Community Events

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 »

A Seasonal Guide to Michigan Mushrooms

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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

A Seasonal Guide to Michigan Mushrooms is being held on Wednesday, A Seasonal Guide to Michigan Mushrooms is being held on Wednesday, January 8th, 2014 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School. Phil Tedeschi is the President of the Michigan Mushroom Hunters Club. His hobby for nearly 40 years has been mushroom hunting. Come and learn from Phil's experiences in the hunt. Find out what mushrooms we have here in Michigan, their identification and uses. This event is free and open to the public.

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.

Small Business Saturday

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Saturday, November 30, 2013 (All day)

Support downtown Royal Oak by shopping local on Small Business Saturday! Enjoy personal service, gift wrapping and unique finds from over 80 downtown retailers! Arrive before five and receive 2 hours free Deck Parking! Visit for additional information.

Kids Eat Free

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Repeats every week until Mon Dec 30 2013 .
Sunday, December 22, 2013 - 11:00am
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Sunday, December 29, 2013 - 11:00am

During the holidays on Sundays between November 24 and December  29, Kids 12 and under eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal.  Participating restaurants are listed below, see individual locations for any restrictions. Visit the Royal Oak Restaurant Association Website for map and additional information: Read more »

Holiday Brass Performance

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Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm

As part of its 32nd year, Detroit Chamber Winds & Strings will present Holiday Brass in Royal Oak. The performance will be on Sunday, December 8, 3:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak. This holiday favorite brings tidings of the season with traditional sounds and new favorites. DCWS invites you to get in the spirit at the 2:15 Holiday Sing-Along before the performance. Read more »

Woodward Ave Rapid Transit

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG) Invites YOU to attend upcoming December 2013 Community Meetings. Learn more about Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and why it is moving forward as the preferred mode for further analysis. Come out to the open house and presentation and give us your input about the latest project developments.

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