Events

Senior Heath and Wellness Fair and Raffle

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Mahany/Meininger Senior Community Center (3500 Marais Ave, Royal Oak MI 48073) is hosting a Health and Wellness Fair and Raffle.  The event will start at 12:00 noon on September 30, 2014. Activities include Flu immunizations, blood pressure and glucose screening, balance screening, chiropractic screening, and information on nutrition, natural healing methods, human services, foot care, reading materials for low vision and vision impaired, and more. Contact CarolynM@romi.gov or call 248-246-3900, by September 25, 2014 to register for this event.

Starting an Urban Apiary

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

"Starting an Urban Apiary” speaker program is being held on Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N.Read more »

Art at the Museum

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Friday, October 3, 2014 - 1:00pm - Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 4:00pm

The South Oakland Art Association is proud to present the 3rd annual “Art at the Museum” Show and Sale. Meet local artists and enjoy wine and hors d’oeuvres at the First Night Party at the Royal Oak Historical Museum while supporting Common Ground’s Art Therapy Program for families and individuals in crisis.Read more »

StageCrafters - My Fair Lady

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Friday, October 3, 2014 - 8:00pm - Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 2:00pm

An abso-bloomin-lutely loverly musical!

ROYAL OAK, Mich., Few stage productions can lay claim to be “the perfect musical.” Not only does My Fair Lady hold this distinctive title but it’s also the ‘perfect’ show to open Stagecrafters’ ‘season of transformations.’ The musical masterpiece runs September 12th through October 5th at the Baldwin Theatre, 415 S. Lafayette in downtown Royal Oak.  Read more »

Royal Oak Computer and Electronics Recycling Event

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

There will be a free Computer and Electronics Recycling Event on Saturday, October 4th at the Royal Oak Department of Public Service located at 1200 N Campbell Rd, Royal Oak MI 48073. This event is open to the public. During the event, they will be accepting TVs, computers, consumer electronics, home office equipment, and large kitchen appliances at no charge! ( Items excluded include liquids of any type and fluorescent bulbs.)Read more »

Fall Nature Walks

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am

The Royal Oak Nature Society is hosting Fall Nature Walks in the month of October. On October 4th beginning at 10:00 am at Cummingston Park, and on October 19th, October 25 & 26, in Tenhave Woods. This is the most beautiful time of year to look at our nature centers. See below for additional information.Read more »

Global March for Elephants and Rhinos

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Saturday, October 4, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

As part of the Global event, the Michigan March for Elephants and Rhinos will take place in Royal Oak on Saturday, October 4. The March will start at 11:00am at Gayle’s Chocolates (417 S Washington) and end at the “Star Dream” sculpture near the Barbara A Hallman Memorial Plaza behind Royal Oak City Hall on Williams Street. Following the march, special guest speaker, Scott Carter, chief life sciences officer for the Detroit Zoological Society, will discuss these endangered species.Read more »

Senior Salute

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Monday, October 6, 2014 - 9:00am - 1:00pm

Seniors, come and enjoy a free fun-filled Health and Vendor Fair event focusing on the needs of South East Oakland County Seniors.  This event will be held at the Royal Oak Farmers Market at 316 E 11 Mile Road and will start at 9am. Don't miss your chance for a free lunch, tote bag, giveaways, door prizes, entertainment, and flu shots (bring insurance card).Read more »

SOAA Speaker Program Picturing Music

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Monday, October 6, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm

In our fourth visit from the DIA, in as many years, we welcome Catherine Van Voorheis for her special talk on Picturing Music. This talk explores the presence of music in visual art and heightens awareness of the role music plays across cultures and time and provides a lens through which to explore the personal, social and creative aspects of identity.Read more »

Family Movie Night

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Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Join us for family fun at the Royal Oak Farmers Market and enjoy a FREE movie showing of Despicable Me 2. Bring a picnic dinner or purchase food from the Market Snack Bar; sit back, relax and enjoy the show, rated G – appropriate for all ages. Doors open at 5:30, movie begins at 6:15pm. The Farmers Market is located at 316 E 11 Mile Rd. This event is brought to you by the Royal Oak Community Coalition, "working to promote a healthy community for youth and all who live in, work in or visit Royal Oak".

Fire Fighters Open House

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Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 11:00am - 2:00pm

The Royal Oak Fire Fighters will be hosting their annual Open House on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 11 a.m. till 2 p.m. at fire station one (215 E. Sixth Street). There will be refreshments, live Technical Rescue demonstration, Sparky the Fire Dog, Fire Prevention Smokehouse, Free Events, Jaws of Life Demo, fire vehicle displays, Thermal Imaging Camera display, and more! Lots of fun and enjoyment for everyone!

Historical Society Annual Dinner

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Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 6:00pm

The Royal Oak Historical Society 75th Annual Dinner will be held on October 16 at the Red Run Country Club. Come be with the “Movers and Shakers” who make history and work hard to preserve it. Enjoy a hometown “comfort” meal of carefully planned foods for everyone’s likes and needs. Take a chance on getting a “special” item in our popular Silent Auction. Toast life and living in our wonderful city! The Dr. Joseph S. Morrison, Sophie V.Read more »

Fall Nature Walks in October

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Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

The Royal Oak Nature Society is hosting Fall Nature Walks in the month of October. On October 4th beginning at 10:00 am at Cummingston Park, and on October 19th, October 25 & 26, in Tenhave Woods. This is the most beautiful time of year to look at our nature centers. See below for additional information.Read more »

Royal Oak Community Awards

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Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm

The 67th Annual Royal Oak Community Awards hosted by the Chamber of Commerce will be on Tuesday, October 21 at Emagine Theatre. We are looking for nominations for the Best of Royal Oak in a variety of categories, including Citizen of the Year, Community Spirit, Commercial and Residential Beautification awards. New this year is the Outstanding Royal Oak Youth Award. Anyone can make a nomination!Read more »

Ghosts & Goblins Gala

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Friday, October 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 11:00pm

The Ghosts & Goblins Gala charity masquerade at the Royal Oak Farmers Market is non-profit charity event for Kenya Relief. Enjoy the wicked sounds of the Aaron Vaughn Band, a photo booth, 50/50 raffle, prizes, tasty treats, exotic cocktails and more! Tickets are $50; designated driver tickets are $25.

Visit http://www.ghostsandgoblinsgala.com for more information and tickets.Read more »

Fall Color and Mushroom Walks

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Saturday, October 25, 2014 - 10:00am - Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm

The Royal Oak Nature Society is hosting Fall Nature Walks in the month of October. On October 25 & 26, in Tenhave Woods. This is the most beautiful time of year to look at our nature centers. See below for additional information.Read more »

Spooktacular

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Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Downtown Royal Oak presents the annual Spooktacular event for the whole family! Parents are invited to bring their children in their Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating at downtown businesses on Sunday, Oct. 26 from 2-4 p.m.

Trick-or-Treat at over 50 downtown businesses, plus enjoy special savings, treats and more!

November Election

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Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 7:00am - 8:00pm

November 4, 2014 is the General Election. Polls are open from 7:00 am to
8:00 pm on election day. Check the City Clerk's office for more election information.

Veteran's Day Ceremony

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Tuesday, November 11, 2014 - 11:00am - 12:00pm

The Royal Oak Memorial Society invites everyone to attend the Veteran's Day Ceremony on Tuesday, November 11, 2014 at 11:00am to honor our veterans who have given us our freedom. Join us at the Veteran's War Memorial Plaza next to the Library (S of 11 Mile and E of Main street). The ceremony will include guest speakers and the St Paul's School Children's Choir and Royal Oak High School Students performing taps.

PTSA Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair

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Saturday, November 22, 2014 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Join us in supporting the Royal Oak High School PTSA at this year’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Fair.  This year’s event takes place at Royal Oak High School (1500 Lexington Blvd, North of 13 Mile Rd, East of Crooks Rd.) on Saturday, November 22 from 10:00am – 4:00pm.  Juried items being showcased by Crafters from around the area include country and wooden items, Fall and Christmas items, jewelry, clothing, pottery, stained glass and much more.  There is also a Vendor’s Marketplace, a Bake Sale table, cafeteria service with lunch & snack items available for purchase, a 50/5Read more »

Holiday Magic Parade

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Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Downtown Royal Oak invites families to the 13th Annual Holiday Magic Parade on Sunday, Nov. 23 at 2 p.m.  The parade starts at Lincoln and Washington and heads north on Washington to Fourth Street where it heads west and ends at Lafayette.

This Downtown Royal Oak parade will once again kick off the holiday season by showcasing over 80 parade units including marching bands, floats from the Parade Company, circus performers, dance troupes and more!Read more »

Holiday Magic Marketplace!

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Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

The Royal Oak Farmers Market will host a Holiday Marketplace before, during and after the City Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 4 from 4-8 p.m. Over 60 local crafters and artisans featuring antiques, collectibles, crafts, & many downtown merchant booths.

Tree Lighting Ceremony

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Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 6:15pm - 8:00pm

Join us for Royal Oak's 32nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 4. The ceremony includes caroling by Stagecrafters, music by the Royal Oak Salvation Army Band and the Royal Oak Children's Choir. Song sheets will be provided by the Daily Tribune. Come join us for a great evening of refreshments, caroling, lighting of the Tree, and don't forget a special visit from SANTA! This event will be taking place outside the Farmers Market! Read more »

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