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Touch a Truck Event April 27 at Royal Oak Meijer 

April 6th 2019

Touch a Truck Event April 27 at Royal Oak Meijer Royal Oak, MI – Children will have the chance to see, touch, and safely explore emergency vehicles, construction trucks, a fuel truck and more at the third annual Junior League of Birmingham Touch a Truck event. Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 10am to 2pm.  From […]

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest

January 29th 2019

Oak Park Residents Share Smiles and S’Mores at Winterfest (Crystal A. Proxmire, Jan. 29, 2019) Oak Park, MI – Oak Park resident Nicole Hicks and a horse-drawn buggy full of children – Abury, Devonte, Penelope, Madison and Khalii – rode through the little patch of woods behind Oak Park Recreation Center, taking in the sights […]

Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County

November 27th 2018

  Lack of Affordable Housing Impacts throughout Oakland County (Crystal A. Proxmire, Nov. 27, 2018) Troy, MI- As rental prices continue to increase throughout Oakland County, so too are the problems associated with homelessness and housing instability.  A panel of leaders from various organizations met Nov. 14 in Troy to look at the scope of […]

Tons of Trucks and Teachable Moments in Rochester Hills

May 21st 2017

Tons of Trucks and Teachable Moments in Rochester Hills (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 21, 2017) Rochester Hills, MI – Megan Mendyka and her family have been living in Rochester Hills for only two years, but they are in love with the community.  Five year old Conner and two year old Cameron had fun checking out […]

Back to School Family Fun Day Fundraiser in Pontiac Aug 27

August 3rd 2016

Back to School Family Fun Day Fundraiser in Pontiac Aug 27 (Event Page) Pontiac, MI – GIRDLE is hosting our 2nd Annual Back to School Family Fun Day Fundraiser, Saturday, August 27, 2016 1pm to 3pm.  The event will be held at Pontiac Pavilion 60 E. Pike Street in Pontiac (next to the Pontiac Library).  […]

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30

January 16th 2016

Royal Oak: Diaper Drive for Care Net Through Jan. 30 (Heather Marie O’Herron, Jan. 19, 2016) Royal Oak, MI – St. Paul Lutheran Church at 202 E. 5th Street is collecting diapers and baby wipes for Care Net, a group that helps babies with locations in Detroit and Berkley. The collection runs through Jan. 30. […]

Ferndale Recreation Events

January 15th 2012

January 27, 2012: From 12:30 – 2:00 we’re having a Winter Wonderland pre-school party! This is for children up to age 6 and their parents. We’ll be having an indoor snowball fight (using marshmallows!), doing a craft and having a snack. The Kids Korner will also be open for the children to play in

Ferndale Recreation Update – Events to Look For

September 8th 2011

Please join us for the following Ferndale Recreation events, and visit www.ferndalerecreation.com for more information!

Ferndale Adoption Network Grows with Family Potluck

July 16th 2011

…There are couples who have open adoptions where the birth mother is involved in the child’s life. There are those whose children come from overseas, and those from closer to home. There are families with same-sex parents, families with single parents and parents-to-be who are in various stages in the adoption process…