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February 27, 2013

Pinewood Derby looking for racers

The Fifth Annual Pinewood Derby Race will be held at Oxford Free Methodist Church (790 S. Lapeer Rd.) on Saturday, March 9 from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

Boy Scout Pinewood Derby cars are welcome or kits can be obtained at Flightline Hobby store (1192 S Lapeer Rd.) in Lake Orion.

For rules and specifications, please visit

There are no eliminations, so folks can race as many times as they want and choose who they race against.

Everyone gets either a first place or second place ribbon. Sloppy joes and beverages provided.

To RSVP or if you have any questions, leave a message for Melisa at the church office by calling (248) 628-1203.

NHS fund-raiser at Oxford Big Boy

Oxford High School's National Honor Society (NHS) will host a fund-raiser at the Oxford Big Boy on Wednesday, March 6 from 4 to 8 p.m.

NHS will receive 15 percent of the evening's proceeds and use the monies to help improve the community through various service projects.

Read to a dog at the Oxford library

Come to the Oxford Public Library (530 Pontiac Rd.) and read to a special therapy dog. They don't care how fast or how slowly a child reads. They are very patient listeners.

Children can read one of their books or one of the library's books. The dogs like all kinds of stories.

Call the library or stop in to sign up for a 15-minute time slot. Folks interested in registering or who wish to obtain more information may call (248) 628-3034, ext. 216, or visit

Mom2Mom Sale at Christ the King

The Mom's Breakfast Club is holding a Mom2Mom Sale at Christ the King Chuch (1550 W. Drahner Rd.) in Oxford on Saturday, March 16 from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Merchandise will include gently used maternity, baby and children's clothing, toys, strollers, furniture and much more.

Admission for "early bird shoppers" (from 8-9 a.m.) is $2. Admission for the 9 a.m. to 12 noon shopping period is $1.

Strollers are welcome. Bake sale items and refreshments will also be available.