16 food trucks signed up for rally

The Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce’s Young Professional Network is hosting their fourth annual Food Truck Rally on Friday, May 17, from 4:30-9 p.m. at the Neiman’s Family Market parking lot, 7121 Dixie Highway. The event will feature 16 food trucks and live music. Admission is free, with food and beverages available for purchase from […]

Warblers, conservancy on tap for birders

Spring warbler migration and the conservation of natural wildlife habitat will be the featured topics at the monthly meeting of the Clarkston-Area Backyard Birders Club on April 24. Sue Julian, executive director of North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy (NOHLC ), will discuss their work and upcoming projects. “Sue’s subject is very appropriate for springtime,” says Bob […]

Ribbon cutting for river bank restoration

Friends of Depot Park are hoping for nice weather next Friday for a ribbon cutting to celebrate completion of the stream bank restoration project. The public is invited to the ribbon cutting at 11 a.m., April 26, at Depot Park, 375 Depot Road. Funded by Pure Oakland Water, and completed in partnership with the City […]

Film lecture

Playwright, screenwriter, and award-winning film producer Marc Lapadula will discuss the “Three Greatest America Films” at Oakland Town Hall, April 10. Lapadula is a Senior Lecturer at the Yale University in the Film Studies Program. He is a playwright and screenwriter, an award-winning film producer and has taught screenwriting seminars since 1992. Oakland Town Hall […]

Magic Bus for Drew’s Home

The Magic Bus Band performs in concert on Sunday, April 28, from 5-9 p.m. at Deer Lake Banquet and Conference Center, 6167 White Lake Road. The event ticket price of $20 per person includes three hours of 60’s music by Magic Bus and hors d’oeuvres provided by Deer Lake Banquet. Cash bar will be available. […]

Carnival Smash

The ITEAM (Information Technologies Entrepreneurship and Advanced Marketing) class at Oakland Technical Campus Northwest is working with Independence Oaks County Park to organize Carnival Smash, 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 27, at the park Nature Center, 9501 Sashabaw Road. The event for families of all ages will include free carnival-themed food, entertainment, and games focused around […]

Wax museum musical

Mt. Zion Youth Theatre presents “Night at the Wax Museum, The Musical,” at 7 p.m., Friday, March 22; and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday, March 23, at the Mt. Zion Theatre, 4900 Maybee Road. Wax figures Butch Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, Blackbeard and a bunch of lady pirates come alive to help six students […]

Spring for birders club

The March 27 meeting of the Clarkston-Area Backyards Birders Club will feature one of Michigan’s most graceful and interesting birds, the Purple Martin. Naturalist Penny Briscoe and her husband, Rick, have been Purple Martin “landlords” for 34 years. During that time they have hosted the same long-standing colony on Barton Lake just south of Vicksburg […]

Spring wine tasting

The annual Taste of Spring wine tasting is scheduled for Tuesday, May 14 at Andiamo, 7228 N. Main Street. This is a change of venue from previous years, as well as day of the week change from Thursday to Tuesday. The announcement was made at the March 5 Independence Township Board of Trustees meeting by […]

St. Patrick’s party

St. Daniel Parish hosts a St. Patrick’s Day Party, Saturday, March 16, at the church social hall, 7010 Valley Park Drive. The Irish Pub opens at 6 p.m., with cash bar and prizes, and Irish dinner will be served at 7 p.m. Live music begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 each, two for $30. […]