People who cycle frequently map out safe and quick ways to get from here to there (say, from Royal Oak to Berkely, or from Clawson to Ferndale). Now it is time to share that knowledge. We are collecting safe biking routes into one large regional biking map. With help from the Oakland County mapping department we will collate the data and publish this map sometime in the spring of 2012.Read more »
The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra will perform their Winter 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, December 16th. John Robertson will be conducting. Music includes Water Music Suite - Georg Friedrich Handel, Variations on a Theme by Haydn - Johannes Brahms, Eugene Onegin Waltz - Pyotr Tchaikovsky, Sleigh Ride - Leroy Anderson, and Russian Christmas Music - Alfred Reed. Tickets are available at the door.Read more »
The Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center Fundraiser will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2011. Looking to get a jump on your holiday shopping, you can find all kinds of incredible treasures at the Royal Oak Senior Center, 3500 Marais, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Wallets, watches, jewelry, scarves, umbrellas, backpacks, decorative bags and much more; over 1000 items all at $8.00!
The Santa Scamper is a Fun Run through this year's Holiday Magic Parade route, and is open to all walkers, joggers, and runners. It is a noncompetitive event that takes place just ahead of the Holiday Magic Parade, starting at 10:30am.Read more »
The Royal Oak Animal Shelter, is having an adoption event on Saturday, November 12th from 12:00 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.
The shelter is located at: 1515 N. Edgeworth Royal Oak, MI 48067 ph. (248) 246-3364Read more »
“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.