This Month in the Village: NOVEMBER 2018

Compiled by Meghan Christian

Flint Children’s Museum FREE DAY Nov. 11

All Day Event

Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University


Admission: Free

 Gain free entrance to both Sproutside and the museum. Sponsored by the Genesee County Department of Health and Human Services.


Valley Area Agency on Aging/MMAP Open Enrollment

 Every Day in November

Valley Area Agency on Aging, 225 E. 5th St., Suite 200


Admission: Free

The Valley Area on Aging is having open enrollment and is available to help seniors navigate the healthcare system. For more information and to find a location near you, call 800-803-7174 or visit


Christmas Box Program 

Every Day in November

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., closed from noon – 1 p.m. each day

Old Newsboys of Flint, 6255 Taylor Dr.


Admission: Free

 Beginning Oct. 29 and running through Dec. 21, this program is for children from newborns to high school age in need during the holiday season.

Nov. 8:  Laura Love in Concert

7 p.m.

Unitarian Universalist Church, 2474 S. Ballenger Hwy.


Admission: $12 in advance, $15 at the door

 Come enjoy a performance of folk-funk music by Laura Love.


Nov. 8-11, 16-18:  “Barefoot in the Park”

Thurs – Sat: 7:30 p.m.

Sun: 2:30 p.m.

Flint Community Players, 2462 S. Ballenger Hwy.


Admission: $13

 Enjoy the comedy about newlyweds Paul and Corie Bratter as they navigate married life post-honeymoon.


Nov. 9-11: Kuungana Conference

Nov. 9 – 11

Fri: 5 – 10 p.m.

Sat: 10 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.

Sun: 10 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Historic Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St.


Admission: $8-15 per workshop

 Learn West African drum and dance during a weekend of workshops taught by master dancers and drummers. The conference concert will be at 8 p.m. on Saturday, tickets are available for purchase.


Nov.9, 16, 23, 30: Sacred Circle – Open Spiritual Discussion Group

Every Friday in November

Nov. 9, 16, 23, and 30

6 p.m.

Sacred Elements, 5353 Fenton Rd.


Admission: Free

 An open spirituality group that meets every Friday that is open to all faiths and belief systems. While admission is free, donations are accepted. If possible, bring a snack or beverage to share.


Nov. 16: FSPA Faculty Concert featuring Michele LeNoue

7 p.m.

Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St.


Admission: Free

 Enjoy a free evening of music located in the MacArthur Recital Hall.


Nov. 22: Thanksgiving Day

Nov. 22

All Day Long

 Enjoy a great holiday with family and friends. East Village Magazine is thankful for all of our supporters.


Nov. 28:  The Heart of the Matter

Nov. 28

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Hospitality House at McLaren, G-3170 Beecher Rd.


Admission: Free, registration required

 Hosted by McLaren Flint, come to a free seminar on the topic of Artificail Fibrilation (A-Fib). Mustafa Hassan, a board certified cardiologist will be giving the talk. Registration is required. To register, call 810-342-4473 or go to

This Month in the Village is compiled by East Village Magazine Managing Editor Meghan Christian.  She can be reached at  Items for December need to be received by Nov. 27.



Author: East Village Magazine

A Non-profit, Community News Magazine Since 1976

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