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Young Eagles Day at Dalton Airport

FLUSHING — Do you have a child between the ages of 8 and 17? Does he or she love airplanes and helicopters? Bring them to the Dalton Airport for a free airplane or helicopter ride with a certified pilot. Make a lifelong memory at Young Eagles Day, Aug. 4 from 8 a.m.-11 a.m. Please register by email at EAAYoungEagles@gmail.com (registration is not required but appreciated). A parent or legal guardian must be present to sign permission slip and children must be supervised at all times. Flights are on a first come, first serve basis. Questions: Contact 517-391-7197. — B.G.

Cornhole for Buddy

FLUSHING — Team Buddy Boy will be hosting a Cornhole Tournament at the Swartz Creek Golf Club in Flint, Aug. 4. Contestant check-in is at 10 a.m. and the first round starts at 11 a.m. The cost is $40 for a two-person team, and all ages are welcome. Food and concessions will be available. All proceeds benefit the Miller family in their ongoing efforts to raise funds for Braden “Buddy” Miller, who is undergoing treatment for a rare brain tumor. For lane sponsor information, contact Denny O’Reilly 810-397- 2287. — B.G.

Flint Twp. Police to host 35th Annual National Night Out

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department will be hosting a National Night Out celebration on Aug. 8 from 4:30 to 8 p.m. at its post on 5200 Norko Dr. in Flint. There will be a police dog demo, police and fire vehicles on display, vendors and much more. The event will correspond with thousands of other National Night Out events taking place across the U.S and Canada. National Night Out is intended to foster relationships between law enforcement and the community, while drawing awareness to crime and drug prevention. Contact: 810-600-3250. — B.G.

Get Ready for Raider Rally

FLUSHING — Don’t miss out on the 2018 Raider Rally presented by Flushing Community Schools. This year’s event is on Aug. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Raider Field behind Central Elementary. Attractions will include a dunk tank, giveaways, free food, hot air balloons, bounce houses and games. There will also be a Raider Made photo opportunity with uniformed Raider athletes and club members, as well as appearances by a K-9 police unit and a Michigan State Police helicopter. School information will also be available on several programs, such as latchkey, PTO/PTA and Parents Who Care. Questions: Email raider.rally@flushingschools.org. — B.G.


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