OPC September 2022 Events!
Mon – Thurs | 8:30am – 7:30pm
Friday | 8:30am – 3:30pm
Saturday | 8am – 12pm
OPC membership is available at no charge to all residents 50+ of Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township. Registration forms are available at OPC or online at opcseniorcenter.org. You must register in person as proof of residency is required. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester.
September 15 | 4-8pm
Come and join in the Fall fun at OPC’s Oktoberfest! The traditional Bavarian-style celebration will include live German music and dancing with the Eric Neubauer German Town Band, delicious traditional food available for purchase from Ziffel’s Food Truck, beer, wine, snacks and refreshments.
The event is open to the public and fun for all ages. Tickets are $10 and include entertainment, pretzel and one drink ticket. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. For tickets or more information, call (248) 659-1029 or visit opcseniorcenter.org.
September 21 | 12:30pm
A brand-new Euchre Tournament at the OPC! Play is open to the public, and the afternoon includes lunch, refreshments, snacks and prizes. Pre-registration is mandatory, and cost is $10 for OPC members, $15 for non-members. Sign in and lunch begins at 12:30, play begins at 1:30. Players must be on time and stay until play is completed.
LINE DANCE HOE-DOWN
September 24 | 1-3pm
Wear your cowboy-best and enjoy a fun and active afternoon line-dancing and making new friends! This lively event is open to the public, 50+, and includes flavored popcorn and root beer.
MEET THE MAYORS
Stay up to date on happenings in your community. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester.
September 12 | 10am – Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett
September 27 | 4:30pm – Rochester Mayor Stuart Bikson
Caring & Sharing Loss Support Group
September 2 & 16 | 10am to 11am – Newcomers
September 2 & 16 | 11am to Noon – Continued Support
Participating in a grief support group can be a healthy step in the healing process. Meet others who are dealing with similar losses and gain a better understanding of the grief process. Register by calling (248)608-0261. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. For more information, visit opcseniorcenter.org.
Alzheimer’s/Dementia Caregivers Group
September 13 | 2pm to 3pm
Support group for those caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s or Dementia. Respite care is available. Register by calling (248)608-0261. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. For more information, call (248)659-1030 or visit opcseniorcenter.org.
Parkinson's Support Group Returns to OPC September 7
September 7 | New Time 5:30pm to 7:30pm
This group meets at OPC, is associated with the Michigan Parkinson’s Foundation and features programs for every day living, sharing and support. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. For more information, call (248)659-1030 or visit opcseniorcenter.org.
Travel with the OPC – The Art of Disney Costumes at the Henry Ford
October 20 | 9am to 4pm
Enjoy a visit to The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation along with a special Disney Costume exhibit. This exhibition explores six decades of Disney films and shares costume design incorporating 79 costumes from 32 films. You will see 70 original pieces along with insights from designers, interactives and a special film.
Lunch is on your own within the museum. Tickets are $77, includes motorcoach transport. Registration deadline is September 16. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. For more information, call (248) 659-1030 or visit opcseniorcenter.org.
Travel with the OPC – ‘Pickleball’ at the Purple Rose Theatre
November 9 | 11am to 7pm
A world premiere by Jeff Daniels. In a wild comedy about America’s fastest growing sport, four below-average players must overcome their limitations in order to achieve greatness. Included lunch before the play at Karl’s Kabin. Tickets are $122, include lunch, theatre tickets and motorcoach transport. Registration deadline is October 14.
The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester. For more information, call (248) 659-1030 or visit opcseniorcenter.org.
ABOUT THE OLDER PERSONS' COMMISSION (OPC)
The Older Persons' Commission (OPC) provides something for everyone 50+ with a wide array of personal enrichment, fitness, aquatic, social and travel offerings. We also offer supportive senior services such as Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Service, Transportation and more. Residents 50+ of the City of Rochester Hills, City of Rochester and Charter Township of Oakland are automatically members of the 90,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility. The OPC is located at 650 Letica Drive, Rochester, MI 48307
August 22, 2022, OPC and Rochester.Life Staff