Calendar of activities and events – Macomb Daily
Vitality publishes the second Thursday of each month. For an event to be published, it must be submitted at least three weeks before the monthly publication date. To submit information for the schedule, email [email protected]
April 14: Trivia Night sponsored by the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., Roseville on Thursday, April 14, 6-7:30 p.m. Registration required. Ready for more questions? Gather your team for 5 rounds of questions for a chance to win a small prize…and bragging rights. Pizzas will be served. Spaces are limited and should fill up very quickly, so please register in advance. For more information, call 586-445-5407 or visit [email protected]
April 14: Free public Shelby Gardeners Club event at Shadbush Nature Center, 4101 River Bends, Shelby at 1 p.m. Two women and a hoe encourage us to work smarter, not harder, in our gardens. Donations appreciated.
April 27-30: Semi-Annual Friends of the Library Used Book Sale at the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., Roseville. Pre-sale event, Wednesday, April 27, 5-7 p.m. Open to current Friends of the Library members. Register the same day for the individual membership rate of $10 to take advantage of the first choice of sales material. Day One, Thursday, April 28, 12-7 p.m. Day Two, Friday, April 29, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. $5 Bag Sale, Saturday, April 30, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Fill a bag to the top. We will provide the bag. The Spring and Fall used book sales are the Friends’ biggest fundraisers. All proceeds from sales are donated to the Roseville Public Library to pay for programs, materials and equipment. In order for the used book sale to take place, the Friends need help with the organization of the used book sale on Tuesday 26th April and the tear down on Monday 2nd May. They also need help storing materials and packing purchases for each day of the sale. If you would like to help Friends with this important fundraiser, call 586-445-5407.
April 19: RHGS – Purple Gang Detroit Event at the Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., Roseville, Tuesday, April 19, 6-7 p.m. Each month, the Roseville Historical and Genealogical Society presents a program hosted at the library. This month: Historian Joe Oldenburg will discuss the Purple Gang, Prohibition-era Detroit’s criminal gang. The Purples are believed to be responsible for hundreds of gang killings and the death of a Michigan state senator. For more information, contact RHGS Representative Ken Schramm at 313-884-3067.
April 21: Craft with Friends at Roseville Public Library, 29777 Gratiot Ave., Roseville, Thursday, April 21, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Do you love to crochet, embroider, knit, sew, and more? Take your personal project and bring it to the library to meet other people and share your ideas, tips and techniques. Open to everyone. Please register in advance. For more information, call 586-445-5407 or visit [email protected]
• Confident Communicators Club: Meets monthly for people looking to improve their public speaking skills and leadership confidence. This Toastmasters support group meets online the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of every month from 8-9:30 a.m. Many of our members have learned the skills to become better salespeople, grow their businesses, get promoted, and hire students. Register for one of our meetings to get the Zoom link – https://confident-communicators-club-meeting.eventbrite.com. Contact our VP Membership for more information [email protected]
• Breakfast sponsored by Widowed Friends Ministries: Breakfast (3rd Tuesday of each) at 10:30 am, Pancake Factory, 13693 23 Mile Rd, NE corner of 23 Mile & Schoenherr, Shelby Twp. Sponsored by Widow Friends Ministries. Contact Ellen at 586-781-5781.
• Bowling at Collier Bowl: 879 S Lapeer Rd. (M24), Oxford every Tuesday. Arrival at noon for lane assignments. Sponsored by Widow Friends Ministries. The cost is $7.50 for three games (shoes extra $2.50). Optional lunch afterwards. Call Joe at 248-693-2454 or Nadine at 248-475-9036.
• New Baltimore Civic Club: Euchre every Thursday at 36551 Main St. (corner of Blackwell) in New Baltimore. Tune in at 6:30 p.m., play at 7 p.m. $10 plus a quarter for each euchre.
• Octagon House Sit and Stitch is held the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays of each month from 1 to 4 p.m., 57500 Van Dyke, Washington. For more information, call 586-781-0084.
• Breakfast every Wednesday: sponsored by Widow Friends Ministries. Join us at 10 a.m. at Cavis Pioneer Restaurant, 5606 Lapeer Rd., Kimball. Call Rita, 810-334-6287 for more information.
• Senior Card Game: Join a fun group of card players who play a wide variety of card games. Everyone brings a snack to share while playing. Free. Mondays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at 35248 Cricklewood Blvd. (Cricklewood Recreation Building). Call 586-725-0291.
• Dance every Tuesday: at the Polish Century Club, 33204 Maple Lane, Sterling Heights. Doors open at 6 p.m. Music from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Cost is $8 per person with a cash bar. A table is reserved for Widowed Friends. Sponsored by Widowed Friends Ministries Contact Kate at 586-344-3886.
• New Baltimore Senior Club: Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This welcoming group of seniors is having fun of all kinds. We play bingo, organize lunches, go on trips and play cards. Monthly fee, $2. Location 35248 Cricklewood Blvd. (Cricklewood Recreation Building). Call 586-725-0291.
• Zumba Gold: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Monday and Wednesday at the Washington Center, 57880 Van Dyke, Washington Twp. The cost depends on the number of punches purchased. 4 hallmarks $23 resident, $29 NR; 11 hallmarks $60 resident, $66 NR. For more information, call 586-752-6543.
• Fish Fry Every Friday: Join us for dinner/music at the American Legion Hall, 1026 6th St., Port Huron. Food served from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Music from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sponsored by Widowed Friends Ministries. Contact Rita, 810-334-6287.
• Cards/Games/Friendship: Ss. John and Paul, (1st Thursday or monthly), 1:30-4:00 p.m. at 7777 28 Mile Rd. Bring a snack to share and your own drink. Ss. John and Paul support the Agape Centre, a resource center for the most vulnerable members of society and would appreciate if you could bring a canned food (vegetable, meat, fruit) when you come to play. (Dinner afterwards at Romeo Family Restaurant, 66020 Van Dyke Rd., 30-31 miles is optional.) Sponsored by Widowed Friends Ministries. Call Ellen, 586-781-5781.
• Men’s only breakfast: Lukich Family Restaurant (1st and 3rd Thursday), 3900 Rochester Rd., Troy, at 9 am. The Widowed Men’s Group invites you to meet other widowed men for breakfast at one of the Men’s Fellowship locations, whichever works best for you. Many topics and ideas help you get involved in Widowed Friends activities. Sponsored by Widowed Friends Ministries Contact Ray at 248-585-5402.
• Eastside Movies: (1st Tuesday of every month) at Chesterfield Crossing Digital Cinema 16 (known for free refills of soda and popcorn, also offers reduced rates in the morning) 50675 Gratiot Ave., Chesterfield Twp. Dinner early after TBD. Sponsored by Widow Friends Ministries. For more information, contact Marion at 586-703-1427
• Metamora – Dinner Club: (3rd Wednesday of the month) at 5 pm Join us at the White Horse Inn, 1 E High St., Metamora. Reserved seat. Sponsored by Widow Friends Ministries. Please RSVP to Sharry 248-840-0063. No appointment. Please call if you need to cancel your reserved spot.
• Breakfast at Avenue Family Restaurant: 31253 Woodward Ave., Royal Oak, 9:30 am (2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month). Sponsored by Widow Friends Ministries.