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.
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.
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.
Storytime at Montrose Jennings Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Details: 810-639-6388.
SCRAPBOOKING CROP Scrapbooking fun! An eight-foot table is reserved for each person, plus all meals and snacks are included. Vendors, raffles and door prizes. Sign up for Saturday only, or Friday night and Saturday both. Sponsored by the Holy Family Parish Life Committee. The event will take place April 20-21 from 6-9 p.m. April 20 and 9 a.m.- 9 p.m. April 21 at the Father Bush Parish Center, Blanc 110 Bush St., Grand Blanc. Details: Call 810-694-9013 or visit www.holyfamilygrandblanc.org. Cost: $30 for Saturday only, $40 for both days
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: 810-694-9040.
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.
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.
GENEALOGY RESEARCH TRIP The Flint Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogy research trip to the Allen County Public Library in Ft. Wayne, IN. This archive is the best research center east of the Mississippi River. The bus will be leaving Flint at 7 a.m. on April 24 and returning about midnight on the 25th. The fare is $35 for society members and $40 for non society members. Details: 810-655-4957.
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.
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.
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 Membership Craig Kelley at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.