Community Events

Spring Perennial Plant Exchange

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 9:00am - 11:00am

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 »

Animal Shelter Adoption Open House

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, September 10, 2011 - 11:00am - 4:00pm

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 ahead of time.Read more »

Christmas Classic Golf Outing Fundraiser

Event - Date & Time: 
Friday, September 9, 2011 - 11:30am - 6:30pm

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.

When: Friday, September 9, 2011

Where: Royal Oak Golf Club, 3416 Don Soper Drive

Cost: $75 per golfer

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, Sept. 6

Ice Arena Open House

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Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 10:00am - 3:20pm

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 John Lindell Ice Arena Skating, and Open Skating!

Mite/Squirt Drop-In Hockey, 10am—10:50am

Pee Wee/Bantam Drop-In Hockey, 11am—11:50am Read more »

Royal Oak Neighborhood Schools Benefit

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Wednesday, August 3, 2011 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The Royal Oak Women's Night Out hosted by Bright Side Dental will take place at BlackFinn American Saloon this coming Wednesday, August 3rd, from 6pm - 9pm. Proceeds from the event will benefit Royal Oak Neighborhood Schools. With a donation at the door you will receive complimentary passed appetizers, drink specials, and the opportunity to have beauty services done by local vendors.  We also have some great raffle prizes donated by our vendors as well as other local businesses.
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Kid's Cruise

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Tuesday, August 16, 2011 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

Downtown Royal Oak invites families to the 3rd Annual Kids Cruise for fun for all ages on Tuesday, August 16th from 4-8pm, with an outdoor movie showing at sundown.Read more »

Wildlife of Royal Oak 350 Million Years Ago

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Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

“The Wildlife of Royal Oak 350 Million Years Ago” is being held on Wednesday, September 7th, 2011 at 7:30 pm in the Royal Oak Middle School located at 709 N Washington- Between 11 Mile Rd & Catalpa. Amateur paleontologist John Topor will discuss the Michigan Basin and the fossils found here deep beneath our feet. This is your chance to learn about the wildlife that lived in your backyard long before the dinosaurs.Read more »

Arboretum in Early Fall

Event - Date & Time: 
Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

"Arboretum in Early Fall” is being held at the Royal Oak Nature Society Arboretum on Sunday, September 25th, 2011 beginning at 2:00 pm.  Meet at the Royal Oak Senior/Community Center (3500 Marais) parking lot.  Take a tour of the meadow in our developing arboretum (behind the community center) and see what fall wild flowers are blooming.

Late Summer Nature Walk

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Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

"Late-Summer Prairie Wildflowers" is being held at the Royal Oak Nature Society Arboretum on Wednesday, August 10th, 2011 beginning at 7:30 pm. Meet at the Royal Oak Senior/Community Center (3500 Marais) parking lot. Join arboretum director John DeLisle to observe the meadow areas of the Oak Openings Plant Community Garden in full bloom.Read more »

Corn Roast & Country Fair

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, August 10, 2013 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Come out for a traditional family day of fun at the Royal Oak Corn Roast & Country Fair on Saturday, August 10th from 9am – 4pm, located at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Included this year is a “Chinese” Auction supported by local businesses in Royal Oak, and Royal Oak Farmers Market vendors.  In addition, this event features live music by several local bands, a dunk tank which is manned and filled with Royal Oak police officers, moonwalks, games, food, pie and corn eating contests, and much more. It truly is a full day of family fun.Read more »

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