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...]

All Levels Yoga in Oakland Township

Join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation for “All Levels Yoga” inside the Cranberry Lake Farm Main House The All Levels Yoga sessions are gentle and just right for everyone. Participants must bring their own yoga mat. These sessions are led by Pavel Bednarski, RYT-200 and are 6 weeks long. All of the sessions will take place inside Cranberry Lake Farm Main House. Adults 12+ Residents: $48 Non-residents: $72 Sundays, February 24 - March 31, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Register by February … [Read more...]

Romance Through The Ages

Calling all romantics for an evening of Chocolate Fondue, Card making Crafts, and Culture at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District - Tuesday February 12, 2019 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. - held in the main house at Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District, 388 W. Predmore Rd. Oakland Township 48363. Participant fee is $15 for Oakland Township residents and $18 for all others. Space is limited to twenty guests so reserve your spot today by calling the HDC office 248-608-6807 or email … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Annual Winter Carnival

On Saturday, January 26, join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation at a new location for their annual Winter Carnival. Outdoor activities include ice skating, ice carving demonstrations and photo op, kiddie sledding, archery, a scavenger hunt, and a variety of carnival "snow games" - penguin bowling, pin the nose on the snowman, hockey goal shoot, and a snow ball fight. Indoor activities include a pinecone bird feeder nature craft, two tent shows with Magic Joe and Michigan Stiltwalker's … [Read more...]