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Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; 4/25/2015 9:00:00 AMSpecial EventsOakland County Parks is giving away free wood chips at Orion Oaks County Park from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The wood chips consist of assorted types of wood collected from pruning and storm damage. Bring shovels or pitchforks, wheelbarrows and buckets. All wood chips must be manually self-loaded into pick-up trucks and small trailers with a tarp. No commercial haulers allowed. Orion Oaks County Park is located at 2301 Clarkston Road in Orion Township.
Springfield Oaks Park/Ellis Barn; 5/2/2015 8:00:00 AMSpecial EventsMichigan Antique Festival This year’s festival, scheduled for May 2-3 in Davisburg, will include more unique antique dealers than ever – some travelling from as far away as North Carolina, Florida and New York. This year’s visitors will step back in time and shop for their treasures in the historic Ellis Barn, built in 1885. Oberlin expects every inch of the Ellis Barn and four other buildings on site to be filled with unique antique pieces and vintage finds.  Live chalk painting classes and demonstrations  Free appraisals  Local entertainment  Classic car show  Michigan Craft Beer & Wine Garden The festivities begin at 8 a.m. Saturday, May 2. The event will continue until 6 p.m. that day and re-open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, May 3. The Michigan Antique Festival will be held rain or shine. Admission is $6 and children 11 and under are admitted free. Parking is also free. For more information, call (989) 687-9001 or visit www.MiAntiqueFestival.com.
Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; 5/16/2015 9:00:00 AMSpecial EventsOakland County Parks is giving away free wood chips at Orion Oaks County Park from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The wood chips consist of assorted types of wood collected from pruning and storm damage. Bring shovels or pitchforks, wheelbarrows and buckets. All wood chips must be manually self-loaded into pick-up trucks and small trailers with a tarp. No commercial haulers allowed. Orion Oaks County Park is located at 2301 Clarkston Road in Orion Township.
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; 5/30/2015 7:00:00 PMSpecial Events
Light up the Night will kick off with the Guy Louis Family Concert from 7-9 p.m. Following the live music, there will be glow games and activities, glow putt putt, crafts for kids, night insect program and T-shirt printing (bring a plain, dark-colored T-shirt). Astronomers will be on site with telescopes if weather permits.
Springfield Oaks Park/Ellis Barn; Davisburg Candle Factory, 634 Broadway St., Davisburg; 6/3/2015 10:00:00 AMSpecial Events
Take a tour of the Davisburg Candle Factory, then enjoy a historical talk and a tour of the Ellis Barn. Cost is $22 per person, which includes a box lunch. Pre-registration and prepayment only. Deadline to register is May 22. Call 248.424.7081 or email adaptive@oakgov.com for more information.
Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; 6/13/2015 9:00:00 AMSpecial EventsOakland County Parks is giving away free wood chips at Orion Oaks County Park from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The wood chips consist of assorted types of wood collected from pruning and storm damage. Bring shovels or pitchforks, wheelbarrows and buckets. All wood chips must be manually self-loaded into pick-up trucks and small trailers with a tarp. No commercial haulers allowed. Orion Oaks County Park is located at 2301 Clarkston Road in Orion Township.
Lathrup Village Community Foundation, 27400 Southfield Rd., Lathrup Village, MI 48076; 6/20/2015 11:00:00 AMSpecial Events
Compete for more than $1,500 in cash prizes in the Oakland County Parks and Recreation 5th annual BBQ Ribs competition. Free Admission for Spectators! See Registration Form below. For more information: Maralee Rosemond, 248.557.2600 ext. 224, or Email: recreation@lathrupvillage.org. Oakland County Parks' contact: Laurie Stasiak, 248.424.7076.
Addison Oaks Campground; 7/3/2015 10:00:00 PMSpecial EventsFireworks, Addison Oaks County Park, dusk Vehicle entry is free for the fireworks with 2015 Oakland County Parks Annual Vehicle Permit. Otherwise, park entry to Addison Oaks is $10/vehicle after noon.
Springfield Oaks Park/Activity Center; 7/3/2015 10:00:00 PMSpecial EventsFireworks, Springfield Oaks County Park, dusk, opening day of the Oakland County Fair. A special free musical performance 8-10 p.m. by TJ Craven at the stage by the Horse Barn.
Groveland Oaks Campground; 7/4/2015 10:00:00 PMSpecial EventsFireworks, Groveland Oaks County Park, dusk Vehicle entry is free for the fireworks with 2015 Oakland County Parks Annual Vehicle Permit. Otherwise, park entry to Groveland Oaks is $10/vehicle after noon.
Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; 9/12/2015 9:00:00 AMSpecial EventsOakland County Parks is giving away free wood chips at Orion Oaks County Park from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The wood chips consist of assorted types of wood collected from pruning and storm damage. Bring shovels or pitchforks, wheelbarrows and buckets. All wood chips must be manually self-loaded into pick-up trucks and small trailers with a tarp. No commercial haulers allowed. Orion Oaks County Park is located at 2301 Clarkston Road in Orion Township.
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; 9/16/2015 8:30:00 AMSpecial Events
The Addison Oaks County Park Senior Trip and Buhl Estate Historical Talk will cover the rich history of Addison Oaks County Park that dates back more than 100 years. Cost is $22 per person and includes breakfast. Pre-registration and
prepayment only. Deadline to register is Sept. 8. Call 248.424.7081 or email adaptive@oakgov.com for more information.
Addison Oaks Park/Day Use; 9/16/2015 12:00:00 PMSpecial Events
The Addison Oaks County Park Senior Trip and Buhl Estate Historical Talk will cover the rich history of Addison Oaks County Park that dates back more than 100 years. Cost is $22 per person and includes lunch. Pre-registration and
prepayment only. Deadline to register is Sept. 8. Call 248.424.7081 or email adaptive@oakgov.com for more information.
Orion Oaks Park/Day Use; 10/10/2015 9:00:00 AMSpecial EventsOakland County Parks is giving away free wood chips at Orion Oaks County Park from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. The wood chips consist of assorted types of wood collected from pruning and storm damage. Bring shovels or pitchforks, wheelbarrows and buckets. All wood chips must be manually self-loaded into pick-up trucks and small trailers with a tarp. No commercial haulers allowed. Orion Oaks County Park is located at 2301 Clarkston Road in Orion Township.
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