In brief

Church bake sale today

FLINT TWP. — A Middle Eastern Luncheon and Bake Sale will be held at St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 26. Take out will be available. For more information, call 810-732-0720. — R.S.

Annual Transportation Day coming soon to C-A

FLINT TWP. — A hot air balloon will be among the modes of travel coming to The Carman-Ainsworth Learning Community for its annual “Transportation Day’ from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 3. A fire truck, ambulance, police cars and more will also be on hand. A Resource Fair will include free health and legal advice, employment assistance and family activities. The school is located at 1181 W Scottwood Avenue but ample parking will be provided by the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road. For more information, call Malinda Baker at 810.591.7208 — R.S.

Variety of events at GDL

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library will be hosting a variety of family events during the month of June.

The Flint Township-McCarty Library will hold Go Fly a Kite on June 11 at 1:30 p.m. Participants (ages 4-8) will build and fly kites and spinners while investigating flight and the properties of air.

The Genesee Valley Center Library (Sears Wing) will hold a Marble Coasters class on June 14 at 6 p.m. Participants (ages 8-12) will use engineering skills to design and build a marble roller coaster with helpers from Sloan Museum.

The Flint Township-McCarty Library will hold the Nature of Chocolate on June 21 at 5:30 p.m. Laurel Zoet, naturalist and former pastry chef, will share the ecology, history and manufacturing techniques of chocolate and provide eight samples for tasting.

And wrapping up the month, The Genesee Valley Center Library (Sears Wing) will present a Gemini Family Concert on June 25 at 4 p.m. Everyone is invited to sing along at this highly interactive, family friendly concert featuring twin brothers Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits. — R.S.

Schools of choice applications being accepted

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools is accepting applications until June 14 for Kindergarten – 5th grade through the Limited State Schools of Choice program for the 2016-2017 school year. It allows a limited number of non-resident children to attend school in the district, beginning in the Fall of 2016. Applications also are being accepted from now until August 26 for grades 6 – 12 through the Unlimited State Schools of Choice program. Details: Call 810-591- 3206. — R.S.

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