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Dear Crabby, Where Can I Go Sledding?

Dear Crabby, I'm New to the Area and I Want to Get my Kids Outside this Winter, Where Can I Go Sledding? Sincerely, Yukio Neve   Dear Yukio, Great idea! Go run around in the cold for a while and work up a sweat ... is the same thing my doctor told me not to do. But for you, it may actually be a good idea. You're in luck, we have lots … [Read More...]

Hemingway’s Last Good Country: Northern Michigan as He Knew It

The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Hemingway’s Last Good Country: Northern Michigan as He Knew It” with Michigan author John Cohassey The Rochester Hills Public Library will host “Hemingway’s Last Good Country: Northern Michigan as He Knew It,” with Michigan author John Cohassey on Thursday, Jan. 30, from 7-8:30 p.m. in the library’s … [Read More...]

Don G. Pixley Memorial Scholarship Announced

Rochester Rotary Announces Don G. Pixley Memorial Scholarship in Honor of Family’s Donation to Rotary International Polio Fund In honor of lifelong Rochester area resident, Don Pixley, Rochester Rotary announces the Rochester Rotary Don G. Pixley Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship will be available to graduating seniors from Rochester … [Read More...]

Fidelia Woolley Gillette: A Thinker of Uncommon Breadth

The Rochester-Avon Historical Society presents “Fidelia Woolley Gillette: A Thinker of Uncommon Breadth" with Maureen Thalmann Local author and historical researcher Maureen Thalmann will present, "Fidelia Woolley Gillette: A Thinker of Uncommon Breadth" for the Rochester-Avon Historical Society on Thursday, February 6, at 7:00 p.m. at the … [Read More...]

Sheet Music, Books, Media and More at the Library’s Winter Used Book Sale

Friends of the Rochester Hills Public Library Used Book Sale set for January 29 - February 2 This sale features a large selection of sheet music and instruction books priced at $1 or less. Interested in something else? Friends Book sale chair Ann Gruenewald said, “Due to several large donations of children's books, we have an especially large … [Read More...]

REVIEW: Avon Players’ ‘Deathtrap’ Thrills Audiences with Shocking Betrayals, Mistrust, and Misdirection

It is rare these days to be truly surprised at the theatre. Especially by a play that is over 40 years old. And it’s also pretty rare for everything to come together in such a spectacular fashion on opening night. But that’s exactly what happens with Avon Players’ latest production Deathtrap. A heart-pounding thriller now playing until February … [Read More...]

Dear Crabby, Is This Weekend’s Snow Storm a Big Deal?

Dear Crabby, I've Heard on the News that this is our First Big Snow Storm of the Season, didn't we have that in November. Is this Weekend's Snow Storm a Big Deal? Sincerely, Normal for January   Dear Normal for January, Well there goes the weather reporter again, trying to fool us. Yes, we had nearly a foot of snow in these parts back … [Read More...]

Fire & Ice Festival this Weekend in Downtown Rochester

The Fire & Ice Festival in Downtown Rochester will be the inaugural event to commemorate Oakland County’s bicentennial year, County Executive David Coulter announced today. The fireworks pre-show will honor Oakland County’s 200 years and the event stage will have a bicentennial ice sculpture. “We can’t think of a better way to kick off … [Read More...]

Travel to Antarctica at the Library with Jim and Py Wolfe

The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “Expedition to Antarctica,” with world-traveling couple Jim and Py Wolfe The Rochester Hills Public Library is pleased to welcome world travelers Jim and Py Wolfe to present “Expedition to Antarctica” on Tuesday, January 21 at 7:00 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. The program will take … [Read More...]

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