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Fri Jun 14 Howell Post Office renamed/Honor Sergeant Donald R. Burgett

On June 14th, at 11am, the Howell Post Office will officially be renamed in honor of Sergeant Donald R. Burgett – a longtime Howell resident and veteran who served our country in World War II. Sergeant Burgett – a Screaming Eagle in the 101st Airborne Division – served as a rifleman and machine-gunner in the 1st Battalion of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. His service took him throughout the European theater, including to Normandy on D-Day, the Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, and Bastogne during the Battle of the Bulge. Please join them to honor Sgt. Burgett and his legacy as we rename the Howell Post Office in his memory. Additional details can be obtained by e-mailing Mona Shand at Mona.Shand@mail.house.gov.

Fri Jun 14 Rummage Sale

First United Methodist Church UMW annual Rummage & Bake sale to raise funds for local & global missions is 9am-6pm on Friday, June 14th and 9am–noon on Saturday, June 15th. Entry at the rear of the church. 400 E. Grand River Ave, Brighton.

Fri Jun 14 Garage Sale - Pinckney Senior Center

Shop at the Putnam Twp. Senior Center, 350 Mower Road, downtown Pinckney, from 9-4pm. Lots of treasures, older collectable items too. Call Patrice at 734-878-1810 for questions. Follow the senior center signs in downtown Pinckney. They are accepting donations.

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.

Sat Jun 15 Christian singer & songwriter Fernando Ortega at the BCPA

Christian singer & songwriter Fernando Ortega will perform at the BCPA on June 15th. Tickets start at $20 and go up to VIP Meet & Greet tickets for $100. Each VIP ticketholder will have the opportunity to meet Fernando Ortega at a private post-concert reception featuring light appetizers and a cash bar. Visit the website for more info.

Mon Jun 17 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.

Mon Jun 17 Girls of Fire Day Camp

Open to the future women of Livingston County, teenage girls 14-18 years old. You are invited to learn about what it takes to be a firefighter in this hands-on, 3-day camp. Train with firefighters and learn CPR, self-defense tactics, leadership, and firefighting skills. You will meet women who are breaking down the stereotypes in this historically male-dominated career. Don't wait register today!

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.

Mon Jun 17 Foster Parent Informational Meeting

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 5pm–7pm at LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River #101, Howell. Call Amanda today to reserve your spot – 517-545-5944.

Tue Jun 18 Flea Market, Rummage Sale & More

Flea Market, Rummage Sale at First United Methodist Church, 9318 Main, Whitmore Lake, 9am-2pm. Space rental/info: call: 248-573-7613.

Tue Jun 18 Jumpin Allstars Summer Jump Rope Camp

Instructors from The Jumpin Allstars, a competitive and performance jump rope team, would like to invite boys and girls ages 6 and older to join them this summer for their annual jump rope camp, June 18th 19th & 20th from 9–noon at Three Fires Elementary in Howell. Campers will learn jump rope techniques for single rope, double dutch and more. This camp is all about fun and fitness. No experience needed to participate. Register online today.

Wed Jun 19 Walk in Wednesday for Veterans

This is a chance to come into the Veterans' Services office to get any question answered. No appointment needed and no question too small. No need to bring paperwork but a DD-214 is helpful when answering questions. Just want to pop in to say hi and look around? They would love to see you, Veterans Services office, Address: 2300 E Grand River Ave # 109, Howell, MI 48843.

Wed Jun 19 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.

Wed Jun 19 Dine to Donate

Join a Dine to Donate with Aubree's Pizza on June 12th to raise funds to purchase new shoes for our project New Kicks for Kids. New Kicks for Kids was created in effort to give back to the community. Providing local kids who do not have the means to purchase new shoes. Click here to read more about our project and to make donations.

Thu Jun 20 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.

Thu Jun 20 Letters from Livingston to benefit LACASA

Livingston County wordsmiths and storytellers gather to entertain and inspire us at this fundraising event for LACASA Center. Listen as authentic voices from our community provide an evening of wit, wisdom and local flavor. Speakers include: WHMI's Jon King, Renee Chodkowski, Rebecca Foster, Mona Shand, Daryl Bean, Maria Stuart, Buddy Moorehouse.

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 Free Meatloaf Dinner

The public is invited to a free meatloaf dinner on Friday, June 21st 5pm–7pm. Freewill offering, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 504 Prospect Street in Howell.

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 aaron.root23@gmail.mil or (517) 643-0668 for donor, sponsor and Non-Profit Organization 501(c) information.

Fri Jun 21 Events at Brighton District Library

There are several free workshops and events at the Brighton District Library every month. Call 810-229-6571 for more information or visit their website.

Fri Jun 21 State Rep. Hank Vaupel Office Hours

State Rep. Hank Vaupel will host office hours in Fowlerville, Hartland, and Howell on Friday, June 21st. Fowlerville: 2:30pm-3:30pm at Fowlerville Farms, 941 S. Grand Ave.; Hartland: 4pm-5pm at Biggby Coffee, 11325 W. Highland Road; and Howell: 5:30pm-6:30pm at All Star Coney Island, 934 S. Michigan Ave. Rep. Vaupel hosts district office hours on the third Friday of every month. Residents who are unable to attend, but would like to voice concerns or ideas, may contact Rep. Vaupel’s office by phone at 517-373-8835 or by email at HankVaupel@house.mi.gov.

Fri Jun 21 Rummage Sale in Hamburg

The Annual Rummage Sale at Hamburg Historical Museum, on nStone St. in Village of Hamburg is Friday and Saturday, June 21st-22nd, from 9-4 pm. For more information call 810-986-0190.

Fri Jun 21 Events Northfield Township Area Library

There are many free events every month at the Northfield Township Area Library. For more information call 734-449-0066 or visit the website.

Fri Jun 21 Events at Fowlerville Library

There are several free works shops and events at the Fowlerville Library every month. Call 517-223-9089 for more information or visit their website.

Fri Jun 21 Events at Salem-South Lyon District Library

There are several free works shops and events at the Salem-South Lyon District Library every month. For more information or visit their website.

Fri Jun 21 Events at Hartland Library

There are several free works shops and events at the Hartland Cromaine District Library every month. Call 810-632-5200 for more information or visit the website.

Fri Jun 21 Events at Hamburg Twp. Library

There are several free works shops and events at the Hamburg Twp. Library every month. Call 810-231-1771 for more information or visit the website.

Fri Jun 21 Events at Pinckney Library

The Pinckney Library offers a variety of classes and events for all ages! Don't miss the BIG READ Program! Visit the website for details.

Fri Jun 21 Events at Howell Library

There are several free works shops and events at the Howell Library every month. Call 517-546-0720 for more information or visit their website.

Sat Jun 22 Chicken BBQ

Hardy United Methodist Church, located at 6510 E. Highland Rd. Howell, is hosting a chicken BBQ. It is Saturday, June 22nd from 4:30-7pm. Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. Adult meal is 1/2 chicken, potato salad, baked beans, beverage, and piece of pie. Reservations are recommended-contact church at 517-546-1122.

Sat Jun 22 Dexter Historical Society Gordon Hall Days

Dexter Historical Society Gordon Hall Days are June 22nd and Sunday June 23rd. The event offers great food, toe-tapping music, dance contests, celebrity guests, and Gordon Hall tours and once again host George Bedard and the Kingpins. See dexterhistory.org or call 734-972-9556 for tickets and information.

Sat Jun 22 Moose Lodge Craft and Vendor Show

Woman of the Moose is having a craft, vendor and bake sale on June 22nd fron 11am-4pm. The Highland Moose Lodge, 1500 N Milford rd, Highland MI 48357.

Mon Jun 24 Rep. Ann Bollin Coffee Hours

Rep. Ann Bollin is holding her monthly coffee hours on June 24th. She will be at Two Brothers Coffee at 423 W. Main St. from 4:30pm-5:30pm, and at the Hamburg Township Library at 10411 Merrill Rd. from 6:30pm-7:30pm. If residents are unable to attend, they can contact Rep. Bollin at 517-373-1784 or by email at AnnBollin@house.mi.gov to share thoughts on any state issue.

Tue Jun 25 A Self-Determined Life: Circles of Support

A Self-Determined Life: Circles of Support-The first of six workshops for individuals with developmental disabilities and the people that support them, hosted by The Arc Livingston. Learn the importance of Person Centered Planning and Circles of Support in developing plans of service that lead to people with developmental disabilities living their best lives. Presented by Patricia Carver, community advocate and director of Community Drive.

Tue Jun 25 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 sblatt63@gmail.com or at 810-923-8970.

Wed Jun 26 Recycled Rockettes present Broadway!

Join the Recycled Rockettes as they dance their way through Broadway, June 26th at 1:30pm & June 27th at 7:30pm. Located at the Hartland Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more details visit the website.

Fri Jun 28 Michigan Challenge Balloonfest

Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest with hot air balloon launches, entertainment and family attractions. Parking is free at the Howell High School complex. Event admission is $5 per person per day, children three and under are free. Weekend wristbands are available at the Howell chamber for $10/person while supplies last. For details, visit the website.

Fri Jun 28 Concerts at the Courthouse

Concerts at the Courthouse return to the Courthouse amphitheatre every Friday at 7pm beginning June 28th-August 23rd. This year’s series begins with Magic Bus, a psychedelic rock tribute to the Woodstock era. In the event of inclement weather, concerts may be cancelled – listen to WHMI 93.5 for updates or visit the Livingston Arts Council Facebook page. No alcoholic beverages are permitted, bring a blanket or chair.

Sat Jun 29 Red, White & Blue Horse Show

46th Annual horse show at Milford High School. 9am start rain or shine. No show clothes required if you wear Patriotic colors. Concessions on grounds. Free & handicap parking. Great spectator sport for a family outing. CAll Sandra at 480-235-4820 or online hvec.info.

Sat Jun 29 Heywood Banks at the Howell Opera House

Back by popular demand, the Howell Opera House is pleased to announce the return of hometown comedic legend Heywood Banks on June 29th. Doors will open at 6:45pm; performance begins at 7:30pm. There will be a cash bar with light concessions available for purchase. General admission is $25 and can be purchased in advance by calling the Howell Opera House office at 517-540-0065 or online at www.howelloperahouse.com.

Sun Jun 30 How Michigan Women Won the Vote

The Brighton Area Historical Society will have the traveling exhibit of how Michigan Women Won the Vote - this is the 100 year anniversary of getting the vote. Available from June - August 2019 at Cobach Center in downtown Brighton.

Sun Jun 30 Tour de Livingston Kick-Off Ride

Attention all cyclists: The Howell Rotary Club holds its on Sunday, June 30th at 6:45am. Riders meet in downtown Howell at the historic Livingston County Courthouse lawn and ride to the Michigan Challenge Balloonfest to watch the morning balloon fly-in. All participants will receive a commemorative Tour de Livingston water bottle.

Thu Jul 4 Pancake Breakfast

Brighton Lions will host an all you can eat Pancake Breakfast, Thursday, July 4th, at their Community Den, downtown Brighton, Main Street 7:30am-10:30am. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, and drink. Children under 12: $3, Adults: $5, Seniors: $4. Join them before the parade, for further information contact: 734-260-5539 or 734-320-5030.

Thu Jul 4 Fowlerville Fireworks and Parade

There are many actvities in Fowlerville on the 4th. The First Baptist Church of Fowlerville, S. Grand Ave. is hosting a God and country car show along with bounce houses, balloon animals, and face painting, from 3-6pm, any questions regarding the activities at the church please contact First Baptist Church. The Parade starts at 7pm sharp on Veterans Dr. and east on Grand River to Saint Agnes. The parade rules are on websight. Immediately following the parade Fowlerville United Brethren Church, on Grand River Ave., will be featuring a family style picnic with live entertainment, children's games and fun for the whole family and a great view of the fireworks. Any questions on the church's activities please contact the church. From 8pm-10pm Kari Holmes and the Modern Day Drifters will perform in Community Park. Fireworks at 10pm. Any questions about the Fireworks or parade visit the website.

Sat Jul 6 American Legion Riders Chapter #419 Steak Dinner

American Legion Riders Chapter #419 Steak Dinner will be held July 6th, from 5 pm-7:30pm at the Pinckney American Legion post home, 9807 Whitewood Rd. Dinner is $14, and includes steak, baked potato, salad, roll, baked beans and desert. Hamburger or hot dog includes potato chips, salad roll, baked beans and desert for $8. For more information call: Post home 734-878-9522 or Karl at 734-476-6534.

Sun Jul 7 Howell Independence Aquathlon & Open Water Swim

The Howell Independence Aquathlon is a unique, multi-sport event which includes a 2k Run, a 750m swim and a final 2k Run. The run takes place through the Howell City Park and beautiful Lakeview Cemetery. The swim takes place in Thompson Lake off of Howell City Park. We also have a one-mile Open Water Swim. The all-inclusive price allows you to participate in both events, or choose one. Deadline to register and be guaranteed a t-shirt is June 23rd.

Mon Jul 8 Casual Quilters of Brighton

Casual Quilters of Brighton meeting will be held at St. Pat's Catholic Church in Brighton at 7pm. The guest speaker/presenter is Valina James, a Laura Heine certified instructor. There will be a trunk show and lecture on July 8th and Tuesday, July 9th she will teach a workshop in the collage technique.

Sat Jul 13 LACASA's Garden Tour

LACASA's Garden Tour is Saturday & Sunday, July 13th & 14th, 9am-4pm daily. Exceptional gardeners open their yards each July to share their love of fauna and flora with wandering visitors. Stroll primitive, formal and eclectic landscapes and chat with the homeowners about their gardening philosophies. Join the Stargazer Scavenger Hunt or enter our Blooming Raffle to win great prizes. Tickets go on sale in early June for this annual event. All proceeds help victims of children abuse and interpersonal violence from our community.

Mon Jul 15 Summer Golf Classic

The Howell Chamber's 45th Annual Summer Golf Classic set at the beautiful Lakelands Golf and Country Club. A fun and challenging course with plenty of prizes and giveaways.

Thu Jul 18 ALways Hope Animal Rescue Taco Fundraiser

July 18th 4-7 at the Eagles Club 141 Schroeder Park Dr Howell Mi. Always Hope Animal Rescue is a 501c3 organization in Livingston County run entirely by volunteers, so 100% of donations received go directly to the care of the animals. They are asking for a $12 donation for adults and $8 for children. They will also have a silent auction and door prizes. For more information contact alwayshopeanimalrescue@yahoo.com

Sat Jul 20 St. John Catholic Church Car Show

St. John Catholic Church Car Show on N. Hacker Road in Howell, is from 9am-3pm. Show car entry fee: $20. General Admission is $5/car. Live music by the Fast Eddie Band, silent auction, 50/50 raffle, awards, food & fun.For more info visit the website or call the Parish office at 517-546-7200.

Sat Jul 20 Brighton High School All Alumni Dinner

Brighton High School All Alumni Dinner held at Mt Brighton is July 20th at 6pm, with fireworks at 10pm. The coswt is $40. Contact fredenburg229@gmail.com. All alumni and friends are invited.

Fri Jul 26 State Rep. Hank Vaupel Office Hours

State Rep. Hank Vaupel will host office hours in Fowlerville, Hartland, and Howell on Friday, July 26th. Fowlerville: 2:30pm-3:30pm at Fowlerville Farms, 941 S. Grand Ave.; Hartland: 4pm-5pm at Biggby Coffee, 11325 W. Highland Road; and Howell: 5:30pm-6:30pm at All Star Coney Island, 934 S. Michigan Ave. Residents who are unable to attend, but would like to voice concerns or ideas, may contact Rep. Vaupel’s office by phone at 517-373-8835 or by email at HankVaupel@house.mi.gov.

Sat Jul 27 Veterans & First Responders Appreciation Tribute at the Fowlerville Fair

There will be a Veterans and First Responders appreciation tribute at the Fowlerville Family Fair on Saturday, July 27th. The Tribute will be at noon with Speaker Lana Theis, Master of Ceremonies Dr. Hank Vaupel, flag presentations, military vehicles, and more. Free entrance to the fair as well as free breakfast and other perks provided to veterans and first responders. Breakfast from 7:30-10:30am.

Sun Jul 28 Fundraiser for Austin

14 year old Austin got in a dirt bike accident and is undergoing many surgeries, Howell Eagles will be holding a spaghetti dinner, silent auction and 50/50’s at 141 Schroeder park drive in Howell on July 28th, 1pm-6pm. Every little bit will help Austin and his parents with medical bills and so on. If you would like to make any donations to the family or for silent auction please call 517-548-1630, thank you in advance.

Sun Aug 4 Le Concours de Livingston Classic Car Show

The 9th Annual Le Concours de Livingston Classic Car Show & live & silent auctions to benefit Love INC will be held at beautiful Waldenwoods Resort in Hartland on Sunday, August 4th, from 2-5pm. Come stroll the lakefront & enjoy viewing the exquisite historic automobile exhibition, music by Sanctuary Blues Band, elegant finger foods and adult beverages. Tickets are available now at Love INC's website, LivingstonLoveINC.org. Come help your neighbors in need by supporting the work of Love INC, a partnership of 62 Livingston County churches helping to transform lives and communities in The Name of Christ.