A calendar of places to go, people to see and things to do
February 10, 2010 - February Fun Days. Bring the kids to celebrate Mardi Gras every Saturday in February, 1 p.m.-3 p.m., at Ed's Broadway, 2 S. Broadway, in downtown Lake Orion. Free face-painting, and a different kid-friendly character each week (don't forget your camera). For more information, call the store at 248-693-4220.
Buy a Valentine Bachelor/Bachelorette Auction, Saturday, Feb. 13, 8:30 p.m.-11:30 p.m. at Christi's Bar & Grill, 95 E. Clarkston Road. Date based on mutual consent of both parties, who will go "dutch" unless otherwise agreed. All proceeds benefit Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society.
Charity Poker Fundraiser sponsored by the Lake Orion Lions Club, Saturday, Feb. 13 through Tuesday Feb. 16, 6 p.m.-2 a.m. at Parrot Poker, 1430 S Lapeer Road, Lake Orion For more information, call Jim 248-561-3203.
Fundraiser to benefit LOHS Robotics Team 302, Sunday, Feb. 14 at BWW3 on M-24 in Lake Orion from 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Team gets 20 percent of all sales when flier is presented to server. Fliers available at LOHS, Kroger on M-24.
Dine to Donate for LOHS Robotics Team 302, Thursday, Feb. 18 at Max & Erma's on Baldwin Road in Auburn Hills, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Flyers needed, team gets 20 percent of all sales, but must generate $1,000 in food sales to return in the future. Fliers available at LOHS or at Kroger on M-24.
Free Off-Road Vehicle safety class taught by Oakland County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit, Saturday, Feb. 20, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the OCSO Training Room, 1200 N. Telegraph, Bldg. 38E , in Pontiac. Open to 10 years of age or older; parents strongly encouraged to attend with children.Advance registration required. Call 248-858-7831 or 248-858-1664.
Crack the Yoga Code for Prosperity and More with Ramesh Narula. Saturdays, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. through Feb. 27 at Unity Church of Lake Orion, 3070 Baldwin Road; $15 Love Offering per session. Call 248-391-9211 for information.
Dine to Donate for LOHS Robotics Team 302, Wednesday, Feb. 24 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. at Chili's on Baldwin Road in Auburn Hills. Team receives 10 percent of all food sales with flier, available at LOHS or at Kroger on M-24.
Euchre Tournament to benefit LOHS Baseball/Softball, Saturday, Feb. 27, Knights of Columbus Hall, 1400 Orion Road. Dinner at 6 p.m.; tournament begins at 7 p.m. Cash awards for first, second and third place, plus music, silent auction, raffles. $ 25 per person includes dinner and tournament entry. Call 248-343-9459 or email GWH1313@aol.com for tickets.
Royal Princess Party, Wednesday, March 3 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Friendship Park (corner of Baldwin and Clarkston roads) for ages 2-7. Make your little princess' wishes come true with everything from crowns and jewels to character crafts, activities, games, treats and photos. Dress in your favorite princess attire. Cost is $9 per princess. Call the Orion Township Parks and Recreation Department at 248-391-0304, ext. 143 or visit www.oriontownship.org for information.
Snowflake Ball An evening of art, music, glitz and glamour to support the Orion Art Center. Saturday, March 6 at the Addison Oaks Ballroom. Features live music, premium bar, appetizers, gourmet meal, desserts galore and live and silent auctions. $75 per person. Call 248-693-4986 to reserve tickets.
Dragon Youth Football and Cheerleading open registration, April 17, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at LOHS. Four team levels to accommodate kids age 5-14. Online registration is now open. For more information visit www.dragonyouthfootball.org
Community Drum Circle. First Sunday of every month, 7-9 p.m., Orion Art Center, 115 S. Anderson St. Learn basic hand techniques for West African Djembe drums, easy rhythms and soloing techniques. All ages and experience levels. Call Sandy Mabery at 248-535-6203.
Al-Anon. Sundays, 4 p.m. at the Keep Coming Back Club, 33 N. Broadway. Call 248-693-6937.
Dragon Basketball Home games air on Comcast Channel 10 at the following times: Thursdays at 9 p.m., Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 1 p.m. Tune to the Program Guide at www.orionONTV.org for a list of dates.
Meditations Sessions with Sharyn Davis. Mondays, 7 p.m. at Unity Church of Lake Orion, 3070 Baldwin Road. Free. For more information call 248-628-1079.
Course in Miracles with Charles Tuesdays, 7 p.m. at Unity Church of Lake Orion, 3070 Baldwin Road. Love Offering accepted. For more information, call 248-431-0544.