Thursday, May 10, 2012
Have you been to the carnival yet? It's here through Sunday.
Rochester Patch reader Kim Austin submitted this photograph of the new ferris wheel that is a main attraction of the temporary carnival ongoing through Sunday at the corner of Rochester and Avon roads. It's the 35th year for the spring carnival, which features rides, games, prizes and food. It's sponsored by the Rochester Hills Lions Club as one of the club's main fundraisers for the Leader Dogs for the Blind. Carnival hours are Thursday 4-10 p.m.; Friday 4-11 p.m.; Saturday noon-11 p.m. and Sunday 1-10 p.m. All-day arm bands are $20 per person. Planning to go to the carnival? Keep Patch in mind and share your photos here!
Thursday, May 3, 2012
This is the 35th year of the Rochester Hills Lions Club carnival, which benefits Leader Dogs for the Blind.
Weather and inspections permitting, the popular carnival on the corner of Avon and Rochester roads in Rochester Hills is set to open at 4 today. It's the 35th year for the spring carnival, which features rides, games, prizes and food. It's sponsored by the Rochester Hills Lions Club as one of the club's main fundraisers for the Leader Dogs for the Blind. The Rochester Hills chapter was recently named in the top 20 of 5,000 Lions clubs worldwide in donations to Leader Dogs. Lions Club representative Keith Kennedy said an inspection was set for Thursday afternoon and, if all of the permits are awarded and the rain holds off, the carnival will open shortly after. All-day arm bands are $20 per person. The carnival runs through May 13. Kennedy …
Wednesday, May 11, 2011
Rochester Road carnival continues through Sunday.
If you want to add color and life to a vast, gray parking lot, build a carnival. That's what the Rochester Hills Lions Club has done at the corner of Avon and Rochester roads. The carnival opened Friday and is ongoing this week at one of the city's busiest intersections. It is a tradition that dates back more than 30 years; it's one of the club's biggest fundraisers, with proceeds benefiting Leader Dogs for the Blind and other local organizations. Hours are 4-11 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday. Saturday hours are 11 a.m. -11 p.m.; Sunday is closing day for the carnival, which is open noon-11 p.m. An all-day pass is $20; a discounted pass can be purchased at nearby Kmart for $15.