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 by noon Monday prior to the publication date. Please email them to tct@pageone-inc.com; subject: town talk.

 

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.

The Berlin Twp. Senior Center is open every Tuesday for adults 55 and older. Senior chair exercises are held from 10 to 11 a.m. followed by cards and activities. Bring a sak lunch. Beverages are provided. Potluck luncheons will be served the 4th Tuesday of every month at noon. For info, call 810-395-4518.

 

FREE MEALS, FOOD

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Imlay City. Food for Families is serving meals on Mondays from 4-5:30 p.m. The pantry is also open Mondays 4-5:30 p.m.

The First Congregational Church of Almont’s Food Pantry is available Monday-Thursday from 9 a.m. – 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 4-5:30 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 275 Bancroft Street in Imlay City. The pantry is open to people located in the Imlay City School District. For more information, please call 810-724-6207 or send an email to info@fccuccimlay.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.”

Orchards’ Cupboard Food Pantry is open the 3rd Saturday of every month 9-11 a.m. Food distributed at 74903 McKay Rd., Bruce Twp., 586-336-4673. www.orchardsonline.org.

The Food Pantry at St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 4331 Capac Road, Capac, is open from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. each Friday.

 

MUSEUMS

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 ichistoricalmuseum@gmail.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.

 

YOUTH EVENTS

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.

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

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.

 

FUNDRAISERS

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.

 

CRAFT SHOWS/ BAZAARS/RUMMAGE SALES

St. John’s Lutheran Church invites the public to their Rummage Sale on Nov. 20 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The church is located at 109 E. Kempf Ct. in Capac. Call 395-7557 for more information.

 

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CLUB NEWS

Please join us for the Thumb Dance on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month. Starts at 7:00 p.m. at Maple Valley School, 148 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Please bring a snack to share or a dish to pass for the 8:30 break. You get to dance to polkas, waltzes, country, line dancing, or request a song. Lots of fun! Questions: 810-320-2715.

Halloween Party time at the Thumb Dance on October 23rd at 7:00 p.m. Located at Maple Valley School, 148 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Please bring a snack to share or dish to pass for the 8:30 break. Dress in costume and the entrance fee is waved. Hope to see you there! Questions: 810-310-2715.

The Quilters in Training Quilt Guild meets every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 401 E. Kempf Ct. in Capac. For more information, call (810) 310-2114.

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 americanlegionpost135@frontier.com.

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.

 

MARKETS

Berlin Twp. Farmers Market. Every Wednesday, 3-7 p.m. 740 Capac Rd., Allenton

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 <lapeercenter@gmail.com>, or see www.LapeerCenter.org.