Upcoming Events in the Greater Flint Area Thursday Feb. 14 – Sunday Feb. 17

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Thurs. Feb. 14 – Sat. Feb. 16

Longway Planetarium: Romance Under the Stars

Enjoy an elegant night under the stars at Longway Planetarium. Start the evening off with drinks and appetizers, followed by a candlelit dinner inside the dome, catered by Redwood Lodge. 6-9pm. $200 per couple

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

Fri. Feb. 15

Flint Firebirds Hockey

The Flint Firebirds will play against the Oshawa Generals. The Firebirds are part of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and represent a continuation of Flint’s rich hockey tradition. 7-9pm.

Dort Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint

 

 

The Capitol Theatre: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of Shakespeare’s most beloved and witty comedies, is brought to vivid life in this innovative new production by Aquila Theatre. Full of memorable characters- Puck, Oberon, Hermia, and Nick Bottom, and the famous “play within a play, deals with the universal theme of love, and its attendant complications: passion, lust, frustration, depression, confusion and marriage.” 7:30-9:30pm.

The Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St., Flint

 

 

Flint Institute of Music: Celebrating Motown

An evening featuring students and faculty of the Flint School of Performing Arts and the music of Motown greats; including the Temptations, Marvin Gaye and the Jackson Five. This is a FREE event. 7-9pm.
Flint Institute of Music. MacArthur Recital Hall. 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Fri. Feb. 15 – Sun. Feb. 17

Clio Cast and Crew Presents: The Mousetrap

Enjoy this world’s longest running play about a group of strangers that get stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, and the suspicion in their minds nearly wreck their perfect marriage. Others are a spinster with a curious background, an architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a retired Army major, a strange little man who claims his car has overturned in a drift and a jurist who makes life miserable for everyone. Into their midst comes a policeman, traveling on skis. He no sooner arrives, when the jurist is killed. Two down, and one to go. To get to the rationale of the murderer’s pattern, the policeman probes the background of everyone present and rattles a lot of skeletons. Friday and Saturday 7:30-9:30pm, Sunday 2:30-4:30pm.

Clio Cast and Crew, Theatre 57, 2220 W. Vienna Rd., Clio

 

 

Flint Repertory Theatre: The Wolves

Flint Repertory Theatre presents this exhilarating new play that charts nine American teenage girls on an elite soccer team as they go through a season, hoping to make it to nationals. A finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Friday 8-10pm, Saturday 2-4pm and 8-10pm. Sunday 2-4pm.

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

 

 

University of Michigan-Flint Open Ice Skate

Have some family fun skating at the UM-Flint Ice Skating rink. Friday 5-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 12-4pm. Admission is free. Skate Rental $3 or bring you own skates. No hockey sticks/pucks or any other equipment or play items allowed during open skate. Rink may be cleared periodically for ice resurfacing. Rink will close for inclement weather or poor ice conditions.
University Pavilion, 303 S. Saginaw St., Flint

 

 

Sat. Feb. 16

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 Institute of Arts: Huntington Free Saturdays

Huntington celebrates the Flint Institute of Arts by providing everyone access free of charge every Saturday from 10am-5pm. Huntington’s “Welcome” philosophy is a perfect fit for Free Saturdays at the Flint Institute of Arts and an open invitation for all to come, see, and experience art. Throughout its 150-year history, Huntington has committed to a full scope of community investments from business growth, affordable housing and financial education to sustaining a better quality of life through support of arts and education.

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

 

 

Longway Planetarium: 16 Lunar LEGO Challenge

FIRST® LEGO® League Juniors! Get ready to design, test and use your problem- solving skills to build and launch a straw rocket! Make a glow-in-the-dark moon phase book, learn about the surface of the moon and watch a planetarium show. Space is limited to 45 participants. 9am-12pm.

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Burton Kiwanis Hot Fudge 5K Run/Walk

Enjoy this 7th annual 5K run/walk extravaganza, where the fudge is delicately melted to dip the fresh fruit and other treats waiting for all participants when they finish the race. to register early visit burtonraceseries.com. Early registration ends Thursday, Feb. 14. Event is from 12-3pm. 5K Run starts at 12pm, 5K Walk starts at 12:03pm.

Bentley Middle School, 1180 North Belsay Rd., Burton

 

Stockton House Museum Historic Tours

Visit this hidden gem of Flint and learn about its unique history from 1-4pm. Stockton House was constructed in 1872 by Thomas and Maria Stockton. In 1920, their grandson sold the property to the Archdiocese of Detroit for the establishment of a hospital, to be operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph. Then, in 2002, the house was purchased by the For-Flint Investments. It was renovated in 2005 and designated as a Michigan Historical Site and State Historical Marker.

Stockton House Museum, 720 Ann Arbor St., Flint

 

 

For-Mar Nature Preserve’s Fifth Annual Whooo’s In Love Program

Join For-Mar Nature Preserve for an evening designed to bring you and your loved one together to create memories. Follow luminary lit trails through a romantic, forest stroll, then warm up with fruit and chocolate in the Visitors Center and make the evening outstanding with a photo that will last a lifetime. Play For-Mar’s Dating Game from 8-8:30pm, which will put relationships to the test and surely uncover forgotten secrets and lots of laughs. Pre-registration is required by Feb. 14. 6-8pm, $5 per couple.

For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton

 

 

Flint Firebirds Hockey

The Flint Firebirds will play against the Owen Sound Attack. The Firebirds are part of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) and represent a continuation of Flint’s rich hockey tradition. 7-9pm.

Dort Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Flint

 

 

University of Michigan-Flint Men’s Hockey

Come out for a night of exciting hockey when the University of Michigan-Flint Men’s Hockey team plays against Ferris State from 8-10pm.

Crystal Fieldhouse Ice Arena, 5371 Daly Farms Dr., Burton

 

 

Sun. Feb. 17

The Whiting presents: We Shall Overcome

Inspired by the words and action of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., We Shall Overcome showcases repertoire from across the African American music traditions that electrified generations of civil rights activists and defenders with interwoven spoken word from Dr. King’s recorded speeches. This production ties together a living lineage of music and culture that includes traditional gospel, modern gospel, classical, jazz, Broadway and spirituals. 3-5pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

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