Oakland County and Walsh College Offer Free Seminar for Seniors

Nancy Martens, founder and chief caring officer of ElderCompass, will be the keynote speaker at a free one-day conference for seniors and their advocates on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at Walsh College’s Troy Campus. According to a press release, she will discuss how to be better prepared for changes inherent to aging and the wisdom one needs to successfully navigate the senior years. Other topics for the event, hosted by the Oakland County Senior Advisory Council and Walsh College, will include: … [Read more...]

‘Evidence’ to show at Paint Creek Center for the Arts

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It was announced via press release that th Paint Creek Center for the Arts will have an open reception on Friday, October 3, from 7–9 p.m. and a gallery talk on Saturday, October 4, at 2 p.m. The opening reception and gallery talk are free and open to the public. For the upcoming exhibition, Evidence, Paint Creek Center for the Arts presents in the Main Gallery the work of two notable members of the Detroit art community, Carole Harris and Lester Johnson and in the First Floor Gallery the … [Read more...]

Last Call to Enter 7th Annual HealthPlus Brooksie Way Races

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Attention all runners and walkers aiming to take part in the seventh annual HealthPlus Brooksie Way races had better kick it in gear because time is running short. The HealthPlus Brooksie Way Half Marathon begins Sunday morning at 8 a.m. at the Meadow Brook Music Festival on the campus of Oakland University. Online registration ends Thursday at noon. Final registration is available in person on Friday from 3 - 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. at the HealthPlus Brooksie Way Fitness … [Read more...]

Rochester Posed gets Groovy!

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Come see your favorite iconic 'performers' from the 60s and 70s including Fonzie, Lucy and Laverne & Shirley! Downtown Rochester’s second annual Rochester Posed event is scheduled for Thursday, October 2. Participating downtown Rochester businesses will turn their storefront windows into live mannequin displays. This year’s theme for Rochester Posed is classic TV of the 60s and 70s. “We were overwhelmed by the success of the first Rochester Posed in 2013 and we can’t wait for … [Read more...]

Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival returns to the Rochester Hills Museum

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The Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm will host its annual Stone Wall Pumpkin Festival on Saturday, October 11 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. The presenting sponsor for this event is Genisys Credit Union with event sponsors including Noodles and the Village of Rochester Hills. Guests are invited to carve a pumpkin and place it on the stone walls surrounding the Museum property. After the evening lighting, guests can take their pumpkin home. The Museum is hoping to exceed our record of 1,011 … [Read more...]

Town Hall Meeting regarding the New Proposed Water Deal to be held Sept. 24

It was recently announced that Oakland County Board Vice Chairman Jeff Matis, along with Commissioners Robert Gosselin and Michael Spisz will host a special informational town hall meeting on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at 7 p.m., at the Older Persons' Commission of Rochester, in the auditorium, located at 650 Lettica Drive in Rochester, Michigan. Speakers will include Oakland County Chief Deputy County Executive Gerald Poisson, Oakland County Deputy County Executive Robert Daddow and … [Read more...]

Oakland County Leaders to host meeting for local elected officials regarding proposed Great Lakes Water Authority deal

It was announced via press release that on Thursday, September 18, 2014, beginning at 11 a.m., Oakland County Commissioners will host a special informational meeting for local elected officials on the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA) proposed deal. The meeting will be held in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners’ Auditorium, located at 1200 North Telegraph Road, in Pontiac, Michigan. Elected officials from the county’s 61 cities, villages and townships are … [Read more...]

Lyndon Johnson and American Power: A Film and Discussion Series with Professor Gregory Sumner

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Bill of 1964. In the film and during the discussion, Professor Greg Sumner will examine the life and legacy of its architect, Lyndon Baines Johnson (LBJ) at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Thursday, October 9 and Thursday, October 30 at 6:30 p.m. We will explore LBJ’s meteoric rise from West Texas poverty to the highest levels of power in Washington, and reflect on both the genius and the limits of uses of power. Dr. … [Read more...]

Explore the History and Legends of Spain at the RHPL

Experience the visual history and legends of Spain on Tuesday, October 7 at 7 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library. Al Eicher will give a lecture and visual presentation that begins with visiting historic sites in Madrid then on to Toledo to visit the Toledo Cathedral and San Domingo De Silos, where El Greco spent many years painting. Visit the country sides of Spain and see their agricultural resources and the windmills made popular by Don Quixote. The tour continues through the Sierra … [Read more...]

Stoney Creek High School Celebrates their Students and Community

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Stoney Creek High School is excited to celebrate the meaning of their battle cry ‘We Are SC!’  On November 1, parents, staff and friends of Stoney Creek High School will come together for a celebration and fundraiser benefitting Stoney Creek’s unique ‘Support the Tradition’ Fund which impacts every student attending Stoney Creek High School. “The phrases ‘We are SC’ and ‘Support the Tradition’ both refer to Stoney Creek’s long-standing commitment to supporting our … [Read more...]