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Madison-Park News | Published September 8, 2023


Quilt guild seeks new members
CLAWSON — CAMEO Quilters is recruiting new members. The quilt guild has been active in Oakland County since 1994 and is currently planning its 2023/24 program year.

CAMEO stands for “Come And Meet Each Other,” and focuses on themes of friendship, learning and creativity.

There are monthly meetings featuring local and national speakers, lectures and displays, demonstrations of quilting techniques, retreats and workshops. The group also sews quilts for local charities.

All ages and experience levels are welcome. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month, September through June, at 7 p.m. at Clawson United Methodist Church, located at 205 N. Main St. in Clawson. This month’s meeting is Sept. 21.

For more information, including a program schedule and membership application, visit or email


Workshop for homebuyers
MADISON HEIGHTS — Advisers from the Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union continue to host financial literacy workshops at the Madison Heights Public Library, located at 240 W. 13 Mile Road, every other Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The next workshop is Sept. 6 and will cover the topic of the housing market, including budgeting, prequalifying for loans, home inspections and other tips for maximizing value. On Sept. 20, the topic will be investing in your community, and the ripple effect of supporting local businesses.

Both workshops are free to attend. These and other topics are also available in online courses that can be found at For more information, call the library at (248) 588-7763.


Make a teddy bear
MADISON HEIGHTS — The recently renovated Madison Heights Public Library, located at 240 W. 13 Mile Road, will host a workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 19, where guests will design and decorate their own miniature teddy bears.

The event, suitable for ages 5 and older, will take place from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. There is no cost, but supplies are limited, so register in advance by visiting and searching “Tinker Tuesday.”

For more information, call the library at (248) 588-7763.


Play golf in the dark
MADISON HEIGHTS — The annual Glow Ball Golf Scramble is set for Friday, Sept. 29, starting at 7 p.m. at the Red Oaks Golf Course, located at 29600 John R Road in Madison Heights. The event, for ages 21 and older, features a shotgun start, with teams of two people alternating shots with a special glowing golf ball. Each team will receive one glow ball, with additional glow balls available for $5 each. There will be cash prizes for first and second place. Bring a flashlight. For more information, and to sign up, visit