2012-09-20 / Calendar

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form.

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.

LIBRARY

TUESDAYS 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 Fiction Book Club at the Fenton Winegarden Library, 200 E. Caroline St., Fenton, at noon. Details: 810-629-7612.

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

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

THIRD THURSDAYS 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.

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.

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. 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 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.

SECOND WEDNESDAYS Davison book discussion group meeting at 6 p.m. at the Davison Area library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 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. 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. 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.

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