In brief

Annual Pig Roast at the CA-Senior Center Oct. 19

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will holds its eighth annual pig roast Oct. 19 from noon to 2 p.m.

The menu includes a pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw, baked beans and a dessert. Cost is $10 per person in advance, and tickets are available at the senior center.

Details: Call 810-732-6290. — 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.

Holiday lights fundraiser

FLUSHING — Flushing City Parks and Recreation is accepting donations for its Holiday Lights Trail Walk along the Riverview Trail, which will be held during the Flushing Candlewalk on Dec. 5 and 6. Items to donate include working Christmas lights, inflatables, extension cords etc. Donations can be dropped off during regular business hours at Starline Kitchen and Bath Gallery on 6189 W. Pierson Rd. — B.G.

Church auction fundraiser

FLUSHING — Flushing Presbyterian Church will be holding an auction of services and handmade items on Oct. 19 at 6 p.m. All proceeds will be benefit Family Promise of Genesee County. For more information, contact the church at 810-659-5831. Flushing Presbyterian Church is located on 5010 N. McKinley Rd. in Flushing. — B.G.

Flushing Masonic Lodge to host dinner for veterans

FLUSHING — The Flushing Masonic Lodge will be hosting a dinner with entertainment to honor their members who are veterans on Nov. 8, at 6 p.m. The dinner will be held at the Masonic Lodge at 349 S. Seymour Road in Flushing. The public is invited to attend at a cost of $10 per person. Please call 810-659-3977 by Nov. 1 for required reservations. — B.G.

Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K

GRAND BLANC — An annual favorite, the Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K is happening Saturday, Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Grand Blanc High School, 12500 Holly Rd. Chocolate goodies await finishers at the third annual Grand Blanc Chocolate 5K. The race begins at the Perry Innovation Center and runs through a residential area. Tickets/details: 5k. Early Registration ends Nov. 9. Late Registration/Packet Pickup @ Bauman’s (1473 W Hill Road, Flint, MI 48507) on Friday Nov. 16th from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. — P.S.