2015-01-08 / Calendar

Calendar

Tuesdays
Ukulele Club SOUL will meet Tuesday,
Jan 13 at Calvelli’s Eatery 44 W.
Park St., Lapeer from 6-7:30 p.m..
Did you get a ukulele for Christmas?
Now that you own a Ukulele come
and join SOUL (Sounds of Ukuleles in
Lapeer) Sounds of Ukuleles in Lapeer
was founded because of a passion
for music and ukuleles. SOUL meets
monthly for a strum/sing along. The
group is open to all individuals who
play the ukulele or would like to learn.
Everyone is welcome, from beginners
to experienced players. Strum along
take place the second Tuesday of
each month so bring your ukulele or
use one of ours and start the New
Year off with a smile.

Thursdays
E-Readers 101 at the Davison Area
Library on Thursday, Jan. 15 and 29
at 2 p.m. This class is for adults to
learn how to download free books,
music and magazines from the GDL
website. Bring in your Kindle, iPad,
Nook, or other reader. Pre-register for
this event by calling the GDL Events
Hotline at 810-230-3327 or by selecting the event off the Events Calendar
on the website www.thegdl.org.

Saturdays
Grocery Giveaway at North Branch
Wesleyan Church 3164 North Branch
Rd., North Branch on Saturday,
Jan.10 starts at 9 a.m., doors open
at 8 a.m. Call 810-688-2380 for
questions.
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Genealogy Workshop at the Goodland
Township Library 2370 N. Van Dyke
Rd., Imlay City on Saturday, Jan.
17 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This
workshop is designed for anyone
interested in their family history.
Beginners and experienced genealogists are welcome. The Goodland
Historical Collection Director, Deborah
Rubenstein, will help participants navigate the Internet and organize together their family information. Due to
the size of the library, registration is
required. Coffee, tea, and cocoa will
be provided. Please bring any family
information that you have. This program is free. Participants may bring
their own laptops to use. WiFi is free
for patrons to use. For more information and to register contact Catherine
Yezak, Director goodlandtwplibrary@
gmail.com or call 810-721-2110.
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Arm Knitting 101 at the Davison Area
Library on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 2
p.m.Arm knitting is all the rage, and
it’s no surprise. It’s a quick and easy
way to make warm and cozy winter
accessories. In a short period of minutes you’ll be ready to run out the
door wearing your new scarf. Come
see what the craze is all about. Pre
register for this event by calling the
GDL Events Hotline at 810-230-3327
or by selecting the event off the
Events Calendar on our website www.
thegdl.org. Bring your own chucky yarn
to get started.
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Snowmobile Fun Day at the Lake Inn
3711 Hunt Rd., Lapeer on Saturday,
Jan. 31. Grudge style racing, test and
tune your sled, “Run what you Brung”
Fundraising to benefit L.A.C.D.A. and
The Child Advocacy Center. Call 810-
664-9990 for more information.

REUNIONS

Avondale High School 50th Class
Reunion for classes ’65 and ’66 on
Aug. 22, 2015, at American Legion
Hall, 96 Churchill Rd., Auburn Hills.
More information to be sent out in
the spring. Classmates contact Cheryl
(Currie) Mclachlan, 248-933-2081,
Sue (Falk) Ziehm, 248-853-1616,
Cathy, 248-852-4855 or Linda, 810-
625-1460, with any questions or
information you may have.
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Davison High School 30th Class
Reunion of 1985 is seeking classmates for reunion in 2015. To learn
more about plans for the reunion call
810-452-2650 or visit the Class of
’85 Facebook page at www.facebook.
com/groups/428826243890578/.

RAFFLE

Lapeer Community Theatre Grand
Showcase Raffle at Calvelli’s Eatery
& Spirits every Wednesday through
May 27, 2015. Weekly winner $50 to
$1,000. Tickets are $1 each, need
not be present to win. One ticket is
drawn from the weekly ticket sales
and the purchaser of that ticket will
draw a capsule containing a prize of a
minimum of $50. Time of the drawing
will be 8 p.m. There will be live entertainment weekly. Tickets are available
for sale at Calvelli’s, Don’s Auto
Repair and select LCT members.

SOUP KITCHENS IN LAPEER COUNTY

Mondays

Trinity United Methodist Church from 4-5 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.

Community House of Hope/Meal of Hope from 5:30-7:30 p.m. located at 3960 Banker St., North Branch.

Tuesdays
Grace Episcopal Church from 4-5
p.m. located at 735 Nepessing Rd.,
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
Community House of Hope/Meal of
Hope from 5:30-7:30 p.m. located at
3960 Banker St., North Branch.

First Presbyterian Church from 4-5 p.m. located at 433 Calhoun St., Lapeer.

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

FOOD FOR A CAUSE

Mondays - Fridays

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

Tuesdays
Dinners at American Legion Post 16,
1701 W. Genesee St., Lapeer,
from 4-7 p.m. First Tuesday every
month are spaghetti dinners, second
Tuesdays are taco nights, and third
Tuesdays are wing nights. Open to
the public. Details: 810-664-9312.
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Foot long hot dogs and coneys on
Tuesdays from 4-8 p.m. at Lapeer
Eagles Club, 3565 Davison Rd.,
Lapeer. Details: 810-664-2812.

Wednesdays
Hamburger dinner from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
at Lapeer Eagles Club, 3565 Davison
Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-664-2812.

Thursdays
Free Meal from Christ the King Lutheran
Church and First Presbyterian Church
at 148 Maple Grove Rd., Lapeer.
Every Thursday dinner 5:45 p.m. River
of Hope worship in the form of Taize
at 6:30 p.m. All welcome. For more
information, call 810-664-5584.

Fridays
Fish fry from 4-8 p.m. at Lapeer Eagles
Club, 3565 Davison Rd., Lapeer.
Details: 810-664-2812.
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Friday Dinners at the VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Lapeer, on the first
and third Fridays of every month until
spring. The first Friday to always be a
fish dinner, served with potato, salad,
roll and dessert. The third Friday dinners TBA. Dinners are from 5-8 p.m.
Public welcome.

Saturdays
Buffet Style Roast Beef Dinner sponsored by the Otisville Masons and
Nourmahal Chapter #282, Order of
the Eastern Star. Dinner is served
from 4-7 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults
and $5 for children 5 to 12 years old.
The dinners are held at 10246 North
State Road, Otisville. Dinners will be
held on the fourth Saturday during
the months of November, January,
February, March, April and May.

Sundays
Community Breakfast at the North
Branch Masonic Lodge first Sunday in
the morning, 4058 Huron St., North
Branch. Open to the public.

CHILDREN

Free hearing and vision screenings for children of preschool ages 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.

Mondays
Attica Christian playgroup from
10-11:30 a.m., at Attica United
Methodist Church, featuring preschool sized Bible stories, a snack,
interactive songs, crafts and games
with Christian themes. Parents are
required to stay with their children
during the group. Space is limited.
Details/reservations: Pam Holihan,
810-724-6941.

Tuesdays
Family Play Groups for children birth to
5 years every Tuesday from 10-11:30
a.m. for 6 weeks runs Jan. 6 through
Feb. 10. Children play developmental
games, sing, dance, make crafts and
snacks. Located at the Marguerite
deAngeli Library, 921 W. Nepessing
St., Lapeer. Call the Family Literacy
Center to register at 810-664-2737.
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Storytime every Tuesday at the Ruth
Hughes Memorial District Library, 211
N. Almont Ave., Imlay City, at 10:30
a.m. Read, sing, play, talk and write
each week. Program starts in January
for 18 weeks. For more information,
call 810-724-8043.

Friday
Storytime every Friday at the Ruth
Hughes Memorial District Library,
4302 Peppermill Rd., Attica
Township, behind the fire station.
Read, sing, play, talk and write each
week. Program starts in January for
18 weeks. For more information, call
810-724-8043.

COMMUNITY

Sundays

Country Music Jamboree with music, dancing and door prizes from 1-5 p.m. second Saturday at theDavison Senior Center 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Cost is $5. Proceeds to benefit local charities. For more information call 810-441-0272.

Mondays
Sweet Adelines rehearsals from 7-10
p.m. at the Davison Senior Center,
10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details:
810-742-0977 or www.songofthelakes. webs.com.

Tuesdays
Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus
rehearses on Tuesday evenings 7
p.m. at the Courtland Center Mall,
4190 E. Court St., Burton, and is
always looking for new members who
love to sing. Details, call Bill 810-
732-3147.

Thursdays
Harmony Gateway Chorus rehearsals
from 7-9:30 p.m. at Courtland Center,
next to Old Country Buffet. Details:
810-664-3552, 810-496-0516 or harmonygatewaychorus@yahoo.com.
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Toastmasters Club will meet to help
improve your communication skills.
Mott Community College, Lapeer.
Room B-204, 7 p.m. first and third
Thursdays.

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.
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Dare to Dream Again Christian Singles
Dance, 425 County Center Dr.,
Lapeer, 8 p.m. until midnight second Fridays. Admission $9. Details:
Contact Rhea at 248-210-4960 or
Gale at 810-444-5482.
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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, 810-688-2380.

Saturdays
Clothing donations at Lapeer Seventh-
Day Adventist Church, 989 Turrill Rd.,
Lapeer. Clothing from babies to adult.
Clean donations always welcome. For
more information, call 810-664-2060.

GAME NIGHTS

Tuesdays

Bingo, hosted by the Lapeer Masonic Lodges at the Lapeer Center Building, 425 County Center St., Lapeer. Early birds start at 7 p.m. and regular bingo at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open for dinner and snacks. Details: 810- 664-2109.

Wednesdays
Bingo night at the North Branch
American Legion Post 457, 4075
Huron St., North Branch. Early bird
starts at 6:30 p.m., regular play at
7:10 p.m. Details: 810-688-2660.

Thursdays
Darts beginning at 7 p.m. second and
fourth Thursday at VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Mayfield Township.
Details: 810-664-9222.
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Cards and games at St. Kieran’s
Parish, 53600 Mound Road 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.

Fridays
Bingo at the Odd Fellows Hall, 471 W.
Nepessing St., Lapeer. 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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Euchre tournament at VFW Post 4139,
128 Daley Rd., Mayfield Township, at
7 p.m. second and fourth Friday. Cost
is $7. Details: 810-664-9222.

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 Imlay City
Christian School, 7197 E. Imlay
City Rd., Imlay City, on the second Saturday every month through

February. $10 a person, concessions,
all proceeds go toward tuition assistants. Prizes include, first place $25
gift card, second place all euchre
quarters, third place a candy bar. If
you have any questions, contact Imlay
City Christian School 810-724-5695.
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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.
•••
Chess Club at Lapeer District Library
from 2-4 p.m. third Saturday at
Marguerite deAngeli Branch Library,
921 Nepessing St. Details: 810-664-
6971.

Sundays
Bunco starting at 1 p.m. second and
fourth Sunday 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

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.
•••
North Branch Museum seeking
Volunteers to work Thursdays and
Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Details/sign-up: 810-688-3481.
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Unwanted cell phones collection. Send
to the Almont Music Boosters or the
Almont Schools Music department.
•••
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.
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Genesee County Parks is looking for
donations of new or gently used egg
cartons, plant pots, fishing equipment, buttons, scrap fabrics, paper
towel and toilet paper rolls, sunglasses, hats, wool sweaters and scarves.
Details: Teneisha Calhoun, Marketing
810-736-7100.
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The Great Lakes Bio-regional Land
Conservancy is looking for members.
Cost is $15 per person or $25 per
family. Details: www.glblc.org.
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Goodland Thrift Shop and Food Pantry,
8508 Clear Lake Rd., is now accepting donations of clean, usable clothing, household items, furniture and
non-perishable food items. Monetary
donations also accepted. Make
checks payable to Strength Ministries.
Details: 810-346-8000 or hisstrengthmusic@yahoo.com.
•••
Start a 4-H club! Adult volunteers
are needed to work with 4-H youth
in clubs covering any area of interest. Training and support provided.
Details: 810-667-0343.
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Paradise Animal Rescue is looking for
donations, wet dog/cat food, scoopable cat litter, catnip mouse, cat nail
trimmers, paper towels, manila file
folders. Volunteers for morning and
evening chores, volunteer coordinator
and fundraising. Call 810-793-5683.
•••
Marlette United Hospice Service needs
volunteers to help with patient care,
clerical, gardening, quilting, cooking,
grief support, fundraising and more.
Details: 800-635-7490.
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Loving Hands clinic needs volunteers
to help with the clinic’s patients.
Currently, they need doctors, nurses
and dentists and dental hygienists
to volunteer a few hours a month.
Details: Cathy Johnson, 810-667-
8933.
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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.

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