News in Brief

Parade in question

City officials still hope to continue the annual Labor Day Parade, but they still need a group to spearhead it.
Long-time sponsor Clarkston Rotary Club bowed out of the parade this year after 76 years.
Organizations interested in sponsoring the parade should contact City Manager Jonathan Smith at 248-625-1559.

Depot Park meeting

Friends of Depot Park hosts a community meeting about children’s activities in the park, at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 15, at Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road.
Parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and especially children are encouraged to come and take part in this discussion to improve the park, said committee member Eric Haven.
For more information, call or text 248-891-3688.

Car care class

Bowman Chevrolet hosts Car Care 101, a free educational class for new drivers at 6:30 p.m. on Aug. 16.
Topics include the basics of car care, checking fluids, changing a tire, and going under the vehicle for a comprehensive look at how your vehicle works.
Pizza is provided. To register or for more information, contact Cody at

Wolfpack tryouts

North Oakland Wolfpack Basketball is hosting tryout for ninth grade girls on August 15 and 16.
The tryouts are for girls in the Class of 2021 and are held from 6-8 p.m. at Clarkston Junior High. The tryout fee is $10.
For more information, please call or text coaches Rob Bosart, 248-894-6638; or Bill Cesarek, 248-755-5782.

Big House tickets

Cheer on your hometown gridiron heroes as they open the season against Lapeer at University of Michigan for Battle at the Big House at 7 p.m., Aug. 25.
Tickets are now on sale for $10 each at the Clarkston High School Athletic Office Monday to Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Tickets and Game Day T-shirts can also be purchased at www.clarkstonfootball. com.

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