“In Search of Bat Roosts” is being held on Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011 at 7:30 pm in the Royal Oak Middle School located at 709 N Washington - Between 11 Mile Rd & Catalpa. Understand the importance of field research and how biologists study bats in the wild. Identify equipment and skills needed to catch, release and track bats to their roost trees in a dense forest. Know the risks and challenges of field studies as Vanessa Rojas, Wildlife Biologist, takes you through a typical day of being a wildlife field technician.Read more »
State Representative Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak) will be holding a town hall on Thursday, Oct. 27, to meet with residents, hear their concerns and answer any questions regarding the Governor and legislative Republicans' massive and unnecessary cuts to our schools. Rep. Townsend will be joined by State Rep. Ellen Cogen Lipton (D-Huntington Woods) who is a member of the House Appropriations School Aid Subcommittee; and Mary Ann Cleary, Director of the House Fiscal Agency.Read more »
The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra will perform their Fall Concert at the Royal Oak Middle School located at 709 N Washington. The performance will be held in the Dondero Auditorium at 8:00pm on Friday, October 14th. John Robertson will be conducting. Music includes Boléro - Maurice Ravel, Toccata - Girolamo Frescobaldi, Karelia Suite Overture - Jean Sibelius, Sigfried Death and Funeral Music - Richard Wagner, and Capriccio Italien - Pyotr Tchaikovsky. Tickets are available at the door.Read more »
The Royal Oak Community Farm will be hosting Urban Harvest Night on Saturday, October 8, 2011 from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Lots of kid's activities, live entertainment and music, food, spiced cider, beer, and mead! Admission is $5 (children under 5 years old are free). Advance tickets, entertainment lineup and food choices are available on the Royal Oak Community Farm Website.
The 2012 leaf collection schedule will begin on October 29. There will be 6 weeks of leaf collection in which the Department of Public Service (DPS) crews will be working to remove as many of the leaves as possible from the streets of the City. Each area of the City will be covered at least twice within the six weeks. Residents are asked to be mindful of the leaf collection schedule and to work with your neighbors to make this year a complete success.Read more »
Here is a way to add to your collection of perennials, the Spring Perennial Plant Exchange! Just bring your plants to the Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center from 9:00am to 11:00am. They should be LABELED and in pots or plastic baggies, tables will be provided (no trees or woody shrubs, please). Plants can be given away or traded. The plants exchange will be held inside, so come rain or shine! Read more »
It’s back to school time and the Royal Oak Animal Shelter has a perfect furry study buddy for you! The Royal Oak Animal Shelter, which is funded entirely by donations, is having an adoption event on Saturday, September 10th from 11:00 to 4:00 pm. There is a great selection of adorable kittens, cats, and dogs of all sizes and shapes waiting to meet you. There will be special pricing in effect for the event. View the companion animals at www.roas.petfinder.com ahead of time.Read more »
The 2011 Jess Perreca, Sr. Memorial Royal Oak Christmas Classic will be on September 9, 2011 with Lunch @ 11:30 am and a shotgun start @ 12:30pm. Please join us and help us make sure that no family will go without this holiday season. To make your reservation or to support this year's special outing as a sponsor, please call 248.544.4166 ext. 127.
Join us for a day of Fun and Free events at the John Lindell Ice Arena on Saturday, August 13, 2011. Enjoy Drop-In Hockey for different age groups, Sticks & Pucks, Open Free Style Drop-In Skating, and Open Skating!
Mite/Squirt Drop-In Hockey, 10am—10:50am
Pee Wee/Bantam Drop-In Hockey, 11am—11:50am Read more »