Summer Solstice Soiree: An Evening Garden Affair to Celebrate Summer’s Arrival

Starry nights, warm breezes, and fragrant garden blooms create the perfect ambiance for the Older Persons’ Commission’s (OPC) Annual Meals on Wheels Fundraising Soiree. On June 21, beginning at 6:30 p.m. the community is invited to an elegant evening in the curated gardens of OPC to support Meals on Wheels in northeastern Oakland County. The Summer Solstice Soiree will begin with a cocktail hour strolling through the lower gardens and stone cottage of OPC. Live musicians will serenade … [Read more...]

Second Hand Jewelry Sale at OPC

The Older Persons' Commission (OPC) is hosting their Second-Hand Jewelry Sale on May 16, 9:00 - 7:00 p.m. and May 17 from 9:00 – 2:00 p.m. Featuring high quality earrings, necklaces, accessories and more, this sale offers an opportunity to revamp a wardrobe with new and vintage jewelry. The Jewelry Sale will be open to the public and offers free admission to all attendees. This year there will be high end offerings in the Unique Boutique, and exotic items like perfume bottles, purses, … [Read more...]

Spring Variety Show at the Older Person’s Commission

Magic of the Movies Older Person's Commission (OPC) is giving the community the ol’ razzle dazzle with its latest show - Magic of the Movies. The 650 Players will perform song and dance hits from cinema’s greatest movies beginning April 30. Lunch and Performance shows run April 30, and May 1-3 for $15 per ticket, with a special matinee-only finale on May 4 for $10 per ticket. Enjoy performances of La Vie En Rose, Ain’t No Mountain High Enough, and All That Jazz. Every song promises to … [Read more...]

Month-Long March for Meals Celebration

Communities Nationwide Support Will Help to Fight Senior Hunger and Isolation in the Greater Rochester Area and All of Northeast Oakland County The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) in Rochester is excited to announce its participation in the 17th Annual March for Meals – a month-long, nationwide celebration of Meal on Wheels for our senior neighbors who rely on this vital service to remain healthy and independent in their homes. OPC’s celebration will be throughout the month of March and … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett Speaks at National AARP Conference

Shares the Future of Mobility and Autonomous Vehicles Last month, Mayor Bryan K. Barnett joined Nancy LeaMond, AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) Executive Vice President and Chief Advocacy and Engagement Officer, in a keynote discussion about the issues that affect the older citizens in our community the most, including mobility, aging in place, changing technology, affordable housing and quality of life. This timely and relevant discussion took place at the 6th Annual Livable … [Read more...]

Christmas & Cocktails Holiday Shopping at the OPC

The Christmas and Cocktails Shopping event on December 6 aims to relieve the annual hassle of holiday gifts. From 5:00 – 8:00 p.m., the community is invited to browse a variety of vendors all under one roof. Grab a friend and spend an evening at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). For just $5, attendees can shop unique local merchants, sip a holiday-themed drink, and be entered to win raffle prizes. Reserve tickets by phone, 248-608-0251, or purchase them at the door. Complimentary light … [Read more...]

Mayor Barnett Hosts Discussion on Autonomous Vehicles

City Partners with AARP and Dataspeed for Vehicle Tech Panel Discussion Mayor Bryan K. Barnett will host a panel discussion about autonomous vehicles and new vehicle technology on Monday, November 5 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The event will be held in the cafeteria of the Older Persons' Commission (OPC), located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI. “Autonomous vehicles may drastically change how our residents get around,” states Barnett. “We look forward to discussing how this new … [Read more...]

Unique Crafts at the OPC Artisan Market

Shop unique and trendy hand-crafted items at the Artisan Market on Saturday, November 3,  from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Older Person's Commission (OPC). Entry is $1 which benefits the Enrichment & Arts Department. The public is welcome to attend this boutique style sale which will be located in the gym at 650 Letica Dr., in Rochester. There will be over 75 talented vendors selling a wide variety of art and crafts including custom jewelry, hand-thrown pottery, artisan cards, Christmas … [Read more...]

Vendor Registration Open for Artisan Market at OPC

Participate in the Artisan Market on November 3, at the Older Persons Commission (OPC) which is currently accepting vendors to sell their handmade and uniquely crafted items. The Market will take place from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and is open to the public. This Artisan Market is located at 650 Letica Dr., Rochester, draws a large attendance from the community with vendors selling pottery, knitted items, original cards, jewelry, paintings, photography and more.  Tables at the Artisan Market … [Read more...]

Second Annual Senior Expo at the OPC

The Older Persons Commission (OPC) is excited to announce its Second Annual Senior 50+ Expo on Wednesday, October 3, from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Organizations from all over Metro Detroit will share interactive information and resources for older adults, caregivers, friends and family in the Rochester Area. This event is open to the public and free to all attendees. Over 70 exhibitors are slated to participate and exhibits include travel, fitness, and senior living information, financial … [Read more...]