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Movies in the Moonlight begins in Downtown Rochester July 15

The 16th Season of Movies in the Moonlight This season there is four consecutive fun filled Saturday nights. “I can’t think of a better way for families to spend their Saturday nights under the stars," said Jenna O’Dell, Events Coordinator of the Rochester Downtown Development Authority. “Movies in the Moonlight is a community staple for many … [Read More...]

Oakland County Hires First Woman to Manage International Airport

Oakland County has hired the first woman to manage Oakland County International Airport, Michigan’s second busiest airport, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson announced today. Cheryl L. Bush will replace Karl Randall who retired earlier this year. She begins her new position July 12. “Cheryl’s returning home to where she belongs,” … [Read More...]

Learning How to Learn at Oakland University

Oakland University (OU) Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE) Department to Offer “Learning How to Learn” Course This Fall  “Learning How to Learn,” the massively popular course focused on giving students “powerful mental tools to master tough subjects” will be coming to an Oakland University classroom this fall. The course, which was … [Read More...]

Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball Games this Summer

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm is Hosting Rochester Grangers Vintage Base Ball Next game is July 1 at the Rochester Hills Museum, located at 1005 Van Hoosen Road, off Tienken Road between Rochester and Dequindre Roads. Visit the Rochester Grangers for a complete 2017 schedule No advanced registration required Enjoy base ball … [Read More...]

Theatre Company Says Goodbye to Longtime Director

Avondale Theatre Company Says Goodbye to Longtime Teacher, Mentor, and Theater Director The Avondale Theatre Company, Avondale High School’s award-winning drama troupe, is pulling out all the stops to celebrate the retirement of its longtime teacher and director Edmond Guay by bringing hundreds of past, present, and future onstage and backstage … [Read More...]

Solar Eclipse Watch Party at the Rochester Hills Public Library in August

Library's are More Than Just Books with Events Like the Solar Eclipse Rochester Hills Public Library (RHPL) is leading a growing trend among libraries to offer adventure kits, mobile hot spots, and other non-traditional library materials along with standard book circulation.  “The Rochester Hills Public Library strives to be an educational … [Read More...]

Festival of the Hills at Borden Park June 28

Family Fun and Fireworks at Festival of the Hills June 28 at Borden Park This year's family friendly event will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28, with family games and live entertainment. Michigan's 2nd largest fireworks show will begin at 10:00 p.m. This event is located at Borden Park, 1400 E. Hamlin Road, Rochester Hills, MI … [Read More...]

Perfect Weather for Annual Meals On Wheels 5K Race

Older Person's Commission (OPC) Annual Run/Walk for Meals Raises More Than $32,000 More than 600 people participated in the OPC 5K Run/Walk for Meals this year. The weather was perfect for walking, running, jogging and cheering on the racers. Over $32,000 was raised for Meals on Wheels, which provides daily meals for homebound seniors seven … [Read More...]

Grant to Benefit Minority STEM Students at Oakland University

Oakland University (OU) Professor Secures Third National Science Foundation (NSF) Grant for Work with Minorities in STEM Fields For the third time in less than a year, Oakland University Psychology Professor Martha Escobar has received a research grant from the National Science Foundation in support of her collaborative efforts with Tuskegee … [Read More...]

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