The Friday Five — June 21-23

Your guide to the weekend's events

Metro | Published June 18, 2024


1. OPA!Fest
June 21-23 • Troy

Church tours, cooking demonstrations, marketplace, Greek culture and religion presentations, traditional folk dance performances, live music, games, kids activities, raffles and prizes, and more, 4-11 p.m. June 21-22 and noon-8 p.m. June 23, St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church, 760 W. Wattles Road in Troy, Facebook

Read the story: Troy community prepares for 31st annual OPA!Fest

2. American Polish Festival and Craft Show
June 21-23 • Sterling Heights

Craft shows, live music, dance performances, food, cocktails and beer tent June 21-23, plus Kids’ Paczki Jam (June 22) and polka Mass and Srodek’s Pierogi Eating Challenge (June 23), American Polish Century Club, 33204 Maple Lane in Sterling Heights, see full schedule and times at

Read the story: Polish festival to please appetites for food and fun

3. Berkley Pride Block Party
June 23 • Berkley

Kids tent, teen lounge, photo opportunities, activities, vendors, food trucks, music and more, 1-5 p.m. June 23, on Robina and Gardner avenues south of 12 Mile Road and in municipal parking lot in between in Berkley,

Read the story: Berkley celebrates third year of Pride Block Party

4. Royal Oak Live!
June 22-23 • Royal Oak

Free music festival, lineup on June 22 includes Royal Oak Concert Band (1:30-2:30 p.m.), Four80East (3-4:15 p.m.), Tim Bowman (4:45-6 p.m.) and Brian Simpson and Jackiem Joyner (6:30-7:45 p.m.), acts on June 23 are Angela Davis (1:30-2:30 p.m.), Gregg Karukas (3-4:15 p.m.), Alexander Zonjic and Demetrius Nabors (4:45-6 p.m.), and Marion Meadows (6:30-7:45 p.m.), Centennial Commons Park, 204 S. Troy St. in Royal Oak,

5. Garden walk
June 23 • Southfield

Tour eight yards, 2-5 p.m. June 23, Tamarack/Hiawatha Neighborhood (between Evergreen and Lahser roads, south of 10 Mile Road) in Southfield, (248) 796-5100 or (248) 497-8267

Read the story: Garden walk to explore ‘oasis’ neighborhood

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