In brief

Hats, handbags, and Herstory!

FLINT — Wear your best hat and join Genesee Community Health Center for our premier Women’s Enrichment and Engagement Series, Hat’s Handbags and HerStory–The Perception of Beauty. Held April 6, at the Northbank Center, 432 N. Saginaw St. at 11 a.m. This fun-filled afternoon features: a Fashion Show presented by Macy’s and the Pink Poodle Dress Lounge, lunch, Afternoon Tea, make-up artists, fashion stylist and an insightful panel discussion, with subject matter experts, tackling the perception and influence of beauty and the impact that it has on the greater society, namely women and girls. Details and tickets ($35) at Event supports programs at the Genesee Community Health Center assisting low income and homeless people with food, clothing and patient appreciation events. — P.S.

Kettering history featured

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 Greg M. Miller who will present on the Kettering University Centennial Celebration on Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. He will provide great insight on 100-year-old history of what began as the Flint School of Automotive Trade in October 14, 1919. 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.

Black Violin

FLINT —Two performances by Black Violin will be held at the Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Friday, April 26 at 8 p.m. and Saturday April 27 at 2 p.m. Back by overwhelming demand, Black Violin is led by classically trained string players Wil B. (viola) and Kev Marcus (violin). Joining them onstage are DJ SPS and drummer Nat Stokes. The band uses their unique blend of classical and hip-hop music to overcome stereotypes while encouraging people of all ages, races, and economic backgrounds to join together to break down cultural barriers. Tickets start at $27, Genesee County Residents save 30 percent. Details/tickets: events/1167359723420277/? — P.S.

DAR to hold ceremony

FLINT — The Daughters of the American Revolution will mark the grave of a Revolutionary War solider on May 11 at 11 a.m. in Glenwood Cemetery, located at 2500 W. Court Street. The Sons of the American Revolution will also participate and a small reception will follow. The ceremony will feature cannons being fired, a presentation of the colors and a sword salute, a biography of Charles Stewart and a poem. — P.S.

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