Friends Annual Book Sale
You can never have too many books! Right? So, visit the library for the Friends Annual Book Sale, which is sponsored by the Friends of ROPL to raise funds for library programs. Thousands of gently used and new books and DVDs for all age groups will be on sale.
The Friends Member Preview Night kicks off the sale on Thursday, March 7, from 5 to 8 pm. Membership may be purchased at the door. Regular sale hours are Friday, March 8, 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday, March 9, 10 am to 3 pm; and Sunday, March 10, 1 to 4 pm. For more information or to volunteer, call 248.246.3700.
Sondheim on Sondheim
Tickets are available for the Stagecrafter performances through March 10 at the Baldwin Theater. Veterans and active military personnel and their immediate families are eligible for a buy one ticket, get one half price ticket discount on Thursday, March 7. Limit of six tickets. Some exclusions may apply.
Students (with a valid ID) are eligible for a half-price ticket discount for the Thursday, March 7 performance. Student discount tickets are available at the door the evening of the performance. Students must show their current student ID at the box office window (one ticket per student ID). Doors open at 7 pm.
Help First Responders Help You
When a person living alone calls 911 and is unable to open the door, firefighters must break through a door or a window causing costly damage to the person’s home and wasting valuable time. The Royal Oak Fire Department’s residential
Three outstanding Royal Oak Schools teachers were recently named the district’s 2019 Teachers of the Year. These three teachers are nominees for
Teachers from each level were chosen as this year’s honorees:
Kara Daunt, IB Coordinator and Response to Intervention Teacher, Keller Elementary
Karina Landis, Sixth Grade Math Teacher
Elizabeth Cusick, French and Science Teacher, Royal Oak High School
Wildlife Conservation Gala
Join the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) for an extraordinary evening as they celebrate their third annual Wildlife Conservation Gala, presented by Ford Motor Company, on Saturday, March 16, from 6 to 9:30 pm. Themed “Saving Birds Around the World,” the event will celebrate the DZS’s global wildlife conservation eﬀorts.
Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a sit-down dinner in the Detroit Zoo’s iconic Wildlife Interpretive Gallery, a brief presentation on the DZS’s expansive work in bird conservation, as well as the presentation of the 2019 Nautilus Award. This award is given to an individual whose eﬀorts have made a profound impact on the future of wildlife and embodies the DZS’s mission of Celebrating and Saving Wildlife. The evening will also feature a raﬄe with the chance to win “
Presentations will include fascinating stories about current fieldwork with penguins in the Falkland Islands and Antarctica, as well as reports on long-term preservation efforts in the Great Lakes region with piping plovers and other species.
In 2018, the DZS was recognized by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for the work of Tom Schneider, DZS curator of birds, who has spent nearly two decades leading the captive-rearing component of the federal recovery plan for Great Lakes piping plovers.
This is a 21-and-older event. Cocktail attire. All proceeds beneﬁt the Detroit Zoological Society’s wildlife conservation programs.
Tickets $250 and up.