Indie Rock Band to Jam Rochester Rotary Gateway Park

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will host an outdoor concert with the up-and-coming Indie Rock band The Dartmoors on Saturday, June 19, at 2:00 p.m. in Rochester Rotary Gateway Park, 500 Olde Towne Road on the library grounds. The Dartmoors, a three-piece group of young musicians and Indie rock band from Michigan, will perform songs from their recently released album, A Horizontal Drop. Concerts are subject to change or cancel. The concert is open to RHPL cardholders. Space is … [Read more...]

The Audacity of Sara Grayson

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) presents an Author Talk with Joani Elliott on June 15 at 7:00 p.m. on the library’s Zoom platform. Elliott will talk to RHPL about her debut contemporary fiction novel, The Audacity of Sara Grayson. A former middle school English teacher, Elliott has taught writing at Brigham Young University and the University of Maryland. This program runs from 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., is open to the public, and requires registration to join the live Zoom presentation. … [Read more...]

Free Drive-In Movie at Bear Creek Nature Park

Watch Tom and Jerry: The Movie with Drive-In Style at Bear Creek Nature Park Oakland Township Parks and Recreation is sponsoring a free classic drive-in featuring Tom and Jerry: The Movie on Friday, June 18, 2021. Showtime is at 9:30 p.m., gates open at 8:30 p.m. Bring along your favorite snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. A designated FM station in your vehicle will produce audio for the movie. Pre-registration is required, as parking is limited. Only one person needs to register … [Read more...]

Boardwalks at Innovation Hills Receive a New Sponsored Name

Ascension Providence Rochester Hospital (Crittenton Hospital) and the Ascension Providence Rochester Foundation have announced a major partnership with Innovation Hills Park in Rochester Hills. The boardwalks and selected trails in the park will become the “Ascension Providence Rochester Boardwalks at Innovation Hills.” Ascension Providence Rochester Announces Major Collaboration with the City of Rochester Hills for Innovation Hills Park Purchased by the city in 1991 using recreational … [Read more...]

Annual Rochester Garden Walk is Back on June 17

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm and the Rochester Garden Club are pleased to announce the return of the Rochester Garden Walk. Participants will have an intimate look at unique private gardens in the greater Rochester area as well as public gardens. This year’s event takes place Thursday, June 17, from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. In addition to the gardens, participants can enjoy the grounds and activities scheduled at the Museum. Museum grounds showcase the historic Van Hoosen … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek Questers Help Restore Antiques at Meadow Brook Hall

Eleven years ago, Stoney Creek #203 Questers of Rochester received a Preservation & Restoration Grant from The Questers International to restore a painting at Meadow Brook Hall. Since then, the chapter has received seven grants from The Questers to assist the Hall in various restoration projects. Carla Giddings, Diane Gurzick, Kathy Serafino, Marianne Raffin, Robin Wirthlin, Kathy Dennis, Jeanette Cooper, Gail Bothwell, Annie Williams, and Jan Caloia. This year’s $2,000 grant (along … [Read more...]

A Musical Tribute to Our Veterans with Pam Jaslove

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) will host an outdoor concert with the Pam Jaslove: A Musical Tribute to Our Veteran’s on Thursday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m. at Rochester Rotary Gateway Park. Sit back and listen to vocalist Pam Jaslove sing music from the 1940s in a musical tribute to veterans. Concerts will be outside at Rochester Rotary Gateway Park, located on the library grounds to the west of the library building. Concerts are subject to change or cancellation due to weather … [Read more...]

Little Free Lending Library Kits Available Again

Imagine your hometown as a place where books are readily available just up the block or around the corner 24 hours a day, seven days a week. That’s what The Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is trying to create by once again inviting the neighborhoods, businesses and homeowners of Rochester Hills, Rochester and Oakland Twp. to provide a Little Free Lending Library across those communities. Popular throughout the country, these small, wooden libraries (they look like … [Read more...]

Cool Off in Stoney Creek with Some Stream Science

Come cool off in Stoney Creek with these hands on activity kits. Splash around, use nets, magnifying glasses, bug boxes, and more to learn about the critters that call the creek home. Staff will be on site near the creek with available supplies. Steam Science runs Thursdays in June, July, and August from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. beginning June 10. No pre-registration required, and it's free, but there are a limited number of kits available on a first come, first serve basis. The Rochester Hills … [Read more...]

Bark & Brew 5K is Back on Saturday, June 5

The community is invited to lace up their running shoes on Saturday, June 5, for Bark & Brew 5K, an annual event to benefit Leader Dogs for the Blind. The race can be either in-person ($40) or virtual ($43). Local racers will enjoy a 5K route starting at Rochester Municipal Park and winding through the Paint Creek Trail. “For the past 6 years, Chief Financial Credit Union has been instrumental in its support of Leader Dogs for the Blind and our ability to serve people who are blind or … [Read more...]