Plant exchange

Over the years, Deana Richardson of Clarkston has taken home Balloon Flowers, Obedient Plant, Chinese Lanterns, Begonias, Bear’s Breeches, Phlox, Helleborus, plus herbs and vegetables from the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club Perennial Plant Exchange. “Who doesn’t like free plants,” Richardson asked. Richardson has over 150 varieties of plants in her rural garden. She will […]

Fund raiser at Oakhurst

Oakhurst Golf and Country Club hosts the Guest House Golf Classic, Monday, June 13. The day includes a shotgun start, four-person scramble, grilled lunch, 18 holes of golf, dinner, tournament and individual golf awards, and silent auctions. “This annual outing is an excellent way to relax with clients or friends,” said Lisa Drummond, Guest House […]

Free concert

Clarkston Community Band performs a free concert titled “America the Beautiful” at 7 p.m., May 24, at the Clarkston High School Performing Arts Center. The free concert will include patriotic selections as well as classics such as a medley of tunes from Frank Sinatra and Oklahoma with a special guest vocalist. This year’s concert will […]

Celebration of the arts

It’s that time of year again – Clarkston High School’s annual art show is back and full of unique artwork and amazing talent. This event has been around in many communities for many years, and now it’s Clarkston’s turn. This past year, Clarkston High School started its first Art Club in order to push students […]

Surviving with help from friends

Surviving with help from friends

Amy Eiden, with her loyal dog Maggie. Photo by Phil Custodio Amy Eiden of Springfield Township has walked at Clarkston’s Relay for Life for years, supporting her friend Teresa Wynn’s team. On Saturday, May 14, walkers will hit the track at Clarkston Junior High School for her, as well as everyone else affected by cancer. […]

Hamlet II with CVP

Hamlet II with CVP

Cyrano Jones’ Hamlet discusses a new view on life with the ghost, played by James Hoxsey. Photo by Phil Custodio Clarkston Village Players’ Hamlet II by Sam Bobrick, a loose retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy as a comedy, continues May 13-15 and 19- 21. The shows are at Depot Theater, 4861 White Lake Road. Call […]

Comedy of ‘Hamlet II’

Clarkston Village Players hit the stage with “Hamlet II,” a loose retelling of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy played for laughs, with an irritable ghost, a pregnant Ophelia, and Rosencrantz and Guildenstern a la Groucho Marx. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark, knows something is rotten – but finds himself quoting Edgar Allen Poe while debating whether to be, […]

Carnival for kids at Rite Aid

Carnival for kids at Rite Aid

BY TREVOR KEISER Clarkston News Staff Writer Rite Aid, 5789 Ortonville Road, hosts its third annual Children’s Carnival on April 30 from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. “All proceeds benefit Beaumont Children’s Hospital, which is part of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals,” said Store Manager Laura Glinka. “The first year we raised roughly $1,000 and the second […]

20 years with Team RUSH

20 years with Team RUSH

BY WENDI REARDON Clarkston News Staff Writer Students in Team RUSH put the final touches on their robot as they got ready for their upcoming Michigan State Competition this week. Each one of them know how special the program is to them and for others as Team RUSH celebrates their 20th anniversary this year. “It […]

Spring break fun at library

Spring  break fun  at library

Local students enjoyed their spring break at the Clarkston Independence District Library this past week. The library hosted Maker Magic, an event where the kids, along with their parents, got to enjoy creating with Perlers beads, making duck calls, buttons, creations from a 3D printer, and getting their picture taken like they were on spring […]