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.
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FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Almont-Dryden area seniors will meet on the second Tuesday of the month at 12 noon at the Almont Lions Hall. For info, call 810-798-8210.
Gentle Yoga Tuesdays from 9-10 a.m. at First Congregational Church in Almont. Practice led by Dina Miramonti, RYT.
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.
FREE MEALS, FOOD
The First Congregational Church of Almont’s Food Pantry is available Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. by appointment only. To make an appointment, call Love Inc. at (810) 245-2414 so that food is ready for pickup. For all other questions, call the church at (810) 798-8855.
The Attica United Methodist Church will be holding a free community meal on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month from 4:00-5:30 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 (48412) and need required.
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 email@example.com. 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.”
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.
Orchards’ Cupboard Food Pantry is open the 3rd Saturday of every month 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Food distributed at 74903 McKay Rd., Bruce Twp., 586-336-4673. www.orchardsonline.org.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Imlay City. Food For Families pantry is open to the public Mondays from 4-5:30 p.m.
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.
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 will open for the 2021 season beginning April 3, 2021 and is open each Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m. Special tours for groups may also be arranged. Contact the museum through the Facebook page or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Do you know someone who may want to get their GED? If so, we encourage you to tell them about the Family Literacy Center. The Center is located in Lapeer and works with adults to help them improve their skills and prepare for the GED test. They offer in-person and remote tutoring options. Instruction is based on the needs of each student. They can help you get through the process of signing up for the test when you are ready. They can even help you get vouchers so that there is NO COST for you to get your GED. Call the Center at 810-664-2737 for more information or visit their website at www.readlapeer.org.
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.
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 810-667-4193.
Imlay City Eagles is having a 10 oz Ribeye Steak Dinner with baked potato, coleslaw, roll and a dessert. Friday, June 25, 2021 from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m. or we run out of Steaks. All proceeds will go to the Aeries to help pay bills. For more info call 810-724-1954.
The 10th annual Bill Coller Memorial Golf Tournament for The Lapeer Center will be Saturday, July 17th at the Rolling Hills Golf Club in Lapeer. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m.. This is a 4 person scramble, best ball event with contests. Teams and individuals wanting to sign up for play should contact Bill Rykhus at (810)240-2935 or at <email@example.com>. Profits go to Lapeer Center Building improvements. There will be cash awards, door prizes, food and beverages on the course and a fine roast beef dinner to follow at The Lapeer Center. Please register by July 6th.
Imlay City Christian School has a new batch of Discount Cards available for purchase. The card covers a variety of local businesses in the Imlay City area. You can call the school at (810) 724-5695 to pick up cards.
Thumb Dance – 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Maple Valley Elementary School, 148 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Dance from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. Dance to Polkas, Waltzes, Country Line Dancing, or by request. Bring a snack or dish to pass. Lots of fun- please join us. 810-310-2715 (If questions)
Remember your high school dances? Bring back the magic by attending the Thumb Dance with Ray Govaere and Bill Buddy on June 26 at Maple Valley School, 139 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Dancing starts at 7:00 PM with a meal break at 8:30 PM. Live music, great fellowship, and good food. Couples and singles are welcome. Please bring a snack or dish to pass. Contact number – 810 310 2715
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., unless holiday then next week; 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Capac American Legion, located at 115 N. Main St., meets the fourth Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. New members welcome. For more information, call (810) 395-7250.
Every Sunday this winter 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 <email@example.com>, or see www.LapeerCenter.org.