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2017-05-17 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sundays

Cure Lupus Walk at Rowden Park 1552
N. Main St., Lapeer on Sunday, May
21 from 1-4 p.m. Adults $20 per person with a t-shirt, 18 and under free.
The 8th Annual Timberly Memorial
Walk will host a free lunch, photos,
balloon release, raffles, and survivor’s dedication. 1 p.m. scenic walk
through the park, strollers and dogs
welcome. Pre-register for a t-shirt at
milupus.org/event/lapeer-walk-cure-lupus timberly-memorial-walk.
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Family Church Camp at Hemans Free
Methodist Camp 3125 N Van Dyke
Rd., Decker will be Sunday, June 18
through Sunday, June 25. The official start of camp will be a concert
at 7 p.m. Adult bible study, worship,
songs, Sunday morning worship at 11
a.m. Activities for youth and children
each morning and afternoon, special activities announced each day.
Everyone is invited to attend, one or
all meetings. We have full hook-up for
campers and rustic campsites. Dorm
rooms are available by reservation.
Contact Joan Prewitt at 1-810-282-
9105.

Tuesdays
Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon
at Sidetracks Restaurant 266 Lake
Nepessing Rd., Lapeer held the
fourth Tuesday through October. The
next meeting is Tuesday, May 23 at
noon. Order off the menu and open
to all retried and former LRH employees. Any questions, contact 810-664-
2383.

Wednesdays
Divorce Support Group at the De
Angeli Library, 921 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer on Wednesday, May 17 from
6-8 p.m. Adults only, no childcare,
children’s room is open. Everyone
is welcome who are going through
a divorce, contemplating a divorce
or recovering from divorce. Expert
speakers and counselors on hand to
help with the process. This will be an
ongoing meeting. For more infor ation
and times, call Paul Hitch at 810-
728-3895.

Thursdays
Plant and Book Sale at with the
Goodland Township Library at
Township Hall, 2374 N. Van Dyke,
Imlay City on Thursday, May 18 and
Friday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. On Saturday, May 20 the sale
will be at the library, 2370 N. Van
Dyke from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Variety
of books, dvds, and magazines for
sale. Prices will be posted at the
sale. There will be red bud trees and
day lilies for sale. All proceeds will
go to the library for programs. For
more information contact 810-721-
2110.
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Color Me Davison 5K Fun Run at
Davison’s Parks and Trails, parking
at Knight of Columbus 8428 Davison
Rd., Davison on Thursday, June 8
at 6 p.m. Shuttle service running
4:30-9 p.m. Registration adults $30,
kids 12 and under $20 with t-shirt.
Packet pick-up, Tuesday, June 6 from
10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Davison
Chamber of Commerce office.
Subject to not being sold out online
registration by Sunday, June 4 at
www.active.com.
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Free Yard Sale at Faith Christian Family
Church 3440 Davison Rd., Lapeer
on Thursday, June 8 and Friday, June
9 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Good used
items free to the community. Clothes
for everyone, dishes, furniture,
books, shoes. We have a wide variety
of items. If you would like to drop
off donations before the event email
staff@lapeerfamilychurch.com or call
810-667-0075.

Fridays
Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, May 19. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins
at 7 p.m. Cost $10 per player and
euchres twenty-five cents each.
Refreshments provided. Other dates
upcoming once a month throughout
the year. Everyone welcome. For
more information, contact 810-664-
2602.

Saturdays
Celebrate the Dedication of Goodland
Community Church 2008 N. Van
Dyke Rd. Imlay City on Saturday, May
20 and Sunday, May 21. A short
dedication service for the community
to attend at 5 p.m. on Saturday with
food and refreshments afterwards,
a youth concert at 7 p.m. featuring the James Robert Band, and a
Sunday morning dedication service
that begins at 10 a.m. Anyone from
the community is invited to celebrate
with us at any of these celebration
events. If you have any questions,
call the church office at 810-724-
1747.

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14th Annual Dillinger Motorcycle
Ride sponsored by the Inn Between
Saloon 4711 Kinde Rd., Port Hope
on Saturday, May 27 sign-up starts
at 11 a.m. riders will depart at 12
p.m. Dinner and raffles will be part of
the day’s festivities. The entry fee is
$15 per person or $25 per couple.
Bikes, cars, and trucks are welcome
to partake in the festivities. Riders
must be 21 years of age or older and
have a valid ID at the time of registration. Proceeds will be split 50/50
to benefit United Hospice Service and
ABATE Region 7. Donations received
by United Hospice Service help to
ensure that the best hospice care is
available to patients and their families regardless of their ability to pay.
For more information or to sign up,
call 989-428-3522 or 989-670-9976.
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4th Annual Dr. Michael Ogboh
Memorial 5K Walk/Run on
Saturday, June 10 during the Thumb
Soybean Festival. The staff of Family
HealthCare of Brown City will be hosting the annual memorial 5K walk/run
to benefit United Hospice Service of
Marlette Regional Hospital. The entry
fee is $20 if registered by May 29,
and $25 thereafter. Pre-registered
participants will receive an event tee
shirt. For more information, contact
Family HealthCare of Brown City at
810-346-2751.
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Classic Auto Show and Events
at Simpson Park Camp70199
Campground Rd., Romeo on
Saturday, July 29 from 1-4 p.m. Bring
your show-car and enjoy an afternoon of free entertainment. Features
exhibits of old fashion skills, crafts,
antique and collectibles. Special
events planned all weekend. Friday
night, free concert, Saturday morning
5K run/walk at 8 a.m. Family friendly
activities, inflatables, music, book
reading, refreshments, tractor driven
wagon camp tours. 9th annual Ladies
Tea from 12:30-2 p.m., registration
required. Saturday evening, annual
chicken barbecue and evening worship. For registration forms, visit
www.simpsonparkcamp.org or questions contact the office at 586-752-
3202.

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.

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.
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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 at 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 $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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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 southeast 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 St. Matthews
Church, upstairs Conference room,
431 N. Court Street, 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.
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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 Dr., Flint. Light refreshments are provided. For more information, contact Heartland Hospice at
888-427-6818.
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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.
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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.
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Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.

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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.
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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
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.
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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.
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AWANA Christian Club for kids ages
3-8th grades at Hadley Community
Church, 3638 Hadley Rd., Hadley
on Wednesday nights through
April 26 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost is free. AWANA helps build
strong bodies, strong minds, and
a strong faith. Visit the website at
HadleyCommunityChurch.org.
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Kiwanis Club of Lapeer holds weekly meetings in the Lincoln Room
in the Lapeer Center Building on
Wednesdays at 12:15 p.m. Come
see what they are all about. For questions, call Sallie at 810-240-4542.
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Imlay Conversation Salon meets the
first Wednesday of the month at
Mulefoot Gastropub, 596 S. Cedar
Rd., Imlay City. Starts at 6 p.m. with
an optional dinner, followed by 7 p.m.
talks with different subjects each
week. For more information, find us
on Facebook at Imlay Conversation
Salon.
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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.
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Davison book discussion group meeting at 6 p.m. second Wednesday
at the Davison Area Library, 203 E.
Fourth St., Davison.
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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
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Domestic violence support group hosted by LACADA from 5-6 p.m. at the
outreach, 1127 Clark Rd., Lapeer.
Details: LACADA, 810-667-4175.
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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
Heartprints Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Support Group Stronger Together
meets the first Thursday of each
month at 5 p.m. at Lapeer County
Medical Care Facility at Lapeer
County Medical Care Facility 1455
Suncrest Dr., Lapeer. For more information, call Katheryn Bell 810-358-
7802 or Kris Strickler 810-667-8511
ext. 129.
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Lapeer County Republican Party meets
the third Thursday of the month.
Meetings are held at the Mayfield
Township Hall 1900 N. Saginaw St.,
Lapeer Additional information can be
found on the website www.lapeergop.
com or by calling Christina 810-728-
4911.
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Hadley Lions Club looking for members
to join. Hadley Lions Club is located at 3551 S. Hadley Rd., Hadley.
Meetings the first Thursday of every
month at 7 p.m. and serve a spaghetti dinner the third Thursday. This
is the main fundraiser and enables
us to help many people in the community. We are looking for people
with kind hearts and generous spirits
to help grow our organization. For
more information call Deb 810-656-
5160.
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Families Anonymous at St. Matthews
Church 220 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer on Thursday evenings at 7
p.m. A 12 Step support group for
families and friends of those who
have an alcohol or drug abuse problem. For more information, call 810-

728-2033.
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Lapeer Families Against Narcotics
meets on the 2nd Thursday of each
month from 7:00-9;00 pm at St.
Matthews Church 220 W. Nepessing
Street, Lapeer. Open to anyone who
wants to receive support and education regarding addiction and recovery.
There is no charge. For more information call 810-728-2033.
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The Recovery Network Double
Trouble Support Group meetings at
Lapeer County Mental Health, 1570
Suncrest Dr., Lapeer Thursdays from
1-2 p.m. 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 Matt
McKinney at 810-667-0500.
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Quilters Welcome to join Thimble
Buddy Quilt Guild meets on the
second and the fourth Thursday at
Church of Christ, 1680 N. Lapeer
Rd., Lapeer at 1-3 p.m. Details, call
810-664-5019.
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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.
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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 Dr., 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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P.U.L.S.E. Support Group meets at
Lapeer County Medical Care Facility
on the first Thursday of the month
from 4-5 p.m. This free support group
is for unique support for families
and friends of loved ones who have
Alzheimer’s or dementia. Share your
concerns and find support from others who are patients, professionals,
social workers, or care givers to offer
tips and facilitate group. More information, call Kathryn Bell at 810-358-
7802 or Kris Strickler 810-664-8571
ext. 129.
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Toastmasters Club will meet to help
improve your communication skills.
Mott Community College, Lapeer.
Room B-204, 7 p.m. first and third
Thursdays.

Fridays
Autism Support Group Forever Friends
Network meets the first and third
Friday of every month at Maple Grove
2020 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer at 5:30-
7:30 p.m. We are here to help you
build a center of parent support,
support for families on the spectrum,
games, lending library. For more
information, visit the website foreverfriendsnetwork.net or call Regina at
810-623-2041.
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Breastfeeding Support Group meets
the second Friday of each month
from 1-2 p.m. in the lower level of
the Lapeer County Health Dept.,
1800 Imlay City Road, Lapeer. Join
us for friendly support and encouragement. Support person and older
siblings are also welcome to attend.
For more information, call 810-667-
0448.
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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, call 810-688-2380
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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. to 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.
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Grief Recovery Group Meeting Marlette
Regional Hospital, 2770 Main St.,
Marlette hosts this support group
on the first Friday of each month
at 10 a.m. in their Administration
Conference Room. For those who
have experienced the death of a
loved one, a support group is available in your area. Facilitated by a
trained United Hospice Service (UHS)
bereavement volunteer, the focus of
this support group is to identify ways
to process a loss through discussion,
sharing and information. For more
information, please call 800-635-
7490 or visit www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
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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.

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Al-Anon Meetings at St. John School,
420 Genesee Rd., Bldg. 425,

Davison, at 7:30 p.m. every Friday.
Details: 810-234-1460.
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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.
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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.

Saturdays
Social Dance Club meets two
Saturdays a month from 7-10 p.m.
at the Historical Old Town Hall in
Metamora. Dues each week will be
$10 per person or $17 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 and
the monthly schedule contact Debbie
Freeman, Irish Dance Instructor at
810-441-5343 or email
deb.irishdanceandmusic@gmail.com.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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 nonprofit
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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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 Saturdays 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.

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Donations Accepted at New to You
Consignment 286 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer to use the profits to give to
local charities in vouchers to use
in the store. There are a number of
organizations your donations can
help. The voucher is used to buy
clothes and needed items to help
get them back on their feet. Donate
with a Purpose helps distribute the
vouchers to those in need. For more
information, call 810-245-7272 and
find a charity.

Mondays
Sadie’s Dream for a Cure is a Lapeer
based nonprofit 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.

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.

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
Conservancy.org or call 810-538-
1741.
•••
Goodland Thrift Shop and Food Pantry,
8508 Clear Lake Rd., is accepting
donations of clean, usable clothing, household items, furniture
and non-perishable food items.
Monetary donations also accepted.
Make checks payable to Strength
Ministries. Details: 810-346-8000 or
hisstrengthmusic@yahoo.com.
•••
Start a 4-H club! Adult volunteers
are needed to work with 4-H youth
in clubs covering any area of interest. Training and support provided.
Details: 810-667-0343.
•••
Paradise Animal Rescue is looking
for donations of wet dog/cat food,
scoopable cat litter, catnip mouse,
cat nail trimmers, paper towels.
Volunteers for morning and evening
chores, volunteer coordinator and
fundraising. Call 810-969-4455
•••
Marlette United Hospice Service
needs volunteers to help with patient
care, clerical, gardening, quilting,
cooking, grief support, fundraising
and more. Details: 800-635-7490.
•••
Loving Hands clinic needs volunteers
to help with the clinic’s patients.
Currently, they need doctors, nurses
and dentists and dental hygienists
to volunteer a few hours a month.
Details: Cathy Johnson, 810-667-
8933.
•••
Senior Companion Program needs
seniors to volunteer 20 or more
hours a week to help adults ages
21 and up with an identified special
need. Seniors may help with light
shopping, bills, preparing and sharing meals, rides to the doctor or just
talking. Details: 810-257-3769 or
scpflint@aol.com.

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.

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 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 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.

CHILDREN

Free hearing and vision screenings
for preschool-age children 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.
•••
Ready, Set, Go! Workshop is a free
workshop for 3- to 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.
•••
Playgroups at numerous locations and
dates. The free six-week sessions
offer 90 minute playgroups with story
time, developmentally appropriate
games and crafts, learn new skills,
and enjoy a snack and social time
with other children. Parents will have
the chance to talk to other adults
with same-age children. Call Family
Literacy Center at 810-664-2737 to
register for the next session.

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 and reservations, call 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. For
more information, call 810-724-8043.

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