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2017-09-24 / Calendar



Pastie sale for the Imlay City Christian
School is currently taking orders
for Lawry’s Pasties from the U.P.
Orders will be taken until October
11and pasties will be delivered
on Monday, Oct. 23. $6 for one,
$32 for a half dozen and $60 for
a dozen. Orders must be paid for
when order is placed. Contact the
Imlay City Christian School to order.
Monday - Friday 8-4, 810-724-5695.

Mega Clothing Give-Away at the Hunt
Community Center Building 1284
W. Turrill Rd., Lapeer on Tuesday,
Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Wednesday, Sept. 27 from 12-7
p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 28 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.

Marlette Community School’s Retiree
Gathering at Eddie G’s 6484 Marlette
St., Marlette on Wednesday, Oct. 4
at 1:30 p.m. All retired teachers and
other retired Marlette School personnel
are invited. Questions, call Bill Maher

Girls Night Out Vendor Fair at the
Lapeer County Education and
Technology Center 690 N. Lake
Pleasant Rd., Attica on Thursday,
Oct. 5 from 4-8 p.m. $5 entry fee
featuring our favorite local vendors
and a Murals and More painting
class is $40 pre-registration required
for painting. All proceeds go to the
Lapeer County Ed-Tech SkillsUSA,
DECA and HOSA student organizations. For more information, contact
Carrie Smith 810-664-1124 ext.

Pink Out for Cancer Clash the
long-standing rivalry among athletes
of Marlette and Brown City as their
varsity football teams face off on
Friday, September 29 in Brown City
football field. Kickoff at 7p.m. Area
residents can support this event by
purchasing a Pink Out for Cancer
tee shirt for $15 that also serves
as their ticket into the game. Tee
shirts are available for purchase at
Marlette Regional Hospital, Kohler
Oil & Propane, Tri-County Bank of
Marlette and Brown City, Marlette
Community Schools, and Brown City
Community Schools. A tailgate will
commence just prior to the game
starting around 4 p.m. catered by

Brower Farms. Proceeds from the
event will support Marlette Regional
Hospital’s B.C.U.P.S. Breast Cancer
Understanding, Prevention and
Screenings program. Many area businesses are supporting this event by
way of sponsorship, and there are
opportunities still available. For more
information about this event or sponsorship opportunities, contact Kasey
at Kohler Oil & Propane at 810-346-
2820, Kendra at Tri-County Bank at
989-635-3320, or contact Sara at
Marlette Regional Hospital at 989-
Meat Loaf Dinner at the VFW Post
4139 128 Daley Rd., Lapeer on
Friday, Oct. 6 from 5:30-7 p.m. $10,
public welcome. Meat loaf, mashed
potatoes and gravy, green beans, roll
and deserts. Proceeds to support
local veterans projects. Call 810-
664-9222 with questions.
Fish Dinner at Silverwood United
Methodist Church 2750 Clifford Rd,
Silverwood on Friday, Oct. 6 from
5:30-7 p.m. Potatoes, salads and
dessert included. Adults $10, children 6-10 $5, under 5 free. Take
outs are available by calling 989-
4th Annual Country Quilt Show at Mt.
Vernon United Methodist Church,
3000 28 Mile Rd., Washington.
Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct.
14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with
lunch 11 a.m. through 2 p.m.
Admission $5. Vendors, viewers’

choice award, and door prizes. For
more information, call 810-798-
28th Annual Davison Pumpkin
Festival in Downtown Davison on
Friday, Oct. 13 from 6-8 p.m. and
Saturday, Oct. 14 from 8 a.m. to
6 p.m. Trunk or treat Friday night,
$1 donation per child. Saturday
$5 wristband per child includes
inflatables, pumpkin painting
and carving contest, hay rides,
accelerator slide, obstacle course,
antique tractors, pedal pulling
contest, corn hole, eating contests
and more. Enjoy demonstrations
from local dance schools, unicycles,
singers and much more. Vendors
with crafts, local community service
groups, food and fun. For more
information visit the website at www.
Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, Oct. 20. 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-

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
Dance and Penny Auction at Deerfield
Township Hall 30 E. Burnside Rd.,
North Branch on Saturday, Sept.
30 from 7-11 p.m. $10 per person,
includes one auction tickets. Casual
dress, with coffee and snacks
provided. 18 years and older, space
is limited. Advanced tickets on sale
now at Community House of Hope
5705 N. Lapeer Rd., North Branch.
For more information or to order
tickets, call 810-441-0322, or Robin
Farmers Market in the parking lot
of Maryland Fried Chicken 632 N
Cedar St, Imlay City for the Imlay City
Christian School Saturday, Sept. 30
from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Due to road
construction the venue changed locations. For more information contact
the school at 810-724-5695.
Christian Woman’s Conference at
Country Christian Church 5677
N. Lapeer Rd., North Branch on
Saturday, Sept. 30 from 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m. Keynote Speaker Sarah
Schieber and breakout sessions
to lead us into a deep relationship
with Christ. Jenn Czelada from
SmileFM doing a break session on
“Carried by God” and several other
breakout session presentations.
Free childcare and lunch provided.
$20 per person. For more information, visit the website or call 810-793-
Pasties Sales at the Columbiaville
United Methodist Church 4696 Pine
St., Columbiaville. Order by October
2 and pick up date on Saturday,
Oct. 7 between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
$3.50 each. Order by phone 810-
793-2288 or 810-793-6363.
Craft Show at Davison Middle School
600 S. Dayton St., Davison on
Saturday, Oct. 7 from 10 a.m. to
4 p.m. Over 100 booths, soaps,
jewelry, clothing, seasonal décor,
yard art and much more. Special
guests’ best-seller author and
illustrator Karen & Darrin Brege. They
will be doing some of their voices as
well as some on the spot drawings.
Door entry $2 per person, proceeds
to help the Davison athletics. For
show information, call Joe Smetanka
at 810-658-0440.

Making Stride of Flint Breast Cancer
Walk in Downtown Flint flat lot on
Saturday, Oct. 14 Registration 8:30
a.m. Opening ceremony, walk begins
at 10 a.m. Come dressed in your
best pink, get your groups together,
of men, woman and children inspire
each other as they walk through
the streets of Flint. Survivors check
in with special gifts for them.
Entertainment and water stations.
Get a pink cape while supplies last
by registering and raising $25 by
Sept. 9. To register visit the website
at or call
810-733-3703 ext. 6260.
22nd Annual Fantasy Forest at
Rowden Park on Saturday, Oct.
14. Gates open at 11 a.m. with
last admittance at 3 p.m. Lapeer
County businesses and service
organizations are invited to
participate with manning a free
station to entertain and treat
children. Kids and their families can
walk the paved non-scary path to
participate and receive treats from
as many as fifty stations. Cost for
kids $3.50, adults $1. The event
is sponsored by Voiture 1536
Forty and Eight, a veteran’s service
organization. For more information,
call 810-664-0123.
13th Annual Columbiaville Chili Cook
Off located in the downtown parking
lot on Saturday, Oct. 14 from 11
a.m. to 4 p.m. Contestant or team
entry fee is $15 with prizes and
awards all day for the participants.
Registration deadline October 12
by 4 p.m. Also, that day will be a
cornhole tournament supporting the
Mighty Lady Falcons Softball club
at 1p.m., pre-register $30 or $40
the day of the tournament. Rock
painting and a coloring contest
will also be going on. There will be
vendors set up from 11a.m. to 4
p.m. Information is available on the
village website, www.columbiaville.
org, the village’s Facebook page or
you can call 810-793-4411.


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
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. For questions or to
register, call Lyn VonSteenburg at
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.
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


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
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.


Trinity United Methodist Church from
4-5:30 p.m. located at 1310 N. Main
St., Lapeer.

St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5:30 p.m. located at 200 N. Cedar St., Imlay City.

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

St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5:30
p.m. located at 200 N. Cedar St.,
Imlay City.

Lapeer Church of Christ from 5-6 p.m. located at 1680 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer.

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


Monday - Friday

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

Dinners at American Legion Post 16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer, from
4:45-7 p.m. First Tuesday every
month are spaghetti dinners, second
Tuesdays are taco nights. Open to
the public. All proceeds go toward
scholarship fund. Details: 810-664-
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.


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

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

Pancake Breakfast every 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


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 and click on support group link. Call 248-595-8526 for more information.

Opioid Addiction monthly meetings
the Mayfield Township Hall, 1900
N. Saginaw St., Lapeer, on the
second Monday of every month with
different topics each month. The
Michigan Association for Family and
Community Education (FCE) is a
non-profit organization dedicated to
strengthening individuals, families
and communities through education,
leadership and action. FCE is
involved in many community projects
as well as conducting fundraisers
and donates to various charities in
the community. The public is invited
to attend. For more information
about FCE, please call Kristine
Mueller, FCE President at 810-356-
Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Parents
Support Group meets at St. Paul
Lutheran Church 30 Millville Rd.,
Lapeer on 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.
FCE Meetings at Mayfield Township Hall
1900 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer at 1 p.m.
the 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 public is invite to attend. For more
information, call Kristine Mueller 810-
Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
Metamora Lioness meet the first
Monday of the month unless it is a
holiday, then the meetings are the
second Monday. The group meets at
7 p.m. at the Metamora Lions Hall,
3790 N. Oak St., Metamora. Details:
Lapeer Lions Club is seeking new
members. Meetings are on the second
and fourth Monday of the month at
6:30 p.m., Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer. For
more information, call Pat at 810-724-
Almont Community Historical Society at
the museum, 149 S. Main St., Almont,
at 7 p.m. second Monday. Details:
Shelley Henshaw, 810-798-3090 or
Lapeer Area Horticulture Society
meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday
of the month at various locations. The
cost is $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 organizing 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-
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.

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
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-

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
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-
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.

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 tollfree 855-424-5677 or go to gamblers 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.

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
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
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.

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.
AWANA at Hadley Community Church
3638 Hadley Rd., Hadley on
Wednesdays through April 25 from
6:30-8:30 p.m. Open to all children
kindergarten through eighth grade to
make new friends, have fun and learn
about the bible. For more information,
call 810-797-4540.
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group from
6-7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of
every month at the Marguerite deAngeli
Library, 921 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer.
Details, 1-800-272-3900.
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
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.

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

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