What to do in the Greater Flint Area May 11-13

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Fri. May 11 The Capitol Theatre presents: Dan Zanes and Claudia Eliaza: Night Train 57

Enjoy this hour long Folk Opera musical for young audiences who will be invited to sing and dance their way to outer-space. 7:30-8:30pm.

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

 

 

Sat. May 12 Mother’s Day Tea

Enjoy a three-course tea, including scones, finger sandwiches, and dessert. Weather permitting, this event will be held in Sloan Museum’s Courtyard. Sloan Museum admission included—on the last day to experience Be the Astronaut! $15 adults, $10 youth under age 11. 12-1pm and 2-3pm.

Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint

http://sloanlongway.org

 

Sat. May 12 The Flint Institute of Arts presents: 7th Annual LEGO Competition

This is a free, fun family event that everyone can participate in, observe, and enjoy. The Art School LEGO Competition is a day of events celebrating and encouraging creative play. Free activities include: guided LEGO building sessions in the Art School studios led by the Michigan Therapeutic Lego Users Group, open LEGO building in the Art School, LEGO-themed glass blowing demonstrations in the Hot Shop, and a screening of The LEGO Batman Movie in the FIA Theater. 1-4pm.

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

 

 

Sat. May 12 Longway Planetarium: Second Saturday Trivia Night

Team up with friends in groups of up to six and compete against other challengers in six common categories including science, history, geography, literature and pop culture from 6-6:50pm. Recommended for ages 13 and older. Admission includes the 7pm Longway showing of Space School.

Longway Planetarium, 1310 E. Kearsley St., Flint

 

 

Sat. May 12 Tenacity Brewing: Brew Ha Ha! Comedy Night with Mark Bonto

Come out for some great craft beer and laughs. Seating is first-come-first-serve, so come early. 8:30-11:30pm. Food service starts at 5pm.

Tenacity Brewing, 119 N. Grand Traverse St., Flint

 

 

Sat. May 12 The Whiting presents: Defiant: The Hit Stage Play

Meet the Scotts, a hilarious, drama-filled, modern-day family. As hardships arise, can their faith sustain them, or will they crumble under life’s pressure. Their marriage is tested. Friendships hang in the balance. And a life is on the line. Will the Scotts survive? 7:30-9:30pm.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St. Flint

 

 

Fri. May 11-Sun May 13 The Flint Community Players presents: Leap of Faith

The “Reverend” Jonas Nightingale, an electrifying performer and con artist, is traveling with his ministry when his bus breaks down in a small Kansas town. The part-time reverend and full-time crook pitches his tent and invites the locals to a revival. But, the town sheriff is determined to stop Jonas from separating the townspeople from their money. Jonas’s real challenge arises when he meets the sheriff and her son, whose love forces an ultimate cynic to take a real leap of faith. Rated PG. Friday and Saturday 7:30-9:30pm, Sunday 2:30-4:30pm.

Flint Community Players, Tom & Bea Nobles Performance Hall, 2462 S. Ballenger Highway, Flint

 

 

Fri. May 11-Sat. May 12 The Flint Youth Theatre presents: The Tale of the Mischievous Bunny

When Peter Rabbit ventures into Farmer McGregor’s garden, despite his mother’s warning, his adventures begin. From the moment Peter loses his little blue coat to Farmer McGregor’s scarecrow until he arrives safe and sound at home, this classic tale is brought to life. Recommended for families ages 3 and up. Friday 7-9pm, Saturday 2-4pm.

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

 

 

Fri. May 11-Sun May 13 The Flint Community Players presents: Leap of Faith

The “Reverend” Jonas Nightingale, an electrifying performer and con artist, is traveling with his ministry when his bus breaks down in a small Kansas town. The part-time reverend and full-time crook pitches his tent and invites the locals to a revival. But, the town sheriff is determined to stop Jonas from separating the townspeople from their money. Jonas’s real challenge arises when he meets the sheriff and her son, whose love forces an ultimate cynic to take a real leap of faith. Rated PG. Friday and Saturday 7:30-9:30pm, Sunday 2:30-4:30pm.

Flint Community Players, Tom & Bea Nobles Performance Hall, 2462 S. Ballenger Highway, Flint

 

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