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2018-03-14 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sundays
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. Sun., 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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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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Thursday

Healthy Living Seminar on Thurs., March 29, at 6:00 p.m. located at 986 Turrill Rd. @ M24 in Lapeer. We will be demonstrating how to make your own cashew cheese, “parmesan cheese,” almond milk, and vegan cheesecake. 810-417-0189 for more information

Fridays
Fish & Shrimp Dinner at Marlette Knights
of Columbus St. Elizabeth Parish Hall in
Marlette on Fri., March 23 from 4:30-7
p.m. Menu includes fish, shrimp, french
fries, salads, veggies, desserts and
drinks. Carryouts are available. For more
information, call 810-635-7072.
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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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Saturdays
Murder Mystery Dinner Theatre at
Lapeer Community Theatre located
at 3786 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Sat.,
March 24 starts at 5:30 p.m. Dinner
included. Tickets are $25. Any further
information 810-348-0216. Ticket
online at itsnojoke.brownpapertickets.
com.
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Texas Hold-em Tournament hosted
by the Deerfield Township Firemens
Association on Sat., April 14, located
at Deerfield Township Hall - 30 E.
Burnside Rd., North Branch. Buy in
$40, check in 6 p.m., starts 7 p.m.
For more information cal Jim Terry
810-656- 5254.
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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., Sat.,
March 17 featuring hand-made 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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Easter Egg Hunt hosted by VFW Post
4139 on Sat., March 24 ay 10 a.m.
Free to the public, children 12 & under
hot dog included after hunt. For more
information, call 810 664-9222.
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Forest Township Area Senior Center
Craftshow will take place Sat., March
24, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Forest
Township Hall located 130 E. Main
St., Otisville. Free Admission, Many
crafters and lunch available. For more
information call 810-631-6040.
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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.

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. every Wednesday,
regular play at 7:10 p.m. Details: 810-
688-2660.

Thursdays
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 every Friday.
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. 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-andup 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
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. 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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Vendors Wanted for craft, flea market
business hosted by the Order of the
Eastern Star located at the North
Branch Masonic Center 4058 Huron
St., North Branch. The dates will be
Thursday, May 3 & 4, 2018 . Both
days $30 for two eight foot tables
or $20 for one eight foot table. You
may bring your own table. To inquire
or book a table you may contact
nancybirkenhauer@gmail.com
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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 19. The class consists of five
Class Sessions, with each class
covering a different topic. Classes
are held at the Loving Hands Clinic
on Mon. and Wed. at 1 to 3 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 five-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 Twp. 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.

K-8 Art Show Opens at Gallery 194
The Center for the Arts is excited to
announce the K-8 Art Show. This show
is located at Gallery 194, located
downtown Lapeer next to the PIX
Theatre. Over 300 works of art from
kindergarten through eighth grade will
be on display now until Mar. 17 on
Tues - Thurs. 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. with
a special meet the artist’s reception
on Sat., Feb. 24 from 2-4 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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Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon at
Calvelli’s Restaurant, Lapeer held the
fourth Tuesday of every month April

through October. Doors open at 11:30
a.m., short meeting at noon. Order off
the menu and open to all retired and
former LRH employees. Any questions,
contact 810-664-2383.
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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 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.

Thursday
Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA)
Creating Confident Caregivers Event
hosted by the Lapeer Senior Center
located at 287 West Nepessing
Street, Lapeer from April 19 - May 24
at 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. this is a six
week program highlighting information,
skills and coping mechanisms to
manage stress while providing the best
care for your loved one. $10 donation
is requested but not required. For
more information call 810-239-7671,
810-245-6896 or online at www.
valleyareaaging.org.

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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Wednesday-Fridays

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

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
and 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. 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.
•••
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.
•••
SOUL Sounds of Ukulele in Lapeer
meets the second Tuesday of each
month at Suncrest, 1455 Suncrest Dr.,
Lapeer, from 6-7:30 p.m. The group is
open to all who play the uke or would
like to learn. Sounds Of Ukuleles in
Lapeer can be found on Facebook or
at www.SoundsOfUkulelesinLapeer.com.
•••
Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the Lapeer
County Central Dispatch Center
basement, 2332 W. Genesee St.,
Lapeer. Go to the website for more
information, www.w8lap.com.
•••
Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
•••
Lupus Support Group for lupus patients,
family, friends and caregivers, second
Tuesday at McLaren Lapeer Region,
1375 N. Main St., Lapeer, conference
rooms 4 and 5 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Details: 800-705-6677, 586-775-8310
or info@milupus.org.
•••
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
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.
•••
AWANA at Hadley Community Church
3638 Hadley Rd., Hadley on Wed.
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 Wed.
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 Wed. at
12:15 p.m. Come see what they are
all about. For questions, call Sallie at
810-240-4542.
•••
Imlay Conversation Salon meets the
first Wed. of the month at Mulefoot
Gastropub, 596 S. Cedar Rd., Imlay
City. Starts at 6 p.m. with an optional
dinner, followed by 7 p.m. talks with
different subjects each week. For more
information, find us on Facebook at
Imlay Conversation Salon.
•••
Classical Music Appreciation with Fabs
Kaldobsky on the first Wed. 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 Wed. at the Davison
Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St.,
Davison.
•••
Lapeer TOPS 888 meetings at River
Ridge MHC clubhouse, 25 Pine Ridge
Dr., Lapeer. Weigh-in from 9-9:30 a.m.
meeting from 9:45-10:45 a.m. Details:
Bonnie 810-338-8926
•••
Domestic violence support group
hosted by LACADA from 5-6 p.m. at
the outreach, 1127 Clark Rd., Lapeer.
Details: LACADA, 810-667-4175.
•••
OCD support group meets on the second
Wed. of each month from 7-9 p.m. at the
Meditation Self-Healing Center, 244 Law
St., Lapeer. Details: Mary, 810-441-9822.

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