This Month in the Village: April features hockey documentary, tea party, black holes

Compiled by Meghan Christian 

“This Month” highlights a selection of events available to our readers—It is not an exhaustive list, rather a sampling of opportunities in the city. To submit events for May, email your event to Managing Editor Meghan Christian at by April 23.


Wellness at the Wheel

 Mon – Sat.

Various times

The Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St., 6th floor

Admission: $12


 Enjoy a variety of health and well-being classes offered at the Ferris Wheel.



Hatha Yoga5:30 p.m.

Rise and Shine Yoga7:00 a.m.
Hatha Yoga5:30 p.m.


Hatha Yoga – 8:15 a.m.
Mindful Movement Dance – 5:30 p.m.

“Significant Other”

 April 5 and April 6, 7:30 p.m.

April 7, 2 p.m.

UM-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St.


Admission: $8-15

See the UM-Flint Department of Theatre and Dance put on rom-com “Significant Other”, a show about love, friendship, and finding oneself.

“The Russian Five”

April 5

8 p.m.

Capitol Theatre, 140 E. 2nd St.


Admission: $10

 A documentary following five immigrants who made big names for themselves in Detroit playing in the National Hockey League. Follow Federov, Larionov, Fetisov, Kozlov, and Konstantinov on their journey.


Flint Handmade Coloring Party with Vehicle City Tacos: Fancy Tea Party

 April 9

3 – 10 p.m.

Tenacity Brewing, 119 N. Grand Traverse

Admission: Free

 Join Flint Handmade for a day of crafting and coloring. All materials provided at this free family-friendly event.


Science on Tap: Mythbusters: Misconceptions of cancer and cancer treatment

 April 9

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Table & Tap, 555 S. Saginaw St.


Cheryl Samaniego, a Kettering biology assistant professor, and Lihua Wang, a Kettering professor in chemistry and biochemistry, discuss cancer and treatment in Table & Tap’s casual setting.  Sponsored by the UM – Flint Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching.

Pax Christi Dorothy Day

April 11

10 a.m.

Dorothy’s House of Coffee,

Admission: Free

 DoPeople from all faiths welcome. The meeting offers study/discussion, prayer, and action to advocate for peace with justice on local, national, and global issues. This month focuses on a short piece from Barmen Today: A Contemporary Contemplation Declaration, and an overview of the 1934 original from the German Christian Movement


April Art Walk

 April 12

6 p.m.

Various Locations Downtown

Admission: Free

Food, drink, and art at various locations downtown.

Flint Youth Symphony Orchestra

 April 13

3 p.m.

The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St.


Admission: $6-12

An afternoon of music with the talented young musicians from Flint’s Youth Symphony Orchestra. Group tickets available for groups of 10 or more.

Friday Crafternoon 

                                        April 19

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Totem Books, 620 W. Court St.

Admission: Free

 Join Flint Handmade and Totem for an afternoon of crafting, All non-messy crafts welcome,

Science on Tap

“Black Holes:  Hot, Cold and Hairy”

April 23

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Table & Tap, 555 S. Saginaw St.


 Join James Alsup, a UM-Flint physics associate professor, in a discussion in Table & Tap’s casual setting. Sponsored by the UM – Flint Thompson Center for Learning and Teaching.

Author: East Village Magazine

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