Stoney Creek High School Golf Outing

Stoney Creek High School Honors (SCHS) Past State Champions with a Golf Outing The 2010 state-champion competitive Cheer Team will be the guests of honor at Stoney Creek’s first golf outing, set for September 9 at Twin Lakes Golf Club. The event will include a 4-person scramble, box lunch, and an awards dinner following the golf. Proceeds from the event will benefit Stoney Creek athletics. “We are so excited to bring back Stoney Creek’s first state champions, the 2010 cheer team. We hope … [Read more...]

Night Hike and Campfire at Bloomer Park

Outdoor Engagement in Rochester Hills Crackling campfire, roasted marshmallows, a night hike to look for nocturnal wildlife, and a few games along the way. Night Hike and Campfire Skill Level: Beginner Age: All ages Cost: $5/Adult, $3/Child (park pass required) When: Thursday, August 23 Time: 8:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Location: Meet in the back of the Bloomer Park parking lot For more information, or to register for any of these Outdoor Engagement Opportunities, please visit the website … [Read more...]

Intermittent Lane Closures on Rochester Road

Starting the week of August 20, there will be intermittent lane closures on Rochester Road from Tienken Road to Gunn Road. The Road Commission of Oakland County will be completing Joint Repair during this time. Roads will remain open to traffic during the work with lane restrictions. Road Commission of Oakland County Website … [Read more...]

Grand Traverse Pie Company Continues to Support Neighborhood House

On Thursday August 30, from 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., Grand Traverse Pie Company at Rochester and Tienken Roads will be donating 30% of their proceeds to the Rochester Area Neighborhood House. This donation will support client services, such as the food pantry, clothes closet, and new employment initiative. “We think it is very important to give back to the community in whatever way we can,” Jim Staron, Director of Operations, Grand Traverse Pie Company, said. “We love to work with local food … [Read more...]

Opening Weekend at the Michigan Renaissance Festival

Royal Pet & Ale Fest Pet Fest is one of the most popular events at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Pet owners and their furry companions are invited to learn more about pet nutrition, safety, clubs, fostering, and new products from our pet related vendors. While the Renaissance Festival loves all animals, only dogs that have proof of their rabies vaccination are allowed into the Festival. All dogs must be leashed and check in at the Pet Gate. Go to the Website for more info. … [Read more...]

Land Preservation Staff Lead a Guided Tour of Draper Twin Lake Park

The Oakland Township Parks and Recreation (OTPR) host a guided tour of Draper Twin Lake Park on Saturday, August 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Meet in the parking lot at 1015 Inwood Road at 10:00 a.m. The tour will visit Twin Lake, then head to the east side of the park. This park was purchased in 2005 with a combination of Land Preservation millage funds and a sizable donation from the Draper family. The name of this 90-acre park honors both this family’s generosity as well as the … [Read more...]

Notre Dame Prep Student to Bring Fresh Foods to Those in Need

Notre Dame Prep Student Partners With Ascension Crittenton Hospital to Bring Fresh Foods to Those in Need Ascension Crittenton Hospital volunteer Antonio Gonzales has spent weeks planning, planting, watering and harvesting vegetables for those in need. The ‘Unlimited Potential’ Employee Giving Committee of Ascension Crittenton Hospital has maintained raised vegetable garden beds at the hospital for over five years. Gonzales, a Notre Dame Preparatory High School senior seeking a school project, … [Read more...]

Paint Creek Trail hosts 13th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk & Run

The Paint Creek Trailways Commission is organizing the 13th Annual Paint Creek Trail Labor Day Virtual Bridge Walk and Run on Monday, September 3, at the Rochester Municipal Park Kiwanis Pavilion. This event is part of the Labor Day Community Walks that are held throughout the state in conjunction with the Mackinac Bridge Labor Day Walk. Two options are being offered to participants – a 2-mile roundtrip walk to Tienken road, or a 10-K roundtrip walk or run to Silver Bell road on the Paint … [Read more...]

Laugh and Love Along with the Ladies of Avon Players in Steel Magnolias

Sass, Style, and Sisterhood Bloom in this Comedy-Drama Avon Players kicks off its 2018-2019 season with a celebration of the strength of female friendship in a play that is equal parts hilarious and touching, Steel Magnolias running September 7-22. Truvy Jones (Lia Difonzo) runs a successful beauty salon out of her home in Chinquapin, Louisiana, which serves as the regular gathering place for the ladies of the neighborhood. Along with her anxious and eager new assistant, Annelle (Emily … [Read more...]

Pamela Jones Appointed Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education

Rochester Community Schools (RCS) welcomes Pamela Jones, Ph.D., assistant superintendent for elementary education, equity, and inclusion. In this role, Dr. Jones oversees the curriculum, instructional services, and evaluation for 13 elementary schools, including the learning consultant and early literacy programs. She also provides instructional leadership for the faculty, and directs the district’s diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives. “I am honored to have the opportunity to … [Read more...]