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2017-08-23 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mondays
Labor Day Outdoor Liturgy at St. John
the Evangelist Catholic Church 404 N.
Dayton St., Davison on Monday, Sept.
4 at 10 a.m. Mass will be held on the
porch by the yellow barn on the west
side of the Family Center. Fr. Andrew
A. Czajkowski, pastor, will preside. For
more information, call 810-653-2377.
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FCE Meetings at Mayfield Township
Hall 1900 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer on
Monday, Sept. 11 at 1 p.m. and every
second Monday of 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 topic
for September is Alzheimer’s Disease.
The public is invite to attend. For more
information, call Kristine Mueller 810-
356-5497.

Tuesdays
Mid-Michigan Therapy Dogs Training
classes at Goodrich United Methodist
Church 8071 State Rd., Goodrich
starting on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at 7 p.m.
Therapy dogs are family pets that are
trained to provide affection, comfort
to people in hospitals, nursing, and
assisted living facilities. Dogs can be
any breed or size. Must be at least
one year old and have basic obedience
and be well socialized. This is a 12
week course. Six weeks classroom
instructions, where dogs will be
tested for the Canine Good Citizen
certification, following five weeks of
filed trips and graduation. Class size is
limited and per-registration is required.
For more information, call 248-909-
9522 or 248-521-2930.
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Mega Clothing Give-Away at the Hunt
Community Center Building 1284
W. Turrill Rd., Lapeer on Tuesday,
Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.,
Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 12-7
p.m., and Thursday, Sept. 21 from
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Something for
everyone, men, women, boy and
girls, infants. Pretty formal gowns
and lots of shoes and purses.
Donations of clean, gently used
clothing in good repair and non-perishable food items always accepted.
Drop off at or leave on the porch.
No furniture. Photo ID required, not
limited to Lapeer residents, everyone
welcome. Sponsored by the Lapeer
Seventh-Day Adventist Church for
questions call 810-664-2060.
•••
Diabetes Personal Action Toward
Health Workshop at Ruth Hughes
Memorial District Library 211 North
Almont Ave., Imlay City every Tuesday,
starting through Sept. 19 from
1-3:30 p.m. This free workshop is
designed to benefit adults living with
Type 2 Diabetes. It is a six-week
workshop conducted in two and a
half hour sessions each week. Family
members, friends, and caregivers are
also encouraged to attend. For more
information, or to register, call 810-
724-8043 or 800-482-1455.

Thursdays
Kearsley Kruise Car Show to benefit the
Old Newsboys every Thursday night
through Sept. 7 from 6 p.m. at the
McDonald’s 3180 N. Genesee Rd,
Flint located at Genesee and Richfield
Rd. Donations will be accepted. If you
would like more information, contact
810-744-1840.
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Farm Tour at Marsh Haven Farms
2267 N. Henderson Rd., Davison on
Thursday, Sept. 7 at 4 p.m. Speakers,
orientation, walking tour and supper
withnetworkingandaQ&Atofollow.
This meeting counts for MAEAP
Phase 1 educational credit. Pesticide
applicator credits are also available.
RSVP by September 5 at the Lapeer
Conservation District at 810-664-0895
ext. 5.

Saturdays

Grocery Giveaway at North Branch
Wesleyan Church, 3164 North
Branch Rd., North Branch on
Saturday, Aug. 26. Doors open at
8 a.m. Giveaway begins at 9 a.m.
More information, contact 810-688-
2380.
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Free Community Picnic with Richfield
United Methodist Church at Richfield
Township Hall Park/Ball Field 5381
N. State Rd., Davison on Saturday,
Aug. 26 from 1-4 p.m. Free Food,
water, 50’s music, and activities.
Shade will be provided. Bingo for
adults, water balloon tosses and
games for kids. Come join us and
celebrate summer. Questions, call
248-417-1196.
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Ride with the Eagles Benefit Ride for
Christmas for Kids with the Lapeer
Aerie Eagles Riders FOE 3565
Davison Rd., Lapeer on Saturday,
Aug. 26 leaving at 10:30 a.m. sharp.
Returning to the club for food, prizes and 50/50 drawing. All vehicles
welcome. Sign up from 8:30-10:30
am. Last vehicle back at 5 p.m.
Entry fee $15 per driver, $10 passengers. For more information, call
Steve Gerwolds 810-793-7300, Kem
810-358-9479 or Basil King 810-
793-2690.
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Project Brotherhood Resolve 23 Mile
Walk will start at the Lake Orion War
Memorial 312 S. Broadway St, Lake
Orion and end at the Lapeer VFW
Post 4139 128 Daley Rd, Lapeer
on Saturday, Sept. 9. Opening
ceremonies starts at 0600 hours
and walk 23 miles, 22 for them
and 1 for staying alive, with 22 plus
pounds of rucks. Ruck and weight
should be adjusted to the walkers
and runner’s ability. Recommend
having a change of socks and
shoes, begin training with what you
will be walking with and give your
body time to develop. Hydration is
essential. Represent your country,
unit or work with flags, attire is up
to the individual. If you are unable
to do the entire 22 miles, start at
a closer checkpoint or volunteer.
There will be spot vehicles to pickup walkers and runners at any given
time. Volunteers are needed to man
water tents and street crossings.
Interested, contact Joe 773-456-
4716.
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2nd Annual 5k Race for the Dream
at Jack Abernathy Park, 415 W.
Rising St., Davison on Saturday,
Sept. 16 starts at 11 a.m. Cost
$25. 5k family friendly run/walk to
support Cerebral Palsy, including our
Cerebral Palsy Swagger for our CP
Heroes. To register, visit the website
http://irelandsdream.com/ or call

810-814-0559.
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MS 5k Walk/Fun Run at Lamb Steel
Park 333 E. Third St., Inlay City
on Saturday, Sept. 16 at 10 a.m.
Planning meetings are held at St.
Paul Lutheran Church Imlay City
other first Tuesday of each month
at 7 p.m. Individuals and team
captains, or volunteers needed.
Register at walkmsmi.org.
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Octoberfest 500 at St. Paul Lutheran
Church 90 Millville Rd., Lapeer on
Saturday, Sept. 30 from 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m. Tractor show, car show,
brats and beer, kid’s activities. Free
admission. For more information, call
810-664-6653.
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Making Stride of Flint Breast Cancer
Walk in Downtown Flint flat lot on
Saturday, Oct. 14 Registration 8:30
a.m. Opening ceremony, walk begins
at 10 a.m. Come dressed in your
best pink, get your groups together,
of men, woman and children inspire
each other as they walk through
the streets of Flint. Survivors check
in with special gifts for them.
Entertainment and water stations.
Get a pink cape while supplies last
by registering and raising $25 by
Sept. 9. To register visit the website
at FlintMIStrides@cancer.org or call
810-733-3703 ext. 6260.

Sundays
Church Picnic at General Squire Park
4275 S. Mill St., Dryden on Sunday,
Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m. The Almont
Vineyard Church will host this free,
fun family picnic. For more information, call 810-673-3040.
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Michigan Bean Festival at 5117 Center
St., Fairgrove on Labor Day weekend
Friday, Sept. 1 through Monday,
Sept. 4. Friday come to the harvest
pot luck at 5:30, crowing of the
queen at 6:30. Motor Sports Park
will host an event each day, figure
eight, demolition derby and mud
bog. Entertainment tent, cover only
$5. Saturday, Memorial car show,
volleyball tournament, crafts, antique
and vendor show, lots of free stuff for
the kids to do. Sunday a community
church service, home pie and ice
cream social. Fireworks at dusk and
free bean soup. Monday the grand
parade, chicken BBQ, and tractor show
and auction. For more details visit the
website at www.michiganbeanfestival.
com.
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Victorian Tea Party at K of C Hall
8428 Davison Rd., Davison on
Sunday, Sept. 17 from 3-5 p.m.
Come enjoy tea sandwiches, cakes
and delicious tea. Cost $10 per
person, or a table of 8 for $70.

Proceeds help the Daughters of
Isabella with local churches. For
tickets, or more information, contact
Chris 810-444-2894.
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Ride to Shine Observation Run begins
at Ray C’s Harley Davidson of
Lapeer 1491 S. Lapeer Rd., Lapeer
on Sunday, Sept. 24. Registration
from 11 a.m. to noon. Last bike in
at 5 p.m. Fees $20 per bike, $10
per passenger. All vehicles are
welcome. Finish at Berville Hotel,
Bar and Grill 498 North Ave., Berlin
Township, dinner will be provided.
50/50 raffle, door prizes, first and
second place prizes. All proceeds
go to the Shelby Fazio ’13 Memorial
Endowed Scholarship Fund. For
more information, visit Facebook or
contact 248-670-2495.

CLASS REUNIONS

20th Class Reunion

Lapeer East High School class of ‘97 at Metamora Golf & Country Club 1600 Club Dr., Metamora on Saturday, Aug. 26 from 5:30-11:30 p.m. Cost $50 per person. A night of dining, dancing, photo booth and seeing friends. Register and purchase tickets at www.LEHSclass97.reunionmanager.com. •••

50th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’67 at American Legion Post 16 1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 4 p.m. Cost is $40 per person, $50 at the door. For more information, call Cheryl Nutt Whitney 810-614- 4507. •••

45th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’72 at Lapeer American Legion on Sept. 9. Check out the Facebook page for updates, or call Theresa Spencer 810- 245-4863. •••

Multi Class Reunion

North Branch Multi Class Reunion 50+ years Class of ’47 to ’67. 32nd annual alumni reunion at North Branch High School 6598 Brush St., North Branch on Sunday, Sept. 10. Doors open at a.m. with a catered dinner at 1 p.m. Cost $16 per person. If you have not received your invitation, call 810-417-1946.

VENDORS NEEDED

4th Annual Fall Craft & Vendor show at the New Life in Christ Lutheran Church 6007 Fish Lake Rd., North Branch on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In the church, barn & on the lawn, rain or shine. Baked goods, popcorn, bottled water. For vendor information, contact Vicki 810-688-4557 or Cindy 810-688-3756.

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Columbiaville UMC Fall Bazaar at
the Columbiaville United Methodist
Church 4696 Pine St, Columbiaville
on Saturday, Oct. 7 from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. Cost is $15 for an eight foot
space, additional spacing options
are available. Sign up deadline is
Aug. 28. For questions or to register,
call Lyn VonSteenburg at 810-793-
4203.
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Otisville Lioness Craft Show at Forest
Township Hall 130 E. Main St.
Ste. A, Otisville on Saturday, Nov.
11 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tables
available 8ft. space for $15. To
reserve your space, mail your check
to Susan Rudzki, 12495 Mr. Morris
Rd., Columbiaville, MI 48421 or call
810-793-2287.
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Fall Arts and Crafts Show Oxford High
School 745 N. Oxford Rd., Oxford on
Saturday, Oct. 21 from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. Hosted by the leadership class
with more than 75 booths. Special
guest will be Al Kaline’s last bat boy,
Dennis Clotworthy, signing his book.
Come and shop the many booths
offering fall décor and one of a kind
crafts. For vendor information, call Joe
at 810-658-0440.
•••
5th Annual Fall Craft Show and Bake
Sale at First Presbyterian Church
Lapeer, 433 Calhoun St., Lapeer on
Saturday, Nov. 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Crafters needed. Tables are $15
Space is limited. All proceeds go to
our mission projects, locally, nationally
and globally. Reserve by calling Laurie
Pagel 810-444-2053.

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
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.
•••
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 organ-izing upcoming fundraisers
to benefit the residents of Suncrest.
The public is invited to attend to
hear what the organization does. To
become a member is only $2 a year
membership. For more information
contact, Jerrie Thompson 810-664-
3400.

•••
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
Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon at
Calvelli’s Restaurant, Lapeer held
the fourth Tuesday of every month
through October. Order off the menu
and open to all retired and former LRH
employees. Any questions, contact
810-664-2383.
•••
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.
•••
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 #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.

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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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, 989-
839-9910.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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
•••
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
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
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
Family and Friends Support Network
meets the first and third Thursday of
every month from 4-5 p.m. at Lapeer
County Community Mental Health,
1570 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer. Open to
anyone who wants to receive support
and education regarding their loved
one who has a mental health and/or
substance use disorder whether or not
they are receiving services at CMH.
There is no charge for the support
group and you do not have to register.
For additional information, call Dawn
Sandoval at 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.
•••
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.
•••
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.

VOLUNTEER HERE

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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.•••
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.
•••
Start a 4-H club! Adult volunteers are
needed to work with 4-H youth in
clubs covering any area of interest.
Training and support provided.
Details: 810-667-0343.
•••
Paradise Animal Rescue is looking
for donations of wet dog/cat food,
scoopable cat litter, catnip mouse,
cat nail trimmers, paper towels.
Volunteers for morning and evening
chores, volunteer coordinator and
fundraising. Call 810-969-4455
•••
Marlette United Hospice Service
needs volunteers to help with patient
care, clerical, gardening, quilting,
cooking, grief support, fundraising
and more. Details: 800-635-7490.
•••
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.
•••
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.

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.

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