Royal Oak

Cowbell Classic… Royal Oak Aug 1

July 18th 2015

Cowbell Classic 5k and World Record Cowbell Ringing Attempt in Royal Oak Aug 1 (event listing) The Royal Oak Historical Society is hosting a 10k, 5k, 1 mile and 1/4 mile kids run on Saturday Aug. 1. There will also be a world record attempt at ringing cowbells. Learn more at www.cowbellclassic.com.

Patterson Presents Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on…

July 17th 2015

Patterson Presents County Budget Recommendations, Emphasis on Buildings and Workforce (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 15, 2015) With an emphasis on buildings and on building up the workforce, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented a three year budget that he hopes will be adopted by the Commission. The budget also includes a reduction in property taxes. […]

Public Art in Downtown Royal Oak Features Michigan Artists

July 15th 2015

Public Art in Downtown Royal Oak Features Michigan Artists (City of Royal Oak press release, July 15, 2015) The third annual Art Explored Series has kicked off in downtown Royal Oak. This public art series launched two years ago with three featured artists, grew to eight local artists last year, and is now showcasing nine […]

Royal Oak: St. John’s Concert Series has James Hughes/Jimmy Smith Quintet July 21

July 14th 2015

Royal Oak: St. John’s Concert Series has James Hughes/Jimmy Smith Quintet July 21 (event listing) The popular “11 and Woodward Concert Series”, hosted by St. John’s Episcopal Church (located at 11 Mile and Woodward Avenue) is committed to bringing exceptional musicians to the people! This month the series will feature the James Hughes/Jimmy Smith Quintet […]

Royal Oak State of the City Luncheon July 21

July 12th 2015

Royal Oak State of the City   Luncheon July 21 (event listing) You are cordially invited to attend the annual Royal Oak State of the City luncheon and address on Tuesday, July 21 at noon at Bistro 82,  located at 401 S. Lafayette Ave. This event is hosted by the Royal Oak Rotary Club and is open to the public.  […]

Celebrating Art and Sunshine at Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair

July 11th 2015

Celebrating Art and Sunshine at Royal Oak Outdoor Art Fair (Crystal A. Proxmire, July 11, 2015) Amid the rustle of trees and the dancing mix of sunshine and shadows coming through the leaves, people of all ages strolled through Memorial Park in Royal Oak this weekend for the annual Outdoor Art Fair. A refreshing breeze […]

Royal Oak, Ferndale: Free Slurpees for 7Eleven Day Kept Local Stores Busy

July 11th 2015

Royal Oak, Ferndale: Free Slurpees for 7Eleven Day Kept Local Stores Busy (C. Proxmire, July 11, 2015) Each year 7Eleven stores across the country celebrate the convenience store’s birthday with the free Slurpee giveaway. The cold sugary beverages come in multiple flavors, including new SourPatch Kids Watermelon flavored. Stores through Oakland County had lines of […]

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24

July 9th 2015

Meet and Greet for Candidates throughout Oakland County, Public Invited, July 24 (event listing, election information, July 9, 2015) *Be an Informed Voter. Come out and Meet the Candidates you’ll be voting for, and have your Concerns answered in person.* The Women of National Congress of Black Women – Oakland County, MI Chapter are Hosting […]

Royal Oak Police Rescue Baby Ducks from Drain (video)

July 7th 2015

Royal Oak Police Rescue Baby Ducks from Drain (video) (C. Proxmire, July 7, 2015) A pair of Royal Oak Police officers did some special police work this Independence Day. They were called to the corner of Normandy and Seminole because some ducklings had fallen into a sewer drain. Neighbors met Officer Bruce Handrinos and Officer […]

Royal Oak Jaycees Hosting Annual Summer Picnic July 16

July 7th 2015

Royal Oak Jaycees Hosting Annual Summer Picnic July 16 (event listing) Royal Oak Jaycees are hosting our Annual Summer Picnic and Anniversary Picnic on July 16, 2015 at 7 PM at Starr Jaycee Park. We are inviting young professionals between the ages of 21-40 that live and/or work in the South Oakland area to attend. […]