TUESDAY, DEC. 21 Open auditions for The Great Gilly Hopkins play from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Open to students grades 7 and above. Registraton begins at 6 p.m. Details: 810-237-1530.

Swartz Creek resident portays St. Lucia

SWARTZ CREEK — Madison Carlson, 13, daughter of Clint and Patricia Carlson, portrayed St. Lucia, an early Christmas martyr, at the Viking Lodge 730 Lucia Pageant and Smorgasbord held Dec. 12 at the Grand Blanc Senior Center. Carlson, an eighth-grader at Swartz Creek Middle School, is active in basketball, baseball and band. Her grandparents, Carl and Virginia Carlson, are charter […]

Sports Shorts

Getting it right In last week’s Sportsview, the number of EEE cases reported were statewide, not just in Lapeer County. — L.P. Stanley Cup coming to Polar Palace LAPEER — Hockey fans will want to mark Friday, Dec. 17 on their calendar as the Stanley Cup, Hockey’s most prestigious and coveted trophy will be brought to the Polar Palace Arena […]


EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., Swartz Creek. Registration begins at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $5. Details: 810-635-3684.

Workshops offered at Art Gallery

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Art Gallery, 8048 Miller Rd., will hold workshops beginning Jan. 5. The workshops, which run 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesday evenings, will be taught by Tonya Henderson-Rollyson. On Jan. 5, the workshop is “Art Marketing Series: Writing Your Bio” and costs $20. On Jan. 12, the workshop is “Art Marketing Series: Writing Your Statement” and is […]

Lady Cavs slip to 3-2 with loss to Royal Oak Shrine

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Most Big Nine Conference basketball coaches are glad they don’t have to face each other three times this season, like they did the past two years. The downside, though, is that they have to fill 14 dates on their 20-game schedules with non-league opponents, and they have to search far and wide to find teams that will […]


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 Word of Life […]

Selah to perform Christmas concert at church

FLINT TWP. — Popular trio and four-time Dove Award winner, Selah, will be appearing in concert 6 p.m. Dec. 18 with the Concert Choir & Orchestra of Flint Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd. When the members of Selah chose to record “It Is Well with My Soul” and “Precious Lord, Take My Hand” for their 1999 […]

Hot Junior Generals split in Peoria

PEORIA, Ill. — The Flint Junior Generals played the Peoria Mustangs better on the road last weekend than they did at home three weeks ago. Or maybe the Generals are just playing better overall now. Flint split with the Mustangs this time, losing Saturday’s game, 6-4, then rallying to win Sunday’s game, 6-4, at Owens Rec Center. Three weeks earlier, […]


SATURDAYS-SUNDAYS THROUGH DEC. 19 George and Oatmeal Save Santa at the Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint, at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for kids ages 3-11. Details: www.sloanlongway.com or 810- 237-3400. Holiday Magic laser light show at 2 p.m. at the Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Details: www.sloanlongway. com or 810-237-3400. ‘Tis the […]