Spring Activities

Published March 30, 2018

HARPER WOODS — The Harper Woods Public Library is inviting young people to explore an art form from 2 to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 14, that many may have never considered before: slam poetry.

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Published March 29, 2018

DETROIT — Hit a pothole, have some financial trouble or bummed that the Spartans got knocked out of the basketball tournament? It may be the work of a little red imp known as the Nain Rouge.

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Published March 27, 2018

ROYAL OAK — For the second year, the Spring Art Fair will take over the Royal Oak Farmers Market prior to the regularly scheduled Saturday market.

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Published March 21, 2018

The Recreation Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe will host its annual Easter egg hunt with a special guest from “Bunnyville” from 10 to 11 a.m. March 31 at Huron Park, which is located at Frazho Road and Kelly Road. 

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Published March 21, 2018

stead Park will soon be climbing its way into a new era when a new activity park is established on part of its property.

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Published March 21, 2018

In an effort to help residents deal with potential future power outages, the money from the next Huntington Woods Men’s Club auction will go toward purchasing an emergency generator.

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Published March 20, 2018

ROYAL OAK/CLAWSON — With Easter falling on April 1 this year, the latter part of March is speckled with Easter events ramping up to the holiday.

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Published March 20, 2018

ROYAL OAK — At 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 14, the Royal Oak Police and Fire departments’ hockey teams will hit the ice for their eighth annual “Guns & Hoses” charity hockey game at the John Lindell Ice Arena.

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Published March 16, 2018

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Continuing a tradition, St. Clair Shores firefighters will help host the annual Easter egg hunt at noon March 31 in Veterans Memorial Park.

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Published March 13, 2018

FARMINGTON HILLS — Spring has nearly sprung — officially set for March 20 — but it’s in full swing around Farmington Hills with various events. 

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Published March 6, 2018

ROYAL OAK — The annual St. Patrick’s Day parade, hosted by the Ancient Order of Hibernians-O’Brien Division, will start at an earlier time this Saturday — 10 a.m. March 10 instead of 11:15 a.m. — due to the cancellation of the run that traditionally precedes the parade.

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Published February 23, 2018

SHELBY TOWNSHIP — The Shelby Township Gardeners Club will welcome a local greenhouse owner to present the “Newest and Best Flowers for 2018” at 1 p.m. next Thursday, March 8, at the Burgess-Shadbush Nature Center.

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Published February 6, 2018

TROY — The West Side Detroit Polish American Historical Society is inviting people who wish to learn the age-old customs and traditions of Easter to attend the Easter Basket Social and Luncheon at the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy March 10.

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Published May 23, 2017

BEVERLY HILLS — The village of Beverly Hills is promoting some communitywide spring cleaning with its community garage sale.

Beverly Hills residents can register at Village Hall to have their address added to a list of homes taking part. People wishing to peruse the sales can pick up a copy of the list from the hall or on the village’s website, www.villagebeverlyhills.com.

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Published May 22, 2017

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WATERFORD — With temperatures climbing into the high 80s, it’s almost as if Mother Nature is trying to send a message: The frosts are done, and it’s time to plant.

If you’re ready to get going and get growing, you’re in luck, because the Oakland County Market’s annual Spring Flower Day is coming up Sunday, June 4.

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Published May 17, 2017

FERNDALE — More than 100 different vendors and thousands of attendees will pack downtown Ferndale for the seventh year of Ferndale Pride next month.

The seventh edition of Ferndale Pride will take place Saturday, June 3, covering a footprint of West Nine Mile Road between Woodward Avenue and Planavon Street, as well as portions of Allen Street and West Troy Street. The main event will run from 1 to 10 p.m.

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Published May 17, 2017

EASTPOINTE — Residents can enjoy music from longtime series performer Wally Fitz Jazz to kick off Eastpointe’s Music in the Plaza from 6:30 to 8 p.m. May 24 in the plaza behind City Hall at 23200 Gratiot Ave.

Richard Paul, of the Carey and Paul Group, helps book the bands for the series and said that Fitz is from the area.

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Published May 17, 2017

CLAWSON — The 2017 Clawson Farmers Market season will open this weekend with its popular Flower Day and will continue straight through to fall with a record number of vendors since the event’s inception and a wider selection of goods.

The market will open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 21, at City Park at Elmwood and Custer avenues. It will continue with those hours each Sunday through September.

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Published May 17, 2017

HARPER WOODS — For those looking to exercise their green thumbs this spring, the Harper Woods Beautification Committee is inviting the public to join in on its annual perennial plant exchange from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 20, at Salter Park.

The exchange allows residents to, at no cost, trade a flower, vegetable or other plant from their garden with those from their neighbors’ gardens.

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Published May 16, 2017

ROCHESTER —  People can take a journey through Rochester’s history a week earlier this year during the Greater Rochester Heritage Days Festival.

“It is an amazing event, and it really brings all of our favorite things about Rochester to the forefront,” Rochester Downtown Development Authority Director Kristi Trevarrow said.

Typically held over Memorial Day weekend, the festival was pushed up a week this year in hopes of securing more volunteers for the event, which will celebrate the city’s bicentennial.

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Upcoming Events

Mount Clemens
Holiday Market at Anton Art Center
ongoing
Anton Art Center
Shelby Township
Visit with Mrs. Claus
2-3 p.m.
Shelby Township Library
Farmington Hills
'Let Nothing You Dismay'
8 p.m.
Farmington Players Barn Theater
Farmington
Winter Artisans Market
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Farmington Masonic Temple
Warren
European holiday bake sale
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
St. Stevan Decanski Church

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