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Linden Grad Charged In Texas Hotel Robbery Crime Spree

More charges have been filed against a Linden High School graduate and a female accomplice police say went on a “mini crime spree” involving three hotel robberies in Texas and a police chase that ended with a head-on crash. Photo: Caleb Downs - San Antonio Express-News

Worker Killed On South Lyon Repaving Project

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Warrant Amnesty Day Set Thursday

The program offers waivers of late fees to individuals upon payment of fines and costs in full, for a one-day period only, this Thursday from 8am to 4pm.
Livingston County Local Sports

Thursday's Roundup

Hartland wins KLAA golf title on second tiebreaker; Eagles, Howell advance to lacrosse quarterfinal.

Wednesday's Roundup

Howell, Hartland fall in KLAA baseball, softball title games; Fowlerville wins CAAC White boys track title

Tuesday's Roundup

Howell (baseball) and Hartland (softball) earn berths in KLAA title games; Hartland golfer ties school mark for the third time this month.

Community Events

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Sat May 12 Pinckney Car Show

Pinckney Car Show in the Town Square Park in downtown Pinckney is Saturday June 12th( M36 & Mill Street) from 5-8pm. They meet on the second and fourth Tuesday (weather permitting) thru early September.

Thu May 24 Livingston County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner

Pete Hegseth will be the keynote speaker and John James will be the master of ceremonies at the 2018 Lincoln Day Dinner. Hegseth is the co-host of FOX & FRIENDS WEEKEND and also appears frequently as a guest co-host for FOX & FRIENDS during the week; and is also a FOX NEWS Senior Political Analyst. Hegseth also writes regularly for National Review and FOXNews.com. He is a veteran who was deployed three times since 9/11, serving in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay. He holds two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman’s Badge for his time in Iraq and Afghanistan Individual Dinner Ticket - $75 per person. VIP Reception Ticket - $125 per person. Reserved Table (10 Seats) - $700 per table. For additional information or to purchase tickets visit the website or call 517-672-6823.

Thu May 24 Tall Cop Says Stop

Officer Ryan Buzziani, a drug recognition expert and former member of the DEA Drug Task Force, will discuss marijuana, opioids and prescription drug trends, including drug trafficking, street level usage and sales. This presentation is a joint effort between the Livingston Co. Sheriff's Office and Livingston Co. Community Alliance. The event is open to the community and will take place on May 24th from 9am-3pm at the student auditorium at 2/42 Church in Brighton. Register on-line for this free event or call call Megan Palmer at 517-545-5944.

Fri May 25 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 May 25 Spirit Jam Session

Holy Spirit Church in Brighton hosts an acoustic music jam on the fourth Friday of every month at the church at 9565 Musch Rd. Musicians who play guitar, banjo, ukulele, mandolin, violin, harmonica, dulcimer, accordion or other acoustic instrument at all levels from beginner to advanced are welcome at 7pm and jam until 10pm. Bring a snack. Call 810-923-3179 for more info.

Fri May 25 Documentary on Ruth Bader Ginsburg

RBG, a documentary on the life of Associate Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, will be shown May 25 to May 31 at the Historic Howell Theater in downtown Howell at 4:15 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 and may be purchased in advance from the Livingston Dem party at headquarters, 8028 Grand River, Woodland Plaza Suite 7, Brighton, between noon and 2 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, to help defray the cost of the sponsorship. Tickets may also be purchased at the theater. Call 810-229-4212 or email livcodems@gmail.com for more information.

Fri May 25 LCWCC Fish Fry

The Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club all you can eat fish fry is May 25th at the club on M-36 in Hamburg. Serving from 5-8pm - dinner includes: Beer Batter, Lemon Pepper and Cajun Fish (baked or fried), smelt, hush puppies, Mac n' cheese, french fries, vegetable, cole slaw, rolls and butter, desserts. Coffee, lemonade and iced tea included in price. Adults $11; Seniors $10; Ages 6-12 $5; Ages 5 and under eat free. Cash Bar Available. Call 810-231-1811.

Fri May 25 Dine to Donate Recycle Livingston

Dine to Donate to Recycle Livingston on May 25th from 4pm-8pm at Panera Bread.They will donate 20% of the profits if you either download the coupon from their webpage on your phone and show upon ordering, or you can enter "FUND" as your promo code if ordering on-line or for delivery. All monies raised will be used to build Recycle Livingston's new volunteer office center.

Fri May 25 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 May 25 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 May 25 Events at Hartland Library

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

Fri May 25 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 May 25 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 May 25 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 May 25 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 May 26 Brighton Farmers’ Market

The Brighton Farmers’ Market meets every Saturday at the Mill Pond from May 5th through October 27th.

Sat May 26 Farmers Market

Farmers Market featuring local meats, eggs, honey, flower and vegetable plants, fresh fruits and vegetables in season, various arts and crafts and assorted baked goods. Located conveniently on Grand River, at Alan Drive, just west of Pleasant Valley Road (approx. 11299 Grand River Avenue, Brighton, MI 48116), right next to the Green Oak Township Fire Station #82. The market runs every Sunday, May through October, from 10am-3pm.

Sat May 26 Crossroads Bird and Nature Hike

The Crossroads Group bird and nature hike is free. The 2-3 mile hike is through beautiful wetlands and hilly terrain in Pinckney State Recreation Area. Leaders will point out birds and other interesting flora and fauna. Bring binoculars if you have them. Please arrive at 9:45am for sign in so we can start promptly at 10am. Meet at Lakelands Trail crossing parking lot, Cedar Lake Rd just south of M-36, Pinckney. Email lee.burton@michigan.sierraclub.org or call 810-599-9082.

Mon May 28 Hartland Memorial Day Run

The annual Hartland Memorial Day Run will take place on Monday May 28th at Hartland High School. To find out more information and register please visit the website.

Mon May 28 Milford’s Annual Memorial Day Parade

Community members are invited to Milford’s annual Memorial Day Parade. Nearly 1,000 veterans will gather in downtown Milford for the event, beginning at American Legion Post 216 at 9:30 a.m. The parade will include military vehicles, local police and fire departments, marching bands, scheduled military flyovers and more. The parade will end at Milford’s Central Park with a brief ceremony and remembrance event. Aircraft flyovers will also take place, weather permitting. The parade will occur regardless of the weather.

Tue May 29 Livingston County Parkinson's Support Group

The will meet at 4pm in Community Room 2 of St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital, 620 Byron Road, in Howell. Park in the rear west parking lot and enter through the west entrance canopy. The speaker is Dr. Lazar, a chiropractor. After the formal presentation, an open discussion will take place. For more information, contact Dr. Stuart Blatt at sblatt63@gmail.com or at 810-923-8970.

Wed May 30 ARC of Livingston Stroll on the Patio

Join the ARC of Livingston on the gorgeous Stillwater Grill patio and enjoy a strolling dinner with amazing appetizers, entrees, dessert and wine, celebrating The Arc of Livingston and their work advocating for people with disabilities and their families. Tickets are just $40. There will also be entertainment and an exciting silent auction.

Thu May 31 Zonta Club of Brighton-Howell Trivia Night

The Zonta Club of Brighton-Howell Trivia Night, Thursday, May 31 at 6:30pm at the Howell Elks Club. Enjoy raffles, prizes, food, and cash bar. Cost is $25 per person or $125 for a table of 6. For questions or to reserve a table, please contact Barb at 810-522-7379.

Thu May 31 Volunteers Needed at Horses Haven

Horses' Haven is a non-profit horse rescue who is in need of volunteers. If you enjoy animals and would like to volunteer they have 14 shifts available and no experience is necessary. Send an email or go to the website horseshaven.org.

Fri Jun 1 Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show

Hudson Mills Old Power Club - 27th Annual Antique Gas Engine & Tractor Show. The show is June 1st ,2nd & 3rd at Fowlerville Fairgrounds. Fri-Sat-Sun; Tractor Pulls, on Saturday, Kids Activities, Flea Market. $5 per vehicle entry. Vendor info Judi 248-804-8507, Pull Info Joe 517-545-0322.

Fri Jun 1 LCWCC Chicken, Fish and Ribs Dinner

An all you can eat, Chicken, Fish and Ribs Dinner will be held on June 1st at the Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club. Serving from 5pm-8pm, the menu includes: BBQ ribs BBQ chicken, oven fried chicken & fish. Located at 6060 E. M-36, Whitmore Lake. Call 810-231-1811 for details.

Sat Jun 2 Pinckney Wrestling Scrap Metal Drive

Pinckney Wrestling is hosting a Scrap Metal Drive June 2nd & 3rd. The drive will be from 9-4 each day. The drop off location is at the Park & Ride located at M36 and Pettysville Road. All proceeds go to the kids of the Pinckney Wrestling Program.

Sat Jun 2 Love INC Golf Outing

The Love INC Golf Outing is Saturday June 2nd at Chemung Hills in Howell. The 4 person includes a continental breakfast, lunch at the turn, dinner & prizes. $90.00/person. Visit the website for more info.

Sat Jun 2 Run for the Impact 5K-1 Mile Run/Walk

Fowlerville Family Impact Center is holding its 6th Annual Run at the Impact Wellness Center at 9430 W. Grand River Ave, Fowlerville, from 8am-11am. Activities for children under 9; bounce house, games, crafts, photographer & DJ. The 1 mile course is separate from the 5K with both on rolling grassy fields, wooded trails, and the corn field challenge for the 5K participants.

Sat Jun 2 Blessing of the Bikes/Car/ Bike Show

Friends of the Veterans presents a Car/Bike show and blessing of the bikes on Saturday, June 2nd. The event will be held at American Spirit Centre in Brighton. Breakfast for $8,drawings, 50/50's & music.

Sun Jun 3 St. Mary's Monthly Breakfast

On Sunday, June 3rd, St Mary Men’s Club in Pinckney will host a Country Style Breakfast from 8:30am-11am. The Parish is located at 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road in Putnam Township. Breakfast is a free-will donation. Proceeds will be used to help support our St Mary Youth Group. Multi-chance raffles and Spring themed give-a-ways, courtesy of our friends at Bock's General Store add to the fun. For further information call Heather at Parish Office 734-878-3161.

Sun Jun 3 Howell Eagles Breakfast Buffet

Howell Eagles Breakfast Buffet is from 9am-noon on June 3rd. Scrambled eggs, sausage/bacon, cheese hash browns, sausage gravy & biscuits, coffee/juice. Open to the public, $6 a person and children under 5yrs are free. Celebrating Father’s Day, Dad's eat for free. Located at 141 Schroeder Park Dr, Howell 517-548-1630 for details.

Mon Jun 4 Reach Out Barn

at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, on Oak Grove Rd in Howell (5 miles north of M-59). Barn Hours: Mondays & Thursdays from 4:30-7:30 p.m. & on Wednesdays & Fridays from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (closed on holidays & in extreme weather). Clean and gently used donations are appreciated. They feature a boutique area. Proceeds from the Reach Out Barn help residents in need in Livingston County through Love INC. Call the church office at 517-546-3942.

Tue Jun 5 Meanings of Wellness- NAMI Livingston

Meanings of Wellness- NAMI Livingston is June 5th at 7pm. Speaker Dr. Lindsay Dykema will share 'Meanings of Wellness", positive psychology, which focuses on identifying and using our strengths and virtues to build a meaningful and fulfilling life. (nutrition, physical activity, sleep)The event will be held at First United Methodist Church, 400 E. Grand River Ave, Brighton. Park behind the church, enter the lower level. Room 127.

Tue Jun 5 Volunteers Needed for Grand Equestrians Therapeutic Riding

Livingston County 4H Grand Equestrians Therapeutic Riding program needs volunteers. Thursday May 31st is Orientation night. 6:30 p.m.-8:00. Classes start Tuesday June 5th through July 19th. Classes on Tuesday and Thursday nights, 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00. Location is the Wylie Farm at 5450 Emmons Rd, Fowlerville. Off Grand River just West of Burkhart Road. Cross railroad tracks and farm is on the right. No horse experience is necessary Questions to wlpinc@comcast.net

Fri Jun 8 Brighton Lions Spaghetti Dinner

Brighton Lions will host an “All you can eat”, Spaghetti Dinner and Coney Dog Dinner, Friday June 8 2018, at their Community Den, downtown Brighton from 4m-7pm. Dinner will include spaghetti with sauce and/or Coney Dog, tossed salad, garlic toast, dessert and drink. Children 6-12: $3, Adults: $7, seniors: $6, and Children 5 and under are FREE (with paid adult). All proceeds will benefit the Brighton Lions Club and Community Den, with their many local, state, and international projects. For further information call 734-260-5539 or 586-839-2092.

Sat Jun 9 Flip N Flop Fishing Tournament

Celebrate Michigan’s Free Fishing Day on the shores of Thompson Lake. This catch-and-release, family-friendly event includes a pancake breakfast, fishing bait, and great prizes for kids 2-15 for the biggest fish caught that morning. All fishing licenses will be waived. The park admission fee will be waived if you enter before 10am. Don’t forget your fishing pole. T-shirts will be given to all registrants who sign up before June 1st. Registrations will be taken in advance or on-site.

Sat Jun 9 St. Mary Magdalen Golf Classic

St. Mary Magdalen Golf Classic is June 9th. The 18 hole Golf Scramble at Mystic Creek Golf in Milford, will benefit various K of C charities in the Livingston County Community. Individuals, teams, and family teams, are welcome to participate in this family oriented event. For details contact Dave Alfanos at alfanosd@mscdirect.com or by calling 586-212-3504.

Sat Jun 9 Jogging for Jakey

Jogging for Jakey is a race held at Kensington Metropark in order to raise money to purchase the very first handicap swing available at this location. All proceeds will go directly to the funding of the project in memory of Jacob Smotherman. Walkers are encouraged & welcome. Race will start at the East boat launch. Dogs on leashes welcome. Email: joggingforjakey@gmail.com.

Sat Jun 9 Hamburg Firefighters Assoc. Golf Outing

Hamburg Firefighters Assoc. Golf Outing is Saturday, June 9th at Rush Lake Hills Golf Club. Enjoy 18 holes with cart, lunch, dinner, door prizes. Registration is at 9am, shotgun start at 10am. For more information contact: Hamburg Twp. Fire Dept: 810-222-1100 or email: HTFD@Hamburg.mi.us.

Sat Jun 9 Livingston County Community Alliance Golf Outing

Livingston County Community Alliance Golf Outing is June 9th. Shotgun Start at 9am, $90 per Golfer ($100 per Golfer after 5/1/18). hole sponsorships are available. Silent Auction and dinner immediately following golf. Tickets to dinner only are also available. All funds will go to reducing and preventing youth substance and promoting safe and drug-free lifestyles in the community.

Sat Jun 9 Day of Play

The Day of Play is Saturday June 9th and is a free event for individuals with disabilities and their families at the Brighton State Recreation Area, Bishop Lake Area. The event runs from 11am-2pm. Participants can enjoy adaptive archery, fishing, canoeing, lawn games, hiking, and more. The event is offered in partnership with the Southeastern Livingston County Recreation Authority (SELCRA); South Lyon Area Recreation Authority (SLARA); Huron Valley Recreation & Community Education; Michigan DNR; Heavener Canoe & Kayak Rental; Leaps and Bounds Therapy Services; Kids in Motion Pediatric Therapy Services; Running Lab; and Special Ministries. Hot Dog Lunch is provided courtesy of Kerby's Koney Island.

Sat Jun 9 5th Annual Poker Run

Warthogs M/C is a non profit organization that helps police officers, firefighters and family members in their time of need. Event will be at the New Hudson Inn (56870 Grand River, New Hudson) Registration starting at 10am. $20 per rider and $15 per passenger. Food and drinks to follow. Stops will also be at the Hamburg Pub, Hell Saloon and Jonna's Bar and Grill. Please come out and support even if your not a motorcycle rider.

Sat Jun 9 Brighton Optimist Club Free Fishing Derby for Kids

Brighton Optimist Club Free Fishing Derby for Kids is June 9th. Bring your rods, reels and a bucket to the Brighton Millpond. Registration 7:30am, Fishing 8am-10:30am. Free bait while it lasts, some loaner rods and buckets available, too. Free T-shirts to first 150 kids. Trophies awarded after pizza.

Sat Jun 9 Bike Rodeo

Kids thru 5th grade are invited to a Bicycle Rodeo [Bike Safety Course] on Saturday, June 9th at Marion Township Hall. The event begins at 10am, BRING YOUR CHILD’S BIKE & HELMET, wear close-toed shoes, free helmets while supplies last, tricycles and bikes welcome. Brought to you by: Crossroads Church of God, Howell Kiwanis Club, Livingston Co. Sheriff's office, and Howell Area Fire Department.

Sun Jun 10 Lake Fenton Sailing Club Open House

The Lake Fenton Sailing Club open house is Sunday June 10th. The club offers sailing, sailboat racing, swimming, and relaxing by the water. Great family fun. Check out their Facebook page for more details on the event.

Mon Jun 11 Annual Charity Golf Classic

2018 Annual Charity Golf Classic benefiting Arc Livingston, Friends of Area 27 Special Olympics is June 11th at from 9am-5pm at Lakelands Golf and Country Club. Enjoy breakfast, a grilled lunch, post round Happy Hour, an exciting auction and raffle and a fabulous dinner. Just $150.00 per golfer, register today.

Mon Jun 11 LACASA Drive Out Child Abuse Celebrity Golf Scramble

Golfers will enjoy 18 holes on Oak Pointe's Championship course, complete with continental breakfast, snacks and dinner. Hole-in-one contests, games on the course and a special silent auction offer something for everyone. Meet and get autographs from former Detroit professional athletes. Shotgun start: 9am. All skill levels welcome. Register at online or call 517-548-1350.

Thu Jun 14 Fenton Community Orchestra Concert

Fenton Concert in the Park is free on Thursday, June 14th at 7pm on the Back Patio of the Fenton Community & Cultural Center. Jazz Combo Lajulé kicks of the concert followed by the Fenton Community Orchestra. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets.

Fri Jun 15 Church Rummage & Bake Sale

First United Methodist Church HUGE rummage & bake sale will be held on Friday, June 15 from 9am-6pm & Saturday, June 16 from 9am-noon. Funds raised go towards our continued support of women's & children’s missions locally & internationally. 400 E. Grand River, Brighton.

Fri Jun 15 Spaghetti Dinner

St. John’s Episcopal Church is hosting a Spaghetti Dinner Friday, June 15th from 5pm-7pm. Free will offering, take out available for $8. The church is on Prospect Street, Howell. Call 810-923-4516 for more info.

Fri Jun 15 State Rep. Hank Vaupel Office Hours

State Rep. Hank Vaupel of Fowlerville will host office hours in Fowlerville, Hartland and Howell on Friday, June 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.

Sat Jun 16 Hartland United FC Soccer Tryouts

Hartland United FC Soccer Premier and Select Tryouts at Heritage Park (12439 Highland Rd, Hartland, 48353) for players born in birth years 2000-2010. Follow the link for pre-time trainings and times.

Sat Jun 16 Art on the River

Art On The River held at the Commerce Township Community Library is June 16th from 10am-5pm. Huron Valley Council for the Arts is proud to announce the fine art and craft market in a new location at the park next to the Commerce Township Community Library, in the heart of Commerce Township.

Sat Jun 16 Horse Show "Eve of Father's Day"

There will be an open breed horse show to benefit the Huron Valley Middle & High School Equestrian Team Programs. Starts at 9am at Milford High School's Equestrian field. Great family fun, snack Bar on site. For more info call Caron at 248-830-2070.

Sat Jun 16 3v3 Basketball Tournament

The 3v3 Basketball Tournament at Charyl Stockwell Academy in Howell is Saturday June 16th. $20 per person. All ages; student-adult, girls and boys, plus a free throw and 3 point contest. For more information contact info@SandSBoosters.org.

Sat Jun 16 Flea Market & Rummage Sale

Flea Market & Rummage Sale will be held at Wesley United Methodist Church, 9318 Main St, Whitmore Lake. The sale is from 9am-3pm, silent auction & BBQ For more info/space rental, call: 248-573-7613.

Mon Jun 18 Foster Parent Informational Meeting

Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is holding an informational meeting for persons interested in learning more about foster care. 3rd Monday of each month, 5pm–7pm, LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River #101, Howell. To RSVP call Amanda today to reserve your spot at 517-545-5944. LCCC is seeking to increase the number of available foster homes in Livingston County to serve the growing number of children entering 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.

Mon Jun 18 Livingston Parent Support Group

Arc of Livingston Parent Support Group is a chance to get together with other parents of children or adults with disabilities to network, get and give support. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month and will include presentations and/or discussions on topics of interest to parents. Meetings are held at The Well Church 2376 Genoa Business Park Drive in Brighton, 6:30pm-8pm.

Mon Jun 18 Foster Parent Informational Meeting

Livingston County Catholic Charities (LCCC) is holding an informational meeting for persons interested in learning more about foster care. 3rd Monday of each month, 5pm–7pm, LCCC, 2020 E. Grand River #101, Howell. To RSVP call Amanda today to reserve your spot at 517-545-5944. LCCC is seeking to increase the number of available foster homes in Livingston County to serve the growing number of children entering 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.

Mon Jun 18 Chamber Golf Classic

Register today for the Brighton Chamber Golf Classic, Monday June 18th at Oak Pointe Golf & Country Club. Call 810-227-5086 or email events@brightoncoc.org get more info.

Wed Jun 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. Join us 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.

Fri Jun 22 Michigan Challenge Balloonfest

The 34th annual Michigan Challenge Balloonfest at the Howell High School complex is June 22nd-24th. Enjoy five scheduled balloon launches, balloon glow, fireworks, carnival and family attractions and entertainment.

Sat Jun 23 Arc of Livingston Dance

The Arc of Livingston dance is 6pm-9pm and is held at the Howell American Legion at 3265 W. Grand River Ave., Howell. There is a charge of $3 for Arc of Livingston members and $5 for non-members. Dinner and pop are provided.

Sat Jun 23 Fundraiser at Howell Eagles

The Howell Eagles 3607 will be hosting a Barbecue Chicken Dinner for a cure for Diabetes on June 23rd. The event includes a Horseshoe Tournament at 1pm, $10 per person all proceeds going to Robert W.Hansen Fund. The dinner is 5pm-7pm $10 adults and $6 for children under 12. Live entertainment at 7pm. There will be 50/50's done though out the event. All proceeds proceeds going to Robert W.Hansen Diabetes Fund.

Sat Jun 23 Arc of Livingston Dance

The Arc of Livingston dance is 6pm-9pm and is held at the Howell Elks Lodge at 2830 E. Grand River Ave., Howell. There is a charge of $3 for Arc of Livingston members and $5 for non-members. Dinner and pop are provided.

Sat Jun 23 The Salvation Army Brass Band Concert

Join The Salvation Army for a free brass band concert. The event will feature performances by the award-winning Motor City Brass Band, The Salvation Army Eastern Michigan Divisional Band and The Salvation Army Youth Beginner Brass. Performances will include original compositions as well as familiar religious and secular pieces. Free admission, donations to support the local Salvation Army music program.

Sat Jun 23 Fathers Day Treasure Hunt

Your adventure begins at Heavner Canoe Rental on Proud Lake where you and your family will travel by land and sea looking for marked locations using your treasure map. You will visit each marked location along the river to snatch a gold coin from the pirate's bucket. Once you've collected a coin from each location you will return to Heavner to turn in your booty and collect your treasure bag of goodies. *To enter the State Recreation Area you need to have a Recreation Passport or purchase one. **Pre-registration is required by June 19th. At the door registration will not be accepted for this event. Register by visiting our website - brightoncommunityed.com or calling the office at 810-299-4130.

Sat Jun 23 Hardy Chicken BBQ

The Annual Chicken BBQ is Sat. June 23rd from 4:30-7pm at Hardy United Methodist Church-6510 E. Highland Rd. Howell. Tickets are $10 for adults $5 for children under 12. 1/2 chicken, potato salad, roll, baked beans, beverage and pie is being served. Advanced tickets are recommended. For tickets, call 517-546-1212.

Sat Jun 23 K/C Golf Outing

Knight of Columbus Golf Outing June 23rd, at Riverbank Golf Course, South Lyon, sponsored by Father Edmund Battersby Council 7586. Registration at 7am, shotgun start at 8am. Contact Andy Kudwa, Golf Outing Chairman, 734-709-3349 or e-mail at andykudwa@gmail.com to register.

Mon Jun 25 VINA Charity Golf Outing

VINA Charity Golf Outing is June 25th, enjoy 18 holes of golf on the beautiful and private Lakelands Golf course. Great games, great prizes, great food. Register online today. For more information or to sponsor this event email fundraising@vinadental.org.

Thu Jun 28 Sloopy Joes, Pulled Pork & Floats

Sloopy Joes, Pulled Pork & Floats, sponsored by the American Legion Riders-Chapter #419, will be held Thursday, June 28th, from 5pm-7:30pm at the Pinckney American Legion Post, 9807 Whitewood Rd., Pinckney. Sloppy joes are $2 each, pulled pork sandwiches are $3.50 each, floats are $1.25 each. For more information call 734-878-9522 or Karl at 734-476-6534.

Sun Jul 1 Howell Independence Aquathlon

The Howell Independence Aquathlon is a unique, multi-sport event which includes a 2k Run, a 750m swim and a final 2k Run. The run takes place through the Howell City Park and beautiful Lakeview Cemetery. The swim takes place in Thompson Lake off of Howell City Park. We also have a one-mile Open Water Swim. The all-inclusive price allows you to participate in both events, or choose one. Deadline to register and be guaranteed a t-shirt is June 25th.

Wed Jul 4 Pancake Breakfast

Brighton Lions will host an “All you can eat, Pancake Breakfast”, Wednesday, July 4th, at their Community Den, downtown Brighton, Main Street at the Railroad Tracks, 7:30am-10:30am. Join them before the parade. Breakfast will include pancakes, sausage, and drink. Children under 12: $3, adults: $5, Seniors: $4.

Fri Jul 20 Beach Blanket Bingo

The Brighton Senior Center invited you on Friday July 20th for an evening of Beach Blanket Bingo fun. Prizes include summer themed gift baskets and gift certificates from local restaurants and businesses. Doors open at 5:30pm and games begin at 6:30pm. $10 advance registration and $12 at the door. Ages 18 and up. Register early by calling the Center at 810-299-3817.

Sat Jul 21 St John Howell Car Show

St John Howell annual car show is July 21st, located on Hacker Rd. from 9am-3pm. Entry fee is $20. There will be food sold by the Knights of Columbus, live Music provided by The Fast Eddie Band and silent auction.

Sat Aug 11 Wheels in the Ville

Wheels in the Ville is a community enrichment event brought to you by The Village of Fowlerville. The event includes a Car & Bike show, Pin-up charm contest, kid activities, live bands, and a beer tent. This year’s beneficiaries are the Family Impact Center and the Parks and Rec Scholarship Program.