Meet and speak with representatives from over 25 area preschools and child care providers at Northwood Elementary School on Monday, January 26 from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. (If Northwood Elementary is closed due to inclement weather on January 26, the alternate date is Monday, February 2.) The 2015 Royal Oak Area Preschool and Child Care Directory will debut at this event. Come and gather information about area child care and preschool options at this annual event and be the first to have the latest issue of the directory.Read more »
The exhibit "The Lumber Barons of Royal Oak" will open with a special preview party/fundraiser on Friday Jan. 30 from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Royal Oak Historical Society Museum, 1411 W. Webster. Members of the Erb, Kidder and Lawson families will be present to say hello and talk to attendees about the family businesses. Hors d'ourves and beverages will be served. This event is $25 per person. Tickets may be purchased via the Royal Oak Historical Museum, PayPal or at the door. Please let the Historical Society know you are attending so there is enough food!Read more »
The Royal Oak Nature Society is hosting several events in the month of February. Special guest speaker programs, presentations, nature walks, and an owl hoot! There is no pre-registration or cost for our public speaker programs & nature walks. For more information on the Royal Oak Nature Society & their programs, please call 248-246-3380, e-mail us at email@example.com or check out our website at www.romi.gov/nature.
"Aliens Among Us” speaker program is being held on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N Washington). Many of the organisms that we see in nature were not here before Europeans settled the land'. Come and discover which everyday plants and animals are really ‘strangers in a strange land. Join Royal Oak Nature Society botanist Don Drife as he explores the sometimes surprising facts about alien invaders. This event is free and open to the public.Read more »
On Thrusday, 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 email: firstname.lastname@example.org phone: 586-822-6713
It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, February 11th, from 5-9pm, a gathering of Metro Detroit's finest food trucks will be setting up inside the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Bring the whole family for a great variety of affordable food and wonderful music! This event is brought to you by the Michigan Mobile Food Vendors Association (MMFVA).
The Royal Oak Nature Society presents "Poisonous Mushrooms" at the Royal Oak Senior Center (3500 Marais) on Wednesday, February 11th, 2015 beginning at 7:00 pm. This program is being presented Chris Wright, a mycologist at the University of Michigan.Read more »
The Royal Oak Nature Society presents "Trees & Shrubs” at Cummingston on Sunday, February 15th, 2015 beginning at 2:00 pm. Park and meet at Leafdale & Torquay. Come and learn how we identify trees & shrubs and what we can learn from their bark, buds etc.Read more »
The Royal Oak Nature Society presents "Owl Hoot” at Cummingston Park on Friday, February 27th, 2015 beginning at 7:30 pm. Park and meet at Leafdale & Torquay. We will walk into Cummingston and attempt to lure in or have screech & great horned owls answer tape recordings of their calls.Read more »
Royal Oak Youth Assistance (ROYA) is seeking corporate sponsors for its 33nd Annual Bowl-A-Thon on Sunday, Mar. 1 from noon to 3 p.m. at Hazel Park Bowl, 24211 Hughes, Hazel Park.
Door prizes, silent auction items, fish bowl auction items and lane sponsors are needed. The Bowl-A-Thon provides funding for a variety of prevention programs including summer camp scholarships, mentors and family education programs.
The Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra will hold a concert on Friday, March 6, 2015 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 Delius, Wagner, and Beethoven. Tickets are available at the door. Concert Information email: email@example.com or visit www.royaloakorchestra.org
Sponsored by the Royal Oak Community Coalition, Holistic/Natural/Alternative Health and Wellness Exposition is being held Saturday, March 7th at Royal Oak High School from 10:00 - 3:00. The expo features health and wellness exhibits, a number of short seminars and/or speakers, and introductory exercise demonstrations that all promote a healthy lifestyle. All to help people become familiar with alternative modalities to reduce pain and discomfort with less reliance on addictive prescription drugs and to incorporate lifestyle choices that promote healthy mind, body and spirit.Read more »
It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, March 11th, from 5-9pm, a gathering of Metro Detroit's finest food trucks will be setting up inside the Royal Oak Farmers Market. Bring the whole family for a great variety of affordable food and wonderful music! This event is brought to you by the Michigan Mobile Food Vendors Association (MMFVA).
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 15, 2015. 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 »
Join advocates, families, friends, and fit-minded people on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at 10 AM for the 10th 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 »
On Sunday, May 10th, 2015 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 22nd Annual Royal Oak in Bloom. This open-air market is filled with a spectacular selection of garden treasures and color, taking place in the Williams Street parking lot located in front of City Hall.Read more »
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
The 21st Annual Clay, Glass & Metal Show is one of the jewels of Royal Oak taking place Saturday, June 13 from 10am-7pm and Sunday, June 14 from 11am-5pm on 4th Street in downtown Royal Oak. One of the country's top art shows, the event features 125+ of the finest artists in clay, glass and metal work, who are selected by a jury process. The event also includes demonstrations and some specialty food choices. Contact www.royaloakchamber.com for additional information.
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 10:00am - Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 5:00pm
The 45th Annual Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair will be held at Memorial Park (Corner of Woodward Avenue & 13 Mile Road) on Saturday, July 11, 10am - 6:00pm & Sunday, July 12, 10am - 5:00pm. Juried artists will be selling original art work for your home, office, or as a gift. An exciting variety of art offered by these juried artists include ceramics, painting/prints, fiber arts, jewelry, photography, sculpture, wood, glass, leather, and mixed media. A variety of food items will be available.Read more »
The Annual Woodward Dream Cruise will be in Royal Oak on Saturday, August 15. 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 http://www.woodwarddreamcruise.com/ for more information.Read more »
Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes is the signature fundraising walk of the American Diabetes Association. Step Out has been taking place for more than 20 years and has raised more than $175,000,000 to Stop Diabetes! Join the Walk today! Registration starts at 8am and the walk will begin at 9:15am on September 12, 2015! All participants who are 2 years and older must raise at least $25 to enter the zoo!
Event Location and Address: Detroit Zoo, 8450 West 10 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067 Read more »