Parks & Recreation

Published March 23, 2021

GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Dangerously deteriorated boards underneath the 900 dock at Pier Park in Grosse Pointe Farms have led to replacement of the decking there this spring.

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Published March 23, 2021

WARREN — A disk swing, castle-style playscape, swings, slides, benches, stand-up spinner and more will soon welcome adventurous children at the Academy of Warren, or AOW, located at 13943 E. Eight Mile Road.

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Published March 21, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Following on the heels of successful applications, St. Clair Shores is seeking another grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Land and Water Conservation Fund for exercise equipment and accessibility improvements at Brys Park.

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Published March 20, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — A trip aboard a pirate ship, a shot at hockeytown and an afternoon in the jungle are all places kids’ imaginations will be able to take them this summer when three new themed playgrounds are constructed in St. Clair Shores parks.

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Published March 17, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Park enthusiasts can enjoy the great outdoors on some new trails at Watershed Ridge Park in Oakland Township.

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Published March 12, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — If one thing has become obvious during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s that outdoor activity is important.

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Published March 11, 2021

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — After planning and adapting programs to ever-changing executive orders, Clinton Township Parks and Recreation Department Director Brian Kay is “cautiously optimistic for the spring and summer.”

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Published March 10, 2021

BERKLEY — One of Berkley’s many parks will be getting brand new playground equipment in the coming months.

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Published March 10, 2021

SOUTHFIELD — Before conducting a major city project, Southfield officials make it a point to get feedback from residents. With the Community Development Block Grant program, the city asked residents how they would like to see the community as a whole improve.

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Published March 10, 2021

ROYAL OAK — After an investigation into threats of violence against Huron-Clinton Metroparks police officers made via a phone call to the administration office, the Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office issued a misdemeanor warrant to a 71-year-old Royal Oak man Feb. 23.

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Published March 8, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Continuing work to improve Blossom Heath Park, City Council voted to approve a project to expand and relocate the boat ramp.

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Published March 7, 2021

ST. CLAIR SHORES — In the past 20 years, erosion has caused the loss of 90 feet of beachfront at Veterans Memorial Park.

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Published March 6, 2021

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — It’s not every day a family can have Easter delivered to their door.

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Published February 27, 2021

FERNDALE — Park improvements at Wanda and Geary parks will be scaled back as they move forward later this year.

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Published February 25, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS — Though the pandemic shut down much of the fun in 2020, the Farmington Hills Special Services Department was able to provide some much-needed relief.

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Published February 24, 2021

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority is seeking public input on proposed projects at Stony Creek Metropark that are being submitted to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Recreation Grants program.

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Published February 24, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Trail users will soon have a new place to access the northern end of the Paint Creek Trail.

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Published February 23, 2021

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — The Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission is encouraging people to head outdoors with a new online tool.

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Published February 22, 2021

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HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The 32-year-old Nature Center at Lake St. Clair Metropark has undergone a facelift thanks to a grant from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

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Published February 8, 2021

MADISON HEIGHTS — Birthday parties, grad parties, family gatherings, retirements and more can now be hosted at the two park buildings in Madison Heights, following a vote by the City Council to make them available for rental.

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Upcoming Events

Detroit
Hellenic art exhibition
1-5 p.m.
Hellenic Museum of Michigan
St. Clair Shores
St. Clair Shores Farmers Market
8 a.m.-2 p.m.
Blossom Heath Park
Franklin
Franklin Community Association Farmers Market
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Franklin Village Green
Statewide digital animal scavenger hunt
12 a.m.-11:59 p.m.
MiLibraryQuest
Coding tutorials
2 p.m.
Clinton-Macomb Public Library

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