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ART/THEATRE

THROUGH MAY 2010

Portrait Figures in Miniature: The Pierson Doll

Collection at the Sloan Museum. The collection

includes 120 figures in historical settings.

THURSDAY, JAN. 7

Sleeping Beauty, presented by the Moscow

Festival Ballet at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is $17-39 and the show is at 7 p.m. Details/tickets: 810-237-7333 or www.thewhiting.

com.

FRIDAY, JAN. 15

Cedric Watson and Bijou Creole, featuring Cajun,

Zydeco and Creole music, at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is $27-30 and the show is at 8 p.m. Details/tickets: 810-237-7333

or www.thewhiting.com.

JAN. 23-MAY 2

Predators hands on exhibit that explores some of

the most dangerous animals on land, sea and in the sky at the Sloan Museum. Museum admission

is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for

children ages 3-11.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

Sinbad at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint.

Cost is $12-39 and the show is at 8 p.m.

Details/tickets: 810-237-7333 or www.thewhiting.

com.

CARDS AND GAMES MONDAYS

Bingo at the Elba Lions Club. Early birds start at

7 p.m. and regular games start at 7:30 p.m.

The kitchen will be open for snacks.

EVERY 3RD THURSDAY

Scrabble Club, 5-7:45 p.m. meets the third

Thursday of each month at the Marguerite deAngeli Library. Bring your Scrabble board

and a clock if possible. Details: Renee-810-

667-7096.

2ND, 4TH FRIDAYS

Euchre nights at VFW Post 4139, 128 Daley Rd.,

Lapeer. First game begins at 6 p.m. and second game at 8 p.m. Cost is $7 per game with

$1 going to the National Home. Details: 810-

664-9222.

THURSDAY, JAN. 21

Euchre Party sponsored by the Davison Chapter

of the Order of the Eastern Star at the Davison Masonic Center, 9108 Davison Rd. Entry is $10

and doors open at 6 p.m. Play begins at 6:30

p.m. Details: 810-658-8279.

CHURCH

TUESDAYS

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 or 810-241-

5258.

WEDNESDAYS

Awana Club from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Hadley

Community Church, 3638 Hadley Rd., for children

age 3 through 8th grade. Details: 810-797-

4540.

Divorce Care at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 90

Millville Rd., Lapeer, at 7 p.m. Details/registration:

810-664-6653.

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.

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.

Youth night every Wednesday, 7 p.m. at Faith

Christian Family Church, 3440 Davison Rd.,

Lapeer. Details: 810-667-0075.

Adult Bible Study, youth group, Discipleland children’s

ministry and nursery, 7 p.m. Wednesdays at Faith Christian Family Church,

3440 Davison Rd., Lapeer. Details: 810-667-

0075.

THURSDAYS

Junior and senior high youth groups at 7 p.m.

at Dryden United Methodist Church, 5394 Main

St., Dryden.

FRIDAYS

The Well young adults group for ages 18-30, 8

p.m. Fridays at Faith Christian Family Church,

3440 Davison Rd., Lapeer. Worship, word and

fellowship. Details: 810-667-0075.

SATURDAYS

Refreshed Hearts meeting at New Beginnings

Family Church, 1066 N. Saginaw St., Lapeer at

5:00 p.m. Please use rear entrance. Details:

810-245-3622.

SUNDAYS

Beach youth group for junior and senior high

school students from 5-7 p.m. at First Baptist

Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd.

THURSDAY, JAN. 14

Winter Blast Concert presented by Smile FM at

Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd, Flint, at 7 p.m. Concert features Building 429 with Britt Nicole and special guests MikesChair, Echoing Angels and Michael Maher. General admission is $10 and

VIP seating is $25. Details/tickets:

www.smile.fm or 888-887-7139

SATURDAY, JAN. 16

Widowed Friends mass at 5 p.m. at St. Mary

Mystical Rose Church, 24040 Armada Ridge, Armada, followed by dinner at Chapps, 23084

E. Main St. Details/reservations: Delores, 586-

749-5972.

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 FRIDAYS

Free community gym and dodgeball tournament

from 8-10:30 p.m. at Victory World Outreach Church, 10291 Green Rd., Goodrich. Activities include basketball, ping pong, fooseball

and dodgeball tournaments. Details: 810-

636-2100.

FIRST SATURDAY

Country Jamboree from 1-5 p.m. at the Old Town

Hall in Hadley.

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.

FRIDAYS

Free family movies at Dryden United Methodist

Church, 5394 Main St., Dryden. Refreshments

will be available, with proceeds benefitting the

youth. Details: 810-796-3341.

SATURDAY, JAN. 16

Smooth jazz program at the Grand Blanc

McFarlen Library at 4 p.m. featuring Giant

Steps and Allan Barnes.

WED-SUNDAY, JAN. 20-24

Book sale hosted by the Friends of the Grand

Blanc McFarlen Library starting at 6 p.m.

Wednesday, 9 a.m. Thursday-Saturday and

noon Sunday. .

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

Scrapbook fundraiser from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at the

Dryden Township Fire Hall. Cost is $30 per person and includes lunch, snacks, dinner, dessert, beverages, gift bag, raffles and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the department auxiliary.

Space is limited. Details/registration: 810-

796-3050 or 810-796-2615.

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 THURSDAYS

Spaghetti dinner at the Hadley Old Town Hall,

3551 Hadley Rd., from 5-8 p.m. Proceeds benefit

the restoration of the Hadley Mill.

FIRST FRIDAYS

Swiss steak dinner at the Beacon Youth Center,

747 S. Sandusky Rd., Sandusky, from 5-7 p.m.

Suggested donation for dinner is $8.50.

THIRD FRIDAYS

Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m. at VFW Post 4139, 128

Daley Rd., Lapeer. Cost is $7 per plate and

includes fish, French fries, cole slaw, roll,

desert and a beverage. Details: 810-664-9222.

FIRST SUNDAY

Pancake Breakfast at the Hadley Old Town Hall

from 9 a.m.-noon, hosted by the Hadley

Chamber of Commerce.

SUNDAY, JAN. 17

Country breakfast at the American Legion Post

267, 10309 Davison Rd., Davison, from 8 a.m.- noon. Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages

4-11 and free for children younger than 3.

Details: 810-653-2330.

SATURDAY, FEB. 20

Black History Month Brunch at 10 a.m. at the

Genesys Conference and Banquet Center, G- 4195 W. Pasadena Ave. Gospel legend Dorinda Clark-Cole and bestselling author Pearl Cleage will headline the event. Tickets are $20 with the

donation of three non-perishable food items or

$25 without donation. Details: 810-230-9613.

HEALTH/SAFETY

EVERY TUESDAY

Taking Off Pounds Sensibly (TOPS) meets every

Tuesday at Growth and Opportunity, 525 S.

Court St., from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Dues are $5 per

month. Details: Cheryl, 810-664-9424.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

Free scoliosis screenings at the Davison Area

Library from 11 a.m.-noon.

MARKETS AND EXPOS

FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JAN. 22-24

Coin, stamp and sports show at Courtland

Center, Burton.

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.

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.

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.

Sales and Marketing Executives of Flint networking

gathering at J. Porters Lounge at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre on Hill Rd., from 5-7 p.m. Details: Tom Reynolds, 810-695-0160

or tompatreyn@aol.com.

SECOND MONDAY

Thumb Area Chapter of Compassionate

Friends meets at 7 p.m. at the Caro Community of Christ Church, 2081 E.

Deckerville Rd., Caro. Details 810-843-5414 or

810-376-2801

SECOND TUESDAYS

Lapeer County Amateur Radio Club meetings

at 7:30 p.m. at the Lapeer County Central

Dispatch center basement, 2332 W. Genesee

St.

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

NIGHT LIFE

WEDNESDAYS

Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The

Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison.

SATURDAY, JAN. 16

Dancing at the Flint Elks Club, 7177 E. Maple

Ave., Grand Blanc, from 7-11 p.m. Cost is $10

and includes snacks and a cash bar. Details:

jfinch42@comcast.net or 810-694-7917.

SATURDAY, JAN. 23

Snow Ball hosted by the Lapeer Community

Theater at the American Legion Hall post 16. Festivities include a free ballroom dance lesson at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. and dancing the live 14 piece orchestra The Rock of Ages 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 each or $160 for a

table of eight. Details/reservations: 810-664-

9312.

SATURDAY, JAN. 23

Jim and Howard band at the Thumb Dance Club

at the Sandusky Maple Valley School from 7-11

p.m. Bring finger foods and friends. Details:

Marvin, 810-531-3034 or Leola, 810-657-9349.

REUNIONS OCTOBER 1-2

Grand Blanc High School Class of 1960 50 year reunion. Classmates’ information needed to contact. Details/information: Patty (Nyman)

Rockafellow, 810-694-5062 or patty.rockafellow@

gmail.com or Vada (Bryant) Riederich, 906-296-

8232 or vadalou@sbcglobal.net.

SEMINARS/WORKSHOP

THURSDAY, JAN. 14

Collecting for investment or passion at the

Baker Park Library at 3 p.m. Get information on collecting for passion or investment from

Caroline Ashleigh, an appraiser regularly featured

on Antiques Roadshow.

Collecting for investment or passion at the

Burton Memorial Library at 6:30 p.m. Get information on collecting for passion or investment

from Caroline Ashleigh, an appraiser regularly

featured on Antiques Roadshow.

Ask the Lawyer community seminar on Labor

and Employment Law from 6-7:30 p.m. at the CHILDREN

MONDAY, JAN. 25

Storytimes with Miss Carol at the Grand Blanc

McFarlen Library at 10 a.m. Details/registration:

810-694-5310.

Storytimes with Miss Carol at the Grand Blanc

McFarlen Library at 11 a.m. Details/registration:

810-694-5310.

Storytimes with Miss Carol at the Grand Blanc

McFarlen Library at 1 p.m. Details/registration:

810-694-5310.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27

Storytime with Miss Carol at the Burton Memorial

Library at 10:30 a.m.

FRIDAY, JAN. 29

Storytimes with Miss Carol at 10 a.m. at the

Grand Blanc McFarlen Library . Details/registration:

810-694-5310.

Storytime with Miss Carol at 11 a.m. at the Grand

Blanc McFarlen Library. Details/registration: 810-

694-5310.

Storytime with Miss Carol at the Grand Blanc

McFarlen Library at 1 p.m. Details/registration: 810-694-5310.

Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Details/reservations: 810-232-6000 or

www.gcbalaw.org.

TUESDAYS, JAN. 19-FEB. 2

Computer basics class at the Davison Area

Library at 7 p.m. Learn about the basic parts and skills of using a computer. Each class

builds on material covered in the previous session.

Details/registration: 810-230-3327.

WEDNESDAYS, JAN. 20-27

Computer basics class at the Grand Blanc

McFarlen Library at 7 p.m. Registration

required. Details/registration: 810-230-3327

THURSDAY, JAN. 21

Last one picked, first one picked on seminar

hosted by Family Literacy Center at the deAngeli Branch of the Lapeer District Library, 921 W. Nepessing St., Lapeer, from 12:30-2 p.m. and again from 6-7:30 p.m. Details/registration: Family Literacy Center, 810-664-2737

or ican@readlapeer.org.

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JAN. 22-23

How Can I Help my Child Learn from 7-9 p.m.

Friday and Helping Your Child With Homework from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Mott College Lapeer Campus, room 206.You must attend Friday's session to attend Saturday's. Details/registration: Family Literacy Center,

810-664-2737 or ican@readlapeer.org.

SOCIALS

FRIDAY, JANUARY 15

Stamp Camp for crafters looking for an evening of

homemade card making at 6:30 p.m. at North Pointe Church. One Friday every other month the group meets to make 5 new projects. Cost is $10. Please make reservations by the

Wednesday before the meeting. Details/reservations:

Sarah White, 810-496-3848

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 20

Grand Blanc Women's Club luncheon at 12:30

p.m. at the Flint Elks Club. Speaker is Grand

Blanc Township Clerk Cathy Lane.

Details/reservations: 810-694-2031.

FRIDAY, JAN. 22

Asperger Social Night from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the

St. Joseph Center of Holy Family Church,

Grand Blanc. Cost is $10 per family. Details:

810-655-5752

TEENS

SATURDAY, JAN. 30

Practice ACT Test presented by Sylvan Learning,

open to sophomores, juniors and seniors. The test is from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at North Branch High School. Registration required. Cost is $30. Details/registration: NBHS Guidance Office, 810-688-3564

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