June 16, 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 Ruth Hughes Library photography club meets the second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the library. Bring photos to display at the library. Contact Diane Willick at 724-8043 for more information.
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.
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.
At Sanctuary at Maple Vista a blood drive will be held from noon-6 p.m. on June 22. Call Crystal at 724-6300 for details and to make an appointment.
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.
Valley View Girl Scout Day Camp is "Going on a Treasure Hunt" from June 22-25, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. each day, rain or shine. To register or for more information call director Kate Butterfield-Halbedel at 724-1055.
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.
Vendors and crafters are needed for the Village of Almont Homecoming celebration on August 14. Call 798-8528 or visit www.villageofalmont.com for more information or an application.
Also for the Homecoming, committee officials are sponsoring a 'Cutest Baby Contest' open to children ages 2 and under who are residents of the village or township of Almont or in the Almont School District. Entries must be submitted to the village office by July 12. Contact Gloria at 798-8528 or Carol at 798-8521 for details.
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. 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: The Dryden Hisotrical Museum & Depot is now open to the public every Monday evening from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Historical Society meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Dryden Twp. Hall on Dryden Rd., west of Rochester Road. All are welcome.
In Capac: Members of the Capac High School Class of 1960 are being sought for a 50th class reunion on June 25. Contact Delores (Schoenburg) Stroman at 810-395-7579 or Sally (Siegel) Rapley at 517-524-7148 for more information.
The annual Capac High School Alumni Reunion will be held June 27 in the Capac High School cafeteria. Social hour begins at noon, pot luck dinner follows at 1 p.m. Bring a dish to pass, your own table service and serving utensils. Coffee and iced tea will be provided. For more information contact Doris Stuever at 395-7369 or Kathryn Bowen at 724-0363.
Shred your documents at the Community Shred Days co-sponsored by CSB Bank and iShred from 9 a.m.-noon June 19 at CSB Bank's Capac office downtown.
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.
Also at the Berlin Twp. Senior Center, a Pancake Breakfast will be held on June 17 at 8 a,m.
In Lapeer: State Rep. Kevin Daley is holding district office hours in order to give residents an opportunity to meet with him locally. He will be available on June 18 from noon-1 p.m. at Hungry Dan's Restaurant, 195 W. Genesee St., Lapeer. No appointment is necessary. Residents unable to meet during the scheduled office hours may contact Daley at his Lansing office by calling 1-517-373-1800 or email email@example.com.
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.
Volunteers are needed for the Family Literacy Center to help children maintain or gain new skills over the summer. Call 810-664-2737 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.
The Inventors Council of Mid-Michigan meets the second Thursday of each month through Dec. 11, from 7-9 p.m. at Walli's Restaurant, 1341 Center, Burton (2 blocks south of I-69 at exit 139). Phone 810-397-5200, 810-621-3468 for more information. Monthly meetings offer educational information and networking with fellow inventors and small businesses. Guest speakers most months cover design, prototyping, patents, trademarks, manufacturing, packaging, marketing, etc. Admission is $5 for non-members. The ICMM is a 501-c-3 non-profit organization.
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.