In brief

Crafters giving back

FLINT — Would you like to join other crafters using your skills to give back to your community? Flint Handmade Gives Back: Crafting for Charity, hosted by The Local Grocer, 601 Martin L. King Ave. A quarterly event supporting local charities: June 19 at 5:30 p.m. (Painting Kindness Rocks), Sept. 18 at 5:30 p.m. (event to be announced), and Dec. 18 at 5:30 p.m. (Making Cards for Hurley Kids). Creatives, couples, friends and family are invited to join us for a fun evening of giving back to the community! All supplies are provided. Appropriate for ages 10 and up. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase from The Local Grocer, including vegetarian and vegan options. Details: events/510163729476354. — P.S.

9th Annual Flint Gay Pride Festival!!

FLINT — Flint Pride hosts the ninth annual Flint Pride Festival June 22 from 2-8 p.m. at Riverbank Park Downtown Flint (on Beach Street behind Riverfront Banquet Center. Join us in taking a positive stance against discrimination and violence toward the LGBTQ+ community, celebrating the diversity of our city, and affirming gay and transgender individuals, increase visibility and to build a sense of community. $5 suggested donation. Details: https:// P.S.

Sloan Auto Fair

FLINT — The 2019 Sloan Museum Auto Fair will be held June 22-23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Crossroads Village & Huckleberry Railroad,

6140 Bray Rd, Flint, Michigan 48505. This is a great opportunity to enjoy rare, collectible cars in a beautiful, historic setting. Details: events/391127104965913/. — P.S.

Equality Caucus Mixer

FLINT — The Community Foundation of Greater Flint, 500 S. Saginaw Street, Suite 200, hosts the Equality Caucus of Genesee County for an evening of libations, hors d’oeuvres and mingling. This free event is June 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. RSVP to or 810- 767-8270. — P.S.