Outdoor Winter Activities

Winter Activities map

Exercise increases endorphins, relieves stress, provides energy and brightens a bad mood. If you’re looking for a reason to get active this winter, Oakland County has tons of outdoor activities for the whole family. Let our interactive map help you find a trail, hill or park to get outdoors and shake off those winter blues. Don’t let the cold weather keep you inside, get up and get healthy this winter.

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The Quest for the 2015 Michigan High School Football Playoffs


Birmingham Groves playing Ann Arbor to remain undefeated before playoffs begin.

Twenty-four Oakland County High School football teams were slotted into the Michigan High School Athletic Association playoff brackets this week. This weekend area teams will be starting on the road to the state championship game, slated for Thanksgiving weekend (November 27 and 28) at Ford Field in Detroit. Over 200 teams will be competing, with four playoff games to win before making it to the State Championship game. Continue reading

Support Your Local Record Store

Record Covers On April 18, independent music stores across the United States and the world, will take part in Record Store Day, a celebration of local music stores that began in 2007, as a way to spread the word about the unique culture surrounding independently owned record stores. For U.S. stores to participate, they need to be a brick and mortar store in the community, whose product line is 50% retail music, with 70% ownership in the state of the stores operation. Continue reading

National Gun Safety Awareness Day

childsafe_logoJune 6th is National Gun Safety Awareness Day

The Oakland County Board of Commissioners Cubing Gun Violence Work Study Group in partnership with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office, Project ChildSafe, Crime Stoppers and local law agencies will host a news conference on June 3rd at 2 p.m. at the Board of Commissioners Auditorium at 1200 N Telegraph Road.

Information about the Gun Safety Lock Giveaway program for Gun Safety Awareness Day and an update on the ongoing efforts of the Study Group on Curbing Gun Violence will be shared. Continue reading