2017-01-19 / News Briefs

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Fish Fry at the VFW

BURTON – VFW Post 822 sponsors a weekly fish fry from 4:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Fridays at the post, 5065 S. Saginaw St., near Maple Road. Tickets cost $9 which includes soup, salad bar and homemade desserts. Take-out is available. Details: Call 810-742- 1995. – L.R.

Burton Senior Activity Center Caregiver classes

BURTON — Burton Senior Activity Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse, offers Creating Confident Caregivers Wednesdays through Feb. 22 from 1-3 p.m. The course teaches those who care for loved ones with dementia or other chronic illnesses how to manage their time and stress to become better caregivers, plus care for themselves. The course also discusses the resources available to them. Respite care is available. There is no cost. Pre-registration is required. — T.T.

Depression management

BURTON —The center also offers P.E.A.R.L.S. (Program to Encourage Rewarding Lives) Wednesday from Jan. 25 to March 1 from 10 to 11 a.m. The program helps those fighting depression due to the loss of a loved one, chronic illness or other reasons. There is no cost. Pre-registration is required. — T.T.

Senior Winter Games

BURTON — Competitions for seniors in walking, bowling, soccer, archery, miniature golf and baking are offered, among other contests. Registration is due by Jan. 12 for the games to be held Jan. 30 to Feb. 23. For details, call 810-744-0960. — T.T.

Post available for rentals

BURTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2777, 2660 S. Belsay Rd., will hold a Texas Hold ‘em tournament starting Oct. 20-22. Buy in amount to support our veterans and the Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts in Burton. Details: Call 810-743- 4138. – G.G.

Pastie sales at VFW

BURTON – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2777, 2660 S. Belsay Rd, is selling pasties weekly, Monday-Friday, from noon to 5 p.m. Details: Call 810-743-4138. – G.G.

Lush with a Brush

BURTON — Captain Quarters, 6011 E. Atherton Rd., will host a Lush with a Brush painting event on Monday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Attendees can paint their own 16 X 20 masterpiece of “Meet me in Paris” while drinking cocktails. This event is recommended for a date night or ladies’ night out. The cost is $30 per artist, payable in cash or check at the event. Reservations are required. To reserve your spot, email lushwithabrush@yahoo.com. — T.T.

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