Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Santa arrives in Highland Township at a festive community tree lighting event Monday evening.
Highland Township residents enjoyed wet but warm weather for the town's annual Tree Lighting and Sing Along Event in Veteran's Park Monday evening. Emcee Mike Maher of the DDA and Highland Feed introduced the evening's entertainers: Ms. Lapratt's honor choir from Spring Mills Elementary School and Ms. Heeber's 4th grade class from Highland Elementary School. The kids wore festive red and white Santa hats and were surrounded by enthusiastic friends and family as they sang Christmas favorites. Santa arrived just as the children finished singing a spirited rendition of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town." He used his special Christmas magic and the help of the children shouting "Merry Christmas" to fill the town tree with colorful twinkling …
Friday, November 30, 2012
The annual White Lake tree lighting event is next week.
Kick off the holiday season with the annual tree lighting event in White Lake Township at Village Lakes Shopping Center. The event starts at 6 p.m. and runs until 8 p.m. in the area near The Root Restaurant & Bar, Marshalls, Waterfall Jewelers and JCPenney. Those who attend can expect a variety of activities and entertainment including: You can enter the White Lake Library's Gingerbread House contest now, or have your children color the poster available here as part of the holiday coloring contest. If you arrive, arrive early - the event usually attracts a large group and parking will fill up quickly.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Looking for some holiday cheer within an hour's drive? We've got lights, Santas, parades and more happing in the greater Detroit area.
Other than shop and eat, there's more to do this holiday around town. Of course, on Thanksgiving, there's the Turkey Trot and America's Thanksgiving Parade downtown Detroit. Here's a roundup of other events in and around Oakland County Thanksgiving week. Milford Christmas Parade: 10 a.m. Nov. 24 on Main Street in downtown Milford. This is one of the longest-standing Main Street traditions around. It's a wonderful holiday event for the entire region. Come early! Main Street fills up fast. Winter Artists Market: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25, at Leon and Lulu, the market features fabulous finds from more than 40 Michigan artists. You will find wall art, jewelry, ceramics, photography, fiber art and much more. Tips and donations will …
Sunday, December 25, 2011
Was a new phone or tablet high on your wish list this year?
We know electronic devices were high on many people's wish lists this year, so we want to know: What gadget did you get for Christmas? Was it an iPhone (which version?), an Android smartphone, the latest iPad, an Android tablet, a laptop computer, digital camera or something else? Maybe you went electronics free this holiday. Tell us about it. If you were lucky enough to score a mobile device as a gift, learn how you can put it to work learning about your community. Patch has apps for iPhones and Android phones, and also makes it easy for you to upload photos, news and comments from anywhere. Here is a look at a few ways you can connect with Patch through your mobile device.