Mom-to-Mom Sale Hosted by the Rochester Area Jaycees

The Rochester Area Jaycees are hosting an end-of-summer Mom-to-Mom Sale on September 18, 2016 at the Rochester Community House. The event will take place from 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. in one of the main rooms of the Community House. If you or someone you know has been working on cleaning out your home/garage/attic of gently used but no longer needed items, this is a perfect opportunity for you to earn a profit on those unwanted items, not to mention a chance to find deals on other must-have … [Read more...]

A Fun Run in Rochester for a Boundless Playground

Rally for Rochester - 5k Fun Run A Fun Run to raise money for a boundless playground  Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. The Rochester Area Jaycees are proud to announce the Rally for Rochester 5k Fun Run. The run will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. at Rochester Municipal Park. Registration will begin at 8:15 a.m. at Rochester Municipal Park. This Fun Run will benefit the Rochester Area by raising funds for a boundless playground. A boundless playground is a universal playground that is … [Read more...]

Bigger Air Show at Airport Open House this Year

The Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) Open House & Air Show is expanding its air show from an hour to an hour-and-a-half to include more aerial acts this year. Cold War-era military trainer jets will take to the skies along with aerobatic planes. Also new this year, two to four passengers at a time will be able to take open cockpit airplane rides in a vintage aircraft from Waldo Wright’s Flying Service. The flights last 10 minutes and cost $75 per passenger. The open house will … [Read more...]

Rochester Rotary Club Golf Ball Drop, Raffle, and Charity Event

Charity Golf Outing The Rochester Rotary Charities will be hosting a golf outing on Monday, August 15, 2016 at Pine Trace Golf Club, 3600 Pine Trace Blvd, Rochester Hills, MI 48309. Since 1952, the mission of the Rochester Rotary Club is to provide “Service Above Self”, through our club, to our community, and to the world. Throughout the years our charitable organization has touched every sector of community life from education to health, human services, youth and senior … [Read more...]

Golf Ball Drop to Play it Foreward

Helicopter Drops One Thousand Golf Balls to Drive Donations to Charity Sachse Construction hosted their annual charity golf outing, Play It Foreward, on Monday, July 11, featuring a visual helicopter “ball drop” to drive donations. Sachse Construction, located in Detroit, provides commercial general contracting and construction management services across the United States and Canada. The helicopter dropped over 1,000 golf balls purchased by attendees, and the first, second and third ball to … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Public Library Offers New Programs For Millennials

The Rochester Hills Public Library is reaching out to millennials through several new programs this summer. A recent Pew Research project found 50 percent of millennials confirm having used a public library in the last year and are the most likely demographic to read books for pleasure. Yet many library programs are focused on youth, teen and senior citizens. "At the Rochester Hills Public Library we make it a priority to serve all of the age groups in our community. These new programs … [Read more...]

Stories, Songs, and Dances of the French Voyageur

Oakland Township Parks Recreation Commission is thrilled to host storyteller-musician, Genot "Winter Elk" Picor who will bring an interactive frontier history alive to audiences of all ages. Storyteller Genot Picor will perform Stories, Songs, and Dances of the French Voyageur on Saturday, July 9 from 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at historic Cranberry Lake Farm, 388 West Predmore Road, Rochester, MI 48363. Take a journey into Michigan’s past with storyteller-musician Genot “Winter Elk” Picor. His … [Read more...]

B-Fest Teen Book Festival at Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Bookstores all across the nation are hosting book festivals for teens this weekend. Panel discussions, book trivia, giveaways, author signings, writing workshops, and more. The Rochester Hills location has a jam packed three-day-weekend planned. June 10 at 7PM: "B-IN THE KNOW" Panel Discussion and trivia event with Cori McCarthy (Author), Amy Rose Capetta - Author, Erica M. Chapman, Bethany Neal, and Andrea Hannah. Moderated by author Kristin Bartley Lenz. Join us as we … [Read more...]

Four Year Old Juliette Peace Bowling Fundraiser

Juliette Peace is 4 years old, yet she cannot walk, talk, stand up or communicate Juliette has recently been diagnosed with Rett Syndrome, (a postnatal neurological disorder) and a severe case of epilepsy, (a condition of the brain that causes seizures), preventing her from developing the skills needed to function and communicate with her family. She will soon need a wheelchair and wheelchair accessible van. Funds are also needed for the many medical bills, along with costs that come with the … [Read more...]

4th Annual Metro Detroit Ramadhan Open House Dinner

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community of Metro Detroit will host its annual Iftar dinner at their Rochester Hills Mosque For the 4th year in a row, one of Metro Detroit’s oldest Muslim organizations will host a dinner for the people of Metro Detroit at their Mosque in Rochester Hills. In a time where Muslims and the Religion of Islam are increasingly being associated with terrorism and extremism, The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community chooses to break bread with members of the community and create an … [Read more...]