In brief

LWV— Flint 100th Birthday Gala

FLINT — The League of Women Voters— Flint will host a 100th Birthday celebration on Feb. 14 from 5–8:30 p.m. at the Durant-Dort Carriage Factory Number One Historical Marker, 303 W. Water Street. Limited seats available as we honor our 50 years/plus members and a Making Democracy Work awardee, and officially unveil the bronze busts of the Honoring Heroines and Humanitarians honorees, sculpted by Ms. Jane Trotter and her Flint Institute of Arts’ students. We’ll also enjoy the music of the Royal Garden Trio and have a silent auction! Details/tickets: events/966418313786152 — P.S.

Street light help

GENESEE COUNTY — Do you have a street light out near your house? Consumers Energy has an easy way to fix that! Residents just need an approximate address, intersection or the pole number, and indicate if the light is out (not working), always stays on or is just flickering. Customers can visit: aspx or call 1-800-477-5050 to report the needed repair. — P.S.

Depression/bipolar disorder support group

FLINT/GRAND BLANC — Support group meetings held weekly via an independent affiliate of The Depression and Bi-Polar Support Alliance of Chicago. Second and fourth Thursday of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. at 3600 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, MI 48507 (Dort Mall far right to the back). Details call Chris at 616-745-2672 (between 6-8 p.m.) or visit A faith-based Depression/bipolar disorder support group meets the first and third Thursday of the month from 6:30-8:00 at Holy Family church, 11804 S. Saginaw, Grand Blanc. Details contact Angela at 810-347-4706 or — P.S.

2020 Whaley Bowling Fundraiser

FLINT — B’s Bowling Center, 750 S. Center Rd. hosts Whaley Children’s Center and friends for a bowling fundraiser Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. You are invited to join them for a night of bowling to benefit the Whaley Children’s Center. Tickets are $20 per person and include two games and shoes, one pizza and one pitcher of pop per lane. Check-in is at 6:30 p.m. Details: contact Cat Pace at 810-600-0117 or at — P.S.

Music in the Heart of the City

FLINT — St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw Street, will present the world premiere of Dragonfly, composed by Bill Withem, Feb. 23 at 4 p.m. This performance is a chamber work for flute, percussion/piano performed by Townes Osborn Miller (flute), Carl Angelo (piano), Delaina Oberman (percussion). The music of composer Bill Withem has been performed throughout the Western Hemisphere, with premieres in New York, Los Angeles, and Detroit. Withem composed the score for the Michigan Emmy winning best documentary film in 2013 imported from China. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. — P.S.