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2018-02-14 / 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. 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 Bishop 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.
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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.
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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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Mondays

Lapeer Symphony Orchestra —
MUSICIANS WANTED string &
wind players! Chatfield School,
231 Lake Dr., Lapeer, Every
Monday in Feb. through April, 7-9
p.m. ALL ARE WELCOME; violins,
violas, cellos and string basses
needed most. If it’s been a while
since you’ve played, this is a
perfect opportunity to start playing
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.
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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.

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.
•••
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

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.

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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.
•••
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. 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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
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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.
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Food addicts in recovery anonymous
is holding a free meeting at the
Country Christian Church, 5677 N.
Lapeer Rd., North Branch at 7-8:30
p.m. on Tuesdays. For more information or a list of additional meetings
visit: www.foodaddicts.org.

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
Winter Youth Art Classes at Gallery
194 from noon to 2 p.m. on
Saturdays for kids ages 7 through
12. They will begin Feb. 3 and run

six weeks, ending March 10. Each
class will be registered individually.
To register call the PIX Box Office
810-664-4824, or email info@
pixlapeer.org. Due to the holiday
season, the Center for the Arts
offices will not be maintaining
regular office hours. Please leave
your information on voice mail and
someone will contact you to confirm
your reservation.

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 De Angeli 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.
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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.
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Classical Music Appreciation with Fabs
Kaldobsky on the first Wednesday
of every month at 2 p.m. at the
Marguerite De Angeli 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.
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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.
•••
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 meets the first
and third Friday of every month at
5:30-7:30 p.m. for ages 9 and up and
the second and fourth Wednesday’s
from 4:30-6 p.m. for ages 4 to 8 at
323 Jefferson St., Lapeer. Call Regina
at 810-623-2041 with any questions.
•••
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 De Angeli 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.
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