Lake Orion, MI

The historic Village of Lake Orion is located in Oakland County, Southeast Michigan, U.S. and has a population of 2,973. The area was first settled by Judah Church and Moses “Samuel” Munson in the 1820s. The former amusement park and beaches of Park Island helped the village gain traction as a resort town. Today, it is mainly a bedroom community. The village is known for its dragon which originated from a prank in which some children constructed a fake dragon and launched it into Lake Orion. Top attractions in Lake Orion include Canterbury Village, Orion Marine Pontoon Rentals & Historical Boat Tours, and Pedal Boat Pub. Some fun events include Dragon on the Lake, Lake Orion Flower Fair, and Lake Orion Jubilee.

Monday, January 27th 2020

7:00pm
Open Knitting with Kate Fouchey

Join Kate Fouchey for an open-knitting class at the Orion Art Center every Monday from 7-9 pm for only $5 per person. Bring your latest knitting project and work uninterrupted…

Orion Art Center
115 S. Anderson Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
7:00pm
Dine, Drink & Discuss Book Discussion

Dine, Drink & Discuss fourth Mondays @ 7 pm at CJ's Lakeside Grill in Downtown Lake Orion. No December book discussion. Monday, January 27: The Dry by Jane HarperMonday,…

Orion Township Public Library
21 West Flint Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362

Tuesday, January 28th 2020

9:00am
Clay Studio - Open Studio

Join the clay studio for open studio every Tuesday from 9 am - 1 pm; practice your hand-building or wheel-throwing techniques (must have prior experience in working with clay). $100 for…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
10:00am
Itsy Bitsy Babies

Babies experience the sounds and structure of language through rhythm, rhyme, and repetition.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
11:00am
Toddler Time

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
4:30pm
Kids Create - Embroidery

Learn a few basic stitches and begin your own project to finish at home! Open to grades 3-6, registration required. Limit 20.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Room A
6:30pm
Wheel Throwing Evening Class #3

Join us for our very popular wheel-throwing class and learn how to "throw" clay pots like the pros! This class is for all skill levels and is designed to give…

Orion Art Center
3191 West Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48360
7:00pm
2020 Academy Awards

The library is excited to welcome Tom Santilli, Executive Producer of Movie Show Plus and Rotten Tomatoes film critic for an exciting discussion on the 2020 Oscar nominations. Tom…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Rooms A and B

Wednesday, January 29th 2020

9:00am
Open Knitting with Kate Fouchey

Join Kate Fouchey for an open-knitting class at the Orion Art Center every Wednesday from 9-11 am for only $5 per person. Bring your latest knitting project and work uninterrupted…

Orion Art Center
115 S. Anderson Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
10:00am
One-on-One Technology Help for Seniors

Wednesdays, beginning 10 am at the Orion Center Library Branch, by appointment only Seniors, do you need help with your computer, tablet, cell phone or other technical device? Do you…

Orion Township Public Library
1335 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48360, Orion Center Library
10:30am
English Language Learning Conversation Group

ELL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, James Ingram Room
10:30am
English Language Learning Conversation Group

ELL conversation group is held every Wednesday from 10:30-11:30am. The group is open to all who wish to practice their English language skills in a relaxed and informal setting. The…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Room B
1:30pm
Geri-Fit Exercise Program for Seniors

Mondays and Wednesdays @1:30pm, January 6-February 26. No class January 20, 22, and 27. This exercise and strength training program was designed exclusively for older adults by Geri-Fit, and…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Rooms A and B
2:00pm
Open Knitting with Kate Fouchey

Join Kate Fouchey for an open-knitting class at the Orion Art Center every Wednesday from 2-4 pm for only $5 per person. Bring your latest knitting project and work uninterrupted…

Orion Art Center
115 S. Anderson Street, Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
3:30pm
Macrame Class - Beginner - Hanging Decor

Macrame is Back! I know! Crazy – but so much fun! We love all things Macrame! In this class we will learn some macrame basics while creating a…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
6:00pm
All Media Art with Geri Boyle

Acclaimed Michigan artist, Geri Boyle provides instruction and guidance to students in a class that is tailored to their individual needs. Students can choose from drawing, colored pencil, acrylic,…

Orion Art Center
115 South Anderson, Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
6:30pm
Wine Glass Wednesday

We have many stencils to assist in creating that perfect wine glass – or create your own! Baking instructions are included to help these glasses endure all the “drinking”…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
7:00pm
Parenting Book Discussion

Join Assistant Superintendent, Heidi Mercer and Librarian Kathleen Kwiatkowski as we lead a discussion of the parenting book, Unselfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World by Michele Borba.…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, James Ingram Room

Thursday, January 30th 2020

9:00am
Clay Studio - Open Studio

Join the clay studio for open studio every Thursday from 9 am - 1 pm; practice your hand-building or wheel-throwing techniques (must have prior experience in working with clay). $100 for…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
10:00am
Toddler Time

Ones and twos develop social, emotional, and language skills through movement, stories, songs and rhymes.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
11:00am
Preschool Pals

Preschoolers build vocabulary, language development, and listening comprehension with stories, rhymes, songs, movement and creative expression.

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
11:00am
ELL Small Group Class

Led by an Oakland Literacy certified ESL tutor, this 6-week class for the non-native, English Language Learner will focus on bolstering conversation confidence, increasing listening skills, and expanding vocabulary. Weekly…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, James Ingram Room
11:00am
Coloring and Coffee with the Classics

Treat yourself to some free time, color a page or two, and enjoy a cup of coffee while socializing and listening to calming classical music. Adult coloring sheets and pencils…

Orion Township Public Library
1335 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48360, Orion Center Library
1:30pm
Senior Moments Activity Hour

Join our weekly conversation group for some trivia, games and fellowship. Any senior is welcome to this fun, casual program. No meeting December 26 or January 2

Orion Township Public Library
1335 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48360, Orion Center Library
6:00pm
Portrait-Painting Open Studio

Are you a novice or expert portrait painter who is looking for a place to hone your skills or to work on a new portrait? Then come to the Orion…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
6:00pm
Drop-In Tech Help

Our ""IT Guy"" is available to help you with your electronic device from 6 pm-8 pm every Thursday. No sign up is necessary for this program, but you may call…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Lobby
7:00pm
Historical Textiles with Heritage Spinning and Weaving

Presented by Joan Sheridan, a collector since the 1970s and textile specialist volunteer and consultant at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan, you will see the…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Rooms A and B

Friday, January 31st 2020

9:00am
Wheel Throwing Daytime Class #3

Join us for our very popular wheel-throwing class and learn how to "throw" clay pots like the pros! This class is for all skill levels and is designed to give…

Orion Art Center
3191 West Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48360
10:00am
Friday Family Storytime

All Ages, limit 20 Storytime fun for all ages promoting early literacy with books, songs, activities and dancing!

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
10:00am
SNAP:Chair Yoga for Adults with Special Needs

Join Belightful Yoga for this adaptive chair yoga session designed to benefit the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of adults with special needs and their caregivers. The breathing exercises,…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Meeting Rooms A and B