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Grad & Prom Parties Linked To South Lyon Covid Cluster

According to data from Oakland County, 59 residents in the 48178 ZIP code, which covers the City of South Lyon, along with portions of Lyon and Green Oak townships, have tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 30 days. That is more than a third of the total cases in that ZIP code since the pandemic began

Library Hosts Virtual Events For Parents On Schooling Options

The Salem-South Lyon Library is hosting two events. The first focuses on homeschooling and supplemental instruction options and the other covers what parents and caregivers should know about monitoring and maintaining their safety in a digital environment.

Local Clerks Busy Processing Absentee Ballots

State law requires that absentee ballots be received by the time polls close at 8pm on Election Day to be counted. Many local clerks also held extended office hours this past weekend to get things processed.

BAS Places Headlee Override On November Ballot

The Board of Education unanimously approved putting the override question on the ballot at its meeting last week. The millage would only affect industrial, commercial and investment property, along with vacation homes and rental properties.
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Mon Aug 3 Cornerstone Christian School Online Auction

Cornerstone Christian School is hosting an online auction! Come join the fun, bid on amazing items, and support our wonderful school! Go to www.cornerstone.schoolauction.net/ccs Call 810-494-4040 for more information!

Wed Aug 5 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. Upcoming Zoom support group meetings: August 5, 2020, 4:00 PM August 19, 2020, 4:00 PM Register in advance for this meeting by emailing Suzi@LivingstonCatholicCharities.org After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Fri Aug 7 Fowlerville Rotary Annual Golf Outing

Come join us for a day of golf at the beautiful Oak Lane Golf Course. $75 per player or $300 per team. For sponsorship opportunities please contact Steve MacDermaid at 517-223-4152. We hope to see you out there.

Sat Aug 8 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Mon Aug 10 Habitat Homes for Heroes Golf Outing

Please join the Livingston County Habitat for Humanity at our first annual golf outing, Homes for Heroes. Livingston County is proud to be a Veterans Build affiliate. All proceeds raised from this golf outing will directly support Veteran specific programming. Livingston County is home to over 11,000 Veterans, many of which desperately need access to affordable housing. Help Habitat help our Veterans. Guests will enjoy a full round of golf with a cart at the beautiful Lakelands Country Club. Guests will also enjoy lunch and an exquisite dinner and program.

Tue Aug 11 Babysitter/CPR/First Aid - Virtual Class

Learn to be safe and responsible, build confidence, and have a competitive edge over other babysitters with this one- day live virtual class. Live virtual training means you not only get to learn from the comfort of your own home, but you can interact with the instructor and ask questions. Topics include: First aid, when and how to call 911, CPR, choking and more, including a kid friendly section on COVID19 and other communicable illnesses. For ages 9 and older. Parents, class time is for kids. Instructors will not be able to provide technical support. It is your responsibility to make sure your system is compatible with Zoom. Fee: $43.00 Register at pinckneyonline.org or call Pinckney Community Education at 810-225-3950 Class time is from 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM.

Tue Aug 11 Brighton Cooperative Preschool Playdate

Brighton Cooperative preschool is hosting a summer playdate from 10-12 pm at the Hornung elementary playground. We are a non-profit, parent led, play based preschool. We are currently enrolling for 3 and 4 year olds. This is an opportunity to socialize with other parents. Come and meet our teacher. Find out what makes us the best! http://www.brightoncooperativepreschool.com/

Thu Aug 13 Ice Cream Mile 2020

Great for all ages. The Ice Cream Mile is an annual fundraiser event for Pinckney High School and Middle School Cross Country teams. You must run/jog/walk a mile and eat a pint of ice cream: Total time = run + ice cream eating. You can eat the ice cream before, after or between laps but no running and eating at the same time. Fee: $25.00. Participants will need to bring their own ice cream. Register at pinckneyonline.org or call 810-225-3950. Event begins at 6:00 PM

Thu Aug 13 Self Defense for Children - Virtual Class

This fun, interactive and age appropriate live virtual class teaches essential, lifesaving information about the threats facing our children, strategies for prevention and real-world self defense techniques that can be learned from home. But most of all, this program teaches students that they have the right to be safe, that no one has the right to hurt them and that their life is worth protecting. A new kid friendly section on COVID19 has been added. Parents, class time is for kids. Instructors will not be able to provide technical support. It is your responsibility to make sure your system is compatible with Zoom. Fee: $18.00 Register at pinckneyonline.org or call Pinckney Community Education at 810-225-3950. Class time is 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

Sat Aug 15 17th Annual Community Garage Sale & Flea Market

Join BCE for Brighton’s biggest community garage sale. Got a boat, car, trailer, camper or other large item to sell? We've added a large item lot this year! Purchase a few spots and set up shop for this highly anticipated event. Or come on out and shop... you never know what you might find! For information on becoming a vendor please call (810) 299-3818 -or- email valentij@brightonk12.com Brighton Community Ed and its vendors are following the most current recommendations on handling COVID-19 so that the risk of transmission is as low as possible.

Sat Aug 15 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Mon Aug 17 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 5:00-7:00pm, please email Amy@LivingstonCatholicCharities.org for more information.

Mon Aug 17 LACASA's Celebrity Golf Outing

Help a child from Livingston County! All proceeds from our “Drive Out Child Abuse” Celebrity Golf Scramble help vulnerable victims of child abuse from our community. Your team will be named for a child who receives services at LACASA and will play for that child at the outing. Once again, golfers get to mix and mingle with pro-sports celebrities during the day. Participants are encouraged to bring a piece of sports memorabilia for the celebrities to sign. LACASA is excited to welcome this year’s celebrity athletes: DARREN MCCARTY ~ former Detroit Professional Hockey Player, Stanley Cup Winner EDDIE MURRAY ~ former Detroit Professional Football Player GREG KELSER ~ former Collegiate and Detroit Professional Basketball Player, Broadcast Sports Announcer & Commentator JOHN OGRODNICK ~ former Detroit Professional Hockey Player WILLIE NORWOOD ~ former Detroit Professional Basketball Player The outing includes: 18-holes of golf w/cart Continental breakfast Goody bag Six drink tickets Games & competitions Lunch at the turn On-going silent auction Mid-afternoon awards dinner EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION – Win Denim & Diamonds Tickets! Golfers registered by Friday, June 19, 2020 are entered to win four tickets to LACASA’s fall fundraiser, Denim & Diamonds at Haggerty-Bearden Ranch in Howell. REGISTRATION DEADLINE Register by Monday, August 10, to guarantee team placement. Individual golfers will be paired with others to complete teams. COST $125 per player. This event sells out each year. Early registration suggested. This is a Rain or Shine charity event. We are unable to process refunds. Purchase tickets at https://lacasacenter.networkforgood.com/events/20321-drive-out-child-abuse-golf-scramble

Mon Aug 17 Greater Brighton Chamber Golf Classic

Connect with Chamber members and movers and shakers of Livingston County on the greens at Oak Pointe Country Club, one of the most exclusive member-only clubs in southeast Michigan, for the Chamber Golf Classic, presented by Brighton Ford! Public is welcome and encouraged to join us for a blend of business and fun at this 47th annual outing. This event always attracts a wide range of decision makers, community leaders and entrepreneurs who enjoy building business relationships and making deals. Golfers will enjoy the chance to play on one of the elite courses at Oak Pointe, along with a gourmet box lunch, a drink ticket, bag services, locker room privileges, access to the club’s elite driving range and dinner to follow. This year, Oak Pointe is giving our golfers access to the pool, tennis court, volleyball net and the beach area for the day as well! Golfers will also be given a chance to showcase their skills during the longest drive, closest-to-the-pin and putting contests. Don’t miss this great chance to play at Oak Pointe and make some new business contacts! Cost is $150 per golfer. For all the details, or to register, visit, https://www.brightoncoc.org/chamber-golf-classic

Wed Aug 19 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. Register in advance for this meeting by emailing Suzi@LivingstonCatholicCharities.org After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Thu Aug 20 Caregiving Survival PLUS

Caregiving Survival PLUS: Caring for a Loved One with Dementia. This is a free half-day virtual workshop is hosted by Livingston County Catholic Charities on Thursday, August 20 from 4:00-6:30 p.m. Dementia caregiving expert Jill Gafner Livingston will share the inspirational story of her own caregiving journey, along will tips and tools you can use at home. This inspirational seminar is designed with the family caregiver in mind and will encourage positive thoughts and behaviors. Free handbook for the first 20 registered! Copies will be available for sale. Pre-registration is required. Call 833-262-2200 or email wellnessprograms@aaa1b.org.

Fri Aug 21 2nd Annual Lucas for LUCAS Golf Outing

Help support 10-year-old Lucas Vetter's effort to raise money to purchase the LUCAS hands-free CPR devices for local fire departments. The 2nd Annual Lucas for LUCAS golf outing will take place on Friday, August 21st from 8am to 2pm at the Hartland Glen Golf Course. $125 per golfer. $50 for dinner & raffles. Register through the link below.

Thu Aug 27 Gramma's Attic Rummage Sale

The Livingston Centre Historic Society annual Gramma's Attic Sale, postponed from late spring, is scheduled for Thurs., Fri., and Sat. (Aug. 27 - 29) from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. It again will be held inside the Commercial Building near the front entrance of the fairgrounds. There is plenty of space for free parking. This is the Historic Society's biggest fundraiser of the year; it is always a big sale! Items include furniture, clothing, kitchen and household, toys, tools and hardware items, fabrics and crafts, books and tapes/dvd's, sporting goods, collectables and vintage items. Donations continue to be accepted through 4:00pm on Wed., Aug. 27. The set up will be Tues. and Wed. of that week. The historic society appreciates your donations of good condition, usable items---with the stay-at-home orders from the state government, many people are using this time to clean up and clean out, and to downsize and simplify. Your no-longer-wanted-or-needed items can assist in the care and upkeep of the historic buildings, which are so important our community. We regret that we are unable to accept large appliances or computers. For more information or for an appointment to drop-off, please call Marj. C. at 517-223-3831. Volunteers are still needed for set-up. Any families looking for community service opportunities for teenagers or young adults would be most welcome. Again, please call Marj. Please remember that while this is an open-air building, in the interest of safety for all who support the Historic Society, we will ---offer sanitizing stations, ---encourage social distancing, and ---reguire masks. Please be considerate of your Fowlerville neighbors if you are not feeling well; we'd rather you come again next year than risk your health, or the health of others.

Fri Aug 28 FOP 128 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

Friday, August 28 at Links of Novi. Shotgun start at 10:00 am. 18 holes of golf at an upscale course, hot dog at the turn, drink tickets, and Steak Dinner, 50/50 and more. $100 per person, $400 per team.

Sat Aug 29 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Sat Sep 5 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Sat Sep 12 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Sat Sep 19 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Sat Sep 26 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Sat Oct 3 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.

Sat Oct 10 Hartland Farmer's Market

9 am to 2 pm. Come join some of Livingston County's best vendors for a fantastic day at the Farm Market. Tons of produce along with meats, plants, jams, sauces, crafts, vintage and flea market items. 10400 Highland Road in the Rural King parking lot right behind Burger King in Hartland. Call 810-599-7603 to be a vendor.