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 […]

Heritage Fest in Davisburg

Springfield Township Parks and Recreation hosts the ninth annual Davisburg Heritage Festival on Saturday, Sept. 22, from 8a.m. to 11p.m. The family friendly fall event celebrates Springfield Township history with a parade through downtown Davisburg, antique tractor display, pancake breakfast, crafts, bounce houses, face painting, a petting zoo, and games. “It’s free and family friendly, […]

Comedy of ‘Dixie Swim Club’

Clarkston Village Players bring “The Dixie Swim Club” to the stage, focusing on five unforgettable Southern women whose friendships span 22 years, since their days on the college swim team. As their lives unfold and the years pass, the women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges […]

Medcenter Pharmacy shares family values

BY BRENDA DOMINICK  Clarkston News Staff Writer The Medcenter Pharmacy team and David Sakstrup, owner and pharmacist, and co-owner Edward Ghannam, send big thank you’s to all their customers for voting them Best Pharmacy and Best Pharmacist. “We appreciate your support and your continued business,” Sakstrup said, adding they care about their service and their customers. […]

Barn Bash at Springfield Oaks

Oakland County Parks and Recreation’s Barn Bash will be on Sunday, Aug. 26, at Ellis Barn, Springfield Oaks County Park. From 4-6:30 p.m., the barn will be filled with fun activities including country music and heritage games. Learn to line dance or sit back and have a s’more. Pile the family into the wagon and […]

Walk Depot bridges for Labor Day

Clarkston’s Labor Day Parade ended two years ago, but residents are planning a replacement. Planners hope the event, Let’s Walk the Bridges in Depot Park, becomes a new Labor Day tradition. It would be in the spirit of the Mackinac Bridge Walk up north, said Gini Schultz of Clarkston. “We have three bridges in Depot […]

Renaissance Fest

The 2018 Michigan Renaissance Festival opens this weekend with the Royal Pet and Ale Fest, as well as daily jousts and other merriment. Furry companions and their people are invited to learn more about pet nutrition, safety, clubs, fostering, and vendor products. Pets need to be registered. Also, Wiener Dog Races and Pet Costume Contest. […]

Nature center info with Birders Club

Clarkston-area Backyard Birders Club hosts Daryl Bernard, executive director of Seven Ponds Nature Center, at its Aug. 29 meeting. “You won’t want to miss Daryl’s accounts of some truly extra-ordinary sightings in our area and at birding hot spots in the state in just the last few months,” said club member Bill Haney. “It will […]

Bucket Run to support DRAW

BY PHIL CUSTODIO Clarkston News Editor Runners can help fill DRAW’s buckets with needed emergency supplies at the second annual Bucket Run, Sept. 7. DRAW, Disaster Relief At Work, named the 5K run/walk after the orange supply buckets their volunteers deliver to victims of natural disasters around the country. DRAW’s first race last year came […]

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