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...]

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...]

Inaugural Scrapbooking Fundraiser for Adult Day Services

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) is hosting its Inaugural Scrapbook Crop on Saturday, October 20 from 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. This marathon event features meals, vendors, door prizes, individual workspaces, and more. The fundraiser will benefit the Adult Day Services Department and is open to the public. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Dr., Rochester. Participants will be assigned a table where they can scrapbook from morning until night. They are encouraged to be bring basic supplies, … [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...]

Former NFL Player Lomas Brown to Speak at Rochester OPC

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Rewired Not Retired program will host Lomas Brown, former National Football League (NFL) player, Detroit Lions Radio Broadcaster, business entrepreneur, and mentor on September 19 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Lomas Brown had a successful career as an NFL player and explored a variety of paths after he retired from the game in 2002. For the past decade Lomas has been helping start-ups, not only become successful, but thrive. Event attendees will enjoy stories … [Read more...]

Music, Madness, and a Mix of Motown

The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) presents an original variety show – Music, Madness, and a Mix of Motown – running May 9-18. Matinee performances run from May 9-17 from 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. include lunch and are $17 per person. On May 18, the finale will be performance only beginning at 7:00 p.m. Tickets for this $14 per person. Every show is open to the public. The musical features songs from Motown’s greatest hits and will transport the audience back to the good ol’ days. Created … [Read more...]

‘A Night in Monte Carlo 2’ Annual OPC Charity Gala

16th Annual Charity Gala for the Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) Monte Carlo brings to mind European luxury and glamour, which will be the setting for the OPC’s 16th Annual Charity Gala on Saturday, April 28 at the Royal Park Hotel. “A Night in Monte Carlo 2” will be an evening of sophistication with extra elements of fun. A pre-glow will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed by an elegant dinner, with Mark Randisi performing songs by Frank Sinatra. The evening does not stop there; enjoy a full … [Read more...]

Late Fall Happenings at the Older Person’s Commission

Late Fall Happenings at the Older Person’s Commission (OPC) in Rochester offer a chance to learn, shop, and be entertained. Open to members and non-members, admission fees for most events. Terrific Tuesday- Proud to be an American Tuesday November 14, 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Dr. John Todd will present on the history of the Department of Veterans Affairs and his role in designing a bill providing benefits to women and children of veterans. A light supper will be served at 4:30 p.m. and Rusty … [Read more...]

Senior Expo October 4 at the Older Person’s Commission

50+ Senior Expo at Rochester OPC October 4 The Older Persons’ Commission (OPC) 50+ Senior Expo is an event that will offer a wealth of information, resources, education and fun for adults 50 years of age and older, care givers, friends and family. The OPC is partnering with the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce (RRC) for the Expo slated for Wednesday, October 4 from 9:00 a.m. -3:00 p.m. at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. The event is free for all attendees. More than 70 exhibitors will … [Read more...]

Spring Into Action Month at the OPC

Spring Into Action at the OPC this March Stand-up comedian Billy Ray Bauer will offer his comedic view of growing older as Spring Into Action kicks off on Friday, March 10 at the Older Person's Commission (OPC). Highlights of the week include the Rewired not Retired presentation on "Finding your Passion", a Travel Show featuring upcoming opportunities to travel with the OPC, and a Gardening Presentation with Detroit Free Press/News Master Gardener Nancy Szerlag. Sample Classes at the … [Read more...]