In brief

Living Grace to hold July 4 celebration

DAVISON TWP. — The public is invited to a Fourth of July Celebration at Living Grace Church, 7074 Davison Rd., on July 4 starting at 4 p.m.

There will be games, an appearance by Ben Franklin, a barbeque and great fireworks.

Details: Call 810-441-4571. — G.G.

Davison First Baptist Church water fun day

DAVISON — The Davison First Baptist Church, 208 E. Fourth St., will hold an outdoor family day with Water Fun on July 10 from 1-3 p.m. Dress to get wet. An alternative rain date will be July 17.

Details: Call 810-653-6550. — G.G.

Trinity Lutheran to hold concert series with food truck dining

DAVISON — The Ladies Guild at Trinity Lutheran Church will hold a Free Music for the Community concert series at the church, located at 706 W. Flint St.

Organizers are planning to have food trucks there as well.

Concerts will be held monthly throughout the summer. No alcohol please, and the church asks those attending to bring their own lawn chairs. There will be porta potties on site.

The church has a large pavilion and grounds. All concerts are the first Wednesday of the month from 5-7 p.m. on church grounds.

The following is the concert lineup for summer:

July 7 – Blues Summit Trio with Julius and Eddy Blues Barney Blues music

Aug. 4 – Sweet Seasons with Zac, cover music.

Sept. 1 – Kowalski Brothers Polka Band with Keith and Barb Prueter. — G.G.

Weekly car show to debut at Davison Farmers Market

DAVISON TWP. — The Harvest Collectibles at the Market will be held every Tuesday from 5-8 p.m. at the Davison Farmers Market, 8110 E. Court St.

A Best in Show Plaque for car, truck or tractor will be awarded weekly and there will be weekly 50/50 charitable drawings.

Some of the food vendors at the market will be open during the shows. This will be a family friendly atmosphere with food and music.

Details: Visit the Harvest Collectibles Facebook page. — G.G.

Fly In Drive In Pancake Breakfast returns June 13

FLUSHING — After a hiatus in 2020 due to COVID-19, the Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter #77 will be holding its 33rd Annual Fly-in Drive-in Dawn Patrol Pancake Breakfast at Dalton Airport on June 13. Coinciding with the final day of the Flushing Summer Festival, the Fly in Drive In event will feature free aviation attractions, including vintage and classic aircraft, warbirds, helicopters, aviation displays, helicopter rides, a classic car show, kiddie train rides and other kid’s activities. The cost for breakfast is $8 for adults and $4 for kids ages 5-12. Kids under age 5 can eat for free.

The Fly In Drive In Pancake Breakfast will run from 7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., rain or shine. — B.G.

American Legion to host Flag Ceremony

FLUSHING — The Flushing American Legion Post #283 will host the annual Flushing Flag Day Ceremony on June 14 at 7 p.m. at the historic Flushing Depot. All are encouraged to attend and celebrate the history of the “Stars and Stripes.” The Flushing Historical Society will invite visitors to tour the Depot Museum following the ceremony. Parents are encouraged to bring their children to this patriotic event. — B.G.

Rummage sale

FLUSHING — Flushing United Methodist Church, 413 E. Main St., will hold a rummage sale on Friday, June 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to noon., sponsored by Flushing United Methodist Women. There will be something for everyone and treasures for every shopper. — B.G.

Blackmore-Rowe softball secures season opening wins

FLUSHING — The Blackmore-Rowe Insurance 10-12 girls softball team opened its season with a pair of wins last week. Blackmore-Rowe defeated Flushing Vision Source by a score of 5-4 in the opener on June 1 and took down First Response Restoration, 8-1, on June 3.

In the first game, Blackmore-Rowe fell behind 4-1 in the first inning but rallied behind defensive plays in the field and strong pitching by Reese Youngston and Reese Lintz in the later innings.

In Game 2, pitchers Reese Youngston, Reese Lintz, Maria Haj and Kendyl Kruse took the mound for Blackmore-Rowe and combined to only allow one run. Lintz also hit a grand slam in the third inning to help put Blackmore-Rowe up for good.

Blackmore-Rowe’s most recent game was Tuesday against Penny Jones Icon Mortgage. — B.G.

Sneller announces June 2021 Community Coffee Hours

BURTON — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) will hold Community Coffee Hours, June 21, 6-7:30 p.m. at Sam’s Italian Restaurant, 4105 Grand Blanc Rd. in Mundy Township.

Sneller hosts coffee hours to give residents the opportunity to discuss the most important issues happening at the state Capitol and around the community. In deference to COVID-19 safety precautions, face masks or other facial coverings and social distancing measures are required unless eating for unvaccinated people. — G.G.

Kearsley still seeking input on survey

GENESEE TWP. — Kearsley Community Schools is seeking community input as it considers potential improvements to district buildings and facilities in the future. A video at outlines the basics of the community engagement survey that can be found at

Simply drag the identified projects from the left column into your chosen ranking slot on the right and click submit. The survey will close on Friday, June 11 at 9 p.m. Please limit your responses to one per person. — G.G.

Free produce bag with COVID vaccine at MCC Vaccine Clinic June 18

FLINT — The Lenore Croudy Family Life Center at Mott Community College (MCC) has partnered with The Ivy House and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated®-Zeta Beta Omega Chapter, to support the COVID Vaccine Clinic at the College.

On June 18, the first 100 individuals to receive their COVID vaccine will receive a free fresh produce bag from The Ivy House and Alpha Kappa Alpha, distributed by the staff at the Lenore Croudy Family Life Center. The vaccine clinic is located in the MCC Event Center on the main campus in Flint. Appointments are available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. To schedule an appointment use the following link:

After completing a vaccine appointment, participants will receive a free produce bag. For more information, call the Family Life Center at 810-232-4962. — G.G.