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.

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

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

The Imlay City Christian School is again taking orders for Lawry’s U.P. Pasties until October 8. Call the school at (810) 724-5695 to order today.

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

First Congregational United Church of Christ in Imlay City, located on the corner of Fifth and Bancroft Streets will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on September 23 and 24. The sale is sponsored by the church’s Congregators women’s group. For more information, please call 724-6207 or send an email to info@fccuccimly.org.

Rummage Sale at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 700 Maple Vista, Imlay City. Thur., Sept 16, 8 a.m – 5 p.m. and Fri., Sept. 17, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Refreshments and baked goods for sale as well as rummage sale items. Donations accepted. Contact info: Anna Maria Calianno 810-724-5030 or Linda Blaszczyk 810-724-3167.

Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church is holding their 26th Annual Indoor-Outdoor “Junque’ & Treasures Sale”. Thurs., Sept. 16, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.; Fri., Sept. 17, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 18, 9 a.m. – 12 noon. We will have everything imaginable- SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE!!! Lunches and Farmers Market. Donations accepted. Sponsored by The Daughters of Isabella #452 and Knights of Columbus #7918. For info call: 810-434-2815.

Sacred Heart’s Altar Society will host a Columbus Day Craft Bazaar on Saturday, October 9 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The free event will include homemade crafts, food, vendors and a themed basket raffle. Vendor applications are available now by contacting Jacque King at (810) 449-1048 or by emailing jacquemking@gmail.com.

 

EVENTS

A Convention of States Town Hall event will be held on Thursday, September 23 from 7-8:45 p.m. at the Eastern Michigan State Fairgrounds. For more information visit www.conventionofstates.com or contact Truman Mast at truman.mast@cosaction.com or 810-614-4845.

Grab your partner for the Saturday Thumb Dances. The dances are always the second and fourth Saturdays of each month at Maple Valley Schools, 148 Maple Valley Street, Sandusky, MI. Dance to live music from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. on Sept. 11th and 25th. Dance to polkas, waltzes, country line dances, or request your favorite song. Bring a snack or dish to pass for the 8:30 food break. Lots of fun-please join us. Questions, call 810-310-2715.

 

CLUB NEWS

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.