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Annual Traditional Turkey Dinner at
North Branch Masonic Center 4058
Huron Street, North Branch on
Sunday, Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 2
p.m. Come for a delicious turkey dinner with baked squash, real mashed
potatoes and more plus homemade
desserts. $12 adults, $6 children
ages 5-12, under 5 free. For more
information, call 810-688-2784.
4th Annual Ladies Tea at The
American Legion Lapeer Post #16
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on
Sunday, Nov. 13 from 1-3 p.m.
Sponsored by the Unit #16 Auxiliary
in the beautiful Grand Ballroom of
the American Legion. Entertainment,
door prize and ticket drawings.
Tickets are $12 and will be available
at the office prior to Nov. 4. Call now
to reserve your table of 8 at 810-
664-9312 or 810-667-2067.

Pasties at Columbiaville United
Methodist Church 4696 Pine St.,
Columbiaville order by Monday, Nov.
7. Pick up on Nov. 12 between 10
a.m. and 12 p.m. Beef and vegetarian styles $3.50 each. To place an
order, call Alice at 810-793-2288 or
the church at 810-793-6363.
Suzie’s Goodies McLaren Lapeer
Region Fundraiser at 1375 N. Main
St., Lapeer on Monday, Nov. 14
from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Offering South
Bend Chocolates, Dave’s Coffee
Cakes and Jose Madrid’s Salsa’s,
samples available. Will except cash
or credit cards. All proceeds are
donated to the McLaren Lapeer
Region Foundation. Call 810-667-
5500 for questions.
Ham Dinner at Columbiaville United
Methodist Church 4696 Pine St.,
Columbiaville on Monday, Nov. 28
Doors open 4:15 p.m. with a free
will offering, dinner served from 5-7
p.m. Take-outs available, call 810-

Fall Vendor Sale and Craft Show at
Marlette Regional Hospital 2770
Main St., Marlette on Tuesday, Nov.
15 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Many
local artisans and vendors will be
showcasing their wares just in time
for holiday shopping. Open to the
public and there is no admission
charge. Event proceeds will benefit
Marlette Regional Hospital’s special projects fund that is used to
purchase needed equipment and
furnishings. For more information,
contact 989-635-4012.

Divorce Support Group at the De
Angeli Library 921 W. Nepessing Rd.,
Lapeer on Wednesday, Nov. 2 from
6-8 p.m. Adults only, no childcare,
childrens room is open. Everyone
is welcome who are going through
a divorce, contemplating a divorce
or recovering from divorce. Expert
speakers and councilors on hand to
help with the process. This will be
an ongoing meeting. For more information, call Paul Hitch at 810-667-
Harvest Supper and Bake Sale
Wednesday, Nov. 2 from 4-7 p.m. at
Christ Lutheran Church 5245 Hadley
Rd., South of the Village of Hadley.
Full turkey dinner with all the trimmings and desserts. Adults $12,
children 5-12 $5. For more information, call 810-797-4602.

Craft Sale & Harvest Dinner at the
Attica United Methodist Church 27
Elk Lake Rd, Attica on Thursday,
Nov. 3 from 12-2 p.m. or 5-7 p.m.
Craft and bake goods for sale,
Turkey with all the trimmings. Adults
$10, children under 12 $5, children
under 5 free. Take outs available for
adult pricing. No advanced sales,
tickets at the door. Call 810-724-

Book and Gift Fair with Books
Unlimited at McLaren Lapeer
Region 1375 N. Main St., Lapeer
on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. and Friday, Nov. 4 from
7 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the hospital
main lobby. Cash, checks and credit
cards excepted. Christmas book fair,
save up to 70 percent off retail on
books and gifts. Public is welcome.
Proceeds to benefit the McLaren
Lapeer Region Foundation. For questions, call 810-667-5500
Heartprints Alzheimer’s and Dementia
support group will host “A New Kind
of Holiday” on Thursday, Nov. 10
from 4-6 p.m. Learn techniques to
use at home or if traveling. Learn
how to make the holiday more enjoyable for you and your loved one.
Other classes will begin on Nov. 2
from 4-6 p.m. for four weeks. And
the Stronger Together group on Nov.
3 from 4-5 p.m. All programs are
free and space is limited. Call Kathy
at 810-358-7802 to register.

Fish Dinner at Silverwood United
Methodist Church 2750 Clifford Rd,
Silverwood on Friday, Nov. 4 from
5:30-7 p.m. Potatoes, salads and
dessert included. Adults $10, children 6-10 $5, under 5 free. Take
outs are available by calling 989-
Chicken Dinner at VFW 4139 128
Daley Rd., Lapeer on Friday, Nov.
4 from 5-8 p.m. Dinner will include
baked chicken breasts, potato, stuffing, salad, desserts, coffee, punch,

or tea included. $10 eat in or take
out. For more information, call 810-
Grief and the Holidays Presentation
at Marlette Regional Hospital 2770
Main St., Marlette on Friday, Nov.
4 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and
again on Monday, Nov. 14 from 6-8
p.m. Facilitated by Bereavement
Coordinator, John Carlson, LMSW,
this presentation is designed to
help those who have recently lost a
spouse, family member, or loved one
cope with memories, feelings, and
activities associated with the holiday
season. Includes a discussion on
how the holidays and other special
days may change after the death of
a loved one, tips for getting through
the holidays, and a video presentation. Free of charge and is open to
anyone who can benefit from the
information provided. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, call 800-635-7490 or visit

Free Coat Distribution at St. Paul
Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Rd.,
Lapeer on Saturday, Nov. 5, 12, 19,
and Dec. 3 from 9 a.m.-noon. Snow
pants, gloves, scarves and boots.
You must be present to receive one
coat per person; this does include
children. For more information, contact St. Paul Lutheran Church 810-
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser to
benefit Damian Creed at the Lapeer
Church of Christ 1680 N. Lapeer
Rd., Lapeer on Saturday, Nov. 5

from 8-11 a.m. Pancakes, scrambled
eggs, sausage, applesauce, coffee,
juice and milk. Adults $6, children
under 10 $3. For more information
call 810-664-1574.
Annual Polish Night at St. John
the Evangelist 404 N. Dayton St.
Davison on Saturday, Nov. 5 starting
at 4:30 p.m. with at Polka Mass
followed by a homemade Polish dinner at 6:30 p.m. Music and dancing
from 8-11:30 p.m. and a cash bar.
Tickets are $15 for ages 12 to 64;
$12 for age over 65; children under
age 12 are free, but must have a
complimentary ticket. Tickets are
available in the Parish office Monday
through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4
p.m. For questions, call 810-653-
Fall Extravaganza at St. John the
Baptist Episcopal Church 5811
Forest Ave., Otter Lake on Saturday,
Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Autumn and Christmas crafts,
delicious baked goods, raffle tickets $1 each. Prize include handmade afghan, mystery basket and
Menard’s gift card. Tea Room open
11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. $8 for complete lunch. For more information,
call 810-793-2640.
Harvest of Praise at Trinity United
Methodist Church 1310 N. Main
St., Lapeer on Saturday, Nov. 5
at 7 p.m. Music by all of the various music groups at Trinity United
Methodist Church including the
Sunbeam choir, chancel choir, bell
choir, 2 separate male quartets,
Exhaltation, and special soloists.

Donations of food, paper products,
or cash for our food pantries would
be appreciated. For more information, call 810-664-9941.
2016 ICCS Turkey Trot at Imlay City
Christian Reformed Church 395 N.
Cedar St., Imlay City on Saturday,
Nov. 19 starts at 9:30 a.m. One
mile fun run cost $17.50 until race
day; finished medals awarded to all.
5K $30 pre-registered or $36 on
race day, awards for overall male
and female finishers to three in each
age group. Online registration will be
open through Nov. 18, guaranteed
long-sleeved tech shirts by Nov. 7, at
Holiday Eats and Treats at Brown
City United Methodist Church 7043
Lincoln St, Brown City on Saturday,
Nov. 19 lunch served from 11 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Bake sale and luncheon
includes soups, desserts, treats in
a jar. Donations accepted and takeout’s available. Contact the church
office 810-346-2010.
Annual Craft and Bake Sale at St.
John’s Episcopal Church, 4074 S.
Mill St., Dryden on Saturday, Dec.
3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Beautiful
handcrafted items, baked goods,
and a Christmas white elephant
sale. Free coffee and smiles. For
more information, call 810-796-


Holiday Bazzaar at Grace Episcolpal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer on Saturday, Nov. 5 from
9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Featured items
includes crafts, white elephant roon,
cookie walk, hand made greeting
cards, raffles and more. For informaion contact, Della at 810-664-
2nd Annual Brown City Country
Christmas Craft Show at Brown City
High School 4400 2nd St., Brown
City on Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Vendors needed, contact
Fall Craft Bazaar and Bake Sale at
First Presbyterian Church 433 N.
Calhoun, Lapeer on Saturday Nov. 5
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Hand crafters needed. This is the fourth annual
show with a bazaar and bake sale
items for sale, 6x8 foot space is
available for $15. Deadline is Oct.
24. Space is limited, to reserve call
Laurie Pagel 810-444-2053.
27th Annual Christmas Craft Show
at Bishop Kelley Catholic School
926 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer on
Saturday, Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. Various crafters selling their
wares, bake sale and a white elephant sale. Spaces for crafters are
still available. $2 door admission to
support the Immaculate Conception
Church’s Ladies League. To reserve
your space, contact Kenlin at 810-
664-0808 or email for more information.
Fall Vendor Show at First
Congregational Church of Almont
207 E. St. Clair, Almont on Saturday,
Nov. 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Booths
include a bake sale, produce, honey,
handmade jewelry, Stanley Home
Products, maple syrup, home based
businesses and much more. Raffle
tables and a blue plate lunch will be
available. For more information, contact Alice 810-384-6650.
24th Annual Juried Arts & Crafts
Show for Lapeer High Project
Graduation at LCS Center for
Innovation 170 Millville Rd., Lapeer
on Saturday, Nov. 12 from 9 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Seeking crafters for our
great show. Sold out of spaces early
last year. Call Denise for information
Autumn Vendor Fair at North Branch
Wesleyan Church 3164 North Branch
Road, North Branch on Saturday,
Nov. 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free
admission, approximately 70 vendors. Proceeds going to Marlette Jr/
Sr High School’s Mission trip to Haiti
with Poured Out. 810-688-2380.
St. Paul Lutheran Annual Craft &
Holiday Bazaar at the St. Paul
Lutheran Church, 90 Millville Rd.

Lapeer on Saturday, Nov. 12 from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $30 for one table
or $50 for two tables, crafters and
vendors still welcome. Call 810-664-
6653 or email ckohl.stpaul@yahoo.
com for an application.
Otisville Lioness Annual Craft Show
at Forest Twp. Hall 130 Main St.,
Otisville on Saturday, Nov. 12 from
9 a.m. to 4 p.m. $15 per eight-foot
table, no rummage or flea market
item. Lunch available, free admission. To reserve your space call
Susan 810-793-2287.
Second Annual Women’s Expo at
Gallery 194 and PIX Theatre, 194 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer on Thursday,
Nov. 17 from 6:30-9 p.m. Taking
applications from crafters and vendors of items and services of interest to women. Vendor fee $20 per
space. Additional $10 if table is provided by Center for the Arts. Call to
reserve your space 810-667-1495.
Holiday Bazaar at Columbiaville United
Methodist Church 4696 Pine St.,
Columbiaville on Saturday, Nov. 19
from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Taking applications for crafters and vendors,
non-profits, and commercial accepted. Indoor and outdoor booths.
Christmas gift shopping and baked
goods for your Thanksgiving dinner,
silent auction and lunch available.
For more information and to register,
call 810-793-4203.
30th Annual Fall Craft Show for
the Memphis Music Boosters
at Memphis High School 34130
Bordman, Memphis on Saturday,
Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Space $30 for a 6-foot by 8-foot
area, table rentals available for $8
each. Admission $1, under 10 free.
Bake sales, raffles. Proceeds go to
the Music Department. Call 810-392-

2131 to reserve your space.
Santa’s Attic and Vendor Show at the
First Metaphysical Church 8267 E.
Atherton Rd. Davison on Saturday,
Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come hunt through Santa’s Closet
and add to your decorations this
holiday. Find those old treasures, or
something new to cherish and pass
down for generations. Gently used
and new items for sale in a flea
market style. Vendors will be on site
taking orders and selling a variety of
items to use as gifts this season, or
for you to enjoy. Massages, psychic
readers and tea leaf reading will be
available throughout the day for a
fee. Make a holiday craft, learn to
make a bow, and enjoy cookies and
treats from our bake sale. Taking
donations of new or gently used
Christmas, Thanksgiving, or other
holiday items until Nov. 17th. $10
non-refundable table fee, limited
indoor space. Call 810-399-6722 to
reserve your space.


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 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.
Coats and Warm Winter Clothing
Donations at The Golden Arrow 24
S. Court St., Lapeer drop off Monday
through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
and Saturday’s from 11 a.m. to 3
p.m. Main entrance at the back.
Collecting coats, hats, mittens,
and other warm clothes and boots,
plastic grocery bags and gently used
towels also needed. For information,
contact 810-660-8333.

Sadie’s Dream for a Cure is a Lapeer
based non-profit organization serving
pediatric cancer patients and their
families. Seeking donations of new
crayons, colored pencils, markers
and coloring books to be distributed
to pediatric cancer centers to help
occupy children while going through
chemotherapy. Donations can be
dropped off Monday through Friday
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Sew
Crazy Fabrics 1330 Imlay City Rd.,
Lapeer or contact to arrange for a pick
up or drop off. Also seeking volunteers to sew tote bags, supplies will
be provided. For more information on
our programs, visit the website.
Lapeer County Concert Choir
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. For more information, visit the website at or call 810-688-
Sweet Adelines rehearsals from 7-10
p.m. at the Davison Senior Center,
10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details:
810-742-0977 or

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.
Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus
rehearses on Tuesday evenings at
7 p.m. Community of Christ Church
4041 W Vienna Rd., Clio and is
always looking for new members
who love to sing. Details, call 1-844-
370-6470. By calling this toll free
number you can reach ticket sales,
the president, our membership person, the music director, marketing/
PR person and the gentleman who
books our shows. You can also visit or
ArrowheadChorus to learn more
about us.

Community Prayer at the historic
courthouse lawn, 255 Clay St,
Lapeer the last Thursday of the
month from 7-8:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information, call
Lapeer Assembly of God Church at
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.
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.

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.

Country Jamboree at Old Town Hall 3551 Hadley Rd, Hadley on the first Saturday of the month from 1-4 p.m. Money raised to benefit scholarships for Lapeer and Goodrich. For more information, call 810-969-4575.


Trinity United Methodist Church from
4-5:30 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.

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

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.

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


Monday - Friday

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

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.
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 $8, seniors $7,
children 5-13 $3. Proceeds go to
helping with community projects. For
more information, call 810-797-5046
or 810-656-5160.

Wednesday- Fridays

Week Day Dinners at Lapeer Eagles #2427 3565 Davison Rd, Lapeer on Wednesdays serving steakbugers, Thursdays tacos and Fridays fish fry. All proceeds go to the Eagles #2427. For more information, call 810-664-2812.

Friday Dinners at the VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Lapeer, on the first
Fridays of every month until spring.
Dinner will be served with potato,
salad, roll and dessert. Dinners
are from 5:30-7 p.m. $10 Public
welcome. Proceeds to support local
Veterans projects. Call 810-664-
9222 with questions.

Pancake Breakfast every 1st and 3rd
Saturday of the month at Otter Lake
VFW Post 2409 from 8–11 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
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.


Stingers of Seven Ponds Meeting at
Seven Ponds Nature Center, 3854
Crawford Road, Dryden on the
first Monday every month through
November at 11:30 a.m. The
Stingers provide volunteer support
for the annual Seven Ponds rummage sale, bake sales, Heritage
Festival and other events that support the programs and operations
of the Seven Ponds Nature Center.
New volunteers are needed and
are always welcome. Please join
us at our beautiful, modern facility
surrounded by some of the prettiest

natural scenery in Lapeer County.
Bring a lunch and join the fun and
camaraderie that are a great bonus
for joining this worthy effort. For
more information, visit sevenponds.
org or call 810-796-3200.
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.
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.
Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
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:
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 at 810-724-0818.
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
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.

Military Moms Support Group meeting
at American Legion Hall Post #16
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on
the first and third Tuesdays of every
month at 7 p.m. This meeting is for
those with loved ones serving in the
Armed Forces. Bring photos and any
other memorabilia to share. Come
before 7 p.m. and enjoy dinner at
the post for $5 or $7. Questions,
call Terri 810-728-7121.

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