October 09, 2013 - Outdoor cafe for Irish Pub approved
There will be more outdoor dining options in downtown Oxford when the weather turns warm next year.
Last week, the Oxford Village Planning Commission approved plans for an outdoor cafe at Sullivan's Public House, which plans to open at 23 N. Washington St. in mid-to-late February.
The authentic Irish pub's patio area will be located behind the building. It will be approximately 360 square feet, surrounded by fencing and contain five tables, each with four chairs.
Book sale Oct. 17-19
The Oxford Public Library Friends will conduct a used book sale from Oct. 17-19 at the library (530 Pontiac Rd.).
The sale will feature a large selection of various titles, children's fiction and non-fiction, audiobooks, music and more.
Sale times are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17 and from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18 and Saturday, Oct. 19.
Friends members are invited to shop from 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
All proceeds will benefit the library and its patrons.
Friends flavor fest
The Friends of the Addison Township Public Library will be holding their Annual Friends Flavor Fest, Silent Auction and Wine Tasting, at the Addison Oaks Conference Center (1480 W. Romeo Rd.) on Thursday, Oct. 24 from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Wine will be provided by Oxford Wine and Beverage. There will be hors d'oeurves, desserts, and coffee.
Tickets are on sale until Monday, Oct. 14, for $25 person, and are available at the library.
Folks may contact firstname.lastname@example.org (248.969.0186) or email@example.com (248.693.8579) for tickets or additional information.
Luncheon at Immanuel
Immanuel Congregational United Church of Christ will present its annual Fall Luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 10 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. See the ad on Page 17.
Admission is $7 and includes hot and salad buffets, desserts and beverages.
Take-out is available, but you must call ahead to (248) 628-1610.
For more information, visit www.icucc.org or call (248)628-1610.
Immanuel Congregational UCC is located at 1 Hovey, one block west of M-24.
Open houses at Oxford, Addison fire stations this weekend
The Oxford Fire Dept. open house will take place on Sunday, Oct. 13 from 12 noon to 4 p.m. at Fire Station #1 (96 N. Washington St.) in downtown Oxford.
It was supposed to happen last Sunday, but the threat of stormy weather led to its cancellation.
Kids will get the opportunity to sit inside real fire engines and ambulances; spray water out of a fire hose; see a medical helicopter up-close (it will land between 1 p.m. and 1:30 p.m.); learn fire safety tips and meet real firefighters. Free hot dogs, cookies and soft drinks will be served.
The Addison Twp. Fire Dept. will also conduct an open house on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 1-5 p.m. at Fire Station #1 (4026 Forest St.) in Leonard.
The event will include pumpkin and face painting, a fire safety trailer that fills with smoke and of course, hot dogs.