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2017-11-19 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Sunday

American Legion Post 16 in Lapeer will begin their Christmas tree sales Sunday, November 28, 2017 from 9 am - 8 pm. The Christmas trees are $30 each and will be on sale until December 20, 2017. For more information call 810-664-9312. All proceeds support our local vets.

The Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation’s Tree of Shining Love event provides a unique opportunity to create memories of special people. Supporters are welcome to submit photos of those being honored at the Dec. 3 event. Proceeds will go to the renovation project at the hospital. For more information, call 989-635-4011 or go to marletteregionalhospital.org.

Breakfast with Santa presented by The Knights of Columbus 8-11:45 a.m. on Dec. 3 at Bishop Kelley Community Room. Games and crafts for the kids. Children $7, adults $8, seniors $7 and family $25 for breakfast. $5 for pictures with Santa.

Mondays
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox
National Collection Week is Monday,
Nov. 13-20. Drop off your shoeboxes
at Imlay City Christian Reformed
Church, 395 N. Cedar, Imlay City
during the drop-off hours. Contact
Brenda Hardies 810-656-6855 for
information.

Santa and Mr. Claus will be in the
Santa House in front of the Farmer’s
Market Pavilion. From 5-8 p.m. on
Dec. 1, immediately following the
Christmas parade on Dec. 2 and
from 5-7 p.m. on Dec. 4, 11 and 18,
on dec. 8, 15 and 22 from 5-7 p.m.
and noon-2 p.m. and 3-5 p.m. on
Dec. 9, 16 and 23. Also Christmas
eve from noon-3 p.m. Bring your
camera to capture your child’s visit.

Lapeer and Sanilac County Toys for
Tots Sign Up runs from 9 a.m. to 5
p.m. Dec. 15 to the 18 at 161 W.
Nepessing St. Lapeer. You cannot
sign up with any other agency to
receive help. Children through age
15 years with required information
needed to qualify. Do not bring children with you to sign up. Must bring
parent’s picture Michigan ID, proof of
income, Social Security cards, birth
certificates, proof of legal guardianship, piece of mail with current
address. Questions call 810-444-
0671. Lapeer County Press located
at 1521 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer is a
drop off location for your toy donations.

Wednesdays
Simply enjoyable snacks open house
to buy the perfect edible gift of
snacks, gift baskets, chocolates,
stocking stuffers and more. Opens
9 a.m. Dec. 13, 14, 15 at SE Sales
136 Higley St., Lapeer. Call 810-
969-4713 for more information.

Thursdays
Thanksgiving Dinner at the Lapeer
Elks Lodge 2567 located at 200 E.
Nepessing St., Lapeer on Thursday,
Nov. 23 from 1-3 p.m. This free
traditional turkey dinner with all the
trimmings is for anyone that is home
alone, needs help, or just come eat
with others. Call 664-3216 after
3 p.m. Tuesday thru Saturday for
additional information.

Fridays
Drive-thru Christmas experience Dec.
1, 2 and 3 at VisionPointe Chuch,
9444 Dodge Rd., Otisville. Friday 6
to 8:30 p.m., Saturday 5:30-8:30
p.m. and Sunday 5:30-7:30 p.m. Call
810-631-4555 or go to visionpointe.
org for more information on this free
event.

A Walk to Bethlehem will be taking place at The Rising Christian Church, 655 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer from 6-8

p.m. on Dec. 15 and 16. Come and experience an outdoor walk throught the Christmas story leading up to the birth of Jesus in a living nativity. Barbara Smith 810-656-5785 for more information.

Rob Mills, The Sound, Christmas Concert will start 6 p.m. on Dec. 8 at Goodland Community Church, 2008 N. Van Dyke Rd., Imlay City. A love offering will be taken. Refreshments will be served. For more info, call Ruthie 810-724- 8064.

The Lapeer VFW will be holding a $10 roast beef dinner from 5-3:30 p.m. on Dec. 1., 128 Daley Rd. Lapeer.

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Santa’s Closet at St. Cornelius
Catholic Church 3834 N. Mill St.,
Dryden on Friday, Nov. 17 and
Saturday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to
5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 19 from 9
a.m. to noon. Sunday $2 a bag or
$5 box sale. Come hunt through
Santa’s Closet and add to your
decorations this holiday. Find
those old treasures, or something
new to cherish and pass down for
generations. Gently used and new
items for sale. For questions or to
drop off donations, call 810-796-
2926.
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Inaugural Sale of the Seasons will
take place 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Dec.
1 and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 2
at St. Paul Lutheran Church of Imlay
City, 200 Cedar St. Imlay City. From
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., lunch will be
served both days. Come see the
seasons, silent auction and enjoy
the bake sale. For more information
call church at 8140-724-1200.

Saturdays
Brown City Missionary Church will be
holding a Christmas Bazaar 10 a.m.-
3 p.m. on Dec. 2 at 8935 Burnside
Rd., Brown City. Crafts, Rada Knives,
Knitted & Sewed Items, Baked
Goods, and direct sales reps (such
as Tupperware, Mary Kay, Jewelry,
etc.). No admission fee. Questions
or to register for a booth Marlene
McLeod 810-404-2180.

The 27th Annual Davison High School
Christmas show will be held from
10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sat. Dec. 2 and
Sunday, Dec. 3. The Davison wrestling boosters are the sponsors for
the show. The show will have some
135 booths with a variety of unique
gifts just in time for Christmas.
Admission is only $2 (13and over).
For show info call Joe at 810-658-
0440.

Book Sale at the Almont District
Library 213 W. St. Clair St.,
Almont from Saturday, Nov. 12-22
during business hours. For more
information, call 810-798-3100.
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Euchre at the Almont Lions Club 222
Water St., Almont on the second
Saturday of every month until May.
Starts at 6:30 p.m. hall opens at 6
p.m. Cost is $15 food and prizes.
For more information, call 810-796-
3782.

Ladie’s Christmas Banquet will be
held 11 a.m. on Dec. 9 at Faith
Christian Family Church, 3440
Davison Rd., Lapeer. RSVP by Dec.
6. For more info, Diane 810-358-
0094 or 810-724-0636.

VENDORS NEEDED

6th Annual Craft and Bake Sale at St.
John’s Episcopal Church, 4074 St.
Mill St., Dryden on Saturday, Dec.
2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Beautiful
homemade crafts and lots of baked
goods for your holiday needs. All
holiday’s white elephant sale to
browse, parking lot behind church
off Union Street. Come join us, free
coffee and smiles. For details, call
Sherry Boyden 810-664-1357.
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Lapeer High Athletic Boosters Annual
Craft Show at Lapeer High School
933 S. Saginaw St., Lapeer on
Saturday, Dec. 2 from 9 a.m. to 4
p.m. Variety of vendors and food
for purchase. All crafters receive
a coupon for free coffee and
donut. Proceeds go to the Athletic
Booster organization. Athletes will
be there help unload and load
supplies. To reserve your space,
call Amy at 810-614-4515 or email
lapeerhighcraftshow@gmail.com.

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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Goodland Thrift Shop and Food
Pantry, 8508 Clear Lake Rd., is
accepting donations of clean, usable
clothing, household items, furniture
and non-perishable food items.
Monetary donations also accepted.
Make checks payable to Strength
Ministries. Details: 810-346-8000 or
hisstrengthmusic@yahoo.com.
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Paradise Animal Rescue is looking
for donations of wet dog/cat food,
scoopable cat litter, catnip mouse,
cat nail trimmers and paper towels.
Volunteers for morning and evening
chores, volunteer coordinator and
fundraising. Call 810-969-4455
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Loving Hands clinic needs volunteers
to help with the clinic’s patients.
Currently, they need doctors, nurses
and dentists and dental hygienists
to volunteer a few hours a month.
Details: Cathy Johnson, 810-667-
8933.
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Senior Companion Program needs
seniors to volunteer 20 or more
hours a week to help adults ages
21 and up with an identified special
need. Seniors may help with light
shopping, bills, preparing and
sharing meals, rides to the doctor or
just talking. Details: 810-257-3769
or scpflint@aol.com.

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.
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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.
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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.
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Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
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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.

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. All contributions are used to feed
hungry children in Lapeer through the
backpack food program.
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AWANA at Hadley Community Church
3638 Hadley Rd., Hadley on
Wednesdays through April 25 from
6:30-8:30 p.m. Open to all children
kindergarten through eighth grade to
make new friends, have fun and learn
about the bible. For more information,
call 810-797-4540.
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Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
from 6-7:30 p.m. on the fourth
Wednesday of every month at the
Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer. Details, 1-800-
272-3900.
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Kiwanis Club of Lapeer holds weekly
meetings in the Lincoln Room in the
Lapeer Center Building on Wednesdays
at 12:15 p.m. Come see what they are
all about. For questions, call Sallie at
810-240-4542.
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Imlay Conversation Salon meets the first
Wednesday of the month at Mulefoot
Gastropub, 596 S. Cedar Rd., Imlay
City. Starts at 6 p.m. with an optional
dinner, followed by 7 p.m. talks with
different subjects each week. For more
information, find us on Facebook at
Imlay Conversation Salon.
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Classical Music Appreciation with Fabs
Kaldobsky on the first Wednesday
of every month at 2 p.m. at the
Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921
W. Nepessing St., Lapeer. This
enlightening session is a free program
open to the public.
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Davison book discussion group meeting
at 6 p.m. second Wednesday 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
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Domestic violence support group
hosted by LACADA from 5-6 p.m. at
the outreach, 1127 Clark Rd., Lapeer.
Details: LACADA, 810-667-4175.
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OCD support group meets on the second
Wednesday of each month from 7-9
p.m. at the Meditation Self-Healing
Center, 244 Law St., Lapeer. Details:
Mary, 810-441-9822.

Thursdays
Metamora Lions Club is welcoming new
members. Meetings are the second
and fourth Thursday of every month.
Come help with many events and
donate to a lot of charities. For more
information, call Ralph 248-840-0275.
•••
Heartprints Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Support Group Stronger Together
meets the first Thursday of each
month at 5 p.m. at Lapeer County
Medical Care Facility at Lapeer County
Medical Care Facility 1455 Suncrest
Dr., Lapeer. For more information, call
Katheryn Bell 810-358-7802 or Kris
Strickler 810-667-8511 ext. 129.
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Lapeer County Republican Party
meets the third Thursday of the
month. Meetings are held at the
Mayfield Township Hall 1900 N.
Saginaw St., Lapeer Additional
information can be found on the
website www.lapeergop.com or by
calling Christina 810-728-4911.
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Hadley Lions Club looking for members
to join. Hadley Lions Club is located at
3551 S. Hadley Rd., Hadley. Meetings
the first Thursday of every month at
7 p.m. and serve a spaghetti dinner
the third Thursday. This is the main
fundraiser and enables us to help
many people in the community. We
are looking for people with kind hearts
and generous spirits to help grow our
organization. For more information call
Deb 810-656-5160.
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Families Anonymous at St. Matthews
Church 220 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer
on Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. A 12
Step support group for families and
friends of those who have an alcohol
or drug abuse problem. For more
information, call 810-728-2033.
•••

Lapeer Families Against Narcotics
meets on the second Thursday of each
month from 7-9 p.m. at St. Matthews
Church 220 W. Nepessing Street,
Lapeer. Open to anyone who wants
to receive support and education
regarding addiction and recovery. There
is no charge. For more information call
810-728-2033.
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The Recovery Network Double Trouble
Support Group meetings at Lapeer
County Mental Health, 1570 Suncrest
Dr., Lapeer Thursdays from 1-2 p.m.
The group is free and participants
help each other recover from addiction
and to manage their mental health
disorders, commonly called Dual
Diagnosis. For additional information,
call Carl Velliquette or Matt McKinney
at 810-667-0500.
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Quilters Welcome to join Thimble Buddy
Quilt Guild meets on the second and
the fourth Thursday at Church of
Christ, 1680 N. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer at
1-3 p.m. Details, call 810-664-5019.
•••
Celebrate Recovery every Thursday night
at 7 p.m. at New Hope Event Center,
655 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer. A support
group for those who are working through
their hurts, habits or hang-ups. For more
information, call 810-441-7114.
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Family & Friends Support Group at
1570 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer on every
first and third Thursday of the month.
First week from 4-5 p.m. and third
week is 6-7 p.m. An open group free
of charge, where friends and family of
individuals with a mental illness and
substance abuse issues can share
their experiences and struggles in a
safe place. No registration required.
For more information, call 810-667-
0500.
•••
Classic Car Meets every Thursday at
5:30 p.m. at Tractor Supply Company
in Imlay City. All classic cars welcome,
no charge. For more information,
contact Debbie at 810-724-8798.

Fridays
Autism Support Group Forever Friends
Network meets the first and third
Friday of every month at Maple
Grove 2020 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer
at 5:30-7:30 p.m. We are here to
help you build a center of parent
support, support for families on the
spectrum, games, lending library. For
more information, visit the website
foreverfriendsnetwork.net or call Regina
at 810-623-2041.
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Breastfeeding Support Group meets
the second Friday of each month
from 1-2 p.m. in the lower level of the
Lapeer County Health Dept., 1800
Imlay City Road, Lapeer. Join us for
friendly support and encouragement.
Support person and older siblings
are also welcome to attend. For more
information, call 810-667-0448.
•••
MOPS and MOMs meet the first and
third Friday every month from 9:15-
11:30 a.m. at the North Branch
Wesleyan Church, 3164 North
Branch Rd., North Branch. For more
information, call 810-688-2380
•••
Knitting & Crochet Group meets at the
Marguerite deAngeli Library, 921 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer, the first and
third Fridays of every month from 11
a.m. to 1 p.m. and the first and fourth
Mondays from 6-8 p.m. Bring your own
materials or some will be provided.
Free and open to all skill levels.
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Grief Recovery Group Meeting Marlette
Regional Hospital, 2770 Main St.,
Marlette hosts this support group
on the first Friday of each month
at 10 a.m. in their Administration
Conference Room. For those who

have experienced the death of
a loved one, a support group is
available in your area. Facilitated
by a trained United Hospice Service
(UHS) bereavement volunteer, the
focus of this support group is to
identify ways to process a loss
through discussion, sharing and
information. For more information,
please call 800-635-7490 or visit
www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
•••
Celebrate recovery from life’s hurts,
habits and hang-ups support group at
Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261
W. Bristol Rd., every Friday. Dinner is
at 6 p.m., followed by music, group
and fellowship. Childcare up to age 12
available from 6:45-10 p.m. Details:
www.centralnazarene.org or 810-235-
5671.
•••
Al-Anon Meetings at St. John School,
420 Genesee Rd., Bldg. 425, Davison,
at 7:30 p.m. every Friday. Details:
810-234-1460.
•••
Alzheimer’s caregiver support group
meets every second Friday of the
month from 10 a.m.-noon at the
Davison Senior Center, 10135
Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details: 810-
721-2791.
•••
Grief Support group at 10 a.m. third
Friday through Heartland Hospice,
Lapeer Market Place, 700 S. Main St.,
Ste. 209, Lapeer. Details: 888-427-
6818.

Saturdays
Christian Motorcyclists Association
Lapeer Chapter Thundering Hope meet
every third Saturday at Ray C’s Harley
Davison 1491 S. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer
at 11 a.m. Rides after the meetings,
weather permitting. For more details,
call President Carol Brown 810-664-
1167.
•••
Social Dance Club meets two
Saturdays a month from 7-10 p.m.
at the Historical Old Town Hall in
Metamora. Dues each week will be
$10 per person or $17 per couple
to cover the venue and a seasonal
dinner dance. Learn the Irish group
style dances through two major
steps and lots of support, exercise
and friendship; this is offered for
beginners and experienced alike. All
ages are welcome. For information
and the monthly schedule contact
Debbie Freeman, Irish Dance
Instructor at 810-441-5343 or
email
deb.irishdanceandmusic@gmail.com.
•••
Adult Survivors of Sexual Abuse
Support Group meets at Nalo
Therapy Center, 1134 S. Lapeer Rd.,
Lapeer, once a month on a Saturday.
Call 810-667-4111 for more
information and for specific date and
time.
•••
Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual
Abuse support group meets one
Saturday per month at the Nalo
Therapy Center, 1134 S. Lapeer Rd.,
Lapeer. Day and time information:
Beth McElroy-Kremm, 810-667-4111.
•••
Celebrate recovery from hurts, habits
and hang-ups at Solid Rock Baptist
Church, 2222 S. Belsay Rd., Burton.
Dinner is at 6 p.m. on Saturday,
followed by music, group and
fellowship at 7 p.m. Childcare is
available from 7-9 p.m. Details: 810-
715-2600.

GAME NIGHTS

Tuesdays
Bingo hosted by the Lapeer Masonic
Lodge at the Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer. Early

birds start at 7 p.m. and regular bingo at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open for dinner and snacks. Details: 810-664-2109.

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.
•••
Cards and games at St. Kieran’s
Parish, 53600 Mound Road in
Shelby Township, hosted by
Widowed Friends, a peer group for
widowed men and women, from
6-9 p.m. on the second Thursday
of every month. Details: Paul, 248-
656-9450 or Pat, 586-731-1831.

Fridays
Bingo at the Odd Fellows Hall, 471
W. Nepessing St., Lapeer. Early
bird play is at 7 p.m. and regular
play is at 7:30 p.m. Details: 810-
664-2802.
•••
Euchre tournament at VFW Post
4139, 128 Daley Rd., Mayfield
Township, at 7 p.m. second and
fourth Friday. Cost is $7. Details:
810-664-9222.

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.
•••
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.
•••
Chess Club from 2-4 p.m. third
Saturday at Marguerite deAngeli
Branch Library, 921 Nepessing St.
Details: 810-664-6971.

Sundays
Bunco starting at 1 p.m. on the
second Sunday each month at VFW
Post 4139, 128 Daley Rd., Mayfield
Township. Sign up at 12:30 p.m.
Entry fee is $5. Details: 810-664-
9222.

COMMUNITY

Ongoing
CCC Youth Group is holding a
Christmas Tree fundraiser starting
4 p.m., Nov. 24 at Country Christian
Church, 5677 N. Lapeer Rd. North
Branch. The gour is rising money
for a spring 2018 Mexico mission trip. The event runs 4-9 p.m.
Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to
9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m.
Sunday.

Shoe Collection of gently used shoes to help those in need and money goes to helping Detroit Bully Corps to rescue dogs. Drop off location, 100 Lone Pine Trail, Lapeer Township. Drop off anytime, leave shoes on covered back porch. Other drop-off location listed on the website at dbcdogs.org. Accept any style and size of shoes, sandals, boots, heels, flats, skates and rollerblades, anything you wear outside on your feet. Shoes must be in matching pairs and cannot have major defects. For every 25 pairs of shoes we collect, DBC will receive $10 from Funds2Orgs. Detroit Bully

Corps is a nonprofit canine rescue and rehabilitation facility located in Lapeer. We rescue bully breeds, like the American Pit Bull Terrier, Mastiff, Boxer and Bulldog. The shoes will be given to underprivileged people in impoverished nations so they can start micro-enterprises where they repair, clean and re-sell the shoes. For more information, visit dbcdogs.org.

•••
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.
•••
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.

Mondays
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.
•••
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.
•••
Song of the Lakes Chorus Rehearsals
at the Davison Senior Center, 10135
Lapeer Rd., Davison every Monday
at 7 p.m. Join the chorus with this
four-part harmony in the barbershop
style. For more information, call 810-
664-3552 or 810-742-0977.

Tuesdays
Clothing Donations at Lapeer Seventh-
Day Adventist School, 1284 W. Turrill
Rd., Lapeer. Clothing from babies
to adult. Clean donations always
welcome. For more information, call
810-664-2060.
•••
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.

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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