Baker College of Flint joins team promoting area car, motorcycle events at the Detroit Autorama

FLINT TWP. — The largest car and motorcycle events in Genesee County will be marketing their 2011 season at the Detroit Autorama Feb. 25-27 at Cobo Hall. This year, they are joined by the Baker College of Flint Center for Transportation Technology (CTT). The new partnership was announced at a news event Jan. 19. Back to the Bricks, Bikes on […]


SATURDAY, JAN. 29 Emerging Choreographers Showcase, 4 p.m., at the Flint School of Performing Arts, 1025 E. Kearsley St., Flint Studio A. Free and open to the public. Featuring Christine Carrier, Alexandra Page and Lauren Uhrig. Details: 810-237-3123. Flint Symphony Orchestra concert, From the Eternal City, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Concert begins at 8 p.m. Details/tickets: […]

Rodent marks quasquicentennial

NATIONWIDE — On Feb. 2, the second most popular rodent—behind Mickey Mouse of course— will not only have haters of winter crossing their fingers, but will emerge from his burrow at Gobbler’s Knob in Punxsutawney, Penn. for the 125th year, or his quasquicentennial. Punxsutawney Phil, the world’s most famous ground hog, or woodchuck if you prefer, will be ripped from […]

Genesee Valley Trail project lacking $16,550 in funds

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township has received $25,450 in donations for the Genesee Valley Trail, but still needs $16,550 for the project. Supervisor Karyn Miller said the township originally needed to raise $44,000 for the project, but that amount was lowered to $42,000 by Wilcox Engineering, the company hired by the township for the project. The Genesee Valley Trail project […]


FEB. 2, 4 Broadway Unleased auditions, 4 p.m., at the Davis High School auditorium. Open to the public, must attend both days. Actors need a one minute monologue, singers need 30 seconds of a song prepared. Details: 810-252-7169.


ONGOING Hunter Education 2011. Class sign up is the first Monday of every Month at 6 p.m. (no early signups). First class starts on sign up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. Limited class size is 50. Donation of $7 requested. Class dates Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24; Feb. No Classes. March 7, 14, 21, 28; April […]

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Bake sale FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth softball program will hold a bake sale noon-3 p.m. Feb. 5 at Kroger’s, located at the corner of Corunna and Dye Rds. Items at the bake sale will be sold for donations. All donations will be given to the Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center to purchase baby products for area families. Details: Call Pam […]


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. SATURDAY, FEB. 19, MARCH 12 Euchre fundraiser for Renegades travel baseball team at Madden’s Lounge, 809 North State Rd., Davison. Sign-up […]

Bahama Breeze expands with new tanning facility

MUNDY TWP. — After the success of its Davison location, Lapeer residents Derek DeRoso and Julie Hart, owners of Bahama Breeze Tanning Salon, recently opened a second location at 2469 W. Hill Rd., across from Meijer. “We decided to open this one to let customers know that we’re not going anywhere,” Hart said. The state-of-the-art tanning facility, which opened Jan. […]


TUESDAYS, THROUGH MARCH 22 “Ester: It’s Tough Being a Woman” bible study, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Journey Ministires, 10183 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Cost is $20, workbook and childcare provided. Details:810-744-4640.