In brief

School board candidates have until July 26 to file

GENESEE COUNTY — Please be advised that the filing deadline to appear on the November 8 2016 ballot for Local School Board and Community College Candidates is July 26, at 4 p.m.

Carman-Ainsworth has four positions up for election -three expiring terms and one appointee.

A list of available positions along with information on how to file for candidacy is available on the Genesee County Clerk’s at departments/ county_ clerks1/school_ board_ candidate_ information.php — R.S.

GDL skunk event

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library McCarty branch, 2071 S Graham Rd, will present “The Secret Lives of Skunks” on July 26 at 5:30 p.m. A live, de-scented skunk will be on hand and Laurel Zoet from Nature on the Go will show that there’s much more to skunks than their notorious smell. — R.S.

Support C-A robotics

FLINT TWP. — Donations are currently being accepted for the Carman-Ainsworth Annual Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser to be held, Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 and Monday, September 5 from 9 am – 5 pm. All proceeds go to the robotics team. To make a donation, contact Ellen Crain by email at or by cellphone at 810-691-2810. — R.S.

Summer Meals for Kids & Teens

FLINT TWP. — Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. To find a local site go online to or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY. Some local sites include GISD Career Institute, 5081 Torrey Road; Boys and Girls Club – PEAK building, 1261 W. Bristol Road; Baker College, 1050 W. Bristol Rd. and Randels Elementary, 6022 Brobeck. Breakfast, lunch and/or snacks are offered. Serving times vary. — R.S.

Genesee District Library hosts multiple events

GOODRICH —Playing with Science: The Goodrich Library will host Playing with Science on July 23 at noon. Children will get to make and take home cool science toys that will flip and fly, and explore sound while making a noisemaker.

Paws to Read: The Goodrich Library will present Paws to Read on July 30 at 1 p.m. Children ages 4-11 can practice reading to a lovable and cuddly canine friend. Certified Mid-Michigan therapy dogs will be ready to listen to stories and snuggle. — P.S.

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