Seasonal Features

Published June 10, 2019

UTICA — Utica’s Weekend Unwind has returned once again for its third year of fun and live music. On Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. through Sept. 13, the Weekend Unwind will take place at Jacqueline K. Noonan Riverwalk Park/Memorial Park, 7530 Auburn Road, next to the Utica Public Library in downtown Utica. The first night of free, live music took place June 7.

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Published June 5, 2019

METRO DETROIT — The scent of charcoal smoldering in the air. The sounds of kids playing cornhole. Watching the sunset from a chaise lawn chair. It's all part of the camping experience in Michigan.

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Published June 5, 2019

METRO DETROIT — If you have a small backyard, your big ideas can be right at home. According to local experts, homeowners with small backyards don’t have to scale down their big ideas, and a few simple yard hacks can make your space seem bigger than it really is.

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Published June 5, 2019

ROCHESTER — Summer is nearly upon us, and with it comes a host of free time to fill. The Rochester Hills Public Library is inviting children, teens and adults to spend their summer engaged in books and other fun programming at the library.

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Published June 5, 2019

OAKLAND TOWNSHIP — Families and friends can unwind in two township parks this summer to enjoy the sounds of bluegrass, folk and classical music. The 14th annual Music in the Meadows series, hosted by Oakland Township Parks and Recreation, will supply free Friday night concerts June 7, July 12 and Aug. 16 in two different parks.

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Published June 4, 2019

ROYAL OAK — From 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 12, Royal Oak will host its inaugural Family Pride event in conjunction with the monthly food truck rally at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

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Published June 3, 2019

FERNDALE — Ferndale’s one-day music festival located on the porches of homes in the city will return later this month. The Front Porch will take place over the course of Saturday, June 22, at dozens of homes across Ferndale. In total, 56 artists and bands will perform on 32 porches, according to organizers.

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Published June 3, 2019

FERNDALE — Though heavy rainfall threatened the festivities, the ninth annual Ferndale Pride took place as scheduled in the heart of downtown Ferndale on Saturday, June 1.

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Published June 3, 2019

CENTER LINE/WARREN — Why should Woodward Avenue and its neighboring communities get to have all the summertime car cruise and festival fun? On June 8, 10 Mile Road and Van Dyke Avenue will be the epicenter of the very first Cruisin’ 53 Center Line-Warren Car Cruise.

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Published May 30, 2019

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — Memorial Day weekend kicked off the unofficial start of summer in Michigan, which means it’s the start of the busy boating season on Lake St. Clair. Coinciding with that was National Safe Boating Week, recognized May 19-25, which served as a reminder of how to stay safe on the water all summer long.

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Published May 28, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Art on the Grand, the annual art fair co-hosted by Farmington Hills’ Cultural Arts Division and the Farmington Downtown Development Authority, returns for its 10-year anniversary this June.

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Published May 28, 2019

MACOMB TOWNSHIP — Summertime for the Macomb Township Parks and Recreation Department is highlighted by 11 free events and activities, designed to keep families and neighbors busy.

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Published May 28, 2019

WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP — Anthony Mastronardi’s mindset toward his condition is one of determination and the ability to overcome obstacles.

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Published May 28, 2019

BERKLEY — Work of all kinds will be featured by hundreds of artists at Berkley’s upcoming art show. The 18th annual Berkley Art Bash is scheduled to occur from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8, on 12 Mile Road between Buckingham and Kipling avenues.

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Published May 28, 2019

ROYAL OAK — On June 8 and 9, the clay, glass and metal show that emphasizes live demonstrations and interactive art experiences will return to downtown Royal Oak for its 25th year.

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Published May 28, 2019

ROSEVILLE — The Roseville Art Stomp is returning to bring a fun day of fine art, danceable music and tasty snacks to the community.

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Published May 24, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Grab your fishing line and head to the lake June 8 for a little competition. The Shelby Township Parks, Recreation and Maintenance Department will host its 33rd annual fishing derby competition and welcomes young children to see who can catch the biggest fish.

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Published May 24, 2019

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — Residents can come out and celebrate the beginning of summer at the first Shelby Township Summer Kickoff event May 30. Shelby Township and the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce will host their first summer kickoff event 4:30-9 p.m. May 30 at the Shelby Township Community Center, located at 51670 Van Dyke Ave., behind the library.

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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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Upcoming Events

St. Clair Shores
Ukulele jam session
1-3 p.m.
Lake Shore Presbyterian Church
Farmington Hills
Summer nature programs
2 p.m.
Heritage Park
Bloomfield Township
Night Sky Paint Along
3-4:30 p.m.
Bloomfield Township Public Library
Harrison Township
Trivia night at the library
6:30-8 p.m.
Harrison Township Public Library
Clawson
Wednesday Afternoon Book Club
1-2 p.m.
Blair Memorial Library

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