Community Events

Gardenia Bluegrass & Brew Festival

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Friday, April 11, 2014 - 6:30pm - 11:59pm

Grand Circus Media &The Ark announce Gardenia Bluegrass & Roots festival on April 11th, 2014 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market Featuring - Keller & the Keels, The Ragbirds, Catfish Mafia & The Crane Wives.  The bluegrass and brew festival will benefit Royal Oak charity, Camp Casey, a horseback riding program for children with cancer. Through generous donations & amazing volunteers, Camp Casey has spread the healing power of horses for over eight years.Read more »

The Bible on Broadway: Revised Edition

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Saturday, January 25, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

A benefit performance to support The Welcome Inn. Songs from Broadway shows based on stories from the Bible. Special guest Bobby Mitchell from "The Bobby and Stacey Show" on 104.3 WOMC. Tickets are $20 Adults and $10 Youth. This 4:00 p.m. performance will be at the First Congregational Church of Royal Oak located at 1413 Northwood Blvd.

Food Truck Rally - Canceled

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Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Due to the snow storm on Wednesday, March 12; we have canceled the
Food Truck Rally.

Mind Over Matter 5k

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Saturday, May 3, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Join advocates, families, friends, and fit-minded people on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at 10 AM for the 9th annual MOM race for mental health awareness and suicide prevention. The 5K run/walk starts and ends at Starr Jaycee Park and takes place in the residential neighborhoods between 12 & 13 Mile and Crooks & Main St. in Royal Oak. The MOM Race is a USATF certified 5K offering same-day registration, age group awards, refreshments, raffle prizes, live music and more!Read more »

Women's Club Meeting and Presentation

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Monday, January 6, 2014 - 12:00pm - 2:00pm

The Royal Oak Woman’s Club will meet at noon on Monday, January 6, 2014, at the clubhouse at 404 S. Pleasant, Royal Oak.  Following a light lunch and a business meeting, Maureen Smith, Special Events Coordinator for Leader Dogs for the Blind, will be our speaker.Read more »

Kalamata Grill/Forgotten Harvest Fundraiser

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Saturday, December 21, 2013 - 11:00am - 10:00pm

This holiday season, Kalamata Greek Grill ( invites customers to join them in the battle against hunger in metropolitan Detroit. The fresh food eatery with locations in Royal Oak and Troy - will donate 10 percent of its proceeds each Saturday between Thanksgiving and New Year's Day to Forgotten Harvest, a charity dedicated to combating hunger. Kalamata Greek Grill selected Saturdays during the holidays to leverage heavier traffic from holiday shoppers looking for a fast and healthy meal.Read more »

Health Care Education and Enrollment

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Tuesday, December 17, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Michigan Consumers for Healthcare is hosting an Affordable Care Act education and enrollment event for anyone who has questions about or needs assistance with enrolling in a health insurance plan. The event will be Tuesday, December 17th at the Royal Oak Public Library (222 E. Eleven Mile Road) from 6:00 p.m.Read more »

Medal of Honor Forever Stamp Dedication Ceremony

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Friday, December 6, 2013 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Michigan WWII Legacy Memorial and the Detroit Region of the United States Postal Service invite you to attend the local dedication ceremony for the World War II: Medal of Honor Forever stamp Prestige Folio. This event will occur on December 6, 2013 at 12 noon (children’s program at 11:00 am) at The Kilgour Centre, 2360 Rochester Court, Troy, Michigan 48083, (248) 526-1849, more »

The First Great Mexican Posada

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Saturday, December 7, 2013 - 4:00pm - 10:00pm

The group Mexican Women in Michigan, along with APROMEX Michigan (Association of Mexican Professionals in Michigan), and the Mexican Consulate (Consulado de México en Detroit), present:” "The First Great Mexican Posada", a traditional family event at the Royal Oak Farmers Market on December 7, 2013 from 4:00 – 10:00pm. Mexican Christmas carols, music, Mexican food, family games, and fun! A donation of $7 per person at the door will include 5 food/drink/games tickets, 1 raffle ticket Family package of $20 includes 15 food/drink/game tickets, 4 raffle tickets, and 4 entrance stamps.Read more »

Trolleys, Treasure and Tunes

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Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 5:00pm - 11:00pm

This event coincides with the wildly popular food truck rally in December. Downtown Retailers will sample their holiday wares for a one-night-only shopping extravaganza at the Royal Oak Farmers Market. There will be music, Santa Claus, shopping, cash bar and of course dozens of food trucks. 93.9 the river will be there as well with Give-aways and on air promotions.

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