In brief

Thanksgiving Day at The Mounds 2019

MT. MORRIS — Genesee County Mounds ORV Park, 6145 E Mount Morris Rd., hosts the annual ‘Wheeling Against Hunger Canned Food Drive’ sponsored by “What Lies Beyond Jeep Club”, to benefit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (FBEM) Thursday, Nov. 28 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual event has become a charity phenomenon on Thanksgiving Day when hundreds of vehicles line up well before sunris to enjoy time well spent and camaraderie among fellow off roaders. Line-up begins at 6 a.m and the park opens at 8 a.m. FOX 103.9 will broadcast live from 7–9 a.m. and you can visit with Sly the Fox! Don’t forget to bring your non-perishable food items or monetary donations to help the FBEM. Other important details at: events/486459221945619/ — P.S.

St. Paul’s features ‘Music in the Heart of the City’

FLINT — On Dec. 4 at 1 p.m., celebrate the beginning of the Advent season with glorious pipe organ music. With over 80 ranks of pipes the Dalton Memorial Organ at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw Street, visitors can enjoy Nicholas Schmelter’s production of wonderful music with his hands and feet. Schmelter is regarded for his creative programming, symphonic use of the organ, and virtuosic pedal technique. He graduated from Central Michigan University in 2006 with a Master of Music degree in organ performance and is the Artist in Residence at St. Paul’s. There will be a free-will offering at the door. — P.S.

Old Newsboys fundraiser

FLINT — Luigi’s & El Toro Sports Bar host their annual Old Newsboys fundraiser “No Child is Forgotten” on Dec. 4. For only $20 you can have an evening of fun, dinner, music by the Blue Hawaiians (Elvis style) and a chance to put a smile on a child’s face Christmas morning. All $20 donations go 100 percent to the Old Newsboys. Save the date and make your reservations early by calling 810-234-9545. — P.S.

World’s Greatest Office Party

FLINT — The World’s Greatest Office Party, a Whaley Children’s fundraiser will be held Dec. 6 from 7-11:59 p.m. at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Road.

This event is the annual Party for a Purpose. This year’s theme is Fire and Ice. Entertainment includes fire breathers and dancers and you will be surrounded by one of a kind decor such as an ice bar, ice sculptures and even a VIP igloo. Whether you like your drinks flaming or ice cold, this event has something for everyone. With all of this breathtaking entertainment and decor, there is a sponsorship opportunity to fit any business or organization, and much more. 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/details: events/413305139566172/ — P.S.