CALENDAR of events



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ART/THEATRE

TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2012

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, 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.

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.

Uncommon Wednesdays looking for help with homework, an informal dinner wiht friends, Bible study or an indoor volleyball game.Come to Grand Blanc United Methodist Church, 515 Bush Ave., Grand Blanc from 5:30-8 p.m. is from 6-7:30 p.m. Details/registration: 810-265-6886.

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.

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.

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

Grand Blanc City Farmers Market on Grand Boulevard from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: www.cityofgrandblanc.com or 810-694-1118.

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.

Time Bank Public Forum at the Grand Blanc Senior Community Center, 12632 Pagels Dr., Grand Blanc at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810-695-0517, Tom. Toohey@live.com or www.GrumlawMichigan.org.

Grand Blanc Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at 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.

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.alanon.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

Al-Anon meeting, 10:30 a.m., at St. Bartholomew Church, 9252 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek. Teens over age 13 are welcome. Meetings focus on growing up with the effects of alcoholism.

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. Childcare is available from 7-9 p.m. Details: 80-715-2600.

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.


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