MONDAYS Greater Davison Area Toastmasters Club meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’ s Presbyterian Church on Davison Road. Details: Ryan Edwards, 810-653-0723 or Neicy Kowalczyk‚ (810) 877- 8474. Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines chorus is looking for female singers for membership openings. Rehearsals are at Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison, from 7-10 p.m. Details: 810-742-0977 or […]

Eighth-graders get preview of high school with special event

FLINT TWP. — The step between middle school and high school can be tough on some students. To help ease anxiety on the big move, Carman- Ainsworth Middle School held its “High School and Beyond” event Dec. 9 for its eighth graders. The annual event is targeted solely for eighth graders to help prepare them for the transition to high […]


DEC. 1-JAN. 1 Archery deer hunting season second segment. DEC. 10-19 Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 2. DEC. 3-19 Muzzleloader deer hunting season in Zone 3. DEC. 19-Jan. 1 Late firearms antlerless deer hunting season. ONGOING 72-hour fishing license. Available for residents and non-residents for $21, $9 for senior residents. Valid for all species. Details: www.michigan.gov/fishing Feral hog harvesting. […]


TUESDAYS Russell Wayne Project, acoustic music, at Legends, 3235 Thompson Rd., Fenton, from 6-10 p.m. WEDNESDAYS Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. FRIDAY, SATURDAY, DEC. 17-18 Scruffy Dog will perform at Jack’s Place (Flushing Lanes) from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. Located at 124 N. Cherry St., Flushing. Details: 810-659-9881. SATURDAY, DEC. […]

News Briefs

Public hearing on 2011 budget FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees will hold a final, public hearing for its 2011 departmental budget 7 p.m. Dec. 20. Details: Call 810-732-1350 or visit www.flinttownship. org. — N.B. Genesee Area Bead Society meets first Tuesday of month SWARTZ CREEK — The Genesee Area Bead Society meets at First Baptist Church […]

Did I mention I hate snow?

The VIEW from here

Sitting here watching the snowfall outside I can’t help but think back to when I was a kid and I’m comparing the way I feel now to the way I regarded snow, and winter in general, back then. When I was a kid I loved winter —I loved the snow, the icicles, sledding, snowball fights, building snowmen, creating a snow […]


MONDAYS Beginner line dancing at 9 a.m.; pool and advance line dancing at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program (reservations required) at noon; and shuffleboard at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details: www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000. Senior Activities at the Davison Area Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Body rebuilding and billiards at 9 a.m.; […]


A joyous musical spectacle to lift the spirits

FLINT — Celebrate the season with this uplifting Flint Symphony Orchestra musical extravaganza of your favorite carols and holiday classics. The Flint Symphony Orchestra and Conductor Enrique Diemecke present Holiday Pops, a display of delightful and festive musicality for all to enjoy at 7 p.m., Dec. 18 and at 3 p.m., Dec. 19 at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St. […]


THIRD THURSDAY MidMichigan Christian Singles meeting at Glad Tidings Tabernacle, 4475 S. Linden Rd., Flint Township. All faiths welcome. Details: Kathy Brackenridge, 810-743-2165.

Hot Tickets

Concerts at Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Blackberry Smoke, Dec. 17. Doors at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 in advance. On Dec. 23 Rock Star will hold the Ugly Sweater Bash. This is a low dough concert. For tickets to all shows go to www.etix.com, Paradise Express in the Dort Mall […]

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