In brief



Fisher Body employees to reunite Dec. 15

GENESEE COUNTY — The 25th Anniversary of the closing of Fisher Body Plant #1 is here and former employees are invited to attend a reunion Dec. 15 at Local 659, G-4549 Van Slyke Rd.

Doors open at 4 p.m., dinner is at 5:30 p.m. with a DJ and dancing to follow. Tickets are $10 per person. For details or to purchase tickets call 810-653- 0489. — G.G.

Children’s Museum selling annual passes

FLINT —Family memberships to American Science and Technology Centers (ASTC) are on sale at the Flint Children’s Museum this season. Families save $10 on memberships now through Dec. 23. Regular priced memberships are $75, on sale for $65.

ASTC memberships provide families with a full year of free or discounted admission to more than 200 fun and educational institutions worldwide. Some of the nearest participating institutions include the Flint Children’s Museum, Sloan Longway, Hands-on Ann Arbor, Impressions 5 of Lansing, Cranbrook Institute of Science in Bloomfield Hills, Midland’s Dow Museum, The Chicago Children’s Museum, Children’s Discovery Museum of Chicago, the Field Museum of Chicago, and many more.

General admission to the Flint Children’s Museum is $6 per person for anyone 1 or older.

Details: Call 810-767-5437, visit discovery@flintchildrensmuseum.org, or on Facebook at www.flintchildrensmuseum/ facebook.com.

MCC Fridays at Applewood lectures start Dec. 14

FLINT — Amy McMillan, Director of Genesee County Parks and Recreation, is one of the featured guests scheduled for the Mott Community College Fridays Applewood Lecture Series on Dec. 14. She will be highlighting the Christmas activities and programs offered at the Genesee County Parks’ Crossroads Village.

A continental breakfast will be served at 9 a.m., with the presentation to follow in the auditorium of the MCC Regional Technology Center. The cost is $10 per person for those who register in advance and $20 at the door. This event is open to the public.

Details: Call 810-762-0960. — G.G.

Menorah lighting for 1st Night of Hannukah at Hurley 10

FLINT — Rabbi Karen Companez of Temple Beth El in Flint, is visiting Hurley Medical Center, to ring in the Hanukkah holiday. Rabbi Companez will light the menorah in the Hurley Medical Center Main Lobby, Dec. 10 at 10 a.m., representing the second night of Hannukah.

Hannukah is a Jewish holiday celebrated for eight days in honor of the triumph of the Maccabbees and a drop of oil that lasted for eight days. The holiday includes lighting a candle each night for eight nights, spinning a dreidel, or top, and eating foods fried in oil, like latkes, or potato pancakes, and jelly donuts, called sufganiyot.

The event is open to the public. Chocolate coins or gelt will be handed out to those in attendance. — G.G.


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