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...]

Spring into Action: A Celebration of OPC’s Programs for the 50+

Complimentary Classes for Local Residents - One Week Only Jumpstart spring at Older Persons' Center (OPC). Residents of the Rochester community are invited for a week of complimentary programs and demonstrations running through March 16. Throughout the week, participants will have opportunities to explore everything the OPC provides. No pre-registration required, just stop in and discover something new. Spring into Action began in 2016 as a way to encourage local residents to try the OPC out … [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...]

Billy Ray Bauer Comes to the Older Persons’ Commission

Billy Ray Bauer at 650 Comedy Club Laugh away the mid-winter blues with “tried and true funny guy” Billy Ray Bauer at Older Persons' Commission (OPC). On February 21, at 7:00 p.m., Bauer will perform a comedy set covering everything from growing up locally to raising four boys in the 21st Century. Billy Ray Bauer’s career has earned him an impressive list of venues including the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom show, and performances with Tim Allen, Drew Carey, and Lewis Black. His … [Read more...]

Annual Indoor Triathlon January 19

On January 19, compete in 20-minute intervals of running, biking, and swimming, with awards given based on age groups. The triathlon is held at the Older Person's Commission (OPC) in Rochester and is open to the public. As a slightly moderated version of the classic three-part race, the Indoor Triathlon is accessible for teens through older adults at all fitness levels. Heats begin at 11:30 a.m. and will continue throughout the afternoon. Event timers will track each leg of the race as … [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...]

Archery Demo and Tour

Older Person's Commission Members Archery Demo and Tour Thursday, October 18, 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Meet at the sports desk at Older Person Commission, 650 Letica Dr, Rochester, MI 48307 or call for more information 248-656-1403. Transportation included. Archery may not come to mind when you think of senior-friendly sports, but archery provides a variety of health benefits for seniors. Come join USA Archery certified instructors for a tour and an opportunity to shoot at Oakland … [Read more...]