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Dear Crabby, Do you Carve Pumpkins for Halloween

Dear Crabby, It Might be Early to Ask, But Do you Carve Pumpkins for Halloween? Curious, Jack O.   Well, Jack, I do most years. It's an old tradition in the Crabby household - carving pumpkins is a glorious event. We usually plan our attack the weekend before Halloween. We pick up our pumpkins at a local cider mill or farmer's … [Read More...]

2018 Brooksie Way Half Marathon will Close Streets on Sunday

The 11th Annual Brooksie Way Half Marathon will be Run this Weekend The race begins Sunday September 23 at 8:00 a.m. The half marathon starts and ends at Oakland University. The race is an opportunity for well over 4,000 runners to experience the streets and trails of the area. The first runners will start arriving in the City at approximately … [Read More...]

Uncover a Daring Escape from ISIS at the Rochester Hills Public Library

The Rochester Hills Public Library is honored to welcome Oakland University Professor Dunya Mikhail to share her harrowing stories of several woman who managed to escape from the clutches of Daesh (ISIS), as detailed in her new critically-acclaimed book The Beekeeper, on October 11. Mikhail, an award winning poet and writer and a 2018 … [Read More...]

Barnett VS Barnett in Inaugural Paint Creek Cup

Lake Orion VS Rochester Hills Two brothers competing for the prestigious Paint Creek Cup. Lake Orion Township Supervisor, Chris Barnett, and M Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett, challenge each other to a bike race on Saturday, September 22 at 12:30 p.m. on the Paint Creek Trail racing the distance between Lake Orion and … [Read More...]

Seeking Applicants for the Open Rochester Hills Public Library Liaison Position

Rochester Residents Needed to Represent Residents interested in serving as the Rochester Hills Public Library Liaison for the City of Rochester should fill out and submit a boards and commissions application by 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 3. The City of Rochester is represented by a non-voting liaison at the Library Board meetings which are … [Read More...]

Homes Needed for the Holiday Home Tour

Decorated Homes Wanted for Home Holiday Tour One of the area’s prime Holiday events — the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Holiday Home Tour — is up against a deadline for finding three more homes to be included in this year’s tour. The program is set for Sunday, December 9, from 12 noon to 5:00 p.m. Tickets are sold in advance and … [Read More...]

‘Arsenic and Old Lace’ kicks of Meadow Brook Theatre’s 53rd season

Classic Comic Farce Runs October 3 through 28 Two sweet, older ladies who look like they wouldn’t hurt a fly have been adding a dash of something special to their elderberry wine. Poison. But what happens when their nephew, Mortimer, comes to call? Add Mortimer’s fiancée, Elaine, his uncle, who thinks he’s Teddy Roosevelt, and a host of other … [Read More...]

New Day Foundation Hosts Gala for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

No family should fight cancer alone or make unthinkable choices between medical treatment and providing basic necessities. New Day Foundation for Families, a Michigan nonprofit dedicated to reducing the effects of financial toxicity and emotional stress caused by cancer, will host its annual Hope Shines Gala on Friday, September 21, from 6:00 p.m. … [Read More...]

Scarecrows in the City Building Workshop

Scarecrows in the City is an opportunity for your business or organization to participate in the Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival and take part in decorating Rochester’s Main Street for fall, family fun. The Museum will provide: Wooden frame, Straw, Signage, Moving logistics from Museum to Main St. You provide: Accessories including the … [Read More...]

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