In Brief

An Evening with Chopra

FLINT — The Crim Fitness Foundation, in cooperation with the Greater Flint Health Coalition, is Dr. Deepak Chopra to speak, April 12, at the Riverfront Banquet Center in Flint, from 6:30–8:30 p.m. Register online for a free ticket at Seating is limited. Admission is $75 at the door (if available).

To register today, or for more information, visit The first 500 people to register will receive a copy of Dr. Chopra’s latest book, Perfect Health. — G.G.

Motorcycle Awareness Month

GENESEE COUNTY — May is Motorcycle Awareness Month and to raise awareness, A.B.A.T.E. Region 20 presents its Annual Motorcycle Awareness Party on April 16. Open to everyone, help A.B.A.T.E. raise money to place a billboard that will say “Look Twice, Save a Life”, on I-75 southbound near Flushing Road.

This Awareness party takes place at Union City Field in Flint, on Torrey Road, south of Bristol Road. The event begins at 7 p.m. The cost is $10 per person. There will be music and food. Pop and water will be provided. There will be doorprizes.

A.B.A.T.E. = American Bikers Aiming Toward Education. A.B.A.T.E. Region 20’s Motorcycle Safety Program taught over 2,000 students in 2010! All Proceeds go to A.B.A.T.E. Region 20’s motorcycle awareness program.

The group will hold it annual Motorcycle Awareness Ride, April 30. This is a free ride and event, rain or shine. Donations are accepted and appreciated. Registration begins at 10 a.m. and ends at noon at Top End Cycle, G-3360 South Dort Highway, Burton.

The ride begins at Noon sharp and ends at Rocky’s Great Outdoors, G-4014 South Saginaw St. There will be door prizes and 50/50 drawings.

Details: Call 810-423-8711 or see the website at — G.G.

UM-Flint Celebrates Spring Through Dance

FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance will present its Spring Faculty Dance Concert April 15-16, at the UM-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Both performances begin at 7:30 p.m.

The concert features original choreography by faculty members, as well as two pieces from the classical repertory: the Jewel Fairies from Marius Petipa’s Sleeping Beauty and the pas de deux from Arthur Saint- Léon’s Coppelia.

Original works include Dr. Elizabeth Kattner’s Songs of Humanity, a contemporary ballet featuring the music of Karl Jenkins. The sorrows and triumphs of the common experiences of mankind are explored in four movements: Songs for Tears, Songs of Hope, Songs of Struggle and Song of Deliverance.

Tickets are $10 for general admission and $8 for students, seniors, alumni, faculty and staff. To purchase: 810-237-6520 or 810-237-6522. — G.G.

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