Community Events

Women's Club Garden Beautiful

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Monday, March 3, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Royal Oak Woman’s Club will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, March 3, at the clubhouse at 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak. Following a social hour and a business meeting, George Papadelis, owner of Telly’s Nursery in Troy, will present a program titled “Fifty perennials no garden should be without.” The program will begin at 7:15 p.m.Read more »

Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert

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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 8:00pm - 9:00pm

The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra will hold a concert on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 8:00 pm in the Dondero Auditorium, Royal Oak Middle School, 709 N Washington, (¼ mile North of 11 Mile Rd.) Royal Oak, Michigan 48067. This performance includes works by Rimsky-Korsakov, von Flotow, Gade, Gluck, and Borodin. Tickets are available at the door. Concert Information email: or visit

Saint Patrick's Day Parade in Royal Oak

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Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 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 8, 2014. 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 20, 2014 - 5:30pm - 7:30pm

On Thursday, February 20, 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 on Thursday, February 20, 2014 anytime between 5:30pm and 7:30pm. Adults $10.00, Children (under 12) $6.00. All proceeds will go for parade expenses. Donations to AOH c/o St. Patrick's Day Parade, PO Box 1530 Royal Oak, MI 48068. Read more »

Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

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Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 5:00pm - Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 5:00pm

Visit the Royal Oak Public Library (222 E. Eleven Mile Road) for the Friends Annual Book Sale on March 6th, 7th, and 8th. 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 6, from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. is the Friends preview night (memberships available at the door).Read more »

Woodward Dream Cruise

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Saturday, August 16, 2014 - 8:00am - 9:00pm

The Annual Woodward Dream Cruise will be in Royal Oak on Saturday, August 16. The event attracts thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom, collector, and many other vehicles to the nostalgic cruising lanes of Woodward Avenue. Visit the official "newly designed" Dream Cruise website at for more information.Read more »

Oak Apple Run

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Saturday, May 31, 2014 - 6:00am - 12:00pm

The Royal Oak Optimist Club and First United Methodist Church announce the 2014 Oak Apple Run, presented by Health Alliance Plan, to benefit the South Oakland Boys and Girls Club. The 37th Annual Oak Apple event in downtown Royal Oak will be held on Saturday, May 31, 2014. The Oak Apple Run is for all ages, groups and families. It is our desire that you gather your family, friends and/or coworkers and spend some time having fun getting fit. Whether it's the 10K, 5K, 2 Mile Fun Run/Walk, or the 1/4 Mile Kids Run, there's an event for you!Read more »

Orson Starr House Quilt Display

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Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

This Open House on Sunday, March 9th from 1 - 4 pm, will host the Cameo Quilters Guild Quilt Display (Rescheduled from February). The display is featuring the special presentation of a verterans pride quilt. The Orson Starr House Museum is located at 3123 N Main Street (one block South of 13 Mile Road) with additional free parking one block south at the Salvation Army Citadel. This open house is free and open to the public. Donations appreciated. For additional information contact Lois Lance (248) 546-0138.

ROFPE Wine Tasting

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Friday, February 7, 2014 - 7:00pm - 10:00pm

Join us for the 3rd Annual Celebrate Royal Oak. A Benefit Event for The Royal Oak Foundation for Public Education will be held at Holiday Market, 1203 S. Main Street in Royal Oak, on Friday, Feb 7, 2014 from 7-10 p.m. Join us upstairs, enter through the back door, for an evening of food and refreshments. Tickets are $50 per person in advance / $60 per person at the door. There will be raffles, unique, delicious food, wine and craft beers.

For inquiries, please contact:
Tammy Ristau ( 313-433-4431
Anna Longe ( 248-224-7362Read more »

Women's Club Mass Transit Presentation

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Monday, February 3, 2014 - 1:15pm - 2:15pm

The Royal Oak Woman’s Club will meet at noon on Monday, February 3, at the clubhouse at 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak.  Following a light lunch and a business meeting, Mr. Carmine Palombo from the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) will present a program titled “An Overview of the Mass Transit Program for SE Michigan, with an Emphasis on Woodward Avenue and Changes in Royal Oak."  The program will begin at 1:15 p.m. Mr.Read more »

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