CALENDAR of events

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ART/THEATRE

FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Dance Sport, presented by the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble with guest choreographer Harrison McEldowney, known for his work on the closing ceremonies at the 1992 olympics, at 8 p.m. at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 W. Thirteen Mile, Beverly Hills. Cost is $10 for students, $12 for seniors and $16 for everyone else. Details/Purchase tickets: 248-559-2095.

SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012 The Wizard of Oz at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $23 – $59. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2012 Wayne Brady, known for his role in ABC’s “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” presents his variety show at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $25-49. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333. Dance Sport, presented by the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble with guest choreographer Harrison McEldowney, known for his work on the closing ceremonies at the 1992 olympics, at 8 p.m. at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield. Cost is $20 for students and seniors and $25 for everyone else. Details/Purchase tickets: 248-559-2095.

CARDS AND GAMES

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.

CHILDREN WEDNESDAYS

Kid’s Crafts for school-age children at Montrose Jennings Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAYS

Storytime at Montrose Jennings Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Details: 810-639-6388.

CHURCH

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 clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc.

Club is from 6-7:30 p.m. Adult Bible study is available at the same time. Details/registration: 810-694-9136 or 810-694- 7888.

COMMUNITY

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.

TUESDAYS Twilight Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. in downtown Flushing. Entertainment and themes vary. Businesses will be open late. Details: 810-659-4141.

THURSDAYS Harmony Gateway Chorus rehearsals from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Davison Assembly of God Church, 1234 S. Gale Rd., Davison. Details: 810-664-3552, 810-496-0516 or harmonygatewaychorus@yahoo.com.

CONCERTS

THURSDAY, DEC. 8 Chris Isaak, two time Grammy® Award-nominee, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $25-59. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, DEC. 17 Holiday Pops at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7 p.m. Cost is $10-32. The Flint Symphony Orchestra performs carols. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SUNDAY, DEC. 18 Holiday Pops at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 3 p.m. Cost is $10-32. The Flint Symphony Orchestra performs carols. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

WEDNESDAY-THURSDAY, FEB. 8-9 Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25-48. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

FOOD FOR A CAUSE

THIRD SATURDAYS Country Breakfast hosted by the Davison DeMolay at the Davison Masonic Center, 9108 Davison Rd., Davison, from 8-11 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12 and free for children 4 years and younger. Details: 810-653- 3831.

SECOND SUNDAYS Breakfast buffet hosted by the Polish Legion of American Veterans Post 8, G-4323 W. Carpenter Rd., Flint, from 10 a.m.-noon. Cost is $7 for seniors, $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. Details: 810-732-7010.

LIBRARY

SECOND MONDAYS Coupon Club at Buton Memorial Library, G-4012 E. Atherton Rd., Burton, at 3 p.m. Details: 810-742-0674.

TUESDAYS Writers Group at 4 p.m. at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton. Details: 810-629-7612. Quilting Group at 6 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

SECOND TUESDAYS Fiction Book Club at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton, at noon. Details: 810-629-7612.

SECOND WEDNESDAYS Book Discussion Group at 6 p.m. at Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison. Details/Book titles: 810-653- 2022.

THURSDAYS Adult Craft at 3 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

THIRD THURSDAYS Poetry Group at 6:30 p.m. at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton. Details: 810-629-7612. Teen Book Club at 3 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For ages 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAY, NOV. 17 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639- 6388.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAY, DEC. 29 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

EVERY TUESDAY Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets every Tuesday at Growth and Opportunity, 525 S. Court St., Lapeer, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dues are $5 per month. Details: Vickie, 810- 397-6589.

MARKETS AND EXPOS

SUNDAYS Flea Market from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Lapeer American Legion, 1701 W. Genesee St. Breakfast and lunch available. Details: 810-656- 4671. Flea and farmers market at the Lapeer Center Building, 425 County Center St., Lapeer, from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Kitchen serves breakfast and lunch. Details: 810-347-7915.

SATURDAY, NOV. 19 Autumn vendor fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at North Branch Wesleyan Church, 3164 North Branch Rd., North Branch. A silent auction will also take place. Details: 810-728-5111.

FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Christmas Craft Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Suncrest, 1455 Suncrest Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-664-8571 ext. 158.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2012 The Great American Wedding Expo at Countryside Banquet Center, 596 S. Cedar Rd., Imlay City, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Cost is $5. Details: 810-275-3284 or www.thegreatamericanweddingexpo.com.

MEETINGS

MONDAYS Greater Davison Area Toastmasters meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 8192 Davison Rd., Davison. Details: 810-610-6102. Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines chorus is looking for female singers for membership openings. Rehearsals are at Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison, from 7- 10 p.m. Details: 810-742-0977 or www.songofthelakes. webs.com.

SECOND MONDAYS Coupon Club at Burton Memorial Library, G-4012 E. Atherton Rd., Burton, from 3-4 p.m. Bring coupons and online deals to share and trade. Details: 810-742-0674.

FIRST TUESDAYS Genesee Area Bead Society meetings at the First Baptist Church of Swartz Creek from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Meetings include speakers, demonstrtions, potlucks and more. Membership is $10 per year and includes 3 make and takes and more. Details: Linda Wernette, 810-230-8580, 810-964- 1926 or rileydoll98@aol.com. GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club meeting, 1 p.m., at the United Methodist Church in Swartz Creek. Details: 810-635- 3569.

TUESDAYS The Grand Blanc Toastmasters Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. at the Genesys Medical Center, 1 Genesys Parkway in Grand Blanc. Guests and new members always welcome. Details: Dan Ware, president, at speaker_ dan@hotmail.com, 248- 705-0407, Vice President of Membership Craig Kelley at ckelley146@aol.com or 810-606-4583 or www.grandblanc. freetoasthost.net.


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