In brief

May library events

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township- McCarty Library will hold a Mother’s Day Gift Making program at noon on May 12. Children ages 4-12 are invited to come and make a lovely card, key chain or fancy bookmark for Mom. The Genesee Valley Center Library (Sears Wing) will host Book Club on May 8 at 7 p.m. This group meets the second Tuesday of the month to talk about the literary greats. Future books are voted on by the group.

The Genesee District Library Board of Trustees will meet May 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Headquarters branch.4195 Pasadena Ave. The meetings are open to the public. — R.S.

Bike Night kicks off

FLINT TWP. — Friday Bike Nights begin this weekend from 6-9 p.m. May 4 at Vehicle City Harley-Davidson, 2400 Austins Parkway, featuring a Hot Bike Contest, door prizes, raffles and live music by Castle & Romance at 3:30 p.m. inside the dealership. The Vehicle City Classic Diner will be open, serving $2 beer and $5 burger baskets. Details: check-out-our-events–xcalendar— R.S.

Mother’s Day Tea

FLINT — The Flint Cultural Center and Sloan Museum will host two times for Mother’s Day Tea on May 12, at Noon and 2 p.m. at Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley Street. Celebrate Mother’s Day with 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. Details: $15 adults, $10 youth under 11. — P.S.

Black Violin performance at The Whiting

FLINT — The Whiting Auditorium, 1241 E Kearsley Street, hosts Black Violin May 5 at 8 p.m. To most people, jazz, hip-hop, funk, and classical are musical genres. But to revolutionary music group Black Violin, they’re nothing but ingredients. Combining a daunting array of musical styles and influences to produce a signature sound that is not quite maestro, not quite emcee, this group of two classically trained violinists and their DJ is redefining the music world one string at a time. Details: http:// tickets. aspx?p=7536 — P.S.

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