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Have an upcoming activity or event planned? Drop us a line at: The Brown City Banner, 4241 Main St. P.O. Box 250, Brown City MI 48416 or call 810-346- 2753 or e-mail


Brown City High School Band is holding an ongoing can/bottle drive to benefit a planned New York band trip. Band members will pick up your cans. Call Drake at 810-627-4216 to make a donation or for more information.

Ongoing through July 31 The Brown City Public Library’s 2014 Summer Reading Program, themed, “Fizz! Boom! Read!,” continues through July 31. There are reading programs for all ages as well as pre-school age children. Every book read gets readers into the drawing for the many prizes. Library hours are Tuesday and Thursday 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Wednesday from noon to 9 p.m., Friday from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 810-346- 2511 for more information.

Upcoming Event The Brown City “Be the Change” four- man golf scramble will be held Aug. 16 at Washakie Golf Course, located at 3461 E. Burnside Rd. in North Branch Township. Shotgun start will be at 9 a.m. Full team cost is $280 if registered by Aug. 2 or $290 by Aug. 9 and event sponsorships are available. Contact Gay Bechtel at 810-614- 1708 or Chris Marion at 810-614- 0384 or Sheryl Kreiner at 810- 346-3192 for more information.

July 22

Alcoholics Anonymous support group meets each Tuesday at 7 p.m. at St. Elizabeth Church Parish Hall, 6785 W. Marlette St. in Marlette. Contact Rita at 989-

July 24

The Brown City Community Food Pantry monthly food distribution will be conducted at Brown City Fire Dept. hall from 3:45-5:30 p.m.

Trinity Lutheran Church offers AA meetings every Thursday at 8 p.m. located at 7029 Cade Rd., Brown City.

July 24-26

A benefit garage sale to raise money for Peck fireworks will be held at 125 W. Lorraine St. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds go to the Summer Festival Fireworks Fund. Call 810-378-5131 for more information

July 25

Flynn Township seniors meet the last Friday of each month for a potluck lunch at the hall on Shephard Road. Lunch will be at 12:30 p.m. with cards and games after the meal. All seniors welcome.

July 26

The Deanville School Reunion will be held at the Burnside Township hall from noon to 4 p.m. Every one is welcome to attend; bring a dish to share for a pot-luck luncheon. Table service and drinks provided. Pictures and stories are being collected for a memory book. Call Sharmin Anderson at 810-705-0635 or Mark Kalbfleisch at 231-350-1837 for more information.

A Heaven Sent drive-through Food Box Giveaway will be offered in Marlette behind the Veterans of Foreign Wars hall starting at 10 a.m. every last Saturday of the month.

A community free lunch is offered the last Saturday of the month at Marlette First United Methodist Church, 3155 Main St., Marlette from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Donations accepted. Call 989- 635-2075 for more information.

July 28

The Brown City City Council meets on the second and fourth Monday of the month at 7 p.m. at City Hall, 4205 Main St. The public is welcome to attend.

July 29

The Brown City Red Hat Society meets the last Tuesday of the month. For more information, contact Myrt at 810-346-2027.

July 30

Trinity Lutheran Church, 7029 Cade Rd., will offer a movie night featuring the movie, “A Place at the Table” at 7 p.m. Everyone is welcome.

August 1

The Brown City High School Band will host a car wash fundraiser from 1-6 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, located at the corner of Cade and Main in Brown City. Proceeds to fund the New York band trip.

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