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Old Newsboys to hold St. Patrick’s Day Bowling event

GENESEE COUNTY —Help provide Christmas gifts to needy children with the roll of a bowling ball! The Old Newsboys of Flint will host the 7th Annual Bowling Fun-raiser & Silent Auction Friday, March 16. The fun begins at 6 p.m. with registration / check in and the bowling begins at 6:30- 8:30 p.m.

The cost is $25 per bowler and includes two games with shoe rental, and a pizza and pitcher of pop for each team. Join us at B’s Bowling Center, 750 S Center Rd, Flint. Details: Call 810-744-1840.

Since 1924, the Old Newsboys have put gifts under the tree for over 812,000 children across Genesee County. Each box provides a sweat suit, socks and underwear, gloves, a warm winter hat, dental hygiene products, and an age appropriate gift. The program is funded through the annual paper sale, donations, and fundraisers like this. – G.G.

Church hosting euchre tournament

FLINT TWP. — St. George Eastern Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, is sponsoring a Euchre tournament on Friday, March 9. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. and play begins at 7 p.m. Details: 810-732- 0720. — R.S.

March library events

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library Genesee Valley Center branch (Sears Wing) will host a LOL Emoji Challenge at 4:30 p.m. March 15. Celebrate your favorite emojis, solve emoji puzzles to unlock the Breakout Box, make emoji crafts and play emoji games. For ages 7 and up. The Headquarters Library, 4195 Pasadena Ave, will hold an Open Lab Computer Class from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 Headquarters librarian Liz Kish will offer one-on-one help with computers and answer questions in the computer lab during these set times. All ages welcome. — R.S.

Church hosting Southern Gospel concert

FLINT TWP. – The acclaimed Booth Brothers southern gospel trio will appear in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Rd. No tickets are required but a lover offering will be taken. Details: Call 810-235-5671. – R.S.

Donate to the Little Free Library

FLINT TWP. — Wanted: Books for Randels Little Free Library. Gently used and new books can be dropped off at Randels Attn.: Little Free Library. The free library is located I front of the elementary school at 6022 Brobeck Street. — R.S.


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