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Tue Apr 24 Hutchings Elementary PTO Auction

PTO of Hutchings Elementary silent auction to raise funds for school events starts Tuesday April 24th at the Fine Arts Festival, and then goes online Friday April 27th-Sunday April 29th. Anyone from the community would be welcome to bid for the items online. They are collecting items from local businesses to donate for the auction. For more info call Anna Gibson 517-599-6820.

Tue Apr 24 Livingston County Parkinson's Support Group

The Livingston County Parkinson's Support Group will meet at 4 pm in Community Room 2, of St. Joseph Mercy Livingston Hospital, 620 Byron Road, Howell. Park in the rear west parking lot and enter through the west entrance canopy. The speaker is Lance Scheumacher. The topic is the Stephen Ministry Program at the 1st. Methodist Church in Howell. After the formal presentation, an open discussion will take place. For more information, contact Dr. Stuart Blatt at or at 810-923-8970.

Thu Apr 26 Championing Futures Road Rally

Championing Futures Road Rally, to raise funds for scholarships for Livingston County graduating seniors, will be held Thursday, April 26th. The event begins and ends at the Champion Chevrolet of Howell, E. Grand River Ave., at the Lake Chemung exit off I-96 in Howell. Check-in begins at 4:30pm, the rally is from 5:30-8pm. Professional clue creators from Puzzled Escape are in charge of clues and creating the point system. Prizes, snacks and swag bags provided. Open to all, but driver’s need to be 21 and sign a liability waiver. Monies will fund scholarships ($500 minimum) for graduating seniors in Livingston County pursuing a skilled trade certification.

Thu Apr 26 Crossroads Church of God Rummage Sale

Crossroads Church of God Rummage Sale is Thursday April 26th & Friday Apri 27th. Their annual basement rummage sale offers lLots of items at great prices. Located at corner of Pinckney Road &Coon Lake Rd. in Howell. Questions: 517-546-0722.

Fri Apr 27 LACASA's #MeToo HERE TOO Multimedia Event

LACASA presents #MeToo HERE TOO, a multimedia event Friday, April 27, from 7 - 9 p.m. Join us to learn how sexual assault affects our community, how we can support survivors, and ways we can make a difference right here at home. Film and video clips will be interspersed with expert insights and audience comments/questions. Location: Historic Howell Theater, 315 E. Grand River Ave., downtown Howell. This is a free awareness event. First-come, first-served seating.

Fri Apr 27 Free Family Science Night

Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran School in Brighton invites you to their free Family Science Night on Friday, April 27th from 6pm-8pm. The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum delivers 20 interactive science and math activities geared toward the whole family. Launch antacid rockets, design a windmill, pierce a bag of water without getting wet, and more, right at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran School. The school is located at 2101 S. Hacker Rd., Brighton. Call 810-227-6473 or visit the website for more information.

Fri Apr 27 Pancake Dinner

Come enjoy a delicious pancake dinner that includes French Toast (pecan praline & blueberry toppings), sausage, scrambled eggs & applesauce. Free will donation. The dinner is from 5:00-7:00pm at Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 6686 Oak Grove Road in Howell. Call 517-546-3942, located 5 miles north of M-59.

Fri Apr 27 Fenton Community Orchestra Concert

Come enjoy live classical and jazz music performed by the Fenton Community Orchestra, April 27th & 28th. Two evenings of musical celebration at the Fenton High School Auditorium starting at 7:30pm. The concerts are free (donations are always appreciated). Thursday night schedule: xpecial guests Prelude String Orchestra, FCO Simply Strings & the FCO Full Orchestra. Friday night schedule: FCO Wind Ensemble, FCO Full Orchestra and the Fenton High School Jazz Orchestra.

Fri Apr 27 LCWCC Fish Fry

the Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club all you can eat fish fry is April 27th at the club on M-36 in Hamburg.vServing 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 Apr 27 First United Methodist Church Rummage Sale

The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of Howell will have their spring rummage sale at the church on Friday, April 27th from 10am-5pm and Saturday, April 28th from 9am-11am. Clothing will be priced at $8 per bag on Friday and $4 per bag on Saturday. All priced items half off on Saturday. The church is located at 1230 Bower Street in Howell, across from Northwest Elementary School.

Sat Apr 28 PADT Show

The award winning Performing Arts Dance Theater presents their annual Spring Show "Slow Down" at the Rod Bushey Performing Arts Center April 28th at 7:30 & 29th at 2pm. Tickets are on sale now at Glenns' School of Dance and also at the door.

Sat Apr 28 Habitat for Humanity Gala Event

Livingston County Habitat for Humanity will be hosting their gala event on Saturday, April 28th from 6-10pm at Cleary University's Johnson Center, in Howell. The evening will include a cocktail hour, an excellent dinner, entertainment by “THREE MEN and a TENOR”, and a live and silent auction. Emcee and auctioneer for the evening is the fabulous Chris Swanson; author, motivational speaker and Iron Man triathlete. For more information contact Karla Macelli at 810-220-9986 ext. 14.

Sat Apr 28 Grand Equestrians Scrap Metal Fundraiser

The Livingston County 4-H Grand Equestrians Therapeutic Riding Program Scrap Metal Fundraiser is Saturday, April 28th from 10am-3pm. The fundraiser will be held at the Fowlerville Fair Grounds, 8800 W. Grand River, Fowlerville. Bring items large or small to donate. No REFRIGERATORS, FREEZERS or AIR CONDITIONERS please. Questions: Call 517-521-3570 email:

Sat Apr 28 World Tai Chi Day

The Annual World Tai Chi Day aims to promote and educate the world about the benefits of practicing Tai Chi. The relaxed, slow, graceful, balanced, and coordinated movements increase the flow of chi (energy) and reduce anxiety, depression, and pain. This celebration is the perfect opportunity for practitioners of all skill levels to meet others and become more aware of the benefits of Tai Chi. The free event is Saturday, April 29th 10am-4pm at Bennett Recreation Center, 925 W. Grand River Ave in Howell.

Sat Apr 28 Paper Shredding Event

The annual paper shredding event at Rcycle Livingston is Saturday, April 28th from 9am-1pm. Please visit the website for further details.

Sat Apr 28 Mega Mom to Mom Sale

The annual LAPOM (Livingston Area Parents of Multiples) Spring Mom-2-Mom Sale is Saturday, April 28th at a new location. Great deals on gently-used children's clothing and gear sorted "department-store style."The sale is at Brighton High School, 7878 Brighton Rd, in the cafeteria from noon-4pm. Cash/credit accepted (small fee for credit). Admission is only a $1.

Sat Apr 28 Burn Camp Fundraiser to Honor Pinckney Teen

A fundraiser for the Great Lakes Burn Camp will take place Saturday, April 28 from 1-5pm at Stout Irish Pub in Brighton. The fundraiser is in honor of Sarah Grundy who was injured in a bonfire accident in 2013 and passed away from her injuries in January 2014. The Great Lakes Burn Camp (GLBC) is a place where burn injured children from the ages of 6-17 can meet, play, heal,laugh and grow together. In honor of Grundy, all proceeds from this fundraiser will go to the Great Lakes Burn Camp.Tickets for the fundraiser are $20, and include a spaghetti dinner and entertainment. Guests may enjoy a 50/50 raffle and silent auction as well. Items to be raffled or auctioned are in need, and those interested in donating are asked to contact Catherine O’Brien at 517-861-9640 or visit the website.

Sun Apr 29 Dog Wash to Benefit LCAS

Friends of LCAS will be having a dog wash on Sunday, April 29th. 11am-3pm at Pet Xtras grooming & training, 132 W. Highland Rd. Howell. They will be washing dogs for a $10 donation and blow dry & nail trim for a $3 donation. Support the Livingston County Animal Shelter.

Sun Apr 29 CTH presents WCTH Radio Hour

WCTH Radio Hour is a free live stage re-creation of radio shows from the 1930s to 1950s. Transport back to the golden age of radio from our audience. The Community Theatre of Howell at the Howell High School Freshman Campus, 1400 W. Grand River Ave.

Sun Apr 29 A Celebration of America’s Music

The Livingston County Chorale present ‘A Celebration of America’s Music’: a concert of Great American Music. The Livingston Chorale, The Encore and the Youth Choir will celebrate American Music from across the ages. The concert will be held April 29th at Shepherd of the Lakes Lutheran Church, 2101 S. Hacker Road, Brighton. The concert will start at 4pm. Tickets are available online or at the door.

Mon Apr 30 Howell Eagles Breakfast Buffet

Howell Eagles Breakfast Buffet is Sunday, April 8th from 9am-noon. Scrambled eggs, sausage patties/bacon, cheese hash browns, sausage gravy & biscuits, coffee/juice. Open to the public, $6 a person and children under 5yrs are free. Located at 141 Schroeder Park Dr, Howell. Call 517-548-1630 for details.

Mon Apr 30 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.

Mon Apr 30 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

Mon Apr 30 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.

Mon Apr 30 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.

Mon Apr 30 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.

Mon Apr 30 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.

Mon Apr 30 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.

Mon Apr 30 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.

Mon Apr 30 LESA Early Childhood Programs

Livingston Educational Service Agency Early Childhood Programs are enrolling for the 2018-2019 school year. Head Start and Great Start Readiness Programs offer no cost/low cost preschool to income eligible or children “at risk” who qualify under federal and state guidelines. Families meeting eligibility guidelines have access to learning opportunities, health and wellness, social and disability services, and other community resources. Children of all abilities are encouraged to apply. To find out more information call 517-548-2100 or go to the website.

Mon Apr 30 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.

Tue May 1 Livingston County Compost Bin & Rain Barrel PreOrder Sale

The Livingston County Solid Waste Program, in conjunction with Norseman Environmental Products, is hosting a Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale through Tuesday, May 1st, 2018. Available items are the SYSTERN Rain Barrel for $65 ($130 value) and the Earth Machine Compost Bin for $50 ($100 value). Also available are compost pails, tumbling composters, vermicomposters and aerators. This is your opportunity to purchase these high quality products at high volume pricing. This is an ONLINE PRE-ORDER SALE only. Details on products and ordering information can be found online.

Wed May 2 Red Cross Blood Drive

Red Cross Blood Drive at the Highland Township Library in the Community Room, Wed. May 2nd from noon-6pm. Walk-ins are welcome but scheduled appointments will be taken first. To schedule an appointment click the link below and enter sponsor code HTLibrary.

Wed May 2 Pro Street Lunch/Car Show

All car enthusiasts are invited to a free lunch and car show, Wednesday, May 2nd, 10am-2pm, at Lowe's of Howell (Grand River Ave. and Latson Rd.). Show your car/truck and talk with fellow hobbyists and industry professionals. For more info: 517-338-2021.

Thu May 3 Indoor Yard Sale

First Presbyterian Church of Howell at 323 W Grand River(across from the Howell Public Library) will be having an Indoor Yard Sale. Dates are May 3rd and 4th from 9am-4pm and Saturday May 5th from 9am-noon. Items will include household, garden, holiday,toys, clothing and many more. Any questions, you may call the church at 517-546-0290.

Fri May 4 Arise Church Barn Sale

Arise Church Barn Sale In Pinckney is Friday, May 4th, 9-5pm and Saturday, May 5th, 9-3pm. Located 11211 Dexter-Pinckney Rd., Pinckney, one mile south of the Pinckney High School. $8 bag sale in the barn and antiques, collectibles and upscale clothing in the church building. Bag sale prices drop after noon on Saturday.

Fri May 4 Mother/Son Dance

The Pinckney Knights of Columbus has re-scheduled their Mother Son Dance to May 4th, from 7pm-10pm. This will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 10601 Dexter Pinckney Road, in Pinckney. Cost is $8 per person or $22 per family and includes a D.J. for dancing, snacks, drinks and a photo booth which is new this year. Money raised goes to St. Mary School. Contact Kevin @734-646-2010, for more information.

Fri May 4 LCWCC Chicken, Ribs and Fish Dinner

The Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club all you can eat fish, ribs and chicken dinner is May 4th at the club on M-36 in Hamburg. Serving from 5-8pm dinner includes: BBQ and oven fried bhicken, BBQ Ribs, fish, 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 4 Area Agency on Aging 1-B Public Forum

The Area Agency on Aging 1-B (AAA 1-B) is holding a public forum on Friday, May 4 to get feedback on how approximately $22 million in annual federal and state funding earmarked for senior services in its six-county service region, which includes Livingston County, should be spent during Fiscal Year 2019. Seniors, family caregivers, senior advocates, senior care professionals and any other interested members of the public are invited to attend the forum, which will be held at 9:30am at the AAA 1-B Southfield office, located at 29100 Northwestern Highway, Suite 400. For more information on the forum, email Angela Dixon at For more information on the AAA 1-B or services for seniors in southeast Michigan, call 800-852-7795 or visit

Fri May 4 Rummage Sale

St. John’s Episcopal Church will host a rummage sale at 504 Prospect Street, Howell. The sale is Friday May 4th from 9am-5pm & Saturday May 5th from 9am-1pm. Questions, call 517-223-8433.

Sat May 5 Cohoctah Township Large Item Trash Day

Cohoctah Township Large Item Trash Day is Saturday May 5th at Cohoctah Twp Park from 8am-noon. The purpose is to allow Cohoctah residents to dispose of old appliances, furniture, tires and other items too large for regular trash service. (Note: broken concrete, rocks, propane tanks, batteries, barrels and cans with paint cannot be taken.) Appliances with Freon will be accepted, but we must charge $15 for each in order to properly dispose of them. There is no charge to residents for other items. IMPORTANT: Tires limited to 10 per vehicle. Volunteers needed, call 517-546-8307 for more info.

Sat May 5 Spring Clean-up at Old Village Cemetary

Saturday, May 5th is the 10th Annual Spring Cleanup at Old Village Cemetery in Brighton from 9-12nn. This will be followed by a luncheon in St. Paul’s Community Center. St Paul’s must be cleaned and empty by 1:30pm as a wedding is starting at 2:00pm.

Sat May 5 Mother Daughter Tea Party

Mother Daughter Tea Party will be held on May 5th. Come in your most girly outfit complete with boas, hats and gloves. Tea, punch, finger sandwiches and sweet treats will be provided. Special appearance by Maribeth Regnier. She will be showcasing her 180 fashion dolls in their hand knitted designs that replicate adult fashion. The exhibit shows the unique and extraordinary styles of clothing we have worn over our lifetimes and showcases our American experiences. Each outfit is hand knitted on miniature needles and is a must see for knitters, crafters, fashionistas, and doll lovers of all ages. Pre-registration only. This event will sell out. Call 810-299-4130 or visit the website.

Sat May 5 American Legion Riders Steak Dinner

American Legion Riders Chapter #419 Steak Dinner will be held May 5th, from 5pm-7:30pm at the Pinckney American Legion post, 9807 Whitewood Rd., Pinckney. Dinner is $14, includes steak, baked potato, salad, roll, baked beans and dessert. For more information call 734-878-9522 or Karl at 734-476-6534.

Sat May 5 White Steeple Stage-Acoustic Music Series

White Steeple Stage-Acoustic Music Series at Community Congregational Church in Pinckney features acoustic music once a month from 5:30pm-7:15pm. For more information call or visit the website. May 5th-Fundraiser for the Huron River Revivalist

Sat May 5 Thoroughly Modern Musicals

On May 5th and 6th, join the Livingston County Choirs for ‘Thoroughly Modern Musicals’ featuring the Livingston County Women’s Chorus, Youth Choir, Ladies First and the Decibelles. Enjoy Broadway and listen to some of the best new songs from your favorite musicals at The Naz in Brighton. More showtimes at ticket info visit the website.

Sat May 5 Chicken and Biscuit Supper

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

Sat May 5 South Lyon Military Day

South Lyon Unified Lacrosse will be hosting a Military Day event that will begin at 10am with youth games every hour and then South Lyon Unified will play Troy Colts, JV plays 5:30pm, Varsity plays 7pm. All players will wear a jersey of a fallen soldier and all fallen soldiers families will be at this event. Food trucks, raffle basket drawings, face painting and much more. All proceeds go to military families.

Sat May 5 VMCCA Fowlerville Swap Meet

The Great Lakes Region of the Vintage Motor Car Club of America will hold its annual swap meet at the Fowlerville Fairgrounds Saturday May 5th (8am-5pm) and Sunday May 6th (8am-4pm). Admission donation is $5 at the gate per adult - kids free with an adult.Breakfast and lunch available on grounds. Vendors still being accepted. Email

Sun May 6 March For Babies Kensington Metropark

The 2018 March for Babies at Kensington Metropark is Saturday, May 6th. Enjoy strolling the park as we Hope, Remember and Celebrate with March of Dimes. Together we will work for a day when all babies will be born healthy. Sign up today at

Sun May 6 St Mary Country Style Breakfast

On Sunday, May 6th, St Mary Men’s Club in Pinckney is sponsoring our monthly “Country Style Breakfast” at the Parish located on Dexter Pinckney Road in Putnam Township. Breakfast is served 8:30-11am and is a free-will donation. Proceeds will be used to help support maintenance of the Parish kitchen. For further information call 734-878-3161.

Sun May 6 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.

Mon May 7 Understanding the Opiate Epidemic Today

Hear presentations about the nationwide Opiate Epidemic, and what our county is doing in response. The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion about Livingston County’s actions to treat this epidemic. Panel speakers include State Representative Hank Vaupel, DEA Agent Rick Isaacson, Livingston County Undersheriff Jeff Warder, UFAM representative Scott Masi, and Presiding District Court Chief Judge Carol Sue Reader.

Mon May 7 Understanding Individual Education Programs

The ARC of Livingston presents a workshop to help you better understand the Individual Education Program (IEP) for children and youth who receive special education services. Register by May 1st with Kanika Littleon at 248-557-5070 ext 115 or online.

Tue May 8 Zonta Club of Milford Fundraiser

Zonta Club of Milford Celebrates a private evening with the Clothing Cove with proceeds going to women locally and internationally to help improve their lives through education, school supplies and employment opportunities. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Tickets can be purchased through Tickets automatically enters you into a raffle to win $100, $200 or $500. Visit them on Facebook under Zonta Club of Milford.

Fri May 11 CTH Present Tarzan

Community Theatre of Howell presents Tarzan at the Howell High School Freshman Campus. Purchase your tickets online, at Maria's School of Dance, Finding Roots, Ed Bock Feed & Stuff, Big Acre, and at the door, or by calling the box office at (517) 545-1290. Visit the website for showtimes and ticket prices.

Fri May 11 Spaghetti/Coney Dog Dinner

Brighton Lions will host an all you can eat, Spaghetti/Coney Dog Dinner, Friday May 11th, at their Community Den, downtown Brighton, Main Street at the Railroad Tracks, 4:00pm-7:00pm. 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).

Sat May 12 Spring 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run

The Eric Hartwell Foundation present the Spring 5K/10K Walk & Run. For 12 years, runners and walkers will enjoy this road route winding through Brighton's beautiful Pine Creek Ridge neighborhood. The course is pave, flat and fast - with a couple of mixed hills thrown in for fun. All proceeds are used to make days brighter for children undergoing cancer treatment at C.S. Mott Children's Hospital in Ann Arbor.

Sat May 12 Hartland PLayers Predent Annie

Annie will be performed at the Historic Hartland Music Hall May 12th and 19th at 8pm and May 13th and 20th at 2pm. Annie is the perfect family-friendly musical filled with beautiful purchase tickets online or at the Cromaine Library in Hartland. $15 adults and $13 students and seniors.

Sat May 12 Brighton Community Ed Farm Tour

Brighton Community Ed Farm Tour is May 12th. Visit a certified organic vegetable farm and see how we can grow all year in Michigan. Stone Coop Farm will teach you about organic growing and let you taste their incredible produce during the tour. You’ll also get the chance to see and hold a heritage breed chickens and also meet the head beekeeper to learn why bees are so important in our ecosystem. Children ages 4 and under are free. Register online or call 810-299-4130.

Sat May 12 K of C Spaghetti Dinner Benefit

The Fenton Knights of Columbus are hosting a spaghetti dinner to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project on Saturday, May 12 from 4-7pm. There will be a 50/50 drawing and table raffle. Donations at the door. It will be held at the St. John Activity Center, 600 N. Adelaide, Fenton. For further information contact John @ 810-714-3561.

Sat May 12 LSO/LYO Joint Spring Concert

The Livingston Symphony Orchestra under conductor Dr. David Schultz and the Livingston Youth Orchestra under conductor Alison Campbell proudly present a joint Spring Concert. The concert is Saturday, May 12th at 7pm at Brighton Nazarene Church. Visit the website for more details.

Sat May 12 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.

Sun May 13 LCWCC Breakfast

The Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club all you can eat breakfast is May 13th, at the club on M-36 in Hamburg. Serving from 8-11am the breakfast includes: eggs (scrambled or made to order), bacon, sausage, county fried potatoes, homemade gravy and biscuits, french toast, pancakes, mixed fruit, toast. Coffee and juices included in the price. Adults $8; Seniors $7; Ages 6-12 $3; Ages 5 and under eat free. Call 810-231-1811.

Sun May 13 American Legion Mother's Day Breakfast Buffet

The 21st Annual Mother's Day Breakfast, hosted by the Sons of the American Legion, will take place from 9am-noon on May 13th at the American Legion Devereaux Post at the corner of Grand River and M59 in Howell. Omelet station, sausage, bacon, hashbrowns, toast, biscuits and gravy, eggs, and much more on our breakfast buffet. Cost is $8 for adults and $5 for children, age 12 and under. Bring your mother and her meal is half price. The Sons of the American Legion hold several events each year to support area veterans and their families and our local community. for additional information, call 517-546-2534

Sun May 13 Mothers Day Brunch

The American Spirit Centre will be hosting Mothers Day Brunch May 13 from 9-1pm. Entrees include chicken marsala Salisbury steak, roast pork, deep fried cod. There also will be full breakfast menu. Adults $17 under 12yrs; $10, Under 4yrs. eat free. Located at 10590 Grand River in Brighton. Call 810-599-2613, reservations recommended.

Wed May 16 Spring Salad Luncheon

The United Methodist Women of the First United Methodist Church of Howell will host a spring salad luncheon on Wednesday, May 16th. Lunch will feature a buffet including homemade hot chicken salad and an array of fresh salads and pastas. Beverage and dessert are included. Lunch will be served from 11:00A.M. - 1:00 P.M. with take-outs available. Free will donations accepted. The church is located at 1230 Bower Street, Howell, across from Northwest School.

Wed May 16 Rethinking Guardianship-Facilitating Life-Long Self Determination

This workshop is for families whose child has a developmental disability, as well as service providers working with students and their families. This workshop covers: guardianship from a historical perspective, strangers as guardians and alternatives. Register by 5-9-18 with Kanika Littleton (248) 557-5070 ext 115 or visit the website for more information.

Wed May 16 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 May 18 Pancake Breakfast

Prior to the Memorial Day parade in downtown Hartland, the Hartland High Band Boosters' annual pancake breakfast is from 7:30am-10:30am at Village Elementary School - 10632 Hibner Rd. Adults $8, Kids and Seniors $6

Sat May 19 Concert at the Carnival

Livingston County Concert Band Concert at the Carnival is May 9th. The family event includes carnival games, carnival food, popcorn, prizes and a raffle. Concert featuring the World Premiere of a new Jerry Bilik composition. Carnival 2-4pm; concert starts at 4pm. Admission (at the door only): $10 per person (For carnival AND concert, or for concert only)$1 per food ticket or $10 for 12 tickets (each concession will be 1 ticket).

Sat May 19 Brighton Color Run

A 5k color run sponsored by Girl Scout Troop 41697 to be held at Huron Meadows. $20 registration fee. Registration form and information can be found on our Facebook page- Brighton Color Run

Sat May 19 Ride to Remember

This is a free ride to honor the fallen soldiers of Michigan and Gold Star Families. Staging at 9am at Striking Lanes Bowling, 1535 Old Us 23, Hartland. Leaving Striking Lanes Bowling at 11am and ending in Howell at the Old Courthouse. A ceremony to honor our fallen heroes will be held at noon. Non-motorcycles are welcome to meet at the courthouse. For more information please contact Randy Cooley at:

Sat May 19 Golf for Hope Tournament

A scramble golf tournament on Saturday, May 19th, at Brentwood Golf Course, on Havenwood Drive in White Lake, will benefit Michigan cancer patients who struggle to pay their bills. This is the second annual “Golf for Hope” tournament, hosted by Five Points of Hope, and costs $110 per golfer or $440 per foursome. The tournament features cash prizes, raffles, auction items, a “chuck-a-putt” game, individual golf skills contests including longest drive and closest to the pin, and both breakfast and lunch.

Sat May 19 LCWCC Kid's Fishing Derby

The Livingston County Wildlife and Conservation Club will hold a Kid's Fishing Derby on May 19 & 20th. Join them 8am-5pm at 6060 E. M36, Whitmore Lake. You must bring your own fishing poles and chairs. Bait will be available for purchase. Food and beverages will also be available for purchase. Prize drawings every hour. Call 810-231-1811 with questions.

Sat May 19 Top of the Moutain Dash or Crash

Brighton Rotary presents the 4th Annual Top of the Mountain Dash or Crash at Mt. Brighton. The rugged 5K Obstacle Race will have runners sliding down Livingston County's largest slip and slide, navigating through a tunnel, climbing hills, crawling through mud, scaling obstacles, traversing boggs, crossing an inner tube bridge, and a descent through a snow gun Monsoon to the finish line. The kids 1 mile fun run is a parent and kid friendly course. Parents can track their kids through most of the course as the runners sliding down Livingston County's largest slip and slide, scale the front of the mountain. Hay bales, slippery slopes, cargo nets, a mud bogg, and another snow gun slalom will challenge the kids and entertain the parents. Children of all ages can participate in the 1-Mile Kids Run. Visit the website to register.

Sat May 19 Livingston County Catholic Charites' Golf Outing

A Charity Golf Outing to benefit Livingston County Catholic Charites' Foster Care children is May 19th. 8am registration with 9am shotgun start at Chemung Hills Golf Club, 3125 Golf Club Rd, Howell. $90/pp or $360/4some. Get more information online.

Sat May 19 Howell Township Clean-up Day

The annual Howell Township Clean-up Day will be held on Saturday, May 19th, 9am-noon; at the Livingston County Airport on Tooley Rd. Open to Howell Twp residents only. Questions can be e-mailed to Mike Tipton @ or phone the township hall at 517 546-2817 x105.

Sat May 19 Detroit Men's Chorus

Detroit Men's Chorus performs May 19th at 5pm with a potluck to follow. Free will donation at Pinckney Community Congregational UCC on 125 E. Unadilla in Pinckney. Call 734-878-3140.

Mon May 21 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 May 21 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 May 21 Work Skills Foundation Golf Palooza

The Work Skills Foundation's 10th Annual Golf Palooza will be held at Lakelands Golf & Country Club on Monday, May 21st. The theme for this year's event is Mad Hatter Tea Party. Sponsors & golfers - sign up now for this historically SOLD OUT event. Proceeds will be used to change the lives of people with disabilities and other barriers. Want more info? Contact Julie: 810.534.6152 or visit

Thu May 24 Livingston County Republican Party's Annual Lincoln Day Dinner

FOXNews contributor Pete Hegseth will be the keynote speaker of the Livingston County Republican Party's Annual Lincoln Day Dinner; and John James, candidate for US Senate, will serve as the master of ceremonies. The dinner will take place on Thursday, May 24th, at Crystal Gardens located at 5768 E Grand River Ave, Howell, MI 48843. A VIP Reception will take place from 5:30pm-6:30pm; and dinner will begin at 7pm. Tickets are $125 each for the VIP reception and $75 each for the dinner. For additional information or to purchase tickets visit the website.

Thu May 24 The Salvation Army Annual Meeting

Learn how The Salvation Army is Making a Difference and how you can too on Thursday May 24th. The event is open to all and includes a free breakfast and networking opportunities. Guest speaker Sheriff Murphy, 7:30am- breakfast and networking 8am-9am- presentation. Please RSVP at 517-546-4750 ext 349 or

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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 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.

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.

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.

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 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 - 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.