Friends of Rochester Hills Library Resume Used Book Sales on Limited Basis

Get Ready to Hunt Again for Some Great Literary Bargains, but Only by Appointment, and Shoppers Must Spend at Least $10. Operating under Covid-19 safety rules that limit access, the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library have reopened the Used Book Sale Room on the second floor of the Library at 500 Olde Towne Road to the general public. Here are the ground rules:  Entrance is strictly by appointment only. To keep everyone as safe as possible, only 10 customers are allowed in at one … [Read more...]

Rochester Garden Club Gives Outdoor Camp Scholarships

Chace Browe The Rochester Garden Club has initiated a new scholarship program for elementary school students in the Rochester area this 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 and … [Read more...]

Road Commission Seeking Input on Avon/Dequindre Corridor Project

Avon Road Corridor Improvement Plan The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC), in partnership with the Macomb County Department of Roads, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills and Shelby Township, is seeking public input on a proposed plan to improve the Avon Road/Dequindre Road corridor between The Avon/Dequindre intersection and the 23 Mile Road/Dequindre intersection on the Oakland County/Macomb County border. The road improvement will include: A roundabout at the … [Read more...]

Young Leaders Celebrate Cider Season with Tasting at Fieldstone Winery

Virtual and In Person Options Available Young Leaders Celebrate Cider Season with Tasting Join the Rochester Hills Museum Young Leaders (RHMYL) at Fieldstone Winery for a hard cider tasting and a presentation on the history of cider on October 15 at 7:00 p.m. This hybrid event will have both virtual and limited in person options. Each ticket will include a package of eight hard cider samples and a presentation on the history of cider by Museum Program Coordinator Cathy Fitzpatrick and … [Read more...]

Fleece & Thank You Make a Blanket Week

Make a Blanket Week Challenges Volunteers to Create 1,000 Blankets for Children Hospitalized Across the State Teams gathered on the Stoney Creek High School sports fields to assemble blankets for the fundraiser in 2019 - Photo by Michael Dwyer Fleece & Thank You (F&TY), Michigan’s largest provider of comfort care to hospitalized children – is hosting a Make A Blanket Week: Greater Rochester Area Saturday, October 17 through Saturday, October 24, 2020. This is Chief Financial’s … [Read more...]

Mars is Big, Red, and Bad

Free Virtual Program: Mars at Opposition: It Looks Big, Red, and Bad. Presented by the Oakland Township Parks and Recreation partners with Oakland Astronomy Club. Mars at Opposition: It Looks Big, Red, and Bad For anyone looking to learn more about this month’s opportunity to see Mars while it’s so close to the Earth, check out the free virtual program being offered by Oakland Township Parks and Recreation on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at 8:00 p.m.  This all ages family-friendly … [Read more...]

Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees Seeking Non-profits for Partnership Program

Mark your calendar for the Seventh Annual Downtown Rochester Festival of Trees, November 20-22 at the Rochester Community House. The Festival of Trees kicks off with the Cocktail Preview on Friday, November 20, 7:00 – 10:00 p.m. at the Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow. Tickets are $50 per person/$85 per couple. The event will be open to the public November 21 & 22.  Admission is free.  Santa will be on hand both Saturday & Sunday from 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Proceeds … [Read more...]

Movie in the Park

Movie in the park at Bear Creek Nature Park. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. and movie starts at 7:30 p.m. The movie is Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit. ADMISSION BY PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY – NO DROP-IN REGISTRATION. PLEASE REGISTER EVERYONE THAT IS COMING IN YOUR CAR AS THE NUMBER OF REGISTRANTS AND VEHICLES IS LIMITED. … [Read more...]

Canada vs. Russia On Ice

Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Epic Confrontation: Canada vs. Russia On Ice,” October 8 RHPL welcomes author & sports journalist Greg Franke, October 8 Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will welcome author Greg Franke to discuss his latest book, Epic Confrontations: Canada vs. Russia on Ice: The Greatest Sports Drama of All Time, on Thursday, October 8 at 7:00 p.m. The program will be live-streamed on Zoom. This sports story is as incredible as the Miracle on Ice and … [Read more...]

Are you Up for Down on the Farm?

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