CALENDAR of events



Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com 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.

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

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.

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.

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.

LIBRARY

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.


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