‘Tenor’ kicks off season

‘Tenor’ kicks  off season

Steve Sanger’s Tito Merelli, at left, and Shaun Pittman as Max share a special drink. Photo provided by Emily Dowd The Clarkston Village Players opens their 2016-17 season with Ken Ludwig’s “Lend Me a Tenor” this week. The opera-themed farce is filled with mistaken identities and romantic shenanigans to have you rolling in the aisles […]

Labor Day parade

Bryan Neiman and John Schmidt of Neiman’s Family Market will lead the Clarkston Labor Day Parade as Grand Marshals, Monday, Sept. 5. The parade will start at Saint Daniel Catholic Church at Holcomb and Miller Road at 10 a.m., go down Miller Road to Main Street, south to Church Street, and ending at Renaissance High. […]

Downtown job fair for restaurant

Union Joints’ Honcho restaurant, under construction on Main Street, hosts a job fair from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6; and 2-6 p.m., Monday, Aug. 8., at the Union Woodshop, 18 S. Main Street. They are hiring all positions for the Latin street food and coffee restaurant – taco builders, baristas and lead barista, dishwashers, […]

Miah Mile

Walk or run a mile for Mental Illness Awareness and Hope, Saturday, Aug. 13. The Miah Mile event will be at Lake Orion High School track, 495 E. Scripps Road, from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. “The goal of this event is to educate the public and bring awareness to the community about the various […]

Wheelchair Daze at Independence Oaks

The 36th Annual Wheelchair Daze Picnic is on course for Aug. 6 at Independence Oaks County Park, but more volunteers are needed. “We need compassionate, kind people to help people with disabilities,” said Lori Gruenberg, organizer. “The picnic has served people with disabilities for over 30 years,” she said. “It’s something they look forward to all year, […]

Reading program

The Springfield Township Library hosts the Library Olympics on July 13 from 1-3 p.m. at the Shiawassee Pavilion next door to the library, and Flying Aces Pro Frisbee Team on July 19. The library’s theme this year is fun with sports, and as well as encouraging kids to read this summer. Participants in the Summer […]

Garden Walk

The Clarkston Garden Club hosts the Clarkston Garden Walk from 12-8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20. The walk will feature six local gardens, along with musicians, working artists, refreshments, Artisans Market at the Clarkston Independence District Library, and area restaurant specials. All funds benefit library gardens, town planters and school programs. Tickets are $15 in […]

County fair

Oakland County Fair returns to Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road in Davisburg, July 8-17. A free concert by TJ Craven and Grant Reiff will be on July 8 at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at dusk. Fair activities include a chess tournament in the historic Ellis Barn; animal exhibits; horse shows; family contests […]

Fourth of July events

Clarkston area residents can celebrate the Fourth of July with activities throughout the day, starting with the parade through downtown at 10 a.m. The parade’s route is from St. Daniel Church, 7010 Valley Park Drive, eastbound on Miller Road, southbound down Main Street, then onto Church Street, ending at the Clarkston Community Education building, 6300 […]

Free park concerts

Free park  concerts

The Mickeys launched the 2016 Concerts in the Park series, June 10. The Kalamazoo band, fronted by identical twins Amy Sherman and Julie Peebles, with Bascom Peebles on electric and acoustic guitar, and Tom Rogers on bass, performed a blend of Americana, alt-country and folk music. Singer Jayme Orr of Wixom opened the show. The […]