Rochester Hill’s Riverbend Park is Now Innovation Hills Park

City Council Renames Riverbend Park Many communities have a Riverbend Park. When people suggested meeting at "Riverbend Park" - you used to have to ask, "Which one?" Riverbend Park was the official name of the Rochester Hills city park located north off Hamlin Road, between Adams and Crooks Roads, even though the entrance sign clearly showed "River Bend Park" as the name. However, none of that will mater now. After a community-wide contest, the Rochester Hills City Council unanimously … [Read more...]

Sensory Garden will be Part of Riverbend Park

Rochester Hills Receives $40,000 Grant for Riverbend Park Scotts Miracle Gro Provides Support for Sensory Garden The City of Rochester Hills was recently selected to receive a total of $40,000 in monetary support and in-kind donations, to develop the new sensory garden that will be a key feature in Riverbend Park. This 5,000 square foot garden will be comprised of two different areas – a student designed and maintained space and a professionally designed sensory garden. The garden will … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Creates Sensory Garden

Rochester Hills Public Library invites patrons to experience a new element in the library’s garden area. This summer the library’s Outreach Department added new plaques to its garden area, identifying different plant species. The plaques are in Braille as well as standard text. The signs encourage visitor to explore the garden through their sense of touch, smell and even sound. The mounting posts for the signs were a donation from 3-Dimensional Services Group. "We are truly … [Read more...]