In brief

World’s Greatest Office Party

FLINT —The World’s Greatest Office Party, a Whaley Children’s fundraiser will be held Dec. 7 from 7-11:59 p.m. at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Road.

This event is presented by Bossman Construction Co. LLC the theme is Vegas Night. Party for a purpose with live entertainment, a casino gaming area, a chance to get your picture with Elvis at the chapel, and much more. Be sure to stop at the oxygen bar, too! General admission tickets get you onto the main floor. VIP tickets will give you access to the suites. Drinks will be included in the price of VIP tickets. Tickets at: whaleychildren.ejoinme.org Details: www.facebook.com/events/312677812854007/ P.S.

Holiday movie series

FLINT — The Capitol Theatre and The Whiting will host a series of holiday movies shown from 7:30– 9:30 p.m. at the theater, 140 E. 2nd St. beginning with The Year Without A Santa Claus: Dec 8, 2 p.m.; Elf: Dec. 14; It’s A Wonderful Life: Dec 20, 7:30 p.m. Buy online, in person, or call 810-237-7333. Tickets are $5 for Adults and children are FREE (shown at checkout online). Limit 4 child tickets per one adult ticket. Tickets: tickets.thewhiting.com/single/ EventListing.aspx — P.S.

2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Lifelong Learning office announces the 2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series. The next program in the line-up is: Dr. Chris Flores & Kenneth Charles Briggs will present on the “Opioid Crisis,” Friday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. Dr. Chris Flores is the former Vice President of Health Integration for Sacred Heart Rehabilitation and is a current board member of the greater Flint Health Coalition. This life story of Kenneth Briggs highlights the difficulties of being born into a home filled with drug and alcohol activity. This series especially designed for senior citizens, but is open to everyone runs through May. Tickets $10 in advance/$20 at the door includes continental breakfast at 9 a.m. prior to each lecture, plus door prizes. To make reservations, call 810-762-0960. — P.S.

Jump start your New Year’s resolutions

FLINT — Bauman’s Running and Walking Shop hosts a New Year’s Resolution 8K Run & 5K Run/ Walk, Dec. 31, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Flint YMCA, 411 E. 3rd Street. Early bird tickets now $10 at werunthistown.com/products/new-years-resolution Both races begin and end at the YMCA lots of free parking available!

Course is 100% paved, along residential streets in Pierce Park and East Village area. The course is accurately measured although not certified. Individual miles will be marked if weather permits. Early Registration ends Dec. 24. Remember the holidays, mail early. After that date, registrants must pay the Late Registration fee. Race day registration begins at 9 a.m. inside the YMCA. Mail or drop off entries to Bauman’s Running & Walking Shop, 1473 W Hill Road, Flint, MI 48507 Please make checks payable to: Charity Race. Other details: 810-238-5981. Race proceeds support Crim Training Program Scholarships to spread the joy and health of Running and Walking! www.facebook.com/ events/412165915985493/ — P.S.

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