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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.

THROUGH 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, APRIL 10

Mark Twain Tonight with Hal Holbrook at The

Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is $17-45 and the show is at 8 p.m. This is an ASL Interpreted show. Details/tickets: 810-

237-7333 or www.thewhiting.com.

FRIDAY, APRIL 23

Project at the UM-Flint Theatre, 303 , Flint. Cost

is $30 and the show is at 8 p.m. Details/tickets:

810-237-7333 or www.thewhiting.com.

SUNDAY, APRIL 25

Avenue Q at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St.,

Flint. Cost is $24-65 and the show is at 2 and 7 p.m. This is an ASL Interpreted show. This is

a show for mature audiences only. Details/tickets:

810-237-7333 or www.thewhiting.com.

TUESDAY, APRIL 27

The Secret Life of Bees performed at The

Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is

$30 and the show is at 7 p.m. Details/tickets:

810-237-7333 or www.thewhiting.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 1

The Secret Life of Bees performed at The

Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Cost is

$30 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, APRIL 15

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.

THURSDAY, MAY 20

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.

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, APRIL 17

Scrapbook Marathon at St. John’s Catholic

Church, 450 N. Dayton St., Davison, from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Cost is $35 for parishioners, $40 for non-parishioners and $50 after April 1. Registration: Jen Auger, 2238 Antrim Ct., Davison, 48423. Details: 810-265-3440 or

jenauger@charter.net.

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. AUDITIONS

SUNDAY-MONDAY, APRIL 18-19

Auditions for Steel Magnolias at the PIX theatre

in downtown Lapeer from 3-6 p.m. Sunday

and 6-9 p.m. Monday

MARKETS AND EXPOS

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, APRIL 17-18

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.

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.

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

SATURDAY, APRIL 10

Natural Tones 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.

SOCIALS

FRIDAY, APRIL 9

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

FRIDAY, APRIL 16

Stop and crop at North Pointe Church at 6

p.m. Events include light refreshments and a swap table. Details/reservations: Sarah White, 810-496-3848. SATURDAY, APRIL 24

Lighthouse 3 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.

SATURDAY, MAY 8

Natural Tones 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@

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

8232 or vadalou@sbcglobal.net.

SEMINARS/WORKSHOP

THURSDAY, APRIL 8

Ask the Lawyer community seminar on Personal

Injury Law from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint. Details/reservations:

810-232-6000 or www.gcbalaw.org.

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

Getting Free, Staying Free support group for

women only Thursdays at noon at Faith

Christian Family Church. Details: 810-667-0075.

Getting Free, Staying Free support group for men

and women every Monday from 7-9 p.m. at Faith

Christian Family Church. Details: 810-667-0075.

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.

Dementia/Alzheimer’ s/Lewy’ s Body support

group every 3rd Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc.

Details: Oasis, 810-695-0552, Elena Popova,

810-874-6999 or Phil Brown, 810-252-8941.

Dementia/Alzheimer’ s/Lewy’ s Body support

group every 2nd Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. at the Oasis club for adults with dementia, 5426 Coral Ridge Dr., Grand Blanc. Details: Oasis, 810-695-

0552, Elena Popova, 810-874-6999 or Phil

Brown, 810-252-8941.

Workshop for caregivers of adults with

Dementia or Alzheimer’ s disease every 3rd Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Oasis club for adults with dementia, 5426 Coral Ridge Dr. Details:

Oasis, 810-695-0552, Elena Popova, 810-874-

6999 or Phil Brown, 810-252-8941.

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.

Alzheimer’ s caregiver support group meets

every second Friday of the month from 10 a.m.-

noon at the Davison Senior Center.

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.

AL-ANON/Alateen Family Group meetings, call for

dates & times, Details: 810-234-1460 or www.alanon.

alateen.org.

Grief Support Groups, United Hospice

Bereavement Services, call for date & times. CHILDREN

SATURDAY, APRIL 10

Amazing World of Insects program at the Sloan

Museum at 1 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children. Registration required. Register:

810-237-3409. Details: www.sloanlongway.

com

SATURDAY, APRIL 17

Build your own Predator program at the Sloan

Museum at 1 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children. Registration required. Register:

810-237-3409. Details: www.sloanlongway.

com

SATURDAY, APRIL 24

Insect predators program at the Sloan Museum

at 1 p.m. Cost is $10 for adults and $8 for children. Registration required. Register: 810-237- 3409. Details: www.sloan-longway.com

Details: 989-635-4134 or 800-635-7490 Ext.

4134.

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.

Family and Friends Support Network, for family

and friends of individuals with mental health and/or substance abuse issues meets on the first and third Thursday of every month from 6-8 p.m. at Lapeer County Community Mental

Health, 1570 Suncrest Dr. in Lapeer. Details:

810-667-0500.

Foster, Adoptive and Kinship Parents Support

Group, 6:30-9:30 p.m. at Nalo Therapy Center

on the second Monday of the month. Details:

810-667-4111.

Adult Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse

support group meets one Saturday per month at

the Nalo Therapy Center. Day and time information:

Beth McElroy-Kremm, 810-667-4111.

Breast cancer survivor support group meetings

at the Seton Conference Room at the Marlette Regional Hospital. For meeting times and dates, contact Melissa Balcom at 810-712-0455 or

Sandy Cargill at 989-635-2474 or marlettebreastfriends@

yahoo.com.

Bereavement support programs offered by the

Marlette United Hospice Service. Call for dates

and times. Details: 989-635-4134 or 800-635-

7490, ext. 4134.

Alcoholics for Christ 12 step support group for

alcohol and drug addictions, Thursdays at 6 p.m.

at Faith Christian Family Church. Details: 810-

667-0075.

Because We Love You We Speak of Diabetes,

diabetes caregivers’ support group, last Tuesday

of every month at Marlette Regional Hospital.

Details: 989-635-4348.

An OCD support group meets on the second

Wednesday of each month from 7-9 p.m. at the

Meditation Self-Healing Center, 244 Law St.

Details: Mary, 810-793-6544.

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.

TUESDAYS

Bowling for widowed men and women at noon,

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.

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.

TUESDAY MAY 11

Lupus support group for lupus patients and their

friends and family or interested people in the community, hosted by the Lupus Alliance of America at the Lapeer Regional Medical Center, 1375 N. Main St., conference room 5, from 7-8

p.m.. Details: www.milupus.org, info@

milupus.org, 800-705-6677 or 586 775-8310.

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