In brief

Denim & Diamonds 2019

FLINT — Voices for Children Advocacy Center (VCAC) hosts Denim and Diamonds, Nov. 1 from 6–11 p.m. at the Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Drive. Join us for our 3rd annual Denim & Diamonds Event sponsored by Pure Bliss Salon & Spa to help prevent child abuse and neglect in Genesee County. This year’s theme is Our Kids Rock! Join us for a silent auction, performances by talented local youth, a karate expo, youth dancers, a gift-card-wall, excellent food and drinks and so much more. Tickets: weiss-child-advocacy-center/item/denim-diamonds ticket — P.S.

Fashion Show

FLINT — The members of PEO Chapter CW/ FN (Philanthropic Educational Organization) of Grand Blanc will be hosting a fashion show/ luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Nov. 2 at the Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Drive. Fashions will be shown from Just Julie’s of Flushing, Kim Rose of Grand Blanc and Marta’s of Holly. This fundraiser supports various PEO loans, grants, scholarships and Cottey College—helping women further their education. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling Sally Walker 810-694-4902. — P.S.

Food Give-away

FLINT — The Flint Muslim Food Pantry at Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience, 4800 S. Saginaw St., hosts their monthly food give away on Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. Second Saturday every month until noon. All people served. Details: events/574950259643858 — P.S.

Catholic Charities fundraiser

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Catholic Charities of Flint and Owosso host the Chair-ity Fundraising Gala Nov. 9 from 6–11 p.m. at Genesys Banquet Center, 805 Health Park Blvd. Pull up a chair… and join us for a fabulous meal, live auction and inspiring stories of hope, healing and lives changed with the help of Catholic Charities and people just like you. Unique chairs designed by local groups, artists and students from Catholic schools, to be auctioned off. Juried by the Greater Flint Arts Council the top 15 chairs will be in the live auction, other chairs in the silent auction. $100 per person includes being automatically entered into the Answered Prayers Superdraw which is a $100 ticket equal to one opportunity to win up to $4,000 in cash prizes or one of four lesser prizes. Tickets and other details: P.S.

Fall Cooking with Kids classes

FLINT — Classes will take place at the Flint Children’s Museum. Pre-registration is required for this free, hands-on program which teaches families to make healthy food choices while learning to cook fresh, affordable recipes from diverse cultural traditions. Upcoming sessions all classes 5:30 to 7 p.m.; Tuesdays Nov. 12th to Dec. 3rd, and Thursdays Nov. 21 through Dec. 19. Register by phone at 810-232-2228 or visit P.S.