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Salvation Army Coats for Kids Donations

New coats, hats, gloves & mittens, snow pants, and winter boots can be drop off at VG’s in Howell, Brighton Ford,Busch’s in Brighton and Pinckney, Fowlerville Pharmacy, and Financial Plus Credit Union in Howell. All donations will be made available without cost to those in need at The Salvation Army Church and Social Services building on Lake Street in Howell.

Workplace of the Day

Livingston County Road Commission in Howell won on 11/12/19
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Mike & Jon in the Morning

Next WHMI Newscast is at 8:00pm.
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Public Art Effort Wins Statewide Award

Howell Main Street’s annual Howell Art Project, which was expanded to a week-long celebration of the Arts in May, was recently named the Best Promotions and Marketing Project/Program by the Michigan Downtown Association.

Dem Chair Says "Red Flags" Raised By Commissioner's Tie To Website

Democratic Chair Judy Daubenmier alleges Commissioner Donald Parker, the Republican chair of the county board of commissioners, is behind the website ProtectLivingston.com and a corresponding Facebook page. He says its a nonpartisan venture and her accusations are "totally false."
Livingston County Local Sports

Saturday's Roundup

Brighton wins, Fowlerville falls in football playoffs; Charyl Stockwell repeats as district volleyball champs.

Community Events

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Tue Nov 12 Civil War History

The George W. Lee Civil War Round Table meets the second Tuesday of the month, at 7pm. The group gathers at the EMS Facility located at 1911 Tooley Road, north of M-59. On November 12th, Bill Christen, author, historian, researcher, and collector will give a presentation on Pauline Cushman. She was a 19th century actress and a Civil War spy in Middle Tennessee. In 2006 Mr. Christen wrote her biography, Pauline Cushman: Spy of the Cumberland. Bill has collected and cataloged 80 images of Pauline. He will bring some of them to show the group that evening. The meeting is free and open to the public. Please join us for the presentation. For more information call 248-887-1283

Wed Nov 13 Breakfast & Great Lakes National Cemetery Bus Tour

Veterans, spouses and loved ones, join us for a complimentary bus tour of Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan and informational seminar to find out which memorial options you are entitled to and will best honor your service, while protecting your loved ones from unnecessary financial and emotional pain. Topics include veterans’ burial benefits, how to schedule a burial, rifle volleys and military honors ceremonies, and information about headstones and markers. Tour the cemetery grounds and observe how the cemetery is operated. Complimentary breakfast will be served. Meet at the Hamburg Chapel located at 7425 E M36, Hamburg, Michigan 48139 at 9:00 am. Space is limited, so please R.S.V.P. today at (517) 296-0705.

Wed Nov 13 Caring for the Caregiver - Holiday Edition

Caring for the Caregiver - Holiday Edition is from 6–8pm, BECC Building, 125 S. Church Street, Brighton. This is a free two-hour course offered by Livingston County Catholic Charities through SELCRA. This training will link participants to community resources, introduce them to literature focusing on the benefits of mindfulness and connect them to stories about people who inspire all of us. Pre-register at www.selcra.com with the keyword “Caregiver.” For any questions please call 810-299-4140.

Thu Nov 14 Relaxation Stretching and Fitness with Laura

November 14th, 5-6pm. This class is specifically designed with the caregiver in mind. Bring a mat, if you have one, and a towel. Get ready to relax and rejuvenate. This hour long fitness and relaxation class can be accommodated to all ability levels. This activity is provided through the generous funding through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for SE Michigan. Free respite is provided. Please call Suzi or LeAnn at 517-546-9910 to register. Max: 15 people.

Thu Nov 14 VINA Dental's 11th Annual Tailgate

VINA Community Dental Center annually hosts The Tailgate for the Michigan State vs Michigan football game. In its 11th year, The Tailgate is a competition to see which fans can raise the most money to help the needy in our community get quality and affordable dental care through VINA. The Tailgate will take place on Thursday, November 14th, at 6pm at Crystal Gardens in Brighton. All proceeds benefit the VINA Community Dental Center.

Fri Nov 15 Rep. Vaupel Coffee Hours

Rep. Hank Vaupel hosts his monthly coffee hours on the 3rd Friday of every month. Fowlerville: 2:30pm–3:30pm. Fowlerville Farms, 941 South Grand Avenue. Hartland: 4-5pm at Biggby Coffee, Highland Rd. Howell: 5:30pm–6:30pm at All Star Coney Island, 934 South Michigan Avenue.

Fri Nov 15 CTH Performs Annie

The Community Theatre of Howell will perform Annie November November 15th-17th & 22nd-24th, Howell High School Freshman Campus. For showtimes and tickets call 517-545-1290 or visit the website.

Fri Nov 15 Buck Pole

The 12th annual Buck Pole on November 15th, hosted by Recreation Authority, Marion Township, and Anything That Moves. Share hunting stories, enjoy the bonfire, and win great prizes at the BUCKet raffle! For a $10 registration fee, you’ll be able to hang your deer and receive a commemorative 12th Annual Buck Pole prize. Marion Township Hall, 2877 W Coon Lake Road, from 5pm-9pm. Many prizes for different categories.

Fri Nov 15 Buck Pole

The Whitmore Lake Rod and Gun Club will host a Buck Pole Event on November 15th. Stop in on Lemen Rd to findout mroe info.The will host the Buck Pole the 15th, 16th & 17th with prizes, raffles, food and more.

Sat Nov 16 Craft & Vendor Fair

Craft & Vendor Fair at Centerpointe church in Howell on November 16th from 9am-3pm. Besides crafters they will have vendors like Pampered Chef, Plexus, Perfectly Posh, Paparazzi jewelry, and Stamping Up just to name a few. The teens will have food available as their fundraiser for their mission trip.

Sat Nov 16 Arc Livingston Sibshops

The Arc Livingston Sibshops are designed for siblings of children with disabilities or significant health/medical issues, aged 8 to 12.  They are held once a month at Chilson Hills Church and are $10 per session for each family.  A limited number of scholarships are available. More information and registration is available online.

Sat Nov 16 The Fall Market Vendor and Craft Event

Saturday, November 16 from 10am-4pm at Living Water Church, on Barker Road, to shop local small businesses. Shop vendors & crafters, plus a bake sale. Olaf, everyone's favorite Snowman, will make an appearance, 1pm-3pm. Potential vendors may contact michelle@michellelangley.net.

Sat Nov 16 Holiday Bazaar

Shalom Lutheran Church is holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-3pm. They will feature craft vendors and a bake sale. Lunch to support our youth will also be available to purchase. The church is located on E. M-36, Pinckney. For more information, please call the church office at 734-878-6859.

Sat Nov 16 Hunter's Widows Party

Howell Eagles will be having an adult entertainment show for all the women who’s husbands are hunting on November 16th. Open to the public, open at 7pm, $10 at the door. Located at 141 Schroeder park drive in Howell.

Sat Nov 16 FTC Middle School Robotics Howell Event

A First Tech Challenge District Event (Middle School Robotics) is being held at Parker Middle School in the Field House the weekend of November 16th-17th. This is free and open to the public to come observe/watch. The Opening Ceremonies begin around 10:30 am each day, and matches begin around 11 am and end around 6:30 pm.

Sat Nov 16 Holiday Bazaar

The Hamburg Senior Center is holding its annual Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, November 16th from 9am-2pm. They will feature craft vendors, raffle drawings with prizes from various area businesses, crafts made by our seniors and a bake sale. A hot dog and chili lunch will also be available. The Center is on Merrill Road in the Hamburg Township complex. For more information, please call the Senior Center at 810-222-1140.

Sat Nov 16 Holiday Bazaar

Holiday Bazaar will be held from 9am-2pm, 9806 Whitewood Rd Pinckney, free admission. The shopping/fundraising event for the American Legion Auxiliary offers local crafters and vendors. Plus a bake sale and lunch available for purchase. To reserve a vendor spot or for more information, contact Deborah Brooks, 734-945-1472.

Sun Nov 17 Winter Marketplace

The Winter Market at the Howell Opera House is a friendly marketplace that offers seasonal gifts, baked goods, honey, jewelry, produce, specialty spices, and more. Shop local, independent vendors-everything is handmade and locally produced.

Sun Nov 17 Taize'

Music and mood for the soul. Free to everyone at 11:30am November 17th at First Presbyterian Church in Howell.

Sun Nov 17 Howell Garden Club

On Sunday, November 17, the Howell Garden Club will be selling their locally grown Holiday swags and bundled greens at the Howell Opera House Winter Market. The sale runs from 10am-2pm in the downtown market at 123 East Grand River. This is the Garden Club's annual fundraiser. Since 1975, the non-profit club has promoted civic beautification projects and sponsors activities to responsibly conserve our natural resources.

Mon Nov 18 Foster Parent Informational Meeting

Livingston County Catholic Charities 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. 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.

Mon Nov 18 13 Annual Troops Packging Project

The Auxilary to VFW Post 4357 in Brighton will host the 13th annual Troops Packaging Project, they are accepting items and monetary donations to send to troops now thru November 22nd. Items can be dropped off from 11am-8pm daily, located on 105900 Grand River Brighton. Call the post for more info. at 810-

Mon Nov 18 Operation Christmas Child

Bring your family to First Presbyterian Church in Howell and help pack shoe boxes to send overseas to those in need. We need as many as want to share in this event, there will be food. starts at 4pm.

Tue Nov 19 Livingston Fine Art Association Meeting

The Livingston Fine Art Association will meet Tuesday, November 19th, at the First Presbyterian Church, 123 W. Grand River. Doors open at 6:30pm and the meeting begins at 7pm. Use the rear entrance under the green awning. The speaker will be Edee Joppich, watercolor artist, art judge, and teacher. The topic will be How to Resolve Issues in Your Art: Composition, Criteria, What judges look for in a good painting. A short business meeting and discussion of members works will follow. Refreshments are available. All artists and those interested in the arts are invited.

Wed Nov 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 4:30pm–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 Nov 21 Celebrity Holiday Fashion Show

The Arc Livingston’s Celebrity Holiday Fashion Show is Livingston County’s premiere fundraising event held annually the Thursday before Thanksgiving at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Howell. The event, which benefits the important work of The Arc Livingston, an agency serving children ad adults with disabilities and their families. The evening includes dinner, entertainment, open bar, jewelry raffle, and silent and live auctions. Join us Thursday, November 21, 2019. Doors open at 5:30 pm., dinner is served at 7:00 pm with a Celebrity Fashion Show, Live Auction and Jewelry Raffle to follow. Register online, $80 for early registration (prior to Nov 1st), after Nov 1st, registration is $85. For more information contact The Arc Livingston at 517-546-1228.

Thu Nov 21 Spaghetti Dinner

Pinckney Community Congregational Church, 125 E. Unadilla St, Pinckney. Thursday, November 21st from 5pm-7pm. Cost: adults $8, children 6 to 13 $5, children under 6 may eat for Free.

Thu Nov 21 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 Nov 21 Foster Parent Information Session

Join Livingston County Department of Health and Human Services staff for an informational meeting about becoming a foster parent the 3rd Thursday of each month at 6:30pm in Livingston County Health Department in Room B—2300 E. Grand River Howell. If you have ever thought about opening up your family to a child in need, please attend to get information on how to become a foster parent and other ways to help abused and neglected children. We need Livingston County families for all ages and levels of need, but especially for siblings, children with special needs, and teens. Take the first step today to share your love and home with a child in need. Call Jennie Snyder at 517-915-8806 to RSVP.

Fri Nov 22 FCT Presents Frozen Jr

FCT Presents Frozen Jr A story of true love and acceptance between sisters. With a cast of beloved characters and loaded with magic, adventure, and plenty of humor. Performances at The Alverson Center for the Performing Arts, Friday, November 22nd at 7pm, Saturday, November 23rd at 2pm and 7pm and Sunday, November 24th at 2pm.

Fri Nov 22 Comedy Show in Brighton

The American Spirit Centre will host a comedy show November 22nd at 7pm tickets are $20. All proceeds benefit veterans. The MC is Billy Ray Bauer, featured guest Khurum Sheikh, and headliner Bryan McCree. Located at 10590 Grand River, Brighton. For more info call 810-599-2153.

Sat Nov 23 St. Joseph Catholic School Holiday Bazaar

The Annual St. Joseph Catholic School Holiday Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 23rd & Sunday, November 24th, from 9am-4pm each day in the St. Joseph School Activity Center, in Howell. Admission is a free will donation. Shop up to 50 vendors featuring crafts, quilters, specialty wares, home direct sales businesses, jewelry, holiday gifts& décor and more. There will also be a Grandma’s Attic Table, Bake sale and Concessions. Exhibitor registration is $30 per table/space for participating one day or participate both show days for $25 per table/per space. Please contact Holiday Bazaar Event Chair Annette Staley at 517-861-1736 or akstaley@sbcglobal.net for more information.

Sat Nov 23 Brighton's Holiday Glow

The Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present the annual Brighton's Holiday Glow on Saturday, November 23rd, from 4-7pm. The stage is set with holiday music, real-life reindeer, a visit from Emma the Elf and of course Santa and Mrs. Claus. Guests will also enjoy Nutcracker performances from the Brighton City Ballet, live music, horse drawn hay rides, Jollie Choo-Choo train, a nativity petting farm, arts and crafts, and tasty holiday treats. MCs for the event will be WHMI's Mike and Jon in the Morning.

Sat Nov 23 Brighton Township Yard Waste Drop-Off Day

Brighton Township will be hosting a Yard Waste Drop-off day for township residents on Saturday, November 23, from 9am-1pm. It will be held at the St. Mary Magdalen Parking Lot located at 2201 South Old US 23, Brighton. Visit our township website for additional information under the News Flash on the homepage.

Sat Nov 23 American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Craft Show

American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Craft Show and Bake Sale Saturday, November 23rd, 10am – 4pm. Two floors of shopping plus bake goods for the holidays. 3265 W Grand River at the corner of M59 and Grand River, Howell Twp. Booth space is available $30, upper level will be filled first, table and chairs provided. For more information, contact Melissa Beck, 517-546-0690 or download the application on the Auxiliary page.

Sat Nov 23 Bake Craft Quilt Sale

The Hamburg Township Scrapaholics are hosting their fall Bake & Quilt/Craft sale on Saturday, November 23rd from 9 AM to 2PM at the Hamburg Township Library on Merrill Road (off M-36). They will have a variety of affordable quilts, craft items and baked goods for sale. Proceeds will be used to purchase supplies to make quilts which will be donated to local charities eg. St Joe's Hospital and Mott's Children Hospital.For details, call Monica 810-231-1975.

Sat Nov 23 Craft Show, Bake Sale & Luncheon

There will be a Craft Show, Bake Sale & Luncheon from 9am-3pm, at First United Methodist Church-Whitmore Lake Campus. Several new vendors this yr. Proceeds go toward Whitmore Lake parade and fireworks for next July.

Sat Nov 23 International Survivor of Suicide Loss Day

Each year, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention supports hundreds of large and small Survivor Day events around the world, in which suicide loss survivors come together to find connection, understanding and hope through their shared experience. Join them Saturday November 23rd, at Livingston County Community Mental Health Miller Building 622 East Grand River, Howell. In the interest of creating a safe space for loss survivors, most events are specific to survivors of suicide loss. Please ensure youth attendees are over the age of 12.For more information, please call Leslie Hall at: 517-546-4126.

Sun Nov 24 Fund A Life Caroling Fundraiser

Come Christmas carol with the Chorale to your favorite Christmas songs! This concert is free to the public. A goodwill donation will be collected. All proceeds will go to Mark Howell and the Fund a Life charity. Location: First United Methodist Church, Brighton at 2:30pm.

Mon Nov 25 Rep. Ann Bollin Coffee Hours

Please join me to discuss state issues that concern you. Monday, November 25, 9:30am-10:30am at the Coffee Beanery, 4433 Old US 23, Brighton or 11am-noon at the Pinckney Community Library, 125 Putnam St., Pinckney.

Tue Nov 26 Livingston County Adoption Day

Special event to celebrate Adoption Month in Michigan will be held at the Livingston County Judicial Center, finalizing several adoptions of youth from Livingston County with a reception to follow. With the theme of “Giving Thanks for Families,” courts statewide will celebrate Adoption Month. Held during November, Adoption Month has become a holiday tradition, highlighting the importance of adoption and the needs of children in foster care.

Wed Nov 27 Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive at the Highland Township Library in the Community Room, Wed. Nov. 27th from noon to 6pm. Walk-ins are welcome but scheduled appointments will be taken first. To schedule an appointment click the link below.

Thu Nov 28 13th Annual Thanksgiving Community Dinner

Dinner is served at 2pm, Thursday, November 28th at Cornerstone Church, 9455 Hilton Road, Brighton. Reservations requested. Open to the community and free of charge. Limited transportation is available. To make your reservation call 810-494-4059 or visit the website.

Fri Nov 29 Fantasy of Lights and Fantasy 5K

The 36th annual Fantasy of Lights Parade & 5K is November 29th. Family activities begin at 2pm in downtown Howell. The Fantasy 5K is at 6pm, and the parade starts at 7pm. Visit howell.org for event details.

Fri Nov 29 Fantasy of Art Fine Art Show

The Livingston Fine Art Association presents the Fantasy of Art Fine Art Show November 29th & 30th at the Howell Historic Opera House. Times are Friday 3-9pm and Saturday 10-6pm. There will be about 30 local artists displaying and selling their work. All mediums will be represented. There is no admission charge.

Sat Nov 30 Stockbridge Festival of Lights

Festival Of lights On Nov 30th, at the Stockbridge Town Square. Our festival events begin at 3pm and continue until 8pm. Elf stops, a parade, tree gala, gingerbread house contest, tree lighting ceremony and Santa will be there to visit with the children. The “Elf Stops” are where various crafts and activities will be happening. At 6pm our Festival of Lights parade will be heading down Clinton street with our special guest Santa, followed by the lighting of the town square tree. This year the traditional "Gingerbread House" contest will remain inside the Town Hall. This festival is a FREE family and fun event.

Thu Dec 5 Milford’s Christmas Open House

Santa Claus is coming to town during Milford’s annual Christmas Open House. A community favorite, the seasonal event brings strolling entertainment, horse-drawn carriage rides, holiday caroling, special promotions and deals at downtown stores and restaurants. The evening will kick off with a Christmas tree lighting at 5:45pm at Center Street Park and at 6pm, the jolly old man will arrive on Main Street aboard a Milford Fire Department fire engine.

Fri Dec 6 Black Sheep Weavers’ Fiber Guild Fiber Art Holiday Sale

Black Sheep Weavers’ Fiber Guild Annual Fiber Art Holiday Sale is Friday, December 6th, 10am-5pm and Saturday, December 7th from 9am-4pm. Shop handmade art garments, fiber and beaded jewelry, purses, quilts, rugs, baskets, cards, ornaments, home decorations & more. Also hand-dyed fabrics, plus cashmere, angora, alpaca and wool roving and handspun yarn. New Location at the Bogie Lake Greenhouses 1525 Bogie Lake Rd. White Lake, 48383. Free admission.

Fri Dec 6 Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt

Bring your flashlights and little ones and come to this fun Flashlight Candy Cane Hunt will be held on December 6th in South Lyon. The free event is for ages Ages 3-10 and will be broken into age groups and can hunt for over 6000 candy canes. Located in the McHattie Park Volleyball Courts in South Lyon. This event starts promptly at 7pm. Afterwards, venture downtown for the starting night of Cool Yule and enjoy all of the activities and the new Holiday Market.

Fri Dec 6 CTH Auditions for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

Auditions for The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe at Howell High School Freshman Campus, 1400 W. Grand River, Howell. Auditions are December 6th & 7th. For more information visit the website.

Sat Dec 7 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.

Sat Dec 7 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.

Sat Dec 7 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 Dec 7 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.

Sat Dec 7 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.

Sat Dec 7 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.

Sat Dec 7 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.

Sat Dec 7 Christmas in the Ville

Fowlerville Rotary Club and the Fowlerville Business Association present the 11th annual Christmas in the Ville parade . Come see over 40 hot air balloon baskets lead Santa to town. A family friendly event that runs the whole day. For a list of the days events go to the website. Please email questions to info@christmasintheville.com

Sat Dec 7 Pet Photos with Santa

Santa pictures with you and or your pet at Pet Supplies Plus, 2649 E. Grand River in Howell on December 7th, 14th and 15th from 11am-3pm on all days. $14 donation per photo. Photo will be available that day. 100% of proceeds to benefit the animals at Livingston County Animal Shelter. For more info call email FriendsOfLCAS@gmail.com.

Sat Dec 7 Livingston County Choirs “Hometown Christmas” Concert

A holiday concert featuring all of the Livingston County Choirs choral groups: The Livingston County Chorale, Women’s Chorus, Youth Choir, Encore, Ladies First, Just Too #, and The Decibelle will be held on Dec7th & 8th. They begin 7pm at the First United Methodist Church in Brighton. Tickets online at livingstoncountychoirs.com $15/$12/$5 or at the door $17/$14/$7.

Sat Dec 7 Warm N'Cozy Bazaar

Hartland Women's Club presents the 39th Annual Warm N'Cozy Bazaar LARGEST bazaar in Livingston County with over 200 crafters. All items are hand crafted. New, the FREE shuttle is located in TARGET'S west parking lot.

Sat Dec 7 Christmas Bazaar

St. Mary Rosary Altar Society will hold their annual Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 7th from 10am-4pm. Location is at St. Mary Church on Dexter Pinckney Road in Pinckney. Admission is free. Shop over 130 crafters and vendors. Bake sake, raffle lunch and refreshments. For information call Mary at 734-878-6563.

Sat Dec 7 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 Dec 7 Breakfast with Santa

Santa is making a stop at Brighton Community Ed for breakfast Saturday, December 7th. After buffet-style breakfast, kids can have your a photo taken with Santa and pick a special gift. There will also be a festive activitis. Children under 2 are free; children (ages 2-15) - $9; adults (ages 16+) - $14. *Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited, register by December 1st.

Sat Dec 7 Dashing Through the Snow and Fire 5K

Fowlerville Rotary is pleased to present the 14th annual Dashing Through the Snow and Fire 5K race. The family friendly race starts off with two hot air balloon baskets that will fire you up for the start and finish of this race. Professionally timed and LOTS of run. Race is at 3:30pm in Downtown Fowlerville. See the race link. sign up before November 17th for a free T-shirt.

Sun Dec 8 Breakfast with Santa

American Spirit Centre will be holding its annual Breakfast with Santa December 8th from 9-noon. Breakfast consists of eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, pancakes, French toast, biscuits and gravy and hash browns. Also, there will be an omelette station, fruit bar, located at 10590 Grand River Brighton. Adults $9 seniors $8 children 12 and under $5, under 4 free. call 810-599-2153 for more info, all proceeds benefit veterans.

Sun Dec 8 Drive Through Live Nativity

Drive Through Live Nativty. Experience the 1st Christmas from the comfort of your own car. This event is free. Complimentary refreshments provided. Highland United Methodist Church 680 W. Livingston Rd, Highland MI 48357,call 248-887-1311 or visit myhumc.com.

Sun Dec 8 Songs of Christmas Concert

Tony Giamanco presents “Songs of Christmas” Dec 8, 2019, 7pm at Shalom Lutheran Church in Pinckney. Concert will showcase soloists and choirs, brass ensemble, and piano. Beautiful music, food, and raffle.

Mon Dec 9 Community Theatre of Howell Radio Show Audition

WCTH Radio Hour is a live stage re-creation of radio shows from the 1930s to 1950s. We are looking for 5-8 Voice Actors and 2 Foley Artists for sound effects. First timers welcome! Auditions are Monday, December 9th at the Howell High School Freshman Campus, 1400 W. Grand River. Doors open 6 PM, group read- through begins at 6:30. Questions? Contact chenderson1218@yahoo.com.

Thu Dec 12 Foster Parent Information Session

Join Livingston County Department of Health and Human Services staff for an informational meeting about becoming a foster parent at 6:30pm in Livingston County Health Department in Room B—2300 E. Grand River Howell. If you have ever thought about opening up your family to a child in need, please attend to get information on how to become a foster parent and other ways to help abused and neglected children. We need Livingston County families for all ages and levels of need, but especially for siblings, children with special needs, and teens. Take the first step today to share your love and home with a child in need. Call Jennie Snyder at 517-915-8806 to RSVP.

Sat Dec 14 A Magical Morning With Santa & Mrs. Claus

Join Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the elves from the North Pole for an unforgettable morning of Christmas cheer at teh Howell Opera House on December 14th. They offer crafts, singing Christmas carols, and creating some Christmas magic with Santa, Mrs. Claus, and the elves. The event is from 9:30am-11:30am, $5 and a canned/boxed food donation per person. Children 2 and under are free. Tickets available by contacting the Howell Opera House at 517-540-0065 or online. All profits and food donations will be donated to The Fowlerville Family Impact Center.

Sat Dec 14 Christmas Concerts at Cornerstone EPC Brighton

Cornerstone Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Brighton, located at 9455 Hilton Road, Brighton, Michigan, invites everyone to our annual Christmas Concerts, held at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 14th and Sunday, December 15th. We invite you to join us for our annual Christmas concerts as we fill our Sanctuary with heartfelt music to remind us of the meaning of Christmas. Childcare provided for infant - 3 years. Visit the website

Sat Dec 14 Holiday POPS with the Phil

By popular demand, the BCPA will have 2 performances this year. The festive sounds of the holidays will delight, as the Michigan Philharmonic celebrates the music of the season. Tunes from the movies such as White Christmas, Home Alone and Charlie Brown meet great holiday music from Trans-Siberian Orchestra and more. A little classical music from Vivaldi and Haydn and a great holiday sing-along will put you in the spirit of the season. The Howell High School Choir will perform at 4pm and Brighton High School will perform at 7:30pm. Tickets are available at BrightonPerformingArts.com or call 810-299-4130.

Sat Dec 14 Cookie Walk and Christmas Bazaar

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church by the Millpond presents their Annual Cookie Walk and Christmas Bazaar on Saturday, December 14th from 9am-3pm, 200 W. St. Paul Street, Brighton. This free event will include a cookie walk, bake sale and local vendors. A portion of the funds raised will benefit local community needs. Potential vendors can contact Danielle at info@saintpaulsbrighton.org.

Thu Dec 19 Bad Santa Trivia

Grab your friends & family for Bad Santa Trivia on Thursday, December 19th at Aberrant Ales for the second annual Bad Santa Trivia. It’s holiday trivia with a twist, don't forget to bring extra cash. If your team doesn't like a question or can't answer it, you can pay $ to choose a new one. Half the proceeds from the night will be going to the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Foundation. (Registration fee covers one adult beverage per player and an appetizer for the team. Other food and drinks will be available for purchase.)