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Groups and Clubs

Chelsea · Dexter · Saline

Dues are annual unless otherwise noted.

American Legion

8225 Dexter-Chelsea [map]
(734) 426-4511

Veterans organization. Meets 1st Thurs. 7:30 p.m. Burger and fries dinner every Thurs. 4:30-7 p.m. $7. Poppy sale early May. Women's auxiliary meets 3rd Wed. 7 p.m. Sons of the American Legion meets 2nd Tues. 7 p.m.

Ann Arbor Model Railroad Club

3487 Broad [map]
(734) 426-5100

Dues $60 (associate and junior, $25). Meets Wed. 7:30 p.m. Junior members must be accompanied by member parent or guardian. aamrc.org

Dexter Area Chamber of Commerce

PO Box 478, Dexter 48130
(734) 576-6354

Annual golf outing, summer music series, membership dinner. Board meets last Wed. each month, 9 a.m., Dexter Wellness Center. info@dexterchamber.org, dexterchamber.org

Dexter Area Historical Society

3443 Inverness [map]
(734) 426-2519

Supports and maintains the Dexter Area Historical Museum and Gordon Hall. Inspires the community to connect past with future. See website for meeting dates and location. dexmuseum@aol.com, dexterhistory.org

Dexter Garden Club

7610 Ann Arbor St. (St. Andrew's United Church of Christ Fellowship Hall, behind the church) [map]
Deb Fredericks, (734) 646-7335

Hosts speakers on gardening and environmental topics. Teaches a monthly gardening class for preschoolers. Provides scholarships for high school students and grants for garden-related community projects. Hosts an annual plant sale and community "green day." Meets monthly, 2nd Tues., 6:30 p.m. fred.deb.haddock@gmail.com, dextergardenclub.org

Dexter Heritage Guild

3443 Inverness [map]
(734) 426-2519 (museum); Pat Pudduck, president (734) 426-8952

Supports the Dexter Area Museum. Meetings at the museum: Jan.-Sept. on the 3rd and 4th Wed.; Oct.-Nov. every Wed. All meetings 10 a.m.-1 p.m.. dexmuseum@aol.com, dexterhistory.org/dexter-area-museum.html

Dexter Knights of Columbus, Council 2959

8265 Dexter-Chelsea Rd. [map]
(734) 426-5558

Fraternal order of Catholic men. Sponsors fish fry every Friday during Lent and an annual chicken broil. Meets 1st Wed. 7:30 p.m. at the Columbus Hall and Banquet Center in Dexter. Three-hundred-seat hall for rent for community events, fundraisers, weddings, parties. kofc.org

Dexter Lions Club

P.O. Box 102, Dexter 48130
Chuck Hughes, (734) 426-5336

Involved in eyesight programs, including screening children and distributing and recycling glasses. Awards scholarships for area students and contributes to Monument Park and other parks. Dues $75. Meets 1st and 3rd Thurs. 6:45 p.m., DAPCO Industries lunchroom, 2500 Bishop Cir. E. dexterlions.org

Dexter Rotary Club

Funds projects that help families, youth, and the environment. Service projects include the Dexter Memorial Day Parade, college scholarships, student exchange, youth leadership program, Gordon Hall renovation, fresh produce and school supplies for families in need. Meets each Thurs. 7:30 p.m at the Fillmore Bar & Grill and Zoom (email for code). dexter.rotary@gmail.com, rotarydexter.org

Dexter Senior Center

7720 Ann Arbor St. [map]
(734) 426-7737

The center continues to provide Meals on Wheels deliveries to its homebound friends five days per week. The daily noon delivery includes a hot meal and an optional snack. To arrange daily noon meal, call (734) 253-2379 one day in advance. Dues 55 & older $20/younger than 55, $35. Free bus passes available. For more information, visit website. director@dexterseniors.org, dexterseniors.org

Friends of the Dexter Library

3255 Alpine [map]
(734) 426-4477

Raises funds and provides volunteer help for the library and its programs. See meeting and book sale dates at the website link. dexter.lib.mi.us/index.php/friends

Michigan Sailing Club

8010 Strawberry Lake Rd. (Dexter Clubhouse) [map]

A co-operative club dedicated to the pleasure and fellowship of small-boat sailing. All-volunteer club offers sailing, racing, windsurfing, paddle-craft, swimming, and leisurely day-sailing on Baseline Lake. Members also enjoy barbecues, educational seminars, family events, sailing instruction, and the fellowship of sailors who share their talents and enthusiasm. Provides a sailing facility to the local community as well as to U-M students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the Michigan Sailing Team. Members are individuals from the U-M community and beyond in SE Michigan who love to sail and windsurf. Meets and sails spring, summer, and fall. Visit website for more information. michigansailingclub.org

St. Andrew's Piecemakers Quilters

7610 Ann Arbor (St. Andrew's United Church of Christ) [map]
(734) 426-8610

Members make quilts for Mott Children's Hospital and the Veterans Hospital in Ann Arbor. Materials and tools provided; no experience necessary. Meets Thurs. 9-11 a.m. standrewsdexter.org/mission-and-outreach

Union Base Ball Club of Dexter

P.O. Box 11, Dexter 48130

Vintage baseball team that plays by authentic 1860s rules. unionbbc@gmail.com, unionbbc.com

Webster Township Historical Society

5501 Webster Church [map]
(734) 368-0887

Meets (usually 7:30 p.m. 2nd Tue.) Feb., Apr., Oct., and Dec. Preserves historical sites and researches history of Webster Township. Maintains and rents for events seven historical buildings. Cosponsors Webster Fall Festival. Dues $5 for students, $20 for individuals. webstertownshiphistoricalsociety.org

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