Young Leaders Becoming Difference Makers

Neighborhood House held their annual Executive Youth Board (EYB) Induction Ceremony on August 7. Seven new members were officially inducted into the 2021-2022 Executive Youth Board. Neighborhood House welcomes the 2021-2022 Executive Youth Board Members This year, the EYB represents five local high schools including Rochester High School (Rahi Shah, Abhro Debnath), Adams High School (Victoria Cattermole), International Academy East (Maya Abbou), International Academy OKMA (Lia Vettraino), … [Read more...]

Miller and Ford Play Franck Live at the Library

Award-winning musicians, pianist Peyton Miller and saxophonist Brant Ford will perform César Franck’s "Sonata in A Major for Saxophone and Piano," as well as other solo works at Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) on Sunday, September 26, from 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Brant Ford and Peyton Miller to perform at the Rochester Hills Public Library This program open to RHPL cardholders. Registration is required. To view all events, visit calendar.rhpl.org or call 248-656-2900. The Rochester … [Read more...]

Famous Duos Theme for this Year’s Live Mannequin Rochester Posed

Watch the windows in Downtown Rochester as dynamic duos come to life. Downtown Rochester’s ninth annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 7 from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Participating Downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is Famous Duos, including timeless favorites such as Barbie & Ken, Thelma & Louise, and more. “This is a must-see event that appeals to people of all … [Read more...]

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 environmental studies, middle school students are sent to a weeklong 4-H sponsored sleep away camp for environmental education (currently on pause … [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 a time of economic and job insecurity.  Clark's first book, Like Night and Day: Unionization in a Southern Mill Town, explored what … [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 versa.  The work is being done under a permit issued by the Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC). This section of Livernois Road carries approximately … [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 guest speakers, remembrance of the lives lost on 9/11 and since, as well as a celebration of the American Spirit to maintain our freedom. Free live … [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 luncheon and dessert by the chefs of Palazzo Grande" said Nancy Troyer, RSG Chairperson. A colorful fall fashion show will be staged by The Peppertree of … [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 10-12. The festival is open from 2:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sunday. “With performances … [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 parking lot of the OPC. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. Guests may enjoy live music and dancing with the Eric Neubauer … [Read more...]