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.

ART/THEATRE

TUESDAYS Messy Art Tuesdays at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437.

THURSDAYS Music Makers Thursdays at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437.

FRIDAYS Favorite Fridays with Mother Goose at the Flint children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437.

SATURDAY, JULY 14 Magnus, group of 100 young dancers, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Cost is $20. 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.

CHILDREN

MONDAY, JUNE 25 Gordon and friends: Making valuable choices for children ages 2-3 and 3-5 at 11 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library. Registration: 694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Gordon and Friends: Making valuable choices program for children ages 2-3 and 3-5 at 2 p.m. at the Davison Area Library. Registration: 653-2022 or www.thegdl.org

TUESDAY, JUNE 26 Gordon and Friends: Making valuable choices at Genesee Valley Center at 11 a.m., for children ages 2-3 and 3-5. Registration: 732-1822 or www.thegdl.org Straight Ahead, a Grammy-nominated jazz group, in concert at 6:30 p.m. at the Genesee District Library Headquarters library, 4195 W. Pasadena Ave., Flint.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27 Baffling Bill the magician performs at 1 p.m. at Flint Township’s McCarty Library. Registration: 732-9150 or www.thegdl.org. Origami with Ming at 1 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library. Details: 694-5310 or www.thegdl.org Science Alive at 3:30 p.m. at the Goodrich Library. Registration: 636-2489 or www.thegdl.org Origami with Ming at 3:30 p.m. at the Davison Area Library.

THURSDAY, JUNE 28 Learn how to download e-books and more at the Davison Area Library at 2 p.m. and again at 6:30 p.m. You will need your Kindle, Nook, iPod or other digital device, your library card and your access pin number. Registration: Call 653- 2022 or www.thegdl.org

MONDAY, JULY 2 Origami with Ming at Genesee Valley Center at 1 p.m.

MONDAYS-THURSDAYS, JULY 9-AUG. 2 Teenquest, for teens to learn important skills to get and keep a job, at 1 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library. Registration: 810-600-1412.

MONDAY, JULY 9 Animal Encounters at Baker Park Library at 3:30 p.m. Registration: 742-7860 or www.thegdl.org Animal Encounters at Flint Township’s McCarty Library at 1 p.m. Registration: 732-9150 or www.thegdl.org

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11 Animal Encounters at the Davison Area Library at 3:30 p.m. Registration: 653-2022 or www.thegdl.org Animal Encounters at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library at 1 p.m. Registration: 694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

SATURDAY, JULY 14 Bubble Magic at 3:30 p.m. at the Burton Memorial Library. Registration: 742-0674 or www.thegdl.org

MONDAY, JULY 16

Sheila Landis Quartet in concert at the Davison Area Library at 7 p.m. Learn about Henna at the Forest Township Library at 1 p.m. This event is for kids ages 9-17. Learn about henna at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library at 3:30 p.m.

TUESDAY, JULY 17 Watch Martina Hahn speed paint The Lorax at the Davison Area Library at 1 p.m. Registration: 653-2022 or www.thegdl.org

WEDNESDAY, JULY 18 Bubble Magic at the Forest Township library at 4 p.m. Registration Required: Call 631-6330 or go to www.thegdl.org Origami with Ming at 1 p.m. at the Genesee District Library’s headquarters. Origami with Ming at 3:30 p.m. at the Flint Township’s McCarty Library. Registration: 732-9150 or www.thegdl.org

THURSDAY, JULY 19 Teen photography class for kids ages 11-17 at the Flint Township McCarty Library. There are a limited number of cameras available to borrow for he class. To borrow a camera, call 810-230-3327. To register: 732-9150 or www.thegdl.org

FRIDAY, JULY 20 Learn about henna at 3:30 p.m. at the Genesee District Library’s Headquarters. For kids ages 9-17.

MONDAY, JULY 23 Animal Encounters at the Burton Memorial Library at 1 p.m. Registration: 742-0674 or www.thegdl.org Creatures of the Night program at the Davison Area Library at 11 a.m. Registration: 653-2022 or www.thegdl.org Creatures of the Night program at 1 p.m. at the Goodrich Library. Registration: 636-2489 or www.thegdl.org

TUESDAY, JULY 24 Science Alive at the Forest Township Library at 1 p.m. Design your own T-shirt at 3 p.m. at the Flint Township’s McCarty Library, for children ages 6-17 years old. Bring your own shirt to decorate. Registration: 732-9150 or www.thegdl.org

WEDNESDAY, JULY 25 Antique Book cake design with Chef Michelle Bommarito at the Baker Park Library at 11 a.m. Registration: 742-7860 or www.thegdl.org Creatures of the Night program program at 1 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library. Antique Book cake design with Chef Michelle Bommarito at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library. Registration: 694-5310 or www.thegdl.org

MONDAY, JULY 30 Bubble Magic at 1 p.m. at the Baker Park Library. Registration: 742-7860 or www.thegdl.org

TUESDAY, JULY 31 Boogie, Beehives and Beyond concert at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library.

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: 810-694-9040.

FIRST SATURDAYS Scrapbooking at Unitarian Universalist Church of Flint, 2474

S. Ballenger Hwy., Flint. Cost is $10 and includes an 8-foot table and chair. Details/registration: Carrie Hoffman, 810- 424-0294.

SATURDAY, JUNE 16 Calvarymen Quartet performance featuring the Gospelmen at South Flint Nazarene Church, 4075 E. Atherton Rd., at 6 p.m. Details: 810-412-8711 or www.calvarymen.com.

COMMUNITY

MONDAYS-WEDNESDAYS 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.

MONDAYS Sweet Adelines rehearsals from 7-10 p.m. at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Details: 810-742-0977 or www.songofthelakes. webs.com.

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.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, THROUGH AUG. 17 Summer Day Camp at the Salvation Army Flint Citadel Corps, 211W. Kearsley St., Flint from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Cost is $60/week for the first child, $35/week for the second and $15 for each additional child. Details: 810-232- 2199 ext. 203. Summer Day Camp at the Salvation Army Beecher Corps, 1475 Coldwater Rd., Flint from 8:30 a.m-3 p.m. Cost is $20 for one child, $30 for 2, and $40 for 3 or more. Details: 810-789-4003 or 810-625-7268.

SUNDAY, JULY 29 Polish Festival featuring The Kielbasa Kings and 8 Pan Franek and the Polka Towners, along with games, dancing, raffles and more. Festivities are from noon-9 p.m. at PLAV Post 8, G-4323 W. Carpenter Rd., Flint. Cost is $8 per person, $15 per couple. Kids 12 and under enter free. Details: 810-610- 2401 or plavpost8@hotmail.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

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.

SATURDAYS IN JUNE Davison Area Library accepting donations of used books from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

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 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. Greater Davison Area Toastmasters Club meetings from 7- 8:15 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian, 8192 Davison Rd., Davison. Details: Ryan Edwards, 810-614-0233 or greatdavison. freetoasthost.org.

THIRD MONDAYS Grand Blanc Living Historical Society meeting at Grand Blanc City Hall, 203 E. Grand Blanc Rd., at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810-695-5724.

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. Meeting of the Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus at Courtland Center from 7-9:30 p.m. Performers meet three doors from the main enterance on the Court Street side of the mall. New singers welcome. 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.

FIRST TUESDAYS (EXCEPT JULY AND AUGUST) Flint Genealogical Society metings at the Burton Senior Citizens Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse, Burton, at 7 p.m. Details: 810-655-4957

FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAYS American Heritage girls Troop Meetings at Bristol Road Church of Christ, 1315 W. Bristol Rd, Flint from 5:30 – 7:15 p.m. Details: 810-471-2044 or www.ahgflint.org.

WEDNESDAYS Taking Off Pounds Sensibly weight loss support group from 9:30-11 a.m. at South Mundy United Methodist Church, 10018 S. Linden Rd., Grand Blanc. Cost is $5 per week. Details: Glenda, 810-655-6282.


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