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2017-07-12 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mondays
Makerspace Mondays at Goodland
Township Library 2370 N. Van Dyke,
Imlay City starting Monday, July 17
through Labor Day from 1-2 p.m. This
free event is for children of all ages,
to participate to create and build using
recycled materials. Most of the events
will be held outside. Many projects
will be messy, so dress accordingly.
Some projects will be demolished
and possible eaten. The library is
currently accepting donations of tools,
craft supplies, and recycled materials
especially any small electronics. They
are also looking for anyone who is
familiar with small electronics to help
run some of the programs. For more
information, contact Catherine 810-
721-2110.

Tuesdays
Mega Clothing Give-Away at the
Hunt Community Center Building
1284 W. Turrill Rd., Lapeer on
Wednesday, July 12 from 12-7 p.m.,
and Thursday, July 13 from 10 a.m.
to 3 p.m. Something for everyone,
men, women, boy and girls, infants.
Pretty formal gowns and lots of
shoes and purses. Donations of
clean, gently used clothing in good
repair and non-perishable food
items always accepted. Drop off at
or leave on the porch. No furniture.
Photo ID required, not limited to
Lapeer residents, everyone welcome.
Sponsored by the Lapeer Seventh-
Day Adventist Church for questions
call 810-664-2060.
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2nd Annual Heart Loves Gas Giveaway
Event with Gateway Assembly at
the Imlay Quick Mart 546 N. Cedar,
Imlay City on Tuesday, Aug. 8 at 9
a.m. till sells out. Each customer will
receive $1 off of regular gas for up
to 15 gallons per car. Veterans with
an ID fill up for free. Gas cans not
accepted. While supplies last. For
more information, contact the church
at 810-724-8110.

Thursdays
Kearsley Kruise Car Show to benefit the
Old Newsboys every Thursday night
through Sept. 8 from 6 p.m. at the
McDonald’s 3180 N. Genesee Rd,
Flint located at Genesee and Richfield
Rd. Donations will be accepted. If you
would like more information, contact
810-744-1840.

Fridays
Movie Event at the New Life Christian
Church 4411 Newark Rd., Attica on
Friday, July 14 at 7 p.m. This free
movie event featuring “The case for
Christ” is based on the worldwide
best-selling book of one man’s journey
to solve the biggest mystery of all
time. For more information, call 810-
724-2702.
•••
Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, July 21. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins
at 7 p.m. Cost $10 per player and
euchres 25¢ each. Refreshments
provided. Other dates upcoming once
a month throughout the year. Everyone
welcome. For more information,
contact 810-664-2602.
•••
Nerf Games at the Goodland Township
Library 2370 N. Van Dyke, Imlay
City on Friday, July 21 at 4 p.m.
Participants will be able to use
various Nerf toys to knock each other
out of the game. This event will be
held outside of the Township Hall
and Library. This is a free event,
but seating is limited to 50 people.
Registration is required. Should
the weather not cooperate, we will
move the games inside. Parents are
encouraged to participate with their
children. Beverages will be provided.
You can register by calling 810-721-
2110.
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Euchre Tournament at Almont Dryden
Masonic Center Building 7300 Dryden
Rd., Almont on the fourth Friday of
every month. Doors open 6:30 p.m.,
play starts at 7 p.m. Cost $10 per

player, snacks included. Cash prizes,
50/50 raffles. Food available for
purchase. A lucky player will win door
prize. Questions, call 810-798-8064.
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Living Water Fun Run/Walk at Lake
Callis Recreation Complex 1152 N.
Gale Rd., Davison on Friday, Aug. 11
at 7 p.m. Cost $25 individuals and
$50 families. Community churches
from around the area will sponsor
family games and activities, with a
movie at dusk. Proceeds will go to
helping bring clean water to African
villages. There will be live demos of
dirty water changing to drinkable water.
To register for the event go to www.
TrinityDavison.com

Saturdays
Lapeer Art Association presents
“Dedication”, an all-media exhibit,
Gallery 194, 194 W. Nepessing,
Lapeer through Saturday, Aug. 5.
Gallery hours Tuesday thru Saturday,
noon to 6 p.m. For more information,
call 810-667-3632 or visit the website
lapeerart.org.
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Colonial Encampment at the
Frankenmuth River Place Shops on
Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16.
This all-day event will feature tactical
battle reenactments, a flag raising,
musket firing, period concerts, games,
a fashion show and many other
events. Visitors will be able to tour
military camps and shop at historical
vendors. With more than 250 actors,
this free event reenacts troops from
the Revolutionary and French and
Indian wars. It is a fun event for the
whole family. If you are interested in
participating, contact Brent Kemmer
kemmerc@hotmail.com.
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Run for Motorcycle Awareness Poker
Run starts at Captain’s Quarters
6011 E. Atherton Rd., Burton on
Saturday, July 22 from noon to 5 p.m.
Registration begins at 11 a.m. $10 for
first hand, additional hands $5 each.
Three other stops on the run, with
ending at Dedic’s Bar & Grill 5997
M-52, Owosso. Last bike in at 5 p.m.
All riders are welcome to participate.
Best hand prize, auction items and
50/50. Donations accepted and all
proceeds to A.B.A.T.E. Region 20. For
more information, or to donate contact
810-423-8711 or visit the website
www.abatemichregion20.com for
upcoming events.
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Classic Auto Show and Events
at Simpson Park Camp 70199
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.

Sundays
Fundraiser for Matt Zeeman at the VFW
Hall Post 4139, 128 Daley Rd., Lapeer
on Sunday, July 16 from 12:30-7 p.m.
Food served from 12:30-5 p.m. for a
donation. Bake sale, silent auction,
music and cookout to help raise
money toward medical expenses.
By donations only. If you would like
to donate monetary, or to the silent

auction, contact Sawdust Corners
Marathon Station 810-245-5512.
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Kid’s Summer Celebration at Davison
Assembly of God 1234 S. Gale
Rd., Davison on Sunday, July 23,
Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July
25 from 6:30-8 p.m. This free event
with Evangelists Paul and Jessica
Dietzel will have inflatables, snow
cones, cotton candy and more.
There will a time of songs and bible
stories. Children of all ages are
welcome. For more information, see
the website www.davisonag.com or
call 810-653-7616.

CLASS REUNIONS

50th Class Reunion

Utica High School class of ‘67 at the Shelby Gardens 50265 Van Dyke, Shellby Twp. On Saturday, Aug. 5. The classes of 1966 and 1968 are also invited to join. $50 each for dinner, checks can be mailed to Utica High Reunion P.O. Box 183129, Shelby Twp., MI 48318. More information email pshubring1@hotmail.com or uticahigh1968@yahoo.com. •••

55th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’62 at the American Legion Post 16 1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on Saturday, Aug. 12 starts at 5 p.m. Organizers are looking for these classmates: Ben Blissett, Diane Caudell, Charles Dickerson, Bob Duckwall, Carol Hartwig DVorak, Joyce Forbes, Judy Gallaty, Donna Gresehover, Carl Mass, Sandra Miller, Wayne Murray, Dennis Rancour, Mike Rasmussen, Roy Richerson, Pat Chrisholm Sabo, Minnie Smith, Richard Sweeney, Kim Toby. If you know where they are, or didn’t get a save the date card, contact Curt Carter 810-441- 2937 or Chuck Tiffany 810-664-4909. •••

40th Class Reunion

Lapeer East & West 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 current information. •••

Class of 1956

Lapeer Class of ‘56 gathering of our friends at Lake Inn 3711 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Saturday, Aug. 19 at 1 p.m. Need email addresses to send more information later. Any questions, call Betty Cramer 810-245-0159. •••

20th Class Reunion

Lapeer East High School class of ‘97 at Metamora Golf & Country Club 1600 Club Dr., Metamora on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 5:30-11:30 p.m. Cost $50 per person. A night of dining, dancing, photo booth and seeing friends. Register and purchase tickets at www.LEHSclass97.reunionmanager.com. •••

50th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’67 at American Legion Post 16 1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. Cost is $40 per person, $50 at the door. For more information, call Cheryl Nutt Whitney 810-614- 4507. •••

45th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’72 at Lapeer American Legion on Sept.

updates, or call Theresa Spencer 810- 245-4863.

VENDORS

4th Annual Fall Craft & Vendor show at the New Life in Christ Lutheran Church 6007 Fish Lake Rd., North Branch on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In the church, barn & on the lawn, rain or shine. Baked goods, popcorn, bottled water. For vendor information, contact Vicki 810-688-4557 or Cindy 810-688-3756.

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
69 W. Nepessing, 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
Village of North Branch Orr Museum will
be open to the public every Saturday
throughout the summer of 2017 until
Labor Day. Come spend an hour or
so to step back into Michigan’s rural
past. Friendly, informative docents will
be there to welcome you. Admission
is free, clubs, groups and visiting
guests may visit by appointment. For
information or to sign up to volunteer,
contact 810-688-3294.
•••
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.
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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 $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 first and
third 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.

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.
•••
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.
•••
Suncrest Auxiliary monthly meeting on
the second floor of Suncrest 1455
Suncrest Drive, Lapeer on the third
Monday of every month at noon. This
monthly meeting is to share a meal
and organ-izing upcoming fundraisers
to benefit the residents of Suncrest.
The public is invited to attend to
hear what the organization does. To
become a member is only $2 a year
membership. For more information
contact, Jerrie Thompson 810-664-
3400.
•••
Family and Community Education
monthly meet at Mayfield Township
Hall 1900 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer
on the second Monday of every
month. FCE is dedicated to helping
the community through education,
leadership and various charities. The
public is invited to attend. There is no
charge. For more information about
FCE, call Marie 810-356-5126.

Tuesdays
Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon at
Calvelli’s Restaurant, Lapeer held
the fourth Tuesday of every month
through October. Order off the menu
and open to all retired and former LRH
employees. Any questions, contact
810-664-2383.
•••
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.
••••
Hospice Services Support Group
meeting at Eddie G’s Restaurant,
6484 Marlette St., Marlette, hosts
this support group on the first Tuesday
of each month at noon 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 St. Matthews Church,
upstairs Conference room, 431 N.
Court 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
Suncrest, 1455 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer,
from 6-7:30 p.m. The group is open to
all who play the uke or would like to
learn. Sounds Of Ukuleles in Lapeer
can be found on Facebook or at www.
SoundsOfUkulelesinLapeer.com.
•••
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.

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.- noon 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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
Lapeer Families Against Narcotics
meets on the second Thursday of each
month from 7-9 p.m. 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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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 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.
•••
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.

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.
•••
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.
•••
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
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.

Saturdays
Christian Motorcyclists Association
Lapeer Chapter Thundering Hope meet
every third Saturday at Ray C’s Harley
Davison 1491 S. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer
at 11 a.m. Rides after the meetings,
weather permitting. For more details,
call President Carol Brown 810-664-
1167.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.

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.LapeerLandConservancy.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.

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