In brief

Family Day with the Flint Symphony Orchestra

FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra and Flint Institute of Music host the excitement of live classical music at Family Day with the Flint Symphony Orchestra on Jan. 11 at 1 p.m. and Jan. 12, at 3 p.m. at The Whiting, 1241 East Kearsley Street. Pre-concert Activities at 1 p.m., Matinee Concert at 2 p.m. Attendees can meet FSO musicians, play real orchestra instruments, and go backstage during intermission. This even also features family-friendly program notes and education guide. Seating is limited. All tickets, special price $10. Details: https:// P.S.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute Dinner

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The 41st Annual Citywide Tribute Dinner honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be Jan. 16, at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center, 805 Health Park Blvd. Centered on the theme “Rise to the Challenge . . . if not now, when? ” this year’s keynote address will be given by Janice Ferebee, MSW, a Docent with the National Museum of African American History & Culture in Washington, D.C. The dinner celebration starts at 6 p.m. and is open to the public. Keynote Speaker is Janice Ferebee, MSW, a native New Yorker now living in Washington, D.C., who is an author, consultant, docent, international speaker, and founder/Chief Woman Warrior of Ferebee Enterprises International, (FEI) a global female empowerment enterprise. The event is a fundraiser for the MLK Scholarship Fund which awards two $1000 scholarships to students at one of the sponsoring schools. Tickets are $50 per person. Table sponsorships are available at $500 for a table seating ten. Both may be purchased at or call The Foundation for Mott Community College at 810-762-0425. To order via mail, please make checks payable to the MLK Tribute Dinner and mail to: The Foundation for Mott Community College, 1401 E. Court St., Flint, MI 48503. — P.S.

Flint Multi-Employer Job Fair

FLINT — Industry Specific Staffing hosts a job fair Jan. 21 from 1–7 p.m. at GST Michigan Works, 711 Saginaw Street. This Multi-Employer Job Fair will feature onsite interviews for Substitute Teachers (Daily & Long-Term Positions Available) to service Genesee area schools, plus other employers including First Student Port Huron, Genesee County 911, Soteria Home Health, and AMI Tech. Please bring a copy of your resume and there will be short-form applications available onsite. — P.S.