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Mayor to Wash Dogs at the Dog & Butterfly Dog Wash

The Rochester City Beautiful Commission (CBC) - combining the love of dogs with the beauty and necessity of pollinators - is pleased to present the Dog & Butterfly Dog Wash. The CBC, along with the Rochester City Council, including Mayor Stuart Bikson, will be bathing dogs. From 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 17, the dog … [Read More...]

Indie Rock Band to Jam Rochester Rotary Gateway Park

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will host an outdoor concert with the up-and-coming Indie Rock band The Dartmoors on Saturday, June 19, at 2:00 p.m. in Rochester Rotary Gateway Park, 500 Olde Towne Road on the library grounds. The Dartmoors, a three-piece group of young musicians and Indie rock band from Michigan, will perform songs … [Read More...]

Yappy Hour Returns this Year as a Fall Event

For the first time since 2019, the Michigan Animal Rescue League will host their in-person Yappy Hour event at the Rock Garden at Meadow Brook Hall in Rochester Hills on September 29. Yappy Hour “is the only cocktail party in Metro Detroit where your dog is invited,” states the website for the Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL). During … [Read More...]

Summer Reading with the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is hosting their annual summer reading event from June 12 to August 21, kids, parents, adults, and teens are encouraged to read and have fun with reading challenges and library activities. Readers can track their progress online for a chance to win great prizes. “Reading and lifelong learning are … [Read More...]

The Audacity of Sara Grayson

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) presents an Author Talk with Joani Elliott on June 15 at 7:00 p.m. on the library’s Zoom platform. Mystery, romance and humor abound in Joani Elliott’s humorous contemporary fiction debut, which brilliantly follows an insecure writer’s journey of self-discovery as she struggles to fill the void left … [Read More...]

Free Drive-In Movie at Bear Creek Nature Park

Watch Tom and Jerry: The Movie with Drive-In Style at Bear Creek Nature Park Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a free classic drive-in featuring Tom and Jerry: The Movie on Friday, June 18, 2021. Showtime is at 9:30 p.m., gates open at 8:30 p.m. Bring along your favorite snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. A designated … [Read More...]

Boardwalks at Innovation Hills Receive a New Sponsored Name

Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital (Crittenton Hospital) and the Ascension Providence Rochester Foundation have announced a major partnership with Innovation Hills Park in Rochester Hills. The boardwalks and selected trails in the park will become the “Ascension Providence Rochester Boardwalks at Innovation Hills.” Ascension Providence … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Why Does Everyone Forget About Flag Day?

Dear Crabby, Last year, I was the only person on my street to fly the Stars and Stripes for Flag Day. Do people just not know about it, or do they just not care?   Thanks,M. Erica Dear M. Erica, Well, just so no one forgets this year, Flag Day is Monday, June 14. In fact, it’s always recognized on June 14. Personally, I think the … [Read More...]

Annual Rochester Garden Walk is Back on June 17

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Garden Club are pleased to announce the return of the Rochester Garden Walk. Participants will have an intimate look at unique private gardens in the greater Rochester area as well as public gardens. This year’s event takes place Thursday, June 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In … [Read More...]

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