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2013-05-02 / Scene

Jake’s Picks

Writers’ Circle tonight

LAPEER — The Writers’ Circle, a monthly gathering of local writers, meets tonight at the Marguerite deAngeli Branch Library.

The meeting begins at 6 p.m., and writers are encouraged to bring in their own works in progress to be read and discussed by the other writers in the group.

The group is led by Ric Marion.

Tea Party to meet Tuesday

LAPEER TWP. — The Lapeer County Tea Party Patriots will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday. The featured speakers will be Lapeer Community Schools Superintendent Matt Wandrie and State Rep. Tom McMillin.

Wandrie will speak on the school district’s consolidation progress and Rep. McMillin will speak on “Common Core” state standards. There will be an audience question and answer session afterward.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Maple Grove Church, 148 Maple Grove Rd., Lapeer Twp. Admission is free and the public is invited. For additional information see www.lapeerteaparty.org.

Ace of Hearts jackpot grows

LAPEER — The Lapeer Elks’ progressive jackpot game, the Ace of Hearts, is still going on every Monday night at Louie’s Sports Tavern in Lapeer — and the jackpot just keeps growing.

Tickets for the game are on sale through the Elks club and at Louie’s Sports Tavern until 8 p.m. Monday night. The game gives local residents a chance to win a growing jackpot while simultaneously helping the local community by raising funds for the Lapeer Elks.

The jackpot on Monday was $11,616, and will be even closer to $15,000 this Monday.

The Ace of Hearts is held every Monday night at Louie’s, located on Davison Road with the Polar Palace.

At 8:30 p.m. every Monday the Elks draw one ticket out of a bowl and that ticket holder has the chance to pick from one playing card in a deck of cards. Whoever finds the Ace of Hearts card immediately wins the jackpot, which grows each week along with ticket sales.

Tickets cost $1 each and are available at Louie’s and the Lapeer Elks Lodge on East Nepessing St. in downtown Lapeer.

Ticket sales end each week at 8 p.m. sharp. Cash prizes are also available for finding other special cards.

For more information about the Lapeer Elks’ Ace of Hearts game, call the Elks Lodge at 810- 664-3216 or Louie’s Sports Tavern at 810-667- 1500.

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