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.

Saturday, May 15th 2021

12:30pm
High School Ceramics

9-Week Class for Beginner Students. Led by Isadora Vincent. High Schoolers learn the fundamentals of using clay on the pottery wheel. Learn from the start how to center, open, and pull a…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Clay Studio
Event Series
1:00pm
Fabulous Vocabulous Teen Writers Workshop: Fandom Edition

Whether you are an experienced fanfic author or a brand new shipper, this club is for you! Share, write, and talk with fellow writers. Any and all fandoms welcome.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
1:00pm
Youth Drawing

9-Week Class for All Levels. Led by Lisa Brandt. This class is for young people who love drawing! Students are introduced to various materials including charcoal, pen, pastel, ink, colored pencil and…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
2:00pm
Genealogy Club

Do you have questions about researching your family history? Have you hit research roadblocks? An expert genealogy volunteer will provide tips and tricks to help you build your family tree.…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
2:00pm
Easy Photo Editing

Crop, edit, and apply effects to improve your photos with free and powerful online software. Once registered, you will receive a Zoom link a half hour before class.

Baldwin Public Library
Zoom Online, Birmingham, MI 48009
2:30pm
How-To Tips for Windows 10 Computers

Saturdays, 05/15, 06/12, 07/10, 08/21, 2:30-3pm, Zoom, Facebook: Wondering how to do certain things on the computer? Participants can ask their own questions. Registration is required! After you register, close…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
3:30pm
Figure Drawing & Painting

9-Week Class for All Levels. Led by Mary Dudek. Students will explore drawing and painting the figure from a live nude model. Through demonstrations, instruction and critiques, students improve on their skills…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
4:00pm
How-To Tips for the Internet

Saturdays, 05/15, 06/12, 07/10, 08/21, 4-4:30pm, Zoom, Facebook: Wondering how to do searches on the Internet? Wondering about safety? Participants can ask their own questions. Registration is required! After you…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series

Sunday, May 16th 2021

All Day
2021 Student & Faculty Exhibition

Join us online or in-person for the return of Paint Creek Center for the Arts' Student & Faculty exhibition. The first exhibition of 2021, this display is offered both virtually…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Upstairs Gallery
Event Series
10:00am
Ceramic Independent Study

9-Week Class for Intermediate to Advanced Students. Led by Isadora Vincent. Students with intermediate ceramic experience can carry out their own project ideas in this class. With an emphasis on critical thinking…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Clay Studio
Event Series
2:00pm
Beginning Wheel Throwing

9-Week Class for Beginner Students. Led by Isadora Vincent. Beginning students focus on the fundamentals including pinch pots, slab and coil methods and guided introduction on wheel throwing. More advanced students will…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Clay Studio
Event Series
2:00pm
A Virtual Country Blues Narrative With Songs (Zoom Livestream)

Specializing in solo, acoustic country blues, Leonardo Gianola slaps a fresh coat of paint on these rarely heard classics. With music influenced by Robert Johnson, Son House, Charley Patton, Blind…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home

Monday, May 17th 2021

All Day
Adult Craft Kit - DIY Seed Sprouting

This DIY craft is for ages 17 and up. It provides the supplies and instructions to learn the basics of seed sprouting. This craft must be picked up by May 24th.

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
All Day
2021 Student & Faculty Exhibition

Join us online or in-person for the return of Paint Creek Center for the Arts' Student & Faculty exhibition. The first exhibition of 2021, this display is offered both virtually…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Upstairs Gallery
Event Series
All Day
Crafts to Go: Eco Friendly Birdfeeders

Enjoy making an eco-friendly birdfeeder that can easily be hung in your yard. Made from mostly biodegradable ingredients, this ornament is sure to attract all kinds of feathered friends.…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009
9:00am
Monday Figure Drawing & Painting

9-Week Class for All Levels. Led by Mary Dudek. Students will explore drawing and painting the figure from a live nude model. Through demonstrations, instruction and critiques, students improve on their skills…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
9:00am
O'Keeffe Landscapes

9-Week Class for Beginner Students. Led by Carolyn Shoemaker. Help us pay homage to the art master Georgia O’Keeffe in this acrylic painting class. You'll be guided while recreating her work on…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, West Studio
Event Series
10:00am
Mindful Mondays

Register all children attending. Join Ms. Wendy for a weekly guided meditation for 3-8 year olds and their caregivers. Guided meditations serve as powerful tools to shift little ones' attention…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
11:00am
Get Moving Child’s Story Time

Mondays, 11:00-11:30am, Zoom, Facebook: Designed for young children that enjoy using their voices and their bodies to follow a great story!

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
11:00am
Move and Groove Mondays

Join Ms. Caroline for stories and activities that will get you moving up, down, and all around. This virtual story time meets every other Monday. A Zoom link will…

Baldwin Public Library
300 West Merrill Street, Birmingham, MI 48009, Online
Event Series
12:00pm
Tell Me A Story Online

Mondays and Wednesdays, 12-12:30pm, Facebook: The Pontiac Public Library is continuing its weekly reading of a popular children’s story. Join us on Facebook Live at 12:00 pm for popular…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
12:30pm
Let's Take a Quiz

Every Monday through Friday, 12:30pm, Facebook: Look at our social media each weekday for a daily book trivia question. The correct answer to the question will be posted the following…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
1:00pm
Van Gogh Florals (4-Week)

4-Week Class for Beginner Students. Led by Carolyn Shoemaker. Channel your inner Van Gogh and capture post-impressionist floral paintings on canvas! Students will be guided and learn techniques as they paint florals…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, West Studio
Event Series
1:00pm
Exploring Abstract Painting

9-Week Class for Intermediate & Advanced Students. Led by Kris Schaedig. Students exploring abstract painting will make focused choices about the art making process and develop their critical problem-solving skills as they…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
4:30pm
Child Mixed Media Studio

9-Week Class for All Levels. Led by Lisa Brandt. This class is perfect for our youngest artists who love to create! In this course, students work with a variety of dry media…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
5:30pm
Library Board Meeting

The regular meeting of the Library Board of Trustees.

Sterling Heights Public Library
40255 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48313
6:00pm
Heartfulness Meditation Online

Mondays, 04/26, 05/03, 05/10, 05/17, 05/24, 06/07, 06/14, 06/21, 06/28, 07/12, 07/19, 07/26, 08/02, 08/09, 08/16, 08/23, 08/30, 09/13, 09/20, 09/27, 10/04, 10/11, 10/18, 10/25, 11/01, 11/08, 11/15, 11/22, 11/29,…

Pontiac Public Library
60 East Pike Street, Pontiac, MI 48342
Event Series
6:30pm
Acrylic Styles & Techniques

9-Week Class for All Levels. Led by Shelley Malec Vitale. This class is for all levels looking to develop their skill in acrylic painting styles and techniques. Learn new tricks and explore…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series
6:30pm
Monday Hand & Wheel

9-Week Class for All Levels. Led by Isadora Vincent. All levels are welcome in this combination class. Beginning students focus on the fundamentals including pinch pots, slab and coil methods and guided…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Clay Studio
Event Series
6:30pm
Youth Mixed Media Studio

9-Week Class for All Levels. Led by Lisa Brandt. This class is perfect for our young artists who love to create! In this course, students work with a variety of dry media…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, North Studio
Event Series