In brief

Old Newsboys’ Christmas enrollment starting soon

FLINT — The Old Newsboys of Flint will soon open enrollment for the Christmas Box Program, which has been serving children from Genesee County’s low-income families since 1924.

Applicants may sign-up at the Old Newsboys office at 6255 Taylor Drive in Flint. The office is open from 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Enrollment begins Monday, Oct. 31, and runs through Friday, Dec. 23.

Please contact the Old Newsboys at 810-744-1840 with questions about required documentation. — L.R.

FIA presents 1st Frost arts and fine crafts fair

FLINT — The Founders Society of the Flint Institute of Arts will present the annual 1st Frost Arts & Fine Crafts Fair from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6.

All of your holiday shopping in one place — featuring 52 selected artists offering fine giftable items from fiber, glass, wood, metal, clay and mixed media. This special art fair inside the Flint Institute of Arts includes a silent auction, professionally-decorated trees and wreaths for sale, glass-blowing demonstrations, bake sale, music and live statues.

Tickets cost $5 for adults, $4 for seniors. Children 12 and younger are admitted free.

The FIA is located on Kearsley Street between Mott Community College and the University of Michigan — Flint. Secure parking is available. — L.R.

Christmas concert tickets now on sale

FLINT TWP. — Tickets are now on sale for the Celebrate Christmas Tour with Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey, a concert presented at 7 p.m. on December 8 at the Central Church of the Nazarene.1261 W. Bristol Road. Grant is a four-time Grammy nominee and five-time Dove Award-winning Female Vocalist of the Year.

She is joining forces with Gokey, a twotime Dove nominee, Milwaukee native and K-LOVE’s newly-named 2016 Male Artist of the Year.

Tickets are $25 general admission and $50 for the Artist which includes early admission and a meet and greet with the artists. Buy tickets online at R.S.

Holiday bazaar

SWARTZ CREEK — St. Bartholomew’s Annual Bazaar will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19. Baskets. Bake sale, crafts, Padre’s Kitchen. Vendors wanted. Call Marjorie at 517-525- 8613. — L.R.

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