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Wed Jul 24 Brighton Church Of Christ VBS

The Brighton Church of Christ will be hosting Redemption Ranch VBS from 07/24/2024 to 07/28/2024 for ages 2 through high school. Parents/guardians may pre-register kids at www.myvbs.org/brighton.

Wed Jul 24 Cromaine District Library Summer Concert Series

Cromaine District Library Summer Concert Series 2024 Cromaine Library's Summer Concert Series is back for the 16th year! Family-friendly musical performances will be held on the Library’s South Lawn on Wednesday nights, July 10, 17, 24, and 31. Guests are invited to find their favorite spot on Cromaine’s South Lawn at 6:30 pm; concerts begin at 7:00 pm and continue until 8:30 pm. Kids entertainment can be enjoyed each week. Dinner is also available for purchase; each evening will feature a different local food truck and Kona Ice will be on hand for an after-dinner treat. Hartland’s Cromaine District Library, 3688 N. Hartland Rd., Hartland, MI 48353 Gather on Cromaine Library’s South Lawn at 6:30 pm, concerts begin at 7:00 pm and continue until 8:30 pm. Events are all ages and free, thanks to the generosity of our sponsors! July 10: Air Margaritaville--The premiere Jimmy Buffett tribute band. Food Truck--SUP Dogs + Kona Ice Special for this week: -LESA Backpack Drive - Please bring your donation of new school supplies to be handed out to local school children in need. -Hartland Teen Center will be selling snacks-bring a few dollars cash to support their fundraising efforts! https://cromaine.librarycalendar.com/event/air-margaritaville-59 July 17: American Ages--Classic rock, new rock, and new country. Food Truck--Hallboy BBQ + Kona Ice https://cromaine.librarycalendar.com/event/american-ages-60 July 24: Motown Eagles--Performing the iconic hits of the Eagles with Motown power and polish. Food Truck--Hickory BBQ + Kona Ice https://cromaine.librarycalendar.com/event/motown-eagles-61 July 31: Miranda & the M80’s--The 80’s rock that we know and love. Food Truck–Detroit House of Mac + Kona Ice https://cromaine.librarycalendar.com/event/miranda-and-m80s-62

Wed Jul 24 Livingston County Choirs Youth Camp

This four-day camp will work with singers on choral development and rhythmic movement. The camp will end with a small concert where the campers will perform the songs that have been learned during the week. (families are invited to attend). The camp directors are experienced teachers who love music and want to share with your children! When registering, please include T-shirt size and not whether this is an adult or child size.

Thu Jul 25 Hootin In The Park Pinckney

Hootin in the Park Pinckney is a free family music event on Thursdays evenings, downtown Pinckney 6-8pm. We host local musicians and bands, this year Double Play will kick off the event. Bring a picnic dinner and enjoy some free entertainment.

Thu Jul 25 Fiction Book Club

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM Cromaine Library, Hartland This month: The Time Machine by H.G. Wells. Join us for an engaging discussion of fiction books. Drop-in.

Fri Jul 26 Grace Lutheran Church Campfire

Join us as we do the summer classic campfire with smores and songs! The fire is lit at 8 pm. Email us to register so we can prepare! (We can't do this fire unless we have ten or more so be sure to register today!)

Fri Jul 26 LCWCC's Fish Fry Buffet

The Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club’s All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry Includes: Fish (Beer Batter, Lemon Pepper, Cajun & Baked), Hush Puppies, Mac & Cheese, French Fries, Green Beans, Coleslaw, Rolls, Homemade Desserts, Coffee, Iced Tea & Lemonade Serving 4:30 to 7:00 pm Adults: $15, Seniors $14, Members $13, Kids 6 & Older $7.00, Kids 5 & Under Free Carry outs $13.00 (12 oz Beer Batter Fish, Mac & Cheese, Slaw & Fries) 6060 E. M36, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 (810) 231-1811

Fri Jul 26 ALR Hell To Paradise PTSD Ride

If you hear the rumble of motorcycles, it's just the First annual American Legion Riders Hell to Paradise PTSD Awareness Ride! Riders from all across the state and other states will be coming to town starting Thursday. The ride is Taking place this Friday through Sunday. Registration taking place Thursday from noon until 4:00 at Pinckney American Legion Post #419. Pulled pork or sloppy joe dinner provided by the post from 4-sold out. Proceeds going to the Hell to Paradise ride! Registration continues Friday afternoon from 4 until 8 at the Hell Saloon! Bike staging begins Friday morning at 6:30 at the Hell Saloon. Registration opens at 7:30 until 8:30. Kick stands up at 9:00 am. All proceeds from this ride being split among three Michigan based organizations that help those with PTSD. Bikes and Battle Buddies / ZeroDucks Thirty waterfowl hunting group ; Mission 6 Service Dogs; Wilwin Lodge. For more details, please visit our facebook page, at ALR HELL TO PARADISE PTSD AWARENESS RIDE https://www.facebook.com/groups/752324126618551 https://alrhelltoparadise-ptsdride.com/

Fri Jul 26 Summer To Shine Picnic

Community Bible Church and 2|42 Community Church Brighton are teaming up to host a picnic for people with special needs, ages 14 and up. There will be food, music, activities, and lots of fun. Wear a Hawaiian shirt and come join the party! For more information or to register as a guest or volunteer, head to 242community.com/event/summer-to-shine/

Fri Jul 26 Concerts At The Courthouse

Lookin' Back / Bob Segar Tribute Band "24" Golden Anniversary Presented by the Livingston Arts Council. A variety of local area musicians take center stage each Friday night throughout the summer at the Howell Courthouse Amphitheater, 200 E. Grand River in Howell on the Courthouse lawn! This free event features rock, country and classic tribute musical entertainment. Celebrating 25 years of bringing music to Livingston County! Show begins at 7:00 pm, bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the show!

Sat Jul 27 Carl And Joanne Foundation Christmas In July

Carl and Joanne Foundation in South Lyon - Christmas in July event Street Party. This is a fund raiser to help support our annual Old-Fashioned Christmas Tree Lighting and South Lyon Eve Ball Drop. The event is sponsored by Carl and Joanne Foundation and hosted at Heinanen Engineering at 350 S. Lafayette St – South Lyon, MI 48178. Wristbands are available on our website www.carlandjoanne.org and on our Facebook page Carl and Joanne Foundation. Christmas in July 350 S. Lafayette St. South Lyon, MI 48178 Event Time 3:00 pm – 12:00 am Sugar Tips playing on the patio from 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm Live Entertainment by Fifty Amp Fuse on our Main stage at 8:00 pm – 12:00 pm Food Trucks will be on site, games and raffles.

Sat Jul 27 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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 Jul 27 St John Car Show

The 15th Annual St John Car Show will be held on July 27, 2024 from 10:00 - 2pm. There will be Live Music, Silent Auction, Food and Family Fun and of course, Trophies! Preregistration can be found at wwww.stjohncarshow.org.

Sat Jul 27 Hartland Farmer's Market Christmas In July

Come enjoy Christmas in July today at the Hartland Farmer's Market. Starting at 9 am in the Rural King Parking lot 10400 Highland Road in Hartland. Free Ice cream and lots of vendors participating in our Christmas event. We have locally grown produce, meats and poultry, fresh eggs, microgreens, honey , plants, flowers, artisans and more! For vendor information call 810-599-7603

Sat Jul 27 Fowlerville High School Class of "84 " 40th Reunion

6pm to 8pm Hell saloon 4095 Patterson Lake Rd. Pinckney where you can buy dinner and drinks. 8:30pm to? We are having an after party at Nick Graham's 9669 Zukey lake Dr. Pinckney Mi 48169 B.Y.O.B

Sun Jul 28 Veteran Car Show

Veteran Car Show Sunday, July 28th noon to 5pm at Bakers of Milford benefitting Veterans Connected.

Sun Jul 28 Big Red Barrel At Brighton Kiwanis Concert

The Big Red Barrel will be at the Kiwanis Concert and Classic Car Show on Sunday July 28, 2024 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm to collect unused medications and used needles. The concert takes place at the Brighton High School. 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.

Sun Jul 28 Brighton Kiwanis Concerts & Classics At BHS

Brighton Kiwanis and W4 Signs welcome you to their summer concerts and classic car show at Brighton High School. The family event was moved to the high school from the Mill Pond and Main Street to allow easy access and more classic car parking. Classic car parking starts at 5:30 PM and concert and 6:30PM. This Sunday concert will be Infinity and Beyond - Journey Tribute. food available onsite. Facebook Brighton Kiwanis

Mon Jul 29 Camp Firelight Vacation Bible School

Come join us at Howell First United Methodist Church for Camp Firelight VBS, located at 1230 Bower Street in Howell. From 9:00am until Noon, kids age 4 through 5th Grade will learn ways to connect with and trust God through music, drama and storytelling, games, arts and crafts, science, and even snacks! We hope to see you then!

Mon Jul 29 Sean Brian Ashline Foundation Golf Outing

The second annual Sean Brian Ashline Foundation Golf Outing will take place on July 29th at Lakelands Golf & Country Club. 10AM shotgun start, check in at 9AM.

Mon Jul 29 Swing At The AMP

Join us every Monday night for our summer series! Memorial Day through Labor Day. Rain or Shine! OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. All Ages | All Levels. $5.00 admission.7:30pm Lesson. 7:00pm - 10:00pm Social Dance. The series is a FUNDRAISER for The Dance Project, Inc. a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit dedicated to changing the culture by promoting positive dancing. Location: The AMP | Brighton Mill Pond. Dress Code: Casual. Visit thedanceproject.info for our volunteer sign-up or to donate. All participants need a 2023/2024 season waiver filled out.

Mon Jul 29 Camp Firelight VBS

Howell First United Methodist Church. Ages 4 thru 5th grade...no cost to attend 9-noon. Registration at 8:30. please use the link to sign up! https://www.howellfumc.com/

Tue Jul 30 Terrific Tuesday Reading Imagination Station

Brighton Kiwanis members will be reading to children Tuesday mornings at 10:30 AM at the Imagination Station in Downtown Brighton. Snacks too. Parents or guardian must remain with children. The books are donated by 2 Dandelion Book Store. Brighton Kiwanis is celebrating 75 years of community service to the Brighton Area. Follow Brighton Kiwanis on Facebook or Web.

Tue Jul 30 Behind The Scenes At North Star Reach

Join us for a tour of North Star Reach and explore the magic of camp! As Michigan's only fully-accessible, barrier-free, medically-supported camp, North Star Reach provides life-changing camp experiences for children with serious illnesses, and their families, free of charge. Spanning 105 wooded acres on serene Patterson Lake, camp was designed to make the impossible possible for campers from across the Great Lakes region. With miles of hiking trails, kayaking, archery, bunk houses, a charming tree house, swimming pool, amphitheater, firepits, a state-of-the-art medical center and so much more, North Star Reach allows campers to live beyond the limits of their medical conditions and explore the wonders and joy of childhood through the magic that is camp.

Wed Jul 31 Oceola Township Flag Contest

The Township is holding a contest for the design of our new Township flag, and you could be the winner! Design what you think our Township flag should look like! The Township Board members will each choose a design of their choice. The chosen designs will be showcased on our Township website and social media for the public to vote on their favorite design. The flag-design with the most votes will win! Submissions will be accepted through September 23rd at 8pm.

Wed Jul 31 State Representative Ann Bollin's July Office Hours

State Representative Ann Bollin is having her monthly office hours at the Walled Lake City Hall's council chambers on Wednesday, July 31st, from 2pm-3pm. All are invited to be a part of this event to learn about how the state government is serving you, while asking any questions/concerns you may have to the representative. Come hear about how Representative Bollin is working to make your voice heard!

Wed Jul 31 Vendors Needed Christmas Craft Bazaar

looking for vendors for our Craft Bazaar at PUTNAM TOWNSHIP SENIOR CENTER in Pinckney!! Christmas Bazaar, Raffles, Bake Sale, Lunch, & More!! SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 9TH, from 9 - 3 PM *** 3280 W. M-36 *** 1 mile west of downtown Pinckney behind the Fire Dept! call 734-878-1810 or email us at: senioractivities@putnamtwp.us

Wed Jul 31 Shipwreck Summer Dance

The Shipwreck Summer Dance will be at Heavner Canoe Rental from 5 pm to 9 pm. Casual dress code or Theme appropriate attire. Beginner swing will begin at 5:30. The Dance Project would like grades 7-12 and grades 5-6 with a guardian. $10 at the door. Refreshments are included!

Thu Aug 1 Livingston County Genealogical Society Meeting

The Livingston County Genealogical Society will hold an in-person meeting, August 1st at 7pm at the First United Methodist Church in Howell, 1230 Bower Street. We will also offer a zoom link to this meeting; the link may be found on our Facebook page the week of the meeting. All are welcome. “Researching Immigration and Naturalization Records”, our speaker, Mark Mullinax, is professional genealogist with more than 30 years of experience in family history research. Born in Kalamazoo, MI, he received a Bachelor Degree from Calvin College and then a Masters in Library and Information Science from Wayne State University. He recently retired from the Brighton District Library and he and his wife currently split their time between the Villages in Florida and Traverse City, MI. While at the Brighton Library, Mark helped many people in their research and greatly helped in preserving the history of Brighton and Livingston County and making that history easily accessible to others.

Fri Aug 2 LCWCC'S Chicken & Rib Dinner

The Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club’s all you can eat Chicken & Rib Buffet includes: BBQ Ribs & Chicken, Oven Fried Chicken, Macaroni & Cheese, French Fries, Vegetable, Cole Slaw, Bread & Butter, Homemade Desserts, Coffee, Lemonade and Ice Tea. Serving 4:30 to 7:00 pm Adults: $15, Seniors $14, Members $13, Kids 6 & Older $7.00, Kids 5 & Under Free Carry outs $13.00 6060 E. M36, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 (810) 231-1811

Fri Aug 2 Much Ado About Nothing

Join us at Tanger Outlet for Much Ado About Nothing! Our performances from August 2-4 are sure to tickle you pink with laughter and delight. Get your tickets now and enjoy this rosy modern twist on a Shakespearean classic with our talented cast. It's a show you'll be tickled pink to see! All tickets are $10. Snacks and cash bar! Go to cththeatre.org for tickets!

Fri Aug 2 2024 Pinckney Pirate Football Golf Outing

The Pinckney Pirate Football program is hosting their annual golf outing on August 2nd Timber Trace Golf Club in Pinckney! We are looking to get the community involved in this event, just like Friday night football games! There are openings for groups to golf, sponsor holes, donate to raffle baskets, and more! https://www.eventregisterpro.com/.../pinckneyhighschoolfo... Come join us for the fun on August 2nd!

Fri Aug 2 Pirates The Musical - Free Performance

You're invited! Join us on Friday evening, August 2 at 7pm, for the exciting finale of our School For The Arts (SFTA) "A Pirate's Life For Me" musical theatre camp as campers ages 7-13 present a live musical performance of Pirates! The Musical. Our performance will showcase all the skills and knowledge campers gained throughout the week. This is a free show designed for all ages and tickets are not required. Don’t miss out on this high-energy, musical extravaganza! Location: 2|42 Community Center Brighton Main Auditorium, 7526 Grand River, Brighton

Fri Aug 2 Livingston County Community Alliance Golf Outing

We would like to invite you to participate in the Livingston County Community Alliance (LCCA) 7th Annual Golf Outing on August 2, 2024 at Chemung Hills Golf Club in Howell, MI. Put a group together to golf or support our cause through sponsoring. Proceeds raised by the event will be used to fund local youth-oriented substance use prevention awareness campaigns and programs. Your donation is not only tax deductible, but 100% of those dollars will support the LCCA’s mission to prevent and reduce substance use among youth. To make this event as impactful as possible, we’re seeking sponsorships and donations such as (but not limited to): hole and game sponsorship(s), raffle ticket prizes, food donations, water, etc. Here are some highlights of the LCCA activities in recent years: • The LCCA in January 2021, was named in the Top 10 Coalitions in the nation by the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA). •The LCCA supports programs that such as: Youth Photo Voice Project, the MOST Campaign, TIPS Training with retailers for Alcohol Compliance Checks, the Reality Tour. More details of these programs and more can be found at www.drugfreelivingston.com. •The LCCA supports the Big Red Barrel Project and its medicine disposal events. Since 2011, this project has collected and properly disposed of over 100,000 pounds of pills. It is through community partnerships dedicated to decreasing youth substance use like yours that the LCCA can continue great work in our county. Please contact Don Root at (248) 875-8370 or Megan Crainer at (517) 974-8506 if you would like additional information or if you are willing to contribute to this worthy cause.

Fri Aug 2 Big White Elephant Sale St. Augustine Church

Fri August 2nd 9 am to 4 pm Sat August 3rd 9 am to 4 pm Sun August 4th 11:30 am till 4:30 pm You are sure to find treasures for everyone in the Family! *Serving our Famous chicken BBQ dinner on Sunday August 4th 12 noon till 5 pm hope to see you all there! We know you will B Hungry after shopping! Thank You!

Fri Aug 2 Concerts At The Courthouse: Rhythm Society Orchestra

Presented by the Livingston Arts Council. A variety of local area musicians take center stage each Friday night throughout the summer at the Howell Courthouse Amphitheater, 200 E. Grand River in Howell on the Courthouse lawn! This free event features rock, country and classic tribute musical entertainment. Celebrating 25 years of bringing music to Livingston County! Show begins at 7:00 pm, bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the show!

Sat Aug 3 Miles For Smiles 5K/10K/Walk/Run

5k/10k Timed/Chipped Event is to celebrate and honor the lives of children that we have lost too soon. In-Person Event with a Virtual Option as well. Paved Course!!! Strollers and wheelchairs welcome!! Photo finishes and during event presented by DZ Photography (Dan Zeppa :)) Early Bird Pricing through 7-12-24 RACE SWAG T-Shirts guaranteed to all participants registered by July 12th. Finisher Medals to all participants. Awards for top 3 overall male and female winners for in person 5k/10k. Swag Bags All proceeds will benefit Julianna’s Wishes, which was created in memory of Julianna Ward-Brown to provide support to the community.

Sat Aug 3 Hartland Farmer's Market

Come enjoy the Hartland Farmer's Market. Starting at 9 am in the Rural King Parking lot 10400 Highland Road in Hartland. We have locally grown produce, meats and poultry, fresh eggs, microgreens, honey , plants, flowers, artisans and more! For vendor information call 810-599-7603

Sat Aug 3 Bluegrass Jamboree

Come on over to Historic Webster Village and join the Webster Township Historical Society for an afternoon of pickin’ and finger lickin’ fun that the whole family will enjoy! Live music, food, ice cream, building tours, games for kids, all-day open bluegrass jam session (all experience levels welcome). *Seating is limited; guests are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.* 12:00: Village opens. Enjoy building tours, food, ice cream, all-day bluegrass jam sessions and nostalgic shopping at the General Store. 12:30-5:00pm: Local entertainment - The Companion Band, Cedar Creek Bluegrass, The Next Paige and Wilson Thicket, all on the Dieterle Corncrib stage. Food Trucks serving BBQ and Mexican favorites. Tickets:$20 Advance • $25 at the Gate Ages 13-18: $10 • Kids under 12 free Free parking! For more information and to purchase tickets visit: www.webstertownshiphistoricalsociety.org

Sat Aug 3 Pokémon Extravaganza

Come out to Mom’s Basement Games (MBG) game store’s August Pokémon Extravaganza! We have a full schedule of Pokémon-themed activities planned for the kids! We’ll spend the afternoon battling, trading, playing games like bingo and trivia, and doing activities like arts & crafts and minute-to-win-it style challenges. Each kid will receive an Elite Trainer Box($50 value, 100+ Pokémon cards + everything they need to play the game) as well as prizes for completing activities and challenges. Pizza & breadsticks provided! $50 Entry, Ages 7-16. More info here: https://momsbasementgames.com/pages/pokemon-club – 517-579-2158 – 1129 E Grand River Ave Howell, MI, 48843

Sat Aug 3 Chicken BBQ At Oak Grove UMC

Oak Grove United Methodist Men invite you to our annual Chicken BBQ, Saturday, August 3, 5-7 p.m. at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 6686 Oak Grove Rd., Howell (5 miles n. of M-59). Come dine indoors and enjoy a meal of Barbecued chicken, potato salad, baked beans, corn & sheet cake. Free-will donation. Questions? Call the church office at 517-546-3942.

Sat Aug 3 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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.

Sun Aug 4 Brighton Kiwanis Concerts & Classics At BHS

Brighton Kiwanis and W4 Signs welcome you to their summer concerts and classic car shows at Brighton High School. The free family event was moved yo the high school to allow easy access and more classic car parking. Classic car parking starts at 5:30PM and concert at 6:30PM. This Sunday concert will be Magic Bus. Food available on site. Facebook Brighton Kiwanis

Sun Aug 4 Big Red Barrel/Unused Medication & Needle Disposal

The Big Red Barrel will be at St. Augustine Catholic Church Sunday August 4, 2024 from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm to collect unused medications and used needles. St. Augustine is located at 6481 Fausett Rd. . 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.

Sun Aug 4 St. Augustine Church Annual Chicken BBQ Dinner

6481 Faussett Rd. Howell MI serving BBQ 12 noon till 5 pm live music,kids games, rafflesand more! BBQ chicken dinner $15 half/$8 Leg quarter includes baked potato,corn on cob,country slaw,baked beans, roll and dessert and drink included. Drive thru -Half chicken Only! come on out and enjoy an old fashion Church BBQ! all Welcome! thank you

Mon Aug 5 Summer Camp

Enroll now in our Summer Camp for children in Kindergarten - 5th grade. The theme this summer is "Party in the USA" We have many fun activities and Field Trips planned. You can contact us at: Morning Star Child Care - Hartland email: Morningstarhartland@gmail.conm Ph: 810-746-9472

Tue Aug 6 Terrific Tuesday Reading Imagination Station

Brighton Kiwanis members will be reading to children Tuesday mornings at 10:30 AM at the Imagination Station in Downtown Brighton. Snacks too. Parents or guardian must remain with children. The books are donated by 2 Dandelion Book Store. Brighton Kiwanis is celebrating 75 years of community service to the Brighton Area. Follow Brighton Kiwanis on Facebook or Web.

Wed Aug 7 Livingston County United Way's Day of Caring

Day of Caring Volunteer Registration will be open May 1 - June 28 Get involved in the largest one-day community service event in Livingston County on Wednesday, August 7th! The Livingston County United Way’s Day of Caring brings together volunteers from the community connecting them with local nonprofits, schools and community organizations to complete hands-on service projects. LCUW collects worksite proposals from local residents, seniors, schools, disabled residents and non-profit agencies. The work is often minor household repair projects, cleaning and yard work that the homeowner is not able to do on their own. Anyone can recommend a work site and are encouraged to apply for a neighbor or friend who needs extra help. Deadline for worksite projects is June 10th. Invite your friends, family, and co-workers to take part and make an impact on many lives in Livingston County at this year’s Day of Caring on Wednesday, August 7. Interested in becoming a Day of Caring Sponsor? Contact: Patricia Sliter, psliter@lcunitedway.org. Learn more about this year's event at: https://livingstoncountyunitedway.org/day-of-caring-2024/

Wed Aug 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 are 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 Aug 8 The Global Leadership Summit

Everyone has the capacity to lead—because everyone has influence. Join us on August 8 + 9 for a two-day infusion of  fresh  ideas,  actionable  concepts,  leadership  principles,  and heartfelt  inspiration.

Fri Aug 9 Hartland Players Production Of Cinderella

August 9th at 7:30pm and August 10th, 17th and 18th at 2:30pm at Hartland High School will be a beautiful production of Cinderella. A new summer program with a combination of adults and children from Hartland Players and Encore Youth Theater is excited for you to see this production come to life on the stage. Come to see the excellent acting, wonderful singing and amazing set and costumes. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.hartlandplayers.org/show-tickets/

Fri Aug 9 Melon Classic Golf Scramble

Location: Chemung Hills Golf Club & Banquet Center, 3125 Golf Club Rd. Time: 8:00am-2:00pm Join Howell Recreation for our annual Melon Classic Golf Scramble at Chemung Hills! Enjoy a full 18 holes of Golf with delicious food provided by Chemung, a golfer gift, prizes, and more! This event will be held at Chemung Hills Golf Course & Banquet Center on August 9th starting at 8 am. *There will also be a 50/50 Raffle and Golf Squares (similar to Super Bowl Squares)* Registration Link: https://www.howellmelonfestival.com/festival-events/mclassic24

Fri Aug 9 Concerts At The Courthouse: Magic Bus

Presented by the Livingston Arts Council. A variety of local area musicians take center stage each Friday night throughout the summer at the Howell Courthouse Amphitheater, 200 E. Grand River in Howell on the Courthouse lawn! This free event features rock, country and classic tribute musical entertainment. Celebrating 25 years of bringing music to Livingston County! Show begins at 7:00 pm, bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the show!

Sat Aug 10 Hartland Farmer's Market

Come enjoy the Hartland Farmer's Market. Starting at 9 am in the Rural King Parking lot 10400 Highland Road in Hartland. We have locally grown produce, meats and poultry, fresh eggs, microgreens, honey , plants, flowers, artisans and more! For vendor information call 810-599-7603

Sat Aug 10 VetFest

A free event for veterans and their families at the Fowlerville family fairgrounds. Registration at www.vetlifetoday.org.

Sat Aug 10 1st Annual Chenango Summer Shenanigans

Come join us for a day of fun at Chenango Lake Retreat! Get ready for a summer event filled with live music, food trucks, beer, face painting, hair tinsel, bounce house, beach access, corn hole, kan jam, volleyball and fireworks! Whether you're a local or just passing through, this event is perfect for all ages. Don't miss out on the chance to make memories and enjoy the sunshine with us. Mark your calendars and get ready for some summer shenanigans! **We will be selling Four Circle brewery beer and all proceeds will be donated to the Fallen and Wounded soldier fund** Discounted Pre-sale tickets are available now via the link $10.00 for Adults $7.00 for Children Ages 3-10 children 2 & under are free!

Sat Aug 10 Howell Melon Ball (Ages 21+)

Location: Chemung Hills Golf Club & Banquet Center, 3125 Golf Club Rd. Time: 6pm-10pm We are bringing back the annual Melon Ball with a twist! This year's Melon Ball will be held at Chemung Hills Golf Club and Banquet Center from 6-10 pm on August 10th as a kick-off to the Melon season. A traditional sit-down dinner will be served with dueling pianos as entertainment. There will be a cash bar with beer, wine, and specialty cocktails! There will also be a 50/50 raffle and raffle baskets! Registration link: https://www.howellmelonfestival.com/festival-events/mball24

Sat Aug 10 Drives for Change Golf Scramble Fundraiser

Join us Saturday, August 10th, for our 6th Annual Drives for Change Golf Scramble for Canines for Change at Hawk Meadows Golf Club 410 E Marr Rd Howell MI 48855! Canines for Change is a 501(c)(3) organization. Where highly trained. Dogs enhance the lives of and community members. Registration begins at 7 AM Shotgun start at 8 AM. $400/4-player team *if paid on or before 8/1/24 $425/4-player team *if paid after 8/1/24 Included with registration fee: ▪️18 holes with cart ▪️Range ▪️Lunch at the turn ▪️Dinner 🎟 50/50, Raffles & More! All proceeds go directly towards building a home and training facility for our canine heroes! Please visit the Facebook event page at the following link: https://facebook.com/events/s/6th-annual-drives-for-change-g/1113619799970232/ We are in need of teams, sponsors, and gift donations for raffles You can contact Lisa Lynn Bronikowski as the co-chair for fundraising events for Canines For Change at 810-333-6169 mobile or LisaLynn1987@iCloud.com

Sat Aug 10 Brighton Area Women's History Roll of Honor Event

Join The Brighton Area Women's History Roll of Honor at 2pm in the Brighton District Library’s Main Reading Room to celebrate the accomplishments of our newest members: Kate Lowry; Tara Patrick McCrackin; Darlene McManus, Toni Reese, Lynn Strong, and Sara Walker. Also honored with Outstanding Historical Accomplishments by Young Women are the 2022 and 2023 Brighton Varsity Girls Lacrosse Teams, and the 2024 Brighton Varsity Pom Team. The event is free and open to all friends, family, and community members!

Sat Aug 10 Summer Beer Fest by Sokol Club Detroit

Summer BEER FEST at Sandy Bottom Lake, Sokol Camp 11641 Sokol Camp Drive, South Lyon, MI 48178 Event runs 3-9 pm, Craft Beers, Live Music, Food Admission is $5 at the gate, under 21 is Free Questions Call: Carol Brandon 313 683-2881 Sokoldetroit.com

Sat Aug 10 Hot Rods & Hockey

A fundraiser for the Kensington Valley Ravens 14u girls travel hockey team. There will be a carshow from 12-5 in which the team (all girls 13 or 14 years old) will be the judges. With less than 20 trophies to be given away. During the show, the Ravens will play a scrimmage game against the Plymouth lady flyers, starting at 1. All spectators are welcome at no charge. Registration for vehicles will be on the day of the event only with a small donation of $10.00. There will be Blue Dodge Entertainment playing some of the best music along with Messy Aces Rib Shack for something to eat. Prizes, giveaways, raffles and more. Event to be held at Hartland Ice Arena. For more information an event page has been made on Facebook entitled Hot Rods and Hockey

Sat Aug 10 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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.

Sun Aug 11 Brighton Kiwanis Concerts & Classics At BHS

Brighton Kiwanis and W4 Signs welcome you to their summer concerts and classic car shows at Brighton High School. The family free event was moved to the high school to allow easy access and more classic car parking. This Sunday concert will be Persuasion Band. Food available onsite. Facebook Brighton Kiwanis

Sun Aug 11 Praise Band Concert

Free concert at the Amp in downtown Brighton at the Mill Pond. Enjoy an afternoon of outdoor praise music from the worship band at First United Methodist Church - Brighton & Whitmore Lake. Led by Mike Tooman. https://www.brightonfumc.org/event/praise-band-concert/

Sun Aug 11 LCWCC's Breakfast Bufffet

The Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club’s Breakfast. All you can eat buffet includes: Eggs Scrambled or Made to Order, Bacon, Sausage, Country Fried Potatoes, Homemade Biscuits & Gravy, French Toast, Pancakes, Mixed Fruit, Toast, Coffee & Juice. Serving 8:00 – 11:00 am Adults $11, Members $10 Seniors $9, Kids 6-12 $5, 5 & Under Free 6060 E M36, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 (810) 231-1811

Mon Aug 12 Blood Drive Brighton

Brighton Kiwanis and Brighton Assembly of God have joined together giving back to the Community with a Red Cross blood drive. August 12: NOON to 6 PM at Brighton Assembly of God. 7770 Whitmore Lake Road, Brighton 48116 (Just South of Costco) Appointments online at redcrossblood.org with sponsor zip code 48116. Brighton Kiwanis is celebrating 75 years of providing community service to the Brighton area. Brighton Assembly of God with their community outreach was a perfect team to host this blood drive. Summer demands for blood are the highest and importance of donations the greatest.

Tue Aug 13 Terrific Tuesday Reading Imagination Station

Brighton Kiwanis members will be reading to children Tuesday mornings at 10:30 AM at the Imagination Station in Downtown Brighton. Snacks too. Parents or guardian must remain with children. The books are donated by 2 Dandelion Book Store. Brighton Kiwanis is celebrating 75 years of community service to the Brighton Area. Follow Brighton Kiwanis on Facebook or Web.

Tue Aug 13 Charity Euchre For Harvest Foods

$20/player, split between charity and player prize pool. Onsite registration starts 6:00PM, cards at 6:30PM. More info and online registration at: https://BrightonOptimist.org/euchre

Tue Aug 13 Pokémon Day Camp

Does your kid want to catch ‘em all? Bring them over to Pokémon Camp at Mom’s Basement Games Game Shop! Your child can become the very best like no one ever was by playing Pokémon games, participating in indoor and outdoor Pokémon-themed activities, battling, trading, winning prizes, and nerding out with other Pokémon fans their age. Pokémon cards, stickers and other swag will be given away as prizes to all campers for completing games, activities and challenges each day! Pokémon Camp is for all Pokémon fans - whether they play the video games, the card game, watch the show, or collect the cards. We’ll have Pokémon themed activities for everybody & opportunities to learn how to play the card game. Before and After Care are offered each day. July 23-25, 9-4pm, $50/day or $140/3 days More info: momsbasementgames.com/pages/pokemon-club – 517-579-2158 – 1129 E Grand River Ave Howell, MI, 48843

Wed Aug 14 Trash To Treasure Sale

Hartland Senior Activity Center is holding it's bi annual Trash to Treasure Sale on Thursday, August 14 (8am-2pm) and Friday, August 15 (8am-2pm). All proceeds benefit the HSAC. The sale will be held at 9525 E. Highland Rd. Howell, MI 48843. For more information you can call 810-626-2135. *If you have saleable items to donate, we start accepting items for the sale on Monday, July 29 at 8am. **No furniture or clothing please.

Wed Aug 14 Pokémon Day Camp

Does your kid want to catch ‘em all? Bring them over to Pokémon Camp at Mom’s Basement Games Game Shop! Your child can become the very best like no one ever was by playing Pokémon games, participating in indoor and outdoor Pokémon-themed activities, battling, trading, winning prizes, and nerding out with other Pokémon fans their age. Pokémon cards, stickers and other swag will be given away as prizes to all campers for completing games, activities and challenges each day! Pokémon Camp is for all Pokémon fans - whether they play the video games, the card game, watch the show, or collect the cards. We’ll have Pokémon themed activities for everybody & opportunities to learn how to play the card game. Come for one day or all three! Before and After Care are offered each day. August 13, 14, & 15, 9-4pm, $50/day or $140/3 days More info: momsbasementgames.com/pages/pokemon-club – 517-579-2158 – 1129 E Grand River Ave Howell, MI, 48843

Thu Aug 15 Pokémon Day Camp

Does your kid want to catch ‘em all? Bring them over to Pokémon Camp at Mom’s Basement Games Game Shop! Your child can become the very best like no one ever was by playing Pokémon games, participating in indoor and outdoor Pokémon-themed activities, battling, trading, winning prizes, and nerding out with other Pokémon fans their age. Pokémon cards, stickers and other swag will be given away as prizes to all campers for completing games, activities and challenges each day! Pokémon Camp is for all Pokémon fans - whether they play the video games, the card game, watch the show, or collect the cards. We’ll have Pokémon themed activities for everybody & opportunities to learn how to play the card game. Come for one day or all three! Before and After Care are offered each day. August 13, 14, & 15, 9-4pm, $50/day or $140/3 days More info: momsbasementgames.com/pages/pokemon-club – 517-579-2158 – 1129 E Grand River Ave Howell, MI, 48843

Thu Aug 15 Cleary Big Cat Golf Tournament

Cleary University will host its ninth annual Big Cat Golf Classic, Thursday, Aug. 15 at The Links of Novi Singh in Novi (50395 W 10 Mile Road). Proceeds from the fundraiser go to support Cleary’s athletic program and athletes. Registration opens at 8 am, with a shotgun start at 9 am. The day includes 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, steak dinner, beverage tickets and an opportunity to win prizes throughout the day. Golfers who choose the standard foursome package will receive 18 holes of championship golf, continental breakfast, lunch, a steak dinner, three beverage tickets, and the opportunity to win prizes throughout the day. Cost is $600 a foursome. The VIP foursome package includes 18 holes of championship golf, breakfast, lunch, a steak dinner, unlimited beverages, priority concierge check-in, reserved seating at dinner, a Big Cat Golf Classic special souvenir, and an opportunity to win prizes throughout the day. Cost is $1,000 a foursome. Individual golfers also are welcome. Cost is $150 a person and includes 18 holes of golf, continental breakfast, lunch, a steak dinner, three beverage tickets, and the opportunity to win prizes throughout the day. All golfers are entered in these contests: closest to the pin, longest drive, and hole in one. They also can purchase 50/50 tickets. Everyone in the community is invited to participate in the Big Cat Golf Classic and support Cleary athletics. Format is a four-person scramble. If you are interested in golfing, please visit paybee.io/quickpay.html?handle=mi&ppid=42#optionList or send an email to mballinger@cleary.edu. Cleary welcomes sponsors for the following: hole sponsor, clubhouse sponsor, beverage cart sponsor and presenting sponsor. For details on these sponsorships, send an email to mballinger@cleary.edu.

Thu Aug 15 64th Annual Howell Melon Festival

The 64th Howell Melon Festival returns to Downtown Howell this August 15th-18th. The fun kicks off Thursday, August 15th with the grand opening of this year's festival tent. Enjoy live music, trivia and more! Friday, August 16th the Howell Melon Run returns to Downtown Howell alongside delicious melon ice cream, food trucks, and more! Saturday and Sunday the festival kicks into full gear with the vendor show, fast action RC racing, concerts at the Bank of Ann Arbor Mainstage (Sat only) and much, much more! View a full list of activities at: www.howellmelonfestival.com

Fri Aug 16 Red Cross Blood Drive

There is a critical Blood shortage in America. You have the opportunity to help your neighbors by participating in the blood drive at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Hartland scheduled for Friday, August 16th from 1:00-5:45 pm. 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. Thank you for your consideration.

Fri Aug 16 Food Truck Friday

Join us in downtown Pinckney from Noon to 8 pm for the last Food Truck Friday of the season. Enjoy delicious food, visit business booths and listen to great local entertainment including our headliner band from 5 to 8 - Local Heroes. Details at https://www.brightoncoc.org/food-truck-fridays/

Fri Aug 16 Summer Ice Cream Social - Grace Lutheran Church

We are offering a summer social event at 7 pm with Guernsey Ice Cream and lots of toppings! Oh, by the way, we'll have our custom Corn Hole boards out, so bring your team and join us!

Fri Aug 16 Howell Melon Run

Friday, August 16th Corner of State St. & Clinton St. Howell Melon Run 5K - 7:00pm Howell Recreation and presenting sponsor ChemTrend proudly present the 47th Annual Howell Melon Run (we welcome runners, walkers, and those racing in wheelchairs and other assistive devices) on August 16, 2024, events begin at 6 PM in beautiful downtown Howell. This year's race will feature classic events for the whole family such as the Melon Roll, The One in a Melon Mile, and the fan favorite Howell Melon Run 5k. 100% of the net proceeds go to providing community programs for the Howell area. Registrations on or before 7/25/24 are guaranteed a short sleeve race shirt. Registrations after that date will not receive a shirt. Any leftover shirts will be available for purchase starting one week after the race is complete for $20 each. Registration Link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/events/melonrun24

Fri Aug 16 Concerts At The Courthouse: Linda Ronstadt Tribute

Presented by the Livingston Arts Council. A variety of local area musicians take center stage each Friday night throughout the summer at the Howell Courthouse Amphitheater, 200 E. Grand River in Howell on the Courthouse lawn! This free event features rock, country and classic tribute musical entertainment. Celebrating 25 years of bringing music to Livingston County! Show begins at 7:00 pm, bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the show!

Fri Aug 16 Art At The Opera House Fine Art Show

The Livingston Arts Council invites you to come and enjoy our 18th Annual Fine Arts Show. This show is held during the Howell Melon Festival on the first floor of the Howell Opera House 123 W. Grand River, Howell, with all the artists present to discuss their work and answer questions. There will be painting, jewelry, digital prints, photography and more, with all the displayed art available for purchase. We also have a kids “make-and-take” art table and a community murals for the whole family to contribute to! So come in, walk through, and find your new favorite piece of art! Friday, August 16, 3:00 pm – 9:00 pm Saturday, August 17, 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday, August 18, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm Free admission. Open to the public Question please call 517-540-0065 or visit www.HowellOperaHouse.com

Sat Aug 17 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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 Aug 17 Vintage Car Show

Our annual Car Show will be held on August 17, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 P.M.in front of the historic Courthouse. There will be dash plaques for the first 50, and plaques for first, second and third. Come sit and enjoy the atmosphere. Call 517-548-6876, or email howellareahistoricalsociety@gmail.com for more info. Sign up on our website, howellareahistorical.org, also.

Sat Aug 17 Bowhunters Roundup Off Grid For PTSD

Welcome back to our annual Bowhunters Roundup for PTSD. An archery event open to the public and all ages are welcomed! We are excited to make this event once again possible with the partnership of LCWCC. With a newly updated pristine course; you will see multiple shot scenarios on 25 Delta McKenzie 3D animal targets. General admission of $20 gets you: access to all day shooting on our 3D Archery range, shoot as much as you want! You will also have access to novelty shoots, vendors, door prizes and silent auction items. So dust off those bows and come sling some arrows! What else is happening? Two Man Scramble w/ payback $35 Riton Optics Long Shot Plenty of Food Refreshments Don’t forget to head over to our website and nominate a veteran to receive a free bow at our event! Event proceeds are allocated to programs that get our veterans and first responders back into the outdoors. No broadheads allowed. A Direct Action Focus When you partake in a Shoot for Life event, you can do so knowing your support goes directly to programs that provide immediate relief for PTSD. At our event we also provide direct action by gifting a brand-new bow to nominated veterans. In hopes to share a new found Place of Peace. The event will be held August 17, 2024 @ 10am Location: Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club, 6060 E. M36 Whitmore Lake, MI 48189. To learn more, visit https://www.shootforlife.org/bowhunter-roundup-for-ptsd-offgrid or on our Facebook page Shoot for Life..

Sat Aug 17 Treasures & Treats Arts And Crafts Show

The Treasures & Treats Arts and Crafts Show, will be held in downtown Howell in the heart of the Howell Melon Festival. The 1-day indoor show will be Saturday, August 17 inside First Presbyterian Church at 323 W. Grand River Ave. and the 2-day outdoor show will be August 17 and 18 on Grand River Ave. These events are sponsored by FPC Women to support their local missions. For more information email craftshow@fpchowell.org or call 517-546-0290.

Sat Aug 17 Hartland Farmer's Market

Come enjoy the Hartland Farmer's Market- all locally made products featuring fresh seasonal produce, meats and poultry, honey, eggs, baked goods (including gluten-free),soaps & lotions, jewelry, hand-sewn tote bags and gift items, crochet toys and items, garden art, woodcrafters, food and drinks, antique and flea market items. Saturdays 9 am-1 pm at 10400 Highland Road, Hartland in the Rural King Parking lot. For vendor information call 810-599-7603

Sun Aug 18 Brighton Kiwanis Concerts & Classics At BHS

Brighton Kiwanis and W4 Signs welcome you to their summer concerts and classic car shows at Brighton High School. The family free event was moved to the high school to allow easy access and more classic car parking. This Sunday concert will be the Leaky Tiki Band tribute to Jimmy Buffett with the Soul Men's Blues Brothers tribute. Food available onsite. Facebook Brighton Kiwanis

Sun Aug 18 The Canterville Ghost (Readers Theatre Style)

The Centerville Ghost will be performed in "Readers Theatre Style" on August 18 from 2:00 to 3:30 PM. The Community Theatre of Howell is located at 1400 W. Grand River, Howell, MI. For more information go to www.cththeatre.org.

Mon Aug 19 Dance Camp - Broadway Hits

Dance camp for ages 6-10, Mon-Th, Aug 19-22. Campers will stretch, learn jazz technique and jazz combos, and play dance games based around the Broadway theme. Campers will dance to popular Broadway hits from shows such as Lion King, Wicked, Mary Poppins, Aladdin, Annie, Frozen, Joseph and the Technicolor Dream Coat. At the end of Thursday's camp session campers will perform a combo they learn in camp for their families at the end of Thursday’s camp session. Camp is held at School For The Arts Brighton, located in the 2|42 Community Center, 7526 Grand River, Brighton. Pre-registration required at schoolforthearts.net/dance Questions: sfta@242community.com

Mon Aug 19 Growing In Dance Mermaid Camp

Dance camp for ages 3-5.Campers will learn a dance, do creative movement, play dance games, and make a craft all based around the mermaid theme. Campers will perform the combo they learn in camp for their families at the end of Thursday’s camp session. Camp is held at School For The Arts Brighton, located in the 2|42 Community Center, 7526 Grand River, Brighton. Pre-registration required at schoolforthearts.net/dance Questions: sfta@242community.com

Tue Aug 20 Terrific Tuesday Reading Imagination Station

Brighton Kiwanis members will be reading to children Tuesday mornings at 10:30 AM at the Imagination Station in Downtown Brighton. Snacks too. Parents or guardian must remain with children. The books are donated by 2 Dandelion Book Store. Brighton Kiwanis is celebrating 75 years of community service to the Brighton Area. Follow Brighton Kiwanis on Facebook or Web.

Wed Aug 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 are 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.

Wed Aug 21 Spotting Scams: Workshop On Staying Safe From Scams

The person on the other line says you’ve won a prize!!!! But have you? Or is it someone trying to get your personal information? Come to Village Manor Retirement for a FREE educational workshop to learn about the latest scams, how to avoid them, how you can keep yourself and your loved ones safe from scammers, and what to do if you have already been scammed. It will be held on August 21st from 1:30 to 3:30 PM at Village Manor Retirement, 9501 E Highland Rd, Howell, MI 48843.

Fri Aug 23 St. Agnes Family Tri-Festa

Annual festival will feature a condensed version of our famous Knights of Columbus fish fry, Cornhole Tournament, Saturday Brunch, Baked Goods Bingo, Outdoor Golf Competitions, Volleyball, Kids Games & Giveaways, Pie Baking Contest, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Big Raffle, & Pie the Priest! All are welcome! Visit https://www.stagnesmi.com/tri-festa.

Fri Aug 23 Patrick O'Rourke Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing

Hartland Glen Golf Club, 8:00 a.m. registration. 9:00 Lights & Siren start. Continental breakfast, lunch at the turn, NY Strip Steak dinner. 18 holes with golf cart. $100 per golfer $400 per team. 50/50 Drawing, Table Raffle, Goodie bags. For further information contact Dan or Arlene O'Rourke at 248-459-4767 or email irishacres4447@yahoo.com

Fri Aug 23 Concerts At The Courthouse: Motown Eagles Tribute

Presented by the LIVINGSTON ARTS COUNCIL A variety of local area musicians take center stage each Friday night throughout the summer at the Howell Courthouse Amphitheater, 200 E. Grand River in Howell on the Courthouse lawn! This free event features rock, country and classic tribute musical entertainment. Celebrating 25 years of bringing music to Livingston County! Show begins at 7:00 pm, bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the show!

Fri Aug 23 Summer Campfire

Join us as we do the summer classic campfire with smores and songs! The fire is lit at 8 pm. Grace Lutheran Church. Email us to register so we can prepare! (We can't do this fire unless we have ten or more so be sure to register today!)

Sat Aug 24 St. Agnes Family Tri-Festa

Festival's final day features Saturday Brunch, Baked Goods Bingo, Outdoor Golf Competitions, Volleyball, Kids Games & Giveaways, Pie Baking Contest, Mass, Silent Auction, Live Auction, Big Raffle, & Pie the Priest! All are welcome! Visit https://www.stagnesmi.com/tri-festa.

Sat Aug 24 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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 Aug 24 Hartland Farmer's Market

Come enjoy the Hartland Farmer's Market- all locally made products featuring fresh seasonal produce, meats and poultry, honey, eggs, baked goods (including gluten-free),soaps & lotions, jewelry, hand-sewn tote bags and gift items, crochet toys and items, garden art, woodcrafters, food and drinks, antique and flea market items. Saturdays 9 am-1 pm at 10400 Highland Road, Hartland in the Rural King Parking lot. For vendor information call 810-599-7603

Sun Aug 25 Brighton Kiwanis Concerts & Classics At BHS

Brighton Kiwanis and W4 Signs welcome you to their summer concerts and classic car shows at Brighton High School. The family free event was moved from the Mill Pond and Main Street to the high school to allow easy access and more classic car parking. This Sunday concert will be Steve King and the Dittlies Food available onsite. Facebook Brighton Kiwanis

Wed Aug 28 Adventures in Genealogy

Time: 6:30 - 7:30 PM Cromaine Library, Hartland Genealogist Katherine Willson presents tips and techniques for accessing burial records, cemetery stone photos, obituaries, death certificates, and more. Register online or by phone. Register at: https://cromaine.librarycalendar.com/event/adventures-genealogy-seeking-dead-people-through-cemetery-research-online-person-597

Fri Aug 30 Concerts At The Courthouse

Featuring Alan Turner "The Gambler Returns" The Ultimate Kenny Rogers Tribute. Presented by the Livingston Arts Council - this is the last performance of this series so do miss it at the Howell Courthouse Amphitheater, 200 E. Grand River in Howell on the Courthouse lawn! This is a free event. Celebrating 25 years of bringing music to Livingston County! Show begins at 7:00 pm, bring a blanket or a chair and enjoy the show!

Fri Aug 30 LCWCC's Fish Fry

The Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club’s All-You-Can-Eat Fish Fry Includes: Fish (Beer Batter, Lemon Pepper, Cajun & Baked), Hush Puppies, Mac & Cheese, French Fries, Green Beans, Coleslaw, Rolls, Homemade Desserts, Coffee, Iced Tea & Lemonade Serving 4:30 to 7:00 pm Adults: $15, Seniors $14, Members $13, Kids 6 & Older $7.00, Kids 5 & Under Free Carry outs $13.00 (12 oz Beer Batter Fish, Mac & Cheese, Slaw & Fries) 6060 E. M36, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 (810) 231-1811

Sat Aug 31 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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 Aug 31 Hartland Farmer's Market

Come enjoy the Hartland Farmer's Market- all locally made products featuring fresh seasonal produce, meats and poultry, honey, eggs, baked goods (including gluten-free),soaps & lotions, jewelry, hand-sewn tote bags and gift items, crochet toys and items, garden art, woodcrafters, food and drinks, antique and flea market items. Saturdays 9 am-1 pm at 10400 Highland Road, Hartland in the Rural King Parking lot. For vendor information call 810-599-7603

Thu Sep 5 Fall Open House - Hartland Senior Center

Join us on Thursday, September 5 for our Fall Open House. It's a great time to tour the center, meet with instructors and sponsors, enjoy lunch and entertainment. This also kicks off our membership drive. All new members who join this day or later, receive the remaining months of 2024 plus all of 2025! For more information call us at 810-626-2135. The Hartland Senior Activity Center is located inside the old Hartland High School - 9525 East Highland Rd. Howell, MI 48843.

Sat Sep 7 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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 Sep 7 St. Joseph Parish 3rd Annual Polish Heritage Festival

St. Joseph Parish Hosts 3rd Annual Polish Heritage Festival on September 7-8, 2024 Celebrating Polish Culture, Traditions, and Community Spirit St. Joseph Parish is thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Polish Heritage Festival, set to take place on September 7th and 8th, 2024. Sponsored by the Father Battersby Knights of Columbus Council 7586, this family-friendly event promises a delightful day filled with traditional Polish food, music, dance, and more. This vibrant two-day event will be held on the church grounds at 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon MI 48178, welcoming everyone to experience the rich culture and traditions of Poland. Event Details: Date: September 7 – 8, 2024 Time: 2 PM – 9 PM Saturday and 1 PM to 6 PM Sunday Location: St. Joseph Parish, 830 S. Lafayette, South Lyon, MI 48178 Admission: Free (donations appreciated) The festival promises a weekend full of entertainment, delicious cuisine, and cultural activities for all ages. Highlights include: • Traditional Polish Cuisine: Savor authentic Polish dishes, from pierogi and kielbasa to delicious pastries and more. • Polka Mass: This special service blends traditional Catholic liturgy with the energetic and festive rhythms of polka music, creating a worship experience like no other. • Live Music & Dance: Enjoy performances by local and regional Polish folk bands and dance groups. Experience the lively rhythms and colorful costumes that bring Polish traditions to life. • Classic Car Show: Stroll through a dazzling display of meticulously restored vintage vehicles. Don’t miss this opportunity to admire these gleaming automotive gems! • Polish Village: Featuring a variety of local businesses offering their unique products and services as well as booths showcasing Polish souvenirs and apparel, our Polish Village is one you won’t want to miss! • Children’s Activities: Fun for the whole family! Kids can enjoy face painting, games, and crafts in our dedicated children's area. • Raffles & Prizes: Participate in our raffle for a chance to win up to $2,500! For more information or if you would like to sponsor this event, please visit our website at stjcc.org/polish-heritage-festival-2024 or contact Frank Mardeusz at (248) 982 1427. Media Contact: Gina Wolicki Parish Communications Liaison St. Joseph Parish (248) 255-3819 pr@stjcc.org

Sun Sep 8 Comedy Night - Whitmore Lake

Enjoy an evening of laughter and help provide clean water for the world! Comedian Chris Young shares his unique spin on real life experiences and turns them into laughs. The comedy show is family friendly and appropriate for teens through adults. Opening Act Tim Palmer brings southern charm to midwest comedy with a clean brand of storytelling humor. Special guest Krista Dover, Executive Director of Clean Water for the World, will explain how water purifiers are helping to provide clean water in countries around the world. Four of these water purifiers will be installed in the Readers to Leaders Schools in Liberia when the church goes there next February. VENUE: First United Methodist Church-Whitmore Lake Campus 9318 Main, Whitmore Lake, MI 48189 Tickets are $15 online or at the door. https://www.brightonfumc.org/event/comedy-night/

Tue Sep 10 Charity Euchre - Prelude Children's Theatre

$20/player, fees split 50/50 between charity and player prize pool. Bring in a non-perishable food item for the Howell mini pantry at Summit Gardens Park and get 50% off on a beer of your choice. One ticket/person. Online reg and info at https://BrightonOptimist.org after Aug 14, 2024. On-site reg available at 6:00PM day of event.

Wed Sep 11 Loneliness & Isolation: The Next Health Crisis

Join Livingston County Catholic Charities on Wednesday, September 11th from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the Livingston County EMS Building (1911 Tooley Rd, Howell, MI 48855) for a morning program talking about the effects that isolation and loneliness can have on you mentally, emotionally and physically. Hear from speakers from IHA Medical Group, Livingston County Catholic Charities, and a featured Veteran sharing their first-hand experience combating isolation and loneliness. Hear about the programs and resources available to you to combat isolation in your own life. RSVP to Beth Newman, LCCC Elder Abuse Specialist at 517-545-5944 or beth@livingstoncc.org

Thu Sep 12 Vietnam & Gold Star Walls

Moving Walls coming to Bennett Park on Merrill Rd. in Hamburg Township. 24 hours security is needed. Volunteers to work Security please contact Security Chief Scott at 810-229-9294 or lousctt@yahoo.com to obtain a Volunteers Application form and a list of open shifts.

Fri Sep 13 Recovery Hoedown

Join us (Recovery Advocates in Livingston along with other recovery communities) on Friday, September 13th for a night of square dancing, music, and food along with community resources! At the Alano Club in Brighton.

Sat Sep 14 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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 Sep 14 Cornhole Tournament - American Spirit Center

Friends of Veterans a 501c3 organization will be hosting a cornhole tournament September 7 at 3pm at the American Spirit Centre in Brighton. A $25 entry fee will get you at least 3 games. Cash prizes will be awarded to top 6 players, we also have music, food and cash bar. All proceeds benefit veterans programs. To enter and for more info go to eventbrite.com

Sat Sep 14 Pinckney High School Class Of 84 Reunion

Event will be held at Block Brewery in Howell from 6-10pm on 9/14/24. Email phs40yearreunion@yahoo.com for info, or check the Facebook page Pinckney Pirates Class of '84.

Sun Sep 15 Howell Air Force JROTC Golf Outing

The Howell High School Air Force JROTC program is hosting its 9th annual golf outing on September 15th at Willow Brook Golf Club in Byron. The golf outing serves as the only fundraiser for the year toward the program, which began in 2014. The event includes 18-holes with a cart, a continental breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cost is $100 per golfer. In addition to golfers, they are seeking contributions in various areas to ensure a successful outing. Hole and cart sponsorships, donations of gift cards, and items that can be put up for silent auction or placed into gift baskets to raffle off to participants are all being sought. Donations toward the event help support Livingston County students from Howell, Brighton, Hartland, Fowlerville, and Pinckney Every school year, there are over 100 students who participate in the program as cadets. The program had 2 cadets receive full scholarships this past year. They were also recently awarded the Distinguished Unit Award with Merit- which is the highest possible rank by the US Air Force for a high school program. The JROTC program is dedicated to fostering leadership, character development, and community service among our cadets. By participating in our program, these young individuals gain valuable skills, discipline, and a sense of responsibility that will benefit them throughout their lives. For more information, please visit www.howellafjrotc.com

Sat Sep 21 Howell Alumni Baseball Game

Highlanders baseball alums gather to play their 11th edition of this semi-annual Howell Athletic Department fundraiser on Saturday, September 21st. Warm-ups begin at 10:30am; First pitch is 12:30pm. Location: Howell Varsity Baseball Field, 1200 W. Grand River Ave., Howell. Admission: $5. See the Howell Highlanders Alumni Baseball Facebook page or email HowellAlumniBaseball@gmail dot com for more information.

Sat Sep 21 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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 Sep 28 Brighton Farmers’ Market

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.