Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019

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Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019. Oakland County Parks events, campground and camping events, waterparks info, nature programs, free events, family events, and more! For more info on these events, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Oakland County Moms highlights special events from the Oakland County Parks and Recreation calendar to bring you the latest news and info on special events at Oakland County Parks!

OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS PLATFORM TENNIS EVENTS 2019

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019 – January

Friday, January 4, 2019 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Bring your munchkin to the nature center for a favorite story and a related hands-on, nature-based discovery activity. This series will be offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Stranger in the Woods Storytime
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Read the Michigan-based, award-winning children’s book, Stranger in the Woods. In the book, animal characters find a snowman “stranger” in the woods, who has seeds for them to eat in his hat. After the story, make a wild animal feeder to take home, then go out and place seeds and other edibles on the nature center snowman for the animals that live in our woods. $4/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 7p-9p
Oakland County Parks Events – Owl Prowl
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
search for some of nature’s most fascinating nocturnal creatures – owls. Learn about the types of owls that are found in Michigan and how to recognize them by their voices, then head out on the trail to see if we can call them in. Open to quiet nature lovers, ages 6 and older. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Friday, Janaury 25, 2019 from 6:30p-8:30p
White Lake Weekend Events – FREE Pop In & Play
White Lakes Oaks Golf Course (991 N Williams Lake Rd, White Lake, MI 48386)
FREE fun from our friends Oakland County Parks. Drop in and play GIANT versions of your favorite games. Checkers, Scrabble, Connect Four & more. Kids can enjoy the Carnival Course. No registration required, just “pop in & play”. For more info, www.OaklandCountyParks.com.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Saturday, January 26, 2019 from 10:30a-12:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Sensational Sharks
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Learn all about the world’s oldest fish during a fun-filled morning with activities centering on these amazing creatures. A shark presentation and snack will start the day, followed by a shark dissection demonstration and experiment. Craft a shark tooth necklace to take home. $12/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019 – February

Friday, February 1, 2019 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Bring your munchkin to the nature center for a favorite story and a related hands-on, nature-based discovery activity. This series will be offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, February 2, 2019 from 10a-1p
Oakland County Parks Events – Winter Survival Mini Camp
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
With staff naturalists, kids will learn to construct a shelter, build a fire and find their way through a snowy wilderness. Each child will also make a survival bracelet to take home. Hot chocolate and snacks are provided. Program is suitable for children ages 9 and older. A signed release form is required. $12/child. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Friday, February 8, 2019 from 6p-7:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Who’s In Love
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Go on a mini owl prowl to look for some love birds, enjoy a sweet treat around a cozy fire, create a nature gift for your own loved one and learn a few dance moves that only nature can teach us. Bring your significant other for an event to remember. Program is suitable for ages 16 and older. $10/person. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 2p-4p
Oakland County Parks Events – Polish Your Own Petoskey Stone
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Michigan’s state stone is the Petoskey stone, a fossil colonial coral. Using different sandpaper grits and some “elbow grease,” participants will pick out and polish their own stone to take home while learning about other local fossils and minerals. All materials provided. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, February 16, 2019 from 3p-5p
Oakland County Parks Events – Ice Fishing
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Enjoy Michigan’s free winter fishing weekend by trying the exciting sport of ice fishing. Begin by learning how to operate ice fishing equipment, practice some fishing knots, observe an auger demonstration, and then try to reel in some fish. Because this program takes place on a free fishing weekend, no fishing license is necessary to participate. Program is suitable for school-aged children and adults. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info, call 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, February 23, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019 – March

Friday, March 1, 2019 from 10:30a-11:15a
Oakland County Parks Events – Morning Munchkins
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Bring your munchkin to the nature center for a favorite story and a related hands-on, nature-based discovery activity. This series will be offered the first Friday of each month. $1/person. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 1p-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Maple Magic
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Learn to identify maple trees, take a hike to tap a tree and taste the sap. We will teach you the tools, tips and methods needed to make your own batch of maple syrup at home. Taste sweet maple treats by a campfire and take home maple-based recipes. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays. For more info on this event, call our friends at Oakland County Parks at 1-888-OCParks

Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Saturday, March 9, 2019 from 2p-3:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – Mammal Madness
Wint Nature Center at Independence Oaks County Park (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, Michigan 48348)
Who would win: a weasel or a bear? Find out and study the Michigan Mammal bracket, pairing predator and prey as you work your way to the championship match. Root for your favorite as we create crafts and play games to determine who will be crowned as Top of the Food Chain. Make and take a mammal print T-shirt. Bring a light colored T-shirt for printing. Program is suitable for all ages. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Wint Nature Center on Saturdays.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 2p-3:30p
Oakland County Parks Events – X Marks The Spot
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
an afternoon of trickery and embark on a scavenger hunt to find hidden treasure. Plan for a snack, craft and outdoor excursion. Feel free to sport your St. Patrick’s Day green. Irish or not, luck is on your side today. $5/person. Pre-registration with payment required. Call 248-858-0916 weekdays or Red Oaks Nature Center on Saturdays.

Saturday, March 23, 2019 from 10a-11a
Oakland County Parks Events – Farmers Market Cooking Demonstrations
Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)
Discover cooking secrets and sample dishes sourcing fresh produce from local Michigan farmers. No registration is required. For more information, call 248-858-5495 or email OCmarket@oakgov.com.

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019 – April

 

Oakland County Parks Events Calendar 2019 – May

Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 11a-3p
Oakland County Parks Events – Basset Hound Picnic
Orion Oaks Dog Park (1200 Joslyn Rd, Lake Orion, MI)
Basset Hound Rescue of Michigan annual picnic. This annual fundraiser will include a silent auction, raffle, food, games for both bassets and children of all ages. $5 donation requested at the gate. For more info, contact 248-703-7797.

OAKLAND COUNTY WATERPARKS EVENTS – SUMMER 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS DOG SWIMS 2018
OAKLAND COUNTY PARKS FREE ADMISSION DAYS 2018

Oakland County Parks Nature Centers
Red Oaks Nature Center  (30300 Hales Street, Madison Hts, MI 48071, 248-585-0100)
Wint Nature Center (9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI, 248-625-6473)

Oakland County Parks

Addison Oaks County Park
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Catalpa Oaks County Park
27725 Greenfield Road
Southfield, Michigan
248-858-0916

Groveland Oaks County Park
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

Highland Oaks County Park
6555 Milford Road
Highland, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaw Road
Clarkston, Michigan 48348
248-625-0877

Lyon Oaks County Park
52221 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, Michigan 48393
248-858-0906

Orion Oaks County Park
2301 Clarkston Road
Lake Orion, Michigan 48360
248-858-0906 or 248-625-0877

Red Oaks Youth Soccer Complex
29601 John R Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-589-2294

Red Oaks Waterpark
1455 East 13 Mile Road
Madison Heights, MI  48071
248-858-0918 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Red Oaks Dog Park
31353 Dequindre
Madison Heights, MI  48071
On Dequindre just North of 13 Mile
248-541-5030 or 1-888-OCPARKS

Rose Oaks County Park
10400 Fish Lake Road
Holly, Michigan 48442
248-858-0906

Springfield Oaks County Park
12451 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, Michigan
248-858-0916

Waterford Oaks County Park, Waterpark, Paradise Peninsula Playscape , Sled Hill, and BMX Track
2800 Watkins Lake Rd.
Waterford, Michigan 48328
248-858-0916 (Activity Center)
248-858-0906 (Administration Offices)
248-858-0918 (Waterpark)
248-858-0915 (BMX)
248-858-0916 (Lookout Lodge)

Oakland County Market

Oakland County Market Farmers Market (2350 Pontiac Lake Road, Waterford, MI 48328, 248-858-5495)

Oakland County Parks Golf Courses

Glen Oaks Golf Course
30500 13 Mile Road
Farmington Hills, Michigan
248-851-8356

Lyon Oaks Golf Course
52251 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI 48393
248-437-1488

Red Oaks Golf Course
29600 John R
Madison Heights, Michigan
248-541-5030

Springfield Oaks Golf Course
12450 Andersonville Road
Davisburg, MI 48350
248-625-2540

White Lake Oaks Golf Course
991 N Williams Lake Road
White Lake, Michigan 48386
248-693-2700

Oakland County Parks Campgrounds

Addison Oaks Campground
1480 West Romeo Road
Leonard, Michigan 48367
248-693-2432

Groveland Oaks Campground
14555 Dixie Highway
Holly, Michigan
248-634-9811

This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

For more information on Oakland County Parks events and registration, visit www.OaklandCountyParks.com