June 29, 2011 - Coffee hour
At 9 a.m., July 29, The Citizen, 12 South St., will host a coffee hour. The public is invited to attend and enjoy treats and conversation. Donations for OCEF will be accepted. Details: 248-627-4332.
The Ortonville/Brandon fireworks will be today, July 2, at dusk (approximately 10 p.m.), behind Chase Bank, 761 Ortonville Road. The rain date will be July 4.
At dusk, tonight, July 2, Groveland Oaks Park at Dixie Highway and Grange Hall Road will host fireworks. Cost for admission to the park is $10.
The Citizen office will be closed on Monday in observance of the Fourth of July.
Bake, craft sale
From 9 a.m.-4 p.m., July 9, the Edna Burton Senior Center, 345 Ball St., Ortonville will host a craft, bake and garage sale. Table rental available. Details: Annette Beach, 248-627-6447.
From 11a.m.-4 p.m., July 10, Grondin's Hair Center, 380 N. Ortonville Road will host a cut-a-thon with the proceeds going toward Adam Heichel's medical expenses. Adam was in a serious motorcycle accident and does not have medical insurance. $10 minimum donation, raffle and prizes.
Meeting July 5
7:30 p.m., Brandon Township
Board of Trustees
From 3-7 p.m., Thursday, the Goodrich Farm Market will be open in the Goodrich Commons Park. Vendors should call 810-636-2570.
On Aug. 6, the Goodrich Country Club, 10080 Hegel Road, Goodrich will host the second annual Brandon Township Parks & Recreation Challenge Cup golf outing. Each eight member team competes for their names to be engraved on the trophy. The deadline is July 6. All proceeds will benefit the playground area at Sherman Village Park. Details: Brandon Township Parks & Recreation at 248-627-4640.
At 6:30 p.m., July 16, the Oakland County Fair large animal livestock auction takes place at the Springfield Oaks County Park. The small animal livestock auction is at 6:30 p.m., July 15. Details 248-634-8830.
Ride to remember
Registration is from 10:30-11:45 a.m., July 19 at Brandon Fletcher Intermediate School, 300 South St., Ortonville for the first annual Ride to Remember. The ride is dedicated to the memory of Tony and Karen Taliercio, a Goodrich couple who died together in a motorcycle accident on July 9, 2010. Cost is $25 per person. The ride departs at noon. Details:www.tokare.org.