Seasonal Features

Published May 22, 2019

ROCHESTER — Downtown Rochester is adding another community event to its roster, one that officials say will allow families to unplug and enjoy an afternoon of fun together. The Rochester Hometown Picnic and Pies event will be held 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at Rochester Municipal Park.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On May 27, Royal Oak will continue its decades-old tradition of a Memorial Day parade and ceremony to remember those who died protecting the country.

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Published May 21, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville is gearing up for its annual Rosefest event and is inviting the community to come on by for a family-friendly party.

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Published May 21, 2019

FERNDALE — The multicolored flags that represent Pride once again will be waved and worn all around Ferndale in the beginning of June. The ninth annual Ferndale Pride will return to the city Saturday, June 1, during which thousands of people will flood the streets on West Nine Mile Road, between Woodward and Livernois avenues.

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Published May 14, 2019

ROYAL OAK — Twizzles, axels, camels and lutzes will be on display during the 39th annual Royal Oak Ice Show, “City Skate,” at the John Lindell Ice Arena May 18-19.

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Published May 14, 2019

EASTPOINTE/ROSEVILLE — Both Eastpointe and Roseville are gearing up for their annual Memorial Day parades, celebrating the local communities and remembering those who have fallen in service to the United States.

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Published May 8, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 12, the annual Royal Oak in Bloom event, which stems back to 1993, will return to the surface lots at Main and Seventh and Main and Sixth streets for the second year.

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Published May 8, 2019

ROCHESTER/ROCHESTER HILLS/OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Officials in Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township have joined forces to bring new energy to this year’s Memorial Day celebrations.

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Published May 7, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Photorealism, textured painting, religious art, landscapes and still lifes all brighten the halls of the St. Clair Shores Adult Education Center.

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Published May 6, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — The annual Celebrate Birmingham Hometown Parade is a tried and true tradition for lots of local families. But there’s nothing wrong with adding something new to an old favorite. For the first time, the parade festivities in downtown’s Shain Park on Saturday, May 18, and Sunday, May 19, will include a charitable bicycle drive for local kids in need.

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Published April 30, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Check out the new skate park and take a tour of St. Clair Shores in a slower way.

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Published April 30, 2019

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — Most years, guests show up to the historic Cranbrook House and Gardens in coats and sweaters to shop the annual plant sale. It’s chilly, but make no mistake: The event is a celebration of spring.

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Published April 24, 2019

TROY — Staff members gave the Easter Bunny high-fives and took breaks from their duties in the pediatric and neonatal wards at Beaumont Hospital, Troy, the morning of April 19 to pose for photos with the bunny and an Oakland County Sheriff’s Office deputy.

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Published April 17, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Find beekeeping classes, local history, nature and more at Cranberry Lake Park this spring. Cranberry Lake Park offers beekeeping classes beginning in May. In addition, the archive room at the historical Cranberry Lake Farm main house is open to the public by appointment 1-4 p.m. each Wednesday.  

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Published April 16, 2019

SOUTHFIELD — For the 35th year, the Southfield Parks and Recreation Department will host the Southfield Fishing Derby at Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve, slated for 8 a.m.-noon May 4.

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Published April 16, 2019

HARPER WOODS — The second annual Harper Woods Spring Flea Market will return in May to offer residents a chance to head outside, meet their neighbors and try to find some new treasures.

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Published April 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — In case you were wondering about those blue lights twinkling on neighbors’ porches or at local businesses, the answer is simple.

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Published April 16, 2019

ROYAL OAK — The Royal Oak Memorial Society has for the past two decades led an effort to clean veterans’ graves at Oakview Cemetery during the first two weekends in May.

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Published April 15, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Begun in 1970, Earth Day led to the creation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and, today, is celebrated in countries around the world on April 22.

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Published April 12, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — It’s back! The Harrison Township Fire Department’s popular Easter egg hunt is returning after a year’s hiatus. Local little ones will get the chance to fill their Easter baskets on the L’Anse Creuse High School football field on April 20.

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Upcoming Events

St. Clair Shores
Lakeside Palette Club art show
8 a.m.-4 p.m.
St. Clair Shores Adult Education Center
Warren
Program about Apollo 11
6 p.m.
Warren Public Library Busch Branch
Southfield
Documentary film screening
6:30 p.m.
Southfield Public Library
West Bloomfield
Local authors' book release party
6-7:30 p.m.
West Bloomfield Town Hall
Ferndale
Flower Day at Jardon School
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Jardon Vocational School

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