A Story of Sikhs in America comes to the Rochester Hills Public Library

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) welcomes Dr. Arifa Javed, documentary filmmaker and sociology professor, on Tuesday, January 24 at 7:00 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room to screen her film, The Season in the Mist: A Story of Sikhs in America. This Michigan-made documentary interviews members of the Sikh minority among Indian immigrants and addresses the contributions Sikhs have made to American society. Dr. Javed's cross-cultural experiences – first within India and then as an immigrant … [Read more...]

Get Your Home Tested for Radon

Oakland County Encourages Home Radon Testing During National Radon Action Month Radon test kits are half-price ($5) at Health Division offices during January. Environmental Health Service hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays. Radon testing kits are half-off at Oakland County Health Division offices during the month of January to mark National Radon Action Month. For only $5, residents can test their homes for the colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas which is … [Read more...]

Vision Board Experience: Envision Your Best Year

Rochester Hills Public Library welcomes local wellness and mindset coach Courtney Jones on January 5 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room for a workshop to help create a life vision for the New Year. The workshop will begin with a simple meditation and move to crafting a vision board for 2023. Supplies will be provided. This event is open to library cardholders. Registration is required. Space is limited. To register, visit calendar.rhpl.org or call 248-656-2900. … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Purchases a New Mini Bookmobile

Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is pleased to announce the purchase of a new Dodge ProMaster 3500 utility van to replace the bus-sized community bookmobile. Over the past several months, the 30-year-old bookmobile bus has had maintenance issues that mechanics cannot diagnose or fix. RHPL purchased the bus from another library in 2018 as a temporary vehicle for outreach services to Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township. The bus served two libraries and thousands of patrons in two … [Read more...]

Adventure, Mystery, Romance, Fantasy, and more Featured at Author Fair

Rochester Hills Public Library & Rochester Writers host the fourth annual Rochester Author Fair on Small Business Saturday, November 26, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Booklovers from across metro Detroit can delight in finding new authors, meeting with favorite writers, and perhaps catching some writing inspiration of their own at the fourth annual Author Fair hosted by Rochester Writers and Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL). This popular local literary event takes place in the … [Read more...]

The Village of Rochester Hills Hosts Annual ‘Light the Village’ Event with Free Fireworks Display and Visit from Santa

The Village of Rochester Hills, a local lifestyle shopping and dining destination, is kicking off the most wonderful time of the year on Friday, November 18, with their FREE spectacular Light the Village annual holiday celebration. The 375,000 square foot outdoor shopping center will be covered with over 350,000 colored lights and will offer an evening of family-fun entertainment, including the grand arrival of Santa Claus direct from The North Pole. There will be photo opportunities throughout … [Read more...]

The Future of Meadow Brook Hall

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society (RAHS) will present “The Future of Meadow Brook Hall” with Meadow Brook Hall executive director William Matt on Tuesday, December 6, at 12 noon as a part of RAHS’ Brown Bag Afternoon Programs.   The program will take place at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm located at 1005 Van Hoosen Road Rochester Hills, MI.  Meadow Brook Hall was built in 1929 and is a National Historic Landmark. Open to the public for tours, Meadow … [Read more...]

Chief Financial Credit Union Dives Deep into the Local Community with a New Branch

Chief Financial Credit Union’s new Community Center and Branch at 20 S. Main on the Chief Financial Campus at the corner of Diversion and Rochester Road has officially opened on the border of Rochester and Rochester Hills. The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting to welcome members, local leaders, and area connections to the revised and remodeled location, formally the site of US Scuba. Among the many local leaders and community members, Rochester Mayor Stuart Bikson … [Read more...]

Strolling for Cookies in Downtown Rochester

The Downtown Rochester Cookie Stroll takes place on Saturday, December 3, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Cookie Stroll participants can collect 14 delicious cookies at 14 different cookie stations throughout town. Pre-sale for the official Cookie Stroll tin begins on Friday, November 11 at 10:00 a.m. Cookie tins will only be available for purchase online. A cookie tin is $35 each (limit two per order) and tins must be picked up at the Rochester Downtown Development Authority … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Celebrates 40 Years of Holiday Magic with ‘A Christmas Carol’

Running November 18 through December 24, 2022, on the campus of Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan One of southeast Michigan’s favorite holiday traditions returns for its 40th year whenEbenezer, Tiny Tim, and a handful of ghosts raise your spirits in A Christmas Carol at MeadowBrook Theatre (MBT) this November and December. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens, original adaptation and staging by Charles Nolte, runsat Meadow Brook Theatre on the campus of Oakland University in … [Read more...]