Free and Open to SUN Members and the Public
If you have never had an orientation on the SUN database/software or learned how to download the app for your phone, please contact us. We want new and existing members to learn how to access the member database and to update and record hours, offers and requests. Contact Edith Carter at 248-952-8175.
Upcoming Events at the SUN TimeBank:
All events are held at the SUN/Pontiac Regional Chamber Office 402 N. Telegraph Rd. beside Dorsey Schools, Oakland Pointe Shopping Center
Thursday, August 9, 6-8 p.m. The Healing Power of Nature: Discussion with Dr. Renee Statfield, Traditional Naturopathic Doctor. Find out the underlying causes of illnesses or ailments in a natural, healthy way rather than merely eliminate or suppress them.
Thursday, August 23, 6-8 p.m. GIRDLE Inc. Book Club/Potluck. Chapter 3 (Facets of Emotional Dependence) will be discussed from The Courage to Be Yourself by Susan Patton Thoele. The journey of learning to set boundaries, change self-defeating behavior patterns, communicate effectively and become a more loving and tolerant individual. This is an enlightening and fellowshipping discussion. Please bring a dish to share.
Wednesday, September 12, 6-8:30 p.m. Bid Whist/Game Night Potluck. Come play Bid Whist, Spades, board games even Uno. Bring a dish to share (not mandatory but helpful). Come get to know your fellow TimeBankers. Music, fun and fellowship.
Thursday, September 27, 6-8:00 p.m. GIRDLE Inc. Club/Potluck. Chapter 4 (Allowing Ourselves to be Invaded) will be discussed from The Courage to be Yourself by Susan Patton Thoele. An enlightening and fellowshipping time. Bring a dish to share.
UPCOMING PARTNER EVENTS
(Not sponsored by SUN but hosted by our partners so we encourage participation)
If you help TB member organization/partners, you get time in your SUN account. So please, record it!
Tuesday, August 7 and Thursday August 23, 8:00 a.m. at Buckner’s Dessert Café, 19 N. Saginaw. Optimistic Club Meetings. Every 2nd Tuesday and 4th Thursday of each month. All are welcome.
Friday, August 17, 6-9 p.m. and Sat. August 18, 12-9 p.m. at Pontiac Public Library 60 E. Pike St. FREE concerts during Dream Cruise—Inflatables, food vendors (Uncle Jerry’s BBQ, Harold’s Italian Ice, QD’S Tasty Treat and library concessions). Free dinner for children. Friday Concert Lineup: 6 p.m. Macs the Realest and Mic Phelps, 7 p.m. Jibreel Price and 8 p.m. Melanie Rutherford and Phat Greasy. Saturday Concert Lineup: 6 p.m. Sean Preston, 7 p.m. Tony Jefferson, 8 p.m. Quincy Stewart.
Friday, August 17, 6-9 p.m. and Saturday, August 18, 12-9 p.m. Downtown Pontiac. Pontiac Arts On Wheels. Celebration during the Woodward Dream Cruise. Live musical performances on the streets and on stage, Pontiac community groups, artist exhibits, a statue dedication, activities at Hidden River Park and much more.
Friday, September 21, 11-3 p.m. Intersection of Pike and Saginaw Street, Downtown Pontiac . 2nd Annual Parking Day. Annual global “tactical urbanism” event where people convert public parking spaces into public “places” for the day to express and share ideas about what cities designed for people should look like. Convert a parking space into something fun for the day. Share your ideas on what would make you want to come Downtown and how to make it come alive! Visit www.phinco.org/parkingday for more info.
Saturday, September 22, 1-3 p.m., Carriage Circle Apts. 255 Carriage Circle Drive Community Room (off Auburn Ave.) GIRDLE Chat and Chew. Guest speaker Alicia Davis. Topic is Self-care=Support and Self-Esteem=Stress Management. Discussion with games, prizes, fun, fellowship and refreshments.
OLHSA still has the refrigerator replacement program. You must have an old fridge to turn in to get a new one. They also have possible funding for help with utility bills. (This funding is available at different times throughout the year.) For more info: 248-209-2600.
Community Housing Network & OLHSA are partnering together to bring to the community: If anyone needs to repair/replace a furnace, reach out as soon as possible because funding for this program will not last. Call Jarrett Sanders 248-824-7314 for more information.