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Online Workshop To Focus On Dismantling Systemic Racism

The Community Unitarian Universalists in Brighton or CUUB is hosting the virtual workshop for individuals to deepen their understanding of systemic racism and to strengthen connections between organizations in Livingston County through a shared experience.

Lottery Ticket Thief Sentenced

Christopher Bandy of Howell will serve 5 to 50 years for stealing over $100,000 in lottery tickets from a convenience store in Fowlerville.

Eight Departments Battle Barn Blaze Near Whitmore Lake

The Dexter Area Fire Department was called to the scene of a barn fire just after 8am on Jennings Road in Webster Township. Upon arrival, crews found the large barn, which contained more than 1,500 bales of hay and various pieces of farm equipment, fully engulfed in flames.
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Fri Oct 23 Band-O-Rama

BAND-O-RAMA - The Brighton High School Marching Band will be performing the Annual Band-O-Rama Concert at the BHS Stadium at 7pm. Tickets are available to the Brighton Community for $5 per person. All Mask and Social Distancing requirements in force. Proceeds benefit the Mr. K Scholarship program to support students. The Band will perform both concert selections as well as perform the “Band Camp” show.

Sat Oct 24 TV, Computer & Electronics Collection

TV, Computer & Electronics Collection Event The Livingston County Solid Waste Program has scheduled a TV, Computer and Electronics Collection Event on Saturday, October 24, from 9 am until 1 pm – no appointment necessary. The collection, made possible with a grant from Chem-Trend, will take place in the parking lot at the Livingston County Road Commission located at 3535 Grand Oaks Drive, Howell, 48843. This event provides a free and convenient opportunity for Livingston County residents and small businesses (fewer than 10 employees) to safely recycle a variety of electronic waste such as TV’s, computers, printers, monitors, laptops, etc. For a complete list of acceptable items, see the website at Items can only be dropped off on the event day! This collection is made possible through a grant from Chem-Trend Inc. in cooperation with the Livingston County Drain Commissioner – Solid Waste Program. For more information, call 517-545-9609.

Sat Oct 24 National Drug Take Back Day

The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and public health issue. You can bring unwanted prescription drugs to the Livingston County Sheriff's Office Main Jail Lobby. According to the 2018 National Survey on Drug Use and Health, 9.9 million Americans misused controlled prescription drugs. The study shows that a majority of abused prescription drugs were obtained from family and friends, often from the home medicine cabinet.

Sat Oct 24 Elk's Trunk and Treat Event

Please join the Howell Elk's lodge for Trunk & Treat event. October 24th from 2:30pm-4:30pm. Participants please bring goodies to pass out. Costume & car decorations are encourage but are optional. Public Welcome, open to kids of all ages. If it rains, they will reschedule to Sunday, Oct 25th same times.

Mon Oct 26 Grief Share Zoom Meetings

If you would like help after the loss of a loved one, Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church is hosting weekly GriefShare meetings online. They are held on Mondays from 6:30-8:30pm. Join them any Monday between Sept. 28th and Dec. 7th. You will watch a video ahead of time and then on Monday, join for discussion. Visit to register or call Judy Gamary at 248.231.0922 for assistance.

Wed Oct 28 Drive Thru Trunk or Treat

Join the First Presbyterian Church in Brighton for a drive through trunk or treat event on Oct. 28th. They will have about 30 stations set up that will hand out candy as you pull up in your car. Costumes are encouraged. This is a FREE, fun event for all.

Thu Oct 29 FREE Medicare Series (1 of 3)

2021 Changes to Medicare and the OEP. What you need to know for the annual Open Enrollment Period: Medicare overview, upcoming changes, information on Part D & Medicare Advantage plans and more. The Howell Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting this educational opportunity via Zoom. Presented by Melodie Valvano, MMAP Certified Specialist of Liv. Co. Catholic Charities. Time: 9a.m. with Q&A following Register:

Fri Oct 30 VINA's Virtual Tailgate 2020

The VINA Tailgate is back, but this year, it's a Virtual Tailgate Party. Kickoff is October 8th and the event ends on October 30th, the day before the big game. They'll have online auction items, the popular Dollar-for-Dollar items (now called 'Buy It Now $4$'), live videos and more. The event is still a friendly competition between Michigan and Michigan State fans to see who can raise the most money for VINA Dental. We've added 'Team Scrambles', too -- short periods of time within the 3 weeks where the team ahead gets a highlight shared to social media and websites. We have a couple of great team captains to lead their sides to victory: Longtime Michigan fan, local banker, and Stadium Security Coordinator, Bill Anderson will wear the “C” for the Wolverines, while MSU Class of ’64 alum and publisher of The Marketeer George Moses will captain the MSU team. Check out the Tailgate website for more information and to register as a bidder!

Fri Oct 30 Drive thru Fish Fry

Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club is again holding its famous fish fry, drive thru style. Drive up in line and we will give you 4 pieces of beer battered cod, mac and cheese, coleslaw and a generous heaping of french fries all for just ten bucks cash. The line may look long but it goes quickly, times are 5 pm til 730, if we see a line starting to form and we have the food ready we will serve early.. For more info call the club 810 231 1811

Thu Nov 5 Wild Wonderful Twilight @ The Howell Nature Center

Wild Wonderful Twilight - Annual Gala (Virtual) There will be a two-day silent auction leading up to the Virtual Gala on November 5th. In addition to a wild and wonderful online adventure,don't miss “rubber ducky race for the environment,” and a raffle for prizes. All proceeds will go toward helping wildlife and kids to Heal, Grow and Be Wild. Funds raised during this event are critical to continue their mission through Wildlife Rehabilitation Clinic, the Wild Wonders Wildlife Park, Nature Camps, and more.

Fri Nov 6 Veteran's Day

Pinckney Family Dentistry is hosting our 4th annual Veteran's Day, where they offer FREE same day dentistry and cleanings for Veterans from 7am-noon on November 6th.

Tue Nov 10 M-36 Rotary Blood Drive

Please join the M-36 Rotary Club for an American Red Cross Blood drive on Tue. Nov. 10 at the Marion Twp Hall. (2877 W. Coon Lk. Rd.) We look forward to seeing you between 1pm and 6:45pm. Please sign up at Enter Howell zip code 48843 in the 'Make your appointment' field. Please scroll down to the M-36 Rotary event on Nov. 10 at the Marion Twp Hall.

Fri Nov 13 Colors of Life Art Show

The Livingston Fine Art Association presents the Colors of Life juried fine art show at the Historic Howell Opera House. This is a members only display show, the public is invited. Times are: Friday, November 13, 5pm-8pm. Saturday, November 14, noon-6pm. Sunday, November 15, noon-6pm. All visitors must wear masks and maintain Social Distancing. For additional information, visit, find them on facebook or call (517) 223-3900.

Sat Nov 14 Howell Garden Club Annual Greens Sale

Howell Garden Club Annual Greens Sale is Nov. 14tyh from 10am to 3pm. Shop holiday evergreen swags/bows and bundles, locally grown and made by the Howell Garden Club. This year the annual fundraiser will be held outside of Finding Roots, on Michigan Ave, downtown Howell. Find them on Facebook. The first of the a two day sale, continued on Saturday, November 21st.

Sat Nov 14 Surviving the Holidays Seminar

An in-person meeting for those who are facing the holiday season after the death of a loved one will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 from 9:30 a.m. until noon. Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church (2101 S. Hacker Rd, Brigthon, MI 48114) is sponsoring this GriefShare video and discussion. This seminar will provide you with solutions to offer you hope, help and practical guidelines of how to make it through the holidays. Coffee and breakfast snacks will be served. Go to to register or call Judy Gamary 248.231.0922 for assistance.

Mon Nov 16 FREE Medicare Series (3 of 3)

2021 Changes to Medicare and the OEP. What you need to know for the annual Open Enrollment Period: Medicare overview, upcoming changes, information on Part D & Medicare Advantage plans and more. The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting this educational opportunity on Zoom. Presented by Melodie Valvano, MMAP Certified Specialist of Liv. Co. Catholic Charities. Time: 3:30 p.m. with Q&A following Register:

Thu Nov 19 27th Annual Arc Livingston Celebrity Holiday Fashion Show Event

The Celebrity Holiday Fashion Show Event is Going Virtual and it's FREE! Join them online November 19th at 7pm. The entertaining evening includes a fashion show celebrating people with disabilities along with local celebrities, an exciting live auction, and for the first time ever, a silent auction will take place online November 15th through November 19th. The evening will end with their famous jewelry raffle being drawn live! Register online at Interested in jewelry raffle tickets? Email or purchase them in person at Cooper & Binkley Jewelers in Brighton. Questions? Contact The Arc Livingston at

Sat Nov 21 Howell Garden Club Annual Greens Sale

The second and final day of the Howell Garden Club's Annual Greens Sale Fundraiser at Finding Roots, on N. Michigan Ave., Downtown Howell. Stop by for these locally grown, member made, holiday greens swags and bundles, starting at $10. Sale from 10am-3pm, or as supplies last.