In brief

Third Annual Burgers & Brews

FLINT — Burgers & Brews will be back on June 29 from 5-8 p.m. Join the fun in Buckham Alley, 114 W. First St. for the ultimate burger competition. Vote on our celebrity burger creations to name the best burger in town. Featuring last year’s winner Timothy’s Pub aiming to win 3 years in a row! Other great area restaurants include The Torch, The Laundry, Blondies Food and Spirits and more! Admission is free, voting tickets for sampling are $5 per person. Details: events/1901243813498832/ — P.S.

Movies under the stars

FLINT — Movies Under the Stars from Communities First, Inc. will begin their outdoor film series on June 29. The series features a pre-party starting at 7:30 p.m. including lawn games, dancing and music. Each experience is different and may include bounce houses, special guests and contests. Each guest will receive a bag of popcorn, a drink and candy to enjoy during the movie. The experience is free, however donations are encouraged. The lineup is as follows: The Little Rascals, June 29 – Flint City Hall, back lawn; Despicable Me 3, July 13 – Flint City Hall, back lawn; The Game Plan, July 28 – Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium; The Secret Life of Pets, August 10 – Applewood Estate; Moana, August 24 – Flint City Hall, back lawn. Sponsors for this amazing series include: Team One Credit Union, Siwek Construction, Diplomat, PNC Bank, Hurley Foundation, Mott Community College, WNEM TV-5, The Hurand Family, McLaren Hospital, HAP, Corporate FACTS, United Health Plan, Landaal Packaging, Hamilton Community Health Network, and many others. — P.S.

Be a Tourist in Your Home Town

FLINT — The Flint Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s sixth annual “Be a Tourist in Your Hometown” event will be held July 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Residents and non-residents alike can experience the best the community has to offer – all for only $1. Buy your passport online by July 7 for a chance to win two tickets to the Ally Challenge presented by McLaren. The passport grants you free admission to participating attractions, complimentary transportation between attractions, provided by co-sponsor Flint MTA, discounts to several restaurants in downtown Flint. Start your journey at any one of four ticket locations: Brush Park, 120 E. 1st St., the Whiting Auditorium, ForMar Nature Preserve, or the Flint Farmer’s Market or buy tickets online. A list of confirmed venues and attractions at: P.S.

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