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 […]

Flint Youth Theatre Drama School’s winter classes begin Jan. 11

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre Drama School presents another series of exciting and challenging dramatic arts classes for students age 3 through grade 12. FYT Drama School continues to provide students with qualified instruction in a professional and nurturing atmosphere with the Winter Term of FYT Drama School beginning Jan. 11. From creative dramatics to advanced scene study, young actors […]


WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS Angel food orders taken at Covenant Word of Life Church, 5058 Lapeer Rd., Burton, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Details: www.cwolchurch.com, Kim Rodden at 810- 280-0438 or krodden@kettering.edu or Phyllis Cook at 810- 715-3857. Angel Food Ministries orders taken at Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Rd., Goodrich, from 5-6 p.m. Wednesdays and […]

In Brief

Annual Scrapbook Crop at Swartz Creek UMC SWARTZ CREEK — The UMW of Swartz Creek United Methodist Church are sponsoring a Scrapbooking Workshop 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Jan. 22 in the Family Life Center of the church. The price of $28 includes a mini breakfast, lunch, snacks, beverages and door prizes. Contact Rhona at 810- 630-0537 for more information. Send payment […]


FRIDAY, JAN. 7 Free computer basics class, 11 a.m., at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Details: 810- 230-9613. Free e-mail basics class, 1 p.m., at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Details: 810-230-9613. Free introduction to Facebook class, 3 p.m., at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. […]

Making a splash for clean water

Photo by Dan Nilsen


JAN. 7-9 Progressive International Motorcycle Show at the Rock Financial Showplace in Novi. Details: 248-662-0012.

Sports Shorts

Soccer team crowned fall champs AREAWIDE — The U12 MESA Blitz girls soccer team finished the fall 2010 season undefeated and in first place in the Mid Michigan Youth Soccer League. The team ended its season at 7-0-1 and allowed just one goal in fall league play. The fall season included a tournament championship in Traverse City and is the […]


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 […]


Sports VIEW

For many high school athletes, the prep sporting scene is their only opportunity to shine on such a wide platform, thereby helping to prepare them for all the other challenges life is going to eventually force them to face. Those lessons aren’t always so cut and dry, though, which was the case for 14-year-old Jared Williams, who was paralyzed in […]