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8/29/2014
The rich history of Addison Oaks County Park and the elegant Buhl Estate will be discussed at a special lunch Wednesday, Sept. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Buhl Estate in Leonard.
8/29/2014
Disabled veterans are invited to Autumn Fest, the annual Oakland County Parks and Recreation picnic complete with an afternoon of activities at Independence Oaks County Park in Clarkston Saturday, Oct. 4 from 1-4 p.m.
8/29/2014
Three Oakland County Parks will host special Dog Swims during the month of September.
Sponsored by Camp Bow Wow, the swims will be held:
Saturday, Sept. 6 -  Waterford Oaks Waterpark, 1702 Scott Lake Rd., Waterford
Sunday, Sept. 7 – Red Oaks Waterpark, 1455 E. 13 Mile Rd., Madison Heights
Saturday, Sept. 13 – Independence Oaks Beach, 9501 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston
 
8/15/2014
Oakland Uncorked returns Friday, Aug. 22 from 7–10 p.m. at the Oakland County Market for an evening of the county’s best in food, wine, culture and entertainment. This twilight event features local restaurants offering samples of their best recipes while local distributors pour their vineyards’ finest wine for tasting.
 
8/14/2014
Individuals with physical disabilities and disabled veterans can learn rock climbing at a special program offered by Oakland County Parks and Recreation Saturday, Sept. 13 from 2-5 p.m. at Planet Rock in Madison Heights.
 
8/8/2014
Oakland County Parks and Recreation is partnering with All About Animals Rescue to offer services for dogs and cats including vaccinations $10/each and $20 microchips, heartworm tests and flea preventative treatments at clinics in August and September to get pets ready for fall.
7/2/2014
With a July kick off to celebrate “National Parks and Recreation Month”, the Oakland County Parks and Oakland Parks Foundation announce the inaugural “Pics of the Parks” photo contest. The contest is also sponsored by The Oakland Press.
 
5/30/2014
EVENT NAME:  River Walk
WHAT:  Those seeking the benefits of exercise with gentle resistance in the water are invited to participate in River Walk at Red Oaks Waterpark’s 1,000 foot River Ride in Madison Heights. For individuals ages 15 and older. The river is
2’ 7” deep with a sloped entrance. Ideal for individuals with disabilities or joint replacements. 
2/28/2014
EVENTS SEPT. 6 AND 7, 2014
EVENT NAME:   Bow Wow Dog Swims, Fido Fest and Pet Vaccination Clinic
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