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2018-04-15 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sundays
A.Y.C.E. breakfast, Lioness Breakfast.
Otisville Lioness Club, Sunday May 6
at Forest Twp Hall, Otisville from 8:30-
12:30 Adults $6 Children 3-10 $4 2 &
under free.
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Hunter’s Safety Classes: The Marlette
Sportsmen’s Association will be
teaching Hunter’s Safety at the
Marlette Sportsmen’s Club. The
classes will run from 5:30 p.m. to
8:30 p.m., April 16-17. The club is
located 2 miles west and 4½ miles
north of Marlette, on White Creek
Road. Questions, contact Paul Slivka,
810-622-8645, or Terry Lambert at
810-537-2358.
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Tuesdays
Pregnancy Resource Center of Lapeer
presents Christan comedian Mike
Williams for their 2018 Spring Fling
fundraiser located PIX Theatre, 172 W.
Nepessing St., Tuesday, April 17 at 7
p.m. Silent auction begins at 6 p.m.
at Gallery 194 (next to PIX) prior to
show. Tickets are $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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Lapeer High School Class of ‘63 -
55th reunion -- July 21, 2018 @ 2918
Hasler Lake Road Lapeer, Michigan. If
your contact info has changed, please
contact Janet -- 1-800-252-6164
DeLynn -- 1-810-797-4253 Betsy --
1-810-797-3500
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The Truth About Marijuana and Vaping
Lunch & Learn hosted by Community
Lunch & Learn at Marlette Regional
Hospital on Tuesday, April 24 from
noon to 1 pm. Space is limited and
registration is required. To register,
please call 989-635-4002. To stay
updated on future offerings, visit www.
marletteregionalhospital.org or “Like”
us on Facebook.
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Columbiaville United Methodist Church
located at 4696 Pine St., Columbiaville
is hosting a Community Roast Beef
& Pork Dinner Monday, April 23 from
5-7 p.m. Free will offering. Carry outs
available. For more information, call
810-793-6363.
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Thursday

Bishop Kelley Drama Club presents
Looking Glass Land on Thursday, April
19 at 6:30-8 p.m. The cost is $5,
children 5 and under are free. Located
at the PIX Theatre, downtown Lapeer.
Join us for a night of adventure. This
will be a fun event for the whole
family. For more information, 810-664-
5011 or dscramlin@bishopkelleylapeer.
org
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Gardening Class on Thursday, April 26,
at 6:30 p.m. located at 986 Turrill Rd.,
Lapeer. We will be covering: general
gardening principles, growing garlic
and onions, and herbs. For more
information, call Pamela Vaughn at
810-417-0189.
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Prayer Breakfast hosted Romeo Area
Kiwanis Club, the Prayer Breakfast
will be held on National Day of Prayer,
Thursday, May 3, at 8 a.m. at Simpson
Park Camp Meeting Grounds located
at 70199 Campground Rd., Bruce
Township. The cost of the breakfast is
$10. All clergy, pastors, ministers, and
priests are invited to come for a FREE
BREAKFAST, courtesy of the Kiwanis
Club of the Romeo Area. Please RSVP
with your count on or before April
27, to Gretchen Deming by phone at
586-752-3202, or e-mail to: spcamp@
simpsonparkcamp.org.
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“BeaYOUtiful & WELL Behaved
Women’s Health Retreat” hosted
Marlette High School on Thursday,
May 10 from 6-8 pm. This event is
free to attend and is open to the
public. Refreshments will be served,
so RSVPs are appreciated. RSVP

to the Marlette Regional Hospital
Foundation at 989-635-4011. For more
information about this event, please
“Like” Marlette Regional Hospital on
Facebook.
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Fridays
70th Annual Kiwanis Kapers show,
hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Lapeer
located at Lapeer High School
auditorium starting Friday, April
19, 20, 21. Family-friendly variety
show. Tickets can be purchased at
Lapeer Gold and Diamond, McComb
Monument, Kapala Heating and Air
Conditioning, or from any Kiwanis
Club of Lapeer member. For more
information, call Sarah at 810-358-
7396
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Women’s Conference Beautiful hosted
Faith Christian Family Church located
at 3440 Davison Rd., Lapeer. Early
Bird registration after May 1. Event is
May 4-5. Admission is $35. Register
at FCFC or at lapeerfamilychurch.com.
For more information, call Francine
Wells 810-667-0075.
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Saturdays

2nd Annual Cheeseburgers for Paradise
a burgers, brews & blue jeans fund
raiser hosted by Paradise Rescue
on Sat., April 21, from 6 to 10 p.m.
located at Metamora Lions Club,
3790 N. Oak Rd., Metamora. Dinner,
dessert, live entertainment. Tickets
are $50 or $25 with a $25 plus one
new item valued at $25. All proceeds
to benefit Paradise Animal Rescue. For
more information, call 810-969-4455
or adopt@parpets.org.
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Lapeer Area Elks will be holding a
Garage Sale on Saturday, April 21 from
9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 200 E. Nepessing
St. in Lapeer. Proceeds will help with
veterans, Pumpkin Patch, Fantasy
Forest, Community Thanksgiving Dinner
and other local projects. Also open to
vendors for $20, for an 8-foot table.
Any questions or interest in renting,
contact Lapeer Elks Lodge at 810-664-
3216.
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Hope Blooms fundraising dinner for
Hunter Hospitality 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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5K Run/Walk hosted by North Branch
Lions Club on May 19 located at the
6640 Beech St., North Branch.

Registration from 8-8:45 a.m. the
morning of event. The cost is $20
before April 27 and $25 after. 7 years
and younger free T-shirt included with
registration. For further information you
may contact Kathy at 810-656-0020.
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North Branch Spring Craft Fair & Momto Mom Sale hosted by North Branch
Bronco Band on Saturday, May 12
from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at North Branch
Middle School 6600 Brush St., North
Branch. Cost: $2 per adult, 12 and
under free. For more information, call
810-834-5199 or www.nbbroncos.net/
departments/north_ branch_ bands.

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Register Today for the Annual
Hospice Walk in an effort to support
our local United Hospice Service
program and ensure that hospice
care is available to those in need,
a group of exceptional volunteers
are coordinating the annual Hospice
Walk fundraiser. The Hospice Walk
is scheduled to take place on
Saturday, May 12, 2018 in Marlette.
Event registration will begin at
8:30 a.m. at Marlette Elementary
School, located at 6230 Euclid
Street. Participants can walk as little
or as much as they would like on
the beautiful outdoor walking trail,
Gayle’s Trail, from 9 a.m. – 10:30
a.m. Recognition will be given to
those who are being honored and
memorialized by event supporters.
There are several opportunities
for individuals and businesses to
support this year’s Hospice Walk.
Sponsorship levels are as follows:
Walk Supporter is $25 and includes
the walk fee and commemorative
T-shirt; Pink Heart Sponsorship is
$100 and includes a customized
sign, walk fee, and a T-shirt or
sweatshirt; Red Heart Sponsorship
is $300 and includes business
logo printed on event signage and
T-shirts, a walk fee, and T-shirt or
sweatshirt. Sponsorships should
be received no later than April 25
to receive full recognition on event
signage and T-shirts.Businesses
and individuals alike who would like
to support United Hospice Service,
but do not wish to participate in the
Hospice Walk are welcome to give
a monetary donation in support of
this year’s event. All proceeds raised
through this fundraiser help hospice
patients and families in our local
communities. For more information
about United Hospice Service of
Marlette Regional Hospital or to
register for the Hospice Walk, please
call 800-635-7490 or visit www.
marletteunitedhospice.org.

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

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
Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA)
announces Public Hearings for the
Annual Implementation Plan: Fiscal
Year 2019. Located at Lapeer
Senior Center 287 West Nepessing
St. Lapeer on May 15 from 10 am
- 12 pm. Cost is free. These public
hearings give area residents a
preview of proposed services and
programs for older adults (60+) in
Genesee, Lapeer, and Shiawassee
Counties. VAAA programs and
services help thousands of local
seniors annually. Caregiver services,
Planning for long-term care, In-home
services, and Priority services are
some the topics. Reservations are
not needed to attend the Public
Hearing; please call one day ahead
for lunch reservations. For more
information www.valleyareaaging.org
or 810-245-6896.
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Hepatitis A Clinic hosted by Lapeer
County Health Department located
at 1800 Imlay City Rd, Lapeer.
Immunizations are available by
appointment on Wednesdays from
8:30-11:30 a.m. and 4-6 p.m.,
Thursdays from 1-3:45 p.m.. Walkin Clinic available on Mondays 1-3
p.m.. For further information or
appointments you may call 810-667-
0448 or cdc.gov/hepatitis.
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Win A Harley hosted by Michigan Bikers

Helping Veterans. They are raffling off
a 2018 Harley-Davidson Street Glide,
ticket are $10 ea. or 3 for $20. Partial
proceeds to go to supportmiveterans.
org. For more information or to
buy tickets you may contact Mike
“Flagman” Bowen, at 810-659-1879
or mbowen@gfn.org. Mike will deliver,
mail or meet for a ticket sale. Drawing
July 29, need not be present to win.
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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 June 6 from 6 – 8:30 p.m., and
September 12 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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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 roller
blades, 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

North Branch Weselyn Church is
hosting a Grief Share 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 -
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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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
Taking off pounds sensibly (TOPS)
Meetings are at First Baptist Church
6701 Lincoln street North Branch
Thursday mornings. Weigh-in starts at
8:15 a.m. -8:35 a.m. Meeting starts
at 8:45 a.m. For more information,
you can call 1-810-688-4417 or 1-810-
346-2339
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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.
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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

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.
•••
Can/Bottle Drive to benefit Lapeer High
School Wrestling on April 7 from 1-3
p.m. in the Lapeer High School parking
lot.

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.
•••
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.
•••
Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Parents
Support Group meets at St. Paul
Lutheran Church 30 Millville Rd.,
Lapeer on the second Monday of every
month from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Help is
available for parents or guardians
of adopted and foster children with
snacks provided. Childcare is not
available. Call Somer Vickery at 810-
577-4067 for more information.
•••
Nar-Anon Family Support Group
Mondays at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal
Church, 735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer.
Contact 810-410-6010.
•••
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.
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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.
•••
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.

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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