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Pinz for Parks Raises $1,222 for Holly Parks, Fireworks Fund

March 3rd 2019

Pinz for Parks Raises $1,222 for Holly Parks,  Fireworks Fund (Crystal A. Proxmire, March 3, 2019) Holly, MI – Andrew Anderson Day, aka Feb. 22, was a hit in Holly as nearly 50 bowlers took to the lanes to raise money for the Village of Holly Parks and the annual fireworks show. Village Officials voted […]

Explore: Robert H. Long Nature Park in Commerce Twp

September 22nd 2018

Explore: Robert H. Long Nature Park in Commerce Twp (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 22, 2018) Commerce Township, MI – Former Commerce Township Supervisor Robert H. Long was passionate about nature and the creation of spaces to protect it. That’s why the Robert H. Long Nature Park bears his name. And it is, indeed, an oasis. […]

Explore: The Parks Over I-696 in Oak Park

September 6th 2018

Explore: The Parks Over I-696 in Oak Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Sept. 6, 2018) Oak Park, MI- Driving along I-696 between Lincoln and Coolidge in Oak Park and Southfield, one might not even realize they are driving underneath parks – complete with trees, pathways, and playground equipment. Two of those parks – Victoria Park and […]

Explore: Rose Oaks County Park

August 24th 2018

Explore: Rose Oaks County Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Aug. 24, 2018) Rose Township, MI- Rose Oaks County Park is an amazing place to explore and get some steps in.  People and horses can enjoy over 5 miles of trails in this 640 acre wonderland of nature. There are woods, wetlands, lakes and meadows. The trails […]

Explore Nature in Ferndale’s Harding Park June 2

May 31st 2018

  Explore Nature in Ferndale’s Harding Park June 2 Ferndale, MI – Join an Oakland County Parks and Recreation naturalist from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 2 in Harding Park in Ferndale for a FREE interactive drop-in nature experience. As part of the new initiative “Nature in Your Neighborhood,” this pop-up nature program will feature a naturalist on site to […]

Holly Kickball Game Sheds Light on Volz Field

May 8th 2017

Holly Kickball Game Sheds Light on Volz Field (Crystal A. Proxmire, May 8, 2017) Holly, MI – A community kickball game at Larry Volz Field in Holly was filled with smiles, community spirit and the excitement of the game.  Not only did it bring together children (and the young at heart) of all ages, it […]

Madison Heights Comes Together to Revitalize Gravel Park

October 10th 2016

Madison Heights Comes Together to Revitalize Gravel Park (Crystal A. Proxmire, Oct. 10, 2016) Madison Heights, MI  – Families in Madison Heights no longer need to travel north of 13 to enjoy a city-owned park thanks to the efforts of volunteers in the community this weekend. While there are school-district owned parks, Gravel -which was […]

Birmingham Hosting Adams Park Concept Meeting Aug. 9

July 29th 2016

Birmingham Hosting Adams Park Concept Meeting Aug. 9 (City of Birmingham, July 29, 2016) Birmingham, MI – The Birmingham Parks and Recreation Board will hold a second public input meeting to discuss the  Adams Park Concept Site Plan on Tuesday, August 9th at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference Room at the  Department of Public Services.  […]

Royal Oak Nature Society’s 11th Annual Fundraiser April 22

March 23rd 2016

Royal Oak Nature Society’s 11th Annual Fundraiser April 22 (EVENT page) Royal Oak, MI – Royal Oak Nature Society’s 11th Annual Fundraiser Event – Date & Time: Friday, April 22, 2016 – 7:00pm – 10:00pm Join the Royal Oak Nature Society at its 11th Annual Fundraiser. WHEN:  Friday, April 22, 2016 WHERE: Royal Oak Elks […]

Ferndale Makes Egg Hunt History, Four Events in One Day March 19

February 10th 2016

Ferndale Makes Egg Hunt History, Four Events in One Day March 19 (EVENT page)   Ferndale Make Easter Egg Hunt History with Four Events in One Day March 19 Come on out and enjoy an Egg Hunt at one of our local Ferndale parks! Each hunt will feature two separate areas for toddlers ages 0-3 […]