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Shop for Unique Gifts at the Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Quality Media Sale

It’ll fill the first floor hallway of the library (500 Olde Town, in downtown Rochester) November 29 - December 1. What’s for sale? Every year the Friends receive donations that are new or like-new; some still in the original shrink-wrap. These are saved for the Quality sale so folks have the opportunity to buy special gifts at very reasonable … [Read More...]

Historic Buildings of Rochester Quilt Exhibit

Historic Buildings of Rochester Quilt Exhibit presented by the Art Quilt Guild Oakland Fridays and Saturdays 12:00 – 3:00 p.m., November 9 – December 29 List of additional holiday open dates at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms Admission: Museum Members Free; $5 Adults; $3 Seniors/Students No Registration required Historic buildings on … [Read More...]

How the Safety Bicycle and the Model T got Farmers out of the Mud

Smart Towns: The Good Roads Movement in Michigan, 1888-1926 – How the Safety Bicycle and the Model T got Farmers out of the Mud Date: Tuesday, November 13 Time: 7:00 p.m. Admission: Museum Members Free; $5 Public Registration required at www.rochesterhills.org/musprograms Light Refreshments    The Model T is considered Michigan’s … [Read More...]

African Safaris and the Importance of Conservation at Rochester Hills Public Library

On Thursday, November 15, the Rochester Hills Public Library is set to take off an African Safari. Jay Ahmed, founder of KMX Global Travel and African safari specialist will be at the library to discuss how sustainable tourism companies in Africa are working with the local communities to protect their amazing ecosystems. The African safari … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, What’s the Best Way to Clean Gutters?

Dear Crabby, What's the Best Way to Clean Gutters? Sincerely, Leif B. Gone   Dear Leif, If you're a DIY sort of person, you're in luck because there are new gimmicky products released every year that claim they are the best of the best, revolutionary, cutting edge, modern, new age, 21st Century, the future in now, easiest, … [Read More...]

Part-Time Snowplow Drivers Needed in Oakland County

The Road Commission for Oakland County (RCOC) is seeking to hire up to 25 part-time snowplow drivers to augment its full-time staff for the winter this year. “We have found the seasonal workers have been a very efficient and cost-effective way to provide the level of service during the winter that Oakland County residents deserve,” explained … [Read More...]

Author’s Corner: Branding for an Indie Author

Branding for an Indie Author Many authors mistakenly assume building a personal brand comes naturally, or that it’s simply unnecessary (my fans will know me through my work). I have to admit those thoughts went through my own mind when I started this journey. It was very much like believing “Build it and they will come.” Sadly, with my … [Read More...]

Oakland University to Present ‘Lysistrata Remix,’ a Comedic Battle of the Sexes

Oakland University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present Lysistrata Remix — a comedic battle of the sexes — from November 15 through December 2 in Varner Studio Theatre. The production puts a new shell on the Greek comedy Lysistrata by Aristophanes. Originally performed in Athens in 411 BCE, Lysistrata tells the story of a woman who … [Read More...]

Gobble Shoot in Oakland Township

Oakland Township Invites Families to Come Out and Celebrate an Outstanding Archery Season Gobble Shoot - Families (Ages 8+) Saturday, November 24, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. Join Oakland Township Parks and Recreation in celebrating a successful outdoor archery season at Marsh View Park. Don’t know how to shoot? They will show you how with their … [Read More...]

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