June 30, 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: 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 Family Literacy Center in partnership with Lapeer District Library is offering a Kindergarten Readiness workshop July 20 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. at the Ruth Hughes Library in Imlay City. Families will participate in fun projects and games. There will be story time and a snack. There is no charge and siblings are welcome. To register, call the Family Literacy Center at 810-664-2737, or register by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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 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.
In Almont:Interactive playgroups for parents and children (birth to five years) will be offered Thursdays from July 15-August 19 at the Orchard Primary cafeteria from 9:30-11 a.m. To register, call the Family Literacy Center at 810-664-2737 or email email@example.com.
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.
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 kindergarten readiness workshop will be held at the Dryden Library on July 14 from 1-2:30 p.m. Fun projects, games, stories and more are planned. To register, call the Family Literacy Center at 664-2737 or email email@example.com.
The Dryden Historical 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 moth at the Dryden Twp. Hall on Dryden Rd., west of Rochester Road. All are welcome.
In Capac:A Red Cross blood drive will take place on July 19 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church from 2-8 p.m.
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 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: 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.
The Lapeer Tea Party Patriots will be holding their monthly public meeting July 6 at 7 p.m.. at the Maple Grove Church on Maple Grove Rd. in Lapeer. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. For more information call 810-614-8878 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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: Widowed Friends, a peer group, will meet on July 11 for mass at St. Joseph Church followed by lunch at a nearby restaurant. Call Julie at (810) 388-0868 for more information.
The Burlington Township Fire and Rescue is planning an open house for August 8, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. at the firehall in downtown Clifford. There will be fire prevention material and free hot dogs, please stop by.
Project Homeless Connect is planning the 3rd annual event to end homelessness for November. In advance of the event they are seeking items to be donated. For more information, call Melody at 810-667-0500.
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. 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.
Help support the Imlay City Eagles Big Dog Pool Team go to the National Tournament in Vegas!!! Spaghetti Dinner Benefit - July 9th • 4pm-8pm - Imlay City Eagles Hall