February 03, 2010
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 2:30 p.m. at the Imlay City Senior Center.
A Valentine's Day craft session will be held from 4-5 p.m. on Feb. 11 at the Ruth Hughes Memorial Library. Suitable for ages 8 and up, registration is required. Contact Miss Theresa at 724-8043 for more information or to sign up.
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.
The Imlay City Christian School is hosting their annual Spaghetti Diner fundraiser with a Valentine's Day theme from 5-7 p.m. on Feb. 12 at the Christian Reformed Church, 395 N. Cedar St.
The Friday morning Al-Anon meeting is now being held at the Family of Christ Lutheran Church on Imlay City Road (located near the Christian school) from 10-11 a.m.
The Imlay City/Capac area Zephyrhills Florida Reunion will be held at noon on Feb. 27 at Oaks Royal Club House 3 on Dean Dairy Road. Bring a dish to pass and your own table service. Drinks provided. Arrive early to visit before dinner. Call 813-780-6394 or 813-780-7479 for more information.
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.
The Attica Food Bank at the Attica United Methodist Church, 27 Elk Lake Rd., is open from 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of each month. Proof of residency and need required.
Also at Attica United Methodist Church, a Christian playgroup will meet weekly on Thursdays from 9:30-11 a.m. Preschool sized Bible stories, snack, interactive songs, crafts and games with Christian themes offered. Parents required to stay with their children during playgroup. No charge to attend, space is limited. Call Pam Holihan at 810-724-6941 to reserve a spot.
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 Community Schools is seeking class composites from the graduating classes of 1984 and 1985. If you can assist, please contact 810-673-9101.
Author Rick Liblong is working on a series of stories about Almont in the Civil War. Those with an ancestor from Almont who served in the war, have diaries, letters, images, newspaper accounts or personal stories are asked to contact Rick at email@example.com or phone 703-698-9355.
A Big Book Sale at the Almont District Library, 213 W. St. Clair St., will be held from Feb. 5-19. Call the library at 798-3100 for more information.
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: Seven Ponds Nature Center's Winter Series will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 7, 14, 21 and 28. Topics are A River of Birds; One More Tern around the Fort; Natural Resources of the Woodland Indians and Orchids of Michigan. Call 796-3200 for details.
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.
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.
Texas Hold 'Em tournaments for seniors will be held every Tuesday from 1-4 p.m. in February at the Capac Senior Center (Lions Club). Call Ken Marzka at 810-384-6455 for more information.
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: 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.
Tickets for the KIND Mardi Gras Party slated for Feb. 6 are now on sale at all branches of Lapeer County Bank & Trust. Call 810-243-3078 for advance ticket pricing. The dinner/dance will be held from 6 p.m.-midnight at the Lapeer Center Building.
Lapeer Community Church will present 'Planet Wisdom' for middle and high school students live via satellite on Feb. 19-20. Cost is $10 and includes lunch. Pre-registration required by Feb. 7. Contact 810-724-8800 or visit www.lapeercc.org for more information.
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.
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.
In the Tri-City area: The Human Development Commission offers free foreclosure prevention counseling by calling 1-800-843-6394, ext. 1799.
A Farmers Breakfast hosted by the Ladies Auxiliary to Striber-McVicar VFW Post in Romeo will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on Feb. 7 at the VFW Hall, 70455 McVicar, Romeo. All are welcome.
Help is available for Medicare beneficiaries paying for their drug coverage through the Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program. Applicants must qualify by meeting certain income/asset guidelines. For more information call 1-800-303-7174.
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.