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...]

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...]