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Town Talk - 10-18-17



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October 18, 2017
Editor's note: Due to space constraints announcements will be posted one week in advance of the event. Notices must be received in writing by noon Monday prior to the publication date.

Gentle Yoga Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. at First Congregational Church in Almont. Practice led by Dina Miramonti, RYT.

Imlay City Senior Center "Texas Hold 'Em" 12:30 p.m. For info 810-724-6030.

Dinner and an evening of card playing with friends, 50/50 raffle and prizes of high and low for each table every 3rd Monday at the Washington Senior Center, 57880 Van Dyke, Washington Twp., MI 48094, from 4-8 p.m. Call for further details, 586-752-6543.

Swing Dance Lessons offered at the Port Huron Senior Center, 600 Grand Avenue in Port Huron, every Tues. from 7:30-9 p.m. and the 1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month from 7:30-9 p.m. with instructors Lyle Malaski & Kristina Morton. Call 810-984-5061 for more info.

Council on Aging Membership is open to individuals 18 and older. The Capac Senior Center is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays. We offer a variety of activities such as fitness and craft classes, a book review group, cards and bus trips. Call Lori at 395-7889 for more info.

Almont and Dryden area senior citizens meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12 p.m. at the Almont Lions Hall, 222 Water St., for a potluck and program. Call 798-8210 for more info.

Adults 55 and over are invited to Berlin Twp. Senior Center to play cards from noon-3 p.m. the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Bring a sack lunch, beverages provided. Senior stretch exercise on Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. Potluck luncheons will be served the 4th Tuesday of every month at noon. Call 810-395-4518 for details.

Ryan Smith, a certified alcohol and drug counselor will be available at the Imlay City Senior's Center on the 4th Thursday of every month from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church 'Food for Families' kitchen is open to the public for free, hot meals every Monday and Wednesday from 4-5:30 p.m.

This Heart Loves Food Pantry is open the 1st Saturday of each month from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Gateway Assembly Church, 2796 S. Van Dyke Rd., Imlay City.

The Attica United Methodist Church will be holding a free community meal on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:30-6:30 p.m. For more info please call 810-724-0690 or visit www.atticaumc.org.

The Attica Food Bank at the Attica United Methodist Church, 27 Elk Lake Rd., is open from 2-4 p.m. the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month. Proof of residency and need required.

The Capac Community Food Pantry, 112 S. Main Street, is open each Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. Please call LOVE, INC. at 810-245-2414 in advance to ensure your food voucher will be received before you stop in to shop. Any questions, please call Joyce Kaufman at 810-395-7532.

The Capac Kitchen serves free meals every Tuesday from 4:30-6 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church.

Free meals for people in need are offered at the North Branch Senior Center on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7 p.m. Call 810-441-0322 for more info.

Orchards' Cupboard Food Pantry is open the 3rd Saturday of every month 9 a.m.-noon. Food distributed at 74903 McKay Rd., Bruce Twp., 586-336-4673. www.orchardsonline.org.

The Dryden Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month and the museum opens every Monday from 5:30-7 p.m.

The Capac Historical Society is open to visitors daily from 1-3 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Sundays. Call 810-395-2859 for more info.

The Imlay City Historical Museum welcomes visitors and is open on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Our museum features period rooms that appear as they would have been prior to the turn of the 20th Century and into the 1930s. Fabulous artifacts and antiques greet guests in every room and transport them back to when life was a simpler time. Visitors will find exhibits relating to railroading, military, and Imlay City business of the past—and much more. In addition, the museum features exhibits of influential and famous hometown people Stop by and take a look!

The Almont Community Historical Society Museum is open Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Please stop by and learn about your community. Society meetings are held at the museum on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For more info call 810-796-3355.

There will be a special Halloween story time for toddlers and their parents held at the Goodland Township Library, 2370 N. Van Dyke, Imlay City. On Fri., Oct. 27 at 10:30 a.m. we will read a Halloween story, decorate pumpkins and more. All preschoolers are welcome. To register, call the Library at 810-721-2110.

Imlay City Boys Baseball will be conducting their fall public meeting on Thursday, November 2, 2017. The meeting will be held in the Borland Elementary Library at 6:00 p.m. Meeting topics include: financial update, season review, league improvements, board of director elections and an open forum / Q&A. Parents, coaches and those interested in coaching and/or joining the board of directors next year are encouraged to attend. Board members and volunteers are needed to help make our season a success.

Ready, Set, Go! Workshop. This is a FREE workshop for 3-5 year olds & parents/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! Call the Family Literacy Center today to reserve your seat at 810-664-2737 and for more info on dates and times.

Play groups available. Free 6 week sessions. At these FREE 90-minute playgroups, children will participate in storytime, 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. Register now for the next session! Numerous locations and dates available. For more info and to sign up call the Family Literacy Center at 810-664-2737.

The 10A Friday AFG Imlay City meeting usually held at FOC Lutheran Church will be meeting at the Ruth Hughes Library until further notice. This begins on Aug. 4. Contact Ginger Miller at 810-724-5772 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held every Monday night at 8 p.m. at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Imlay City.

Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon meetings are held every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at the Capac United Methodist Church, Capac, MI.

Lapeer Area Citizens Against Domestic Assault meets 1-3 p.m. every Wednesday in the Lapeer Court House for personal protection order clinic. For info 810-246-0632.

Grief Share, a 7/14 series for those that have lost loved ones support group will begin Sept. 7 at the Imlay City Senior Center located in the Lamb-Steele building on Third Street. Pre-register by calling Tracy at 810-724-6030 or Ginger Miller at 810-724-5772.

TOPS 620 Lapeer weight- loss group meets Tuesday nights at the Hunter's Creek Mobile Home Park Club House, 725 DeMille Rd. in Lapeer. Weigh-in from 6-6:30 p.m., meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more info call 810-664-7579.

TOPS 888 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets Wednesdays at the 25 Pine Ridge Dr. in Lapeer. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m., 9:30 a.m. meeting. Call Linda at 810-245-3955 or Phyllis 810-395-7035 for more info.

Lapeer County Health Department, 1800 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer - Regular Immunization Clinic Hours: (held in 2nd floor clinic area) Mondays 1-3:30 p.m. Walk-In, Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m. By Appointment Only, Thursdays 1-3:45 p.m. By Appointment Only. Additional Immunization Clinics Offered: By Appointment Only (held in 2nd floor clinic area). Walk-In (held in lower level). For additional info, to check if we accept your insurance, or to schedule an appointment please call 810-667-0448.

Free hearing and vision screens for children of preschool age are available at the Lapeer County Health Department. To schedule an appointment please call 810-667-0448 or 810-245-5549.

Capac Pharmacy is teaming with Support Million Hearts by offering in-pharmacy blood pressure screenings, 136 North Main St. in Capac, Tuesdays, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Everyone is invited to come and have their blood pressure read for free.

Justified Quartet is performing at Goodland Community Church Sat., Oct. 21. Spreading hope, love and peace through the medium of Gospel music. Admission is free. A love offering will be taken for Justified Quartet. For more information call Ruthie Cischke at 810-724-8064.

Harvest Supper. Thur., Oct. 26. 4-7 p.m. Goodland Community Church, 2008 N. Van Dyke Rd. (corner of M-53 and Armstrong Rd., Imlay City), 810-724-1747. Turkey and all the trimmings, dessert and beverages. Take out available. Admission charged. A Chinese auction will be held for Community Outreach Projects.

Back by popular demand, Painterly Pottery will once again be at the Goodland Township Library. Sat., Oct. 28, at noon. Painterly Pottery will bring a selection of Halloween items for attendees to paint. Items will then be taken back to the pottery and fired, then returned to the Library for pick –up. This is always a popular program and advance reservations are needed. Call the Library at 810-721-2110 and get in on the fun!

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of Imlay City, Post 2492, 598 N. Almont Ave. (Fairgrounds Rd.) Overseas Veterans Meetings 2nd Thursday, every other month, 7 p.m.; Post Meetings 1st Thursday every month, 7 p.m.; Auxiliary Meetings 1st Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.

Almont/Dryden Masons meets 7 p.m. every 2nd Thursday of the month at Masonic Center in Almont.

The Imlay City American Legion Post 135 meets the 2nd and last Wednesdays of the month at 7:30 p.m. The post is located at 212 E. Third Street. Contact them at 724-1450 or americanlegionpost135@frontier.com.

The Evening Star Quilt Guild meets the last Wednesday of each month at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. in Davison. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. For more info call Lisa, 810-358-7294.

Every Sunday Lapeer County's largest Flea Market will be held at the Lapeer Center Building, 425 County Center St. in Lapeer. From 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Up to 75 booths inside and outside sell a huge variety of items to the public. This long-running community event is sponsored by the Lapeer Center Building, a non-profit organization for 60 years. There is no admission charge. For info on space rentals, contact Logan: 810-347-7915. Visit www.LapeerCenter.com for building rental and Peacock Alley catering information, or call 664-2109. Email: lapeercenter@charter.net. The Lapeer Center Building Flea Market has been voted "The Best of the Best."

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