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Vehicle Struck By Train In Howell

The Sheriff's Office says a van traveling on Barron Road could not stop for the stop sign due to the winter road conditions and was struck by a southbound train.

Whitmer Delivers 5th State Of The State Address

The Governor discussed prioritizing enacting stricter gun laws, repealing outdated laws that restrict abortion and who someone can marry, and providing pre-K education for all 4-year-olds in the state.

Conely Takes Issue With BEA Office At Brighton High School

The Brighton Education Association has a possibly unique arrangement in which it conducts its meetings and other union business in a classroom at Brighton High School. School Board Treasurer John Conely says his position is that "they don’t belong in the school.”

Community Connect Returns Next Weekend

Community Connect 2023 will take place next Saturday, February 4th from 10am to 1pm at 2|42 Community Church in Genoa Township. The free one-day event is open to everyone.

LCCC Names New Executive Director

Adam Perry will succeed Mark Robinson, who is retiring in April after more than 22 years of service in leading Livingston County Catholic Charities.

Sheriff's Comfort K9 Puppies & Handlers Meet Donors

The event featured Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard, 12 Cavalier King Charles Spaniels comfort canines, their handlers, and the generous donors who funded the purchase of the dogs for the K9 Comfort Unit - the only unit of its kind in the United States.

Community Events

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Fri Jan 27 Newsies Jr.

Local youth talent from Livingston County and surrounding communities are putting on six amazing shows starting January 27th. Visit https://www.onthestage.tickets/prelude-theater-group-hartland-community-education/season for tickets and more information.

Fri Jan 27 Acoustic Café - The Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic

Acoustic Café featuring the Saline Fiddlers Philharmonic at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, in Howell. General Admission is $15; $13 for Livingston Arts Council Members. Doors open at 7:00 pm, performance begins at 7:30 pm. Light concessions available. For more information visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065

Fri Jan 27 Cromaine Library Used Book & Bake Sale

Cromaine library used book and bake sale Mark you calendar Thursday jan. 26, Friday jan 27, and Saturday jan. 28 10 am-4pm Huge selection of kids books, fiction, all books broken down by subjects Sunday jan. 29 FREE day from 12-1 pm bring lots of bags and boxes take as many as you want Cromaine library is located at 3688 n. Hartland road in hartland, mi Call 810 632-5200 for more info or www.Cromaine.org

Sat Jan 28 International Film Club

Showing: 10:30am Discussion: 1 pm Do you love movies? How about foreign films? Well, if you do or would like to experience an international film for the first time, then our International Film Club is for you. This month we will be watching and discussing Good Bye, Lenin. You are welcome to join us for the showing and stay for the discussion. If you would prefer to watch the movie at home, you are still welcome to join us for the discussion. *Registration is required. https://events.getlocalhop.com/international-film-club/event/OprWmxVrOD/

Sat Jan 28 Motown Divas Tribute Show

Motown Divas Tribute Show @ Capt Joes in Whitmore Lake SAT. JAN. 28TH, 2023 ​DINNER 6 - 7:30 PM • SHOW STARTS AT 8:00 PM COST $50 PER TICKET https://www.captainjoesgrill.com/

Sun Jan 29 Open House - PM American Legion Post 419

Celebrating 50 years. Pinckney Memorial American Legion Post 419 Come celebrate with us Jan 29th from 1 till 4 9807 Whitewood Rd Pinckney, MI. 49169

Sun Jan 29 St. Patrick School Open House

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Sun Jan 29 St. Joseph School Open House

12:00 Noon to 3:00 pm. Visit our Pre-K through 8th grade school located right here in downtown Howell.

Mon Jan 30 Coffee Hour with State Rep. Ann Bollin

Please join State Rep. Ann Bollin as she host's a coffee hour for district residents from 4 to 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30, at the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce (218 E. Grand River Ave). No appointments are necessary to attend. Anyone unable to attend who would like to share thoughts or concerns with Rep. Bollin may contact her office at 517-373-7515 or email AnnBollin@house.mi.gov

Tue Jan 31 Brighton Area Women's History Roll of Honor

Qualifications for Admission 1.Candidates for admission to the Brighton Area Women’s Roll of Honor must have been born in the Brighton area, have achieved prominence while living within the area, or been a resident of the area for an extended period of time. 2.Nominations will be received in terms of the following: a.Distinctive accomplishments in the candidate’s chosen field of endeavor, professional or otherwise. b.Contributions made of an enduring nature to the social, cultural, economic, or political well-being of the community, state or nation. c.Service given or commitment made which may have significantly advanced the status of women in society. d.Qualities of character and personal ideals which would serve as a positive influence on youth and as a model for other women. More information and an online form are available at HTTPS://BrightonLibrary.info/Roll_of_Honor or contact BrightonWomensHistory@gmail.com or 810-227-0656

Tue Jan 31 Livingston Fine Art Association Meeting

The Livingston Fine Art Association November Meeting will be held Tuesday, January 31,, 2023 at the First Presbyterian Church, Howell, MI. Doors open at 6:30pm, meeting begins at 7:00pm. Use the rear entrance under the green canopy. There will be an informational art program. A short business meeting and a discussion of members art work will follow. All artists and those interested in the arts are invited. See our web site at: https://lfaaofmi.com or find us on facebook.

Tue Jan 31 St. Mary Pinckney Kindergarten Open House

We welcome Parents, Grandparents and Kindergarten age students to join us on January 31st from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and also 6:00p.m.-7:30 p.m. for our All School Pre-K thru 8th grade Open House & Ice Cream Social Event. St. Mary Catholic School 10601 Dexter-Pinckney Road. Please contact Principal: Mrs. Veronica Kinsey at mrskinsey@stmarypinckney.org or the School Office at 734-878-5616 to sign-up your child(ren)/family for the visit or to schedule an alternative to tour the school.

Wed Feb 1 Let’s Understand Dementia

Join us February 1st at 5pm for guest speaker, Jill Gafner Livingston for her FREE presentation on the stages of dementia, and how to manage behaviors. She is the owner of Global Training Experts LLC, located in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Jill is a behavior-based trainer and public speaker with over 20 years of experience training on multiple subjects. While proficient in behavior modification & team development, she is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner offering instruction on working with Dementia specific behaviors. Funded by The Pulte Family Foundation. The Zoom link will be sent out the morning of the presentation. Call 517-546-9910 or email monica@livingstoncc.org to register.

Wed Feb 1 Help for Hoarding

Feeling overwhelmed by the amount of things taking up space in your home? Or just curious about what hoarding is or isn’t? Hoarding affects many people, including friends and family members. Understanding the psychological aspects of the disease can help individuals be sympathetic and understanding when it comes time to take action. Held at the Howell Carnegie District Library from 6:30-7:30 PM, this presentation, with speaker Beth Newman of Livingston County Home Health and Safety Coalition, takes a deeper look at hoarding, what it is and isn’t, and will highlight different ways individuals can receive help. Attendees will learn the necessary steps for helping loved ones and have a chance to ask questions about hoarding and the psychological aspects of the disease.

Wed Feb 1 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. Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:00-6:00 PM. Register in advance by emailing Monica@LivingstonCC.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Thu Feb 2 Livingston County Genealogical Society Meeting

The Livingston County Genealogical Society will meet via zoom, Thursday, February 2nd, at 7pm. You are invited. Our presenter will be Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach: “Surprise! You’re Cornish”. Do you have any Cornish ancestors? Even if you are not sure, this will be an interesting talk on research techniques for Cornwall, England but applicable to most of Great Britain. Julia Hanneman-Schoenbach is a genealogist from Waterford Michigan. . A link to this virtual meeting may be found at the website for the Livingston County Genealogical Society, https://milcgs.wordpress.com/ or you may find us on Facebook; there will be a link to this meeting a few days before February 2nd, 2023. All are welcome.

Fri Feb 3 Friday Night Cabaret

Join us for the Friday Night Cabaret at St. George Church, Brighton! We are at 803 W. Main St. Please join us for a family-friendly night of music, refreshments and fellowship. The even will run from 7-9 PM. All ages are welcome! Come as you are! For more information, contact the church at 810-229-6670, or stgeorgebrighton@gmail.com

Fri Feb 3 CTH Murder On The Orient Express

Community Theatre of Howell Announces the performances of Murder on the Orient Express Dates: February 3-5 & 10-12, 2023 Howell High School Freshman Campus 1400 W. Grand River, Howell SHOW DESCRIPTION – Join us for a thrill ride of mystery and adventure aboard the famous Orient Express as it journeys through the snow-capped mountains of Eastern Europe. Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. In the morning there is one passenger less. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed eight times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, the passengers rely on detective Hercule Poirot to stop the murderer – in case he or she decides to strike again. Murder on the Orient Express has been made into a film four times for American film and television. The stage version has played all over the world, including Japan. www.cththeatre.org/murder-on-the-orient-express

Fri Feb 3 Livingston Link-Up Free Networking Event

Are you a Livingston County professional who's curious how you can get more involved in your community? Come meet up with the groups and people working on local issues. Your referrals, insights, volunteerism, and financial support might be the missing link in solving community challenges! Come get connected - an impactful event for medical professionals, business professionals, and care providers. RSVP required: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07ejhhqx8dd0227936&oseq=&c=&ch

Fri Feb 3 The Boogie Woogie Kid At Howell Opera House

Don't miss Matthew Ball The Boogie Woogie Kid at Howell Opera house this Friday Feb 3d @ 730pm! The piano & song man of 5 million YT views, Mattthew Performs New Orleans, Boogie-woogie, and Swing Dance era music that is family-friendly, uptempo, and fun for all ages. for a preview find Matthew Ball on Facebook or online as The Boogie Woogie Kid!

Fri Feb 3 Acoustic Café - Matthew Ball "The Boogie Woogie Kid"

Acoustic Café featuring Matthew Ball "The Boogie Woogie Kid" at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, in Howell. General Admission is $15; $13 for Livingston Arts Council Members. Doors open at 7:00 pm, performance begins at 7:30 pm. Light concessions available. For more information visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065

Sat Feb 4 Used Book Sale

Saturday, February 4: used book sale at the Howell Carnegie Library, from 9:30 until 3:30 on the Lower Level. Hard cover, small soft cover and children’s books plus CDs and DVDs, $1.00 or less.

Sat Feb 4 Big Red Barrel/Unused Medication Disposal

The Big Red Barrel will be at Recycle Livingston Saturday February 4, 2023 from 9 am to 1 am to collect unused medications and used needles. Recycle Livingston is located at 170 Catrell Drive in Howell. This is a free service. No questions asked. Put pills in a zip lock container, they can be mixed together. We prefer not to have the medicine container. Keep liquid medications separate. Dump into a zip lock bag with enough paper towel to soak up the liquid. Needles must be the proper disposal container, either purchased from a pharmacy or use a plastic laundry detergent bottle. Reseal the bottle and tape it. Do your part to keep medications from being abused. Do not flush unused medication. The Big Red Barrel Project is part of Livingston County Community Alliance.

Sat Feb 4 Community Connect 2023

This free event will connect people with needed information, resources, and free services. Everyone is invited to attend! Join us from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 2|42 Community Church in Brighton (7526 Grand River Ave.) Some free giveaways include laundry detergent, winter gear, personal care items, boxed lunch to-go, blankets, diapers, socks, and more.

Sat Feb 4 Pet Nutrition Class

Gracie's Dog Haven is a local senior dog sanctuary whose director received her pet nutrition certification many years ago. She is now beginning her knowledge to the public to help pet owners pets live a long healthy life. During her class she will inform attendees what the pet food industry isn't telling you, what's really in pet food, what the sprayed on enhancers and fillers are, how fruit and veggies can help their pet, what essential oils to use and so much more! This class is a fundraiser for the senior dog sanctuary.

Sat Feb 4 Big Red Barrel at Community Connect

The Big Red Barrel will be at Community Connect on Saturday February 4, 2023 from 10am to 1 am to collect unused medications and used needles. The Community Connect event will be at the 2/42 Church in Brighton. This is a free service. No questions asked. Put pills in a zip lock container, they can be mixed together. We prefer not to have the medicine container. Keep liquid medications separate. Dump into a zip lock bag with enough paper towel to soak up the liquid. Needles must be the proper disposal container, either purchased from a pharmacy or use a plastic laundry detergent bottle. Reseal the bottle and tape it. Do your part to keep medications from being abused. Do not flush unused medication. The Big Red Barrel Project is part of Livingston County Community Alliance.

Sat Feb 4 Midnight In The Tropics

Midnight in the Tropics hosted by the Livingston Sunrise Rotary is so happy to have it hosted at Crystal Gardens on February 4, 2023 starting at 5:00 pm. This fun-filled event is a great way to spend the night with your friends and support local charities. This year’s charities are Livingston County Habitat for Humanity, The Connection Youth House (Livingston Family Center Inc.) Livingston Family Center, Inc., and the Livingston Sunrise Rotary Foundation. This is a fun filled evening that has Caribbean music, silent and live auctions, dinner AND DRINKS (yes, open premium bar) for $100.00 per person. This events sells out every year, so do not delay. Sponsorship opportunities are filling up fast! You will want to grab one of our sponsorships quickly and be a part of this great program. For more information, please go to our website www.midnightinthetropics.com

Sun Feb 5 Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran School Open House

Meet our staff and tour the building- come and see what SOTL is all about! Sunday, Feb. 5th, 2023 from 1:00-3:00pm.

Sun Feb 5 Spaghetti Dinner Benefit For Rowen Jordan

Spaghetti dinner 2/5/2023 from 1-5 at the American Legion in Howell to benefit 2 year old Rowen Jordan who was recently diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic neuroblastoma. All proceeds will go directly to the Jordan family. There will be raffle, 50/50, and silent auction available.

Mon Feb 6 Brighton Dementia Caregiver Support Group

We are excited to have James Mangi as our speaker this month. He will tell us about his experiences as a caregiver and a question and answer session will follow. The meeting will end with shared conversations.

Wed Feb 8 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. Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:00-6:00 PM. Register in advance by emailing Monica@LivingstonCC.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Wed Feb 8 Howell Champion Force Cheerleading

Recreational CFA cheer group meets Wednesday nights for 45 minutes from 6 pm to 9:15 depending on level, with competition event in May/June 2023. Low cost, fun program practices at the Oceola Recreational Center for cheerleaders age 4-17. Learn fun dance, cheer and stunts and make new friendships! Email coachkaileyhowell@gmail.com for more information or check out flyer on FB CF Kailey Jenks. We hope to see you for our Spring 2023 season in February!

Fri Feb 10 Valentine's Day Spaghetti Dinner

At St John's Episcopal Church. 504 Prospect St (next door to hospital) Howell 5PM to 7PM

Fri Feb 10 Acoustic Café Featuring Jill Jack

Acoustic Café featuring Jill Jack's Acoustic Trio at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, in Howell. General Admission is $15; $13 for Livingston Arts Council Members. Doors open at 7:00 pm, performance begins at 7:30 pm. Light concessions available. For more information visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065

Fri Feb 10 Fish Fry

The American Spirit Centre will be having our Annual Lenten Fish Fry every Friday starting February 10th from 5 to 8 PM. The public is welcome. This event benefits veterans. Eat in and carry out is available. No phone orders please. Call 810-599-2153 for additional information.

Sat Feb 11 Sweetheart Dance Fundraiser At St. Mary Pinckney

Join us for an evening of great music, food, dancing, fundraising & more! St. Mary (PTC) has organized a Sweetheart Dance for Adults on Saturday, February 11th. This Mardi Gras themed event will include strolling appetizers, desserts, photo booth and music. Tickets are $25.00 per Adult and $20.00 per Senior 65+. Doors Open at 6:00p.m.! We will also be having our Reverse Raffle Drawing this evening starting at 6:45 p.m. Raffle Tickets are $50.00 each, only 250 tickets will be sold and you need not be present to win. (License # R67887) Event location is at St. Mary 10601 Dexter-Pinckney Road, Pinckney, MI 48169. For more information or to purchase tickets call 734-878-5616 or email Kim or Colleen at PTCNEWS@STMARYPINCKNEY.ORG

Sat Feb 11 OLHSA Walk for Warmth 2023

Warm a heart and help a home on February 11th at the Hartland Educational Support Service Center, 9525 E. Highland Road, Howell, MI! The mission of this family-friendly Walk for Warmth is to raise funds to support those in need in Livingston County to stay warm and safe in their homes during the coldest months. By walking alongside community supporters and first responders, you can help these dedicated individuals continue to assist families in local neighborhoods. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the walk begins promptly at 9 a.m.!

Sat Feb 11 Chicken Supper

Chicken and Biscuit Supper at Plainfield Methodist Church, 17845 M-36, Gregory, MI 48137. Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, 5 pm-? Takeouts only. Freewill donation. All are invited.

Sat Feb 11 Valentines Dinner

Howell Eagles will be serving dinners from 6-8. The Classic Band will start at 8:00 till midnight. Menu is chicken with sautéed apples and mushrooms or steak dinner, both meals include mashed potatoes, vegetable, salad and desert for 35.00, bring a date or come alone, we hear Cupid will be there. 141 Schroeder park drive.

Sat Feb 11 The Classic Band

The Classic band will be playing at the Howell Eagles, classic rock and 90’s music, open to the public. 141 Schroeder Park Drive , Howell , band starts at 8:00 or come earlier for dinner too😁

Tue Feb 14 Euchre Tournament

Join us at 6:00 P.M. on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at Eternity Brewing for charity euchre, benefiting a different LOCAL Livingston County 501c3. This month the Brighton Optimist Club is supporting Oliver's Stones. $20/player, 40 player max. Online registration is recommended. https://BrightonOptimist.org/euchre

Tue Feb 14 Free Wedding Day

Ready to spend Eternity with your someone special? Then join us at Eternity on Valentine's day 2023. FREE Officiant Services are being offered at Eternity Brewing Howell by I Do's Your Way Free wedding day event Feb. 14th from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm... RVSP Today... 734-818-6385 I Do's Your Way Bill Fenton

Wed Feb 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. Meetings will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month from 5:00-6:00 PM. Register in advance by emailing Monica@LivingstonCC.org. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Thu Feb 16 Second Chance February Euchre Night

Come join us for a fun night of Euchre! Only $25 per person. To be held at Ginopolis Bar-Bq on Main St. in Brighton at 6:30 p.m. Get tickets by going to www.secondchancesupportnetwork.org/events or https://www.zeffy.com/en-US/ticketing/4831af46-674c-4e0d-8da9-340aef94eb65 Any questions call Jennifer at 810-923-3828

Fri Feb 17 Acoustic Café Featuring The Swift Brothers

Acoustic Café featuring The Swift Brothers - an evening of songs and stories at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, in Howell. General Admission is $15; $13 for Livingston Arts Council Members. Doors open at 7:00 pm, performance begins at 7:30 pm. Light concessions available. For more information visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065

Fri Feb 17 Livingston County Pheasants Forever Annual Banquet

Livingston 2023 Annual Banquet Banquet hosted by: Livingston County Pheasants Forever Chapter (MI) Date: Fri, Feb 17 at 5:30 PM (EST) Location: Crystal Gardens Banquet Center, Howell, Michigan https://pfqf.myeventscenter.com/event/Livingston-2023-Annual-Banquet-72226

Sat Feb 18 SAT Practice Test

The Brighton Area Schools Alumni Association will be hosting a SAT Practice Test at the BHS Cafeteria from 9:45am-1:30pm. Early Registration through 2/6/23 with a $35 donation to BAS Alumni Association Scholarships. 3 ways to register: Brighton District Library check/cash; Mail Received at BAS Alumni Association, PO Box 1163, Brighton, MI 48116 OR Online for $37 www.BrightonMIAlumni.com for credit cards includes $2 handling fee. More information at www.BrightonMIALumni.com/Events or BASAlumniSAT@gmail.com or 810-227-0656

Sat Feb 18 Used Book Sale At Howell Library

Saturday, February 18: used book sale at the Howell Carnegie Library, from 9:30 until 3:30 on the Lower Level. Hard cover, small soft cover and children’s books plus CDs and DVDs, $1.00 or less.

Mon Feb 20 Scott Mulvahill Concert

Tickets at www.lccmusicians.org Howell Opera House 7pm Frontman. Singer-songwriter. World-renowned upright bassist. Multi-instrumentalist. For thepast decade, Scott Mulvahill has left his unique mark on the intersecting worlds of Americana,bluegrass, folk, jazz, rock & roll, and roots music. Already acclaimed for his work alongside icons like Ricky Skaggs and Bruce Hornsby, he turns a new page with Himalayas, a versatile solo album that celebrates the full spread of his abilities

Mon Feb 20 Foster Parent Informational Meeting

Thinking of becoming a foster parent? Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is holding an informational meeting for persons interested in learning more about foster care. Currently there are not enough local homes to accommodate abused and/or neglected children to keep them close to their home of origin in order to maintain stability in their lives. Do you have room in your heart and home for one more child? Meetings are held the 3rd Monday of each month from 5:00pm – 7:00pm at LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River #101, Howell. Call Amy today to reserve your spot – (517) 545-5944

Tue Feb 21 Elder Abuse Recovery Support Group

The Elder Abuse Recovery Resource Program is a group where participants are safe from judgement and embarrassment. They are encouraged to share their experience and learn from others. LCCC’s experienced P.E.A.N.E. team will also assist participants to find resources within our community. Meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month, 3:00 - 4:00 PM via Zoom. To register contact Beth at 517-545-5944, ext 122 or beth@livingstoncc.org.

Fri Feb 24 Acoustic Café Featuring Kari Holmes

Acoustic Café featuring Kari Holmes - Nashville American Records recording artist, performing at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, in Howell. General Admission is $15; $13 for Livingston Arts Council Members. Doors open at 7:00 pm, performance begins at 7:30 pm. Light concessions available. For more information visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065

Fri Feb 24 St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

Announcement: St. John Catholic Church, 2099 N. Hacker Rd., Howell, invites you to our annual Lenten Friday Fish Fry, 4 pm to 7:30 pm, Friday, February 24th through Friday, April 7th. Enjoy our delicious special recipe fried cod or baked cod, with roll and 2 sides. Enjoy our delicious homemade clam chowder. Dine in or carry out is available. No phone orders. For our Lenten Fish Fry menu, please visit: www.stjohnhowell.com

Sat Feb 25 5th Annual Amber Reineck House Fundraising Gala

The Amber Reineck House, a local nonprofit which provides support and transitional housing for women struggling with substance abuse, is hosting their 5th annual fundraising gala on Saturday, February 25 from 5:30 – 11 p.m. at Crystal Gardens Banquet Center in Howell. After a two-year hiatus due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the gala returns, offering supporters an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of the organization and learn about future Amber Reineck House initiatives, all while having an elegant evening out. The event promises a night of entertainment and fun with live music by The Sanctuary Band, scrumptious dinner, chances to win one of 40+ themed raffle baskets, and a chance at winning cash prizes. Guests will also hear moving testimonies and inspiring words from community members. Individual tickets for the gala are $100, or guests can purchase a table for 10 at a discounted price, $900. Tickets may be purchased online at amberreineckhouse.org. Registration deadline is February 15. For information on the event, interest in event sponsorship, or raffle donations contact the Board of Directors at gala@amberreineckhouse.org. # # # # ABOUT ARH: The Amber Reineck House works to reduce the stigma associated with substance use disorder by building a recovery-friendly community, providing education, and increasing acceptance and support. The organization provides transitional housing for women in Livingston County who are recovering from substance abuse.

Fri Mar 3 Acoustic Café Featuring Livingston Lamplighters

Acoustic Café featuring the Livingston Lamplighters "A Little Bit Irish" - Performing at the Howell Opera House, 123 W. Grand River, in Howell. General Admission is $15; $13 for Livingston Arts Council Members. Doors open at 7:00 pm, performance begins at 7:30 pm. Light concessions available. For more information visit our website at www.howelloperahouse.com or call 517-540-0065

Fri Mar 3 St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

St. John Catholic Church, 2099 N. Hacker Rd., Howell, invites you to our annual Lenten Friday Fish Fry, 4 pm to 7:30 pm, Friday, February 24th through Friday, April 7th. Enjoy our delicious special recipe fried cod or baked cod, with roll and 2 sides. Enjoy our delicious homemade clam chowder. Dine in or carry out is available. No phone orders. For our Lenten Fish Fry menu, please visit: www.stjohnhowell.com

Sat Mar 4 Hunters Ball

Our annual Wild Game dinner supports our local Veterans & their families & is packed with amazing food to include Venison, bear, elk pheasant, bison, boar, salmon, Cornish hen, shrimp & so much more! The fun consists of a DJ, hunting themed raffles, a S&W 44 Magnum & an AR 350 Legend, PLUS Peacemakers is bringing over 50 firearms! $40.00/person This Event is open to the public Dress in your favorite hunters gear Your company can sponsor a table! Email amerlegionpost141@gmail.com for details Purchase tickets in advance at POST 141 or call 517.546.2534 or online at americanlegionpost141.org

Wed Mar 8 Joyce A. Powers Memorial Lecture by Carol Hutchins

Come join the Brighton Area Women's History Roll of Honor remember our co-founder at the inaugural lecture by Carol Hutchins, the winningest coach in NCAA Softball History, as she speaks about her experiences with the enactment of Title IX and tangible effects of that legislation on her career and opportunities for women. Event is free and will be held from 6:30-7:30pm at Oak Pointe Country Club.

Fri Mar 10 St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

St. John Catholic Church, 2099 N. Hacker Rd., Howell, invites you to our annual Lenten Friday Fish Fry, 4 pm to 7:30 pm, Friday, February 24th through Friday, April 7th. Enjoy our delicious special recipe fried cod or baked cod, with roll and 2 sides. Enjoy our delicious homemade clam chowder. Dine in or carry out is available. No phone orders. For our Lenten Fish Fry menu, please visit: www.stjohnhowell.com

Sat Mar 11 Throwback Prom VINA Spring Gala

VINA Community Dental Center is counting down the days to the VINA Spring Gala “Throwback Prom” fundraising event, taking place at Lakelands Golf and Country Club in Brighton, MI on Saturday, March 11, 2023. Enjoy everything from music, dancing, dinner and drinks, numerous raffles, taking prom photos and more! This event is a great way to support VINA in their charitable mission. Corsages and boutonnieres are available as add-ons with ticket purchase. Check out our available sponsorships for the event! For more information and to purchase event ticket, please visit our event website at vina.cbo.io.

Fri Mar 17 St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

St. John Catholic Church, 2099 N. Hacker Rd., Howell, invites you to our annual Lenten Friday Fish Fry, 4 pm to 7:30 pm, Friday, February 24th through Friday, April 7th. Enjoy our delicious special recipe fried cod or baked cod, with roll and 2 sides. Enjoy our delicious homemade clam chowder. Dine in or carry out is available. No phone orders. For our Lenten Fish Fry menu, please visit: www.stjohnhowell.com

Fri Mar 17 100 Days 'Til Summer Party For FARA

https://give.curefa.org/event/100-days-til-summer/e459735 On Friday, March 17, 2023, from 5:00 - 7:30 pm grab your flip flops and your friends and family for an evening of FUNdraising to support FARA, the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance. FARA is a national non-profit 501c(3) organization (EIN #52-2122720) and has been recognized with Charity Navigator’s highest 4-star rating for over 10 years! This inaugural “100 Days ‘Til Summer” party will honor Howell resident Jack DeWitt and builds on the incredible efforts of the HHS 2018 Senior Survivor week when FARA was selected as one of the charities. FARA continues to fund research for Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) which is a rare, life-shortening neuromuscular disorder that affects Jack and approximately 15,000 people worldwide. We’re expecting up to 200 attendees at this spacious indoor venue and we hope you’ll grab your ticket, sponsor the event and/or donate an item for the silent auction to be held at: 2/42 Community Center 7526 Grand River Ave. Brighton, MI 48114 The headline event will be the cornhole tournament hosted by BottomsUp Cornhole with great prizes and fast-paced fun for players and spectators alike. We’ll wrap up the night with a short program and our heartfelt thanks because Together We Will Cure FA!

Sat Mar 18 Hartland Bands Annual Mattress Sale

Hartland Bands Annual Mattress Sale will be Saturday, March 18th from 10 AM - 5 PM at Grumlaw Church on Rt. 59 in Howell. Brand-name mattresses, sheets, and pillows are available!

Fri Mar 24 St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

St. John Catholic Church, 2099 N. Hacker Rd., Howell, invites you to our annual Lenten Friday Fish Fry, 4 pm to 7:30 pm, Friday, February 24th through Friday, April 7th. Enjoy our delicious special recipe fried cod or baked cod, with roll and 2 sides. Enjoy our delicious homemade clam chowder. Dine in or carry out is available. No phone orders. For our Lenten Fish Fry menu, please visit: www.stjohnhowell.com

Sat Mar 25 Rolling Thunder Inc. Fundraiser

Breakfast for dinner fundraiser Saturday March 25th 2023 time is 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Where Vfw post 6464 Fowerville 215 veterans dr. Fowerville Michigan 48836. Adults $10 kids 12 to 6 $5 5 and under are free we got raffle/ auction/ and 50/50 all proceeds go to help veterans.

Fri Mar 31 St. John Catholic Church Lenten Fish Fry

St. John Catholic Church, 2099 N. Hacker Rd., Howell, invites you to our annual Lenten Friday Fish Fry, 4 pm to 7:30 pm, Friday, February 24th through Friday, April 7th. Enjoy our delicious special recipe fried cod or baked cod, with roll and 2 sides. Enjoy our delicious homemade clam chowder. Dine in or carry out is available. No phone orders. For our Lenten Fish Fry menu, please visit: www.stjohnhowell.com