In brief

Traffic shift for Bristol roundabout begins Saturday

FLINT TWP.— Beginning Saturday, Aug. 6, Bristol Road traffic will be shifted to the eastbound lanes, as the Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues construction of a $3 million traffic roundabout on Bristol Road, adjacent to the northbound I-75 ramps and General Motors plant entrance. Access to David Street and the General Motors plant will continue to be maintained. Additional phases of construction and their expected traffic impact will be shared as the project progresses. Estimated project completion date is November 2016. For a project map, see R.S.

GDL August calendar

FLINT TWP. – Calling all readers ages 4-11. Practice reading to a friendly, lovable and cuddly canine friend at the Flint Township-McCarty Library on Saturday, August 13 at 1 p.m. Certified Mid-Michigan therapy dogs will be ready to listen to stories and snuggle. Also, The Genesee District Library Board of Trustees will meet August 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Headquarters branch, 4195 Pasadena Ave. — R.S.

Vendors sought for church Craft Bazaar

FLINT TWP. — The scholarship committee at New Creation Church of God, 3472 Lennon Rd., will hold a Fall Craft Bazaar, September 17, from 10 AM to 3 PM. Vendors are needed (crafts, retail, arts, baked goods, and services). Tables are $20 each. Vendor packets can be picked up at the church office Monday through Friday 9-4. Call 810-732-0500 for more information. All proceeds will go to the church Scholarship fund. — 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 & 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.

Once Upon a Book, Happily Ever After kick off Aug. 12

FRANKENMUTH — More than 70 authors from all over the country will converge at the Bavarian Lodge in Frankenmuth Aug. 12-13 for the first ever Once Upon a Book and Happily Ever After Ball.

The fun begins Friday, Aug. 12 with the Happily Ever After Ball. Families have the chance to attend dressed as their favorite character, from Disney to Goth. General admission is $10 per person for the book signing. Children 10 and under are free.

Details: Call 810-964-3767.

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