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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 jamescomedy@gmail.com. — G.G.

Send VG’s receipts to Humane Society

BURTON — The Humane Society of Genesee County, 3325 S. Dort Hwy., is collecting VG’s receipts to help feed and house its shelter pets.

Community members can clip off the bottom part of the receipt that says “Community Share Points” and send them to: ATTN: Terry Rozyla, The Humane Society of Genesee County, G-3325 S. Dort Hwy., PO Box 190138, Burton, MI 48519. — N.B.

Volunteer opportunities with Genesee County Parks

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Parks is looking for large and small groups of people who are used to working together. Whether it’s volunteering at Crossroads Village & Huckleberr y Railroad during Day Out With Thomas, creating gift bags for an upcoming event at the Parks Administration Office or working on the flowerbeds at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum, there are a variety of volunteer opportunities at Genesee County Parks.

If your company or organization has a volunteer hour requirement, there is no other place as fun as the Genesee County Parks to log your hours. Volunteers truly are the heart of Genesee County Parks.

Businesses and organizations who wish to volunteer at a Genesee County Parks, please contact Cindy Kimber, Volunteer Coordinator ( ckimber@gcparks.org), at 810-736-7100, ext. 855. — G.G.

Creature Camp at Sloan Museum

FLINT — Did you know some interesting creatures call your body home. Super-tiny mites live in the follicles of your eyelashes and in skin pores. Your mouth is home to not only bacteria but also viruses and fungi.

Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body at Sloan Museum until Jan. 16. Head to Sloan Museum and discover the Skin Climbing Wall. This large-scale fiberglass replica of human skin features pimples, warts, wounds, hair, moles and other skin blemishes.

Visitors will discover many features of the skin as they climb across this wall. Sponsored by: Mott Community College, B95 and Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

GROSSOLOGY Exhibition produced by Advanced Animations LLC., in collaboration with Science World British Columbia. GROSSOLOGY is a registered trademark of Penguin Group (USA). — G.G.

Cornerstone Rehab offers support group, screenings

DAVISON TWP. — Cornerstone Rehabilitation, 9100 Lapeer Rd. Suite C, is offering a stroke support group the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. Cornerstone is also offering free Saebo screenings in November and December. For details or to RSVP for the support group call 810-653-0100. — G.G.

New support group offered

FENTON — Are you a caregiver with questions about your aging parents? Do you want to know more about Dementia or caring for yourself while caring for others? Do you suffer from the guilt of placing your loved one in a new home? Rockwell’s Education and Support Group might be right for you.

The group is free and meets monthly on the third Tuesday of the month from 6-7:30 p.m. The group is held at Rockwell Assisted Living at 202 W. Shiawassee, in Fenton. Refreshments will be served along with time to mingle and share your personal stories. A guest speaker will be scheduled each month to share information on many important topics. Members of the group have enjoyed being able to share their struggles and leave with the realization that they are not alone. — G.G.

Get tickets for Berenstain Bears

FLINT — Tickets are now available for Flint Youth Theatre’s presentation of Matt Murphy Productions’ The Berenstain Bears in Family Matters. This FYT Special Event will be April 5 with per formances at 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. This performance offers families an affordable entertainment experience and, paired with a book from The Berenstain Bears series, it will make a memorable gift this holiday season.

Performances are at The Whiting, 1241 East Kearsley Street, on the campus of the Flint Cultural Center. All tickets are $10 and are available at Flint Youth Theatre, by calling 810-237-1530 or online at www.flintyouththeatre.org. The Berenstain Bears in Family Matters is recommended for families with children ages 3 to 8.

Adapted from the classic children’s books by Stan and Jan Berenstain, The Berenstain Bears sing, dance and share a day in Bear Country. This musical adventure weaves together three of the most popular books of the Berenstain series: The Berenstain Bears Learn about Strangers, The Berenstain Bears and Too Much Junk Food and The Berenstain Bears’ Trouble at School. Papa Bear can’t stop eating junk food, Brother Bear’s grades are slipping and Sister Bear still has a lot to learn about talking to strangers. Thankfully, Mama Bear’s loving patience helps to set things right. After all, family truly matters to these special bears. — G.G.


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