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Local refillery and zero-waste store, Walking Lightly, will be hosting a natural, plant-based tie-dying event outdoors. Make wearable, natural art & learn about plant-based dyeing. No registration necessary. Bring an item to tie-dye (white fabric works best) and a waterproof container to transport your item home. Event Cost: Starting at...
Watch for a different art project each week of Summer Reading with the unveiling of our new Makerspace! There is something for everyone ages 3 to 18 using age-appropriate materials. All supplies are provided. Sign-up for a Painting Makerspace session on Friday, July 2 at 2:00 pm. Contact amy@ropl.org for...
Kids ages 3-18 will use age-appropriate materials to enjoy a virtual Clay Makerspace session. All supplies are provided, and participants should contact Amy to schedule a supply pickup after registration. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 2 p.m.  
Teens and tweens ages 11-18 are invited to learn from cartoonist Corinne Roberts, who will teach basic shape construction and line drawing techniques to create characters and scenery. No prior drawing experience needed. Supplies required are: pencil, paper and eraser. Event Cost: Free, registration required Event Times: 7 p.m.
Dads and father figures can gather up their children ages 5 and older for a paint and chill event. Light lunch included with the cost of admission. Event Cost: $20-$44, registration required Event Times: 2-5 p.m.
Kids can learn the mechanics to build a picture-perfect, move-in-ready home for a gnome of their own. All building materials such as a 2.5-inch terracotta pot foundation, Sculpty clay, and other curb-appeal decor are included in the cost of registration. There are three, one-hour time slots available to ensure social...
Create abstract and street art on a 16x20 canvas to celebrate Juneteenth. Goggles, shoe coverings and gown provided, as well as unlimited barbecue, a live DJ and drinks for adults. Event Cost: $45, registration required Event Times: 3-6 p.m.
Families can gather to help kick off the Dexter District Library's summer reading program, Tails and Tales, with magician Cameron Zvara. This 45-minute show is full of magic, card tricks, comedy and audience participation. Registration is required. The Zoom link will be emailed before the program. The reading program is...
Families can gather to celebrate the completion of the Dexter District Library's summer reading program, Tails and Tales, with storyteller Mat Emerick as Professor Snoopenheimer. This entertaining performance is full of information about "cryptids," animals that are reported, but not proven to exist (like Big Foot). Registration is required....
Families can view up to 125 quality juried and professional artists, plus a youth art competition for kids ages 5-13 and a children's activity area with make-and-take art. Safety precautions in place include extra-wide aisles, booths spaced apart, recommended face coverings and hand sanitizer available at every booth.   Event Cost:...
Join Cheddar the Village Mouse and Ms. Laura for Cheddar’s Birthday Party. Hang 10 with fun beach games like jelly fish races, fishing, and an obstacle course that includes a crab walk and a jump through a waterfall. Cheddar also has a craft and special birthday treat for all...
Make and decorate a special gift just for mom. Telly’s Greenhouse will provide soil and flowers and The Village of Rochester Hills will provide pots and decorations for families to create just the right “I Love You” gift to give to mom. Children of all ages are invited to...