Events

Ford Arts, Beats & Eats

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Friday, August 29, 2014 - 11:00am - Monday, September 1, 2014 - 9:00pm

Mark your calendars for Labor Day Weekend, Friday through Monday, August 29 - September 1, 2014, for fine art, fabulous music, great tasting food and lots of family fun!  Please visit the Arts, Beats and Eats website for events details.
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Priority Health Arts in Motion 5k-10k Walk-Run Event

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Saturday, August 30, 2014 - 8:00am - 11:00am

Michigan Youth Arts is holding a 5k/10k Walk/Run on Saturday morning, August 30 in conjunction with Arts, Beats, & Eats in downtown Royal Oak. Family-friendly and suitable for both runners and walkers, the Arts in Motion event raises money to support arts education in Michigan schools. More than just a race, the day is a celebration of the arts! Registration and additional information can be found online at: http://www.michiganyoutharts.org/5k/

Singing Insects of Michigan

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

"Singing Insects of Michigan” speaker program is being held on Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N. Washington).  Not all the sounds of nature come from birds and frogs. The singing insects are one of the most dominant sounds of our summer days and nights.  Susanne Greenlee; Oakland County Parks- planning department (Tech.Read more »

Gilda's Family Walk & Run

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Saturday, September 6, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

This event, being held at the Royal Oak High School, is for friends and family members of all ages and fitness levels. We invite you to enjoy a healthy walk or run and most importantly support families touched by cancer. Lace up your walking or running shoes and come join us in support of our great mission! Together we can provide free social and emotional support for men, women and children living with cancer and their families and friends.Read more »

Citizen Scientist

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Sunday, September 7, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

"Citizen Scientist” is is a new program that will help us with research within Tenhave Woods.  With your help, we will be searching for and counting Giant Swallowtail butterfly larva on Prickly ash in order to get information on their population.  We may also continue our search for Shumard Oak which we believe is in Tenhave but we haven’t located yet.  If found, this would be the furthest north any have been found in the state.  If you are interested in participating in this program, please join us on Sunday, September 7, 2014Read more »

SOAA Mixed Media Artist

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Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The South Oakland Art Association kicks off their 53rd season with mixed-media artist Bethany Trailer. Trailer will discuss and demonstrate how to create her amazing self-discovered painting technique. She creates patterns in the cement and then uses multiple coats of paints and glazes over the cement. Something new and fresh!Read more »

Food Truck Rally!

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, September 10th, 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).

Aids Walk Detroit

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Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

AIDS Walk Detroit provides financial support for programs in HIV prevention, education and services for HIV positive individuals. The organization promotes public awareness through events and activities to ensure people living with HIV/AIDS are treated with dignity and respect.

About AIDS Walk Detroit: Read more »

Burgers and Brass Outdoor Concert

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Sunday, September 14, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Say goodbye to Summer and hello to Fall with a free concert featuring the Motor City Brass Band. The doors open at 4:00 pm and the concert begins at 4:30 pm at the Leo Mahany / Harold Meininger Senior Community Center, 3500 Marais Ave - East of Crooks/North of 13 Mile Rd. The Concert is to be held outside, so bring a chair or lawn blanket. In case of rain, the concert will be held in the Community Center. Refreshments will be available for purchase.

This performance is made possible by generous donations from the following local businesses:
American House Royal OakRead more »

Community Coalition Family Day

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Monday, September 22, 2014 - 1:54pm

Join the Royal Oak Community Coalition in partnership with local merchants to celebrate Monday, September 22, 2014 as Family Day, "A day to eat dinner with your children". Print the flyer and present it to any of the participating merchants to enjoy the discount provided. This printable flyer is a list of participating locations and associated discounts.

National Take Back Initiative

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Friday, September 26, 2014 - 11:00am - Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 2:00pm

A National Prescription Drug Take-Back Two-Day initiative which will take place on Friday and Saturday, September 26 & 27, 2014. This is a great opportunity for those who missed previous events, or who have subsequently accumulated unwanted, unused prescription drugs, to safely dispose of those medications. Bring your old meds to:Read more »

Senior Heath and Wellness Fair and Raffle

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center (3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073) is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair and Raffle.  The event will start at 12:00 noon on September 30, 2014. Activities include Flu immunizations, blood pressure and glucose screening, balance screening, chiropractic screening, and information on nutrition, natural healing methods, human services, foot care, reading materials for low vision and vision impaired, and more. Contact CarolynM@romi.gov or call 248-246-3900, by September 25, 2014 to register for this event.

Royal Oak Computer and Electronics Recycling Event

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

There will be a free Computer and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 4th at the Royal Oak Department of Public Service located at 1200 N Campbell Rd, Royal Oak MI 48073. This event is open to the public. During the event, they will be accepting TVs, computers, consumer electronics, home office equipment, and large kitchen appliances at no charge! (Excluding items containing Freon (ie. fridges), biohazards, hazardous waste, liquids of any type; fluorescent bulbs or smoke detectors).

The time of this event is yet to be determined.Read more »

Royal Oak Community Awards

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The 67th Annual Royal Oak Community Awards hosted by the Chamber of Commerce will be on Tuesday, October 21 at Emagine Theatre. We are looking for nominations for the Best of Royal Oak in a variety of categories, including Citizen of the Year, Community Spirit, Commercial and Residential Beautification awards. Nes this year is the Outstanding Royal Oak Youth Award. Anyone can make a nomination!Read more »

Ghosts & Goblins Gala

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Friday, October 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Ghosts & Goblins Gala charity masquerade at the Royal Oak Farmers Market is non-profit charity event for Kenya Relief. Enjoy the wicked sounds of the Aaron Vaughn Band, a photo booth, 50/50 raffle, prizes, tasty treats, exotic cocktails and more! Tickets are $50; designated driver tickets are $25.

Visit http://www.ghostsandgoblinsgala.com for more information and tickets.Read more »

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