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Michigan Senior Olympics Opening Ceremony

Michigan Senior Olympics (MSO) Summer Games kick-off this weekend in Oakland County. Approximately 1,500 athletes from all over Michigan will come and compete in the Senior Olympics over the next couple weeks. The events begin with the Opening Ceremony on Friday, August 12, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills. This is a FREE … [Read More...]

CREATE Collective Brings the Arts Together to Make Friends

On Thursday, August 11, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. the CREATE Collective, a new non-profit organization will host their first ever friendraiser at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. CREATE Collective has a goal to bring together the local arts and culture communities. Their mission is to ignite greater connections between art and … [Read More...]

Resurfacing Rochester Road North of Tienken

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) will begin resurfacing work August 8 on Rochester Road, from Tienken Road north to Lakeville Road, in Rochester Hills, Oakland Township, and Addison Township. The work is expected to be completed by October 14, 2022. During the work, the road will remain open to traffic with flaggers directing … [Read More...]

Snowmen in Downtown Rochester

This holiday season, Downtown Rochester will host the Snowman Stroll, a public art event featuring twelve 5’ fiberglass snowman along Main Street, designed by local artists and sponsored by local businesses. The Snowman Stroll will debut in late November and be on display through January 15, 2023. “Everyone remembers The Ewe Revue and is … [Read More...]

Rochester Area Cyclist in Critical Condition after Make-A-Wish Bicycle Tour Crash

Two cyclists were killed and three others were being treated for severe injuries after a sport utility vehicle (SUV) struck them during the Make-A-Wish Bicycle Tour across Michigan on Saturday, July 30, in Ionia County. According to investigators, the SUV was traveling northbound on Stage Road in Ronald Township, crossed the centerline near … [Read More...]

New Tile Mural Brightens Thelma Spencer Park in Rochester Hills

A team of project partners, including the Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA), the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC), and Paint a Miracle, were able to host multiple workshops this past spring so that people of all ages and abilities could contribute to this outdoor mosaic.  Nicole Bush, Art Education Manager, PCCA; Mayor Bryan Barnett, City of … [Read More...]

Downtown Rochester Debuts Bill Lipuma Community Spirit Award

The Rochester Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is proud to introduce the Bill Lipuma Community Spirit Award. The award seeks to recognize a member of our downtown that embodies the community pride, spirit and love of Rochester that Bill demonstrated every day since he opened his business, Lipuma’s Coney Island in 1969. “This award is a true … [Read More...]

Rochester Community Schools Summer Music Theatre presents ‘Anastasia, The New Broadway Musical’

Following a two-year hiatus, the highly acclaimed Rochester Community Schools (RCS) Summer Music Theatre (SMT) program has returned with the presentation of Anastasia, The New Broadway Musical. Performances are scheduled for 7:00 p.m. from July 21 – 23, 2022, with an 11:00 a.m. matinee on Saturday, July 23. All performances will be held at … [Read More...]

Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘The Sounds of Summer’

The Rochester Community Concert Band is pleased to invite you to a free outdoor concert on August 2, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. on the east lawn of St. Mary of the Hills Catholic Church, 2675 John R. Road, Rochester Hills, MI. The rain date is Wednesday, August 3. Selections to be performed include “Strike up the Band,” “Africa,” “Beatles 1964,” … [Read More...]

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