Considering the ever changing dates, times and
cancellations due to the COVID-19 virus, we recommend you
call before attending any of these scheduled events.
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.
FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Gentle Yoga Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. at First Congregational Church in Almont. Practice led by Dina Miramonti, RYT.
Imlay City Senior Center “Texas Hold ‘Em” 12:30 p.m. For info 810-724-6030.
Council on Aging Membership is open to individuals 18 and older. The Capac Senior Center is open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays. We offer a variety of activities such as fitness and craft classes, a book review group, cards and bus trips. For info, call Lori at 810-395-7889.
Almont and Dryden area senior citizens meet the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12 p.m. at the Almont Lions Hall, 222 Water St., for a potluck and program. Call 798-8210 for more info.
Adults 55 and over are invited to Berlin Twp. Senior Center to play cards from noon-3 p.m. every other Thursday. Bring a sack lunch, beverages provided. Senior chair exercise on Tuesdays 10-11 a.m. Potluck luncheons will be served the 4th Tuesday of every month at noon. For info, call 810-395-4518.
Dinner and card playing, 50/50 raffle and prizes of high and low for each table every 3rd Monday at the Washington Senior Center, 57880 Van Dyke, Washington Twp., MI 48094, from 4-8 p.m. For info, call 586-752-6543.
Swing Dance Lessons at the Port Huron Senior Center, 600 Grand Avenue, Port Huron, every Tues. from 7:30-9 p.m. and the 1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month from 7:30-9 p.m. with instructors Lyle Malaski & Kristina Morton. For info, call 810-984-5061.
FREE MEALS, FOOD
The Almont First Congregational Church seeks to help those in need through their Food Pantry. For more information about receiving assistance, contact Love INC. at (810) 245-3414 or the church offices, Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 798-8855.
The Food Pantry at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 4331 Capac Road, Capac, is open from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. each Friday.
Imlay City First Congregational Church’s food pantry is open on the first four Thursdays of each month from 2-4 p.m. The church is located at at 275 Bancroft Street in Imlay City.
The pantry is open to people located in the Imlay City School District. For more information, please call 724-6207 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please contact FCC if you would like to know how to donate food to support the food pantry. Always needed are: peanut butter, jelly, toilet paper, juice, canned meat, cereal, soup, crackers and pasta sauce. Monetary donations can be sent to: First Congregational Church, 275 Bancroft Street, Imlay City, MI 48444. Earmark your donation to “food pantry.”
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.
The Attica United Methodist Church will be holding a free community meal on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:30-6:00 p.m. For more info please call 810-724-0690 or visit www.atticaumc.org.
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 the month. Proof of residency and need required.
The Capac Community Food Pantry, 112 S. Main Street, is open each Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. Please call LOVE, INC. at 810-245-2414 in advance to ensure your food voucher will be received before you stop in to shop. Any questions, please call Joyce Kaufman at 810-395-7532.
The Capac Kitchen serves free meals every Tuesday from 4:30-6 p.m. at Zion United Methodist Church.
Free meals for people in need are offered at the North Branch Senior Center on Monday and Thursday evenings from 5:30-7 p.m. Call 810-441-0322 for more info.
Orchards’ Cupboard Food Pantry is open the 3rd Saturday of every month 9 a.m.-noon. Food distributed at 74903 McKay Rd., Bruce Twp., 586-336-4673. www.orchardsonline.org.
The Attica Township Museum is located at 4350 Peppermill Rd., behind the township offices. The museum is open Thursdays from 9 a.m. to noon. Donations are welcome.
The Imlay City Historical Museum is now open each Saturday from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Stop by and enjoy the exhibits and the many displays that highlight Imlay City’s pioneers, heritage and history. To contact a museum representative, please send an email message to email@example.com.
The Almont Community Historical Society Museum is open Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Please stop by and learn about your community. Society meetings are held at the museum on the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. For more info call 810-796-3355.
The Capac Historical Society is open to visitors daily from 1-3 p.m. and 1-4 p.m. on Sundays. Call 810-395-2859 for more info.
The Dryden Historical Society’s depot museum has new hours. The museum will be open Mondays from 6-7:30 p.m.
Ready, Set, Go! Workshop. This is a FREE workshop for 3-5 year olds & parents/caregivers! Enjoy fun projects that will develop your child’s skills and prepare them for school! Children also enjoy a snack, story time, and a free book! Call the Family Literacy Center today to reserve your seat at 810-664-2737 and for more info on dates and times.
Play groups available. Free 6 week sessions. At these FREE 90-minute playgroups, children will participate in storytime, developmentally appropriate games and crafts, learn new skills, and enjoy a snack and social time with other children. Parents will have the chance to talk to other adults with same-age children. Register now for the next session! Numerous locations and dates available. For more info and to sign up call the Family Literacy Center at 810-664-2737.
Al-Anon Family Groups (AFG) meets at the Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 7191 Imlay City Rd in Imlay City. Fridays, 10:00 a.m. Contact Ginger Miller at 810-614-8299 for more information.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held every Saturday at 10 a.m. at West Berlin United Methodist Church, Allenton.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings are held every Monday night at 8 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Imlay City.
Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) and Al-Anon meetings are held every Wednesday night at 8 p.m. at the Capac United Methodist Church, Capac, MI.
Grief share. Tuesdays at 1 p.m., Family of Christ Lutheran Church, 7191 Imlay City Rd in Imlay City. For info or to register call Tracy at 810-724-6030 or Ginger at 810-614-8299.
Lapeer Area Citizens Against Domestic Assault meets 1-3 p.m. every Wednesday in the Lapeer Court House for personal protection order clinic. For info 810-246-0632.
Romeo Washington Parks and Rec. One on one grief counseling provided at both Romeo and Washington Centers. By appointment only, please call to set up your appointment today 586-752-6543. Free of charge.
FOR WIDOWED MEN & WOMEN: Lunch-Cards-Friendship. Join us every 3rd Tuesday of each month from 11:45 a.m.-4 p.m. at Cavis Pioneer Restaurant, 5600 Lapeer Rd. in Kimball Twp. 48074. No RSVP necessary. For more info call Joanne K. at 810-324-2304. This activity is sponsored by Widowed Friends, a peer support group www.widowedfriends.org.
Widowed Friends invites all widowed to join us for breakfast and friendship in a safe setting every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at 9 a.m. at Sero’s, 925 Gratiot in Marysville. For more info, call Julie at 810-388-0868.
Bereavment support group. Facilitated by a trained United Hospice Service (UHS) bereavement volunteer. Marlette Regional Hospital, 2770 Main Street in Marlette, hosts this support group. Call 800-635-7490 or visit www.marletteregionalhospital.org for times and locations.
TOPS 620 Lapeer weight- loss group meets Tuesday nights at the Hunter’s Creek Mobile Home Park Club House, 725 DeMille Rd. in Lapeer. Weigh-in from 6-6:30 p.m., meeting from 6:30-7:30 p.m. For more info call 810-667-0999.
Imlay City Christian School’s annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/ Walk will be held November 21. Please call the school office at (810) 724-5695 for details on how to sign up.
Woman’s Life Chapter 855 Bottle & Can Drive. Helping those in need in our community. Drop off places in Memphis & Richmond, & Chesterfield. For larger donations we have a pick up service. Call 810-392-5136.
The Imlay City Christian School has discount cards available for sale. Proceeds benefit the school’s athletic, music and PE programs. For more information call Imlay City Christian School, Mon.-Fri. 8-4, 810-724-5695.
Lapeer County Health Department, 1800 Imlay City Rd., Lapeer – Regular Immunization Clinic Hours: (held in 2nd floor clinic area) Walk-In, Mondays 1-3 p.m.; By Appointment Only, Wednesdays 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 4-6 p.m., Thursdays 1-3:45 p.m. Hepatitis vaccine is now available. For additional info, to check if we accept your insurance, or to schedule an appointment please call 810-667-0448.
Free hearing and vision screens for children of preschool age are available at the Lapeer County Health Department. To schedule an appointment please call 810-667-0448 or 810-245-5549.
CANCELLED due to COVID-19: North Branch OES Annual Turkey Dinner. Normally scheduled for first Sunday in November. See you next year!!
Are you tired of Government Overreach? Attend the TOWN HALL MEETING, October 29, 2020, 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Meeting Location: Berlin Township Senior Center, 740 Capac Rd, Allenton, MI 48002 (situated between the Township Offices and the Fire Department) If you have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org Pat McCray, COS MI-81 District Captain www.conventionofstates.com
Free tutor training for people who would like to help others in our community improve English skills. Volunteer basis. Please call for orientation before training at 810-664-2737.
Volunteer for the Habitat for Humanity of Lapeer County at the office. Interested parties can call 810-664-7111 and speak to Carolyn, Cheryl or Pete at 810-660-7823.
The Thumb Dance Club: Call me or check Facebook for more up-to-date information before you drive out. October 24, 2020 – Happy Halloween! Entertainment will be The Fabulous Lizards . Everyone is welcome! Free admission for those who wear a costume. Otherwise, there is a cost for guests. New attendees are asked to bring a snack to share (popcorn, chips, veggie sticks, Chex mix, etc.). The Thumb Dance Club is located at Maple Valley School, 138 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Contact Nancy at 586-663-5306 for more information.
The Thumb Dance Club, November 14, 2020 – Veterans’ Day! Entertainment will be provided by Kowalski Brothers Polka Band. Dancing begins at 7:00 p.m., break at 8:30, ending at 10:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Cost for guests and guests are asked to bring a snack to share (popcorn, chips, veggie sticks, Chex mix, etc.). Thumb Dance Club is located at Maple Valley School, 138 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Contact Nancy at 586-663-5306 for more information.
November 28, 2020 – Happy Thanksgiving! Dance the night away with the Fabulous Lizards. Dancing begins at 7:00 p.m., break at 8:30, ending at 10:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome! Cost for guests is $7.00 and guests are asked to bring a snack to share (popcorn, chips, veggie sticks, Chex mix, etc.). The Thumb Dance Club is located at Maple Valley School, 138 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Contact Nancy at 586-663-5306 for more information.
Thumb Talk Toastmasters meets every 1st & 3rd Friday from 1-2 p.m. at 335 E. Third St. in Imlay City Guests are most welcomed to come anytime. Toastmasters is a 95-year old International non-profit where members learn valuable professional & personal development skills in leadership, communication, networking, presentations, confidence building and public speaking. The Thumb Talk club serves as the Lapeer County chapter and is the ideal solution for effective personal development at a great value.
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of Imlay City, Post 2492, 598 N. Almont Ave. (Fairgrounds Rd.) Overseas Veterans Meetings 2nd Thursday, every other month, 7 p.m.; Post Meetings 1st Thursday every month, 7 p.m.; Auxiliary Meetings 1st Saturday of every month, 10 a.m.
Almont/Dryden Masons meets 7 p.m. every 2nd Thursday of the month at Masonic Center in Almont.
The Imlay City American Legion Post 135 meets the second and last Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. The post is located at 212 E. Third St. Contact them at 810-724-1450 or email@example.com.
The Evening Star Quilt Guild meets the last Wednesday of each month at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. in Davison. Meetings start at 6:30 p.m. and doors open at 6 p.m. For more info call Lisa, 810-358-7294.
SUNDAY FLEA MARKET: Every Sunday this fall The Lapeer Center’s Flea Market is open 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. with up to 75 booths inside and outside selling a huge variety of items to the public. The Lapeer Center Building is at 425 County Center Street. This long-running community event is sponsored by The Lapeer Center, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization for over 65 years. For information on space rentals, call (810)347-7915. Low rental prices on inside and outside space. There is no admission charge. For general information on the Flea Market, The Lapeer Center room rentals and catering, call (810) 664-2109, email <firstname.lastname@example.org>, or see www.LapeerCenter.org.