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Dear Crabby, Are the Cider Mills Open as Usual?

Dear Crabby, Are the Cider Mills Open as Usual? Sincerely, Johnny A. Hi Johnny, Well yes they are! And they are busy! If you like lines, go on the weekend. However, if you're like me and cannot stand a line for any reason (unless it's for something free) then go through the week and go to a smaller cider mill, such as Rochester Cider … [Read More...]

Curtis Taylor Trio Live

Rochester Hills Public Library presents Curtis Taylor Trio on September 20 Curtis Taylor The Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will present a live online presentation with award-winning trumpeter Curtis Taylor on Sunday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m. Taylor’s lyrical and melodic improvisational style displays a level of maturity far beyond … [Read More...]

Rochester Hills Announces Retail Therapy

Shop, Support, and Win Rochester Hills is encouraging neighbors to show their favorite shops some love. Making sure that small businesses have the tools they need for success is a priority for the city, and to put a fun twist on this initiative, you can now win gift cards. Take a picture of yourself checking out at a Rochester Hills business, … [Read More...]

Self-led Nature Scavenger Hunt

On this self-led Nature Scavenger Hunt in Oakland Township Parks, investigate and learn how animals prepare for winter and survive the cold. Hibernation – Adaptation Investigation Riddles and clues will lead you around Oakland Township Parks to explore, crack codes, piece together puzzles, and solve the mystery of how animals survive the … [Read More...]

Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm publishes the history of Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm has reprinted a book that discovers the Lost Villages in Oakland and Macomb Counties. If This is Hastings...Then Where is Hog’s Hollow – … [Read More...]

Shades: Detroit Love Stories with Author Esperanza Cintrón

Esperanza Cintrón Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will feature an author talk with award-winning local writer Esperanza Cintrón on Saturday, September 19 at 2:00 p.m. on Zoom. Cintrón will read selections from her book, Shades: Detroit Love Stories, and participate in a Q/A with Rochester Writer’s founder, Michael Dwyer. Shades: … [Read More...]

Former Rochester Hills Mayor, Kenneth Snell, Passes Away

Snell Served as Mayor from 1995-1999 Kenneth Dwayne Snell Former Rochester Hills Mayor, Kenneth Snell, passed away on Monday, September 7, 2020. He was 65. Snell was the City’s third Mayor, serving from 1995-1999, and as a member of Rochester Hills City Council from 1984-1991 and again from 1993-1995. He was City Council President for two … [Read More...]

Croquet Anyone?

FREE Friday game night - September 18, 2020 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Croquet Anyone? Learn everything you would want to know about the game Croquet. The Historic District Commission has been collecting used croquet sets to have a fall family tourney at Cranberry Lake Farm. Learn the game, how to place the wickets, strategies, earning extra … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Do Essential Workers Need, or even Want, Free Tuition?

Dear Crabby, Do Essential Workers Need, or even Want, Free Tuition? Sincerely, Libby Scholae Dear Libby, Great question. I started wondering about this too. Don't most of these folks already have a degree? And if they don't, do they want to quit their jobs to take online classes at a community college? Dear Crabby Gives … [Read More...]

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