In brief

Holiday bazaar and bake sale at Congregation Beth El

FLINT TWP. — The Estelle Kaufman Holiday Bazaar and Bake Sale will be held at Congregation Beth Israel, 5240 Calkins Road at Dye Road, Flint on Sunday, November 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Offered for sale will be a huge variety of gift ideas from numerous artists and vendors. Home made baked goods including pies, breads and cookies will also be for sale. For information call: 732-6310. — R.S.

Public hearing set for Pirates Park redevelopment

FLINT TWP. — A proposed hotel and convention center is part of plans for a Planned Unit Development (PUD) to be presented to the township Planning Commission at a public hearing, at 6:30 p.m., Thursday November 19. The PUD is proposed as a redevelopment of the Pirates Park recreational facility, 4175 Miller Road. — R.S.

CAHS Theatre presents “Snapshots”

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Theater will present “Snapshots,’’ at 7 p.m on November 19, 20 and 21 in the high school auditorium. This is billed as an original piece based on snapshots found on the Internet. For more information call 810-591-5565 or email — R.S.

7th Annual Winterfest coming in two weeks

FLINT TWP. — Save the Date: WinterFest, the 7th annual Men at Work celebration of holiday sharing and giving, will be held from 2-6 p.m. on Saturday, December 5 in the cafeteria at Carman–Ainsworth Middle School, 1409 W. Maple Avenue. Admission is free but those attending are asked to bring a donation of non-perishable food items, gently used coats or unwrapped toys. Monetary gifts also are welcomed. All donations will benefit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, the Salvation Army and the U.S. Marines Toys for Tots program. Free doughnuts and hot chocolate will be served. Musical entertainment will be provided by Carman- Ainsworth music students and the Salvation Army citadel band. For details, contact Jim at 458-8025 or Don at 397-7221 — R.S.

Donations/volunteers needed for Toy Drive

FLINT TWP. — Donations of gently used items for children of all ages — babies to teens – are needed to brighten the holidays for C-A and Bendle families. Toys, books, games, sporting equipment, movies, CDs, electronics, art supplies and stocking stuffers are among items sought for the annual Toy Giveaway to be held at The Learning Community, 1181 W. Scottwood, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, December 3. Donation boxes have been placed at all C-A elementary schools, the Senior Center and at the Learning Community building. December 1 is the deadline for donations. Volunteers also are needed to help with the distribution. For more information, contact Malinda at 591-7208. — R.S.

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