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Livingston County Local Sports

Ryan Wooley Daily Sportscast 5-20-22

The Tigers are back in action tonight as they're down in Cleveland, while Hartland has won another championship this year, adding to an already impressive 2021-2022 sport season!

Ryan Wooley Daily Sportscast 5-19-22

The Tigers have the night off tonight, but the NBA and Stanley Cup Playoffs continue! The NBA's "All Rookie Team" has also been released and a Piston did make the cut, while locally the boys lacrosse tournament continues across the county!

Ryan Wooley Daily Sportscast 5-17-22

The Tigers look to extend MLB's longest winning streak tonight against the Rays, new Lions wideout Jameson Williams has picked his number for the year, and Hartland has earned a championship in lacrosse!

Community Events

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Wed May 25 Howell Garden Club Meeting

You are invited to attend the Howell Garden Club's meeting on Wednesday, May 25, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. at the Marion Township Hall, 2877 West Coon Lake Road, Howell. Laurel Zoet, owner of Wild Birds Unlimited of Brighton, will teach us how to attract birds to our landscapes with food, water, protection and a place to raise their young. Her program describes the benefits of using natives plants in our yards to provide these essentials for the birds and also to increase the variety of bird species. Refreshments will be served. Contact 517-548-2382 for information.

Thu May 26 Pinckney American Legion Riders Dinner

At American Legion 9807 Whitewood, Pinckney, from 5 to 7 $3.50 for pulled pork & $2.50 for sloppy joes. Meals include bag of chips All proceeds benefit Veterans programs

Fri May 27 Red Cross Blood Drive

The American Red Cross continues to experience a severe blood shortage. As the Red Cross blood donation coordinator at Our Savior Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hartland, located at 13667 Highland Road, Hartland, MI, I am appealing for your donor support in scheduling a blood donation appointment at our upcoming blood drive scheduled for Friday, May 27th from 9:00am to 3:00pm. Please go online and register at https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/find-drive. Type in the church's zip code (48353) and you'll find us.

Sat May 28 Brighton Farmers Market

Brighton Farmers Post Over 60 stalls of Michigan grown-Michigan made products featuring beautiful flowers, bedding plants, herbs, shrubs, fresh seasonal produce, local honey, baked goods (including gluten-free), candy, fresh-caught fish, Artisan soaps & lotions, jewelry, hand-sewn, knit, crocheted items, garden art, woodcraft, food concessions. Saturdays 8 am-1 pm at 200 North 1st Street municipal parking lot.

Sat May 28 Hartland Farmer's Market

Come join the fun and variety of things available from our local growers, artists and chefs. We have everything from eggs, meat, maple syrup, candles, produce, plants, flowers, crafts, vintage and flea market and a whole lot more! In the Rural King Parking Lot- 10400 Highland Road, Hartland, MI 9 am to 2 pm. For information call 810-599-7603

Mon May 30 Special Civil War Memorial Day Exhibit

The Brighton Area Historical Society will sponsor a free exhibit of civil war rifles, pistols, swords, uniforms, and ordnance at the City of Brighton Arts, Culture and History (COBACH) Center in downtown Brighton next to the Millpond. Two excellent private collections will be shown from 9am-1pm. These museum quality artifacts present an awesome look at the life of a soldier during America’s War of Revolution. Bring the kids to experience this exhibit! COBACH Center is located at 202 W Main Street. Questions 810.250.7276

Mon May 30 Hartland Memorial Day Run / Walk

The annual Hartland Memorial Day Run is back in person. We will have a 5k run and a 3k walk this year. Visit www.Hartlandrun.com to register for the event. It will take place at Hartland High School at 8 am on May 30th. The course will take you into the village of Hartland.

Mon May 30 Classic Car Show

Memorial Day car show hosted by the Street Knights car club 10am - 3pm 2300 east Grand River Howell mi behind ALDIS $20 donation Family fun !! Come out and show support for our veterans !!!!

Wed Jun 1 CTH Auditions for Merry Wives Of Windsor

AUDITIONS: June 1-2, 2022 AUDITION LOCATION: Howell High School Freshman Campus 1400 W. Grand River, Howell PERFORMANCES: August 19, 20 & 21, 2022 SHOW DESCRIPTION: The Merry Wives of Windsor or Sir John Falstaff and the Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare first published in 1602, though believed to have been written in or before 1597. Meet the rotund rascal Sir John Falstaff and the wise wives of Windsor in one of Shakespeare’s most raucous comedies. With an ego as big as his voracious appetite, Falstaff conspires to woo the two wealthiest married ladies in town and pocket their riches. However, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page devise a scheme of their own to teach him a well-deserved lesson in Wooing 101. Join us and feast on a hilariously magnificent treat of monogamously artful deceit. AUDITION INSTRUCTIONS: Please go to this CTH website, www.cththeatre.org/merry-wives-of-windsor, for copies of scenes and monologues – these do not have to be memorized. Our production will be done in the 1970’s era which will have an influence on costumes and character design. Only accents needed where noted. See website www.cththeatre.org for detailed character descriptions and age requirements. Please go to SignUpGenius to schedule your audition slot: bit.ly/CTHMerryWivesAudition All performances and dress rehearsals will be at the Howell Nature Center.  If you have any questions, please contact the Producer: Linda Peasley: lpeasley122@gmail.com Director: Luke Daniels

Wed Jun 1 Music on the Grand

Summer Concert Series at Inspiration Park, 56730 Grand River Ave, 6-8 pm. Food Truck, Music, Family Activities! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!

Thu Jun 2 Hidden Creek Sub Garage Sale

Hidden Creek Sub Garage Sale Off Latson between M59 and Grand River 9-4pm.

Thu Jun 2 Community UU Rummage Sale

The Community Unitarian Universalist Church is holding a rummage sale Thursday through Saturday, June 2-4, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM. The church is located at 3333 S. Old US-23 (just north of Hilton), Brighton 48114.

Fri Jun 3 Hudson Mills Tractor Pull

$5.00 per car Weekend Events and Activities Tractor pulling Flea Market Craft Barn (Saturday only) Gas Engines and Exhibits Kiddie Train (free) Pedal Pull (Ages 3 - 10) (Free) Food Vendors Livingston Historical Center Village Open - Limited Hours Oil Raffle Ticket Sale 50/50 Ticket Drawing LOGO sales Visit our website www.hmopc.com for more details

Fri Jun 3 Church - Trash to Treasure Sale

This annual fund raiser for Pinckney Community Congregational Church, 125 E. Unadilla, Pinckney Hours both days: 9am to 4pm NO Clothing, TV’s or Electronics. However, many small appliances, household items, children and baby items, craft supplies, seasonal items, garage tools and many miscellaneous items. If you have items you would .I,e to donate, please bring them to the church on Wednesday, June 1, 3pm to 7pm.

Sat Jun 4 Unused Medications and Needles disposal

The Big Red Barrel will be at Recycle Livingston Saturday June 4, 2022 from 9 am to 1 am to collect unused medications and used needles. Recycle Livingston is located at 170 Catrell Drive in Howell. This is a free service. No questions asked. Put pills in a zip lock container, they can be mixed together. We prefer not to have the medicine container. Keep liquid medications separate. Dump into a zip lock bag with enough paper towel to soak up the liquid. Needles must be the proper disposal container, either purchased from a pharmacy or use a plastic laundry detergent bottle. Reseal the bottle and tape it. Do your part to keep medications from being abused. Do not flush unused medication. The Big Red Barrel Project is part of Livingston County Community Alliance.

Sat Jun 4 Wreaths Across America Mobile Educational Exhibit

Come join an exciting day including touring the mobile Veteran wreath unit making one its dozens of stops across the country in our very own city of Howell. This free event will run from 10am to 4pm. It starts with a parade, vendors, networking and lots of info on how your can participate in this once a year wreath laying at numerous cemeteries in out area in December. Sponsored by Connect Five and Fowlerville 4th of July committee.Dbrewer2118@charter.net for more info.

Sat Jun 4 Speckled Hen Vintage and Artisan Market

Support our local small business community at this upscale vintage and artisan market! You'll find vintage, reclaimed, and handmade boutique items! $3 admission, kids 12 and under are free! Open 10-3. 5731 Cedar Lake Road in Howell. @thespeckledhenmarket on instagram and facebook. Email thespeckledhenmarket@gmail.com for more information.

Sat Jun 4 Sheila Larson Memorial Run for the Impact 5K & 1-Mile

This year's annual fundraiser for Family Impact Centers in Fowlerville is being held in memory of our Race Director of 9 years. It will be both on-site with chip timing by the Michigan Running Foundation and virtually between May 28-June 12. Pre-registration by May 20 includes a free t-shirt. Registration ends June 2nd. For more information or to sign up, go to https://runsignup.com/sheilalarsonmemorialrunfortheimpact.

Sat Jun 4 Pinckney Art in the Park

30th Annual Art in the Park is back after a two year pause for COVID. There will be Artist Booths, Live Entertainment Food Vendors and Children's activities. Hours are 10:00 - 5:00 on both days. Location - The Square, Downtown Pinckney. For more information visit brightoncoc.org

Sun Jun 5 St Mary Country Style Breakfast

On Sunday, June 5th, St Mary Men’s Club in Pinckney will be sponsoring our monthly Country Style Breakfast at the Parish located south of M-36 at 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road in Putnam Township. Breakfast is served 8:30 until 11am and is a free-will donation. Proceeds will be used to help support our St Mary School. We have the best menu in the area which includes: fried or scrambled eggs, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, French toast, pancakes, ham, pork sausage, homemade Breakfast Burritos, our renowned “waffle station” as well as our popular "Omelet Station"! For further information call Kim at Parish Office 734-878-3161.

Mon Jun 6 Alzheimer's Caregivers Support Group Meeting

June 6, 2022 at 6:30 p.m. Independence Village in Brighton. Meeting for those who are caring for and have loved ones who have Alzheimer's. Discussion of our situations, problem solving ideas & literature available.

Thu Jun 9 Senior Center Open House Expo

Stop by the Hartland Senior Activity Center on Thursday, June 9 between 10am and 12:30pm to learn more about our programs and activities from our members! Musical entertainment and snacks provided. For more information, call HSAC at 810-626-2135. The Hartland Senior Activity Center is located at 9525 Highland Rd. Howell, MI 48843

Thu Jun 9 Hartland Senior Center Open House/Expo

Remember the old days of "Show And Tell"? This is our version! We want to "WOW" you with all we have to offer! Join us on Thursday June 9th from 10am-12:30pm, as our leaders will be here to share their passion and knowledge of fitness, music, art, wellness, recreation and MORE! Giveaways and entertainment is included! Call us to find out more! 810-626-2135 or check out our website events page: www.hartlandseniorcenter.org

Fri Jun 10 Arise Church Barn Sale

Arise Church Barn Sale in Pinckney  Arise Church in Pinckney has been having annual barn sales for quite a few years. They are well known for their bag sales, which net buyers great deals.  The bag sale is $8.00, then reduced after 12 noon on Saturday.  Most general merchandise that fits into a provided grocery bag qualifies for the bag sale.  Antiques, collectibles, and upscale clothing, located in the church building, are priced separately. The bag sale, along with large items that are too large for a bag, are sold in the barn. The proceeds support the Arise Church Capital Fund, but in addition, also help people in need.  Community agencies are contacted, who then refer clients needing specific items. On occasion, people or programs that distribute items for charitable purposes will be assisted in finding what they need for their particular mission. The Arise congregation considers their barn sale to be more than just a fundraiser. They like being able to contribute something back to the community, as well. The sale this year is on Friday, June 10th from 9 AM to 5 PM , and Saturday, June 11th from 9 AM to 3 PM. The church is located at 11211 Dexter-Pinckney Rd. in Pinckney, one mile south of the Pinckney High School.  To be fair to all buyers, there are no early sales. Further details can be found at www.arisechurch.org. 

Fri Jun 10 Steven Price Memorial Golf Outing

The Steven Price Memorial Golf Outing and Dinner will benefit Reaching Higher, a Livingston County-based personal leadership program for teens and young adults, and Dawn Farm, a long-term addiction and recovery center in Ann Arbor. The event will be held at Fox Hills Golf and Banquet Center in Plymouth on June 10, beginning at 9 a.m. The event is held in memory of Steven Price, a former high school athlete who lost his life to addiction in 2017. Reaching Higher has brought its program of self-confidence, character-building and stress management to Livingston County schools for nearly 25 years. This event will honor Steven's memory by helping continue the program and giving students the tools to avoid negative thoughts and behaviors. For more information, visit our Web page: https://reachinghigherinc.org/golf-fundraiser

Sat Jun 11 Oxford Recovery Center Grand Opening

Join Oxford Recovery Center as we celebrate the grand opening of our autism center expansion. Tour our new 35,000 square foot ABA facility complete with functioning village, attend classes, and participate in fun kids' activities. See how we can offer therapy opportunities not available anywhere else in our state-of-the-art autism center. Saturday, June 11th, 11 am – 3pm. 7030 Whitmore Lake Rd., Brighton. For questions, call 248-486-3636.

Sat Jun 11 Summer Kids Series - A Day At the Potter Park Zoo

Enjoy a day at Potter Park Zoo! Howell Recreation will provide a unique activity sheet to each guest to complete for a reward while they are at the park. *Transportation not included* *Must have at least 20 participants to run this program* *Parking is not included and must be paid at the zoo $5 per car* Cost: $5/person (kids ticket) $14/person (adult ticket) Time: All Day Location: Potter Park Zoo, 1301 South Pennsylvania Avenue Lansing, MI, 48912 Registration Link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/events/junezoo

Sun Jun 12 Summer Kids Series - Flip N' Flop Fishing Tournament

Join us for our annual fishing tournament for kids ages 2-15 held on Michigan's Free Fishing Weekend. Bring the whole family down to Scofield Park for a chance to win prizes at this year's tournament! Breakfast starts at 7:30am, tournament starts at 8am and ends by 10am, brief awards ceremony to follow. Each entry into the tournament will get you: -Entry into the tournament -Pancake Breakfast (non-participants may purchase a breakfast ticket separately) -Event shirt if registered by May 31st -A goodie bag of supplies for the tournament (including bait) -A chance to win prizes This event is made possible by Brandon Krugh State Farm who will be on site. Make sure to stop by and say hello. Cost: $10/person $5 for breakfast only (all ages) Time: 7:30am-10:00am Location: Scofield City Park, 404 Thompson St. Registration link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/events/flip22

Mon Jun 13 Work Skills Foundation Golf Outing

Registration now open for sponsors and golfers at our 14th annual, renamed Opportunitees - More Than a Golf Outing. Your participation benefits people of all abilities. Join us at Oak Pointe for this fun event! Details at http://www.wskills.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/2022Brochure.pdf To sign up: https://www.eventregisterpro.com/event/workskillsfoundation

Mon Jun 13 2022 Annual Charity Golf Classic

Join us on June 13, 2022 for our Annual Charity Golf Classic benefiting The Arc Livingston, Special Olympics Area 27 and Friends of Area 27 Special Olympics, once again held at beautiful Lakelands Golf and Country Club. Sponsor Opportunities are also available. http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07ej2ypvw808334df7&llr=ehacabnab&fbclid=IwAR2rKnzu6I1XNgQ9YGSRsrB1vHYuVK0xd8_8QCAz5Av-FuzQ8YpOOIquxHY

Mon Jun 13 Make Waves Vacation Bible School

Make Waves: What You Do Today Can Change The World Around You! Come Join Us for ages K-6th grade grads, for a week long program, June 13th-17th, 6pm-8:30pm each day. More info and registration at Crossroads Church of God, howellcrossroads.org or call (517) 546-0722

Wed Jun 15 Music on the Grand

Summer Concert Series at Inspiration Park, 56730 Grand River Ave, 6-8 pm. Food Truck, Music, Family Activities! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!

Fri Jun 17 Church Rummage Sale

Don't miss our huge Rummage & Bake Sale 9am-5pm Fri, June 17 & 9am - Noon on Sat June 18 at First United Methodist Church, 400 E. Grand River Ave. in Brighton. Use rear entrance only. Multiple rooms full of household and children's items. Proceeds fund local and global mission programs!

Sat Jun 18 St. Joseph Catholic School Golf Outing

St. Joseph Catholic School will host its 17th Annual Golf Outing at the beautiful Chemung Hills Golf Course. The event features contest holes, swag bags, and more. The day concludes with a delicious dinner and silent auction. Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit school.stjosephhowell.com/golf-outing or email Sarah at sarahmhelmkamp@gmail.com.

Thu Jun 23 Mid Michigan Mud Fest

Come check out the Mid Michigan Mud Fest. The event will include Truck Show, Open Bog, Tug O War, Truck Races, Freestyle, Bounty Hole and Vendors. Please Check out their Facebook page for more details.

Mon Jun 27 Drive Out Child Abuse Celebrity Golf Scramble

Help abused children from our community by playing in LACASA Center's "Drive Out Child Abuse" Celebrity Golf Scramble set for Monday, June 27, at Oak Pointe Country Club in Brighton. Cost is $150 per golfer for this all-day event, which begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start and concludes with a mid-afternoon awards dinner. This charity outing benefits local child abuse victims and survivors at LACASA. For more information, or to reserve your team's spot, visit lacasacenter.org

Tue Jun 28 Cromaine District Library Summer Concert Series

Surf Zup, playing all of your favorite beach rock music, is back for the 2022 Summer Concert Series! Gather at 6:30 pm, music starts at 7:00 pm and continues to 8:30 pm. Held on Cromaine's South Lawn. Rain location called by 5:00 pm. A family-friendly event with a food truck, concessions, and more!

Wed Jun 29 Music on the Grand

Summer Concert Series at Inspiration Park, 56730 Grand River Ave, 6-8 pm. Food Truck, Music, Family Activities! Bring a lawn chair and enjoy!