July 01, 2009
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: a Walking Club meets every Monday and Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Imlay City Senior Center.
Also at the Senior Center, Representatives from the MSU Extension office will be on hand July 10 from 12:15-1:30 p.m. to take applications for Senior Project Fresh. Applicants must be at least 60 and bring identification and proof of income of $1,670 a month or less.
The Imlay City VFW Auxiliary will meet at 2 p.m. on July 11 instead of July 4 due to the holiday.
Sanctuary at Maple Vista is hosting a free full breakfast buffet for adults ages 55 and older on July 3 from 8-10 a.m. Anita Schierlinger, family nurse practitioner of Marlette Regional Hospital will give a presentation about osteoporosis at 9 a.m. Call Crystal at 724-6300 for details.
Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 7191 Imlay City Road, will hold vacation Bible School July 13-17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This year's theme is 'Crocodile Dock,' for ages 4-12. Call 724-2620 to register.
Stu Davis will be at the Ruth Hughes Memorial Library at 6 p.m. today (July 1) to help visitors understand their digital cameras and how to get the best photos from them. Call 724-8043 for more information.
Also at the library, 'Merry Music Makers' will take place at 6:30 p.m. on July 6. No registration required, program is great for children and adults alike.
The Imlay City Class of 1984 is hosting reunion events July 31 - Aug. 1. Plans include meeting at Cedar Lanes on July 31, a golf outing at Castle Creek in the morning and a dinner party at Imlay City K of C Hall in the evening of Aug. 2. For more information contact www.geocities.com/imlaycity1984 or call Scott Mrozek at 810-404-4020 or Todd Nickens at 586-604-5262.
Sign up for a River Crab Cruise presented by the Lapeer County Dept. of Senior Activities on Aug. 4. Cost is $69 and includes motor coach transportation, cruise on the Huron Lady II and dinner at the River Crab. Reservation and payment deadline is today (July 1.) Call 724-6030 for more information or to register.
The Lapeer Master Gardener Program has announced their second annual garden photo contest at the Eastern Michigan Fair in August. Contact the MSU Extension at 667-0343 for the complete rules.
Take in a Detroit Tigers baseball game on Aug. 16 with the Imlay City Knights of Columbus. Cost is $32 per person and includes game ticket, motor coach transportation, a player poster for kids 14 and under with on field photo day opportunity prior to game start at 1:05 p.m. Payment is due today (July 1.) Call Joe Biondo at 810-395-4966 for more information.
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.
In Attica: the Attica Twp. branch of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library will be open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. The library is also open Mondays and Thursdays from 2-7 p.m. and Tuesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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. Club 738 offers a night of games, music and movies for youth every second and third Friday at 7:38 p.m.
In Almont: Free coffee, cookies and conversation is offered every Thursday from 9-11 a.m. at the Potter's House New Song, 243 E. St. Clair. All are welcome.
Almont Student Enrichment is offering Summer Programs including Get Ready for Preschool, Kindergarten, 1st Grade and 3rd Grade, Summer Golf at Heather Hills, Drama for K-2nd Grade and Drama for grades 3-5. Fall classes planned include 3-year-old Playschool, Fun Fridays for ages 2-5 and wrestling for ages 5-14. Also watch for Flag Football and Karate. For more information and schedules visit www.almont.k.12.mi.us and click on enrichment.
Almont Seniors meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m. at the Almont Twp. Hall, 819 N. Main St. Enjoy coffee, cards and conversation. The second Tuesday of each month is Pot Luck at the Lions Hall in Almont. Call 798-9147 for more information.
In Capac: A community euchre party for players 18 and up begins July 6 at the Lions Club and continues every other Monday. Light refreshments provided. Doors open at 6 p.m. and games start at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $2.
The Capac Senior Center is selling tickets for a raffle to be drawn Sept. 27 at the Scholz Auto Show. Cash prizes and a mini Ford Mustang are up for grabs.
The Capac Library hosts its Eclectic Readers Book Club once a month. Call 395-7000 for more information.
The Capac Historical Society will have their monthly potluck and membership meeting every fourth Thursday at the museum. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. with the meeting to follow. The public is invited to attend. Call 395-2859 for more information.
The Capac High School Class of 1959 is planning a reunion. If you graduated that year please call JoAnne at 810-392-2067.
In Berlin Twp: Adults 55 and over are invited to the Berlin Twp. Senior Center to play 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.
The Striber-McVicar VFW Post 2052 Ladies Auxiliary presents a Farmers Breakfast from 8 a.m.-noon July 5 at the VFW Hall, 70455 McVicar Road, Romeo. Cost is $6 for seniors 65 and up, $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for kids ages 4-10. Proceeds benefit the Romeo High School Scholarship Fund. Call Donna at 586-752-3922 for more information.
In Lapeer: Stop in Gallery 194 on Nepessing Street for the latest show from the Lapeer Art Association. Gallery 194. Hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Call 667-1495 for more information.
An adolescent and college bound immunization clinic will be held by appointment only on July 21 at the Lapeer County Health Dept. Call 810-667-0448 for more information.
An Independence Day Celebration is planned for July 4 at 9 a.m. at the historic courthouse in Lapeer. Patriotic and historic dress are encouraged.
The Lapeer Area Amputee Support Team meets every third Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church, Room 202, in Lapeer. All amputees, caregivers, spouses/companions and those contemplating such surgery are welcome. Call Marilyn Garman at (810) 664-3345 for more information.
In the Tri-City area: Heritage Christian Academy of North Branch will sponsor a pork and beef dinner on July 4 from 11:30-3:30 at the North Branch High School cafeteria.
Lapeer County Tea Party Patriots will host a TEA Party at 1 p.m. on July 4 at the southwest corner of Washington and Huron streets, two blocks east of downtown North Branch at the Orr Lumber lot. For more information go to www.lapeerteaparty.org or phone 810-614-8878.
The Human Development Commission offers free foreclosure prevention counseling by calling 1-800-843-6394, ext. 1799.
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.
Alzheimer's Blankie Project sewers will meet at Edward Jones Office, 3056 Davison Rd., Suite 3, Lapeer on the third Tuesday of every month and at the Deerfield Twp. Hall every third Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring sewing machine, if possible.