Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop
FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present the Indi-Grace Rock Harvest, featuring The Hangers On, Lifted, Last Born Legend, Avenue Sky and Mindflaw, on Oct. 14. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show. A Benefit for Emma will be held Oct. 15 featuring Tripp N Dixie, Dowseed, Trip Wire and All for the Cause. Oct. 7. A $5 donation is asked for at the door, $7 for under 21. Additional donations for 2-year-old Emma Moorman, who is suffering from leukemia, are appreciated. Disposable Society will hold its CD release show, with special guests Get Home Safe and As The World Burns, on Oct. 21. This is a low dough show. For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall (810-743-0330), Strange Daze Tattoos in Davison, High Octane in Fenton or at the club during business hours. Low Dough Shows are always at the door only. Details: Call 715-2650. — G.G.
Cultural Center celebrates with a free Street Party
FLINT — The Flint Cultural Center is hosting a free street party on Oct. 15, from 1-3 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the Kearsley Streetscape project. All members of the media and general public are invited to attend this free event. A ribbon cutting ceremony with local dignitaries will kick off
the family street party at 1 p.m., followed by a range of activities including; a stilt walker from Michigan’s official stilt walking troupe “High 5 Guys,” magician “The Amazing Clark,” tap dance display by TAPOLOGY, music by “Jazz on wheels” as well as arts, crafts and games provided by the Flint Cultural Center, Applewood and the Flint Public Library. Thanks to a grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation and the Michigan Department of Transportation, many improvements have been made to Kearsley Street, the quarter-mile area between Walnut Street and Crapo Street. The project improves the light, pedestrian safety, traffic flow and overall aesthetics of the Flint Cultural Center. Details: Contact Sarah Dunne at email@example.com or call 810-237-5193 or visit www.flintculturalcenter.org. — G.G.
The FCP hosts annual Halloween Costume Bazaar
FLINT TWP. — The Flint Community Players Annual Halloween Costume Bazaar will be held Oct. 14-16, 21-23 and 28-30 at the FCP Theater, 2462 South Ballenger Hwy. (South of Miller Road behind Kmart) The bazaar features costume rentals for a fee of $35 and a deposit of $50. The bazaar will be from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. on the days listed. Returns will be taken at any of the above times or Nov. 5-6, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. FCP is offering these costumes for rental only, items are not for sale. They do not rent: children’s costumes, wigs, masks, jewelry and furs. Details: Call 810-235-6963. — G.G.