Packing party

Campbell-Richmond Unit 63 and American Legion Auxiliary are collecting items for a Troop Packing Party on Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 6 p.m. Supplies are needed for a Clarkston soldier and his unit, including toiletries, black or green socks, sunscreen, body wash, lip balm, instant soup, snacks and hard candy, and music on USB drives. Donations […]

Clarkston parking study

City Council and Planning Commission will meet in a joint session to hear the results of Carlisle Wortman Associates’ city parking study, 7 p.m., Oct. 22, at Clarkston United Methodist Church, 6600 Waldon Road. The study, commissioned by City Council for $9,900, includes supply and demand for parking, parking management, and ideas from downtown business […]

Talk on marijuana proposal

Clarkston Coalition For Youth (CCFY) and Clarkston Area Youth Assistance host a Marijuana Legalization Community Talk on Wednesday, Oct. 24, from 7-8 p.m. in the Clarkston Community Schools Admin Board Room, 6389 Clarkston Road. They will present views for and against Michigan Proposal One, which would legalize the recreational use and possession of marijuana for […]

Veterans seminar

Lewis E. Wint and Son Funeral Home hosts its annual Veterans Seminar at 6 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the American Legion Post 63 at 8047 Ortonville Road. “Valuable information is available about cremation and burial options”, said Tim Currier of Wint Funeral Home. “There is a lot of assistance available for our veterans in […]

Friendly Forest returning to Clintonwood

Hosted by Independence Township Parks, Recreation & Seniors in partnership with the Junior Optimists, the 2018 Friendly Forest will be on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2-6 p.m., at Clintonwood Park, 6000 Clarkston Road. Tickets will be sold in 15-minute intervals, 3 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 3:30 p.m., etc., at the parks and rec office, 6483 Waldon Center […]

Poinsettia, greens sale

Clarkston Community Women’s Club’s annual Poinsettia/Greens sale is on now through Nov. 9, with delivery on Monday, Nov 26, with poinsettias in an assortment of colors and sizes, wreaths, greens hanging basket, grave blankets, grave pillows, porch pots, and centerpiece. To order, call Belinda Seal-Sweet at 248-520-9353 or Gail Ferguson, 248-758-8574. Check clarkstoncommunitywomens.org. Photo provided

Color Run

Davisburg Parent Teacher Connection and Springfield Township Parks and Recreation host the Family Fun Color Run 5K and 3K Loops on Friday, Oct. 5, at the Shiawassee Basin Preserve, 12000 Davisburg Road. A carnival, with bounce house, rock-wall, novelty ice cream, and games, opens at 4 p.m. and the run starts at 5:30 p.m. The […]

Breakfast with Sen. Peters

Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce hosts a breakfast with U.S. Senator Gary Peters, Monday, Oct. 8, from 8:30-10 a.m. at Bowman Auto Center. Peters serves on the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee. He is currently working on bipartisan legislation to update federal safety standards, and safe development and deployment of self-driving vehicles. “Development of autonomous […]

Love and art at Bucks for Buses

Take a ride on the The Love Boat for Independence Township Senior Communty Center’s Bucks for Buses, Wednesday, Sept. 26. The fundraiser for local transportation, from 5-8 p.m. at Overtyme Grill and Taproom, will include Pacific Princess-themed dinner, dessert, live music, dancing, raffles, and cash bar – cruise wear encouraged. Silent auction items this year […]

Join Backyard Birders Club, Sept 26

Julie Baker, founder and executive director of Michigan Songbird Protection Coalition, will be the guest speaker at the Sept. 26 meeting of the Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club. “When Baker founded the coalition in January 2000, she was a lone voice urging legislation to protect Michigan’s mourning doves and sandhill cranes from an open hunting season […]

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