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.

Tuesday, April 23rd 2019

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
9:00am
Exploring Watercolor

This class is for all levels of experience. Beginning students benefit from working alongside more advanced students in a mixed setting. Techniques learned in this class enhance the skills of…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
9:00am
Right Brained Drawing

Using exercises from "'Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" and guidance from a certified instructor, students discover intuitive drawing capabilities they didn't know they possessed! They steadily gain…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, West Studio
Event Series
9:45am
Story Groups: Family Fun

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. For ages birth–5 with caregiver; traditional setting with books, songs, action rhymes and play. Story Groups are open…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
10:00am
ELL Conversation Group

Join Mariano for our free English Language Learning Conversation Group! You will have fun, meet new friends from around the globe, and practice your English language skills!

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
Mother Goose: 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 Years

30 minute story time for toddlers ages 1 1/2 years to 2 1/2 years and a loving adult with stories, songs, flannels, and puppets. Register your child for each date…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
10:00am
Isha Foundation: Yoga For Beginners

CLASS BEGINS AT 10:30 A.M. Non-Library Event

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
10:00am
Baby Time

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
10:30am
Uprooted: Music and Movement

Uprooted! Music and Movement Tuesdays and 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…

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
Event Series
10:45am
Story Groups: Little Scientists (ON MY OWN)

PLEASE ONLY SIGN UP FOR ONE STORY GROUP PER SESSION! Register CHILDREN attending. On my own time for 3–5 year olds; science themed session with books and exploration. Story Groups are…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd, Rochester, MI 48307, Story Room
Event Series
11:00am
Mother Goose: 1 1/2 to 2 1/2 Years

30 minute story time for toddlers ages 1 1/2 years to 2 1/2 years and a loving adult with stories, songs, flannels, and puppets. Register your child for each date…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
11:00am
Tuesday Hand Building & Wheel

All levels are welcome in this combination class. Beginning students focus on the fundamentals of hand building with clay: pinch pots, slab and coil method as well as receive a…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Clay Studio
Event Series
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
11:30am
Story time - Hadley

Hadley Branch story time Tuesdays at 11:30 am best for children 3-6 year of age. Call (810) 797-4101 to register.

Lapeer District Library
3556 Hadley Road, Hadley, MI 48440
Event Series
12:30pm
Acrylic Pours & Drags

Learn the basics of the art of acrylic pouring while creating beautiful works of art. This short term class covers different types of acrylic pours while teaching students how to…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
1:00pm
Homeschool Discovery Fun

Ages 5 and up. Come meet other homeschoolers and share great learning adventures. Supervised younger siblings are welcome to explore the youth department. We will meet on the following Tuesdays from…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240, Meeting Room
2:00pm
Full STEAM Ahead: 3 1/2 to 5 years

30 minute science, technology, engineering, art, and math story time for children ages 3 1/2 to 5 and a loving adult. Includes crafts and activities. Register your child for each…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
Event Series
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, Kid's Corner
Event Series
3:00pm
Group Study Zone

Students welcome for group study.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
4:30pm
Ceramic Adventures

In this class students explore a variety of clay techniques including pinch, coil, and slab methods. Individual attention will be given to each student as they discover the fun of…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Clay Studio
Event Series
4:30pm
Right Brained Drawing for Youth

Using exercises from "'Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain" and guidance from a certified instuctor, students discover intuitive drawing capabilities they didn't know they possessed! They will steadily…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
6:30pm
Clay Studio - Open Studio

Join the clay studio for open studio every Tuesday from 6:30-9 pm; practice your hand-building or wheel-throwing techniques (must have prior experience in working with clay). $100 for 5 sessions (will…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
6:30pm
Join the Ruff Readers!

Read aloud to the best listener on earth - a specially trained dog from Therapy Dogs International. Ages 6 and up. Registration required.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
6:30pm
Advanced Digital Photography

Students expand their technical knowledge of the camera, exposures and lighting. Students learn how to control lighting and explore the world of image making more in depth. Students begin to…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, West Studio
Event Series
6:30pm
Introduction to Ceramics

Students in this class begin by learning how to hand build with clay by using pinch, coil, and slab techniques. Later students get an introduction to the pottery wheel and…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Clay Studio
Event Series
6:30pm
Drawing the Town

This class focuses solely on how to draw buildings. Students learn about scale, perspective and value as they sketch and render interesting buildings from photographs and life. Working with mediums…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, West Studio
Event Series
6:30pm
Friends of the Library Annual Meeting

You are invited to attend the Annual Meeting of the Friends of the Orion Township Library in the James Ingram Room of the library on Tuesday, April 23, 2018 at…

Friends of the Orion Township Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, James Ingram Room
7:00pm
Marshall Fredericks' Life and Legacy

Learn about Birmingham, MI Public Sculptor Marshall M. Fredericks’ life, career, metal casting process, and his notable public sculptures such as: Cleveland War Memorial, Cross in the Woods, Freedom of…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
7:00pm
Teen Coding Club

Coding club will introduce you to computer science and visual programming using a variety of different software. No experience necessary. Grades 6-12. Registration required, space is limited.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Computer Lab
7:00pm
What Did You Say? With Jeffrey Astrein

This workshop will educate people about hearing loss and demonstrate what hearing loss sounds like.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary/Donor Room Combined