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2018-02-04 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sundays
The Lapeer Equestrian Team is holding
a tack sale fundraiser from 10 a.m.
to 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 4 at
Banbury Cross Tec, 1223 Brauer Rd.,
Oxford. Admission is $3, kids under
10 are free. Still room for vendors.
For more information, contact Kaitlynn
Tucker at 810-614-1468 or Amanda
Dixon at 810-614-3691 or email
lapeerequestrianteam@yahoo.com.
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The Lapeer County Theater will be
holding auditions for You’re a Good
Man, Charlie Brown on Feb. 4 from 2
to 5 p.m. and Feb. 5 from 6 to 9 p.m.
at the PIX Theatre. The play will be
held May 4, 5, 11 and 12. Roles are
available for men and women, ages
teen to adult. Go to lapeerplays.com or
email lapeerplays@gmail.com for more
information.
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Tuesdays
Mega Clothing Give-Away at the Hunt
Community Center Building 1284
W. Turrill Rd., Lapeer on Tuesday,
Feb. 6 from 10 a.m. to 6 pm., Feb.
7 from noon to 7 p.m. and Feb. 8
from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Something
for everyone, men, women, boy and
girls, infants. Pretty formal gowns and
lots of shoes and purses. Donations
of clean, gently used clothing in
good repair and non-perishable food
items always accepted. Drop off at
or leave on the porch. No furniture.
Photo ID required, not limited to
Lapeer residents, everyone welcome.
Sponsored by the Lapeer Seventh-Day
Adventist Church for questions call
810-664-2060.
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Wednesdays
Steak Dinner & Wine Tasting at the
Lapeer VFW Post 4139 128 Daley Rd.,
Mayfield Twp. on Wednesday, Feb.
14 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and wine
tasting hosted by Will’s Winery from
7 p.m. to 8 p.m. with Sinatra style
entertainment all night. $25 a couple
& $15 single. Must be 21 or over.
Buy tickets in advance or at the door.
Limited number of tickets. For more
information call 810-664-9222.
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Thursdays

Cardiovascular Health Screenings Offered at Marlette Regional Hospital. Cardiovascular screening opportunities on Feb. 1 and 15 and March 1 and 15 by appointment. The screenings will be performed by Marlette Regional Hospital’s cardiopulmonary team and will be interpreted by an on-site cardiologist. The following screenings will be offered for a low-cost fee of $30. Patients must schedule an appointment to participate by calling 989-635-4360. This screening opportunity is self-pay and cannot be billed to insurance; patients can pay with cash or check. For more information about Marlette Regional

Hospital, please visit www.mar.com.
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Is your child suffering from chronic
ear infections, dose after dose
of medicine? Are you considering
tubes, but not so sure that’s the
right steps? Join Dr. Travis Walker
for a free informational seminar
about ear infections and ear tubes 5
p.m. Thursday, Feb. 15. Go to www.
eventbrite.com/e/ear-infections-and-eartubes seminar-tickets-41386240359 for
tickets or contact Shana Rowser 810-
667-5501 for more information.
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Fridays

Euchre Tournament at Gallery 194,
194 W. Nepessing St. Lapeer at 7
p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9. Registration
from 6-6:45 p.m. Ten games of eight
hands will be played. Raffles, coffee,
water, subs, chips, and desserts
will be provided. Cash prizes. Adult
beverages will be available. $20
per person, only 80 tickets sold.
Proceeds to benefit Center for the
Arts of Greater Lapeer. For tickets
call Gallery 194 at 810-664-4824 or
stop by Tuesday through Saturday
from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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A Murder mystery will be held Fri.
and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17 at
Lapeer Church of Nazarene. Doors
open at 5:30, dinner at 6 and show
starts at 7 p.m. A Sunday matinee
will be on Feb. 18 with doors open
at 1:30, dinner at 2 and show 3

p.m. Tickets are $20 for, It’s No
Joke, It’s Murder, written by Richard
Hingst. For more information call
810-664-4481 or visit itsmurder.
brownpapertickets.com.
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Fish & Shrimp Dinner at the Marlette
Knights of Columbus on Friday, Feb.
16 from 4:30-7pm at St. Elizabeth
Parish Hall in Marlette. Carry Outs
available. For more information, call
Bill Maher at 810-635-7072.
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Saturdays

Deer Camp Dinner held by The LakeVille
Boosters will be held at 3 p.m.,
Saturday, Feb. 17 at the Knights of
Columbus Hall in Davison. This year’s
event will again include an afternoon
of deer camp camaraderie, gun raffles,
silent auctions, raffle items including
a variety of hunting and fishing items
along with a catered dinner, our
famous fish fry and a cash bar. Tickets
are $25 in advance or $40 at the
door and can be purchased at Church
and Son’s, Oties or the Gun Barn in
Otisville or call Barb 810-955-5067 or
Amy at 810-614-0129.
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VOLUNTEER HERE

LACADA is looking for volunteers.
LACADA is Lapeer County’s Domestic
Violence and Sexual Assault
Emergency Shelter and Outreach
program. We have opportunities
working directly with clients and
youth, answering the crisis line, or
special activities. If you are looking
for more behind the scenes we have
those opportunities too. Contact
the Volunteer Coordinator for more
information or to get started 810-667-
4175 or volunteer@lacada.org
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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.
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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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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.

COMMUNITY

Ongoing
The Lapeer County Health
Department’s Environmental Health
Division is selling charcoal radon
test kits. Call 810-667-0392 Ext.
5326 for more information. Or stop
by our office at 1800 Imlay City Rd.

Open 8 a.m. to noon, Tue. through Thur., 1 to 5 p.m., Mon., Wed. and Fri.

CCC Youth Group is holding a
Christmas Tree fundraiser starting
4 p.m., Nov. 24 at Country Christian
Church, 5677 N. Lapeer Rd. North
Branch. The goul is raising money
for a spring 2018 Mexico mission
trip. The event runs 4-9 p.m.
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to
9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday.

Shoe Collection of gently used shoes to
help those in need and money goes to
helping Detroit Bully Corps to rescue
dogs. Drop off location, 100 Lone
Pine Trail, Lapeer Township. Drop
off anytime, leave shoes on covered
back porch. Other drop-off location
listed on the website at dbcdogs.org.
Accept any style and size of shoes,
sandals, boots, heels, flats, skates
and rollerblades, anything you wear
outside on your feet. Shoes must be
in matching pairs and cannot have
major defects. For every 25 pairs of
shoes we collect, DBC will receive
$10 from Funds2Orgs. Detroit Bully
Corps is a nonprofit canine rescue
and rehabilitation facility located in
Lapeer. We rescue bully breeds, like
the American Pit Bull Terrier, Mastiff,
Boxer and Bulldog. The shoes will
be given to underprivileged people in
impoverished nations so they can start
micro-enterprises where they repair,
clean and re-sell the shoes. For more
information, visit dbcdogs.org.
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Mens and Womans Clothing
Donations Needed at The Golden
Arrow, 24 S. Court St., Lapeer drop
off Monday through Friday from
8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturdays
from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Main
entrance at the back. Collecting
blankets, shoes, food, housewares,
plastic grocery bags and gently
used towels also needed. For
information, contact 810-660-
8333.
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Donations Accepted at New to You
Consignment 286 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer to use the profits to give to
local charities in vouchers to use
in the store. There are a number of
organizations your donations can
help. The voucher is used to buy
clothes and needed items to help
get them back on their feet. Donate
with a Purpose helps distribute the
vouchers to those in need. For more
information, call 810-245-7272 and
find a charity.

Mondays
Sadie’s Dream for a Cure is a Lapeer
based nonprofit organization
serving pediatric cancer patients
and their families. Seeking
donations of new crayons, colored
pencils, markers and coloring
books to be distributed to pediatric
cancer centers to help occupy
children while going through
chemotherapy. Donations can
be dropped off Monday through
Friday between 9 a.m. and 5
p.m. Sew Crazy Fabrics 69 W.
Nepessing, Lapeer or contact
sadiesdreamforacure@gmail.com to
arrange for a pick up or drop off.
Also seeking volunteers to sew tote
bags, supplies will be provided. For
more information on our programs,
visit the website.
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Lapeer County Concert Choir
Rehearsals are held every Monday
evening at Trinity United Methodist
Church in Lapeer at 7 p.m. All new
and returning members ages 18
and older are welcome. For more
information, visit the website at
lapeercountyconcertchoir.com or call
810-688-8708.
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Song of the Lakes Chorus Rehearsals
at the Davison Senior Center, 10135
Lapeer Rd., Davison every Monday
at 7 p.m. Join the chorus with this
four-part harmony in the barbershop
style. For more information, call 810-
664-3552 or 810-742-0977.

Tuesdays
Clothing Donations at Lapeer Seventh-
Day Adventist School, 1284 W. Turrill
Rd., Lapeer. Clothing from babies
to adult. Clean donations always
welcome. For more information, call
810-664-2060.
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Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus rehearses on Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. at Community of Christ Church, 4041 W. Vienna Rd., Clio and is always looking for new members who love to sing. Details, call 1-844-370- 6470. By calling this toll free number you can reach ticket sales, the president, our membership person, the music director, marketing/ PR person and the gentleman who books our shows. You can also visit flintarrowhead.org or Facebook.com/ ArrowheadChorus to learn more about us.

SOUP KITCHENS IN LAPEER COUNTY

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

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

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

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

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

Thursdays
First Presbyterian Church from 4-5
p.m. located at 433 N. Calhoun St.
Lapeer.

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

FOOD FOR A CAUSE

Monday - Friday

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

Tuesdays
Dinners at American Legion Post 16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer, from
4:45-7 p.m. First Tuesday every
month are spaghetti dinners, second
Tuesdays are taco nights. Open to
the public. All proceeds go toward
scholarship fund. Details: 810-664-
9312.
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Spaghetti Dinner hosted by the Hadley
Lions Club at the Township Hall,
3551 Hadley Rd., Hadley on the
third Thursday of each month from
5-8 p.m. Adults $8, seniors $7,
children 5-13 $3. Proceeds go to
helping with community projects. For
more information, call 810-797-5046
or 810-656-5160.

Wednesday-Fridays

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

Saturdays
Pancake Breakfast every first and
third Saturday of the month at Otter

Lake VFW Post 2409 from 8–11 a.m. Included in the $5 breakfast is pancakes, sausage, applesauce, orange juice and coffee with refills. Add eggs for $6. Contact Terry at 810-793-6343.

MEETINGS

Scleroderma Foundation Michigan
Chapter Support Group Meetings
offer meeting in the surrounding
areas. Free groups for scleroderma
patients and those who have
overlapping autoimmune conditions.
Meetings are open to the community
and include educational materials
and speakers. For more information
about, locations, times, topics and
speakers visit www.scleroderma.org/
michigan and click on support group
link. Call 248-595-8526 for more
information.

Mondays
Adult Grief Support Groups in Marlette
& Brown City for widows, widowers,
or singles that have lost a loved
one through death within the last 24
months. This monthly support group
will share information designed to
offer comfort and attendees will have
an opportunity to share their own
experiences. A daytime support group
will be offered the second Monday of
each month from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at
Brown City United Methodist Church.
An evening support group will be
offered the second Wednesday of
each month from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at
the MRH East Campus in Marlette.
These sessions will be offered
beginning in November through June
2018. Participants can join at any
time. For more information or to
register, please call 800-635-7490.
For more information about United
Hospice Service, please visit www.
marletteunitedhospice.org.
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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.
•••
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.
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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.
•••
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. 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.
•••
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.
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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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