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  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 - FALL BOOK SALE AT BRIGHTON DISTRICT LIBRARY:The Friends of the Brighton District Library upcoming Fall Book Sale, is October 16th-21st. Offered are hundreds of books, audio books, DVDs, VHS tapes and CDs for all ages and tastes and priced from .50 to $1.
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 - FOCUS ON LIFE DINNER AT CRYSTAL GARDENS: Tuesday Oct 16th, Right to Life-Livingston County, Inc. will hold their 28th Annual Focus on Life Dinner on Tuesday evening at Crystal Gardens in Howell. This year’s guest speaker is Fr. Frank Pavone, national Director of Priests for Life. Proceeds from this dinner will benefit the local affiliate and the Right to Life of Michigan Educational Fund. Educational Fund money will be used to air pro-life TV commercials throughout the state of Michigan. Reservations can be made by calling the affiliate office at 810-227-5788. Tickets are $50 per person or $450 for a table of 10.
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2018 - POWERFUL TOOLS FOR CAREGIVERS: The Powerful Tools for Caregivers Program helps you take care of yourself by learning new techniques for relaxation and incorporating exercise into daily living; managing emotions: reducing guilt, anger, and depression; and improving confidence in coping with caregiving demands. You will be directed to community resources that may be of service to you. Location: Livingston County Catholic Charities, 2020 E. Grand River Ave., Howell, MI 48843. Dates: Tuesdays 10/16/18 – 11/20/18. Classes are held for 6 weeks from 4:00–5:30 PM. No Cost. Registration Required (Must be a caregiver to register) For more information or to register contact: 833-262-2200 or
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018 - 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.
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2018 - VINA DENTAL TAILGATE FUNDRAISER: Root for your favorite team and attend the annual UM vs. MSU Tailgate in support of the non-profit VINA Community Dental Center 5:30-8:30pm on Wednesday October 17th at Crystal Gardens. For only $45 per person, you'll enjoy a tailgate menu, games, a chance at a door prize, a silent auction, and entertainment such as the Brighton HS Pep Band. For more info visit website.Website.
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018 - ARISE & SHINE: WINNING WOMEN 2018 LUNCHEON: Habitat for Humanity of Livingston County is pleased to present the First Annual "Arise & Shine: Winning Women 2018", a celebration of area women who have overcome adversity to accomplish truly wonderful things in their lives and communities. This year's honorees are Olivia Venuto, an MSU Nassar survivor; Erika Karfonta, OLHSA director with a story of courage and sacrifice; and Becky Gremore, Habitat Partner Family single mom. This celebration luncheon is FREE, and will take place Thursday, October 18th, 11:30am-1pm at 2/42 Community Church's main auditorium. We will ask attendees to consider a goodwill donation. As some 300 guests are expected to attend, please make your reservations asap by going to and following the links. Attendees are asked to register by October 1st. For more information, please call 810-220-9986 ext. 1.
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2018 - NARCAN TRAINING AT LCWCC: The Amber Reineck House - a nonprofit organization in Livingston County, is dedicated to acquiring recovery housing and who's vision is to reduce the stigma and provide education to increase acceptance and support for addiction is sponsoring a Narcan Training event on October 18th from 6-8 pm at Livingston County Wildlife & Conservation Club. The club is located at 6060 E. M-36, Whitmore Lake. Register at Event Brite – Narcan Training, or see the Amber Reineck House Facebook page (under events, there is a link to register). You must register in order to receive a Narcan kit (limited supply available).
  • Rep. Hank Vaupel Coffee Hours Join state Rep. Hank Vaupel for coffee around the 47th District and bring your thoughts and questions relating to state government. They are held the third Friday of each month at the following times and locations: 2:30pm-3:30pm at Fowlerville Farms, 941 S. Grand Ave. in Fowlerville; 4-5pm at Biggby Coffee, 11325 W. Highland Road in Hartland; and 5:30-6:30pm. at All Star Coney Island, 934 Michigan Ave. in Howell.
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018 - FALL COLOR HIKE WITH CROSSROADS Crossroads Sierra Club Brighton Recreation Area Fall Color Hike is Saturday, October 20th, 1pm. The location: Bishop Lake trailhead parking lot, Howell. Cost is free, but requires state park entry fee or passport. Hike the Penosha Trail (5 miles) or the Kahchin trail (2 miles).
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20TH - HOWELL LIBRARY USED BOOK SALE: Saturday, October 20th, the Friends of the Howell Carnegie District Library will have a book sale from 10am-4pm on the Lower Level of the library. Children’s books, 25 cents; small paperbacks, 50 cents; hard cover and larger books, plus CDs and DVDs, just $1.
  • HOWELL CLASSS OF 1973 REUNION: Howell Class Of 1973 45th Class Reunion at Howell Elks Club is October 20th from 6-11pm. $35 per person, contact Barbara Hoffmeyer Haak on facebook or go to for more info.
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018 - ARISE CHURCH SCRAPBOOK CROP: Arise Church Scrapbook Crop is Saturday, October 20th from 9am-6pm. Bring your scrapbooking supplies (or other crafts, if you are not a scrapbooker) and enjoy a day away creating your own projects. This event benefits the Arise Church Missions and Food Pantry projects. Bring donations of non-perishable food and receive one raffle ticket for each item. Register with Maryann Mathis,
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2018 - THE MASQUERADE DANCE WITH THE DANCE PROJECT: The Dance Project is hosting its 10th annual Masquerade Dance – a semi-formal event with great, clean pop music and lively swing dance instruction (grade 7 - 12). Students come wearing modest, semi-formal dress, accompanying masks and/or modest costumes. The dance will take place in the gymnasium at Shepherd of the Lakes School, 2101 S. Hacker Rd, Brighton. Visit the website for more info.
  • TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2018 - DIABETES PREVENTION PROGRAM - ST. JOSEPH MERCY LIVINGSTON HOSPITAL: The Diabetes Prevention Program can help you cut your Type 2 diabetes risk in half. Learn to make small measurable changes such as modest weight loss and physical activity to help you live a healthier life. This program is FREE for eligible participants. The group will meet at St. Joseph Mercy Livingston on Byron Road starting October 23 from 6:30-7:30pm. Call 517-545-5245 to register.
  • THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2018 - HARVEST DINNER AT PINCKNEY COMMUNITY CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH: Pinckney Community Congregational Church's Annual Harvest Dinner is from 5pm-7pm on Thursday, October 25th. Adults: $10 6-13 old: $5, 5 and under free. 2 adults & 2 children = $25. Carry outs are available.
  • SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2018 - PINCKNEY HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR: Pinckney Halloween Spooktacular is Saturday, October, 2nd. Enjoy a night of trunk or treating, music by Southern Drawl, games and refreshments in and around Putnam Township Square from 6 - 8 p.m. Businesses, churches and youth organizations provide the treats and fun, all free, to the community’s children. The Spooky Forest runs from 6:30–8pm. The forest is just a few steps away from the square. A costume contest will be held at the gazebo at 7pm.
  • SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2018 - TRUNK OR TREAT AT THE WELL CHURCH: Trunk or Treat at the Well Church will be held Sunday, October 28th from 4:30-6:30pm. Church is located on Genoa Business Park Dr. in Brighton. There will be decorated trunks, a costume contest, games, cider and donuts, and more. See the website for more information Visit event website for more details.
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 - TRIDGE-OR-TREAT HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR AT THE MILLPOND: Brighton Community Ed and the Downtown Development Authority offer Tridge or Treat on October 31st 5:30-7pm at the Millpond. This FREE event will take place in downtown Brighton kids will follow a fun-filled decorated route along the tridge and past the spooky cemetery to collect candy from their favorite characters.
  • WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2018 - TRUNK OR TREAT AT ST. STEPHEN'S CHURCH-HAMBURG: Trunk or Treat on October 31st at 6pm in the parking lot at St. Stephen's Church located on Hamburg Road in Downtown Hamburg. Follow the firetrucks as they lead the children around town for a safe and fun evening of trick or treating.
  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 - HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOW AT CHILSON HILLS CHURCH:Chilson Hills Church Holiday Craft Show is Saturday November 3rd from 10am-3pm. Admission is free. Enjoy vendors, raffles prizes and refreshments. Locarted at the corner of Brighton/Chilson rd. Call 517-545-2891 for more info.
  • SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018 - STEAK DINNER AT POST #419: The American Legion Riders #419 Steak Dinner will be held on November 3rd from 5pm-7:30pm at the Pinkiney American Legion post home on Whitewood Rd, Pinckney. Dinner is $14/ hotdog or hamburger dinner is $8. Call 734-878-9522 for more info.
  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 - EVENING WITH OUR STARS - BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS: Evening With Our Stars Big Brothers Big Sisters will be hosting the 10th annual Evening With Our Stars Reception & Silent Auction fundraiser. Join them from 7-10pm at Oak Pointe Country Club. Tickets are on sale now for $40 per person; $75 for a couple through the office or Eventbrite. Sponsorships available, event donations gratefully accepted.
  • FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2018 - APPRAISAL EVENT AT 2/42 CHURCH- BRIGHTON TO BENEFIT BOUNTIFUL HARVEST: Curious about the value of a family heirloom or a vintage item you own? What's it Worth event will be held on November 9th, 9am-3:30pm at 2/42 church in Brighton. All proceeds benefit Bountiful Harvest Food Pantry.

    Updated October 16, 2018