May 12, 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 dedication for the renovated historic grandstand at the R.A. Grettenberger Athletic Field and unveiling of the Michigan Historical Marker will be held at 1:30 p.m. on May 22. An alumni baseball game will immediately follow.
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.
Imlay City Boys Baseball is hosting a family bowling fundraiser at Cedar Lanes on May 15. Tickets are $40 per family of four and $5 for each additional participant. Cost includes 3 games and shoe rental. Raffles, prize drawings and more offered. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by bowling at 7 p.m. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 810-724-3121 for more information.
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.
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.
Sanctuary at Maple Vista is seeking volunteers for a Gardening Party at 10 a.m. on May 29. Call Crystal at 724-6300 for details.
An Al-anon meeting will be held at St. Paul's Lutheran Church every Monday evening at 8 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.
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.
A Christian playgroup meets at Attica United Methodist on Thursday mornings from 9:30-11 a.m. Cost is free, space is limited. Call Pam Holihan at 724-6941 for details.
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: 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 email@example.com or phone 703-698-9355. Appropriate credit will be given in the publication.
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 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 Genealogy Workshop will be held at the Dryden Library on May 15 from 10 a.m.-noon. The workshop is sponsored by the John Crawford Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Call Mary Kabat at 248-628-9885 for more information.
The 4th annual Perennial Plant Tent Sale sponsored by Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church, 4538 Dryden Rd., from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on May 15-16, rain or shine. No plant more than $5.
In Capac: The Capac Chamber would like to remind its members to attend the May chamber meeting on May 18 at 8 a.m. at Louie's Family Restaurant, 560 N. Main.
A Cary Libkie Benefit Pancake Breakfast will be held from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. on May 16 at the American Legion. Donations accepted. Support your local Capac Masons Forest Lodge #126.
The 1st Annual Sally McGeorge Memorial Golf Tournament 3 person scramble will be held at Holly Meadows Golf Course on June 19. Deadline for entry is June 12. Call 810-531-2110 or 810-395-GOLF for details.
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.
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.
An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 2-8 p.m. on May 24 at St. John Evangelist Catholic Church on Capac Road in Allenton.
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 Lupus Alliance of America Michigan Indiana Affiliate along with the Lapeer Lupus Support Group will hold its 1st Annual Walk For Lupus Lapeer at noon on May 16 at Rowden Park. Sponsorships still available. Walkers welcome. Call 810-515-4114 or 810-358-1981.
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.
Fall registration at St. Clair Community College is open until August 31; students can register with no money down through July 9. Registration and payment information available at 810-989-5500 or firstname.lastname@example.org. To register online visit www.sc4.edu/wave. Registration also available at SC4's One-stop Student Services Center in the Acheson Technology Center.
Marlette Regional Hospital offers a Diabetes Support Group for patients, their families and care givers from 11 a.m.-noon on May 18 at the MRH East Campus, 2861 Main St., Marlette. Call Melanie Campbell, RN at 989-635-4348 for more information.