Meadow Brook Hall Presents Landmark in Lights

The 47th Annual Holiday Walk Meadow Brook Hall’s 47th annual Holiday Walk runs through December 23. The Hall will be decked in holiday splendor with over 50 dazzling trees on display, including a 10-foot tall Poinsettia tree created by 150 live plants. Visitors can tour the grand rooms of the Great Estate decked in elegant holiday décor and on select evenings warm themselves by the fire while roasting S’mores and enjoying holiday beverages. The Meadow Brook estate will shine a little … [Read more...]

Handel’s Messiah Community Sing-Along

Handel’s Messiah Community Sing-Along will be presented by the choirs of the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church and the Rochester Community Chorus with St. Paul’s orchestra and soloists on Friday, December 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church (620 Romeo St. Rochester, MI 48307). $15. Admission. Tickets will be available at the door. Everyone is welcome to sing along on the choruses with music and lyrics projected on the screen. Musical scores sheets will … [Read more...]

Gifts & Greens Market Brings Holiday Cheer

The Rochester Garden Club has been bringing a cheerful and beautiful holiday shopping experience to Rochester for the past 72 years. This year, the name has been expanded from simply the Greens Market to the Gifts & Greens Market. This new name showcases the full line of holiday crafts, delectable foods and holiday décor that our customers expect. On November 29, 30 and December 1, the Gifts & Greens Market will return to the spacious and conveniently located Rochester Schools … [Read more...]

Breakfast with Santa

The Rochester Hills Kiwanis presents Breakfast with Santa set for Sunday, December 2, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Older Persons Commission (OPC) in Rochester, 650 Letica Dr., Rochester, MI. Price is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12. Santa’s hours at the breakfast are from 9:45 a.m. to 12: 15 p.m. Bring your camera, because Santa’s camera is in the shop for a software upgrade. Three Rochester area PTA organizations and Boy Scouts from the Rochester School District … [Read more...]

Meadowbrook Center for Learning has Helped over 3,000 Students Since 1988

Thirty years ago Meadowbrook Center for Learning (MCLD) opened its doors to Oakland County area students in Rochester. The goal was to have a place where children could go for affordable, one-to-one tutoring help, where learning challenges and differences could be addressed in a caring manner, and where no student would be turned away. In the last three decades, they have helped thousands of students and placed a special focus on raising scholarship aid money to help children with learning needs … [Read more...]

Strike Up Support for Love INC

Providing assistance to those in need requires funding. On Sunday, November 11, Love INC is inviting community members to come out to Classic Lanes (2145 Avon Industrial Dr., Rochester Hills) from 2:00 - 5:00 p.m. Three hours of bowling, pizza & pop for $20/person or $10/non-bowler (includes pizza & pop). There will be raffles with locally donated items. Love INC (Love In The Name Of Christ of North Oakland County), is a non-profit that has been serving people in Oakland County. … [Read more...]

Sip, Savor, and Shop for the Rochester Community Schools Foundation

Each year the event grows with new and unique vendors attracting more attendees to stroll through and shop while sipping their favorite beverage and enjoying delicious appetizers from local restaurants. The seventh annual Sip, Savor and Shop fundraiser will be hosted on Wednesday, November 14, from 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. at the Forestre Banquet Center, 1919 Star Batt Drive, Rochester Hills. Adults, 21 and over, are invited to the all-inclusive evening. Since its inception, event … [Read more...]

Free Children’s Coat Giveaway

Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids (ROCKit) for a FREE Children's Winter Coat Giveaway Auburn Hills Community Center, 1827 N Squirrel Rd, Auburn Hills, MI 48326 Saturday, October 27, from 1:00—3:00 p.m. RSVP to 248-710-8002 to sign up (Children who sign up will go to the front of the line) Child MUST be present for a FREE Winter Coat! Sizes and quantity are limited. Gently Used - Some New Rochester Outreach and Charity for Kids … [Read more...]

Taste & Tunes to Benefit Rochester Symphony Orchestra

“Taste & Tunes” Features Multi-Instrument Phenomenon and Vocalist Dave Bennett You won’t find many musicians who are equally conversant with the music of Benny Goodman (the “King of Swing”) and Roy Orbison (“The Soul of Rock and Roll”). An annual fixture at several American music festivals, Dave Bennett is a clarinet virtuoso who plays electric guitar, piano, drums, AND vocalizes. He will be featured at “Taste & Tunes”, the Rochester Symphony Guild’s benefit for the Rochester … [Read more...]

Scare Away Hunger 5K Run/Walk Tradition Returns

Get Involved In The Fight Against Hunger By Participating In The 8th Annual 5k Run/Walk Each year, as the cooler fall weather makes its appearance in the Rochester area, walkers and runners look forward to the local tradition of "Scaring Away Hunger." On Sunday October 21, Neighborhood House will host the 8th annual Scare Away Hunger 5K walk/run at Rochester College. Annually, this event draws competitive runners, strolling families and everyone in between. The race begins at Rochester … [Read more...]