CALENDAR of events




The Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., has face painting in the Sproutside area.

The Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., has face painting in the Sproutside area.

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 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, OCT. 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, OCT. 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. AUDITIONS THURSDAY, AUG. 25 The Outsiders staged reading auditions with the Flint Youth

Theatre in the Flint Cultural Center, 1220 E. Kearsley St., rom

6:30-8:30 p.m. Check in begins at 6 p.m. Open to students grade 7 and up. Auditioners must wear a loose shirt, sweat pants, tennis shoes and have hair tied back. No skirts, jeans or head coverings. Details: 810-237-1530 or

FlintYouthTheatre.org. 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, AUG. 18 Flint Fire Department “Smoke House”to help teach children about fire safety at the Flint Children’s Museum,

1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Veggie Stamping at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Bubble-ology in Sproutside at the Flint Children’s Museum,

1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint. Make, play and experiment with different sized bubbles. Sproutside hours are 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Treasure Hunt at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. FRIDAY, AUG. 19 Create a Fossil at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Stomp Rockets at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Face Painting in Sproutside at the Flint Children’s Museum,

1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint. Sproutside hours are 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. FRIDAY-SUNDAY, AUG. 19-21 Day Out With Thomas at Crossroads

Village and Huckleberry Railroad, 6140

Bray Road, Flint, from 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Activities include a 40-minute train ride, an opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, storytelling, live music and more.

Tickets are $18 plus tax. Details: 1-866-

468-7630, www.ticketweb.com/ thomas. html or geneseecountyparks.org. SATURDAY, AUG. 20 Kid’s Crafts from 11 a.m.-noon at Buron

Memorial Library, 4012 E. Atherton Rd.,

Burton. For children 3 years and older.

Registration required.

Details/Registration: 810-742-0674. Cool Water Games at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint.

Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Sand Stars at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint.

Create sand stars from cardboard, glue, sand and seashells. Museum hours are

10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $6. Details:

810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Stomp Rockets at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint.

Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. TUESDAY, AUG. 23 Veggie Stamping at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Paper Airplanes in Sproutside at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint. Sproutside hours are 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-

5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Flower Baskets in Sproutside at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint. Select plants and flowers to create a flower basket. Sproutside hours are 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. WEDNESDAY, AUG. 24 Create a Fossil at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Stomp Rockets at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Fitness Day at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. THURSDAY, AUG. 25 Darren “Bugs” Bagley will bring a bucket full of bugs from the Flint River to the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Face Painting in Sproutside at the Flint Children’s Museum,

1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint. Sproutside hours are 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. FRIDAY, AUG. 26 Sand Stars at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Create sand stars from cardboard, glue, sand and seashells. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Bubble-ology in Sproutside at the Flint Children’s Museum,

1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint. Make, play and experiment with different sized bubbles. Sproutside hours are 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Treasure Hunt at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Sensory Snoop in Sproutside at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint. Identify things experienced through the five senses. Sproutside hours are 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-

5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. FRIDAY-SUNDAY, AUG. 26-28 Day Out With Thomas at Crossroads Village and

Huckleberry Railroad, 6140 Bray Road, Flint, from 8 a.m.-

6:30 p.m. Activities include a 40-minute train ride, an opportunity to meet Sir Topham Hatt, storytelling, live music and more. Tickets are $18 plus tax. Details: 1-866-

468-7630, www.ticketweb.com/ thomas. html or geneseecountyparks.org. SATURDAY, AUG. 27 Veggie Stamping at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. TUESDAY, AUG. 30 Homemade Fingerpaints & Make a Mini Mural at the Flint

Children’s Museum, 1602 W. Universtiy Ave., Flint.

Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $6. Details:

810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Stomp Rockets at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Admission is $6. Details: 810-767-5437 or www.flintchildrensmuseum.org. Fitness Day at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W.

Universtiy Ave., Flint. Museum hours are 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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. TUESDAY, AUG. 30 Sister Circle, women’s study group, kickoff dinner at First

Congregational Church, 6494 S. Belsay Rd., Grand Blanc, at 6:30 p.m. Details: www.uccgrandblanc.org or Jamie Z at

810-695-1967 or jamielzann@yahoo.com. 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. THURSDAY, AUG. 25 Debt Relief Seminar, presented by Genessee District

Libraries and Moran Law Offices at McFarlen Library, 515

Perry, Grand Blanc, from 6-7 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. SATURDAY & SUNDAY, AUG. 27-28 Summer Faire at Heavenly Scent Herb Farm, 13730 White

Lake Rd., Fenton, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday and

11 a.m.-5 p.m. on Sunday. Festival includes gardening advice, learning about herbs, and over 48 artisans.

Admission is $2. Details: www.heavenlyscentherbfarm.com or Kathy Mathews at

810-629-9208. SUNDAY, AUG. 28 Introduction to Meditation class from 5-8:30 p.m. at the

Life Enrichment Center, 2512 S. Dye Rd., Flint. Cost is

$10, and advanced registration is advised.

Details/Registration: 810-820-8949. TUESDAY, SEPT. 13 Perennial exchange hosted by the Goodrich Garden Club at 6 p.m. sharp at the Reid Elementary School playground, past the bus garage, 7501 Erie St., Goodrich.

Arrive early to look over the plants and ask questions.

Details: Kathy Adair, 810-636-4011 or Sue Monczunski,

810-577-3509. Debt Relief Seminar, presented by Genessee District

Libraries and Moran Law Offices at Headquarters Library,

4195 W. Pasadena, Flint, from 6:30-7:30 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. CONCERTS FRIDAY, AUG. 19 Motown Classics, featuring the Flint Symphony Orchestra with Sonny Turner in downtown Flint on N. Saginaw St. in front of the Pavillion at 6:30 p.m. Rain location is U of MFlint Recreation Center, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint.

Sponsored by the University of Michigan-Flint. Details: www.MusicintheParks.US, 810-238-1350, 810-237-3112 or phowe@thefim.org. THURSDAY, AUG. 25 Four Shillings Short, a group of 21st century bards performing on over 30 world instruments, at Flint Folk Music

Society House in the Dryden Building, 601 S. Saginaw St.

#215, Flint, from 7-9:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Details: 810-309-

3951 or www.flintfolkmusic.org. FRIDAY, OCT. 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, NOV. 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.


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