Royal Oak Celebrates Groundbreaking and Family Fun Event Aug. 23

Royal Oak Celebrates Groundbreaking and Family Fun Event Aug. 23

Royal Oak, MI- The City of Royal Oak and Royal Oak Police Department are excited to extend an invitation to the public groundbreaking ceremony for the new City Hall and police station. The family-fun event will be held from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 23 at the Royal Oak Farmers Market.

The ceremony will be held in the east parking lot of the market and includes:

* Remarks by Mayor Mike Fournier
* A giant sandbox filled with discoveries (shovels provided!)
* A rock climbing wall
* Arts and crafts
* Cooperative play and games courtesy of Toyology
* Free construction hard hats for kids
* Music by Postman Productions
* Firetrucks and patrol cars
* “Mugshot” and police lineup selfie station
* Renderings/Plans of the new civic facilities
* Sinfully Sweet Treats food truck

Public interested in attending this event are encouraged to go to for a parking guide.

This is a rain or shine event. Should the weather not cooperate, activities will take place inside the farmers market.

Come and celebrate with us at this fun-packed evening as we move forward in shaping our future!

If you go
Where: The public celebration will take place at the Royal Oak Farmers Market East Lot When: August 23 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Cost: Free
Parking: Parking will be available at the south and west Farmers Market lots, as well as in Lot P4 between City Hall and the library. Attendees who arrive before 5 p.m. can park in the city garages for two hours free.

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