December 31, 2008
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, 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.
An Al-anon meeting will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church every Monday evening at 8 p.m.
Project Graduation will host a Hypnotist Dinner Show featuring hypnotist Jack Fraylick at the Countryside Banquet Hall on Jan. 31. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Must be 18 or older to attend. Tickets are now available by calling Dawn at 810-656-1031.
If you're skilled in Hawaiian dance and would like to volunteer at a luau, Sanctuary at Maple Vista needs you. The luau is planned for Jan. 29. Call Jeanie at 724-6300 for more information.
Also at Sanctuary, donations of canned goods will be accepted for donation to 'Linked Hearts' in Dryden during the week from Jan. 19-29. Call Jeanie at 724-6300 for more information.
In Attica, At New Life Christian Church, the Element for young adults (18-30) takes place every Sunday night at 7 p.m. and 2911 Youth for youth ages 13-18 is held at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Family night including classes for every age group is also held every Wednesday at 7 p.m.
In Almont, Almont Student Enrichment is currently taking registrations for the following classes and clinics: 7th and 8th grade Volleyball Clinic, Girls Basketball Clinic and Team Play 5th-7th grade, Drawing, 3-year-old Preschool, Playful Fridays, Karate, Floor Hockey, Indoor Golf, and Adult Fitness. Go to www.almont.k12.mi.us, click on enrichment for all the details.
The Almont Historical Society is selling 1976 memorabilia and replicas of historic buildings at the museum downtown. For more information contact Shelley Henshaw at 798-3090.
In Dryden, At St. Cornelius Church, a Divorce and Beyond Support Group is scheduled to begin on Jan. 19 at 7 p.m. and will run for nine weeks ending March 23. The group is designed for people who are divorced or who have filed for divorce. To pre-register call the church office at 796-2926.
In Capac, The Capac Library hosts its Eclectic Readers Book Club once a month. Call 395-7000 for more information.
Also at the library Small Wonders will take place from noon-12:30 p.m. on Jan. 6 and Kids Kreations will take place at the library from 4:30-5:15 p.m. on Jan. 18. Call 395-7000 for more information.
In Berlin Twp., the Berlin Twp. Senior Center, adults 55 and over are invited to attend cards from noon-3 p.m. the first Wednesday of every month. Bring a sack lunch, coffee provided. A Walk and Stretch Exercise takes place every Thursday from 10-11 a.m. Potluck luncheons begin at noon on the 4th Tuesday of every month. Call 395-8786 for details.
In the Tri-City area, The Human Development Commission offers free foreclosure prevention counseling by calling 1-800-843-6394, ext. 1799.
The U.S. Census Bureau is looking for staff for the upcoming 2010 census. Employment begins in early 2009. Must be 18 years or older with a valid Social Security number, pass a background check and written test. Call 1-866-861-2010 for more information or go to www.census.gov for available jobs, forms and practice test.
St. Clair County will be conducting a monthly test of the emergency sirens at various locations the last Friday of the month at 1 p.m. Contact the county agency at (810) 989-6965.
A blood drive will be held at the Masonic Temple in downtown Romeo from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Jan. 14. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment with Pat at 586-752-4861.
In Lapeer, a flea market is held at the Lapeer Center Building, 425 County Center St., Lapeer, from 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Sundays through April. Admission is free. Call 810-252-4344 for space rental information.
Every third Tuesday of the month, Alzheimer's Blankie Project sewers will meet from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 3056 Davison Rd., Suite 3. Bring sewing machine, if possible.
The Lapeer County Health Department will hold walk-in flu shot clinics every Monday from 1-3 p.m. Appointments may be made for Wednesdays and Thursdays. Call 810-667-0448.