Get a Brick Paver for a Veteran Now, for Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

Veterans Tribute Group Announce Brick Paver Order Campaign The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) Board of Directors has been planning, designing and raising funds since 2015 to build a tribute to the United States Armed Forces and to veterans. The all-volunteer board is led by retired U.S. Army Colonel Timothy Reese; and consists of military veterans, local business and civic leaders. The tribute is being built in Oakland Township near the intersection of Adams and Silverbell … [Read more...]

Romance through the Ages with Cooking and Crafts at Cranberry Lake Farm

Participants will learn about the fascinating history of romantic traditions, courting rituals and lesser known facets of our past. Pastry chef, Pam Gustairs, will be on site teaching guests how to make the Crepe, France’s delectable staple. Chef Pam will demonstrate how easy it is to make crepes, and how to experiment with the varieties of fillings. From fine restaurants to street vendors, this sweet or savory staple appeals to many. Students will each have the opportunity to experience making … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Library Board Seeks to Fill a Vacancy

The Oakland Township Library Board is seeking a qualified person to fill a vacancy occurring due to the recent passing of member William Gawthrop. Oakland Township Library Board President, Michael Tyler said, “Bill was a valuable asset, not only to the Oakland Township Library Board, but also, for the programs at the Rochester Library of which he was an integral part.” The Board will appoint a person to fill the vacancy until the November 2018 general election when the non-partisan position … [Read more...]

Doubleheader of Fall Fun in Oakland Township

Saturday, October 7, in Oakland Township, Two Events within One Mile of Each Other Down on the Farm 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Cranberry Lake Farm, 388 W. Predmore Road Open House at Fire Station #2, Oakland Township Fire Dept. at 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m., 1888 Rochester Road There will be tons of fun family activities free and open to the public, including a hayride, pumpkin painting, and horse grooming demonstration. Pumpkins painting is while they last, allow dry time and enjoy … [Read more...]

Introduction of the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

A Groundbreaking Ceremony was held on Wednesday, August 30, at the site that will be the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT). Local and county officials were present, as well as Board members, and a number of the donors who are supporting the effort. The tribute is located on the west side of Adams Road, between Dutton and Silverbell Roads. The goal of the VTOT is to honor the patriotism and valor of military veterans, past, present, and future. The VTOT also wants to provide a … [Read more...]

Marsh View Park Archery Range Grand Re-Opening

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Commission invites guests to visit Marsh View Park on Saturday, September 9, from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the Grand Re-Opening of the Archery Range. Located at 3100 E. Clarkston Road, Oakland, MI 48363. The archery range grand re-opening celebrates the expansion of the range’s maximum shooting distance from 45 yards to 90 meters. This expansion allows us to offer a wider variety of programs from beginning to Junior Olympic Archery … [Read more...]

Bridge Walk in Oakland Township this Labor Day

Looking for something to do this weekend? Join your neighbors at the 12th Annual Paint Creek Trail Labor Day Virtual Bridge Walk and Run. This is a FREE event with a suggested donation of $5 per family for the Bike Lids for Kids Program. Onsite check-in starts at 8:00 a.m., and the event starts at 9:00 a.m. at the City of Rochester Municipal Park Kiwanis Pavilion. Visit the event website for more information.  And don't forget to mark your calendar for these upcoming … [Read more...]

Free Square Dance in Oakland Township

Square Dance Cranberry Lake Farm Saturday September 9 from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dancing in the barn or on the lawn with violin playing by Glen Morningstar and the Ruffwater Stringband. Reminder to RSVP (we need a minimum 25 to order) for the pulled-pork barbeque sandwich. Served only from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. and only for those that RSVP by September 3 ($10 per person bring cash to the dance or large parties must pre-pay). Cranberry Lake Farm 388 West Predmore Road Oakland … [Read more...]

Community Members Come Together to Get Michigan Moving Along Paint Creek Trail

Paint Creek Trail hosts 12th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk & Run The Paint Creek Trailways Commission is offering all community members a chance to participate in a Labor Day Walk and Run right in their own backyard. The Paint Creek Trailways Commission is organizing the 12th Annual Paint Creek Trail Labor Day Virtual Bridge Walk and Run on Monday, September 4, 2017, at the Rochester Municipal Park Kiwanis Pavilion. This event is part of the Labor Day Community Walks that are held … [Read more...]

New Little Free Library Comes to Oakland Township

Rochester Hills Public Library Plants New Little Free Library In an effort to promote literacy in the community, the Rochester Hills Public Library has planted its third Little Free Library on the Paint Creek Trail in Oakland Township off Orion Road. Located behind the Flagstar Bank, this new Little Free Library acts as a self-service exchange for people to donate and collect books. This worldwide movement, started by the Little Free Library organization, helps to get children and adults … [Read more...]