“Red Run” is being held on Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N Washington between 11 Mile Rd & Catalpa). Learn about the river that used to flow through Royal Oak and what lived in it, from Bob Muller, Royal Oak Nature Society naturalist. Between the late 1920’s and the mid 1960’s, the river was buried underground. Royal Oak still had one creek with fish in it during the 1960’s.Read more »
SEMCOG, the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments, with the assistance of a steering committee representing local communities, is hosting a series of informational meetings during the first two weeks in December. Royal Oak residents are encouraged to attend on Thursday, December 6, 5-7 p.m., Bladwin Public Library, 300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009.Read more »
The Royal Oak High School Vocal Music Department is proud to announce two performances of their "2012 Winter Choral Concert". Performances will be held at the Royal Oak High School auditorium, on Wednesday and Friday, December 12 & 14, starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $5 for students; contact Deborah Buffa at (248)435-8500 ext 1019 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reserved tickets.
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It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, December 5, 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). Special guest for the evening is Santa Claus, who will take time out of his busy schedule to stop by and visit!
The South Oakland Concert Band and the Woodward Ave Jazz Orchestra will hold it's annual holiday performance on Sunday, December 9th, with special guests from the Royal Oak High School Women's Ensemble and A Capella Choir. This performance will be held at the Royal Oak High School Auditorium starting at 3:00 pm. Tickets are available at the door and are $10 for adults, $8 for students/seniors, and Children under 12 are free. For additional information visit: www.socbmi.org
The Historic Orson Starr House will be holding a special Christmas Carols open house on Sunday, December 9 from 1pm to 4pm. Hear seasonal music played on our antique 1890 pump organ by Melissa Ambrose Eidson between 2-3pm and violin solos by Tatum Eidson. 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.Read more »
The Royal Oak Crime Prevention Council is sponsoring another quarterly neighborhood watch crime prevention training session. The session will be held on Tuesday, December 4th from 6:30 - 8:00pm in the 2nd floor police conference room, 221 E Third Street. The training session is open to everyone regardless if you are in a neighborhood watch group or not. Contact Commissioner Goodwin at email@example.com or 248-376-0390.
Join the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board for another workshop to update the Park and Recreation Master Plan. The workshop will be held at the Mahany-Meininger Center on Thursday, December 6 at 7:00 pm. Contact the City Manager's office for additional information at 248-246-3200. The draft of the new master plan is available on the recreation page at: http://www.ci.royal-oak.mi.us/portal/departments/recreation/master-plan
Join us on Thursday, November 15th for the National Meat Cutter Challenge Round One! Texas Roadhouse in Sterling Heights would like to invite you to join us for Round One of the National Meat Cutting Challenge. A total of 18 meat cutting specialists from four different states will compete to try to get one step closer to the coveted title of Meat Cutter of the Year and a grand prize of $20,000 in Maui, HI in May 2013!
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The Metro Detroit/Northwest Ohio Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is proud to announce the 3rd Annual Metro Detroit’s Finest Event benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event will take place on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at the Royal Oak Farmer’s Market located at 316 East 11 Mile Road. This event is being held to celebrate the accomplishments of six individuals who have accepted the challenge of raising a minimum of $2,500 each, over a six week period. There will be food vendors from local restaurants, a live and silent auction, beer and wine, a photo booth and music.Read more »