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Rochester Junior Women’s Club to host BINGOmania

Looking for a fun night out with friends? Like to help a good cause? Join the Rochester Junior Woman’s Club for their exciting fundraiser BINGOmania on October 23 at River Crest located at 900 West Avon Road. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the bingo games will begin at 7:00 p.m. The cost to attend is $30.00 per person. Entrance … [Read More...]

Rochester Community School District Open House for Caring Steps Children’s Center

RCS Caring Steps Children’s Center Open House Saturday, September 29, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 3838 N. Rochester Road, Oakland Township Families are invited to join the Rochester Community School District for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house celebrating the new RCS Caring Steps Children’s Center. The celebration will include … [Read More...]

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...]

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