March 10, 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.
The Imlay City Historical Museum is open to the public on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Check out their current display featuring local merchants from the 1940s and 50s.
The Imlay City Schools Band will host a breakfast at the VFW Hall from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on March 14 at the VFW Hall.
Also, the VFW Auxiliary 2492 is hosting a bake sale at Pamida on March 13.
Imlay City Boy Scout Troop 156 is hosting a Scrapbooking Crop Fundraising event at West Goodland United Methodist Church on May 22. Cost is $25, reserve a spot now by calling 724-0141.
A free computer class on Beginning Computer will be held at the Ruth Hughes Memorial Library from 3-5 p.m. on March 25. Call 724-8043 to reserve a spot.
Also at the library, the Family Literacy Center is hosting six week playgroups at no charge beginning March 17-April 28 from 9:30-11 a.m.
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.
Also, St. Paul's Lutheran Church will host their annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Relay for Life on March 13 from 5-7 p.m. All are welcome.
A spaghetti benefit dinner for Linda Felton is planned for March 27 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church from 4-8 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for kids age 5-12 years old. They can be purchased in advance by calling Laura at (810) 614-5385 or Pam at (810) 358-1770. Tickets will also be sold at the door.
Wednesday Lent Services will be held through March 24 at the Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 7191 Imlay City Rd., and will include a soup & bread supper at 6 p.m.; service at 7 p.m.
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.
Bingo at the Imlay City Eagles Hall will be temporarily closed until April 5.
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.
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: The Almont Band Boosters are collecting used, unwanted cell phones as a fundraiser. Donations accepted at the Almont Schools Music Dept. or through any booster member.
Yearbooks are being sought for a collection to cover the entire history of the school. Donations may be made at Almont Schools administration office, 401 Church St. Call Gary Plumb at 796-3905 for more information.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 703-698-9355.
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 registrations for the 2010-11 school year from 5-7 p.m. on March 11 at Orchard Primary's Learning Fair. for 4-year-olds. Bring birth certificate and immunization record. Classes include Alphabet Letter People program, social-emotional development cognitive skills, language skills and fine and gross motor skill development. 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: A Pancake Breakfast will be held March 14 from 8 a.m.-noon at the Dryden Twp. Fire Dept, 5532 Main St. All are welcome.
Dryden United Methodist Church is hosting its annual Community Easter Party from 12:30-2 p.m. on April 3. Crafts, Easter Egg hunt, egg coloring, cookie decorating, cupcakes, games and more. There is no charge to attend, all are welcome.
In Capac: A Mid-Winter Book Sale will be held at the Capac Library on March 19-20 during regular business hours, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Parents of children who will be 5-years-old on or before Dec. 1, 2010 may call Capac Elementary School at 810-395-3648 or 810-395-3652 to register their child for Kindergarten Round Up scheduled for April 23 and April 30. Children will enjoy an hour in the day of a kindergarten student, listen to a story, do a craft, have free play activities, enjoy a snack and ride on a school bus.
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.
The Capac Kitchen serves free meals every Tuesday from 4:30-6 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church.
Also at Zion Church, a St. Patrick's Day Euchre Tournament & Family Game Night will be held from 7-9:30 p.m. on March 12. Proceeds benefit Zion's Relay for Life of Capac team.
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.
Also at the Senior Center, Bingo will be held beginning at noon on March 10. Bring a lunch, coffee and desserts provided. Admission is free.
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.
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.
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 Flea Market will be held at the North Branch Masonic Hall from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 26-27. Call Shannon Pratt at 810- 688-2784 for more information.