Top 5 Local Things to Do this Week! March 14 - 20

Happy St. Patrick's Day!

By Krista Nesbit, Publisher, Macaroni KID Lake Orion - Rochester Hills - Oxford March 12, 2024

This Sunday is St. Patrick's Day! Get those leprechaun traps ready and be sure to include this FREE personalized letter from a leprechaun - your littles will love it.     

There are 5 days until the official start of spring! These brighter evenings have me dreaming of June. Check out these summer camp options for your kiddos and register today. 

There are so many fun events happening this week so please do yourself a favor and check the full events calendar! 

These are Macaroni KID Lake Orion - Rochester Hills - Oxford's picks for five things to do with kids this week. Click on the links for all the details:

1. Oxford High School Presents: Beauty and the Beast
There are still some tickets available for this year's OHS Theatre production of "Beauty and the Beast"! Don't miss this heart-warming classic. Get tickets HERE! 

2. Camp Read-A-Lot Literacy Night
March is National Reading Month! Celebrate by heading to Scripps Middle School from 6-8pm on the 14th. This is a family friendly, FREE event hosted by Heartfelt Impressions Learning Centers. Don't miss it! 

3. Friday Night fLip Out
Friday night, drop your kids (9+) off at fLipSpot to flip, jump, and play open-gym style! This event happens each week at both locations - Lake Orion & Rochester

4. St. Baldricks Irish Festival in the City of Rochester
The event is free for the whole family, just come out and buy some great food, drinks and make a donation. We will have live entertainment from Gerard Smith, Eastside Elvis & the Motor City Mafia, The Killer Flamingos, along with legendary Detroit DJ powdrblu. 501st Legion with be there in their movie quality Star Wars Costumes, Detroit Fight Club will be there in medieval armor for some great photo opportunities. DFC will also have some armor on hand for anyone that wants to donate to get the full armor experience. If you’re being knighted this year, expect it to be super fun. Rochester Soccer Club will be hosting a Lightening Soccer Shootout for the kids, with free prizes. There will also be face painters and other activities for kids. Don Armando’s Taco Truck and Bourbon Street Hibachi will be serving food. A great line of fine liquors and beers will be available.

5. St. Patrick’s Day Family-Fun Outdoor Event
Head to the Village Sunday from noon to 6pm for a St. Patrick’s Day family-fun outdoor event. The Village is known for its vibrant atmosphere and diverse offerings, and this St. Patrick’s Day event will be no exception. In addition to the Easter Bunny making his first appearance of the season, guests will be able to enjoy an afternoon of fun with music, outdoor lawn games, and green beer! 

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