Birders to feature local sightings

Now in its third year, the Clarkston-Area Backyard Birders Club’s first meeting of the new year will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 29, at The Gateway Lifestyle Shops, 7150 North Main Street. There are no charges, no reservations are required, and the meetings are informal and casual. Free coffee and baked goods are donated […]

Prom Salon

Clarkston High School’s Junior Optimist Club is running its third annual Prom Salon on Feb. 1 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Calvary Evangelical Lutheran Church, 6805 Blue Grass Drive. The salon is an opportunity for students to find gowns, suits, and outfits for prom at a reduced price so everyone may attend. One outfit will […]

Certification for pioneer families

Does your family have 19th century Michigan roots? If so, you may be able to join the Pioneer Certification Program offered by the Michigan Genealogical Council. Families residing in the state before Jan. 26, 1837, when Michigan became a state, can be designated Pre-Statehood families. Those who settled in Michigan before Dec. 31, 1880, are […]

Human trafficking

Women’s Life Chapter 864 of Clarkston is sponsoring an awareness-raising event, “Human Trafficking, Not in my Backyard?”, on Thursday, Jan. 16, 7-9 p.m. in the Clarkston High School auditorium. Speakers will include Nicole Bowers Wallace, author and producer of “Ring of Silence”; Edee Franklin, founder of Sanctum House; FBI, police task force, and emergency room […]

Climate discussion

Citizens’ Climate Lobby hosts a screening of a one-hour interview with Paul Hawken, author of the book “Drawdown,” from 6:30-8 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Clarkston Independence District Library, 6495 Clarkston Road. In the interview, Hawken evaluates the effectiveness of various actions on carbon dioxide emissions. Discussion to follow. For more info, contact Karen at […]

Free Naloxone training at Community Ed

The Alliance of Coalitions for Healthy Communities, Clarkston Community Coalition and the Clarkston Community Schools host a free Community Naloxone Training on Jan. 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m., at Clarkston Community Education, 6558 Waldon Road. Everyone over the age of 18 will receive a Save A Life kit, which includes two doses of 4 mg Nasal […]

County executive at Democrat Club meeting

North Oakland Democratic Club meets on Jan. 15, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the Clarkston Union, 54 South Main Street. Guest speakers include Oakland County Executive David Coulter; Karen Bolson, MDP regional field director for One Campaign 2020; state Rep. Robert Wittenberg, candidate for Oakland County treasurer; and Elin Betanzo, Safe Water Engineering representative. They will be […]

SafeTAlk training

St. Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church and Oakland County Suicide Prevention Task Force host a SafeTALK training at the church, 7925 Sashabaw Road, on Sundays, Jan. 19, Feb. 23, and March 15, all from 12-3:30 p.m. Trainers will prepare those over the age of 15 to become a suicide-alert helper, learning to recognize verbal and nonverbal […]

Lights parade

The annual Holiday Lights Parade, sponsored by Team RUSH 27, will be on Saturday, Dec. 14th, starting at 6 p.m. at the Renaissance High School parking lot off Waldon Road. Parade route will be west on Church, north on Main Street, west on Miller, then north on Glenburnie, ending at Calvary Lutheran Church. Roads along […]

Auditions for Holmes

The Clarkston Village Players are holding open auditions for their March production of “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Jersey Lily” on Sunday, Dec. 15, at 6 p.m.; and Monday, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. at the Depot Theatre, 4861 White Lake Road. Characters in the mystery by Katie Forgette, presented by special arrangement with […]