The Howell Garden Club hosts Sherylynn Everly from the Livingston County Gem and Mineral Society. Program on Michigan stones, rocks and gems. EMS Bldg. 1911 Tooley Rd., Howell, MI 48833. 6:30pm.
Wed Apr 24
Denim Day - LACASA Awareness
Participate in LACASA Center's annual Denim Day awareness activities, which support local sexual assault survivors during National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. See how you or your organization can get involved. Free awareness stickers and posters available at LACASA. Learn more at online.
Pregnancy Help Clinic specializes in providing women with vital information regarding pregnancy through licensed medical professionals and providing parenting support until children are 3 years old. Join them for the Celebration of Life Fundraiser at the NAZ in Brighton. Tickets cost $20. You can expect a hearty appetizer, and dessert buffet, themed baskets, and specialty item drawings, live music and more.
Fri Apr 26
The Music Man
Hartland Drama Club presents The Music Man, April 26th-28th, and May 2nd, 4th and 5th, at Hartland High School. Tickets available online and at the door. Individual tickets are $15 for adults and $13 for students, children and seniors.
The Fenton Community Orchestra presents its 9th annual spring concert at 7:30pm on April 26th & 27th at the Fenton High School Ruby F. Zima Auditorium. The two-night concert will feature four ensembles: FCO’s Symphony Orchestra and the Fenton Jazz Orchestra are under the direction by Andrew Perkins; FCO’s Simply Strings is directed by Jane Ball; and Wind Ensemble is directed by Joshua Tobias. The FCO Symphony Orchestra and Fenton Jazz Orchestra will perform on both nights with FCO Simply Strings playing on Friday and Wind Ensemble playing on Saturday.
Fri Apr 26
'Every 2 Minutes' Film--Hosted by LACASA
Locally-produced documentary "Every Two Minutes" will be shown at the Historic Howell Theater on Friday, April 26th. The screening is followed by a panel discussion with the film's Producer and MSU graduate, Laura E. Swanson. This event is hosted by LACASA Center during National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Admission is free. Doors open at 7pm.
Livingston County 4H Grand Equestrians Therapeutic Riding will host a Scrap Metal Fundraiser at the Fowlerville Fair Grounds from 10am-3pmon April 27th. Bring scrap metal, large to small. Not accepted: refrigerators, freezers & air conditioners. Advance Metal Alloys to donates dumpsters. Questions: Dorotha 517-521-3570 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sat Apr 27
Warbirds of Glory Museum & Kittyhawk Academy
The Warbirds of Glory Museum & Kittyhawk Academy Fundraiser will be held on April 27th at the Livingston County Airport in Howell. Tour the progress of the WWII B-25 bomber restoration that will include sections of the actual aircraft, as well as exhibits and displays of the progress. The showcase highlights Kittyhawk Academy. Experience demonstrations and learn about the next generation.
There will be an all you can eat spaghetti dinner hosted by Rolling Thunder Chapter 5 Michigan on Saturday, April 27th. The dinner will be held at VFW 6464 Fowlerville, on Veterans Dr. Enjoy live entertainment, auctions and 50/50 from 5-8pm. All proceeds benefit veterans.
Sat Apr 27
Red Barrel Event at Genoa Township Hall
Heroin addiction typically starts with the abuse of prescription drugs such as pain killers found in the home. The Big Red Barrel will be at Genoa Township Hall on Saturday, April 27th to collect unused medications, so they are out of the home and safely disposed. They will also collect used needles. This event will be from 10am-2pm at 2911 Dorr Road in Brighton. Simply bring a plastic bag filled with your outdated or unused medications, drive up and drop them in the Big Red Barrel.
Sat Apr 27
Opera Art LIVE
The Livingston Arts Council is delighted to announce our 5th annual Opera Art LIVE! On April 27th, this unique art event at the Howell Opera House begins at 6pm. Enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar while strolling through the Opera House watching local artists create their works LIVE in a variety of different artistic mediums. Bids can be placed throughout the evening to purchase the individual pieces as well as other special items from our community partners in a silent auction. Admission is $10 in advance and $12 at the door, and can be purchased at online or by calling 517-540-0065.
Beer and wine tasting and on line silent auction and light appetizers fundraiser at the Whitmore Links Golf Club. Entertainment provide by Dance Pro DJ To benefit the Whitmore lake Fireworks. Tickets are $25 in advance /$30 at the door. Tickets are available at whitmorelakefireworks.org or contact Vikki at 810 588 1585.
Sat Apr 27
Lingenfelter Car Collection Spring Open House
Join them for their annual Spring Open House benefiting American Cancer Society on Saturday April 27th from 10am-5pm. No admission, they will be taking donations at the door. Take a walk down memory lane viewing over 150 cars including exotics, muscle cars and more.
Sat Apr 27
Fibers & Flowers Art/Craft Sale
Black Sheep Weavers’ Fiber Guild Spring sale is Saturday, April 27st, 9am-5pm and Sunday, April 28nd from 10am-3pm. Find handmade garments, fiber & beaded jewelry, purses, quilts, baskets, cards, rugs, home decor & more. Also hand-dyed fabrics, plus cashmere, angora, alpaca & wool roving and handspun yarn. Held in the Bogie Lake Greenhouses, 1525 Bogie Lk. Rd. in White Lake.
Sat Apr 27
World Tai Chi Day
World Tai Chi Day aims to promote and educate the world about the benefits of practicing Tai Chi. Learn more about the relaxed, slow, graceful, balanced, and coordinated movements and reduce anxiety, depression, and pain. This celebration is the perfect opportunity for practitioners of all skill levels to meet others and become more aware of the benefits of Tai Chi. The free event is from 10an-noon at Bennett Recreation Center in Howell. No registration is required.
Sat Apr 27
Camp Liberty 50's Gala
Camp Liberty 50's Gala at the American Spirit Center on E. Grand River Brighton will be held on April 27th. 5:30pm-10pm 50's style Gala benefiting Camp Liberty helping Veterans and their families heal through outdoor recreation and therapy. Special Guest Speaker Jenny Olson, host of Michigan Outdoors, alsi live and silent actions including guns, hunting and fishing trips and more. Tickets $60, Veterans $50,
for more information go to camp-liberty.org.
Sat Apr 27
Broadway's Next Hit Musical
the Brighton Center for the Performing Arts presents hilarious Broadway’s Next Hit Musical; the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter. The audience votes for its favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full-blown improvised musical - complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore. BNHM has been seen recently at The Triad, Tribeca Film Festival, and at the New York Musical Theater Festival, among many others. Tickets can be purchased at BrightonPerformingArts.com or call 810-299-4130.
Sat Apr 27
All About That Brass
Shalom Lutheran Church is hosting a concert on April 27th, located on M-36 in Pinckney at 7pm. Join them for a mix of jazz, classical and gospel music, provided by a brass quintet, cello, and piano. Complimentary champagne too.
Sat Apr 27
Genoa Twp. Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Genoa Township will host The Big Red Barrel drug take back program at the Township Hall April 27th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Those dropping off items are asked to bring a plastic bag filled with all outdated and/or unused medication.
Sharps also will be collected for a one-time only opportunity. Controlled substances and all other solid dosage medications are accepted with no questions asked. Liquid medication will be accepted if stuffed into a Ziplock bag with enough paper towels to absorb all the liquid. No inhalers will be accepted. More information can be found on the Genoa Township website. (JM)
Tot Spot will be hosting a Mom 2 Mom Sale at the Miller Intergenerational Building in Brighton, at 850 Spencer Road from 8am-3pm with early bird entry at 7am. Admission is $2 per person, $3 per person for early birds; no strollers please. Shop children's clothes, toys, maternity clothes, household items and strollers, pack & plays, children's furniture and much. A bake sale, vendors and a concession stand will also be available.
Sat Apr 27
Great Lakes Burn Camp Fundraiser
A fundraiser for the Great Lakes Burn Camp (a camp for burn-injured children) will take place Saturday, April 27th from 1-5pm at Stout Irish Pub in Brighton. The fundraiser is in honor of Sarah Grundy who was injured in a bonfire accident in 2013 and passed away from her injuries in January 2014, when she was 19 years old. The event committee is in need of items of any value to be included in a silent auction or as raffle prizes. For those who have items they wish to donate, please contact Catherine O’Brien at 517.861.9640. Monetary donations are also accepted.
Sun Apr 28
Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs
Join the Livingston County Women's Chorus for their spring concert featuring music to lift your spirits: Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs. Special guests include Ladies First, The Decibelles, Livingston County Youth Choir and Calvin Women's Chorale directed by Dr. Pearl Shangkuan. For tickets and information please visit livingstoncountychoirs.com.
Sun Apr 28
WCTH Radio Hour
The Community Theatre of Howell will perform WCTH Radio Hour at the Howell High School Freshman Campus, 1400 W. Grand River Ave. on April 28th. The April Radio Hour will include two radio shows: The Lone Ranger: A Doctor's Storyand Our Miss Brooks: Puppy Love, Mr. Barlow, and Miss Davis. For more information on this FREE show visit the website.
The Livingston County Sheriff's Office Community Outreach Unit is hosting Coffee with Cops on April 29th from 10am-noon. They will be at Aunt Betty restaurant in the Village of Pinckney. The Sheriff's office will be joined by the Unadilla Township, Pinckney, Hamburg Township and Green Oak Township Police Departments.
Tue Apr 30
Clothing Collection for Bountiful Harvest
Ross Medical Education Center in Brighton will be collecting gently used clothes for Bountiful Harvest during the Month of April. Items can be dropped off at the campus at 8110 Murphy Drive in Brighton. For more information, please call the campus at 810-227-0160
Tue Apr 30
Builder Licensing Required Continuing Competency Class
Builder Licensing Required Continuing Competency Class is a 3 hour training session required by the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulation prior to builder and M&A license renewal May 31st. 1 hour of codes, 1 hour of law, 1 hour of safety. Tuesday, April 30th at the Livingston County Building Department in Howell. Registration required: Email email@example.com or call 810-227-6210.
Wed May 1
Veterans Service Office Walk in Wednesday
This is a chance to come into the Veterans' Services office to get any question answered. Walk in every Wednesday, no appointment needed and no question too small. No need to bring paperwork but a DD-214 is helpful when answering questions. The Veterans Services office is located at 2300 E Grand River Ave # 109, Howell, MI 48843.
Wed May 1
Maternal Wellness Night
In honor of Maternal Mental Health Awareness Week, the Early Connections Institute and Livingston County Birth Circle are celebrating the joys and challenges of motherhood by hosting a Maternal Wellness Night on Wednesday, May 1st. Join them in raising awareness and combating the stigma of maternal mental health disorders with an evening of self-care for pregnant mamas and new mamas. The event will be held at Perspectives Therapy Services, 2200 Genoa Business Park Drive in Brighton from 5-8pm. Visit the website for more information.
Lori Taylor: From Artist to Author/Illustrator.
After 30 years of creating and exhibiting layered, mixed media art, Lori took her artistic and storytelling skills and leaped into the exciting realm of children’s books, the ups and downs of indie publishing and marketing, as well as offering suggestions and discussion on how to build a
book. 6:30-9pm. Brighton District Library, 100 Library Dr.
brightonartguild.com or Mary Lou 304-415-0023 for info.
Thu May 2
Cromaine library book sale
Cromaine library book sale, May 2 9am-8pm, May 3rd 10 am-5pm
& May 4th from 10am-5pm. Saturday is bag sale day, fill a brown bag for $5. New, Sunday is FREE day from 12-1pm, bring boxes and bags. Hardcovers $1 and paperbacks .50 each.
Cromaine library is located at 3688 N. Hartland road in Hartland.
Thu May 2
Second Chance Celebration & National Day of Prayer
Second Chance Support Network will celebrate the miracle of prayer and of second chances. They will honor those who commit to transform, those who walk beside them as mentors, and those who support men and women who need a second chance. Message, call, or email to sign up as an individual, a table captain, or as a sponsor. There is No cost to attend, at 2|42 Community Church.
Fri May 3
Arise Barn Sale
Arise Church Barn Sale in Pinckney is Friday, May 3rd, 9am-5pm and Saturday, May 4th, 9am-3pm. The church is located 11211 Dexter-Pinckney Rd., Pinckney, one mile south of the Pinckney High School.
Fri May 3
Spaghetti/Coney Dog Dinner
Brighton Lions will host an all you can eat Spaghetti/Coney Dog Dinner, Friday Mat 3rd, downtown Brighton, Main Street at the railroad tracks, 4pm-7pm. Children 6-12: $3, adults: $7, seniors: $6, and 5 and under are free (with paid adult). All proceeds will benefit the Brighton Lions Club and Community Den, with their many local, state, and international projects. For further information phone: 734-260-5539 or 734-320-5030.
Fri May 3
Rummage Sale at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 504 Prospect Street, in Howell. Friday, May 3rd 9am–5pm and Saturday, May 4th 9am–1pm.
Fri May 3
Fowlerville Community Theatre presents; The Wizard of Oz
Fowlerville Community Theatre presents; The Wizard of Oz May 3rd, 4th, & 5th. Visit the website for showtimes and ticket prices.
The Livingston Symphony Orchestra under conductor Dr. David Schultz and the Livingston Youth Orchestra under conductor Joseph Alcocer proudly present a joint Spring Concert Saturday May 4th at 7pm, Brighton Nazarene Church. Visit the website for more info.
Vintage Motor Car Club of America will hold its annual swap meet Saturday May 4th & Sunday May 5th, 8am-4pm at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds. Auto parts, tools, arts and crafts, antiques. For vendor information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Gary at 248-684-8955.
Sat May 4
All Minds Matter 5k Walk/Run
Livingston County Community Mental Health invites you to participate in the All Minds Matter 5k Walk/Run, Saturday, May 4th. Mental illness affects 1 in 4 people every year, meaning that nearly every family in our community is affected. With positive support, people can live a rewarding life in the community just like anyone else.The race will start in downtown Fowlerville and will progress through the Community Park north of town. This 5k loop is a road race in a quiet and idyllic setting. The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.
A Chicken & Biscuit Supper will be served at the Plainfield United Methodist Church in Plainfield, 17845 M-36, north of Gregory, starting at 5pm. Free will donation, take outs available. Public welcomed.
Sat May 4
Empty The Shelter Adoption Event
Empty The Shelter Adoption Event is May 4th. The Shelter will be open from 11am-4pm with special adoption fees of $10 off for all cats and $25 off for dogs. Plus $10 license and $5 microchip registration fee, making dog adoption fees $40 total. Pre-adopts are encouraged prior to the event. Please call the shelter or more information 517-546-2154.
LCAS 418 S Highlander way, Howell.
Sat May 4
Mother & Daughter Tea Party
Join Brighton Community Ed for an afternoon of dress up, tea and crumpets on May 4th. Come in your most girly outfit complete with boas, hats and gloves. Tea, punch, finger sandwiches and sweet treats will be provided. Maribeth Regnier will be showcasing her 180 fashion dolls in their hand-knitted designs that replicate adult fashion throughout history.
Sun May 5
Depot Museum Open for the Season
The Depot Museum, at 128 Wetmore in Howell, will be opening for the season on May 5th, from 10am-2pm. The Museum will be open each Sunday through October, except for major holidays. Come visit Howell's history.
Sun May 5
Country Style Breakfast
On Sunday, May 5th, St Mary Men’s Club in Pinckney is sponsoring our monthly “Country Style Breakfast” at the Parish located south of M-36 at 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road in Putnam Township. Breakfast is served 8:30-11am and is a free-will donation. Proceeds will be used to help with the maintenance of our Parish Kitchen. The menu includes: fried or scrambled eggs, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, French toast, pancakes, quiche, ham, pork sausage, and of course the renowned “waffle station”. For further information call Heather at Parish Office 734-878-3161.
Wed May 8
Fenton Sailing Club Open House
The Lake Fenton Sailing Club is hosting three open houses this spring (May 8th from 5:30pm-8pm, May 15th from 5:30pm-8pm and May 18th from 1pm-4pm.) Located about 25 minutes from Howell (2301 Senora Drive in Fenton). The LFSC’s mission is to promote competitive sailing and family fun. If you are interested in learning more about the club and seeing our facilities, come on down to the club for a taco dinner. Please RSVP on their website or by calling 810-629-9117.
Thu May 9
Hilton School Comedy Night fundraiser
Hilton School Comedy Night fundraiser is Thursday, May 9th,
7pm–10pm at Mt Brighton Ski Area, 4141 Bauer Road.
Comedians Zach Martina & Corbin Recke (a Hilton graduate!) will be entertaining the crowd with their wit and humor. Visit the cash bar, order food and bid on some wonderful items ranging from Principal for a Day with Mr. Eisele to sporting event tickets. Tickets are $25.
Thu May 9
Facing Addiction Together-Straight Talk
Facing Addiction Together-Straight Talk a free Livingston County presentation is May 9th at Hartland High School from 6-8pm. Visit the website for more information.
Sat May 11
LCCB Presents: The Magic of Music and Illusion
Livingston County Concert Band Presents: The Magic of Music and Illusion on May 11th. The concert features the incredible magical feats of Jonathan LaChance as well as several mystical compositions to delights guests of all ages. Half-magician, half-comedian, Jonathan LaChance has made a career our of simultaneously blowing minds and splitting sides at theaters and festivals across the country. Program to be held at the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center at Howell High School from 4pm-5:30pm.
Tickets can be purchased at the door, adults-$10, seniors -$8 and students and children are free.
Sat May 11
Out of the Darkness Walk
The Out of the Darkness Campus Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope & support to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected loved ones.
The Walk is May 11th at John Dukes Field at Howell High School. Check-in/registration is 9am, the Walk begins at 10:45am. ends at 1pm. Visit the website for more info.
Sat May 11
Annual Spring Snowman 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run
This 13th annual event is benefiting the Eric Hartwell Foundation founded in memory of Brighton’s own 9 yr. old Eric Hartwell. EHF directly supports children diagnosed with Leukemia and other blood disorders being treated at C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital in Ann Arbor, MI. The Spring Snowman 5k is Saturday May 11th at 9am rain or shine. For registration iformation please visit the website.
Livingston County Coin Club Spring Show 9:30am-3:30pm at the Howell Recreation Center, 925 W. Grand River. Free parking and admission with hourly door prizes. Coins and paper money bought and sold. Exhibits and free appraisals. Contact Steve at 734-645-7265 or email@example.com for more information.
Sat May 11
Mom to Mom Sale
Mom to Mom Sale will be held at Brighton High School from 12pm-4pm. Admission is $1; $2 early bird from 12pm-1pm. Sale is department store style. There will be clothes, large items, maternity, toys, bedding, feeding items, etc. LAPOM - Livingston Area Parents of Multiples, a nonprofit. Find them on facebook.
Sat May 11
Flowers for Mom to #endalz
Come get your Mother's Day Flowers May 11 & 12 and 20% of your total sales will go to our fundraiser for the Alzheimer's Association. Just mention this fundraiser at check out Deneweth's Garden Center 13790 Highland Rd, in Hartland.
Sat May 11
Paws in the Park
The Hive's Teen Advisory Board will host Paws in the Park on May 11th. A fun run/walk event to benefit the Humane Society of Livingston County from 11:30pm-1:30pm. Raffle tickets will be available to purchase for themed baskets along with other fun activities taking place during the event. All dogs must be leashed for this event. Cost: $10/person Site: Genoa Township Hall, 2911 Dorr Rd.
Sun May 12
Mother's Day Brunch
The American Spirit Centre, located on Grand River in Brighton, will be hosting a Mothers Day Brunch from 10am-1pm on May 12th. Enjoy a huge buffet including pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy, corn beef hash, plus there will be an omelette station, fruit bar and pastry station. Entrees include Chicken Marsala, roast beef, roast pork, lasagna, fried cod and more. Adults $17, 12 and under $10. under 4 eat free. Reservations encouraged call 810-599-2153 or 810-599-2613.
Tue May 14
Blood Drive at Highland Twp. Library
Red Cross Blood Drive at the Highland Township Library in the Community Room, Tuesday May 14th from noon to 6pm. Walk-ins are welcome but scheduled appointments will be taken first. To schedule an appointment click the link below.
Wed May 15
Caregiver Support Group – Dementia Specific
The Caregiver Support Group meets at Be Our Guest Adult Day Center (a program of Livingston Cty. Catholic Charities), 2020 E. Grand River #103, Howell on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 4:30pm–6pm. Join them to learn the latest techniques to care and support your loved one suffering with dementia and related diseases as well as tips on how to care for yourself and grow your support system. With prior notice, they also offer care for your loved one while you attend. Please call Suzi or Katie at 517-546-9910 for information or to notify staff your loved one will be in attendance.
Thu May 16
The Community Unitarian Universalist Church is holding a rummage sale Thursday through Saturday, May 16-18, 9am-3pm. The church is located at 3333 S. Old US-23 (just north of Hilton), Brighton 48114.
Thu May 16
Families Against Narcotics Meeting
FAN or Families Against Narcotics meet the 3rd Thursday of every month from 6:30-8:30pm, at New Hudson United Methodist Church, on Grand River. If you or a family member is suffering with addiction, this is a great forum to get/give support and get information and resources. Call 248-880-8429 or find them on Facebook @ Southwest Oakland & Livingston County FAN.
Fri May 17
Community Theatre of Howell presents “13”
Community Theatre of Howell presents “13”, performance dates: May 17-19. Purchase your tickets online or by calling the box office at (517) 545-1290. Howell High School Freshman Campus
1400 W. Grand River in Howell.
Spaghetti Dinner to benefit the Vietnam Moving Wall will be held on May 17th from 5pm-8pm. Entertainment along with a silent auction and 50/50 drawings. Pay at the door adults $10, children under 12 are $6. American Spirit Centre on Grand River, Brighton. The Vietman Moving Wall is coming to Hamburg Township August 29th-September 2nd. Call 810-229-9088 for more info.
Fri May 17
3rd Annual Women’s Business Symposium
Learn, Connect & Grow with some of greater Detroit’s most influential businesswomen. Now in its third year, the Women’s Business Symposium was developed specifically for women business owners, executives and professionals at all levels. This year’s keynote speaker will be Geena Davis, award-winning actor and founder of Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media. Davis will discuss “See Jane: Gender Equality and Why It Should Matter to All of Us.” The symposium will be emceed by Chef Jamie Gwen, a syndicated radio host, certified sommelier and a 7-time cookbook author. May 17th from 10:30-3pm at the Cobo Center. Reservation are required and admission is $85 per person. For event information, email WBSMI@Comerica.com.
Sat May 18
Ladies Day & Tea
Presented by the Abigail Circle, Whitmore Lake Methodist Church, 9318 main St, Whitmore Lake. 10 AM-2 PM. $3 admission at the door or call 248-573-7613 for info/tickets. Shopping, tea and sweet treats.
Sat May 18
Top of the Mountain Dash or Crash
Brighton Rotary's Top of the Mountain Dash or Crash is May 18th, at Mt. Brighton in Brighton Michigan. The rugged 5K obstacle race will have runners navigating through a tunnel, climbing hills, crawling through mud, traversing boggs, crossing an inner tube bridge, and a descent through a snow gun Monsoon to the finish line. The all ages kids 1 mile fun run is a parent and kid friendly course. Parents can track their kids through most of the course as the runners scale the front of the mountain. Hay bales, slippery slopes, cargo nets, a mud bogg, and another snow gun slalom will challenge the kids and entertain the parents.
Grandma's Attic Sale is May 18th at Fowlerville Fairgrounds, free admission. All money collected from items sold will be going toward the Fowlerville Historical Society and maintaining the history of Fowlerville. Donations may be dropped off May 13-15th. Space rental is $25 for 10'x10'.
To rent or donate, contact Marj at 517-223-3831.
Sat May 18
Wounded Warrior Project/Dinner
Knights of Columbus are featuring a Spaghetti Dinner Benefit for the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday, May 18th from 4-7pm. at the St. John Activity Center, N. Adelaide in Fenton. Donations at the door. 50/50 drawing and raffle items. For further information contact: Rich Dixon, 810-735-4891.
Sat May 18
Food Truck Rally in Howell
Join Howell Main Street Inc. for plenty of food and fun Saturday, May 18th when food trucks return to downtown Howell. Bring the whole family for a day of tasty treats, music, and more. Plus: Guests ages 21+ can enjoy a beer in the biergarten while enjoying their food truck fare. Beer tickets are $5 each and all proceeds benefit Howell Main Street Inc. year-round events and programs. Howell Main Street Inc. is volunteer-led 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Sat May 18
Howell Township Annual Clean-Up Day
Howell Township Annual Clean-Up Day is Saturday, May 18th from 9am-noon. The event takes place at the Livingston County Spencer Hardy Airport. Please use the Tooley Road entrance. This is a service to Howell Township residents only (proof of residency is required). Certain items not accepted. See website or call 517-546-2817 for details.
Experience life-size sculptures, re-imagined spaces, crosswalks that capture the eye and the heart, murals that are larger than life, and become an artist yourself at the Howell Art Project. The Howell Art Project is a project of Howell Main Street Inc. designed to bring the community together, from high school art students, local chalk artists, professionals and more – there’s something for everyone May 13th-18th. Howell Main Street Inc. is volunteer-led 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
Sat May 18
Golf Outing to benefit Catholic Charities
Charity Golf Outing, proceeds benefit Livingston County Catholic Charites' Foster Care children on May 18th. 8am registration,h 9am shotgun start at Chemung Hills Golf Club. Cost is $95/pp or $380/4some. Register online or contact Ann Lezotte at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sponsored by the Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Sarah Regan Division Livingston County, this event includes continental breakfast, lunch at the turn, hole in one and other prizes, silent auction, dinner and more.
Spring clean-up day at the Unadilla Township Hall, 126 Webb St., Gregory. This is for Stockbridge and Unadilla residents only (proof of residency required) from 9am-1pm. Some of the items accepted will be: tires, furniture, computer towers and more. Please go to the Unadilla Township website to see entire list of accepted and unaccepted items, or 734-498-2502.
Sat May 18
Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians Golf Outing
The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians will be having a charity golf outing to raise money for the LCCC at Chemung Hills. The cost is $95 per person. They will have a continental breakfast, lunch at the turn and a buffet dinner to follow. Contact Anne Lezotte at email@example.com for more information.
Sun May 19
Dog Wash Fundraiser
Friends of Livingston County Animal Shelter Volunteers will be washing dogs from 12-4pm at Pet Xtras in Howell. $10 donation for wash & $3 for blow dry and nail trim. All proceeds to benefit the Livingston County Animal Shelter.
Mon May 20
Arc of Livingston Parent Support Group
Join the monthly Arc of Livingston Parent Support Group. Get together with other parents of children or adults with disabilities to network, get support and give support. Coffee's on us and parents who RSVP and attend also receive a gas stipend.
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 Amanda today to reserve your spot – (517) 545-5944.
Mon May 20
Whitmore Lake Goofy Golf Outing
2nd Annual Whitmore Lake Goofy Golf Outing is Monday May 20th at Whitmore Lake Golf Links. Proceeds benefiting a scholarship for Whitmore Lake High School Students. Prizes for goofiest golfer and most team spirit. Golf 9 holes with a shotgun start at 1pm. picnic dinner at 4pm or call 810-2275086.
Gain an in-depth understanding of dementia with Positive Approach to Care Founder, Teepa Snow. This event is free and open to the public at the Johnson Center, Cleary University in Howell. The morning session is Transitions in Care, from 8am-11:30am and the afternoon session is Managing Expectations, from 12:30pm-4pm. Please call Rebecca Weil at 734-433-1000 ext. 7424 to register.
Sat May 25
ACT Practice Test
The Brighton Area Schools Alumni Association is offering an ACT Practice Test at the Brighton High School Cafeteria from 9:45am to 1:30pm. Early Registration by 5/10/19 is $35. Door registration as space allows is $50. Immediate test scoring available along with access to additional online test-taking preparation. For more information, go to www.BrightonMIAlumni.com or contact BASAlumniSAT@gmail.com or 810-227-0656
Mon May 27
Hartland Memorial Day Run
The annual Hartland Memorial day run is a 1 mile walk, 5k run and 10k run that takes place before the Hartland Parade and Pancake breakfast. It begins at the High School athletic complex and through the village of Hartland. To register visit website.
State Representative Ann Bollin holds monthly coffee hours on the 4th Monday of every month. This month's coffee hours will be held from 4:30pm-5:30pm at the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce, 218 E. Grand River, and from 6:30pm-7:30pm at the Hamburg Township Library, 10411 Merrill Rd. If you are unable to attend, you can contact Rep. Bollin's office at 517-373-1784 or AnnBollin@house.mi.gov
Mon May 27
Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast
The Hartland High Band Boosters will be holding their annual Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast at Village Elementary School May 27th from 7:30am-10:30am. Stop in for breakfast before the parade and support the high school marching band. Adults $8, kids and seniors $6.
Mon May 27
Memorial Day Classic Car Show
Memorial Day Classic Car Show is May 27th sponsored by Street Knights Car Club. All proceeds to benefit Stiggy's Dogs also known as Blue Star Service Dogs. Dept of Health & Human Services 2300 E Grand River parking Lot behind Aldi's.
Tue May 28
Livingston County Parkinson's Support Group
The Livingston County Parkinson's Support Group will meet at 4pm in Community Room 2 of St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital, 620 Byron Road, Howell. Park in the rear west parking lot and enter through the west entrance canopy. The speaker is Denise Vanattan from MSU Neurology. She will give an overview of PD and the various medical interventions. After the formal presentation, an open discussion will take place. For more information, contact Dr. Stuart Blatt at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 810-923-8970.
Wed May 29
A Stroll On The Patio
Stillwater Grill-Brighton is celebrating The Arc Livingston and their work advocating for people with disabilities and their families in our community. Join us on the gorgeous Stillwater patio and enjoy a strolling dinner with amazing appetizers, entrees, dessert and wine. Tickets are just $40. There will even be entertainment and an exciting silent auction. Register online today.
Presented by the Fowlerville Police Department in cooperation with Fowlerville UB Church and numerous agencies - Learn local trends, new laws and family resources for prevention and recovery from Substance Use Disorders. Local speakers and representatives from supporting agencies will be on hand to answer questions and offer resources. Free
Thu May 30
Bicycle Types, Tips & Tricks
Learn from what type of bike is best for you. Learn basic bicycle safety, along with simple repairs and maintenance. Discover the best places to ride in Michigan. Bring your questions on May 30th, the class will be held at Pathfinder School 6pm-7:30pm. Fee: $15 or $25 per family. Register at pinckneyonline.org or call Pinckney Community Education at 810-225-3950
Fri May 31
Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show
28th Annual Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show at the Fowlerville Family Fairgrounds is May 31st-June2nd Includes tractor pulls, oil raffle, food vendors, flea market, kids pedal pull, and more. Entry $5 per vehicle. Email email@example.com for more information.
Fri May 31
Trash to Treasure
A Trash to Treasure Sale will be held May 31st & June 1st from 9am-4pm both days. Shop household item, toys, small appliances, crafting supplies and much more. No clothing or electronics. Pinckney Community Congregational Church
125 E Unadilla, in Pinckney.
Sat Jun 1
Run for the Impact
Run for the Impact is a family friendly wooded/field course 5K and 1 mile run/walk. Entry fee includes a t-shirt, fantastic goody bag and 5K medals for first three best times for male/female in 13 age divisions with overall M/F and Great Grand Masters M/F. The event is on the grounds surrounding the Family Impact Wellness Center, 9430 W. Grand River Ave. Fowlerville. Park in the front lot of United Brethren Church, just East of Wellness Center. All proceeds go to the Fowlerville Family Impact Centers. Children under 5 ecan enjoy face painting, crafts, games, DJ/music, and snacks.
Fri Jun 7
Howell Education Foundation's 15th Annual Golf Outing
Howell Education Foundation's 15th Annual Golf Outing is June 7th. The event will be held at Chemung Hills Golf Club in Howell, and will feature a 4-person scramble, breakfast, lunch at the turn, and an awards reception following golf. Registration and breakfast will begin at 8am, with shotgun start at 9am. Cost is: $75 per person, $300 for 4 person team.
Sat Jun 8
Brighton Optimist Club's annual Kids Fishing Derby
The Brighton Optimist Club's annual Kids Fishing Derby, is Saturday, June 8th at the Brighton Millpond. Registration begins at 7:30am. There will be many activities, including the Howell Nature Bus hands on experience, trophies and pizza at 11:15.
Sat Jun 8
Livingston County Community Alliance Charity Golf Outing
Livingston County Community Alliance 3rd Annual Charity Golf Outing is Saturday June 8th. The event will be held at Whispering Pines Golf Club in Pinckney. Lunch at the turn silent auction and dinner immediately following golf. Plus contest and prizes. Visit the website to get registration information.
Sun Jun 9
175th Anniversary St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
175th Anniversary Celebration of St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Hamburg, will be held on Sunday, June 9th, from noon-4pm in the Church yard. Food will be available for purchase at $5 per plate (ages 5 and under are freeE) each plate will include your choice of either a BBQ Beef or BBQ Chicken sandwich, baked beans and coleslaw. Games for the adults, a bounce house for the kids, and much, much more. Everyone is welcome. Visit the Facebook Page for more information at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church Hamburg or call 810-231-3220.
Mon Jun 10
Charity Golf Classic
The 2019 Annual Charity Golf Classic benefiting The Arc Livingston, Special Olympics Area 27 and Friends of Area 27 Special Olympics, is June10th at Lakelands Golf and Country Club. Golfers will receive a continental breakfast and grilled lunch. Following a successful round of golf participants will gather for a delicious meal, auction, raffle and awards ceremony.
Sat Jun 15
St. Joseph School & Parish 14th Annual Golf Outing
St. Joseph Annual Golf Outing will be held at Chemung Hills Golf Club. Registration is at 8am, shotgun start at 9am. Cost per golfer is $100 due by June 1st, dinner Only $30 per guest. They also have many sponsorship opportunities, for more information please contact Renee Hornby at 517-546-0090 x203.
Mon Jun 17
Drive Out Child Abuse Celebrity Golf Scramble
Mix and mingle with pro-sports celebrities while you help prevent child abuse in Livingston County. Play in LACASA Center's "Drive Out Child Abuse" Celebrity Golf Scramble. Your team is named for a child at LACASA and plays for that child. This event features 18-holes, cart, lunch, beverage tickets, contests, prizes, and awards banquet. Shotgun start is 9am at Lakelands Golf and Country Club, Brighton. The scramble sells out annually; please register early. Cost is $125 per person. Learn more online.
Thu Jun 20
Livingston County Republican Party's Lincoln Day Dinner
Annual Lincoln Day Dinner to hear Dinesh D'Souza, New York Times bestselling author, award-winning filmmaker, and political commentator. The dinner will take place on Thursday, June 20th at Crystal Gardens in Howell. Dinner will start at 7pm with a VIP reception from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Dinner tickets are $60 per person; VIP tickets are $150 per person and include dinner. For tickets and additional information, please visit the website or email Info@LivingstonRepublicans.com.
Fri Jun 21
Military Golf Outing
Established in 2015, the 156 Expeditionary Signal Battalion is the newest and most technologically advanced battalion within the Michigan Army National Guard. All money raised will be put into the support fund, which is available to assist Soldiers and their families in times of hardship. $240 Per team 18 holes with cart, lunch at turn, dinner after, silent auction, door prizes, chance to win new car. Event will be held at Chemung Hills Golf Course in Howell on June 21st. Please contact Aaron Root firstname.lastname@example.org or (517) 643-0668 for donor, sponsor and Non-Profit Organization 501(c) information.