Ferndale, MI

Ferndale is located in Oakland County, Michigan U.S. between Woodward Avenue and 9 Mile Road. The city started as a bedroom community for Detroit workers and later became a suburban community. Ferndale has a population of over 20,000 people and is mainly residential. The downtown area thrives thanks to its pedestrian and bike-friendly streets that connect stores, dance clubs, bars, and local restaurants. In 2010, the city won the Great American Main Street Award. Ferndale is best known for its progressive policies and LGBT community. The city hosts events during the year including DIY Street Fair & Funky Ferndale Art Fair, Fido Does Ferndale, and a blues festival. Top attractions in this city are the Detroit Zoo, Martin Road Park, and the Ferndale Historical Museum.

Friday, October 19th 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series

Saturday, October 20th 2018

8:00am
Temporary Recycling Drop-Off Station II

Bring your recyclable items to our temporary recycling drop­-off station. We'll accept these items: Cardboard • Plastics• Glass• Christmas Lights• Styrofoam• Plastic Bags• Electronics• Textiles• Automotive & Rechargeable Batteries • Motor…

City of Ferndale
City of Ferndale, 300 E. 9 Mile Rd., FERNDALE, MI 48220
2:00pm
Saturday Crafternoon

Monthly meet-up for crafters of all sorts.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Saplings Craft Time (Recommended Ages 4-6. Families Welcome)

Crafts related to the previous Monday's Saplings Storytimes.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series

Tuesday, October 23rd 2018

2:00pm
Tree Buds

Story and playtime for our youngest patrons, 10-18m with a caregiver.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
6:30pm
Full STEAM Ahead: Catapults (Ages 8-12)

Registration required.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Wednesday, October 24th 2018

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series

Thursday, October 25th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid in developing a confident learner…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Clean Water Campaign for Michigan

The Clean Water Campaign for Michigan uses Music and Storytelling to spread awareness of and build an informed constituency around clean water issues. Stay tuned for more details.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Friday, October 26th 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series

Saturday, October 27th 2018

5:00pm
Halloween Spooktacular: Great Pumpkin Party

The library's annual Halloween party! This year's theme for the staff/decor is children's book characters. There will be cider and donuts, crafts, and games, and as usual, trick or treating…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Whole Building

Monday, October 29th 2018

6:30pm
High School Book Club

Join us for a book discussion and activities for teens in grade 9-12. Pizza provided. October's book is "Highly Illogical Behavior" by John Corey Whaley.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Tuesday, October 30th 2018

2:00pm
Tree Buds

Story and playtime for our youngest patrons, 10-18m with a caregiver.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
4:00pm
Book Club of Detroit: 200th Anniversary of Frankenstein

Stay tuned for more information about this special event, featuring a screening of the original 1931 film adaptation, a discussion about Mary Shelley's immortal novel and a fun costume party!…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
7:00pm
Friend's Book Club

Reading: "The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Wednesday, October 31st 2018

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series

Thursday, November 1st 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
2:30pm
Multicultural Learning Experience

By parents, for parents.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series

Friday, November 2nd 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
8:00pm
First Stop Friday: Matt Gabriel (Folk/Blues)

Matt Gabriel is a Singer/Songwriter who has spent over a decade writing and performing around the country. His music is a mixture of Roots/Country/Americana. Listening feels like a road trip…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Thursday, October 18th 2018

4:13pm
The Ferndale Community Concert Band Presents its, "American Inspiration" Concert

The Ferndale Community Concert Band presents its, ”American Inspiration” Concert on Sunday, November 4, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Admission is free. Ed Quick, artistic director and conductor and the 80+…

Ferndale Community Concert Band (FCCB)
881 Pinecrest Drive, Ferndale, MI 48220, Auditorium

Monday, November 5th 2018

6:30pm
Animaniacs (Ages 10-12)

An anime club for our 10-12 year old friends. We'll have a snack, do an activity, and talk about our favorite anime, manga, and graphic novels.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Tuesday, November 6th 2018

2:00pm
Tree Buds

Story and playtime for our youngest patrons, 10-18m with a caregiver.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series

Wednesday, November 7th 2018

10:30am
Tree Sprouts

Story and activity time for children 18m-4yrs and their caregivers

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series
5:30pm
Celebrate Ferndale Area - An annual celebration of the local business community

Join us for an exceptional and energetic evening to honor Ferndale area businesses, owners, entrepreneurs, and their staff. This is the Chamber event of the year. There will be; Food…

Ferndale Area Chamber of Commerce
22901 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, MI 48220
6:30pm
Lower Elementary Book Club (Grades K-2)

Join us in discussing this month's book! Recommended for kids in grades K-2. Snack provided. This month's book is "The Day the Crayons Quit" by Drew Daywalt

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220

Thursday, November 8th 2018

10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Thursdays, 10:30am (And Tuesdays, beginning November 13) Uprooted! Music and Movement will focus on small and gross motor skills, listening, playing, and having fun. These practices will aid…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
6:30pm
Adulting 101: Money Milestones

Money Milestones: Budgeting for the big stuff This is the last one of our Adulting 101 series! Be there for practical information about financial planning, door prizes, and refreshments! Program Passports!!! If…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room

Friday, November 9th 2018

3:00pm
Free Time Friday: Snacks and Gaming (Teens)

Snacks and PS4 after school for teens.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series

Saturday, November 10th 2018

1:00pm
Ferndale Game Day

Monthly game day in our community room. All ages welcome, but children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Some games are provided, or bring your own!

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220
Event Series