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December 01, 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." 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.

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 Lapeer Community Church, 80 N. Lake Pleasant Rd. in Attica, is offering a free showing of "To Save a Life," an inspirational film, Friday, Dec. 3, at 7 p.m. This event is open to all teens in grades 7-12. For more information call 810-724-8800 or visit

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: Almont District Library is having a huge book sale through Dec. 4. There will be many hardcover books, large print books, paperbacks, videos and children's books. Please come and support the library!

Novak's Supply and Equipment, 3620 Van Dyke, Almont, is holding a Toys for Tots Open House and toy drive on Saturday, Dec. 11. There will be drawings and refreshments.

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 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 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 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.

The Dryden Historical Society Annual Christmas Cookie Sale is Saturday, Dec. 4. Cookies will be sold at the Dryden Fire Hall from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and at the Depot Museum from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

In Capac: Capac Scout Troop 200 will be handing out food donation bags Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Capac Library. The library will put a box out to collect any food donation during the week between Dec. 4 and Dec. 11.

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: Berlin Township Park & Recreation is holding a Kids' Christmas Craft Day on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 1-4 p.m. inside the Senior Center at the Berlin Township Memorial Park, 740 Capac Rd. There will be lots of different crafts and a gift wrapping table for the kids. For more information, call Sandy at 395-8087.

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 Tea Party Patriots will hold their monthly public meeting on Dec. 7 at 7 p.m. at the Maple Grove Church, 148 Maple Grove Rd., a 1/4mi south of Imlay City Rd in Lapeer. Various topics will be discussed. Anyone interested in attending is welcome. Please call 810-614-8878 or email if you have questions or would like additional information.

The Lapeer County Concert Choir presents their 43rd Annual Christmas Concert "Rejoice!" on Friday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. at Hunters Creek Community Church and Sunday, Dec. 5, at 4 p.m. at Trinity United Methodist Church in Lapeer.

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: Please join us for a Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser for the Kelly Lange Benefit Fund Friday, Dec. 10, from 5-8 p.m. at the Romeo United Methodist Church, 280 North Main St., Romeo. Tickets must be purchased in advance by Friday, Dec. 3. For more information, please call 586-752-6217.

The Sandusky Christmas Parade is taking place Dec. 4. Please join us during and after the parade for a Chili & Soup Supper from 4:30-7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, 68 Lexington St. in Sandusky.

Marlette Regional Hospital is offering Adult Diabetes Self-Management classes on Dec. 2, 7, and 9 from 9 a.m.-noon For more information and to register, please call Melanie Campbell at 989-635-4348 or email

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.

The Marlette Regional Hospital Foundation invites everyone to participate in their 22nd Annual Tree of Shining Love Ceremony, Sunday, Dec. 5 at 1 p.m. in The hospital's Seton Lobby. Light refreshments will be served. For more info visit

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