Film, music for love of loons, cranes

The Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club will close out its first full year with a musical flourish. “We increased our membership roster five-fold in 2018,” said Bob McGowan, the club’s founder and president. “We’ve had one outstanding guest speaker after another, so it’s fitting we’ll end our first full year with something really special and a […]

Chamber awards

Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce will honor Chamber Choice Award winners Aubrey Emerson of Clarkston Makeup Studio, Small Business Leader of the Year; Jacob Burke of Clarkston State Bank, Young Professional of the Year; Jennifer Barrett of Comerica Bank, Chamber Volunteer of the Year; Knights of Columbus, Non-Profit Organization of the Year; and Brandon Gentile […]

Anne of Green Gables

Everest Collegiate Drama presents “Anne of Green Gables” by Peter Delaurier, based on the novel by L. M. Montgomery, Nov. 9-11. “I am most excited about seeing the whole show come together on stage,” said Danielle Brown, who plays Anne Shirley. “It is always exciting when the show comes all together with hair, makeup, costumes, […]

Backroads Half Marathon

Run 13 miles, 10K, or 5K for a good cause at the Clarkston State Bank Back Roads Half Marathon, Nov. 11 at Independence Oaks County Park, 9501 Sashabaw Road. The event kicks off at 9:15 a.m. with the half marathon, and has live music, cold beer, and warm Clarkston Union Mac and Cheese at the […]

Horror classic on stage

Clarkston Village Players’ “Frankenstein” by Tim Kelly opens this weekend, just in time for Halloween. Presented by special arrangement from Samuel French, Director Joseph Mishler, Assistant Director Jim Pike, Producer Karen McClellan, and players present the tale of Victor Frankenstein, brilliant young scientist as he returns to his Swiss chateau to escape his darkest secret, […]


Clarkston United Methodist Church hosts their annual Trunk-or-Treat on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 3 p.m. This year, the event will return to the parking lot of Clarkston United Methodist Church at 6600 Waldon Road. Dress in your favorite costume and trick-or-treat from car trunk to car trunk. Allergy-free treats available.

Packing party

Campbell-Richmond Unit 63 and American Legion Auxiliary are collecting items for a Troop Packing Party on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. Supplies are needed for a Clarkston soldier and his unit, including toiletries, black or green socks, sunscreen, body wash, lip balm, instant soup, snacks and hard candy, and music on USB drives. Donations […]

Clarkston parking study

City Council and Planning Commission will meet in a joint session to hear the results of Carlisle Wortman Associates’ city parking study, 7 p.m., Oct. 22, at Clarkston United Methodist Church, 6600 Waldon Road. The study, commissioned by City Council for $9,900, includes supply and demand for parking, parking management, and ideas from downtown business […]

Talk on marijuana proposal

Clarkston Coalition For Youth (CCFY) and Clarkston Area Youth Assistance host a Marijuana Legalization Community Talk on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 7-8 p.m. in the Clarkston Community Schools Admin Board Room, 6389 Clarkston Road. They will present views for and against Michigan Proposal One, which would legalize the recreational use and possession of marijuana for […]

Veterans seminar

Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home hosts its annual Veterans Seminar at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the American Legion Post 63 at 8047 Ortonville Road. “Valuable information is available about cremation and burial options”, said Tim Currier of Wint Funeral Home. “There is a lot of assistance available for our veterans in […]