Community Events

2013 Gilda's Family Walk & Run

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, October 12, 2013 - 8:00am - 12:00pm

The event is for friends and family members of all ages and fitness levels. We invite you to enjoy a healthy walk or run and most importantly support families touched by cancer. Lace up your walking or running shoes and come join us in support of our great mission! Together we can provide free social and emotional support for men, women and children living with cancer and their families and friends.
Event Location and Address: Royal Oak High School, 1500 Lexington Blvd, Royal Oak, MI 48073
Event Contact: Meghan Mair
Contact Email Address: mmair@gildasclubdetroit.orgRead more »

2013 State of the City Address

Event - Date & Time: 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Mayor Ellison will be delivering his annual State of the City address at the Royal Oak Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday July 23 at noon.  The Rotary Club meets at the Royal Oak Woman's Club building, 404 S Pleasant St., Royal Oak.  Tickets for the luncheon are $15 and are available to anyone.  The speech immediately follows lunch. To reserve your tickets, email carols@ci.royal-oak.mi.us or call Carol at 248-246-3240.  Reservations are especially important this year because space is limited.

Preventing Identity Theft

Event - Date & Time: 
Monday, July 15, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This event, presented by the Senior Brigade, a program of the Michigan Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, will help you recognize and avoid identity theft, learn how thieves
steal and what they do with your identity, how to protect yourself and what to do if you become a victim. Join us on Monday, July 15 from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Royal Oak Senior Community Center. This event is free, but registration is required at 248-246-3900.

Phone and Mail Scams

Event - Date & Time: 
Monday, July 29, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:30am

This event, presented by the Senior Brigade, a program of the Michigan Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division, will help you recognize common scams initiated over the phone or by mail/e-mail, reduce unwanted phone calls and junk mail and show you how to report a problem or scam. Join us on Monday, July 29, from 10:30a.m. – 11:30 a.m. at the Royal Oak Senior Community Center. This event is free, but registration is required at 248-246-3900.

Food Truck Rally!

Event - Date & Time: 
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

It's another Food Truck Rally! On Wednesday, July 10, 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).

Royal Oak Police Charity Golf Outing

Event - Date & Time: 
Monday, August 5, 2013 - 1:00pm

The Royal Oak Police Department Charity Golf Outing is on Monday, August 5, 2013. Please join Royal Oak’s finest, along with local business owners, for a day on the links to benefit a great cause. The outing will be located at the prestigious Red Run Golf Club. Proceeds from the outing will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Royal Oak. This event is being hosted by Fifth Avenue.Read more »

Get Healthy at the Y

Event - Date & Time: 
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 10:00am - 1:00pm

The South Oakland Family YMCA is having a Free Adult Health Fair on June 6, 2013 from 10am - 1pm at South Oakland Family YMCA (1106 W. Eleven Mile Road).  Local restaurants Big Salad, Jimmy John's, Trader Joe's, Noodles and Company & Sam's Club will be providing healthy snacks from menus' and market items.  Local chiropractor Dr. Alyson McCarthy will give tips on "How to Stay Young the 1st 100 years"; Inger Blair of Michigan State University Extension will offer information on "Health and Nutrition"; Dr.Read more »

Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial Wall

Event - Date & Time: 
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 9:00am - 8:00pm

The Michigan Vietnam Veterans Traveling Memorial was escorted to the Royal Oak Farmers Market on Tuesday morning by the Legion Riders and the Royal Oak Police. The traveling memorial will be on display under the west atrium of the Farmers Market (316 E 11 Mile Rd), Tuesday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. This is a free event and open to the public.

Crime Prevention Block Party

Event - Date & Time: 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Upon the one-year anniversary of reinstating neighborhood watch meetings, the Royal Oak Crime Prevention Council presents an opportunity for the entire community to gather at the Royal Oak Farmers Market for a City-Wide Block Party on Tuesday, June 11 from 6pm-8pm. Families, singles and seniors are encouraged to attend and interact with Royal Oak Police and Fire, Department of Public Works, the Judges from the 44th District Court, Royal Oak Library, Royal Oak Community Coalition, the Royal Oak Animal Shelter's adoptable pets, and more.Read more »

Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan for The WALK

Event - Date & Time: 
Saturday, June 29, 2013 - 7:30am - 2:00pm

Join Children's Leukemia Foundation of Michigan for The WALK, an inspirational morning event to raise money and awareness to benefit children and adults across Michigan affected by leukemia, lymphoma and other related blood disorders.    Individuals and Teams will enjoy a day at the Detroit Zoo while spreading awareness and raising money for a great cause. Check-in will begin at 7:30 am.Read more »

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