Parks & Recreation

Published November 24, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Officials celebrated the long-awaited dedication of a new bridge on the Paint Creek Trail, along with a trail resurfacing project, this fall.

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Published November 24, 2021

ROYAL OAK — From 4 to 9 p.m. Dec. 2 and 3, the city of Royal Oak is throwing itself and all of its residents a big 100th birthday bash.

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Published November 24, 2021

ROYAL OAK — Since crews demolished the building that formerly housed Royal Oak City Hall and the Police Department in May, there has been much headway on the new 2.2-acre downtown park that will take its place.

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Published November 22, 2021

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CLINTON TOWNSHIP — The “green canopy” has been increased at a local park.

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Published November 17, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — A new playscape is coming soon to Rosie’s Park, paid for with a mix of city funds and grant dollars — and it’s just the latest example of how Madison Heights is leveraging outside sources to realize park improvements.

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Published November 12, 2021

FERNDALE — The city of Ferndale recently had to make an important decision regarding the future of its community center.

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Published November 11, 2021

TROY — The Troy City Council voted unanimously at its regular meeting Oct. 25 to name the soon-to-be-completed park on the Civic Center campus after former Troy Mayor Jeanne Stine.

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Published October 28, 2021

NOVI — After watching the “Wizard of Oz” when she was 5, Jessica Starr developed a fascination with the Weather Channel and decided she would one day become a TV weatherperson.

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Published October 28, 2021

TROY — The Troy Nature Society is inviting the public to join them for the organization’s annual fundraiser to benefit the Stage Nature Center.

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Published October 27, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — The city of Southfield is currently developing a new five-year master plan for parks and recreation, and residents’ input is sought.

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Published October 27, 2021

ROCHESTER HILLS — Voters in Rochester Hills will soon decide whether to “repurpose” an expired Older Persons’ Commission bond millage to improve and enhance the city’s park system facilities.

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Published October 26, 2021

MOUNT CLEMENS — Basketball courts in the city officially have a new name.

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Published October 25, 2021

CENTER LINE — A $150,000 chunk of Community Development Block Grant funds will pay most of the costs to replace playground equipment at three parks in the city of Center Line.

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Published October 13, 2021

FRASER — The McKinley Barrier Free Park in Fraser has recently added one of its last major attractions: a sensory garden.

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Published October 13, 2021

WEST BLOOMFIELD — Part of the American Rescue Plan Act that was signed into law earlier this year included billions of dollars in aid for state and local governments.

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Published October 7, 2021

FRASER — The Fraser First Booster Club is hosting a fundraising initiative to compensate for not being able to host most of its fundraisers in 2020 due to COVID-19.

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Published October 7, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Pickleball courts have been in Clinton Township for about three years, but it wasn’t until last month a formal tournament took place.

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Published October 7, 2021

FERNDALE — Geary Park in Ferndale received a significant upgrade recently when outdoor fitness equipment was installed.

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Published September 22, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — Over 100 people gathered in support of a future inclusive playground in Clinton Township the evening of Sept. 16.

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Published September 21, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — As the City Centre Trail continues to evolve, officials say that the project has succeeded in enhancing the heart of Southfield with a vibrant “downtown” vibe.

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3 p.m.
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Area Agency on Aging 1-B
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12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
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