In brief

Book Club

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township- McCarty Library, 2071 S. Graham Rd., will hold book club on Jan. 30 at 6 p.m. This group will meet and discuss a wide variety of fiction that is selected monthly. The group is open to the public. — G.G.

Federal Financial Aid 101

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Valley Center Library, 3141 S. Linden Rd., will host Federal Financial Aid 101 on Jan. 23 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Get help filling out the FAFSA®. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) is the largest source of student financial aid in the nation. Make college or career education possible by filling out the FAFSA® to get grants, loans, and work study opportunities. Financial aid is given on a first-come, firstserved basis so the best way for parents and graduating seniors to ensure they don’t miss out is to complete the FAFSA® now. Parent and students must attend together. You will need to bring: Social Security numbers, 2018 Federal Income Tax Returns and W2s. Enjoy snacks and refreshments, help from skilled advisors and counselors, and a chance to win prizes. — G.G.

Genesee District Library Board of Trustees meeting

FLINT TWP. — The Headquarters Library, 4195 W. Pasadena Ave., will host the Genesee District Library Board of Trustees meeting on Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. — G.G.

Gatsby Gala Heart Ball

GRAND BLANC — Mintor Manor hosts an American Heart Association fundraiser on Feb. 8 from 7–11 p.m. Tickets $25 and all proceeds go to the American Heart Association. Eat, Drink and Misbehave in true Gatsby Form. Come dressed in your favorite Gatsby Garb, prizes for best costume Details: tinyurl.com/qkqmu5l. P.S.

Your Wild Neighbors

FLUSHING — The Flushing Area Library will present Your Wild Neighbors on Jan. 25 at 11 a.m. Get to know your neighbors in this live animal program featuring animals that live in the great state of Michigan. Make friends with snakes, toads, frogs, turtles, salamanders and insects while learning about their Michigan habitat. — B.G.