Church choo-choo

Church choo-choo

As the holidays arrive, parishioners at St. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church have put together a model train display that will, hopefully, add to the local holiday spirit. The families of the late John Ubbes and Lane McFarland, as well as Phyllis Altemann, Nick Gonzales, Margaret Irish, and Cathy Pfiester, have donated train track, the eight […]

DTE lights show

DTE lights show

The holiday season is inching closer with the Magic of Lights drive-thru event at DTE Energy Music Theatre, which opens on Friday, November 19 and runs through Saturday, January 1. Hours are 5:30-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30-11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Standard vehicle passes start at $20 and increase through the event run […]

Donate coats for kids

The Learning Experience and Kids Care Club at Clarkston High School have partnered to hold a coat drive for kids during the month of November, collecting gently-used, clean coats for small children through middle school-aged children from now through November 26 at CHS. Distribution is at the Learning Experience, 7210 Sashabaw Road, on November 29-30.

Holiday greens sale

Through Monday, November 8, the Clarkston Farm & Garden Club will be holding their annual holiday greens sale. Wreaths, roping and cemetery blankets may be ordered through their website, clarkstongardenclub.org. Order pickup will be on Saturday, November 20.

Pet costume contest

Pet Costume Contest, Clarkston Area Youth Assistance (CAYA) is having its second annual event. Deadline for entries is this Friday, October 29. Upload your pet’s photos to CAYA-MI.org/petcontest. Proceeds benefit Clarkston youth and families with scholarships for extracurricular activities, family education programs, camp, Homework Club, youth recognition, and more. First place is a $75 gift card […]

Bird club meeting

Clarkston Area Backyard Birders Club, Wednesday, October 27, 6:30 p.m., St. Trinity Lutheran Church, 7925 Sashabaw Road. The documentary “Winged Migration” will be shown. Free event, all invited, casual dress, complimentary refreshments. Contact Bill Haney, cabbclub@gmail.com, for more info and to be added to the club’s monthly newsletter.

Optimist scholarships

Optimist scholarships

The Clarkston Area Optimist Club’s fall grant program provides up to $20,000 in grants for youth programs. Funds are available. Bringing out the Best in Kids is the club’s motto. To view or download an application or for further information, visit clarkstonoptimists.org. Application deadline is October 29, 2021.

Shoes for Kids

Shoes for Kids

Clarkston Rotarians and other volunteers will be on local streets and businesses on Friday, November 12, and Saturday, November 13, from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. selling the Clarkston Rotary published newspaper for donations, with 100 percent of the monies collected that weekend spent November 20, at the annual Clarkston Rotary’s “Shoes for Kids” program held at […]

Historic study

Clarkston’s Historic District Study Committee is working on a large endeavor to update documentation on the contributing structures within the city’s existing Historic District.  According to Clarkston City Manager Jonathan Smith, this effort is not about expanding the district, and is simply to document the district so that building owners may be eligible for federal […]

Cemetery walk

The Sashabaw Plains Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution is sponsoring a cemetery walk at the Clarkston Lakeview Cemetery (6150 White Lake Road) on Sunday, October 10 from 1-4 p.m.  Costumed interpreters representing some of the early settlers of Clarkston and Independence Township will stand near their gravestones and talk about their lives […]

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