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...]

Oakland Township Announces New Explore Archery Camp at Marsh View Park Archery Range

Explore Archery Aiming To Create a Fun Environment for Motivated Archers Explore Archery is a new and innovative archery education program focused on introducing beginners to the lifelong sport of archery. In Explore Archery, campers earn achievement awards through active participation in individual and team-building activities that require fundamental skills, a competitive edge, and a bit of creativity – not based on campers' athletic abilities or their capabilities to shoot a perfect score. … [Read more...]

The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

To Honor Our Veterans In May of 2016, local business people, civic leaders, and military Veterans formed a Michigan non-profit corporation - The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) - to erect a tribute to military Veterans in the Township. Timothy Reese, retired Army Colonel, businessperson, and Township resident, leads a group of four VTOT Directors. In September of 2016, the Moceri Companies donated a five-acre parcel of land to the Township on the west side of Adams Road, just … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm

To reserve your dinner please call the office or email Barb at the email below by June 19. 248-608-6807 or bbarber@oaklandtownship.org Oakland Township Historical Society will have Ice Cream available. … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trail hosts Tails for Trails

In honor of National Trails Day, the Paint Creek Trailways Commission will be hosting their inaugural "Tails for Trails" event on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at the Paint Creek Cider Mill. “We're planning a fun day for you and your pets. We’ve never done a dog-themed event, but because the trail is so popular with dog walkers, we thought we should celebrate our four-legged visitors,” said Friends of the Paint Creek Trail President Jim VanDoorn. The event features a dog costume contest, free craft, … [Read more...]

Preservation Month at Cranberry Lake Farm in Oakland Township

Celebrating May is Preservation month at Cranberry Lake Farm (CLF) Historic District and the Oakland Township Historic District Commission (HDC) has been working hard restoring the seventy-five year old apple orchard. Aerial photographs from the 1940s of the farm show the array patterns of a plotted apple orchard. Over the years, unfortunately, many of these trees have been lost. After receiving a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation to acquire the services of landscape … [Read more...]