The Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 27th, 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 »
It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, February 13, from 5-9pm, a gathering of Metro Detroit's finest food trucks will be setting up inside the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Bring the whole family for a great variety of affordable food and wonderful music! This event is brought to you by the Michigan Mobile Food Vendors Association (MMFVA).
The 38th Annual Royal Oak Garage Sale brings everything from household items to jewelry to knick-knacks to apparel to estate sale treasures downtown Royal Oak to the CENTER STREET Parking Structure between 2nd & 4th Streets on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 from 9am-5pm. Admission is $2 for shoppers 12 and over. Back this year, Downtown Sidewalk Sales with merchandise 60-70% off. Visit www.royaloakchamber.com for additional information.Read more »
On Sunday, May 12th, 2013 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 20th Annual Royal Oak in Bloom. This open-air market is filled with a spectacular selection of garden treasures and color, taking place in the Williams Street parking lot located in front of City Hall.Read more »
Michele Arquette-Palermo from the Clinton River Watershed Council will discuss how our lawn and garden practices can help to protect water quality. You will learn the “whys & hows” of soil testing, mowing & composting tips, how to hire a lawn care company, and methods for including beautiful native plants in your spring landscape plans. This 2013 Think Green Series event is offered in partnership with the Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board. The program is held in the Friends Auditorium at 7:00 pm.Read more »
Karen Bever, SOCRRA and Claire Galed, Huntington Woods Public Services manager, will talk about reducing, reusing, and recycling materials that come from your home. They will also explain how recycling helps your city and how to think twice before throwing something away. This 2013 Think Green Series event is offered in partnership with the Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board. The program is held in the Friends Auditorium at 7:00 pm.Read more »
“Insects in Your Backyard” is being held on Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N Washington between 11 Mile Rd & Catalpa). Join Joyce and Don Drife, Royal Oak Nature Society botanists, as they explore a suburban backyard looking for insects and spiders. You might be amazed at the variety of creatures you can discover. This is a free event and is open to the public.
The Royal Oak Nature Society is having their 8th Annual Soiree/Fundraiser on Friday, April 19 at the Royal Oak Elks Club. The main source of funding for this community group is from a silent auction. Please contact us if you know someone who might be interested in donating something that can be used for our silent auction (item, gift certificate, etc.) or if you know someone who might be interested in sponsoring one of our guest tables ($100 per table). Please contact the Nature Society at 248.246.3380 and leave a message, or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Read more »
Enjoy an exhibit of antique Valentine’s Day greeting cards on Sunday, February 10 at the Orson Starr House Museum (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, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
On Thursday, February 21, the Oakland County Ancient Order of Hibernians is hosting an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak. Everyone is invited. Please join us at VFW Post 1669, 214 E. Fourth St., Royal Oak MI 48067 on Thursday, February 21, 2013 anytime between 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Adults $10.00, Children (under 12) $6.00. All proceeds will go for parade expenses. Donations to AOH c/o St. Patrick's Day Parade, PO Box 1530 Royal Oak, MI 48068. Read more »