SUNDAY, DEC. 12 A Christmas Ceilidh 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.

In Brief

Old Newsboys ready for holiday assistance FLINT— The Old Newsboys of Flint will soon open enrollment in their Holiday Box Program which has been serving children from Genesee County’s lowincome families for 86 years. Applicants may sign-up at the Old Newsboys office at 6255 Taylor Drive in Flint from 8:30 a.m.–4:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, now through Dec. 23. Details: […]

Loggers win two in a row

LAPEER — Despite getting outshot 28-19, the All American Hockey League’s Lapeer Loggers gave the Battle Creek Revolution all it could handle and just a little bit more Sunday at the Polar Palace, winning 3-2. After the first period came and went without either team sporting even a single shot on goal, Battle Creek’s Marco Trevino opened the game’s offensive […]


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 […]

Hurley’s Safe Kids hosts Jeans Day

FLINT — Safe Kids Greater Flint, led by Hurley Medical Center is joining forces with Genesys and McLaren to promote safer kids, safer families and safer communities. The mission of Safe Kids Greater Flint is to reduce unintentional injury in childhood, the number one cause of injury and death in Genesee County, and the nation. On Dec. 3, all three […]

Sports Shorts

Ice races roll into Perani Arena FLINT — The 51st annual Indoor Motorcycle Races, hosted by the Flint Motorcycle Club, take place on Dec. 4 at Perani Arena with doors open at 6 p.m. The event features races for kids and adults and kids as young as four competing. Tickets are available at Ticketmaster or the Perani Arena box office. […]


TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution,Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136. WEDNESDAYS Awana Club from […]

HealthPlus grants ‘Rainmaker Awards’ to eight nonprofits

FLINT TWP. — HealthPlus of Michigan has awarded grants ranging from $3,500 to $5,000 to eight programs designed to improve the health status of their respective communities. The following organizations and projects received grants in 2010 HealthPlus Rainmaker Awards competition: Greater Flint Region recipients • Loving Hands Clinic — Access to No- Cost Medical & Dental Care • American Red […]

Quiet Time

Sports VIEW

Just like the high school athletes who have mandatory downtime or quiet time, I took a little time to recharge my batteries Monday. I shut the cell phone off, donned my hunting gear and took to my hunting blind for the opener of firearm deer season. What a beautiful day. The temperatures had dropped just enough to make a deep […]


MON., TUES., THURS. Lunch and programs at noon at Temple Beth El, G-5150 Calkins Rd., Flint, hosted by Jewish Community Services and funded by the Genesee County Senior Millage. Cafe Shalom Namaste features Kosher and Asian Indian Food, along with educational and entertainment programs open to those of any faith or ethnicity. Details: 810-767-5922. FIRST, THIRD SATURDAYS Free community gym […]