The Royal Oak Animal Shelter will be hosting the annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic at the Department of Public Services, 1600 N. Campbell, southeast corner of Twelve Mile and Campbell Roads on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring in your dog or cat for a rabies vaccination administered by a licensed veterinarian for only $5.00. Rabies is a deadly disease if contracted, so vaccination is more important that ever to protect your best friend and companion.Read more »
The siren test scheduled for 1:00 p.m. today, as part of Severe Weather Awareness Week activities, has been cancelled. For additional information follow the Oakland County Homeland Security Division news release at: http://www.oakgov.com/news/Pages/pr_13_70.aspx
“Tenhave Woods Through a Camera Lens” is being held on Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 beginning 7:30 pm at the Royal Oak Middle School (709 N. Washington between 11 Mile Rd & Catalpa). Mary Fredricks, a Nature Society member, grew up just blocks away from what is now Tenhave Woods. She still spends time in it, but instead of playing, she takes pictures, lots of them. Enjoy an evening exploring this wonderful woods from her unique perspective as she shares some of her favorite moments and discoveries.Read more »
“Full Moon Walk” is being held on Monday, February 25th, 2013, at 7:30 pm in Tenhave Woods. Join with the Royal Oak Nature Society and experience the woods at a time of day that the park is normally closed. You never know what you may hear and see when the light levels are low. Bring a small flashlight. Park & meet at the Lexington/Marais lot. Visit the Nature Society online for additional information.
Friday, March 8, 2013 - 9:00pm - Saturday, March 9, 2013 - 1:00am
This is the event; The List Event supporting the education of 25-40 year olds about Alzheimer's Disease. Join The Van House Foundation in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association to delve into what Alzheimer’s disease really means to those whom it affects. The event, featuring Metro Detroit’s most exclusive group of young professionals, will be held at The Reserve, just outside of Big Rock in Birmingham.Read more »
The Royal Oak Memorial Day Parade will be held on Monday, May 27th, beginning at 9:00 am. The parade route starts at South Main Street and Harrison, heading North to 2nd Street, then East to the Veteran's Memorial Plaza where the Annual Memorial Service will be held. Read more »
It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, February 13, 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).
Saturday, July 13, 2013 - 9:00am - Sunday, July 14, 2013 - 5:00pm
The 38th Annual Royal Oak Garage Sale brings everything from household items to jewelry to knick-knacks to apparel to estate sale treasures downtown Royal Oak to the CENTER STREET Parking Structure between 2nd & 4th Streets on Saturday, July 13 and Sunday, July 14 from 9am-5pm. Admission is $2 for shoppers 12 and over. Back this year, Downtown Sidewalk Sales with merchandise 60-70% off. Visit www.royaloakchamber.com for additional information.Read more »
On Sunday, May 12th, 2013 from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m., over 70 vendors with bring everything from flowers to landscaping décor and participate in the 20th 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 »
Michele Arquette-Palermo from the Clinton River Watershed Council will discuss how our lawn and garden practices can help to protect water quality. You will learn the “whys & hows” of soil testing, mowing & composting tips, how to hire a lawn care company, and methods for including beautiful native plants in your spring landscape plans. This 2013 Think Green Series event is offered in partnership with the Royal Oak Environmental Advisory Board. The program is held in the Friends Auditorium at 7:00 pm.Read more »