In Brief

Creature Camp at Sloan Museum FLINT — Did you know some interesting creatures call your body home. Super-tiny mites live in the follicles of your eyelashes and in skin pores. Your mouth is home to not only bacteria but also viruses and fungi. Grossology: The (Impolite) Science of the Human Body at Sloan Museum until Jan. 16. Head to Sloan […]

The Whiting to present classic Swan Lake ballet

FLINT — Audiences of all ages will be delighted and mesmerized when Swan Lake, one of the greatest classical ballets of all time, comes to The Whiting stage 8 p.m. Jan. 15. Set to the magnificent music of Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake is based on a German fairy tale. The enchanting story follows the heroic young Prince Siegfried as he labors […]

Flint School of Performing Art Ensembles present programs

GENESEE COUNTY — Students from the Flint Institute of Music’s Flint School of Performing Arts’ (FSPA) ensembles will perform three different concerts. All performances are free and will take place at Goodrich High School, 8029 Gale Rd. in Goodrich. Each year, the ensembles take their talent out to the community to collaborate and share their concert with host ensembles. Members […]

News Briefs

ITT offers new degree SWARTZ CREEK — ITT Technical Institute, 6359 Miller Rd., now offers a new associate of applied science degree program in Mobile Communications Technology in its School of Information Technology. ITT Tech’s Mobile Communications Technology program is designed to help graduates prepare for entry-level positions that involve implementing and supporting mobile wireless communications systems and devices. The […]

Student heading to Australia

SWARTZ CREEK — Freshman Brendan Mitchell, 14, will get the chance to explore new cultures and lifestyles when he heads to Australia this summer with the People to People program. Mitchell, who attends Swartz Creek High School, will participate in the 2011 Discover Australia trip with the organization. He was scheduled to travel to Europe this past summer and had […]

Township changes office hours

FLINT TWP. — Township residents wanting to stop by the Flint Township Municipal Hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd., need to take notice of a change in its hours. The township is now open from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Offices are closed from 12:30-1:30 p.m.. The change for the township’s normal operating hours came during its Nov. 22 […]

MCC offers website development workshop

CLIO — Mott Community College’s Northern Tier Center in Clio, 4082 W. Vienna Rd., hosts a new Continuing Education class, designed for people interested in creating their own website. “Create a Website for Fun, Profit & Business” is scheduled for 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Dec. 11 at the campus. No web development experience is required to take this course, which provides […]

New Creation Church presents Messiah Saturday

FLINT TWP. — On Dec. 11, the community is invited to New Creation Church of God, G-3472 Lennon Rd., for a presentation of Handel’s Messiah at 7:30 p.m. The performance, which is comprised of more than 100 people, includes performances by four soloists: coloratura soprano Alaina Brown from the Metropolitan Church of God in Detroit; mezzo soprano Leah Downs of […]

Art gallery opens in downtown Swartz Creek

SWARTZ CREEK — With the vision of having a place to display local artists’ talents, the Swartz Creek Area Art Guild officially opened its Art Gallery, 8048 Miller Rd., Dec. 4. The gallery, which is adjacent to Howe Art Supplies, showcases art from members of the Guild, in addition to being a spot for budding artists to learn more. The […]

Township approves senior center lease

Lease going to senior center for approval before final signatures

FLINT TWP. — The Board of Trustees approved a lease agreement between the township and the Flint Township/Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd., during its Dec. 6 meeting. The lease will now go to the senior center’s board for its approval. Once the center’s board approves it, the lease will come back to the township for signing. The senior […]