Vintage Family Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm

Vintage Family Square Dance in Oakland Township Saturday, June 8, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Cranberry Lake Farm / Flumerfelt Barn 388 W. Predmore Rd. Oakland Township Square Dancing is free Caller Glen Morningstar and The Ruffwater Stringband Oakland Township Historical Society will have ice cream available … [Read more...]

Learn The Peaceful Movements Of Tai Chi

Tai Chi Beginners Find peace and serenity from a busy, stressful day through Tai Chi. Tai Chi exercises the mind and body by increasing wellbeing and improving balance, coordination and strength. Students will learn the basic forms and elegant movements of the Yang Style Short Form Tai Chi. Students should be able to support their weight while standing or bring a chair if unable to stand. Students should wear loose and comfortable clothing and shoes. No flip flops or sandals. Traditional Tai … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Clean Scene is Saturday May 4

Calling All Volunteers to Help Make Oakland Township a Clean Scene It's time for spring cleaning. On the first Saturday in May, Oakland Township residents help to clean litter and debris on township roads. Participants gather at 9:00 a.m. at the Township Hall for sign in, bag pick-up and refreshments. Anyone can volunteer. Youth and scout groups are welcome and can earn community service credits. Please wear hard soled shoes, work gloves and clothes appropriate for the weather conditions. … [Read more...]

Open Range Shoot at Marsh View Park

Open Range Shoot for Ages 8 – Adult, Free to the Public Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is providing their drop-in opportunity for participants to practice their archery skills. Prior archery experience is encouraged. There is no instruction provided. Crossbows and broad heads are not allowed at the archery range. Children between 8 and 17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult. The range is supervised by certified USA Archery Instructors. Not sure how to shoot? Range Masters … [Read more...]

Easter Egg Archery Shoot

Oakland Township Invites Families to Come Out and Shoot Easter Eggs for Amazing Prizes Oakland Township Parks and Recreation invites families to hop on by the archery range to enjoy an afternoon of archery with an Easter theme on April 20. Participants will try skill shooting at a target of Easter eggs filled with vouchers for prizes such as an archery t-shirt, candy, an Introductory to Archery class (value $15), a Beginning Archery program (value $45), and more. Each session is one-half hour … [Read more...]

Learn Beekeeping at Cranberry Lake Farm

How to raise your own bees? This program is being held in the Hen House at Cranberry Lake Farm (CLF), located at 388 W. Predmore Rd. in Oakland Township. The Historic District Commission (HDC) maintains the historic farmstead as it develops into a community historical center. “The farmstead has so much to offer in the way of telling our agricultural history,” said Mario Ogu, Oakland University intern working for the HDC to help promote Cranberry Lake Farm. The beekeeping classes are on the … [Read more...]

Building Bird Feeders for Hungry Birds

Oakland Township Invites Grandparents and Grandchildren to Come Out and Help Build Homes for Hungry New Birds With the sights, sounds and smells of spring in the air, Oakland Township Parks and Recreation can only assume that everyone is about to witness the population boom that comes from creatures surviving the winter. There are about to be a lot of brand new hungry mouths out in the woods and Oakland Township Parks and Recreation would like to give them a warm welcome to planet Earth by … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Invites Families to Come Out and Experience Live Michigan Raptors

Michigan Birds of Prey Come join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation in learning about Michigan’s birds of prey where participants will meet live raptors such as a hawk, an owl, a falcon, and even an eagle. These engaging birds will model and demonstrate their incredible survival adaptations and behaviors. Participants will have the chance to observe skulls, feel feathers, and handle other bird parts such as feet and bones. This hands-on experience is fascinating. Presented by Francie … [Read more...]

Celebrate Oakland Township Bicentennial March 16

Oakland Township to Celebrate Bicentennial with 200 Free Donuts on March 16 Two-hundred years ago on this date, Benjamin Woodworth “Uncle Ben” and William Russell “Father Russell” purchased the first parcel in Oakland Township, and it was the tenth purchase in the entire Oakland County. Together they purchased 160 acres in Section 33 where the Paint Creek runs through Dutton and Livernois Road. The two men had helped build mills with early settlers from Avon Twp., in the fall of 1818 on the … [Read more...]

Tai Chi in Oakland Township

Tai Chi Beginners Tai Chi exercises the mind and body by increasing well-being and improving balance, coordination and strength. Students will learn the basic forms and elegant movements of the Yang Style Short Form Tai Chi. Students should be able to support their weight while standing or bring a chair if unable to stand. Students should wear loose and comfortable clothing and shoes. No flip flops or sandals. Traditional Tai Chi shoes are optional and students should bring a water bottle. Led … [Read more...]