Monthly Archives: November 2010

Turkey Day To Know

Tuesday to know time here at Flint Club.

We have a short week this week, with the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday, so there will be no Friday Foto Contest this week.

But before you have all the food you can eat on Thanksgiving, come and say hi to old friends or new acquaintances at our 2nd annual Thanksgiving Eve Social at 501 Bar and Grille in downtown Flint on Wednesday the 24th from 7-9pm.

Here is a link to the event on our Facebook page. http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=100627846677725

Hope to see you there!

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We are recycling! (pictures)

Here is a Friday Foto contest that no one guessed correctly the first time around. Can you be the winner this time? Take your guess in our comments, the first person to guess correctly will be the owner of a new Flint Club t-shirt. Our winner will be announced on Monday.

Good Luck! Have a great weekend!

A Thanksgiving Giveback

Is it Tuesday already?

It must be because here is your Tuesday To Know.

This week we are having our 4th Friday Breakfast on the 3rd Friday because of the Thanksgiving Holiday.  At this special 3rd Friday Breakfast we will be hosting a few local charities (Food Bank of Eastern Michigan,  Salvation Army, and a few others) on ways that we as a community can give back this holiday season.

So come have breakfast, and learn about how we can give thanks by giving back.

Riddle Us This…

Friday. Foto. Contest.

Be the first person to guess the correct location of the picture above, and you will be our winner. What do you win you ask? Why an awesome Flint Club t-shirt.  Leave your guess in our comments section for this post and our lucky winner will be announced on Monday.

Good Luck, and have a great weekend!

What’s Happening This Weekend 11/12-11/14/10

It is What’s Up Wednesday time here at Flint Club, so let’s take a gander at what is happening this weekend around Flint.

-It is 2nd Friday Artwalk this Friday 11/12.  Come on downtown and see all the great art. Also;

-On Friday, November 12, 2010, during Downtown, Flint’s “2nd Friday Art Walk” the first floor of the Rowe Building, located at 540 S. Saginaw St. will be displaying “Art with the Homeless at Heart”

This event is held in conjunction with the “National Homeless Awareness Month” in November. Local artist and photographers will be displaying their works not only for viewing, but for purchase, with money’s going to local homeless shelters.

Representing the Homeless Shelters of the area include: Carriage Town Ministry, My Brothers Keeper, Genesee County Habitat for Humanity, YWCA Greater Flint,  Shelter of Flint

Local Artist includes: Katy Kildee (U of M Flint, student), Photographer Nic Gatlin (Carriage Town Ministry),  Photographer Grace Sauve (Damascus Rd Church), Photographer Gerry Lesley (Metro Community Development)

Art can be viewed and purchase during the  “2nd Friday ArtWalk” hours of 6-9pm, then the entertainment continues during “Art with the Homeless at Heart” with the local band “Concilio”, along with D.J. Robb Klaty and the steel drums of Quinton Robinson.

– Kuungana Drum and Dance Annual Conference & Concert is this weekend at Bryant Elementary School.  The Conference Concert is on Saturday, November 13, 7:30 PM, at New Jerusalem F.G.B.C., 1035 W. Carpenter Rd. Tickets $10.

-The FIA will be showing Paintball, a Spanish horror film is about eight strangers who sign up for a weekend paintball adventure and then face a gripping fight for survival in the wild. Movie times are Thursday at 9pm, Friday at 10pm, and Saturday at 10pm.

-Also at the FIA  is, The Extra Man, Kevin Kline stars in a comedy about an aging escort to New York society widows who takes a young man under his wing to teach him the profession. Paul Dano, Katie Holmes and John C. Reilly co-star. Movie times are 7:30pm Friday, 7:30pm Saturday, and 2pm on Sunday.

-Vertigo Theatrics is presenting The Good Body, The Good Body is full of sketches of women who are at battle with their ambivalence as outsiders and their corresponding desire to be good, desirable, and acceptable. Show Dates: Friday, 11/12/10 Saturday, 11/13/10 Performance: 8PM 1Matinee: Sunday, 11/14/10 Performance: 2:30PM All Seats: $20

-The Flint Community Players are presenting The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee November 11, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21 2010 At Bower Theatre. Can six neurotic, compulsive, eccentric (not to mention a bit off) overachieving school children (actually Played by six neurotic, compulsive, eccentric ADULT actors…also a bit off) find true happiness by acting, singing, and dancing their way through a spelling bee?

-The Flint Symphony Classical concert featuring Guest Artist Richard Stoltzman, clarinet. Musical selections include: Berlioz, Roman Carnival Overture; Corigliano, Clarinet Concerto; Gounod, Symphony No. 1 in D major and Ibert, Escales is this Saturday 11/13 at 8pm.

And that is What’s Up this weekend.