Five things your dentist really wants you to know about your mouth

Have you ever wondered what your dentist really wants you to know about the health of your teeth, gums and mouth? Below are five tips that can help improve your oral hygiene, as well as make your next dental appointment something you can feel confident about. Brush longer Learning how to brush your teeth properly is the first step to […]

A moment in time

Hurley unveils contents of cornerstones at Sloan Museum

FLINT — In 1927 you could stay in a room at Hurley Hospital for $5.41 a day. To apply for a job to be a nurse back then you only needed an elementary school education and had to fill out a one-page application. These are just a couple of the discoveries made by the staff at the Sloan Museum in […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Mushroomhead with the Rich Guzzi Psycho Hypnosis Show will perform Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. On Jan. 28 Dirty Rotten Imbeciles will perform. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance. Non Point with Straight Line Stitch will perform […]


Comedy Troupe performs at Churchill’s FLINT — The Stephen James Comedy Troupe performs in the entertainment room at Churchill’s Food & Spirits, 340 S. Saginaw St., Wednesday nights from 7-9 p.m. The cost is $10 at the door. Details: 810-618-7517 or e-mail stephen — G.G. Send VG’s receipts to Humane Society BURTON — The Humane Society of Genesee County, […]

Vertigo Theatrics to perform Neil Simon play

FLINT — Vertigo Theatrics will perform the Neil Simon play “God’s Favorite” Jan. 21-22, 28–30 at the Historic Masonic Temple in downtown Flint. Successful Long Island businessman Joe Benjamin is a modern-day ‘Job’ with a high-maintenance wife, ungrateful children and wise-cracking household help. Just when it seems things couldn’t get any worse, he is visited by Sidney Lipton aka A […]

Rusty Wright Band to hold send off show at the Lava Room

Performance to benefit Adopt-A-Pet

MUNDY TWP. — The Rusty Wright Band (RWB) and The Lava Room will host a fundraiser for Adopt a Pet Inc. of Fenton, 8 p.m. Jan. 29. The Lava Room located at G-2520 Hill Rd., Flint in the Shap’s Restaurant building. The Lava Room entrance is at the rear of the building. Adopt a Pet Inc. is a non-profit animal […]


SUNDAY, JAN. 16 West Moon Street, written by Rob Urbanati 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, FEB. 20 The Good Negro written by Tracey Scott Wilson at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth […]


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 […]


THROUGH JAN. 16 Grossology: The (Impolite)Science of the Human Body, an exhibit at the Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint. The museum is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Cost is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for kids ages 3-11. Details: THROUGH MARCH 5 Out of this World exhibit at the Flint […]