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August 2018 Calendar of Events


Summer Taxes Levied 504

Summer Property Taxes are levied on July 1, Last Day to Pay is September 4 and Summer Property Tax Deferment Applications are due on September 15, 2018. Call (248) 691-7545 for details.


EnhanceFitness FB

Enhance Fitness, Monday through Friday. Call (248) 691-7555 for details.


Kickball FALL WEB504

Now enrolling for Fall Adult Kickball. Call (248) 691-7555.


Men Softball WEB504

Now enrolling for Men's Softball; Tuesdays 8-Week League for 50 and up, or Thursdays 6-Week Double Header League for 18 and up. Call (248) 691-7555.


 0801 Bianco Day Trips WEB504

Oak Park Recreation still has seats available on these three Bianco day trips. The events book up early, so call soon. Also, remember to ask them for other trips that may have been added since this post. Call (248) 691-7555 for details.



0801 Bianco Extended Trips WEB504

Oak Park Recreation still has seats available on these the Bianco New York Holiday trip. The events book up early, so call soon. Also, remember to ask them for any other extended trips that may have been added since this post. Call (248) 691-7555 for details.


Lunch Bunch NEW August 2018 WEB504

The Senior Lunch Bunch is a favorite with Oak Park's 50 Up Club. Seats are available for the September 7 Chartreuse Kitchen and Cocktails trip to Detroit. Or, if you call (248) 691-7555 they will let you know if any others have been added since this post.


Theatre Trips August 2018 WEB504

It's that time of the year again, when Theatre Trips become available. We are currently booking for these seven performances. Call (248) 691-7555 for details or to reserve your tickets.



Book Club Jim Crow FB

The Oak Park Library's Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month. Join us on August 1 at 6 p.m. for a literature discussion in Room 4 of the Community Center. The topic is New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander.


Detroit Tigers

Oak Park Recreation has seats available for three upcoming Detroit Tiger events. Call (248) 691-7555 for details.


Ice Cream Truck

The Oak Park Ice Cream Truck is on the move patrolling weekly to different quadrants of the City. Where will they be next? Follow us on Facebook @CityofOakPark for up-to-date details.


Public Open Swim Hours WEB 504
The Oak Park Pool is open to the general public seven days a week! We have daily rates and seasonal passes for residents and non-residents, alike. Come join us on what promises to be some pretty warm August days. 


Pool Rentals WEB 504

If you have a special event like a retirement party, baby shower, wedding or engagement party, family reunion or birthday party consider renting the Oak Park pool for a cool. Call Oak Park Recreation for details (248) 691-7555.


OP Farmers Market - Ferndale Friends 504
Oak Park's Farmers Market sponsored by Humana is in full swing. It is open on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the green way just west of City Hall at 14000 Oak Park Blvd., Oak Park. Each week brings about a different activity:

Farmers Market

Select vendors accept Bridge Cards, DUFB, Project Market/FRESH Coupons and WIC. There's live entertainment weekly. Don't forget to get your Humana Passport to Health at the Humana Tent to collect stamps on your passport for more a linen bag giveaway.


Kimmie Horne Drk Green WEB 504

Crowd favorite Kimmie Horne is performing on Thursday, August 2 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in David H. Shepherd Park. She's our season headliner and if you attend the concert you will know why. She puts on a wonderful concert you won't want to miss. 


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Absentee Voter Applications are available. The last day to request an Absentee Ballot by mail is August 4, by 2 p.m. Or, you can request a ballot in person August 6 by 4 p.m.