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Tue Jul 14 Kids Summer Series - Crazy Craig Juggling Show

Celebrate Parks and Recreation month with us this July! The Kids Summer Series is presented by Citizens Insurance and will include 4 events on Tuesdays throughout the month. Crazy Craig is a children's entertainer and will be performing a variety act including juggling, balancing, unicycling, magic, and more. The show will take place on the hill in the field near the two pavilions. Parking will be available throughout the park and at the beach. Feel free to bring a blanket or chairs for your party. Please register each attendee separately. Safety precautions will be a priority for this event. Each family area will be marked and spaced apart according to recommendations from health and safety experts and cleaning supplies will be on hand. Please wear a mask for close interactions at the event. Cost: $1/person Location: Scofield City Park, 404 Thompson St. Time: 9:00 AM-9:45 AM Registration Link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/special-events-calendar/juggler

Wed Jul 15 Dementia Specific Caregiver Support Group

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia or other memory related disease? Until they can meet again in person, Livingston County Catholic Charities is continuing their 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. Facilitated by LeAnn Billau, LLMSW, of Livingston County Catholic Charities. Register in advance for this meeting by emailing Suzi@LivingstonCatholicCharities.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Wed Jul 15 Caregiver Support Group – Dementia Specific

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia or other memory related disease? Until we can meet again in person, we are continuing our monthly caregiver support group via Zoom. Connect with others who are on the same journey; learn valuable tools to help you navigate the changes that occur in the disease and more. Upcoming Zoom support group meetings: July 1, 2020, 4:00 PM July 15, 2020, 4:00 PM Register in advance for this meeting by emailing Suzi@LivingstonCatholicCharities.org After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Tue Jul 21 Kids Summer Series - Pirate Treasure Hunt

Celebrate Parks and Recreation month with us this July! The Kids Summer Series is presented by Citizens Insurance and will include 4 events on Tuesdays throughout the month. In place of our usual Treasures in the Sand program this year, Brandon Krugh-State Farm will present a new Pirate Treasure Hunt in the Park! Participants will check in at the Rotary Pavilion up on the hill and then will be sent off with a treasure map to find gold coins hidden throughout the park. After the treasure hunt the participants will cash in their coins for fabulous prizes. Safety precautions will be a priority for this event. Please wear a mask for close interactions and practice social distancing. Cost: $1/person Location: Scofield City Park, 404 Thompson St. Time: 9:00am-9:45am Registration: https://www.howellrecreation.org/special-events-calendar/piratestreasurehunt

Fri Jul 24 The Comic World Dance - Safe Swing Dance with Lesson for Teens

The Comic World Dance 2020. Students, grade 7 - 12 are invited to a teen swing dance with instruction at the Lazy J Ranch in Milford. Guests will come with their own masks for safety, dressed up like one of the characters from their favorite comics. Safe snacks & drinks will be provided, reflecting the theme. Safe teen dancing takes place from 7 - 10 pm. Doors open at 6:00 pm. A lesson for beginners starts at 6:30 pm. Admission for guests is $10 per person at the door. Safety measures will be in place. Volunteers are also needed to maintain a safe environment, manage refreshments, help with registration, chaperone, set up before and clean up after the event. All guests and volunteers are required to wear masks and complete online forms (http://g1nbc.net/the-dance-project-inc/summer-dance/). For more information, contact Jamie Nicholson, 248-210-9409, danceprojectmi@gmail.com, or visit www.TheDanceProject.info and/or sign up to help (http://g1nbc.net/the-dance-project-inc/summer-dance/).

Sat Jul 25 Hamburg Museum Rummage Sale

9 am-3 pm, on the grounds of the Hamburg Township Historical Museum at 7225 Stone Street in old Hamburg village. This fundraiser, sponsored by the township historical society, will feature one-of-a-kind jewelry, holiday decor, books, kitchen items, and collectibles. Social distancing will be practiced; masks are encouraged. Rain date: Sat., August 1.

Mon Jul 27 Livingston County First Responders Golf Outing

The Livingston County First Responders Benevolent Fund Golf Outing is July 27th at OakPointe Country Club. Continental breakfast, snack, lunch & gift bag; $90 per golfer. Email mhatfield@livgov.comor call 517-546-2440 for details, to register or become a sponsor.

Tue Jul 28 Kids Summer Series - Polynesian Dancers of MI Featuring Michigan Moana

Celebrate Parks and Recreation month with us this July! The Kids Summer Series is presented by Citizens Insurance and will include 4 events on Tuesdays throughout the month. We are excited to bring in the Polynesian Dancers of Michigan and Michigan Moana to Scofield Park! They will perform a variety of Polynesian dances and crowd participation is a must. Come learn about Polynesian cultures and have some fun shaking your hips to the beat! Each attendee must register in advance. Feel free to bring a blanket or folding chairs to enjoy the show. Meet us on top of the hill by the Rotary Pavilion. Safety precautions will be a priority for this event. Please wear a mask for close interactions and practice social distancing. Seating areas will be indicated on the ground and separated for safety. Cost: $1/person Location: Scofield City Park, 404 Thompson St. Time: 9:00am-9:45am Registration Link: https://www.howellrecreation.org/special-events-calendar/polynesiandancers

Thu Jul 30 Highland Hosts the Civility Project

Celebrated journalists Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson have been longtime friends, despite their different perspectives on pretty much everything. The one thing they agree on is the importance of their friendship - which includes a healthy dose of disagreement and mutual respect. Join us for this online interactive workshop Thursday July 30th at 7:00 pm. In partnership with the Civility Campaign Highland Township, The Civility Project with Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson brings insights, tips, and hands-on skill-building to a July 30th Zoom session designed to empower people to find ways to understand one another in an increasingly fraught time. Sponsored by Delta Dental, this evening session will engage participants in learning about the importance of civility, the power to find ways to be civil in increasingly turbulent times, and how to spread civility as the country ramps up to the presidential election this fall. To register for the program, visit https://bit.ly/HighlandCivility.

Thu Jul 30 Highland Township Library Blood Drive

Blood drive at the Highland Township Library in the community room from noon to 6pm on July 30th. To schedule an appointment use the link https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=HTLibrary

Mon Aug 10 Habitat Homes for Heroes Golf Outing

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

Mon Aug 17 LACASA's Celebrity Golf Outing

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