In brief

Superhero Science at FCM

FLINT — Alpha Phi Omega service organization at Kettering University will host superhero-themed science experiments teaching Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (S.T.E.A.M.) from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 19, at the Flint Children’s Museum (

Experiments include inertia zoom balls, magic foaming shapes, tiny dancers homopolar motors, ocean in a bottle and superhero paperdolls.

The museum is located on the campus of Kettering University at 1602 University Drive. Admission is $6. — L.R.

Flint Citadel Band concert

FLINT — The Salvation Army Flint Citadel Band will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at the Salvation Army Flint Citadel, 211 W. Kearsley Street.

The concert is free; however, a free-will offering will be taken to help support the work of the Army in Genesee County. The concert will have significant selections of brass band compositions surrounding a Thanksgiving and Christmas theme.

Following the concert, the Flint Citadel Band League will sponsor an opportunity for all in attendance to enjoy food catered by Roma’s Restaurant. Free parking is available at the DDA James W. Rutherford parking structure.

For information, visit or call 810-232-2199, or go to L.R.

Star of Wonder at Longway

FLINT — Hear David Debruyn, director emeritus of the Roger G. Chaffee planetarium in Grand Rapids, talk about the star of Bethlehem at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, at Longway Planetarium.

The story of the star of Bethlehem has captured the imaginations of astronomers and the public alike for more than 2,000 years.

Debruyn has been in the planetarium field for several decades and brings that experience to the discussion of this old myters.

Tickets cost $6 for adults, $4 for children which includes admission to 7 p.m. show. — L.R.

Carman-Ainsworth hiring playground attendants

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth elementary schools need lunch/playground supervisors to assist students in the lunchroom and on the playground. Pay is $8.50 per hour. Anyone interested can contract the main office at any elementary school building – Dye, Randels, Rankin and Dillon. — R.S.

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