Friendly Forest returning to Clintonwood

Hosted by Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors in partnership with the Junior Optimists, the 2018 Friendly Forest will be on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2-6 p.m., at Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Road. Tickets will be sold in 15-minute intervals, 3 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., etc., at the parks and rec office, 6483 Waldon Center […]

Poinsettia, greens sale

Clarkston Community Women’s Club’s annual Poinsettia/Greens sale is on now through Nov. 9, with delivery on Monday, Nov 26, with poinsettias in an assortment of colors and sizes, wreaths, greens hanging basket, grave blankets, grave pillows, porch pots, and centerpiece. To order, call Belinda Seal-Sweet at 248-520-9353 or Gail Ferguson, 248-758-8574. Check clarkstoncommunitywomens.org. Photo provided

Color Run

Davisburg Parent Teacher Connection and Springfield Township Parks and Recreation host the Family Fun Color Run 5K and 3K Loops on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Shiawassee Basin Preserve, 12000 Davisburg Road. A carnival, with bounce house, rock-wall, novelty ice cream, and games, opens at 4 p.m. and the run starts at 5:30 p.m. The […]

Breakfast with Sen. Peters

Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a breakfast with U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Monday, Oct. 8, from 8:30-10 a.m. at Bowman Auto Center. Peters serves on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. He is currently working on bipartisan legislation to update federal safety standards, and safe development and deployment of self-driving vehicles. “Development of autonomous […]

Love and art at Bucks for Buses

Take a ride on the The Love Boat for Independence Township Senior Communty Center’s Bucks for Buses, Wednesday, Sept. 26. The fundraiser for local transportation, from 5-8 p.m. at Overtyme Grill and Taproom, will include Pacific Princess-themed dinner, dessert, live music, dancing, raffles, and cash bar – cruise wear encouraged. Silent auction items this year […]

Join Backyard Birders Club, Sept 26

Julie Baker, founder and executive director of Michigan Songbird Protection Coalition, will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 26 meeting of the Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club. “When Baker founded the coalition in January 2000, she was a lone voice urging legislation to protect Michigan’s mourning doves and sandhill cranes from an open hunting season […]

Heritage Fest in Davisburg

Springfield Township Parks and Recreation hosts the ninth annual Davisburg Heritage Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8a.m. to 11p.m. The family friendly fall event celebrates Springfield Township history with a parade through downtown Davisburg, antique tractor display, pancake breakfast, crafts, bounce houses, face painting, a petting zoo, and games. “It’s free and family friendly, […]

Comedy of ‘Dixie Swim Club’

Clarkston Village Players bring “The Dixie Swim Club” to the stage, focusing on five unforgettable Southern women whose friendships span 22 years, since their days on the college swim team. As their lives unfold and the years pass, the women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges […]

Medcenter Pharmacy shares family values

BY BRENDA DOMINICK  Clarkston News Staff Writer The Medcenter Pharmacy team and David Sakstrup, owner and pharmacist, and co-owner Edward Ghannam, send big thank you’s to all their customers for voting them Best Pharmacy and Best Pharmacist. “We appreciate your support and your continued business,” Sakstrup said, adding they care about their service and their customers. […]

Barn Bash at Springfield Oaks

Oakland County Parks and Recreation’s Barn Bash will be on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Ellis Barn, Springfield Oaks County Park. From 4-6:30 p.m., the barn will be filled with fun activities including country music and heritage games. Learn to line dance or sit back and have a s’more. Pile the family into the wagon and […]