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Sheep, Open House and an Upcoming Party in Downtown Clawson

Join the conversation about improving downtown traffic or attend the city's annual block party.

Here are a few events plus an advertising program that you may want to know about in downtown Clawson:

Pedestrian and Bike Open House

There will be a second open house on Thursday for the community to view and discuss a proposed plan to improve pedestrian and bike access in downtown Clawson.

The city, in collaboration with Ann Arbor-based firm Greenway Collaborative, is using the results from an online survey, feedback from an Aug. 13 open house, and professional best practices to create the plan. About 200 people participated in the survey and 30 showed up for the first open house, Downtown Development Authority Director Joan Horton said. Horton said the entrances to downtown— Main Street, south of Gardner and the intersection at Main Street and Broadacre— will be key focus areas in the plan.

The open house Thursday is from 7-9 p.m. at .

The Blewes Brothers

Four fiberglass sheep, also known as the 'Blewes Brothers,' will be in downtown Clawson through Sept. 10 as part of a co-op advertising program through . The sheep will be moving among storefronts offering a chance to win a $250 prize. If you spot the sheep, go inside the store to ask for a 'register to win' form. The drawing is Sept. 21 in the Main Street Oakland County offices.

Downtown Block Party

Clawson will host its annual Downtown Block Party from 2-8 p.m. Sept. 8. North Main Street will be closed for a party to celebrate the end of summer. There will be games, contests (frozen T-shirt, pie-eating, water melon eating), inflatables, food, and Sips & Suds.

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