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2018-02-11 / 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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Vendors needed for the Lapeer
Community Spring Expo at the
Center for Innovation at 170 Millville
Rd., Lapeer.Secure your vendor
space early for the 11 a.m. to 3
p.m. Sunday, April 22 event. Vendors
are automatically registered for a
chance to win a media advertisinug
prize package. For more information
or register, so to www.lapeerchamber.org.
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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. - 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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Marlette Regional Hospital is offering
free sminar on Atrial Fibrillation (Afib)
from 1 to 2 p.m. Wed., Feb. 28 in
the MRH Seton Lobby. To register,
please call the MRH Foundation at
989-635-4011. To stay updated on
future educational offerings, visit
www.marletteregionalhospital.org or
“Like” us on Facebook.
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Thursdays
Natural Remedies Presentation
Charcoal, hydrotherapy, massage &
water Thursday, Feb. 22nd, 6 – 7:30
pm, 986 Turrill Rd. and M24 in Lapeer
810-417-0189 for information Debbie
Underhill 810-417-0189.
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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

Passport Event Saturday, Friday,
February 24, 2018, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
at Imlay City Post Office 310 E. 3rd
Street Imlay City, MI 48444 WALK IN
CALL FOR INFORMATION: 810 724-
7545
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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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The 29th annual Pancake Supper
hosted by the Brown City Rotary
Club is taking place 4 to 7 p.m. on
Friday, Feb. 16 will take place at the
Brown City High School cafeteria.
Chris Cakes Guinness Book of World
Records holder for the most pancakes flipped in an hour as well as
the highest pancake tossed will be
there. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat
dinner of pancakes and sausage are
$8 in advance at Tri County Bank in
Marlette and Brown City.
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Fish Fry at Biship Kelley, 926 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer on Fridays
of Lent: Feb. 16, 23, March 2, 9,
16 & 23 from 4:30-7 p.m. All you
can eat baked and fried fish and
includes one serving of french fries,
mac & cheese, slaw, roll and dessert. Adult/take out/drive-up $9,
kids first through fifth grade $4 and
kids 5-and-under, free. Drive-up from
4:30 -5:30 p.m. in right lane on St.
Joseph Street between church and
school.
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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.
•••
Hope Blooms fundraising dinner for
Hunter Hospitiality House will take
place at the Blue Water Convention
Center, 800 Harker St., Port Huron,
from 5-7 p.m. on Sat., April 28. $40
a ticket, $300 for table of eight.
Dinner, dessert, music, 50-50 drawing, raffles, silent auction, cash bar
and door prizes. More information,
810-201-5513.
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Spring Fling 2018 at St. John’s
Episcopal Church, 5811 Forest
Ave., Otter Lake. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.,
Saturday, March 17 featuring handmade Easter candy and Tea Room
luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m..
Homemake baked goods, a raffle
that includes an afghan.

GAME NIGHTS

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.
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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.

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.
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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.
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Chess Club from 2-4 p.m. third
Saturday at Marguerite De Angeli
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. •••

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.
•••
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.
•••
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
•••
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.
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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.
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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.
•••
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.
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Mondays

Lapeer Symphony Orchestra-
MUSICIANS WANTED-String, &
Wind Players! Chatfield School,
231 Lake Dr. Lapeer, MI 48446
Every Monday in February
through April, 7pm-9pm. ALL ARE
WELCOME; violins, violas, cellos,
and string basses needed most.
If it’s been awhile since you’ve
played, this is a perfect
opportunity to start playing your
instrument again. No fees.
No auditions. FREE. For more
information contact us at
Facebook; Lapeer Symphony
Orchestra or at 989-660-9481!
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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.
•••
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.
•••
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.

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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