Get Wet and Wild on Wednesdays in July

Just Four Wednesdays in July to Get Wet and Wild The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is hosting Wet and Wild Wednesdays every Wednesday in July from 12:00 – 2:00 p.m.  Family entertainment in the gazebo runs from 12:00 -1:00 p.m. and then water fun runs from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. including slip and slides, fire truck spray, creek wading and various activities hosted by the Clinton River Watershed Council. Two giant slip and slides - one for older kids and a second for younger … [Read more...]

Our Miracle River’s December Steelhead

I feel the long sought tug of a heavy fish and drive the hook of my fly solidly home. Confused, the fish jumps flipping in mid-air and jets downstream in a wild, manic dash. It rapidly pulls out sixty feet of my yellow fly line then, unexpectedly, pauses to rest. It is then that I know to give chase as best as I can, stumbling over slippery rocks and reeling as fast as I can to gain line. Still not knowing why it is being pulled the fish swims steadily back upstream, quickly passes me, … [Read more...]

Barnett announces trifecta of grants

    In a Thursday press conference, Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan. Barnett announced that the city has been awarded nearly $250,000 in grant funding to implement three separate projects this year. The Michigan Municipal Risk Management Authority (MMRMA) has awarded $13,000 for the reconstruction of the Grant Pump Station. The money will be used to purchase a backup generator. “Even though the project has been approved through the capital improvement plan and funding was already … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills on Christmas Tree Recycling

Rochester Hills, Michigan-The City of Rochester Hills will once again allow residents to dispose of natural Christmas trees by dropping them off at the Clinton River Watershed Council (formerly the Environmental Education Center) on the following dates and times ONLY:             Saturday, December 31, 2011             10 a.m. – 4 p.m.             Sunday, January 1, 2012                     12 noon – 4 p.m.             Saturday, January 7, 2012                   10 a.m. – 4 … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Museum to host Wet and Wild Wednesdays in July

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will be hosting Wet and Wild Wednesdays every Wednesday in July.  Enjoy a great escape from the summer with entertainment and water!  Each day includes entertainment in the gazebo from 12-1 and slip and slide, fire truck sprays, and creek wading from 1-2.  Special thanks to our sponsor Genisys Credit Union and for our support at each of these events from the Clinton River Watershed Council who help all of us enjoy, preserve, and protect Stoney Creek … [Read more...]