CALENDAR of events



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ART/THEATRE

THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPT. 22- SEPT. 25 Animals Out of Paper, a play about three origami artists, at the UM-Flint Black Box Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday- Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunnday. Tickets are $10. Details: 810-237-6520.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22 Brad Garrett, known for his role as Robert in CBS’s series “Everybody Loves Raymond,” performs stand-up comedy at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $19 – $49. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 25 The Glass Castle performance based on the New York Time’s best selling novel The Glass Castle at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7 p.m. Performance by The American Place Theatre’s Literature to Life Arts Education Program. Cost is $30. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237- 7333.

FRIDAY, DEC. 9 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 Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 W. Thirteen Mile, Beverly Hills. Cost is $10 for students, $12 for seniors and $16 for everyone else. Details/Purchase tickets: 248-559-2095.

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

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.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22 Apple Crafts from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Taste and vote for your favorite apples and make apple stamps. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810- 767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Fossil Find from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for fossils in the sandbox. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Tessellation Station from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Explore how different shapes fit together perfectly. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 23 Apple Crafts from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Taste and vote for your favorite apples and make apple stamps. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810- 767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Leaf Rubbing from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Bring in your favorite leaf or leaves to make a leaf rubbing to take home. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Fossil Find from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for fossils in the sandbox. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Bubble-ology from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Experiment with the shapes, sizes and longevity of bubbles. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810- 767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 Found Art Day from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Create an art project using peices from “Take apart Tuesday” and the “this is really cool looking” box. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767- 5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Fossil Find from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for fossils in the sandbox. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27 Take apart Tuesday from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Learn to use tools and tool safety by taking apart unusable devices. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Treasure Hunt from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for shiny treasure in the sand box and exchange it for prizes. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28 Build a Car from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave, Flint. Build a vehicle to take home and race using plasitc bottles, wooden dowels and other circular objects. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Treasure Hunt from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for shiny treasure in the sand box and exchange it for prizes. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29 Build a Car from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Build a vehicle to take home and race using plasitc bottles, wooden dowels and other circular objects. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Treasure Hunt from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for shiny treasure in the sand box and exchange it for prizes. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Bubble-ology from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Experiment with the shapes, sizes and longevity of bubbles. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810- 767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 30 Found Art Day from noon-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Create an art project using peices from “Take apart Tuesday” and the “this is really cool looking” box. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767- 5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Treasure Hunt from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for shiny treasure in the sand box and exchange it for prizes. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Bug Hunts from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Search for big plastic bugs in Sproutside. Museum admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org.

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.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, OCT. 28 & 29 St. John’s Scrapbooking Marathon from 4-10 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, Parish Hall, 450 N. Dayton St., Davison. Cost is $20 Friday, $40 Saturday and $55 both days for parishioners and $30 Friday, $50 Saturday and $75 both days for non-parishioners. Meals and door prizes included. Proceeds benefit the St. John’s Mom’s Club, the St. John’s Pre-School program and CURED, an organization for children with Eosinophilic disorders. Registration required by Oct. 1. Details/Registration: Jen Auger at 810-265-3440 or jenauger@charter.net.

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.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27 Debt Relief Seminar, presented by Genessee District Libraries and Moran Law Offices at the Genessee Valley Center Library, 3293 S. Linden, Sears Wing, Flint, from 6:30-8:15 p.m. Details: Trent Smiley at 810-230-9613, Ryan Moran at 810-471-4113, 248-246-6536, www.thegdl.org or www.moranlawoffice.com.

TUESDAY, OCT. 4 Debt Relief Seminar, presented by Genessee District Libraries and Moran Law Offices at Flint Township McCarty Library, 2071 S. Graham, Flint, from 6-8 p.m. Details: Trent Smiley at 810-230- 9613, Ryan Moran at 810-471-4113, 248-246- 6536, www.thegdl.org or www.moranlawoffice.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 14 Red Masquerade Ball, sponsored by LINK Community Arts and Wellness Services, at The Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway Centre, Flint, from 8 p.m.-1 a.m. People are encouraged to come in masks and costumes for the fashion, music and community awareness event. Highlights include a silent auction, centerpieces designed by local business owners and images of HIV positive residents of Genessee County from the Photo Voice Project. Tickets are $20 for one in advance, $30 for two or $25 per person at the door. Details: Leigh Langston at 810- 232-0888 ext. 204 or llangston@wellnessaids.org or Teresa Springer at 810-232-0888 ext. 202 or tspringer@wellnessaids.org.

CONCERTS

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 The Bacon Brothers performing folk, rock, soul and country music at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $19 – $39. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 The Midtown Men with music that defined the 1960s at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $19 – $49. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 Chris Isaak, two time Grammy® Award-nominee, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $25 – $59. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810- 237-7333.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 Holiday Pops at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 – $32. The Flint Symphony Orchestra performs carols. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SUNNDAY, DECEMBER 18 Holiday Pops at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 3 p.m. Cost is $10 – $32. The Flint Symphony Orchestra performs carols. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 & THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012 Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25 – $48. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012 The Official Blues Brothers Revue at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $19 – $39. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012 Leahy, fiddle-driven music, dance and vocals, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $15 – $35. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810- 237-7333.

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

MONDAYS (SEPT. 12-26) Storytime with Miss Katrina at 10:30 a.m. at Headquarters Library, 4195 W. Pasadena Ave., Flint. For ages 2-5. Details: 810-732-0110.

MONDAYS (SEPT. 12-OCT. 17) Storytime with Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m. at the Flushing Area Library, 120 N. Maple St., Flushing. For ages 2-3. Details: 810-659-9755. Storytime with Miss Susan at 11:30 a.m. at the Flushing Area Library, 120 N. Maple St., Flushing. For ages 3-5. Details: 810-659-9755.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 Marker Robots at Headquarters Library, G-4195 W. Pasadena, Flint, at 3:30 p.m. Create a marker robot that draws circle and odtted lines. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810- 732-0110 or www.thedgl.org.

MONDAYS (SEPT. 26-OCT. 31) Storytime with Miss Carol at 10 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 2-3. Registration required.

Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 11 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 1 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

SECOND MONDAYS Coupon Club at Buton Memorial Library, G-4012 E. Atherton Rd., Burton, at 3 p.m. Details: 810-742- 0674.

TUESDAYS (SEPT. 13-OCT. 11) Storytime with Miss Susan at 10:30 a.m. at the Clio Area Library, G-2080 W. Vienna Rd., Clio. For children ages 2-3. Details: 810-686-7130. Storytime with Miss Susan at 11:30 a.m. at the Clio Area Library, G-2080 W. Vienna Rd., Clio. For children ages 3-5. Details: 810-686-7130.

TUESDAYS (SEPT. 13-NOV. 29) 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.

THURSDAYS (SEPT. 8-NOV. 17) Adult Craft at 3 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639- 6388.

SECOND WEDNESDAYS Book Discussion Group at 6 p.m. at Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison. Details/Book titles: 810-653-2022.

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.

FRIDAYS (SEPT. 30-OCT. 28) Storytime with Miss Carol at 10 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 2-3. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 11 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 1 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

SATURDAYS (SEPT. 24-OCT. 8) Superhero Storytime at the Mt. Morris Library, 685 Van Buren Ave., Mt. Morris, at noon. For ages 2-5. Details: 810-686-6120.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 22 Non-Fiction Book Club at 6:30 p.m. at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton. Details: 810-629-7612. Computer Basics class at 6:45 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 Marker Robots at 1 p.m. at Mt. Morris Library, 685 Van Buren Ave., Mt. Morris. Create a marker robot that draws circles and dotted lines. For ages 6-12. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810- 686-6120 or www.thegdl.org. R2K Rockets at 3 p.m. at the Fenton Winegarden Library Children’s Center, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton. For ages 6-12. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-714-0917 or www.thegdl.org. Friends of the Montrose Jennings Library Plant Exchange at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose, from 8-11 a.m. Bring dug up garden extras, such as hostas, foxgloves, daisies, etc, to swap. Details: 810-639-6388. Friends of the Forest Township Library Book Sale at the Forest Township Libary, 123 W. Main St., Otisville, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: 810-631- 6330. R2K Rockets at 11 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Build and launch an air pressure powered rocket. For ages 6-12. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 25 Big Band Memories at 2 p.m. at the Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison. Details: 810- 653-2022.

MONDAY, SEPT. 26 The How to of Writing Scholarship Essays at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

TUESDAY, SEPT. 27 Computer Basics Class at the Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison, at 6:45 p.m. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810- 653-2022.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 29 computer Basics Class at the Genesee Township Johnson Memorial Library, 7397 N. Genesee Rd., Genesee, at 6:45 p.m. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-640-1410. Sharpen your Interviewing Skills at 2 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-230-3340 or www.thegdl.org. Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

MONDAY, OCT. 3 The How to of Writing Scholarship Essays at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

MONDAY, OCT. 17 The How to of Writing Scholarship Essays at 6:30 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAY, OCT. 27 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAY, NOV. 17 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAY, DEC. 29 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

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.

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.

LAST THURSDAYS GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club meeting, 7 p.m., at the Swartz Creek Senior Center. Details: 810-635-3569.

SATURDAY, OCT. 22 Steve Luxenberg, author o Annie’s Ghosts, speaks at the Flint Geneaologic Society meeting at 1 p.m. at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint, in room 205. Details: Judy at 810-655-4957.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 6 Flint Genealogical Society meeting at 7 p.m. at the Burton Senior Citizens Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse, Flint. Details: 810-655-4957.

NIGHT LIFE

WEDNESDAYS Duffy Connolly every Wednesday 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.

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.

SENIORS

MONDAYS Beginner line dancing at 9 a.m.; pool and advance line dancing at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program (reservations required) at noon; and shuffleboard at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. 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 Armchair exercise and pool at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program at noon; and bingo at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. 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 Pinochle at 9:30 a.m.; armchair exercise at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program at noon; meeting and presentation at 12:45 p.m.; bingo at 1 p.m.; clogging at 3 p.m.; and euchre at 6 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. 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 Beginning line dancing at 9 a.m.; advanced line dancing and pool at 10 a.m.; blood pressure clinic at 10:30 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program at noon; bridge at 12:30 p.m.; euchre and Wii bowling at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. 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 Biggest loser support group at 9:15 a.m.; armchair exercise and pool at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program at noon; bid euchre at 1 p.m.; and evening dance at 6 p.m. (cost is $5) at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. 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. 4th of July Bash from 4-6:30 p.m. at Grand Blanc Senior Center, 12632 Pagels Dr., Grand Blanc. Admission is $8. Performances by Jim and Betty Hedrich, variety band, and a light lunch provided. Details: 810-695-3202 or 810-659-2240.

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.

SPORTING EVENTS

SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 Mid Michigan Derby Girls roller derby game at Skateland Arena, 8460 N. Dort Hwy # G, Mount Morris, at 7 p.m. Tickets are $6 in advance, $8 at the door and 12 and under are free. Deatils: 810- 938-3894.

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.

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 hangups 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. 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.spirituality. meetup.com/ 432, Connie at 248- 627-2841 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. Details: 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, paper towel and toilet paper rolls, sunglasses, hats, wool sweaters and scarves. Details: Teneisha Calhoun, Marketing Assistant, at 810.249.3827 or e-mail tcalhoun@gcparks.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 seniors 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 scpflint@aol.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 Book donation drop offs taken at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint, from 10 a.m.- noon. Details: www.fpl. info or 810-232-7111.


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