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2016-01-27 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sundays
Valentine Day Brunch at Christ the
King Lutheran Church 911 Baldwin
Rd., Lapeer on Sunday, Feb. 14 at
11 a.m. Come check out our 10
a.m. service and stay for a free
brunch, or come for the brunch and
meet the people of Christ the King
and Pastor Andrew. All are welcome.
Questions contact Christ the King at
810-664-5584.
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LCT Murder Mystery at Calvelli’s 44
w. Park St., Lapeer on Sunday, Feb.
14 matinée and Sunday, Feb. 21
evening. Come join this performance
of “Murder in Dodge City!” and a
colorful cast of characters for a night
of food and fun as you play along as
detective in this latest comedy murder mystery. $20 in advance or $25
at the door. Matinee doors open
noon, dinner at 1 p.m. and show at
2 p.m. Evening performance, doors
open 5 p.m., dinner 6 p.m., and
show at 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit
the Lapeer Community Theatre. For
Reservations, call Calvelli’s at 810-
245-6800.

Tuesdays
27th Annual Pancake Supper at
the Harrington Inn of Brown City
4154 Main St. on Tuesday, Feb.
2 from 4-8 p.m. The Brown City
Rotary Club invites you to attend
this year’s event to benefit United
Hospice Service of Marlette Regional
Hospital. All-you-can-eat pancakes,
sausage and fruit for $8 per person.
Children 5 years and younger eat
for free. Proceeds will be used to
assist United Hospice Service in providing care to terminally ill patients
and their families. Tickets may be
purchased in advance at the United
Hospice Service office in Marlette or
at the Harrington Inn in Brown City.
For more information, call the United
Hospice Service office 800-635-
7490 or visit www.marletteunitedhospice.org.
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Free Tutor Training at the Family
Literacy Center, 311 Higgins Street,
Lapeer on Tuesday, Feb.9 and
Wednesday, Feb 10 from 9 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. This two-day training is
for volunteers to become tutors for
someone in your community who
needs your help. Must attend both
days. Call for orientation and to save
your seat at this interactive training
at 810-664-2737.

Wednesdays
Pasties Sale at Imlay City Christian
School is now taking orders for the
famous Lawry’s U.P. Pasties until
Wednesday, Feb. 10. 12 oz. beef
pasties are $6 each, $32 for a half
dozen, or $60 for a dozen. You must
pre-order and they will be delivered
to the school located at 7197 E.
Imlay City Rd, Imlay City for pick up
on Monday, Feb. 22 from 9 a.m. to
3:30 p.m. Call the school at 810-
724-5695 to place your order.

Fridays
Marriage Conference at Gateway
Assembly 2796 S. Van Dyke Rd.,
Imlay City is a two day event on
Friday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. and
Saturday, Feb. 20 at 9 a.m. Jay and
Laura Laffoon, marriage “edu-tainers” and host of the comedy infused
event will entertain you and help
couples learn how to create and celebrate marriage and relationships.
Their humorous entertainment brings
laughter into marriage as they focus
on marriage. This fundraising event
cost $40 if purchased by January
31, $50 if after. Tickets can be
purchased online at gatewayassembly.com. For more information, call
Pastor Jeff at Gateway Assembly at
810-724-8110.

Saturdays
Bowling Against Bullying, The Live Out
Loud Charity at Gerlach’s Bowling
Center, 258 West Genesee St.,
Lapeer on Saturday, Jan. 30. Two
available time slots to bowl at 3
p.m. or 6 p.m. Bring the family for a

fun time of bowling and help us raise
awareness against bullying. Tickets
are $15 per person and covers two
games of bowling plus shoes, pizza
and pop. Proceeds from the bowling tickets will go to Live Out Loud
Charity and the proceeds from the
50/50 raffle and silent auction will
be used to help Mikalya and Rivyn
for their trip to New York where they
will both be representing the charity
at the LOLC Fashion Show during
New York Fashion Week on February
15th. Tickets must be purchased
in advance online at https://www.
eventbrite.com/e/live-out-loudcharity bowling-against-bullying-january 30-2016-at-3pm-or-6pm-tickets 19953521520.
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Antique Appraisals at the North
Branch Township Library 3714 Huron
Rd., North Branch on Jan. 30 from
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. to appraise
your antiques. $3 cost per item and
a limit of 3 items per person. Do
you have an “antique” in your attic
you’ve always wondered about? Is
there a family heirloom in your house
you’d like to know the value of?
Antique expert Larry Schlaud will be
here to tell you what it is worth. Call
the North Branch Township Library
810-688-2282 for more information.
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Fitness Extravaganza, Justice for
Lily Be My Voice at Metamora’s
Historic Old Town Hall 26 E. High
St., Metamora on Saturday, Feb. 6
at 9 a.m. till noon. On Point School
of Dance is hosting Zumba, Bokwa,
and Yoga, along with auction, raffle
and chance to win an IPad Mini.
Cost $15 before event or at door
$20. Tickets can be purchased at
On Pointe School of Dance 3772
S. Lapeer Rd., Metamora. Call 810-
678-2903 for event information. All
proceeds go to Justice for Lily.
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The Lapeer Art Association exhibit
“Let’s Celebrate” will continue in
Gallery 194, Lapeer, through Feb. 6.
Hours are 12-6 p.m. Tuesday thru
Saturday. Call 810-667-3632 or visit
the website at www.lapeerart.org.
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Wild Game Dinner at Lapeer Area Elks
#2567, 200 E. Nepessing, Lapeer
on Saturday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. This
41st annual dinner includes dinner,
beverage and desserts for $25 per
ticket. Door prizes and raffles. For
more information and tickets, contact the Lapeer Area Elks or Ken at
810-664-3216 after 3 p.m. Tuesdays
through Saturday.
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Prom with a Purpose Enchanted
Evening at Lapeer Country Club and
Banquet Center 3786 Hunt Rd.,
Lapeer on Saturday, Feb. 13 from
5-11 p.m. Formal evening of dinner
and dancing, full open bar, and DJ.
Crowned king and queen, silent auctions. Advance tickets $55 per person, $75 after Jan. 31. All proceeds
from this event will benefit Love Inc.
of Greater Lapeer. Make checks payable and mail to: Love INC. P.O. Box
1146 Lapeer, MI 48446. Questions
call Gabrielle at 810-545-8362.
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Chili Night with Retired NASA Apollo
Engineer Harlan Neuville at Seven
Ponds Nature Center 3854 Crawford
Rd. Dryden on Saturday, Feb 13 at
6 p.m. Harlan Neuville, a retired
engineer who worked in Mission
Control for NASA during the heyday
of NASA manned space programs in
the 60’s and 70’s and will discuss
the later Apollo missions. Our annual
Chili Night event is here again at the
nature center. Prepare your best chili
and come on out for an enjoyable
evening of tasting many different
kinds of chili. Bring your chili, place
settings, and drinks, plus a dish
or desert to pass. If you are not
“accomplished in the kitchen”, don’t
worry about not bringing chili, there
will be plenty on hand. A telescope
observing afterwards, weather permitting. This event is free and open
to the public. You don’t need to be a
member to attend. For more information visit Facebook or call 248-969-
2790.

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6th Annual Deer Camp Dinner at
Knights of Columbus Hall 8428
Davison Rd., Davison on Saturday,
Feb. 20 doors open at 3 p.m. Buffet
style dinner with pre-sale tickets cost
$25, walk in $40. Gun raffles, bucket raffles, silent auctions, door prizes. Only 500 reserved seats they will
go fast, call Tonya 810-223-1852 or
Jeff 810-429-6935. All proceeds go
to Lakeville Athletics.
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Grocery Giveaway at North Branch
Wesleyan Church 3164 North Branch
Rd., North Branch on Saturday, Feb.
20 starts at 9 a.m.

COMMUNITY

Shoe Collection of gently used shoes to
help those in need and money goes
to helping Detroit Bully Corps to rescue dogs. Drop off location 100 Lone
Pine Trail, Lapeer. Township. Drop
off anytime leave shoes on covered
back porch. Other drop off location
listed on the website at dbcdogs.org.
Accept any style and size of shoes,
sandals, boots, heels, flats, skates,
and rollerblades, anything you wear
outside on your feet. Shoes must be
in matching pairs and cannot have
major defects. For every 25 pairs of
shoes we collect, DBC will receive $10
from Funds2Orgs. Detroit Bully Corps
is a non-profit canine rescue and rehabilitation facility located in Lapeer. We
rescue bully breeds, like the American
Pit Bull Terrier, Mastiff, Boxer, and
Bulldog. The shoes will be given to
underprivileged people in impoverished
nations so they can start micro-enterprises where they repair, clean and
re-sell the shoes. For more information
visit dbcdogs.org.
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Ready, Set, Go! Workshop at deAnglei Library 921 W. Nepessing St,
Lapeer. This one-hour event helps
to prepare your children for kindergarten. It’s never too early. 3-5
year olds and a parent or caregiver. Multiple dates to choose from,
10am to 11am. In partnership with
Lapeer District Library. Call the
Family Literacy Center to register at
810-664-2737.

Mondays
Lapeer County Concert Choir rehearsals for its 48th season in preparation for its Christmas concerts.
Rehearsals are held every Monday
evening at Trinity United Methodist
Church in Lapeer at 7 p.m. All new
and returning members ages 18 and
older are welcome. A $20 music fee
is required to join and you receive
a packet of music at sign up. For
more information visit the website at
lapeercountyconcertchoir.com or call
810-688-8708.
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Sweet Adelines rehearsals from 7-10
p.m. at the Davison Senior Center,
10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details:
810-742-0977 or
www.songofthelakes.webs.com.

Tuesdays
Clothing Donations at Lapeer Seventh-
Day Adventist School, 1284 W.
Turrill Rd., Lapeer. Clothing from
babies to adult. Clean donations
always welcome. For more information, call 810-664-2060.
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Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus
rehearses on Tuesday evenings 7
p.m. at the Courtland Center Mall,
4190 E. Court St., Burton, and is
always looking for new members
who love to sing. Details, call Bill
810-732-3147.

Thursdays
Harmony Gateway Chorus rehearsals
from 7-9:30 p.m. ladies welcome for
the chorus of Sweet Adelines, Inc.
Eastside Senior Center, 3065 N.
Genesee Rd., Flint. For more information, call 810-664-3552.
•••
Toastmasters Club will meet to help
improve your communication skills.
Mott Community College, Lapeer.
Room B-204, 7 p.m. first and third
Thursdays.

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Open Mic Night at Dryden Bar and
Grill 5505 Main St., Dryden every
Thursday night. Sign up starts at
7:30 p.m. No charge just a way to
entertain and get in front of an audience, everyone welcome. For more
information call 810-796-2632.

Fridays
Free community gym and dodge ball
tournament from 8-10:30 p.m. first
and third Fridays at Victory World
Outreach Church, 10291 Green Rd.,
Goodrich. Activities include basketball,
ping pong, foosball and dodge ball
tournaments. Details: 810-636-2100.
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Dare to Dream Again Christian Singles
Dance, 425 County Center Dr.,
Lapeer, 8 p.m. until midnight second Fridays. Admission $9. Details:
Contact Rhea at 248-210-4960 or
Gale at 810-444-5482.
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MOPS and MOMs meet the first and
third Friday every month from 9:15-
11:30 a.m. at the North Branch
Wesleyan Church, 3164 North
Branch Rd., North Branch. For
more information, 810-688-2380.

VENDORS NEEDED

2nd Annual Shop for a Cure Event
Vendor, Crafts and Mom to Mom
Sale on Sunday, May 22, 2016 at
American Legion Post 16 1701 W.
Genesee St. Lapeer from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. This event will be Benefiting
ALS of Michigan and American
Cancer Society and Relay for Life.
Public entry fee of $5, Vendor or
crafter fee $35, or Mom to Mom
sales $25 for an 8 foot table and
two chairs. To reserve your space
now by call 810-305-1231 and visit
the website at http://makeadifference. simdif.com.
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My Sister’s Closet Collection starts
now at Davison United Methodist
Church 233 S. Main St. Davison. We
are now collecting donations of gently used purses, wallets, scarf’s and
jewelry to sell at our “My Sister’s
Closet” fundraiser. The money
will be used to fund the Davison
Elementary School Backpack
Program. These donations will be
sold in our annual fundraiser sale on
Saturday, March 12, 2016 from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information
or to drop off donations call Denise
Myers 810-515-9182 or Peggy
McCurdy 931-637-2310.

CHILDREN

Free hearing and vision screenings for
children of preschool ages are available at the Lapeer County Health
Department. Early screening can
help detect possible problems. To
schedule your appointment for these
free services, call 810-667-0448 or
810-245-5549.
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Ready, Set, Go! Workshop this is a
free workshop for 3-5 year olds and
parents or caregivers. Enjoy fun
projects that will develop your child’s
skills and prepare them for school.
Children also enjoy a snack, story
time, and a free book. Classes run
for 6 weeks. Call for reservations
and times and locations. Call the
Family Literacy Center today to
reserve your seat at 810-664-2737
and for more information on dates
and times.

Mondays
Attica Christian playgroup from
10-11:30 a.m., at Attica United
Methodist Church, featuring preschool sized Bible stories, a snack,
interactive songs, crafts and games
with Christian themes. Parents are
required to stay with their children
during the group. Space is limited.
Details/reservations: Pam Holihan,
810-724-6941.

Friday
Storytime every Friday at the Ruth
Hughes Memorial District Library,
4302 Peppermill Rd., Attica
Township, behind the fire station.

Read, sing, play, talk and write each
week. Program starts in September
for 18 weeks. For more information,
call 810-724-8043.

SOUP KITCHENS IN LAPEER COUNTY

Mondays
Trinity United Methodist Church from
4-5 p.m. located at 1310 N. Main
St., Lapeer.

St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5:30 p.m. located at 200 N. Cedar St., Imlay City.

Community House of Hope/Meal of Hope from 5:30-7:30 p.m. located at 3960 Banker St., North Branch.

Tuesdays
Grace Episcopal Church from 4-5
p.m. located at 735 Nepessing St.,
Lapeer.

Wednesdays
St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5:30
p.m. located at 200 N. Cedar St.,
Imlay City.

Lapeer Church of Christ from 5-6 p.m. located at 1680 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer.

Thursdays
Community House of Hope/Meal of
Hope from 5:30-7:30 p.m. located at
3960 Banker St., North Branch.

Fridays
St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5
p.m. located at 90 Millville Rd.,
Lapeer.

FOOD FOR A CAUSE

Monday - Friday

Pasties Sales at VFW 2777, 2260 Belsay Rd., Burton. 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. 810-743-4138.

Tuesdays
Dinners at American Legion Post 16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer, from
4:45-7 p.m. First Tuesday every
month are spaghetti dinners, second
Tuesdays are taco nights. Open to
the public. All proceeds go toward
scholarship fund. Details: 810-664-
9312.
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Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Hadley
Lions Club at the Township Hall
3551 Hadley Rd., Hadley on the
third Thursday of each month from
5-8 p.m. Adults $7, seniors $6,
children 5-13 $3. Proceeds go to
helping with community projects. For
more information, call 810-797-5046
or 810-656-5160.

Fridays
Friday Dinners at the VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Lapeer, on the first
and third Fridays of every month until
spring. The first Friday to always be
a fish dinner, served with potato,
salad, roll and dessert. The third
Friday dinners TBA. Dinners are from
5-8 p.m. Public welcome.

Saturdays
Pancake Breakfast every 1st and 3rd
Saturday of the month at Otter Lake
VFW Post 2409 from 8 to 11 a.m.
Included in the breakfast is pancakes, sausage, applesauce, orange
juice and coffee with refills $5, and
add eggs is $6. Contact Terry at
810-793-6343.
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Otter Lake Coalition of Churches
serves a dinner the second
Saturday of each month at St.
John the Baptist Episcopal Church,
5811 Forest Ave., Otter Lake from
5-6:30 p.m. Free will offering with
proceeds to benefit the Otter Lake
Food Distribution. For further information, call 810-793-2640.
•••
Roast Beef Dinner Buffet at the
Otisville Masonic Center, 10246
N. State Rd., Otisville, the fourth
Saturday of each month. Adults
$10, children 6-12 $5 and under
5 free. Dessert and beverage are
included. For further information,
call 810-631-4630.

Sundays
Community Breakfast at the North
Branch Masonic Lodge first Sunday

in the morning, 4058 Huron St.,
North Branch. Open to the public.

MEETINGS

Blind and Visual Impaired Support
Meetings in Lapeer area. Seeing if
there is a demand to get together
individuals who may like and/or need
a group setting to discuss problems,
issues, concerns and share a few
laughs while trying to live and cope
in a sighted world, here in our own
community and outside of it as well.
This would be for the individual and
their family members that help with
support. A date, time and place are
TBD. For questions, contact Bill at
810-441-8243 or BHoldenOn@gmail.
com.
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Mental Health First Aid classes are
held monthly at Lapeer County
Community Mental Health, 1570
Suncrest Drive, Lapeer. MHFA
provides information on commonly
occurring mental health problems,
substance use disorders, and ways
to help in a mental health crisis.
To inquire about dates and register
for the training please see CMH’s
website at www.lapeercmh.org. For
additional information, please call
Sue Clement at 810-667-0500.

Mondays
Foster, Adoptive and Kinship
Parents Support Group meets
at Nalo Therapy Center, 1134 S.
Lapeer Rd., Lapeer, the second
Monday of every month from 6:30-
9 p.m. Help is available for parents or guardians of adopted and
foster children. Call 810-667-4111
for more information.
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JDRF Rocks T1D Lapeer Networking
Coffee Meetings are held the fourth
Monday of each month at Louie’s
Sports Tavern, 3301 Davison Rd.,
Lapeer, at 6:30 p.m. JDRF is a networking group supporting juvenile
diabetics and their families. For
more information, contact Kimberly
A. Ostrom, mentor, JDRF ROCKS T1D
Lapeer, 810-656-9739.
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Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
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Metamora Lioness meet the first
Monday of the month unless it is a
holiday, then the meetings are the
second Monday. The group meets at
7 p.m. at the Metamora Lions Hall,
3790 N. Oak St., Metamora. Details:
810-678-3704.
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Lapeer Lions Club is seeking new
members. Meetings are on the
second and fourth Monday of the
month at 6:30 p.m., Lapeer Center
Building, 425 County Center St.,
Lapeer. For more information, call
Pat 810-724-0818.
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Almont Community Historical Society
at the museum, 149 S. Main St.,
Almont, at 7 p.m. second Monday.
Details: Shelley Henshaw, 810-798-
3090 or almonthistorical@yahoo.com.
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Lapeer Area Horticulture Society
meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday
of the month at various locations.
The cost is $20 annual dues. Call
Beverly at 810-656-0010 for location.

Tuesdays
The Recovery Network Double Trouble
Support Group meetings are held
every Tuesday from 3-4:30 p.m. at
the Hispanic Service Center, 204
E. 3rd St, Imlay City. The group is
free and participants help each other
recover from addiction and to manage their mental health disorders,
commonly called Dual Diagnosis.
For additional information, call Carl
Velliquette or Amy White at 810-667-
0500.
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Gamblers Anonymous meeting meets
weekly on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at
Marlette Methodist Church, 3155
Main St., Marlette. Please use back
entrance at SE corner of church
building. Contact 989-225-8284 for
more information.
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Suicide Survivors Group is held the
first and third Tuesday of each
month from 6-7:30 p.m. at the CMH

Harmony Hall Building at 219 S.
Saginaw St., Lapeer. This group is
for individuals who have lost a loved
one to suicide. This group provides
families a safe place to talk about
their loss, to grieve, and to begin
to heal. For additional information,
please call Sue Clement at 810-667-
0500.
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Gamblers Anonymous Meetings is a
free 12-step program for men and
women who have a gambling problem. The group meets on Tuesday
and Thursday at Court Street United
Methodist Church, 225 W. Court St.,
Flint, and Monday at Goodrich United
Methodist Church, 8071 S. State
Rd., Goodrich. All three meetings
from 6:30-8 p.m. Call toll-free 855-
424-5677 or go to gamblers
anonymous.org for more information.
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Grief Support at Heartland Hospice
at no charge, grief support for anyone who has experienced the death
of a loved one. Our purpose is to
provide education about normal
grief reactions, as well as a safe
environment where feelings are validated and accepted. First and third
Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Located at 6211 Taylor Drive, Flint.
Light refreshments are provided. For
more information, contact Heartland
Hospice at 888-427-6818.
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Families Against Narcotics meetings are held at Faith Christian
Fellowship Church, 69 W. Nepessing
St., Lapeer, the second Tuesday of
every month at 7 p.m. FAN works
to educate communities about the
specific dangers of abusing prescription opiate-based painkillers and the
potential to lead to heroin use. They
provide a support network of families
affected by addiction and those in
recovery. Contact 810-728-2033.
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SOUL Sounds of Ukulele in Lapeer
meets the second Tuesday of each
month at Calvelli’s Eatery & Spirits,
44 W. Park St., Lapeer, from 6-7:30
p.m. The group is open to all who
play the uke or would like to learn.
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Alzheimer and Wounded Veteran
Blankie Project Sewing Class
meets from 10 a.m. to noon the
fourth Tuesday of each month at
the Lapeer Trinity United Methodist
Church, 1310 W. Main St., Lapeer.
Call Lorraine Suva for more information at 810-688-4283.
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Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. second
Tuesday at the Lapeer County
Central Dispatch Center basement,
2332 W. Genesee St., Lapeer. Go
to the website for more information,
www.w8lap.com.
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Selective Singles social and travel
club meets the first Tuesday at
Louie’s Sports Tavern at 3301
Davison Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-
797-5371.
•••
Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
•••
Lupus Support Group for lupus
patients, family, friends and caregivers, second Tuesday at McLaren
Lapeer Region, 1375 N. Main St.,
Lapeer, conference rooms 4 and 5
from 7-8:30 p.m. Details: 800-705-
6677, 586-775-8310 or info@milupus.org.
•••
Because We Love You We Speak
of Diabetes, diabetes caregivers’
support group, fourth Tuesday at
Marlette Regional Hospital, 2770
Main St., Marlette. Details: 989-635-
4348.
•••
MOPS of Imlay City meetings from
9:30-11:30 a.m. second and fourth
Tuesday at Imlay City Christian
Reformed Church, 395 W. Cedar
St., Imlay City. Mothers of children
5 years and younger are welcome.
Childcare is provided. Details: 810-
724-4315.

Tuesdays & Fridays

Al-Anon meetings for families of
alcoholics take place at the First
Presbyterian Church, 433 N. Calhoun
St., Lapeer. Tuesdays 7-8 p.m. and
Fridays 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. for more

information, call Dorothy at 810-793-
7159 or Barb at 810-796-3287.

Wednesdays
Imlay Conversation Salon meets second Wednesday monthly at Mulefoot
Gastropub, 596 S. Cedar Rd., Imlay
City. Talk begins at 7 p.m. with different subjects each week. Check
the website to see what we are
talking about www.imlayconversation salon.com.
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Classical Music Appreciation
with Fabs Kaldobsky on the first
Wednesday of every month at 2 p.m.
at the Marguerite deAngeli Library,
921 W. Nepessing St, Lapeer. This
enlightening session is a free program open to the public.
•••
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club is one of the
two Kiwanis clubs within the city of
Lapeer. Meets every Wednesday at
Leo’s Coney Island at 7:30 a.m. for
an hour. All contributions are used
to feed hungry children in Lapeer
through the backpack food program.
•••
Davison book discussion group meeting at 6 p.m. second Wednesday
at the Davison Area Library, 203 E.
Fourth St., Davison.
•••
Lapeer TOPS 888 meetings at River
Ridge MHC clubhouse, 25 Pine
Ridge Dr., Lapeer. Weigh-in from
9-9:30 a.m. meeting from 9:45-
10:45 a.m. Details: Bonnie 810-338-
8926
•••
Domestic violence support group hosted by LACADA from 5-6 p.m. at the
outreach, 1127 Clark Rd., Lapeer.
Details: LACADA, 810-667-4175.
•••
OCD support group meets on the
second Wednesday of each month
from 7-9 p.m. at the Meditation Self-
Healing Center, 244 Law St., Lapeer.
Details: Mary, 810-441-9822.

Thursdays
Celebrate Recovery every Thursday
night at 7 p.m. at New Hope Event
Center, 655 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer.
A support group for those who are
working through their hurts, habits or
hang-ups. For more information, call
810-441-7114.
•••
Family and Friends Support Network
meets the first and third Thursday of
every month from 4-5 p.m. at Lapeer
County Community Mental Health,
1570 Suncrest Drive, Lapeer. Open
to anyone who wants to receive support and education regarding their
loved one who has a mental health
and/or substance use disorder
whether or not they are receiving
services at CMH. There is no-charge
for the support group and you do
not have to register. For additional
information, call Dawn Sandoval at
810-667-0500.
•••
Families Anonymous meets Thursdays
at 7 p.m. at Faith Christian
Fellowship Church, next to Curves,
69 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer. FA provides support to family and friends
of loved ones affected by drug addiction problems. Contact 810-728-
2033.
•••
Classic Car Meets every Thursday
at 5:30 p.m. at Tractor Supply
Company in Imlay City. All classic
cars welcome, no charge. For more
information, contact Debbie at 810-
724-8798.
•••
Parents Helping Parents Support
Group the second Thursday of
each month at 7 p.m. at Lapeer
Community Church in Attica, formerly
the Attica Elementary School, on 80
N. Lake Pleasant Rd., Attica. We
focus on foster and adoptive parents, but all parents are encouraged
to attend. Free childcare available at
same location, must call Kim first for
arrangements at 810-664-4743.
•••
Alcoholics for Christ 12 step support group for alcohol and drug
addictions, at 6 p.m. Thursdays at
Faith Christian Family Church, 3440
Davison Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-
667-0075.
•••
North Branch Lions Club is seeking

new members. Men and women
ages 18 and up. Meetings are at
6:30 p.m. on the second and fourth
Thursday of the month. The clubhouse is located at 6640 Beech St.,
behind Harmon Oil.
•••
Getting Free, Staying Free support
group for women only Thursdays
at noon at Faith Christian Family
Church, 3440 Davison Rd., Lapeer.
Details: 810-667-0075.
•••
Family and Friends Support Network,
for family and friends of individuals
with mental health and/or substance
abuse issues meets on the first
and third Thursday of every month
from 6-8 p.m. at Lapeer County
Community Mental Health, 1570
Suncrest Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-
667-0500.
•••
Depression and Bipolar Support
Group meets on the first and third
Thursdays of the month from 6:30-8
p.m. at Holy Family Church, 11714
S. Saginaw St., Grand Blanc. Details:
Angela, 810-347-4706.
•••
Caregiver support group from 6-7:30
p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every
month at the Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer. Details: 989-839-9910.

Fridays
Knitting & Crochet Group meets at
the Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921
W. Nepessing St., Lapeer, the first
and third Fridays of every month
from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and the first
and fourth Mondays from 6-8 p.m.
Bring your own materials or some
will be provided. Free and open to all
skill levels.
•••
Celebrate recovery from life’s hurts,
habits and hang-ups support group
at Central Church of the Nazarene,
1261 W. Bristol Rd., every Friday.
Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by
music, group and fellowship.
Childcare up to age 12 available
from 6:45-10 p.m. Details: www.
centralnazarene.org or 810-235-
5671.

•••
Al-Anon Meetings at St. John School,
420 Genesee Rd., Bldg. 425,
Davison, at 7:30 p.m. every Friday.
Details: 810-234-1460.
•••
Alzheimer’s caregiver support group
meets every second Friday of the
month from 10 a.m.-noon at the
Davison Senior Center, 10135
Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details: 810-
721-2791.
•••
Grief Support group at 10 a.m. third
Friday through Heartland Hospice,
Lapeer Market Place, 700 S. Main
St., Ste. 209, Lapeer. Details: 888-

427-6818.

Austin Friendship Club Teen/Young
Adult Socials ages 13 and up from
5:30-8 p.m. on the first and third
Friday of the month. Also we are
looking for Peer to Peer support
at our Friendship clubs. Any young
adults, high school students or
groups wanting to volunteer RSVP
to reginastrr@yahoo.com or contact
Regina Starr 810-623-2041

Saturdays
Irish Social Dance Club meets two
Saturdays a month from 7-10 p.m.
at the Historical Old Tyme Hall in
Metamora. Dues each week will be
$8 per person or $15 per couple
to cover the venue and a seasonal
dinner dance. Learn the Irish group
style dances through two major
steps and lots of support, exercise
and friendship; this is offered for
beginners and experienced alike. All
ages are welcome. For information
contact Debbie Freeman, Irish Dance
Instructor at 810-441-5343 or email
deb.irishdanceabdmucic@gmail.com.
•••
Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Support Group meets at Nalo
Therapy Center, 1134 S. Lapeer Rd.,
Lapeer, once a month on a Saturday.
Call, 810-667-4111 for more information and for specific date and
time.
•••
Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual
Abuse support group meets one
Saturday per month at the Nalo
Therapy Center, 1134 S. Lapeer Rd.,
Lapeer. Day and time information:
Beth McElroy-Kremm, 810-667-4111.
•••
Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
meeting is at Hunter’s Creek Mobile
Home Park club house, 725 DeMille
Rd. Weigh-in from 6-6:30 p.m.
Meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For
more information, call 810-664-7579
or 810-667-0999.
•••
Celebrate recovery from hurts, habits
and hang-ups at Solid Rock Baptist
Church, 2222 S. Belsay Rd., Burton.
Dinner is at 6 p.m. on Saturday, followed by music, group and fellowship
at 7 p.m. Childcare is available from
7-9 p.m. Details: 810-715-2600.
•••
Autism/Asperger’s Parent Support
Group Meeting on the last Saturday
of the month from 10 a.m. to 12
p.m. Maple Grove School, 2020
Imlay City Rd., Lapeer. Child care
available. RSVP required at
reginastrr@yahoo.com or call 810-
623-2041 Regina Starr.

GAME NIGHTS

Tuesdays
Bingo hosted by the Lapeer Masonic
Lodge at the Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer.

Early birds start at 7 p.m. and regular bingo at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen
will be open for dinner and snacks.
Details: 810-664-2109.

Wednesdays
Bingo night at the North Branch
American Legion Post 457, 4075
Huron St., North Branch. Early bird
starts at 6:30 p.m., regular play at
7:10 p.m. Details: 810-688-2660.

Thursdays
Darts beginning at 7 p.m. second and
fourth Thursday at VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Mayfield Township.
Details: 810-664-9222.
•••
Cards and games at St. Kieran’s
Parish, 53600 Mound Road in
Shelby Township, hosted by
Widowed Friends, a peer group for
widowed men and women, from
6-9 p.m. on the second Thursday
of every month. Details: Paul, 248-
656-9450 or Pat, 586-731-1831.

Fridays
Bingo at the Odd Fellows Hall, 471
W. Nepessing St., Lapeer. Early bird
play is at 7 p.m. and regular play is
at 7:30 p.m. Details: 810-664-2802.
•••
Euchre tournament at VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Mayfield Township,
at 7 p.m. second and fourth Friday.
Cost is $7. Details: 810-664-9222.
•••
Euchre Tournament every Friday night
at 8 p.m. at Dryden Vets Hall, 4223
S. Mill, Dryden. Cost to play is $10.
No partner is needed, players can
bring additional players. Snack food
is available, 50/50 raffles, and
more. Contact 810-796-3746 with
any questions.

Saturdays
Euchre Night hosted by the Almont
Lions Club at the hall, 222 Water
St., Almont. Doors open at 6 p.m.
and play begins at 7 p.m. second
Saturday. Cost is $15 per person.
Identification required. Proceeds benefit humanitarian projects. Details:
Don, 810-798-9609.
•••
Euchre Tournament at Imlay City
Christian School, 7197 E. Imlay
City Rd., Imlay City, on the second Saturday every month through
February. $10 a person, concessions, all proceeds go toward tuition
assistance. Prizes include, first
place $25 gift card, second place all
euchre quarters, third place a candy
bar. If you have any questions, contact Imlay City Christian School at
810-724-5695.
•••
Euchre Tournament at Sacred Heart
Church, 700 Maple Vista St., Imlay
City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.,
games begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost is
$10. Details: 810-798-2214.
•••
Chess Club at Lapeer District Library

from 2-4 p.m. third Saturday at
Marguerite deAngeli Branch Library,
921 Nepessing St. Details: 810-664-
6971.

Sundays
Bunco starting at 1 p.m. on the second Sunday each month at VFW
Post 4139, 128 Daley Rd., Mayfield
Township. Sign up at 12:30 p.m.
Entry fee is $5. Details: 810-664-
9222.

VOLUNTEER HERE

Drivers Wanted to help with the
Road to Recovery Program for
Cancer patients to get to and
from their appointments and
treatments. Road to recovery is
the American Cancer Society volunteer based driving program and
provides transportation for undergoing treatments. Van is provided
for use. To become a volunteer
driver you must possess current,
valid driver’s license, have good
driving record, and attend Road
to Recovery training program.
For more information or to sign
up for training, contact 248-663-
3430.
•••
Habitat for Humanity of Lapeer County
is looking for volunteers for their
ReStore, construction site, and office
positions. Hours needed depend
on the position. Interested parties
can call 810-664-7111 and speak
to Carolyn Nestor, Cheryl Holland or
Pete at 810-660-7823.
•••
Avalon Hospice seeking volunteers
for a few hours once a week at
2360 Stone Bridge Dr., Flint.
Watch movies, play games or just
talk. Details: Candy, 810-733-
7250 or www.odsyhealth.com.
•••
AARP Tax-Aide tax assistance and
preparation service seeking volunteers for low income taxpayers,
especially those age 60 and older.
Details/sign up: 888-687-2277 or
www.aarp.org/taxaide.
•••
Lapeer Land Conservancy is looking for
members, volunteers or donations.
The mission is to protect farmland
and natural areas, support environmental education programs, and
create a network of land stewardship
demonstration properties. To become
a member, cost is $15 per person,
$25 per family. Details visit the website at www.LapeerLand
Conservacy.org or call 810-538-1741.
•••
Paradise Animal Rescue is looking for
donations, wet dog/cat food, scoopable cat litter, catnip mouse, cat nail
trimmers, paper towels, manila file
folders. Volunteers for morning and
evening chores, volunteer coordinator and fundraising. Call 810-793-
5683.

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