Where: Century Bowl, 7345 Highland Road, Waterford
When: noon-3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20
Cost: $20 minimum donation to participate
Why go: Help Lakeland High School raise funds for its annual December Toys for Tots party for handicapped children in Oakland County
Where: , 1525 Bogie Lake Rd, White Lake
When: 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20
Cost: Free admission and parking; cost is $10 to take part in Empty Bowls fundraiser for Community Sharing Friday night (includes light soup and bread supper as well as a handmade bowl)
Why go: Purchase local gifts from artists in your area, and, if attending Friday, aid Community Sharing's mission through the Empty Bowls mission.
Where: Milford High School Center for the Performing Arts, 2380 S. Milford Road, Highland
When: 7 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18 and 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 19
Cost: Online advance tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students/children/seniors; tickets are available at http://www.mhsperformingarts.com through 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students/children/seniors at the door.
Why go: A musical rendition of The Ugly Duckling, Honk! is a great theater experience the whole family can enjoy.
Where: VFW Post 9914, 3200 Duck Lake Road, Highland
When: check-in at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19; play starts promptly at 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 per person or $35 per couple; be sure to call Lori at 248-760-6207 or email her at email@example.com to let her know in advance you'll be coming and pay at the door
Why go: Support local athletics and have a great time competing for prizes and noshing on snacks (but be sure to bring your own beverages; there's no cash bar).
Cost: Golfers should bring either a frozen turkey that's 15 pounds or larger or $25; also, a dinner is planned at . Proceeds will aid a local family in need. Suggested donation for dinner only is $10. Those not golfing should try to attend dinner between noon and 2:30 p.m.
Why go: Get that last golf game in before the Thanksgiving holiday and help others at the same time!