Rochester, MI

Rochester is a city in Southwest Michigan and is a part of Oakland County. According to the 2010 census, the city has a population of 12,711. The area was first settled in 1817 by the Graham family. Rochester is named after a city in New York. It consists of three communities: Stoney Creek, The Bluffs, and Yates. In 2009, it was named one of the Top 100 Best Places to Live by Money Magazine and CNN. Rochester claims to have the largest Christmas parade in Michigan that takes place the first Sunday in December. It also has the Big Bright Light Show, in which the downtown storefronts are cover in colorful holiday lights. Other events throughout the year include the Spring Gallery Stroll, Heritage Festival, and Arts and Apples Festival. Top attractions are Paint Creek Trail, Meadow Brook Hall, and the Village of Rochester Hills.

Sunday, September 27th 2020

9:00am
Art Exhibit at Royal Park Hotel

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a new off-site exhibition at Royal Park Hotel for the duration of September Art Month. This display will include paintings…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
600 E. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Monday, September 28th 2020

9:00am
Art Exhibit at Royal Park Hotel

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a new off-site exhibition at Royal Park Hotel for the duration of September Art Month. This display will include paintings…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
600 E. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
2:00pm
Test Event 2PM-3PM

Test Event

RHPL Book Sale
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
2:30pm
Let’s get Purr-sonal

All ages Virtual Program REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING. Anybody who knows Miss Kim knows she’s one cat short of crazy! I invite you to meet my feline family, two cats at a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307

Tuesday, September 29th 2020

All Day
Sensory Fun

Tuesdays September 15th, 22nd, & 29th. Registration begins on September 8th. REGISTER ALL CHILDREN ATTENDING. AGES 0-5. Come to the library to pick up sensory supplies, then get a recipe and…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
9:00am
Art Exhibit at Royal Park Hotel

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a new off-site exhibition at Royal Park Hotel for the duration of September Art Month. This display will include paintings…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
600 E. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
10:00am
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
7:00pm
AIA Kickoff

2021 is the year of the graphic novel! Join us virtually to celebrate the Authors in April kickoff and find out our K-1 mystery author! This year’s authors will be:…

Rochester Hills Public Library
Authors in April, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
7:00pm
Fight Cancer, Heart Disease & Diabetes with Your Fork

Dr. Sruti March, ND, will discuss how to create a healthy plate and a lifestyle that works for you. Dr. March specializes in oncology nutrition and sees patients before, during,…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home

Wednesday, September 30th 2020

9:00am
Art Exhibit at Royal Park Hotel

Paint Creek Center for the Arts is pleased to announce a new off-site exhibition at Royal Park Hotel for the duration of September Art Month. This display will include paintings…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
600 E. University Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
9:30am
Online Hampton ELL Book Club

Are you a parent of an RCS kid and an english language learner? Would you like to improve your reading skills this year? Let's read a book together and talk…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
2:00pm
Test Event 2PM-3PM

Test Event

RHPL Book Sale
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Thursday, October 1st 2020

9:00am
Drawing Step-by-Step

Did you ever want to draw a race car or horse’s head or the Statue of Liberty but were unsure how to start? No fears! Miss Sue will send you…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
2:00pm
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series

Friday, October 2nd 2020

2:00pm
Test Event 2PM-3PM

Test Event

RHPL Book Sale
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
2:00pm
ELL Book club

Join Rebecca and other english language learners for a virtual book club! The book we will be reading is The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series

Saturday, October 3rd 2020

All Day
2020 Members Biennial exhibition

Open October 3 – 31, 2020 Occurring every other year, this all medium exhibit aims to showcase artwork from artists who have contributed to, and showed their support for, Paint Creek…

Paint Creek Center For The Arts
407 Pine St, Rochester, MI 48307, Upstairs Gallery
10:30am
Boo to You, A (Not so) Spooky Story time

Join Miss. Lucia in some (not so) spooky stories and listen and dance to some fun music. Ages 1-5 yrs. Register all children using a valid email address. Program information will…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
5:00pm
Downtown Rochester Farmers' Market

Meet us the market - where friends and families can access the freshest, locally grown Michigan-made products.

Main Street Rochester
277 E. Second St., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Monday, October 5th 2020

All Day
Maker Monday Videos

Stop by the library and pick up a new project you can complete at home. Each month we will have a new family craft everyone can enjoy. “Make and take”…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgxuH4qH6IvfSs8QmAnfZXA/playlists
Event Series
10:00am
American Culture

An informal group discussion open to all ELL students and newcomers. We will discuss and share our own experiences and observations regarding the customs and manners of the American Culture.

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
2:00pm
Test Event 2PM-3PM

Test Event

RHPL Book Sale
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series

Tuesday, October 6th 2020

10:00am
Virtual Parent Child Workshop

Join Ms. Wendy for a fun, weekly Zoom chat focused on early learning. We will cover play-based learning, early literacy, speech and language acquisition, nutrition, and general child development. Parents…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
10:00am
English Matters: ELL Conversation Group

Our conversation groups are a time to come together and discuss hometowns, food, hobbies, jobs, and other informal topics. Joining a group will introduce you to new friends and a…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
6:00pm
First Tuesdays ASD Social Club

First Tuesdays at RHPL, come meet new friends and socialize with other teens and young adults on the Autism Spectrum 16-24 years old. There will be snacks, music, games and…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307

Wednesday, October 7th 2020

All Day
Monster Bookmark

Take home kit Kits will be ready for pick up. These little monster bookmarks will not only help keep your place but also makes a fun little monster buddy. Grades 1-4. Register all…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
9:30am
Online Hampton ELL Book Club

Are you a parent of an RCS kid and an english language learner? Would you like to improve your reading skills this year? Let's read a book together and talk…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series
2:00pm
Test Event 2PM-3PM

Test Event

RHPL Book Sale
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series
4:00pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Have ideas for the library? Share your opinions on teen programs, prizes, displays and other library matters at these fun-filled meetings, now meeting virtually! TAB members will use Discord to…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307, At Your Home
Event Series

Thursday, October 8th 2020

9:00am
Drawing Step-by-Step

Did you ever want to draw a race car or horse’s head or the Statue of Liberty but were unsure how to start? No fears! Miss Sue will send you…

Rochester Hills Public Library
500 Olde Towne Rd., Rochester, MI 48307
Event Series