July 14, 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 Imlay City Historical Museum is open to the public on Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Check out their current display featuring service occupations such as policemen, firemen, nurses and postal workers.
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. Call the Family Literacy Center at (810) 664-2737 or email email@example.com to register.
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.
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: 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: The Red Cross will be conducting a blood drive at St. Nicholas Church in Capac July 19 from 2-8 p.m. For more information call 395-2378.
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.
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 Lapeer County Dept. of Senior Activities is planning a Saugatuck Tour and Cruise for August 25. The trip includes transportation, shopping and sightseeing in Saugatuck, and dinner at Noel Restaurant. Reservations and payment deadline is today, July 14. Please contact the Senior Center at 724-6030.
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.
Project Homeless Connect is planning the Third Annual event to end homelessness for November. They are seeking donated items in advance. Call Melody at (810) 667-0500.
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.