May 30, 2007
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.
In Imlay City, the tornado siren will be tested at 1 p.m. on June 2. The test will be cancelled in the case of inclement weather.
Mercy Casa Maria is hosting a full free breakfast buffet for adults 55 and older on June 1 from 8-10 a.m. A representative from the Lapeer County Health Department will speak about summer health tips for seniors. Call 724-6300 for details.
The Imlay Schools Alumni Association will hold a planning meeting at Tietz restaurant on June 7. Dinner is at 6 p.m., meeting follows at 7 p.m. Topic of discussion will be the upcoming alumni football game against North Branch to be held during the Blueberry Festival. All IC alummi welcome. Call Marilyn at 724-1904 for more information.
Project Graduation 2008 is hosting its first organizational meeting at 10 a.m. on June 11 in the high school library. All parents of 2008 Imlay City graduates are welcome to attend. Call Cindy at 724-8287 or Dawn at 724-6215 for more information.
A benefit for Imlay City Police Officer John Palacios will be held on June 1 at the Imlay City Eagles Hall. Dinner will be served from 4-6 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Music runs from 9 p.m.-midnight. Tickets available at the Imlay City Police Dept., Imlay City Florist and Imlay City Eagles. Call Scotty at 810-656-3861 for more information.
A Sports Cards, NASCAR Cards and Coin Show will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on June 24 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1405 N. Van Dyke. Dealer set up is 8 a.m. Table rental is $20, $30 after June 17 if available. Admission is $1, free for kids 5 and under. Proceeds go to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Call Joe Biondo at 395-4966 for more information.
In Almont, the Almont Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association is collecting box tops for the school library. Please drop off box tops at the middle school's front office at 4624 Kidder Rd. until June 13.
Orchard Primary School is hosting Kindergarten Carnival Day from 9-11:45 a.m. and 1-3:35 p.m. on June 7. The theme is 'Under the Sea Beach Blast' and includes many activities, crafts and hot dogs, chips, drinks and popcorn.
In the Tri-City area, the Lapeer County Master Gardener Association is sponsoring the 4th annual Tea Thyme in the Garden fundraiser at the Lapeer County Display Gardens on July 8. A seating at 12:30 p.m. and one at 3:30 p.m. are scheduled. Cost is $15 each. For more information call Rose at 810-667-1994.
The First Presbyterian Church of Lapeer, 433 N. Calhoun St., Lapeer, is hosting a benefit concert at 7 p.m. on June 1 featuring The Quintus Brass and Song of the Lakes Chorus. Tickets are $12 each or two for $20. Students pay $5. Everyone welcome to attend.
Gallery 194 on W. Nepessing in downtown Lapeer is hosting the works of fiber artist Deborah Hyde and glass artist John Fitzpatrick will be exhibited from May 30-June 23 with an artist reception slated for June 2 from 5-7 p.m. Call 667-1495 for more information.
A Marine Memorabilia Flea Market will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 9 at Seaway Terminal in Port Huron. Call Anna Garrett at the Port Huron Museum, 810-982-0891, ext. 17, for more information.
A Car Show and Swap Meet sponsored by the Snyderville Lions Club of Columbus will be held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on June 10 at Fred Grande Ford, 10901 Gratiot, Richmond. Set up begins at 7 a.m. Entry is $15 at the gate and includes breakfast. Dash plaques to first 100 cars to register. Call Henry at 586-727-2592 or 810-560-9862 for more information.
The Emmett Seniors group meets the first and third Tuesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. at the Emmett VFW Post 5585, 3128 Main St. For details, call Sue at 810-395-7988.
Crafters are being sought for downtown Lapeer's 4th annual Red Hattitude Day on July 28. Call 810-664-2438.
The American Red Cross is offering a number of health and safety classes including adult and child CPR, first aid and more throughout June. Classes will be held at the National City Bank Building in Lapeer. Pre-registration is required. Call 1-800-608-4272, ext. 354 for more information and to register.
A Crop and Cure event to benefit the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer 3 Day will be held from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on June 9 at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church in Emmett. Event includes vendors, a raffle and a 'scrapbooking garage sale.' Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner provided. Cost is $30 for full day or $35 to register after May 31; $20 for half day, $25 for late registration. Call 810-814-0059 or send an email to Strawk_man@yahoo.com to register.