Remembering 9/11 at the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) will hold a 20th Anniversary 9/11 event on Saturday, September 11, from 2:00 p.m. until dusk at the VTOT on 5236 North Adams Rd, Oakland Township, 48306. The event is outdoors, open to the public, will be family friendly, and attendance is free (donations are welcome). The event will include guest speakers, remembrance of the lives lost on 9/11 and since, as well as a celebration of the American Spirit to maintain our freedom. Free live … [Read more...]

Story Garden Grand Opening with Plein Air Art Show

A garden to honor Helen S. Williams has been developed at Cranberry Lake Farm in Oakland Township. She was known as the ‘Pied Piper of Reading’ and ‘The Story Lady.’ The garden’s theme focuses on seven of Helen’s favorite children’s books, which make up the seven sections of the garden. The Grand Opening will be Friday, September 10, from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. at 388 W. Predmore Road in Oakland Township, and is open to the public. The rain date is September 11 at 10:00 a.m. Helen lived at … [Read more...]

Milk House on the Move in Oakland Township

Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District to receive a Milk House The new location had a milk house that burned in 1984. The Historic District Commission (HDC) intended to return a township milk house to the farmstead so people could learn more about our local agricultural history of dairy operations. In the early 1900s, local milk houses were used to store cans of milk sitting in cool water troughs. As people began to have their own kitchen refrigerators and grocery stores made it convenient … [Read more...]

Watch Wonder Woman 1984 Drive-In Style at Bear Creek Nature Park

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a free classic drive-in featuring Wonder Woman 1984 on Friday, July 23. Showtime is at 9:30 p.m., gates open at 8:30 p.m. Bring along your favorite snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. A designated FM station in your vehicle will produce audio for the movie. Pre-registration is required, as parking is limited. Only one person needs to register per vehicle. Registration is currently open for Oakland Township residents, and opens to … [Read more...]

Moutrie Pollinator Garden Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Local residents and trail goers may join the Friends of the Paint Creek Trail and the Paint Creek Trailways Commission at the garden on Monday, June 28, at 4:00 p.m. to officially acknowledge the completion of this new pollinator garden in Rochester Hills along the Trail ¼ mile north of Tienken. The garden is approximately 1,100 square feet, includes a walking path, and features over 150 perennials in more than 20 varieties in support of pollinators … bees, birds, and butterflies. A few … [Read more...]

Free Drive-In Movie at Bear Creek Nature Park

Watch Tom and Jerry: The Movie with Drive-In Style at Bear Creek Nature Park Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a free classic drive-in featuring Tom and Jerry: The Movie on Friday, June 18, 2021. Showtime is at 9:30 p.m., gates open at 8:30 p.m. Bring along your favorite snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. A designated FM station in your vehicle will produce audio for the movie. Pre-registration is required, as parking is limited. Only one person needs to register … [Read more...]

Free Virtual Fun at Oakland Township Parks and Recreation

Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is offering free virtual and self-guided programs to residents and neighbors over the next few months as the weather becomes chillier. These programs are free, but registration is required. Visit the registration website for more information and additional programs. Free Virtual Fun at Oakland Township Parks and Recreation Yoga – Oakland Township Parks and Recreation has partnered with Rochester’s Red Lotus Yoga and Up Dog Yoga to offer two different … [Read more...]

Mars is Big, Red, and Bad

Free Virtual Program: Mars at Opposition: It Looks Big, Red, and Bad. Presented by the Oakland Township Parks and Recreation partners with Oakland Astronomy Club. Mars at Opposition: It Looks Big, Red, and Bad For anyone looking to learn more about this month’s opportunity to see Mars while it’s so close to the Earth, check out the free virtual program being offered by Oakland Township Parks and Recreation on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.  This all ages family-friendly … [Read more...]

Movie in the Park

Movie in the park at Bear Creek Nature Park. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and movie starts at 7:30 p.m. The movie is Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. ADMISSION BY PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY – NO DROP-IN REGISTRATION. PLEASE REGISTER EVERYONE THAT IS COMING IN YOUR CAR AS THE NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS AND VEHICLES IS LIMITED. … [Read more...]

Are you Up for Down on the Farm?

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