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2017-04-19 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sundays
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast at Forest
Township Hall 130 E Main St., Ste
A, Otisville on Sunday, May 7 from
8:30 to 12:30 p.m. Sponsored by
the Otisville Lioness. Pancakes, sausages, ham, scrambled eggs, apple
sauce, coffee, juice, milk or tea.
Adults $6, children 3-10 $4, children
under 2 free. You help so we can
help others in need. For any questions, contact 810-631-4997.

Mondays
Grow a Garden of Hope with a Flower
Fundraiser for Sadie’s Dream for a
Cure. Online orders will be taken and
will be shipped directly to your home.
Visit www.flowerpoerfundraising.
com/campaign?campaign_ id=25032
for more information, or go to www.
sadiesdreamforacure.org.

Tuesdays
Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon at
Side Tracks Bar & Grill, 266 Lake
Nepessing Rd., Lapeer held the
fourth Tuesday from April through
October. The next meeting is
Tuesday, April 25 at noon. Order off
the menu and open to all retried and
former LRH employees. Any questions, contact 810-664-2383.

Wednesdays
Ask the Experts with Valley Area
Agency on Aging at Community
Center and Banquet Hall 4620
Water St., Columbiaville Wednesday,
April 26 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Free
workshop with refreshments and
discussion about resources and services for seniors in Lapeer County.
Reserve your space by contacting
Connie at 810-667-0500.

Thursdays
Grub & Pub Crawl in Davison with the
Davison Chamber of Commerce on
Thursday, April 20 from 5-10 p.m.
Advance tickets are available at participating establishments and the
Chamber office for $17, or $25 day
of the event. Transportation courtesy of Mid Valley Transportation,
Brookdale of Davison and Richfield
Bowl. Travel from Davison’s area
pubs and restaurants sampling marvelous food on provided transportation. Each participating location will
feature complimentary food and offer
Crawlers drink specials. The buses
will circuit non-stop between participating locations. This event promises to be extremely well attended and
a very energetic Grub and Pub Crawl.
For questions, call the Chamber
office at 810-653-6266.
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Pancake Supper with the Community
House of Hope at Deerfield Township
Hall 30 E. Burnside Rd., North
Branch on Thursday, April 27 from
5-7 p.m. $6 per person, children
under 5 free. Menu includes pancakes, sausage patties, French toast
casserole, diced potatoes, juice and
coffee. Chinese auction with lots of
prizes. Support will go to the Medical
Rides Program. For more information, call 810-793-6700.
•••
Beach Glass Jewelry Class Fundraiser
with the Marlette Historical Society
at the Train Depot 3325 Main St.,
Marlette on Thursday, May 4 from
6:30-8:30 p.m. Cost $40 to learn
how to make a necklace with chain,
a pair of earrings, key ring and wine
charm. These make great Mother’s
Day gifts. Take home that day something you made and designed. All
supplies are included. Proceeds go
to help the Marlette Train Depot
Museum. To reserve a seat, call
Carleen Foster 989-635-2277 or
available at the MRH gift shop.

Fridays
Million Dollar Meatballs play at PIX
Theatre in downtown Lapeer on
Friday, April 21 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Come join Bishop Kelley Drama Club
out for a night of family fun. Watch
as two bungling burglars wreak
havoc on an unsuspecting restaurant crew. A fast-paced comedy that
will leave your taste buds asking for

more Million Dollar Meatballs. For
more information email dscramlin@
bishopkelleylapeer.org or call 810-
664-5011.
•••
F.A.I.T.H. Homeschool sponsored
Drama “Esther” at First Baptist
Church 1212 Knollwood, Lapeer
on Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. Free
will donation to offset the costs for
F.A.I.T.H. Homeschool appreciated.
For information, email Anna Pierce,
drama coordinator Libertyjanegirl@
ymail.com.
•••
Cinco de Mayo Dinner at Grace
Episcopal Church 735 W. Nepessing
St, Lapeer on Friday, May 5, starting
at 5-8 p.m. Dinner includes a choice
of taco plate, burrito or tostada and
served with dessert and beverage.
Festive Mexican music for entertainment. Ticket are $8 in advance,
$10 at the door, or by calling Grace
Episcopal Church Office at 810-664-
2841, at the Grace Episcopal Church
Thrift Shop or at the door. Proceeds
from this dinner will go towards the
new roofing fund for the church.

Saturdays
Roxanne Kaurich Miller Fundraiser
at the Lapeer Center Building
425 County Center St., Lapeer on
Saturday, April 22 from 3-8 p.m.
Come help knock down some walls
and ALS at the same time. Donation
$10 per adult, $3 per child, $25 for
families of four. Donation includes
admission, dinner and family activities. For more information, call 586-
634-3906.
•••
Passport Event at Imlay City Post
Office 310 E. Third St., Imlay City
on Saturday, April 22 from 1-4 p.m.
No appointment needed, walk-ins
accepted. Call 810-724-7545 for
more information.
•••
Let’s Raise It 7th Annual Benefit
Auction at Castle Creek Golf Club
5191 Lum Rd., Lum on Saturday,
April 29. Doors open at 4 p.m. $25
per person in advance, $30 at door.
Live and silent auction items will
benefit Imlay City Christian School.
Dinner served from 4:30-6:30 p.m.
Auction begins at 6 p.m. Donations
of auction items or to buy tickets,
contact Imlay City Christian School
at 810-724-5695.
•••
Grocery Giveaway at North Branch
Wesleyan Church, 3164 North
Branch Rd., North Branch on
Saturday, April 29. Doors open at
8 a.m. Giveaway begins at 9 a.m.
More information, contact 810-688-
2380.
•••
The 27th Annual Spring Craft Show at

Davison High School 1250 N. Oak
Rd., Davison on Saturday, April 29
from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. There will be
over 100 booths in this annual spring
fundraiser for the Davison Wrestling
boosters. Special guest for the show
will be Dennis Clotworthy, Al Kaline’s
last bat boy, who will be book signing.
If interested in exhibitor space in this
great spring show, call Joe Smetanka
at 810-658-0440.
•••
M-15 Annual Garage Sale from
Clarkston to Bay City is Saturday,
May 6 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. This
annual event has grown over the
years offering the longest garage
sale in the area. Many local
Communities along the route offer
rental spaces to those looking to
join this event. Check out websites
from the community closest to you
for more information or vendor rentals. Cost for Davison vendors $25
per space. See the Davison DDA
website for a vendor rental form at
DavisonDDA.org.
•••
Hospice Walk at Marlette Elementary
School 6230 Euclid St., Marlette on
Saturday, May 13. Event registration
begins at 8:30 a.m. Participants
can walk as little or as much as
they would like on the beautiful
outdoor walking trail, Gayle’s Trail,
from 9-10:30 a.m. Recognition will
be given to those who are being
honored and memorialized by event
supporters. Walk supporter fee is
$25 and includes the walk and event
T-shirt. Opportunities for individuals
and businesses sponsorships should
be received no later than April 25
to receive full recognition on event
signage and tee shirts. All proceeds
raised through this fundraiser help
hospice patients and families in our
local communities. For more information about United Hospice Service
of Marlette Regional Hospital or to
register for the Hospice Walk, call
800-635-7490 or visit www.marletteunitedhospice.org.
•••
Mothers of Preschoolers Alumni
Reunion hosted by Lapeer
Community Church 80 N Lake
Pleasant Rd, Attica on Saturday,
May 13 from 9-11:30 a.m. Bring a
snack and your favorite MOPS memories. For more information visit the
Facebook page, or email dianne@
gotwww.com.

CLASS REUNIONS

40th Class Reunion

Lapeer East & West 40th Class Reunion Class of ’77 at Daley Farm 3635 Daley Rd., Attica on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dinner is 6 p.m. Bring your

own adult drinks, pop and water will be available. Looking for graduating classes from both schools. This will coordinate with the same weekend as Lapeer Days so everyone can come and enjoy the festival also. Follow on Facebook www.facebook.com/groups/1694366430796193/?- fref=nf for all the meetings and currant information. •••

45th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School of ’72 at Lapeer American Legion on Sept. 9. Check out the Facebook page for updates, or call Theresa Spencer 810-245- 4863.

VENDOR SHOWS

Flea Market and & Craft Fair at North Branch Masonic Center 4058 Huron St., North Branch on Thursday, May 11 and Friday May 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Vendor spaces for both days $30 for two eight foot tables, or $20 for one. Concessions available. For vendor space, contact Shannon Pratt 810-688-2784 or email shannonr. pratt@yahoo.com.

COMMUNITY

Ongoing
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.
•••
Mens and Womans Clothing
Donations Needed 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 blankets, shoes,
food, housewares, plastic grocery

bags and gently used towels also needed. For information, contact 810-660-8333.

Mondays
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 sadiesdreamforacure@gmail.com 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 lapeercountyconcertchoir.com or call 810-688-
8708.
•••
Sweet Adelines rehea Beach Glass
Jewelry Class Fundraiser with the
Marlette Historical Society at the
Train Depot 3325 Main St., Marlette
on Thursday, May 4 from 6:30-8:30
p.m. Cost $40 to learn how to make
a necklace with chain, a pair of
earrings, key ring and wine charm.
These make great Mother’s Day
gifts. Take home that day something
you made and designed. All supplies
are included. Proceeds go to help
the Marlette Train Depot Museum.
To reserve a seat, call Carleen
Foster 989-635-2277 or available at
the MRH gift shop. rsals from 7-10
p.m. at the Davison Senior Center,
10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details:
810-742-0977 or www.songofthe
lakes.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.
•••
Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus
rehearses on Tuesday evenings at 7
p.m. at 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
flintarrowhead.org or Facebook.com/
ArrowheadChorus to learn more
about us.

Thursdays 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 810-664-8089.

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.
.
Saturdays

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.

SOUP KITCHENS IN LAPEER COUNTY

Mondays
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.

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.

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. to 4 p.m. Call 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.
•••
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.

Fridays
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.

Saturdays
Pancake Breakfast every 1st and 3rd
Saturday of the month at Otter Lake
VFW Post 2409 from 8–11 a.m.
Included in the $5 breakfast is pancakes, sausage, applesauce, orange
juice and coffee with refills. Add
eggs for $6. Contact Terry at 810-
793-6343.
•••
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.

MEETINGS

Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter Support Group Meetings offer meeting in the surrounding areas. Free groups for scleroderma patients and those who have overlapping autoimmune conditions. Meetings are open to the community and include educational materials and speakers. For more information about, locations, times, topics and speakers visit www.scleroderma.org/ michigan and click on support group link. Call 248-595-8526 for more information.

Mondays
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: 810-678-3704.
•••
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 almonthistorical@yahoo.com.
•••
Lapeer Area Horticulture Society meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday of the
month at various locations. The cost
is $15 annual dues. Call Dave Klaffer
810-656-7770 for location.

Tuesdays
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.
Help make lap robes, totes to
rehabs and nursing homes. To
join, sew, crochet, knit, donate and
receive materials For more information, call Alon Marie 810-728-3252.
•••
Kidney Care Support Group meetings
at Hurley Medical Center 1 Hurley
Plaza, Flint on the third Tuesday of
the month from 7-8 p.m. Located
in the Charles White Conference
Center for anyone facing or on dialysis. Spouse, relative, caregiver or
friends dealing with kidney failure
and dialysis. Talk about the stresses and pressures that come with
being a caretaker. Questions, call
Shalonda 810-553-9776 or email
ComeShareYourHeart@gmail.com.
•••
Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
meeting is at Hunter’s Creek Mobile
Home Park club house, 725 DeMille
Rd. on Tuesdays. Weigh-in from
6-6:30 p.m. Meeting from 6:30-7:30
p.m. For more information, call 810-
796-3467 or 810-667-0999.
•••
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.
••••
Lunch Social Support Group meeting at Eddie G’s Restaurant, 6484
Marlette St., Marlette, hosts this
support group on the first Tuesday
of each month at 12 p.m. for lunch.
Groups meet for about an hour.
Lunch costs are covered by participants. For widows, widowers, or
singles that have lost a loved one
through death, a support group is
available in your area. Facilitated by
United Hospice Service, this informal
social support outing provides an
opportunity to make new friends and
enjoy good conversation in a supported setting. For more information,
please call 800-635-7490 or visit
www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
•••
Gamblers Anonymous meeting meets
weekly on Tuesday at 7 p.m. at
Marlette Methodist Church, 3155
Main St., Marlette. Please use back
entrance at southeast corner of
church building. Contact 989-225-
8284 for more information.
•••
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, call
Sue Clement at 810-667-0500.

•••
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.
•••
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 Dr., Flint. Light refreshments are provided. For more information, contact Heartland Hospice at
888-427-6818.
•••
SOUL Sounds of Ukulele in Lapeer
meets the second Tuesday of each
month at Calvellis 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.
•••
Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the Lapeer
County Central Dispatch Center basement, 2332 W. Genesee St., Lapeer.
Go to the website for more information, www.w8lap.com.
•••
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.
•••
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.

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