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Last chance for tickets to the C-A Auction & Raffle

FLINT TWP. — The second annual Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation Silent Auction and Dinner, honoring Mr. Richard (Dick) Lee will take place April 29, 5-8:30 p.m. at the Holy Redeemer Family Life Center in Burton. A retired teacher/coach/thespian director extraordinaire and school board member, Lee has served the students and community of Carman-Ainsworth valiantly for many years. Please prepay and RSVP by April 21 to Lisa Murphy, C/O Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools, G-3475 W. Court Street, Flint MI 48532. or call her at 810- 591-8246. Details: www.carman.k12. Domain/1/carman%20ainsworth%20auction% 20invite%20Dick%20Lee%20042916. pdf — R.S.

Lin Rountree performing at “An Evening of Jazz”

FLINT — Detroit-based jazz musician, Lin Rountree will perform during a dinner and jazz gala, at 7–11:30 p.m., April 30, at the Riverfront Banquet Center, 1 Riverfront Center West. Sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Flint Alumnae Chapter, “An Evening of Jazz” benefit gala will begin with a strolling buffet, at 7:30 p.m. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets for the gala are $60 and can be purchased through PayPal online at For additional information, call 810-875-6735 or (248) 882-0675. — R.S.

The Whiting presents Broadway’s Next Hit Musical on May 14

FLINT — The Whiting is proud to bring you the newest show on broadway, Broadway’s Next Hit Musical on May 14 at 7 p.m. Every song is fresh. Every scene is new. Every night is different. It’s all improvised and it’s all funny. The New York Times calls Broadway’s Next H!T Musical “Hilarious!” Time Out NY says “At last! A musical of, for, and by the people.” The hysterical Broadway’s Next H!T Musical is the only unscripted theatrical awards show. Master improvisers gather made up, hit song suggestions from the audience and create a spontaneous evening of music, humor, and laughter.

The audience votes for their favorite song and watches as the cast turns it into a full blown improvised musical – complete with memorable characters, witty dialogue, and plot twists galore.

All seats are $35 and student rush tickets are available the day of the performance for $12. To purchase tickets, visit, call 810-237-7333 or visit the Ticket Center located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan -Flint and Mott Community College. Tickets are also available for purchase at The Whiting’s Downtown Ticket Center at the Flint Farmers’ Market. — G.G.

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