Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE TUESDAY, JAN. 14 An Actor’s Showcase, Davison High School
Drama, Thespian Society, and Davison’s own
Actors’ Workshops will be doing a caberet night, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m., complete with singing, dancing, and short monologues and skits to raise awareness of our community’s Fine Arts, to promote community involvment and support with our productions, and to fund our present and future endeavors. Details: Call 810-882-
7988. The workshop will take place at Davison
High School Auditorium, 1250 N. Oak Rd,
Davison. Cost: $3/person SATURDAY, JAN. 14 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 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. SATURDAY, FEB. 18 Spencers Theatre of Illusion at The Whiting, 1241
E. Kearsley, Flint at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $12-29.
Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333. TUESDAY, FEB. 28 & WEDNESDAY, FEB. 29 Burn the Floor, dance group, at The Whiting, 1241
E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $23-49.
Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333. 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. Pond Hockey Tournament, The Davison Optimist
Club has teamed up with Bubba O’Malley in
Burton to present the 2011 Pond Hockey
Tournament on Dec. 28-30. Four-on-four round robin, no contact, no goalie, multiple sheets of ice, divisions by age and skill, ladies teams welcome, a beer tent with a DJ. Registration forms are available at Bubba’s. There will be six person teams, $250 per team includes hockey jerseys. 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 email@example.com. CULTURAL CENTER DAILY Lasers of Oz at Longway Planetarium, at the
Longway Planetarium, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint.
Dec. 26 – 30, daily at 12:30p.m. Follow the yellow brick road to Michigan’s largest planetarium dome and enjoy amazing laser lights set to the music of The Wizard of Oz. Enjoy a family show with laser lights moving to the The Wizard of Oz sound track, with lots of animation of Dorothy and company. Dance along with laser animation as “We Welcome You to Muchkinland” and then
“We’re Off to See the Wizard” in the “Merry Old
Land of Oz”. For a complete list of songs, visit
SloanLongway.org. Suitable for all ages. Robots: the Interactive Exhibition at Sloan
Museum through Jan 8. Final Weeks of this exhibit! Discover the nuts and bolts of robots. The amazing characters from 20th Century Fox movie
Robots will introduce visitors to the wonderful, real world of robots. ROBOTS characters, names and all related indicia are trademarks of
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation © 2011.
Global Experience Specialists are an authorized licensee. FOOD FOR A CAUSE WEDNESDAYS Steakburger dinner from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Lapeer
Eagles Club, 3565 Davison Rd., Lapeer. Details:
810-664-2812. THIRD THURSDAYS Spaghetti dinner at the Hadley Old Town Hall, 3551
Hadley Rd., from 5-8 p.m. Proceeds support The
Lions Club charitable activities. FRIDAYS Fish fry from 4-8 p.m. at Lapeer Eagles Club, 3565
Davison Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-664-2812. FIRST AND THIRD FRIDAYS Fish fry from 5-8 p.m. at VFW Post 4139, 128 Daley
Rd., Mayfield Twp. Proceeds help with local charities. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, under 5 eat free. Take out meals are $9. Details:
810-664-9222. FIRST SUNDAYS Community Breakfast at the North Branch Masonic
Lodge in the morning. Open to the public. 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. 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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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_ email@example.com, 248-705-0407, Vice President of
Senior Community Center, 12632 Pagels Dr.,
Grand Blanc at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810-695-
Sophia’s Kitchen Restaurant, 11395 Saginaw
St., Grand Blanc. Open to the public. Details:
Bob at 810-695-0409. WEDNESDAYS HealthPlus Toastmasters, meets at 7:30 a.m., at HealthPlus of Flint, G-2050 S. Linden Rd., Flint. Toastmasters is an effective, inexpensive, educational way to improve communication, organizational and leadership skills. Details: www.geneseetoastmasters.org or: Dorothy Mason at 810- 394-8889. THURSDAYS Davison Optimists breakfast meeting from
6:30-7 a.m. at the Apollo Family Restaurant,
715 S. State Rd., Davison. Guests and new members welcome. SECOND THURSDAYS Inventors Council of Mid Michigan meeting from 7-9 p.m. at Walli’s Restaurant, 1341
Center Rd., Burton. Cost is $5 for non-members. Details: www.inventorscouncil.org, 810-
397-5200 or 810-621-3468. Bead Guild meeting at the North Branch Library,
6-7:30 p.m. Free lessons, kits for sale. All beading levels welcome. Details: 248-321-
8420. LAST THURSDAYS GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club meeting, 7 p.m., at the Swartz Creek Senior Center.
Details: 810-635-3569. NIGHT LIFE TUESDAYS Russell Wayne Project, acoustic music, at
Legends, 3235 Thompson Rd., Fenton, from 6-
10 p.m. Jam night with Jones’n, a mixture of all kinds of music, at 9 p.m. at the Roadhouse, 3336 W.
Pasadena Ave., Flint. Open Jam, every Tuesday night at The Outer
Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. WEDNESDAYS Hump-day jam with Jones’n, a blues, rock and soul band, at Little Cliff’s Corner, 5520 W.
Coldwater Rd., Flint, from 8 p.m.-midnight. THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS Dance party and karaoke from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Side Tracks Bar & Grill, 266 Lake
Nepessing Rd., Elba Twp. DJ Tory Capman will be performing. Details: 810-660-7733. SUNDAYS Open jam session for musicians from 7-11 p.m., at Side Tracks Bar & Grill, 266 Lake
Nepessing Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-660-7733. Senior Karaoke, every Sunday night 6-9 p.m. at
The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. SENIORS MONDAYS Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior
Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Body rebuilding and billiards at 9 a.m.; video exercise and wood carving at 10 a.m.; daily lunch program at noon (reservations required); euchre at 12:45; polymer clay class at 1 p.m.; free blood pressure readings, 2 p.m.; bridge/canasta, 3 p.m.; poker, 5 p.m.; Sweet Adelines practice, public welcome, 7 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566. TUESDAYS Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior
Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Billiards, decorative painting and Davison alumni meeting at 9 a.m.; clogging at 10:30 a.m.; duplicate bridge and daily lunch program at noon; bell choir, shuffleboard, 1 p.m.; beginners line dancing, 5:15 p.m.; beginner and intermediate line dancing at
6 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566 WEDNESDAYS Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior
Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Billiards and basket weaving, 9 a.m.; painting class and video exercise, 10 a.m.; daily lunch program (reservations required), noon; bowling at Rollaway
Lanes and cribbage, 12:30 p.m.; single deck pinochle 1 p.m.; basket weaving class, 6 p.m.; poker, 6:30 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566. THURSDAYS Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior
Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Billiards, beginner line dancing and decorative painting at 9 a.m.; advanced line dancing at 9:30 a.m.; daily lunch program (reservations required) at noon; euchre at 12:45; shuffleboard at 1 p.m.; writing your life stories program at 2 p.m.; yoga class at 3 p.m.; mah jong at 6 p.m.; fun clogging at 7 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566. FRIDAYS Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior
Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Billiards and body rebuilding at 9 a.m.; video exercise at 10 a.m.; chess club at 11:30 a.m.; daily lunch program
(reservations required) at noon; bowling at
Rollaway Lanes, 12:30 p.m.; double deck pinochle and My Time full body massages
(appointment needed), 1 p.m.; qi gong, 2 p.m.; euchre, 6 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566. SUNDAYS Double deck pinochle at 1 p.m. at the Eastside
Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd.,
Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or
810-250-5000. TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS Senior Dance Night at Dom Polski Hall, 3415 N.
Linden Rd., Flint. Admission is $6 and includes snacks and refreshments. SINGLES THIRD SATURDAYS MidMichigan Christian Singles meeting at Glad
Tidings Tabernacle, 4475 S. Linden Rd., Flint
Township. All faiths welcome. Details: Kathy
Brackenridge, 810-743-2165. FIRST TUESDAYS Singles Social and travel club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Tietz Restaurant in Imlay City. Details:
810-724-7857. SECOND FRIDAYS Dare-to-Dream Again Christian Singles Dance from 8 p.m.-midnight at the Lapeer Center
Building, 425 County Center St., Lapeer.
Admission is $8, food and snacks provided.
Details: 810-656-8634 or 810-356-1745. SUPPORT GROUPS AL-ANON/Alateen Family Group meetings, call for dates & times, Details: 810-234-1460 or www. al- anon. alateen.org. Serenity addiction class for anyone with an addiction problem hosted by Pieces in a
Basket women’s ministry from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at 2254 E. Ohmer Rd. Details: www.piecesinabasket. synthasite.com or 989-843-0133. TUESDAYS Free Indeed 12 step recovery group at 7 p.m. at
Faith Tabernacle, 1225 S. Center Rd., Burton.
Details: 810-743-0001. TUESDAYS Bowling for widowed men and women at noon on Tuesdays, followed by an optional late lunch at Collier Bowling Alley, 879 S. Lapeer Rd.,
Oxford. Cost is $2 per game plus shoe rental.
Details: Carol, 248-628-5437 or Janet, 248-
877-6692. FIRST TUESDAYS Caring Together support group, 3-4 p.m., at
Devonshire Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire
Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689. FRIDAYS Celebrate Recovery program with dinner at 6 p.m. and group at 7 p.m. at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd., Flint.
Details: 810-235-5671. Celebrate recovery from life’ s hurts, habits and hang-ups support group at Central
Church of the Nazarene. Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by music, group and fellowship.
Childcare up to age 12 available from 6:45-10 p.m. Details: www.centralnazarene.org or 810-
235-5671. SATURDAYS Celebrate recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups at Solid Rock Baptist Church, 2222
S. Belsay Rd. Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by music, group and fellowship at 7 p.m. Childca is available from 7-9 p.m. Details: 80-715-260 THIRD TUESDAYS Autism/Aspergers Meetings for families with children living with Autism/Aspergers at Autism
Support Group of Genesee County, 5284
Fenton Rd., Grand Blanc from 6:30-8 p.m.
Details: 810-655-5752 or 810-694-2224. FIRST, THIRD THURSDAYS Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. at Holy Family Church in
Grand Blanc. Details: Angela, 810-347-4706. SECOND THURSDAYS Cards and games at St. Kieran’s Parish on
Mound Road in Shelby Township, hosted by
Widowed Friends, a peer group for widowed men and women, from 6-9 p.m. Details: Paul,
248-656-9450 or Pat, 586-731-1831. SECOND FRIDAYS Alzheimer’s caregiver support group meets from 10 a.m.-noon at the Davison Senior
Center. FIRST SATURDAYS Autism/Asperger’s support group, Inspiring
Hearts for Autism at 10:30 a.m. Details:
Jennifer Schenkel, 810-656-6139 or www.hearts4autism.org. Fibromyalgia support group at the First
Metaphysical Church of Davison, 8267 E.
Atherton Rd., Davison, at 7 p.m. on the third
Thursday of every month. Details: www.spiritu ality. meetup.com/ 432, Connie at 248-627-284 or 810-653-3291 VOLUNTEER/DONATE Avalon hospice needs some friendly folunteers to visit with hospice pationets, hold their hand listne to stories, watch movies and assist with a meal or light housekeeping. Training classes are Tuesday evenings Sept. 21-Oct. 12. Detail
Candy, 810-733-7250 or 800-664-6334. Genesee County Parks is looking for donations of new or gently used egg cartons, plant pots fishing equipment, buttons, scrap fabrics, pap towel and toilet paper rolls, sunglasses, hats, wool sweaters and scarves. Details: Teneisha
Calhoun, Marketing Assistant, at 810.249.382 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Volunteers needed for a few hours once a week to help at Avalon Hospice, 2360 Stone Bridge
Dr., Flint, to watch movies, play games or just to talk. Details: Candy, 810-733-7250 or www.odsyhealth.com. The Senior Companion Program needs senior to volunteer 20 or more hours a week to help adults ages 21 and up with an identified special needs. Seniors may help with light shopping, bills, preparing and sharing meals, rides to the doctor or just talking. Details: 810-257-
3769 or email@example.com. The Great Lakes Bio-regional Land
Conservancy is looking for members. Cost is $15 per person or $25 per family. Details: www.glblc.org. THIRD TUESDAYS Alzheimer’s Blanket Project meets in the conference room of financial Advisor Brian Hurst,
3056 Davison Rd, Ste. 3 in Lapeer. Details:
Lorraine Suva, 810-688-4283 FIRST SATURDAYS Alzheimer’s Blanket Project meets in the conference room of financial advisor Brian Hurst,
3056 Davison Rd, Ste. 3 in Lapeer every third
Tuesday. Details: Lorraine Suva, 810-688-428 Volunteers needed for the North Branch museum to work Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Details/sign-up: 810-688-3481. Growth and Opportunity is accepting donation of gently used items for its continuous indoor sale. G&O is a non-profit organization that works with developmentally disabled adults.
Drop off donations Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the building, 525 S. Court St. Details:
Karen, 810-664-8504 ext. 309 or www.goinc.org. Start a 4-H club! Adult volunteers are needed to work with 4-H youth in clubs covering any are of interest. Training and support provided.
Details: 810-667-0343. Paradise Animal Rescue is looking for donations, wet dog/cat food, scoopable cat litter, catnip mousse, cat nail trimmers, paper towel manila file folders. Call 810-793-5683. Loving Hands clinic needs volunteers to help with the clinic’s patients. Currently, they need doctors, nurses and dentists and dental hygienists to volunteer a few hours a month.
Details: Cathy Johnson, 810-667-8933. The Senior Companion Program needs senior to volunteer 20 or more hours a week to help adults ages 21 and up with an identified special need. Seniors may help with light shopping, bills, preparing and sharing meals, rides to the doctor or just talking. Details: 810-257-
3769 or firstname.lastname@example.org.