The Farmington / Farmington Hills and Southfield Optimist
Clubs are sponsoring the Sixth Annual Kids Fishing Day on
Saturday, July 26 at the Carpenter Lake Nature Preserve on
Ten Mile Road east of Inkster. The Kids Fishing Day offers
children ages 4 to 11 and their parents the opportunity to
learn proper techniques and practice casting, while they try
their hands at catch and release fishing.
Fishing Derby Press Release
Tower Dedication - Monday, July 28 The City of
Farmington Hills will officially open its new water tower at a
special Dedication Ceremony on Monday, July 28 at 5:30pm.
The public is invited to take a mini-tour and view the pipe
gallery in the base of the water tower. City officials and
engineers will be on hand to answer questions.
Click here to read the Water Tower Dedication Press Release.
Construction Projects as of July 23, 2014
Projects include 10 Mile Road (Between Farmington Road and
Orchard Lake Road) and Farmington Road (Between 10 Mile Road
and 12 Mile Road). Middlebelt Road,
North of Old Franklin Drive is also affected.
Fun Fest Carnival
The City of Farmington Hills, in partnership with Metrogroup
Promotions and Elliott’s Amusements, is sponsoring a Family
Fun Fest Carnival on August 14-17 at Founders Park, located
on Eight Mile Road, just two miles east of I-275.
Carnival Press Release
Fly and Fry - Tuesday, August 19 Have some family fun
and see the City’s largest campfire ever at the annual
Marshmallow Fly and Fry. This is a fun event where families
can cook hot dogs and s’mores over the campfire, then watch
over 1,000 marshmallows fall from the sky!
Read more about the Marshmallow Fly and Fry here.
Bash - Monday, August 25 The City of Farmington Hills
Department of Special Services and Park-It have partnered to
create a fun event where families can enjoy the splash pad,
bouncer, games, nature hikes, and a whole lot more! Food and
drinks will be available for purchase and the evening will
wrap up with the movie “Epic” shown in the park starting at
Click here to read more about the Splash Bash.
Watering Use Restrictions for Farmington Hills Residents
The City is asking all property owners with automated
sprinkler systems (except those contacted directly by the
Water Resources Commissioner’s Office with instructions
specific to their area only) to follow Voluntary Water Use
Restrictions in an effort to control future water rate
Water Restriction Press Release
Another great lineup of excellent free summer concerts began
Thursday, June 19 in Farmington Hills. The beautiful setting
of Heritage Park provides the perfect place for outdoor
music with its lovely natural surroundings and beautiful
Concert Press Release
Park Construction Routes-2014 Included are directions for getting to Heritage
Park from either the north or the south.
View the Construction Route Map.
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