Honor Martin Luther King, Jr. this upcoming MLK Day on Monday, January 17th, by attending an event, in-person or virtually, or participating in a day of service. Observed as a national day of service, Martin Luther King Jr. Day encourages all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.
Learn more about the MLK Day of Service on their website, where you can also search for volunteer opportunities or register a project. Additionally, the United Way and Volunteer Match have additional resources and opportunities to make it a “day on, not a day off.”
While U.S. passenger train travel may have peaked in the early twentieth century, enthusiasm persists at the Detroit Model Railroad Club. The club, located in downtown Holly, is operated by some of Oakland County’s most devoted train buffs.
Brooksie Way runners & walkers are lined up and ready!
Spring weather will be here soon and we know you can’t wait to ditch the treadmill. Our Spring Running Events page can help get your mind motivated and your body ready for the change in season. Check it out today and sign up for a race to walk or run. You’ll find events for every ability, including full marathons, mile walks, fun runs, and lots more. It’s almost time to lace up your shoes and head outside to enjoy the sights and sounds of spring. Continue reading
It’s not just a day for barbecues and yard games, although events like those are a nice perk of a long Labor Day weekend.
It’s a day to remember and celebrate the social and economic achievements of American workers. We have all made contributions to America in some capacity, and on this day we celebrate those contributions.
Before fall is upon us, and the school year is in full swing, take time to have a little family fun this Labor Day. Find a festival, parade or campground near you using our full list of Labor Day events.
Black History Month honors the contributions of African Americans to United States history. The celebration originally began as a week created by noted historian, scholar, educator and publisher, Carter G. Woodson in 1926. In 1976 the entire month was dedicated to coincide with the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. There are many ways to celebrate the past, and future, achievements of the African American community in Southeast Michigan. Continue reading