Saturday, February 15, 2020

Judy D. Griffen
     Judy D. Griffen, age 77 of Fowlerville, died suddenly at her home on February 5, 2020. She was born on August 20, 1942 in Fowlerville.  Preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Eleanor (Hatt) Coggins; her husband of 31 years, Richard Griffen of Redford and her sister, Shyann Arnold of Fowlerville.
    Judy was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister who cherished spending time with her family, a love of the southwest, country music, Elvis, and the Detroit Red Wings.
     Survivors include her children, Lou Ann Holbrook, Bonnie Tuttle, Shane (Dee) Holbrook, and Shonda (David) Collins; 12 grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother, Skip (Shirley) Coggins; a sister, Nancy Arnold; and a sister-in-law, Joan Bonine.
    Friends and family are invited for a memorial luncheon that is being held at the American Legion, 3265 W. Grand River Ave., Howell at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, February 16, 2020.
     The family wishes to thank those who have extended their emotional support for Judy during our time of grief.

St. Mary’s Catholic in Pinckney to hold ‘The Fabulous 50s’ Auction on Feb. 22
   ‘The Fabulous 50s’ Auction includes dinner, cocktails, live & silent auction and 1950s tunes. Put on your poodle skirt and come out to St. Mary's in Pinckney for a night of fun. Bid on an Alaskan cruise, lake house vacation, golf trips, spa days and more. Or just come for the fun dress up and music. Only $25 a ticket. Saturday, February, 22nd at 6pm. St. Mary's Pinckney, located at 10601 Dexter-Pinckney Rd.

Millville United Methodist Church holding Soup Cook Off on Feb. 29
   The Millville United Methodist Church is holding its 7th Annual Soup Cook Off on Saturday, Feb. 29, from 12 noon to 2pm.  Cost is a donation of $5 for a bowl of soup or 5 samples. Proceeds will go to Lansing City Rescue.  Millville UMC is located at 1932 N. M-52 Stockbridge.  For more information, call 517-851-7853.

Livingston Fine Art Association meeting on Feb. 25 at First Presbyterian Church
   The Livingston Fine Art Association will be meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the First Presbyterian Church in Howell.  Doors open at 6:30pm, and the meeting begins at 7:00pm.  Use the rear entrance under the green canopy.
   The speaker will be David Larwa, who specializes in Origami.  David will discuss the history, art & design of origami. A short business meeting and a discussion of members art work will follow. All artists or those interested in the arts are invited.     See our web site at: https://lfaaofmi.com or find us on facebook



Upcoming Programs at the Fowlerville District Library
   All programs are intended for Fowlerville School District residents. Register in-person to attend; starting the first of each month, unless otherwise stated. Adult programs include a $5 refundable cash deposit. Teen Program attendance requires a signed 2019-2020 Program Permission Form. Call (517) 223-9089 for more information.
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WEEKLY DROP-IN PROGRAMS
Reading to Bosco: Most Mondays at 4pm
All Ages. Bosco is a Therapy Dog-in-Training. Reading to Bosco improves literacy skills, builds fluency, and reading confidence regardless of ability. Bosco’s “Mom” Shelly has been a part of our library community for over 15 years volunteering her time and her other reading therapy dogs.
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Cardio Drumming: Tuesdays at 7pm
Adults. Get your sweat on with a fun workout from instructor Kim Griffes. Please remember to bring water and wear comfy clothes. Spaces are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. *There is a cash fee of $6 for this class if you bring your own equipment. Kit rental is additional $2 fee. 
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D&D and Magic the Gathering Club: Thursdays 2:30-4pm
6th-12th Graders. Drop in at the Library for a fun afterschool group where you can learn more about Dungeon & Dragons role-playing game and play Magic the Gathering card game on your own. We provide the Dungeon Master (Ms. Zoe), snacks and drinks… you provide the fun!  * No School, No library program.
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Cozy Crafting Around the Fireplace: Tuesdays 6pm-7pm
Adult Drop-in. Join us at the library for an opportunity to work on current craft projects and to socialize with other crafters.  Bring your knitting, needlepoint, or other current craft project to work on in the library around the cozy fireplace. 
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Honest Yoga at the Library: Fridays at 9:30am
Adults. Join Erin Wade RYT, owner of Honest Yoga, for Gentle Yoga at the Library. Gentle Yoga is for adults of all ages through modifications and the use of props. Please bring a mat to practice on. *There is a cash fee of $5 fee for this class. 
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SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Leap Year at the Library: Wednesday, February 19th 5:30-6:30pm
K-5th Graders. What is Leap Year? Learn about this extra special day by listening to a story, making a time capsule and more!
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Makeup and Skincare with Liz: Thursday, February 20th 7-9pm
Adults and Teens. Liz Goble, Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant, will lead a skin care tutorial and everyone will get to try a face mask! Bring your make-up and questions… Liz has the answers! Please come make-up free and bring a washcloth for your use.
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Beyond the Book Series--What the Eyes Don’t See by Mona Hanna-Attisha: Thursday, February 27th 6:30pm
Adults. Rescheduled from Feb 6th. This month we are reading Great Michigan Reads selection What the Eyes Don’t See. In conjunction with the Great Michigan Reads selection we will be viewing the documentary Poison Water and a guided discussion will follow the film.
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4th Annual Preschool Round-Up: Monday, March 2nd 4:30-6:30pm
Come meet Fowlerville area preschools and find out what everyone has available to fit your family’s needs. LESA will be there to talk about free preschool program and, if ready, you can even register your child for preschool that night.
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Beyond the Book Series—All Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg: Thursday, March 5th6:30pm
Adults. Get your copy of the Livingston Reads selection; All Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg and then come watch the documentary Fly Girls both about 1940's women flying planes during WW2. A discussion about both will follow. $10 refundable deposit is required upon registration.
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     Follow us on Facebook & Instagram: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.org.

Crossroads United Methodist Church offering Swiss steak dinner on Feb. 29
    Crossroads United Methodist Church will offer the second in its 2020 winter series of Swiss steak dinners for the public on Saturday, February 29.  Doors open at 4 p.m. and remain open as long as supplies last.  The church is at the corner of Haslett and Zimmer roads east of Haslett and north of Williamston.  
   The dinner menu includes Swiss steak with mushroom gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, cole slaw, rolls, dessert and beverages.  Cost is $9 for adults, with children 10 and under free.  Take-outs are available.
    At the dinner two names will be drawn for free dinners at the next event March 28, 2020.  For more details, please find the church on Facebook, call 517/655-1466, email at office.umccrossroads@gmail.com, or see the church website, www.umccrossroads.com.

Saturday, February 8, 2020

Lillian Lucille Culver
    Lillian Lucille Culver, age 96, passed away peacefully on February 5, 2020.  She was born August 18, 1923 in Fenton, Michigan to Ray and Mary Robinson.  She married Stanley Culver in March of 1949. He preceded her in death in 2012.  Also preceding her in death was a son Gary.  
    Lillian loved to bake and cook.  She loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.  Lillian always had a smile on her face.  
    Lillian is survived by her brother, Paul; daughter, Carolyn; sons, David (Sharyl), Ken (Dianna), and Don (Lee) Culver; also many grandchildren and great grandchildren.    
    Visitation was being held at Herrmann Funeral Home on Saturday, February 8, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. until the service time at noon, with Pastor Mark Wilson officiating.  Burial was to follow at Greenwood Cemetery.  Memorial contributions are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association or the Family Impact Center.  Online condolences may be expressed at pjherrmannfuneralhome.com

Babbette “Babs” Fern Bennett
    Babbette “Babs” Fern Bennett, age 67 of Fowlerville, passed away at her home early Thursday afternoon, January 30, 2020 while surrounded by her loving family and following a long and courageous battle with A.L.S.   Born in Howell on January 8, 1953, she was the daughter of the late George F. and the late Mable “Polly” (LaMott) Austin.  
     Babs had been a lifelong Howell/Fowlerville resident and a 1971 graduate of Howell High School.  She was a devoted wife and mother and actively participated in her children’s lives in scouting and dance.  She always had a very optimistic outlook on life. 
     Beloved wife of nearly 44 years to Bob Bennett whom she married in Howell on June 12, 1976.  Loving mother of Brianna (Frank Hogarth) Bennett of Williamston and Brandon (Christine) Bennett of Williamston.  Proud and adoring grandmother of Maggie, Mabel, Austin and Mira Bennett.  Sister of Paula Turner of Howell, Terry (Larry) Hodgins of Howell and George (Terrie) Austin, Jr. of White Water, Colorado.  
    A funeral service in honor and celebration of Babs’ life was held on Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at MacDonald’s Funeral Home, Howell (517-546-2800).  Reverend Herb Wilson, officiated.  Interment followed at Lakeview Cemetery in Howell.  Memorial contributions are suggested to A.L.S. of Michigan.  Please visit the family’s online guest book at www.macdonaldsfuneralhome.com

St. John’s Episcopal Church offering Free Breakfast on Feb. 22
   St. John’s Episcopal Church is offering Free Breakfast on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 8 to 10 a.m. The church is located at 504 Prospect Street, Howell. 


St. John’s Episcopal Church serving pancake supper on Feb. 25
   St. John’s Episcopal Church is serving a pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday, Feb. 25, from 4:30 to 7p.m. A free will offering will be accepted. The church is located at 504 Prospect Street, Howell.

Oak Grove United Methodist to serve pancake breakfast on Feb. 22
   A Pancake Breakfast is being served on Saturday, February 22, 8-10:30 a.m. at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 6686 Oak Grove Road, Howell (5 miles north of M-59). Come enjoy a delicious breakfast of pancakes with toppings, scrambled eggs, sausage and fruit for a free-will offering. Questions? Please call the church at 517-546-3942.

Love & Logic Parenting Classes return to Family Impact Wellness Center
    Would you like to feel more confident as a parent?  Would you like to hear how other parents are dealing with parenting challenges?  Would you like to learn how to raise a more responsible child?
    Family Impact Centers is excited to bring another session of Parenting the Love & Logic Way to our area.  This highly effective 5-week class will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Family Impact Wellness Center (9430 W. Grand River, just west of Fowlerville) beginning on Wednesday, February 26th and ending on Wednesday, March 25th.  Topics for each week’s session are as follows:
    2/26/20 – Putting an End to Arguing, Back Talk and Begging                        
    3/04/20 – Teaching Responsibility Without Losing Their Love               
    3/11/20 – Setting Limits Without Waging War                                       
    3/18/20 – Avoiding Power Struggles                                                                   
    3/25/20 – Guiding Kids to Own and Solve Their Own Problems AND  Teaching Kids to Complete Chores Without Reminders 
     There is no cost for these classes, but registration is requested so that we can have a sufficient number of workbooks available. For more information or to register, please call Barb as soon as possible at Family Impact Centers (517-223-4428) or you may stop in at the FIC office at 735 N. Grand Ave. (across from Fowlerville High School) to pick up a form.  
    Spread the word… Bring a friend. This is a class you won’t want to miss!

Upcoming Programs at the Fowlerville District Library
   All programs are intended for Fowlerville School District residents. Register in-person to attend; starting the first of each month, unless otherwise stated. Adult programs include a $5 refundable cash deposit. Teen Program attendance requires a signed 2019-2020 Program Permission Form.
   Call (517) 223-9089 for more information.
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WEEKLY DROP-IN PROGRAMS
Reading to Bosco: Most Mondays at 4pm
All Ages. Bosco is a Therapy Dog-in-Training. Reading to Bosco improves literacy skills, builds fluency, and reading confidence regardless of ability. Bosco’s “Mom” Shelly has been a part of our library community for over 15 years volunteering her time and her other reading therapy dogs.
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Cardio Drumming: Tuesdays at 7pm
Adults. Get your sweat on with a fun workout from instructor Kim Griffes. Please remember to bring water and wear comfy clothes. Spaces are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. *There is a cash fee of $6 for this class if you bring your own equipment. Kit rental is additional $2 fee. 
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D&D and Magic the Gathering Club: Thursdays 2:30-4pm
6th-12th Graders. Drop in at the Library for a fun after school group where you can learn more about Dungeon & Dragons role-playing game and play Magic the Gathering card game on your own. We provide the Dungeon Master (Ms. Tally), snacks and drinks… you provide the fun!
* * *
Cozy Crafting Around the Fireplace: Tuesdays 6pm-7pm
Adult Drop-in. Join us at the library for an opportunity to work on current craft projects and to socialize with other crafters.  Bring your knitting, needlepoint, or other current craft project to work on in the library around the cozy fireplace. 
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Honest Yoga at the Library: Fridays at 9:30am
Adults. Join Erin Wade RYT, owner of Honest Yoga, for Gentle Yoga at the Library. Gentle Yoga is for adults of all ages through modifications and the use of props. Please bring a mat to practice on. *There is a cash fee of $5 fee for this class. 
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SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
All Things Chocolate: Thursday, February 13th 7-9pm
Adults. Chocoholics search your favorite chocolate recipes, sweet or savory! Bring one recipe and your dish for sampling. Try all the chocolate dishes and leave with copies of all the recipes.
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Leap Year at the Library: Wednesday, February 19th5:30-6:30pm
k-5thGraders. What is  Leap Year? Learn about this extra special day by listening to a story, making a time capsule and more!
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Makeup and Skincare with Liz: Thursday, February 20th 7-9pm
Adults and Teens. Liz Goble, Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant, will lead a skin care tutorial. Everyone will get to try a face mask! Bring your makeup and questions… Liz has the answers! Please come make-up free and bring a washcloth for your use.
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4th Annual Preschool Round-Up: Wednesday, March 2nd 4:30-6:30pm
Come meet Fowlerville area preschools and find out what everyone has available to fit your family’s needs. LESA will be there to talk about free preschool program and, if ready, you can even register your child for preschool that night.
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    Follow us on Facebook & Instagram: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.org.

Ann Arbor church holding fish fry dinner from Feb. 28 – March 3
   The Old St. Patrick Catholic Church is holding its 42nd Fish Fry Dinner every Friday from Feb. 28 to March 3. Serving takes place 4:30 to 7p.m. Cost is Adults $9.50, Seniors (60+) $8.00, Children (6-11) $6.00 and 5 & under Free. The church is located at 5671 Whitmore Lake Rd., Ann Arbor.

Saturday, February 1, 2020

Louis Sommer
   Louis “Jerry” Sommer passed away on Monday, January 27, 2020 at the age of 70 with his wife Barbara by his side.  Jerry is survived by his wife Barbara, daughter Heather (husband Richard), granddaughter Mariella, sister Pam (husband Nelson), and brother Jim (wife Coleen). Jerry was a devout Christian, loving husband and dedicated father.  He was born July 15, 1949 in Howell, Michigan.  Jerry lived his whole life in Livingston County where a mutual friend introduced him to his forever love Barbara, with whom he shared nearly 45 years of marriage. 
   Jerry was a dedicated General Motors employee for over 30 years, working at the G.M. Proving Grounds, but his true passions included farming, using all John Deere equipment, raising cattle, and animals (especially his dogs). 
   Cremation has taken place, and a celebration of his life will take place at Family Life Wesleyan Church at 3720 Rowley Rd Williamston, MI later this spring.  For service details please contact the Family Life Wesleyan Church directly.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Family Life Wesleyan of Williamston or Youth Haven. Arrangements entrusted to Herrmann Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at pjherrmannfuneralhome.com

Arnold N. Wise
    Arnold N. Wise went home to be with the Lord, with his wife by his side January 25, 2020. Arnold was born on Sept 10, 1937 in Cohoctah, Michigan.
     Preceded in death by his parents, one daughter, one daughter-in-law and one brother. 
      He is survived by his wife, Louise, of 34 years, two sons, two daughters and their husbands, four stepsons and their wives, twenty-five grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren.  
    Arnold sold, installed and serviced gasoline and diesel dispensing equipment throughout south and central Michigan for 51 years. For 33 of those years he was self-employed as ANW Maintenance. Arnold enjoyed shopping, bowling, hunting and fishing. He loved mowing grass on his John Deere zero turn and plowing snow on his Kawasaki Mule.
    Cremation has taken place, and a celebration of his life was held at St Joseph Church, 440 East Washington St, Howell, on Friday, Jan. 31, 2020 at 11:30am. Donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, Special Olympics, or other charity of one’s choice. Arrangements entrusted to Herrmann Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be expressed at pjherrmannfuneralhome.com

Paula E. MacKenzie
    Paula E. MacKenzie passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at the age of 81, after a long courageous battle with Parkinson’s Disease. She was preceded in death by her loving husband Robert A. MacKenzie and her parents Waldo “Gibby” Gibson, Pat Webb and Rene Gibson. Paula is survived by her Daughters Sheryl Eastman & Sandra Maynerich. Son-in-laws Todd Eastman & Joseph Maynerich. Grandson Sean Brooks and Granddaughters Constance Eastman & Christina Ludwig. Siblings Kathy (Ed) Gestar, Waldo (Ira) Gibson and Jenny (Brad) Scott.   
     Paula was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida and moved to Michigan in December 1974. Paula worked side by side with her husband Robert until he retired from Mac Tools. They moved to Fowlerville just after he retired where she stayed busy in her garden and yard. Cremation has taken place and a celebration of life will be announced at a later date. Very special thank you to caregivers Paula S, Regina W and Barb H.

Plainfield United Methodist to serve Chicken & Biscuit Supper on Feb. 8
   A Chicken and Biscuit Supper will be served at the Plainfield United Methodist Church, 17845 M-36, north of Gregory on Saturday, Feb. 8, starting at 5 pm. Free will donation. Take outs available. All are welcome

Love & Logic Parenting Classes return to Family Impact Wellness Center
    Would you like to feel more confident as a parent?  Would you like to hear how other parents are dealing with parenting challenges?  Would you like to learn how to raise a more responsible child?
    Family Impact Centers is excited to bring another session of Parenting the Love & Logic Way to our area.  This highly effective 5-week class will be held from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the Family Impact Wellness Center (9430 W. Grand River, just west of Fowlerville) beginning on Wednesday, February 26th and ending on Thursday, March 25th.  Topics for each week’s session are as follows:
    2/26/20 – Putting an End to Arguing, Back Talk and Begging                   
    3/04/20 – Teaching Responsibility Without Losing Their Love
                
    3/11/20 – Setting Limits Without Waging War
                                       
    3/18/20 – Avoiding Power Struggles
                                                                     
    3/25/20 – Guiding Kids to Own and Solve Their Own Problems AND Teaching Kids to Complete Chores Without Reminders 

     There is no cost for these classes, but registration is requested so that we can have a sufficient number of workbooks available. For more information or to register, please call Barb at Family Impact Centers (517-223-4428) or you may stop in at the FIC office at 735 N. Grand Ave. (across from Fowlerville High School) to pick up a form.

St. Joseph Catholic School hosting Corn Hole Tournament & Chili Cook Off
    St. Joseph Catholic School in Howell is hosting its first annual Corn Hole Tournament and Chili Cook Off on Saturday, Feb. 15. Doors open at 6:30pm, with the first game beginning at 7:15pm. A cash bar will be available. All profits from the event go to the Athletic Fund at St. Joseph Catholic School. 
    Registration deadline is Feb. 9, 2020 -$20 per team tournament entry fee -$10 chili cook off entry -$5 door fee for those not playing in tournament  
    Prize for the Corn Hole Tournament includes: tickets for 2/16/20 U of M basketball game with parking pass & cash prize to winning team 
    Trophy & Gift card prize to Chili Cookoff winner 
    Please contact Tina via text or email to register  T.morrone720@comcast.net (586) 630-2991

Knights of Columbus to host Valentine's Breakfast & Brunch on Feb. 9
    Knights of Columbus Council #8605 invites you to our annual Valentine's Breakfast & Brunch on Sunday, Feb. 9. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 am until 12:30pm in the Lothamer Parish Center at St. Agnes Church in Fowlerville. Dine on a selection of cinnamon french toast, breakfast strata, homemade biscuits and sausage gravy, ham, sausage links, potatoes, fresh fruit, yogurt and more. Cost is only $8 for adults, $6 for Senior Citizens, $4 for children 5-12 yrs and under 5 yrs are free. 
    The Knights of Columbus is a fraternal organization of Catholic gentlemen engaged in helping children and families in need locally and throughout the world.

Fowlerville 4th of July Committee seeking Chili & Soup Contestants
     The Fowlerville 4th of July Committee announced that entries can now be accepted for the 16th Annual Chili Cook-off. This highly successful fundraiser always attracts hundreds of hungry patrons who, year after year, are treated to some of the best chili ever. Proceeds from this event will go towards funding the Livingston County fireworks in Fowlerville, as well as other activities enjoyed on July 4th in downtown Fowlerville.
    The Cook-off will be held on Saturday, March 14 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Fowlerville VFW Hall. This year’s event promises to be even more spectacular, with over a dozen fabulous chili’s and for the first time ever we will have homemade soup entries as well. All of this will be accompanied by a full salad bar and several luscious desserts.
     The entry form can be found on our Facebook page, Livingston County Fireworks or by contacting Michelle Soli at MichelleSoli@yahoo.com or Brandon Denby at BDenby@livgov.com. The committee will receive completed forms until March 7. Potential contestants are urged to send in entries as soon as possible, as there is a limited number of entries allowed, and space always fills up quickly. 
     If you have any additional questions you can contact the Fowlerville 4th of July Committee on Facebook (Livingston County Fireworks) or our Chairman, Brandon Denby 517.540.8823 BDenby@Livgov.com

Livingston Centre Historic Village committee meeting Feb. 6 at fair office 
    Monthly committee meetings of the Livingston Centre Historic Village will resume on Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. at the fair office.  In the event of bad weather, call the fair office to confirm.
     The agenda will include a general activities calendar for 2020.  The first event will be the annual Gramma's Attic Sale on May 14, 15 and 16.  The committee hopes community members will consider donating items for the sale---the biggest fundraiser of the year.  Please remember the Historic Village as you find items you no longer want or need in the coming months.  Donations can be dropped off on Tuesday and Wednesday preceding the sale.  Please watch for more details in coming months.
     Members will also receive a report on the completion of heat installation in the Green Church.  Weddings and other events can now be planned year-around.
     As always, new members are welcome; this first meeting of the year is a great time to get involved---to get acquainted with the group while plans for the coming months are just beginning.  Please consider attending if you want to join in the preservation of Livingston County history.

Upcoming Programs at the Fowlerville District Library
   All programs are intended for Fowlerville School District residents. Register in-person to attend; starting the first of each month, unless otherwise stated. Adult programs include a $5 refundable cash deposit. Teen Program attendance requires a signed 2019-2020 Program Permission Form.
   Call (517) 223-9089 for more information.
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WEEKLY DROP-IN PROGRAMS
Reading to Bosco: Most Mondays at 4pm
All Ages. Bosco is a Therapy Dog-in-Training. Reading to Bosco improves literacy skills, builds fluency, and reading confidence regardless of ability. Bosco’s “Mom” Shelly has been a part of our library community for over 15 years volunteering her time and her other reading therapy dogs.
* * *
Cardio Drumming: Tuesdays at 7pm
Adults. Get your sweat on with a fun workout from instructor Kim Griffes. Please remember to bring water and wear comfy clothes. Spaces are limited to 20 participants on a first-come, first-served basis. *There is a cash fee of $6 for this class if you bring your own equipment. Kit rental is additional $2 fee. 
* * *
D&D and Magic the Gathering Club: Thursdays 2:30-4pm
6th-12th Graders. Drop in at the Library for a fun after-school group where you can learn more about Dungeon & Dragons role-playing game and play Magic the Gathering card game on your own. We provide the Dungeon Master (Ms. Tally), snacks and drinks… you provide the fun!
* * *
Cozy Crafting Around the Fireplace: Tuesdays 6pm-7pm
Adult Drop-in. Join us at the library for an opportunity to work on current craft projects and to socialize with other crafters.  Bring your knitting, needlepoint, or other current craft project to work on in the library around the cozy fireplace. 
* * *
Honest Yoga at the Library: Fridays at 9:30am
Adults. Join Erin Wade RYT, owner of Honest Yoga, for Gentle Yoga at the Library. Gentle Yoga is for adults of all ages through modifications and the use of props. Please bring a mat to practice on. *There is a cash fee of $5 for this class. 
* * *
SPECIAL EVENTS AND PROGRAMS
Beyond the Book: Thursday, February 6th 6:30pm
Adults. This month we are reading Great Michigan Reads selection What the Eyes Don’t See.  In conjunction of the Great Michigan Reads selection, we will be viewing the documentary Poison Water; a guided discussion will follow the film.
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Keyboard Frames Craft: Friday, February 7th  5-7pm
6th-12th Graders. Create your own keyboard frames from recycled computer parts. Bring your own 5x7 picture to insert or we will have some inspirational ones available that night.
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All Things Chocolate: Thursday, February 13th 7-9pm
Adults. Chocoholics search your favorite chocolate recipes, sweet or savory! Bring one recipe and your dish for sampling. Try all the chocolate dishes and leave with copies of all the recipes.
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Leap Year at the Library: Wednesday, February 19th  5:30-6:30pm
K-5th Graders. What is  Leap Year? Learn about this extra special day by listening to a story, making a time capsule and more!
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Makeup and Skincare with Liz: Thursday, February 20th 7-9pm
Adults and Teens. Liz Goble, Mary Kay Independent Beauty Consultant, will lead a skin care tutorial. Everyone will get to try a face mask! Bring your makeup and questions… Liz has the answers! Please come make-up free and bring a washcloth for your use.
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    Follow us on Facebook & Instagram: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.org.

Dave King’s ‘Elvis’ being featured at Acoustic Café this Friday, Feb. 7
    The Acoustic Café, held at the Howell Opera House, continues this Friday, Feb. 7, with entertainer Dave King, recognized nationwide for his recreation of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock & Roll. 
    Backed by an incredible 10-piece band, King strikes the familiar poses and duplicates the mannerisms that have become synonymous with Elvis. Dave King, with his Top 40 band ‘Celebration’, began performing together in 1974, with a highlight of these shows being the music of Elvis Presley. Some thirty years later, he continues to excite audiences of all ages with the music and memories of the legendary performer. Rolling Stone critic Dave March states, "Dave King's care and excellence to portray the late Presley is uncanny. Other people have rocked, but nobody's done it better."
   The Acoustic Café series runs every Friday night thru March 6. Doors will open at 7:00 pm and the show will begin at 7:30 pm. Open to the public, the cost is $12.00 at the door, $10.00 for Livingston Arts Council members.