C.O.R.E. August 2012 Events

Vacation Bible School
Wednesday, July 30 – August 3, 9:00 AM-12 noon
First Congregational Church, 1315 Pine St., Rochester
Vacation bible cchool for children 3 years old through 5th grade.  Pre-register at First Congregational Church, 248 651-6225. Lyndsay Carey, director.

American Red Cross Blood Drive
Thursday, August 2, 8:00 AM
Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester
Open to the public. Schedule an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org

Parenting Classes – STEP
Thursday, August 2, 9, 7:30 PM
First Congregational Church, 1315 Pine, Rochester
Parents like to be involved in understanding their children’s development, behavior and emotions, a local class is being offered to help parents learn to release stress and tensions.
Called STEP classes (Systematic Training for Effective Parenting), they offer parents, guardians, grandparents and caretakers a realistic approach to meeting the challenges of children today. Through the support groups, persons become actively involved in discussing common concerns and learning specific child-training techniques. For more information, call Barbara A. Barnes LMSW at 248 651-9097.

Teen Videogame Day
Saturday, August 4, 2:30 PM
Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester
Drop in for some teen-only freeplay- we have Super Smash Bros. Brawl, DJ Hero, Rock Band 2, Mario Kart, and more. No registration required. Games will be rated T or E. Call 248-650-7683 for more information.

The Upper Room
Saturday, August 4, 11, 18, 25, 7:00 PM
First Congregational Church UCC, 1315 Pine, Rochester
“A Gathering Place for Today’s Teens”. Every Saturday night teenagers from 6th through 12th grades gather together to see friends, play board games, dance, play Wii, ping pong, pool, basketball, have talent shows, etc. $5 for the evening includes food and activities. Scholarships are available, if needed. Endorsed by the church, Rochester/Auburn Hills Community Coalition and Rochester America’s Pride.  www.RochesterUpperRoom.org Call 248 651-9097 or 248 340-1035

Rochester Jaycees Monthly Meeting
Thursday, August 9, 7:00 PM
Rochester Community House, 816 Ludlow, Rochester
The regular monthly meeting of the Rochester Area Jaycees. Members of the Rochester chapter meet to network, socialize, and plan upcoming events. This event is open to the public and visitors are welcome to attend.

Rochester-Avon Historical Society Walking Tour
Friday, August 10, 7:00 PM
Downtown Rochester
Tours conducted by Rod Wilson, president of the Rochester-Avon Historical Society. Tours begin at the Western Knitting Mills (Water Street, northwest corner of the building). Look for the man with the top hat. Cost is $5 for non-members, $3 for seniors and students. Call 248-651-6178 for more information.

Rockin Rods n’ Rochester
Sunday, August 12, 9:00 AM
Downtown Rochester
Dream Cruise Warm-up – custom cars, hot rods, pre-1950 classics, muscle cars, Corvettes, 50s classics, sports cars and specialty vehicles, 60s classics, post 70s classic pro-street, trucks, traditional rods, vintage automotive art, 50/50 raffle, refreshments available. Call 248-651-4155 for more information.

Rotary Annual Golf Outing
Monday, August 13
Oakland University Golf Course, Rochester
18 holes of championship golf on the beautiful Oakland University R & S Sharf Golf Course with cart, 4 person scramble, box lunch and drink ticket, closest to the pin and longest drive awards. Fund raiser for Rochester Rotary Charities and Oakland University Autism causes. For more information, call 248-651-8500.

C.O.R.E. Monthly Meeting
Thursday, August 16, 8:00 AM
Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester
To promote a network to foster cooperation and coordination among non-profit organizations in the Greater Rochester Area and to disseminate information about these member organizations to the community. All non-profits in the Great Rochester Area are invited to attend. Call 248-656-3558 for more information.

Bollywood Film Event at RHPL
Saturday, August 18, 2:00 PM
Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester
Come with family and friends to watch the award winning film Dilwale dulhania le jayenge/The brave-heart will take the bride in Hindi with English subtitles. Bring your favorite snacks to share and be entertained with Bollywood music and dance! Drinks will be provided. To register go to http://calendar.rhpl.org beginning July 14. Please call Adult Services at 248-650-7130 for more information.

Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Cooking Class
Monday, August 20, 11:00 AM
Royal Park Hotel, 600 E. University Dr., Rochester
The Friends of the Library will be hosting a cooking class demonstration at the Royal Park Hotel. Learn how to make dishes with fresh herbs and vegetables, and then enjoy those same dishes for lunch. Cost: $45. For more information, please call 248-340-9215.

Blood Drive
Monday, August 20, 2:00-8:00 PM
First Congregational Church, 1315 Pine St., Rochester
Blood Drive at the First Congregational Church, 1315 Pine Street, Rochester. Registration preferred, but not required. August 20, 2012. 248 651-6225.

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