Town Talk – current
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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.
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 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 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 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.”
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.
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.
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
St. Matthew’s Church Annual Sale: Thursday, June 1, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Friday, June 2, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 220 W Nepessing, Lapeer, Corner of Court St. No Early Sales. Proceeds for local and global missions. Especially used to help support our Mission Family in Africa. The family is a young couple with three young children.
Free Garden Tea, Saturday, June 17, 11:00 a.m. at Holy Redeemer Lutheran Church. Call 810-796-3951 to make a reservation.
The Lapeer Center Building will be hosting public fundraising dinners. Plans are for monthly dinners on the 3rd Wednesday through at least June. For questions on the dinner or room rentals, call (810)664-2109.
THUMB DANCE and EUCHRE: A SPECIAL program is planned for the Thumb Dance on May 27th. The Bill Denbrock Big Band will be playing a lot of wonderful music from the 40s and beyond. The dance will be held at the Carman Banquet Hall at 5335 S. Sandusky Road, Peck from 1:30 to 5:00 p.m. Bring a snack to share or a dish to pass for our meal break at 3:00p.m. Even if you don’t dance, please join us for a fun-filled afternoon with great music, food, and fellowship Questions: 810-310-2715.
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 Don at 248-791-4812. There is no admission charge. For general information on the Lapeer Center Building room rentals call 810-664-2109.