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Wed Feb 20 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 4:30p – 6:00p. 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 Feb 21 Kidney Disease & Organ Donation Information Night

Kidney Disease & Organ Donation Information Night is February 21st at 6:30pm at Parker Middle School. Hear testimoney from a living kidney donor & from a living kidney recipient. A presentation on how organ donation works, plus representatives from Gift of Life Michigan and the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan. Supporting Jeff Stimson, Parker Band Teacher, in the search for a living kidney donor.

Fri Feb 22 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.

Fri Feb 22 8th Annual Dinner with a Heart

Bountiful Harvest's biggest fundraiser of the year, Dinner with a Heart, is February 22nd. Help support a local food pantry feed the needy of Livingston County. The night will include an amazing sit-down dinner, a photo-booth, silent auction, dancing, and raffles. A wonderful night out for a great local cause.

Fri Feb 22 Acoustic Cafe

The Acoustic Café at the Howell Opera House features great acoustic music every Friday. Doors will open at 7pm and the show will begin at 7:30 pm. February 22nd – Rhythm Society Orchestra ($15, tickets available for pre-sale online) March 1st – Diamonds in the Rust ($10, tickets at door).

Fri Feb 22 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 Feb 22 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 Feb 22 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 Feb 22 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 Feb 22 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 Feb 22 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 Feb 22 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.

Sat Feb 23 Midnight in the Tropics

Join the Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club for a fun fund-raising seafood dinner, silent auction and entertainment. 6-10pm Saturday February, 23rd at Cleary University's Johnson Center 3750 Cleary Drive in Howell. $75 per person or $750 for a table of 10. Beneficiaries are Reaching Higher, Midcourse Correction Camps and The Torch. All help support at-risk youth in Livingston County. For more information, to become a sponsor, or to purchase dinner ticks go to?www.MidnightintheTropics.com or check our Facebook page.

Sat Feb 23 Island Lake Recreation Area Night Hike

Island Lake Recreation Area Night Hike is Saturday February 23rd, 5:30pm. Location: Island Lake Recreation Area, 6301 Kensington Rd, Brighton; meet in the Kent Lake parking lot (go straight past toll booth, 1st lot on left) near the boat launch area (west side). Cost: free, but requires state park entry fee or passport.

Sat Feb 23 Dance Team Show

Come support the Competition Dance Team from Bourree Dance & Performance Arts with their first performance of their competitive season. See the dances they will be taking to competitions, close to home. Pieces include tap, jazz, ballet, contemporary, modern and musical theatre. Performance is at George Prinzing Auditorium at the Washington Street Center, 500 Washington St, in Chelsea MI. at 6PM. Tickets are available in advance at the studio or at the door. You may purchase tickets at the studio during normal class hours starting Monday January 21st. 3 - 8:30 Monday - Friday. The studio is located at 119 W. Main St, Stockbridge, MI Next to Carney's Auto, across from the Library. Bourree DAPA is a 501(c)3 Non Profit.

Sat Feb 23 Annual Daddy Daughter Dance in South Lyon

Invite that special man in your life (dad, uncle, grandpa, or brother) to a magical evening of memories. Ticket price includes dancing, a corsage, cookies & punch, a special gift, and a keepsake photograph. There are two times available this year, 3pm-5pm & 6:30pm-8:30pm. This dance is for ages 3+ The dance is held at Millennium Middle School in South Lyon.

Sat Feb 23 OLHSA Walk for Warmth 2019

The Walk for Warmth Livingston County is February 23rd. This fun-filled family event helps our neighbors stay safe and warm from heat related emergencies. Family entertainment includes music, magic, kids activities, and more. Proceeds benefit children and adults of all ages with non-profit emergency services provided by OLHSA. Location: Hartland Educational Support Service Center, 9525 E Highland Rd, Howell, MI 48843. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. followed by kick off at 9 a.m.

Sat Feb 23 Red Cross Babysitting/Child Care Course

Course is available to those ages 11 and older. Topics include choosing age - appropriate activities, basic child care, bottle feeding, child behavior, leadership, professionalism, safety and more. Register though Pinckney Community Education at 810-225-3950. Location: Pathfinder School Time: 9am-3:30pm. Bring a lunch and snacks. Fee:$90.

Sat Feb 23 Music Boosters Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Join the Picikney Music Boosters on February, 23rd from 1:30pm-6:30pm in the H.S. Commons of Pinckney High School. The afternoon will be filled with wonderful sounds from school bands, orchestra, jazz band and choir from grades 5th-12th and a spaghetti dinner complete with salad and dessert. Dinner tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door. Prices are as follow: $35 family/$10 advance/$12 door/$5 drink & dessert admission. The Business Expo will also be happening featuring several local businesses.

Tue Feb 26 Diabetes Prevention Program

The Diabetes Prevention Program can help you cut your Type 2 diabetes risk in half. You will learn to make small measurable changes such as modest weight loss and physical activity to help you live a healthier life. This program is free for eligible participants. The group will meet at Northfield Township Community Center in Whitmore Lake starting February 26th from 6:30-7:30pm. Also programs will be starting in Brighton in April. Call 517-545-5245 to register.

Tue Feb 26 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.

Fri Mar 1 First Responder Charity Gala

The First Responder Charity Gala and Silent Auction will be held at Crystal Gardens in Howell. All proceeds will support financial assistance to Livingston County first responders and their families when they are unable to perform their duties due to extended illness or injury. Tickets can be purchased online.

Fri Mar 1 Lenten Fish Fry

The American Spirit Centre is hosting Lenten serving from 5-8pm, choose fried or baked cod, fries or baked potato, salad or cole slaw, roll and dessert. The cost is $10, shrimp and chicken tender dinners also available. Call-810 599-2153.

Fri Mar 1 Livingston County Whitetails Unlimited

Whitetails Unlimited is sponsoring the Livingston County banquet on Friday March 1st and Saturday March 2nd at Woodhire Place, 6520 W. Grand River Rd Fowlerville, MI 48836. This special event will feature a buffet dinner, auction, door prizes, sporting equipment, limited edition wildlife and outdoor art, and WTU collectibles. Proceeds from the events will benefit local projects that uphold WTU’s mission. Social hour begins at 5:30pm, with dinner at 7pm. Tickets are $50 each and tend to sell out. Tickets will Not be sold at the door. To order tickets call 517-404-3245 or 800-274-5471 or go online.

Sat Mar 2 Daddy Daughter Dance

There will be refreshments, entertainment and raffles for the dads. Teddy bears for all the girls. Photographers on site for those wishing to purchase picture packets. Call Pinckney Community Ed for more information. Location: Pinckney High School Fee: $25 per family from 7pm-9pm.

Sat Mar 2 FREE Health Screening Clinic

Whether you have questions on medication or need a quick physical, all are welcome to stop in on March 2nd at the Bennett Recreation Center, 925 W. Grand River Ave. in Howell. It is a free event from 9am-noon.

Sat Mar 2 14th Annual Brighton Antique Show

The Brighton Masonic Lodge will be hold its 14th Annual Antique Show on Saturday March 2nd, at the Old Hartland High School, on M59 West of US23. Admission is $5 per person. All proceeds will be will be used for College Scholarships. 50+ Antique Vendors. A limited of booths available on a first come first serve basis, contact BrightonAntiqueShow@ gmail.com or 810-269-7469(SHOW).

Sat Mar 2 Howell Library Friends Book Sale

Saturday, March 2nd there will be a used book sale at the Howell Carnegie Library from 10am-4pm in the Friends Book Room on the Lower Level. Children’s books, 25 cents; small paperbacks, 50 cents; hard cover and larger books, plus CDs and DVDs, just $1. All in very good condition. Large print books available.

Sat Mar 2 American Legion Riders Chapter Steak Dinner

American Legion Riders Chapter #419 Steak Dinner will be held March 2nd, from 5pm-7:30pm at the Pinckney American Legion. 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.

Sat Mar 2 Livingston Symphony Orchestra Winter Concert

The Livingston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Dr. David Schultz proudly present our Winter Concert titled, "Fiddling with the LSO". The concert will feature special guests the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic. The concert is Saturday March 2nd at 7pm, Brighton Nazarene Church. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for Seniors and students, and free admission for children 12 and under. Tickets will be available at the door. Visit LSO.org for more details.

Sat Mar 2 Chicken Dinner

Fowlerville United Methodist Men will be hosting a Chicken Dinner with all the fix'ns. Saturday, March 2nd from 5-7p.m. At the Fowlerville First United Methodist Church. 201 S. Second st. in Fowlerville. Free will offering. Any questions call the Church at 517-223-8824

Sat Mar 2 Pinckney Fire Department Chili Cook Off

Come on out Saturday March 2nd 4pm-6pm for Pinckney Fire Department Inc. 5th Annual Chili Cook Off. Bring your best prepared Chili by 3:30, Tasting 4-6, Prizes for 1st, 2nd and hottest. Does your chili have what it takes to win? $5 per person, that includes a taste of each chili and a bowl of your favorite. Everyone has a vote. Money raised will be put towards continued Community Support.

Sun Mar 3 Winter Marketplace

Shop the Winter Marketplace at the Howell Opera House, 10am-2pm, 2 Sundays per month. They offer an array crafts, foods, jewelry, art, and more, from local, independent vendors -everything is handmade and locally produced. Shop: March 3 & 24, April 7 & 14.

Sun Mar 3 Livingston County Concert Band Concert

Livingston County Concert Band Concert will perform Marches, Movies, Musicals and More on March 3rd at the Rod Bushey performing Arts Center on Grand River in Howell. This concert will have something for everyone. Enjoy excerpts from "The King and I", "The Incredibles", "The Sound of Music", plus marches, polkas, and much more. Admission $10 adults; $8 Seniors (60+); students free.

Sun Mar 3 Monthly Breakfast

On Sunday, March 3rd, St Mary Men’s Club in Pinckney is sponsoring a monthly “Country Style Breakfast” at the Parish located on Dexter Pinckney Road in Putnam Township. Breakfast is served 8:30am-11am and is a free-will donation. Proceeds will be used to help with the funding for a new Parish road sign. For further information call Heather at Parish Office 734-878-3161.

Sun Mar 3 Brunch with Special Ministries at St. George

Join Special Ministries of Livingston County, an organization serving people with disabilities, for a Church Service, Speaker, and Brunch. Ron Sanderson will speak on his disability, and how he found strength in his abilities. Bring all your family and friends to learn about the community of people with disabilities. Brunch at 10am and service to follow at 11am. 803 West Main Street, Brighton, MI 48116.

Sun Mar 3 Howell Eagles Auxilary breakfast

Howell Eagles Auxilary breakfast is March 3rd. Enjoy omelettes, eggs made to order, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, sausage, bacon and cheesey hash browns, 9am-noon, $7 a plate, all you can eat. Located at 141 Schroeder park drive, Howell.

Mon Mar 4 Casual Quilters of Brighton Guild Meeting

Casual Quilters of Brighton Guild Meeting will be held at 7:00 pm at St. Pat's Church in Brighton. The guest quilt artist is Nancy McNally. On Tuesday, March 5th, she will teach her Rock Around the Block Workshop. Please join us for the meeting and sign up for the quilt workshop too.

Tue Mar 5 Pancake Supper

A Pancake Supper will be served Tuesday, March 5th from 4:30pm–7pm. Free will offering. St. John’s Episcopal Church 504 Prospect Street in Howell. Questions – call 517-861-1917.

Tue Mar 5 NAMI Educational Speaker

NAMI Livingston County Educational Meeting featuring speaker Julie Swanson, is March 5th. Swanson is a speech/language pathologist and early interventionist, who coaches parents whose children struggle with social/emotional development. Join them and explore temperament traits and the role they play in positive/negative family dynamics. The program begins at 7pm at First United Methodist Church, Brighton. Room 127 ( Lower level, enter in the back of the church)

Wed Mar 6 Bowl For Kid’s Sake

Bowl For Kid’s Sake is Wed March 6 – Sat March 9th at Striking Lanes in Hartland. All proceeds benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Livingston County. Click the Bowling Pins at whmi.com for complete registration information or call 517-546-1140.

Thu Mar 7 Genesis House Annual Spaghetti Dinner

Come enjoy delicious food and camaraderie during the Genesis House Annual Spaghetti Dinner on March 7th. Genesis is a program of Livingston County Community Mental Health, located at 501 W. Grand River Ave., Fowlerville. Call 517-223-1393 if you have questions.

Fri Mar 8 Lenten Fish Dinners

The Men’s Club of St Mary’s Catholic Parish in Pinckney is proudly sponsoring its annual Fish Dinners on Friday evenings during Lent. The dates are March 8th-April 12th. The Parish is located south of M-36 at 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road in Putnam Township. Dinner is served from 4-7pm and includes baked or beer battered fried fish as well as 3 cheese pizzas for younger guests. Cost is $10 adults, $9 seniors, $5 children (under age 12) with a family (immediate only) plan available at $35. Bankcards are accepted and take outs are available. For further information contact Heather at the Parish office 734-878-3161.

Fri Mar 8 CTH Auditions for “13”

The Community Thearte of Howell will hold Auditions for “13” Friday, March 8th, at 6:30pm & Saturday, March 9th, 9:30pm. Audition location: Howell High School Freshman Campus.

Sat Mar 9 St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance

The Pinckney Knights of Columbus will be having their annual St. Patrick's Day Dinner Dance, on Saturday, March 9th, from 6pm-11pm. This event will take place at St. Mary Catholic Church, in Pinckney. There will be a complete dinner of corned beef & cabbage, carrots, potatoes, and dessert, along with an open bar of beer, wine & soda. Their will also be music and dancing, door prizes and an unlimited photo booth. Tickets are $20.00 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling Cindy at 734-904-6247, or online at Pinckneyknights.org. Act soon, seating is limited to 150 people.

Sat Mar 9 Chili Cook-Off: 4th of July Fireworks

Chili Cook-Off: 4th of July Fireworks Fundraiser is March 9th from 4-7pm. Location: VFW Hall at 215 Veterans Dr. in Fowlerville. 50/50 raffle, children's menu, silent auction also included. For more information or to request an entry form call 517-223-1927.

Sat Mar 9 Seussical Jr. Presented by Hartland Encore Youth Theater

Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, and all your favorite Dr. Seuss characters spring to life onstage at the Hartland Performing Arts Center March 9th & 10th, 2:30/7:30pm. $8 adults $6 students/seniors. Tickets available at online or the Cromaine Library.

Sat Mar 9 Mother Son Dance

Mother Son Dance is March 9th. Enjoy dancing, refreshments, entertainment & raffles. Call Pinckney Community Education for more information 810-225-3950. Location: Pinckney High School. Fee: $25 per family, from 7pm-9pm.

Sat Mar 9 Plainfield UMC Chicken and Biscuit Supper

A Chicken and Biscuit will be served at the Plainfield field United Methodist Church, 17845 M-36 PlAinfield, north of Gregory, starting at 5 p.m. Free will donation. Take outs available.

Sat Mar 9 Salute to the Stars &Celebrity Dance Competition

The annual Salute to the Stars & Celebrity Dance Competition at Crystal Gardens, is March 9th, 6:30pm-11pm. Visit www.livingstoncatholiccharities.org for more information or to purchase tickets. On-line voting for your favorite team will begin Feb. 17th–March 8th.

Wed Mar 13 LCUW Spirit of the Community Breakfast

Livingston County United Way Spirit of the Community Breakfast on March 13th will recognize local business, organizations and individuals for their outstanding efforts in our community. Breakfast is from 730am-9am on Wednesday, March 13th at Crystal Gardens. $25 per person. Register online or call 810-494-3000.

Thu Mar 14 Cabin Fever/Winter Concert Series

Cabin Fever/Winter Concert Series on Thursday March 14th at the Fenton Community & Cultural Center is from 7-8:30pm. Enjoy live music. Ticket are $10.

Thu Mar 14 Love INC Annual Cheerful Heart For Giving Dinner

Love INC Annual Cheerful Heart For Giving Dinner is March 14th. Enjoy an evening of interactive games, a live comedy show, music, heavy appetizers, and beverages. The event will be held at Crystal Gardens from 6:30pm- 9:30pm. the cost is $50/person before February, 14th or $60/person after.

Fri Mar 15 Pinckney 13U Travel Baseball Euchre Tournament Fundraiser

Pinckney 13U Travel Baseball Euchre Tournament Fundraiser is March 15th, 6:30pm-7:15pm with playtime at 7:30pm. The fundraiser is at the American Legion Post 419, 9807 Whitewood Rd. Pinckney. The cost is $30 per player, cash bar, 50/50, prizes for top 3 score. 21 and over event. Contact info: Kerry White 734-904-2488 or kerry48169@gmail.com.

Fri Mar 15 Rep. Hank Vaupel Office Hours

State Rep. Hank Vaupel will host office hours in Fowlerville, Hartland, and Howell on Friday, March 15th. 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 Mar 15 CTH presents: Singin’ in the Rain

Community Theatre of Howell presents: Singin’ in the Rain March 15-17, 7:30pm at the Howell High School Freshman Campus. Purchase your tickets cththeatre.org or by calling the box office at (517) 545-1290.

Sat Mar 16 SAT Practice Test

Full-length SAT Practice Test sponsored by Brighton Area Schools Alumni Association. $50 Door Registration begins at 9:15am and the test will finish by 1:30pm. Immediate test scoring and access to free Kaplan online strategy, practice, & learning seminars. $35 early registration ends 5pm on 3/1/19. Contact BASAlumniSAT@gmail.com or 810-227-0656.

Sat Mar 16 Basketball Fundraiser against Livingston County Sheriffs

A Basketball FUNdraiser to benefit Special Ministries of Livingston County, an organization benefiting individuals with disabilities will be held at 1:30pm at Highlander Way Middle School. Watch as the Special Ministries team beats the Sheriffs in a friendly game of basketball, for the second year in a row. $5 a ticket, children ages 3 and under free. Concessions, halftime entertainment, and more.

Sat Mar 16 Howell Eagles St. Patty's Day Party

Howell Eagles will be serving corn beef and cabbage starting at 5pm followed by Tavistock performing at 8pm, open to the public with a $5 cover charge. Located at 141 Schroeder park drive, wear your green.

Sat Mar 16 8th Annual Maison Z Wilkinson Memorial Scholarship Fundraiser

Huge indoor garage sale being held at Fowlerville Jr High 7677 Sharpe Rd in Fowlerville. This sale includes items you’d see at any garage sale, also a bake sale, 50/50 cash raffle and raffling off items and or gift cards from local and surrounding area businesses. The monies raised will go toward graduating Fowlerville Senior's that have participated in soccer during their school career. This is in memory Maison Z Wilkinson, who passed in Sept 2006 from a tragic accident involving a Waste Management Truck.

Sat Mar 16 Pinckney St. Patrick's Day Parade

The 15th Annual Pinckney St. Patrick's Day Parade steps off at noon in downtown Pinckney. Grab your green and come early for the Irish Dancers and Cutest Little Leprechaun Contest.

Sat Mar 16 Feed My Starving Children

Turn hunger into hope with your own two hands by joining Livingston County's Feed My Starving Children MobilePack event hosted by Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, 9455 Hilton Road, Brighton, Mich. Volunteer families and individuals will come together to pack raw ingredients that are rich in protein, carbohydrates and vitamins for malnourished children in developing countries. By volunteering at this powerful event, you can impact the lives of thousands of children. Sign up to volunteer or donate toward the cause at livingstoncares.com

Sat Mar 16 PADT Spring Show

The Award Winning Performing Arts Dance Theater (PADT) proudly presents their Spring Show "Stronger Than You Know" March 16 & 17 at Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center. Tickets ($15) available at Glenn's School of Dance beginning February 23 and prior to performances at the door.

Sat Mar 16 Mom to Mom Sale

Hartland Community Education and Dynamic Expressions Disney dancers are putting on a Mom to Mom sale on March 16, 2019 at the HESSC building on M-59. The sale is from 8am-1pm. Early bird entry is from 8-9am, $5 and after 9am is $2 to enter. Strollers are welcome. For more information or get a table, please email teresadorough@hartlandschools.us.

Sat Mar 16 Sportsman Dinner

Celebrate the love of the great outdoors with Livingston Christian Schools, win some wild prizes and enjoy a hearty meal prepared by a professional chef. To purchase tickets, visit our website at www.livingstonchristianschools.org or call 810-900-1200.

Sun Mar 17 St. Patty's Day Party

American Spirit Centre in Brighton will host a St Pattys Day Party March 17th from 12-6pm. Enjoy corned beef, cabbage, red skin potatoes, and carrots for $10. Corned beef sandwiches or Rueben with fries for $8 will be available. Carry outs are available, call 810 229-9088 all proceeds benefit veterans.

Mon Mar 18 ARC of Liv Parent Support Group

Arc of Livingston Parent Support Group, parents supporting parents of children and adults with disabilities, meet every month. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month and will include presentations and/or discussions on topics of interest to parents. Attendance is free. Meetings are held at Two Brothers Coffee Brew and Eatery 423 W Main St, Brighton, MI 48116 10am-11:30am. To RSVP visit http://www.arclivingston.org/parentsupportgroup or call The Arc at 517-546-1228. Next meeting: December 17th.

Mon Mar 18 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 Mar 19 Parenting 2.0: Surviving the Teen Years

LACASA Center is presenting an eight-week series specially designed to help parents survive the challenging years of raising tweens and teens (ages 11-17). Classes run March 19th-May 7th on Tuesdays from 6pm-8pm.

Thu Mar 21 Livingston Friends of NRA

Livingston Friends of NRA banquet will be held on March 21st, at 5:30pm at Crystal Gardens in Howell. Games, raffles, limited edition firearms, autographed merchandise, custom knives and other unique items. Celebrate the 27th Anniversary of The Friends program. Tickets available by email gti@provide.net or visit the website.

Fri Mar 22 Always Hope Comedy Night Fundraiser

Always Hope Animal Rescue is having a Comedy Night Fundraiser on March 22nd at Captain Joe's in Whitmore Lake. Tickets can be purchased via the website AlwaysHopeAnimalRescue.org. Click on the yellow "donate" button. Note that the donation is for comedy night tickets.

Sat Mar 23 Brighton Area Women's History Roll of Honor

Celebrate the amazing women to be honored this year for their accomplishments and contributions to the community: Haidee F. Judson Brady; Charlotte L. Haight Mellus; Renee Nix; Sarah Richardson-Burns, PhD; Nina Jones Cord Stowe; and Mary Zizka St. Pierre, RN. The program will be held in the Brighton District Library's Reading Room at 2pm, March 23rd.

Sat Mar 23 Wild Game Dinner

Knights of Columbus Wild Game Dinner held at St. Johns Activity Center 600 N. Adelaide Street in Fenton from 4-8pm. Donations for the dinner taken at the door: $25 for adults, $10 for children 12 and under. Raffles, silent auction, duck drop and door prizes. Cash Bar. For more information contact Rich Dixon at 734-674-3333.

Sat Mar 23 VINA Spring Gala

VINA Spring Gala, an evening of cocktails, dinner, & dancing to raise money to support non-profit VINA Community Dental, is 6:30-10pm on Saturday, March 23rd at Lakelands Golf & Country Club. Live music by The Classics Band, wine pull, raffles. For tickets & sponsorship info visit the website.

Tue Mar 26 Developmental Disabilities and Dementia

Fundamentals of Developmental Disabilities and Dementia is March 26th at 10am, at The Arc Livingston, 2980 Dorr Rd, Brighton. People with developmental disabilities (DD) are living longer than ever, and with longer life comes an increased risk of dementia. Join us to learn the risk of dementia for those with DD, the unique signs and symptoms of dementia in this population; and how to best respond to changes in behavior, personality, communication, and self-care abilities. Registration is free and includes 1.5 CES. Register online today.

Fri Apr 5 Livingston County Home Show

Come see more than 200 home improvement exhibits at the Livingston County Home Show, April 5th-7th, located at the Howell High School Field House. Find the latest in home improvements, landscape and décor. They also offer; a Free Shred Event, Taste of Livingston County, Free Kid's Zone, Neighborhood Marketplace, Fine Arts Show, Community Resource Fair & and giveaways.

Sat Apr 6 No Frills All Thrills Trail Run

No Frills All Thrills Trail Run Race starts at 10am at the beautiful Huron Meadows Metropark in Brighton. All Proceeds benefit 4 charities. Choose from a 8K or 4K. For more information and to register visit the website.

Tue Apr 9 Sexuality and Developmental Disabilities

The presentation and open discussion with self-advocates, family members and staff who work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, is April 9th, from 10am—noon. Get facts, and learn the importance of discussing sexuality with all youth. Register online today or call The Arc Livingston at 517-546-1228. The event is at The Arc Livingston,2980 Dorr Road, Brighton.

Fri Apr 12 2019 High School Video Competition

Each year, all High School students in Livingston County are invited to dig deep into the work of United Way and find creative ways to capture the collaborative nature of what the United Way does. Deadline to submit your video is 4/12/19. For competition rules and guidelines visit lcunitedway.org or call 810-494-3000.

Sat Apr 27 Scrap Metal Fundraiser

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 wlpinc@comcast.net.

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 Mom to Mom Sale

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 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.