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2018-03-04 / 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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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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North Branch Weselyn Church is
hosting a GriefShare grief recovery
seminar and support group is a 13
week video driven seminar featuring
nationally recognized experts on grief
recovery topics. Seminar sessions
include “Is This Normal?” “The
Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your
Relationships,”“Why?” and “Guilt
and Anger.”3164 North Branch Road,
North Branch MI 48461 Mondays
- 3/5/18 thru 6/4/18 6-7:30 p.m.
Cost $15. For more information call
810-688-2380 or www.griefshare.org/
groups/91884
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Tuesdays
Prenancy Resource Center of Lapeer
presents Christan comedian Mike
Williams for their 2018 Spring Fling
fundraiser located Pix Theatre, 172
W. Nepessing St., Tue., April 17 at 7
p.m. Silent auction begins at 6 p.m.
at Gallery 194 (next to Pix) prior to
show. The ticket cost is $20 each
before March 31. Cost after March 31
will be $27 each. Seating is limited
and tickets can be purchased online
www.prcol4life.org/events-2 or at the
Pregnancy Resource Center Mon.,
Wed., Thurs., 9-5 p.m. For further
information call 810-667-0055.
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Wednesdays
Marlette Regional Hospital is offering
free seminar 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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Quilt Celebration 2018, a quilt show
sponsored by the Oakland County
Quilt Guild will be Fri. April 6 and Sat.
April 7 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at
the Community Education Resource
Center, 455 E. Scripps Rd., Lake Orion.
Admission $6. 200 Quilts, Books,
Fabric, Vendors, Raffle Quilt, Mini-quilt
Auction, and Patchwork Cafe food. For
more information, email c13524@gmail.
com.
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Fridays

Fish Dinner at Silverwood United
Methodist Church 2750 Clifford
Rd, Silverwood on Friday, Jan. 5
from 5:30-7 p.m. Potatoes, salads
and dessert included. Adults $10,
children 6-10 $5, under 5 free. Take
outs are available by calling 989-
761-7400
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Euchre Tournament has been
rescheduled at Gallery 194, 194
W. Nepessing St. Lapeer at 7 p.m.
on Friday, Mar. 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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Saturdays
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.
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Forest Township Area Senior Center
Craftshow will take place Saturday,
Mar. 24, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Forest
Township Hall located 130 E. Main
St., Otisville. Free Admission, Many
Crafters & Lunch Available. For further
information call 810-631-6040
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

Jelly-Beans & Smiles Lapeer Gold
is collecting Easter Basket items
for Lapeer County kids in need
of Easter Baskets. We hope will
join us in spreading the joy of the
spring season by donating chocolate
Easter Bunny, candy, coloring books,
empty baskets and/or any Easter
related item by March 19. For more
information call Julie Ann Caris at
810-245-4653.
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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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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
Local Hospitals Offer Diabetes
Education Refresher Class The Diabetes
Self-Management Training (DSMT)
program of Marlette Regional Hospital
and McKenzie Health System,
as affiliates of United Healthcare
Partners, invites Thumb Area residents
living with diabetes to take advantage
of an educational opportunity that
can assist them in managing their
condition and overall health. The
Diabetes Self-Management Essentials
201 Course is a new, 2½ hour
refresher class that is taught by a
registered nurse, certified diabetes
educator, and registered dietitian. This
refresher class is intended for diabetic
patients that have completed 10 hours
of DSMT education. Course topics will
include healthy eating for weight loss,
medication and insulin use, evaluating
blood glucose results, and much more!
Classes are scheduled for March 28
from 1:30 – 4 p.m., June 6th from 6 –
8:30 p.m., and September 12th from
9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. This event will be
hosted at the MRH East Campus in
Marlette, located at 2861 Main Street.
A guest is welcome to attend with

participants and refreshments will be
provided. Please register in advance
as limited seating is available.
The cost associated with DSMT
programs and refresher classes are
covered by most insurance companies,
but co-pays and deductibles may
apply. Attendees should call their
insurance company to verify coverage
for education. A referral by a primary
care provider is required to attend this
class. Please contact the diabetes
education office at 989-635-4348
for more information or to RSVP.
For more information about Marlette
Regional Hospital, please visit www.
marletteregionalhospital.org. For
more information about McKenzie
Health System, please visit www.
mckenziehealth.org.
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LOVING HANDS CLINIC
FREE-DIABETIC EDUCATION CLASSES
The Loving Hands Clinic will be
conducting their FREE Diabetic
Education Class beginning Monday,
March 19th. The class consists of
5 Class Sessions, with each class
covering a different topic. Classes are
held at the Loving Hands Clinic on
Monday and Wednesday afternoons
beginning at 1:00 p.m. and ending
at 3:00 p.m. Classes will be held on
March 19, 21, 26, 28 and finish on
April 2. The Classes are held at the
Loving Hands Clinic, which is located
inside of Woodside Bible Church,
148 Maple Grove Road, Lapeer.
Each class is built upon information
presented during the previous class
and lasts about 2 hours. Individuals
might not be able to register for these
classes once the 5-part session has
begun ,without approval from the
instructor. The classes are offered to
any Diabetic Patient, or Pre-Diabetic
Patient who lives in Lapeer County.
A family member, or care giver is
welcome to attend with the student.
Pre-registration is required. Contact
the Clinic at (810) 667-8933 for more
information and to reserve your seat.
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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 microenterprises 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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K-8 Art Show Opens at Gallery 194
The Center for the Arts is excited to
announce the K-8 Art Show in 2018!

This show is located at Gallery 194,
located downtown Lapeer next to the
Pix Theatre. Over 300 works of art from
kindergarten through 8th grade will be
on display now until Mar. 17, 2018 on
Tues - Thurs. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with a
special meet the artist’s reception on
Saturday, Feb. 24 from 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
For more information, LIKE Gallery 194
on Facebook or call 810-667-1495.
Press is welcome for photographs at any
time.
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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 fourpart harmony in the barbershop style.
For more information, call 810-664-
3552 or 810-742-0977.
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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
six weeks. Call for reservations and
times and locations. Call the Family
Literacy Center today to reserve your
seat at 810-664-2737 and for more
information on dates and times.
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Playgroups at numerous locations and
dates. The free six-week sessions offer
90 minute playgroups with story time,
developmentally appropriate games
and crafts, learn new skills, and enjoy
a snack and social time with other
children. Parents will have the chance
to talk to other adults with same-age
children. Call Family Literacy Center at
810-664-2737.

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.
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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.
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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.
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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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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.
•••
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.
•••
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 th+e uke or would
like to learn. Sounds Of Ukuleles in

Lapeer can be found on Facebook or
at www.SoundsOfUkulelesinLapeer.com.
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Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the Lapeer
County Central Dispatch Center
basement, 2332 W. Genesee St.,
Lapeer. Go to the website for more
information, www.w8lap.com.
•••
Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
•••
Lupus Support Group for lupus patients,
family, friends and caregivers, second
Tuesday at McLaren Lapeer Region,
1375 N. Main St., Lapeer, conference
rooms 4 and 5 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Details: 800-705-6677, 586-775-8310
or info@milupus.org.
•••
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.
•••
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. Our mission is to help the
children of Lapeer county.

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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