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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Self-led Nature Scavenger Hunt

On this self-led Nature Scavenger Hunt in Oakland Township Parks, investigate and learn how animals prepare for winter and survive the cold. Hibernation – Adaptation Investigation Riddles and clues will lead you around Oakland Township Parks to explore, crack codes, piece together puzzles, and solve the mystery of how animals survive the cold. After completing the nature adventure, participants will submit their answers and be entered in a drawing to win a special reward. Begin your … [Read more...]

Croquet Anyone?

FREE Friday game night - September 18, 2020 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Croquet Anyone? Learn everything you would want to know about the game Croquet. The Historic District Commission has been collecting used croquet sets to have a fall family tourney at Cranberry Lake Farm. Learn the game, how to place the wickets, strategies, earning extra shots, and how to score. Croquet parties became more than a leisurely activity with the formation of professional clubs and tournaments - and even … [Read more...]

Oakland Township Seeks Historic District Commission Member

The Charter Township of Oakland welcomes residents that have a passion for our Township and local preservation. The HDC oversees local historic districts, offers guidance to homeowners, and attempts to educate residents on preserving our cultural heritage. The HDC also manages the operations of Cranberry Lake Farm (CLF) Historic District, listed in the National Register of Historic Places, a community gem being developed as a historic park and community historical center. will play a very … [Read more...]