In brief

FOX 66 Health Expo 2019

FLINT TWP. — FOX 66/NBC 25 News and the Genesee Valley Center host the 2019 FOX 66 Health Expo on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Genesee Valley Center mall, 3341 S. Linden Road. This free event will offer a myriad of health screenings, demonstrations and resources aimed to empower the families of Flint and surrounding areas. Meet local businesses, doctors, specialists and more. Vendors who want to be part of the FOX66 Health Expo can call 810-785-8866 and ask for Andrea Guith. Details: Facebook.comevents/ 498629837566836/. — P.S.

Bottles, Brews & News

FENTON — The Tri-County Times hosts the first-ever Bottles, Brews & News on Sept. 28 from 3–8 p.m. at Rackham Park (behind the Fenton Community Center, 150 S. Leroy St.). The View Newspaper Group’s craft beer and wine fest will feature craft beer and wine samples, food and live music (21 and older only please)! The event benefits Fenton Area Resources & Referral Network, Inc. – FARR. Tickets are $25 and include five tasting tickets and a souvenir glass! Tickets Details: P.S.

The Flint Township Book Club meetings

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Book Club meets today (Sept. 26) from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Flint Township-McCarty Library, 2071 S. Graham Rd. The group will meet and discuss a wide variety of fiction that is selected monthly. Please join them on the last Thursday of the month to chat about the book.

Titles will be put on hold for members to pick up at the beginning of each month with bag of books or patrons may access the digital versions on or Hoopla. — G.G.

Folklore for Adults with Special Needs

FLINT TWP. — Folklore for Adults with Special Needs will be held at the Genesee Valley Center branch of the Genesee District Library, 3293 Linden Rd. on Oct. 1, from 1-2 p.m. Join the library for a series of stories, songs, drama and games for adults with special needs. (No registration necessary). — G.G.

Hurley Teen Heart Health Check

FLUSHING TWP. — Hurley Children’s Hospital and the Thomas Smith Memorial Foundation will be hosting a Teen Heart Health Check at Flushing Middle School on Oct. 19 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event is open to all teens from ages 13 to 19. To participate, you must pre-register by calling 810-262-7123. For more information and to print a registration packet, visit — B.G.