2012-11-15 / Calendar

CALENDAR of events

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ART/THEATRE

TUESDAYS

Messy Art Tuesdays at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-

5437.

THURSDAYS

Music Makers Thursdays at the Flint Children’s

Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-

5437.

FRIDAYS

Favorite Fridays with Mother Goose at the Flint children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave.,

Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437.

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.

Uncommon Wednesdays looking for help with homework, an informal dinner wiht friends, Bible study or an indoor volleyball game.Come to Grand Blanc United Methodist Church, 515 Bush Ave., Grand Blanc from 5:30-8 p.m. is from 6- 7:30 p.m. Details/registration: 810-694-9040.

FIRST SATURDAYS

Scrapbooking at Unitarian Universalist Church of

Flint, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy., Flint. Cost is $10 and includes an 8-foot table and chair.

Details/registration: Carrie Hoffman, 810-424-

0294.

COMMUNITY

MONDAYS-WEDNESDAYS

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.

MONDAYS

Sweet Adelines rehearsals from 7-10 p.m. at the

Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd.,

Davison. Details: 810-742-0977 or www.songofthelakes. webs.com.

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.

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.

HEALTH AND SAFETY

EVERY TUESDAY

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets every

Tuesday at Growth and Opportunity, 525 S. Court

St., Lapeer, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dues are $5 per month. Details: Vickie, 810-397-6589.

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

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.

Greater Davison Area Toastmasters Club meetings from 7-8:15 p.m. at St. Andrews Presbyterian, 8192 Davison Rd., Davison. Details: Ryan Edwards, 810-614-0233 or greatdavison. freetoasthost.org.

THIRD MONDAYS

Grand Blanc Living Historical Society meeting at

Grand Blanc City Hall, 203 E. Grand Blanc Rd., at 6:30 p.m. Details: 810-695-5724.

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.

Meeting of the Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus at Courtland Center from 7-9:30 p.m. Performers meet three doors from the main enterance on the Court Street side of the mall. New singers welcome.

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.

FIRST TUESDAYS (EXCEPT JULY AND AUGUST)

Flint Genealogical Society metings at the Burton

Senior Citizens Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse,

Burton, at 7 p.m. Details: 810-655-4957

FIRST AND THIRD TUESDAYS

American Heritage girls Troop Meetings at

Bristol Road Church of Christ, 1315 W. Bristol

Rd, Flint from 5:30 - 7:15 p.m. Details: 810-471-

2044 or www.ahgflint.org.

WEDNESDAYS

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly weight loss support group from 9:30-11 a.m. at South Mundy United Methodist Church, 10018 S. Linden Rd., Grand Blanc. Cost is $5 per week. Details: Glenda, 810- 655-6282.

HealthPlus Toastmasters, meets at 7:30 a.m., at HealthPlus of Flint, G-2050 S. Linden Rd., Flint. Toastmasters is an effective, inexpensive, educational way to improve communication, organizational and leadership skills. Details: www.geneseetoastmasters.org or: Dorothy Mason at 810-394-8889.

FIRST, THIRD WEDNESDAYS

Genesee Area Patriots Meeting at 6 p.m. at 6235

Corunna Rd., Flint.

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.

Bead Guild meeting at the North Branch Library, 6- 7:30 p.m. Free lessons, kits for sale. All bead levels welcome. Details: 248-321-8420.

FOURTH THURSDAYS

Magicians Meeting at John’s Pizzeria, 9010 Davison

Rd., Davison at 7 p.m. The first few meetings are free. Details: e-mail conjurorsclub@gmail.com.

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.

Open Jam, every Tuesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison.

WEDNESDAYS

Swing Dancing with the Great Lakes Swing Dance Clubmeeting from 6-10:30 p.m. at Rollerhaven, 3464 Ann Drive, Flushing. Group lessons from 6-7 p.m. The dance starts at 7 p.m. Details: www.greatlakesswingdance.com or call 810-629-2484, 586-915-8448 or 810-629-4010.

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.

Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison.

THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS

Dance party and karaoke from 9:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at Side Tracks Bar & Grill, 266 Lake

Nepessing Rd., Elba Twp. DJ Tory Capman will be performing. Details: 810-660-7733.

SUNDAYS

Open jam session for musicians from 7-11 p.m., at Side Tracks Bar & Grill, 266 Lake Nepessing Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-660-7733.

Senior Karaoke, every Sunday night 6-9 p.m. at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison.

REUNIONS

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

Roseville High School Class of 1992 reunion from

7 p.m.-midnight at the American Polish Cultural

Center, 2975 E. Maple Rd., Troy. Cost is $45 and includes a meal and beverages and something to remember the evening. Details: Robin Bittner

Rice, 586-822-9085 or Patty Young, 586-553-

7353.

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

TUESDAYS AND THURSDAYS

Senior Dance Night at Dom Polski Hall, 3415 N.

Linden Rd., Flint. Admission is $6 and includes snacks and refreshments.

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.

SINGLES

FIRST TUESDAYS

Singles Social and travel club meets at 6:30 p.m. at Tietz Restaurant in Imlay City. Details: 810-

724-7857.

SECOND FRIDAYS

Dare-to-Dream Again Christian Singles Dance from 8 p.m.-midnight at the Lapeer Center

Building, 425 County Center St., Lapeer.

Admission is $8, food and snacks provided.

Details: 810-656-8634 or 810-356-1745.

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.

Bowling for widowed men and women at noon on Tuesdays, followed by an optional late lunch at Collier Bowling Alley, 879 S. Lapeer Rd., Oxford. Cost is $2 per game plus shoe rental. Details: Carol, 248-628-5437 or Janet, 248-877-6692.

FIRST TUESDAYS

Caring Together support group, 3-4 p.m., at

Devonshire Retirement Village, 155 Devonshire

Dr., Lapeer. Details: 810-245-7689.

FIRST TUESDAYS

Autism new diagnosis and young child support group from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Autism Support &

Resource Center, 5284 Fenton Rd., Flint. Details:

ASGCC@yahoo.com or www.geneseeautism.org.

SECOND TUESDAYS (EXCEPT JULY AND AUGUST)

Autism transition planning group, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Autism Support & Resource Center, 5284

Fenton Rd., Flint. Details: ASGCC@yahoo.com or www.geneseeautism.org.

THIRD TUESDAYS

Autism support group from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the

Autism Support & Resource Center, 5284 Fenton

Rd., Flint. Details: ASGCC@yahoo.com or www.geneseeautism.org.

THIRD THURSDAYS

Flint Area Parkinson’s Support Group at 2 p.m. at

5445 Ali Dr., Grand Blanc. Details: Ethel or Jim

Bence, 810-655-0313 or www.flintpdsupport.com.

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.

THIRD THURSDAYS

Grand Blanc La Leche League meetings every third

Thursday. Experienced breastfeeding mothers and accredited La Leche League leaders offer information and support to pregnant or breastfeeding mothers. Meetings are free and without obligation. Meetings are at 10:30-11:30 a.m. and

6-7 p.m. Call for meeting locations. Details:

Amanda, 810-836-5649; 810-695-7674; or

Rachel, 989-413-5668.

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.

SECOND FRIDAYS

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group meets from

10 a.m.-noon at the Davison Senior Center.

THIRD FRIDAY

Aspergers teen social for kids age 11 and older from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Cost is $10 per family and includes food. Please bring a dish to pass.

Meetings are at the Autism Support & Resource

Center, 5284 Fenton Rd., Flint. Details:

ASGCC@yahoo.com or www.geneseeautism.org.

SATURDAYS

Al-Anon meeting, 10:30 a.m., at St. Bartholomew Church, 9252 Miller Rd., Swartz Creek. Teens over age 13 are welcome. Meetings focus on growing up with the effects of alcoholism.

Celebrate recovery from hurts, habits and hangups 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.

FIRST SATURDAYS

Autism/Asperger’s support group, Inspiring Hearts for Autism at 10:30 a.m. Details: Jennifer Schenkel, 810-656-6139 or www.hearts4autism.org.

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

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. Details: 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.

Growth and Opportunity is accepting donations of gently used items for its continuous indoor sale. G&O is a non-profit organization that works with developmentally disabled adults. Drop off donations Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-3 p.m. at the building, 525 S. Court St. Details: Karen, 810-664-8504 ext. 309 or www. go- inc.org.

Volunteers needed for the North Branch museum to work Thursdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Details/sign-up: 810-688-3481.

Start a 4-H club! Adult volunteers are needed to work with 4-H youth in clubs covering any area of interest. Training and support provided. Details: 810-667-0343.

Paradise Animal Rescue is looking for donations, wet dog/cat food, scoopable cat litter, catnip mousse, cat nail trimmers, paper towels, manila file folders. Call 810-793-5683.

Loving Hands clinic needs volunteers to help with the clinic’s patients. Currently, they need doctors, nurses and dentists and dental hygienists to volunteer a few hours a month. Details: Cathy Johnson, 810-667-8933.

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 need. 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.

Drop off recyclables at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 706 W. Flint St. Items accepted include newspapers, magazines, catalogues, office and school papers. Please no plastic or cardboard, no cereal or soda cartons, no tissue products, phone books or glass. Money the youth group receives for the project will finance their trip to the National LCMS Youth Gathering in July.

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

FRIDAYS

Zippy’s Pizza will be taking cell phone donations for overseas soldiers as well as deducting a dollar from the purchases of people wearing red shirts and matching it as a donation to the troops.

FIRST SATURDAYS

Alzheimer’s Blanket Project meets in the conference room of financial advisor Brian Hurst, 3056

Davison Rd, Ste. 3 in Lapeer every third Tuesday.

Details: Lorraine Suva, 810-688-4283. -

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