Saturday, May 8, 2021

 SAVE THE DATE!

SATURDAY, JUNE 5th, 2021

9TH ANNUAL 5K/1-Mile

RUN FOR THE IMPACT

LOCATION: Starts/Ends at the Family Impact WELLNESS Center – 9430 W. Grand River, Fowlerville, MI. Our 5K Course runs through the UB Church Community Fields - through the bean fields - into the wooded trail and then loops back to start!

DATE/TIME: Saturday, June 5th, 2021.

ATTENTION: THERE IS NO ON-SITE REGISTRATION THIS YEAR. 5K Chip-Timed Race starts @ 9am and 1-Mile event follows.

VIRTUAL RUN OPTION: May 29th- June 12th You pick your place and time to run/walk a mile or a 5K, alone or with friends. Register at runsignup.com (see below). Record your time and a picture on the Family Impact Centers Facebook Page (https://tinyurl.com/FICrun2021). For both OPTIONS: Pre-register by May 28th in order to receive a T-shirt.

AWARDS: Participatory medals to all 1- Milers. 5K Medals for 1st-3rd places in 14 age categories, and M/F Overall, M/F Grand Masters (50-64), and M/F Great Grand Masters (65-over).

WHY? Help support the ongoing work of the Family Impact Centers, which is in its 19th year of providing Client-Choice Food Pantry, Clothing, Counseling, Educational Resources, Mentoring Programs and Support Groups for area families. This is possible due to community volunteers, the generous support of local businesses/churches, and of course YOU!

Our focus for this run/walk continues to be on Health and Wellness. Our race is endorsed by the Michigan Fitness Foundation! We encourage you to participate with other community members as we join together both in support of those in need and to promote health and wellness for all.

2021 GOAL: We have a goal of over 221 participants and we need you, your family and your friends to attend in force once again! Register for the Run or the Walk, donate and attend to show your support. Register online at runsignup.com/Race/MI/Fowlerville/RunfortheImpact3or download a form at www.familyimpactcenters.com.

If you have questions or want to VOLUNTEER, please contact Race Director Sheila Larson 517-861-9139 or Volunteer Coordinator Stephanie Shafer 989-413-1217.

 Grandma’s Attic Sale being held this week at Fowlerville Fairgrounds

The Annual Grandma's Attic Sale is being held this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, May 13-15, inside the Commercial Building in the front of the Fowlerville Fairgrounds. The event is the primary fundraiser of the Livingston Centre Historic Village.

Donations for the sale will be accepted this Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, May 10-12, 10am - 4pm. Those with questions, wanting appointments, or needing special assistance can call Marj C. at 517-223-3831.

As you continue spring cleaning and pandemic organizing, please consider donating to benefit the Historic Village, located on the north end of the fairgrounds. Your generosity will help restore and preserve Livingston County's history.

Accepted items include smaller furniture (please, no sofas nor overstuffed chairs), clothing and jewelry, kitchen and household, toys, tools and hardware items, fabrics and crafts, books and dvd's (please no VHS tapes), smaller sporting goods, collectables and vintage items. The Historic Society appreciates your donations of good condition, usable items; please make sure all pieces and parts are included and that everything works.

Unfortunately, in addition to the items noted above, the following items will NOT be accepted: TV cabinets/ consoles and monitors, large exercise and sports equipment, computers and other electronics, handicap bathroom equipment, mattresses and large headboards, and large yard/garden equipment.

Volunteers are still needed for set-up for any block of time on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday. Anyone interested in helping can call the above number, or just come in person.

The sale begins Thursday, May 13, at 9:00 a.m. Nearby parking is free. A food vendor will also be on-site, offering beverages and snacks. Please remember that while this is an open-air building, in the interest of safety special efforts will be made to practice best health measures. Per state mandate, masks are required to ensure the safety of all, especially those working so hard to make this event successful.

 Fowlerville District Library News

Special Announcements

The library is opening to 30% capacity. Appointments will no longer be required and we will continue to offer curbside service.

Face masks are still required for all library patrons and staff, as well as maintaining the social distancing of 6 feet.

Monday-Thursday

9:30am – 7pm

Friday

9:30am – 5pm

Saturday

10am – 2pm

How to Use Curbside Service

Step 1: You can make requests: by calling the Library directly, emailing us or make your holds through the FDL’s card catalog (Max 10 items) –Not sure what you would like to read? Use our reader’s advisory at the desk, they can help! All you need is to give them a subject, author, or genre, and they will do the rest.

Step 2: One hour after your request has been made, please come to the Library and park in the curbside pickup designated parking located in front of the side yard.

Step 3: From your car, call the Library and someone will come out with your requested materials.

Step 4: Please present your library card or driver's license and your materials will be given to you.

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Upcoming Programs for May

All programs are intended for Fowlerville School District residents.

All programs are on Zoom unless otherwise indicated. Registration is required unless otherwise noted. To register for any FDL’s programs please contact us by phone, Facebook, or email with your contact information including a valid email address. Zoom links will be sent out the day before the event.

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Take and Make Craft Kits– K-5th Graders

Crafts change weekly and are available while supplies last. Each kit comes complete with all supplies need and instructions. This activity requires no sign–up. Please call or stop in to find out about this week’s craft.

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ASL Storytime Live!– Every Thursdays 10 AM FDL’s Facebook Page

Meet our new Youth Librarian, learn signs, sing songs, and play in this interactive story time!

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Outdoor Storytimes with Mrs. D –Tuesdays, May 11, 18, 25, 2021 10:30AM in Library Side Yard -Weather Permitting- Bring a blanket or a folding chair to sit on in our side yard.Join in the fun with songs, fingerplays and a story or two. Social distancing and masks are advised. Registration is not required for this program.

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Beginner Gardener Series – Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 6:30 PM –Adults – Zoom

Learn to garden with Master Gardener Nan-Marie Fox. May’s topic is transplanting starters into the garden.

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Beyond the Book and Movie – Thursday, May 20th, 2021 @ 6:30 PM – Adults – Zoom

AdultsMay’s selection: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Please read the book and watch the movie at home, then meet up with friends on Zoom to discuss them both. Everyone who signs up will get an opportunity to check out the movie and watch it on their own. Registration is required. Sign up with a valid email address to receive a book and a Zoom link. Registration is done in person inside or through curbside service at the Library. Books will be available to check out.

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Patriotic Cardmaking on Zoom – Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:30 PM – Zoom

Join library staff members Mary and Zoe, as they guide you through making four different cards to celebrate memorial day. Kits will be available for pick up beginning Monday,May 18, 2021 andincludes all supplies needed to make four different cards. Supplies and spaces limited, sign-up today!

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For more information regarding any of our programs or services please call us at (517) 223-9089 or checkout our Facebook page.

Follow us on Facebook: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.org. Email any questions to:info@fowlervillelibrary.org

Saturday, May 1, 2021

 Scofield City Park passes are now available at Oceola Community Center

Scofield City Park Boat Launch opened for the season May 1. Park passes are now available for pickup at the Oceola Community Center at 1661 N. Latson Rd. Residents of the City of Howell, Oceola, Marion, Genoa, and Howell Townships will get 1 free pass. Each residential address may purchase one additional pass for a fee of $40.

Scofield Park opens for business the Friday of Memorial Day Weekend! Be sure to get your pass before then.

Office hours for the week are listed below:

    Mon-Tue-9:00am-4:30pm 

    Wed-8:00am-5:00pm 

    Thur–9:00am-7:00pm 

    Fri – 8:00am-5:00pm

Starting May 5thour offices will be open 8am-5pm Monday-Friday. View More Information Online at: https://www.howellrecreation.org/scofieldpark Contact us: parksandrec@howellrecreation.org

517-546-0693 ext. 0

 Webberville United Methodist Church holding Chicken Dinner on May 15

The Webberville United Methodist Church, 4215 E. Holt Rd. is having a drive-thru chicken dinner on Saturday, May15, with 2 pieces oven fried chicken, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, corn casserole, coleslaw, roll and cookies. All for $9. The dinner will be served 5 to 7 p.m. or until we run out.

 Oak Grove United Methodist Church holding rummage sale 

May 14-15

Church Rummage Sale: Come rummage around for treasures! Friday, May 14, 9a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturday, May 15, 9 a.m. – noon at the Oak Grove United Methodist Church, 6686 Oak Grove Rd., Howell (5 miles north of M-59). Some items will be in the fellowship hall and other items will be set up outside in the church parking lot. Proceeds go to Oak Grove UMC.

 Fowlerville District Library News

Special Announcements

The library is opening to 30% capacity. Appointments will no longer be required and we will continue to offer curbside service.

Face masks are still required for all library patrons and staff, as well as maintaining the social distancing of 6 feet.

Monday-Thursday

9:30am – 7pm

Friday

9:30am – 5pm

Saturday

10am – 2pm

How to Use Curbside Service

Step 1: You can make requests: by calling the Library directly, emailing us or make your holds through the FDL’s card catalog (Max 10 items) –Not sure what you would like to read? Use our reader’s advisory at the desk, they can help! All you need is to give them a subject, author, or genre, and they will do the rest.

Step 2: One hour after your request has been made, please come to the Library and park in the curbside pickup designated parking located in front of the side yard.

Step 3: From your car, call the Library and someone will come out with your requested materials.

Step 4: Please present your librarycard or driver's license and your materials will be given to you.

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                             Upcoming Programs for May

All programs are intended for Fowlerville School District residents.

All programs are on Zoom unless otherwise indicated. Registration is required unless otherwise noted. To register for any FDL’s programs please contact us by phone, Facebook, or email with your contact information including a valid email address. Zoom links will be sent out the day before the event.

* * *

Take and Make Craft Kits– K-5th Graders

Crafts change weekly and are available while supplies last. Each kit comes complete with all supplies need and instructions. This activity requires no sign–up. Please call or stop in to find out about this week’s craft.

* * *

ASL Storytime Live! – Every Thursdays 10 AM FDL’s Facebook Page

Meet our new Youth Librarian, learn signs, sing songs, and play in this interactive story time!

* * *

Springtime Cardmaking on Zoom – Thursday, May 6, 2021 6:30 PM – Zoom

Join library staff members Mary and Zoe, as they guide you through making four different cards. Kits will be available for pick up beginning Tuesday, April 20, 2021 and includes all supplies needed to make four different cards.

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Outdoor Storytimes with Mrs. D –Tuesdays, May 11, 18, 25, 2021 10:30AM in Library Side Yard -Weather Permitting- Bring a blanket or a folding chair to sit on in our side yard.Join in the fun with songs, fingerplays and a story or two. Social distancing and masks are advised. Registration is not required for this program.

* * *

Beginner Gardener Series – Thursday, May 13, 2021 at 6:30 PM –Adults – Zoom

Learn to garden with Master Gardener Nan-Marie Fox. May’s topic is transplanting starters into the garden.

* * *

Beyond the Book and Movie – Thursday, May 20th, 2021 @ 6:30 PM – Adults – Zoom

Adults – May’s selection: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Please read the book and watch the movie at home, then meet up with friends on Zoom to discuss them both. Everyone who signs up will get an opportunity to check out the movie and watch it on their own. Registration is required. Sign up with a valid email address to receive a book and a Zoom link. Registration is done in person inside or through curbside service at the Library. Books will be available to check out.

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For more information regarding any of our programs or services please call us at (517) 223-9089 or checkout our Facebook page.

Follow us on Facebook: @fowlervillelibrary or visit our website at www.fowlervillelibrary.org. Email any questions to:info@fowlervillelibrary.org