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2017-10-11 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sundays
16th Annual Women’s Expo with the
Oxford Chamber of Commerce at
Boulder Pointe Golf and Banquet
Center located at 1 Champions
Circle, Oxford on Sunday, Oct.
15 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Taste
of Oxford, luxury raffle, magical
makeover, test drive a new vehicle,
cooking classes, door prices, and
lots of vendors. Proceeds benefit
McLaren Oakland’s Sister to Sister
program. Bring your mothers, sisters,
and girlfriends to this event that is
free to the public. First 200 people
in the door receive a bag. For more
details contact the Oxford Chamber
at 248-628-0410 or visit our website
at www.oxfordchamber.net.
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7th annual United Hospice Service
Benefit Concert presented by Hope
Lutheran Church and surrounding
area churches at Hope Lutheran
Church 2510 Juhl Rd., Marlette on
Sunday, Oct. 15 from 4-7 p.m. The
public is invited to attend and enjoy
beautiful musical performances by
local artists. A light lunch will be
served and all free will donations will
benefit United Hospice Service of
Marlette Regional Hospital. For more
information, call 989-635-3055.
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High Tea at Sacred Heart Catholic
Church 700 Maple Vista, Imlay City
on Sunday, Oct. 22 from 2 p.m. to
5 p.m. in the church’s social hall.
Come and enjoy delicious teas and
scrumptious treats as well as great
company, all to benefit the church’s
religious education programs. Cost
is $15 for adults, $10 for children
under 12 if RSVP before Oct. 15.
After Oct. 15, the cost is $20 for
adults, $15 for children under 12.
Call 810-724-1135.
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Lapeer Church of Christ Friends &
Family Day 1680 N. Lapeer Rd.,
Lapeer on Sunday, Oct. 22 at
10:30 a.m. free pig roast to follow
the worship service. For more
information, call 810-664-1611.

Mondays
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
11 and 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 from 8-4 p.m., 810-
724-5695.

Wednesdays
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
989-635-7072.
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Pizza Pizza Laugha Laugha at the
Davison Missionary Church 1481 N.
Gale Rd., Davison on Wednesday,
October 18. Doors open at 5:45
p.m. with show starting at 7 p.m.
$8 in advance, and $10 at the door.
This 26th annual PPLL laugh master
is Bob Smiley, one of the funniest
comedians working today. Pizza, pop,
cookies, and door prizes. Tickets can
be purchased in the church office.
For more information, call 810-653-
2484.
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Harvest Supper and Bake Sale at
Christ Lutheran Church 5245 Hadley
Rd, south of the Village of Hadley on
Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 4-7 p.m. Full
turkey dinner with all the trimmings
and desserts. Adults $12, children
5-12 $5. For more information, call
810-797-4602.

Fridays
Fourth 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-
8178.
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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.
DavisonDDA.org.
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Chili Supper during Marlette High
School Homecoming at the First
United Methodist Church 3155
Main St., Marlette on Friday, Oct.
13 from 4-7 p.m. Vegetarian, white
chicken, Mama’s, firehouse Chili and
hot dogs. Cornbread, dinner rolls,
crackers, drinks, dessert. Donation
proceeds go to the Fund Scout
activities.
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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 810-664-2602.
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Halloween Story Time at Goodland
Township Library, 2370 N. Van Dyke,
Imlay City on Friday, Oct. 27 at 10:30
a.m. For toddlers and their parents, we
will read a Halloween story, decorate
pumpkins and more. All preschoolers
are welcome. To register, call the
Library at 810-721-2110.

Saturdays
Grocery Giveaway at North Branch
Wesleyan Church, 3164 North Branch
Rd., North Branch on Saturday, Oct.
14. Doors open at 8 a.m. Giveaway
begins at 9 a.m. More information,
contact 810-688-2380.
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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 FlintMIStrides@cancer.org or call
810-733-3703 ext. 6260.
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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.
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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
1 p.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 11 a.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.
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Golden Days of Fall Festival at St.
Cornelius Catholic Church 3834 N.
Mill St., Dryden on Saturday, Oct. 14
from noon till 11 p.m. Country craft
store and vendor show, children’s
games and activities, rock climbing
wall, music and dancing, car show.
BBQ chicken dinner from 2 p.m. till
gone. Chili Cook Off sponsored by the
Columbiaville DDA at Columbiaville
Days Festival located in the Downtown
parking lot on Saturday, Oct. 14 from
11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Judging at 2:45
p.m. sharp. Individual participation
or team entry fee is $15, outside
cooking. Prizes and awards to
participants, public tasting. Cornhole
tournament and vendors. For more
information call the Village of
Columbiaville office at 810-793-4411.
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Third Annual “Queen of Kings” all male
Comedy Beauty Pageant at the Food
Bank of Eastern Michigan the new
building, on Saturday, Oct. 14. Starts
at 7 p.m. doors open at 6:30 p.m. The
finest male contestants will compete
in four different categories with crowing
of the “Queen” at the end. Only 200
Tickets available for $10 per sale,
limited sold at door. Men and women
welcome, light refreshments. Cash
donations only for prizes, voting and
ticket sales. All proceeds support the
Food Bank of Eastern Michigan with the
help of the Windmill Woman’s Circle. For
tickets and details call 810-399-6722,
810-853-8531, or 810-813-4778.
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Coat Program at St. Paul Lutheran
Church 90 Millville Rd., Lapeer on
the following Saturdays, Oct. 21,
28, Nov. 4,11,18, and Dec. 2, and
9 from 9 a.m. to noon. You must be
present to receive one free coat per
person. Snow pants, boots, hats,
scarves and gloves. Sizes for adults
and children. Bring children with you
to be fitted. For questions, call 810-

664-6653.
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Justified Quartet at the Goodland
Community Church 2008 N. Van
Dyke Rd., Imlay City on Saturday,
Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. A love offering will
be collected during intermission of
the concert. For more information
contact Ruthie at 810-724-8064.
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Painterly Pottery at the Goodland
Township Library 2370 N. Van Dyke,
Imlay City on Saturday, Oct. 28, at
noon. Painterly Pottery will bring a
selection of Halloween items for
attendees to paint. Items will then
be taken back to the pottery and
fired, then returned to the Library for
pick up. This is always a popular
program and advance reservations
are needed. To get in on the fun,
call the Library at 810-721-2110.
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St. John’s Annual Fall Fest at St. John
the Baptist Episcopal Church 5811
Forest Ave., Otter Lake on Saturday,
Oct. 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bake
sale, holiday items, cookie walk and
tea. Tea room is open from 11:30
a.m. to 2 p.m. luncheon for a fee.
For more information, call Joann
810-793-7678 or Ann 810-793-
7113.
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November Pasties at the Columbiaville
United Methodist Church 4696 Pine
St., Columbiaville. Taking orders
from October 22-31 Monday thru
Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pick up on Saturday, Nov. 4 between
10 a.m. and noon. To place your
order, call 810-793-6363.
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Brown City Sacred Heart Annual
Dinner Dance at the Maple Valley
Event Center (old VFW) 7108 Maple
Valley Road, Brown City on Saturday,
Nov. 11. Doors open at 6 p.m.
dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets $30 adults,
children 6-12 $15, under 6 free.
Includes dinner, dancing, raffles,
and chance to win cash prizes. If
you have any questions, call Jeanne
Kneebone 810-387-2716.

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.

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.
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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.
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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.

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
FCE Meetings at Mayfield Township Hall
1900 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer at 1 p.m.
the second Monday of each month
with a different topic 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-
356-5497.
•••
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.
•••
Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
•••
Metamora Lioness meet the first
Monday of the month unless it is a

holiday, then the meetings are the
second Monday. The group meets at
7 p.m. at the Metamora Lions Hall,
3790 N. Oak St., Metamora. Details:
810-678-3704.
•••
Lapeer Lions Club is seeking new
members. Meetings are on the second
and fourth Monday of the month at
6:30 p.m., Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer. For
more information, call Pat at 810-724-
0818.
•••
Almont Community Historical Society at
the museum, 149 S. Main St., Almont,
at 7 p.m. second Monday. Details:
Shelley Henshaw, 810-798-3090 or
almonthistorical@yahoo.com.
•••
Lapeer Area Horticulture Society
meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday
of the month at various locations. The
cost is $15 annual dues. Call Dave
Klaffer 810-656-7770 for location.
•••
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-
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.
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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.
•••
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.
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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.
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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.
•••
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.
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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
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.
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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.
•••
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.
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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.- 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.
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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
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.
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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.
•••
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 & Friends Support Group at
1570 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer on every
first and third Thursday of the month.
First week from 4-5 p.m. and third
week is 6-7 p.m. An open group free

of charge, where friends and family of
individuals with a mental illness and
substance abuse issues can share
their experiences and struggles in a
safe place. No registration required.
For more information, call 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.

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