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2017-08-13 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mondays
Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Parents
Support Group meets at St. Paul
Lutheran Church 30 Millville Rd.,
Lapeer on Monday, Aug. 14 and the
second Monday of every month from
6:30-8:30 p.m. Help is available for
parents or guardians of adopted and
foster children with snacks provided.
Childcare is not available. Call, Somer
Vickery at 810-577-4067 for more
information.
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Solar Eclipse Viewing and Activities
leading up to it at the Goodland
Township Library 2370 Van Dyke,
Imlay City at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug.
21. Eclipse glasses provided by NASA
and crafts, safety discussion, sun
print and the eclipse viewing. Other
activities leading up to the viewing
with discussions and crafts each day
Saturday, Aug 12 ice cream in a bag
and paper circuits, 12 p.m. Monday,
Aug. 14 earth, moon, sun model and
eclipse art 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.
16 constellation and speaker 6 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 19 sun prints, and
bedroom planetarium 12 p.m. All
events are free, for more information,
call 810-721-2110.
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FCE Meetings at Mayfield Township
Hall 1900 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer on
Monday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. and every
second Monday of each month. The
Michigan Association for Family and
Community Education organization is
dedicated to strengthening individuals,
families and communities through
education, leadership and action.
They are involved in many community
projects as well as conduction
fundraisers and donated to various
charities in the community. The topic
for September is Alzheimer’s Disease.
The public is invite to attend. For more
information, call Kristine Mueller 810-
356-5497.

Tuesdays
Mid-Michigan Therapy Dogs Training
classes at Goodrich United Methodist
Church 8071 State Rd., Goodrich
starting on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.
Therapy dogs are family pets that are
trained to provide affection, comfort
to people in hospitals, nursing, and
assisted living facilities. Dogs can be
any breed or size. Must be at least
one year old and have basic obedience
and be well socialized. This is a 12
week cours. Six weeks classroom
instructions, where dogs will be
tested for the Canine Good Citizen
certification, following five weeks of
filed trips and graduation. Class size is
limited and pre-registration is required.
For more information, call 248-909-
9522 or 248-521-2930.
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Mega Clothing Give-Away at the Hunt
Community Center Building 1284
W. Turrill Rd., Lapeer on Tuesday,
Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 12-7
p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 21 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.
•••
Diabetes Personal Action Toward Health
Workshop at Ruth Hughes Memorial
District Library 211 North Almont Ave.,
Imlay City every Tuesday, starting
through Sept. 19 rom 1-3:30 p.m. This
free workshop is designed to benefit
adults living with Type 2 Diabetes. It
is a six-week workshop conducted in
two and a half hour sessions each
week. Family members, friends, and
caregivers are also encouraged to
attend. For more information, or to
register, call 810-724-8043 or 800-
482-1455.

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Back to the Bricks Cruise & Car Show
in Downtown Flint under the arches
from Tuesday, Aug. 15 through
Saturday, Aug. 19. Tuesday join the
free movie night at US 23 drive-in at 5
p.m., Wednesday and Thursday cruise
down Saginaw St. from 5-9 p.m. visit
many of the sites along the way. Friday
night car show, con¬cert, and dance
party with a Motown theme, then
stroll downtown on Saturday to admire
vehicles of every age and description,
take pictures, buy souvenirs, and enjoy
the fun. Tune up parties in different
locations up to the main event. Visit
the web¬site at www.BacktotheBricks.
org.

Thursdays
Kearsley Kruise Car Show to benefit the
Old Newsboys every Thursday night
through Sept. 7 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.
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Farm Tour at Marsh Haven Farms
2267 N. Henderson Rd., Davison on
Thursday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. Speakers,
orientation, walking tour and supper
withnetworkingandaQ&Atofollow.
This meeting counts for MAEAP
Phase 1 educational credit. Pesticide
applicator credits are also available.
RSVP by September 5 at the Lapper
Conservation District at 810-664-0895
ext. 5.

Fridays
Concession Stand at Lapeer Days
Festival sponsored by Lapeer Elks
Lodge 2567 on Friday, Aug. 18
through Sunday, Aug 20. Serving
pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs,
sweet corn, chips, stuffed baked
potatoes, drinks and our famous bake
sale. Proceeds benefit our Veterans
and other local charities.
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Old Fashioned, Homemade Strawberry
Shortcakes “Under the Tent” at the
Immaculate Conception Church during
Lapeer Days on Friday, Aug. 18 from
3-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 from 10
a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 20
from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Same great
price $3.50. For questions call, 810-
664-8594.
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Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, Aug. 18. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins
at 7 p.m. Cost $6 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.
•••
Almont Movie in the Park Night at
Almont Community Park 290 Water
St, Almont, on Friday, Aug. 18 starts
at 9 p.m. This free event will feature
the newly released Beauty and the
Beast sponsored by Orchard Arbor and
Almont Parks and Rec. This free family
friendly event. Bring your lawn chairs
or a blanket, snacks and drinks. For
more information, call 912-432-1638.
•••
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.

Saturdays
Grocery Giveaway at North Branch
Wesleyan Church, 3164 North
Branch Rd., North Branch on
Saturday, Aug. 26. Doors open at
8 a.m. Giveaway begins at 9 a.m.
More information, contact 810-688-
2380.
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Ride with the Eagles Benefit Ride for
Christmas for Kids with the Lapeer
Aerie Eagles Riders FOE 3565
Davison Rd., Lapeer on Saturday,
Aug. 26 leaving at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
Returning to the club for food, prizes and 50/50 drawing. All vehicles
welcome. Sign up from 8:30-10:30
am. Last vehicle back at 5 p.m.
Entry fee $15 per driver, $10 passengers. For more information, call
Steve Gerwolds 810-793-7300, Kem
810-358-9479 or Basil King 810-
793-2690.
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Project Brotherhood Resolve 23 Mile
Walk will start at the Lake Orion War
Memorial 312 S. Broadway St, Lake
Orion and end at the Lapeer VFW
Post 4139 128 Daley Rd, Lapeer
on Saturday, Sept. 9. Opening
ceremonies starts at 0600 hours
and walk 23 miles, 22 for them
and 1 for staying alive, with 22 plus
pounds of rucks. Ruck and weight
should be adjusted to the walkers
and runner’s ability. Recommend
having a change of socks and
shoes, begin training with what you
will be walking with and give your
body time to develop. Hydration is
essential. Represent your country,
unit or work with flags, attire is up
to the individual. If you are unable
to do the entire 22 miles, start at
a closer checkpoint or volunteer.
There will be spot vehicles to pickup

walkers and runners at any given
time. Volunteers are needed to man
water tents and street crossings.
Interested, contact Joe 773-456-
4716.
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2nd Annual 5k Race for the Dream
at Jack Abernathy Park, 415 W.
Rising St., Davison on Saturday,
Sept. 16 starts at 11 a.m. Cost
$25. 5k family friendly run/walk to
support Cerebral Palsy, including our
Cerebral Palsy Swagger for our CP
Heroes. To register, visit the website
http://irelandsdream.com/ or call
810-814-0559.
•••
MS 5k Walk/Fun Run at Lamb Steel
Park 333 E. Third St., Inlay City
on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.
Planning meetings are held at St.
Paul Lutheran Church Imlay City
other first Tuesday of each month
at 7 p.m. Individuals and team
captains, or volunteers needed.
Register at walkmsmi.org.
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Octoberfest 500 at St. Paul Lutheran
Church 90 Millville Rd., Lapeer on
Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Tractor show, car show,
brats and beer, kid’s activities. Free
admission. For more information, call
810-664-6653.

Sundays
McLaren Hospice Pancake Breakfast
at Lapeer Days in the Elks Tent
on Sunday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m.
to noon. All-you-can-eat pancakes
served with sausage, coffee, and
juice, or eight pancakes to go. Cost
adults $5, children 5 and under $3.
For more information on McLaren
Hospice, visit the website mclaren.
org/homecaregroup.
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Michigan Bean Festival at 5117 Center
St., Fairgrove on Labor Day weekend
Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday,
Sept. 4. Friday come to the harvest
pot luck at 5:30, crowing of the
queen at 6:30. Motor Sports Park
will host an event each day, figure
eight, demolition derby and mud
bog. Entertainment tent, cover only
$5. Saturday, Memorial car show,
volleyball tournament, crafts, antique
and vendor show, lots of free stuff for
the kids to do. Sunday a community
church service, home pie and ice
cream social. Fireworks at dusk and
free bean soup. Monday the grand
parade, chicken BBQ, and tractor show
and auction. For more details visit the
website at www.michiganbeanfestival.
com.

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Victorian Tea Party at K of C Hall
8428 Davison Rd., Davison on
Sunday, Sept. 17 from 3-5 p.m.
Come enjoy tea sandwiches, cakes
and delicious tea. Cost $10 per
person, or a table of 8 for $70.
Proceeds help the Daughters of
Isabella with local churches. For
tickets, or more information, contact
Chris 810-444-2894.

CLASS REUNIONS

Class of 1950

Lapeer High School class of ‘50 reunion luncheon at the Lapeer Country Club 3786 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Friday, Aug. 18 starts at 11:30 a.m. Order off the menu and enjoy great company. For more information, call Peggy Tripp 810- 245-6052. •••

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. •••

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. 9. Check out the Facebook page for updates, or call Theresa Spencer 810- 245-4863.

Multi Class Reunion

North Branch Multi Class Reunion 50+ years Class of ’47 to ’67. 32nd annual alumni reunion at North Branch High School 6598 Brush St., North Branch on Sunday, Sept. 10. Doors open at a.m. with a catered dinner at 1 p.m. Cost $16 per person. If you have not received your invitation, call 810-417-1946.

VENDORS NEEDED

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.
•••
Columbiaville UMC Fall Bazaar at

the Columbiaville United Methodist
Church 4696 Pine St, Columbiaville
on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. Cost is $15 for an eight foot
space, additional spacing options are
available. Sign up deadline is Aug.
28. For questions or to register, call
Lyn VonSteenburg at 810-793-4203.
•••
Otisville Lioness Craft Show at Forest
Township Hall 130 E. Main St.
Ste. A, Otisville on Saturday, Nov.
11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables
available 8ft. space for $15. To
reserve your space, mail your check
to Susan Rudzki, 12495 Mr. Morris
Rd., Columbiaville, MI 48421 or call
810-793-2287.
•••
Fall Arts and Crafts Show Oxford High
School 745 N. Oxford Rd., Oxford on
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Hosted by the leadership class
with more than 75 booths. Special
guest will be Al Kaline’s last bat boy,
Dennis Clotworthy, signing his book.
Come and shop the many booths
offering fall décor and one of a kind
crafts. For vendor information, call Joe
at 810-658-0440.
•••

5th Annual Fall Craft Show and Bake
Sale at First Presbyterian Church
Lapeer, 433 Calhoun St., Lapeer on
Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Crafters needed. Tables are $15
Space is limited. All proceeds go to
our mission projects, locally, nationally
and globally. Reserve by calling Laurie
Pagel 810-444-2053.

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.

To submit your event: Send information including the day, time, location and a short description of your non-profit, civic or fundraising event to jpayne@mihomepaper.com. Send your mail to Calendar, PO Box 220, Lapeer, MI 48446

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