In brief

Senior center fundraiser

FLINT TWP. — Vendors are being sought to participate in a Parking Lot Sale to be held from 9 a.m. to 3 pm. Friday, July 15 at the Flint Township/Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road he senior center. Interested sellers can rent a parking spot for $5 each. To reserve a spot, call the center at(810) 732- 6290. — R.S.

Township police hiring deadline is next week

FLINT TWP. — Wednesday, June 15 at 5:30 p.m. is the deadline for submitting an application for new officer positions at the township police department. An application packet for entry level police officer is posted on the township web site at It provides details about qualifications required, working conditions, benefits and pay and where to file the application. Specific inquiries about the positions can be made to Lieutenant James Baldwin at (810)600-3274 or Chief George Sippert at (810)600-3277.

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. — R.S.

Schools of choice applications now 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. Applications and a behavior report must be turned in by the stated deadlines to be considered. K-5 schools include Dillon, Dye, Randels, Rankin and Stalker. For 6th – 12th grades, schools include CA Middle School, CA High School and Carman Park / Baker Career Academy. Details: Call 810-591-3206. — R.S.

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