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2018-09-12 / Calendar

CALENDAR

UPCOMING EVENTS

Monday
$5 Jewelry & Much More Sale, Monday,
October 22 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
at the MRH Medical Office Building
Lobby. The MRH Auxiliary is sponsoring
this fundraising event featuring $5
jewelry. There are hundreds of jewelry
items and many non-jewelry items like
fashion tops, leggings, scarves, purses
and accessories. With Christmas
just around the corner, you will have
an opportunity to make some great
purchases for only $5. Proceeds benefit
the MRH Auxiliary special projects fund.
This event is open to the public!
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Thursday
The 25th annual Sanilac County Silver
Lining Awards Banquet will take place
Thursday, Sept. 20 at St. Elazbeth
Church in Marlette. The event will
recognize adults and young people
whose volunteer efforts have improved
the quality of life for the people in
Sanilac County. For more information,
call 810-648-3634.
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American Red Cross Blood Drive
will be held from noon to 5:45
p.m. on Thursday, October 11 at
St. Elizabeth Church Parish Hall in
Marlette. Food and drinks available.
To schedule an appointment, log
onto www.redcrossblood.org code:
MarletteHospital or call 1-800-RED
CROSS. Sponsored by the MRH
Auxiliary.
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Chef Mark Anthony will be demonstrating
plant based healthy nutritional recipes
while having fun in the kitchen. He
will speak on weight loss, lowering
cholesterol and increasing energy. The
message and dinner will be FREE to the
public! Even will be held at 6 p.m. on
Thursday, September 20 at Lapeer SDA
Church, 986 Turrill Rd., Lapeer. For
more info, call 251-591-2620.
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Friday
The fourth Annual Country Quilt Show will
exhibit 100 quilts at Mt. Vernon United
Methodist Church, 3000 Twenty-eight
Mile Rd., Washington from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m. on October 5 and 6, with lunch 11
a.m. - 2 p.m. Admission $5. Vendors,
Awards, Door prizes, Silent Auction! Call
248-650-2213.
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The Marlette Knights of Columbus, will
host a fish and shrimp dinner from
4:30 to 7 p.m. on Friday, September
21 at the St. Elizabeth Church Hall, in
Marlette. Carryout’s are available.
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Saturday

The Lapeer Sunrise Kiwanis Club Euchre
Tournament will be held Saturday,
September 22. Registration begins at
5:30 p.m. with game time at 6 p.m.
at the American Legion Hall, 1701
W. Genesee St., Lapeer. $25 per
person with all proceeds go to feed
Lapeer Elementary school children
on weekends, who are food insecure.
Food, snacks and fabulous dessert
bar are free. There will be drawings
throughout the night and a 50/50 raffle
along with a silent auction. First place
prize is $150, second $75 and last
$25. For tickets contact, Carol Boom
810-845-2886, Lori Schmidt 810-724-
8652 or they may be purchased at the
door.
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A Superhero 5K run/walk will be taking
place Saturday, Sept. 22 at Rowden
Park & Nature Trail in Lapeer. The
Inaugural race starts at 10 a.m. There
will be prizes for best costumes and
a free kids dash. Signup is $35. Also
holding a community walk for $15.
register at runsignup.com (search
United Way Lapeer).
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Annual United Hospice Service
Luncheon, Saturday, October 20, 11:30
a.m. - 4 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Church
Hall, Marlette. All proceeds benefit
United Hospice Service. Sponsorships
opportunities are available, in-kind
donations are needed, and tickets are
on sale for $20 at the UHS office at
East Campus, 2861 Main Street in
Marlette or by calling 800-635-7490.
This event is open to the public and will
include a catered lunch, prize-drawing
raffle, and fundraising auction. This is

a wonderful opportunity to visit with
friends and meet new acquaintances!
Luncheon tickets are $20 each and
can be purchased prior to the event at
the hospice office, located at the MRH
East Campus, 2861 Main Street, in
Marlette. For more information, please
contact United Hospice Service at 800-
635-7490.
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Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction with
the New Beginnings Family Church at
Trinity Methodist Church 1310 N. Main
St., Lapeer at 5 p.m. on Saturday,
Sept. 22. Tickets $10 adults, children
6-12 $5, 5-and-under free. Funds
raised will go towards building a second
church in Pakistan. Lots of great
auction items. For more information call
810-664-9941.
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The 23rd Annual Fantasy Forest at
Rowden Park is slated for Saturday,
October 13, rain or shine. Gates open
at 11 a.m. with the last admittance
at 3 p.m. Lapeer County businesses
and service organizations are invited
to participate by having a FREE station
along the trail to entertain and give
treats to children. Kids and families
can walk the paved trail for non-scary
entertainment and treats with as many
as 60 stations. The cost for kids is
$4, and for adults is $1. This event is
sponsored by Voiture 1536, 40 & 8, a
veterans service organization. For more
information call 810-664-0123 or email
jacobsladderlpr@aol.com.
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Nightmare on Nepessing Costume Party
& Raffle presented by the Lapeer
Optimist Club on Nepessing Street in
downtown Lapeer from 6 p.m. until 1
a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13. Ages 21
and older only. Live music, DJ, dancing
in a heated beer tent. Cash raffle prize
drawn at midnight, costume prizes
for best individual, couple and group.
Tickets on sale now. All proceeds to
benefit Lapeer area youth programs.
Tickets available www.lapeeroptimist.
org.
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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.

A Country Festival will be held on the grounds of SS Peter & Paul Church, 6645 Washington St., North Branch on Sunday, Sept. 16. Come and enjoy our famous chicken and pork dinner. Concessions, children’s games, bingo, chinese auction, singing knights and more. All are welcome to come and have fun at the old fashioned family festival. For more information, www.sspeterpaulnb.org or call 810-688-3797.

VENDORS NEEDED

Fifth 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.

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Sixth Annual Oxford High School Arts and
Crafts Show on Saturday, Oct. 27 from
10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the high school.
The show is sponsored by the Oxford
leadership class. Some 75 plus booths
are expected, to reserve your space
contact Joe at 810-658-0440.
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Sixth Annual Fall Craft Bazaar and
Bake Sale at First Presbyterian
Church 433 N. Calhoun St., Lapeer
on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 9 a.m. to 3
p.m. Hand crafters needed. 6 x 8-foot
space is available for $15. All proceeds used for missions. Deadline
is October 26. Space is limited, to
reserve call Laurie Pagel 810-444-
2053.

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.
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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.
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Avalon Hospice seeking volunteers for a
few hours once a week at 2360 Stone
Bridge Dr., Flint. Watch movies, play
games or just talk. Details: Candy,
810-733-7250 or www.odsyhealth.
com.
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AARP Tax-Aide tax assistance and
preparation service seeking volunteers
for low income taxpayers, especially
those age 60-and-older. Details/sign
up: 888-687-2277 or www.aarp.org/
taxaide.
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Lapeer Land Conservancy is looking for
members, volunteers or donations.
The mission is to protect farmland and
natural areas, support environmental
education programs, and create
a network of land stewardship
demonstration properties. To become a
member, cost is $15 per person, $25
per family. Details visit the website at
www.LapeerLandConservancy.org or call
810-538-1741.
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Paradise Animal Rescue is looking
for donations of wet dog/cat food,
scoopable cat litter, catnip mouse,
cat nail trimmers and paper towels.
Volunteers for morning and evening
chores, volunteer coordinator and
fundraising. Call 810-969-4455
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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.

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.. Walk-in
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 four-part
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.
•••
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

Taking off pounds sensibly (TOPS) Meetings are at First Baptist Church 6701 Lincoln St. 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

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

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.
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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.
•••
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.
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Hospice Services Support Group meeting
at Eddie G’s Restaurant, 6484 Marlette
St., Marlette, hosts this support group
on the first Tuesday of each month at
noon for lunch. Groups meet for about
an hour. Lunch costs are covered by
participants. For widows, widowers,
or singles that have lost a loved one
through death, a support group is
available in your area. Facilitated by
United Hospice Service, this informal
social support outing provides an
opportunity to make new friends and
enjoy good conversation in a supported
setting. For more information, please
call 800-635-7490 or visit www.
marletteregionalhospital.org.
•••
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.
•••

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.

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