In brief

Tai Chi classes

FLINT — Free introductory Tai Chi class at McLaren Hospitality House, G-3170 Beecher Rd. Open to the public, this free intro class will be held Jan. 31 and Feb. 2 at 9:30 a.m. Regular classes will begin on Feb. 7 from 9:30 to 10:15 a.m. Classes are taught by a certified Tai Chi instructor. Benefits of Tai Chi may include reduced pain, improved balance, decreased stress and improved blood pressure. Join us and see what Tai Chi can do for you. — P.S.

Special Olympics Polar Plunge

FENTON — The annual Polar Plunge benefiting Special Olympic athletes is upon us again. The fundraising event takes pledges from the public and promises of fundraisers to make the plunge into Lake Fenton in the very coldest part of the year. Always a fun event, don’t miss out on your chance to watch these daring divers on Feb. 2 from 10 – 3 p.m. at Fenton Moose Lodge, 2245 Sonora Dr. You can register as a team or individual at: https:// www.firstgiving.com/event/polarplunge/Fenton19 If you’re not able to attend you can donate to the cause at that link as well. Eight teams are currently signed up and all vie for the craziest outfit of the year in what is sure to be a breathtaking experience for all! Details: www.facebook.com/ events/2238090683146090/ — P.S.

Murder Mystery Dinner

MT. MORRIS — The Genesee County Agricultural Society presents a Murder Mystery Dinner, Feb. 8, “Murder in The French Quarter”. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner served at 6:30 p.m. at the Mount Morris Masonic Lodge, 810 North Street. Arrive early to catch the suspects and win prizes! Bar, silent auction, semi-casual attire. Dinner will be Chicken Tchoupitoulas with Béarnaise sauce, Barbeque shrimp, Mambo meatballs, mixed green salad, red beans and rice, Kickin’ collard greens, Bananas Foster, Pecan pie, chocolate mousse, and more! Tickets $30 at: gcf.org/store/viewitem.php?productid=6 P.S.

Last Draw Reverse Raffle

FENTON — Whaley Children’s Center hosts the Last Draw Reverse Raffle Feb. 9, from 6–10 p.m. at the Fenton Moose Lodge, 2245 Sonora Drive. Join them for a night of dinner, auctions and a chance to win a variety of prizes including $2,000! Tickets are $50 and all proceeds benefit Whaley Children’s Center. Tickets: whaleychildren.ejoinme.org/lastdraw Details: www.facebook.com/ events/418977632260903/ — P.S.

A Furr-iffic fundraiser

FLINT — Los Gatos Foster Animals Cat Rescue will host their fifth annual bowling fundraiser event Feb. 10 from 2:30 – 5:30 p.m.at B’s Bowling Center, 750 S. Center Road. If you want to have fun while helping our rescue kitties, then join us for this furr-iffic fundraiser. $20 gets you two games with shoe rental and pizza with pop (per lane). It’s a great time and helps our rescue! Bring your friends together and make a team of 4-5! There will also be a 50/50 raffle and silent auction. If you have any like-new items you’re willing to donate, please let us know. Tickets and details at: www.facebook.com/events/2178239485722267 P.S.

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