Bishop unveils new airside expansion

FLINT TWP. — Bishop International Airport unveiled its $4.6-million airside expansion project to the public during a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 2 in the new center court. Airport Director Jim Rice kicked off the ceremony, highlighting the new additions inside the airport. “9-11 changed our lives and airports,” he said. “We had security but nothing like today. Before, you could […]

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20th annual Community Holiday Dinner FLINT — The Genesee County Bar Foundation and Bar Association 20th Annual Community Holiday Dinner is scheduled for Dec. 21 from 4-7 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., downtown Flint. The free dinner will feature a full meal. Children will have their photographs taken with Santa Claus and receive a small gift. […]

Little Red Hen offers unique items at affordable prices

FLINT TWP. — Tucked inside a house on Beecher Road, The Little Red Hen Resale Shop offers its customers a wide variety of household items, all while not breaking the budget, since opening a year ago. Initially, the store was started by LACE (Ladies Aimed for Christian Endeavors) to help Valley Christian Academy in Burton. When the school closed, the […]

UM-Flint to hold 2011 critical issues forum

FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint takes pride in announcing the dynamic lineup of speakers for the 2011 Frances Willson Thompson Critical Issues Forum. This year’s forum brings to Flint five speakers who are nationally and internationally renowned in their fields. They will challenge the status quo, and demand that we collectively shift our perspectives to find better solutions for […]


SUNDAY, NOV. 14 My First Time written by Ken Davenport at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237-1530 or SUNDAY, DEC. 12 A Christmas Ceili at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open […]


EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., Swartz Creek. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $5. Details: 810-635-3684.


TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution,Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136. WEDNESDAYS Word of Life […]


SATURDAYS-SUNDAYS THROUGH DEC. 19 George and Oatmeal Save Santa at the Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint, at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for kids ages 3-11. Details: www.sloanlongway. com or 810-237-3400. Holiday Magic laser light show at 2 p.m. at the Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Details: or 810-237-3400. ‘Tis the Season, […]


MON., TUES., THURS. Lunch and programs at noon at Temple Beth El, G-5150 Calkins Rd., Flint, hosted by Jewish Community Services and funded by the Genesee County Senior Millage. Cafe Shalom Namaste features Kosher and Asian Indian Food, along with educational and entertainment programs open to those of any faith or ethnicity. Details: 810-767-5922. FIRST, THIRD SATURDAYS Free community gym […]


SECOND SUNDAYS Ed and Vickie’s Country Music Jamboree from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Township Hall, 130 E. Main St., Otisville. Musicians bring your instruments and join in. Admission is $4. Details: 810-793-6068. THURSDAY, DEC. 9 UM-Flint Jazz ensemble at 7:30 p.m. at the UM-Flint Theater, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Admission is $5. Details/tickets: 810-762-3377.