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Recount To Proceed For Hartland School Board Seat

There was a tie vote for the third open seat on the board in the November General Election, with incumbent Michelle Hemeyer and candidate Greg Keller both receiving 5,264 votes. Keller requested the recount.

Study Skills Session For Middle School Students

The Brighton Area Schools Alumni Association is hosting a Middle School Study Skills Session, which grew from discussions with parents and PTO leaders asking for assistance preparing students to succeed with their studying efforts.

Community Events

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Fri Dec 2 CTH Tuck Everlasting Auditions

The Community Theatre of Howell proudly announces AUDITIONS for Tuck Everlasting December 2, 2022,  6:30 pm December 3, 2022,  10:00 am Howell High School Freshman Campus 1400 W. Grand River, Howell MI 48843 SHOW DESCRIPTION – Tuck Everlasting is based on the novel of the same name by Natalie Babbitt. It tells the story of a family who drink water from a magical spring and become immortal. When they encounter a young girl who lives in their rural New England town, she becomes friends with one of the sons, who soon offers her the secret to everlasting life. She then has to decide if she wants to join her new friends in immortality, or if she will live out her normal life. A timeless story of family, loss, friendship, and love, Tuck Everlasting is sure to become a classic favorite. www.cththeatre.org/tuck-everlasting

Fri Dec 2 Living Christmas Drive Thru

Living Christmas Drive Thru is a FREE drive-thru spectacular for the whole family telling the Christmas story (the life of Christ) December 2 - 4th, 6p - 8p. Each car is lead through the property (Brighton Assembly of God, 7770 Whitmore Lake Road, Brighton) to view the scenes, with a cast and some with live animals, by listening to an audio narrative. An added bonus, FREE hot cocoa and cookies! Also, pizza and beverages will be available to purchase (proceeds go toward missions).

Fri Dec 2 Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Jr

The Hartland Players’ Encore Youth Theater is proud to present Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Jr. The show dates are 12/02, 12/03, and 12/04. For more information on show times and tickets please visit https://www.hartlandplayers.org/2021-2022-season/encore-youth-theater/rudolph-the-red-nosed-reindeer-jr/

Fri Dec 2 Musikgarten - God's Children Sing

Located at St. George Lutheran Church, 803 W Main Street Brighton, MI 48116. Sharing our faith provides the central theme for the activities in each lesson. Each lesson provides a personal invitation to you, your child, and your family to share your faith in celebration through music. No registration required! Complimentary parent book, CD, and instrument set included at the end of your first class. Fridays 10:00 – 10:30 through December 16, 2022

Fri Dec 2 OLHSA Virtual Trivia Night 2022

Join OLHSA on December 2nd at 7 p.m. for an evening of comedy and trivia to raise funds for our Welcome Center clients. 100% of event proceeds will support client needs that are not covered through traditional grant funding. Funds will assist with replacement IDs for clients, clothing and furniture credits. Help with these client needs continues to have a big impact on the future of our community members! Tickets are $25 per person. Visit www.olhsa.org/trivia for more information.

Sat Dec 3 St. Mary Christmas Bazaar

All are welcome to the St. Mary Rosary Altar Society's 41st Annual Christmas Bazaar to be held on December 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. located at 10601 Dexter-Pinckney Road in Pinckney. Over 120 crafters and vendors, Lunch & beverages available for purchase, Raffle & 50/50, Bake Sale, Free Admission & Free Parking. For more information or to reserve a table call Ann Langford at 313-702-7722.

Sat Dec 3 Jingle Jubilee Holiday Celebration

Get in the holiday spirit with a festive sing-along and concert. Visit with Santa and take pictures. Enjoy outdoor activities in Millie’s Garden and holiday crafts to take and make. All of this and more fun at the Brighton District Library’s Jingle Jubilee celebration Saturday, December 3 from 10:00am-12:00pm. All ages and admission is free. The fun begins at 10am! Kids can meet with jolly old Saint Nick who’ll have arrived straight from the North Pole to hear their wishes for Christmas. Enjoy sounds and songs of the season with a holiday concert performed by the Vintage Strings Band. These outstanding musicians perform on banjo, guitar, mandolin, twin fiddles, hammer dulcimers, harmonica, harp and keyboard. It’s a great family concert for all! Join us for bell ringing and singing! All ages are welcome to participate in this fun, interactive bell ringing sing-along with the First United Methodist Church of Brighton Bell Choir. Kids can get creative with holiday crafts to take and make, while supplies last, and enjoy outdoor activities in Millie’s Garden. Jingle Jubilee is holiday fun for everyone and is made possible by the Friends of the Brighton District Library. The Library is located at 100 Library Drive, Brighton. For information call 810-229-6571 ext. 223.

Sat Dec 3 Santa Paws

Bountiful Harvest has partnered with Bordine's of Brighton for our annual Santa Paws event. Bring the family, bring the dog or bring both for this fundraising photo session, $20 donation for 2-3 edited photo's that will be emailed to you in plenty of time to send out for the holidays. Treats and drinks on location- no one does Christmas like Bordine's!

Sat Dec 3 Holiday Festival With Craft Bazaar

Come out from 2-8pm, holiday festival, tree lighting, tree sales, bake sale, craft show, and much more at Shalom in Pinckney. Indoor booth areas 8x6 are still available for $30 until November 15, then the price goes to $40. Email now for application to reserve your booth spot before they are gone. Shalombazzaar@gmail.com

Sat Dec 3 Christmas Toy Drive at Lingenfelter Collection

The Lingenfelter Collection will be open from Noon-3pm accepting new toy donations for Livingston County Toys for Tots. Santa arrives at noon, DJ Holiday Music, Christmas cookies & refreshments. Event partner Northville Concours d'Elegance. We will be filling up two cars with toys donated. Santa will be available for pictures and bringing his nice list.

Sat Dec 3 Big Red Barrel Medicine/Needles Disposal

The Big Red Barrel will be at Recycle Livingston Saturday December 3, 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 Dec 3 Howell Library Used Book Sale

Saturday, December 3, used book sale from 9:30 until 3:30 on the Lower Level. Hard cover, small soft cover and children's books plus CDs and DVDs: $1.00 or less

Sat Dec 3 Cookies & Crafts with Santa

Looking for something fun to do with your little ones before the holiday rush begins? Then sign up for "Cookies & Crafts with Santa" to be held Sat., Dec. 3 from 11 am-3 pm at the Hamburg Township Museum, 7225 Stone Street in Hamburg! While you look at the exhibits, the kids will enjoy cookies and crafts. And Santa will be on hand from noon-2 pm for photo ops. Go to Eventbrite.com (search for Hamburg Township) to buy tickets, priced at $5/person. A limited number of tickets will also be available at the door.

Sat Dec 3 Holiday Festival 2022

Shalom Lutheran Church - 1740 East M-36 Pinckney 9am & 11am - Breakfast with Santa Please Register @ Shalomlife.org 1pm – 8pm Craft & Gift Fair 1pm – 8pm Bake Sale 1pm – 8pm Live Christmas Tree Sale 3pm – 8pm Food Trucks 4pm Santa Arrives on the Fire Truck 4:30pm Reindeer Games for Kids 5pm Tree Lighting & Holiday Greetings 5:30pm Photos with Santa & Hay Rides 6pm – 8 pm Holiday Concert Performing Groups

Sat Dec 3 Holiday Festival 2022

Craft Sale, Breakfast with Santa ($!% per person), pictures with Santa, Local Choir concert, Food Trucks, Bake Sale, Christmas tree Sale, 5 pm arrival of Santa on the Putnam Fire Truck with Christmas tree lighting, and more.

Sat Dec 3 Blood Drive At St Patrick's

St Patrick's Brighton is hosting a blood drive on Saturday, Dec 3, 2022 from 10a - 3p. Please give!

Sun Dec 4 The Splendor of Christmas

The Livingston County Concert Band, under the direction of Dale Marzewski, presents 'The Splendor of Christmas' at 3:00, Sunday December 4th, at The Ron Bushey Performing Arts Center, Howell High School. This concert features Christmas and holiday favorites. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors (62 and older). Children and students are free. Refreshments served following the concert. Please visit the band's website (www.lccbmusic.org) or check out the Livingston County Concert Band Facebook page for more information.

Sun Dec 4 Livingston County Choirs Peace Holidays Concert

Ring in the holidays with beautiful music as we Sing. Be. Live. PERFORMANCES BY Livingston County Chorale | Encore | Just Too Sharp Livingston County Women's Chorus | Ladies First Youth Choir TICKET INFORMATION $17 for adults/$15 for seniors/$13 for children Tickets will be available at livingstoncountychoirs.com

Sun Dec 4 Christmas Cabaret at Chilson Hills

A benefit to support homelessness relief efforts. Kickoff the holiday season with a good cause. Enjoy an evening of Christmas music performed by Metro-Detroit Artists that you've seen or heard on professional stages all over Michigan. Themed baskets will be on Silent Auction. Yummy concessions during intermission. Admission is a suggested donation of $20 per adult, kids are free. Doors open at 5:30pm Concert begins at 6pm. Bring family and friends and help us support those in need. Visit chilsonhills.org/christmascabaret for more information.

Sun Dec 4 St Mary Community Christmas Breakfast

On Sunday, December 4th, St Mary Men’s Club in Pinckney is proudly sponsoring our annual "Community Christmas Breakfast" at the Parish, located south of M-36 at 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road in Putnam Township. Breakfast is served 8:30 until 11:00am and is a Free Will Donation. Proceeds provide food baskets for our neighbors in need as well as funding for our St Mary Food Pantry, Gleaners, Love INC and Livingston County Catholic Charities. All donations are welcomed and tax receipts are available upon request. Our delicious menu is considered the best in the area serving everything from homemade breakfast burritos to our "Eggceptional" Omelet Station. It is truly a Community Christmas Event and All are Welcome to join as a Family, to help our Neighbors and celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. For further information contact Kim at the Parish Office 734-878-3161.

Sun Dec 4 Winter Marketplace at the Howell Opera House

Howell Winter Marketplace indoor market at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River in Howell. Come in from the cold and and see what our Market vendors have to offer. Its a great way to start your holiday shopping with seasonal items, jewelry, wood crafted items, baked goods, honey, tote bags and much much more! Winter Market will run two Sundays a month through April. For question call 517-540-0065 or visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com for a list of dates.

Mon Dec 5 Matching Money Monday

You're invited to make the largest impact with your donation by giving on Monday, December 5th. Donations made on this day will be matched! (up to total matching funds available) All donations raised from Matching Money Monday will go directly to help our local working families struggling to put food on their tables, keep their lights & heat on, and a roof over their heads! Ways to donate: -In Person: Stop by our office located at 2980 Dorr Rd., Brighton, anytime between 8-7 and have some cookies and cocoa. We would love to meet you and thank you in person! -Online: Visit https://fundraise.givesmart.com/vf/MMM22 -Phone: Call 810-494-3000 -Text: the word MMM22 to 71777 For more information visit: https://lcunitedway.org/ Thousands of local families are helped through challenging times thanks to your donations! THANK YOU!

Mon Dec 5 Pictures With Santa

Pictures With Santa (Day 1) Monday, December 5th 5pm - (this time slot includes a showing of The Grinch (2018). 6pm - Photos Only 7pm - Photos Only Oceola Community Center, 1661 N. Latson Rd. Santa is coming back to the Oceola Community Center! Register to get your picture taken with the man in red himself. Bring Your pillow, blanket, and maybe your favorite pair of PJ’s and join us for pictures with Santa. There will be a special showing of The Grinch (2018) at 6 pm, jolly Christmas music, a Hot Cocoa Bar, and popcorn to enjoy (for the 5pm timeslot only). *Only one person per family needs to register* Cost: $10 / photo only timeslot $15 / photo and movie (5pm timeslot only) Registration Link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/events/pictures1

Tue Dec 6 Annual Holiday Tree Lighting

The Northfield Township Area Library, in Whitmore Lake, will be hosting the annual Tree Lighting on December 6 starting at 6:45 PM. The Whitmore Lake Marching Band will play from 6:45 until 7:00 PM as Santa rides in on a Northfield Township Firetruck. Santa will then depart the firetruck and proceed to the tree to light it, thus welcoming the holiday season!

Tue Dec 6 Hartland Audubon Nature Club

Hartland Audubon Nature Club Everyone is welcomed to hear Alan Charnley present Kenya’s Birds on December 6, 7:15 PM, at the Hartland Education Support Service Center (the old Hartland High School), 9525 E. Highland Road, Howell, MI. Use the west entrance. Holiday potluck dinner starts at 6:30. Free admission. https://hartlandaudubon.weebly.com/

Wed Dec 7 Caregiver Support Group – Dementia Specific

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia or other memory related disease? Until we can meet again in person, we are continuing our monthly caregiver support group via Zoom. Connect with others who are on the same journey; learn valuable tools to help you navigate the changes that occur in the disease and more. Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:00-6:00 PM. Register in advance by emailing Monica@LivingstonCC.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Thu Dec 8 Pathway School's Annual Art Fair at Livingston ESA

Pathway's Annual Craft Fair is Thursday, December 8th, from 9 am - 3 pm at Livingston ESA, 1425 W Grand River Ave, Howell. Questions? Contact Roxan Henrikson at RoxanHenrikson@LivingstonESA.org.

Thu Dec 8 Middle School Study Skills

The Brighton Area Schools Alumni Association is holding a Study Skills session for area students in grades 5-8 to learn strategies and tips for organization, note-taking, how to study, and test taking. Session held on 12/8 from 7-8:15pm at the Scranton Middle School Media Center, 8415 Maltby Road, Brighton, MI 48116. Early Registration $35 non-refundable donation to BAS Alumni Association. More info at BrightonMIAlumni.com/Events, BASAlumniSAT@gmail.com or 810-227-0656.

Thu Dec 8 Holiday Plant-Based Cooking School

The New Beginnings Health Team of Brighton invites you to their next community plant-based cooking class featuring "Holiday Appetizers & Treats." Traditional holiday recipes are loaded with high fat dairy products and refined flours and sugars. In this class, you will enjoy appetizers and treats that are both plant-based and crowd pleasers. Watch demos of each recipe so you know just how to prepare them for all your holiday events! Reserve your plate by emailing nbhealthteam@gmail.com or call/text 517-798-0450 by December 5th. Event Location: Brighton Seventh-day Adventist Church, 228 S. 4th St, in Brighton,

Thu Dec 8 Calling all Crafters!

If crafting is your jam and you want to sell your handmade wares, please email Roxan Henrikson at RoxanHenrikson@LivingstonESA.org. Pathway's Annual Craft Fair is Thursday, December 8th, from 9 am - 3 pm at Livingston ESA, 1425 W Grand River Ave, Howell.

Fri Dec 9 Musikgarten - God's Children Sing

Located at St. George Lutheran Church, 803 W Main Street Brighton, MI 48116. Sharing our faith provides the central theme for the activities in each lesson. Each lesson provides a personal invitation to you, your child, and your family to share your faith in celebration through music. No registration required! Complimentary parent book, CD, and instrument set included at the end of your first class. Fridays 10:00 – 10:30 through December 16, 2022

Sat Dec 10 Santa S.T.E.M. Workshop

Join us for brunch with Santa at this year’s Santa’s S.T.E.M. Workshop! The workshop is filled with activities for your little ones to enjoy like our circuit paper crafts, button making, and ornament paintings. Check out our science experiment of elephant toothpaste and making snow, INSIDE! Of course don’t forget to get your picture taken with the Santa and enjoy a nice breakfast provided by the teens of The Hive Teen Center! Parents/guardians may purchase breakfast on site for a suggested donation of $5.00. TIME: 10:00am - 1:00pm (sign up for a timeslot of your choice) WHERE: The Hive Youth and Teen Center (Bennett Rec Center 925 W, Grand River Ave. Howell, MI 48843) PRICE: Residents: $5.00 per child Non-Residents: $10.00 per child Any questions please contact the Youth Services Manager at ktroshak@howellrecreation.org This program is non refundable/transferable. Registration link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/events/santastem22

Sat Dec 10 Holiday POPS with the Phil

7:30pm at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets - www.BrightonPerformingArts.com Ring in the holidays with our traditional Holiday Pops with the Michigan Philharmonic. This joyous performance, featuring our trombone players, will lift your spirits like only the wonder of holiday music can. And don’t forget to bring your best voice as we always wrap up the evening with a sing along, featuring Brighton Choirs.

Sat Dec 10 Kenny Rogers Tribute Show At Howell Opera House

Come join us for “The Ultimate Kenny Rogers Tribute Show” back for a 2nd year - Saturday, December 10th at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, Howell - Doors Open at 7:15 pm - Show begins at 8:00 pm Ticket price is $30 each - Cash bar and light concessions available. Purchase online at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065 for tickets and information

Sat Dec 10 Santa Photos

Santa will be visiting the Northfield Township Area Library this December for a beautiful photo opportunity. Digital pictures will be taken and then uploaded to a website, free of charge. Weather permitting the photos will be outside, so please dress accordingly. First come, first served. 12/10/2022 - 11:00 am to 1:00 pm 12/12/2022 - 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm - Pets welcome 12/13/2022 - 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Sat Dec 10 Hardy Church Cookie Walk

Hardy United Methodist Church is hosting a cookie walk from 11am-1pm. Hardy is located at6510 E Highland Rd. Howell. Phone is 517-546-1122. Come buy your home-made cookies for the holidays.

Sat Dec 10 Christmas Cookie Walk & Bake Sale

Saturday December 10 , 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Christmas Bake Sale and Cookie Walk. St. Paul's Episcopal Church on the Mill Pond 200 W. St. Paul. Brighton A portion of earned funds goes to community charities.

Sat Dec 10 Holly Treats Bazaar & Cookie Walk

The United Methodist Women of the Howell First United Methodist Church present "Holly Treats and Crafts", Saturday, December 10th, 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. The event will feature a Cookie Walk, homemade crafts, caramel corn and baked goods as well as their traditional peanut brittle. .The Noel Café will be serve a brunch menu. The church is located at 1230 Bower Street in Howell, across from Northwest School.

Sat Dec 10 Craft Show At Alano Club

Come do your holiday shopping !!! Craft Show Saturday Dec 10th 2022 9 AM to 3 PM - many awesome items and crafters!! 5754 Whitmore Lake Road, Brighton, MI 48116 (810) 229-8110 (Just south of Grand River on Old US 23 ) https://www.facebook.com/AlanoClubLivingstonCounty https://livcoalano.org Questions about show- 517-540-9613

Sat Dec 10 Winter Whimsy Marketplace

Hartland Gymnastics Academy Booster Club, a nonprofit organization, is hosting a the first annual Winter Whimsy Marketplace (formerly known as the Warm N' Cozy Bazaar) at the HESSC building (former Hartland High School on M-59) on Saturday December 10, 2022 from 9-3. Vendors and shoppers are needed, so mark your calendars! If you would like to become a vendor, please email coachkaileyhowell@gmail.com for more info!!

Sat Dec 10 Christmas Play

Crossroads Church of God would like to invite you and your family to our Christmas Play. "With so many Christmas stories out there, what is the true Christmas story? Let the Crossroads Church of God congregation tell you all about it in this fun Christmas play!" Two dates and Times available to come: Dec. 10th at 6:30pm OR Dec. 11th at 10:45am. Church Address: 3940 Pinckney Road Howell MI 48843, Questions: call 517-546-0722 or online at howellcrossroads.org

Sat Dec 10 The Messiah Concert

The 89th tradition of performing "The Messiah" will be held on December 10th at 4:00 at the Historic Hartland Music Hall. Tickets are $15.00 and are available at the Cromaine Library and the Hartland Senior Center. Funding was cut for this event and a group of local people, Rebecca Baisley, Carol and Carl Davis, Trisha Fessler, Jeannine Gogoleski and Dawn Smith formed a committee to fundraise and save this historic event, that was held as a "living memorial to J. Robert Crouse." Performers come from around the state for this event. Our Messiah presentation is the full oratio as composed by Handel, not just the Christmas portions. Please buy a ticket, give a donation, lend your voice.

Sun Dec 11 Christmas Play

Crossroads Church of God would like to invite you and your family to our Christmas Play. "With so many Christmas stories out there, what is the true Christmas story? Let the Crossroads Church of God congregation tell you all about it in this fun Christmas play!" Two dates and Times available to come: Dec. 10th at 6:30pm OR Dec. 11th at 10:45am. Church Address: 3940 Pinckney Road Howell MI 48843, Questions: call 517-546-0722 or online at howellcrossroads.org

Mon Dec 12 Pictures With Santa

Pictures With Santa (Day 2) Monday, December 12th 5pm - (this time slot includes a showing of The Grinch (2018). 6pm - Photos Only 7pm - Photos Only Oceola Community Center, 1661 N. Latson Rd. Santa is coming back to the Oceola Community Center! Register to get your picture taken with the man in red himself. Bring Your pillow, blanket, and maybe your favorite pair of PJ’s and join us for pictures with Santa. There will be a special showing of The Grinch (2018) at 6 pm, jolly Christmas music, a Hot Cocoa Bar, and popcorn to enjoy (for the 5pm timeslot only). *Only one person per family needs to register* Cost: $10 / photo only timeslot $15 / photo and movie (5pm timeslot only) Registration Link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/events/picturesday2

Mon Dec 12 Hamburg Fire Dept. Blood Drive

The Hamburg Township Fire Department will host a blood drive on Monday, December 12th from noon to 5:45pm at 3666 East M-36. To schedule an appointment, visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code HamburgFD or call 1-800-RED-CROSS.

Tue Dec 13 Euchre Benefit for Friends of Brighton District Library

Join us at 6:00 P.M. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Eternity Brewing for charity euchre, benefiting a different LOCAL Livingston County 501c3. This month the Brighton Optimist Club is supporting Friends of the Brighton District Library. $20/player, 40 player max. Online registration is recommended. https://BrightonOptimist.org/euchre

Tue Dec 13 Toastmasters Coming To Cleary University

Toastmasters is coming to Cleary! Cleary University is establishing a Toastmasters chapter on its campus! An informational meeting will take place Tuesday, December 13th at 7pm at Cleary Commons, located just inside the campus, which is located at 3750 Cleary Drive in Howell (off Grand River and west of Latson Road). The public is welcome. You can attend online or in-person. Visit Cleary.edu/toastmasters to sign up. During Toastmasters’ meetings, which usually are comprised of approximately 20 members, individuals will build on their leadership skills, become confident presenters, and maximize their potential and personal growth to gain a competitive edge in the workplace.

Wed Dec 14 Livingston County Photographers Group Meeting

The Livingston County Photographers Group will be holding its regular meeting at 7pm on Wednesday, December 14th. We meet in the Lower Level Conference Room of the Genoa Medical Center, 2305 Genoa Business Park Dr., Brighton, MI 48114. The meeting will include a Workshop on Smartphone Photography, presented by member James Wesley. We will also be sharing our favorite photos projected on the big screen. Come join us -- visitors and new members are always welcome, whether you are an experienced photographer or someone just starting out. Email us at livingstonphotographers@yahoo.com with any questions.

Thu Dec 15 Hartland Senior Center Holiday Feast

We are celebrating the season with a delicious Roast Beef dinner, entertainment (by our very own HSAC Musicians!) and raffle fun! We always sell out, tickets on sale at the Hartland Senior Center Office, starting November 7th! Thursday, December 15th at 12pm Tickets $10

Thu Dec 15 Second Chance Euchre Night

Come join us for a night of Euchre at Ginopolis Bar-B-Que and Speakeasy (basement)! Games start at 6:30, cash prize, 50/50 raffle, cash bar and lots of fun! Only $25 per person. For ticket information call Jennifer at 810-522-5531.

Fri Dec 16 Musikgarten - God's Children Sing

Located at St. George Lutheran Church, 803 W Main Street Brighton, MI 48116. Sharing our faith provides the central theme for the activities in each lesson. Each lesson provides a personal invitation to you, your child, and your family to share your faith in celebration through music. No registration required! Complimentary parent book, CD, and instrument set included at the end of your first class. Fridays 10:00 – 10:30 through December 16, 2022

Sat Dec 17 Livingston Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert

Livingston Symphony Orchestra presents An Evening of Merry Music on Saturday, December 17, 2022 at 7:00 pm. We are joined on this holiday concert by the Livingston Youth Orchestra. Be sure not to miss this fun, family-friendly event. Tickets are available at the door or online at: https://www.lso.org/buy-tickets/. Adults $15, students & seniors $10, and children 12 & under are free. Cash, check, or charge. Location: Rod Bushy Performing Arts Center, Howell High School 1200 W. Grand River Ave, Howell

Sat Dec 17 Howell Library Used Book Sale

Saturday, December 17: used book sale from 9:30 until 3:30 on the Lower Level. Hard cover, small soft cover and children's books plus CDs and DVDs: $1.00 or less

Sat Dec 17 Hardy United Methodist Live Nativity

Hardy United Methodist Church is hosting it's annual outdoor Live Natvity on Sat. Dec. 17 from 6:30-8 pm. Re-enactment of the Nativity is every half hour. Refreshments are served in the fellowship area, as well as a display of nativities. Hardy is located at 6510 E. Highland Rd. Howell. Phone--517-546-1122.

Sat Dec 17 Santa Pictures With Pets

Time: 10am-12pm Location: Oceola Soccer Complex, 1557 N. Latson Rd. -Presented by Pet Supplies Plus- Join us for our first-ever Santa Pictures with Pets event. We will have an inflatable igloo up and Santa will be inside taking pictures with your pets! 2 Pet Max (You may purchase more than one to bring more pets) $5 - Pet & Santa Only in picture $10 - Pet, Family, & Santa in picture All Pictures will be delivered through an email Monday after the event. Registration link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/events/santapetphotos

Sat Dec 17 Wreaths Across America - Livingston

National Wreaths Across America Day - December 17, 2022 Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 3,400 additional locations in all 50 U.S. states, at sea and abroad. Join the Fowlerville 4th of July committee at the Greenwood Cemetery, 4350 Cemetery Rd., Fowlerville, MI 48836. The ceremony will begin promptly at 12 noon. You will have an opportunity to participate by laying a remembrance wreath on the grave of some of our country’s fallen heroes. You may also help us honor and remember as many fallen heroes as possible by sponsoring remembrance wreaths, volunteering on Wreaths Day, or inviting your family and friends to attend with you. Thank you so much for supporting the Fowlerville 4th of July Committee, and Wreaths Across America! Chairman - Brandon Denby BDenby@LivGov.com Vice Chairwoman - Michelle Soli michellesoli@yahoo.com Copy and paste to your browser for more info: https://www.wreathsacrossamerica.org/pages/163395/Overview/?relatedId=150000

Sun Dec 18 Winter Marketplace at the Howell Opera House

Howell Winter Marketplace indoor market at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River in Howell. Come in from the cold and and see what our Market vendors have to offer. Its a great way to start your holiday shopping with seasonal items, jewelry, wood crafted items, baked goods, honey, tote bags and much much more! Winter Market will run two Sundays a month through April. For question call 517-540-0065 or visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com for a list of dates.

Sun Dec 18 Holiday Gift Wrapping Fundraiser

Everyone loves the shopping but maybe not so much the wrapping. Let us wrap your gifts for you. Just bring them or drop them off at Grumlaw Church 8457 E. Highland Rd Howell, Michigan Sunday December 18th starting at 11:30am. All donations will go directly to Hope Water International. Visit us at https://www.facebook.com/HopeWaterIntl/ or https://www.hopewaterinternational.org/

Mon Dec 19 Foster Parent Informational Meeting

Thinking of becoming a foster parent? Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is holding an informational meeting for persons interested in learning more about foster care. Currently there are not enough local homes to accommodate abused and/or neglected children to keep them close to their home of origin in order to maintain stability in their lives. Do you have room in your heart and home for one more child? Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River #101, Howell. Call Amy today to reserve your spot – (517) 545-5944.

Tue Dec 20 Elder Abuse Recovery Support Group

The group where seniors see they are not alone; a safe haven where seniors can talk about their abuse and know they are not going to be judged or ridiculed – they will feel safe sharing their stories. The professionals facilitating this group can help seniors find resources to help them continue on the path of healing and recovery. Held the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 3:00 to 4:00 PM at Livingston County Catholic Charities at 2020 E. Grand River Ave, Ste. 104, Howell, MI 48843. To register contact Beth at 517-545-5944, ext 122 or beth@livingstoncc.org.

Wed Dec 21 Caregiver Support Group – Dementia Specific

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia or other memory related disease? Until we can meet again in person, we are continuing our monthly caregiver support group via Zoom. Connect with others who are on the same journey; learn valuable tools to help you navigate the changes that occur in the disease and more. Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:00-6:00 PM. Register in advance by emailing Monica@LivingstonCC.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Sat Jan 14 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship

All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 years old are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2023 Knight of Columbus International Free Throw Championship. The competition will be held January 14, 2023, at 11:00 am at St Joseph Church in South Lyon, Mi. For entry forms contact Craig Lukomski at (734) 272-9961. A Knight of Columbus member.

Sat Jan 14 'The Voice' finalist Laith Al-Saadi

7:30pm at the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets $45/$55 - www.BrightonPerformingArts.com In 2016, Laith Al-Saadi won America’s hearts and a spot in the finale of NBC’s “The Voice”. For over 25 years, he’s been a staple of the Michigan music scene. Now he’s bringing his authentic blend of blues, soul and classic rock to audiences around the nation and the world. “the best show of musicianship I've ever seen on The Voice.” — Adam Levine