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Independence Oaks Park; 10/5/2014 8:00:00 AMSpecial Events
The Fall Color Car Classic takes place at the Twin Chimneys area of Independence Oaks County Park and is sponsored by Alhambra Charities. Check out entries in 26 different classes from antique cars and mustangs to trucks and vans and everything in between. Trophies awarded by People's Choice. Door prizes, goodie bags, 50/50 drawing, concession food items and indoor restrooms.
Call 248-673-2826 or email fallcolorclassic@yahoo.com for more information.
 
To register a vehicle for the event, download flyer.
Independence Oaks Park; 10/5/2014 10:00:00 AMSpecial Events
The Fall Color Car Classic takes place at the Twin Chimneys area of Independence Oaks County Park and is sponsored by Alhambra Charities. Check out entries in 26 different classes from antique cars and mustangs to trucks and vans and everything in between. Trophies awarded by People's Choice. Door prizes, goodie bags, 50/50 drawing, concession food items and indoor restrooms.
Independence Oaks Park; 10/12/2014 9:30:00 AMSpecial Events
Run through the peak of fall colors at Independence Oaks on packed dirt and crushed limestone trails in some of the most wonderfully decorated hardwood forests in southeastern Michigan. Choose from three races of varying lengths - all begin and end at the same place. 2.5 mile single circuit with rolling hills around Crooked Lake; 5.5 mile race continues a second time around & branches off onto Rock Ridge Trail, and; 8.5 mile race includes a third lap, continuing onto Spring Lake Trail--not for the faint of heart! The price is $18 for early registration with long-sleeve shirt; $8 early registraton without shirt; $20 for late registration, with shirt after Oct. 6, and $10 late registration, without shirt after Oct. 6, 2014. A valid daily or annual vehicle pass is required for park entry.
Independence Oaks Park; 11/9/2014 9:30:00 AMSpecial Events
Get your running shoes ready! Independence Oaks is hosting the Clarkston State Bank Back Roads Half Marathon and 10K.  Register today for this scenic fall race through tree-sheltered park trails and the beautiful back-roads of Clarkston. (Beer, food and live music, too!). For race details and online registration:
http://www.clarkstonbackroadshalf.com/
 
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; Highland Oaks; Independence Oaks Park; Lyon Oaks Park/Day Use; Lyon Oaks Dog Park; Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; Orion Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Dog Park; Rose Oaks; 11/11/2014 12:00:00 AMSpecial EventsOakland County Parks and Recreation offers patrons free park entry in honor of Veterans' Day. Guests can enjoy the natural areas and trails at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. The dog parks at Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Red Oaks are ideal for dogs and their owners. Regular park hours.
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; Highland Oaks; Independence Oaks Park; Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; Red Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Nature Center; Rose Oaks; 11/11/2014 8:00:00 AMSpecial Events
Oakland County Parks has held Appreciation Days at its Day Use parks each year. The free entry into the Day Use parks (Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks, Red Oaks, and Rose Oaks) affords the patrons to use the park without purchasing a vehicle permit.
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; Highland Oaks; Independence Oaks Park; Lyon Oaks Park/Day Use; Lyon Oaks Dog Park; Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; Orion Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Dog Park; Rose Oaks; 11/27/2014 12:00:00 AMSpecial Events
Oakland County Parks and Recreation celebrates Guest Appreciation Day by offering free daily park entry on Thursday  November 27.  Experience natural areas, trails and all park amenities at Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Rose Oaks county parks. The free entry also applies at the three dog parks, at Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Red Oaks. Park hours are 30 minutes before sunrise to 30 minutes after sunset, or as posted at the park.
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; Highland Oaks; Independence Oaks Park; Independence Oaks Nature Center; Lyon Oaks Park/Day Use; Lyon Oaks Dog Park; Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; Orion Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Nature Center; Rose Oaks; 12/24/2014 8:00:00 AMSpecial Events
Oakland County Parks has held Appreciation Days at its Day Use parks each year. The free entry into the Day Use parks (Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks, Red Oaks, and Rose Oaks) affords the patrons to use the park without purchasing a vehicle permit.
Lyon Oaks Dog Park; Orion Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Dog Park; 12/25/2014 8:00:00 AMSpecial Events
Oakland County Parks has held Appreciation Days at its Day Use parks each year. The free entry into the Day Use parks (Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks, Red Oaks, and Rose Oaks) affords the patrons to use the park without purchasing a vehicle permit.
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; Highland Oaks; Independence Oaks Park; Independence Oaks Nature Center; Lyon Oaks Park/Day Use; Lyon Oaks Dog Park; Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; Orion Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Dog Park; Red Oaks Nature Center; Rose Oaks; 12/31/2014 8:00:00 AMSpecial Events
Oakland County Parks has held Appreciation Days at its Day Use parks each year. The free entry into the Day Use parks (Addison Oaks, Highland Oaks, Independence Oaks, Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks, Red Oaks, and Rose Oaks) affords the patrons to use the park without purchasing a vehicle permit.
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