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LAG Development in Howell
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Today's Birthday Cake Winner Is:

Robert Morse 8/5/22

Hubbell Pond In Milford Focus Of State Testing Today

Two crews from EGLE sampled waters upstream, downstream and within the pond this morning to gather more information about the potential location of hexavalent chromium, which was released from Tribar Manufacturing in Wixom last weekend.
Livingston County Local Sports

Ryan Wooley Daily Sportscast 8-5-22

Big news out of Ann Arbor today as Michigan has fired hockey head coach Mel Pearson after five years. What prompted the move? Ryan has all those details and more in sports!

Ryan Wooley Daily Sportscast 8-4-22

Brittney Griner has been sentenced in Russia and it's nearly the max she was up for. The Tigers meanwhile return home tonight to take on the Rays, while the NFL preseason gets going from the Hall of Fame game in Canton Ohio as the Jags battle the Raiders.

Ryan Wooley Daily Sportscast 8-3-22

The NFL has appealed the decision in the Deshaun Watson case, so what happens now? The Tigers and Twins also wrapped up their three game series from Minnesota, and 11 golfers have filed a lawsuit against the PGA Tour.

Ryan Wooley Daily Sportscast 8-2-22

MLB's trading deadline was today so who made the biggest splash? More information has also come out of talks between the NFL and Deshaun Watson's camp prior to the six game suspension that was handed down yesterday.

Community Events

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Tue Aug 9 Youth Performing Arts Camp

Calling all kids age 8 and up! Youth Performing Arts camp is the perfect place to grow your little artist's talent and love for music. Camp runs Tuesday August 9 - Friday August 12 from 9:00 AM - 12:00, with a concert on Friday. Location: Brighton First United Methodist Church. You won’t want to miss this! For more information and to register, go to

Tue Aug 9 Basic Strategies for Farm Emergencies

Basic Strategies for Farm Emergencies & Member Picnic Tuesday, August 9 | 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Picnic 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Esch Farm, 9221 Van Buren Rd, Fowlerville, MI 48836 The Livingston County Farm Bureau and Fowlerville Area Fire Department are hosting Basic Strategies for Farm Emergencies on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Lunch will be provided. Emergency Services Rescue Training, in conjunction with MIOSHA, created a reference resource for 22 different agricultural specific situations. This program will go more in depth regarding all 22 of the subjects as they pertain to Emergency First Responders. Training is funded by a MIOSHA grant. Five (5) RUP credits will be offered to agricultural producers who attend the entire program. Registration is open to all first responders, law enforcement, emergency management, and farm workers. Register at Register for training

Wed Aug 10 Trivia Night 21+

Join us for the opening night of the Howell Melon Festival Tent for some Trivia and Melon flavored beer and wine. Food and extra drink tickets will be available for purchase night of. There will be two games of trivia back to back and prizes for 1st and 2nd place in each game. Your ticket includes: 4 person trivia team 4 drink tickets per team (may purchase more @ event)

Wed Aug 10 Livingston County Photographers Group Meeting

The Livingston County Photographers Group will be holding its regular meeting at 7pm on Wednesday, August 10th. 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 Presentation on Golden Hour Photography. 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 with any questions.

Wed Aug 10 Music on the Grand

Outdoor Concert with Wag the Dog, Food from Fire Up Grill BBQ Food Truck, inflatables, games, activities! At Inspiration Park, 56730 Grand River Ave, New Hudson MI. 6-8 pm

Thu Aug 11 Cleary Big Cat Golf Classic

Cleary University will host its seventh annual Big Cat Golf Classic, Thursday, Aug. 11 at The Links of Novi Singh in Novi (50395 W 10 Mile Road, Novi). Registration opens at 8 am and a shotgun start begins at 9 am. Golf packages start at $600 for a foursome and include continental breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages and a chance to win prizes. For details, visit

Thu Aug 11 Talent and Art Show

Help us celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Club by sharing your talent! Join us at the Northfield Township Area Library on Thursday, August 11 from 5 to 7 to see the talents of our community. Even if you weren't able to join our program, we'd love to see your talent, all ages welcome! To show off your art or talent please visit our website at and click on the talent show tile.

Thu Aug 11 Hootin In The Park

Pinckney Town Square 6:00 - 8:00 Live Music , food and games for the kids

Thu Aug 11 Dueling Pianos 21+

Join us in the Howell Melon Festival Festival Tent for a night of entertainment with Dueling Pianos from Aces Entertainment. Food and Drink tickets will be available for purchase night of. Melon wine and beer will be sold.

Thu Aug 11 Howell Library MelonFest Book Sale

Friends of the Howell Library giant MelonFest Book Sale, on the lower level. Hard cover, small soft cover, and children's books plus CDs and DVDs: $1.00 or less. Hours vary.

Thu Aug 11 Hartland Senior Center Trash to Treasures Sale

The Hartland Senior Activity Center will be holding a Trash to Treasures Sale on Thursday, August 11th from 8am-3pm and Friday, August 12th from 8a-2pm! Join us as we have a wide variety of items from household to sporting goods, furniture, jewelry crafting items, and much more! We will also have Tony Sacco Fundraiser Cards for sale for only $10 (they pay for themselves!). We hope to see you soon! Hartland Senior Activity Center 9525 Highland Rd Howell, MI 48843 (810) 626-2135

Fri Aug 12 Art at the Opera House Fine Art Show

The Livingston Arts Council invites you to come and enjoy their 16th Annual Fine Arts Show. This show is held during the Howell Melon Festival on the first floor of the Howell Opera House with all the Artist present to discuss there work and answer questions. There will be paintings, jewelry, digital prints, photography and much more with all the displayed Art available for purchase. There will also be a "Kids Make and Take" Art table along with a community mural. visit or call 517-540-0065 for more information. Hours will be Friday, August 12 / 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm Saturday, August 13 / 11:00 am - 9:00 pm Sunday, August 14 / 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fri Aug 12 Great Scott Concert

Great Scott is the perfect band for any event looking to have guests up on their feet, dancing and singing along to the greatest songs from the 1950’s to the new hits of today. Join us at the Howell Melon Festival Festival Tent for a fun night!

Fri Aug 12 Concerts at the Courthouse

Air Margaritaville 7:00-9:00 pm at Howell Courthouse Amphitheater presented by Livingston Arts Council 517 540-0065 or

Fri Aug 12 Melon Run

Howell Recreation and Chem-Trend proudly present the 45th Annual Howell Melon Run (we welcome runners, walkers, and those racing in wheelchairs and other assistive devices) on August 12, 2022 , events begin at 6PM 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, The Mascot Dash and the fan favorite Howell Melon Run 5k PACKET PICKUP: Early packet pick-up will be on August 9th - August 11th from 8am-8pm at the Oceola Community Center at 1661 N. Latson Rd, Howell. We ask that you try to pick up your items in advance if possible but packets will be available on-site for race day starting at 5pm. We will send out a reminder email with details when it gets closer. RACE SHIRT: Registrations on or before 7/24/22 are guaranteed a 50/50 short sleeve shirt. Registrations after that date will not receive a shirt.

Sat Aug 13 Family Emergency Readiness EXPO

Cope, survive and prevail over disasters. 9am to 5pm LESA building 1425 W. Grand River, Howell. FREE speakers, admission, gift on entry,parking, checklists, booklets, coloring books, child ID kits. Vendors for products , services and food. Find the EXPO at or Facebook at Ready Livingston Family Emergency EXPO '22

Sat Aug 13 Boy Scout Troop 367 Golf Outing

Boy Scout Troop 367 of Howell charted by St. Joseph Catholic Church is holding a Golf Scramble as a fund raising event to support the troop activities for the upcoming year. The event is hosted by Chemung Hills Golf Club at 9am, there will be games and prizes as well as an included dinner following the scramble. Please register yourself or a foursome today at

Sat Aug 13 Classic Car Show

We’re back in 2022 with our Classic Car Show on August 13, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 P.M. Please call 517-548-6876, or email for details. The fee is: $15.00 in advance, and $20.00 the day of. Come enjoy the Melon Fest, and show off your classic beauties.

Sat Aug 13 Brighton Women’s History Roll of Honor Ceremony

Five new members to the Roll of Honor will be celebrated for their professional and community accomplishments. Sandra Leith Bates, Dolores S. Johnson, Anne King-Hudson, Ruth E. Munzel, and Susan G. Rosebrough will join the Roll of Honor at the 2pm ceremony held at the Brighton District Library. All family, friends, and members of the community are invited. More information at

Sat Aug 13 Dave Mead Concert

Christian based band Dave Mead will perform a live concert at Crossroads Church of God. Join us Saturday, August 13th at 6:00pm for a ticket required concert. Or join us August 14th at 10:45am for a Worship Morning with Dave Mead, with a love offering appreciated. Crossroads Church of God 3940 Pinckney Road Howell 48843. Tickets are for sale at

Sat Aug 13 CornHowell Tournament

The Howell Chamber of Commerce, Mainstreet DDA, and Howell Recreation are excited to announce the 2nd annual CornHowell Tournament! Location: State Street Lot in Downtown Howell (next to the historic Livingston County Courthouse) Date: Saturday, August 13th Time: Player check-in begins at 10 am; bags fly at Noon SHARP! (expected to last until about 6 pm) Tournament Play: double elimination Max Entries: 50, two-player teams Entry Fee: $50/team Prize Purse: 1st Place - $500; 2nd Place - $250; 3rd Place - $100

Sat Aug 13 Live Music At Historic Howell Theatre


Sat Aug 13 Treasures & Treats Craft Show

Craft show held at First Presbyterian Church of Howell, 323 W Grand River, Howell MI. Saturday August 13, 2022 from 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. In the heart of the Howell Melon Festival. More than 50 booths outside and inside the church. Something for everyone!

Sat Aug 13 Golf Scramble

Golf Scramble to support Boy Scout Troop 367 of Howell chartered by St. Joseph Catholic Church will be held on Saturday, August 13th, at 9am with breakfast, lunch at the turn and prizes. Register yourself or your foursome by logging in at

Sat Aug 13 Melon Fest Car Show

The Depot Museum will be the site of the Melon Fest Car Show, from 10 a.m. to 2 P.M. on August 13, 2022. Wetmore and Walnut Streets will be closed in front of the Depot to accommodate the sleek vintage vehicles that have been lovingly restored. Call 517-548-6876, or email, and Don will contact you asap. The entry fee is: $15.00 in advance, and $20.00 the day of. Let's make this the biggest car show ever!

Sat Aug 13 Yard Sale at the Depot

The Depot Museum will be hosting a yard sale during Melon Fest on August 13, 2022 from 10:00 to 2:00 P.M. Come enjoy the car show at the same time.

Sun Aug 14 Brighton Kiwanis Concert Series

The sound of Main Street Soul will be heard at the Mill Pond as part of the Kiwanis concerts. The band will take stage at 6PM. Food is available on site.

Mon Aug 15 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.

Thu Aug 18 Hootin in The Park

Pinckney Town Square, Live Music, Food and kids games

Fri Aug 19 CTH Presents Merry Wives Of Windsor

The Community Theatre of Howell proudly presents: MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR August 19, 2022 6:00pm August 20, 2022 5:00pm August 21, 2022 3:00pm LOCATION: Howell Nature Center 1005 Triangle Lake Rd. Howell, MI 48843 SHOW DESCRIPTION: The Merry Wives of Windsor or Sir John Falstaff and the Merry Wives of Windsor is a comedy by William Shakespeare first published in 1602, though believed to have been written in or before 1597. Meet the rotund rascal Sir John Falstaff and the wise wives of Windsor in one of Shakespeare’s most raucous comedies. With an ego as big as his voracious appetite, Falstaff conspires to woo the two wealthiest married ladies in town and pocket their riches. However, Mistress Ford and Mistress Page devise a scheme of their own to teach him a well-deserved lesson in Wooing 101. Join us and feast on a hilariously magnificent treat of monogamously artful deceit. Purchase tickets at or at the Nature Center on the day of the event.

Fri Aug 19 Food Truck Fridays

Who's hungry? Enjoy food trucks, entertainment, vendor booths and children's activities from noon to 8 p.m. in The Square in downtown Pinckney.

Fri Aug 19 Concerts at the Courthouse

Motown Eagles Tribute Band 7:00-9:00 pm at Howell Courthouse Amphitheater presented by Livingston Arts Council 517 540-0065 or

Sat Aug 20 Hartland Band Boosters Annual Car Wash

The 2022 Hartland Marching Eagles Band Boosters Car Wash is Saturday August 20th, 2022 from 10am - 4pm at Grumlaw Church on M-59 in Hartland. This fundraiser helps support the many activities our Hartland Eagles Marching Band participates in throughout the year within our community. A $10 donation is asked per vehicle (cash, check or Venmo). We hope to see you there, and thank you helping start our 2022-2023 Marching Season strong!

Sun Aug 21 Brighton Kiwanis Concert Series

Bill Mack and the Juke Joint Johnnies is back with their Rock-a-Billy music. The concert starts at 6 PM and is free to all. Food is available on site.

Fri Aug 26 Lee DeWyze - American Idol

Coming to the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are only $26 - As the winner of American Idol Season 9 in 2010, Lee DeWyze made his major label debut with Live It Up (RCA). With an earnest ability to create a delicate balance of harmony, melody, deep emotion and subtlety, Lee DeWyze’s depth as a songwriter call to mind some of his earliest influences like Simon and Garfunkel, Yusef Islam (Cat Stevens) and Johnny Cash.

Fri Aug 26 Concerts at the Courthouse

Billy Joel Tribute Band 7:00-9:00 pm at Howell Courthouse Amphitheater presented by Livingston Arts Council 517 540-0065 or

Fri Aug 26 50s Murder Mystery Dinner

Come enjoy a fun murder mystery and dinner. You will get a great meal, fun entertainment and be supporting a great cause. $75 per person, Crystal Gardens, Howell, MI call 810-522-5531 for more information.

Sun Aug 28 Brighton Kiwanis Concert Series

Steve King and the Dittlies return to the AMP to end the Brighton Mill Pond concerts. The favorite band will start at 6PM. The concerts are free, and food is available on site.

Wed Aug 31 Women's Business Network of MI

For more than 35 years, Julie Moss has been synonymous with excellence and performance, both as an Ironman and USA Triathlon Hall of Famer, and as a public speaker with a message of empowerment and never quitting. From her stunning crawl across the finish line at the 1982 Ironman World Championship — the most famous moment in triathlon’s 40-year history, viewed by millions on Wide World of Sports — to her third-place age-group finish at the 2018 Ironman, Julie has delighted and inspired millions throughout the world. Now, with the publication of her long-awaited memoir, Crawl of Fame (Pegasus Books), she inspires all over again. Ironman and USA Triathlon Hall of Famer Julie Moss shares her story of excellence, performance and perseverance against all odds. Learn how an unexpected journey led to personal success and offered her a voice to inspire and assist others. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Julie, along with former professional triathlete Ed Pienkosz, demonstrate how making superior, inspired efforts can lead to individual success and opportunities to transform the community around you.

Fri Sep 2 Concerts at the Courthouse

Steve King and the Dittilies 7:00-9:00 pm at Howell Courthouse Amphitheater presented by Livingston Arts Council 517 540-0065 or

Fri Sep 9 Patrick O'Rourke Memorial Scholarship Golf Outing

On Friday, September 9th, the tenth anniversary of Sgt. Patrick O'Rourke's death we will host our 8th Annual Golf Outing at Hartland Glen Golf Club to celebrate his life and invoke his memory.18 holes w/cart $75.00/person or $300.00/team Includes continental breakfast, lunch at the turn and Steak Dinner. 50/50 Table Raffle Silent Auction Come and join us for a fun time. Proceeds in the form of cash awards are presented to Schoolcraft Police Academy (Pat's Alma Mater) Graduates twice a year.

Sat Sep 10 South Lyon Depot Day Event

Free Family Fun from 10:00AM to 4:00PM at 300 Dorothy Street, South Lyon’s McHattie Park and Witch’s Hat Historical Village. Activities, Demonstrations, and Entertainment. Model Trains, Craft Show, and Old-Time Band. Train Rides, Games, Balloons, Crafts, Quilt Show, “The Bubble Man”, and “Zeemo”. “Story Time in the School House” by the Salem/South Lyon District Library. Fun, free activities for the entire family. Presented by the South Lyon Area Historical Society. Please call for more information 248-437-4942.

Sat Sep 10 The Story Tour

Facing unbeatable odds? An addiction or other mountain in your life? YOUR STORY'S NOT OVER! Join us for 'The Story Tour'. A powerful night featuring the hope-filled music of Allan Scott Band, incredible God stories from across the U.S.A. and multiple speaker's including suicide survivor and pastor Travis Habbershon and ex-drug addict, liar, and thief Allan Scott. You're going to leave encouraged and believing that God can heal any hurt, restore any situation, and move any mountain! VIP Doors: 5:30pm GA Doors: 6pm Event Start: 6:30pm GA Tickets: $12 (At the door $15) Groups of 10+: $10 VIP Tickets: $29 (early admission, backstage tour & meet the cast of the show!) Can't afford a ticket? Send an email to!

Sat Sep 10 Horses' Haven Open House and Fundraiser

Please join us Saturday, September 10 from 12 noon to 4:00pm for a family friendly day of fun! There will be Farm tours, raffles, photo ops, kids steer roping contest, hobby horse obstacle course, treasure dig, tack sale, food available and much more. Minimum donation of $10 per person or $25 for a family. RSVP to Or become a sponsor by calling or texting Louise at 248-302-5152. We accept all donations at See you there!!!!

Sat Sep 10 Hudson Mills Tractor Pull

Come out to our Annual Fall Pull at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds, on Saturday, September 11th & Sunday, September 12th. Our event will be held in conjunction with the Historical Fall Festival. Scales open 8:00 a.m. Drivers Meeting at 10:00 a.m. Pull Starts at 10:15 a.m. Transfer Sled Pull on Saturday. Dead Weight Percentage Pull on Sunday. Top Cut Tire classes both days. Pulling Rules can be found on our website at This pull is open to the public. Camping is available. If you have any question please Message us or Email us at at

Sun Sep 11 Heart and Soul 5k

A 5k run/walk to support Special Olympics and Ainsley's Angels. it is held on the Howell High School campus with a flat and fast course.

Wed Sep 14 Livingston County Photographers Group Meeting

The Livingston County Photographers Group will be holding its regular meeting at 7pm on Wednesday, September 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 High Speed Flash presented by Jim Rinkus. 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 with any questions.

Sat Sep 17 The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour

Coming to the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $35/$45/$55 - The Daily Show Writers Comedy Tour features the comics behind the jokes that make America laugh every weeknight on Comedy Central’s premiere late night show. From making fun of their failed dating lives, being a cat owner, or talking about important events of the day, the Daily Show comedy writers have something for everyone!

Sat Sep 17 Hearse Festival

We'll have our usual fun and frights with our costume contest, Pine-Box Derby (Pinewood Derby) and loads of vendors both indoors and outdoors! Join us in our attempt to break the Guinness® World Record for longest hearse procession! Only $2 for spectators! No fee for participating hearse drivers & passengers. Children 16 and under are FREE. We will be posting vendor registration forms as we finish them up. We will be updating this regularly, so keep checking back for news on our facebook page!

Sun Sep 18 Shepherd of the Lakes Storm Run

Shepherd of the Lakes hosts a 5k and 1 mile fun trail run. This year we will be having an awesome color run! Bring the whole family out for a great afternoon. Group start at 3:30 pm and open start till 4:00 pm. Race packet pickup opens at 2:30 pm Sunday September 18. T-shirts and medals to all participates registered by Sept 4th. Prizes for top finishers.

Mon Sep 19 Scramble for Hope Golf Outing

Fund a Life's 3rd Annual Scramble for Hope Golf Outing is coming up Monday, September 19th at Oak Pointe Country Club! Presented by Terri Lloyd & Co Real Estate Team (TLC Real Estate), our 3rd annual golf outing will be hosted across both Champs and Honors courses at the exclusive Oak Pointe Country Club. All proceeds will help benefit Fund a Life's local charity mission of helping shine light in life's darkest moments. Registration opens at 9:00 am where you can check out our Bloody Mary Bar, grab a coffee, buy some raffle tickets and get the swing locked in on the driving range! Shotgun Start at 10:00 am for Honors, 10:30 am for Champs. Happy Hour Celebration immediately following the round with heavy apps, awards, cash bar! This event is expected to sell out, so get registered for either course ASAP and check out our sponsorships available as well at

Sat Sep 24 Rolling Thunder Annual Ride To Remember

Rolling thunder. Inc is honor our fallen heroes at the old courthouse in Howell Michigan at noon. So save the date September 24th rain or shine. For more information please contact Duane @ 248-505-5953 or

Sat Sep 24 Pumpkinfest 5k Run & Half Marathon

Lead the Pumpkinfest Parade at the Saturday, Sept 24 pumpkinfest 5k Run or run the Half Marathon on Sunday. Sign up at

Sun Sep 25 Finders Keepers Vintage Market

Finders Keepers Vintage Market is an upscale, open-air pop up style market. The event will take place outdoors and feature original art, vintage furniture, high quality handmade goods, home decor, delicious consumables, organic products, jewelry, antiques, recycled vintage items, fresh flowers and SO MUCH MORE. Finders Keepers Vintage Market is much more than a flea market. Featuring artists with a creative flair who want to share their talents and finds with all of you! We are creating a market that brings all our vendors who are passionate about their work to one place for all of you to shop, enjoy and buy. If you know someone that may be interested in participating in the market or if you are interested please apply at