In brief

FUMC Women’s Fall Rummage Sale

FLUSHING — The Flushing United Methodist Women will be holding their Fall Rummage Sale on Oct. 1 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Oct. 2 from 9 a.m. to noon. If you have any questions, please contact Sue Ridge at 810-516-9454 or Flushing United Methodist Church is located at 413 E. Main St. in Flushing. — B.G.

Enchanted Forest fundraiser for FCOC

FLUSHING — Residents can help benefit the Flushing Christian Outreach Center (FCOC) by taking the Enchanted Forest of the Flushington Fairies Garden Tour on Oct. 2. The enchanted trail tour, which will take place at the home of Dave and Denise Jones, will feature fairy houses and an array of flowers and sculptures. The garden tour will be open from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on 225 N. Elms Road in Flushing. Admission is free but donations of non-perishable food items to the FCOC will be accepted. — B.G.

NCG Cinema – Courtland closes permanently

BURTON — NCG Cinema-Courtland, 4190 E. Court St., Suite 200, announced Monday it is now closed permanently.

In a statement on social media, NCG management said: “Thank you for allowing us to serve the Burton community over the years. Come see us at our nearby NCG Trillium Cinema – Grand Blanc and NCG Cinema – Lapeer locations!”

Previously there was a Showcase Cinemas theater located at the mall and before that it was the Eastland Mall theater.

Further details were not available. — G.G.

Burton Fire Department to hold open house Oct. 9

BURTON — The Burton Fire Department will hold a fire prevention open house Oct. 9 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fire Station No. 1, 2031 Bristol Rd.; Fire Station No. 2, 1320 S. Belsay Rd.; and Fire Station No. 3, 4515 Davison Rd.

This is an opportunity for the public to meet local firefighters, tour the fire station and trucks, sign up for free smokes alarm/ carbon monoxide detectors, free fire safety handouts, sign up for reflective address signs ($15-17), free hot dogs and chips and there will be face painting and a balloon twister for the kids.

This event is part of National Fire Prevention Week. — G.G.

Trick or Treat Trail is Oct. 23

BURTON — Trick or Treat Trail will take place Oct. 23, from 12-3 p.m. Children will start walking the trail at noon and there will be hayrides available.

The event will take place at Bentley High School, 1150 N. Belsay Rd. Organizers are in need of vendors and sponsors. For details visit the city’s website or call 810-743-1500, ext. 1099. — G.G.

Project Heat’s On returning Oct. 23

BURTON — The 13th Annual Project Heat’s On will take place Oct. 23, once again assisting low income city residents with heir heating needs. Project Heat’s On provides free furnace cleaning and repair for Burton residents who own and live in their homes and are experiencing temporary or long-term financial hardship.

This year’s Project Heat’s On will take place at Bentley High School and it starts at 7 a.m. with a brief breakfast and organizational meeting before the service trucks from Goyette Mechanical head out at 8 a.m.

Applications are available at Burton City Hall, 4303 S. Center Rd., and at the Burton Senior Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse Blvd.

They are also available in the Burton View section of the Genesee County View, today and Oct. 7 if needed. The deadline to apply for assistance is Oct. 8.

Project Heat’s On volunteers and technicians will observe all COVID-19 compliance measures when entering homes. Face masks and proper social distancing will be utilized to ensure safety.

Return completed applications to Burton City Hall, 4303 S. Center Rd., Burton MI 48519 or email to Smith at — G.G.