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2018-08-08 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Tuesday
Mid-Michigan Therapy Dogs Training
classes at Goodrich United Methodist
Church 8071 State Rd., Goodrich
starting on Tuesday, Aug. 28 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.

Wednesday
Tick-Talk Lunch & Learn in Marlette
at Marlette Regional Hospital on
Wednesday, Aug. 15 from 12-1
p.m. “Tick-Talk: What You Need to
Know About Tick-Borne Diseases
& Prevention” will be the topic of
a Community Lunch & Learn. The
guest presenter is Erik Foster, MS,
BCE, a medical entomologist from
the Michigan Department of Health
& Human Services. Community
Lunch & Learn is an educational
series offered by Marlette Regional
Hospital that aims to educate the
greater Thumb Area community of
local resources and assets that will
help them achieve a healthy lifestyle
and better quality of life. Space is
limited and registration is required.
To register, please call 989-635-
4002. To stay updated on future
offerings, visit www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
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Saturday
14th annual Hog Town Run Thumb
Region’s Largest Motorcycle Run
at Melvin Park located along Main
Street on Saturday, Aug. 11, registration begins at 9 a.m. This fundraising event sponsored by Hog Town
Inc. of Melvin, Michigan. A concerted
departure will take place at 12 p.m.
to travel to the Hospice Residence
located at Marlette Regional Hospital
in Marlette for a blessing of the
bikes. The registration fee is $20
per person, which includes a $5
raffle ticket. Evening activities will
include a pig roast/chicken dinner,
bike games, burnouts, live entertainment, and a 50/50 raffle. Rustic
camping is available for a donation.
For more information, contact Chris
Madia at 810-656-4942 or Chris
Boller at 810-614-0200. For more
information about United Hospice
Service, visit www.marletteunitedhospice.org.
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Spaghetti Benefit Dinner for Gilbert
Cain at the American Legion Hall
1701 W. Genesee on Saturday, Aug.
25 from 3-7 p.m. Silent auction,
50/50 drawing, door prize. Tickets
at the door adults $10, children
6-12 $5, and under 5 free. If anyone
would like to donate anything for the
auction contact cain33165@gmail.
com or donations can be made at
Independent Bank.
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Sunday

Victorian Tea Party at K of C Hall 8428 Davison Rd., Davison on Sunday, Sept. 16 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 Yvonne 586-438-0864 or Noreen 810-444-6653.

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 Rd. 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. 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.
•••
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.
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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
•••
Senior Companion Program needs
seniors to volunteer 20 or more hours
a week to help adults ages 21-andup with an identified special need.
Seniors may help with light shopping,
bills, preparing and sharing meals,
rides to the doctor or just talking.
Details: 810-257-3769 or scpflint@aol.
com.

COMMUNITY

Ongoing
Free Produce Giveaway at Trinity United
Methodist Church 1310 N. Main St.,
Lapeer every Monday until first frost
through the summer and fall. In back
parking lot by brown garage. Starts at
9 a.m. until all gone, produce varies
week to week. For more information
call 810-664-9941.
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$10 Sport Physicals at MRH Family
HealthCare Offices offered in Marlette,
Brown City, Kingston, Mayville and
North Branch. Cash or check only.
$5 of each physical will be donated
to local schools’ athletic programs.
The completed form and fee will be
required at time of service. Parents
must accompany their child or send
a “permission to treat” slip. Call
989-635-1861 for dates, times and
locations.
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DOT Physicals at six convenient
locations with the Marlette Regional
Hospital and McKenzie Health System.
A DOT physical is completed by a
certified medical examiner and a DOT
medical card is good for 2 years. To
ensure that your DOT appointment
goes smoothly, be sure to take your
prescribed medications as usual; wear
loose fitting clothing for your physical
exam; and be prepared to give a
small urine sample that checks for
underlying health conditions. Some
employers may also request a urine
sample for drug and alcohol screening.
If you have vision or hearing problems,
be sure to bring your eyeglasses,
contacts or hearing aids with you,
as well as a complete list of any
medications you are taking. If you have
diabetes, be sure to bring your blood
sugar logs and recent A1C lab results
with you to your appointment. Drivers
with heart-related issues should bring
a letter from their cardiologist that
outlines their medical history and
current medications and indicates that
they are safe to work. To schedule
an appointment in Brown City or
Marlette, call 989-635-1861. To
schedule an appointment in Croswell,
Peck, Port Sanilac or Sandusky, call

810-648-6161. For more information
about McKenzie Health System
and Marlette Regional Hospital,
affiliates of United Healthcare
Partners, visit mckenziehealth.org and
marletteregionalhospital.org.
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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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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. 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

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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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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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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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.
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Wednesday
Metamora Weekly Car Cruise 4018 S
Oak St., Metamora on Wednesdays,
weather permitting, from 5:30-8:30
p.m. Contact Michael Hargrove 586-
850-1111 and check out the Facebook
page: Metamora Car Cruise.
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Thursday

Free Nutrition & Childbirth Ed For
Pregnant Moms Learn sustainable
habits to keep mom and baby healthy,
as well as what to expect during labor
and delivery. A grant from the Lapeer
County Community Foundation is
funding two Today’s Mom series, a sixweek program with interactive activities
designed to help moms-to-be learn to
make healthy choices for themselves
and their babies. This collaborative
partnership between MSU Extension,
Early Head Start, and Women,
Infants & Children (WIC) will include
a childbirth educator to prepare
moms for what to expect during
labor and delivery, a healthy cooking
demonstration, a breastfeeding
educator, as well as free groceries and
other giveaways! Transportation can
be provided if needed. The first series
will begin on August 2nd at 1:30 – 3
pm and will meet every Thursday for 6
weeks in the Lower Level of the Lapeer
County Health Department. There is
no cost for this program; however,
registration is required. Call MSU
Extension at 989-672-3870 to sign up,
or with any questions.

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

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.
•••
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. •••

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.
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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.
•••
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.
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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.
•••
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.
•••
Suicide Survivors Group is held the first
and third Tuesday of each month from
6-7:30 p.m. at St. Matthews Church,
upstairs Conference room, 431 N.
Court St., Lapeer. This group is for
individuals who have lost a loved one
to suicide. This group provides families
a safe place to talk about their loss,
to grieve, and to begin to heal. For
additional information, call Sue
Clement at 810-667-0500.
•••
Gamblers Anonymous meetings is a free

12-step program for men and women
who have a gambling problem. The
group meets on Tuesday and Thursday
at Court Street United Methodist
Church, 225 W. Court St., Flint, and
Monday at Goodrich United Methodist
Church, 8071 S. State Rd., Goodrich.
All three meetings from 6:30-8 p.m.
Call toll-free 855-424-5677 or go to
gamblers anonymous.org for more
information.
•••
Grief Support at Heartland Hospice at
no charge, grief support for anyone
who has experienced the death of a
loved one. Our purpose is to provide
education about normal grief reactions,
as well as a safe environment where
feelings are validated and accepted.
First and third Tuesday of each
month at 5:30 p.m. Located at 6211
Taylor Dr., Flint. Light refreshments
are provided. For more information,
contact Heartland Hospice at 888-427-
6818.
•••
SOUL Sounds of Ukulele in Lapeer
meets the second Tuesday of each
month at Suncrest, 1455 Suncrest Dr.,
Lapeer, from 6-7:30 p.m. The group is
open to all who play the uke or would
like to learn. Sounds Of Ukuleles in
Lapeer can be found on Facebook or
at www.SoundsOfUkulelesinLapeer.com.
•••
Amateur Radio Club of Lapeer County
meetings at 7:30 p.m. the second
Tuesday of the month at the Lapeer
County Central Dispatch Center
basement, 2332 W. Genesee St.,
Lapeer. Go to the website for more
information, www.w8lap.com.
•••
Caring Together support group, first
Tuesday 3-4 p.m., at Devonshire
Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.
•••
Lupus Support Group for lupus patients,
family, friends and caregivers, second
Tuesday at McLaren Lapeer Region,
1375 N. Main St., Lapeer, conference
rooms 4 and 5 from 7-8:30 p.m.
Details: 800-705-6677, 586-775-8310
or info@milupus.org.
•••
MOPS of Imlay City meetings from 9:30-
11:30 a.m. second and fourth Tuesday
at Imlay City Christian Reformed
Church, 395 W. Cedar St., Imlay
City. Mothers of children 5 years and
younger are welcome. Childcare is
provided. Details: 810-724-4315.
•••
Food addicts in recovery anonymous is
holding a free meeting at the Country
Christian Church, 5677 N. Lapeer
Rd., North Branch at 6-7:30 p.m. on
Tuesdays. For more information or a
list of additional meetings visit: www.
foodaddicts.org.
•••
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.

Wednesdays
The Sunrise Kiwanis Club is one of the
two Kiwanis clubs within the city of
Lapeer. Meets every Wednesday at
Leo’s Coney Island at 7:30 a.m. for
an hour. Our mission is to help the
children of Lapeer county.
•••
Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
from 6-7:30 p.m. on the fourth Wed.
of every month at the Marguerite De
Angeli Library, 921 W. Nepessing St.,
Lapeer. Details, 1-800-272-3900.
•••
Kiwanis Club of Lapeer holds weekly
meetings in the Lincoln Room in the
Lapeer Center Building on Wednesday
at 12:15 p.m. Come see what they are
all about. For questions, call Sarah at
810-358-7396.
•••
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 De Angeli Library, 921
W. Nepessing St., Lapeer. This
enlightening session is a free program
open to the public.
•••
Davison book discussion group meeting
at 6 p.m. second 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
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.
•••
The Lapeer County Democrats hold
meetings at the Lapeer Center Building
on the fourth Thursday of every month.
Potluck begins at 6 p.m. with meeting
at 7 with a new topic discussion each
month. You do not have to be a member
to attend. Bring a dish to share.
•••
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 Thur. This is the main fund raiser
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 Thursday 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.
•••
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 meets the first
and third Friday of every month at
5:30-7:30 p.m. for ages 9 and up and
the second and fourth Wednesday’s
from 4:30-6 p.m. for ages 4 to 8 at
323 Jefferson St., Lapeer. Call Regina
at 810-623-2041 with any questions.
•••
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 De Angeli 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 third
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.

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