Paint Creek Trail hosts 13th Annual Labor Day Bridge Walk & Run

The Paint Creek Trailways Commission is organizing the 13th Annual Paint Creek Trail Labor Day Virtual Bridge Walk and Run on Monday, September 3, at the Rochester Municipal Park Kiwanis Pavilion. This event is part of the Labor Day Community Walks that are held throughout the state in conjunction with the Mackinac Bridge Labor Day Walk. Two options are being offered to participants – a 2-mile roundtrip walk to Tienken road, or a 10-K roundtrip walk or run to Silver Bell road on the Paint … [Read more...]

Poetry in the Park 2017

Friday July 21 at the Rochester Municipal Park Rochester Poets’ Society presents this year’s event on Friday, July 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kiwanis Pavilion in the Rochester Municipal Park. Local musician Allie Louise will open the evening with a few original songs, then the poetry readings begin at 7:00 p.m. Open mic will be available—time permitting—after the scheduled poets read. Stop by for a few minutes or come for the evening—event runs until dusk. Rochester Poets The group … [Read more...]

Poetry in the Park 2016

Friday July 15 at the Rochester Municipal Park Rochester Poets’ Society presents this year’s event on Friday, July 15, at 6:00 p.m. at the Kiwanis Pavilion in the Rochester Municipal Park. Stop by for a few minutes or bring a lawn chair for a comfortable evening—event runs until dusk. Open mic will be available—time permitting—after the scheduled poets read. Poets Reading this Year James Ahearn, Rochester Bea Catherino, Rochester Hills Susan Lang, Shelby Township Nancy … [Read more...]

Make a Difference in Rochester on May 14

Rochester Looking for Volunteers for Make-A-Difference Day The City of Rochester’s City Beautiful Commission is looking for volunteers for the 2016 City of Rochester Make-a-Difference Day. The event will be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will take place in the Rochester Municipal Park. This year’s project is "Mulch-a-Palooza." Please come out and help spreading mulch, pull weeds, and paint the benches in the park. Individuals and families are welcome … [Read more...]