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2017-11-12 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Today
Justice for Lily Craft Weekend at Bear
Lake Camp 3409 N Five Lakes Rd,
Lapeer on Friday, Nov. 10 through
Sunday, Nov. 12. $135 which
includes 8-foot table to craft, lodging
for the weekend, snacks, dinner on
Friday, breakfast, lunch and dinner
on Saturday and brunch on Sunday.
Paint and party on Saturday night. All
proceeds for this event go to Justice
for Lily to raise awareness of child
abuse. For more information and to
register, call Lynette Furneaux 810-
614-3007.

Mondays
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox
National Collection Week is Monday,
Nov. 13-20. Drop off your shoeboxes
at Imlay City Christian Reformed
Church, 395 N. Cedar, Imlay City
during the drop-off hours. Contact
Brenda Hardies 810-656-6855 for
information.

Tuesdays
Fall Vendor Sale with the Marlette
Hospital Auxiliary at Marlette
Regional Hospital 2770 Main St.,
Marlette on Tuesday, Nov. 14
from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Many
local artisans and vendors will be
showcasing their products and wares
including Pampered Chef, Tastefully
Simple, LuLaRoe, seasonal décor,
blown glass art, wood crafts, soaps
and soy candles, clothing and
accessories, and much more. Chair
massages will also be offered as
well as holiday cheese spreads just
in time for your holiday shopping.
This event is open to the public
and there is no admission charge.
Event proceeds will benefit Marlette
Regional Hospital’s special projects
fund that is used to purchase
needed equipment and furnishings.
For more information, contact 989-
635-4000.

Wednesdays
Healthy Holiday Cooking Class at
Lapeer Seventh-day Adventist
Church 986 Turrill Rd., Lapeer on
Wednesday, Nov 15 at 6 p.m. This
free class will teach you healthy
alternatives to traditional holiday
fare. Recipes will be provided as well
as samples and demonstrations.
There are two sessions with different
dishes at each event. To register,
call 810-664-2060.

Thursdays
Murder’s In The Heir presented by
Bishop Kelley Drama Club at the
Pix Theatre, on Thursday, Nov. 16
from 6:30-8 p.m. Cost $5, children
under 5 free. The audience will
help decide who the killer will be.
Old Simon Starkweather has made
plenty of enemies on his last night
on earth by changing his will for an
unexpected reason. Was it a relative
who did him in? Or one of the
servants? Come on out for a night
of family fun. For more information,
visit the website dscramlin@
bishopkelleylapeer.org.
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Paint and Pour at the Almont Lions
Club 222 Water St., Almont on
Thursday, Nov. 16. Call 810-796-
3782 to reserve your seat.
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Thanksgiving Dinner at the Lapeer
Elks Lodge 2567 located at 200 E.
Nepessing St., Lapeer on Thursday,
Nov. 23 from 1-3 p.m. This free
traditional turkey dinner with all the
trimmings is for anyone that is home
alone, needs help, or just come eat
with others. Call 664-3216 after
3 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday for
additional information.

Fridays
Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, Nov. 17. 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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Santa’s Closet at St. Cornelius
Catholic Church 3834 N. Mill St.,
Dryden on Friday, Nov. 17 and
Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 from 9
a.m. to noon. Sunday $2 a bag or
$5 box sale. Come hunt through
Santa’s Closet and add to your
decorations this holiday. Find
those old treasures, or something
new to cherish and pass down for
generations. Gently used and new
items for sale. For questions or to
drop off donations, call 810-796-
2926.
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Fish & Shrimp Dinner at Marlette
Knights of Columbus St. Elizabeth
Parish Hall in Marlette on Friday,
Nov. 17 from 4:30-7 p.m. Menu
includes fish, shrimp, french fries,
salads, veggies, desserts and
drinks. Carryouts are available. For
more information, call 810-635-
7072.
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Inaugural Sale of the Seasons will take
place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec. 1
and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 2 at
St. Paul Lutheran Church of Imlay
City, 200 Cedar St. Imlay City. From
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., lunch will be
served both days. Come see the
seasons, silent auction and enjoy
the bake sale. For more information
contact Chuck 8140-724-1200.
Saturdays

Book Sale at the Almont District
Library 213 W. St. Clair St.,
Almont from Saturday, Nov. 12-22
during business hours. For more
information, call 810-798-3100.
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ICCS Turkey Trot 5K at Imlay City
Christian Reformed Church 395
North Cedar St., Imlay City on
Saturday, Nov. 18 begins at 9:30
a.m. The 1-mile Gobbler Gallop
participants will get a medal and a
T-shirt. The 5K Turkey Trot begins
at 10 a.m. The top 3 in each age
division will get a medal in the 5K.
Overall Male and Female will also
be awarded in the 5K a medal and
prize. Cost is $30. Prizes for best
costume to be given away as well
so have fun with the run. The theme
for this event is: Hebrews 12:1 “Let
us run with endurance the race God
has set before us.” Bring a canned
good for the St. Paul Lutheran food
pantry. To register visit the website
www.runsignup.com, or call 810-656-
3446.

Holiday Eats and Treats at Brown
City United Methodist Church
7043 Lincoln St., Brown City on
Saturday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to
2 p.m. Soups, sandwiches, dessert,
featuring recipes in a jar, perfect for
Christmas gifts. Donations accepted
to support our mission projects, take
outs available. For more details, call
810-346-2010.
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Thanksgiving Veterans Dinner at
the Lapeer VFW Post 4139 128
Daley Rd., Lapeer on Saturday,
Nov. 18 from 2-4:30 p.m. Project
Brotherhood Resolve invites
Veterans and their families to our
second annual dinner. Traditional
dinner with all the trimmings. For
more information, call Joe 773-456-
4716 or Lynn 586-306-8951.
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Euchre at the Almont Lions Club 222
Water St., Almont on the second
Saturday of every month until May.
Starts at 6:30 p.m. hall opens at 6
p.m. Cost is $15 food and prizes.
For more information, call 810-796-
3782.

VENDORS NEEDED

Craft & Holiday Bazaar at St. Paul
Lutheran Church & School 90 Millville
Rd., Lapeer on Saturday, Nov. 18 from
9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Variety of vendors,
handmade crafts, bake sale and door
prizes. Traditional turkey luncheon
from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for $6.50
per person, includes turkey, mashed
potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and
stuffing. Free admission with purchase
of a lunch ticket, or $1 per person,
or $3 per family. Table space is
available, call 810-664-6653 ask for
Cathy or Sheri.
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Fall Craft and Vendor Show at the Imlay
City Eagles 170 S. Almont Ave., Imlay
City on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 10
a.m. to 4 p.m. Crafts, vendors of all
kinds, food and drinks to purchase.
Proceeds to Eagle charities and
Dusty’s Angel’s Sanctuary. Table
space, call 810-882-7126.
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6th Annual Craft and Bake Sale at St.
John’s Episcopal Church, 4074 St.
Mill St., Dryden on Saturday, Dec.
2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Beautiful
homemade crafts and lots of baked
goods for your holiday needs. All
holiday’s white elephant sale to
browse, parking lot behind church
off Union Street. Come join us, free
coffee and smiles. For details, call

Sherry Boyden 810-664-1357.
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Lapeer High Athletic Boosters Annual
Craft Show at Lapeer High School
933 S. Saginaw St., Lapeer on
Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. Variety of vendors and food
for purchase. All crafters receive
a coupon for free coffee and
donut. Proceeds go to the Athletic
Booster organization. Athletes will
be there help unload and load
supplies. To reserve your space,
call Amy at 810-614-4515 or email
lapeerhighcraftshow@gmail.com.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Paradise Animal Rescue is looking
for donations of wet dog/cat food,
scoopable cat litter, catnip mouse,
cat nail trimmers and paper towels.
Volunteers for morning and evening
chores, volunteer coordinator and
fundraising. Call 810-969-4455
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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.
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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.

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 invited
to attend. For more information, call
Kristine Mueller 810-356-5497.
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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.
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Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
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Metamora Lioness meet the first
Monday of the month unless it is a
holiday, then the meetings are the
second Monday. The group meets at
7 p.m. at the Metamora Lions Hall,
3790 N. Oak St., Metamora. Details:
810-678-3704.
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Lapeer Lions Club is seeking new
members. Meetings are on the second
and fourth Monday of the month at
6:30 p.m., Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer. For
more information, call Pat at 810-724-
0818.
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Almont Community Historical Society at
the museum, 149 S. Main St., Almont,
at 7 p.m. second Monday. Details:
Shelley Henshaw, 810-798-3090 or

almonthistorical@yahoo.com.
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Lapeer Area Horticulture Society
meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday
of the month at various locations. The
cost is $15 annual dues. Call Dave
Klaffer 810-656-7770 for location.
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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. Membership is
only $2 a year membership. For more
information contact, Jerrie Thompson
810-664-3400.
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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
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 No. 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.
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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.
•••
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
Metamora Lions Club is welcoming new
members. Meetings are the second
and fourth Thursday of every month.
Come help with many events and
donate to a lot of charities. For more
information, call Ralph 248-840-0275.
•••
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 & 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
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Knitting & Crochet Group meets at the
Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer, the first and
third Fridays of every month from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. and the first and fourth
Mondays from 6-8 p.m. Bring your own
materials or some will be provided.
Free and open to all skill levels.
•••
Grief Recovery Group Meeting Marlette
Regional Hospital, 2770 Main St.,
Marlette hosts this support group
on the first Friday of each month
at 10 a.m. in their Administration
Conference Room. For those who
have experienced the death of
a loved one, a support group is
available in your area. Facilitated
by a trained United Hospice Service
(UHS) bereavement volunteer, the
focus of this support group is to
identify ways to process a loss
through discussion, sharing and
information. For more information,
please call 800-635-7490 or visit
www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
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Celebrate recovery from life’s hurts,
habits and hang-ups support group at
Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261
W. Bristol Rd., every Friday. Dinner is
at 6 p.m., followed by music, group
and fellowship. Childcare up to age 12
available from 6:45-10 p.m. Details:
www.centralnazarene.org or 810-235-
5671.
•••
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.
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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.

GAME NIGHTS

Tuesdays
Bingo hosted by the Lapeer Masonic
Lodge at the Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer. Early
birds start at 7 p.m. and regular
bingo at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will
be open for dinner and snacks.
Details: 810-664-2109.

Wednesdays
Bingo night at the North Branch
American Legion Post 457, 4075
Huron St., North Branch. Early bird
starts at 6:30 p.m., regular play at
7:10 p.m. Details: 810-688-2660.

Thursdays
Darts beginning at 7 p.m. second and
fourth Thursday at VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Mayfield Township.
Details: 810-664-9222.
•••
Cards and games at St. Kieran’s
Parish, 53600 Mound Road in
Shelby Township, hosted by
Widowed Friends, a peer group for
widowed men and women, from
6-9 p.m. on the second Thursday
of every month. Details: Paul, 248-
656-9450 or Pat, 586-731-1831.

Fridays
Bingo at the Odd Fellows Hall, 471
W. Nepessing St., Lapeer. Early
bird play is at 7 p.m. and regular
play is at 7:30 p.m. Details: 810-
664-2802.
•••
Euchre tournament at VFW Post
4139, 128 Daley Rd., Mayfield
Township, at 7 p.m. second and
fourth Friday. Cost is $7. Details:
810-664-9222.

Saturdays
Euchre Night hosted by the Almont
Lions Club at the hall, 222 Water
St., Almont. Doors open at 6 p.m.
and play begins at 7 p.m. second
Saturday. Cost is $15 per person.
Identification required. Proceeds
benefit humanitarian projects.
Details: Don, 810-798-9609.
•••
Euchre Tournament at Sacred Heart
Church, 700 Maple Vista St., Imlay
City. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.,
games begin at 6:30 p.m. Cost is
$10. Details: 810-798-2214.
•••
Chess Club from 2-4 p.m. third
Saturday at Marguerite deAngeli

Branch Library, 921 Nepessing St. Details: 810-664-6971.

Sundays
Bunco starting at 1 p.m. on the
second Sunday each month at VFW
Post 4139, 128 Daley Rd., Mayfield
Township. Sign up at 12:30 p.m.
Entry fee is $5. Details: 810-664-
9222.

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.
•••
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.
•••
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

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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