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Town Talk

July 22, 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: Sanctuary at Maple Vista will host a 'Bingo Blast' on July 27 at 1:30 p.m. The party is free and open to all area seniors. Call Crystal at 724-6300 for details.

Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library is hosting 'Michael Brown & Beethoven,' featuring a St. Bernard puppet, at 6:30 p.m. on July 27. Call 724-8043 for details.

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 or call Scott Mrozek at 810-404-4020 or Todd Nickens at 586-604-5262.

Parkview Manor, the former high school on Bancroft St., will host an open house on August 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Crafters are needed for a Ladies of Peace Craft Show at the K of C Hall in Imlay City slated for Oct. 10. Call Peg Smith at 810-724-8290 or Barbara Pietra at 810-796-3865.

The Journeymen Quartet is in concert on August 2 at 6 p.m. at the West Goodland United Methodist Church. Refreshments will be served after the performance.

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.

A Walking Club meets every Monday and Thursday at 9 a.m. at the Imlay City Senior Center.

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 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 Dryden: The annual picnic at the Ponds will be hosted by the Friends of Seven Ponds at 6:30 p.m. on July 25. Entertainment will be an interactive fable by Leslie & Co. Call 796-3200 to make a reservation by July 10.

Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church VBS will be held from 6:45-9 p.m. July 27-July 31. For more information call Jacqueline at 810-706-0460.

In Capac: 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.

Craft Day at the Park hosted by the Berlin Twp. Park & Rec Board will be held from 10 a.m.-noon on July 29 under the pavilion at the Park. Pack a lunch, bring a friend, juice and snack provided. Call Sandy at 586-784-9969 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.

The Seeds of Hope Community Gardens in Lapeer, sponsored by Maple Grove Church, will host Culinary 101 class at 7 p.m. on July 28. Registration is required. Call 810-664-3865 for more information.

The Family Literacy Center is seeking donations of new and like-new children's books for children of all ages to distribute throughout the community. Books are given out at workshops, tutoring sessions and community events. The Center is located in the Mott College Building in Lapeer and books may be dropped there. Please call 810-667-2737 before dropping off books or email

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: The fifth annual Abraham Guerrero golf outing and fundraiser will take place on July 26 at 10 a.m. at the Belle River Golf Course. A buffet dinner and silent auction start at 4 p.m. Call 724-5416 for more information.

The Village Rehabilitation and Care Community is hosting an informal Open House from 2-7 p.m. on July 27. Call Lorrie Worden at 586-784-5322 for more information.

Free vision and hearing screening for children entering kindergarten this fall is available at no charge through the St. Clair County Health Dept. Call 810-987-5300 for more information.

A Better Kid Care Workshop—Safe Sleep and Shaken Baby—will be offered on August 5 from 6-8 p.m. at the St. Clair County Admin. Building in Port Huron. Call (810) 989-6935 to register.

The Lions Club of Brown City is seeking bands to participate in the Battle of the Bands Aug. 29. All ages and music welcome. Register by Aug. 7. Cash prize and trophy. Proceeds benefit Lions community projects. Call Jennie at 810-537-2236 or Virginia at 810-728-8798.

Contact the St. Clair County MSU Extension to learn more about the Project FRESH program fro senior citizens and WIC participants. Coupons are redeemable at markets in Port Huron and St. Clair. Call (810) 989-6935.

Heartland Hospice seeks caring and dedicated volunteers. Summer training will start soon. To learn more, call (888) 973-1145.

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.

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