November 04, 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: Imlay City Auxiliary 2492 is seeking new members. A membership drive will be held from 9 a.m.-noon on Nov. 7 at the Lapeer Post 4139, 128 Daley Rd., Lapeer or call LeVonne Bristol at 724-0134. Women who are related to persons who were or are eligible for membership in the VFW of the United States and are 16 or older are welcome to join.
The Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library is hosting a free computer class on Excel from 6-8 p.m. on Nov. 10. Call the library at 810-724-8043 to register.
Also at the library, 'The Motivation Breakthrough!'to help turn on the most tuned-out child will be held free of charge from 12:30-2 p.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. Call the Family Literacy Center at 810-664-2737 for more information.
Sanctuary at Maple Vista is seeking volunteers to teach a ceramic painting class. Also at Sanctuary, a free full breakfast buffet for adults ages 55 and older will be held from 8-10 a.m. on Nov. 6. A free community tea party for adults ages 55 and older will be held at 1 p.m. on Nov. 9. A Craft Fair Extravaganza will be held from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on Nov. 14. Call 724-6300 for details.
A Taste of Fall Sale will take place at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 200 Cedar St. (N. Van Dyke), from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Nov. 7. Crafts, silent auction, bake sale, flea market included. Soup luncheon runs from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 724-0263 for more information.
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: Almont Schools Band & Choir will be selling apple pies for the holidays. Pies cost $10 each and are homemade. They are ready to bake or freeze. Order deadline is Nov. 13, pickup is Nov. 21. Contact Joyce Griffin at 248-628-7325 to order or for more information.
Kamego Chiropractic Clinic is hosting a 'Dr. With A Heart' Food Drive Nov. 9-12. New patients will receive a complete consultation, exam, and more for a $20 donation of food. Donations will be sent to local pantries. Call 810-798-7500 for more information.
Almont Community Schools is seeking class composites from the graduating classes of 1984 and 1985. If you can assist, please contact 810-673-9101.
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.
The Almont Pre-school program is taking enrollment for 4-year-olds. Classes include field trips, classroom parties, learn social-emotional skills, fine and gross motor skills, language and cognitive skills through the Alphabet Letter People program. Call Star at 810-673-9345.
Almont Student Enrichment is registering for a number of classes for children and adults. For more information and schedules visit www.almont.k.12.mi.us and click on enrichment or call 810-673-9165.
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 Dryden Elementary PTA is looking for vendors and crafters for their North Pole Mall vendor and craft show on Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the school. Call Heather Knuth at (586) 747-1214 for more information or to reserve a table.
Also at St. Cornelius, A Time of Grace Parish Retreat with Fr. Michael P. Sullivan will be held at 7 p.m. on Nov. 8 and at 9 a.m. mass and 7 p.m. on Nov. 9-11. Children welcome for Fr. Mike's talks, which are full of humor and insight. Call 810-796-2926 for more information.
The Family Literacy Center is hosting a workshop for parents and their children from birth to age 5. It will be held on Thursdays through Nov. 19 at Dryden Elementary School. There is no charge to attend. Registration is required. Call 810-664-2737.
In Capac: At St. John's Lutheran Church, Narcotics Anonymous meets every Thursday at 7 p.m.
Also at the church, Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meet the first and third Friday of every month from 9-11 a.m.
Bingo-for-Books Family Night will be held from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Nov. 6 at the Capac Elementary cafeteria. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. Cost is $2 per player for 1 packet of Bingo cards. Parents may choose to play or watch. An adult must accompany all students. Every paying player will win at least one child or grown-up book. Volunteers also sought to help out. Hosted by the Capac PEAK Club. Call 586-612-8021 for more information.
The First United Methodist Church, 206 W. Mill, is hosting its 2nd annual Holiday Bazaar from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. on Nov. 7. Call 810-395-2112 for more information.
Zion Community Church's annual Harvest Supper will run from 4-7 p.m. on Nov. 5.
St. John's food pantry is open every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m.
The Capac Kitchen serves free meals every Tuesday from 4:30-6 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church.
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.
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.
In Lapeer: Grace Episcopal Church is hosting its Holiday Bazaar & Luncheon from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Parish Hall. Call 810-664-2841 for tickets or more information.
Stop in Gallery 194 on Nepessing Street for the latest show from the Lapeer Art Association. Gallery hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Call 667-1495 for more information.
A used book sale will be held at the First Presbyterian Church of Lapeer, 433 Calhoun St., from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Nov. 7.
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 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 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bring sewing machine, if possible. Call (810) 688-4283 for more information.
The Memphis Fire Auxiliary will host a Euchre Card Tournament at 7 p.m. on Nov. 21 at the Memphis Youth Center on Pratt Road. Tickets may be purchased during regular business hours at the Memphis City office, 35095 Potter St. or by calling Dawn at 810-392-9921.