Our second Movie in the Park (Aladdin) is today August 18th (Wednesday) at dusk in Huroc Park. Hot Dogs, and Cotton Candy will be available and The Kona Ice Truck will be on site with shaved ice. The Flat Rock Recreation Department is hosting a camp out in the park in conjunction with the Movie. Campers can set up around the perimeter starting at 6:30. The Rec Dept will host some kids games starting at 8. They request all campsites be set up by 8 PM.
Flat Rock Our Hometown’s 4th annual “Spooktacular”
Flat Rock Our, Hometown’s 4th annual “Spooktacular” event is Saturday October 20, 2018.
For this year’s Spooktacular event will have East Huron River Drive will be completely closed between Telegraph and Garden Boulevard in downtown Flat Rock. But All Businesses on East Huron River Drive will be open. Parking will be available in the Bobcean Parking lot, along
Atwater and Gibraltar roads. There will be signs showing parking locations.
There will be Games, a Costume Contests, Inflatable Bounce House, Slides, Music, Food, Balloons with Sweet Potato the Clown, and more from 3-5pm Followed by Trunk or Treat from 5-6pm. The event is sponsored by Flat Rock local businesses and the Flat Rock Downtown Development Authority.
This is a family and community event. See you there.
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Parking for Spooktacular is available at the Bobcean Funeral home lot that you can get to from Atwater Street. Additional parking is available with access from Gibraltar Rd.at Schroeder Tax Service located at 28726 Division St, and at Kaleidico Digital Marketing lot at 28747 Church St, Flat Rock, MI 48134
The 4th Annual Spooktacular was cancelled due to high winds and rain. We will try again next year.
The Compound Detroit -Flat Rock Ribbon Cutting
The Compound Detroit Strength and Conditioning for all ages! The Compound Detroit is a Youth Functional Strength Training facility with programs to aid in the training of any sport! The training does not stop there! They offer classes for anyone wanting to become physically stronger and we also provide adult classes and private group training for kids, teams and adults!
The Compound Detroit is a local family run business that is comprised of 2 families! Army Veteran Todd and Danielle Smith with sons Carter (8) and Cameron (6) and Tod and Sara Fuchs with children Grayson (10) and Noelle (8). “Our families have always been super motivated into health and fitness and helping our children become the best athletes and life conquerors!” We want to share that with our community! Their son’s are National level wrestlers and they belong to Burnett Trained Wrestling Club out of Perrysburg, Ohio and Noelle is a gymnast at Mill’s in Southgate. Their children also enjoy participating in team sports such as baseball, softball, flag football and soccer within our communities. Noelle also practices piano.Some background of The Compound is that it is a franchise that started in Pennsylvania. It is a fellow wrestling family that started the franchise and now we are one of the 12 locations open across the United States. We are the only Compound so far open in Michigan.The Compound Detroit now are open and running classes and taking appointments for private group sessions. We have more amazing equipment yet to come in so be on the lookout!!
They are currently open come and join in on the fun while getting in to shape. The programs include all ages groups. Stop by and check the facility!The Compound Detroit is located in the Vitale Plaza on Gibraltar Rd near I-75. In the plaza they are between The Royal Salon and Hungry Howies.24641 Gibraltar Road
Flat Rock, MI 48134
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The Compound Detroit now offers the “Metal Monster” this 42 foot long rig challenges everyone’s upper body strength, endurance and most importantly mental confidence to complete! Whoever finishes gets their name on The Metal Monster board for all to see! Go to The Compound Detroit if you are up for the challenge!
The Metal Monster rig was fabricated by Jacub Lopez and his father Tracy Lopez. They have plans to continue to add on a lot of amazing and fun things to the rig to be a functional addition to The Compound workouts!
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See you at The Compound Detroit in Flat Rock, Michigan.
Skating Rink Now Open at City Park
If you or your kids are looking for some Fun, Free activity you can spend your time at Flat Rock City Park where you can enjoy hours of fun on the Fountain-Skate rink. Recreation Director Joan Pawlukiewicz said the ice rink behind the library is up and running. And the warming building is open from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday plus 12 to 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. With the kids home for the holiday break, you and your family can spend some family time together and it is FREE. See you there.
FYI– As a reminder. Ice rink is not meant for playing hockey.
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Flat Rock Historical Society Honors our Veterans
On Sunday November 10, 2013 during their monthly open house, the Flat Rock Historical Society decorated the Smith Hotel in a historical fashion.
Walter Smith’s picture in uniform and parts of his WWII uniform was also on display.
The parlor, what we now call the front room, had a 1940 set up of a uniform, trunk and other era army necessities.
One of the bedrooms on the second level also has a uniform displayed.
The hotel was built in the late 1800’s and all of the furnishings are from that era. Did you know that one of the bedrooms was converted into a doctor’s office in the early 1900’s?
There is a lot more history of downtown Flat Rock in the Smith Hotel.
The Flat Rock Historical Society has an open house every second Sunday from 1-4PM, free of charge, but donations are welcome. You can visit the Historical Societies web page for more information on the monthly open houses or you can also call them for small gatherings at “Memory Lane”.
Click Here for the Flat Rock Historical Society’s web page.
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