What to do in the Greater Flint Area April 20-22


Fri. April 20-Sun. April 22 The Fenton Village Players presents: Calendar Girls

When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for the hospital. They persuade four fellow WI members to pose for an “alternative” calendar, with help from the hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads, but can their friendship survive the fame? Friday, Saturday performances, 7-9pm, Sunday performance 2-4pm. Rated PG-Comedy.

Fenton Village Playhouse, 14197 Torrey Rd., Fenton


Sat. April 21 11th Annual Flint Handmade Spring Craft Market

The Spring Craft Market features a wide variety of unique, modern handmade items such as local foods, art glass, vintage-inspired jewelry, knit and crocheted goods, hand-poured soy candles, paper crafts, natural bath and beauty products, plush toys, make-and-takes and more. 10am-4pm.
Flint Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., Flint



Sat. April 21 Sloan Museum presents: Rocket Science: Easier Than You Think!

Visit Sloan Museum to explore the fundamentals of rocket science using basic chemistry, such as states of matter and combustion, in connection with Sloan Museum’s Be the Astronaut exhibit. The nationally recognized UM-Flint Chemistry Club will present hands-on energetic activities to help us understand the chemistry required to launch a rocket into space. 11am-12pm.

Sloan Museum 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Sat. April 21 Sloan Museum presents: Green Life Community Forum

The Community Forum is open to any resident in Flint and Genesee County who is interested in using green practices. Residents who want to live a more earth friendly lifestyle, save money and positively impact our community by adopting green practices are encouraged to attend. 11am-2pm.

Sloan Museum 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Sat. April 21 Flint Symphony Orchestra Classical Concert

From Beethoven to Bartok, Rachmaninoff to Respighi and beyond, a night with the Symphony is always a musical jewel to be treasured. Featuring guest artist Mark Rucker 7:30-9pm.

Flint Institute of Music 1025 E Kearsley St., Flint 



Sat. April 21-Sun. April 22 Flint Youth Theatre presents: The Geranium on the Windowsill Just Died

Based on the best-selling book by Albert Cullum, this avant-garde musical explores the inner thoughts and feelings of elementary school students as they navigate their way through the trials and tribulations of an ordinary day as school. Saturday 7-9pm, Sunday 2-4pm.

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


 Sat. April 21-Sun. April 22 Flint Institute of Arts Grand Opening Community Weekend

Join the FIA staff and faculty, as well as state and local dignitaries at 10:30am in the FIA Theater for the ribbon-cutting ceremony in celebration of the museum’s new Contemporary Craft Wing and Art School Hot Shop. The ribbon cutting kicks off the FIA’s Community Weekend, which features tours of the new wing, live artist demonstrations in the state-of-the-art Hot Shop, lectures, and multiple exhibition openings. The Community Weekend is free for all visitors.

Flint Institute of Arts 1120 E. Kearsley St. Flint



Sun. April 22 Longway Planetarium: Starry Tea

Visit Longway Planetarium for tea under the stars from 10-11am! Enjoy small finger foods and an assortment of teas. Includes a short tour of the night sky over Michigan. Due to limited space, only 20 tickets are available. For more information, email Rentals@SloanLongway.org or call 810.237.3427.

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint



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