Oakland County, MI

Oakland is the second most populous county in Michigan and is located northwest of Detroit. According to the 2010 census, Oakland County has a population of 1,202,362. The county consists of 62 cities, townships, and villages. The county’s five townships are Farmington, Bloomfield, Troy, Oakland, and Pontiac. Oakland County was originally known as “Old Northwest” when the U.S. bought it from France in 1803. It was officially organized as a county in 1819. Some fun things to do include: Stony Creek Metropark, Detroit Axe, and Detroit Kid City. A popular event is the Michigan Renaissance Festival, which takes place in late summer until early fall.

Thursday, September 24th 2020

9:00am
Art Exhibit at Royal Park Hotel

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a new off-site exhibition at Royal Park Hotel for the duration of September Art Month. This display will include paintings…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
600 E. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
9:00am
Walk in the Park Thursdays

The library is teaming up with Park and Recreation for a variety of in person outdoor programming that will feature fitness, freebies and plenty of fun! This is for families…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
9:00am
Drawing Step-by-Step

Did you ever want to draw a race car or horse’s head or the Statue of Liberty but were unsure how to start? No fears! Miss Sue will send you…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
Outdoor Book Browsing!

Do you miss browsing for new books? Stop by the library from 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM and browse through carts of new books for all ages! Check them out…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
Event Series
10:00am
Join the Band Storytime

THIS EVENT IS FOR PARTICIPANTS WHO HAVE ALREADY REGISTERED FOR THE TAKE & MAKE PORTION OF THIS PROGRAM. If you would like to register and attend, please click on the…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
10:30am
Toddler & Preschool Storytime

Join Ms. Jocelyn or Ms. Melissa for stories, songs, bubbles, and lots of fun! This program is designed to encourage a love of language, learning, and reading while practicing listening…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
Event Series
11:15am
Family Storytime by Design

Little ones will Laugh, dance, sing and enjoy stories while their grown-ups gain knowledge on how to keep the fun going at home! Families will be able to customize their…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
2:00pm
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
3:00pm
TEEN: Virtual D&D Club

Hear ye, hear ye! RHPL is recruiting Dungeon Masters and adding D & D sessions. If you are interested in DMing (limited experience accepted), email RHPL’s teen librarian, Nick, at…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
4:00pm
Eats in the Streets

Our annual Eats in the Streets 2 Food Truck Rally in Downtown Ortonville Thursday, September 24 4pm-8pm. Presented by the Ortonville Downtown Development Authority. Food Trucks are throughout Downtown Ortonville…

Main Street Ortonville
476 Mill Street, Ortonville, MI 48462, Downtown Ortonville
4:30pm
Everybody Codes

Join us every Thursday at 4:30pm for “Everybody Codes!” Kids in grades 3-8th grade are invited to attend our virtual class where we will explore different coding games and skills.…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
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
7:00pm
Human Trafficking 101

Dawn Ames, director of family ministry at Lake Orion United Methodist Church and a community group leader for the Lake Orion-Oxford chapter of the Michigan Abolitionist Project (MAP), explains the…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
7:00pm
September Songfest - The Pam Jaslove Trio

There's nothing like sitting back and relaxing while listening to live music! Join us at Paradise Park of Novi to listen to Music of the 1940's - USO Camp Shows. Paradise…

Novi Public Library
45799 Grand River Ave, Novi, MI 48375, Outdoor Covered Pavilion
7:00pm
CANCELED - Franklin Mobile Watch Meeting

Monthly meeting

Franklin Mobile Watch
32325 Franklin Rd., Franklin, MI 48025
Event Series
7:00pm
Virtual Kids Library Society - Grades 3 to 5

Grades 3 to 5. Do you want to be more involved with the Library? Would you like to help us shape our upcoming programs? Email Ms. Rosemary at rosemary.retford@baldwinlib.org if you…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
7:00pm
Open Mic!

Open stage for playing music, singing, stand-up comedy, reading poetry, etc. Join other local talent and share a piece of yourself in a low-key, inviting, positive and intimate atmosphere with…

Exferimentation Brewing Co
7 N Saginaw Suite 1A, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
7:00pm
Idea Lab: Blaster Masters!

In this virtual class Jeff will teach you to make your own foam dart blaster. Registered participants must pick up the material kit prior to the class. The Zoom class…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Virtual

Friday, September 25th 2020

All Day
Teen Crafts To Go: Lizard Lanyards

During the month of September you can pick up a craft kit with supplies you will need to make a beaded lizard keychain. Available while supplies last. You…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
Event Series
All Day
Live Painting at Royal Park Hotel

Find some of Paint Creek Center for the Arts' student artists painting LIVE in and around Royal Park Hotel Friday, September 11 and Friday, September 25! Artists will be on-site…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
600 E. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
All Day
Fun-tastic Fridays

Best for children 3 to 5 years old. Miss Caroline will sing songs, share stories, and lots of movement activities. Check back each Friday for a new video. Go to www.baldwinlib.org/storytime…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
9:00am
Art Exhibit at Royal Park Hotel

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a new off-site exhibition at Royal Park Hotel for the duration of September Art Month. This display will include paintings…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
600 E. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
9:00am
Parking Lot Picasso

What is Parking Lot Picasso? As part of Rochester’s September Art Month, our community’s artistic talent will be showcased all around town – including the ground! Join us as we transform…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
12:00pm
Student Success Web Series: Study Skills

A 30 minute web session for students on study skills strategies hosted by Tutor.com's Learning Design Manager, Dr. Amy Dietzman. Topics include: 1. Avoiding cramming 2. How to test yourself 3. Memorization strategies 4. How…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
12:00pm
Lunch and Recess

The library is teaming up with Park and Recreation for a variety of in person outdoor programming that will feature fitness, freebies and plenty of fun! This is for families…

Southfield Public Library
26600 Evergreen Rd., Southfield, MI 48076, Front Lawn
Event Series
1:00pm
Parking Lot Picasso

What is Parking Lot Picasso? As part of Rochester’s September Art Month, our community’s artistic talent will be showcased all around town – including the ground! Join us as we transform…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
2:00pm
Test Event 2PM-3PM

Test Event

RHPL Book Sale
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
2:00pm
ELL Book club

Join Rebecca and other english language learners for a virtual book club! The book we will be reading is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
2:00pm
Genealogy Roundtable

All are welcome to come share their ideas, show genealogy treasures or tell us about a brick wall that they have encountered. We all have a lot of experiences to…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
Event Series
5:00pm
Friday Five at Five on Facebook Live!

Join a new member of the BPL team on Facebook Live each Friday at 5:00 PM for five quick recommendations to use in self-isolation - or whenever! Hop on over…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Facebook
Event Series