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2017-08-16 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Mondays
Solar Eclipse Viewing and Activities
leading up to it at the Goodland
Township Library 2370 Van Dyke,
Imlay City at 1 p.m. on Monday, Aug.
21. Eclipse glasses provided by NASA
and crafts, safety discussion, sun
print and the eclipse viewing. Other
activities leading up to the viewing
with discussions and crafts each day
Saturday, Aug 12 ice cream in a bag
and paper circuits, 12 p.m. Monday,
Aug. 14 earth, moon, sun model and
eclipse art 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug.
16 constellation and speaker 6 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 19 sun prints, and
bedroom planetarium 12 p.m. All
events are free, for more information,
call 810-721-2110.
•••
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 cours.
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
pre-registration is required. For more
information, call 248-909-9522 or
248-521-2930.
•••
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
rom 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.
•••
Back to the Bricks Cruise & Car Show
in Downtown Flint under the arches
from Tuesday, Aug. 15 through
Saturday, Aug. 19. Tuesday join the
free movie night at US 23 drive-in at 5
p.m., Wednesday and Thursday cruise
down Saginaw St. from 5-9 p.m. visit
many of the sites along the way.
Friday night car show, con¬cert, and
dance party with a Motown theme,
then stroll downtown on Saturday
to admire vehicles of every age

and description, take pictures, buy
souvenirs, and enjoy the fun. Tune
up parties in different locations up to
the main event. Visit the web¬site at
www.BacktotheBricks.org.

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.
•••
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 Lapper
Conservation District at 810-664-0895
ext. 5.

Fridays
Concession Stand at Lapeer Days
Festival sponsored by Lapeer Elks
Lodge 2567 on Friday, Aug. 18
through Sunday, Aug 20. Serving
pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs,
sweet corn, chips, stuffed baked
potatoes, drinks and our famous bake
sale. Proceeds benefit our Veterans
and other local charities.
•••
Old Fashioned, Homemade Strawberry
Shortcakes “Under the Tent” at the
Immaculate Conception Church during
Lapeer Days on Friday, Aug. 18 from
3-9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19 from 10
a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 20
from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Same great
price $3.50. For questions call, 810-
664-8594.
•••
Euchre Tournament at the Lapeer
Masonic Temple 1685 N. Saginaw,
Lapeer on Friday, Aug. 18. Doors
open at 6:30 p.m. and play begins
at 7 p.m. Cost $6 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.
•••
Almont Movie in the Park Night at
Almont Community Park 290 Water
St, Almont, on Friday, Aug. 18 starts
at 9 p.m. This free event will feature
the newly released Beauty and the
Beast sponsored by Orchard Arbor and
Almont Parks and Rec. This free family
friendly event. Bring your lawn chairs
or a blanket, snacks and drinks. For

more information, call 912-432-1638.
•••
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.

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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.

Sundays
McLaren Hospice Pancake Breakfast
at Lapeer Days in the Elks Tent
on Sunday, Aug. 20 from 9 a.m.
to noon. All-you-can-eat pancakes
served with sausage, coffee, and
juice, or eight pancakes to go. Cost
adults $5, children 5 and under $3.
For more information on McLaren
Hospice, visit the website mclaren.
org/homecaregroup.
•••
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.
•••
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.

CLASS REUNIONS

Class of 1950

Lapeer High School class of ‘50 reunion luncheon at the Lapeer Country Club 3786 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Friday, Aug. 18 starts at 11:30 a.m. Order off the menu and enjoy great company. For more information, call Peggy Tripp 810- 245-6052. •••

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, Aug. 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, 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.
•••
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.
•••
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.
•••
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
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.
•••
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.
•••
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.

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