Annual Fundraiser

Nature Society's 13th Annual Soiree/Fundraiser.    

  • WHEN:  Friday, April 27, 2018
  • WHERE: Royal Oak Elks Club   (2401 E. 4th Street at Stephenson Hwy, Royal Oak)
  • TIME:  7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
  • COST: $10/person

The major goal of the Royal Oak Nature Society is to protect, promote, maintain and improve nearly 50 acres of nature preserves (Cummingston Park & Tenhave Woods) located in the city of Royal Oak and to develop a special arboretum/wildflower garden located behind the Royal Oak Senior Center.  In order to do all of this, the Nature Society is putting on a fundraiser.  

can be purchased at our Nature Society speaker programs, our nature walks, from any Nature Society board member or by sending your check to us by mail.  Make check payable to “Royal Oak Nature Society” and write “Fundraiser Tickets” in the memo section of the check.  Send check to: Royal Oak Nature Society, 1600 N. Campbell Rd, Royal Oak, MI  48067.  Ticket(s) will be waiting for you at the door.  By purchasing your ticket(s) in advance, you will be eligible for the first chance at winning a door prize. 

Food & Drinks
: There will be light refreshments and a reasonable priced cash bar. 

include a Silent & a Live Auction with a large variety of interesting items to bid on, plus a 50/50 raffle. 

for auction items can be made by cash, check or credit card. 

If you want to enjoy a pleasant evening with friends and other Nature Society supporters, please join us on Friday, April 27
th in order to support our two nature parks and help in the development of the Royal Oak Arboretum.

For more information, please:

  • Contact us by e-mail at
  • Contact us by phone at 248-246-3380 & leave a message

Fundraiser Documents

For Information on donating auction items and on sponsorships, please click on below link

Some of our auction items that will be available to bid on at our April 27, 2018 Fundraiser:

Briggs Gallery $50 Gift Certificate for Custom Framing

Crispellis's $50 Gift Card

Arthur Murray's of Royal Oak 1 Introductory Dance Program, 2 Private Lessons, 1 Group Class & 1 Practice Party

Cider and Donuts in the Park

Lunch with Jim Ellison, State Representative from District 26

Amanda Felk of Night Nature Alliance gift certificate for up to 8 people for a private evening bat walk at Tenhave Woods  

Lunch with Royal Oak Mayor, Michael Fournier

Freshii of Royal Oak free meal cards (3@$10)

Pet Supplies Plus $30 Gift Card

Moosejaw Shirt (medium) & Moosejaw Hat.  Shirt can be exchanged for different size

Moosejaw Carpet Diem Blanket

Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival "Celebrating Our Moments" tickets (2) being held at the Seligman Performing Arts Center on Saturday, June 16, 2018 beginning at 8 pm

Charley Harper statue of a Brown Creeper 

Olga's Kitchen Market Fresh Grille Cards (3) together valued at $30 

Leo's Coney Island $20 Gift Card

Buffalo Wild Wings $10 Gift Certificates (2) plus package of 3 Buffalo Wild Wing sauces

bd's Mongolian BarBQ $10 Mongo Money Cards (5)

Lunch for 2 guests with Judge Derek Meinecke

Red Run- Ghost River of Royal Oak Private Presentation by Bob Muller

Personal Nighttime Owl Hoot with Bob Muller

Task Light/Emergency Beacon, 350 & 50 lumen flashights

Bike Light; 170 Lumen Flashlight with Rotating Magnetic Clip; Utility Device with 6 Tools

Water Works Theatre Company certificate for 2 for 2018 Shakespeare In The Park production of The Comedy of Terrible Errors

National Coney Island $10 Gift Cards (2)

Gift card for 4 guests to attend Drag Queen Bingo.  Thursday, Friday & Saturday only.  

Stagecrafters certificate for tickets (2) for any Thursday show of "Annie." 

Pronto! $25 Gift Cards (2) 

Personalized Street Sign from the City of Royal Oak

5 Yards of Mulch delivered to your home.  Must live in Royal Oak

Reds Salon & Barber $24 Gift Certificate

Mark Ridley's Comedy Castle Pass for 2.  Reservations required.  Pass valid only for Thursday 7:30 pm or Friday 7:15 pm shows  

B Spot $50 Gift Card

Royal Tropical $20 Gift Certificate

Matted Limited Dated 1965 Gwen Frostic Print (1/1)-Canadian Geese

Bastone/Jolly Pumpkin/Binotecca $25 Gift Card

Handcrafted Owl House

Oak City Grill $25 Gift Card

Noodles & Company entrée once a month (for 12 months)

Tom's Oyster Bar/Ale's Mary $50 Gift Card

Toyology $20 Gift Card

Hollywood Supermarket $50 Gift Certificate for general merchandise only