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2018-08-05 / Calendar

CALENDAR

VENDORS NEEDED

5th Annual Craft & Vendor Show at New Life in Christ Lutheran Church 6007 Fish Lake Rd., North Branch on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Many crafters and vendors in the church, barn and on the lawn. Baked goods, popcorn and bottle water for sale from the church group booth. For more information on reserving your space call Vicki 810-688- 4557 or Cindy 810-688-3756.

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.

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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

Summer Art Camp sign up for Chatfield
Education Campus from July 16-21
for ages 10-12 years and a limit of
25 students. Cost $150 per student
includes lunch, snacks, a reception
and a week full of art instruction and
projects from experienced teachers.
Pre-registration is required. For more
information visit the website, or sign up
at the Gift Shop at Gallery 194 Tuesday
through Saturday from 12-6 p.m.
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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.
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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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
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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.
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Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS)
meetings at Deerfield Township Hall, 30
Burnside Rd., North Branch on Monday
mornings. Weigh-in from 8:30-9:15 a.m.
Meeting begins after till 10:30 a.m. For
more information, call 810-793-4750 or
810-793-7263.

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
Christine Hinton at 303-888-2997 or
810-272-6524.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Grief Support at Heartland Hospice at no
charge, grief support for anyone who
has experienced the death of a loved
one. Our purpose is to provide education
about normal grief reactions, as well as
a safe environment where feelings are
validated and accepted. First and third
Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.
Located at 6211 Taylor Dr., Flint. Light
refreshments are provided. For more
information, contact Heartland Hospice
at 888-427-6818.
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SOUL Sounds of Ukulele in Lapeer meets
the second Tuesday of each month at
Suncrest, 1455 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer,
from 6-7:30 p.m. The group is open to
all who play the uke or would like to
learn. Sounds Of Ukuleles in Lapeer
can be found on Facebook or at www.
SoundsOfUkulelesinLapeer.com.
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Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the Lapeer
County Central Dispatch Center
basement, 2332 W. Genesee St.,
Lapeer. Go to the website for more
information, www.w8lap.com.
•••
Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire Dr.,
Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
•••

Lupus Support Group for lupus patients,
family, friends and caregivers, second
Tuesday at McLaren Lapeer Region,
1375 N. Main St., Lapeer, conference
rooms 4 and 5 from 7-8:30 p.m. Details:
800-705-6677, 586-775-8310 or info@
milupus.org.
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MOPS of Imlay City meetings from 9:30-
11:30 a.m. second and fourth Tuesday
at Imlay City Christian Reformed Church,
395 W. Cedar St., Imlay City. Mothers
of children 5 years and younger are
welcome. Childcare is provided. Details:
810-724-4315.
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Food addicts in recovery anonymous is
holding a free meeting at the Country

Christian Church, 5677 N. Lapeer
Rd., North Branch at 6-7:30 p.m. on
Tuesdays. For more information or a
list of additional meetings visit: www.
foodaddicts.org.
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Handgun & Trap Shooting at the Marlette
Sportsmen’s Association will be open
to anyone wishing to shoot handguns,
pistols every Tuesday evening beginning
at 6 p.m. and trap shooting every
Thursday evening at 6 p.m. The club is
located 4260 White Creek Rd, Kingston.
Questions call Bill Maher at 989-635-
7072.
•••
Heartprints Alzheimer’s & Dementia
Support Group Stronger Together “ is

on the first Tuesday of the month from
4-5. Remember Memory Keepers, we
are stronger together. The next support
group will be on July 31 at Stonegate
from 10-11 and August 7 from 4-5
at LCMCF (Suncrest) 1455 Suncrest
Dr., Lapeer. For more information, call
Katheryn Bell 810-358-7802 or Kris
Strickler 810-667-8511 ext. 129.
•••

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.

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