak Schools, Optimist Club of Royal Oak, Support Our Youth Task Force & Royal Oak SAFE Present The Bullycide Project on March 19, 2014 at Royal Oak Middle School.  The Bullycide Project is based on the book Bullycide in America, compiled by Brenda High and written by mothers who have lost a child to suicide due to excessive bullying. The Project tells the true stories of ten individuals who committed bullycide, as well as personal stories of members in our cast on subjects ranging from isolation to cutting.Read more »

Electronics and Scrap Metal Drive

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Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 8:00am - 1:00pm

Are you ready for some spring cleaning? Have you been dreaming of getting organized or sprucing up the garage, basement or backyard? Here's how we can help! The RO Environmental Advisory group is hosting a scrap metal and electronics drive on Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Department of Public Service Yard (1600 N. Campbell). If available, we will have compost, chips and a paper shredder. Nothing is too big or small - bring it all!

Holistic Health and Wellness Expo

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Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Sponsored by the Royal Oak Community Coalition, Holistic Health and Wellness is being held March 8th at Royal Oak High School from 10:00 - 3:00. The expo features, 50 practitioners to meet individually with attendees, 16 min-presentations and several exercise classes 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.. Donation is $2.00 at the door for adults/free for students. Everyone is welcomed!Read more »

SOAA Art Therapy

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Join the South Oakland Art Association (SOAA) and Common Ground for an Art Therapy presentation at the March 3, 2014 meeting at 7 pm. Common Ground will be giving us an overview of what services they provide and how art fits into their programs. Over the past several years SOAA has established a partnership with Common Ground. At each meeting gently used and new art supplies are collected for their art programs. Read more »

Memorial Day Community Parade

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Monday, May 26, 2014 - 9:00am - 11:30am

The Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 26th, beginning at 9:00 am. The parade route starts at South Main Street and Harrison, heading North to 2nd Street, then East to the Veteran's Memorial Plaza where the Annual Memorial Service will be held. Read more »

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