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 […]

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. […]