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.

Wednesday, December 19th 2018

All Day
Walk of Trees

Come see all the beautifully decorated trees in Downtown Plymouth decorated by local businesses, families, and others from the Plymouth community!

Downtown Plymouth
736 Penniman Ave, Plymouth, MI 48170
Event Series
9:30am
Senior Fitness Program

This event is a series of fitness classes for people aged 55+. Hosted by trainer Max Maine from Max Out Fitness, after class meals are provided by Meet Up and…

Your Emerging Space
7 N. Saginaw, Pontiac, MI 48342, 3rd Floor
Event Series
10:30am
Toddler & Preschool Storytime

Join Miss Jocelyn & Miss Melissa for stories, songs, bubbles, and lots of fun! For children ages 1 - 6 and their families.

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165, Community Center
Event Series
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
10:30am
ESL Conversation Group

ESL 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
12:00pm
Wreath Ornament - Metamora

Adults are welcome to make a mini ornament at the Metamora Branch Library. Space is limited so please register online or call 810-678-2991 to sign up. (Adult program)

Lapeer District Library
4018 Oak Street, Metamora, MI 48455
1:30pm
As a Matter of Fact, Non-Fiction Book Group

Join our non-fiction book group to explore works that illuminate, inspire, provoke, and entertain. This month's selection: Can Democracy Service Global Capitalism by Robert Kuttner.

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
2:00pm
Social Knitworking

Join Baldwin's social "knitworkers" for some friendly knitting, crocheting, and chatting. All skill levels are welcome.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Board Room
Event Series
2:00pm
Open Knitting with Kate Fouchey

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

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
3:00pm
Paws to Read with Massimo

Massimo loves kids and a good story! Take a few minutes to stop by and practice your reading skills with Massimo, a Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier. Massimo will never interrupt or…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Story Room
Event Series
4:30pm
HELP DESK for Flagstar Bank's Pontiac's Big Idea Grant Program

Monthly help desk for grant applicants to ask questions about the program and receive feedback on application before submitting before review

Main Street Pontiac
31 N Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342
4:30pm
Battle Book Talk: Astrotwins - Register Nov 19th

Registration begins November 19th. For students only, no grown ups. Help your team prepare for Battle of the Books by joining our in-depth discussion of each title.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Rotary Tribute Room
5:00pm
YA Book Club: The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

Join us to eat snacks and chat about our December book, The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw! All 6-12 graders are welcome

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Conference Room
5:00pm
Open Knitting with Kate Fouchey

Join Kate Fouchey for an open-knitting class at the Orion Art Studio every Wednesday from 5-7 pm for only $5 per person. Bring your latest knitting project and enjoy the…

Orion Art Center
3191 W. Clarkston Rd., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
5:30pm
Monthly Downtown Community Meeting

Monthly Community Meeting for businesses, residents, and supporters of downtown Pontiac. Come learn and share happenings in downtown, grant programs available, updates from the Mayor and her team, volunteer…

Main Street Pontiac
31 N Saginaw St, Pontiac, MI 48342
5:30pm
Doggone Readers with Henry 5:30

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
5:30pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Got ideas for the library? Share your opinions on teen programs, prizes, displays and other library matters at these fun-filled meetings, all while eating pizza and making friends. TAB Members…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307, Second Floor Conference Room
5:46pm
Doggone Readers with Henry 5:45

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
6:00pm
QiGong & You

Gigong, a 5,000 year old system referred to as an "Ancient Chinese Secret of Health & Longevity" uses simple movement, breathing technique, and mental focus to cultivate internal energy. The…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
Event Series
6:00pm
Paws for Reading

Practice your reading with trained therapy dog Abbey and her trainer Amanda! Call 248-650-7140 to schedule your 15-minute appointment.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307, Youth Room
6:01pm
Doggone Readers with Henry 6:00

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
6:16pm
Doggone Readers with Henry 6:15

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
6:30pm
Typing $5.00

$5.00 Do you type with two fingers? If so, this class is for you. Learn keyboarding the correct way with fun and rewarding exercises that will increase your speed and…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Computer Lab
6:30pm
Bedtime Tales: Bundle Up!

Children are invited to wear their pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal for these special evening family story times. Registration required for the child.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Story Time Room
6:31pm
Doggone Readers with Henry 6:30

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
6:46pm
Doggone Readers with Henry 6:45

Practice your reading skills with the lovable Henry. Choose your favorite book to real aloud and receive a stamp for each time you read. Receive a free book of your…

Orion Township Public Library
825 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion, MI 48362, Youth Activity Room
7:00pm
Marbled Note Cards

Use food coloring and shaving cream to make unique marbled note cards.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
7:00pm
GAME Night

Formerly known as Geek Club, GAME stands for Gaming, Anime, Movies, and Entertainment. A casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy graphic novels, manga, anime, videogames, RPGs, etc. Snacks included.…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307, Second Floor Conference Room
7:00pm
Young Feminists Council Meeting

Non-Library Event

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307, Multipurpose room

Thursday, December 20th 2018

All Day
Walk of Trees

Come see all the beautifully decorated trees in Downtown Plymouth decorated by local businesses, families, and others from the Plymouth community!

Downtown Plymouth
736 Penniman Ave, Plymouth, MI 48170
Event Series