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Church offering free movies

FLINT TWP. — “Hidden Figures” the acclaimed movie about the first black women to work in the space program is among movies being shown during the annual Film Fest at Hope United Methodist Church, 4467 Beecher Road (at Mill Road). Films are shown on a large screen in the church parlor on Sunday nights at 5:00 p.m. with discussion afterward. This year’s theme is “To Be Inspired”. The list of movies being shown is:

Jan. 21 – “The Hundred-Foot Journey

Jan. 28 – “Saving Mr. Banks”

Feb.4 – “Hidden Figures”

Feb. 11 – “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel”

Feb. 18 – “Wonder”

The public is welcome to attend. There is no charge but donations are gladly accepted. — R.S.

Zehnder’s Snowfest

FRANKENMUTH — An annual local favorite, the 27th annual Zehnder’s Snowfest will take place Jan. 24–Jan. 29 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Snowfest activities take place at 730 S. Main St. and feature ice and snow carving competitions, beer tent with live entertainment, fireworks, petting zoo and other children’s activities. Details: Call 855- 421-4312 or visit www.zehnders.com/ zehnders-snowfestfrankenmuth-mi/.— P.S.

Auto show in Detroit starts this weekend

DETROIT — The North American International Auto Show will take place Jan. 20–28, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 1 Washington Blvd, Detroit, Michigan 48226. Tickets and information: naias.com. This is your opportunity to see up-close the vehicles and technologies that will shape the future automotive landscape. From muscle and electric cars, to high-performance supercars and full-size trucks, NAIAS has something for everyone to enjoy. — P.S.

Church hosting Southern Gospel concert

FLINT – The acclaimed Booth Brothers southern gospel trio will appear in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Rd. No tickets are required but a lover offering will be taken. Details: Call 810-235-5671. – R.S.


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