In brief

Old Newsboys strike up some fun at bowling event

BURTON — Help provide Christmas gifts to needy children with the roll of a bowling ball. The Old Newsboys of Flint will host the 5th Annual Bowling Fun-raiser & Silent Auction Friday, March 17.

There will be two sessions: Session 1: 6:30- 8:30 p.m. and Session 2: 9:15- 11:15 p.m. The cost is $25 per bowler and includes two games with shoe rental, and a pizza and pitcher of pop for each team. Join us at B’s Bowling Center, 750 S Center Rd, Flint. Details: Call 810-744-1840.

Since 1924, the Old Newsboys have put gifts under the tree for more than 800,000 children across Genesee County.

Each box provides a sweat suit, socks and underwear, gloves, a winter hat, dental hygiene products, and an age appropriate gift. The program is funded through the annual paper sale, donations, and fundraisers like this. — G.G.

Come out to see middle school musical

FLINT TWP. — CAMS Theater will present this year’s musical “The Trials of Alice in Wonderland” on March 15, 16, and 17. It will offer great music, dancing, and a story that leaves audiences laughing and singing, featuring favorite characters like the Mad Hatter, Cheshire Cat, Caterpillar, Mouse, Cards, The Red Queen, and more. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for students. Senior Citizens and children under 4 are free. For more information, please contact Mr. Lichtenberg at or call 591-6248. — R.S.

Church gospel show

FLINT TWP. — Mark Lowry’s “Diapers 2 Depends Tour” is coming to entertain you with Christian comedy and music, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 West Bristol Road. Lowry is a Christian singer, comedian, and songwriter. The evening also will feature the gospel music of Cana’s Voice, and Stan Whitmore. Tickets are available at or by calling 1-800-965-9324. Tiered pricing includes $17.50 each general admission for groups of 20 or more; $16.25 each for a family four-pack; $20 general admission, $30 for preferred artist circle seating and $50 for VIP tickets which includes early entry at 4 p.m. Admission is free for children ages 12 and under. Also, two tickets are free with the purchase of 20 group tickets. VIP tickets includes early entry at 4 p.m., preferred Artist Circle seating, an exclusive Question & Answer session with the artists, and a souvenir autographed lanyard. — R.S.

Free tax help offered

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition is providing free income tax preparation for people with low to moderate incomes through April. For times, places and more information go online to tax-assistance-program. — R.S.

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