2017-12-07 / Living

In brief

Capitol Theater Ribbon Cutting tonight!

FLINT — The long-awaited re-opening of the historic Capitol Theater will be held from 4-8 p.m., Dec. 7 at 140 E. 2nd St. Ceremony will be at four, followed by tours of the restoration work. Details: Call 810- 237-7333. — P.S.

Old Newsboys out tomorrow

FLINT —The Old Newsboys will be holding their Annual Newspaper Sale on Dec. 8 at an intersection near you. Grab some cash from the ATM and be prepared to help the mission of “Let No Child Be Forgotten!” Details: Call 810-744-1840. — P.S.

Rudolph on stage

FLINT —A holiday favorite of all ages, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, will be performed at The Whiting, 1241 E. Kearsley St., Dec. 9 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. For information or tickets, visit http://tickets.thewhiting.com/ and click on the date. — P.S.

Holly Dickens Festival

HOLLY — The Holly Dickens Festival enters its second weekend of festivities with the theme of “God bless us, every one!” and featuring events such as performances by the Michigan Irish Dance Academy, Dance Arts of Holly, Visions in Motion Dance Studio of Fenton, Fenton Varsity Vocals, and more. Details at hollydickensfestival.org/ — P.S.

Breakfast with Santa at the mall

FLINT — Join Genesee Valley Mall for Breakfast with Santa! Bring the kids to visit Santa and enjoy pancakes, sausage, milk or orange juice. Free event for kids 10 and under. Seating is limited, please RSVP at 810-732-4006. Following the breakfast, Dort Federal Credit Union is joining the fun at 11am with a coloring contest and games and prizes for all kids. — P.S.

African American film series

FLINT — Communities First, Inc. has partnered with the Flint Institute of Arts to host the third annual African American Film Series. Reception and live entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m. for each date. The series takes place once a month through February. Currently showing Dec. 14 features “The 13th”, a thought-provoking documentary, scholars, activists and politicians analyze the criminalization of African Americans and the U.S. prison boom. Films begin at 7 p.m. Seating is limited to 300. Suggested donation is $2 per person. Following each film, there will be a brief discussion about the themes in the films. Details: Visit communitiesfirstinc.org — P.S.

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