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Brighton 4th Of July Parade Cancelled

Brighton Fire Chief Mike O’Brian said they are fearful that having the parade could aid in spreading coronavirus and their priority has always been to keep the community healthy.

Utility Offers Tips, Smart Thermostats For Summer Heat

Holiday weekend temperatures are expected to climb into the 90s, but Consumers Energy is giving away 100,000 Google Nest Thermostat E’s through the end of July if they enroll in the Peak Power Savers Smart Thermostat Program.

Online Event Seeks To Promote Civil Discourse

In partnership with the Civility Campaign of Highland Township, The Civility Project with Nolan Finley and Stephen Henderson will provide insights, tips, and hands-on skill-building to a July 30th Zoom session.

Genoa Teen Dives Into Home Baking Business

Splashy Sweets by Noah Shand is a home-baking business that will "bake for good.". Shand, who has been baking and decorating sweets since he was a toddler, will offer an array of custom cakes, pies, tarts, cookies, brownies, and other treats, with a portion of each purchase going to charity.
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Sat Jul 4 BBQ Dinner at The American Spirit Center

Join us for the 4th of July at the American Spirit Center in Brighton. 1/2 BBQ Chicken, Baked Beans & Potato Salad for only $10! 12noon - 3pm on the 4th of July. Address: 10590 E Grand River Ave, Brighton, MI

Sat Jul 4 Brighton 4th of July Parade - CANCELED

Officials say they regretfully have had to cancel the Brighton 4th of July Parade.

Wed Jul 15 Dementia Specific Caregiver Support Group

Are you caring for a loved one with dementia or other memory related disease? Until they can meet again in person, Livingston County Catholic Charities is continuing their monthly caregiver support group via Zoom. Connect with others who are on the same journey; learn valuable tools to help you navigate the changes that occur in the disease and more. Facilitated by LeAnn Billau, LLMSW, of Livingston County Catholic Charities. Register in advance for this meeting by emailing Suzi@LivingstonCatholicCharities.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Wed Jul 15 Caregiver Support Group – Dementia Specific

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

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

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

Sat Jul 25 Hamburg Museum Rummage Sale

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

Mon Jul 27 Livingston County First Responders Golf Outing

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

Thu Jul 30 Highland Hosts the Civility Project

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

Thu Jul 30 Highland Township Library Blood Drive

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

Mon Aug 10 Habitat Homes for Heroes Golf Outing

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

Mon Aug 17 LACASA's Celebrity Golf Outing

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