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2017-06-25 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Today
Chicken Barbecue at the Fellowship Hall
of the First United Methodist Church
of Marlette 3155 Main St., Marlette
on Sunday, June 25 from noon to 2
p.m. Free will offering with proceeds
going to help Marlette Boy Scouts with
camping and scuba diving costs. For
more information, call the church at
989-635-2075.

Mondays
GLO Run 5K Freedom Run at North
Branch Elementary School community
walking trail on Monday, July 3.
Registration begins at 8:30 p.m., the
walk/run starts at 9:30 p.m., and
the event concludes by 11 p.m. This
night time non-timed, family-friendly
event is sponsored by Dr. William J.
Starbird and family nurse practitioner
Anita Schierlinger of North Branch
Family HealthCare. Event proceeds
will benefit the North Branch Days/
Fireworks Fund. Pre-registration is $20
before June 23rd and $25 thereafter.
Children ages 7 years and younger
are free. Pre-registered participants, 8
and older, will receive a free event tee
shirt. Wear your lights, glo paint, glo
sticks and anything that shines. For
more information or to register, please
call 810-688-3048 or download the
entry form from the Event Calendar link
on www.marletteregionalhospital.org.
•••
Musical Act, Gemini, at the Goodland
Township Hall 2374 N. Van Dyke,
Imlay City on Monday, July 10 at
6 p.m. Perform familiar songs that
children of all ages will enjoy. Old and
young will be encouraged to sing and
dance along. Bring blankets or lawn
chairs will be outside if weather is
cooperative. Event is free to attend,
but registration is required due to
limited space in the building. Register
by calling 810-721-2110.
•••
Makerspace Mondays at Goodland
Township Library 2370 N. Van Dyke,
Imlay City starting Monday, July 17
through Labor Day from 1-2 p.m. This
free event is for children of all ages,
to participate to create and build using
recycled materials. Most of the event
will be held outside. Many projects
will be messy, so dress accordingly.
Some projects will be demolished
and possible eaten. The library is
currently accepting donations of tools,
craft supplies, and recycled materials
especially any small electronics. They
are also looking for anyone who is
familiar with small electronics to help
run some of the programs. For more
information, contact Catherine 810-
721-2110.

Thursdays
Meeting for The Moving Wall at
American Legion Post 479 Almont,
117 School St., Almont every Thursday
in June, at 7 p.m. Join the Lapeer
County V.V.A. Chapter 287 to talk
about and plan for The Moving Wall
coming to Almont from July 6-10.
We need volunteers, help and ideas
for this great opportunity in our
community. For questions contact Joe
Cain, President at 810-798-3321.

Fridays
Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, July 21. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins
at 7 p.m. Cost $10 per player and
euchres 25¢ each. Refreshments
provided. Other dates upcoming once
a month throughout the year. Everyone
welcome. For more information,
contact 810-664-2602.
•••
Euchre Tournament at Almont Dryden
Masonic Center Building 7300 Dryden
Rd., Almont on the fourth Friday of
every month. Doors open 6:30 p.m.,
play starts at 7 p.m. Cost $10 per
player, snacks included. Cash prizes,
50/50 raffles. Food available for
purchase. A lucky player will win door
prize. Questions, call 810-798-8064.
•••

Children’s Book Drive at De Angeli
Library 921 W. Nepessing St, Lapeer
to support the Lapeer Family Literacy
Center with the help of Tyler Bliznik
for his Eagle Scout Candidate, Boy
Scout Troop 127. Donations taken now
until Friday, June 30, during business
hours. Drop your donations in the
marked bin near the circulation desk.
For more information, contact 810-
245-3081.
•••
Living Water Fun Run/Walk at Lake
Callis Recreation Complex 1152 N.
Gale Rd., Davison on Friday, Aug. 11
at 7 p.m. Cost $25 individuals and
$50 families. Community churches
from around the area will sponsor
family games and activities, with a
movie at dusk. Proceeds will go to
helping bring clean water to African
villages. There will be live demos of
dirty water changing to drinkable water.
To register for the event go to www.
TrinityDavison.com

Saturdays
Lapeer Art Association presents
“Dedication”, an all-media exhibit,
Gallery 194, 194 W. Nepessing,
Lapeer, from Saturday, July 1 through
Saturday, Aug. 5. Gallery hours
Tuesday thru Saturday, noon to 6 p.m.
For more information, call 810-667-
3632 or visit the website lapeerart.org.
•••
3rd Annual Art, Music & Food Fair on
Main St. in downtown Davison on
Saturday, July 8 from 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. Enjoy the music of great local
bands with local artists and crafters
along with some great food. Visit www.
DavisonDDA.com for more information.
•••
Colonial Encampment at the
Frankenmuth River Place Shops on
Saturday, July 15 and Sunday, July 16.
This all-day event will feature tactical
battle reenactments, a flag raising,
musket firing, period concerts, games,
a fashion show and many other
events. Visitors will be able to tour
military camps and shop at historical
vendors. With more than 250 actors,
this free event reenacts troops from
the Revolutionary and French and
Indian wars. It is a fun event for the
whole family. If you are interested in
participating, contact Brent Kemmer
kemmerc@hotmail.com.
•••
Classic Auto Show and Events
at Simpson Park Camp 70199
Campground Rd., Romeo on Saturday,
July 29 from 1-4 p.m. Bring your
show-car and enjoy an afternoon of
free entertainment. Features exhibits
of old fashion skills, crafts, antique
and collectibles. Special events
planned all weekend. Friday night,
free concert, Saturday morning 5K
run/walk at 8 a.m. Family friendly
activities, inflatables, music, book
reading, refreshments, tractor driven
wagon camp tours. 9th annual Ladies
Tea from 12:30-2 p.m., registration
required. Saturday evening, annual
chicken barbecue and evening worship.
For registration forms, visit www.
simpsonparkcamp.org or questions
contact the office at 586-752-3202.

Sundays
Kid’s Summer Celebration at Davison
Assembly of God 1234 S. Gale
Rd., Davison on Sunday, July 23,
Monday, July 24 and Tuesday, July
25 from 6:30-8 p.m. This free event
with Evangelists Paul and Jessica
Dietzel will have inflatables, snow
cones, cotton candy and more.
There will a time of songs and bible
stories. Children of all ages are
welcome. For more information, see
the website www.davisonag.com or
call 810-653-7616.

CLASS REUNIONS

55th Class Reunion

Lapeer High School class of ’62 at the American Legion Post 16 1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer on Saturday, August 12 starts at 5 p.m. Organizers are looking for these classmates: Diane Caudell, Charles Dickerson, Joyce Forbes, Judy Gallaty, Donna Greasehover, Carl Mass, Sandra Miller, and Minnie Smith. If you know where they are, or didn’t get a save the date card, contact Curt Carter 810- 441-2937 or Chuck Tiffany 810-664- 4909.

40th Class Reunion

Lapeer East & West class of ’77 at Daley Farm 3635 Daley Rd., Attica on Saturday, Aug. 19 from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. Dinner is 6 p.m. Bring your own adult drinks, pop and water will be available. Looking for graduating classes from both schools. This will coordinate with the same weekend as Lapeer Days so everyone can come and enjoy the festival also. Follow on Facebook www.facebook.com/ groups/1694366430796193/?fref=nf for all the meetings and current information. •••

Class of 1956

Lapeer Class of ‘56 gathering of our friends at Lake Inn 3711 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Saturday, August 19 at 1 p.m. Need email addresses to send more information later. Any questions, call Betty Cramer 810-245-0159. •••

20th Class Reunion

Lapeer East High School class of ‘97 at Metamora Golf & Country Club 1600 Club Dr., Metamora on Saturday, August 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 http://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, August 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.

COMMUNITY

Ongoing
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 1330
Imlay City Rd., 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.

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.

Thursdays
Community Prayer at the historic
courthouse lawn, 255 Clay St.,
Lapeer the last Thursday of the
month from 7-8:30 p.m. All are
welcome. For more information, call
Lapeer Assembly of God Church at
810-664-8089.

Fridays
Free community gym and dodge ball
tournament from 8-10:30 p.m. first
and third Fridays at Victory World
Outreach Church, 10291 Green
Rd., Goodrich. Activities include
basketball, ping pong, foosball and
dodge ball tournaments. Details:
810-636-2100.

Saturdays
Village of North Branch Orr Museum will
be open to the public every Saturday
throughout the summer of 2017 until
Labor Day. Come spend an hour or
so to step back into Michigan’s rural
past. Friendly, informative docents will
be there to welcome you. Admission
is free, clubs, groups and visiting
guests may visit by appointment. For
information or to sign up to volunteer,
contact 810-688-3294.
•••
Country Jamboree at Old Town Hall,
3551 Hadley Rd., Hadley on the first
Saturday of the month from 1-4 p.m.
Money raised to benefit scholarships
for Lapeer and Goodrich. For more
information, call 810-969-4575.

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.

Fridays
St. Paul Lutheran Church from 4-5 p.m.
located at 90 Millville Rd., Lapeer.

FOOD FOR A CAUSE

Monday - Friday

Pasties Sales at VFW 2777, 2260 Belsay Rd., Burton. 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call 810-743-4138.

Tuesdays
Dinners at American Legion Post 16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer, from
4:45-7 p.m. First Tuesday every
month are spaghetti dinners, second
Tuesdays are taco nights. Open to
the public. All proceeds go toward
scholarship fund. Details: 810-664-
9312.
•••
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.

Wednesday- Fridays

Week Day Dinners at Lapeer Eagles #2427, 3565 Davison Rd., Lapeer on Wednesdays serving steakbugers, Thursdays tacos and Fridays fish fry. All proceeds go to the Eagles #2427. For more information, call 810-664- 2812.

Fridays
Friday Dinners at the VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Lapeer, on the first
Fridays of every month until spring.
Dinner will be served with potato,
salad, roll and dessert. Dinners
are from 5:30-7 p.m. $10. Public
welcome. Proceeds to support local
veterans projects. Call 810-664-9222
with questions.

Saturdays
Pancake Breakfast every 1st and
3rd 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.

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
Nar-Anon Family Support Group Mondays
at 7 p.m. at Grace Episcopal Church,
735 W. Nepessing, Lapeer. Contact
810-410-6010.
•••
Metamora Lioness meet the first
Monday of the month unless it is a
holiday, then the meetings are the
second Monday. The group meets at
7 p.m. at the Metamora Lions Hall,
3790 N. Oak St., Metamora. Details:
810-678-3704.
•••
Lapeer Lions Club is seeking new
members. Meetings are on the second
and fourth Monday of the month at
6:30 p.m., Lapeer Center Building,
425 County Center St., Lapeer. For
more information, call Pat at 810-724-
0818.
•••
Almont Community Historical Society at
the museum, 149 S. Main St., Almont,
at 7 p.m. second Monday. Details:
Shelley Henshaw, 810-798-3090 or
almonthistorical@yahoo.com.
•••
Lapeer Area Horticulture Society
meetings at 6:30 p.m. third Monday
of the month at various locations. The
cost is $15 annual dues. Call Dave
Klaffer 810-656-7770 for location.

Tuesdays
Lapeer Hospital Retirees Luncheon at
Side Tracks Restaurant 266 Lake
Nepessing Rd., Lapeer held the fourth
Tuesday through October. Order off
the menu and open to all retired and
former LRH employees. Any questions,
contact 810-664-2383.
•••

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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