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Dear Friends,

I’m honored to be the new editor of City News. Through City News I’m hoping to connect with each of you, to bring you closer to your community and maybe even tempt you to try something new.

Supporting local businesses is so important to a thriving community. Often, it’s the small business owners who support school functions, civic clubs and sponsor city events.

These entrepreneurs are critical to the health and wellbeing of our communities. It’s wonderful to support these folks and I hope you’ll join me in celebrating them through City News.

I’d like to know what bits of info interest you the most: Upcoming events? New businesses? A little of everything?

Reach out!
Rebecca Calappi

Oakland County Farmers Market

Farmers market season is starting up, and the Oakland County Farmers Market is no exception.  Make your shopping list and head to 2350 Pontiac Lake Road in Waterford. The hours are 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Saturday through the end of April. Beginning May 2, the market will be open from 7 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. For details, call 248-858-5495.

Acting Class for Kids

If you have a little drama king or queen, sign them up for an acting workshop through Acting Out Kids Community Theatre. The next workshop is Friday, April 26, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Hunter Community Center in Clawson. Classes are geared for kids ages 7 to 18 and cost $10 per child. Advance registration is required. To register, please contact For information visit

Support Your Local Yarn Store on Yarn Store Day April 27

Local Yarn Store Day is a brick and mortar shop appreciation day created by the TNNA Yarn Group. This year, Local Yarn Store Day will take place on April 27 to show support for small businesses, while bringing together a unique community of knitters, crocheters, weavers and spinners to drive awareness and celebrate the craft. Vendors and retailers alike are coming together to showcase the benefits of locally owned yarn stores through an array of special products, classes and more! Visit The Yarn Stop at 25 South Main Street in Clawson.

Rebecca Calappi

Rebecca Calappi

City News Editor

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