In brief

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 Street. The next movie is: 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, children are FREE (shown at checkout online). Limit 4 child tickets per 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, December 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 December 24. Remember the holidays, mail early. After that date, registrants must pay the Late Registration fee. Race day registration begins at 9:00AM 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.

New Years downtown

FLINT — Flinttown Countdown to 2019 – Mega New Years Eve Party

A New Years Eve Mega Party will be held Monday, Dec. 31, from 8 p.m.-2 a.m. at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. 1st Street. $45.00 per person, All Access (all rooms & balcony) includes party favors, two balloon drops at midnight, champagne toast, pizza buffet 11 p.m.- 1 a.m., two entertainment stages, Glo Bar, 3 cash bars. VIP Plus also available $150 (see below – includes dinner for 2). Tickets · $45.-157.03 www.eventbrite.com. Details:www.facebook.com/ events/349562258952281 — P.S.

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