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 […]