2011-10-27 / Calendar

CALENDAR of events

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ART/THEATRE

FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Dance Sport, presented by the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble with guest choreographer Harrison McEldowney, known for his work on the closing ceremonies at the 1992 olympics, at 8 p.m. at the Seligman Performing Arts Center, 22305 W. Thirteen Mile, Beverly Hills. Cost is $10 for students, $12 for seniors and $16 for everyone else. Details/Purchase tickets: 248-559-2095.

SATURDAY, JAN. 14, 2012 The Wizard of Oz at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $23 - $59. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, FEB. 11, 2012 Wayne Brady, known for his role in ABC’s “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” presents his variety show at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $25 - $49. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333. Dance Sport, presented by the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble with guest choreographer Harrison McEldowney, known for his work on the closing ceremonies at the 1992 olympics, at 8 p.m. at the Berman Center for the Performing Arts Jewish Community Center, 6600 W. Maple Rd., West Bloomfield. Cost is $20 for students and seniors and $25 for everyone else. Details/Purchase tickets: 248-559-2095.

SATURDAY, FEB. 18, 2012 Spencers Theatre of Illusion at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $12 - $29. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28-29, 2012 Burn the Floor, dance group, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $23 - $49. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

FRIDAY, MARCH 2, 2012 Celtic Nights, Irish step dancers and singers, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $16 - $32. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, MARCH 17, 2012 Fiddler on the Roof at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $19 - $59. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SUNDAY, APRIL 15, 2012 Bixby’s Rainforest Rescue, live stage show promoting conservation and preservation using magic, comedy and live animals, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 3 p.m. Cost is $15 - $29. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012 Black Boy, a verbatim performance of the American Autoibiography by the same name, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7 p.m. Cost is $30. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2012 The Pirates of Penzance at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $19 - $39. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2012 Mamma Mia at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $27 - $67. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237- 7333.

SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2012 Mamma Mia at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cost is $27 - $67. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2012 Magnus, group of 100 young dancers, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. Cost is $20. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

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.

CHILDREN WEDNESDAYS

Kid’s Crafts for school-age children at Montrose Jennings Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAYS

Storytime at Montrose Jennings Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose from 12:30-1:30 p.m. Details: 810-639-6388.

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.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, OCT. 28 & 29 St. John’s Scrapbooking Marathon from 4-10 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on Saturday at St. John Catholic Church, Parish Hall, 450 N. Dayton St., Davison. Cost is $20 Friday, $40 Saturday and $55 both days for parishioners and $30 Friday, $50 Saturday and $75 both days for non-parishioners. Meals and door prizes included. Proceeds benefit the St. John’s Mom’s Club, the St. John’s Pre-School program and CURED, an organization for children with Eosinophilic disorders. Registration required by Oct. 1. Details/Registration: Jen Auger at 810-265-3440 or jenauger@charter.net.

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.

TUESDAYS Twilight Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. in downtown Flushing. Entertainment and themes vary. Businesses will be open late. Details: 810-659-4141.

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.

CONCERTS

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 12 The Midtown Men with music that defined the 1960s at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $19 - $49. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8 Chris Isaak, two time Grammy® Award-nominee, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $25 - $59. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17 Holiday Pops at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 - $32. The Flint Symphony Orchestra performs

carols. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SUNNDAY, DECEMBER 18 Holiday Pops at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 3 p.m. Cost is $10 - $32. The Flint Symphony Orchestra performs carols. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012 & THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2012 Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $25 - $48. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

THURSDAY, APRIL 12, 2012 The Official Blues Brothers Revue at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $19 - $39. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

SATURDAY, MAY 5, 2012 Leahy, fiddle-driven music, dance and vocals, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley, Flint at 8 p.m. Cost is $15 - $35. Details: www.TheWhiting.com or 810-237-7333.

FOOD FOR A CAUSE

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 10 a.m.-noon. Cost is $7 for seniors, $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 and younger. Details: 810-732-7010.

LIBRARY

MONDAYS ( THRU OCT. 31) Storytime with Miss Carol at 10 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 2-3. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 11 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 1 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

SECOND MONDAYS Coupon Club at Buton Memorial Library, G-4012 E. Atherton Rd., Burton, at 3 p.m. Details: 810-742-0674.

TUESDAYS (THRU NOV. 29) Writers Group at 4 p.m. at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton. Details: 810-629-7612. Quilting Group at 6 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

SECOND TUESDAYS (THRU DEC. 13) Fiction Book Club at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton, at noon. Details: 810-629-7612.

SECOND WEDNESDAYS (THRU DEC. 14) Book Discussion Group at 6 p.m. at Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison. Details/Book titles: 810-653- 2022.

THURSDAYS (THRU NOV. 17) Adult Craft at 3 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639-6388.

THIRD THURSDAYS (THRU DEC. 15) Poetry Group at 6:30 p.m. at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton. Details: 810-629-7612. Teen Book Club at 3 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For ages 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

FRIDAYS (THRU OCT. 28) Storytime with Miss Carol at 10 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 2-3. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 11 a.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org. Storytime with Miss Carol at 1 p.m. at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. For ages 3-5. Registration required. Details/Registration: 810-694-5310 or www.thegdl.org.

SATURDAYS (THRU OCT. 8) Superhero Storytime at the Mt. Morris Library, 685 Van Buren Ave., Mt. Morris, at noon. For ages 2-5. Details: 810-686- 6120.

THURSDAY, OCT. 27 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639- 6388.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAY, NOV. 17 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639- 6388.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 14 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 28 Crafts for Kids at 3:15 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. For kids age 11-17. Details: 810-639-6388.

THURSDAY, DEC. 29 Montrose Book club at 1:00 p.m. at Montrose Jennings Memorial Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Details: 810-639- 6388.

MARKETS AND EXPOS

SUNDAYS Grand Blanc City Farmers Market on Grand Boulevard from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: www.cityofgrandblanc.com or 810- 694-1118.

MEETINGS

MONDAYS Greater Davison Area Toastmasters meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 8192 Davison Rd., Davison. Details: 810-610-6102. 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.

SECOND MONDAYS Coupon Club at Burton Memorial Library, G-4012 E. Atherton Rd., Burton, from 3-4 p.m. Bring coupons and online deals to share and trade. Details: 810-742-0674.

FIRST TUESDAYS Genesee Area Bead Society meetings at the First Baptist Church of Swartz Creek from 6:30-8:30 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. GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club meeting, 1 p.m., at the United Methodist Church in Swartz Creek. Details: 810-635- 3569.

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@hotmail.com, 248-

705-0407, Vice President of Membership Craig Kelley at ckelley146@aol.com or 810-606-4583 or www.grandblanc. freetoasthost.net. Time Bank Public Forum at the Grand Blanc Senior Community Center, 12632 Pagels Dr., Grand Blanc at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810-695-0517, Tom. Toohey@live.com or www.GrumlawMichigan.org. Grand Blanc Rotary Club meets at 7:30 a.m. at Sophia’s Kitchen Restaurant, 11395 Saginaw St., Grand Blanc. Open to the public. Details: Bob at 810-695-0409.

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.

LAST THURSDAYS GFWC Swartz Creek Women’s Club meeting, 7 p.m., at the Swartz Creek Senior Center. Details: 810-635-3569.

NIGHT LIFE

TUESDAYS Russell Wayne Project, acoustic music, at Legends, 3235 Thompson Rd., Fenton, from 6-10 p.m. Jam night with Jones’n, a mixture of all kinds of music, at 9 p.m. at the Roadhouse, 3336 W. Pasadena Ave., Flint.

WEDNESDAYS Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. Hump-day jam with Jones’n, a blues, rock and soul band, at Little Cliff’s Corner, 5520 W. Coldwater Rd., Flint, from 8 p.m.-midnight.

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 $6 and includes snacks and refreshments. 4th of July Bash from 4-6:30 p.m. at Grand Blanc Senior Center, 12632 Pagels Dr., Grand Blanc. Admission is $8. Performances by Jim and Betty Hedrich, variety band, and a light lunch provided. Details: 810-695-3202 or 810-659-2240.

SINGLES

THIRD SATURDAYS 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

AL-ANON/Alateen Family Group meetings, call for dates & times, Details: 810-234-1460 or www. al- anon. alateen.org. 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.

TUESDAYS Free Indeed 12 step recovery group at 7 p.m. at Faith Tabernacle, 1225 S. Center Rd., Burton. Details: 810-743- 0001.

FRIDAYS Celebrate Recovery program with dinner at 6 p.m. and group at 7 p.m. at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd., Flint. Details: 810-235-5671. Celebrate recovery from life’ s hurts, habits and hang-ups support group at Central Church of the Nazarene. 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.

SATURDAYS Celebrate recovery from hurts, habits and hang-ups at Solid Rock Baptist Church, 2222 S. Belsay Rd. Dinner is at 6 p.m., followed by music, group and fellowship at 7 p.m. Childcare is available from 7-9 p.m. Details: 80-715-2600.

THIRD TUESDAYS Autism/Aspergers Meetings for families with children living with Autism/Aspergers at Autism Support Group of Genesee County, 5284 Fenton Rd., Grand Blanc from 6:30-8 p.m. Details: 810-655-5752 or 810-694-2224.

FIRST, THIRD THURSDAYS Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets from 6:30-8 p.m. at Holy Family Church in Grand Blanc. Details: Angela, 810-347-4706.

SECOND THURSDAYS 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. Details: Paul, 248-656-9450 or Pat, 586-731-1831.

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