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Rochester Garden Club Gives Nature Camp Scholarships

The Rochester Garden Club offers a scholarship program for elementary school students in the Rochester area each year. As a part of its mission, the club supports environmental education and is especially interested in helping students of all ages experience the natural world. Graduating seniors receive scholarships toward college degrees in … [Read More...]

Life History Narratives of Detroit Auto Workers in the 1950s

Smart Towns presents “Life History Narratives of Detroit Auto Workers in the 1950s” with Daniel Clark, September 23 Smart Towns host Oakland University history professor Daniel Clark on Thursday, September 23, at 7:00 p.m. at Rochester Hills Public Library. Clark will discuss the lives of 1950s Detroit autoworkers and their resilience during … [Read More...]

Livernois Road to Close for Pipeline Maintenance

The Sunoco Pipeline company will close Livernois Road just south of Auburn Road in Rochester Hills starting Monday, September 20, for pipeline maintenance under the road.  The road is expected to reopen on October 7. The detour route for traffic is Auburn Road to Crooks Road to South Blvd., back to Livernois Road and vice … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Would you consider getting a Self-Driving Car?

Dear Crabby, Would you consider getting a Self-Driving Car? Thank you, Barb B. Dear Barb, That's a good question. A scary and an intriguing question. I like to drive and five years ago I answered a similar question sent in, but has my answer changed. I've tinkered with cars my whole life -- swapping out carburetors, changing plugs, … [Read More...]

REVIEW: FANCY, a Country Jukebox Musical’ Sends a Strong Message of Moxie and Self-Sufficiency in World Premiere at MBT

Ladies and gentlemen, intermission is officially over! After 19 long months, Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) came to life Wednesday evening for the delayed world premiere of FANCY, a Country Jukebox Musical, which runs September 8 through October 3, 2021, on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, MI. Wednesday night was the first preview … [Read More...]

Remembering 9/11 at the Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) will hold a 20th Anniversary 9/11 event on Saturday, September 11, from 2:00 p.m. until dusk at the VTOT on 5236 North Adams Rd, Oakland Township, 48306. The event is outdoors, open to the public, will be family friendly, and attendance is free (donations are welcome). The event will include … [Read More...]

Rochester Symphony Guild Presents Symphony of Style

The Rochester Symphony Guild (RSG) invites people to join them at their annual Symphony of Style fundraiser on Wednesday, September 15, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Plazzo Grande, 54660 Van Dyke, Shelby Twp. "Stroll through the arcade of boutique vendors showcasing clothes, jewelry, accessories and home decor followed by a gourmet … [Read More...]

The Return of the Art & Apples Festival is this Weekend

Award-winning Rochester festival returns after one-year hiatus with more than 200 juried artists from across the country. The Art & Apples Festival -- produced by Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) -- returns this year to Rochester Municipal Park on its traditional “weekend after Labor Day” dates, Friday through Sunday, September … [Read More...]

Oktoberfest Party with the OPC

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) is holding an outdoor Oktoberfest party including a food truck with authentic German food, beer, wine, live music, Bavarian style pretzels, plus inflatables, and games on Thursday, September 16 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. This fun-for-all-ages, family friendly event is open to the public and will take place in the south … [Read More...]

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