McArthur Recital Hall, Flint Institute of Music, Flint Michigan
The 2016 Chamber Music Series presents music for Brass and Percussion featuring the Bernstein Dance Suite. Free admission. A reception will follow the concert. For more information and a schedule of upcoming concerts visit www.thefim.org.
Clio Cast and Crew/Theatre 57, Clio Michigan
In a big old house, Ashgirl lives huddled deep in the protection of an ashy hearth. With her mother dead and her farther away, she lives with her stepmother and two stepsisters. When the invitation to the ball arrives from the prince, Ashgirl finds the strength to go with the help of her friends, some of whom come from unexpected places. When she gets home, Ashgirl realizes that in order to regain the fleeting happiness she found in the arms of the prince, she must fight the monsters who have slithered and insinuated their way into her heart and mind. For more information and a schedule of upcoming shows visit www.cliocastandcrew.com.
Atwood Stadium, Flint Michigan
Enjoy this summer outdoor movie played on a 30-foot movie screen. The evening also includes games, activities and snacks in a safe and family-friendly environment. The pre-party starts at 7:30 with the movie beginning at dusk. Little Giants is about nerdy Danny O’Shea who has always felt inferior to his brother, Kevin, a former college football star. Danny runs a gas station, while Kevin coaches the local youth football team. When Kevin’s team rejects Danny’s daughter, because she is a girl, she convinces her dad to start a rival team, though the city can support only one. To prove himself against his brother, Danny begins coaching his team of misfits for a playoff game.
Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad, Flint Michigan
Travel back to a time when things were a whole lot simpler. Crossroads Village is an authentic Great Lakes town from the turn of the century with 34 historic structures and a thriving community. Ride the Huckleberry Railroad, take a scenic ride on the Genesee Belle, a replica of the paddlewheel riverboats that were popular during Mark Twain’s time, catch a show at the Colwell Opera House or learn a trade from one of the village’s craftspeople. For details and a schedule of CRVs upcoming themed weekends visit www.geneseecountyparks.org.