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Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Monday, September 15, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Monday, September 15, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Monday, September 15, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Monday, September 15, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Monday, September 15, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Monday, September 15, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Monday, September 15, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Monday, September 15, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Monday, September 15, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Monday, September 15, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Monday, September 15, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Community Job Fair

The New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church (NJFGBC) Spiritual Growth and Development Mentoring Program Community Job Fair on Monday September 15, 2014, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This event will be held on the campus of the New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church, 1015 E. Carpenter Road, Flint, Michigan 48505. There is no participation fee. This job fair will be open to the public. The purpose of the job fair is to offer employment opportunity to the residents of Flint and the surrounding area. Employers from both, public and private sectors will be in attendance. On-site interviewing is welcomed. Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church 1015 E. Carpenter Road Flint, Michigan 48505.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Monday, September 15, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Tuesday, September 16, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 16, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Tuesday, September 16, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Vision Quest: Tuesday Teas

Join us for tea and conversation every Tuesday through the month of October. Each tea features a guest artist who will share folk and outsider art collections, stories, music and travel experiences. Creative 360 has created an innovative program to educate and stimulate discussion about art - specifically what determines art to be folk, outsider, visionary instead of fine art. 30 events are scheduled for September 12 through October 30 at Creative 360 where an invitational art exhibition of folk and outsider art will be on display. Tuesday, September 16, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street, Midland MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Wednesday, September 17, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, September 17, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Wednesday, September 17, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Thursday, September 18, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Thursday, September 18, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Thursday, September 18, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 18, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Thursday, September 18, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Thursday, September 18, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Thursday, September 18, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Friday, September 19, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Friday, September 19, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Friday, September 19, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Friday, September 19, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Friday, September 19, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Friday, September 19, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Friday, September 19, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Friday, September 19, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Friday, September 19, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Friday, September 19, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Friday, September 19, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Washington Society Fish Fry

Friday, September 19, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1942 Joslin Street Saginaw, MI.

Davison's Cruis'n Flag City Car Cruise

Cruis'n Flag City Car Cruise is Back Downtown Davison starting Friday May 16th 6 to 8:30 pm thru September 19 Enjoy the wider streets, New sound system, New vehicles welcome and more Prizes. Friday, September 19, 2014, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Main St Davison.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Saturday, September 20, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Saturday, September 20, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Saturday, September 20, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Saturday, September 20, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Saturday, September 20, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Saturday, September 20, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Saturday, September 20, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Holly Jolly Days in Downtown Midland

Make your shopping experience extra special during the Holly Jolly Days in Downtown Midland. On Saturdays and Sundays, December 7 & 8, 14 & 15 you and your family can enjoy great shopping deals along with these fun activities from noon – 4 pm: ·         FREE Horse-drawn carriage rides – pick up location in front of the H Hotel. These rides are sponsored by Pizza Sam’s, H Hotel and Chemical Bank. ·         FREE Hot Cocoa available at Pizza Sam’s, Heather ‘n Holly, Journey’s Coffee House, Ray’s Bike Shop and Wise Guys. ·         Santa’s House is Open! Visit www.midlandfoundation.org for Santa House hours. ·         $5 Coupon (off a $25 purchase) You can use this coupon (available at www.downtownmidland.com) at EACH of the following businesses: 1.    Ace Hardware 2.    Amazing Deli 3.    B-Xtreme Cycle and Sport 4.    CherryBerry Yogurt Bar 5.    Coyer Candle Co. 6.    Gems by Em 7.    Go Totally Tan 8.    Hamilton Pastries 9.    Heather ‘n Holly 10. Imagine That Local A… Saturday, September 20, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Three Dog Night

Three Dog Night is an American band that has been performing for more than 40 years. They have had over 20 top 40 Hits, which three have hit number 1, “Momma Told Me Not To Come”. “Black and White” and “Joy To The World”. Three Dog Night is the first show in the Temple Theatre’s 2014-2015 Red Carpet Series, which also includes Travis Tritt ( October 30, 2014), John Tesh Big Band Holiday( December 6, 2014), Rhythm of the Dance (February 28, 2015), and Dave Bennett Septet (April 18, 2015). Series tickets will be available until September 20, 2014 with a variety of options and ticket prices ranging $100-$300. Tickets for all the shows in the Red Carpet Series are available now. Three Dog Night ticket prices are $75, $55, $45. All Red Carpet shows will start at 7:30PM on their respective dates. Doors open one (1) hour prior to show time. Tickets are available now; in person, over the phone 1-800-585-3737, or at www.templetheatre.com and www.startickets.com. Concessions are available on a cash onl… Saturday, September 20, 2014, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM. 201 N. Washington Ave Saginaw Mi 48607.

36th annual Art Fair in Fenton

We are looking for quality artists to join us for the 36th annual Art Fair in Fenton located at the Lake Fenton High School on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, 2014.  The show will be located indoors and we will have volunteers available the day of the show to assist artists with loading, unloading or set up. To improve and attract area artists to our show we are holding the third annual Art Prize contest again this year.  The general public will be voting on pieces preregistered by the artists on the day of the show. A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the work of art garnering the most public votes. The deadline for registering for Art Prize is August 15. In addition to the Art Prize contest, we will be awarding prizes to three top booths determined by a committee of qualified judges. If you are interested in donating a piece of your work to Kiwanis, we will be holding a silent auction in conjunction with the Art Fair.  All proceeds will be used for service projects benefiting children in the… Sunday, September 21, 2014. Lake Fenton High School.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Sunday, September 21, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Sunday, September 21, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Sunday, September 21, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Sunday, September 21, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Sunday, September 21, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Sunday, September 21, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Sunday, September 21, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Sunday, September 21, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

36th annual Art Fair in Fenton

We are looking for quality artists to join us for the 36th annual Art Fair in Fenton located at the Lake Fenton High School on Saturday and Sunday, September 21 and 22, 2014.  The show will be located indoors and we will have volunteers available the day of the show to assist artists with loading, unloading or set up. To improve and attract area artists to our show we are holding the third annual Art Prize contest again this year.  The general public will be voting on pieces preregistered by the artists on the day of the show. A prize of $1,000 will be awarded to the work of art garnering the most public votes. The deadline for registering for Art Prize is August 15. In addition to the Art Prize contest, we will be awarding prizes to three top booths determined by a committee of qualified judges. If you are interested in donating a piece of your work to Kiwanis, we will be holding a silent auction in conjunction with the Art Fair.  All proceeds will be used for service projects benefiting children in the… Monday, September 22, 2014. Lake Fenton High School.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Monday, September 22, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Monday, September 22, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Monday, September 22, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Monday, September 22, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Monday, September 22, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Monday, September 22, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Monday, September 22, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Monday, September 22, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Monday, September 22, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Monday, September 22, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Monday, September 22, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Monday, September 22, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Tuesday, September 23, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Tuesday, September 23, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Tuesday, September 23, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Vision Quest: Tuesday Teas

Join us for tea and conversation every Tuesday through the month of October. Each tea features a guest artist who will share folk and outsider art collections, stories, music and travel experiences. Creative 360 has created an innovative program to educate and stimulate discussion about art - specifically what determines art to be folk, outsider, visionary instead of fine art. 30 events are scheduled for September 12 through October 30 at Creative 360 where an invitational art exhibition of folk and outsider art will be on display. Tuesday, September 23, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street, Midland MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Wednesday, September 24, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Wednesday, September 24, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Wednesday, September 24, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Wednesday, September 24, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Thursday, September 25, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Thursday, September 25, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Thursday, September 25, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Thursday, September 25, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Thursday, September 25, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Thursday, September 25, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Thursday, September 25, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Friday, September 26, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Friday, September 26, 2014.

Free Employment Workshops

Tired of not receiving calls for job interviews or a return call for a follow up interview? Maybe we can help you! Please join us and learn how to prepare for an interview and how to identify what mistakes you may not be aware of . Come meet Senior Branch Manager for Flagstar Bank Mrs. Cheryl Woodyard, as she shares insightful information for Professionalism & Interview Preparedness. Workshops are held every 4th Friday. Call ahead for seating ! Professional dress is required Phone: 810-553-2140 Fax: 810-715-1665 E-mail:centerforhigher@yahoo.com centerforhigher@one@example.com Cent er for Highe r Educat ional Achi evement Twitter:CHEA2011 Visit us on Facebook. Friday, September 26, 2014. Center for Hope Building (former School of Choice) 517 E. Fifth Ave. Flint, MI 48501.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Friday, September 26, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Friday, September 26, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Friday, September 26, 2014.

LAPEER DOWNTOWN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL MADE IN MICHIGAN FESTIVAL

WHAT: 1st Annual Made in Michigan Festival - The Made in Michigan Festival is an event organized by the Lapeer Downtown Business Association (DBA). The Made in Michigan Festival is a two day event designed to bring awareness to Michigan made products and services. The Festival will provide a place for Michigan based companies to introduce and sell their products and services. The Lapeer DBA is excited to offer a venue for vendors, distributors, local businesses and the public to come together to enjoy the best Michigan has to offer. WHEN: Friday, September 26, 2014 from noon–8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. WHO: Lapeer Downtown Business Association (DBA), a nonprofit organization working to strengthen the local economy by transforming Lapeer into an incubator for Michigan businesses. WHY: When Michiganders support local and independently owned businesses, more money stays and circulates in the local economy to support local job creation, strong schools, local services and v… Friday, September 26, 2014. Nepessing Street in downtown Lapeer, Michigan.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Friday, September 26, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Friday, September 26, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

Shop Michigan Expo: Celebrating Diversity! Connecting Consumers!

Time: 9:00AM - 7:00PM The Shop Michigan Expo: Celebrating Diversity! Connecting Consumers! will offer micro, small and diverse businesses the chance to grow and interact with a unique market. The Expo purpose is to increase awareness and support for the micro, small and diverse business segment, which plays a crucial role in contributing to a community's economic growth. These businesses employ local citizens and are an economic engine that causes cash to move through the communities in which they do business. The Celebrated Diverse organizations in Michigan will exhibit their products and services, participate in informative workshops and be Connected with Consumers throughout the state. Email info@shopmichiganexpo.com for costs and more information or visit www.shopmichiganexpo.com. Friday, September 26, 2014. Lansing Center, 333 E. Michigan Ave. Lansing, MI.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Friday, September 26, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Friday, September 26, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Friday, September 26, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Friday, September 26, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Friday, September 26, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Washington Society Fish Fry

Friday, September 26, 2014, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. 1942 Joslin Street Saginaw, MI.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Saturday, September 27, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Saturday, September 27, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Saturday, September 27, 2014.

LAPEER DOWNTOWN BUSINESS ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES DETAILS FOR THE FIRST ANNUAL MADE IN MICHIGAN FESTIVAL

WHAT: 1st Annual Made in Michigan Festival - The Made in Michigan Festival is an event organized by the Lapeer Downtown Business Association (DBA). The Made in Michigan Festival is a two day event designed to bring awareness to Michigan made products and services. The Festival will provide a place for Michigan based companies to introduce and sell their products and services. The Lapeer DBA is excited to offer a venue for vendors, distributors, local businesses and the public to come together to enjoy the best Michigan has to offer. WHEN: Friday, September 26, 2014 from noon–8 p.m. and Saturday, September 27, 2014 from 10 a.m.–6 p.m. WHO: Lapeer Downtown Business Association (DBA), a nonprofit organization working to strengthen the local economy by transforming Lapeer into an incubator for Michigan businesses. WHY: When Michiganders support local and independently owned businesses, more money stays and circulates in the local economy to support local job creation, strong schools, local services and v… Saturday, September 27, 2014. Nepessing Street in downtown Lapeer, Michigan.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Saturday, September 27, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Saturday, September 27, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Flint's Largest Mom 2 Mom Sale

Flint’s Largest Mom 2 Mom Sale returns Saturday, September 27th! This will be the area’s largest Mom 2 Mom sale featuring more than 200 tables selling gently used kids clothing, furniture, baby equipment, toys, and more! Come on out for the great deals with FREE PARKING, (strollers welcome). The Michigan Mason’s will also be on-hand signing children up for the The Michigan Child Identification Program at no charge. Admission: Early Entry: 8:30am-9am $5 (limited supply) Regular Admission: 9am-1pm $3 (children 12 and under FREE). Saturday, September 27, 2014, 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM. Perani Arena & Event Center. For more info visit wcrz.com.

Flint's Largest Mom 2 Mom Sale

Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Perani Arena and Event Center. For more info visit www.dirtfest.com.

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Saturday, September 27, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Holly Jolly Days in Downtown Midland

Make your shopping experience extra special during the Holly Jolly Days in Downtown Midland. On Saturdays and Sundays, December 7 & 8, 14 & 15 you and your family can enjoy great shopping deals along with these fun activities from noon – 4 pm: ·         FREE Horse-drawn carriage rides – pick up location in front of the H Hotel. These rides are sponsored by Pizza Sam’s, H Hotel and Chemical Bank. ·         FREE Hot Cocoa available at Pizza Sam’s, Heather ‘n Holly, Journey’s Coffee House, Ray’s Bike Shop and Wise Guys. ·         Santa’s House is Open! Visit www.midlandfoundation.org for Santa House hours. ·         $5 Coupon (off a $25 purchase) You can use this coupon (available at www.downtownmidland.com) at EACH of the following businesses: 1.    Ace Hardware 2.    Amazing Deli 3.    B-Xtreme Cycle and Sport 4.    CherryBerry Yogurt Bar 5.    Coyer Candle Co. 6.    Gems by Em 7.    Go Totally Tan 8.    Hamilton Pastries 9.    Heather ‘n Holly 10. Imagine That Local A… Saturday, September 27, 2014, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Sunday, September 28, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Sunday, September 28, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Sunday, September 28, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Sunday, September 28, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Sunday, September 28, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Sunday, September 28, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.

Gemini Performance

Join us for this special performance accompanied by the children of Barbara Jacques music class. Gemini, the musical duo made up of Ann Arbors twin brothers San and Laz Slomovits is nationally known for their music for children and families. On September 28, the brothers return to the roots of their music, songs they learned from their father in their native Hungary, Israeli and Yiddish songs from their three years in Israel as children, and the classic folk songs of the 1960s when they moved to this country. San and Laz are fine multi instrumentalists, playing guitar, mandolin, violin and a variety of folk flutes and hand percussion in concert. It had been said of their uniquely blending voices that the twin brothers produce genetically engineered harmonies. Sunday, September 28, 2014, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Bay County Health Department Begins Mercury Collections

The Bay County Health Department (BCHD) is now collecting items that contain Mercury now through September 2014. BCHD will accept the following items: -  Non-electronic thermostats - Thermometers that contain the silver-colored liquid - Gauges (barometers, manometers, blood pressure and vacuum gauges with silver colored liquid) - Switches - Relays and sensor’s (appliances, farm equipment, float, tilt and pressure switches) - Dental amalgam - Hygrometers and hydrometers - Elemental mercury (silver-colored liquid metal) If  you  are  a  resident  of  Bay  County,  you  must  call  the  Health  Department  at  989-895-4006  to  schedule  the collection for  your mercury  items. Please note that thermometers that are red in color  do not contain mercury and are not considered hazardous waste. BCHD will only accept  mercury  items that are  first secured by being placed  in two ziptop  plastic bags and then placed  in a crush-proof sealed container, such as a coffee can, plastic margarine tub, or plas… Monday, September 29, 2014.

Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience

Ziibiwing Center of Anishinabe Culture & Lifeways is proud to announce Debwewin - Truth, The Mount Pleasant Indiana Industrial Boarding School Experience. Monday, September 29, 2014.

Free Healthy Eating Classes for Cancer Survivors and Community at Covenant

Throughout the summer, the Covenant Cancer Care Center is offering two tracks of free healthy eating classes, one for cancer survivors and one for the general public. All classes have a focus on the ten recommendations for cancer prevention from the American Institute for Cancer Research and the World Cancer Research Fund. Covenant registered dietitian and nutritionist, Ann Hoffman, RDN, CDE, will be facilitating the sessions. Hoffman works with patients in cancer care and infusion therapy, radiation oncology, diabetes self-management, and cardiovascular health and wellness. She says, “I know everyone can benefit from these classes. It’s important for all of us, including cancer survivors, to maintain a healthy weight while eating an ample amount of nutritious foods that give us energy to enjoy life.” For Cancer Survivors Classes for cancer survivors are designed to help participants learn about nutritious foods and how healthy eating can enhance survivorship, aid in prevention of cancer recurrence,… Monday, September 29, 2014.

GENESEE COUNTY “PUB PARTIES FOR THE HUNGRY” EVENTS TO SUPPORT CATHOLIC CHARITIES SOUP KITCHENS

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities’ three soup kitchens.  Beginning July 19, and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County.               “We are in urgent need of food to keep shelves stocked at our three soup kitchens,” says Jon Manse, Director of Catholic Charities’ Community Services Programs.  “We feed an average of 500 or more individuals each day, which equates to more than 100,000 pounds of non-perishable food per year.” Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events.  Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest Hoe-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs, on October 25, 2014, to be entered into a drawing.  The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9, is tick… Monday, September 29, 2014.

ITT Open Houses dates

First Quarter:                     Saturday, January 18                      10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, February 22                    10AM-1PM Second Quarter:               Saturday, April 12                             10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, May 17                             10AM-1PM Third Quarter:                   Saturday, July 12                              10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, August 16                        10AM-1PM Fourth Quarter:                Saturday, October 11                     10AM-1PM                                                 Saturday, November 15                10AM-1PM. Monday, September 29, 2014.

Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event

Thirty-two local pubs are gearing up to raise money to feed the hungry at Catholic Charities' three soup kitchens. Beginning July 19 and running through October 25, these businesses will participate in Pub Parties for the Hungry, each holding their own fundraisers throughout Genesee County. Community members are encouraged to help those in need by coming out to support the Pub Parties for the Hungry events. Punch cards can be picked up at any of the participating locations. Patrons who have their card punched at ten pub party events, can bring it to the Harvest How-Down for the Hungry at Wild Spurs on Oct. 25, 2014 to be entered into a drawing. The grand prize, provided by FOX 103.9 is tickets for two at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio; a four-night hotel stay; dinner at the Hard Rock Cafe; and an Excursion Cruise. Second prize is a 50" Flat Screen HD TV, and third prize is an outdoor storage container and solar lights. The punch card holder must be present to win and must show valid ID t… Monday, September 29, 2014.

Saginaw Housing Commission Waiting List Open

Beginning January 2, 2014 the Saginaw Housing Commission will be accepting applications for all waiting lists, including Elderly/Disabled (High-Rises) and General Occupancy (Family). For more information you may call 989-755-8183 or visit www.saginawhousing.org. Phone: 989-755-8183. Monday, September 29, 2014. 1803 Norman Street Saginaw MI 48601.

St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital Greif Support Group

This support group is offered the first and third Mondays of each month. 6 p.m. All classes are free to attend and open to the community. 2014 Schedule May 5 May 9 June 2 June 16 July 21 August 4 August 18 September 15 October 6 October 20 November 3 November 17 December 1 December 15 *Classes will not be held on July 7 or September 1. For more information or to register for the Grief Support Group, contact Shella Hughes at 989-846-3441. Cost: FREE. Monday, September 29, 2014. West Conference Room St. Mary's of Michigan Standish Hospital 805 W. Cedar, Standish.

THE WHITING ANNOUNCES ITS 2014-15 SEASON

HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS, WANDA SYKES, CLINT BLACK, ANYTHING GOES, AND  SISTER ACT Are Just A Few In The Whiting's  Upcoming Season! The Whiting is proud to announce its brand new 2014-15 season line-up!  Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a wide variety of performances from JACK HANNA, CLINT BLACK, and BLACK VIOLIN to PETER & THE STARCATCHER, SISTER ACT, and RAIN: A TRIBUTE TO THE BEATLES.  The new season kicks off on October 18, 2014 with a performance by HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS and will run through May of 2015.  The Whiting is located at 1241 E. Kearsley St. just off I-475 between the University of Michigan Flint and Mott Community College on the beautiful Flint Cultural Center campus.   Become a Spotlight Subscriber and SAVE up to 20%! Mix and match to create a custom entertainment package of your own or for your convenience we've put together these amazing blockbuster packages:  The Complete Season, Bright Lights and Big Broadway, Music Mania, Night of Laughs, Girls' Night… Monday, September 29, 2014.

Home Improvement Program

Genesee County Home Improvement Program provides assistance to low & moderate income residents that meet eligibility requirements to make improvements to their homes (new roof, well, windows, siding, etc). Monday, September 29, 2014, 8:00 AM. Genesee County (outside the Cities of Flint, Flushing, Clio & Davison).

Vision Quest: Folk, Outsider and Visionary Art Exhibition

This art exhibit displays folk, outsider and visionary art and consists of Folk Art Quilts by award winning Ann Kowaleski; Czech Folk and Egg Art of Kraslice by Kepka Belton who was awarded with the National Heritage Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts; Altered Artifacts by self taught artist Roger Reichmann, Found Art by Christine Erskine; a Duck Decoy Collection by collector Terry More and the Outsider Art of Wesley Merritt. Donations are always gratefully accepted. Call for evening and weekend hours. Monday, September 29, 2014, 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Creative 360 1517 Bayliss Street Midland, MI 48640. For more info visit www.becreative360.org.

Solid Foundation C.O.G.I.C. Closet Clothing Give Away

Cost: free. Phone: (810)444-6870 Gail Sewell. Monday, September 29, 2014, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 3730 North St. Flint, Mi. 48505 Corner of North and Add.