Garden Walk offers inspiration, creativity

From lake living, to suburban countryside, to horticultural adventureland, six unique gardens make up the Clarkston Farm and Garden Club’s 14th Annual Garden Walk on Wednesday, July 17. The gardens, all east of Sashabaw Road, will give visitors a taste of different things they can do in their own yards, says Chris Shull-Gamble, co-chair of […]

Benefit concert

Jenni Osterman of Independence Township is hosting a free benefit concert to raise money for the American Cancer Society in honor of her father, who passed away three years ago from pancreatic cancer. The concert will be at the Depot Park gazebo at 6 p.m., Sunday, July 7. It will feature live Irish folk music, […]

Movies in the Park

The inaugural season of Movies in the Park kicks off with “Wonder” at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, July 19, in Depot Park. The joint community event by the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, Independence Township Parks, Recreation and Seniors, and Independence Television follows Concerts in the Park, featuring the Kari Lynch Band. The next movie […]

Giants at county fair

Oakland County Fair returns to Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Road, July 5-14. This year, the fair will feature “Walking with Giants,” a dinosaur and dragon encounter; Birdman – Condor Show; Barnyard Express; Racing Pigs; Show-Me-Safari Petting Zoo; and contests, fair food, Big Rock Amusements carnival, fireworks, free concert, and livestock. Fair parking, which […]

Volunteers needed

Installation of new playground equipment in Depot Park will be this Thursday-Saturday. An experienced installer will lead the project, but 15-18 volunteers are needed for each day. No experience is needed and lunch will be provided. Workers are asked to stay all day, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Volunteer by calling the city office at 248-625-1559.

Sunday afternoon of free music at Porchfest

The Clarkston Community Historical Society presents the third annual Millpond Porchfest, 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, June 23. Nine bands will perform on eight porches of historic homes around the Clarkston Mill Pond on Main, Miller, Holcomb and Washington streets. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets, stroll around the pond, and enjoy the music. Performers will […]

Installation in park

The city is seeking volunteers 18 and older to help with installation of new playground equipment in Depot Park, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, June 20-22 “We will have an experienced installer from the manufacturer here to guide us, but 15-18 workers are needed for each of the three days,” said City Manager Jonathan Smith. “No […]

Home parties for conservancy

Three Clarkston-area homes will host gourmet dinner parties for the North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy on Friday, May 31. The evening will feature cuisine by Chef Jeff Rose from C.A.Y.A. Smokehouse Grill, as well as CRUST, Essence on Main, The Root Restaurant and Bar, and Rudy’s Market and Catering. The three host homes include the […]

Race for angels

The 12th Annual Angels’ Place Race will be this Saturday, May 11. The charity race includes a 10k run, 5k run/walk, and 1-mile family fun walk. All proceeds benefit Southfield-based Angels’ Place, a non-profit organization providing homes and services for adults with developmental disabilities. “Angels’ Place has been doing amazing work in the tri-county area […]

Art in the Atrium

Clarkston Cultural Arts Council is hosting their fourth annual Art in the Atrium, A Night to Celebrate the Arts, from 5-8 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at The Gateway, 7150 N. Main Street. Art in the Atrium is the main fundraiser for the year for the council, which brings to Clarkston arts programs such as […]

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