2010-12-16 / Calendar

INDEX Calendar


ART/THEATRE
SUNDAY, JAN. 16
West Moon Street, written by Rob Urbanati at 6 p.m. at the
Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E.
Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-
Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237-1530 or www.thefim.org.
SUNDAY, FEB. 20
The Good Negro written by Tracey Scott Wilson at 6 p.m. at
the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E.
Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-
Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237-1530 or www.thefim.org.
AUDITIONS
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.
CARDS AND GAMES
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.
CHURCH
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 clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc.
Club is from 6-7:30 p.m. Adult Bible study is available at the
same time. Details/registration: 810-694-9136 or 810-694-
7888.
SATURDAY, DEC. 18
Rock of Ages 7th annual Christmas concert, 6 p.m., at
Davison First Baptist Church, on the corner of Main St. and
Fourth St. Free to the public.
SUNDAY, DEC. 19
Christmas service, breakfast and concert at Victory World
Outreach, 10291 Green Rd., Goodrich. Service at 10 a.m.,
followed by a free breakfast. At 6 p.m., Blaine Bowman and
His Goodtime Band will have a free concert. Details; 810-
636-2100.
WEDNESDAY-FRIDAY, DEC. 22-24
Living nativity hosted by the First Congregational United
Church of Christ, 6494 S. Belsay Rd., Grand Blanc, from 6-
8 p.m. Dec. 22; 6:30-8 p.m. Dec. 23; and 7-11 p.m. Dec. 24.
Details: 810-695-0550.
FRIDAY, DEC. 24
Family festival of carols at the First Congregational United
Church of Christ, 6494 S. Belsay Rd., Grand Blanc, at 7
p.m. A traditional candlelight festival will be at 11 p.m.
Details: 810-695-0550.
FRIDAY, DEC. 24
Christmas mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, 404 N.

Dayton St., Davison. Begins at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 12 midnight.
Carols at 3:15 p.m. and 11:15 p.m. Details: 810-653-2377.
SATURDAY, DEC. 25
Christmas mass at St. John the Evangelist Church, 404 N.
Dayton St., Davison, at 10 a.m. and 12 noon. Details: 810-
653-2377.
CHILDREN
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 Season, an explanation of the Winter Solstice and its
traditions at 3:30 p.m. at the Longway Planetarium, 1310 E.
Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for kids ages 3-
11. Details: www.sloanlongway.com or 810-237-3400.
THROUGH JAN. 16
Grossology: The (Impolite)Science of the Human Body, an
exhibit at the Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint.
The museum is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and
noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Cost is $6 for adults, $5 for
seniors and $4 for kids ages 3-11. Details: www.sloanlongway.
org.
SUNDAY-SUNDAY, DEC. 26-JAN. 2
Digital amusement park daily at 12:30 and 3:30 p.m. at the
Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is
$5 for adults, $4 for kids ages 3-11. Details: www.sloanlongway.
com or 810-237-3400.
SUNDAY-SUNDAY, DEC. 26-JAN. 2
Lasers of Oz daily at 2 p.m. at the Longway Planetarium,
1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is $5 for adults, $4 for kids
ages 3-11. Details: www.sloanlongway.com or 810-237-
3400.
TUESDAY, DEC. 28
Volcanoes!, a class for kids ages 8-12 from 1-2:30 p.m. at the
Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is
$8 per child. Details: www.sloanlongway.com or 810-237-
3400.
WEDNESDAY, DEC. 29
Rock party — sort and classify rock and mineral samples,
makes a fossil model and more — from 1-2:30 p.m. at the
Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is
$9 per child. Details: www.sloanlongway.com or 810-237-
3400.
COMMUNITY
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 and dodgeball tournament from 7-10
p.m. at Victory World Outreach Church, 10291 Green Rd.,
Goodrich. Activities include basketball, ping pong, fooseball
and dodgeball tournaments. Details: 810-636-2100.
THURSDAYS
Harmony Gateway Chorus rehearsals from 7-9:30 p.m. at the
Davison Assembly of God Church, 1234 S. Gale Rd., Davison.
Details: 810-664-3552, 810-496-0516 or harmonygatewaychorus@

















yahoo.com.



SATURDAY, DEC. 18
Pet portraits, 9-2 p.m., at State Road Vet Clinic, 5363 N. State
Rd., Davison. Toys for Tots donation box located on site.
Details: 810-653-2121.
SATURDAY, JAN. 22
Scrapbooking day with the ladies of Swartz Creek United
Methodist Church, 7400 Mill Rd., Swartz Creek. From 9-6
p.m. Cost is $28 by Jan. 16, includes breakfast, lunch,
snacks and door prizes. Details: 810-630-0537.
CONCERTS
SECOND SUNDAYS
Ed and Vickie’s Country Music Jamboree from 1-4:30 p.m.
at the Forest Township Hall, 130 E. Main St., Otisville.
Musicians bring your instruments and join in. Admission is
$4. Details: 810-793-6068.
FOOD FOR A CAUSE
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 11:15 a.m. Sundays. Details: www.goodrich







umc.org, 810-636-2908 or 810-287-1697.
THIRD SATURDAYS
Country Breakfast hosted by the Davison DeMolay at the
Davison Masonic Center, 9108 Davison Rd., Davison, from
8-11 a.m. Cost is $6 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12
and free for children 4 years and younger. Details: 810-653-
3831.
SECOND SUNDAYS
Breakfast buffet hosted by the Polish Legion of American
Veterans Post 8, G-4323 W. Carpenter Rd., Flint, from 9
a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $7 for seniors, $8 for adults and $4
for children 12 and younger. Details: 810-732-7010.
SUNDAY, DEC. 19
Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Polish Legion of
American Veterans Post 8, G-4323 W. Carpenter Rd., Flint,
from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Cost is $7 for seniors, $8 for adults
and $4 for children 12 and younger. Details: 810-732-7010
or plavpost8@hotmail.com
TUESDAY, DEC. 21
Community holiday dinner hosted by the Genesee County
Bar Association and the Genesee County Bar Foundation
at the Flint Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., Flint, from
4-7 p.m. Santa will stop by with presents for all the kids.
There is no cost for this event.
HEALTH/SAFETY
SATURDAY, DEC. 18
Babysitter training for youth ages 11-15 who are planning to
babysit children. Participants will be certified in child/infant
CPR and first aid. Course is from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at the
Genesee Lapeer Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1401
S. Grand Traverse Rd., Flint. Cost is $63. Details: 810-766-
6405.
THURSDAY, DEC. 16
Adult CPR/AED, child/infant CPR and first aid courses
from 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.at the Genesee Lapeer Chapter of

the American Red Cross, 1401 S. Grand Traverse Rd.,
Flint. Cost is $38-68, depending on which course components
are taken. Details: 810-766-6405.
TUESDAY, THURSDAY, DEC. 19 AND 21
Adult CPR/AED, child/infant CPR and first aid courses
from 5-9 p.m.at the Genesee Lapeer Chapter of the
American Red Cross, 1401 S. Grand Traverse Rd., Flint.
Cost is $38-68, depending on which course components
are taken. Details: 810-766-6405.
THURSDAY, DEC. 16
First aid course from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Genesee Lapeer
Chapter of the American Red Cross, 1401 S. Grand
Traverse Rd., Flint. Cost is $42. Details: 810-766-6405.
MONDAY, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20 AND 22
Adult CPR/AED, child/infant CPR and first aid courses
from 5-9 p.m. at the Genesee Lapeer Chapter of the
American Red Cross, 1401 S. Grand Traverse Rd., Flint.
Cost is $38-68, depending on which course components
are taken. Details: 810-766-6405.
MEETINGS
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 www.songofthelakes.
webs.com.
FIRST TUESDAYS
Genesee Area Bead Society meetings at the First Baptist
Church of Swartz Creek from 6-8 p.m. Meetings include
speakers, demonstrtions, potlucks and more. Membership
is $10 per year and includes 3 make and takes and more.
Details: Linda Wernette, 810-230-8580, 810-964-1926 or
rileydoll98@aol.com.
TUESDAYS
The Grand Blanc Toastmasters Club meets 7-8:30 p.m. at the
Genesys Medical Center, 1 Genesys Parkway in Grand Blanc.
Guests and new members always welcome. Details: Dan
Ware, president, at speaker_dan@hot mail.com, 248-705-
0407, Vice President of Membership Craig Kelley at ckelley146@




aol.com or 810-606-4583 or www.grandblanc.freetoasthost.




net.



SECOND WEDNESDAYS
Davison book discussion group meeting at 6 p.m. at the
Davison Area library.
Meeting of the Grand Blanc Newcomers Club. Details: call
810-695-1763
THIRD WEDNESDAY
Grand Blanc Women’s Club meeting at 12:30 p.m. for a
luncheon and program at the Flint Elks Club, 222 E. Maple
Rd., Grand Blanc. Details/reservations: 810-694-2031.
THURSDAYS
Davison Optimists breakfast meeting from 6:30-7 a.m. at the
Apollo Family Restaurant, 715 S. State Rd., Davison. Guests
and new members welcome.
SECOND THURSDAYS
Inventors Council of Mid Michigan meeting from 7-9 p.m. at
Walli’s Restaurant, 1341 Center Rd., Burton. Cost is $5 for
non-members. Details: www.inventorscouncil.org, 810-397-
5200 or 810-621-3468
NIGHT LIFE
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. 18
The Taylor Brothers from 7-11 p.m. at the Burton Eagles
FOE, 3317 E. Bristol Rd., Burton.
SENIORS
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.; video exercise
and wood carving at 10 a.m.; daily lunch program at noon
(reservations required); euchre at 12:45; polymer clay class at
1 p.m.; free blood pressure readings, 2 p.m.; bridge/canasta, 3
p.m.; poker, 5 p.m.; Sweet Adelines practice, public welcome,
7 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566.
TUESDAYS
Armchair exercise and pool at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program
at noon; and bingo 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. Billiards, decorative painting and Davison alumni
meeting at 9 a.m.; clogging at 10:30 a.m.; duplicate bridge and
daily lunch program at noon; bell choir, shuffleboard, 1 p.m.;
beginners line dancing, 5:15 p.m.; beginner and intermediate
line dancing at 6 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566
WEDNESDAYS
Pinochle at 9:30 a.m.; armchair exercise at 10 a.m.;
GCCARD lunch program at noon; meeting and presentation
at 12:45 p.m.; bingo at 1 p.m.; clogging at 3 p.m.; and
euchre at 6 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. Billiards and basket weaving, 9 a.m.; painting
class and video exercise, 10 a.m.; daily lunch program (reservations
required), noon; bowling at Rollaway Lanes and cribbage,
12:30 p.m.; single deck pinochle 1 p.m.; basket weaving
class, 6 p.m.; poker, 6:30 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566.
THURSDAYS
Beginning line dancing at 9 a.m.; advanced line dancing and
pool at 10 a.m.; blood pressure clinic at 10:30 a.m.;
GCCARD lunch program at noon; bridge at 12:30 p.m.;
euchre and Wii bowling 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. Billiards, beginner line dancing and decorative
painting at 9 a.m.; advanced line dancing at 9:30 a.m.; daily
lunch program (reservations required) at noon; euchre at
12:45; shuffleboard at 1 p.m.; writing your life stories program
at 2 p.m.; yoga class at 3 p.m.; mah jong at 6 p.m.; fun clogging
at 7 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566.
FRIDAYS
Biggest loser support group at 9:15 a.m.; armchair exercise
and pool at 10 a.m.; GCCARD lunch program at noon; bid
euchre at 1 p.m.; and evening dance at 6 p.m. (cost is $5)
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. Billiards and body rebuilding at 9 a.m.; video exercise
at 10 a.m.; chess club at 11:30 a.m.; daily lunch program
(reservations required) at noon; bowling at Rollaway Lanes,
12:30 p.m.; double deck pinochle and My Time full body massages
(appointment needed), 1 p.m.; qi gong, 2 p.m.; euchre,
6 p.m. Details: 810-658-1566.
SUNDAYS
Double deck pinochle at 1 p.m. at the Eastside Senior
Citizens Center, 3065 N. Genesee Rd., Flint. Details:
www.eastsideseniorcenter.com or 810-250-5000.
TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS
Senior Dance Night at Dom Polski Hall, 3415 N. Linden Rd.,
Flint. Admission is $5 and includes snacks and refreshments.

SINGLES
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.
SUPPORT GROUPS
Free Indeed 12 step recovery group at 7 p.m. every

Tuesday at Faith Tabernacle, 1225 S. Center Rd., Burton.
Details: 810-743-0001.
Celebrate Recovery program with dinner at 6 p.m. and group
at 7 p.m. every Friday at Central Church of the Nazarene,
1261 W. Bristol Rd., Flint. Details: 810-235-5671.
Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets on the first and
third Thursdays of the month from 6:30-8 p.m. at Holy Family
Church in Grand Blanc. Details: Angela, 810-347-4706.
Autism/Asperger’s support group, Inspiring Hearts for Autism
on the first Saturday of the month at 10:30 a.m. Details:
Jennifer Schenkel, 810-656-6139 or www.hearts4autism.org.



Alzheimer’s caregiver support group meets every second
Friday of the month from 10 a.m.-noon at the Davison Senior
Center.
Celebrate recovery from life’ s hurts, habits and hang-ups support
group at Central Church of the Nazarene every Friday.
Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by music, group and fellowship.
Childcare up to age 12 available from 6:45-10 p.m. Details:
www.centralnazarene.org or 810-235-5671.
AL-ANON/Alateen Family Group meetings, call for dates &
times, Details: 810-234-1460 or www.al-anon.alateen.org.



Celebrate recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups at Solid
Rock Baptist Church, 2222 S. Belsay Rd. Dinner is at 6 p.m.
on Saturdays, followed by music, group and fellowship at 7
p.m. Childcare is available from 7-9 p.m. Details: 80-715-2600.
Serenity addiction class for anyone with an addiction problem
hosted by Pieces in a Basket women’s ministry from 11 a.m.-2
p.m. at 2254 E. Ohmer Rd. Details: www.piecesinabasket.synthasite.



com or 989-843-0133.
Cards and games at St. Kieran’s Parish on Mound Road in
Shelby Township, hosted by Widowed Friends, a peer group
for widowed men and women, from 6-9 p.m. on the second
Thursday of every month. Details: Paul, 248-656-9450 or Pat,
586-731-1831.
Fibromyalgia support group at the First Metaphysical Church
of Davison, 8267 E. Atherton Rd., Davison, at 7 p.m. on the
third Thursday of every month. Details: www.spirituality.meetup.




com/432, Connie at 248-627-2841 or 810-653-3291
TUESDAYS THROUGH DEC. 24
GriefShare support group for those who have lost someone

close to them at Hill Road Baptist Church, 3500 W. Hill Rd.,
Flint, at 1 p.m. Details: www.hillroadbaptistchurch.org or
810-238-5572.
VOLUNTEER/DONATE
Avalon hospice needs some friendly folunteers to visit with
hospice pationets, hold their hand, listne to stories, watch
movies and assist with a meal or light housekeeping.
Training classes are Tuesday evenings Sept. 21-Oct. 12.
Details: Candy, 810-733-7250 or 800-664-6334.
Genesee County Parks is looking for donations of new or
gently used egg cartons, plant pots, fishing equipment, buttons,
scrap fabrics, paper towel and toilet paper rolls, sunglasses,
hats, wool sweaters and scarves. Details: Teneisha
Calhoun, Marketing Assistant, at 810.249.3827 or e-mail tcalhoun@




gcparks.org.



Volunteers needed for a few hours once a week to help at
Avalon Hospice, 2360 Stone Bridge Dr., Flint, to watch
movies, play games or just to talk. Detiails: Candy, 810-733-
7250 or www.odsyhealth.com.



The Senior Companion Program needs seniors to volunteer 20
or more hours a week to help adults ages 21 and up with an
identified special needs. Seniors may help with light shopping,
bills, preparing and sharing meals, rides to the doctor or just
talking. Details: 810-257-3769 or scpflint@aol.com.



The Great Lakes Bio-regional Land Conservancy is looking
for members. Cost is $15 per person or $25 per family. Details:
www.glblc.org.



THIRD TUESDAYS
Alzheimer’s Blanket Project meets in the conference room
of financial Advisor Brian Hurst, 3056 Davison Rd, Ste. 3 in
Lapeer. Details: Lorraine Suva, 810-688-4283
THROUGH DEC. 18
Mister Rogers’ sweater drive hosted by the Montrose
Jennings Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Donations of
new or gently-worn sweaters will be given to Carriage Town
Ministries, Outreach East, the Salvation Army and the Old
Newsboys. Details: www.thegdl.org or 810-639-6388.

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