August events at the library
FLINT TWP. — The McCarty Library, 2071 S Graham Rd, will present Melon Magic on at 2 p.m. on August 11. Come out to meet Patrick Harrison (a.k.a., “Lord of the Gourd”) who will astound you by carving melons and other summer fruits in the most amazing way. You won’t believe the terrifying characters hiding inside a plain old watermelon. No registration necessary. Just observe, ask questions and watch the monsters emerge.
The Genesee Valley Center (GVC) Library will hold a Resume Drop-in Workshop from noon to 2 p.m. on August 8 and 22. Get your job search on track and spruce up your resume with GDL’s Cristen Jackson. Just bring a digital copy of your current resume to get started. (for teens 16+ and adults)
The GVC Library Book Club meets on the second Tuesday of each month (August 14) to talk about literary greats. Future books are voted on by the group.
The GVC Library will hold an eReader Drop-in Class from 4 to 6 p.m. on August 15 and 29 Get one-on-one eReader help in using GDL’s digital library. (All ages welcome)
The Headquarters Library, 4195 Pasadena Ave, will hold Lego Club for children at 2 p.m. on August 4, 11, 18 and 25. (All children welcome)
The Headquarters Library will hold Technology Tutoring from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on August 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Librarian Liz will help with any technology issues you might have. Bring in your own laptop, tablet, smartphone, Kindle, etc., or use library computers to learn new skills or troubleshoot old problems. No registration required.
The Headquarters Library will present ARK Animal Encounters at 2 p.m. on August 2. Cool animals will be presented in a show & tell & touch style, blending education and entertainment. (All ages welcome)
The Headquarters Library will hold Book Club on August 22 at 4 p.m. This group is open to the public. — R.S.
Movies under the stars
FLINT — Movies Under the Stars from Communities First, Inc. continues with The Game Plan, July 28 – Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium. 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. Additional movies are as follows: 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.