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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will feature Arcadia with Thick As Thieves on Sept. 10. This is a low dough concert. On Sept. 11 is Nonpoint with Egypt Central, Abused Romance and Virginia Gray at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance. Colt Ford with Whitey Morgan and […]

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IMA to hold Fish Fry Fridays BURTON — The IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Centeris offering “All You Can Eat Fish Fry” dinners on Fridays Sept. 10 and 24 and on Oct. 8 and 22 from 4-7 p.m. The “All You Can Eat” dinners include choice of fried or baked fish, french fries, coleslaw, garden tossed salad, tartar sauce, rolls […]

Township approves appointment of two to the planning commission

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees appointed two individuals to fill two positions for the township’s planning commission at its Sept. 7 meeting. Originally, the board was going to appoint the two individuals, Don Thompson and Robbie Warrior, together in one motion. “Don Thompson wants to continue his service, and I recommend to extend his term,” Supervisor […]


Acorn Cottage Art Open House GOODRICH — Acorn Cottage Art, 4895 Hegel Rd., announces an Open House 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 9-10. The event features garden art, jewelry, painted furniture, fairy art, nature art, holiday art, pottery, note cards and more from local artists. Details: Call 810- 797-5271. — N.B. Vintage auto show coming FLINT — The 16th Annual Golden […]


SUNDAY, SEPT. 12 Bridge to Terabithia at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237- 1530 or www.thefim.org. FRIDAY-SATURDAY, SEPT. 24-25 Backstage sale at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details: […]

Master’s Hands Deaf Church welcomes parishioners

Reaching out

SWARTZ CREEK — What started as a vision this year by Senior Pastor Chris Yager has turned into a reality as Master’s Hands Deaf Church will hold its first, all American Sign Language (ASL) services Sept. 12 in its new facility, 6299 Miller Rd. Master’s Hands Deaf Church originally began as a part of Cornerstone Baptist Church, 6273 Miller Rd. […]

Flint Institute of Arts opens new exhibition season

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts opens the new season Sept. 12 with the exhibition Unbroken Ties: Dialogues in Cuban Art presenting the works of artists who have remained in Cuba, side by side with those who left the island as children or in mid-career. Together they portray a complex portrait of the Cuban experience — the Cuba remembered […]


MONDAYS Bingo at the Elba Lions Club. Early birds start at 7 p.m. and regular games start at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open for snacks. Bingo at the Lapeer American Legion, 1701 W. Genesee St. EVERY 3RD THURSDAY Scrabble Club, 5-7:45 p.m. meets the third Thursday of each month at the Marguerite deAngeli Library. Bring your Scrabble board […]

Spaghetti dinner aims to raise funds for Madison Lasley

SWARTZ CREEK — In an effort to raise funds for her upcoming transplant, Cornerstone Baptist Church will host a spaghetti dinner fundraiser 4-8 p.m. Sept. 11 for Madison Lasley, 1, of Flint Township. Lasley was diagnosed July 1 with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML). She and her parents, Becky and Joe Lasley, are preparing for a bone marrow transplant by the […]

Cavaliers can’t catch Pilots of Warren De La Salle

FLINT TWP. — Their chance at victory might as well have been at the end of the rainbow that arched over Carman-Ainsworth’s football field last Friday. But the Cavaliers never stopped chasing it in a 54-21 loss to Warren De La Salle. Through a strange mix of clouds, showers, brilliant sunshine and a full rainbow over the east end zone, […]