Seasonal Features

Published June 27, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — Lovers of Italian or German culture and cuisine will be in luck this month as festival organizers host events in Sterling Heights. The Italian American Chamber of Commerce of Michigan is bringing Festa Italiana back to Freedom Hill County Park July 12-14.

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Published June 27, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — On a sunny summer day, Sterling Heights firefighters managed flames in a different capacity — they presided over the picnic grill while serving families with children who have life-threatening medical conditions.

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Published June 26, 2019

TROY — Fireworks for the nation’s birthday this year will last longer than they have in previous years.

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Published June 26, 2019

TROY — Enjoy a stroll through seven private gardens in the 45th annual Troy Garden Club Garden Walk.

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Published June 25, 2019

ROCHESTER — Oakland University’s new TreeRunner Adventure Park, which features a collection of aerial treetop trails, recently opened to the public.

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Published June 25, 2019

CLAWSON — Since the 1930s, the city of Clawson has hosted an all-American summer celebration to commemorate the country’s independence.

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Published June 24, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — With the summer solstice behind us, the longest day of the year marking the beginning of summer, Farmington and Farmington Hills police shared a list of public safety tips to help residents stay safe as they enjoy the outdoors and warm weather.

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Published June 24, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — For the last five years, Oakland County Parks has held a popular outdoor event called Come Out and Play at Catalpa Oaks County Park in Southfield. But this year it will be closer to home in Madison Heights.

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Published June 24, 2019

MADISON HEIGHTS — The annual Pre-Fourth of July Festival in the Park will once again end with a bang, with fireworks lighting up the skies over Civic Center Park. But there will be plenty of other things to check out before the night reaches its explosive conclusion.  

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Published June 24, 2019

HUNTINGTON WOODS — Fireworks in the city will go on as planned this year, but organizers are worried that if they don’t come up with more money, they might not be able to put on the annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration at Rackham Golf Course in the future.

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Published June 21, 2019

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Organizers are hoping for good weather for the St. Clair Shores First State Bank Fireworks Extravaganza June 28 at Veterans Memorial Park.

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Published June 21, 2019

MOUNT CLEMENS — Mount Clemens is preparing to light up the night sky during its annual Independence Day celebration fireworks along the riverfront June 28.

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Published June 19, 2019

FARMINGTON HILLS — Excitement is ramping up at the Heritage Park amphitheater as Stars in the Park, the city’s annual summer concert series, welcomes a new-to-the-series performer and anticipates the arrival of Bollywood with one of the series’ most popular shows.

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Published June 19, 2019

FRASER — Christina Woods, director of Fraser Parks and Recreation, said the focus of the program’s 2019 summer activities was inspired by connecting children and adults in a bountiful way — by fostering healthy social skills and encouraging parents to take the time to engage in their children’s activities, thereby making lifetime memories.

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Published June 18, 2019

GROSSE POINTE CITY/GROSSE POINTE FARMS — Grosse Pointers will be showing support for their neighbors, family and friends in the LGBTQ+ community during the third annual Grosse Pointe Pride March this Saturday.

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Published June 18, 2019

ROYAL OAK — A new festival will bookend the beginning of summer in Royal Oak and benefit more than 20 nonprofits and community organizations.

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Published June 17, 2019

BIRMINGHAM — Looking forward to the weekend? For the summer, weekends start on Thursday in downtown Birmingham. This year will be the first time the Birmingham Shopping District will host a series called Thursdays in the City, a kind of mini art show with live entertainment in the alleyways of downtown.

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Published June 15, 2019

EASTPOINTE — Despite the threat of rain, Eastpointe’s 2019 Cruisin’ Gratiot filled Gratiot Avenue with classic cars, fun attractions and thousands of attendees.

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Published June 14, 2019

ROSEVILLE — Roseville celebrated its fifth annual Rosefest, the community’s largest public event, June 6-9 at Veterans Memorial Park.

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Published June 14, 2019

STERLING HEIGHTS — The summer is a busy time for Leonard Palermino, the executive chef and general manager at the American-Polish Century Club. That’s when he presides over a kitchen that is busy preparing pierogi dumplings, kielbasa sausage, “city chicken” kabobs and other dishes that will be eaten at the American Polish Festival and Craft Show in July.

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Upcoming Events

Royal Oak
'Noises Off' play supports cancer survivors
2 p.m.
Stagecrafters Baldwin Theatre
West Bloomfield
Annual rummage sale
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Hadassah Greater Detroit
Rochester Hills
Zenith Brass concert
7 p.m.
Oak Arbor Church
Grosse Pointe Woods
GPT to perform 'Rumors'
2 p.m.
University Liggett School
Mount Clemens
Meet the artists and find holiday gifts
1-3 p.m.
Anton Art Center

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