News & Notes - 6/7/23 Madison-Park News

Madison-Park News | Published June 7, 2023


Learn about bees at the nature center
MADISON HEIGHTS — The Red Oaks Nature Center at Suarez Friendship Woods, located at 30300 Hales St. in Madison Heights, will hold an event, “What a Bee-utiful Day,” from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, June 17, in anticipation of National Pollinator Week.

The program is suitable for children ages 5 and older and will discuss how bees are crucial to food production and the economy. Participants will also get to make eco-friendly “bee hotels” to take home.

The cost is $7 per person. For more information and to register, call the nature center at (248) 585-0100.


MDPS holds first Open Air Market
MADISON HEIGHTS — The Madison District Public Schools will host its first Madison Open Air Market on Saturday, July 15 (with a rain date of July 22) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market will be held in the parking lot and field of Wilkinson Middle School at 26524 John R Road in Madison Heights. Vendors are free to sell garage sale items, crafted goods and more, although organizers reserve the right to reject any items deemed objectionable.

The fee for vendors is $40 for one space, $75 for two spaces and $110 for three spaces, with a table rental fee of $10, although vendors can bring their own tables instead. Tables are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, with two chairs provided for each space. Tents are allowed but must be weighed down or secured in some way.

To apply or for more information, email