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New exhibit helps the public gain ‘Perspective’

Rochester

New exhibit helps the public gain ‘Perspective’

July 29, 2015

ROCHESTER — A new exhibit offering a perspective on life through the eyes of local artists with disabilities will open Aug. 1 at Level One Bank on Woodward Avenue in Ferndale.The exhibit, dubbed ...Read More

Calling all car buffs

Birmingham

Calling all car buffs

July 29, 2015

BIRMINGHAM/BLOOMFIELD TOWNSHIP — Local gearheads are primping and priming in preparation for the the 21st annual Woodward Dream Cruise. With the date lurking right around the corner, many communities are in the final ...Read More

Rochester Lions rev up for annual car show

Rochester

Rochester Lions rev up for annual car show

July 28, 2015

ROCHESTER — Over 300 cars will be on display during the 16th annual Rockin’ Rods ’n’ Rochester Car Show in downtown Rochester next weekend.Event organizer Bill Claussen said several thousand car ...Read More

Life science takes spotlight at BioBlitz

Bloomfield Hills

Life science takes spotlight at BioBlitz

July 28, 2015

BLOOMFIELD HILLS — The science event of the summer has arrived, and it’s going to be a doozy.Cranbrook Educational Community and the Organization for Bat Conservation have teamed up to present the first ever ...Read More

Treasure Hunters Market is back

Sterling Heights

Treasure Hunters Market is back

July 27, 2015

STERLING HEIGHTS — Put an “X” on your maps over Dodge Park for Aug. 8, as the Sterling Heights Parks and Recreation Department is getting ready to unearth its Treasure Hunters Market.According to Parks and ...Read More

Community, churches gear up for Summerfest

Warren

Community, churches gear up for Summerfest

July 27, 2015

WARREN — Summerfest is a beautiful thing, but it wouldn’t be anything without its supporters.The annual broad-based community outreach — offering groceries, school supplies, bike repair, haircuts, sports ...Read More

Aqua Fest heats up Nautical Mile

St. Clair Shores

Aqua Fest heats up Nautical Mile

July 24, 2015

ST. CLAIR SHORES — On the hottest weekend of the summer so far, there was plenty to do along the Nautical Mile as Aqua Fest swept into town with vendors, artists, Air Dogs and more. Keeping cool in the shade of a ...Read More

Aquapalooza kicks off 4th year at Belle Maer

Harrison Township

Aquapalooza kicks off 4th year at Belle Maer

July 24, 2015

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The only local concert on the water is happening on Lake St. Clair this weekend. Aquapalooza, now in its fourth year at Belle Maer Harbor in Harrison Township, will feature eight local and national bands who will perform for two days, July 25-26. ...Read More

Sterling Heights

Library stays sharp with cheesemaking class

July 24, 2015

STERLING HEIGHTS — Patrons of the Sterling Heights Public Library will learn about dairy in a day as part of an Aug. 6 Intro to Cheese Making class. ...Read More

Sizzlin’ Summer free event returning for second year

Eastpointe

Sizzlin’ Summer free event returning for second year

July 22, 2015

EASTPOINTE — The Recreation Authority of Roseville and Eastpointe’s Sizzlin’ Summer Night event is back for the second time July 31 at Eastpointe’s Kennedy Park, and according to organizers, there are ...Read More

Fine art fills Village

Rochester Hills

Fine art fills Village

July 21, 2015

ROCHESTER HILLS — Photographer James Parker has exhibited his photos of old ranches and ghost towns in Fine Art at the Village for the past 10 years.“When I first started doing art shows, I got a postcard about ...Read More

Franklin

Family fun happens Wednesdays on ‘the Green’

July 21, 2015

FRANKLIN — There’s only one place to enjoy a summer in Franklin: the Village Green.Nestled near the village offices along Franklin Road, the shaded space plays host each year to free outdoor concerts and movie ...Read More

Robina Rhapsody provides musical fun for the whole family

Berkley

Robina Rhapsody provides musical fun for the whole family

July 15, 2015

BERKLEY — The corner of Robina Avenue and 12 Mile Road in Berkley has long been a hot spot for community events, and the trend is continuing this summer as the Robina Rhapsody brings local favorites and swan song ...Read More

Fraser carnival aims to remain biggest show in town

Fraser

Fraser carnival aims to remain biggest show in town

July 14, 2015

FRASER — Mark Hemelberg said the 2014 rendition of the Fraser Lions Carnival saw estimates of 25,000-40,000 people in attendance, solidifying the event as the continued premier social affair in the city. Hemelberg, ...Read More

Coney night supports Special Needs Playground Program

St. Clair Shores

Coney night supports Special Needs Playground Program

July 13, 2015

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Recognized as one of the best programs of its kind in the state, it takes a lot of support to keep the Special Needs Playground Program running each year. And this summer, two events are planned ...Read More

Aqua Fest returns to Nautical Mile next week

St. Clair Shores

Aqua Fest returns to Nautical Mile next week

July 10, 2015

ST. CLAIR SHORES — Pirates, pancakes, pets and more will descend on the Nautical Mile when Aqua Fest returns July 17-19. With a name that evokes a celebration of the water, events will be scattered along the ...Read More

Gill inspires a love of literature through summer reading club

Farmington Hills

Gill inspires a love of literature through summer reading club

July 7, 2015

FARMINGTON HILLS — Reading books doesn’t have to end when the school doors close for the summer — Gill Elementary School made sure of that. During the school’s second annual summer reading program ...Read More

Farmington

Founders Festival celebrates 51 years

July 7, 2015

FARMINGTON — The Greater Farmington Founders Festival is getting back to its roots with a patriotic theme this year: “There Is No Place Like Home USA.” “Our retro red, white and blue logo that ...Read More

Farmington

The beauty of Haiti comes to Farmington

July 7, 2015

FARMINGTON — Through an upcoming festival in the city, Magareth Corkery is looking forward to showing off the side of Haiti she feels the news often neglects. “We have a lot of positive things to offer. ...Read More

Sterlingfest art show ready to catch the eye

Sterling Heights

Sterlingfest art show ready to catch the eye

July 7, 2015

Years before the Sterlingfest Art & Music Fair became a venue for dozens of musical acts and other entertainment, it was a place where shoppers could buy art and crafted goods from vendors.But while the event is no ...Read More

Library packs July with fun activities

West Bloomfield

Library packs July with fun activities

July 1, 2015

WEST BLOOMFIELD — From movie discussions to guitar lessons, the West Bloomfield Township Public Library’s July calendar is filled with events for residents of all ages. Although the library hosts a variety of ...Read More

OCC chefs spice up the kitchen with sizzlin’ summer meals

Auburn Hills

OCC chefs spice up the kitchen with sizzlin’ summer meals

July 1, 2015

AUBURN HILLS — Oakland Community College Orchard Ridge chef Susan Baier never made a turkey burger until her daughter requested them for her wedding reception in 2011. “I said, ‘OK,’ and I made up ...Read More

Oakland County Fair returns July 3-12

Oakland County

Oakland County Fair returns July 3-12

July 1, 2015

OAKLAND COUNTY — It’s just not quite summer until you’ve sipped a lemonade and taken a spin around the Ferris wheel at an old-fashioned community fair. And Oakland County Parks and Recreation does not ...Read More