Auckland County Community Calendar Sept. 5 and beyond

Blood drive

• Badge Blood Fighting Annual War from 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sept. 15 at the Customs Center, 28600 w. Donors can “vote” with their blood donations to increase the count of the two departments. To donate blood, visit and enter the sponsor code costickcenter, 1-800-448-3543.

• The American Red Cross and its partner urged sports clips to cut hair and donate blood to eligible donors. People who come to donate blood or platelets from September 1 to 30 will receive a hair coupon for free sports clips by email. In addition, a new, 16-ounce Red Cross Camp fire cup, to offer a point to give around Labor Day, September 3-7, is available at

Charitable activities

• Sparkle Network Clothing Returns to Dream Charity Return Home Clothing Sale September 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Dobursin Law Institute, 29 Lawrence St., Pontiac. Sign up at or by appointment

Community events

• “Historic Pleasant Ridge Outdoor Temples” Garden Visit Sept. 10 at 4 a.m. at Pleasant Ridge Community Center, 4 Ridge Road, $ 15 adv. , $ 20,, 248-541-2901.

• City Deer Management Education Seminar September 21 at 6:30 at The Hawk – Farmington Hills Community Center, 29995 W. 12 Mile Road. Issues related to the growing deer population in the area, including deer / vehicle crashes, ticks and Lyme disease, property damage, pet health and safety. Contact Bryan Farmer, Director of Special Services for Questions at Open to the public, no registration required.

Family activities

• Children’s Fishing Day Founders Fishing Pear, 35500 W Eight Mile Road, Farmington Hills, for children ages 5 to 18, under parental supervision. Catch and release fishing with three sessions to choose from 9-10 p.m. 10: 30-11: 30 Morning and Afternoon: 1pm Fishing rod and reel, fishing and instructions are provided, $ 5 per young participant and parental supervision required. Participants must dress for the weather and bring water bottles, hats and sunglasses. Register at or at the Customs Center, 28600 Eleven Mile Road, Farmington Hills, 248-473-1800.


• Labor Day Show and Classic Car Show from 9 am-4pm September 6 at First Congregational Church, 5449 Clarkston Road, Clarkston, food trucks, music and DJ, Flexible Goods, Raffles, Church Sale, facebook. com / fcclarkston.

• Franklin Community Workers’ Day Round Sept. 6, Art Show from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Franklin Village, Live Music, Activists, Plant and Bonsai Sales, Food, Animal Farm, Pinnacle Trips, Rescue Dogs, Dunk Tank, Flexible,

• George: Huza! Renaissance: 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Rain or light, Saturday and Sunday, August 21-October. 3, (plus Labor Day, September 6, and Festival Friday, October 1), Holigrov, 12600 Dixie Hei. , Holly. Admission is $ 23.95+ Adult, $ 15.50+ for 5-12 year olds,

• 2021 Michigan State Exhibition is back in person, (after 2020 in virtual format, due to the epidemic). The show is scheduled for September 2-September. 6 Showcases at the suburbs in novi,, carnival, fair, live music, beer tent and fair food. The final wrist band is $ 30 and includes a fair entry, unlimited carnival rides and circus performances. Parking is $ 10.

• At the 14th Annual Labor Day Virtual Bridge and Run, starting from Rochester Municipal Park Quanis Pavilion, participants can choose one mile walk or 5 km walk or run on the Paint Creek Trail. Registration at the venue will begin at 8 a.m. and will begin at 9 p.m. Register at Free event, suggested $ 5 gift.

• Art Beats and eaten September 3-6, in the middle of Royal Oak. Admission is $ 5 before 3 p.m., $ 10 after 3 p.m.,, parking fees.

• The magical mural tour will take place from September 6-30, featuring murals, the city of Rochester,

• The Art and Apple Festival in Rochester, September 10-12, at the Paint Creek Center for Arts (PCC),, Admission is free, with a $ 5 tax deduction. .

• Family Fall Festival September 1 to 12 noon at Carls Family YMCA, Outdoor Tent, 300 Family Drive, Milford,, the festival is open to members and non-members.


• Sky Foundation Harvest Tour is September 19 to participate in pancreatic cancer research, $ 25, hybrid event, live and virtual paths at various locations,

• Oakland (Rochester) McComb Walks Out of the Dark Community at noon, Sept. 19, Stony Creek Metrock, Eastwood Beach 4300 Main Park Drive, Libi Tip. Registration is encouraged at Community walks are held in cities across the country to raise awareness of suicide prevention.

• EvolveK12 hosted by Judson Center and a school delivery center for the benefit of disadvantaged schools and students at 2139 Cole St., Birmingham,

• Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber 17th Vine and Dean from 6-9 p.m., Sept. 14 at Double Tree at Hilton, 39475 Woodward Ave. , Bloomfield Hills, Presented by Major Financial Credit Union, Southeast Michigan Glinsers Community Food Bank, Bit. ly / 3AWvv3U, tickets are $ 100 consultants.

• Register for the Detroit Birthplace at 9 am, Sept. 18 at Rochester Municipal Park, 400th St., Rochester, 847-634-6474, at

• Wild Game Dinner and Tender Fundraising Sept. 23 at Medro Band, Hall, Rochester, Dinner, Tender and Live Music from Athens Creek,, $ 150 each.

Golf Exits

• For Troy, the 18-hole clash kicks off on September 14 at Lake Orion at Indianwood Golf and Country Club, breakfast, lunch and afternoon afternoons. VIP Foursome $ 1350 (pre-bird price before July 31), sign up at

• OLHSA Golf for Change Sept. 20 at 8 a.m., Fo untains Nice Golf Course, 6060 Probably Road, Clarkston,, $ 125 per person.

Health / Safety

• 2021 Detroit will benefit from the Human Heart Foundation Children’s Heart Foundation on September 18 at Rochester Municipal Park. Admission to the walk is 9-10 a.m., the walk starts at 10:45 a.m., the event closes at 12:30 p.m.,

• The state of Michigan COVID-19 is available for testing or immunization hotline at 1-888-535-6136 (8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday). Or email

• Oakland County COVID-19 vaccine,


• Troy Public Library celebrates National Library Card Registration Month in September this year for free. Library Card opens educational and entertainment resources for all ages, online resources, kits, mobile media, and digital and physical library materials. Those interested in registering for the Troy Public Library card can visit

• The Michigan Activity Pass (MAP) Program is available for free or reduced-price access to more than 450 locations, including Michigan Public Library card holders, historic sites, cultural attractions and state parks,

• Baldwin Public Library is paying an expired fine for items returned after that date. The library has removed all historically explicit penalties from parental records. This is part of a nationwide library effort to increase free public access to library services, 248-554-4682,

• South Leon Lyon Public Library “Virtual“ Bad Childhood Practices ”(ACEs) with MSU Extension, September 7-7, online, 248-437-8800, for free, at .

• Oakland Reading and Counseling Council “Immigration in Michigan-Myths with Facts” September 14, Zom, online, at, 248-253-1617.

• Oxford Public Library, 530 Pontus Avenue, Oxford, Clinton River Basin Council: Adope-A-Stream Program Training, Register at 6:30 pm,, 248-628-3034.

Parks / Outdoor Activities

• Oakland County Parks and Amusement Parks, trails and golf courses open,, 248-858-1400. Individuals can launch their own kayak or roller coaster at Addis Ababa Oaks County Park, Independence Oaks County Park and Orion Oaks County Park.

• Horon-Clinton MetroParks and DTE Energy provide free access to 13 MetroParks. Gob itors can receive free daily transportation on weekends (August 27-29) and September 3-6,

• Michigan State Parks and Recreation, Parking fees apply.

• The Clinton River Basin Council is hosting a hunt for all ages to encourage the 760-square-mile flow between Oakland and the counties. .org / join-us, $ 15 for individuals with low family rates. Participants will receive a T-shirt, bag and a handbook.


• Veterinary Vaccination Clinic at Oakland County Parks and Recreation and all about animals at Waterford Oaks County Park, 1702 Scott Lake Road, Paradise Pap, Waterford, Sept. 10 a.m. Sept. 11. Services include $ 10 vaccines for dogs and cats, 20 microchips, and more. Dog permits are not available. Pets must be by dispute or service provider, 586-879-1745,

Activities for the elderly

• American House Elmwood has produced a series on the fall prevention with Rochester Hills. Classes are held from 12:45 pm-145pm at Elmwood House, 2251 Auburn Road, Rochester Hills. Lessons on fall prevention in September 7 live lessons in each room and exercises on September 21 for those mobile residents as well as wheelchair-bound occupants, lessons will be provided by Assange Providence Rochester Hospital,

• Oakland County Health Department hosts Senior Market Day in Watford, 2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Auckland County Farmers’ Market, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 9. 60+ residents will receive a $ 5 coupon on merchandise days, as long as supplies are available.

Support activities

• Michigan Hospice continues to provide virtual grief support groups,

• National Suicide Prevention Line 1-800-273-TALK (8255), or 741741.

Opportunities for volunteers

• Dog owners can train their dog with medical dog training in Michigan Therapy Dogs. MTMD The program includes eleven-week training in two class options: 5: 45-6: 45 pm or 7 to 8 p.m., beginning September 7 at Godrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Street (M-15), Goodrick. The dogs are tested by the CGC Dog Citizenship Certification. Once certified, they will be ready to volunteer at local hospitals, nursing homes, and more. Advi. , Registration required,, 248-521-2930.

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