Next birders meeting

The Clarkston Birders Club plans to return to The Gateway, located at 7150 N. Main Street, on July 29 for its next meeting. The club had been conducting meetings over Zoom. “It’s fair to say meeting via Zoom video conferencing has not been a resounding success,” said club member Bill Haney. “We’ve encountered technical difficulties […]

Diabetes workshop

The Clarkston Area Lions Club is sponsoring Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health), a six-week, self-management workshop to learn tools to manage diabetes. Adults of all ages interested in diabetes and who are residents of Michigan may attend, including adults with prediabetes, Type 2 diabetes, family members and caregivers. The workshop will be presented live […]

SCAMP hosting parade, ice cream social July 28

While SCAMP has been canceled for the summer, the organization still wants to do something fun for the kids. There will be a drive-through parade/ice cream social for the kids on Tuesday, July 28, from 2-4 p.m. at the Clarkston Community Schools administration building, 6389 Clarkston Road. A DJ, fire and police vehicles, ice cream […]

Township fireworks July 3

The Independence Township fireworks display is set to go off the evening of Friday, July 3, from the top of the Pine Knob ski hill. “We’re kind of in the process of making sure we get the site secured and everything going off as planned,” said Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors Director Derek Smith at […]

Next birders meeting June 24

The next meeting of the Clarkston-Area Backyard Birders Club will be June 24 at 7 p.m. According to club member Bill Haney, the hope is it will be outdoors on the convivial patio and gardens of The Gateway. “We’ve talked with proprietor Steve Stroud and he is hopeful along with us, but we don’t know […]

Inventors camp online

Camp Invention, a nationally recognized, nonprofit summer enrichment camp program, is changing its in-person program in Clarkston to an all-new, at-home edition of the program, Camp Invention Connect, the week of July 13-17. The 2020 curriculum includes the modules Camp Invention Flight Lab, Design Thinking Project, Rescue Squad and Camp Invention Champions. For more information […]

Historical society cancels Art in the Village event

The Clarkston Community Historical Society has made the decision to cancel the 48th annual Art in the Village – originally scheduled for Sept. 19-20 – because of uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 global pandemic. “Without knowing what the public health situation will be in September, the board decided the potential risk to artists, vendors and customers […]

Plant sale

The North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy will hold its native plant sale in the Neiman’s Family Market parking lot, 7121 Dixie Highway, on June 6 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plants will be sold on a first-come, first-serve basis with no pre-ordering, and the NOHLC will adapt its layout to meet the most current […]

Next birders meeting

The next Backyard Birders meeting will be held Wednesday, May 27, at 7 p.m. via Zoom. For more information, contact Bob Haar at

June concerts canceled

In the midst of the current unknowns associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, the June schedule for Concerts in the Park has been canceled. The July dates – July 10, July 17, and July 24 – currently remain “as is.” “Public safety is our top priority, yet we also understand our leadership role in the community […]

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