November 03, 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 Hispanic Service Center in Imlay City together with the Valley Area Agency on Aging is presenting a free class "A Matter of Balance" starting on Monday, Nov. 8 at 9:30 a.m. at the center. The class will meet on Mondays and Fridays from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and is for seniors 60 and older who have concerns about falling and want to improve their balance and flexibility. Please call ahead to register 810-724-3665.
St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 200 N. Cedar St. in Imlay City will host a Taste of Fall on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Included will be crafts, Christmas items, vendors, bake sale, silent auction and soup luncheon. Admission is free.
There will be a Pancake Breakfast Sunday, Nov. 7 from 8 a.m.-1:00 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 1405 Van Dyke, Imlay City to benefit Lynn Kloc of Capac. Donations will be accepted at the door.
New this year Imlay City Christian School is selling U.P. pasties. They will be delivered to the school in early Dec. half-baked and frozen. You must pre-order, Please call the school at 810-724-5695 for information and to place your order.
The friends of the Ruth Hughes Memorial District Library in Imlay City will be hosting their annual silent auction through Nov. 6. There will a book sale in the lower level during the week of the auction. For more information, call 810-724-8043. Also at the Library, kids will have a great time at the Diary of a Wimpy Kid party on Tuesday, Nov. 9 at 6:30 p.m. Those who stop by will have a chance to win a copy of the brand new book, The Ugly Truth.
An M-53 Corridor Meeting will be held on Nov. 8 at 1 p.m. at the Goodland Twp. Hall. The public is welcome to attend.
Imlay City MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) meets the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. through May. All are welcome! For more information, call Melissa at 810-724-4315.
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. This month, the museum's main display will feature "Public Service Occupations," to recognize local police, firefighters and other service professions.
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: The First Congregational Church of Almont is having an Old Fashioned Country Store Bazaar Saturday, Nov. 6 from 9 a.m to 3 p.m. There will be a variety of vendors, luncheon served, no admission fee. For more information call 810-798-8855.
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.
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 month at the Dryden Twp. Hall on Dryden Rd., west of Rochester Road. All are welcome.
In Capac: At Zion Community Church, there will be a Harvest Supper on Thursday, Nov. 4 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. There will be a full turkey dinner, and carryouts will be available.
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: The Lapeer Art Association presents 'Water All Around Us' at Gallery 194 through Nov. 6. Call 667-3632 to learn more.
The Forgotten Man Ministries is hosting its Lapeer County Annual Stewardship Dinner to benefit spiritual ministry Thursday, Nov. 11 at 6 ;30 p.m. at Calvary Bible Church in Lapeer. Please RSVP to Chaplain Hazen, 989-843-4943.
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 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.
To help grieving individuals cope with the stress of the holidays, UHS is presenting "Coping with the Holidays After a Loss" Friday, Nov. 5 from 10:00 a.m. until noon at the MRH Administration Conference Room in Marlette. For more information, call Elise Kelly at 800-635-7490.
Overeaters Anonymous meet weekly on Thursdays from 7-8 p.m for Step and Big Book study and Saturdays from 9-10 a.m. for Topic and Literature study at Catholic Services of Macomb, across the parking lot from St. Clement Church in Romeo. For more information, call Rose at 586-784-9230.