Upcoming Events in the Greater Flint Area Friday April 5 – Sunday April 7

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Fri, April 5

Longway Planetarium: Shooting Stars, Meteorites and More

Join Longway Planetarium Executive Director, Todd Slisher, as he talks about meteors or shooting stars, what they are, how best to observe them and how we’ve classified the meteorites that we’ve found on earth. Discuss the various meteorite showers each year, and this coming year’s best showers to observe. Todd will also discuss many famous meteorites falls and finds and will provide an update on NASA’s study of the Michigan/Hamburg meteorite that the Longway team recovered in January 2018. Admission includes the 7pm opening night showing of Journey to Space. 6-7pm.

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

The Capitol Theatre: The Russian Five

The Russian Five is the true story of immigrants that became American heroes, teammates that became family, and a scrappy, resilient city that became a world champion, twice. It’s a story about hopes and dreams becoming reality, and the harsh reality of dreaming big. The names Federov, Larionov, Fetisov, Kozlov, and Konstantinov are legend now in the Motor City and their influence is still felt throughout the National Hockey League today. And all because a few brave people decided to set aside national identity to reach for the stars.  8pm. Doors open at 6:30pm. Special Q&A before the movie.

The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. Second St., Flint

 

Fri. April 5-Sat. April 6

Music at the Machine Shop

Friday performance: Back to Avalon. America’s #1 Tribute to Heart, wsg/Psychic Paradise a tribute to Tesla. $15 in advance. Saturday performance: La Guns, wsg/The Darbies and Brent James. $20 in advance.

The Machine Shop Concert Lounge, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint

 

 

Comedy at the Holly Hotel

Since 1983, the Holly Hotel Comedy Club has been one of the best venues for professional stand-up comedians from Los Angeles to New York. Performing this weekend: Connie Ettinger and Martin Butler. 8:30pm and 10pm shows. $15 cover charge, $12 for dining guests. For reservations, call 248.634.5208.

Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Alley, Holly

 

 

Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille: Live Entertainment

Join the Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille for Live Entertainment at the Piano Bar. Featured entertainers in April Sean Caldwell & Friends.

Fenton Hotel Tavern & Grille, 302 N. LeRoy St., Fenton

 

 

Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery: Live Music

Enjoy live music and the Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery every Friday and Saturday. Friday: Isaac Ryder. Saturday: No Band.

Redwood Steakhouse & Brewery, 5304 Gateway Center, Flint

 

 

Fri. April 5 – Sun. April 7

Flint Repertory Theatre presents: The Glass Menagerie

A play of exquisite beauty. Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is one of the greatest American classics of the 20th Century. Reality and illusion collide in this emotional family drama. Guests can enjoy an opening night reception following Friday’s performance. Friday 8-10pm, Saturday 2-4pm and 8-10pm, Sunday 2-4pm.

Flint Repertory Theatre, Elgood Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

UM-Flint Theatre & Dance presents: Significant Other

All of Jordan Berman’s best friends are setting a date… and he can’t even get one! Enjoy this romantic comedy about sustaining friendships, falling in love, finding your soulmate and discovering yourself in an increasingly disparate and alienating world. Friday and Saturday 7:30-9:30pm, Sunday 2-4pm.

University Theatre, Room 238, 303 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Sat. April 6

Saturday Morning Community Yoga

Join your friends and neighbors for Saturday Yoga at the Ferris Wheel Building.

The donation-based community yoga class, will meet in the lobby of the Ferris Wheel. This 45-minute class is open to all levels.

Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St., Flint

 

 

Flint Farmers’ Market: April Ghoul’s Day

Celebrate authors and their dark fiction. Come spend the day with the ghouls and some amazing regional authors who will be on hand with their books. Learn about what inspires these writers. There will also be a Two Sentence Story contest with a prize winner. 10am-2:30pm.

Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., Flint

 

 

Flint Institute of Arts: 20th Annual Wine Tasting

The Flint Institute of Arts and the Junior League of Flint present this annual wine tasting event that will introduce guests to a selection of exclusive, international wines, with a focus on Spain. The evening will showcase Spanish tapas, gourmet fare and delicious desserts from local Flint restaurants, along with themed entertainment, all in a world-class museum setting. Get a chance to win rare and expensive wines for a $20 entry. All guests will receive a complimentary tasting glass. Proceeds support FIA programs and exhibitions and JLF programs. Admission: $75 – FIA and JLF members, $100 – non-members. 7-9pm.

Flint Institute of Arts, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Sun. April 7

Live Trivia at Blondie’s Food & Spirits

Join us in The Tap Room for Live Trivia! Every Sunday from 6-8pm

Blondie’s Food & Spirits, 2520 W Hill Rd, Flint

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