Parks & Recreation

Published July 30, 2021

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — For almost three hours, children had the chance to buy, sell and trade toys and games.

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Published July 29, 2021

EASTPOINTE — The Anton Arts Center is teaming up with Eastpointe’s Arts and Cultural Diversity Commission to bring the center’s Sat- ARTday programming outdoors with its SatARTday: Music and Dance! event Aug. 14.

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Published July 28, 2021

METRO DETROIT — When most of us think of the standard amenities at our local municipal park, we see images of basketball courts, walking trails and swing sets. The old favorites.

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Published July 28, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — A project is underway to bring an inclusive playground to Clinton Township.

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Published July 23, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Stony Creek Metropark Art Fair, a brand-new fair that combines fine art by artists from across the country with the park’s beautiful scenery, will make its debut at the park’s Baypoint Beach July 24 and 25 in Shelby Township. 

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Published July 16, 2021

TROY — The recent progression of the Troy Community Center’s COVID-19 reopening plan means the center has reopened back to full capacity for the first time since the pandemic began.

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Published July 15, 2021

ROSEVILLE — The Recreation Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe and the Eastpointe-Roseville Chamber of Commerce are presenting the Summer Stroll, an outdoor public event featuring music, entertainers, local businesses and more.

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Published July 14, 2021

GROSSE POINTE CITY — New benches are being ordered for the Village and Neff Park.

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Published July 14, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/ UTICA — The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is moving forward on proposed projects at Stony Creek Metropark being submitted to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Recreation Grants program, and visitors will soon begin seeing the construction of an off-leash dog park.

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Published July 13, 2021

BIRMINGHAM/BEVERLY HILLS/FRANKLIN — As the pandemic seemingly winds down and the world slowly starts to get back to normal — or something like it — many are still reluctant to give up the virus safety protocols, particularly social distancing.

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Published July 12, 2021

ROYAL OAK — After a rainout June 26, hundreds of people converged at Normandy Oaks Park for a grand opening event July 10.

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Published July 12, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP/UTICA — A new all-inclusive playground has made Shelby Township its home with a grand opening and ribbon-cutting that took place at 11:30 a.m. July 1 at River Bends Park, 5700 22 Mile Road.

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Published July 11, 2021

HAZEL PARK — One of Hazel Park’s most popular parks has a new attraction in the form of a disc golf course.

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Published July 9, 2021

ROSEVILLE — Fathers and sons in the Roseville area are getting ready to lock and load. The Recreation Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe will be hosting a Father-Son Nerf War.

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Published July 1, 2021

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Trail users of all ages will notice some new signs along the Paint Creek Trail this summer.

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Published June 24, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — On June 2, it was announced that the Clinton River Spillway parcel was sold to Clinton Township.

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Published June 23, 2021

ROYAL OAK — After the sudden and untimely death of Royal Oak City Commissioner Kim Gibbs, her friends wanted to do something to honor her memory.

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Published June 23, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Hungry Pier Park visitors now have dining options during the week, as well as the choices they have on the weekends from different food trucks.

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Published June 22, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Pier Park beach users have recently encountered an unpleasant new addition to the shoreline.

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Published June 9, 2021

BERKLEY — The city of Berkley will be holding a grand opening for a new park formerly known as Oxford/Merchants Park.

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Upcoming Events

Summer reading challenges
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Ferndale Area District Library
Virtual reading programs for all ages
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Blair Memorial Library
Shelby Township
Shelby Township summer reading program
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
Senior Citizen Park
Bloomfield Hills
Rhythmic gymnastics camps
9:30-11:30 a.m.
East Hills Middle School Field House
Harrison Township
Storytime at Lake St. Clair Metropark
11 a.m.
Lake St. Clair Metropark

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