Down on the Farm in Oakland Township

The Oakland Township Historic District Commission to include Vintage Apron Exhibit at Event, as well as all the usual 'Down on the Farm' favorites The Oakland Township Historic District Commission will share a Vintage Apron Exhibit at their annual Down on the Farm event on Saturday, October 5 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The exhibit will celebrate the newly restored clothesline at Cranberry Lake Farm and showcase a collection of vintage aprons. The history of aprons goes back to the Middle … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Parks Master Plan Open House

Oakland Township Kicks Off 2020-2024 Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan Activities Oakland Township welcomes everyone’s help in shaping the goals, objectives and projects in the Township’s 2020 – 2024 Parks, Recreation, and Land Preservation Master Plan. The Public Is Invited To Participate In Several Ways Take part in the online Opinion Survey which is available through October 9. If you prefer a hard copy you can stop by the Parks and Recreation Office, second … [Read more...]

Square Dance in Oakland Township

All are Welcome to join in the upcoming fall Square Dance at Cranberry Lake Farm, 388 W. Predmore Rd. in Oakland Township, in the Flumerfelt Barn. There will be dancing to the calls of Glen Morningstar and The Ruffwater Stringband. This year there will be a special tribute being played to celebrate our 200 years in Oakland Township – a song from 1819. Oakland Township Historical Society will have ice cream available. The Historic District Commission promotes Township historic preservation … [Read more...]

Free Open Range Archery Shoot

Open Range Shoot Prior archery experience required, as instruction is not provided. Crossbows or broadheads are not permitted. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Range supervised by certified USA Archery Instructors. Located at the beautiful Marsh View Park Archery Range, 3100 E. Clarkston Road, Oakland, MI 48363. Not sure how to shoot? Range Masters can assist with our 1st Shot Demo Program  with a 5-minute teaching time/demo during Open Shooting Hours, or sign up for a … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trail Seeks Input for Master Plan

Paint Creek Trailways Commission Invites Public to Help With Master Plan The Paint Creek Trailways Commission recently began work on its 2020-2024 Paint Creek Trail Recreation Master Plan. An invitation is being extended to the public to share thoughts and ideas regarding potential trail improvements. In conjunction with the Paint Creek Trail planning consultant, Giffels Webster, we are inviting the public to participate in this process - as individuals, citizens, or as representation of … [Read more...]

Historic Door Photo Contest in Oakland Township

The Oakland Township Historic District Commission is Hosting a Contest for Historic Door Images The Oakland Township Historic District Commission is taking submissions of historic Oakland Township door images to celebrate the Bicentennial and the varied history in Oakland Township. The doors can come from any type of building, including barns, houses, garages, sheds, and more. The 12 winning entries will be selected and featured on a poster that will be distributed to Oakland Township … [Read more...]

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...]