Millpond Porchfest

The Millpond Porchfest will be on Sunday, June 24, from 2-4 p.m. “There will be seven porches with seven very different acts. This year we will have everything from Rock and Folk music to a dulcimer group, a barbershop quartet and an Irish band,” said Toni Smith, director, Clarkston Heritage Museum. “There will be a […]

Open house, ice cream at historic church

Sashabaw Presbyterian Church, 5331 Maybee Road, hosts an open house and ice cream social, Saturday, June 23. They’ll show off restoration work on the historic church by Clarkston Construction Technology students, and how it will be used as a community center once restoration is complete, said the Rev. Laura Sias-Lee. “We envision a place where […]

History, time travel in one-acts

History, time travel in one-acts

  The Clarkston Village Players present two one-act plays written and directed by Joseph M. Mishler, June 1 at 8 p.m.; and June 2 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. “Odyssey,” featuring Casey Gross and Sean Mueller, is set in autumn, 1968. Two veterans about to be discharged from the service have seen war and […]

Heads up on vaping

Clarkston Community Schools hosts Vaping 101: What’s Important to Know, on Tuesday, June 5, 7-8 p.m. at the CCS Board Office, 6389 Clarkston Road. “Students as young as sixth grade have been found in possession of vape pens or e-cigarettes at school,” said Staci Puzio, administrator of student growth and well-being, in a letter to […]

Gospel concert

Bill Gaither will perform in concert with the Gaither Vocal Band at Mt Zion Church at 7 p.m. on Thursday, June 14. The band will play gospel classics, as well as new songs from their new recording, We Have This Moment. The quintet features Gaither, Wes Hampton, Adam Crabb, Todd Suttles and Reggie Smith. Joining […]

Plant exchange

The Clarkston Farm and Garden Club’s Perennial Plant Exchange will be on Saturday, June 2, in the Washington and Main parking lot. Bring divided, potted and labeled perennials for exchange with other gardeners; clarkstongardenclub.org. Carefully dig, divide and thin the number of plants to trade. Pot plants individually with enough soil and moisture to bring […]

Memorial Day parade

Memorial Day parade

Campbell-Richmond American Legion Post 63 will lead Clarkston’s annual Memorial Day observance on Monday, May 28. The Clarkston High School Marching Band will join the Post 63 Color and Honor Guard, Squadron 63 Sons of the American Legion, and Unit 63 Auxiliary in the parade. The parade will form up in Depot Park at 9 […]

Clarkston’s Gotta Have Art!

BY BRENDA DOMINICK Clarkston News Staff Writer It was tough call at The 10th Annual Imagine That! Teen Art Show on Wednesday night, March 22, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. A variety of vibrant, dramatic, and elaborate artwork filled the hallway of the Clarkston Independence District Library, created by teens from across the district. […]

Help Therrien dance in California!

Help Therrien dance in California!

Therrien Keippala of Clarkston, 8, has the chance to represent Michigan in Dance Masters of America, a 10-day dance competition and convention in Anaheim, Calif., this June. But he needs help to get there. He will travel to Anaheim from June 28 through July 8 for the DMA (Dance Masters of America) convention and competition. […]

Uplifting music with choirs

This year’s Pops Concert by Clarkston High School choirs will feature uplifting songs to raise support and awareness of mental illness and suicide prevention. Solos, duets, and other groups have picked songs that are supportive and uplifting. In addition, the Concert Choir and The Madrigals will sing group numbers destigmatizing mental illness and raising support […]