The Blue Cats on the Prowl this Sunday

The Rochester Hills Public Library Sunday Concert Series to feature The Blue Cat Band The Rochester Hills Public Library presents, “The Blue Cats on the Prowl” with the Blue Cat Band on Sunday, February 23, from 2:00-3:30 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. Together for 22 years, The Blue Cat Band combines four lifetimes of musical experience to bring a unique guitar-driven sound from the Motor City. With backgrounds in rock, country, and folk, The Blue Cat Band also plays blues … [Read more...]

Meadow Brook Theatre Announces 55th Season

Meadow Brook Theatre’s (MBT) 2020-2021 season has a lineup that has a show for everyone! “We’re excited to have several Michigan premieres and a North American drama premiere during our 55th season,” said Cheryl Marshall, MBT managing director. “We’ve got a fabulous variety of shows and, of course, we’re kicking things off with a great event this summer!" On July 18, Meadow Brook Theatre will hold its sixth annual Concert & Cuisine benefit. Featuring a silent auction, live auction, … [Read more...]

Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘Symphonic Sounds’

The Rochester Community Concert Band will present their “Symphonic Sounds” concert on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stoney Creek High School Auditorium. The concert is open to the public and admission is free, but donations are gratefully accepted. The music of Brahms, Mozart, Williams, Hanson, Respighi, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Thomas, and Menken among others will be performed. The Rochester Community Concert Band also welcomes organist Daniel Greig, from St. Mary of the Hills … [Read more...]

Kayak Landing at Innovation Hills

At the February 10 city council meeting, Rochester Hills City Council approved a contract for the installation of a universal design Kayak Landing at Innovation Hills. This is part of a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant accepted by City Council in November 2018. This landing will allow a kayaker or canoer to stop at Innovation Hills, use the restrooms, take a lunch break, and charge their phones at a solar charging station. The landing will also allow people to launch from the park, which … [Read more...]

Spring Brick Paver Sale for Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township

The Veterans Tribute of Oakland Township (VTOT) is again taking orders for honorary brick pavers to be installed at the Tribute just south of the intersection of Adams and Silverbell Roads. These laser engraved bricks are available to honor a Veteran, a military unit or other organization, or simply to express a patriotic sentiment. You do not have to live in Oakland Township to order a brick. The permanent bricks come in two sizes – standard 4” x 8” for $150 or large 8” x 8” for $300 – … [Read more...]

Dutton Farms Speaks Nationally on Building an Inclusive Workforce

Building an inclusive and diverse workplace and allowing all to live lives of dignity and purpose were themes of two standing room only sessions featuring Jenny Brown, CEO of Dutton Farm, at the 88th Winter Meeting of the U. S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) in Washington, DC. Brown was invited to address America’s mayors by Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett, President of the Conference. Recognized as a leader in providing unique workforce opportunities for adults with disabilities, … [Read more...]

Mothers, Daughters, and Leaders of Rochester

Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm in collaboration with the Rochester-Avon Historical Society Hear the inspiring stories of outstanding women from Rochester, presented by Samantha Lawrence, Archivist at the Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm. The Rochester Hills Museum is located at 1005 Van Hoosen Road, off Tienken Road between Rochester and Dequindre Roads. Brown Bag Lunch - Tuesday, March 3 - Admission is free. You bring your lunch and the Historical Society provides … [Read more...]

Dinner in the Dark Raises Awareness for Visually Impaired 

Annual Leader Dogs for the Blind Fundraiser Leader Dogs for the Blind’s annual "Dinner in the Dark" event on March 6 from 6:30-10:00 p.m. at the MGM Grand Detroit. Guests dine, while under blindfold, experiencing an evening of empathy for those with visual impairments. “The work that Leader Dogs for the Blind does is truly empowering thousands of individuals to lead independent, successful lives,” said Tom Dluzen, Chief Financial president and CEO. “When we moved our headquarters to … [Read more...]

The Kit & Kaboodle on Kit Homes

The Rochester Hills Public Library presents “The Kit & Kaboodle on Kit Homes” with Ron Campbell The Rochester Hills Public Library will host “The Kit & Kaboodle on Kit Homes” with Ron Campbell of Oakland County’s Economic and Community Affairs division on Tuesday, February 18, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in the library’s Multipurpose Room. The early part of the twentieth century saw an American phenomenon in housing choices and ways to build houses. The automobile assembly line in … [Read more...]

Deck Art 2020 Now Open

Downtown Rochester is calling all artists: Elementary School, Middle School, High School, College, and Adult to participate in Downtown Rochester’s Tenth Annual Skateboard Art Competition & Exhibition: Deck Art 2020. Artists are asked to provide their unique work on a blank skateboard deck. Winning pieces will be picked in each category by a panel of judges, and prizes will be awarded. Deck Art is scheduled for May 14 & 15. This year’s event is expected to include as many as 50 local … [Read more...]