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, February 26th 2020

9:30am
ELL Reading Group @Hampton Elementary

Are you an English language learner? Would you like to improve your reading skills this year? Join Rebecca and meet with other English learners to talk about it in a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
530 Hampton Circle, Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
Wee ALL Play

Drop in for unstructured play and discovery in the Story Room. Caregivers and little ones of all abilities, ages 0 - 3 years, can interact with toys and books to…

Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, MI 48302
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. Registration required.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
Event Series
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
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, Kid's Corner
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. Registration required.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
Event Series
12:00pm
Black and White: Juried All-Media Exhibition

Black and White showcases the power and range of monochromatic colors through works that comprise of only blacks, grays, and whites. Artist, architect, and juror Donn Angel Pérez has selected 56 works…

Northville Art House
215 W. Cady Street, Northville, MI 48167
Event Series
1:00pm
Scribes Writers' Workshop

A twice-monthly drop-in workshop for those who love to write, want to learn from more experienced writers or want to let their writing ideas flow. Members will write on a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Event Series
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. Registration required.

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009, Jeanne Lloyd Room
Event Series
5:30pm
Parenting and Early Childhood Workshops

Wednesdays, 11/20, 12/18, 01/08, 02/26, 03/25, 04/22, 5:30-7:30pm, Auditorium: Presented by the Early Learning Communities through Oakland Family Services. 11/20, Schedules and Routines: A daily routine determines how we will use…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Auditorium
Event Series
5:30pm
Wednesday Night Story Time

Wednesdays (except when the library is closed), 5:30-6:30pm, Youth Room: Join us as we celebrate the seasons in this monthly holiday themed story time series. May through August we share…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342, Youth Room
Event Series
6:00pm
Qigong & You

Qigong, 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
Tech Help

Receive one-on-one assistance, including but not limited to: Using your library card to access your account and the Library catalog online Exploring the free digital resources and materials provided by our library…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
Event Series
6:00pm
K-12 Art Reception

From February 15th-March 15th, FADL will be hosting an art exhibit to showcase the artwork of Ferndale Public Schools. Join us on Wednesday, February 26th for a casual reception.

Ferndale Area District Library
222 E 9 Mile Road, Ferndale, MI 48220, Community Room
6:00pm
Movie Night

Join us for monthly Wednesday movies. The movie is free, and you get free popcorn! This month's feature is A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Starring: Tom Hanks, Matthew Rhys Writer Lloyd…

Redford Township District Library
25320 W. Six Mile Rd, Redford, MI 48240
6:00pm
Paws

Practice your reading with trained therapy dogs Abbey or Tanner and Tucker and their trainers! Call 248-650-7140 to schedule your 15-minute appointment.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307, Youth Room
Event Series
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
Chai & Chat: LGBTQ+, Support & Understanding in All Relationships

Would you like to know how to better support and understand your LGBTQ+ family, friends, and co-workers? Join Ian Unger of Affirmations LGBTQ Community Center in Ferndale (in collaboration with…

Troy Public Library
510 W. Big Beaver Rd, Troy, MI 48084, Meeting Room
6:30pm
Sleep Under Family Storytime

Come for our Sleep Under Family Storytime. We’ll have fun together reading, singing and making a craft. PJ’s and stuffies are welcome. For families with young children. In…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
7:00pm
Tech Help

Receive one-on-one assistance, including but not limited to: Using your library card to access your account and the Library catalog online Exploring the free digital resources and materials provided by our library…

Lyon Township Public Library
27005 Milford Rd., South Lyon, MI 48165
Event Series
7:00pm
GAME Night

Formerly known as Geek Club, GAME stands for Gaming, Anime, Movies, and Entertainment. Game Night at RHPL is a casual hang-out night for teens who enjoy graphic novels, manga, anime,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Event Series
7:00pm
Books & Brews

This book club meets at Dick O'Dow's (160 Maple Rd) in Downtown Birmingham. Join us every 4th Wednesday for a librarian-led discussion of both fiction and nonfiction. This month's selection…

Baldwin Public Library
160 Maple Rd., Birmingham, MI 48009, Off-Site

Thursday, February 27th 2020

All Day
Art of the Cocktail Bar Crawl

During the month of February, downtown Farmington businesses will be donating a portion of the proceeds to Public Art for each “Art Cocktail” sold. Thank you Sidecar Slider Bar, Browndog,…

Main Street Farmington
32720 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI 48336, ...and more participating locations
Event Series
All Day
Lake Orion Love Shop to Win

During the entire month of February you can win prizes all by shopping in Downtown Lake Orion!

Main Street Lake Orion
118 N. Broadway St., Lake Orion, MI 48362
Event Series
All Day
Dine Out Oxford

Dine out and one of Oxford's great eateries, snap a pic of your meal. Tag @downtownoxford & the restaurant #findmeinoxford and you could win $100

Main Street Oxford
Burdick St. and Lapeer Rd., Oxford, MI 48371
Event Series
8:00am
BBChamber Member Coffee

Hosted by the Birmingham Rotary Club Join fellow BBChamber Members for coffee, light snacks and major networking! This is an opportunity to meet dozens of other Chamber Members and give your…

Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber
300 W. Merrill St., Birmingham, MI 48009
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
10:15am
Parks & Rec Thursday Senior Movie

The Southfield Adult Recreation Center 50+ and the Southfield Public Library present: Morning Movies! Free admission! Popcorn and water will be served. Call (248) 796-4650 for more information. Thursday, December…

Southfield Public Library
26300 Evergreen Road, Southfield, MI 48076
Event Series
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
10:30am
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