Community Events

Memorial Day Community Parade

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Monday, May 25, 2015 - 9:00am - 11:30am

The Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade Committee announced plans for this year's parade which will be held on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015.  All veterans, veterans’ groups, school, and community organizations are invited to participate in this expression of our community’s gratitude to our fallen heroes.  The theme remains "Honor Our Country, Honor Our Flag”, but this year the Committee will pay special tribute to our Royal Oak Police, Fire, and other emergency responders who are currently serving, or have served, in the military. The parade will start at 9:00 a.m.Read more »

The 4th Annual Bestest Concert Ever

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Saturday, March 21, 2015 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The 4th Annual Bestest Concert Ever will benefit the Royal Oak Optimist Club. The benefit event will be held on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market and will feature local food, beverages & fun activities. Concert performances by:  Horse Cave Trio, Candy Band, Motor Honey, Titled Axes, Evenin' Gentlemen.  Activities Read more »

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

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Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 5:00pm - Friday, March 7, 2014 - 5:00pm

Visit the Royal Oak Public Library (222 E. Eleven Mile Road) for the Friends Annual Book Sale on March 5th, 6th, and 7th. Gently used children’s books will be on sale in the Youth Activity Room and adult books, CDs and DVDs will be on sale in the Friends Auditorium. LPs, sheet music, toys, and magazines are included in the sale. Thursday, March 5, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. is the Friends preview night (memberships available at the door).Read more »

Optimist Club Bowlabration

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Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 12:45pm - 3:00pm

The Royal Oak Optimists Club presents their 2013 Bowlabration on Sunday, March 15th at 1:30 pm. Registration begins at 12:45 pm at Astro Lanes in Madison Heights, 32388 John R, between Toys-R-Us and Best Buy. Door prizes, raffles, wheelbarrow of cheer, and more fun. 30 dollars per bowler; 4 bowlers per team; includes 2 games of bowling, rental shoes, pizza, and pop. Help the optimists bring out the best in kids. To bowl please call Patty Dunstan, (248)760-6876. To become a sponsor please call Bonnie Bourque (586)764-9889. This is a non-smoking event. Bumper Bowling available for the kids!Read more »

Summer Stroll for Epilepsy(tm)

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Saturday, June 27, 2015 - 7:30am - 11:15am

The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is proud to announce its annual Summer Stroll for Epilepsy(tm) - Detroit Zoo taking place on June 27, 2015! The Summer Stroll for Epilepsy(tm) is an inspirational morning walk that gathers individuals from all across Michigan to encourage widespread epilepsy awareness and fundraising for the many programs and services offered by the Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan. Registration begins at 8:30am and the walk commences at 9:30am.Read more »

ROHS Drama Club Presents Cyrano!

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Friday, March 27, 2015 - 7:00pm - Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 2:00pm

The Royal Oak High School Drama Club will present "Cyrano!" as its Spring production (March 27 – 29, 2015) in the Royal Oak High School Auditorium, located at 1500 Lexington Boulevard. Adult tickets are $10 and Student tickets are $5.  Show dates are Friday, March 27 at 7pm, Saturday, March 28 at 7pm and Sunday, March 29 at 2pm. To reserve tickets or for additional information, visit

Stampede Scleroderma

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Sunday, June 7, 2015 - 8:30am - 12:00pm

Join us on June 7, 2015 in the Stampede on Scleroderma by participating in the Walk/5k/10k Run, at the Detroit Zoo. Last year’s event had more than 800 participants, and we’re hoping to make the herd even bigger in 2015. Registration is open, so sign up today! Your registration includes all-day admission to the zoo-bring your family and friends and make a day of it. The ultimate goal of all our fundraising events is a cure for scleroderma. But we’ve decided to add a few more incentives along the way for our Stampede Scleroderma participants.Read more »

Orson Starr House Museum Open House

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Sunday, February 8, 2015 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The Orson Starr House Guild invites you to enjoy their Museum Open House on Sunday, Feb. 8th from 1 pm to 4pm. Come and enjoy our exhibit of antique Valentine’s Day greeting cards. The Orson Starr House Museum is located at 3123 N Main Street (one block South of 13 Mile Road). Additional free parking one block South at the Salvation Army Citadel.  While donations are always welcome, this event is free and open to the public. For additional information contact Isabelle @ (248) 548-6638.

Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Royal Oak

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Saturday, March 14, 2015 - 11:30am - 1:00pm

The Norman O'Brien Division of the Ancient Order of Hibernians will host the Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Royal Oak on Saturday, March 14. The parade is an event to honor and celebrate Irish family traditions to include demonstrating Irish pride and heritage. At 11:30 a.m., the parade of floats, clans, step dancers, bagpipers and community groups leaves Royal Oak Middle School, 709 N. Washington, and goes south on Washington to Seventh Street. Plan on coming early to find a good spot to watch the parade! Read more »

St Patrick's Day Parade Fundraiser

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Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

On Thursday, February 19, the Oakland County Ancient Order of Hibernians is hosting an all-you-can-eat Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Royal Oak. Everyone is invited. Please join us at VFW Post 1669, 214 E. Fourth St., Royal Oak MI 48067, anytime between 5:30pm and 7:30pm.

Adults $10.00, Children (under 12) $5.00. All proceeds will go for parade expenses.

Carry Outs Are also Available.

More Information:  Steve at (248) 761-6073
phone: 586-822-6713

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