Rochester Hills Set to “Play Ball” October 17

City Partners with Major League Baseball for Fun and Free Event With baseball playoffs captivating the nation, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett has partnered with the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA) and Major League Baseball to host the Night Under the Lights event. Night Under the Lights has been scheduled for October 17 at 7:00 p.m. at Earl E. Borden Park in Rochester Hills. At this event, boys and girls ages 8-14 will have a fun opportunity to grab their mitts and participate in a … [Read more...]

City of Rochester Seeking Applicants for RARA Board

The City of Rochester is seeking applicants for the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority (RARA) Board The City of Rochester is seeking applicants for the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority Board. The seat is a three (3) year term appointed by City Council. Those interested in applying must submit a boards and commissions application by no later than 5:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19. The boards and commissions application can be found here: Boards and Commissions … [Read more...]

History of the OPC in Rochester

History of the OPC in Rochester will be the Featured Presentation of the Rochester-Avon Historical Society’s June Brown Bag Meeting on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 12 noon, held at the Rochester Community House. The final brown bag meeting of the season will feature Marye Miller, founder and retired executive director of the Older Persons Commission (OPC), who will discuss the dynamic history of this nationally known senior center from the days when she began driving seniors for the Rochester … [Read more...]

Get ‘Wet and Wild’ at the Rochester Hills Museum

The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm welcomes back Wet and Wild Wednesdays every Wednesday in July from Noon until 2:00 p.m. Family entertainment in the gazebo runs from Noon to 1:00 p.m. and then water fun runs from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., including slip and slides, fire truck spray, and Stoney Creek wading with activities provided by the Clinton River Watershed Council. Major sponsorship provided by Genisys Credit Union and contributing sponsorship provide by the Village of … [Read more...]