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FOR SENIOR CITIZENS
Legal Services of Eastern Michigan will be at the Imlay City Senior Center every month on the second Thursday of the month. Assistance is available in the area of elder law, wills, power of attorney, patient advocate, estate planning, housing complaints, public benefits, domestic violence, elder abuse, social security assistance, consumer/bankruptcy, and employment issues. They do not assist with trusts or criminal cases. This is a free service to Lapeer County Seniors. Call Tracy to schedule an appointment 810-724-6030.
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 Township Senior Center is open every Tuesday for cards, games and socializing. Doors open at 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring a lunch or a dish to share. Refreshments provided. Potluck luncheons are the fourth Tuesday of every month at noon. For information call 395-4518.
FREE MEALS, FOOD
Free Food Distribution: Saturday, December 9, 2023 – 9:00 a.m. West Berlin UMC, 905 Holmes Rd. Allenton. Food Provided by Food Bank of Eastern Michigan Grants from 4CCF; EWUMC
Grocery Giveaway December 2, 10 a.m. – 12 noon at Gateway Church in Imlay City. 2796 S. Van Dyke Rd., Imlay City. Semiload of food, drive through, first come first serve.
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Imlay City. Food for Families is offering meal and pantry Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00-5:30 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 ready for pickup. For all other questions, call the church at 810-798-8855.
The Attica 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 Methodist Church, 27 Elk Lake Rd., is open from 12:30-3 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month. Open to Lapeer County residents only.
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 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.”
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
The Imlay City Historical Museum is open each Saturday from 1 to 4 p.m., April through December. The museum is housed in the historic Grand Trunk Depot where three rooms of local history are available for guests to discover a wealth of information and ever-changing exhibits focusing on Imlay City’s place in Michigan’s history. The theme for 2023 is Our Agricultural Heritage. In addition, there is a caboose, dining car, and memorial building that contain a variety of displays including a one-room school exhibit, farm tools, vintage washing machines, doctor and dentist office, and much more. The museum houses a large archive of genealogical information. Stop by and visit. Friendly docents will greet you and assist you on your discovery.
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 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.
Spring into a new you with TOPS 620 Lapeer. Meetings are held every Tuesday at Hunter’s Creek Mobile Home Park club house, 725 Demille Road. Weigh-in is held from 6 to 6:25 p.m. with a program that follows. Call Nancy 810-796-3467 for more information.
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 7 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.
CRAFT SHOWS/BAZAARS/RUMMAGE SALES
Christmas Bazaar at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dryden. Dec. 9th, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 4074 S. Mill St, Dryden. Parking on Union. www.stjohnschurchdryden.org
Sale of The Seasons (Rummage sale of new and used items from ALL holidays) Friday, December 1, 2023; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, December 2, 2023; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church of Imlay City, 200 Cedar Street North, Imlay City, 810-724-1200. Silent Auction Items. Crafts Section. Bake Sale. Admission to enter.
The Symphonia Chorale presents, “Do You Hear What I Hear?”, a holiday choral concert, Friday, December 1, 2923, at 7:30 at St Patrick’s Catholic Church , 9086 Hutchins Rd, White Lake, Charter Twp. and also Sunday, December 3, 2023, at 3:00 at the United Methodist Church, 298 Main St. , Romeo, MI. For more information: www. Symphoniachorale.com
Lunch with Santa at the Attica Museum, December 16th, 12:00 noon – 3:00 p.m. Come have lunch and get your picture taken with Santa. Attica Library will be having a Christmas Ornament for everyone, that you can take home after you finish your craft. Please reply by December 8 so we can plan. Donations.
Thumb Dance and Euchre will be meeting in December both dances will be in Peck at Carman’s Banquet Hall – 5335 S. Sanilac Road. On December 9th it will be from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. Then on December 31st for our New Year’s dance it will also be from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. Bill Stein will be playing for both dances. Please bring a dish to pass for our meal break at 3:00 p.m. Hope to see you there. Questions: 810-310-2715.
Do you know an adult who wants to get their GED or improve their reading or math skills? The Family Literacy Center offers FREE tutoring and support. Participants can earn their GED at NO COST. Tutoring is provided through trained volunteers and lessons are customized for each student. Contact the Center for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org or 810-664-2737.
MEAT BINGO at Berville Lions Hall, 13651 Hough Rd, Berlin. 1st Thursday of every month, 7 p.m. 15 meat packages; 50/50 drawing, last game is winner take all. Refreshments available for purchase.
Legion Memphis Bingo is held every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. A light dinner is also served at intermission. Snacks are available for purchase. 34330 Bordman Rd, Memphis Contact Susan Oldham for more information at (810) 300-4561.
American Legion Memphis, 34330 Bordman Rd, Memphis. Euchre is held every Friday. Start time is 7:00 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost at door. For more information contact Susan Oldham at (810) 300-4561.
The St. Clair Kennel Club meets the 1st Wednesday of the month at an area restaurant. Check www.stclairkc.org for times and locations. Info on shows, trials, and activities with dogs is on their website and facebook page. New members welcome.
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 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 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 The Lapeer Center’s Flea Market is open 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. with up to 65 booths inside and outside selling a huge variety of items to the public. The Lapeer Center Building is at 425 County Center Street. For information on space rentals, call Ralph at 810-358-7800. There is no admission charge. For general information on the Lapeer Center Building room rentals call 810-664-2109.